5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- a shield; defense
Under the aegis of the Bill of Rights, we enjoy our most treasured freedoms.
- b 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.
- c (n) correspondence; same; parallelism;
She felt an affinity with all who suffered; their pains were her pains.
- d calm; pacify
The crew tried to allay the fears of the passengers by announcing that the fire had been controlled.
- e flattery; blandishment (sự tâng bốc, sự xu nịnh)
The rock star thrived on the adulation of his groupies and yes-men.
5 Multiple choice questions
- attachment; addendum
I will entertain this concept as an adjunct to the main proposal.
- mixture as of metals
alloy of gold are used more frequently than the pure metal.
- 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.
- 1.skillful; facile 2. agile (agility) easy; nimble (nhanh nhẩu, lẹ làng)
His adroit handling of the delicate situation pleased his employers.
- 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 True/False questions
adventitious → accidental; casual
He found this adventitious meeting with his friend extremely fortunate.
allege → refer indirectly
Try not to allude to this matter in his presence because the topic annoys him.
adversary → opponent; enemy
Batman struggled to save Gotham City from the machinations of his wicked adversary, the Joker.
alias → an assumed name
John Smith's alias was Bob Jones.
alimentary → make hostile; separate
Her attempts to alienate the two friends failed because they had complete faith in each other.