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5 Matching questions

  1. comestible
  2. concentric
  3. commiserate
  4. compunction
  5. communal
  1. a something fit to be eaten
    The roast turkey and other comestibles, the wines, and the excellent service made this Thanksgiving dinner
    particularly memorable.
  2. b having a common center
    The target was made of concentric circles.
  3. c remorse
    The judge was especially severe in this sentencing because he felt that the criminal had shown no
    compunction for his heinous crime.
  4. d feel or express pity or sympathy for
    Her friends commiserated with the widow.
  5. e held in common; of a group of people
    When they were divorced, they had trouble dividing their communal property.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. huge
    Radio City Music Hall has a colossal stage.
  2. helpful; contributive
    Rest and proper diet are conducive to good health.
  3. close; squeeze; contract
    She compressed the package under her arm.
  4. participation; involvement
    You cannot keep your complicity in this affair secret very long; you would be wise to admit your
    involvement immediately.
  5. overpowering; irresistible in effect
    The prosecutor presented a well-reasoned case, but the defense attorney's compelling arguments for
    leniency won over the jury.

5 True/False questions

  1. compriseclose; squeeze; contract
    She compressed the package under her arm.

          

  2. complacentself-satisfied
    There was a complacent look on his face as he examined his paintings.

          

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

          

  4. commensuratefeel or express pity or sympathy for
    Her friends commiserated with the widow.

          

  5. complaisanttrying to please; obliging
    The courtier obeyed the king's orders in a complaisant manner.

          

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