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5 Matching questions

  1. conduit
  2. concerted
  3. conceit
  4. comprise
  5. conciliatory
  1. a whimsical idea; extravagant metaphor
    He was an entertaining companion, always expressing himself in amusing conceits and witty turns of
    phrase.
  2. b reconciling; soothing
    She was still angry despite his conciliatory words.
  3. c 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.
  4. d aqueduct; passageway for fluids
    Water was brought to the army in the desert by an improvised conduit from the adjoining mountain.
  5. e 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.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. held in common; of a group of people
    When they were divorced, they had trouble dividing their communal property.
  2. huge
    Radio City Music Hall has a colossal stage.
  3. reckon; calculate
    He failed to compute the interest, so his bank balance was not accurate.
  4. element; ingredient
    I wish all the components of my stereo system were working at the same time.
  5. private meeting
    He was present at all their conclaves as an unofficial observer.

5 True/False questions

  1. composurecombine; constitute; pay interest; increase
    The makers of the popular cold remedy compounded a nasal decongestant with an antihistamine.

          

  2. colossusagree Did you concur with the decision of the court or did you find it unfair?

          

  3. conceptionan act of yielding
    Before they could reach an agreement, both sides had to make certain concessions.

          

  4. concordagree Did you concur with the decision of the court or did you find it unfair?

          

  5. compromiseadjust; endanger the interests or reputation of
    Your presence at the scene of the dispute compromises our claim to neutrality in this matter.