5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- a (n) correspondence; same; parallelism;
She felt an affinity with all who suffered; their pains were her pains.
- b 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.
- c courteous; amiable; genial; cordial; good-tempered; congenial; sociable
Although he held a position of responsibility, he was an affable individual and could be reached by anyone with a complaint.
- d addition; appendix to book; adjunct
Jane's editor approved her new comparative literature text but thought it would be even better with an
addendum on recent developments in literary criticism.
- e items of business at a meeting
We had so much difficulty agreeing upon an agenda that there was very little time for the meeting.
5 Multiple choice questions
- calm; pacify
The crew tried to allay the fears of the passengers by announcing that the fire had been controlled.
- 1.skillful; facile 2. agile (agility) easy; nimble (nhanh nhẩu, lẹ làng)
His adroit handling of the delicate situation pleased his employers.
- accidental; casual
He found this adventitious meeting with his friend extremely fortunate.
- abundance; wealth
Foreigners are amazed by the affluence and luxury of the American way of life.
Accustomed to being treated with respect, Miss Challoner was affronted by Vidal's offensive behavior.
- refer to; mention
Since you advert to this matter so frequently, you must regard it as important.
5 True/False questions
admonish → warn; reprove
He admonished his listeners to change their wicked ways.
adversary → opponent; enemy
Batman struggled to save Gotham City from the machinations of his wicked adversary, the Joker.
affected → artificial; pretended; feigned
His affected mannerisms irritated may of us who had known him before his promotion.
alimentary → supplying nourishment
The alimentary canal in our bodies is so named because digestion of foods occurs there.
agog → mixture as of metals
alloy of gold are used more frequently than the pure metal.