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Barron's GRE with sentences -Wordlist C 2/5 Test

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  1. chasm
  2. censorious
  3. cavalier
  4. censor
  5. check
  1. a overseer 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.
  2. b 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."
  3. c abyss, hole, cavity, hollow, aperture
    They could not see the bottom of the chasm.
  4. d critical; captious; carping
    censorious people delight in casting blame.
  5. e casual and offhand; arrogant; presumptuous; impudent
    Sensitive about having her ideas taken lightly, Marcia felt insulted by Mark's cavalier dismissal of her suggestion.

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. burning; sarcastically biting(1. ăn da 2. châm biếm (mockery = sarcasm n.)
    The critic's caustic remarks angered the hapless actors who were the subjects of his sarcasm.
  3. transfer; yield title to (nhượng lại)
    I intend to cede this property to the city.
  4. blindly devoted patriot
    A chauvinist cannot recognize any faults in his country, no matter how flagrant they may be.
  5. yielding to another; ceding(sự nhượng lại)
    The cession of Alaska to the United States is discussed in this chapter.

5 True/False Questions

  1. chameleonlizard that changes color in different situations
    Like the chameleon, he assumed the political coloration of every group he met.

          

  2. chasecurve; 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. cholericangelic; innocent-looking
    With her cheerful smile and rosy cheeks, she was a particularly cherubic child.

          

  4. chaoticpure (trong trắng tinh khôi)
    Her chaste and decorous garb (clothes) was appropriately selected for the solemnity (seriousness) of the occasion.

          

  5. choreographyart of dancing
    Martha Graham introduced a form of choreography that seemed awkward and alien to those who had
    been brought up on classic ballet.

          

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