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5 Matching questions

  1. celestial
  2. chasten chastise
  3. centigrade
  4. caucus
  5. centaur
  1. a mythical figure, half man and half horse
    I was particularly impressed by the statue of the centaur in the Roman Hall of the museum.
  2. b heavenly, mundane
    She spoke of the celestial joys that awaited virtuous souls in the hereafter.
  3. c discipline; punish; chastise in order to correct
    Whom God loves, God chastens.
  4. d 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. e 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.)

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. trickery, deception( sự ngụy biện bịp bợm)
    Your deceitful tactics in this case are indications of chicanery.
  2. marked by formality (chuộng nghi thức, kiểu cách)
    Ordinary dress would be in appropriate at so ceremonious an affair.
  3. quibble; complaint
    I respect your sensible criticisms, but I dislike the way you cavil about unimportant details.
  4. pure (trong trắng tinh khôi)
    Her chaste and decorous garb (clothes) was appropriately selected for the solemnity (seriousness) of the occasion.
  5. Roman army officer
    Because he was in command of a company of one hundred soldiers, he was called a centurion.

5 True/False questions

  1. chroniclong established, as a disease
    The doctors were finally able to attribute his chronic headaches and nausea(chứng ói mửa, vomit) to traces of formaldehyde gas in his apartment. (kinh niên)

          

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

          

  3. causticin utter disorder
    He tried to bring order into the chaotic state of affairs.

          

  4. charismadivine 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. chroniclelong established, as a disease
    The doctors were finally able to attribute his chronic headaches and nausea(chứng ói mửa, vomit) to traces of formaldehyde gas in his apartment. (kinh niên)

          

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