5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- a private meeting of members of a party to select officers or determine policy (cuộc họp kín)
(At the opening of Congress the members of the Democratic Party held a caucus to elect the majority leader of the House and the party whip.)
- b thought
Mathematics problems sometimes require much cerebration.
- c bantering; joking
Sometimes his flippant and chaffing remarks annoy us.
- d quibble; complaint
I respect your sensible criticisms, but I dislike the way you cavil about unimportant details.
- e vexation; disappointment
Her refusal to go with us filled us with chagrin.
5 Multiple choice questions
- mythical figure, half man and half horse
I was particularly impressed by the statue of the centaur in the Roman Hall of the museum.
- blindly devoted patriot
A chauvinist cannot recognize any faults in his country, no matter how flagrant they may be.
- discipline; punish; chastise in order to correct
Whom God loves, God chastens.
- purging or cleansing of any passage of the body(sự tẩy nhẹ)
Aristotle maintained that tragedy created a catharsis by purging the soul of base concepts.
- having minute hairs(có mao)
The paramecium is a ciliated, one-celled animal.
5 True/False questions
celerity → hot-tempered
His flushed, angry face indicated a choleric nature.
cavalcade → procession; parade (đoàn diễu hành)
As described by Chaucer, the cavalcade of Canterbury pilgrims was motley group.
celestial → heavenly, mundane
She spoke of the celestial joys that awaited virtuous souls in the hereafter.
chameleon → lizard that changes color in different situations
Like the chameleon, he assumed the political coloration of every group he met.
cession → yielding to another; ceding(sự nhượng lại)
The cession of Alaska to the United States is discussed in this chapter.