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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. compact
  2. conclusive
  3. condign
  4. compress
  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 agreement; contract
    The signers of the Mayflower Compact were establishing a form of government.
  3. c close; squeeze; contract
    She compressed the package under her arm.
  4. d decisive; ending all debate
    When the stolen books turned up in John's locker, we finally had conclusive evidence of the identity of the
    mysterious thief.
  5. e adequate; deservedly severe
    The public approved the condign punishment for the crime.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. yielding
    He was compliant and ready to go along with his friends' desires.
  2. admit; hield
    Despite all the evidence Monica had assembled, Mark refused to concede that she was right.
  3. something fit to be eaten
    The roast turkey and other comestibles, the wines, and the excellent service made this Thanksgiving dinner
    particularly memorable.
  4. courtesy; civility
    A spirit of comity should exist among nations.
  5. link as in a chain It is difficult to understand how these events could concatenate as they did without outside assistance.

5 True/False questions

  1. compilationlisting of statistical information in tabular or book form
    The compilation of available scholarships serves a very valuable purpose.


  2. concordprepare by combining; make up in concert
    How did the inventive chef ever concoct such strange dish?


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


  4. compendiumbrief, comprehensive summary
    This text can serve as a compendium of the tremendous amount of new material being developed in this


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


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