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  1. cataclysm
  2. caprice
  3. caricature
  4. carping
  5. carafe
  1. a deluge; upheaval. bien dong lon
  2. b distortion; burlesque
    buc biem hoa
  3. c glass water bottle
    With each dinner, the patron receives a carafe of red or white wine.
  4. d whim
    She was an unpredictable creature, acting on caprice, never taking thought of the consequences.
  5. e fault-finding; captious; critical
    (Welcoming constructive criticism, Lexy appreciated her editor's comments, finding them free of carping.)

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. coax; wheedle (dỗ ngọt để ai đó làm lợi cho bản thân)
    I will not be cajoled into granting your wish.
  2. rhythmic rise and fall (of words or sounds); beat
    Marching down the road, the troops sang out, following the cadence set by the sergeant.
  3. slingshot; hurling machine
    Airplanes are sometimes launched from battleships by catapults.
  4. chief
    If you want to increase your word power, the cardinal rule of vocabulary-building is to read.
  5. punishment; severe criticism
    Sensitive even to mild criticism, Woolf could not bear castigation that she found in certain reviews.

5 True/False Questions

  1. cannydivision of a long poem
    Dante's poetic masterpiece The Divine Comedy is divided into cantos.

          

  2. carrionrotting flesh of a dead body
    Buzzards are nature's scavengers; they eat the carrion left behind by other predators.

          

  3. carousalfleshly
    thuoc xac thit, thuoc nhuc duc

          

  4. casualtyone of the hereditary classes in Hindu society, social stratification; prestige (giai cấp)
    (The differences created by caste in India must be wiped out if true democracy is to prevail in that country.)

          

  5. cantatastory set to music, to be sung by a chorus
    The choral society sang the new cantata composed by its leader.

          

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