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5 Matching questions

  1. comity
  2. concession
  3. conducive
  4. comeuppance
  5. commandeer
  1. a rebuke; deserts
    After his earlier rudeness, we were delighted to see him get his comeuppance.
  2. b an act of yielding
    Before they could reach an agreement, both sides had to make certain concessions.
  3. c courtesy; civility
    A spirit of comity should exist among nations.
  4. d helpful; contributive
    Rest and proper diet are conducive to good health.
  5. 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
    hospital.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. tightly packed; firm; brief
    His short, compact body was better suited to wrestling than to basketball.
  2. beginning; forming of a idea
    At the first conception of the work, he was consulted.
  3. 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.
  4. harmonious; in harmony with
    They were compatible neighbors, never quarreling over unimportant matters.
  5. remorse
    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

  1. condoneoverlook; forgive; give tacit approval; excuse
    Unlike Widow Douglass, who condoned Huck's minor offenses, Miss Watson did nothing but scold.

          

  2. compactbear one's self; behave
    He comported himself with great dignity.

          

  3. computereckon; calculate
    He failed to compute the interest, so his bank balance was not accurate.

          

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

          

  5. conclaveprivate meeting
    He was present at all their conclaves as an unofficial observer.