5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- a ardent; avid; eager (nóng lòng, háo hức)
We were all agog at the news that the celebrated movie star was giving up his career in order to enter a
monastery (tu viện)
- b shield; defense
Under the aegis of the Bill of Rights, we enjoy our most treasured freedoms.
- 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.
- d negative
adverse circumstances compelled him to close his business.
- e solemn urging (lời thề); oath
Her adjuration to tell the truth did not change the witnesses' testimony.
5 Multiple choice questions
- 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.
- attach or add on; fasten
First the registrar had to affix his signature to the license; then he had to affix his official seal.
Wall paintings and carved statues adorned the temple.
- (n) enthusiasm
He demonstrated his eagerness to serve by his alacrity in executing the orders of his master.
- 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.
5 True/False questions
advent → refer to; mention
Since you advert to this matter so frequently, you must regard it as important.
addendum → arrival (sự đến)
Most Americans were unaware of the advent of the Nuclear Age until the news of Hiroshima reached
agitate → openmouthed (há hốc mồm)
She stared, agape, at the many strange animals in the zoo.
affirmation → confirmation
Despite Tom's affirmation of innocence, Aunt Polly still suspected he had eaten the pie.
advocate → urge; plead for
The abolitionists advocated freedom for the slaves.