5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- a sum; total
The aggregate wealth of this country is staggering to the imagination.
- b urge; plead for
The abolitionists advocated freedom for the slaves.
- c courteous; 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.
- d stir up; disturb (khuấy động)
Her fiery remarks agitated the already angry mob.
- e shield; defense
Under the aegis of the Bill of Rights, we enjoy our most treasured freedoms.
5 Multiple choice questions
- ardent; avid; eager (nóng lòng, háo hức)
We were all agog at the news that the celebrated movie star was giving up his career in order to enter a
monastery (tu viện)
This should alleviate the pain; if it does not, we shall have to use stronger drugs.
- arrival (sự đến)
Most Americans were unaware of the advent of the Nuclear Age until the news of Hiroshima reached
- attachment; addendum
I will entertain this concept as an adjunct to the main proposal.
- flattery; blandishment (sự tâng bốc, sự xu nịnh)
The rock star thrived on the adulation of his groupies and yes-men.
5 True/False questions
agenda → horrified (sốc)
He was aghast at the nerve of the speaker who had insulted his host.
allegory → mixture as of metals
alloy of gold are used more frequently than the pure metal.
adverse → negative
adverse circumstances compelled him to close his business.
admonish → warn; reprove
He admonished his listeners to change their wicked ways.
allege → state without proof
It is alleged that she had worked for the enemy.