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5 Matching questions

  1. cavalier
  2. cherubic
  3. chasm
  4. chasten chastise
  5. caustic
  1. a discipline; punish; chastise in order to correct
    Whom God loves, God chastens.
  2. b casual and offhand; arrogant; presumptuous; impudent
    Sensitive about having her ideas taken lightly, Marcia felt insulted by Mark's cavalier dismissal of her suggestion.
  3. c angelic; innocent-looking
    With her cheerful smile and rosy cheeks, she was a particularly cherubic child.
  4. d abyss, hole, cavity, hollow, aperture
    They could not see the bottom of the chasm.
  5. e 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.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. overseer of morals; person who eliminates inappropriate matter(người kiểm duyệt)
    Soldiers dislike having their mail read by a censor but understand the need for this precaution.
  2. blame; criticize
    He was censured for his inappropriate behavior.
  3. lizard that changes color in different situations
    Like the chameleon, he assumed the political coloration of every group he met.
  4. curb;restrain;control (kiem che)
    Thrusting out her arm, Grandma checked Bobby's lunge at his sister. "Young man," she said, "you'd better check your temper."
  5. 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.)

5 True/False questions

  1. chimericalfantastic; highly imaginative
    Poe's chimerical stories are sometimes too morbid for reading in bed.

          

  2. centrifugemachine that separates substances by whirling them
    At the dairy, we employ a centrifuge to separate cream from milk.

          

  3. catharticpurgative (thuốc tẩy thuốc xổ)
    Some drugs act as laxatives when taken in small doses but act as cathartics when taken in much larger doses.

          

  4. centripetalradiating; departing from the center
    Many automatic drying machines remove excess moisture from clothing by centrifugal force.(ly tâm)

          

  5. cavalcadequibble; complaint
    I respect your sensible criticisms, but I dislike the way you cavil about unimportant details.