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5 Matching questions

  1. alimentary
  2. adorn
  3. agnostic
  4. addendum
  5. affix
  1. a 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.
  2. b attach or add on; fasten
    First the registrar had to affix his signature to the license; then he had to affix his official seal.
  3. c decorate
    Wall paintings and carved statues adorned the temple.
  4. d one who is skeptical of the existence of knowability of a god or any ultimate reality (thuyết k thể biết)
    The agnostic demanded proof before she would accept the statement of the minister.
  5. e supplying nourishment
    The alimentary canal in our bodies is so named because digestion of foods occurs there.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. sum; total
    The aggregate wealth of this country is staggering to the imagination.
  2. connection; cooperation
    His affiliation with the political party was of short duration for he soon disagreed with his colleagues.
  3. horrified (sốc)
    He was aghast at the nerve of the speaker who had insulted his host.
  4. state without proof
    It is alleged that she had worked for the enemy.
  5. 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.

5 True/False questions

  1. aggrandizeintensify; 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.

          

  2. adventitiousarrival (sự đến)
    Most Americans were unaware of the advent of the Nuclear Age until the news of Hiroshima reached
    them.

          

  3. allegorystory in which characters are used as symbols; fable
    Pilgrim's Progress is an allegory of the temptations and victories of the human soul.

          

  4. alchemymedieval chemistry (thuật giả kim)
    The changing of baser metals into gold was the goal of the students of alchemy.

          

  5. admonishwarn; reprove
    He admonished his listeners to change their wicked ways.

          

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