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刘毅单词(中级)5500 Lesson 22

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1.Adjourn1 v.延期 同:postpone2

The members of the club voted to adjourn their meeting until 5p.m.

2.Astonish v.使惊异 同:astound3

She was astonished to hear the news that she had won the first prize in the speech contest.

3.Attire4 v.穿衣 同:array

The queen was attired5 in blue for her birthday party.

4.Candidate n.侯选人 同:applicant6

There are three candidates for president of the club.

5.Discipline n. 1.训练 同:training 2.纪律

The discipline of his early hardships contributed to his success.

Military schools are known for their strict discipline.

6.Interpret v.解释 同:translate

Please interpret the meaning of this foreign word that I’ve never heard.

7.Lounge v.闲逛;漫步 同:loiter

There were some men and women who were lounging along the beach.

8.Secure 1. v.使安全 同:protect 2. adj.无虑的

By strengthening the river banks, the city secured itself against floods.

Are you worried about passing the final exam, or do you feel secure?

9.Siege n.围攻 同:besiegement

The country was in a state of siege, and tanks were lined up in front of the presidential palace.

10.Strive v.努力 同:endeavor

We should strive for the truth.

11.Vocation7 n.职业 同:profession

Teaching children ought to be a vocation as well as a way of earning money.

12.Amiable8 adj.和蔼可亲的;温柔的 反:unpleasant

Charlotte is an amiable child; everybody loves her.

13.Capture v. 1.逮捕 反:release 2.吸引

The traitor9 was captured trying to escape from the country.

Her beauty captured him and he swore to stay with her forever.

14.Congregate10 v.聚集 反:disperse11

The crowds congregated12 in the square in front of the palace when they heard the news of the king’s death.

15.Cowardly adj.胆小的 反:brave

When I was a boy, I was too cowardly to go out at night.

16.Feeble adj.衰弱的 反:robust13

The old lady’s feeble hands could hardly hold a small cup.

17.Identical adj.完全相同的 反:different

It is the identical coat that I lost a month ago,.

18.Perpetual adj.永久的 反:temporary

Bathing in the fountain of youth is supposed to assure perpetual beauty.

19.Twilight14 n.黄昏 反:dawn

The old man likes to take a walk in the twilight.

20.Unfair adj.不公平的 反:just

The spectators were disappointed at the unfair decision by the unfair.

21.Vacant adj.空的 反:occupied

She had a few vacant rooms to rent for the students.

22.Veracity15 n.诚实 反:falsehood

Since you have lied to us in the past, you should not wonder that we doubt your veracity.

23.Applause n.鼓掌以示赞许

When the singer ended his song on the stage, there was a great applause in the concert hall.

24.Brutal16 adj.残忍的

The murder was so brutal that the jury was not allowed to see the police photographs.

25.Defiance17 n.违抗

He shouted in defiance of the policeman’s warning to be quiet.

26.Demonstrate v.证明

How can you demonstrate that the world is round?

27.Eloquence18 n.雄辩;口才

The eloquence of the president moved all hearts who listened to him.

28.Exclusive adj. 1.严格限制的;不许外人加入的 2.独有的

He donated a lot of money to join the exclusive club.

I have the exclusive rights for the sale of ford19 cars in this town.

29.Initiative n.初步;主动

She took the initiative in getting acquainted with her neighbors.

30.Reluctant adj.勉强的

He was very reluctant to give his money away.

31.Risky20 adj.危险的

Because of advances in medical technology, heart surgery is not as risky as it formerly21 was.

32.Terminate v.终止

The policeman terminated the quarrel by sending the boys home.

33.Typify v.代表;作…的典型

Abraham Lincoln typifies the politician who rises from humble22 origins to a position of power and influence.

34.Adapt v.使适应

When you go to a foreign country, you must adapt yourself to new manners and customs.

35.Clash 1. v.作撞击声 2. n.冲突

She clashed the two pans together to wake us up.

There are many clashes of opinion in that family, for no two of them think alike.

36.Compromise n.和解;让步了事

The disagreement about the boundary between the two countries was settle by compromise.

37.Era n.历史上的时代

The years from 1817 to 1824 in the united states history are often called the era of good feeling.

38.Gulp23 v.吞饮

After running 1000 meters, the runner became thirsty and gulped24 a bowl of water.

39.Proprietor25 n.所有者

I wasn’t satisfied with our treatment at that hotel; I shall write and complain to the proprietor.

40.Revise v.改变

When you known the facts, you may revise your opinion.

