1.“Where?” they bellowed in incredulous unison, pulling their mufflers from their faces. （A） in disarray （B） raucously （C） simultaneously （D） euphemistically
2.I was walking her home, and she planned to throw her arms round me the moment
we reached the gate of her house and to kiss me, which made me stand stock still,
(A) poignant (B) subdued (C) spontaneous (D) dumbfounded
3.03. He was illiterate and possessed a limited knowledge of English, and had a partner who was unscrupulous; he was utterly vulnerable, a lamb to the slaughter, taken in by a rotter. （A） treacherous （B） astute （C） staunch （D） unethical
4.The public is not antagonistic towards the mentally handicapped or especially
afraid of them; the emotional responses are generally to feel sorry for them and
uncomfortable in their presence.
(A) hostile (B) amicable (C) dubious (D) atrocious
5.Experts warned that pollutants in the water might be causing insidious
neurological damage in children, and infertility in adults. (A) meticulous (B) imminent (C) latent (D) pending
6.When searching for the right adjective, bear in mind that your effect on the reader will be stronger if you can create physical sensation, making the reader conjure up a color, a texture, a smell or a sound. （A） botch （B） evoke （C） siphon （D） emulate
7.Recently I noticed a girl at our local swimming pool, painfully emaciated, like
something out of a concentration camp.
(A) corpulent (B) repulsive (C) plump (D) scrawny
8.With stock and bond markets in the doldrums, their trading operations have been
(A) sluggish (B) redundant (C) outrageous (D) prevalent
9.What sort of woman would choose to leave her husband and child without a
qualm, allowing them to grieve for her and believe her dead?
(A) whim (B) doubt (C) impetus (D) animosity
10.Bad diet, illness, harsh or incorrect use of hair products can exacerbate your hair
(A) backfire (B) hobble (C) aggravate (D) stymie