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5 Matching questions

  1. communal
  2. condign
  3. concentric
  4. compound
  5. compact
  1. a tightly packed; firm; brief
    His short, compact body was better suited to wrestling than to basketball.
  2. b adequate; deservedly severe
    The public approved the condign punishment for the crime.
  3. c held in common; of a group of people
    When they were divorced, they had trouble dividing their communal property.
  4. d combine; constitute; pay interest; increase
    The makers of the popular cold remedy compounded a nasal decongestant with an antihistamine.
  5. e having a common center
    The target was made of concentric circles.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. whimsical idea; extravagant metaphor
    He was an entertaining companion, always expressing himself in amusing conceits and witty turns of
    phrase.
  2. brief and compact
    When you define a new word, be concise; the shorter the definition, the easier it is to remember.
  3. 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.
  4. 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. trying to please; obliging
    The courtier obeyed the king's orders in a complaisant manner.

5 True/False questions

  1. concedebrief and compact
    When you define a new word, be concise; the shorter the definition, the easier it is to remember.

          

  2. commandeerbrief, comprehensive summary
    This text can serve as a compendium of the tremendous amount of new material being developed in this
    field.

          

  3. conduitagree Did you concur with the decision of the court or did you find it unfair?

          

  4. complacentself-satisfied
    There was a complacent look on his face as he examined his paintings.

          

  5. concordagree Did you concur with the decision of the court or did you find it unfair?

          

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