有些单词看上去很熟悉,但是在实际考试中考察的词义却很生僻。关注这些最熟悉的陌生人,能够更加精准地进行理解和写作。下面是小编为大家整理的考研英语中常见熟词僻义,将会为您持续更新。

 

act  n.法令; (一)幕  

例:...an Act of Congress. …一项议会法案。

address  n.演说;谈吐

例:He had scheduled an address to the American people for the evening of May 27.他已经安排在527日晚向美国人民作一个演讲。

         vt.对…发表演说;称呼;对付

例:He is due to address a conference on human rights next week.他下周要在一个人权会议上发言。

administer  vt.给予,提供;施用(药物等)

例:The nurse administered the medicine to the patient.护士给病人服药。

advance  v.前进;提高;上涨;预先发放

例:Medical technology has advanced considerably.医学技术已大大发展了。

          n.预付(款等)

例:She was paid a $100,000 advance for her next two novels.她得到了其接下来的两本小说的10万美元的预付款。

air  vt.晾干,使通风;使公开

例:One day a week her mother cleaned and aired each room.每周一天,她的母亲给每一个房间进行清扫并通风。

article  n.条款

例:The country appears to be violating several articles of the convention.该国看来正在违反该公约中的数个条款。

attend  v.照顾;护理

例:He took a short leave of absence to attend to personal business.他休了一个短假去处理私事。

 

bachelor  n.单身男子,单身汉

例:...America's most eligible bachelor.…美国最适合做夫婿的单身汉

badly  adv.严重地;厉害地

例:One man was killed and another badly injured.一男子死亡,另一个受重伤。

bar  vt.闩(门、窗等) ;阻拦,封锁

例:For added safety, bar the door to the kitchen.为了更加安全,把厨房的门闩上。

belt  n.地带

例:Miners in Zambia's northern copper belt have gone on strike.赞比亚北部铜矿区的矿工们举行了罢工。

branch  n.分部;分科

例:The local branch of Bank of America is handling the accounts.美国银行的本地分行正在处理这些账目。

browse  vi.(牛、羊等)吃草

例:...three red deer stags browsing on the fringes of the forest.…在森林边上吃嫩枝嫩叶的3头红色雄鹿。

button  vt.扣紧

例:Ferguson stood up and buttoned his coat.弗格森站起来,扣上大衣。

 

capital  n.资金;大写字母

例:Companies are having difficulty in raising capital.各公司在融资方面遇到麻烦。

change  n.零钱

例:The courier had change for a $10 bill.快递员有$10的零钱。

coat  n.表皮,皮毛

例:Vitamin B6 is great for improving the condition of dogs' and horses' coats.维生素B6对改善狗和马的皮毛非常有效。

code  n.准则;法典

例:...Article 159 of the state's penal code.…该国刑法第159

vt.把…编码

例:He devised a way of coding every statement uniquely.他设计出一种把每句话进行独特编码的方法。

coin  vt.创造(新词)

例:Jaron Lanier coined the term "virtual reality" and pioneered its early development.加隆·雷尼尔首创虚拟现实一词,并率先进行早期开发。

composition  n.构成

例:Television has transformed the size and social composition of the audience at great sporting occasions.电视改变了大型体育赛事观众的数量及其社会构成。

concert  n.一致

例:in concert (with) 同声,异口同声地;(…)一致,一齐;(…)

crop  vt.剪短,修剪

例:She cropped her hair and dyed it blonde.她把头发剪短并染成了金色。