I. Directions: Each problem below consists of a sentence in which one word or phrase is omitted. Four words or phrases, marked (A), (B), (C), (D), are given beneath the sentence. Choose the ONE word or phrase that will best complete the sentence. Then, on your answer sheet, find the number of the problem and mark your answer. （10%）
01 He _ the matter in such a way that there would be no misunderstanding of it.
a. phrased b. had phrased
c. punctuated d. had punctuated
02 Airplanes have the reputation of being dangerous and even _ travelers are intimidated by them.
a. moan b. hardened
c. escort d. dire
03 "Oh, I wouldn’t call him a friend, just a nodding _”, she said.
a. mechanist b. sibling
c. acquaintance d. knicherbocker
04 Turning back down the main street, we quickened our pace and _ our way rapidly towards the stream.
a. made up b. made for
c. made d. made away
05 We must _ our thinking and our work _ the new circumstances.
a. attach…to b. compress…into
c. bludgeon…into d. adapt…to
06 Only a _ of water came out of the snakelike garden.
a. trickle b. great many
c. particle d. multitude
07 Don't _ them and their affairs — leave them alone
a. interfere with b. get over
c. yearned for d. get down
08. He was _ to give up after he failed a second time.
a. tempted b. avoided
c. yearned d. escorted
09 She put the dishes on the shelf to _.
a. drain b. refrain
c. revive d. subside
10 He feels the _ to go to the front.
a. urge b. scalp
c. rival d. sevagery