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  1. chalice
  2. causal
  3. cessation
  4. chimerical
  5. chauvinist
  1. a goblet; consecrated cup
    In a small room adjoining the cathedral, many ornately decorated chalices made by the most famous European goldsmiths were on display.
  2. b stopping
    The workers threatened a cessation of all activities if their demands were not met.
  3. c implying a cause-and-effect relationship (thuộc nguyên nhân)
    (The psychologist maintained there was a causal relationship between the nature of one's early childhood experiences and one's adult personality.)
  4. d fantastic; highly imaginative
    Poe's chimerical stories are sometimes too morbid for reading in bed.
  5. e blindly devoted patriot
    A chauvinist cannot recognize any faults in his country, no matter how flagrant they may be.

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. quack; pretender to knowledge
    When they realized that the Wizard didn't know how to get them back to Kansas, Dorothy and her friends were sure they'd been duped by a charlatan.
  2. bantering; joking
    Sometimes his flippant and chaffing remarks annoy us.
  3. blame; criticize
    He was censured for his inappropriate behavior.
  4. burn with hot iron or caustic
    In order to prevent infection, the doctor cauterized the wound.
  5. lizard that changes color in different situations
    Like the chameleon, he assumed the political coloration of every group he met.

5 True/False Questions

  1. chagrinbantering; joking
    Sometimes his flippant and chaffing remarks annoy us.

          

  2. chastecurve; ornament a metal surface by indenting
    With his hammer, he carefully chased an intricate design onto the surface of the chalice.(indent: khắc khía răng cưa)

          

  3. checkcurb;restrain;control (kiem che)
    Thrusting out her arm, Grandma checked Bobby's lunge at his sister. "Young man," she said, "you'd better check your temper."

          

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

          

  5. caucusprivate 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.)

          

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