三 单词串讲(5)

  321.measurable: unfathomable 可测量的:无法测量的

  The many respect living native Americans remain as mysterious, exotic, and unfathomableto their contemporaries at the end of the twentieth century as they were to the pilgrim settlers over three hundred fifty years ago.

  322.measured: reckless 仔细考虑的:草率的

  323.mechanical: emotional 呆板的:易动感情的

  324.meek: unyielding温顺的:不屈的

  325.mellifluous/melodious: raspy/jarring/raucous 声音甜美的:刺耳的

  Canaries are often said to have___ voices because they make such sweet, harmonioussounds.

  (A) insistent

  (B) unnatural

  (C) melodious

  (D) inaudible

  (E) strident

  326.mendacity: candor/veracity/honesty 谎言:坦白

  The entrepreneur had a well-deserved reputation for-------, having accurately anticipated many changes unforeseen by established business leaders.

  (A) prescience (B) sincerity (C) avarice (D) complicity (E) mendacity

  通过学过的词根学知识记忆prescient

  327.mercurial/mischievous : constant 易变的/淘气的:不变的

  (1)The children's ---- natures were in sharp contrast to the even-tempered

  dispositions of their parents.

  (A) mercurial (B) blithe (C) phlegmatic (D) introverted (E) artless

  (2)In the classroom, Carol was unusually___; on the playground, however, she became asintractable as the other children.

  (A) optimistic

  (B) mercurial

  (C) magnanimous

  (D) taciturn

  (E) docile

  (3)Tame koala bears handled by tourists are___, but wild koalas are hard to control and typically require two people to hold them.

  (A) mischievous

  (B) gluttonous

  (C) supple

  (D) adroit

  (E) docile

  328.methodical: haphazard 系统的:偶然的

  329.meticulous: carelessness 细心的:初心的

  330.miff: please 小的争执:讨好,和解

  331.migratory: sedentary 迁移的:久坐的

  Noting the murder victim’s flaccid musculature and pearlike figure, she deduced that the unfortunate fellow had earned his living in some _______occupation.

  A) treacherous B) prestigious C) ill-paying

  D) illegitimate E) sedentary

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