同integrity, honesty, uprightness, rectitude
The lawyer‘s clients always appreciated the probity with which she represented their cases.
同visionary, unrealistic, whimsical, crazy
Everyone thinks he is a quixotic dreamer, with hopes to one day live in a space station.
同irritate, fester, gall
It rankles me that Scott never apologizes when he does something wrong.斯科特做错事时从不认错道歉，真是令我心痛。
同memory, remembrance, recollection
Diana shared her reminiscences of her trip around the world with me.黛安娜和我分享她环游世界的回忆。
同respect, honor, adoration, veneration, worship
The memorial statue was erected in reverence of the founder of the country.该纪念像是为景仰开国者而建立的。
同wise, intelligent, sage, sagacious, knowledgeable
If you follow her sapient advice, you will be sure to succeed.
同strict, harsh, tough, rigid
In some countries, the penalty for theft is very severe.
When the guard dog snarled, the man got so scared that he didn‘t move.当看门狗对他咆哮时，这名男子吓得不敢动弹。
同crush, mash, squeeze, flatten
The children‘s ball rolled out into the street and was squashed by a passing car.
同endeavor, strain, struggle
Once you choose your goal in life, you should strive to achieve it.
同stealthy, furtive, sneaky, secret
The reporter was told that surreptitious bribes were being given to officials.这名被告知官员们正在
同1.pat, knock, rap, strike 2.faucet, valve, outlet
Peter tapped on Clair‘s window to get her attention as he walked by her office.
同beginner, novice, learner
Otis‘ computer class is for older tyros who are terrified of using a computer.
同hidden, secret, concealed
Do you think Dean has any ulterior motives in buying me a new microwave oven?
同insipid, flavorless, flat, uninteresting
Ethan loves kung-fu movies, but Joe thinks they are just vapid entertainment.
同lewd, loose, lustful, reckless, wild
The youths showed their wanton disrespect for the law by drinking in public.
同top, summit, peak, apex, pinnacle, acme
Exercise: Fill in the blanks.
After climbing for days, the mountain climbers reached the zenith.攀爬数天后，登山者们抵达了山顶。
1. The entertaining, _____ novel I have just read was hard to put down.
2. I love listening to my grandmother‘s _____ about life when she was a young woman.
3. Angela _____ for perfection in everything she does.
4. Some people find that vegetarian diets are _____.
5. Joyce is an actress at the _____ of her career.
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