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5 Matching questions

  1. chide
  2. centrifuge
  3. cathartic
  4. churlish
  5. chafe
  1. a boorish; rude; insensitive; insensible; vulgar; coarse
    Dismayed by his churlish manners at the party, the girls vowed never to invite him again.
  2. b 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.
  3. c scold (la rầy)
    Grandma began to chide Steven for his lying.
  4. d machine that separates substances by whirling them
    At the dairy, we employ a centrifuge to separate cream from milk.
  5. e warm by rubbing
    The collar chafed his neck.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. casual and offhand; arrogant; presumptuous; impudent
    Sensitive about having her ideas taken lightly, Marcia felt insulted by Mark's cavalier dismissal of her suggestion.
  2. 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.
  3. private 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.)
  4. stopping
    The workers threatened a cessation of all activities if their demands were not met.
  5. art of dancing
    Martha Graham introduced a form of choreography that seemed awkward and alien to those who had
    been brought up on classic ballet.

5 True/False questions

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

          

  2. celibatehaving minute hairs(có mao)
    The paramecium is a ciliated, one-celled animal.

          

  3. censoroverseer 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.

          

  4. cedetransfer; yield title to (nhượng lại)
    I intend to cede this property to the city.

          

  5. cavilquibble; complaint
    I respect your sensible criticisms, but I dislike the way you cavil about unimportant details.

          

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