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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. alleviate
  2. admonish
  3. addendum
  4. allude
  5. alliteration
  1. a relieve
    This should alleviate the pain; if it does not, we shall have to use stronger drugs.
  2. b warn; reprove
    He admonished his listeners to change their wicked ways.
  3. c refer indirectly
    Try not to allude to this matter in his presence because the topic annoys him.
  4. d repetition of beginning sound in poetry
    "The furrow followed free" is an example of alliteration.
  5. e addition; appendix to book; adjunct
    Jane's editor approved her new comparative literature text but thought it would be even better with an
    addendum on recent developments in literary criticism.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. nimbleness
    The agility of the acrobat amazed and thrilled the audience.
  2. connection; cooperation
    His affiliation with the political party was of short duration for he soon disagreed with his colleagues.
  3. intensify; amplify; enlarge; elevate; escalate (đất đai, quyền lực)
    The history of the past quarter century illustrates how a President may aggrandize his power to act
    aggressively in international affairs without considering the wishes of Congress.
  4. stir up; disturb (khuấy động)
    Her fiery remarks agitated the already angry mob.
  5. an assumed name
    John Smith's alias was Bob Jones.

5 True/False questions

  1. alienaterelieve
    This should alleviate the pain; if it does not, we shall have to use stronger drugs.

          

  2. agendaitems of business at a meeting
    We had so much difficulty agreeing upon an agenda that there was very little time for the meeting.

          

  3. alcovenook; recess (hốc tường)
    Though their apartment lacked a full-scale dining room, an alcove adjacent to the living room made an
    adequate breakfast nook for the young couple.

          

  4. adorndecorate
    Wall paintings and carved statues adorned the temple.

          

  5. alimonypayments 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.

          

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