25-10 For all the _____ the new CEO has received from the press recently, her staff have a decidedly less rosy view of her.

  A. encomiums

  B. tributes

  C. evaluations

  D. critiques

  E. attention

  F. publicity

  28-5 Although political events in different countries were not (i)_____ in the nineteen century, their interrelationship was (ii)_____ compared with the present, when interdependence has become far greater: (iii)_____ has ceased to be an option.

  A. unconnected

  D. conditional

  G. isolationism

  B. trivial

  E. superficial

  H. resilience

  C. simultaneous

  F. transparent

  I. idealism,

  31-3 The genius of the scientific method is that it (i)_____ the dictum of Aristotle that the goal of science is knowledge of the ultimate cause of things. True science, we now know, advances human knowledge by (ii)_____ ultimate causes and focusing instead on the testing of empirical hypotheses.

  A. qualifies

  D. ignoring

  B. jettisons

  E. predicting

  C. affirms

  F. confirming

  89-1 Paintings created in India during the Mughal dynasty were _____ in ambition but ornamental in presentation: in one direction they have an affinity with newspaper photographs, while in the other they have the intricacy of jewels.

  A. metaphorical

  B. documentary

  C. aesthetic

  D. sectarian

  E. baroque

  12-6 Just because, as a photographer, Friedlander (i)_____ places that most people consider ugly does not mean that he is out to prove they are beautiful. Instead, his work suggests that the photographer simply cannot ignore so much of the built American landscape but is obligated to (ii)_____ what we pass through day in and day out, regardless of (iii)_____.

  A. tends to avoid

  D. document

  G. authenticity

  B. is harshly critical of

  E. emulate

  H. truthfulness

  C. is interested in

  F. discredit

  I. aesthetics

  76-6 Most capuchin monkey conflict involves such a (i)______ rep**oire of gestural and vocal signals that it is difficult for researchers to tease apart the meanings of the individual signals. This (ii)______ is (iii)______ by the fact that many signals seem to shift in meaning according to the context in which they are produced and the developmental stage of the individuals producing them.

  A. precise

  D. problem

  G. augmented

  B. rich

  E. opportunity

  H. ameliorated

  C. straightforward

  F. oversight

  I. anticipated

  10-9 There are many insights in the essay collected in Observations on modernity, but they are embedded in a dense English translation of a dense German original that may make many of them _____ to most readers.

  A. vapid

  B. inaccessible

  C. sagacious

  D. banal

  E. distressing

  F. opaque

  20-5 The material covered in this article has been (i)_____ in previous publications, and since currently neglected areas remained unexplored, the article contains no (ii)_____.

  A. skirted

  D. revelations

  B. scrutinized

  E. distortions

  C. countered

  F. conclusions

  63-9 Criticized for decades of overproduction in their signature line of derivative goods, Rectangle Record has satiated the market with a _____ of repackaged old CDs, which interferes with its ability to innovate and produce new albums.2 L! ]# z/ ]% Z5 l) q" |

  A. dearth

  B. glut

  C. deficiency

  D. surfeit

  E. abundance

  F. profusion

  75-9 It’s a sign of John Dramani Mahama’s maturity as a writer that he is willing to consider his country’s future so _____: his memoir is appealingly honest, given to clear-eyed assessments rather than exaggerated accounts of achievements.: \7 T+ v9 f) ^8 U8 s4 H5 }# o

  A. cheerfully

  B. dispassionately

  C. insightfully

  D. evocatively

  E. analytically

  F. blithely

  77-9 A formal floods resulting from usual monsoon rainfall are _____ the growth of plants, recently there has been an increase in the frequency of highly intensified floods that do not have such welcome effects

  A. conducive to

  B. hindered by

  C. devastating for

  D. deleterious to

  E. essential for

  F. indispensable to

  83-6 The difficulty for nineteenth-century advocates of the claim that forests helped regulate climate was that their argument (i)_____ historical anecdote and observations. Proving the forest-climate link through verifiable and experimental scientific means rather than observation was (ii)_____ for these individuals, a situation that eventually led to the link (iii)_____ justifications for forest conservation.

  A. lacked

  D. problematic

  G. being revived in

  B. discounted

  E. unnecessary

  H. dropping out of

  C. employed

  F. straightforward

  I. losing out to

  Section:VERBAL-Text Completion

  PoolNumber:

  10-9

  Thereare many insights in the essay collectedin Observations on modernity, but they are embedded in a dense English translation of a dense German originalthat may make many of them _____ to mostreaders.

  A.vapid

  B. inaccessible

  C.sagacious

  D.banal

  E. distressing

  F.opaque

  Analysis

  答案:BF

  denseEnglish translation of a dense German original的东西会让大部分读者读不懂,正确答案选BF选项。inaccessible难理解的,opaque难懂的。

  PoolNumber:

  12-6

  Justbecause, as a photographer, Friedlander(i)_____ places that most people consider ugly does not mean that he is out to prove they are beautiful.Instead, his work suggests that the photographer simply cannot ignore so much of the built Americanlandscape but is obligated to (ii)_____what we pass through day in and day out, regardless of (iii)_____.

