题目11. The professor’s tendency to commandeer faculty meetings to promote her personal agenda quickly inspired resentment among other faculty, who objected to such _____.
选项 A. appropriation B. obfuscation C. caviling D. vacillation E. cronyism
题目2Now that photographic prints have become a popular field for collecting, auctions are becoming more （i）_____. It is not just the entry of new collectors into the field that is causing this intensification. Established collectors’ interests are also becoming more （ii）_____. Those who once concentrated on the work of either the nineteenth-century pioneers or the twentieth-century modernists are now keen to have （iii）_____ collections.
选项 A. competitive D. fickle G. comprehensive B. tedious E. wide-ranging H. legitimate C. exclusive F. antiquarian I. impressive
题目31. Unlike some mammals—cows and sheep, for instance—that are notably _____, lions have a wide range of facial expressions.
选项 A. tractable B. impassive C. solitary D. social E. sluggish
题目4Far from （i）_____ corporate influence on the academy, Taylor would like to see more of it; he is particularly （ii）_____ the idea of universities partnering with for-profit companies to sell online courses.
选项 A. decrying D. enamored of B. presuming E. judicious about C. investigating F. unnerved by
题目5The national bank has been uncommonly powerful in comparison to its counterparts in other nations. It remains this potency partly because its control of the nation's banking system is （i）_____ governmental interference, and thus its actions remain largely （ii）_____.
选项 A. unencumbered by D. compulsory B. replete with E. discretionary C. hindered by F. bureaucratic
题目6Memory-prompt technology such as online birthday reminders does more than enhance our recall abilities; it induces us to （i）_____ ever more behaviors to automated processes. Witness the （ii）_____ a program that allows us to create computer greeting cards for the entire year in one sitting.
选项 A. delegate D. controversy over B. ascribe E. popularity of C. liken F. sophistication of
题目7Appreciating that mathematical notation presents a major roadblock to many students, some well-meaning educators （i）_____ them by （ii）_____ the use of notation; but this is an unfortunate detour, since practice with notation （iii）_____ the important skill of reasoning.
选项 A. enrich D. mandating G. compromises B. discourage E. accelerating H. promotes C. accommodate F. minimizing I. circumvents
题目 87. If Wilson’s article style changed overtime, it was in the wrong retrograde direction, _____ experimentation and inclining toward works that seemed hobbled by a fear of risk.
选项 A. belaboring B. shunning C. eschewing D. overemphasizing E. misconstruing F. mocking
题目9The series of documentaries certainly does not promote the country’s recent diplomatic initiatives; in fact, some of the films appear to be _____ those initiatives.
选项 A. commendations of B. reparations of C. tributes to D. rationalizations of E. denunciations of F. indictments of
题目10Cynics will dismiss the race between Richard and Gorman as two equally dull candidates. However, the notion that the two leaders are （i）_____ does not meet them, for they are as different as can be. Richard is （ii）_____ and is fastidious of her appearance. So one could hardly accuse her of being either taciturn or （iii）_____.
选项 A. interchangeable D. condescending G. unkempt B. uncritical E. loquacious H. reticent C. competent F. blunted I. adherent
题目 11Lustig’s critics argue that what makes him a compelling public speaker is his practice of citing evidence that is merely suggestive in support of a claim and insisting that this evidence is _____.
选项 A. invaluable B. irrelevant C. indubitable D. immaterial E. insignificant F. incontrovertible
题目12Barker’s account of how mores have evolved over time is illuminating. It reveals as （i）_____ and （ii）_____ some values that have often been regarded as （iii）_____, while uncovering other values that do indeed seem to be universal.
题目 A. transient D. transcendent G. liberating B. instinctive E. relative H. nonnegotiable C. resilient F. enduring I. antiquated