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练习口语需要记住的英语六级单词之一

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A: What is NY an abbreviation for ?

B: New York.

abbreviation

n.缩写, 缩写词


A: You always abide by the law.

B: Yes, I think it is important for national governance

abide

vt. 容忍

abide by

遵守,履行


A: I think my child’s behaviour is abnormal.

B: No, he just has a lot of energy.

abnormal

a.反常的,异常的


A: I think they should abolish all the rules in this school.

B: But then there would be chaos.

abolish

vt. 废止, 废除(法律、制度、习俗等)


A: Can you have an abortion in your country?

B: Yes, do you agree with it?

abortion

n. 流产, 堕胎


A: Henry abounds with energy.

B: I know I can never keep up with him.

abound

vi. 1. 大量存在

2.(in,with) 充满 ,富于


A: Do you read the newspaper every morning?

B: Yes, I at least try to keep abreast of current affairs.

abreast

ad. 并列,并排

keep abreast of

与……齐头并进,了解……的最新情况


A: I heard that you were nearly in an accident.

B: Yes, it was a close call—but the car came to an abrupt stop just in time.

abrupt

a. 1. 突然的,意外的

2.(举止、言谈等)唐突的,鲁莽的


A: Why do you abstain from alcohol?

B: I think it is better for my health.

abstain

vi. 1.弃权

2.(from)戒除


A: That was an absurd joke.

B: Maybe, but it was still funny.

absurd

a. 荒谬的,荒唐的


A: There are an abundance of flies outside.

B: I think that is because of the warm weather.

abundance

n. 大量,丰富,充足

in abundance 充足,丰富


A: Mary hangs around with Joe a lot.

B: Yes, I almost mistook her as an accessory.

accessory

n. 1.附件,零件,配件

2.[常pl.](妇女手提包之类的)装饰品

3.同谋,帮凶,包庇犯


A: He acclaimed that he was fully recovered.

B: And do you think that he actually was?

acclaim

vt. 向……欢呼,为……喝彩

n. 称赞,欢迎


A: How many people will your hotel accommodate?

B: Fifty, at a push.

accommodate

vt. 1.容纳

2.向……提供住处(或膳宿)

3.使适应,顺应


A: Do you think that Mr. Hand committed the crime alone?

B: No, he has an accomplice.

accomplice

n. 共犯,从犯


A: Why were you late for work?

B: I don’t have to tell you, I’m only accountable to my boss.

accountable

a. 负有责任的


A: That was an ace tennis match.

B: Yeah, it was fantastic.

ace

n. 1.(纸牌等中的)幺点,“A”牌

2.(网球等比赛中)发球得分

3.(在某方面的)佼佼者

a. 第一流的,杰出的


A: Do you play the acoustic guitar?

B: Usually I play the electric.

acoustic

a. 1.听觉的,声音的

2.(乐器)原声的


A: Have you acquainted yourself with the material yet?

B: No, I still have to read the book.

acquaint

vt. (with)使认识,使了解,使熟悉


A: Has the case come to a close?

B: Yes, the suspect was acquitted because there was not enough evidence.

acquit

vt. 1.宣判……无罪

2.(oneself)使(自己)作出某种表现


A: If you press that red button you will activate the bomb.

B:I’ll be sure not to press it then.

activate

vt. 使活动起来,使开始起作用


A: What do you want to be when you grow up?

B: A feminist activist , working for female rights

activist

n.(政治活动的)积极分子,活动家


A: Do you drink tea?

B: Yes, but I am addicted to coffee.

addict

n. 1.有瘾的人;2.入迷的人

vt. 使成瘾,使入迷


A: I watch too much television.

B: Me too, it is addictive

addictive

a. 使人入迷的,使人上瘾的


A: Are you going to wear those old shoes to the wedding?

B: Yeah, I hate adhering to formalities.

adhere

vi. (to )1.黏附,附着;2.遵守,坚持;3.追随,支持


A: Your poster has fallen down from the wall.

B: I ran out of adhesive and forgot buy some more.

adhesive

n. 黏合剂

a. 可黏着的,粘性的


A: Where do you live?

