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SAT单词——Day 6
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SAT单词——Day 6

1. If John had not been there to _________ when tensions began to rise at the meeting, a flight would surely have ensued.

A. intervene

B. coalesce

C. harass

D. intermingle

E. exacerbate

answer A

intervene [ˌintə'vi:n] vi.干涉, 干预, 介入, 调停, 插入,阻挠

I am powerless to intervene in the matter.

我对调停此事无能为力。

coalesce [ˌkəuə'les] v.合并, 联合, 接合

The views of party leaders coalesced to form a coherent policy.

党的领导人的各种观点已统一为一致的政策。

harass ['hærəs] vt.使疲乏, 骚扰

Our detachments took turns to harass them.

我们的一些小分队轮番骚扰他们。

intermingle [ˌintə'miŋgl] v.混合, 搀和, 交织

This book intermingled fact with fiction.

这本书事实和虚构情节交织。

exacerbate [ig'zæsəbeit] vt.加重(使 ... 恶化, 激怒)

Her mother's interference exacerbated the difficulties in their marriage.

她母亲从中干预使他们的婚姻雪上加霜。

2. The defendant hoped that the testimony of the surprise witness would corroborate his alibi and _________ him of the crime of which he had been accused.

A. convoke

B. synthesize

C. impeach

D. absolve

E. magnify

answer D

convoke [kən'vəuk] vt. 召集(会议)

The king convoke parliament to cope with the impending danger.

国王召开国会以应付迫近眉睫的危险。

synthesize ['sinθisaiz] v.合成, 综合

The two elements are synthesized by a chemical process.

这两种元素已经化学合成。

impeach [im'pi:tʃ] v.归咎,怀疑,控告, 弹劾

The Parliament decided to impeach the President.

国会决定弹劾总统。

absolve [əb'zɔlv] vt.宣告...无罪, 赦免

The captain is absolved from all blame and responsibility for the shipwrech.

那位船长被免除了因船只失事而遭致的非难和罪责。

magnify ['mægnifai] v. 放大, 夸大

The microscope magnified the object 100 times.

这台显微镜将物体放大了100倍。

3. Rachel's ___________ driving is not surprising, given that she spends _______ hours each day ensnarled in traffic delays.

A. antipathy for...delightful

B. penchant for...uncountable

C. predilection for...dreary

D. proclivity for...desperate

E. aversion to...insufferable

answer E

antipathy [æn'tipəθi] n.憎恶, 反感, 不相容

Caroline had a peculiar antipathy to Donne.

卡洛琳特别讨厌唐。

penchant ['pentʃənt] n. 喜好(倾向)

She has a penchant for Indian food.

她爱吃印度食物。

predilection [ˌpri:di'lekʃən] n.偏好, 袒护

I have a predilection for opera.

我特别爱好歌剧。

dreary ['driəri] adj. 沉闷的, 令人沮丧的, 情绪低落的

You can thank your lucky stars that you don't have to go to this dreary reception.

你真走运,不用出席那死气沉沉的招待会。

proclivity [prə'kliviti] n.倾向, 癖性

He has a proclivity to violence.

他有暴力倾向。

aversion [ə'və:ʃən] n. 嫌恶, 憎恨

Do you feel any aversion to hard study?

你嫌恶努力学习吗?

insufferable [in'sʌfərəbl] adj.令人无法忍受的

I was a modest, good-humored boy; it is Oxford that has made me insufferable.

我本是个害羞而又脾气极好的小伙子,就是那牛津大学把我造成了一个令人讨厌的人物。

4. Many medical practices once considered "state of the art" are now thought to be _________ by physicians who are often incredulous that such barbaric acts were once __________.

A. primitive...sanctioned

B. ingenious...approved

C. boorish...censured

D. innovative...endorsed

E. foolhardy...condemned

answer A

primitive ['primitiv] adj.原始的, 简陋的 n.文艺复兴前的艺术家,原始人

Primitive peoples deified the sun.

原始部落将太阳奉为神。

sanction ['sæŋkʃən] n.批准, 约束力,处罚 vt.批准, 支持

The book was translated without the sanction of the author.

这本书未经作者许可就给翻译了。

ingenious [in'dʒi:njəs] adj.机灵的, 精制的, 有独创性的

A human is an ingenious assembly of portable plumbing.

人类,是一堆可以随意拆卸的铅管零件的巧妙装配。

boorish ['buəriʃ] adj.粗野的

At time he was almost seductively charming; at other times he was boorish and obtuse.

他有时候几乎表现得妩媚动人,有时候却土里土气像个十足的笨伯。

censure ['senʃə] n. 责难, 非难 v. 非难, 责备, 公开谴责

The senate was censured for income tax evasion.

这名参议员因逃避缴纳所得税而受到指责。

innovative ['inəuveitiv] adj.创新的, 革新的

I worked in a very innovative company.

我在一家非常富有创新精神的公司工作。

endorse [in'dɔ:s] vt.赞同, 支持, 背书于

I am afraid I can't endorse your opinion.

很抱歉,我不赞成你的意见。

foolhardy ['fu:lˌhɑ:di] adj.鲁莽的, 有勇无谋的

It was foolhardy (of him) to go swimming alone.

(他)独自一人去游泳真是鲁莽。

condemn [kən'dem] vt.谴责, 判刑 vt.宣告...无用, 没收

The captured ship and her cargo were condemned.

这艘被被俘获的船及其货物均被没收。

5. The Prime Minister had vetoed the proposal several times in the past; thus, it came as a great surprise to the public when he ___________ the same law in his most recent speech.

A. articulated

B. sanctioned

C. denounced

D. initiated

E. abbreviated

answer B

articulate [ɑː'tɪkjʊleɪt] adj.发音清晰的, 善于表达的, 有关节的 v.清楚地讲话, 发音, 以关节连接

"The more articulate, the less say" is an old Chinese proverb which I just make up myself.

寡言者善辩是我自己刚刚虚构的一句中国古谚

sanction ['sæŋkʃən] n.批准, 约束力,处罚 vt.批准, 支持

The book was translated without the sanction of the author.

这本书未经作者许可就给翻译了。

denounce [dɪ'naʊns] v.谴责, 告发, 通告废除

The minister's action was denounced in the newspaper.

部长的行为受到报界的指责。

initiate [i'niʃieit] vt.开始, 创始, 启蒙, 介绍加入 n.创始人 adj.新加入的,启蒙的

The protocol may be used to initiate sessions, invite members to sessions advertised by other means or initiate multiparty calls using a multipoint control unit.

该协议可以用于开始会话、邀请成员参加由其它方式做广告的会话,或者利用多点控制器开始多方通话。

abbreviate [ə'bri:vieit] vt.缩写, 缩短, 使简略

In writing, the title 'Doctor' is abbreviated to 'Dr'.

在书写时,Doctor头衔的缩写是Dr

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