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  1. chaffing
  2. caucus
  3. chasten chastise
  4. cathartic
  5. cavalier
  1. a 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.)
  2. b punish; chasten; discipline
    I must chastise you for this offense.
  3. c 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.
  4. d bantering; joking
    Sometimes his flippant and chaffing remarks annoy us.
  5. e casual and offhand; arrogant; presumptuous; impudent
    Sensitive about having her ideas taken lightly, Marcia felt insulted by Mark's cavalier dismissal of her suggestion.

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. thought
    Mathematics problems sometimes require much cerebration.
  2. transfer; yield title to (nhượng lại)
    I intend to cede this property to the city.
  3. 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.
  4. 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. stopping
    The workers threatened a cessation of all activities if their demands were not met.

5 True/False Questions

  1. celerityabstaining 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)

          

  2. centurionblame; criticize
    He was censured for his inappropriate behavior.

          

  3. celestialspeed; rapidity; velocity
    Hamlet resented his mother's celerity in remarrying within a month after his father's death.

          

  4. charlatandivine 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.

          

  5. charyabyss, hole, cavity, hollow, aperture
    They could not see the bottom of the chasm.

          

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