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5 Matching questions

  1. conducive
  2. comestible
  3. conduit
  4. concord
  5. compelling
  1. 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.
  2. b aqueduct; passageway for fluids
    Water was brought to the army in the desert by an improvised conduit from the adjoining mountain.
  3. c harmony
    Watching Tweediedum and Tweedledee battle, Alice wondered why the two brothers could not manage to
    life in concord.
  4. d helpful; contributive
    Rest and proper diet are conducive to good health.
  5. e something fit to be eaten
    The roast turkey and other comestibles, the wines, and the excellent service made this Thanksgiving dinner
    particularly memorable.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. beginning; forming of a idea
    At the first conception of the work, he was consulted.
  2. combine; constitute; pay interest; increase
    The makers of the popular cold remedy compounded a nasal decongestant with an antihistamine.
  3. seasonings; spices
    Spanish food is full of condiments.
  4. remorse
    The judge was especially severe in this sentencing because he felt that the criminal had shown no
    compunction for his heinous crime.
  5. thorough; inclusive
    This book provides a comprehensive review of verbal and math skills for the SAT.

5 True/False questions

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


  2. compriseinclude; 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.


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


  4. concatenatehollow
    The back-packers found partial shelter from the storm by huddling against the concave wall of the cliff.


  5. conclaveprivate meeting
    He was present at all their conclaves as an unofficial observer.