5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- a whimsical idea; extravagant metaphor
He was an entertaining companion, always expressing himself in amusing conceits and witty turns of
- b adjust; endanger the interests or reputation of
Your presence at the scene of the dispute compromises our claim to neutrality in this matter.
- c adequate; deservedly severe
The public approved the condign punishment for the crime.
- d attractive; agreeable
I would rather have a poor and comely wife than a rich and homely one.
- e brief, comprehensive summary
This text can serve as a compendium of the tremendous amount of new material being developed in this
5 Multiple choice questions
- overlook; forgive; give tacit approval; excuse
Unlike Widow Douglass, who condoned Huck's minor offenses, Miss Watson did nothing but scold.
- in a coma; extremely sleepy
The long-winded orator soon had his audience in a comatose state.
- reconciling; soothing
She was still angry despite his conciliatory words.
- spacious and comfortable
After sleeping in a small roadside cabins, they found their hotel suite commodious.
- private meeting
He was present at all their conclaves as an unofficial observer.
5 True/False questions
compliant → yielding
He was compliant and ready to go along with his friends' desires.
compilation → remorse
The judge was especially severe in this sentencing because he felt that the criminal had shown no
compunction for his heinous crime.
concerted → harmony
Watching Tweediedum and Tweedledee battle, Alice wondered why the two brothers could not manage to
life in concord.
comport → tightly packed; firm; brief
His short, compact body was better suited to wrestling than to basketball.
complaisant → trying to please; obliging
The courtier obeyed the king's orders in a complaisant manner.