5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- chasten chastise
- a radiating; departing from the center
Many automatic drying machines remove excess moisture from clothing by centrifugal force.(ly tâm)
- b punish; chasten; discipline
I must chastise you for this offense.
- c procession; parade (đoàn diễu hành)
As described by Chaucer, the cavalcade of Canterbury pilgrims was motley group.
- d thought
Mathematics problems sometimes require much cerebration.
- e boorish; rude; insensitive; insensible; vulgar; coarse
Dismayed by his churlish manners at the party, the girls vowed never to invite him again.
5 Multiple choice questions
- bantering; joking
Sometimes his flippant and chaffing remarks annoy us.
- speed; rapidity; velocity
Hamlet resented his mother's celerity in remarrying within a month after his father's death.
- machine that separates substances by whirling them
At the dairy, we employ a centrifuge to separate cream from milk.
- quack; pretender to knowledge
When they realized that the Wizard didn't know how to get them back to Kansas, Dorothy and her friends were sure they'd been duped by a charlatan.
- Roman army officer
Because he was in command of a company of one hundred soldiers, he was called a centurion.
5 True/False questions
cavil → to 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.)
caucus → private meeting of members of a party to select officers or determine policy (cuộc họp kín)
(At the opening of Congress the members of the Democratic Party held a caucus to elect the majority leader of the House and the party whip.)
chimerical → 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)
catholic → purgative (thuốc tẩy thuốc xổ)
Some drugs act as laxatives when taken in small doses but act as cathartics when taken in much larger doses.
charisma → divine gift; great popular charm or appeal (uy tín)
Political commentators have deplored the importance of a candidate's charisma in these days of television campaigning.