7. Budget 预算 Burgeon 茁壮成长
In one instance illustrating Metternich’s consuming___, he employed several naval captains to purchase books abroad for him, eventually adding an entire Oriental library to his___ collection.
A. foresight, indifferent
B. altruism, eclectic
C. bibliomania, burgeoning
D. avarice, inadvertent
E. egocentricity, magnanimous
8.Covert 神秘的 overt 公开的，明显的
(1)Some argue that the existence of clones would undermine the uniqueness of each human being. “Can individuality , identity, and dignity be severed from genetic distinctiveness, and form belief in a person’s open future?” asks political thinker George Will.
Question: “open” most nearly means
(2) Coach Jones’ feelings about the team were ------; he didn’t need to explicitly state them.
9.Extant 现存的 extent 程度
(1)to some extent 在某种程度上来说 to an extreme extent 极端一点的说
(2)Because of the extent to which a college degree is accepted by employers as a proof of competence in a given field, college graduates are not only more likely to receive more job offers, they can also command higher salaries than applicants who lack college diplomas.
(3)The study’s warning that monkey populations were declining in Guatemala and Mexico was__ by new evidence that nearby populations along the Belize River were__.
(A) corroborated, prospering
(B) confirmed, extant
(C) belied, dwindling
(D) diminished, debilitated
(E) tempered, thriving
10.Facet 小平面 Facetious轻浮的
11.Swindle 欺骗 dwindle 减少
(1)The dishonest employee----- his company, absconding with more than two thousand dollars’ worth of supplies.
(2)The number of black hawks has__ because the encroachments of humans on their territory have caused them to___ their customary breeding places.
(A) multiplied, endure
(B) extrapolated, alter
(C) increased, locate
(D) diminished, accept
(E) dwindled, shun
12. sober 清醒的 somber 忧郁的
Here Coltrane played the soprano saxophone, an instrument seldom used by jazz musicians. Musically, the results were astounding. With the soprano's piping sound, ideas that had sounded dark andbrooding acquired a feeling of giddy fantasy.
Question：The author implies that which of the following would have been an effect of Coltrane's having chosen to play the tenor rather than the soprano saxophone on My Favorite Things?
(A) The tone of the recording would have been more somber.
(B) The influence of bebop on the recording would have been more obvious
(C) The music on the recording would have sounded less raucous and physical
(D) His influence on rock music might have been less pervasive.
(E) The style of the recording would have been indistinguishable from that on Kind of Blue.