本月國際新聞可以學到的字

點擊生字可聆聽讀音(記得要調到非靜音模式)

字詞 意思
belittle 輕視
Don’t belittle them. They may not be smart, but they are working hard. 別小看他們。他們可能不聰明,但他們在努力工作。
Intractable 難對付的
The disease has become so intractable, that the doctors are not sure what to do next. 這種疾病已變得非常棘手,以至於醫生們不知道下一步該做什麼。
covet 覬覦
Do not covet your neighbor’s goods as envy will lead to your downfall. 不要覬覦你鄰居的貨物,因爲嫉妒會導致你失敗。
Salvage 打撈
The ship that sank many years ago has now been salvaged and they found some relics to sell. 那艘沈沒多年的船現在已經被人打撈起來了,他們找到了一些可以賣的文物。
disparity 不平等
There is a large disparity between those who have money and those that don’t. 有錢人和沒錢的人之間有很大的差距。
Autonomy 自主權
Autonomy is a key characteristic of any free society. 自主權是任何自由社會的一個主要特徵。
Frantic 瘋狂忙亂的
Work has been so frantic lately so I haven’t had much time to do much. 最近工作太忙了,所以我沒有多少時間做。
Eradicate 杜絕
All of the fleas were eradicated so the spread of disease was lowered. 所有的跳蚤都被杜絕了,所以疾病的傳播被降低了。
Incongruous 不協調
Putting a square block into a circular hole is incongruous. 把一個正方形的方塊放進一個圓孔裏是不協調的。
Sovereignty 主權
Each nation has its own sovereignty to pursue its own interests. 每個國家都有自己的主權來追求自己的利益。