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SAT单词——Day 7
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SAT单词——Day 7

1. Even though Alisha had every reason to hold a grudge, she felt that ________ was not a healthful emotion.

A. resentment

B. fortitude

C. sarcasm

D. elation

E. fondness

answer A

resentment [ri'zentmənt] n. 怨恨, 愤恨

Instead of discussing their problems, they bottle up all their anger and resentment.

他们不是把问题提出来讨论,而是把怒气和怨愤憋在肚子里。

fortitude ['fɔ:titju:d] n. 刚毅, 坚毅, 不屈不挠

Fortitude is distinct from valor.

刚毅与刚猛不同。

sarcasm ['sɑ:kæzəm] n. 挖苦, 讽刺

Her sarcasm touched his self-esteem.

它讥讽的言语伤了他的自尊心。

elation [i'leiʃən] n.得意洋洋, 兴高采烈

Manic depressives oscillate between depression and elation.

躁狂抑郁症患者抑郁与躁狂交替发作。

2. Those who expected the governor to be inarticulate were surprised by his _________.

A. intolerance

B. fatigue

C. eloquence

D. endurance

E. violence

answer C

intolerance [in'tɔlərəns] n.偏执, 不宽容, 无法忍受

America had been a distant dream when as a young boy I experienced intolerance and hatred under totalitarian rule.

当我还是一个在极权统治下饱尝排斥和仇视的少年时,美国对我来说是一个遥远的梦境。

fatigue [fə'ti:g] n.疲劳, 疲乏, 劳务杂役 adj.疲劳的

Finally, her mind gave in to fatigue and she fell asleep.

最后她的心力疲惫不堪,就睡着了。

eloquence ['eləkwəns] n. 雄辩, 口才

Her eloquence is so good that she cuts down the best orator.

她的口才如此只好,连最优秀的演说家也会相形见绌。

endurance [in'djuərəns] n.忍耐, 忍耐力, 耐性

She exhibited great powers of endurance during the climb.

她在攀登过程中表现出极大的耐力。

3. Before the Realist movement, novelists rarely utilized the ___________ language of commoners, preferring the more __________ parlance of the upper classes.

A. normal...ordinary

B. elite...fancy

C. sympathetic...wasteful

D. colloquial...refined

E. effective...utilitarian

answer D

elite [ei'li:t] n.精英 adj.精英的, 优秀的

The term "Chinese elite" is indeed problematic. If there were to be a Chinese elite, it follows that there must be an English elite, a Malay elite, an Tamil elite and of course, a bilingual elite.

华文精英的称呼确实有些问题,因为有了华文精英,也就有英文精英、马来文精英、淡米尔文精英,当然也有双语精英。

colloquial [kə'ləukwiəl] adj. 口语的, 会话的

There are two kinds of colloquial variation of Modern Chinese, one is partial colloquial variation and the other is entire colloquial shift.

There are two kinds of colloquial variation of Modern Chinese, one is partial colloquial variation and the other is entire colloquial shift.

语体变异的重要依据是话语角色的定位,话语角色决定语体格式极其变异。

utilitarian [ˌju:tili'tɛəriən] n.功利主义者

The student accommodation is strictly utilitarian.

为学生提供的住宿极其实惠。

4. Many college students are attracted to the _________ life of a journalist; the prospect of exploring the world is very appealing, even if the pay is not.

A. peripatetic

B. conventional

C. tolerant

D. coordinated

E. remunerative

answer A

peripatetic [ˌperipə'tetik] n.巡行者,巡游 adj.巡游的,兼职的

Peripatetic music teachers visit the school regularly.

兼职的音乐教师定期到校授课。

conventional [kən'venʃənl] adj.传统的, 惯例的, 常规的

Her book is a hilarious send-up of a conventional spy story.

她写的书用的是取笑传统侦探小说的笔法,令人捧腹。

coordinate [kəu'ɔ:dneit,kəu'ɔ:dnit] v.(使)协调, (使)一致, (使)同等 adj.同等的, 等位的,(大学)男女分院制的

How shall we coordinate these two plans?

我们如何使这两个计划协调起来哪?

remunerative [ri'mju:nəˌreitiv] adj.有报酬的, 有利益的

He is in a very remunerative job.

他有个报酬高的工作。

5. A position that requires public speaking would be very difficult for one as _________ as he.

A. vivacious

B. garrulous

C. amiable

D. decent

E. reticent

answer E

vivacious [vi'veiʃəs] adj.活泼的

All this, he told us, not only with the utmost brilliancy and enjoyment, but with a certain vivacious candor.

他对我们说的这些话,不仅说的非常精彩和引人入胜,而且在一定程度上也说的很愉快,很坦白。

garrulous ['gæruləs] adj.喋喋不休的, 饶舌的(尤指对琐事)

Miss Thompson, loud-voiced and garrulous, was evidently quite willing to gossip.

汤姆逊小姐粗声粗气,絮絮叨叨,显然还挺愿意聊。

amiable ['eimjəbl] adj. 和蔼的, 亲切的

I commiserate you, "said he, "for your misfortune; for indeed she is a good woman, and very amiable.

对你的不幸我深表同情,他说,因为她确实一位好女人,非常温柔可爱。

decent ['di:snt] adj.相当好的, 体面的, 适当的, 正派的

The lack of decent public transport is a great disadvantage.

没有适当的公共交通工具是很不方便的。

reticent ['retisənt] adj.寡言少语的, 沉默的, 谨慎的, 讳莫如深的

He seems unduly reticent on the subject of his past.

他似乎对他过去的事情讳莫如深。

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