5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- a adequate; deservedly severe
The public approved the condign punishment for the crime.
- b something fit to be eaten
The roast turkey and other comestibles, the wines, and the excellent service made this Thanksgiving dinner
- c mental calmness
Even the latest work crisis failed to shake her composure.
- d overlook; forgive; give tacit approval; excuse
Unlike Widow Douglass, who condoned Huck's minor offenses, Miss Watson did nothing but scold.
- e listing of statistical information in tabular or book form
The compilation of available scholarships serves a very valuable purpose.
5 Multiple choice questions
- trying to please; obliging
The courtier obeyed the king's orders in a complaisant manner.
- that which accompanies
Culture is not always a concomitant of wealth.
- conformity in fulfilling requirements; readiness to yield
The design for the new school had to be in compliance with the local building code.
- reconciling; soothing
She was still angry despite his conciliatory words.
- 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 True/False questions
comport → agreement; contract
The signers of the Mayflower Compact were establishing a form of government.
complement → self-satisfied
There was a complacent look on his face as he examined his paintings.
concurrent → whimsical idea; extravagant metaphor
He was an entertaining companion, always expressing himself in amusing conceits and witty turns of
compatible → easily burned
After the recent outbreak of fires in private homes, the fire commissioner ordered that all combustible
materials be kept in safe containers.
concise → brief and compact
When you define a new word, be concise; the shorter the definition, the easier it is to remember.