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5 Written questions

4 Matching questions

  1. centaur
  2. chicanery
  3. chasten chastise
  4. chasm
  1. a mythical figure, half man and half horse
    I was particularly impressed by the statue of the centaur in the Roman Hall of the museum.
  2. b abyss, hole, cavity, hollow, aperture
    They could not see the bottom of the chasm.
  3. c trickery, deception( sự ngụy biện bịp bợm)
    Your deceitful tactics in this case are indications of chicanery.
  4. d punish; chasten; discipline
    I must chastise you for this offense.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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.
  2. 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)
  3. (vỏ trấu)
    When you separate the wheat from the chaff, be sure you throw out the chaff.
  4. 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.
  5. critical; captious; carping
    censorious people delight in casting blame.

5 True/False questions

  1. censureblame; criticize
    He was censured for his inappropriate behavior.

          

  2. chastecurve; 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. causticburning; sarcastically biting(1. ăn da 2. châm biếm (mockery = sarcasm n.)
    The critic's caustic remarks angered the hapless actors who were the subjects of his sarcasm.

          

  4. caulkcurb;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. chroniclereport; record (in chronological order)
    The gossip columnist was paid to chronicle the latest escapades of the socially prominent celebrities.