5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- a self-satisfied
There was a complacent look on his face as he examined his paintings.
- b agree Did you concur with the decision of the court or did you find it unfair?
- c feel or express pity or sympathy for
Her friends commiserated with the widow.
- d adjust; endanger the interests or reputation of
Your presence at the scene of the dispute compromises our claim to neutrality in this matter.
- 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
- express sympathetic sorrow
His friends gathered to condole with him over his loss.
- overlook; forgive; give tacit approval; excuse
Unlike Widow Douglass, who condoned Huck's minor offenses, Miss Watson did nothing but scold.
- rebuke; deserts
After his earlier rudeness, we were delighted to see him get his comeuppance.
- harmonious; in harmony with
They were compatible neighbors, never quarreling over unimportant matters.
- whimsical idea; extravagant metaphor
He was an entertaining companion, always expressing himself in amusing conceits and witty turns of
5 True/False questions
comity → attractive; agreeable
I would rather have a poor and comely wife than a rich and homely one.
compilation → listing of statistical information in tabular or book form
The compilation of available scholarships serves a very valuable purpose.
conception → beginning; forming of a idea
At the first conception of the work, he was consulted.
commensurate → making up for; repaying
Can a compensatory education program make up for the inadequate schooling he received in earlier years?
comatose → 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.