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VOA慢速英语1500基础单词例句e

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each
[every one by itself]
Each of us sang a different song in the show.

early
[(1) at or near the beginning, especially the beginning of the day; (2) opposite late]
They saw her walking early this morning. (1)
A few arrived late, but most were early. (2)

earn
[to be paid in return for work done]
She earns 40,000 dollars a year.

earth
[(1) the planet we all live on; (2) the ground or soil]
Have you seen the picture of earth made from the moon's surface? (1)
The sun warmed the black earth of the farmer's field. (2)

earthquake
[a sudden, violent shaking of the earth's surface]
The earthquake caused severe damage to bridges and buildings in Los Angeles.

ease
[(1) to reduce; (2) to make less difficult]
The rate of economic inflation1 eased last month. (1)
The new equipment helped ease his job. (2)

east
[the direction from which the sun rises]
The sun rises in the east and goes down in the west.

easy
[(1) not difficult; (2) not hard to do]
His English is easy to understand. (1)
She says that running five kilometers is easy for her. (2)

eat
[to take food into the body through the mouth]
Can you eat now, or do you want to eat later?

ecology
[the scientific study of the environment and links among living and material things]
She is an expert on the ecology of wetlands.


economy
[the system by which money, industry and trade are organized]
Many people hope the economy will continue to grow.

edge
[the line where something ends or begins]
Do not write near the edge of the paper.

education
[the act of teaching]
Congress approved the spending of 450 million dollars for aid to education.

effect
[the result or change caused by something]
The storm had a serious effect on the economy.

effort
[(1) an attempt; (2) the work necessary to do something]
The boy made an effort to help his mother. (1)
Climbing the mountain required great effort. (2)

egg
[(1) the rounded object containing unborn young produced by female birds, fish or reptiles2; (2) a single cell in a female person or animal that can develop into a baby]
Sea turtles bury their eggs in the sand. (1)
Human eggs can be transplanted3 from one woman to another. (2)

either
[one of two, but not the other]
Can either of you tell me how to get to the airport?

elect
[to choose by voting]
The voters elected the state governor as President of the United States.

electricity
[a form of energy that flows through wires to provide heat and light, and power to machines]
We did not have electricity or clean water after the storm.

embassy4
[the offices of an ambassador5 and his or her assistants]
All foreign embassies6 are in Washington.

emergency
[an unexpected and dangerous situation demanding quick action]
The President declared a wildfire emergency in New Mexico.

emotion
[a strong feeling such as love, hate, fear or sadness]
The dispute produced strong emotions on both sides.

employ
[to give work in return for wages]
Jane is employed as a prison guard.

empty
[(1) having nothing inside; (2) to remove everything]
The house was empty. (1)
The old man emptied his glass and asked for more water. (2)

end
[(1) to stop; (2) to finish; (3) the part which comes last]
The chairman ended the meeting. (1)
The year ended peacefully. (2)
We were happy to reach the end of the project. (3)

enemy
[(1) a person opposing or hating another; (2) a person or people of the other side in a war]
The two men were fierce political enemies. (1)
Enemy soldiers attacked allied7 forces on the island. (2)

energy
[(1) power used to do work, usually with machines; (2) the ability and willingness to be active]
Electricity provides most of the energy in our city. (1)
You can increase your energy by eating healthy food and exercising every day. (2)

enforce
[to make something be done]
Police enforce the law.

engine
[a machine that uses energy to cause movement or to do work]
He says his car's engine will not start.

engineer
[a person who designs engines, machines, roads, bridges or railroads]
He worked as an engineer in the space program.

enjoy
[to be pleased or satisfied by something]
Did you enjoy the movie?

enough
[(1) as much as necessary; (2) the amount needed]
Does Richard have enough money to buy her a ring? (1)
Richard said he had enough. (2)

enter
[to come or go into]
They entered the store together.

