5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- a stir up; disturb (khuấy động)
Her fiery remarks agitated the already angry mob.
- b accidental; casual
He found this adventitious meeting with his friend extremely fortunate.
- c artificial; pretended; feigned
His affected mannerisms irritated may of us who had known him before his promotion.
- d collection; heap
It took weeks to assort the agglomeration of miscellaneous items she had collected on her trip.
- e make hostile; separate
Her attempts to alienate the two friends failed because they had complete faith in each other.
5 Multiple choice questions
- an assumed name
John Smith's alias was Bob Jones.
- mixture as of metals
alloy of gold are used more frequently than the pure metal.
- calm; pacify
The crew tried to allay the fears of the passengers by announcing that the fire had been controlled.
- 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.
- openmouthed (há hốc mồm)
She stared, agape, at the many strange animals in the zoo.
5 True/False questions
adulation → flattery; blandishment (sự tâng bốc, sự xu nịnh)
The rock star thrived on the adulation of his groupies and yes-men.
adjunct → attachment; addendum
I will entertain this concept as an adjunct to the main proposal.
affidavit → 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.
advocate → negative
adverse circumstances compelled him to close his business.
aggrandize → intensify; 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.