5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- a burn with hot iron or caustic
In order to prevent infection, the doctor cauterized the wound.
- b abyss, hole, cavity, hollow, aperture
They could not see the bottom of the chasm.
- c blame; criticize
He was censured for his inappropriate behavior.
- 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."
- e denoting a widely used temperature scale (basically same as Celsius)
On the centigrade thermometer, the freezing point of water is zero degrees.(chia trăm độ, bách phân a.)
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- 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.
- courteous; faithful; brave; well-mannered
chivalrous behavior involves noble words and good deeds.
- 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.)
- 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.)
- report; record (in chronological order)
The gossip columnist was paid to chronicle the latest escapades of the socially prominent celebrities.
5 True/False Questions
catharsis → 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.
chasten chastise → discipline; punish; chastise in order to correct
Whom God loves, God chastens.
chaff → warm by rubbing
The collar chafed his neck.
cerebration → 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.)
cavil → quibble; complaint
I respect your sensible criticisms, but I dislike the way you cavil about unimportant details.