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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. chronicle
  2. caustic
  3. centigrade
  4. chaste
  5. chafe
  1. a warm by rubbing
    The collar chafed his neck.
  2. b 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.
  3. c denoting a widely used temperature scale (basically same as Celsius)
    On the centigrade thermometer, the freezing point of water is zero degrees.(chia trăm độ, bách phân a.)
  4. d pure (trong trắng tinh khôi)
    Her chaste and decorous garb (clothes) was appropriately selected for the solemnity (seriousness) of the occasion.
  5. e report; record (in chronological order)
    The gossip columnist was paid to chronicle the latest escapades of the socially prominent celebrities.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. lizard that changes color in different situations
    Like the chameleon, he assumed the political coloration of every group he met.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.)
  4. transfer; yield title to (nhượng lại)
    I intend to cede this property to the city.
  5. angelic; innocent-looking
    With her cheerful smile and rosy cheeks, she was a particularly cherubic child.

5 True/False questions

  1. chivalrouslizard that changes color in different situations
    Like the chameleon, he assumed the political coloration of every group he met.

          

  2. cavilimplying a cause-and-effect relationship (thuộc nguyên nhân)
    (The psychologist maintained there was a causal relationship between the nature of one's early childhood experiences and one's adult personality.)

          

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

          

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

          

  5. chauvinistbantering; joking
    Sometimes his flippant and chaffing remarks annoy us.