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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. affected
  2. alloy
  3. affirmation
  4. allegory
  5. adulation
  1. a artificial; pretended; feigned
    His affected mannerisms irritated may of us who had known him before his promotion.
  2. b flattery; blandishment (sự tâng bốc, sự xu nịnh)
    The rock star thrived on the adulation of his groupies and yes-men.
  3. c confirmation
    Despite Tom's affirmation of innocence, Aunt Polly still suspected he had eaten the pie.
  4. d mixture as of metals
    alloy of gold are used more frequently than the pure metal.
  5. e story in which characters are used as symbols; fable
    Pilgrim's Progress is an allegory of the temptations and victories of the human soul.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. accidental; casual
    He found this adventitious meeting with his friend extremely fortunate.
  2. payments make to an ex-spouse after divorce (tiền cấp dưỡng sau khi li dị)
    Because Tony had supported Tina through medical school, on their divorce he asked the court to award
    him $500 a month in alimony.
  3. 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.
  4. urge; plead for
    The abolitionists advocated freedom for the slaves.
  5. stir up; disturb (khuấy động)
    Her fiery remarks agitated the already angry mob.

5 True/False questions

  1. affiliationconnection; cooperation
    His affiliation with the political party was of short duration for he soon disagreed with his colleagues.

          

  2. advertrefer to; mention
    Since you advert to this matter so frequently, you must regard it as important.

          

  3. alacritymedieval chemistry (thuật giả kim)
    The changing of baser metals into gold was the goal of the students of alchemy.

          

  4. alludestate without proof
    It is alleged that she had worked for the enemy.

          

  5. agogardent; 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)