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5 Matching questions

  1. chafe
  2. celibate
  3. cavalcade
  4. check
  5. chary
  1. a 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."
  2. b procession; parade (đoàn diễu hành)
    As described by Chaucer, the cavalcade of Canterbury pilgrims was motley group.
  3. c abstaining from sexual intercourse; unmarried
    Though the late Havelock Ellis wrote extensively about sexual customs and was considered an expert in such matters, recent studies maintain he was celibate throughout his life.(abstain: kiêng khem)
  4. d cautious; sparing or restrained about giving, wary
    A prudent, thrifty New Englander, DeWitt was as chary of investing money in junk bonds as he was chary of paying people unnecessary compliments.
  5. e warm by rubbing
    The collar chafed his neck.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. blame; criticize
    He was censured for his inappropriate behavior.
  2. boorish; rude; insensitive; insensible; vulgar; coarse
    Dismayed by his churlish manners at the party, the girls vowed never to invite him again.
  3. hot-tempered
    His flushed, angry face indicated a choleric nature.
  4. marked by formality (chuộng nghi thức, kiểu cách)
    Ordinary dress would be in appropriate at so ceremonious an affair.
  5. (vỏ trấu)
    When you separate the wheat from the chaff, be sure you throw out the chaff.

5 True/False questions

  1. cauterizeRoman army officer
    Because he was in command of a company of one hundred soldiers, he was called a centurion.

          

  2. cessionstopping
    The workers threatened a cessation of all activities if their demands were not met.

          

  3. chalicegoblet; consecrated cup
    In a small room adjoining the cathedral, many ornately decorated chalices made by the most famous European goldsmiths were on display.

          

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

          

  5. chroniclelong 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)