5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- a make hostile; separate
Her attempts to alienate the two friends failed because they had complete faith in each other.
- b medieval chemistry (thuật giả kim)
The changing of baser metals into gold was the goal of the students of alchemy.
- c negative
adverse circumstances compelled him to close his business.
- d calm; pacify
The crew tried to allay the fears of the passengers by announcing that the fire had been controlled.
- e items of business at a meeting
We had so much difficulty agreeing upon an agenda that there was very little time for the meeting.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- mixture as of metals
alloy of gold are used more frequently than the pure metal.
- refer indirectly
Try not to allude to this matter in his presence because the topic annoys him.
- attach or add on; fasten
First the registrar had to affix his signature to the license; then he had to affix his official seal.
- pertaining to land or its cultivation
As a result of its recent industrialization, the country is gradually losing its agrarian traditions.
- shield; defense
Under the aegis of the Bill of Rights, we enjoy our most treasured freedoms.
5 True/False Questions
alliteration → repetition of beginning sound in poetry
"The furrow followed free" is an example of alliteration.
affected → refer to; mention
Since you advert to this matter so frequently, you must regard it as important.
alimentary → 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.
advocate → arrival (sự đến)
Most Americans were unaware of the advent of the Nuclear Age until the news of Hiroshima reached
agog → openmouthed (há hốc mồm)
She stared, agape, at the many strange animals in the zoo.