5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- 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."
- b angelic; innocent-looking
With her cheerful smile and rosy cheeks, she was a particularly cherubic child.
- c critical; captious; carping
censorious people delight in casting blame.
- 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.
- e blame; criticize
He was censured for his inappropriate behavior.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- mythical figure, half man and half horse
I was particularly impressed by the statue of the centaur in the Roman Hall of the museum.
The workers threatened a cessation of all activities if their demands were not met.
- 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.
- heavenly, mundane
She spoke of the celestial joys that awaited virtuous souls in the hereafter.
- vexation; disappointment
Her refusal to go with us filled us with chagrin.
5 True/False Questions
chary → cautious; 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.
champion → support, 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)
chalice → pure (trong trắng tinh khôi)
Her chaste and decorous garb (clothes) was appropriately selected for the solemnity (seriousness) of the occasion.
chasten chastise → discipline; punish; chastise in order to correct
Whom God loves, God chastens.
cauterize → burn with hot iron or caustic
In order to prevent infection, the doctor cauterized the wound.