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5 Matching questions

  1. chauvinist
  2. celestial
  3. chaffing
  4. cede
  5. chameleon
  1. a bantering; joking
    Sometimes his flippant and chaffing remarks annoy us.
  2. b blindly devoted patriot
    A chauvinist cannot recognize any faults in his country, no matter how flagrant they may be.
  3. c heavenly, mundane
    She spoke of the celestial joys that awaited virtuous souls in the hereafter.
  4. d transfer; yield title to (nhượng lại)
    I intend to cede this property to the city.
  5. e lizard that changes color in different situations
    Like the chameleon, he assumed the political coloration of every group he met.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. marked by changes in fortune
    During his checkered career he had lived in palatial mansions and in dreary boardinghouses. (vừa thành công vừa thất bại)
  2. 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)
  3. 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.)
  4. marked by formality (chuộng nghi thức, kiểu cách)
    Ordinary dress would be in appropriate at so ceremonious an affair.
  5. cautious; sparing or restrained about giving, wary
    A prudent, thrifty New Englander, DeWitt was as chary of investing money in junk bonds as he was chary of paying people unnecessary compliments.

5 True/False questions

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

          

  2. choreographyart of dancing
    Martha Graham introduced a form of choreography that seemed awkward and alien to those who had
    been brought up on classic ballet.

          

  3. chivalrouscourteous; faithful; brave; well-mannered
    chivalrous behavior involves noble words and good deeds.

          

  4. caucusprivate meeting of members of a party to select officers or determine policy (cuộc họp kín)
    (At the opening of Congress the members of the Democratic Party held a caucus to elect the majority leader of the House and the party whip.)

          

  5. catholicpurgative (thuốc tẩy thuốc xổ)
    Some drugs act as laxatives when taken in small doses but act as cathartics when taken in much larger doses.