9天搞定SAT阅读-Day 4 Vocab-in-Context Questions

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I worked up a storm today!

A terrible storm threatened our community.




Three-step strategy for vocab-in-context questions:

1. 仔细阅读单词所在的句子。

2. 辨别词义,想出一个同义词。

3. 根据想出的同义词在选项中找出答案。


On line 7, "construction" most nearly means:


例如:7 construction is actually quite complex.


5 Even though people find foreign languages

6 very difficult to learn, English

7 construction is actually quite complex.



On line 7, "construction" most nearly means:

A. edification

B. building

C. composition

D. assembly

E. comprehension



On line 44, "heated" most nearly means:

A. enflamed

B. loud

C. passionate

D. corrupt

E. tempered


43 And it wasn't until then that I

44 had a heated conversation with

45 my former friend; we argued for

46 hours on end.

然后,找出近义词: "high-spirited" 或 "angry"。


1. Scrooge, in the famous novel by Dickens, was a ____ ; he hated the rest of mankind.

A. misanthrope    B. hypochondriac    C. philanthropist

D. hedonist    E. sybarite

2. A businessman must widen his horizons; a ____ attitude will get you nowhere in this age of global communications.

A. moderate    B. petrified    C. parochial

D. diversified    E. comprehensive

3. Our bookshelves at home display a range of books on wide-ranging subjects and in many languages, reflecting the ____ tastes of our family members.

A. anomalous    B. limited    C. arcane

D. furtive    E. eclectic

4. Plastic bags are ____ symbols of consumer society; they are found wherever you travel.

A. rare    B. ephemeral     C. ubiquitous

D. fleeting    E. covert

5. Dr. Stuart needs to ____ his argument with more experimental data; as it stands his thesis is ____ .

A. support - profound    B. bolster - acceptable    C. refine - satisfactory

D. buttress - inadequate    E. define - succinct

6. After an initially warm reception by most reviewers and continued ____ by conservative thinkers, Bloom's work came under heavy fire.

A. criticism    B. endorsement    C. denigration

D. counterattack    E. refutation

7. Through the 19th Century, the classics of Western Civilization were considered to be the ____ of wisdom and culture, and an ____ person - by definition- knew them well.

A. foundation - average    B. epitome - uneducated    C. cornerstone - obtuse

D. font - ecclesiastical    E. repository - educated

8. In this biography we are given a glimpse of the young man ____ pursuing the path of the poet despite ____ and rejection slips.

A. doggedly - disappointment    B. tirelessly - encouragement    C. sporadically - awards

D. successfully - acclaim    E. unsuccessfully - failure

9. All European countries are seeking to diminish the check upon individual ____ which state examinations with their ____ growth have bought in their train.

A. rights - liberating    B. liberties - empowering    C. spontaneity - tyrannous

D. foibles - inevitable    E. creativity - soporific

10. In keeping with his own ____ in international diplomacy, Churchill proposed a personal meeting of heads of government, but the effort was doomed to failure, as the temper of the times was ____ .

A. ideas - pluralistic    B. predilections - inimical    C. aversions - hostile

D. impulses - amicable    E. maxims - salacious 

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