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  1. conduit
  2. complaisant
  3. compliance
  4. comprise
  5. commensurate
  1. a aqueduct; passageway for fluids
    Water was brought to the army in the desert by an improvised conduit from the adjoining mountain.
  2. b include; consist of
    If the District of Columbia were to be granted a statehood, the United States of America would comprise
    fifty-onestates, not just fifty.
  3. c equal in extent
    Your reward will be commensurate with your effort.
  4. d trying to please; obliging
    The courtier obeyed the king's orders in a complaisant manner.
  5. e conformity in fulfilling requirements; readiness to yield
    The design for the new school had to be in compliance with the local building code.

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. brief, comprehensive summary
    This text can serve as a compendium of the tremendous amount of new material being developed in this
    field.
  2. bear one's self; behave
    He comported himself with great dignity.
  3. admit; hield
    Despite all the evidence Monica had assembled, Mark refused to concede that she was right.
  4. mental calmness
    Even the latest work crisis failed to shake her composure.
  5. self-satisfied
    There was a complacent look on his face as he examined his paintings.

5 True/False Questions

  1. concertedmutually agreed on; done together
    The girl scouts in the troop made a concerted effort to raise funds for their annual outing, and emitted a
    concerted sigh when their leader announced that they had reached their goal.

          

  2. concisehollow
    The back-packers found partial shelter from the storm by huddling against the concave wall of the cliff.

          

  3. condescendexpress sympathetic sorrow
    His friends gathered to condole with him over his loss.

          

  4. compellingoverpowering; irresistible in effect
    The prosecutor presented a well-reasoned case, but the defense attorney's compelling arguments for
    leniency won over the jury.

          

  5. conceitaqueduct; passageway for fluids
    Water was brought to the army in the desert by an improvised conduit from the adjoining mountain.

          

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