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5 Matching questions

  1. conciliatory
  2. comatose
  3. compilation
  4. compatible
  5. commiserate
  1. a in a coma; extremely sleepy
    The long-winded orator soon had his audience in a comatose state.
  2. b feel or express pity or sympathy for
    Her friends commiserated with the widow.
  3. c reconciling; soothing
    She was still angry despite his conciliatory words.
  4. d harmonious; in harmony with
    They were compatible neighbors, never quarreling over unimportant matters.
  5. e listing of statistical information in tabular or book form
    The compilation of available scholarships serves a very valuable purpose.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. mental calmness
    Even the latest work crisis failed to shake her composure.
  2. remembering; honoring
    The new commemorative stamp honors the late Martin Luther King, Jr.
  3. adjust; endanger the interests or reputation of
    Your presence at the scene of the dispute compromises our claim to neutrality in this matter.
  4. aqueduct; passageway for fluids
    Water was brought to the army in the desert by an improvised conduit from the adjoining mountain.
  5. overpowering; irresistible in effect
    The prosecutor presented a well-reasoned case, but the defense attorney's compelling arguments for
    leniency won over the jury.

5 True/False questions

  1. concoctprepare by combining; make up in concert
    How did the inventive chef ever concoct such strange dish?


  2. compliantconformity in fulfilling requirements; readiness to yield
    The design for the new school had to be in compliance with the local building code.


  3. conclusivedecisive; ending all debate
    When the stolen books turned up in John's locker, we finally had conclusive evidence of the identity of the
    mysterious thief.


  4. commandeerheld in common; of a group of people
    When they were divorced, they had trouble dividing their communal property.


  5. colossalgigantic 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.