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1. Although usually warm and ------- in greeting friends, Lauren was too reserved ever to be truly -------.
A. joyous . . conventionalB. cordial . . effusiveC. restrained . . graciousD. dismissive . . ebullientE. genial . . antisocial
2. Legal scholars argue that when "justice" is interpreted too broadly, the concept becomes -------, easily changed and controlled by outside forces.
A. malleableB. influentialC. coherentD. felicitousE. prosaic
3. The instructor's voice was so ------- that most students preferred taking a test to listening to its grating sound.
A. receptiveB. cajolingC. melodiousD. mutedE. strident
4. Originally ------- mainly by young, urban audiences, rap music was ultimately ------- by its appreciative listeners of all ages across the country.
A. admired . . embracedB. performed . . condemnedC. derided . . ignoredD. appropriated . . relinquishedE. applauded . . instigated
5. It was out of ------- that Professor Green, the author of several highly respected books in his field, described himself to his colleagues as -------.
A. embarrassment . . a paragonB. magnanimity . . an avengerC. insolence . . a pedantD. egotism . . an apprenticeE. modesty . . a dilettante
6. Historian Carlo Botta often contradicted himself, as when he first championed and then ------- the ideals of the French Revolution.
A. invokedB. investigatedC. conceivedD. covetedE. denounced
7. Luisa worked with extreme precision, ------- that served her well in her law career.
A. a meticulousnessB. an effronteryC. an inhibitionD. a litigiousnessE. an impetuousness
8. In 1916 Yellowstone National Park had only 25 bison, but the population has since ------- to more than 2,000.
A. dispersedB. mediatedC. attenuatedD. burgeonedE. reconciled
9. Though surgeon and researcher Charles Drew never enjoyed celebrity, he truly deserves to be ------- for his life's achievements.
A. mollifiedB. lionizedC. accostedD. galvanizedE. vilified
10. 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.
A. flimsy . . forestallB. hardy . . forecastC. robust . . withstandD. noteworthy . . justifyE. ramshackle . . repel
11. When x-rays were discovered around the turn of the twentieth century, doctors quickly began to ------- their newfound ability to diagnose maladies by peering beneath the surface of the human body.
A. bequeathB. denyC. exploitD. finesseE. divulge
12. Though he was fascinated by the ------- behavior of others, Darek was, by contrast, the model of ------- in his own comportment.
A. hedonistic . . recklessnessB. unorthodox . . conformityC. restless . . agitationD. egotistical . . extremityE. unwieldy . . rigidity
13. Teachers who consider cartoons and comic books harmful to students' literacy skills often use class time to ------- these media.
A. derideB. rationalizeC. vindicateD. fosterE. annotate
14. Because he had decided not to ------- himself through the sales of his new product, the inventor anonymously donated all profits to charity.
A. compromiseB. invigorateC. impoverishD. aggrandizeE. debilitate
15. Once he had ------- sufficient ------- information, Randall felt confident in publishing his daring article incriminating the local politician.
A. written . . substantialB. believed . . sensationalC. obtained . . corroboratingD. reported . . hackneyedE. discovered . . contradicting
16. 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.
A. backlashB. recourseC. bromideD. reckoningE. forbearance
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