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。下面是楼主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。


immediate  adj.直接的

例:The presence of his immediate family is obviously having a calming effect on him.他直系亲属的到场显然对他产生了镇定的效果。

industry  n.勤勉

例:No one doubted his ability, his industry or his integrity.没有人怀疑他的能力、勤奋和正直。

 

library  n. 收藏品

例:The company owns a very diverse library of Arabic music.公司收藏有多种多样的阿拉伯音乐。

lot  n.签,阄

例:For the first time in the World Cup finals, lots had to be drawn to decide who would finish second and third.世界杯决赛中首次由抽签决定谁将获得第二名和第三名。

 

master  n.原版; 〔M〕硕士

例:I've got a master's in economics.我已经获得了经济学硕士学位。

         adj.主要的,优秀的

例:...a master craftsman.…一名手艺高超的工匠。

mean  adj.自私的,吝啬的;平均的

例:call that mean 认为那是小气(或卑鄙的)

        n.平均值

例:mean value 平均值,平均数

might  n.力量,威力;权势

例:Military might 军事力量

minute  adj.微细的;极小的

         n.pl.〕会议记录

例:He'd been reading the minutes of the last meeting.他一直在看上次会议的记录。

mirror  vt.反映,真实写照

例:Despite the fact that I have tried to be objective, the book inevitably mirrors my own interests and experiences.尽管我曾努力做到客观,但这本书还是不可避免地反映出了我自己的兴趣和经历。

moon  n.卫星

例:...Neptune's large moon.…海王星的大卫星。

 

novel  adj.新颖的

例:Protesters found a novel way of demonstrating against steeply rising oil prices.抗议者们找到一种新奇的示威方式来反对石油价格的飙升。

nurse  vt.看护

例:All the years he was sick my mother had nursed him.在他有病的那些年里,我母亲一直照顾他。

 

paper  adj.纸质的

        vt.用墙纸裱糊

例:We papered all four bedrooms.我们给4个卧室都贴了墙纸。

part  n.角色;器官 ;零件

例:Alf Sjoberg offered her a large part in the play he was directing.阿尔夫肖博格在他执导的戏里给了她一个重要角色。

period  n.学时;句号

例:They accompanied him during his exercise periods.在他的练习时段,他们都陪着他。

permit  n.执照

例:He has to apply for a permit, and we have to find him a job.他必须申请一个许可证,而我们必须给他找一份工作。

piece  vt.拼合

例:We managed to piece together the truth from several sketchy accounts.我们从几方面粗略的说法中设法弄清了真相。

pipe  n.烟斗;

例:Do you smoke a pipe?你抽烟斗吗?

pl.〕管乐器

 vt.用管道输送

例:The heated gas is piped through a coil surrounded by water.受热气体通过水中的一根螺旋管输送。

plain  adj.清楚的

例:It was plain to him that I was having a nervous breakdown.我那时神经衰弱,他是清楚的。

plane  n.平面

例:All the planets orbit the Sun in roughly the same plane, around its equator.所有行星基本在同一个平面上围绕太阳赤道运转。

       adj.平坦的

plant  n.工厂;间谍

例:...Ford's car assembly plants.…福特公司的汽车装配厂。

plate  n.金属牌

例:...a brass plate by the front door bearing his name.…大门旁一块刻有他名字的铜牌。

        vt.电镀

例:The first ironclads were wooden ships plated with iron.首批装甲舰是包着钢板的木船。

pool  vt. 集中(资金、知识或设备,供大家分享)

例:We pooled ideas and information.我们汇集了意见和信息。

post  vt.贴出;投寄;宣布,公告

例:Officials began posting warning notices.官员们开始张贴警示布告。

pound  vt.捣碎,舂烂;猛击

例:He pounded the table with his fist.他用拳头猛扎桌子。

power  vt.给…提供动力

例:The "flywheel" battery, it is said, could power an electric car for 600 miles on a single charge.据说,飞轮电池每充电一次可驱动一辆电动汽车行驶600英里。

present  vt.介绍,提出

例:When are the committee presenting the plan?委员会什么时候提出报告?

press  n.新闻界,舆论界;出版社;印刷机

例:Christie looked relaxed and calm as she faced the press afterwards.克里斯蒂之后面对新闻工作者时看上去轻松平静。

prize  vt.珍视

例:He prized his new car above all his other possessions. 所有财产中他最看重的是他的新车。

pronounce  vt.宣布;宣判

例:A specialist has now pronounced him fully fit. 一位专家已宣布他完全康复了。