《托福高阶词汇》LIST14

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《托福高阶词汇》LIST14

foamy adj.起泡沫的

同bubbling, sparkling

The storm had made the ocean waves hitting the shore rough and foamy.暴风雨使得海浪大力地冲击着岸边,激起了层层泡沫。

garment n.衣服

同clothing, robe, costume, attire, dress

Charles decided to have several garments made by a local tailor.

查尔斯决定让本地的裁缝做几件衣服。

handicap v.妨碍

同penalize, hamper, encumber

A sore right arm handicapped Laura‘s tennis playing.

酸痛的右臂妨碍了劳拉打网球。

ignite v.①点燃②煽动

同1.kindle, catch, fire 2.agitate, stir, excite

A carelessly thrown, lit cigarette ignited the house fire.

一个随意丢弃的烟蒂使这座房子起火了。

ingenuous adj.率直的

同frank, trustful, plain, innocent

It was his ingenuous smile that won Deborah‘s heart.

是他率直的微笑赢得了黛博拉的芳心。

inquiry n.查询;调查

同search, research, quest, investigation, inspection

The police led an inquiry to try to find the stolen paintings.

警方展开调查,试图找出被盗的画。

jocular adj.滑稽的;诙谐的

同joking, funny, jocose, humorous, jesting

William‘s jocular personality makes him a very popular person.

威廉风趣的个性使他成为广受的人。

landscape n.风景

同vista, view

Bernard‘s art class took a trip to the country to learn how to paint landscapes.

伯纳德到乡下去上美术课,学习如何画风景画。

lure v.诱惑

同entice, decoy, tempt, coax

Patricia was lured by the glamour of Hollywood to become an actress.帕特丽夏被好莱坞的魅力所吸引,想要成为一名演员。

*glamour n.魅力

martyr n.牺牲者

同victim, sacrifice

When the police shot the young student, she became a martyr for the democracy movement.

被警察射杀的这名年轻学生成了民主运动的牺牲者。

meticulous adj.小心翼翼的

同careful

We were meticulous in cleaning the car, washing and polishing every inch of it.

我们小心翼翼地清洗汽车,将每一寸都冲洗和打蜡。

nebulous adj.模糊的

同ambiguous, hazy

The company only had a nebulous idea of the next model of car they would manufacture.

该公司对他们下次要制造的车型只有模糊的概念。

oblivious adj.忘记的;不注意的

同forgetful, unaware of

Warren was oblivious to the yelling and fighting in the apartment next door, and continued reading his book.

沃伦对公寓内邻居的叫喊与吵闹浑然不觉,继续读他的书。

Ostensible adj.表面上的;假装的

同seeming

The ostensible reason for his trip to Greece was business, but we thought it was a vacation.

他去希腊表面的理由是出差,但我们认为那是度假。

Pallid adj.苍白的;无光泽的

同pale, bloodless, wan, sallow, white

After being sick in bed for a week, Jane still looked pallid.

卧病在床一星期后,简的脸色看起来仍然有些苍白。

perpetual adj.永久的

同everlasting, unceasing, constant, unending

The seemingly perpetual rain made us all depressed.

看上去下个不停的雨让大家都感到沮丧。

plunge v.跳进

同submerge, dive, descend, dip, sink

On a hot summer day, I like nothing better than plungingsintosa cool swimming pool.

在炎热的夏日里,我最喜欢的事莫过于跳进凉爽的游泳池里。

Exercise: Fill in the blanks.

1. That exclusive boutique is filled with beautiful _____ that I could never afford.

2. The government began an _____sintospossible vote fraud in the election.

3. The dentist _____ the child to sit in the examining chair with promises of a free toy.

4. Through _____ research, scientists found a drug that would treat the disease.

5. Doug‘s _____ lying has made us distrust everything he says.

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