B: Adjacent to the hospital, and near the school.

adjacent

a. (to)邻近的,毗连的


A: I always see Mary and Bill together.

B: I do too, it is like as if they were adjoined at the hip.

adjoin

vt. 贴近,与…毗连


A: The pharmacy down the road is closed.

B: Yes, it lost its license to administer over the counter drugs.

administer

vt. 1.掌管,料理…的事务;2.施行,实施;3.给予,派给,投(药)


A: I am reading a book about a sailing voyage set in 1900.

B: Is that the one where the admiral gets thrown overboard?

admiral

n. 海军将领,舰队司令


A: He looks too young to be at university.

B: I thought he was just an adolescent

adolescent

n. 青少年

a. 青春期的,青少年的


A: I simply adore the band U2.

B: They are good , but I prefer The Cranberries.

adore

vt. 1.崇拜,致敬,爱慕;2.非常喜欢


A: Did you enjoy the wedding?

B: It was beautiful, the bride was adorned with rose in her hair.

adorn

vt. 装饰,使生色


A: I can not wait until advent is over.

B: Likewise, then I can open all of my Christmas presents.

advent

n. 出现,到来


A: Peter and Mary are always fighting.

B: I didn’t know that they had an adversary relationship.

adversary

n. 对手,敌手


A: Did you see the thunder and lightening last night?

B: No, but the weather has been unusually adverse resently.

adverse

a. 不利的,有害的


A: By the way , I broke the radio aerial last night.

B: I was wondering why the reception was so bad.

aerial

a. 1.飞机的,航空的,由飞机进行的;2.空中俯瞰的,架空的

n. 天线


A: Do you like Monet’s work?

B: No, I prefer Degas, He appeals more to my aesthetic sense.

aesthetic

见 esthetic


A: I am going on a study exchange to France next year.

B: Oh, that’s right, your university is affiliated to one in Paris.

affiliate

vt. 使隶属(或附属)于

n. 附属机构,分公司


A: Simon affirmed that he was in good health.

B: Good , so he will be fit for work tomorrow.

affirm

vt.1.断言,坚持声称;2.证实,确认


A: I could never afflict harm upon another creature.

B: Does that mean that you are also a vegetarian?

afflict

vt. 使苦恼,折磨


A: You live in a very affluent area of the city.

B: I am lucky, but I am not weathy.

affluent

a. 富裕的,富足的


A: I love being in thunderstorms.

B: I must say that I prefer the aftermath.

aftermath

n. 后果,余波


A: My little sister aggravate my daily!

B: But aren’t you glad that you have a little sister?

aggravate

vt. 1.加重;2.激怒,使恼火


A: Life is of aggregate all past experience.

B: Indeed, so I better try to gain as much experience as possible.

aggregate

n. 总数,合计

a. 总计的,合计

vt. 1.总计达,合计;2.使聚集,使积聚

in the aggregate 总共,作为总体


A: Stop agitate your brother!

B: He is the one that started it .

agitate

vi. (for,against)煽动,鼓动

vt. 1.搅动,摇动;2.使焦虑不安


A: Try to calm down. The wound is not serious.

B: But I am in agony

agony

n. (极度的)痛苦,创痛


A: Do you like your new neighbours?

B: Yes, I find them very agreeable

agreeable

a. 1.令人愉快的,惬意的;2.(欣然)同意的,乐意的


A: My grandmother lives alone.

B: Oh, mine now has an aide to help her in the home.

aide

n. 助手,副官


A: You are not looking well today.

B: Unfortunately, I always have some sort of ailment in the winter.

ailment

n. 小病,疾病


A: This room is far too warm.

B: Turn on the air-conditioning then.

air-conditioning

n. 空调设备,空调系统


A: I tripped up walking down the aisle in church last Sunday.

B: That is because you never tie your laces property.

aisle

n. 过道,通道


A: Did you take a lot of photos on your holidays?

B: Yeah, two album full.

album

n. 粘贴簿,集邮簿,像册


A: I’m not too fond of alcoholic drinks.

