5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- chasten chastise
- a 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.
- b radiating; departing from the center
Many automatic drying machines remove excess moisture from clothing by centrifugal force.(ly tâm)
- c angelic; innocent-looking
With her cheerful smile and rosy cheeks, she was a particularly cherubic child.
- d marked by formality (chuộng nghi thức, kiểu cách)
Ordinary dress would be in appropriate at so ceremonious an affair.
- e discipline; punish; chastise in order to correct
Whom God loves, God chastens.
5 Multiple choice questions
- long established, as a disease
The doctors were finally able to attribute his chronic headaches and nausea(chứng ói mửa, vomit) to traces of formaldehyde gas in his apartment. (kinh niên)
- abstaining 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)
Mathematics problems sometimes require much cerebration.
- curb;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."
- blame; criticize
He was censured for his inappropriate behavior.
5 True/False questions
chicanery → trickery, deception( sự ngụy biện bịp bợm)
Your deceitful tactics in this case are indications of chicanery.
chasm → abyss, hole, cavity, hollow, aperture
They could not see the bottom of the chasm.
chimerical → hot-tempered
His flushed, angry face indicated a choleric nature.
chagrin → vexation; disappointment
Her refusal to go with us filled us with chagrin.
chide → scold (la rầy)
Grandma began to chide Steven for his lying.