1.Compose(组成) composition(组成，作文) composer(作曲家)
Composed：serenely self-possessed and free from agitation especially in times of stress
(1)The usually__ CEO shocked his employees by severely overeating to the jocular tease made by one of his subordinates.
(2)Not one to be easily intimidated, the corporal remained ----- while the opposing army presses toward his troop’s position.
(3)After Bob had broken the punch bowl, we sensed the extent of his ----from the way he shamefacedly avoided meeting his hostess’s eye.
(A) composure (B) perspicacity
(C) discomfiture (D) forbearance
I hate dealing with large impersonal companies. 我讨厌与那些没有人情味的大公司打交道。
demanding: requiring more than usually expected or thought due; especially great patience and effort and skill
When training for a marathon, runners prepare themselves for a challenge that is both__ and mentally__.
(A) illusory, taxing
(B) exaggerated, balanced
(C) physically, demanding
(D) appealing, indulgent
(E) strenuous, dubious
exhaustive：very thorough; exhaustively complete
MacDougall’s former editors remember him as a____ man whose_____ and exhaustivereporting was worth the trouble.
(A) domineering, wearisome (B) congenial, pretentious (C) popular, supercilious
(D) fastidious, wearisome (E) cantankerous, meticulous