environment
[(1) all surrounding things, conditions and influences that affect life; (2) the natural world of land, sea, air, plants and animals]
The group support stronger laws to protect the environment from industrial pollution. (1)
Tell us what we can do to prevent further damage to our natural environment. (2)

equal
[(1) the same in amount, size, weight or value; (2) having the same rights]
Each of them provided an equal amount of money to start the new business. (1)
The amendment8 guaranteed that men and women would have equal rights. (2)

equipment
[things, tools or machines needed for a purpose or activity]
Jack9 has all the equipment we will need for our camping trip.

escape
[(1) to get free; (2) to get away from; (3) to get out of]
The lion escaped from his cage. (1)
Three prisoners escaped from their guards. (2)
No one could escape from the high security prison. (3)

especially
[more than others]
We liked the food, especially the fish.

establish
[(1) to bring into existence; (2) to create]
Mister Jenkins established his business 23 years ago. (1)
Scientists have established a new way to communicate with creatures anywhere in the universe. (2)

estimate
[to form an opinion about a value, size or amount using less than complete information]
The media have failed in their attempts to estimate the winners of national elections.

ethnic10
[of or concerning people belonging to a large group because of their race, religion, language, tribe11 or where their ancestors lived]
Jay and Cindy enjoy eating ethnic food as often as possible.

evaporate12
[to change from a liquid into a gas]
Water evaporates13 more quickly during dry weather.

even
[in a way not thought possible]
They survived, even though the building was destroyed.

event
[that which happens, especially something of importance]
Swearing in a new President is a big event in Washington.

ever
[at any time]
Did you ever meet Joseph's wife?

every
[(1) each one; (2) all]
Every winner gets a different prize. (1)
She has read every book in the library. (2)

evidence
[(1) material or facts that prove something; (2) a reason for believing]
The evidence proves the suspect is guilty. (1)
Children do not need evidence to believe in Santa Claus. (2)

evil
[(1) not good; (2) extremely bad]
He had an evil plan. (1)
Only a truly evil person would treat a child so badly. (2)

exact
[(1) having no mistakes; (2) correct in every detail]
That is the exact number of students present. (1)
His reports were exact in every way. (2)

examine
[to study closely]
The judge examined the evidence carefully.

example
[a part that shows what the rest of a thing or group is like]
Her success is an example of the results of a good education.

excellent
[extremely good]
George is excellent at cooking French food.

except
[but for]
Except for Joe, everyone wanted to help.

exchange
[(1) to trade; (2) to give or receive one thing for another]
He exchanged his shares of stock for a cash payment. (1)
The two sides exchanged ideas on a peace agreement. (2)

excuse
[(1) to take away blame; (2) to pardon; (3) to forgive; (4) a reason (sometimes false) for an action]
He excused himself for lying to her. (1)
A governor's pardon excuses the prisoner's criminal act. (2)
Please excuse me for speaking your language so poorly. (3)
Missus Warner refused to accept her husband's excuse for what he did. (4)

execute
[to kill]
What is the state's argument for executing murderers?

exercise
[an activity or effort for the purpose of improving the body or to stay in good health]
Doctors say a half hour of exercise several times a week can prevent heart attacks.

exile14
[(1) to force a person to leave his or her country; (2) to expel15; (3) a person who is forced to leave his or her country]
The writer was exiled16 because his book criticized the government. (1)
The new government exiled the former dictator17. (2)
After the fall of the communist government, exiles18 were able to return home. (3)

exist
[(1) to be; (2) to live]
Many of the documents needed by the court no longer exist. (1)
How long has life existed on Earth? (2)

expand
[(1) to make larger; (2) to grow larger]
The mayor expanded the police force to stop an increase in crimes. (1)
This economy is expanding at a rate of four percent a year. (2)

expect
[(1) to think or believe that something will happen; (2) to wait for an event]
Do you expect an increase in pay this year? (1)
Tom and Mary Ann are expecting a new baby in August. (2)

expel
[(1) to force out; (2) to remove from; (3) to send away]
The dishonest officers were expelled19 from the military forces. (1)
The students were expelled for bringing alcohol to school. (2)
Some of the exiles were expelled for religious reasons. (3)

experience
[(1) to live through an event, situation or condition ; (2) something that one has done or lived through]
She experienced great pain. (1)
The experience caused her great pain. (2)

experiment
[(1) to test; (2) a test or trial carried out to prove if an idea is true or false, or to discover something]
The candidate said he experimented with marijuana when he was a student. (1)
The medical experiments showed that the new medicine was not effective against cancer. (2)

expert
[a person with special knowledge or training]
She is an expert on nuclear disarmament.