41.Superstition26 n.迷信

She has a superstition that breaking a mirror brings bad luck.

42.Tract27 n.广阔的地区

During last summer’s flood, a large tract of farmland was underwater.

43.Wail28 v.哭号

The little baby wailed29 until his mother entered the room.

44.Wither30 v.枯萎

The grass withered31 and died for lack of water under hot sun.



1.The judge decided32 to _____ the court until the following Monday .

2.My friend is going to be a nurse . I , however , have not yet chosen a _____ .

3.She is a(an) _____ girl and gets along with everyone with any trouble .

4.You may believe this statement ; it comes from a person of unquestionable _____ .

5.The finger-prints of two persons are never _____ .

6.The science teacher _____ that the magnet attracts a piece of iron .

7.That school is very _____ and only the wealthy send their children there .

8.The thief pulled out a knife and bade _____ to the police officer .

9.Cats can _____ themselves very well to indoor life .

10.The goods are too expensive ; I would like to speak to the _____ of the store .

1. adjourn 2. vocation 3. amiable 4. veracity 5. identical 6. demonstrated 7. exclusive 8. defiance 9. adapt 10.proprietor


1 adjourn goRyc     
  • The motion to adjourn was carried.休会的提议通过了。
  • I am afraid the court may not adjourn until three or even later.我担心法庭要到3点或更晚时才会休庭。
2 postpone rP0xq     
  • I shall postpone making a decision till I learn full particulars.在未获悉详情之前我得从缓作出决定。
  • She decided to postpone the converastion for that evening.她决定当天晚上把谈话搁一搁。
3 astound 1vqzS     
  • His practical grasp of affairs and his energy still astound me.他对事物的实际掌握和他充沛的精力实在使我惊异。
  • He used to astound his friends with feats of physical endurance.过去,他表现出来的惊人耐力常让朋友们大吃一惊。
4 attire AN0zA     
  • He had no intention of changing his mode of attire.他无意改变着装方式。
  • Her attention was attracted by his peculiar attire.他那奇特的服装引起了她的注意。
5 attired 1ba349e3c80620d3c58c9cc6c01a7305     
adj.穿着整齐的v.使穿上衣服,使穿上盛装( attire的过去式和过去分词 )
  • The bride was attired in white. 新娘穿一身洁白的礼服。 来自《简明英汉词典》
  • It is appropriate that everyone be suitably attired. 人人穿戴得体是恰当的。 来自《简明英汉词典》
6 applicant 1MlyX     
  • He was the hundredth applicant for the job. 他是第100个申请这项工作的人。
  • In my estimation, the applicant is well qualified for this job. 据我看, 这位应征者完全具备这项工作的条件。
7 vocation 8h6wB     
  • She struggled for years to find her true vocation.她多年来苦苦寻找真正适合自己的职业。
  • She felt it was her vocation to minister to the sick.她觉得照料病人是她的天职。
8 amiable hxAzZ     
  • She was a very kind and amiable old woman.她是个善良和气的老太太。
  • We have a very amiable companionship.我们之间存在一种友好的关系。
9 traitor GqByW     
  • The traitor was finally found out and put in prison.那个卖国贼终于被人发现并被监禁了起来。
  • He was sold out by a traitor and arrested.他被叛徒出卖而被捕了。
10 congregate jpEz5     
  • Now they can offer a digital place for their readers to congregate and talk.现在他们可以为读者提供一个数字化空间,让读者可以聚集和交谈。
  • This is a place where swans congregate.这是个天鹅聚集地。
11 disperse ulxzL     
  • The cattle were swinging their tails to disperse the flies.那些牛甩动着尾巴驱赶苍蝇。
  • The children disperse for the holidays.孩子们放假了。
12 congregated d4fe572aea8da4a2cdce0106da9d4b69     
(使)集合,聚集( congregate的过去式和过去分词 )
  • The crowds congregated in the town square to hear the mayor speak. 人群聚集到市镇广场上来听市长讲话。
  • People quickly congregated round the speaker. 人们迅速围拢在演说者的周围。
13 robust FXvx7     
  • She is too tall and robust.她个子太高,身体太壮。
