5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- chasten chastise
- a hot-tempered
His flushed, angry face indicated a choleric nature.
- b (vỏ trấu)
When you separate the wheat from the chaff, be sure you throw out the chaff.
- c 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.
- d discipline; punish; chastise in order to correct
Whom God loves, God chastens.
- e yielding to another; ceding(sự nhượng lại)
The cession of Alaska to the United States is discussed in this chapter.
5 Multiple choice questions
- 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.)
- tending toward the center
Does centripetal force or the force of gravity bring orbiting bodies to the earth's surface?(hướng tâm)
- angelic; innocent-looking
With her cheerful smile and rosy cheeks, she was a particularly cherubic child.
- cautious; sparing or restrained about giving, wary
A prudent, thrifty New Englander, DeWitt was as chary of investing money in junk bonds as he was chary of paying people unnecessary compliments.
- speed; rapidity; velocity
Hamlet resented his mother's celerity in remarrying within a month after his father's death.
5 True/False questions
cathartic → 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.
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.)
centrifugal → radiating; departing from the center
Many automatic drying machines remove excess moisture from clothing by centrifugal force.(ly tâm)
centurion → Roman army officer
Because he was in command of a company of one hundred soldiers, he was called a centurion.
cerebral → thought
Mathematics problems sometimes require much cerebration.