單字測驗(3)

( A  ) 1. It is not company policy to ____ personal
      details of employees.
(A) divulge      (B) divest
(C) digress      (D) dilate 

( C  ) 2. The ____ students formed an ideal
      classroom for the first-year teacher.
(A) dogmatic    (B) dolorous
(C) docile      (D) dormant 

( B  ) 3. There is a danger of becoming too ____
      about teaching methods.
(A) ductile      (B) dogmatic
(C) dolorous     (D) docile 

( D  ) 4. The mournful, ____, lyrical introduction
      swelled into the horns’ full statement of the
      theme.
(A) dogmatic    (B) docile
(C) dubious     (D) dolorous 

( C  ) 5. The long-____ volcano has recently shown
      signs of erupting.
(A) diurnal      (B) hibernate
(C) dormant      (D) dubious 

( B  ) 6. Many critics regard this argument as ____
      or, at best, misleading.
(A) dogmatic    (B) dubious
(C) docile      (D) deleterious

( C  ) 7. It is silver white, malleable, ____, soft,
      more than twice as heavy as iron, lighter
      than lead.
(A) docile       (B) dolorous
(C) ductile      (D) detrimental 

( D  ) 8. You hear his ____ tones on the Radio 1
      trailers in the morning.
(A) docile      (B) ductile
(C) dilatory    (D) dulcet

( A  ) 9. A solid contract signed by both parties is
      the best way to prevent ____ on either side
      of the deal.
(A) duplicity        (B) dupe
(C) duplication      (D) dubiousness 

( A  ) 10. If someone suffers from ____, they have
    difficulty with reading because of a slight
    disorder of their brain.
(A) dyslexia     (B) dysgraphia
(C) dysphasia    (D) dyspepsia 

( C  ) 11. The medical article addressed the many
    ways to ____ the symptoms of the disease
    until a cure could be found.
(A) pander      (B) palate
(C) palliate    (D) pamper 

( B  ) 12. John’s nervousness was ____ and I tried
    to get him to calm down.
(A) palatable     (B) palpable
(C) painstaking   (D) pallid 

( C  ) 13. My ____ salary is barely enough to cover
    my rent.
(A) palpable    (B) pallid
(C) paltry      (D) palatable 

( A  ) 14. It is unwise to ____ children to the point
    where they resent the slightest discipline.
(A) pamper      (B) palliate
(C) pander      (D) patronize

( B  ) 15.  In the game of charades, one player uses
    ____ to represent a word or phrase that
    the other players have to try to guess.
(A) paean        (B) pantomime
(C) panegyric    (D) pandemonium 

( C  ) 16. An earthquake hit the capital, causing
    ____ among the population.
(A) pandemonium    (B) panacea 
(C) panic          (D) panegyric 

( D  ) 17. The war was a ____ of the evil and
    destructive side of human nature.
(A) pantomime  (B) pandemonium
(C) panic      (D) paradigm
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