5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- a pure (trong trắng tinh khôi)
Her chaste and decorous garb (clothes) was appropriately selected for the solemnity (seriousness) of the occasion.
- b purging or cleansing of any passage of the body(sự tẩy nhẹ)
Aristotle maintained that tragedy created a catharsis by purging the soul of base concepts.
- c mythical figure, half man and half horse
I was particularly impressed by the statue of the centaur in the Roman Hall of the museum.
- d vexation; disappointment
Her refusal to go with us filled us with chagrin.
- e Roman army officer
Because he was in command of a company of one hundred soldiers, he was called a centurion.
5 Multiple choice questions
- bantering; joking
Sometimes his flippant and chaffing remarks annoy us.
- lizard that changes color in different situations
Like the chameleon, he assumed the political coloration of every group he met.
The workers threatened a cessation of all activities if their demands were not met.
- abyss, hole, cavity, hollow, aperture
They could not see the bottom of the chasm.
- punish; chasten; discipline
I must chastise you for this offense.
5 True/False questions
charlatan → quack; pretender to knowledge
When they realized that the Wizard didn't know how to get them back to Kansas, Dorothy and her friends were sure they'd been duped by a charlatan.
chauvinist → blindly devoted patriot
A chauvinist cannot recognize any faults in his country, no matter how flagrant they may be.
chicanery → trickery, deception( sự ngụy biện bịp bợm)
Your deceitful tactics in this case are indications of chicanery.
caulk → to make watertight (by plugging seams) (hàn,bít chỗ hở) (When water from the shower leaked into the basement, we knew it was time to caulk the tiles at the edges of the shower stall.)
cathartic → purgative (thuốc tẩy thuốc xổ)
Some drugs act as laxatives when taken in small doses but act as cathartics when taken in much larger doses.