5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- chasten chastise
- a yielding to another; ceding(sự nhượng lại)
The cession of Alaska to the United States is discussed in this chapter.
- b punish; chasten; discipline
I must chastise you for this offense.
- c (vỏ trấu)
When you separate the wheat from the chaff, be sure you throw out the chaff.
- d radiating; departing from the center
Many automatic drying machines remove excess moisture from clothing by centrifugal force.(ly tâm)
- e quibble; complaint
I respect your sensible criticisms, but I dislike the way you cavil about unimportant details.
5 Multiple choice questions
- burning; sarcastically biting(1. ăn da 2. châm biếm (mockery = sarcasm n.)
The critic's caustic remarks angered the hapless actors who were the subjects of his sarcasm.
- framework and working parts of an automobile
Examining the car after the accident, the owner discovered that the body had been ruined but that the chassis was unharmed.(khung gầm)
- long established, as a disease
The doctors were finally able to attribute his chronic headaches and nausea(chứng ói mửa, vomit) to traces of formaldehyde gas in his apartment. (kinh niên)
- pertaining to the brain or intellect(a. 1. thuộc não, thuộc suy nghĩ 2. intellectual
The content of philosophical works is cerebral in nature and requires much thought.)
His flushed, angry face indicated a choleric nature.
5 True/False questions
chalice → goblet; consecrated cup
In a small room adjoining the cathedral, many ornately decorated chalices made by the most famous European goldsmiths were on display.
chameleon → support, advocate militantly
(Martin Luther King, Jr., won the Nobel Peace Prize because he championed the oppressed in their struggle for equality. militant a. hostile = aggressive)
check → abyss, hole, cavity, hollow, aperture
They could not see the bottom of the chasm.
charlatan → divine gift; great popular charm or appeal (uy tín)
Political commentators have deplored the importance of a candidate's charisma in these days of television campaigning.
chaffing → bantering; joking
Sometimes his flippant and chaffing remarks annoy us.