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5 Matching questions

  1. comport
  2. comprehensive
  3. concomitant
  4. condescend
  5. commandeer
  1. a that which accompanies
    Culture is not always a concomitant of wealth.
  2. b thorough; inclusive
    This book provides a comprehensive review of verbal and math skills for the SAT.
  3. c to draft for military purposes; to take for public use
    The policeman commandeered the first car that approached and ordered the driver to go to the nearest
    hospital.
  4. d bear one's self; behave
    He comported himself with great dignity.
  5. e bestow courtesies with a superior air
    The king condescended to grant an audience to the friends of the condemned man.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. element; ingredient
    I wish all the components of my stereo system were working at the same time.
  2. yielding
    He was compliant and ready to go along with his friends' desires.
  3. making up for; repaying
    Can a compensatory education program make up for the inadequate schooling he received in earlier years?
  4. whimsical idea; extravagant metaphor
    He was an entertaining companion, always expressing himself in amusing conceits and witty turns of
    phrase.
  5. 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.

5 True/False questions

  1. condoleoverlook; forgive; give tacit approval; excuse
    Unlike Widow Douglass, who condoned Huck's minor offenses, Miss Watson did nothing but scold.

          

  2. compressclose; squeeze; contract
    She compressed the package under her arm.

          

  3. compactagreement; contract
    The signers of the Mayflower Compact were establishing a form of government.

          

  4. conciliatoryreconciling; soothing
    She was still angry despite his conciliatory words.

          

  5. conduitaqueduct; passageway for fluids
    Water was brought to the army in the desert by an improvised conduit from the adjoining mountain.

          

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