5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- a attractive; agreeable
I would rather have a poor and comely wife than a rich and homely one.
- b remorse
The judge was especially severe in this sentencing because he felt that the criminal had shown no
compunction for his heinous crime.
- c agreement; contract
The signers of the Mayflower Compact were establishing a form of government.
- d reconciling; soothing
She was still angry despite his conciliatory words.
- 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
- mental calmness
Even the latest work crisis failed to shake her composure.
- happening at the same time
In America, the colonists were resisting the demands of the mother contry; at the concurrent moment in
France, the middle class was sowing the seeds of rebellion.
- having a common center
The target was made of concentric circles.
- participation; involvement
You cannot keep your complicity in this affair secret very long; you would be wise to admit your
- bestow courtesies with a superior air
The king condescended to grant an audience to the friends of the condemned man.
5 True/False questions
concede → hollow
The back-packers found partial shelter from the storm by huddling against the concave wall of the cliff.
condign → adequate; deservedly severe
The public approved the condign punishment for the crime.
communal → held in common; of a group of people
When they were divorced, they had trouble dividing their communal property.
comprehensive → thorough; inclusive
This book provides a comprehensive review of verbal and math skills for the SAT.
comestible → easily burned
After the recent outbreak of fires in private homes, the fire commissioner ordered that all combustible
materials be kept in safe containers.