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1

Accompany [v]

ac‧com‧pa‧ny

 / ə'kʌmpəni /

 

- To go somewhere with someone :  

>>Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult. 

+ Đi cùng với ai, hộ tống

2

Altar [n]

al‧tar

/ ɔltə / 

 

1. A holy table or surface used in religious ceremonies :  

The victim was tied to a sacrificial altar. 

2. The area furthest from the entrance of a church, where the priest or minister stands 
 

+ Bàn thờ

  

3

Elaborate [adj]

e‧lab‧o‧rate

/ ɪ'læbərɪt /

 

 

1. having a lot of small parts or details put together in a complicated way SYN  intricate :  

>>pure silks embroidered with elaborate patterns 

2. Carefully planned and organized in great detail  SYN complex :  

>>a very elaborate telecommunications network 

— elaborately  adverb :  

+ Phức tạp, tỷ mỷ, công phu, tinh vi

4

Energetic [adj]

en‧er‧get‧ic

/ enə'dʒetɪk /

 

  

- Having or needing a lot of energy or determination :  

>>We need to be more energetic in promoting ourselves abroad. 

— energetically   adverb :  

+ Mạnh mẽ, mãnh liệt

 

5

Evoke [v]

e‧voke

/ ɪ'voʊk /

 

- To produce a strong feeling or memory in someone :  

The photographs evoked strong memories of our holidays in France. 

— evocation  / evə'keɪʃən /   noun

+ Gợi lên

6

Floral [adj]

flo‧ral  

/ 'flɔrəl /

 

 

- Made of flowers or decorated with flowers or pictures of flowers :  

>>There were  floral tributes  (= flowers sent as a sign of respect after someone has died )  from his colleagues. 

+ (Thuộc) Hoa, cây cỏ  

7

Garland [n]

gar‧land

/ 'ɡɑlənd /

  

- A ring of flowers or leaves, worn on your head or around your neck for decoration or for a special ceremony  →  wreath 

garland of 

>>garlands of flowers 

+ Vòng hoa [n]

+ Trang trí bằng hoa, đeo vòng hoa [v]

  

8

Graceful [adj]

grace‧ful

/ 'ɡreɪsful /

 

- Behaving in a polite and pleasant way :  

>>Her father was a quiet man with graceful manners. 

— gracefully adverb :  

— gracefulness noun

+ Duyên dáng, yêu kiều, thanh nhã  

9

Reign [n]

 / reɪn /

 

1 the period when someone is king, queen, or  emperor 

reign of 

>>Changes that took place during Nguyen’s reign 

+ Triều đại

10

Revive [v]

re‧vive

/ rɪ'vaɪv /

 

1. To bring something back after it has not been used or has not existed for a period of time :  

>>Local people have decided to revive this centuries-old tradition. 

2. To become healthy and strong again, or to make someone or something healthy and strong again → recover :  

>>The economy is beginning to revive. 

+ Làm sống lại, hồi sinh

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Stereotype [n]

ster‧e‧o‧type

/ 'steriətaɪp /

  

- A belief or idea of what a particular type of person or thing is like. Stereotypes are often unfair or untrue 

racial/sexual/cultural etc stereotype 

racist stereotypes in the media 

stereotype of 

women who don’t fit the stereotype of the good mother 

stereotype about 

stereotypes about the elderly 

— stereotypical  / steriətɪpɪkəl /   adjective :  

— stereotypically   adverb 

+ Đặc trưng