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英语听力:刘毅基础词汇5000 2-a

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303. Some authors are not popular because their writings are too abstract.

304. Through the years he accumulated sufficient money to buy a farm.

305. He has received ample praise for the work he did.

306. If a government official accepts money to do things that he ought not to do, we say that he is corrupt1.

307. Many animals that lived thousands of years ago are now extinct.

308. Four large lamps illuminated3 the room.

309. Our interesting teacher could illuminate2 almost any subject we studied.

310. These results are incredible; I can’t believe that they are accurate.

311. All the people lamented4 the death of their President.

312. Having taken the medicine, he fell into a profound sleep,

313. They made a systematic5 search for the lost car.

314. The terrible car accident is still vivid in my mind.

315. She betrayed her friends by breaking her promise.

316. The boys wet shoes betrayed the fact that he had walked in the rain.

317. That’s a comical hat you’re wearing, with all those flowers!

318. Warm weather makes everyone become drowsy6.

319. They were embarrassed because there was not enough food for all the guests.

320. Suits and dresses are made of cloths of different fabric7.

321. The whole fabric of society was changed by the war.

322. I hesitated about taking his side until I knew the whole story.

323. The newly wedded8 woman has been pregnant for five month.

324. He reacted to my question with much surprise.

325. Our soldiers repulsed9 the enemy forces, which invaded the front line area.

326. That building has apartments for one hundred tenants10.

327. He was knocked unconscious when the car struck him.

328. For many years only aristocrats11 were members of the government.

329. After reading a biography of Lincoln I was able to tell many stories about the President.

330. There’s a channel in the middle of the old street to help water flow away when it rains.

331. The old woman cherishes the girl as if she were her daughter.

332. All the women cherished the hope of their husband’s safe return from fishing on the sea.

333. A blow on the head dazed him so that he could not find his way home.

334. The sight of the burning house dismayed him.

335. The logs were loaded on the wagons13 and hauled to the mill by horses.

336. I’ve never seen so much mess and disorder14 anywhere.

337. The explorers climbed a mound15 to survey the land around them.

338. The children spent the summer vocation16 on their grandfather’s ranch17.

339. The new government repealed18 many old laws.

340. She was awakened19 during the storm by the rumbles20 of thunder.

341. She tucked up her shirt and climbed over the fence.

Lesson 7

342. There is someone battering21 at the door you’d better let him in.

343. The mother clutched her baby in her arms.

344. The police contemplated22 various kinds of trouble after the football match between the two universities.

345. Please leave your garbage in a can outside the door.

346. A fallen tree across the road was an obstacle to our car.

347. She is a pious23 woman who goes to church every morning.

348. The school adopted new rules to regulate the behavior of students.

349. My watch is losing time; I will have to regulate it.

350. The police put down the riot during the election.

351. We had better move this tree to our garden. Would you please bring the shovel24?

352. We were much impressed by the general’s stately appearance.

353. They towed the wrecked25 car to the nearest garage.

354. Her plans were upset by the change of the weather.

355. His father was vexed26 by the child’s impolite behavior.

356. Communism is expressed in various movements, but Russian Sovietism is often referred to as a good sample.

357. They dignified27 her job by giving her a special title.

358. A great flood, fire, earthquake, or great loss of money is a disaster.

359. The maple28 shade provided him with a rich gloom for sleeping.

360. He is hospitable29 to anybody; he likes to give attention to the needs of others.

361. The woman was carrying an infant in he arms.

362. You mustn’t be jealous when your sister gets presents; you must learns to behave in a more mature way.

363. She has a prejudice against popular music.

364. The theory was simplified to make it easier to understand.

365. After he retired30, he lived a tranquil31 life in the country.

366. You shouldn’t trust him; he is unworthy of your trust.

367. His objections to the plan on the basis of cost are valid32.

368. The workers of the factories allied33 against the big employers and asked them for better wages.

369. The approximate length of a meter is 40 inches; the exact length is 39.37 inches.

370. The young athlete was much admired for his speed.

371. This diploma certifies34 that you have completed high school.

372. My religious beliefs and yours do not coincide.

373. A truck conveyed my furniture to my new home.

374. It wasn’t discreet35 of you to call him around midnight.

375. The British political system has evolved over several centuries.

376. The good king identified the wellbeing of his people with his own.

377. I could identify the coat at once; it was my brother’s.

378. The sun radiates light and heat.

379. The architect supervised the building of the house.

380. A torrent36 of water swept down the valley.

381. My parents invited their friends to their 30th wedding anniversary.

382. You can’t expect soldiers to live in a barracks like that.

383. “honesty is the best policy” was his creed37 through his whole life.

