2015-10-28 18:00 小马过河
Alfred Schnittke's musical compositions are ------: phrases are clipped, broken into sections, and split apart by long rests.
C. fragmented=clipped, broken into sections, and split apart
Jessica was ------- by Jon’s angry outburst: she literally did not know what to say, think, or do.
(E) nonplussed=she literally did not know what to say, think, or do.
Jane was both ------ and ------: she was blatantly proud and offensively bold.
A. haughty ... impudent
B. irresolute ... insolent
C. presumptuous ... loquacious
D. arrogant ... articulate
E. reverential ... contemptuous
第1步 haughty = blatantly proud
第2步 impudent= offensively bold
The company manager was known for both his ------ and his ------: he lied frequently, but did so with amazing flair.
A. ambivalence ... extravagance
B. duplicity ... panache
C. evasiveness ... irascibility
D. mendacity ... corruption
E. brashness ... charisma
第1步 duplicity= lied frequently
第2步 panache = amazing flair
The commentator characterized the electorate as ------ because it was unpredictable and given to constantly shifting moods.
A. mercurial=unpredictable and given to constantly shifting moods.
Popular interest in music performed by folk singer Jean Ritchie acted as a ------ because it ------ a wider interest in the music of Ritchie's native Kentucky.
A. deterrent ... launched
B. panacea ... overcame
C. barrier ... awakened
D. catalyst ... stirred
E. provocation ... mitigated
第1步：catalyst = wider interest in the music of Ritchie's native Kentucky.
第2步：stirred = wider interest in the music of Ritchie's native Kentucky.