5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- a nook; recess (hốc tường)
Though their apartment lacked a full-scale dining room, an alcove adjacent to the living room made an
adequate breakfast nook for the young couple.
- b 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.
- c calm; pacify
The crew tried to allay the fears of the passengers by announcing that the fire had been controlled.
- d muddle; drive crazy; fuddle; befuddle; confound; confuse; bewilder
This idiotic plan is confusing enough to addle anyone.
- 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
- supplying nourishment
The alimentary canal in our bodies is so named because digestion of foods occurs there.
- (n) correspondence; same; parallelism;
She felt an affinity with all who suffered; their pains were her pains.
- attach or add on; fasten
First the registrar had to affix his signature to the license; then he had to affix his official seal.
- sum; total
The aggregate wealth of this country is staggering to the imagination.
- 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.
5 True/False questions
alleviate → make hostile; separate
Her attempts to alienate the two friends failed because they had complete faith in each other.
agitate → stir up; disturb (khuấy động)
Her fiery remarks agitated the already angry mob.
aghast → horrified (sốc)
He was aghast at the nerve of the speaker who had insulted his host.
alias → an assumed name
John Smith's alias was Bob Jones.
affirmation → connection; cooperation
His affiliation with the political party was of short duration for he soon disagreed with his colleagues.