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5 Matching questions

  1. chronicle
  2. choleric
  3. centrifugal
  4. centurion
  5. cauterize
  1. a radiating; departing from the center
    Many automatic drying machines remove excess moisture from clothing by centrifugal force.(ly tâm)
  2. b Roman army officer
    Because he was in command of a company of one hundred soldiers, he was called a centurion.
  3. c report; record (in chronological order)
    The gossip columnist was paid to chronicle the latest escapades of the socially prominent celebrities.
  4. d hot-tempered
    His flushed, angry face indicated a choleric nature.
  5. e burn with hot iron or caustic
    In order to prevent infection, the doctor cauterized the wound.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. curve; 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)
  2. 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.
  3. long 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)
  4. quibble; complaint
    I respect your sensible criticisms, but I dislike the way you cavil about unimportant details.
  5. 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.)

5 True/False questions

  1. causticimplying 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.)

          

  2. celibateabstaining 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)

          

  3. chasten chastisepurging or cleansing of any passage of the body(sự tẩy nhẹ)
    Aristotle maintained that tragedy created a catharsis by purging the soul of base concepts.

          

  4. cherubiclong 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)

          

  5. chalicegoblet; consecrated cup
    In a small room adjoining the cathedral, many ornately decorated chalices made by the most famous European goldsmiths were on display.