5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- a thought
Mathematics problems sometimes require much cerebration.
- b yielding to another; ceding(sự nhượng lại)
The cession of Alaska to the United States is discussed in this chapter.
- c 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."
- d lizard that changes color in different situations
Like the chameleon, he assumed the political coloration of every group he met.
- e burn with hot iron or caustic
In order to prevent infection, the doctor cauterized the wound.
5 Multiple choice questions
- 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)
- 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.
- 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.)
- punish; chasten; discipline
I must chastise you for this offense.
- radiating; departing from the center
Many automatic drying machines remove excess moisture from clothing by centrifugal force.(ly tâm)
5 True/False questions
chaff → warm by rubbing
The collar chafed his neck.
chaotic → vexation; disappointment
Her refusal to go with us filled us with chagrin.
chaffing → (vỏ trấu)
When you separate the wheat from the chaff, be sure you throw out the chaff.
chase → 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)
cavil → quibble; complaint
I respect your sensible criticisms, but I dislike the way you cavil about unimportant details.