5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- a opponent; enemy
Batman struggled to save Gotham City from the machinations of his wicked adversary, the Joker.
- b urge; plead for
The abolitionists advocated freedom for the slaves.
- c relieve
This should alleviate the pain; if it does not, we shall have to use stronger drugs.
- d medieval chemistry (thuật giả kim)
The changing of baser metals into gold was the goal of the students of alchemy.
- e decorate
Wall paintings and carved statues adorned the temple.
5 Multiple choice questions
adverse circumstances compelled him to close his business.
- 1. (n) supporter; follower; advocate; backer; upholder; patron (a) sticky; viscous
In the wake of the scandal, the senator's one-time adherent quietly deserted him.
- attachment; addendum
I will entertain this concept as an adjunct to the main proposal.
- collection; heap
It took weeks to assort the agglomeration of miscellaneous items she had collected on her trip.
- arrival (sự đến)
Most Americans were unaware of the advent of the Nuclear Age until the news of Hiroshima reached
5 True/False questions
affluence → abundance; wealth
Foreigners are amazed by the affluence and luxury of the American way of life.
Accustomed to being treated with respect, Miss Challoner was affronted by Vidal's offensive behavior.
alimony → payments make to an ex-spouse after divorce (tiền cấp dưỡng sau khi li dị)
Because Tony had supported Tina through medical school, on their divorce he asked the court to award
him $500 a month in alimony.
admonish → 1.skillful; facile 2. agile (agility) easy; nimble (nhanh nhẩu, lẹ làng)
His adroit handling of the delicate situation pleased his employers.
alias → calm; pacify
The crew tried to allay the fears of the passengers by announcing that the fire had been controlled.
alacrity → (n) enthusiasm
He demonstrated his eagerness to serve by his alacrity in executing the orders of his master.