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  1. score
  2. thrive
  3. intense
  4. autonomous
  5. panel
  1. a self-governing
    1. In the American system of government,states are not autonomous;many power are reserved to the central government.
    1. In the American system of government,states are not autonomous;many power are reserved to the central government.
    2.After the fall of Soviet Union,many of its former republics became autonomous nation-state.
    3.With the issuance of the declaration of independence in 1776,the United states asserted its right to be an autonomous nation.
    eg: Monday, the U.S. military helped Iraqi and Kurd forces recapture a strategic dam in the north from the Sunni extremists.

    U.S. President Barack Obama said if the militants had breached the Mosul Dam, it would have brought "catastrophic" floods to northern Iraq, killing thousands.

    Obama said the U.S. is seeing important progress in Iraq, helping push back the militants and providing arms and aid to Kurdish and Iraqi forces.

    In Geneva, the United Nations refugee agency said it is preparing a massive operation to provide aid to 500,000 people displaced in northern Iraq.

    The agency said tents and other supplies will be airlifted to Irbil, the capital of the Kurdish autonomous region, starting Wednesday.
  2. b To grow vigorously; flourish: "the wild deer that throve here" .eg:In addition to the evolving Chinese economy, social factors are driving people to buy more of these products than ever before. Fabinyi claims the luxurious banquet culture among the country's elite is a large reason why the high-end market for seafood like live reef fish, sea cucumbers and shark fins is thriving.
  3. c extreme and forceful or (of a feeling) very strong. eg: intense cold/heat/hatred; an intense flavour/colour
  4. d 20 or approximately 20.
    He lived to be three score years and ten (= until he was 70 years old).
    eg:Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.
  5. e a small group of people chosen to give advice, make a decision, or publicly discuss their opinions as entertainment

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. an occasion when a group of people, especially soldiers or sailors, refuses to obey orders and/or attempts to take control from people in authority.
    Conditions on the ship were often very bad, and crews were on the point of mutiny.
    There were rumours of mutiny among the troops.
    Soldiers crushed mutinies in three jails.
    eg:The films had exciting new actors. Spencer Tracy. Bette Davis. Katharine Hepburn. The young Shirley Temple. The most famous film of the period was "Gone with the Wind" with actor Clark Gable and actress Vivien Leigh. Directors in the 1930s also produced such great films as "It Happened One Night," "Mutiny on the Bounty," and "The Life of Emile Zola."
  2. a system of giving money, food or help free to those who are in need because they are ill, poor or have no home, or any organization which has the purpose of providing money or helping in this way
    She does a lot of work for charity.
    People tend to give to (= give money to) charity at Christmas time.
    Proceeds from the sale of these cards will go to (= be given to) local charities.
    UNICEF is an international charity.
    They did a charity performance on the first night, to raise money for AIDS research.
  3. "In plain sight" is referring to something being in front of you without any type of obstructions blocking sight of"In plain sight, Russia continues to fund, coordinate and fuel a heavily armed separatist movement in Donetsk. Meanwhile, Russian leaders are making increasingly outrageous claims to justify their action," said Kerry.
  4. (of situations) not formal or official, or (of clothing, behaviour, speech) suitable when you are with friends and family but not for official occasions. eg: The World Bank says that in Pakistan, roughly 70 percent work in the so-called informal sector, a part of the economy that is unregulated and untaxed. VOA's Sharon Behn reports from Islamabad on how the informal sector impact's the Pakistani economy.
  5. On Monday, March 4th, the Senate was crowded when Calhoun entered. One by one, friends came to speak to him. The old man's long, gray hair fell to his shoulders. His face was thin and white. But his eyes were bright and his jaw firm. Calhoun was too weak to read his speech. He asked another senator to read it for him.

5 True/False questions

  1. in a timely fashionCause a needless commotion or display, as in I'm sure he'll be here soon; please don't make a fuss . eg: All day along he says "Shush" to audacious climbers making a fuss


  2. penetrateto move into or through something.
    Amazingly, the bullet did not penetrate his brain.
    In a normal winter, the frost penetrates deeply enough to kill off insect eggs in the soil.
    The organization had been penetrated by a spy.
    The company has been successful in penetrating overseas markets this year.


  3. clear of chargesescape without penalty;To free from a legal charge or imputation of guilt; acquit: cleared the suspect of the murder charge. eg:Controversy has swirled around the BJP prime ministerial candidate since 2002, when he led India's Gujarat state. Hindu-Muslim rioting there killed more than 1,000 people. India's Supreme Court cleared Modi of charges that he incited the violence.


  4. eruptto defeat someone completely.The president called upon the army to help crush the rebellion. eg:The president and the generals in Vietnam told Americans back home that the U.S. was winning the war. But in January 1968, North Vietnamese soldiers attacked positions deep inside South Vietnam, including the U.S. embassy. Though the offensive was soon crushed, it left Americans doubting what they were being told.


  5. furiousextremely angry.
    The chancellor shared the stage at Peking University with London's mayor - Boris Johnson. Their high-profile visits are a sign of a diplomatic thaw between the two countries. Beijing was furious after the prime minister met the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader - the Dalai Lama - last year.
    eg:The Emancipation Proclamation freed the slaves in states held by the Confederates. For political reasons, the proclamation did not free slaves in the states that supported the Union. Nor did it free slaves in the areas around Norfolk, Virginia, and New Orleans, Louisiana.

    Lincoln personally agreed that all slaves should be freed. But he did not believe that the Constitution gave him that power. He said the Emancipation Proclamation was a military measure made under his wartime powers as commander in chief. As such, it was legal only in enemy territory. He hoped the emancipation of slaves in all the states could be done slowly, during peacetime.

    People in the South were furious about the proclamation. Southern newspapers accused the president of trying to create a slave rebellion in states he could not occupy with troops.