  A.tends to avoid

  D.document

  G.authenticity

  B.is harshly critical of

  E.emulate

  H.truthfulness

  C.is interested in

  F.discredit

  I.aesthetics

  Analysis

  答案:CDI

  doesnot mean that he is out to prove they are beautiful说明前面F做的事就是对应outto prove they are beautiful,所以第一空选C选项,第二空not...but...取反,所以第二空选ignore的反义,所以第二空选D选项,第三空的词依然对应out toprove they are beautiful,意思说不管美不美都应该记录,所以第三空选I选项。interested对...有兴趣,document记录,aesthetics美观。

  PoolNumber:

  25-10

  Forall the _____ the new CEO has receivedfrom the press recently, her staff have a decidedly less rosy view of her.

  A.encomiums

  B.tributes

  C.evaluations

  D.critiques

  E.attention

  F.publicity

  Analysis

  答案:AB

  分析:注意forall=despite,所以这里是让步,尽管CEO受到了出版社的表扬,但是员工对他不怎么看好,正确答案选AB选项。encomium赞美,tribute赞扬。

  PoolNumber:

  28-5

  Although political events in different countries were not (i)_____ inthe nineteen century, their interrelationship was (ii)_____ compared with the present, when interdependence has becomefar greater: (iii)_____ has ceased to bean option.

  A.unconnected

  D.conditional

  G.isolationism

  B.trivial

  E.superficial

  H.resilience

  C.simultaneous

  F.transparent

  I.idealism

  Analysis

  答案:AEG

  分析:nterrelationship=not+空格,所以空格选interrelationship的反义,正确答案选A选项,第三空根据interdependence变得greater得知,不再是选择的应该是interdependence的反义,所以第三空选G选项,最后填第二空,既然interdependence不再是选择了,说明现在的国家的相互联系更强了,所以过去的相互联系比现在的相互联系更弱,所以第二空选E选项。unconnected不相关的,superficial表面的,肤浅的,isolationism孤立主义。

  PoolNumber:

  31-3

  Thegenius of the scientific method is thatit (i)_____ the dictum of Aristotle that the goal of science is knowledge of the ultimate cause of things.True science, we now know, advances human knowledge by (ii)_____ ultimate causes and focusing instead on the testing of empirical hypotheses.

  A.qualifies

  D.ignoring

  B.jettisons

  E.predicting

  C.affirms

  F.confirming

  Analysis

  答案:BD

  分析:从focusinginstead on看出第二空选focuson的反义,所以第二空选D选项,第一空和第二空是取同(dictum ofAristotle=ultimate causes),所以第一空选B选项。jettison放弃,ignore忽略。

  PoolNumber:

  63-9

  Criticized for decades of overproduction in their signature line ofderivative goods, Rectangle Record hassatiated the market with a _____ of repackaged old CDs, which interferes with its ability to innovate and produce newalbums.

  A.dearth

  B.glut

  C.deficiency

  D.surfeit

  E.abundance

  F.profusion

  Analysis

  答案:BD

  解析:interfereswith its ability to innovate and producenew albums说明重新包装的老CD太多了,而且satiate一词也能说明过多,正确答案选BD选项。glut过多,surfeit过多。

  PoolNumber:

  75-9

  It’s a sign of John Dramani Mahama’s maturity as a writer that he iswilling to consider his country’s futureso _____: his memoir is appealingly honest, given to clear-eyed assessments rather than exaggerated accountsof achievements.

  A.cheerfully

  B.dispassionately

  C.insightfully

  D. evocatively

  E. analytically

  F.blithely

  Analysis

  答案:CE

  分析:冒号后面对空格进行解释说明,空格对应词是clear-eyed assessments,所以正确答案选CE选项。insightful有深刻见解地,analytically分析地。

  PoolNumber:

  77-9

  Aformal floods resulting from usualmonsoon rainfall are _____ the growth of plants, recently there has been an increase in the frequency of highlyintensified floods that do not have suchwelcome effects.

  A.conducive to

  B.hindered by

  C.devastating for

  D.deleterious to

  E.essential for

  F.indispensable to

  Analysis

  答案:EF

  分析:suchwelcome effects说明空格选一个体现welcome的意思的广义同义词,正确答案选EF选项。essential完全必要的,indispensable不可或缺的。

  PoolNumber:

  83-6

  Thedifficulty for nineteenth-centuryadvocates of the claim that forests helped regulate climate was that their argument (i)_____historical anecdote and observations.Proving the forest-climate link through verifiable and experimental scientific means rather thanobservation was (ii)_____ for these individuals, a situation that eventually led to the link (iii)_____ justifications for forest conservation.

  A.lacked

  D.problematic

  G.being revived in

  B.discounted

  E.unnecessary

  H.dropping out of

  C.employed

  F.straightforward

  I.losing out to

  Analysis

  答案:CDH

  分析:第一空说advocates的言论的难度在于他们的言论基于了anecdote和observations,第一空选C选项,所以第二空选D选项,因为对这些人来说

  用科学方法反而是会造成困难的,而正是这个原因导致了这种link没有了合理性,选H选项。employ使用,problematic造成困难的,drop outof失去。

  PoolNumber:

  89-1

  Paintingscreated in India during the Mughaldynasty were _____ in ambition but ornamental in presentation: in one direction they have an affinity withnewspaper photographs, while in the other they have the intricacy of jewels.

  A.metaphorical

  B. documentary

  C. aesthetic

  D. sectarian

  E. baroque

  Analysis

  答案:B

  分析:inone direction they have a affinity withnewspaper photographs对应的就是空格,newspaper photographs就是写实的特征,所以正确答案选B选项。documentary纪实的。

  RECAP

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