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5 Matching questions

  1. chagrin
  2. catholic
  3. caucus
  4. choleric
  5. chaff
  1. a universal; wide-ranging liberal, global, world-wide (rộng khắp)
    He was extremely catholic in his taste and read everything he could find in the library.
  2. b vexation; disappointment
    Her refusal to go with us filled us with chagrin.
  3. c hot-tempered
    His flushed, angry face indicated a choleric nature.
  4. d (vỏ trấu)
    When you separate the wheat from the chaff, be sure you throw out the chaff.
  5. e private meeting of members of a party to select officers or determine policy (cuộc họp kín)
    (At the opening of Congress the members of the Democratic Party held a caucus to elect the majority leader of the House and the party whip.)

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. divine gift; great popular charm or appeal (uy tín)
    Political commentators have deplored the importance of a candidate's charisma in these days of television campaigning.
  2. purgative (thuốc tẩy thuốc xổ)
    Some drugs act as laxatives when taken in small doses but act as cathartics when taken in much larger doses.
  3. burn with hot iron or caustic
    In order to prevent infection, the doctor cauterized the wound.
  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. bantering; joking
    Sometimes his flippant and chaffing remarks annoy us.

5 True/False questions

  1. chroniclong 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)


  2. chasten chastiseframework and working parts of an automobile
    Examining the car after the accident, the owner discovered that the body had been ruined but that the chassis was unharmed.(khung gầm)


  3. celestialspeed; rapidity; velocity
    Hamlet resented his mother's celerity in remarrying within a month after his father's death.


  4. centurionmythical figure, half man and half horse
    I was particularly impressed by the statue of the centaur in the Roman Hall of the museum.


  5. chaoticin utter disorder
    He tried to bring order into the chaotic state of affairs.