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  1. cerebral
  2. check
  3. chase
  4. censorious
  5. chide
  1. a scold (la rầy)
    Grandma began to chide Steven for his lying.
  2. b curve; 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. c pertaining to the brain or intellect(a. 1. thuộc não, thuộc suy nghĩ 2. intellectual
    The content of philosophical works is cerebral in nature and requires much thought.)
  4. d 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."
  5. e critical; captious; carping
    censorious people delight in casting blame.

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. Roman army officer
    Because he was in command of a company of one hundred soldiers, he was called a centurion.
  2. abstaining from sexual intercourse; unmarried
    Though the late Havelock Ellis wrote extensively about sexual customs and was considered an expert in such matters, recent studies maintain he was celibate throughout his life.(abstain: kiêng khem)
  3. marked by changes in fortune
    During his checkered career he had lived in palatial mansions and in dreary boardinghouses. (vừa thành công vừa thất bại)
  4. vexation; disappointment
    Her refusal to go with us filled us with chagrin.
  5. quibble; complaint
    I respect your sensible criticisms, but I dislike the way you cavil about unimportant details.

5 True/False Questions

  1. centaurblame; criticize
    He was censured for his inappropriate behavior.

          

  2. causalto make watertight (by plugging seams) (hàn,bít chỗ hở) (When water from the shower leaked into the basement, we knew it was time to caulk the tiles at the edges of the shower stall.)

          

  3. catharsispurging 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.

          

  4. cavaliercasual and offhand; arrogant; presumptuous; impudent
    Sensitive about having her ideas taken lightly, Marcia felt insulted by Mark's cavalier dismissal of her suggestion.

          

  5. choreographypertaining to the brain or intellect(a. 1. thuộc não, thuộc suy nghĩ 2. intellectual
    The content of philosophical works is cerebral in nature and requires much thought.)

          

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