384. We have to fix the roof; water is dripping down from the ceiling.

385. A good hound should have a sharp sense of smell.

386. As the water was unexpectedly hot, he jerked his hand out.

387. As he stopped the car with a jerk, we were all thrown to the floor.

388. The artist molded the clay into a figure of a child.

389. The clerk used thick paste to put the label on the package.

390. She has been a patron of this store for many years.

391. The patrons of the museum contributed the money for the new museum building.

392. John shaved off his beard with an electric razor.

393. She slapped the boy on the cheek for disobedience, and he began to cry.

394. The police think that the death was by suicide.

395. Mother sent me a message by telegraph that she would arrive home by afternoon plane.

396. He made an abrupt38 turn to avoid hitting another car.

397. The road made an abrupt rise up the hill.

398. I am sure that she will soon acknowledge her own faults.

399. We should always acknowledge gifts as soon as we receive them.

400. You should beware of bad companions; they may corrupt you.

401. They dwell in the country but work in the city.

402. The rich man endowed the college he had attended.

403. Nature endowed her with both a good mind and good looks.

404. The lost child I met on the street was very pathetic.

405. Giant machines reap the wheat grown in the field.

406. When he came home drunk, his wife reproached him with a loud angry voice.

407. Rigorous exercise can damage health instead of improving it.

408. He made a rigorous study of the plants in the tropical area.

409. The large columns sustained the weight of the roof.

410. She is often tormented39 with violent headaches.

411. Slavery was abolished in the United States in 1865.

412. The injured soldier moaned in anguish40 until the doctor arrived.

413. He needs a great deal of driving practice; he is still awkward with his car.

414. The meeting was at nine o’clock, which was an awkward time for many people.

415. What bliss41 it is to be able to lie in bed instead of working.

416. Such a great work requires the expenditure42 of much money and time.

417. Primitive43 people lived in caves and made tools from stones and animal bones.

418. The old woman’s life was prolonged by the doctor’s good care.

419. They lived in a small rural community.

420. The hurricane suspended all ferry service for there days.

421. The book is very interesting although it was written by an undistinguished author.

422. To reach agreement, both sides must make concessions44.

423. The merchant always used deceit in his business dealings.

424. The land on which the battle of Gettysburg was fought was dedicated45 to the soldiers who had died there.

425. When you spin round and round, and stop suddenly, you feel dizzy.

426. A good manager should be economical in the use of his funds.

427. She infected the whole class with her influenza46.

428. The old man did not smoke himself and was so intolerant that he did not allow his friends to smoke when they visited him.