  • China wants to keep growth robust to reduce poverty and avoid job losses,AP commented.美联社评论道,中国希望保持经济强势增长,以减少贫困和失业状况。
14 twilight gKizf     
  • Twilight merged into darkness.夕阳的光辉融于黑暗中。
  • Twilight was sweet with the smell of lilac and freshly turned earth.薄暮充满紫丁香和新翻耕的泥土的香味。
15 veracity AHwyC     
  • I can testify to this man's veracity and good character.我可以作证,此人诚实可靠品德良好。
  • There is no reason to doubt the veracity of the evidence.没有理由怀疑证据的真实性。
16 brutal bSFyb     
  • She has to face the brutal reality.她不得不去面对冷酷的现实。
  • They're brutal people behind their civilised veneer.他们表面上温文有礼,骨子里却是野蛮残忍。
17 defiance RmSzx     
  • He climbed the ladder in defiance of the warning.他无视警告爬上了那架梯子。
  • He slammed the door in a spirit of defiance.他以挑衅性的态度把门砰地一下关上。
18 eloquence 6mVyM     
  • I am afraid my eloquence did not avail against the facts.恐怕我的雄辩也无补于事实了。
  • The people were charmed by his eloquence.人们被他的口才迷住了。
19 Ford KiIxx     
  • They were guarding the bridge,so we forded the river.他们驻守在那座桥上,所以我们只能涉水过河。
  • If you decide to ford a stream,be extremely careful.如果已决定要涉过小溪,必须极度小心。
20 risky IXVxe     
  • It may be risky but we will chance it anyhow.这可能有危险,但我们无论如何要冒一冒险。
  • He is well aware how risky this investment is.他心里对这项投资的风险十分清楚。
21 formerly ni3x9     
  • We now enjoy these comforts of which formerly we had only heard.我们现在享受到了过去只是听说过的那些舒适条件。
  • This boat was formerly used on the rivers of China.这船从前航行在中国内河里。
22 humble ddjzU     
  • In my humble opinion,he will win the election.依我拙见,他将在选举中获胜。
  • Defeat and failure make people humble.挫折与失败会使人谦卑。
23 gulp yQ0z6     
  • She took down the tablets in one gulp.她把那些药片一口吞了下去。
  • Don't gulp your food,chew it before you swallow it.吃东西不要狼吞虎咽,要嚼碎了再咽下去。
24 gulped 4873fe497201edc23bc8dcb50aa6eb2c     
v.狼吞虎咽地吃,吞咽( gulp的过去式和过去分词 );大口地吸(气);哽住
  • He gulped down the rest of his tea and went out. 他把剩下的茶一饮而尽便出去了。
  • She gulped nervously, as if the question bothered her. 她紧张地咽了一下,似乎那问题把她难住了。 来自《简明英汉词典》
25 proprietor zR2x5     
  • The proprietor was an old acquaintance of his.业主是他的一位旧相识。
  • The proprietor of the corner grocery was a strange thing in my life.拐角杂货店店主是我生活中的一个怪物。
26 superstition VHbzg     
  • It's a common superstition that black cats are unlucky.认为黑猫不吉祥是一种很普遍的迷信。
  • Superstition results from ignorance.迷信产生于无知。
27 tract iJxz4     
  • He owns a large tract of forest.他拥有一大片森林。
  • He wrote a tract on this subject.他曾对此写了一篇短文。
28 wail XMhzs     
  • Somewhere in the audience an old woman's voice began plaintive wail.观众席里,一位老太太伤心地哭起来。
  • One of the small children began to wail with terror.小孩中的一个吓得大哭起来。
29 wailed e27902fd534535a9f82ffa06a5b6937a     
v.哭叫,哀号( wail的过去式和过去分词 )
  • She wailed over her father's remains. 她对着父亲的遗体嚎啕大哭。 来自《现代汉英综合大词典》
  • The women of the town wailed over the war victims. 城里的妇女为战争的死难者们痛哭。 来自辞典例句
30 wither dMVz1     
  • She grows as a flower does-she will wither without sun.她象鲜花一样成长--没有太阳就会凋谢。
  • In autumn the leaves wither and fall off the trees.秋天,树叶枯萎并从树上落下来。
31 withered 342a99154d999c47f1fc69d900097df9     
adj. 枯萎的,干瘪的,(人身体的部分器官)因病萎缩的或未发育良好的 动词wither的过去式和过去分词形式
  • The grass had withered in the warm sun. 这些草在温暖的阳光下枯死了。
  • The leaves of this tree have become dry and withered. 这棵树下的叶子干枯了。
32 decided lvqzZd     
  • This gave them a decided advantage over their opponents.这使他们比对手具有明显的优势。
  • There is a decided difference between British and Chinese way of greeting.英国人和中国人打招呼的方式有很明显的区别。
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