5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- a connection; cooperation
His affiliation with the political party was of short duration for he soon disagreed with his colleagues.
- b stir up; disturb (khuấy động)
Her fiery remarks agitated the already angry mob.
- c muddle; drive crazy; fuddle; befuddle; confound; confuse; bewilder
This idiotic plan is confusing enough to addle anyone.
- d horrified (sốc)
He was aghast at the nerve of the speaker who had insulted his host.
- e repetition of beginning sound in poetry
"The furrow followed free" is an example of alliteration.
5 Multiple choice questions
- abundance; wealth
Foreigners are amazed by the affluence and luxury of the American way of life.
Accustomed to being treated with respect, Miss Challoner was affronted by Vidal's offensive behavior.
- items of business at a meeting
We had so much difficulty agreeing upon an agenda that there was very little time for the meeting.
- addition; appendix to book; adjunct
Jane's editor approved her new comparative literature text but thought it would be even better with an
addendum on recent developments in literary criticism.
- urge; plead for
The abolitionists advocated freedom for the slaves.
- openmouthed (há hốc mồm)
She stared, agape, at the many strange animals in the zoo.
5 True/False questions
aggrandize → 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.
alacrity → (n) enthusiasm
He demonstrated his eagerness to serve by his alacrity in executing the orders of his master.
alias → an assumed name
John Smith's alias was Bob Jones.
advent → refer to; mention
Since you advert to this matter so frequently, you must regard it as important.
adventitious → accidental; casual
He found this adventitious meeting with his friend extremely fortunate.