5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- chasten chastise
- a quack; pretender to knowledge
When they realized that the Wizard didn't know how to get them back to Kansas, Dorothy and her friends were sure they'd been duped by a charlatan.
- b 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.
- c 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.
- d thought
Mathematics problems sometimes require much cerebration.
- e discipline; punish; chastise in order to correct
Whom God loves, God chastens.
5 Multiple choice questions
- pure (trong trắng tinh khôi)
Her chaste and decorous garb (clothes) was appropriately selected for the solemnity (seriousness) of the occasion.
- transfer; yield title to (nhượng lại)
I intend to cede this property to the city.
- fantastic; highly imaginative
Poe's chimerical stories are sometimes too morbid for reading in bed.
- 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)
- goblet; consecrated cup
In a small room adjoining the cathedral, many ornately decorated chalices made by the most famous European goldsmiths were on display.
5 True/False questions
chaff → warm by rubbing
The collar chafed his neck.
chasten chastise → framework 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)
centrifuge → radiating; departing from the center
Many automatic drying machines remove excess moisture from clothing by centrifugal force.(ly tâm)
caucus → 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.)
chaffing → bantering; joking
Sometimes his flippant and chaffing remarks annoy us.