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5 Matching questions

  1. cession
  2. chimerical
  3. cavalier
  4. charisma
  5. censorious
  1. a critical; captious; carping
    censorious people delight in casting blame.
  2. b fantastic; highly imaginative
    Poe's chimerical stories are sometimes too morbid for reading in bed.
  3. c 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.
  4. d casual and offhand; arrogant; presumptuous; impudent
    Sensitive about having her ideas taken lightly, Marcia felt insulted by Mark's cavalier dismissal of her suggestion.
  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. trickery, deception( sự ngụy biện bịp bợm)
    Your deceitful tactics in this case are indications of chicanery.
  2. vexation; disappointment
    Her refusal to go with us filled us with chagrin.
  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. procession; parade (đoàn diễu hành)
    As described by Chaucer, the cavalcade of Canterbury pilgrims was motley group.
  5. (vỏ trấu)
    When you separate the wheat from the chaff, be sure you throw out the chaff.

5 True/False questions

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

          

  2. chameleonlizard that changes color in different situations
    Like the chameleon, he assumed the political coloration of every group he met.

          

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

          

  4. charlatanin utter disorder
    He tried to bring order into the chaotic state of affairs.

          

  5. cerebrationpertaining to the brain or intellect(a. 1. thuộc não, thuộc suy nghĩ 2. intellectual
    The content of philosophical works is cerebral in nature and requires much thought.)