429. The party ended and we all went off to our respective rooms.

430. He was respected as a great scholar of history.

431. The pianist’s technique was excellent, though his interpretation47 of the work was poor.

432. The long wait at the airport was really tedious.

433. He was so frightened that his hair seemed to bristle48.

434. Price of household commodities have risen since the war began.

435. The captain dispatched a boat to bring a doctor on board the ship.

436. You must write a formal acceptance to this invitation.

437. Frantic49 efforts were made escape the sinking ship.

438. He heaved the heavy box into the wagon12.

439. North America and South America are in the Western Hemisphere.

440. The new owner of the house installed a telephone.

441. The cat installed itself in a chair near the fireplace.

442. I gave my horse a lash50 that sounded through the forest.

443. He will start receiving a pension when he retires at sixty.

444. This book has greater scope than others on the same subject.

Lesson 9

445. The enemy may assail51 our defense52 positions tomorrow.

446. Countries can no longer depend on mountain barriers for protection.

447. A burglar broke into my house last night.

448. The fire devoured53 twenty square miles of forest.

449. It was a dreary54 day, cold and without sunshine.

450. Boys like to fling stones into water.

451. He bowed in homage55 to the Unknown Soldier.

452. Death is inescapable; it comes to everyone.

453. There are radical56 differences between the two systems.

454. His ideas are too radical to be acceptable to most people.

455. The boys and girls were shivering all over with cold.

456. The sly cat stole the meat while the cook’s back was turned.

457. Each horse was put in a separate stall.

458. At first she shivered from her fear but at last she could vanquish57 it.


1 corrupt 4zTxn     
  • The newspaper alleged the mayor's corrupt practices.那家报纸断言市长有舞弊行为。
  • This judge is corrupt.这个法官贪污。
2 illuminate zcSz4     
  • Dreams kindle a flame to illuminate our dark roads.梦想点燃火炬照亮我们黑暗的道路。
  • They use games and drawings to illuminate their subject.他们用游戏和图画来阐明他们的主题。
3 illuminated 98b351e9bc282af85e83e767e5ec76b8     
  • Floodlights illuminated the stadium. 泛光灯照亮了体育场。
  • the illuminated city at night 夜幕中万家灯火的城市
4 lamented b6ae63144a98bc66c6a97351aea85970     
adj.被哀悼的,令人遗憾的v.(为…)哀悼,痛哭,悲伤( lament的过去式和过去分词 )
  • her late lamented husband 她那令人怀念的已故的丈夫
  • We lamented over our bad luck. 我们为自己的不幸而悲伤。 来自《简明英汉词典》
5 systematic SqMwo     
  • The way he works isn't very systematic.他的工作不是很有条理。
  • The teacher made a systematic work of teaching.这个教师进行系统的教学工作。
6 drowsy DkYz3     
  • Exhaust fumes made him drowsy and brought on a headache.废气把他熏得昏昏沉沉,还引起了头疼。
  • I feel drowsy after lunch every day.每天午饭后我就想睡觉。
7 fabric 3hezG     
  • The fabric will spot easily.这种织品很容易玷污。
  • I don't like the pattern on the fabric.我不喜欢那块布料上的图案。
8 wedded 2e49e14ebbd413bed0222654f3595c6a     
adj.正式结婚的;渴望…的,执著于…的v.嫁,娶,(与…)结婚( wed的过去式和过去分词 )
  • She's wedded to her job. 她专心致志于工作。
  • I was invited over by the newly wedded couple for a meal. 我被那对新婚夫妇请去吃饭。 来自《简明英汉词典》
9 repulsed 80c11efb71fea581c6fe3c4634a448e1     
v.击退( repulse的过去式和过去分词 );驳斥;拒绝
  • I was repulsed by the horrible smell. 这种可怕的气味让我恶心。
  • At the first brush,the enemy was repulsed. 敌人在第一次交火时就被击退了。 来自《简明英汉词典》
10 tenants 05662236fc7e630999509804dd634b69     
n.房客( tenant的名词复数 );佃户;占用者;占有者
  • A number of tenants have been evicted for not paying the rent. 许多房客因不付房租被赶了出来。
  • Tenants are jointly and severally liable for payment of the rent. 租金由承租人共同且分别承担。
11 aristocrats 45f57328b4cffd28a78c031f142ec347     
n.贵族( aristocrat的名词复数 )
  • Many aristocrats were killed in the French Revolution. 许多贵族在法国大革命中被处死。 来自《简明英汉词典》
  • To the Guillotine all aristocrats! 把全部贵族都送上断头台! 来自英汉文学 - 双城记
12 wagon XhUwP     
  • We have to fork the hay into the wagon.我们得把干草用叉子挑进马车里去。
  • The muddy road bemired the wagon.马车陷入了泥泞的道路。
13 wagons ff97c19d76ea81bb4f2a97f2ff0025e7     
