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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. affix
  2. allay
  3. alleviate
  4. adjuration
  5. alimony
  1. a relieve
    This should alleviate the pain; if it does not, we shall have to use stronger drugs.
  2. b solemn urging (lời thề); oath
    Her adjuration to tell the truth did not change the witnesses' testimony.
  3. c calm; pacify
    The crew tried to allay the fears of the passengers by announcing that the fire had been controlled.
  4. d attach or add on; fasten
    First the registrar had to affix his signature to the license; then he had to affix his official seal.
  5. e 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 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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. nook; 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.
  3. state without proof
    It is alleged that she had worked for the enemy.
  4. 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.
  5. decorate
    Wall paintings and carved statues adorned the temple.

5 True/False questions

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

          

  2. agendaopenmouthed (há hốc mồm)
    She stared, agape, at the many strange animals in the zoo.

          

  3. affectedcourteous; amiable; genial; cordial; good-tempered; congenial; sociable
    Although he held a position of responsibility, he was an affable individual and could be reached by anyone with a complaint.

          

  4. adjutantattachment; addendum
    I will entertain this concept as an adjunct to the main proposal.

          

  5. adversaryopponent; enemy
    Batman struggled to save Gotham City from the machinations of his wicked adversary, the Joker.

          

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