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5 Matching Questions

  1. chary
  2. cavil
  3. chagrin
  4. celerity
  5. centrifugal
  1. 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.
  2. b quibble; complaint
    I respect your sensible criticisms, but I dislike the way you cavil about unimportant details.
  3. c speed; rapidity; velocity
    Hamlet resented his mother's celerity in remarrying within a month after his father's death.
  4. d vexation; disappointment
    Her refusal to go with us filled us with chagrin.
  5. e radiating; departing from the center
    Many automatic drying machines remove excess moisture from clothing by centrifugal force.(ly tâm)

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. 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.
  2. goblet; consecrated cup
    In a small room adjoining the cathedral, many ornately decorated chalices made by the most famous European goldsmiths were on display.
  3. heavenly, mundane
    She spoke of the celestial joys that awaited virtuous souls in the hereafter.
  4. abyss, hole, cavity, hollow, aperture
    They could not see the bottom of the chasm.
  5. angelic; innocent-looking
    With her cheerful smile and rosy cheeks, she was a particularly cherubic child.

5 True/False Questions

  1. cessationstopping
    The workers threatened a cessation of all activities if their demands were not met.

          

  2. cessionyielding to another; ceding(sự nhượng lại)
    The cession of Alaska to the United States is discussed in this chapter.

          

  3. cavalierprocession; parade (đoàn diễu hành)
    As described by Chaucer, the cavalcade of Canterbury pilgrims was motley group.

          

  4. centrifugemachine that separates substances by whirling them
    At the dairy, we employ a centrifuge to separate cream from milk.

          

  5. censureoverseer 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.

          

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