19. forge 锻打 forgo 放弃
Maria found it easy to___ her meager winnings in the lottery, as her ticket was worth next to nothing.
20.eager 希望的 meager缺乏的
(1)The powers and satisfactions of primeval people, though few and meager, were _______ their few and simple desires.
A) simultaneous with B) commensurate with C) substantiated by
D) circumscribed by E) ruined by
(2)The second edition of the textbook provides___ footnotes; since the first edition, the editors have apparently__ a great deal of background data.
(A) meager, accumulated
(B) illegible, clarified
(C) copious, amassed
(D) voluminous, excised
(E) monotonous, embellished
21.callow 年轻而无经验的 hallow视为神圣 shallow浅的(思想深度上浅显)
(1)It’s a story about a callow youth who learns the value of hard work and self-reliance.
(2)The film critic__ the movie, saying that the script lacked structure and the characters were laughably shallow.
(3)The critics were distressed that an essayist of such glowing___ could descend to writing such dull, uninteresting prose.
shallowness的特点就是dull，uninteresting prose, character
22.hectic兴奋的 hector吓唬 heckle质问 (这三个词也可以不用背，到现在词频是0)
23.ferment 发酵，动乱 foment 煽动
On the verge of financial collapse, the museum was granted a__, receiving a much-needed___ of cash in the form of a government loan.
(A) reprieve, infusion
(B) deferment, inducement
(C) rebate, advance
(D) hearing, security
(E) procurement, account
procurement(pro+cure，向前治疗)the act of getting possession of something(取得征购)
24.skim 略过 skin 皮肤
Her treatment of the subject was so ------ that the class was convinced she had only ------- the material the night before.
A. spotty ….skimmed
B. thorough ….misunderstood
C. partial …memorized