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艺术生留学推荐人信息分折TOEFL词汇精选题(10)

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摘要:The word cumbersome is closest in meaning to which of following? (A) burdensome(B) handsome(C) loathsome(D) quarrelsome 092. But this delivery service was at first confined to cities, and free home delivery became a mark of urbanism. As lat

The word "cumbersome" is closest in meaning to which of following?

(A) burdensome(B) handsome(C) loathsome(D) quarrelsome

092. But this delivery service was at first confined to cities, and free home delivery became a mark of urbanism. As late as 1887, a town had to have 10,000 people to be eligible for free home delivery.

The word "Confined" is closest in meaning to which of following?

(A) granted(B) scheduled(C) limited(D) recommended

093. They were, by training, social scientists, not historians, and their work tended to reflect this bias. The questions they framed and the techniques they used were designed to help them understand, as scientists, how people behaved.

The word "framed" is closest in meaning to which of following?

(B) read(C) avoided(D) posed

094. In Kingston, New York, for example, evidence has been uncovered that indicates that English goods were being smuggled into that city at a time when the Dutch supposedly controlled trading in the area.

The word "supposedly" is closest in meaning to which of following?

(A) ruthlessly(B) tightly(C) barely(D) seemingly

095. And in Sacramento an excavation at the site of a fashionable nineteenth-century hotel revealed that garbage had been stashed in the building's basement despite sanitation laws to the contrary.

The word "sanitation" is closest in meaning to which of following?

(A) city(B) housing(C) health(D) trade

                                 

096. When Jules Verne wrote Journey to the Center of the Earth in 1864, there were many conflicting theories about the nature of the Earth's interior. Some geologists thought that it contained a highly compressed ball of incandescent gas, while others suspected that it consisted of separate shells, each made of a different material.

The word "conflicting" is closest in meaning to which of following?

(A) controlling(B) outdated(C) opposing(D) important

097. Beyond a depth of around 2,900 kilometers, a great change takes place and the mantle gives way to the core.< Some seismic waves cannot pass through the core and others are bent by it. From this and other evidence, geologists conclude that the outer core is probably liquid, with a solid center. It is almost certainly made of iron, mixed with smaller amount of other elements such as nickel.接下来为大家介绍"分折TOEFL词汇精选题(10)"
TOEFL词汇精选题(10)

The phrase "gives way to" is closest in meaning to which of following?

(A) runs along(B) rubs against(C) turns into(D) floats on

098. Although scientists can speculate about its nature, neither humans nor machines will ever be able to visit it.

The word "speculate" is closest in meaning to which of following?

(A) report(B) learn(C) worry(D) hypothesize

099. Farmers could get better prices for their crops if the alternative existed of sending them directly eastward to market, and merchants could sell larger quantities of their manufactured goods if these could be transported more directly and more economically to the west.

The word "alternative" is closest in meaning to which of following?

(A) option(B) transition(C) intention(D) authorization

100. The distance was more than 350 miles, and there were ridges to cross and a wilderness of woods and swamps to penetrate. The word "penetrate" is closest in meaning to which of following?

(A) cut down(B) go through(C) fill up(D) take over


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