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  1. centigrade
  2. censor
  3. cession
  4. chide
  5. centurion
  1. a yielding to another; ceding(sự nhượng lại)
    The cession of Alaska to the United States is discussed in this chapter.
  2. b 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.
  3. c scold (la rầy)
    Grandma began to chide Steven for his lying.
  4. d Roman army officer
    Because he was in command of a company of one hundred soldiers, he was called a centurion.
  5. 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

  1. hot-tempered
    His flushed, angry face indicated a choleric nature.
  2. report; record (in chronological order)
    The gossip columnist was paid to chronicle the latest escapades of the socially prominent celebrities.
  3. fantastic; highly imaginative
    Poe's chimerical stories are sometimes too morbid for reading in bed.
  4. 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.
  5. blindly devoted patriot
    A chauvinist cannot recognize any faults in his country, no matter how flagrant they may be.

5 True/False Questions

  1. cavaliergoblet; consecrated cup
    In a small room adjoining the cathedral, many ornately decorated chalices made by the most famous European goldsmiths were on display.

          

  2. chastecurve; ornament a metal surface by indenting
    With his hammer, he carefully chased an intricate design onto the surface of the chalice.(indent: khắc khía răng cưa)

          

  3. celibateabstaining 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)

          

  4. championsupport, 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)

          

  5. causticburning; 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.

          

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