B: Well I usually drink Coke as well.

alcoholic

a. 1.酒精的,含酒精的;2.由酒精引起的

n. 酗酒者


A: I would love to visit South America.

B: So would I , but at the moment it seems almost alien to me.

alien

a. 1.外国的,外国人的;2.陌生的;3.性质不同的,不相容的

n. 1.外国人,外侨;2.外星人


A: The new girl in our class seems to be alienated from us.

B: I will invite her to join us at lunch, maybe that will help.

alienate

vt. 1.使疏远,使不友好,离间;2.转让,让渡(财产等)


A: He alleged that he was burgled during the night.

B: I do not believe him, he is always telling lies.

allege

vt. 断言,宣称,硬说


A: Here is some cream to alleviate your pain.

B: Thanks, I will use it straight away.

alleviate

vt. 减轻,缓解,缓和


A: Where did you lose your purse?

B: In the alley beside my house.

alley

n. 小巷,胡同


A: I have been allotted only two shelves for all my belongings in the dor.

B: I am sure that you can ask for more space if you need it.

allot

vt. 分配,拨出


A: Is your ring made of pure silver?

B: No, I think that it is just an alloy .

alloy

n. 合金

vt. 将……铸成合金


A: Mr. Jones often alludes to his wealth.

B: yes, but actually I don’t think he is wealthy compared to Mrs. Devan.

allude

vi. (to)暗指,提及


A: Why did you come to Beijing?

B: I was allured by the bright lights of the city.

allure

n. 诱惑力,魅力

vt. 诱惑,引诱,吸引


A: I heard an almighty amount of noise outside last night.

B: Sorry, that was my dog chasing my neighbour’s cat.

almighty

a.1.全能的,万能的;2.很大的,很强的


A: How often will you be able to work?

B: Only on alternate days I am afraid.

alternate

a.1.交替的,轮流的;供选择的;2.间隔的

v. (使)轮流,(使)交替


A: I amassed a lot of lecture notes during my undergraduate degree.

B: I hope that you amassed them in your head also!

amass

vt. 积累,积聚


A: Did you enjoy the end of the novel?

B: No, it was too ambiguous for me.

ambiguous

a. 引起歧义的,模棱两可的,含糊不清的


A: You work very hard.

B: Maybe, but I ma ambitious and want to do well in my career.

ambitious

a.1.有抱负的,雄心勃勃的;2.有野心的


A: Your essay is good. But I think that you need to amend the conclusion.

B: Oh, I thought the ending was the best part.

amend

vt. 修改,修订,改进

n.[pl.]赔罪,赔偿


A: Do your parents get along well?

B: Yes, they at least have an amicable relationship.

amiable

a. 和蔼可亲的,友好的


A: The army in my county is under-funded.

B: I think that it is a good thing that it can not afford more ammunition though.

ammunition

n. 弹药,军火


A: Is there enough space in the back of the car?

B: Yes, ample.

ample

a.1.足够的;2.宽敞的,面积大的


A: I can not hear the lecturer.

B: He needs to amplify his voice more.

amplify

vt.1.放大(声音等),增强;2.扩大,详述,进一步阐述


A: My teacher used the analogy of an acorn and oak tree to explain the potential of the school.

B: He must think you all have a lot of potential then.

analogy

n. 比拟,类比,类推

by analogy

用类推的方法


A: That guy is crazy.

B: Maybe he needs to see an analyst.

analyst

n.1.分析家,化验员;2.心理分析学家


A: You have a very analytic mind.

B: I think that is why I enjoy mathematics.

analytic

见analytical


A: Do you ever read the Financial Times?

B: No, it is far too analytical for me.

analytical

a. 分析的,分析法的


A: My two year old son is very destructive.

B: Maybe he wants to be a political anarchist when he grows up!

anarchist

n. 无政府主义者


A: I would like to research my ancestry some day.

B: Do you even know the origin of your family name yet?

ancestry

n. 祖先,世系


A: I love Philip’s stories.