n.四轮的运货马车( wagon的名词复数 );铁路货车;小手推车
  • The wagons were hauled by horses. 那些货车是马拉的。
  • They drew their wagons into a laager and set up camp. 他们把马车围成一圈扎起营地。
14 disorder Et1x4     
  • When returning back,he discovered the room to be in disorder.回家后,他发现屋子里乱七八糟。
  • It contained a vast number of letters in great disorder.里面七零八落地装着许多信件。
15 mound unCzhy     
  • The explorers climbed a mound to survey the land around them.勘探者爬上土丘去勘测周围的土地。
  • The mound can be used as our screen.这个土丘可做我们的掩蔽物。
16 vocation 8h6wB     
  • She struggled for years to find her true vocation.她多年来苦苦寻找真正适合自己的职业。
  • She felt it was her vocation to minister to the sick.她觉得照料病人是她的天职。
17 ranch dAUzk     
  • He went to work on a ranch.他去一个大农场干活。
  • The ranch is in the middle of a large plateau.该牧场位于一个辽阔高原的中部。
18 repealed 3d9f89fff28ae1cbe7bc44768bc7f02d     
撤销,废除( repeal的过去式和过去分词 )
  • The Labour Party repealed the Act. 工党废除了那项法令。
  • The legislature repealed the unpopular Rent Act. 立法机关废除了不得人心的租借法案。
19 awakened de71059d0b3cd8a1de21151c9166f9f0     
v.(使)醒( awaken的过去式和过去分词 );(使)觉醒;弄醒;(使)意识到
  • She awakened to the sound of birds singing. 她醒来听到鸟的叫声。
  • The public has been awakened to the full horror of the situation. 公众完全意识到了这一状况的可怕程度。 来自《简明英汉词典》
20 rumbles 5286f3d60693f7c96051c46804f0df87     
隆隆声,辘辘声( rumble的名词复数 )
  • If I hear any rumbles I'll let you know. 我要是听到什么风声就告诉你。
  • Three blocks away train rumbles by. 三个街区以外,火车隆隆驶过。
21 battering 98a585e7458f82d8b56c9e9dfbde727d     
n.用坏,损坏v.连续猛击( batter的现在分词 )
  • The film took a battering from critics in the US. 该影片在美国遭遇到批评家的猛烈抨击。
  • He kept battering away at the door. 他接连不断地砸门。 来自《简明英汉词典》
22 contemplated d22c67116b8d5696b30f6705862b0688     
adj. 预期的 动词contemplate的过去分词形式
  • The doctor contemplated the difficult operation he had to perform. 医生仔细地考虑他所要做的棘手的手术。
  • The government has contemplated reforming the entire tax system. 政府打算改革整个税收体制。
23 pious KSCzd     
  • Alexander is a pious follower of the faith.亚历山大是个虔诚的信徒。
  • Her mother was a pious Christian.她母亲是一个虔诚的基督教徒。
24 shovel cELzg     
  • He was working with a pick and shovel.他在用镐和铲干活。
  • He seized a shovel and set to.他拿起一把铲就干上了。
25 wrecked ze0zKI     
  • the hulk of a wrecked ship 遇难轮船的残骸
  • the salvage of the wrecked tanker 对失事油轮的打捞
26 vexed fd1a5654154eed3c0a0820ab54fb90a7     
adj.争论不休的;(指问题等)棘手的;争论不休的问题;烦恼的v.使烦恼( vex的过去式和过去分词 );使苦恼;使生气;详细讨论
  • The conference spent days discussing the vexed question of border controls. 会议花了几天的时间讨论边境关卡这个难题。
  • He was vexed at his failure. 他因失败而懊恼。 来自《现代汉英综合大词典》
27 dignified NuZzfb     
  • Throughout his trial he maintained a dignified silence. 在整个审讯过程中,他始终沉默以保持尊严。
  • He always strikes such a dignified pose before his girlfriend. 他总是在女友面前摆出这种庄严的姿态。
28 maple BBpxj     
  • Maple sugar is made from the sap of maple trees.枫糖是由枫树的树液制成的。
  • The maple leaves are tinge with autumn red.枫叶染上了秋天的红色。
29 hospitable CcHxA     
  • The man is very hospitable.He keeps open house for his friends and fellow-workers.那人十分好客,无论是他的朋友还是同事,他都盛情接待。
  • The locals are hospitable and welcoming.当地人热情好客。
30 retired Njhzyv     
  • The old man retired to the country for rest.这位老人下乡休息去了。
  • Many retired people take up gardening as a hobby.许多退休的人都以从事园艺为嗜好。
31 tranquil UJGz0     
adj. 安静的, 宁静的, 稳定的, 不变的
  • The boy disturbed the tranquil surface of the pond with a stick. 那男孩用棍子打破了平静的池面。
  • The tranquil beauty of the village scenery is unique. 这乡村景色的宁静是绝无仅有的。
32 valid eiCwm     
  • His claim to own the house is valid.他主张对此屋的所有权有效。
  • Do you have valid reasons for your absence?你的缺席有正当理由吗?
33 allied iLtys     
  • Britain was allied with the United States many times in history.历史上英国曾多次与美国结盟。
  • Allied forces sustained heavy losses in the first few weeks of the campaign.同盟国在最初几周内遭受了巨大的损失。
34 certifies 9ef675aeec5aa72e0576e2bb0bb20651     
(尤指书面)证明( certify的第三人称单数 ); 发证书给…; 证明(某人)患有精神病; 颁发(或授予)专业合格证书
  • Authority certifies the identity of sites on the internet. 权威负责向Internet网站授予其标识。
  • The paper then certifies this algorithm by infrared image processing. 并且文中使用红外图像对这个算法进行了验证。
