托业考试阅读高频词汇总结(2)

      approach—— To come near or nearer, as in space or time接近靠近=near

  appeal—— The power of attracting or of arousing interest吸引力=attraction

  apart from—— With the exception of; besides除…外;除…外还=except for

  anonymous——shavingsan unknown or unacknowledged name匿名的=unknown

  annually—— Recurring, done, or performed every year; yearly每年的=yearly

  annihilate—— To defeat decisively; vanquish战胜=conquer To defeat or subdue by force, especially by force of arms征服

  alloy—— To combine; mix融合;混合=blend, mix

  altitude—— The height of a thing above a reference level, especially above sea level or above the earth's surface高度=elevation

  affluent—— Generously supplied with money, property, or possessions; prosperous or rich富裕的=wealthy

  afflict—— To inflict grievous physical or mental suffering on折磨=problem

  affect—— To have or show a liking for喜欢=fondness

  aesthetically—— Artistically有艺术的,在艺术上的=artistically

  adverse—— Acting or serving to oppose; antagonistic敌对的=oppose, ill

  adversely—— harmfully or unfavorable有害的或不利的=negatively Marked by or exhibiting features, such as hostility, that cannot be deemed positive or constructive反面的

  advocate—— One that argues for a cause; a supporter or defender支持者或保护者=proponent To speak, plead, or argue in favor of拥护演说=urge, preach

  adorn—— To lend beauty to; decorate使美观为…增添美;装饰=decorate

  adopt—— To take on or assume采取采用或接受=take on

  brilliance—— The state or quality of being brilliant光辉=radiant

  boundary—— Something that indicates a border or limit边界=dividing line

  breach—— A violation or infraction, as of a law, a legal obligation, or a promise破坏,违犯=violation

  boost—— To increase; raise增加;拔高;To raise or lift by pushing up from behind or below推、举=raise

  blend—— To combine (varieties or grades) to obtain a mixture of a particular character, quality, or consistency把…掺在一起混合=combine, mix

  bizarre—— Strikingly unconventional and far-fetched in style or appearance; odd古怪的=odd

  bias—— A preference or an inclination, especially one that inhibits impartial judgment偏见=prejudice

  beam—— A ray or shaft of light光柱,光束=ray

  be characterized by——distinguish

  barren—— Lacking vegetation, especially useful vegetation不毛的=infertile

  balmy—— Mild and pleasant温和的=mild

  comprise—— To consist of; be composed of由…构成=consist of ,make up

  conception—— Something conceived in the mind; a concept, plan, design, idea, or thought概念、计划、设计或思想=notion A mental image or representation; an idea or conception心理形象或象征;想法或构思