一年记下7000单词(688~690)- 已复习

688. The suicides in adjacent area are incidental coincidence.
邻近区域内的自杀是偶然巧合。

suicide [ˈsu:isaid, ˈsju:-]

n.自杀;自取灭亡

adjacent [əˈdʒeisənt]

a.(to)邻近的,毗连的

incidental [ˌinsiˈdentəl]

a.偶然的;附带的

– an incidental meeting of a former teacher on a bus. 在公共汽车上与过去一位老师的邂逅

coincidence [kəuˈinsidəns]

n.巧合,巧事;(意见、爱好等的)一致

– That’s the most incredible coincidence I’ve ever heard of! 那是我听说过的最难以置信的巧合!

689. His ignorance of her dignity ignited her indignation.
他对她的高贵的无知点燃了她的愤怒(之火)。

ignorance [ˈignərəns]

n.无知,愚昧

– Knowledge makes humble; ignorance makes proud. [谚]知识使人谦虚,无知使人骄傲。

dignity [ˈdigniti]

n.庄严,端庄;尊严,高贵

– There was something impressive about Julia’s quiet dignity. 朱丽亚的宁静端庄给人印象很深。

ignite [igˈnait]

vt.点燃,引发 vi.着火

indignation [ˌindigˈneiʃən]

n.愤怒,愤慨,义愤

– Reports of child abuse aroused public indignation. 有关摧残儿童的报导激起了公众的义愤。

690. The man tackling the drawback of the brackets runs a slack snack business.
那个解决支架缺点的人经营着萧条的小吃生意。

tackle [ˈtækəl]

vt.对付;交涉;阻截 n.阻截;钓具;辘轳

– Some people tackle the difficult jobs first. 有的人爱先做难做的工作。

drawback [ˈdrɔ:bæk]

n.缺点,欠缺,不利条件

– The great drawback to living near a main road is noise. 住在大街旁最大的缺点是噪音。

bracket [ˈbrækit]

n.括号;档次;托架 vt.把…归类

slack [slæk]

a.懈怠的;松的 n.[ pl.]宽松裤 vi.懈怠

– Winter is the slack season at most hotels. 冬天是大多数旅馆的淡季。

snack [snæk]

n.快餐,小吃,点心

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