5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- a overpowering; irresistible in effect
The prosecutor presented a well-reasoned case, but the defense attorney's compelling arguments for
leniency won over the jury.
- b rebuke; deserts
After his earlier rudeness, we were delighted to see him get his comeuppance.
- c seasonings; spices
Spanish food is full of condiments.
- d express sympathetic sorrow
His friends gathered to condole with him over his loss.
- e 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 Multiple Choice Questions
- reconciling; soothing
She was still angry despite his conciliatory words.
He was compliant and ready to go along with his friends' desires.
- an act of yielding
Before they could reach an agreement, both sides had to make certain concessions.
- private meeting
He was present at all their conclaves as an unofficial observer.
- helpful; contributive
Rest and proper diet are conducive to good health.
5 True/False Questions
concise → brief and compact
When you define a new word, be concise; the shorter the definition, the easier it is to remember.
concede → admit; hield
Despite all the evidence Monica had assembled, Mark refused to concede that she was right.
compensatory → making up for; repaying
Can a compensatory education program make up for the inadequate schooling he received in earlier years?
colossal → huge
Radio City Music Hall has a colossal stage.
complacent → complete; consummate; make perfect
The waiter recommended a glass of port to complement the cheese.