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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. conducive
  2. comestible
  3. complement
  4. concoct
  5. condone
  1. a overlook; forgive; give tacit approval; excuse
    Unlike Widow Douglass, who condoned Huck's minor offenses, Miss Watson did nothing but scold.
  2. b complete; consummate; make perfect
    The waiter recommended a glass of port to complement the cheese.
  3. c helpful; contributive
    Rest and proper diet are conducive to good health.
  4. d something fit to be eaten
    The roast turkey and other comestibles, the wines, and the excellent service made this Thanksgiving dinner
    particularly memorable.
  5. e prepare by combining; make up in concert
    How did the inventive chef ever concoct such strange dish?

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. remorse
    The judge was especially severe in this sentencing because he felt that the criminal had shown no
    compunction for his heinous crime.
  2. reckon; calculate
    He failed to compute the interest, so his bank balance was not accurate.
  3. element; ingredient
    I wish all the components of my stereo system were working at the same time.
  4. trying to please; obliging
    The courtier obeyed the king's orders in a complaisant manner.
  5. in a coma; extremely sleepy
    The long-winded orator soon had his audience in a comatose state.

5 True/False questions

  1. concessionan act of yielding
    Before they could reach an agreement, both sides had to make certain concessions.


  2. complicitycourtesy; civility
    A spirit of comity should exist among nations.


  3. concisebrief and compact
    When you define a new word, be concise; the shorter the definition, the easier it is to remember.


  4. commodiousspacious and comfortable
    After sleeping in a small roadside cabins, they found their hotel suite commodious.


  5. commandeerheld in common; of a group of people
    When they were divorced, they had trouble dividing their communal property.


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