B: Yes, particularly his anecdotes.

anecdote

n. 轶事,趣闻


A: Do you like Micheangelo’s paintings?

B: Very much, particularly his depictions of angels.

angel

n.1.天使;2.可爱的人


A: My classmate had to go to hospital just before the exams.

B: Probably too much anguish and stress.

anguish

n. (精神或肉体的)极度痛苦


A: Did you know that Germany annexed part of Czechoslovakia during the war?

B: Yeah, I read about it in my history book.

annex

vt. 兼并,吞并

n. 附属建筑物


A: Do you know who wrote this poem?

B: No, it is anonymous, the poet did not disclose his name.

anonymous

a. 1.无名的,不具名的; 2.匿名的 ;3.无特色的,无个特征的


A: The film was about an antagonism between two countries.

B: Sounds too violent for my liking.

antagonism

n.对抗,敌对,对立


A: Is that insect dangerous?

B: Only if you touch it’s antenna.

antenna

n.1.触角,触须 ;2.天线


A: My grandfather went missing in South America while conducting a research project.

B: Was he an anthropologist or a scientist?

anthropologist

n.人类学家,人类学者


A: Do you know the antonym of “fast”?

B: Yes, “slow”. It was the opposite meaning of “fast”.

antonym

n.反义词


A: Would you like to come to the zoo with me ?

B: So long as we can visit the ape compound.

ape

n.猿

vt.模仿


A: I was appalled by the state of the living conditions of the poorer people in the region.

B: Yes, but the government is doing their best to help the situation.

appall

vt.使惊骇,使大吃一惊


A: Can you help me with my science experiment?

B: So long as you have the necessary apparatus and it is not dangerous.

apparatus

n.1.器械,器具,仪器 ;2.机构,组织


A: Did you enjoy the meal?

B: Yes, thanks. And it certainly appeased my hunger.

appease

vt.平息,抚慰姑息


A: I can’t find the information that you quoted.

B: Look in Appendix Four, page 231.

appendix

n.1.阑尾 ;2.附录


A: I think the performance was fantastic.

B: The audience seemed to agreed, they applauded for five minutes.

applaud

vi.鼓掌,喝彩

vt.1.向...鼓掌,向...喝彩 ;2.称赞,赞许


A: A journalist for the national paper wrote a warm appraisal for the new play.

B: I must book a ticket soon then, before they are all sold out.

appraisal

n.估计,估量,评价


A: Did they apprehend the criminal yet?

B: No, I think that the police are still looking for him.

apprehend

vt.逮捕,拘押,领会,理解


A: What is your current occupation?

B: I am an apprentice electrician but I will be qualified in two months.

apprentice

n.学徒,徒弟


A: Your shirt is filthy.

B: Oops, I was cooking but did not have an apron.

apron

n.1.围裙 ;2.台口(舞台幕前的突出部分) ;3.停机坪


A: Your comment about inefficient train service was most apt. I have been waiting in this platform for half an hour.

B: Oh, not quite. Here comes the train now.

apt

a.1.易于,有(做某事的)倾向 ;2.恰当的,适宜的 ;3.聪明的,反应敏捷的


A: Did you get into the university course that you applied for?

B: Well, I have to pass an aptitude test first, and then if I am successful I will be admitted.

aptitude

n.(学习方面的)才能,资质,天资


A: That is a beautiful bridge.

B: Yes, it’s in the shape of an arc.

arc

n.1. 弧形(物) ;2.弧 ;3.电弧,弧光


A: The new town hall is now completed.

B: Yes, I saw it , and the front arches look really beautiful.

arch

n.拱,拱门,拱形(结构)

v.(使)成拱形

a.调皮的,淘气的


A: I am very interested in buried ruins and treasures.

B: You should study archaeology.

archaeology

n.考古学


A: It is my ardent wish to travel around the world.

B: You better start saving your money now.

ardent

a.热心的,热情的,热烈的


A: The concert will take place in the main arena .

B: Wow, it will be huge. I know it can hold 30,000 people.

arena

n.1.表演场地,竞技场 ;2.活动场所


A: Mr. Smith was an aristocrat and owned a large piece of land in the south of the country.

