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5 Matching questions

  1. compatible
  2. complaisant
  3. compute
  4. compound
  5. compromise
  1. a trying to please; obliging
    The courtier obeyed the king's orders in a complaisant manner.
  2. b harmonious; in harmony with
    They were compatible neighbors, never quarreling over unimportant matters.
  3. c combine; constitute; pay interest; increase
    The makers of the popular cold remedy compounded a nasal decongestant with an antihistamine.
  4. d reckon; calculate
    He failed to compute the interest, so his bank balance was not accurate.
  5. e adjust; endanger the interests or reputation of
    Your presence at the scene of the dispute compromises our claim to neutrality in this matter.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. aqueduct; passageway for fluids
    Water was brought to the army in the desert by an improvised conduit from the adjoining mountain.
  2. self-satisfied
    There was a complacent look on his face as he examined his paintings.
  3. private meeting
    He was present at all their conclaves as an unofficial observer.
  4. complete; consummate; make perfect
    The waiter recommended a glass of port to complement the cheese.
  5. hollow
    The back-packers found partial shelter from the storm by huddling against the concave wall of the cliff.

5 True/False questions

  1. concatenatehollow
    The back-packers found partial shelter from the storm by huddling against the concave wall of the cliff.

          

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

          

  3. compriseinclude; 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.

          

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

          

  5. concurharmony
    Watching Tweediedum and Tweedledee battle, Alice wondered why the two brothers could not manage to
    life in concord.