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5 Matching questions

  1. concise
  2. concerted
  3. conciliatory
  4. complement
  5. concession
  1. a mutually agreed on; done together
    The girl scouts in the troop made a concerted effort to raise funds for their annual outing, and emitted a
    concerted sigh when their leader announced that they had reached their goal.
  2. b brief and compact
    When you define a new word, be concise; the shorter the definition, the easier it is to remember.
  3. c an act of yielding
    Before they could reach an agreement, both sides had to make certain concessions.
  4. d complete; consummate; make perfect
    The waiter recommended a glass of port to complement the cheese.
  5. e reconciling; soothing
    She was still angry despite his conciliatory words.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. overlook; forgive; give tacit approval; excuse
    Unlike Widow Douglass, who condoned Huck's minor offenses, Miss Watson did nothing but scold.
  2. mental calmness
    Even the latest work crisis failed to shake her composure.
  3. bestow courtesies with a superior air
    The king condescended to grant an audience to the friends of the condemned man.
  4. adjust; endanger the interests or reputation of
    Your presence at the scene of the dispute compromises our claim to neutrality in this matter.
  5. harmony
    Watching Tweediedum and Tweedledee battle, Alice wondered why the two brothers could not manage to
    life in concord.

5 True/False questions

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


  2. compensatoryreconciling; soothing
    She was still angry despite his conciliatory words.


  3. concuragree Did you concur with the decision of the court or did you find it unfair?


  4. condimentsseasonings; spices
    Spanish food is full of condiments.


  5. comestibleeasily burned
    After the recent outbreak of fires in private homes, the fire commissioner ordered that all combustible
    materials be kept in safe containers.