302.lachrymose: gladness 悲伤:快乐
303.lackluster: radiant 无光的:发光的
(1)The author’s theory about modern design had an enormous impact when first published, but as___ as it was then, it is now clearly____.
(A) scholarly, erudite
(B) lackluster, impressive
(C) influential, outdated
(D) primitive, antiquarian
(E) prestigious, masterful
(2)Pete ------his coach when he followed up his winning season with a -------- performance this year.
A. thrilled …poor
B. upset ….charming
C. disappointed … lackluster
D. relieved …pale
304.laconic/terse/succinct: loquacious/verbose/garrulous 简明的:多嘴的
(1) Even though the critics praised the author’s ------- use of words, they found the text------ at a mere 100 pages.
A. improper … laconic
B. precise ….short
C. hackneyed … threadbare
D. sure … banal
(2) By nature Toshiro was___, given to striking up casual conversations with strangers he encountered at bus stops or check-out stands.
(3) A model of ------- behavior, Cunningham never ate or drank to excess.
(A) temperate (B) laconic (C) duplicitous (D) aesthetic (E) voluble
(4)Convinced by critics that his play was too verbose, Johnson__ the third act, making it more___.
(A) expanded, concise
(B) curtailed, prolix
(C) promulgated, insouciant
(D) abbreviated, succinct
(E) fostered, pliant
(5)You should ----- this paragraph in order to make your essay more -----.
A. delete ….. succinct B. enlarge … redundant
C. remove … discursive D. revise … abstruse
E. excise … legible