explain
[(1) to give reasons for; (2) to make clear; (3) to tell about; (4) to tell the meaning]
Linda explained to her father why she wanted a big wedding. (1)
The president explained in detail his plan to send American soldiers to the troubled area. (2)
Wyatt explained the steps he used to solve the budget problem. (3)
Justin was asked to explain the effects of his solution on all sides in the dispute. (4)

explode
[to break apart violently with a loud noise, like a bomb]
The criticism made him explode in anger.

explore
[(1) to travel in a place that is not well known to learn more about it; (2) to make a careful search; (3) to examine closely]
A team led by Meriwether Lewis and William Clark explored the land west of the Mississippi River almost two hundred years ago. (1)
The spacecraft explored the solar system to search for signs of life. (2)
The committee explored every possibility before deciding what to do. (3)

export
[(1) to send to another country; (2) something sent to another country, usually for sale]
The United States has been importing much more from Asia than it exports. (1)
But it expects exports will increase following the approval of full trade relations with China. (2)

express
[to say clearly]
He expressed his love for her.

extend
[(1) to stretch out in area or length; (2) to continue for a longer time]
The rebels have extended their control over more of the country. (1)
Officials have extended the time that students must be in school each day, from seven hours to eight. (2)

extra
[more than normal, expected or necessary]
Newspapers printed extra copies to report election results.

extreme
[more than the usual or accepted]
My broken leg was extremely painful.
(~ly adverb)

extremist
[a person with strong religious or political beliefs who acts in an extreme or violent way]
Animal rights extremists broke into the building and released all the laboratory animals.

