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Belajar Bahasa Inggris – Pelajaran 46

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  • laconic
  • throng
  • intrepid
  • accost
  • reticent

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Calvin Coolidge, our thirtieth president, was named “Silent Cal” by reporters because of his laconic speech. One Sunday, after Mr. Coolidge had listened to an interminable* sermon, a throng of newsmen gathered around him. An intrepid reporter accosted the Chief Executive: “Mr. President, we know that the sermon was on the topic of sin. What did the minister say?” “He was against it,” the reticent Coolidge replied.

Contoh Kalimat

Cobalah untuk menggunakan kata-kata baru diatas dengan mengisikannya ke (ubah akhir kata jika diperlukan) dalam kalimat di bawah ini:

  • His speech was usually rambling, but this time I found it brief and __________.
  • If a surly panhandler should __________ you, keep on walking.
  • Even under repeated questioning, the witness remained __________.
  • A howling __________ of teenage girls surrounded the rap artists.
  • The corporal received the Silver Star for his __________ deeds in combat.


Cobalah untuk memasangkan kata-kata baru diatas dengan defenisi di bawah ini:

  • ____ expressing much in few words.
  • ____ brave.
  • ____ to approach and speak to.
  • ____ crowd.
  • ____ silent.


the sword of Damoclesany = imminent danger (a king seated one of his subjects underneath a sword that was hanging by a hair, in order to teach him the dangers a king faces).

  • Although the president of the company seemed quite secure, he always complained that there was a sword of Damocles hanging over his head.



Written by 5jtpbln

November 27, 2010 at 2:10 am

Posted in Pelajaran

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