Edith enjoys collecting fine porcelain from around the world.
Randy’s prodigal spending usually leaves him broke at the end of each month.兰迪花钱大手大脚，所以他每逢月底常一毛不剩。
同allocation, portion, proportion, ration
The factory had a quota of refrigerators that they had to make every work day.工厂对每个工作日冰箱的生产量有配额。
同ecstasy, delight, exaltation
His rapture at seeing his newborn daughter could be seen on his face.见到初生女儿时的狂喜在他的脸上展露无遗。
同small piece, shred, remainder, residue
These few trees are the only remnants of a great forest that once grew here.这几棵树是这里以前的大森林的残余。
同1.invert, turn back 2.alter, overthrow, upset
Janet reversed the car into the garage.
同bitter, cynical, ironical, sarcastic, sardonic
Satirical comedies about politics are very popular television shows in the U.S..
同boil, surge, churn, fizz
The pot of stew on the stove seethed until it nearly boiled over.
同watch, guard, sentinel, watchman, patrol
The sentry stopped the two men and demanded to see their identifications.哨兵拦下这两名男子，要求看他们的证件。www.59wj.com
同run-down, frayed, ragged, tattered, poor
The poor old woman only had a shabby sweater to keep her warm.这名贫穷的老妇人只有一件破旧的毛衣御寒。
The three boys tried to sneak into the principal’s office that night.这三个男孩试图在那晚溜进校长办公室。
同compress, wring, grip, crush, clutch
The little boy was frightened and squeezed his father’s hand tightly.小男孩吓得紧握着父亲的手。
同overdue, late, slow
If you are tardy in paying your electric bill, there may be a late fee added to your bill.
同afflict, torture, agonize, distress, rack
Mathew was tormented by the thought that he would not pass the exam.马修为通不过考试的念头所苦。
The water vaporized very quickly because of the heat of the sun.
同assurance, authority, sanction, commission, guarantee
The police officers who came to the house had a warrant for John’s arrest.
Take care when driving on this zigzag mountain road.
Exercise: Fill in the blanks.
1. Our department has surpassed our _____ of required sales for the third month in a row.
2. We bought some carpet _____ to cover the floor in our dorm room.
3. I hope you aren’t going to wear that _____ pair of pants to the party!
4. Students who are _____ for class will be given demerits.
5. The artist had painted many colorful, _____ lines on the canvas.
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