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5 Matching questions

  1. commiserate
  2. complacent
  3. concur
  4. concise
  5. compromise
  1. a self-satisfied
    There was a complacent look on his face as he examined his paintings.
  2. b agree Did you concur with the decision of the court or did you find it unfair?
  3. c feel or express pity or sympathy for
    Her friends commiserated with the widow.
  4. d adjust; endanger the interests or reputation of
    Your presence at the scene of the dispute compromises our claim to neutrality in this matter.
  5. e brief and compact
    When you define a new word, be concise; the shorter the definition, the easier it is to remember.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. express sympathetic sorrow
    His friends gathered to condole with him over his loss.
  2. overlook; forgive; give tacit approval; excuse
    Unlike Widow Douglass, who condoned Huck's minor offenses, Miss Watson did nothing but scold.
  3. rebuke; deserts
    After his earlier rudeness, we were delighted to see him get his comeuppance.
  4. harmonious; in harmony with
    They were compatible neighbors, never quarreling over unimportant matters.
  5. whimsical idea; extravagant metaphor
    He was an entertaining companion, always expressing himself in amusing conceits and witty turns of

5 True/False questions

  1. comityattractive; agreeable
    I would rather have a poor and comely wife than a rich and homely one.


  2. compilationlisting of statistical information in tabular or book form
    The compilation of available scholarships serves a very valuable purpose.


  3. conceptionbeginning; forming of a idea
    At the first conception of the work, he was consulted.


  4. commensuratemaking up for; repaying
    Can a compensatory education program make up for the inadequate schooling he received in earlier years?


  5. comatoseinclude; 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.