|SAT词汇积累1 ----- ARE YOU TALKIN’ TO ME?|
candid ---- completely honest, straightforward 坦白的，直率的
Candace’s candidness overwhelmed her business colleagues, who were not used to such honesty.
conjecture ---- inference; guesswork 推测，猜测
At this point, Kimaya’s hypothesis about single-cell biorhythms is still conjecture: She doesn’t have conclusive evidence.
didactic ---- instructive 教导的，说教的
The tapes were entertaining and didactic; they both amused and instructed children.
effusive ---- showing excessive emotion; overflowing 感情横溢的，流出的
Accepting his Oscar for Best Supporting Sound Editor, Ben delivered the most effusive speech in Editor, Ben delivered the most effusive speech in Academy Awards history: he cried, he hugged people, he blew kisses to the audience, and then he cried some more.
euphemism ---- a mild, indirect, or vague term substituting for a harsh, blunt, or offensive term 委婉的说法
“To pass away” is a common euphemism for dying.
extrapolate ---- to infer or estimate by extending or projecting known information 推断，外推
Seeing the wrecked bike and his daughter’s skinnedknees, Heath extrapolated that she had had a biking accident.
incoherent ---- lacking cohesion or connection 不连贯的，语无伦次的
Maury’s sentences were so incoherent that nobody understood a word.
insinuate ---- to imply or communicate stealthily