5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- a cautious; sparing or restrained about giving, wary
A prudent, thrifty New Englander, DeWitt was as chary of investing money in junk bonds as he was chary of paying people unnecessary compliments.
- b quibble; complaint
I respect your sensible criticisms, but I dislike the way you cavil about unimportant details.
- c speed; rapidity; velocity
Hamlet resented his mother's celerity in remarrying within a month after his father's death.
- d vexation; disappointment
Her refusal to go with us filled us with chagrin.
- e radiating; departing from the center
Many automatic drying machines remove excess moisture from clothing by centrifugal force.(ly tâm)
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- divine gift; great popular charm or appeal (uy tín)
Political commentators have deplored the importance of a candidate's charisma in these days of television campaigning.
- goblet; consecrated cup
In a small room adjoining the cathedral, many ornately decorated chalices made by the most famous European goldsmiths were on display.
- heavenly, mundane
She spoke of the celestial joys that awaited virtuous souls in the hereafter.
- abyss, hole, cavity, hollow, aperture
They could not see the bottom of the chasm.
- angelic; innocent-looking
With her cheerful smile and rosy cheeks, she was a particularly cherubic child.
5 True/False Questions
cessation → stopping
The workers threatened a cessation of all activities if their demands were not met.
cession → yielding to another; ceding(sự nhượng lại)
The cession of Alaska to the United States is discussed in this chapter.
cavalier → procession; parade (đoàn diễu hành)
As described by Chaucer, the cavalcade of Canterbury pilgrims was motley group.
centrifuge → machine that separates substances by whirling them
At the dairy, we employ a centrifuge to separate cream from milk.
censure → overseer of morals; person who eliminates inappropriate matter(người kiểm duyệt)
Soldiers dislike having their mail read by a censor but understand the need for this precaution.