In fall, I like to visit the mountains because the foliage there changes into such vivid colors.
同measure, estimate, evaluate, rate, assess
Our boss gauges how productive our department is through the sales of computers every month.
同trouble, disturb, annoy, plague, pester, vex
The manager harassed the new salesperson until he quit.
同drink, absorb, suck, swallow, receive
Ellis invited me to imbibe some of his expensive wine after dinner.晚餐后，埃利斯邀我品尝一些他的高级葡萄酒。
同secure, save, compensate, reimburse, remunerate
The government promised to indemnify the victims of the restaurant fire.政府允诺赔偿餐厅火灾的受害者。
同inset, inject, stuff in
The doctor inserted a small tube into the patient‘s stomach to feed him.医生将小管插入病人的胃中来给他喂食。
同sensible, sage, sagacious, wise
Laura is very judicious as she saves her money in the bank.
同side, flanking, sideward
The lateral sides of the house were made with bricks, while the front and back were wooden.
同1.defame, libel, disparage 2.harmful, malignant, vicious
His malign actions were finally punished by the judge.
In the 1800‘s many Americans migrated west to find land for farming. 19世纪时，许多美国人往西迁徙找寻耕地。
同generous, bounteous, liberal, beneficent, bountiful
The old man‘s munificent donation to the hospital was highly appreciated.老人对医院慷慨的捐赠赢得了高度赞扬。
同refusing, denying, dissenting
Carol‘s negative response meant that she did not want to go camping with them.
同faint, shadowy, gloomy, veiled, blurred
At sunset, we saw an obscure figure of a person entering the building.傍晚时分，我们看到一个朦胧的身影进入了大楼。
同clamor, tumult, shout, exclamation
There was an outcry against the banning of the book.
同scene, vista, sight, view
From the top of this building you can see a wonderful panorama of New York City.
同lasting, immovable, immutable, insistent, persevering
She was persistent in her search for her lost puppy.
A poll of city residents showed that over half of them approved of building a new park.
Exercise: Fill in the blanks.
1. A newspaper questionnaire _____ readers‘ opinion on the proposed nuclear plant.
2. During our camping trip we were constantly _____ by swarms of mosquitoes.
3. The fishermens boats approached the docks, heavy with the day‘s _____ catch.
4. The town down in the valley appeared _____ in the dim light of the moon.
5. Our class conducted a _____ to measure students‘ approval of the president.
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