1. In a production process that is complex and often unpredictable, roles that start out discretely defined
may become quite ________.
2. While the writer has best known for her much-ballyhooed ________, her impact reached far beyond
3. While people complain about their hectic lives and demanding schedules, one might be justified in
suspecting that they are being somewhat (i)________: compulsive busyness seems to be, for many, a
source of (ii)________ .
4. The author argued that the field of sociology has been overly (i)________ partly because, for many
scholars, the edges of the social universe are defined by national borders. In this era of increasing
globalization, however, sociology is presented with a historically distinct opportunity to transcend its
A. narrow in scope
B. susceptible to fades
C. averse to empiricism
5. Readers may initially be irked by the book’s apparent (i)________, but, once immersed in the author’s
prose, they may come to regard the works (ii)________ as an asset.
6. Those who took Clark’s old-mannered compliance for obsequiousness (i)________ him: his apparent
(ii)________ veiled a fervent (iii)________ of authority that others exercised over him, one that he
occasionally expressed by discreetly sabotaging their most important projects.
7. Although its director ________ that the movies uses a documentary approach in portraying the famous
sit-down strike, in practice its characters are heavily fictionalized and fall into familiar Hollywood
8. When study the ancient Greek astronomers, Copernicun realized that despite the intrinsic beauty of
many of their arguments, the ancients often made claims that ________ logic.
9. For all the ________ the new CEO has received from the press recently, her staff have a decidedly
less rosy view of her.
10. Coagulation factors are useful proteins whose simple names — many are known only by Roman
numerals — ________ their importance, and the specificity of their roles in the thing and clotting of