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5 Matching questions

  1. adventitious
  2. advocate
  3. alacrity
  4. alleviate
  5. alias
  1. a relieve
    This should alleviate the pain; if it does not, we shall have to use stronger drugs.
  2. b (n) enthusiasm
    He demonstrated his eagerness to serve by his alacrity in executing the orders of his master.
  3. c an assumed name
    John Smith's alias was Bob Jones.
  4. d accidental; casual
    He found this adventitious meeting with his friend extremely fortunate.
  5. e urge; plead for
    The abolitionists advocated freedom for the slaves.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. negative
    adverse circumstances compelled him to close his business.
  2. 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.
  3. shield; defense
    Under the aegis of the Bill of Rights, we enjoy our most treasured freedoms.
  4. (n) correspondence; same; parallelism;
    She felt an affinity with all who suffered; their pains were her pains.
  5. muddle; drive crazy; fuddle; befuddle; confound; confuse; bewilder
    This idiotic plan is confusing enough to addle anyone.

5 True/False questions

  1. affablemuddle; drive crazy; fuddle; befuddle; confound; confuse; bewilder
    This idiotic plan is confusing enough to addle anyone.

          

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

          

  3. alienatemake hostile; separate
    Her attempts to alienate the two friends failed because they had complete faith in each other.

          

  4. affluenceabundance; wealth
    Foreigners are amazed by the affluence and luxury of the American way of life.
    |affront~insult; offend
    Accustomed to being treated with respect, Miss Challoner was affronted by Vidal's offensive behavior.

          

  5. allegorystate without proof
    It is alleged that she had worked for the enemy.