VOCABULARY – TEST 6

题目

  1. The viper was ensnared and put in a cage.
  2. Her heart was frigid as the weather outside.
  3. The ferry to France will leave from quay 6 at 4:35 p.m.
  4. Causing much discontent, his regime didn’t remain in power for long.
  5. He continued to hew at the gigantic tree with his axe.
  6. We should all try to be humble and be wary of excessive pride.
  7. Many of the Roman emperors had control of both secular and religious powers.
  8. Yesterday’s earthquake caused violent tremors in the southern region of Japan.
  9. Some factories dump toxic wastes into the sea and air or bury them illegally.
  10. Some of Dali’s paintings are strange and unearthly.
  11. Stellar activity can be seen with a powerful telescope.
  12. The company’s rapid growth was due to its dynamic leadership.

单词

1。毒蛇被诱入圈套并抓到一个笼子里。

viper [‘vaɪpər] : 毒蛇

ensnared  [ɪn’sneə(r)] : v. 诱捕;诱入圈套;陷害

2。她的心就跟外面的天气一样冰寒。

frigid [‘frɪdʒɪd] : adj. 寒冷的;冷淡的;

3。 去法国的渡船将在下午4点35分从六号码头离开。

ferry [‘feri] : n. 渡船; 渡口

quay [kiː] : n. 码头

4。引起大量不满,他的政权只维持了不长的时间。

discontent [ˌdɪskən’tent] : n. 不满; adj. 不满的; v. 令(人) 不满的

regime [reɪ’ʒiːm] : 政体;政权;制度

5。他持续用他的斧子砍那棵巨大的树。

hew [hjuː] : v. 砍;劈;砍倒;砍成;固守;开辟

gigantic [dʒaɪ’ɡæntɪk]: adj. 巨大的

6。我们都应该保持谦逊并且警惕过度的赞美。

wary [‘weri] : adj. 小心的;机警的

excessive [ɪk’sesɪv] : 过分的;过多的

7。罗马的许多皇帝同时拥有世俗和宗教的权力。

emperor [’empərər] : n. 皇帝

secular [‘sekjələ(r)] : adj. 世俗的;现世的;不朽的;非宗教的

religious  [rɪ’lɪdʒəs] : adj. 宗教的;虔诚的;严谨的;信奉宗教的

8。昨天的地震在日本的南部地区引起强烈的震动。

tremor  [‘tremər] : n. 震动;颤动;战栗;兴奋;地震

9。一些工厂将有毒废料倾倒到海里和空气里或者非法掩埋掉。

toxic [‘tɒksɪk] : 有毒的

10。达利的一些绘画是奇怪且超自然的。

unearthly [ʌn’ɜːrθli] : adj. 怪异的;超自然的

11。通过强大的望远镜可以看到行星的活动轨迹。

stellar  [‘stelər] : adj. 星(状)的; 星(球)的

12。强有力的领导使得公司快速发展起来。

dynamic leadership : 强有力的领导

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