5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- a pious phraseology; jargon of criminals
(Angry that the president had slashed the education budget, we dismissed his speech on the importance of education as mere cant. lời đạo đức giả)
- b causing cancer
Many supposedly harmless substances have been revealed to be carcinogenic.
- c punishment; severe criticism
Sensitive even to mild criticism, Woolf could not bear castigation that she found in certain reviews.
- d meat-eating
The lion is a carnivorous animal.
- e rotting flesh of a dead body
Buzzards are nature's scavengers; they eat the carrion left behind by other predators.
5 Multiple choice questions
Some people seem to enjoy the cacophony of an orchestra that is tuning up.
- lurch; sway from side to side (lao dao)
The taxicab careened wildly as it rounded the corner.
Though not a professional cartographer, Tolkien was able to construct a map of the fictional world.
- coax; wheedle (dỗ ngọt để ai đó làm lợi cho bản thân)
I will not be cajoled into granting your wish.
- destruction of life (sự tàn sát)
The carnage that can be caused by atomic warfare adds to the responsibilities of our statesmen.
5 True/False questions
candor → any ulcerous sore; any evil (bệnh viêm loét, mục nát)
Poverty is a canker in the body politic; it must be cured.
catastrophe → calamity
The Johnstown flood was a catastrophe.
capillary → having a very fine bore
catalyst → agent that brings about a chemical change while it remains unaffected and unchanged
Many chemical reactions cannot take place without the presence of a catalyst.
canter → n v. gallop
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