5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- a opponent; enemy
Batman struggled to save Gotham City from the machinations of his wicked adversary, the Joker.
- b nimbleness
The agility of the acrobat amazed and thrilled the audience.
- c artificial; pretended; feigned
His affected mannerisms irritated may of us who had known him before his promotion.
- d attach or add on; fasten
First the registrar had to affix his signature to the license; then he had to affix his official seal.
- e 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)
5 Multiple choice questions
- muddle; drive crazy; fuddle; befuddle; confound; confuse; bewilder
This idiotic plan is confusing enough to addle anyone.
- 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.
- 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.
- items of business at a meeting
We had so much difficulty agreeing upon an agenda that there was very little time for the meeting.
- solemn urging (lời thề); oath
Her adjuration to tell the truth did not change the witnesses' testimony.
5 True/False questions
aggrandize → intensify; amplify; enlarge; elevate; escalate (đất đai, quyền lực)
The history of the past quarter century illustrates how a President may aggrandize his power to act
aggressively in international affairs without considering the wishes of Congress.
affable → openmouthed (há hốc mồm)
She stared, agape, at the many strange animals in the zoo.
adjutant → assistant
Though Wellington delegated many tasks to his chief adjutant, Lord Fitzroy Somerset, Somerset was in no doubt as to who made all major decisions.
alloy → mixture as of metals
alloy of gold are used more frequently than the pure metal.
adjunct → arrival (sự đến)
Most Americans were unaware of the advent of the Nuclear Age until the news of Hiroshima reached