5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- a mutually 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.
- b bestow courtesies with a superior air
The king condescended to grant an audience to the friends of the condemned man.
- c easily burned
After the recent outbreak of fires in private homes, the fire commissioner ordered that all combustible
materials be kept in safe containers.
- d in a coma; extremely sleepy
The long-winded orator soon had his audience in a comatose state.
- e equal in extent
Your reward will be commensurate with your effort.
5 Multiple choice questions
- gigantic statue
The legendary Colossus of Rhodes, bronze statue of the sun god that dominated the harbor of the Greek
seaport, was one of the Seven Wonders of the World.
- express sympathetic sorrow
His friends gathered to condole with him over his loss.
- overpowering; irresistible in effect
The prosecutor presented a well-reasoned case, but the defense attorney's compelling arguments for
leniency won over the jury.
- overlook; forgive; give tacit approval; excuse
Unlike Widow Douglass, who condoned Huck's minor offenses, Miss Watson did nothing but scold.
- 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.
5 True/False questions
compact → bear one's self; behave
He comported himself with great dignity.
complacent → complete; consummate; make perfect
The waiter recommended a glass of port to complement the cheese.
concatenate → link as in a chain It is difficult to understand how these events could concatenate as they did without outside assistance.
compliance → conformity in fulfilling requirements; readiness to yield
The design for the new school had to be in compliance with the local building code.
compatible → something fit to be eaten
The roast turkey and other comestibles, the wines, and the excellent service made this Thanksgiving dinner