5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- a overpowering; irresistible in effect
The prosecutor presented a well-reasoned case, but the defense attorney's compelling arguments for
leniency won over the jury.
- b aqueduct; passageway for fluids
Water was brought to the army in the desert by an improvised conduit from the adjoining mountain.
- c harmony
Watching Tweediedum and Tweedledee battle, Alice wondered why the two brothers could not manage to
life in concord.
- d helpful; contributive
Rest and proper diet are conducive to good health.
- e something fit to be eaten
The roast turkey and other comestibles, the wines, and the excellent service made this Thanksgiving dinner
5 Multiple choice questions
- beginning; forming of a idea
At the first conception of the work, he was consulted.
- combine; constitute; pay interest; increase
The makers of the popular cold remedy compounded a nasal decongestant with an antihistamine.
- seasonings; spices
Spanish food is full of condiments.
The judge was especially severe in this sentencing because he felt that the criminal had shown no
compunction for his heinous crime.
- thorough; inclusive
This book provides a comprehensive review of verbal and math skills for the SAT.
5 True/False questions
comeuppance → conformity in fulfilling requirements; readiness to yield
The design for the new school had to be in compliance with the local building code.
comprise → 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.
compress → close; squeeze; contract
She compressed the package under her arm.
concatenate → hollow
The back-packers found partial shelter from the storm by huddling against the concave wall of the cliff.
conclave → private meeting
He was present at all their conclaves as an unofficial observer.