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5 Matching questions

  1. censor
  2. caulk
  3. cavalcade
  4. celibate
  5. chide
  1. a overseer of morals; person who eliminates inappropriate matter(người kiểm duyệt)
    Soldiers dislike having their mail read by a censor but understand the need for this precaution.
  2. b 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.)
  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 scold (la rầy)
    Grandma began to chide Steven for his lying.
  5. e procession; parade (đoàn diễu hành)
    As described by Chaucer, the cavalcade of Canterbury pilgrims was motley group.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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.)
  2. thought
    Mathematics problems sometimes require much cerebration.
  3. implying 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.)
  4. yielding to another; ceding(sự nhượng lại)
    The cession of Alaska to the United States is discussed in this chapter.
  5. boorish; rude; insensitive; insensible; vulgar; coarse
    Dismayed by his churlish manners at the party, the girls vowed never to invite him again.

5 True/False questions

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


  2. chafecurve; ornament a metal surface by indenting
    With his hammer, he carefully chased an intricate design onto the surface of the chalice.(indent: khắc khía răng cưa)


  3. charlatandivine 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.


  4. chalicescold (la rầy)
    Grandma began to chide Steven for his lying.


  5. chronicangelic; innocent-looking
    With her cheerful smile and rosy cheeks, she was a particularly cherubic child.