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1 inflation 4bqz8     
n.胀大,夸张,通货膨胀
参考例句:
  • Gold prices are often seen as an indicator of inflation.黃金价格常常被看作是通货膨胀的指标。
  • The inflation of the airbed took several minutes.给空气床垫充气花了几分钟时间。
2 reptiles 45053265723f59bd84cf4af2b15def8e     
n.爬行动物,爬虫( reptile的名词复数 )
参考例句:
  • Snakes and crocodiles are both reptiles. 蛇和鳄鱼都是爬行动物。 来自《简明英汉词典》
  • Birds, reptiles and insects come from eggs. 鸟类、爬虫及昆虫是卵生的。 来自《现代汉英综合大词典》
3 transplanted 4fbfd7449f7b734108e55eab44189f04     
vt.移植(transplant的过去式与过去分词形式)
参考例句:
  • Surgeons have successfully transplanted a liver into a four-year-old boy. 外科医生成功地给一个四岁的男孩移植了肝脏。
  • A group of farmers were transplanted to the island by the government. 一批农民被政府迁到这个岛上居住。 来自《简明英汉词典》
4 embassy HPWz2     
n.大使馆,大使及其随员
参考例句:
  • Large crowd demonstrated outside the British Embassy.很多群众在英国大使馆外面示威。
  • He's a U.S. diplomat assigned to the embassy in London.他是美国驻伦敦大使馆的一名外交官。
5 ambassador uNZzg     
n.大使,特使,(派驻国际组织的)代表
参考例句:
  • He took up office as an ambassador for ten years continuously.他连任十年大使。
  • The new ambassador is more mature than his predecessor.新大使比他的前任更成熟一些。
6 embassies 6df092128832e905f9991526ca3dcb6e     
n.大使馆( embassy的名词复数 );大使馆全体成员
参考例句:
  • The representatives of other countries have their embassies there. 许多国家都在此设有大使馆。 来自英语晨读30分(高二)
  • Demonstrators protested outside the country's embassies all over Europe. 该国驻欧洲各国的大使馆外都有群众进行示威抗议。 来自辞典例句
7 allied iLtys     
adj.协约国的;同盟国的
参考例句:
  • Britain was allied with the United States many times in history.历史上英国曾多次与美国结盟。
  • Allied forces sustained heavy losses in the first few weeks of the campaign.同盟国在最初几周内遭受了巨大的损失。
8 amendment Mx8zY     
n.改正,修正,改善,修正案
参考例句:
  • The amendment was rejected by 207 voters to 143.这项修正案以207票对143票被否决。
  • The Opposition has tabled an amendment to the bill.反对党已经就该议案提交了一项修正条款。
9 jack 53Hxp     
n.插座,千斤顶,男人;v.抬起,提醒,扛举;n.(Jake)杰克
参考例句:
  • I am looking for the headphone jack.我正在找寻头戴式耳机插孔。
  • He lifted the car with a jack to change the flat tyre.他用千斤顶把车顶起来换下瘪轮胎。
10 ethnic jiAz3     
adj.人种的,种族的,异教徒的
参考例句:
  • This music would sound more ethnic if you played it in steel drums.如果你用钢鼓演奏,这首乐曲将更具民族特色。
  • The plan is likely only to aggravate ethnic frictions.这一方案很有可能只会加剧种族冲突。
11 tribe XJ2zS     
n.部落,种族,一伙人
参考例句:
  • This is a subject tribe.这是个受他人统治的部落。
  • Many of the tribe's customs and rituals are as old as the hills.这部落的许多风俗、仪式都极其古老。
12 evaporate inexc     
vi.蒸发,挥发,消失;vt.使蒸发,使挥发
参考例句:
  • Clearly,the star wars problem was not going to evaporate.显然,星球大战问题并没有不了了之。
  • It will evaporate like a spirit.它将来总要像幽灵一样化成云烟。
13 evaporates 2774a3a5981d38ffe5cee4cb61064df7     
v.(使某物)蒸发掉( evaporate的第三人称单数 );消失,不复存在;使脱水
参考例句:
  • Heat evaporates water into steam. 水受热变成水蒸气。 来自《简明英汉词典》
  • As the water evaporates, a crust of salt is left on the surface of the soil. 随着水分的蒸发,地面上留下了一层结晶盐。 来自辞典例句
14 exile PhNzk     
n.流放,被流放者;vt.流放,放逐,使流亡
参考例句:
  • After an exile of eight years her uncle returned to Cairo.她叔叔背井离乡8年后返回开罗。
  • Napoleon was sent into exile on an island.拿破仑被流放到一个岛上。
15 expel hhDzd     
vt.把...开除,驱逐,放逐,排出,喷出
参考例句:
  • They were told at first that they should simply expel the refugees.一开始有人告诉他们应该直接将那些难民驱逐出境。
  • The headmaster may expel the boy from the school.校长可能要把那个男孩从学校开除。
16 exiled exiled     
adj. 流亡的,放逐的 动词exile的过去式和过去分词形式
参考例句:
  • diehard supporters of the exiled king 顽固支持流亡国王的人
  • The king exiled one of his official for murder. 国王因他的一个大臣犯谋杀罪而将他放逐。
17 dictator G9EyH     
n.独裁者,爱发号施令的人
参考例句:
  • We felt quite impotent to resist the will of the dictator.我们感到无力抗拒独裁者的意志。
  • A dictator must have a firm hand.独裁者的手段是很厉害的。
18 exiles 6003668e79b3567acb8879a080c69b17     
流放,放逐,流亡( exile的名词复数 ); 长期离家[出国]; 被流放者,流亡国外者,背井离乡者
参考例句:
  • There were many French exiles in England after the Revolution. 法国大革命后,有许多法国人流亡到英国。
  • Political exiles had not been given indemnity from prosecution. 政治流放犯没有得到免予起诉的保护。
19 expelled 7a860966115182402ed06375cf0a22af     
驱逐( expel的过去式和过去分词 ); 赶走; 把…除名; 排出
参考例句:
  • She was expelled from school at 15. 她15岁时被学校开除了。
  • After the outbreak of fighting,all foreign journalists were expelled. 战斗开始后,所有的外国记者都被驱逐出境。
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