4.In The Simple Grape, the writer is much less restricted in his enthusiasm for the bean’s medical efficacythanshe is in his technical writings, but she still cautions against treating grape as a________. A.stapleB.supplementC.heraldD.panaceaE.cure-allF.harbinger commentary from present-day partisans to skew her 5.At no point in her investigation does Tate allowreckoning with past realities.
A.fortuitous B.foresighted C.prescient D.prevailing E.serendipitous F. lucrative of 7.Manufacturer production made an absence of imperfections so mildly banal that thehand-produced goods were currently cherished where they once might have been avoided. 8.Ever a demanding reader of the fiction of others, the novelist Chase was likewise often the object ofanalyses by his contemporaries. 9.This is the kind of movie — stuffed with intimations of faraway strife and people in suits talking frantically oncell phones and walkie-talkies — that is conventionally described as a political thriller, but the film is asapolitical as it is_______. A.intenseB.unprecedentedC.subtleD.humdrumE.refinedF.dull 10.As market forces penetrate firms and bid up the value of attributes of labor that are more measurable than isthe knowledge born of experience, it can be expected that trends in wages will not those whosemain value lies in such experiential knowledge. 6. The band’s long-existing strategy of laying leisurely explorations atop a steady funk beat has proven to be
Section 120 1. Because they had expected the spacecraft Voyager 2 to be able to gather data only about the planets Jupiter and Saturn, scientists were the wealth of information it sent back from Neptune twelve years after leaving Earth. A. anxious for B. confident in C. thrilled about D. keen on E. elated by F. eager for 2. Only by ignoring decades of mismanagement and inefficiency could investors conclude that a fresh infusion of cash would provide anything other than a solution to the company’s financial woes. A. complete B. fleeting C. momentary D. premature E. trivial F. total 3. Given the flood of information presented by the mass media, the only way for someone to keep abreast of the news is to rely on accounts. A. synoptic B. abridged C. sensational D. copious E. lurid F. understated 4. In American Indian art, the supposed distinction between modern and traditional was fabricated by critics, and when artists have control over interpretation of their own work, the distinction appears, happily, to have been .
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