5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- a without exceptions; unqualified; absolute
Though the captain claimed he was never, never sick at sea, he finally qualified his categorical denial; he
was hardly ever sick at sea.
- b determine or seek opinions, votes, etc.
van dong bau cu
- c malicious misrepresentation
He could endure his financial failure, but he could not bear the calumny that his foes heaped upon him.
- d rotting flesh of a dead body
Buzzards are nature's scavengers; they eat the carrion left behind by other predators.
- e meat-eating
The lion is a carnivorous animal.
5 Multiple choice questions
- 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)
The Johnstown flood was a catastrophe.
- hiding place
The detectives followed the suspects until he led them to the cache where he had stored his loot.
The enemy was warned to capitulate or face annihilation.
Though not a professional cartographer, Tolkien was able to construct a map of the fictional world.
5 True/False questions
canto → one of the hereditary classes in Hindu society, social stratification; prestige (giai cấp)
(The differences created by caste in India must be wiped out if true democracy is to prevail in that country.)
callous → youthful; immature
In that youthful movement, the leaders were only a little less callow than their immature followers.
cajole → coax; wheedle (dỗ ngọt để ai đó làm lợi cho bản thân)
I will not be cajoled into granting your wish.
carcinogenic → fault-finding; captious; critical
(Welcoming constructive criticism, Lexy appreciated her editor's comments, finding them free of carping.)
cascade → glass water bottle
With each dinner, the patron receives a carafe of red or white wine.