5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- a muddle; drive crazy; fuddle; befuddle; confound; confuse; bewilder
This idiotic plan is confusing enough to addle anyone.
- b ardent; avid; eager (nóng lòng, háo hức)
We were all agog at the news that the celebrated movie star was giving up his career in order to enter a
monastery (tu viện)
- c negative
adverse circumstances compelled him to close his business.
- d connection; cooperation
His affiliation with the political party was of short duration for he soon disagreed with his colleagues.
- e 1. (n) supporter; follower; advocate; backer; upholder; patron (a) sticky; viscous
In the wake of the scandal, the senator's one-time adherent quietly deserted him.
5 Multiple choice questions
- urge; plead for
The abolitionists advocated freedom for the slaves.
- an assumed name
John Smith's alias was Bob Jones.
- nook; recess (hốc tường)
Though their apartment lacked a full-scale dining room, an alcove adjacent to the living room made an
adequate breakfast nook for the young couple.
- warn; reprove
He admonished his listeners to change their wicked ways.
- attach or add on; fasten
First the registrar had to affix his signature to the license; then he had to affix his official seal.
5 True/False questions
adorn → decorate
Wall paintings and carved statues adorned the temple.
aghast → horrified (sốc)
He was aghast at the nerve of the speaker who had insulted his host.
agenda → items of business at a meeting
We had so much difficulty agreeing upon an agenda that there was very little time for the meeting.
alleviate → relieve
This should alleviate the pain; if it does not, we shall have to use stronger drugs.
affirmation → confirmation
Despite Tom's affirmation of innocence, Aunt Polly still suspected he had eaten the pie.