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  1. cessation
  2. cavalcade
  3. chaste
  4. celerity
  5. catharsis
  1. a stopping
    The workers threatened a cessation of all activities if their demands were not met.
  2. b procession; parade (đoàn diễu hành)
    As described by Chaucer, the cavalcade of Canterbury pilgrims was motley group.
  3. c pure (trong trắng tinh khôi)
    Her chaste and decorous garb (clothes) was appropriately selected for the solemnity (seriousness) of the occasion.
  4. d 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.
  5. e speed; rapidity; velocity
    Hamlet resented his mother's celerity in remarrying within a month after his father's death.

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. machine that separates substances by whirling them
    At the dairy, we employ a centrifuge to separate cream from milk.
  2. art of dancing
    Martha Graham introduced a form of choreography that seemed awkward and alien to those who had
    been brought up on classic ballet.
  3. marked by changes in fortune
    During his checkered career he had lived in palatial mansions and in dreary boardinghouses. (vừa thành công vừa thất bại)
  4. burning; sarcastically biting(1. ăn da 2. châm biếm (mockery = sarcasm n.)
    The critic's caustic remarks angered the hapless actors who were the subjects of his sarcasm.
  5. critical; captious; carping
    censorious people delight in casting blame.

5 True/False Questions

  1. chimericalhot-tempered
    His flushed, angry face indicated a choleric nature.

          

  2. centurionRoman army officer
    Because he was in command of a company of one hundred soldiers, he was called a centurion.

          

  3. causalto make watertight (by plugging seams) (hàn,bít chỗ hở) (When water from the shower leaked into the basement, we knew it was time to caulk the tiles at the edges of the shower stall.)

          

  4. chasmabyss, hole, cavity, hollow, aperture
    They could not see the bottom of the chasm.

          

  5. championsupport, advocate militantly
    (Martin Luther King, Jr., won the Nobel Peace Prize because he championed the oppressed in their struggle for equality. militant a. hostile = aggressive)

          

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