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

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5 Matching Questions

  1. chide
  2. chauvinist
  3. chagrin
  4. centaur
  5. celestial
  1. a vexation; disappointment
    Her refusal to go with us filled us with chagrin.
  2. b blindly devoted patriot
    A chauvinist cannot recognize any faults in his country, no matter how flagrant they may be.
  3. c heavenly, mundane
    She spoke of the celestial joys that awaited virtuous souls in the hereafter.
  4. d scold (la rầy)
    Grandma began to chide Steven for his lying.
  5. e mythical figure, half man and half horse
    I was particularly impressed by the statue of the centaur in the Roman Hall of the museum.

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. bantering; joking
    Sometimes his flippant and chaffing remarks annoy us.
  2. having minute hairs(có mao)
    The paramecium is a ciliated, one-celled animal.
  3. 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.
  4. stopping
    The workers threatened a cessation of all activities if their demands were not met.
  5. 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 True/False Questions

  1. cerebralpertaining 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.)

          

  2. chicanerycautious; 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.

          

  3. chasmabyss, hole, cavity, hollow, aperture
    They could not see the bottom of the chasm.

          

  4. 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.)

          

  5. cessionstopping
    The workers threatened a cessation of all activities if their demands were not met.

          

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