35 discreet xZezn     
  • He is very discreet in giving his opinions.发表意见他十分慎重。
  • It wasn't discreet of you to ring me up at the office.你打电话到我办公室真是太鲁莽了。
36 torrent 7GCyH     
  • The torrent scoured a channel down the hillside. 急流沿着山坡冲出了一条沟。
  • Her pent-up anger was released in a torrent of words.她压抑的愤怒以滔滔不绝的话爆发了出来。
37 creed uoxzL     
  • They offended against every article of his creed.他们触犯了他的每一条戒律。
  • Our creed has always been that business is business.我们的信条一直是公私分明。
38 abrupt 2fdyh     
  • The river takes an abrupt bend to the west.这河突然向西转弯。
  • His abrupt reply hurt our feelings.他粗鲁的回答伤了我们的感情。
39 tormented b017cc8a8957c07bc6b20230800888d0     
  • The knowledge of his guilt tormented him. 知道了自己的罪责使他非常痛苦。
  • He had lain awake all night, tormented by jealousy. 他彻夜未眠,深受嫉妒的折磨。
40 anguish awZz0     
  • She cried out for anguish at parting.分手时,她由于痛苦而失声大哭。
  • The unspeakable anguish wrung his heart.难言的痛苦折磨着他的心。
41 bliss JtXz4     
  • It's sheer bliss to be able to spend the day in bed.整天都可以躺在床上真是幸福。
  • He's in bliss that he's won the Nobel Prize.他非常高兴,因为获得了诺贝尔奖金。
42 expenditure XPbzM     
  • The entry of all expenditure is necessary.有必要把一切开支入账。
  • The monthly expenditure of our family is four hundred dollars altogether.我们一家的开销每月共计四百元。
43 primitive vSwz0     
  • It is a primitive instinct to flee a place of danger.逃离危险的地方是一种原始本能。
  • His book describes the march of the civilization of a primitive society.他的著作描述了一个原始社会的开化过程。
44 concessions 6b6f497aa80aaf810133260337506fa9     
n.(尤指由政府或雇主给予的)特许权( concession的名词复数 );承认;减价;(在某地的)特许经营权
  • The firm will be forced to make concessions if it wants to avoid a strike. 要想避免罢工,公司将不得不作出一些让步。
  • The concessions did little to placate the students. 让步根本未能平息学生的愤怒。
45 dedicated duHzy2     
  • He dedicated his life to the cause of education.他献身于教育事业。
  • His whole energies are dedicated to improve the design.他的全部精力都放在改进这项设计上了。
46 influenza J4NyD     
  • They took steps to prevent the spread of influenza.他们采取措施
  • Influenza is an infectious disease.流感是一种传染病。
47 interpretation P5jxQ     
  • His statement admits of one interpretation only.他的话只有一种解释。
  • Analysis and interpretation is a very personal thing.分析与说明是个很主观的事情。
48 bristle gs1zo     
  • It has a short stumpy tail covered with bristles.它粗短的尾巴上鬃毛浓密。
  • He bristled with indignation at the suggestion that he was racist.有人暗示他是个种族主义者,他对此十分恼火。
49 frantic Jfyzr     
  • I've had a frantic rush to get my work done.我急急忙忙地赶完工作。
  • He made frantic dash for the departing train.他发疯似地冲向正开出的火车。
50 lash a2oxR     
  • He received a lash of her hand on his cheek.他突然被她打了一记耳光。
  • With a lash of its tail the tiger leaped at her.老虎把尾巴一甩朝她扑过来。
51 assail ZoTyB     
  • The opposition's newspapers assail the government each day.反对党的报纸每天都对政府进行猛烈抨击。
  • We should assist parents not assail them.因此我们应该帮助父母们,而不是指责他们。
52 defense AxbxB     
  • The accused has the right to defense.被告人有权获得辩护。
  • The war has impacted the area with military and defense workers.战争使那个地区挤满了军队和防御工程人员。
53 devoured af343afccf250213c6b0cadbf3a346a9     
吞没( devour的过去式和过去分词 ); 耗尽; 津津有味地看; 狼吞虎咽地吃光
  • She devoured everything she could lay her hands on: books, magazines and newspapers. 无论是书、杂志,还是报纸,只要能弄得到,她都看得津津有味。
  • The lions devoured a zebra in a short time. 狮子一会儿就吃掉了一匹斑马。
54 dreary sk1z6     
  • They live such dreary lives.他们的生活如此乏味。
  • She was tired of hearing the same dreary tale of drunkenness and violence.她听够了那些关于酗酒和暴力的乏味故事。
55 homage eQZzK     
  • We pay homage to the genius of Shakespeare.我们对莎士比亚的天才表示敬仰。
  • The soldiers swore to pay their homage to the Queen.士兵们宣誓效忠于女王陛下。
56 radical hA8zu     
  • The patient got a radical cure in the hospital.病人在医院得到了根治。
  • She is radical in her demands.她的要求十分偏激。
57 vanquish uKTzU     
  • He tried to vanquish his fears.他努力克服恐惧心理。
  • It is impossible to vanquish so strong an enemy without making an extensive and long-term effort.现在要战胜这样一个强敌,非有长期的广大的努力是不可能的。
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