5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- a rebuke; deserts
After his earlier rudeness, we were delighted to see him get his comeuppance.
- b an act of yielding
Before they could reach an agreement, both sides had to make certain concessions.
- c courtesy; civility
A spirit of comity should exist among nations.
- d helpful; contributive
Rest and proper diet are conducive to good health.
- e to draft for military purposes; to take for public use
The policeman commandeered the first car that approached and ordered the driver to go to the nearest
5 Multiple choice questions
- tightly packed; firm; brief
His short, compact body was better suited to wrestling than to basketball.
- beginning; forming of a idea
At the first conception of the work, he was consulted.
- decisive; ending all debate
When the stolen books turned up in John's locker, we finally had conclusive evidence of the identity of the
- harmonious; in harmony with
They were compatible neighbors, never quarreling over unimportant matters.
The judge was especially severe in this sentencing because he felt that the criminal had shown no
compunction for his heinous crime.
5 True/False questions
condone → overlook; forgive; give tacit approval; excuse
Unlike Widow Douglass, who condoned Huck's minor offenses, Miss Watson did nothing but scold.
compact → bear one's self; behave
He comported himself with great dignity.
compute → reckon; calculate
He failed to compute the interest, so his bank balance was not accurate.
compilation → listing of statistical information in tabular or book form
The compilation of available scholarships serves a very valuable purpose.
conclave → private meeting
He was present at all their conclaves as an unofficial observer.