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5 Matching questions

  1. censor
  2. churlish
  3. catholic
  4. caucus
  5. chauvinist
  1. a boorish; rude; insensitive; insensible; vulgar; coarse
    Dismayed by his churlish manners at the party, the girls vowed never to invite him again.
  2. b blindly devoted patriot
    A chauvinist cannot recognize any faults in his country, no matter how flagrant they may be.
  3. c 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.
  4. d universal; wide-ranging liberal, global, world-wide (rộng khắp)
    He was extremely catholic in his taste and read everything he could find in the library.
  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. 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."
  2. 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.
  3. 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.)
  4. 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.
  5. blame; criticize
    He was censured for his inappropriate behavior.

5 True/False questions

  1. causalimplying a cause-and-effect relationship (thuộc nguyên nhân)
    (The psychologist maintained there was a causal relationship between the nature of one's early childhood experiences and one's adult personality.)

          

  2. catharticpurgative (thuốc tẩy thuốc xổ)
    Some drugs act as laxatives when taken in small doses but act as cathartics when taken in much larger doses.

          

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

          

  4. chicanerycautious; 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.

          

  5. chimericalfantastic; highly imaginative
    Poe's chimerical stories are sometimes too morbid for reading in bed.

          

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