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5 Matching questions

  1. aggrandize
  2. advent
  3. affable
  4. agrarian
  5. allegory
  1. a arrival (sự đến)
    Most Americans were unaware of the advent of the Nuclear Age until the news of Hiroshima reached
    them.
  2. b 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. 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.
  4. d 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. e pertaining to land or its cultivation
    As a result of its recent industrialization, the country is gradually losing its agrarian traditions.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. artificial; pretended; feigned
    His affected mannerisms irritated may of us who had known him before his promotion.
  2. muddle; drive crazy; fuddle; befuddle; confound; confuse; bewilder
    This idiotic plan is confusing enough to addle anyone.
  3. opponent; enemy
    Batman struggled to save Gotham City from the machinations of his wicked adversary, the Joker.
  4. horrified (sốc)
    He was aghast at the nerve of the speaker who had insulted his host.
  5. assistant
    Though Wellington delegated many tasks to his chief adjutant, Lord Fitzroy Somerset, Somerset was in no doubt as to who made all major decisions.

5 True/False questions

  1. advertrefer to; mention
    Since you advert to this matter so frequently, you must regard it as important.

          

  2. adversenegative
    adverse circumstances compelled him to close his business.

          

  3. adulationflattery; blandishment (sự tâng bốc, sự xu nịnh)
    The rock star thrived on the adulation of his groupies and yes-men.

          

  4. alimentarysupplying nourishment
    The alimentary canal in our bodies is so named because digestion of foods occurs there.

          

  5. admonishwarn; reprove
    He admonished his listeners to change their wicked ways.