B: Does that mean that he was also very wealthy?

aristocrat

n.贵族


A: I dreamt last night that a knight in shining armor rescued me from a burning tower.

B: Let me guess the ending, you woke up before you had a chance to fall in love!

armor

n.盔甲,装甲,保护物


A: The new shopping centre has a vast array of interesting products.

B: Yes, but they are far too expensive.

array

n.1.展示,陈列,一系列 ;2.排列,队形 ;3.衣服,盛装 ;4.数组,阵列

vt.1.排列,配置(兵力) ;2.打扮,装饰


A: Why did you break up with your first boyfriend?

B: He was too arrogant and never listen to me.

arrogant

a.傲慢的,自大的


A: I heard that Ted was arrested for arson .

B: Yeah, he set the local school on fire.

arson

n.纵火(罪)


A: Don’t eat so many fatty foods, they will block your arteries .

B: But they are the foods that I like the best.

artery

n.1.动脉 ;2.干线,要道


A: I find Paul difficult to understand.

B: That is because he does not articulate his words very clearly.

articulate

a.1.善于表达的,发音清晰的 ;2.表达得清楚有力的

vt.1.明确有力地表达;2.清晰地吐(字),清晰地发(音)


A: The army has amassed a huge amount of artillery .

B: Let’s hope they don’t have to use it.

artillery

n.1.火炮,大炮 ;2.炮兵(部队)


A: Do you think that we ascend into heaven when we die?

B: I am not sure. I am still undecided.

ascend

vi.渐渐上升,升高

vt.攀登,登上


A: I couldn’t ascertain whether he was joking or serious.

B: Don’t worry, he has a strange sense of humor.

ascertain

vt.查明,弄清,确定


A: Your father ascribed beauty and intelligence to you.

B: Thanks for the compliment.

ascribe

vt.1.(to)把...归因于;2.把...归属于


A: The man’s body came ashore five days after he went missing from the ship.

B: Oh, how terrible, that must have been the one that was found on the beach yesterday.

ashore

ad.在岸上,上岸


A: It is my aspiration to become a doctor.

B: Well, if you stick to your goals I am sure you can do it.

aspiration

n.强烈的愿望,志向,抱负


A: I do not think I have achieved enough yet.

B: Well, if you always aspire to do your best then you will not be unhappy.

aspire

vi.渴望,追求,有志于


A: Is that a donkey or an ass ?

B: Neither, it is a small horse.

ass

n.1.笨蛋,傻瓜 ;2.驴


A: Did you hear that there was an attempted assassination on the president?

B: Yes, but it was not true, somebody was spreading rumours.

assassination

n.刺杀,暗杀


A: We were warned about the risk of assault in the city.

B: Good, it is always better to be aware of the dangers.

assault

vt.(武力或口头上的)攻击,袭击


A: He asserted his points strongly during the debate.

B: Why didn’t he win it then?

assert

vt.1.肯定地说,断言 2.维护,坚持


A: I think that guy is too rude.

B: Really, I think he is just trying to assert himself .

assert oneself

坚持自己的权利,显示自己的权威


A: I think that the new student has assimilated well into his new environment.

B: Perhaps, but he does not seem to have many friends.

assimilate

vt. 1.吸收,消化;2.使同化

vi. 1.被吸收,被消化;2.被同化


A: I gave Linda an assorted box of sweets for her birthday.

B: Did you not know that chocolates were her favourite?

assorted

a. 1.各种各样的,混杂的,什锦的


A: I received assurances that I would get help.

B: And did they come through?

assurance

n. 1.把握,信心;2.保证,表示保证(或鼓励、安慰)的话;3.(人寿)保险


A: I am not able to run fast because I suffer from asthma .

B: Don’t worry, I can’t run fast either because I am unfit!

asthma

n. 气喘,哮喘


A: It is my dream to be an astronaut one day.

B: I too would love to see the earth from space.

astronaut

n. 宇航员


A: I am going to visit the new astronomy research centre in town tonight, would you like to join me?

