5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- a include; consist of
If the District of Columbia were to be granted a statehood, the United States of America would comprise
fifty-onestates, not just fifty.
- b 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.
- c harmonious; in harmony with
They were compatible neighbors, never quarreling over unimportant matters.
- d decisive; ending all debate
When the stolen books turned up in John's locker, we finally had conclusive evidence of the identity of the
- e brief and compact
When you define a new word, be concise; the shorter the definition, the easier it is to remember.
5 Multiple choice questions
- adjust; endanger the interests or reputation of
Your presence at the scene of the dispute compromises our claim to neutrality in this matter.
- reconciling; soothing
She was still angry despite his conciliatory words.
- feel or express pity or sympathy for
Her friends commiserated with the widow.
- in a coma; extremely sleepy
The long-winded orator soon had his audience in a comatose state.
- participation; involvement
You cannot keep your complicity in this affair secret very long; you would be wise to admit your
5 True/False questions
compendium → brief, comprehensive summary
This text can serve as a compendium of the tremendous amount of new material being developed in this
condescend → bestow courtesies with a superior air
The king condescended to grant an audience to the friends of the condemned man.
compliance → yielding
He was compliant and ready to go along with his friends' desires.
compact → bear one's self; behave
He comported himself with great dignity.
concord → harmony
Watching Tweediedum and Tweedledee battle, Alice wondered why the two brothers could not manage to
life in concord.