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SAT单词——Day 8
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SAT单词——Day 8

1. The _________ with which the advisor managed the funds forced his clients to seek more reliable advice regarding investment.

A. skill

B. caution

C. ineptitude

D. recognition

E. bitterness

answer C

caution ['kɔ:ʃən] n.警告, 慎重, 戒备, 吸引人眼球的人或物 vt.警告, 劝告

Always he sought someone to whom he could talk without caution.

他一直在找一个能够随便谈谈的人。

ineptitude [i'neptitju:d] n.不适当, 愚笨, 愚昧的言行

The Prime Minister kept on top of the Opposition more by their ineptitude than by his own skill.

是反对党的无能,而非他个人的领导艺术,使该首相处于优势地位。

recognition [ˌrekəg'niʃən] n.承认, 认出, 赏识

After 25 years the town center had changed beyond recognition.

25年过去了,市中心变得认不出来了。

2. As an Armenian born in Iran and educated in Lebanon, Vartan Gregorian brought __________ flavor to the presidency of Brown University that was unprecedented in the Ivy League.

A. a perpetual

B. an authoritative

C. a structured

D. an artificial

E. a cosmopolitan

answer E

perpetual [pə'petʃuəl] adj.永久的, 永恒的, 一再往复的

A contented mind is a perpetual feast.

知足常乐

She's tired of their perpetual chatter.

她对他们没完没了的闲谈感到了厌倦。

authoritative [əɔ:riˌteitiv] adj. 权威性的, 命令式的

Don't be so authoritative when you ask me to do something.

你要我做事时,不要那么专横。

structured ['strʌktʃəd] adj. 有组织的, 有安排的

It is an artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner.

这是一种配合乐器和嗓音的有组织、连续的表现的听觉交流的艺术形式。

artificial [ˌɑ:ti'fiʃəl] adj.人造的, 虚伪的, 武断的

This orange drink contains no artificial flavorings.

这种橙汁饮品不含人工调味料。

cosmopolitan [ˌkɔzmə'pɔlitən] adj. 世界性的, 久经世故的, 遍生于世界的, 四海一家的 n. 世界主义者

His cosmopolitan benevolence impartially extended to all races and to all creeds.

他广博的爱心无私的延伸到了所有的种族和信仰。

3. The lawyers did not have time to consider the contract in great detail; rather, they were able to give it only a ________ reading before they had to make their presentation on its merits.

A. verbatim

B. meandering

C. tormented

D. cursory

E. substantial

answer D

verbatim [və:'beitim] adj. 逐字的 adv. 逐字地

It was an almost verbatim reply of many exchanges of previous years.

这种对话和前几年的多次对话几乎一字不差。

meandering [mi'ændəriŋ] n. 曲径, 漫步 adj. 曲折的, 漫步的

Comic relief was provided at this moment by the meandering goats.

就在这个时候,漫游的羊群引起了哄堂大笑,缓和了气象。

torment ['tɔ:ment,tɔ:'ment] n.苦痛, 拷问,折磨, 烦恼 vt.使苦恼, 折磨

He suffered a hideous torment when the enemy caught him.

敌人抓到他后,他受到可怕的折磨。

cursory ['kə:səri] adj.匆匆忙忙的, 草率的, 粗略的

Mason was terribly crushed. The most cursory examination revealed it.

麦森给压得很惨。即使马马虎虎地瞧一眼也看得出。

substantial [səb'stænʃəl] adj.大量的, 坚固的, 实质的, 可观的 n.本质,重要部份

By careful strategy she negotiated a substantial pay rise.

她精心策划后,谈妥了大幅增加工资的事。

4. The _________ in many parts of the city has made the _________ of infectious diseases more rapid, because pathogens spread quickly in close quarters.

A. overcrowding...propagation

B. squalor...circulation

C. poverty...deterioration

D. congestion...elimination

E. proximity...resilience

answer A

propagation [ˌprɔpə'geiʃən] n.增殖, 繁殖, 传播, 传送

The systematic propagation of a doctrine or cause or of information reflecting the views and interests of those people advocating such a doctrine or cause.

对一个学说、事业或信息的系统宣传,反应了倡导该学说或该事业的人的观点和利益。

squalor ['skwɔlə] n.肮脏, 不干净

There is indescribable squalor in those books.

这些书简直污秽不堪。

circulation [ˌsə:kju'leiʃən] n.流通, 循环, 发行量, 消息传播

The newspaper's circulation has trebled since last year.

去年以来该报的发行量已增加到原来的三倍。

deterioration [diˌtiriə'reiʃən] n.恶化, 退化, 变坏

I definitely felt a deterioration in vigor.

我自感体力已经退化了。

congestion [kən'dʒestʃən] n.阻塞, 拥挤, 充血

The route was designed to relieve traffic congestion.

这条路是为缓解交通拥挤而开辟的。

elimination [iˌlimi'neiʃən] n.除去, 消除, 淘汰

But measured in terms of jobs, justice and the elimination of poverty, it has been a failure or only a partial success.

但是从就业,正义和消灭贫穷方面看,它是个失败者,或者只不过获得了部分的成功。

proximity [prɔk'simiti] n.接近, 亲近

In other districts the proximity of cemeteries seemed to aggravate the disease.

在其它地区里,邻近墓地的地方,时疫大概都要严重些。

resilience [ri'ziliəns] n.适应力, 弹性

Her natural resilience helped her overcome the crisis.

她生性的乐观有助于她渡过难关。

5. Much research in neuroscience today endeavors to _________ the mechanisms by which our brains turn the _________ data from our sense organs into coherent and understandable information.

A. enhance...quality of

B. restore...absence of

C. enlighten...source of

D. attenuate...dearth of

E. elucidate...deluge of

answer E

attenuate [ə'tenjueit] v.变细,稀释,变弱 adj.细的,薄的,减少的

Attaching strings to your offer will attenuate your chance to sell off the goods.

在你们的报盘上增加附加条件就会减少你们售出货物的机会。

dearth [də:θ] n.缺乏, 粮食不足

Many soldiers died because of dearth of food.

很多士兵因为缺少粮食而死去。

elucidate [i'lu:sideit] v. 阐明, 说明

The note helps to elucidate the most difficult parts of the text.

这个注释有助于弄清文中最难懂的部分。

deluge ['delju:dʒ] n. 大洪水, 暴雨, 泛滥 v. 泛滥, 大量涌入

We advertised the job and were deluged with applications.

我们登出了这项工作的广告,收到的申请书不计其数。

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