2-19 Though surgeon and researcher Charles Drew never enjoyed celebrity, he truly deserves to be _____ for his life`s achievements. A. mollified B. lionized C. accosted D. idolized E. vilified F. galvanized 2-20 The architect advised tearing down the old structure, since he did not consider it sufficiently _____ to _____ the heavy winds of the tropical storm the peninsula was expecting. _____ their newfound ability to diagnose maladies by peering beneath the surface of the human body.
2-22 Though he was fascinated by the _____ behavior of others, Darek was, by contrast, the model of _____ in his own comportment. 2-23 Teachers who consider cartoons and comic books harmful to students` literacy skills often use class time to _____ these media. A. deride B. rationalize C. vindicate D. gibe E. exonerate F. foster 2-24 Because he had decided not to _____ himself through the sales of his new product, the inventor anonymously donated all profits to charity. article incriminating the local politician. 2-26 Since her personal pleas had failed to make her noisy neighbors change their ways, the homeowner felt that her only _____ was to notify the police.
2-27 Despite pressure from reporters to discuss the scandal in which Senator Scottsdale was currently _____, the press secretary would not _____ the details of the senator`s upcoming public address. Blank (i) Blank (ii) A. alleviated D. rescind B. embroiled E. consort C. compliant F. divulge 2-28 The critics found the play _____, in that its social message was unfortunately lost in the awkward twists and turns of the plot. 2-29 Muriel was so fond of her dog that their brief separation left her not just saddened, but in a state of _____.