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5 Matching questions

  1. adorn
  2. alimentary
  3. aggregate
  4. alias
  5. alliteration
  1. a decorate
    Wall paintings and carved statues adorned the temple.
  2. b an assumed name
    John Smith's alias was Bob Jones.
  3. c repetition of beginning sound in poetry
    "The furrow followed free" is an example of alliteration.
  4. d supplying nourishment
    The alimentary canal in our bodies is so named because digestion of foods occurs there.
  5. e sum; total
    The aggregate wealth of this country is staggering to the imagination.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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.
  2. story in which characters are used as symbols; fable
    Pilgrim's Progress is an allegory of the temptations and victories of the human soul.
  3. connection; cooperation
    His affiliation with the political party was of short duration for he soon disagreed with his colleagues.
  4. mixture as of metals
    alloy of gold are used more frequently than the pure metal.
  5. 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 True/False questions

  1. aghasthorrified (sốc)
    He was aghast at the nerve of the speaker who had insulted his host.

          

  2. agitatestir up; disturb (khuấy động)
    Her fiery remarks agitated the already angry mob.

          

  3. alacrity(n) enthusiasm
    He demonstrated his eagerness to serve by his alacrity in executing the orders of his master.

          

  4. agglomerationcollection; heap
    It took weeks to assort the agglomeration of miscellaneous items she had collected on her trip.

          

  5. affectedartificial; pretended; feigned
    His affected mannerisms irritated may of us who had known him before his promotion.

          

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