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5 Matching questions

  1. colossal
  2. compliance
  3. comity
  4. concentric
  5. conduit
  1. a huge
    Radio City Music Hall has a colossal stage.
  2. b aqueduct; passageway for fluids
    Water was brought to the army in the desert by an improvised conduit from the adjoining mountain.
  3. c having a common center
    The target was made of concentric circles.
  4. d courtesy; civility
    A spirit of comity should exist among nations.
  5. e conformity in fulfilling requirements; readiness to yield
    The design for the new school had to be in compliance with the local building code.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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.
  2. remorse
    The judge was especially severe in this sentencing because he felt that the criminal had shown no
    compunction for his heinous crime.
  3. admit; hield
    Despite all the evidence Monica had assembled, Mark refused to concede that she was right.
  4. brief, comprehensive summary
    This text can serve as a compendium of the tremendous amount of new material being developed in this
  5. prepare by combining; make up in concert
    How did the inventive chef ever concoct such strange dish?

5 True/False questions

  1. comatosein a coma; extremely sleepy
    The long-winded orator soon had his audience in a comatose state.


  2. compacttightly packed; firm; brief
    His short, compact body was better suited to wrestling than to basketball.


  3. conceitwhimsical idea; extravagant metaphor
    He was an entertaining companion, always expressing himself in amusing conceits and witty turns of


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


  5. complicityparticipation; involvement
    You cannot keep your complicity in this affair secret very long; you would be wise to admit your
    involvement immediately.