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Barron's GRE with sentences -Wordlist C 2/5 Test

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5 Matching Questions

  1. champion
  2. cavil
  3. centripetal
  4. cavalier
  5. chasten chastise
  1. a quibble; complaint
    I respect your sensible criticisms, but I dislike the way you cavil about unimportant details.
  2. b punish; chasten; discipline
    I must chastise you for this offense.
  3. c casual and offhand; arrogant; presumptuous; impudent
    Sensitive about having her ideas taken lightly, Marcia felt insulted by Mark's cavalier dismissal of her suggestion.
  4. d tending toward the center
    Does centripetal force or the force of gravity bring orbiting bodies to the earth's surface?(hướng tâm)
  5. e support, 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)

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. pertaining to the brain or intellect(a. 1. thuộc não, thuộc suy nghĩ 2. intellectual
    The content of philosophical works is cerebral in nature and requires much thought.)
  2. purgative (thuốc tẩy thuốc xổ)
    Some drugs act as laxatives when taken in small doses but act as cathartics when taken in much larger doses.
  3. transfer; yield title to (nhượng lại)
    I intend to cede this property to the city.
  4. mythical figure, half man and half horse
    I was particularly impressed by the statue of the centaur in the Roman Hall of the museum.
  5. blame; criticize
    He was censured for his inappropriate behavior.

5 True/False Questions

  1. churlishgoblet; consecrated cup
    In a small room adjoining the cathedral, many ornately decorated chalices made by the most famous European goldsmiths were on display.

          

  2. cherubicangelic; innocent-looking
    With her cheerful smile and rosy cheeks, she was a particularly cherubic child.

          

  3. ciliatedabstaining from sexual intercourse; unmarried
    Though the late Havelock Ellis wrote extensively about sexual customs and was considered an expert in such matters, recent studies maintain he was celibate throughout his life.(abstain: kiêng khem)

          

  4. chronicin utter disorder
    He tried to bring order into the chaotic state of affairs.

          

  5. chalicegoblet; consecrated cup
    In a small room adjoining the cathedral, many ornately decorated chalices made by the most famous European goldsmiths were on display.

          

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