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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. aghast
  2. alliteration
  3. affiliation
  4. addle
  5. agitate
  1. a connection; cooperation
    His affiliation with the political party was of short duration for he soon disagreed with his colleagues.
  2. b stir up; disturb (khuấy động)
    Her fiery remarks agitated the already angry mob.
  3. c muddle; drive crazy; fuddle; befuddle; confound; confuse; bewilder
    This idiotic plan is confusing enough to addle anyone.
  4. d horrified (sốc)
    He was aghast at the nerve of the speaker who had insulted his host.
  5. e repetition of beginning sound in poetry
    "The furrow followed free" is an example of alliteration.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. abundance; wealth
    Foreigners are amazed by the affluence and luxury of the American way of life.
    |affront~insult; offend
    Accustomed to being treated with respect, Miss Challoner was affronted by Vidal's offensive behavior.
  2. items of business at a meeting
    We had so much difficulty agreeing upon an agenda that there was very little time for the meeting.
  3. 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.
  4. urge; plead for
    The abolitionists advocated freedom for the slaves.
  5. openmouthed (há hốc mồm)
    She stared, agape, at the many strange animals in the zoo.

5 True/False questions

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

          

  3. aliasan assumed name
    John Smith's alias was Bob Jones.

          

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

          

  5. adventitiousaccidental; casual
    He found this adventitious meeting with his friend extremely fortunate.