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5 Matching Questions

  1. condescend
  2. colossal
  3. concatenate
  4. conceit
  5. concoct
  1. a bestow courtesies with a superior air
    The king condescended to grant an audience to the friends of the condemned man.
  2. b prepare by combining; make up in concert
    How did the inventive chef ever concoct such strange dish?
  3. c huge
    Radio City Music Hall has a colossal stage.
  4. d link as in a chain It is difficult to understand how these events could concatenate as they did without outside assistance.
  5. e whimsical idea; extravagant metaphor
    He was an entertaining companion, always expressing himself in amusing conceits and witty turns of
    phrase.

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. reconciling; soothing
    She was still angry despite his conciliatory words.
  2. harmony
    Watching Tweediedum and Tweedledee battle, Alice wondered why the two brothers could not manage to
    life in concord.
  3. reckon; calculate
    He failed to compute the interest, so his bank balance was not accurate.
  4. close; squeeze; contract
    She compressed the package under her arm.
  5. aqueduct; passageway for fluids
    Water was brought to the army in the desert by an improvised conduit from the adjoining mountain.

5 True/False Questions

  1. commiserateequal in extent
    Your reward will be commensurate with your effort.

          

  2. concentricwhimsical idea; extravagant metaphor
    He was an entertaining companion, always expressing himself in amusing conceits and witty turns of
    phrase.

          

  3. conducivehelpful; contributive
    Rest and proper diet are conducive to good health.

          

  4. comestiblesomething fit to be eaten
    The roast turkey and other comestibles, the wines, and the excellent service made this Thanksgiving dinner
    particularly memorable.

          

  5. complianceconformity in fulfilling requirements; readiness to yield
    The design for the new school had to be in compliance with the local building code.

          

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