VOCABULARY – TEST 7

题目

  1. The hunters tried to cleave a path through the jungle.
  2. The workers in the construction site were sweltering in the heat.
  3. His political career was blighted by the scandal.
  4. Her affected mannerisms made us all sick.
  5. The bleak countryside attracted only the hardiest of settlers.
  6. Psychologists study the complexities of the human psyche.
  7. Her maternal love helped him through that difficult time.
  8. Small mischances often ruin great plans.
  9. The children’s faces were very animated when they came home from the circus.
  10. He had made a very subjective judgement on her performance.
  11. Playing guitar was only her avocation at first, but later it became her sole occupation.
  12. In his voice she could detect a certain tinge of irony.

单词

1。猎杀者们尝试开辟一条道路来穿越丛林。

cleave  [kliːv] : v. 裂开;分开(尤指沿天然纹理);使分开;穿过;

2。工地的工人们在酷热下汗流浃背。

swelter [‘sweltə(r)] : v. 汗流浃背;中暑;热得难受

3。 他的政治生涯被丑闻摧毁了。

blighted [b’laɪtɪd] : adj. 摧毁的

scandal  [‘skændl] : n. 丑闻;反感;耻辱

4。她的矫揉造作让我们感到恶心。

affected [ə’fektɪd]: adj. 做作的; 假装的

mannerism [‘mænərɪzəm]: n. 明显或过份固守独特格调或形式

5。萧瑟的农村只吸引到最能吃苦的移民。

bleak  [bliːk] : adj. 萧瑟的;阴郁的;严寒的;无希望的

settlers [‘setləz] : 移民

6。心理学家研究人类心理的复杂性。

Psychologist [saɪ’kɒlədʒɪst]: n. 心理学家; 心理学者

psyche [‘saɪki] : n. 精神;心灵;灵魂

7。她的母爱帮他度过了那段困难时期。

maternal [mə’tɜːrnl] : 母亲的;母系的;母方的;母性的

8。伟大的计划往往因为小小的困难而毁掉。 千里之堤溃于蚁穴。

mischance [ˌmɪs’tʃæns] : n. 困难; 灾难

9。从马戏团回到家的小孩子们个个神情激动。兴高采烈

animated [‘ænɪmeɪtɪd] : adj. 生气勃勃的;栩栩如生的;动画片的

circus [‘sɜːkəs] : n. 马戏团;马戏表演;竞技场;广场

10。他对她的表现给一个非常主观的评价。

subjective [səb’dʒektɪv] : adj. 主观的

performance [pə’fɔːməns] : n. 表演;实行;表现;履行;性能;本事;业绩

11。弹吉他一开始只是她的爱好,后来却成为她唯一的职业。

avocation [ˌævəʊ’keɪʃn]: n.消遣; 副业; 嗜好

occupation [ˌɒkju’peɪʃn] : n. 职业;占有;消遣;居住

12。从他的声音里她可以感受到某些讽刺的意味。

tinge [tɪndʒ] : 淡色;些微气味(常与with连用);一丝痕迹

irony [‘aɪrəni] : n. 反讽;讽剌之事

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