Victor gained a reputation for being a because he constantly bullied other

Victor gained a reputation for being a because he

This preview shows page 39 - 42 out of 220 pages.

3-30 Victor gained a reputation for being a _____ because he constantly bullied other children. A. madcap B. ruffian C. stickler D. punk E. naysayer F. daredevil 3-31 Paradoxically, the senator was both a _____ and _____: she publicly defended the rights and wisdom of the people, but she often spoke with a disdainful air of superiority. 3-32 The geologist speculated that eons ago, before the area was _____, the present-day island was actually a hilltop in a vast forest. 3-33 The new vaccine is _____ preventing certain forms of pneumonia and should, therefore, be more widely _____ in order to prevent outbreaks of the disease. 3-34 In an effort to _____ the _____ theater, the troupe members contributed thousands of dollars to keep the playhouse operating. Blank (i) Blank (ii)
Image of page 39
陈 琦 GRE 填 空 基 础 24 套 39 _____ of English and Spanish dialects spoken by Mexican Americans, arguing that such _____ lends an empowering flexibility to expression. 3-36 The mountain road was distinctly _____: it twisted back and forth along the contours of the hillside. 3-37 At the family reunion Hiroko found her cousin charming and gentle, the _____ of his formerly rude and overbearing self. A. remnant B. antithesis C. consequence D. antipode E. mainstay F. outgrowth 3-39 His conduct at the state dinner was a cavalcade of blunders, one _____ following another until the evening ended. A. query B. gibe C. gaffe D. indiscretion E. tribute F. taunt
Image of page 40
陈 琦 GRE 填 空 基 础 24 套 40 琦 叔 团 队 倾 情 奉 献 EXERCISE 4 KEY WORDS Included: adulate admonish articulate ambrosial choleric cloying concord consummate calamity catastrophe contagious deleterious diaphanous depreciate eccentric ephemeral extravagant enunciate eulogize foil forfeit histrionic hobble inevitable ingenious insipid intemperate idiosyncrasy momentous morose opaque opportune petulant profundity prolong prosaic palliate quell redolent rehearsal release rhetorical relinquish remiss retribution robust shroud sluggish solicitous somber stalwart soothe smug temporize theatrical therapeutic thwart tawdry timely toady trivial vacillate vindictive virtuoso viscid viscous Not Included: adept : a highly skilled or well-trained person : someone who is adept at something anticipate 1: to think of (something that will or might happen in the future) 2: to expect or look ahead to (something) with pleasure : to look forward to (something) 3: to do something before someone else ardent : having or showing very strong feelings consistence 1: degree of firmness, density, viscosity, or resistance to
Image of page 41
Image of page 42

You've reached the end of your free preview.

Want to read all 220 pages?

  • Spring '16

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture