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  1. chimerical
  2. catharsis
  3. charisma
  4. chauvinist
  5. causal
  1. a blindly devoted patriot
    A chauvinist cannot recognize any faults in his country, no matter how flagrant they may be.
  2. b fantastic; highly imaginative
    Poe's chimerical stories are sometimes too morbid for reading in bed.
  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 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 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.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. radiating; departing from the center
    Many automatic drying machines remove excess moisture from clothing by centrifugal force.(ly tâm)
  2. casual and offhand; arrogant; presumptuous; impudent
    Sensitive about having her ideas taken lightly, Marcia felt insulted by Mark's cavalier dismissal of her suggestion.
  3. 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)
  4. 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.
  5. vexation; disappointment
    Her refusal to go with us filled us with chagrin.

5 True/False questions

  1. chroniclereport; record (in chronological order)
    The gossip columnist was paid to chronicle the latest escapades of the socially prominent celebrities.

          

  2. chaffwarm by rubbing
    The collar chafed his neck.

          

  3. celestialheavenly, mundane
    She spoke of the celestial joys that awaited virtuous souls in the hereafter.

          

  4. chasm(vỏ trấu)
    When you separate the wheat from the chaff, be sure you throw out the chaff.

          

  5. celerityspeed; rapidity; velocity
    Hamlet resented his mother's celerity in remarrying within a month after his father's death.

          

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