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5 Matching questions

  1. catharsis
  2. centurion
  3. cession
  4. censure
  5. cauterize
  1. a blame; criticize
    He was censured for his inappropriate behavior.
  2. b burn with hot iron or caustic
    In order to prevent infection, the doctor cauterized the wound.
  3. c Roman army officer
    Because he was in command of a company of one hundred soldiers, he was called a centurion.
  4. d purging 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.
  5. e yielding to another; ceding(sự nhượng lại)
    The cession of Alaska to the United States is discussed in this chapter.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. curb;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."
  2. goblet; consecrated cup
    In a small room adjoining the cathedral, many ornately decorated chalices made by the most famous European goldsmiths were on display.
  3. 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.
  4. burning; 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.
  5. 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.

5 True/False questions

  1. charyabyss, hole, cavity, hollow, aperture
    They could not see the bottom of the chasm.

          

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

          

  3. chimericalfantastic; highly imaginative
    Poe's chimerical stories are sometimes too morbid for reading in bed.

          

  4. caulkto 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.)

          

  5. chivalrousvexation; disappointment
    Her refusal to go with us filled us with chagrin.