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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. aghast
  2. adroit
  3. aggrandize
  4. alchemy
  5. affidavit
  1. a horrified (sốc)
    He was aghast at the nerve of the speaker who had insulted his host.
  2. b medieval chemistry (thuật giả kim)
    The changing of baser metals into gold was the goal of the students of alchemy.
  3. c 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. d written statement made under oath (bản khai có tuyên thệ)
    The court refused to accept his statement unless he presented it in the form of an affidavit.
  5. e 1.skillful; facile 2. agile (agility) easy; nimble (nhanh nhẩu, lẹ làng)
    His adroit handling of the delicate situation pleased his employers.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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.
  2. arrival (sự đến)
    Most Americans were unaware of the advent of the Nuclear Age until the news of Hiroshima reached
    them.
  3. urge; plead for
    The abolitionists advocated freedom for the slaves.
  4. (n) enthusiasm
    He demonstrated his eagerness to serve by his alacrity in executing the orders of his master.
  5. flattery; blandishment (sự tâng bốc, sự xu nịnh)
    The rock star thrived on the adulation of his groupies and yes-men.

5 True/False questions

  1. affableartificial; pretended; feigned
    His affected mannerisms irritated may of us who had known him before his promotion.

          

  2. aegisshield; defense
    Under the aegis of the Bill of Rights, we enjoy our most treasured freedoms.

          

  3. admonishwarn; reprove
    He admonished his listeners to change their wicked ways.

          

  4. aliascalm; pacify
    The crew tried to allay the fears of the passengers by announcing that the fire had been controlled.

          

  5. affinitynimbleness
    The agility of the acrobat amazed and thrilled the audience.