5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- a opponent; enemy
Batman struggled to save Gotham City from the machinations of his wicked adversary, the Joker.
- b negative
adverse circumstances compelled him to close his business.
- c assistant
Though Wellington delegated many tasks to his chief adjutant, Lord Fitzroy Somerset, Somerset was in no doubt as to who made all major decisions.
- d written statement made under oath (bản khai có tuyên thệ)
The court refused to accept his statement unless he presented it in the form of an affidavit.
- e urge; plead for
The abolitionists advocated freedom for the slaves.
5 Multiple choice questions
- refer to; mention
Since you advert to this matter so frequently, you must regard it as important.
- accidental; casual
He found this adventitious meeting with his friend extremely fortunate.
- 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.
- horrified (sốc)
He was aghast at the nerve of the speaker who had insulted his host.
This should alleviate the pain; if it does not, we shall have to use stronger drugs.
5 True/False questions
affix → shield; defense
Under the aegis of the Bill of Rights, we enjoy our most treasured freedoms.
adherent → arrival (sự đến)
Most Americans were unaware of the advent of the Nuclear Age until the news of Hiroshima reached
allegory → mixture as of metals
alloy of gold are used more frequently than the pure metal.
agog → 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)
adulation → flattery; blandishment (sự tâng bốc, sự xu nịnh)
The rock star thrived on the adulation of his groupies and yes-men.