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5 Matching questions

  1. chaste
  2. chronicle
  3. cauterize
  4. cathartic
  5. chide
  1. a report; record (in chronological order)
    The gossip columnist was paid to chronicle the latest escapades of the socially prominent celebrities.
  2. b 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. c scold (la rầy)
    Grandma began to chide Steven for his lying.
  4. d burn with hot iron or caustic
    In order to prevent infection, the doctor cauterized the wound.
  5. e pure (trong trắng tinh khôi)
    Her chaste and decorous garb (clothes) was appropriately selected for the solemnity (seriousness) of the occasion.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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. pertaining to the brain or intellect(a. 1. thuộc não, thuộc suy nghĩ 2. intellectual
    The content of philosophical works is cerebral in nature and requires much thought.)
  3. transfer; yield title to (nhượng lại)
    I intend to cede this property to the city.
  4. Roman army officer
    Because he was in command of a company of one hundred soldiers, he was called a centurion.
  5. 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.)

5 True/False questions

  1. chronicin utter disorder
    He tried to bring order into the chaotic state of affairs.

          

  2. cavilto 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. cholerichot-tempered
    His flushed, angry face indicated a choleric nature.

          

  4. 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.

          

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