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  1. censure
  2. check
  3. caustic
  4. censorious
  5. cherubic
  1. a 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."
  2. b angelic; innocent-looking
    With her cheerful smile and rosy cheeks, she was a particularly cherubic child.
  3. c critical; captious; carping
    censorious people delight in casting blame.
  4. d 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.
  5. e blame; criticize
    He was censured for his inappropriate behavior.

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. mythical figure, half man and half horse
    I was particularly impressed by the statue of the centaur in the Roman Hall of the museum.
  2. stopping
    The workers threatened a cessation of all activities if their demands were not met.
  3. 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.
  4. heavenly, mundane
    She spoke of the celestial joys that awaited virtuous souls in the hereafter.
  5. vexation; disappointment
    Her refusal to go with us filled us with chagrin.

5 True/False Questions

  1. charycautious; 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. championsupport, advocate militantly
    (Martin Luther King, Jr., won the Nobel Peace Prize because he championed the oppressed in their struggle for equality. militant a. hostile = aggressive)


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


  4. chasten chastisediscipline; punish; chastise in order to correct
    Whom God loves, God chastens.


  5. cauterizeburn with hot iron or caustic
    In order to prevent infection, the doctor cauterized the wound.


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