B: I’d love too, is there a good telescope to view the stars with?

astronomy

n. 天文学


A: They are closing down the local asylum .

B: It is about time, the care facilities there were terrible.

asylum

n. 1.庇护,政治避难;2.精神病院


A: Do you have an atlas ? I want to check where and in which ocean the Tongan Islands are.

B: No, I don’t have one, but I think that they are in the Pacific.

atlas

n. 地图集


A: Is attendance at the lecture absolutely necessary?

B: Well, if you want to get credit for this course it is.

attendance

n. 1.出席人数;2.出席,参加,出席次数;3.护理,照料


A: I lost my wallet at the cinema yesterday.

B: Did you ask the attendant on duty if it was found?

attendant

n. 服务人员,侍者,随从

a. 伴随的,随之而产生的


A: The box of old photos that you are looking for is in the attic .

B: On the right or left hand side?

attic

n. 阁楼


A: The auction will be held at 3pm on Saturday.

B: Good, I’d like to set a starting price of one hundred dollars for my table.

auction

n./vt. 拍卖


A: Even though I’m not registered in this department, will it be alright if I audit your classes?

B: It is fine with me, but it is best to check with the department first.

audit

vt. 审计,检查(帐目)


A: Are all the accounts from your business in order?

B: No, the auditor still needs to check them.

auditor

n. 审计员,稽核员


A: Where will the classical concert be held?

B: In the main auditorium

auditorium

n. 1.观众席,听众席;2.礼堂,会堂


A: He is suffering from an auditory infection.

B: I hope he recovers soon.

auditory

a. 听觉的,听觉器官的


A: My salary will be augmented with the aid of extra hours.

B: Great, but don’t work too hard.

augment

vt. 扩大,增加,提高


A: I attended a memorial service last night.

B: It must have a very austere occasion.

austere

a. 1.朴素的,无装饰的;2.严峻的,一丝不苟的;3.十分简朴的,苦行的


A: Are you jeans authentic ?

B: No, they are just cheap copies of the original brand.

authentic

a. 1.真的,真正的;2.可靠的,可信的


A: John has such an authoritative voice. It is frightening.

B: I find him scary at times also.

authoritative

a. 1.权威性的,可信的;2.专断的,命令式的


A: Stop! You are not authorized to enter this section of the building.

B: Oh, I’m sorry, I didn’t realize that I needed special permission.

authorize

vt. 授权,批准


A: What are you reading?

B: Nelson Mandela’s autobiography , I highly recommend it.

autobiography

n. 自传


A: Is that dog over there real?

B: No, I think that it is just an automation

automation

n. 自动化(技术),自动操作


A: I am moving to an autonomous region of the country.

B: Gosh, that will be an interesting experience.

autonomous

a. 1.自治的;2.独立自主的


A: You are very independent.

B: My autonomy is protected by the law.

autonomy

n. 1.自治,自治权;2.人身自由,自主权


A: Where you able to get through to the ticket office when you telephoned?

B: I tried several times, but to no avail.

avail

n. [一般用于否定句或疑问句中] 效用,利益,帮助


A: What was the film about?

B: A guy trying to avenge the killing of his brother. It was quite violent.

avenge

vt. 1.为…复仇,报…之仇;2.(on)向…报仇


A: Let’s turn left down the next road.

B: Good idea, that way we can avert the traffic jam.

avert

vt. 1.防止,避免;2.转移(目光、注意力等)


A: I heard that the national aviation company owes a lot of money to the government.

B: Well, it must be because of the price of new planes.

aviation

n. 1.航空,航空学;2.飞机制造业


A: I was filled with awe when I watched the sun rise this morning.

B: It is a shame that I missed it, I was still in bed.

awe

n. 敬畏,惊惧

vt. 使敬畏,使惊惧

be / stand in awe of 敬畏


A: At what speed does the earth spin on its axis ?

B: I am not quite sure, you should check in your textbook.

axis

n. 1.轴,轴线,中心线;2.坐标轴,基准线

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