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美联英语怎么样:GRE词汇集锦:动词(三)

2015-02-11 13:47   类别:词汇   来源:   责编:Dong

本期美联英语给大家带来GRE词汇集锦:动词,欢迎阅读!

bourgeois :: middle class

  braggadocio :: boasting

  bravado :: swagger; assumed air of defiance

  brazier :: open pan in which live coals are burned

  breach :: breaking of contract or duty; fissure; gap

  breviary :: book containing the daily prayers

  brevity :: conciseness

  brocade :: rich, figured fabric

  brochure :: pamphlet

  brooch :: ornamental clasp

  buffoonery :: clowning

  bugaboo :: bugbear; object of baseless terror

  bullion :: gold and silver in the form of bars

  bulwark :: earthwork or other strong defense; person who defends

  bureaucracy :: government by bureaus

  buskin :: thick-soled half boot worn by actors of Greek tragedy

  buttress :: support or prop

  cabal :: small group of persons secretly united to promote their own interests

  cache :: hiding place

  cacophony :: discord

  cadaver :: corpse

  caliber :: ability; capacity

  calligraphy :: beautiful writing; excellent penmanship

  calumny :: malicious misrepresentation; slander

  cameo :: shell or jewel carved in relief

  canard :: unfounded rumor; exaggerated report

  candor :: frankness

  canker :: any ulcerous sore; any evil

  cant :: jargon of thieves; pious phraseology

  cantata :: story set to music, to be sung by a chorus

  canter :: slow gallop

  canto :: division of a long poem

  caparison :: showy harness or ornamentation for a horse

  caprice :: whim

  caption :: title; chapter heading; text under illustration

  carafe :: glass water bottle; decanter

  carat :: unit of weight for precious stones; measure of fineness of gold

  caricature :: distortion; burlesque

  carillon :: a set of bells capable of being played

  carmine :: rich red

  carnage :: destruction of life

  carousal :: drunken revel

  carrion :: rotting flesh of a dead body

  carte blanche :: unlimited authority or freedom

  cartographer :: maker of maps or charts

  caryatid :: sculptured column of a female figure

  cascade :: small waterfall

  caste :: one of the hereditary classes in Hindu society

  casualty :: serious or fatal accident

  casuistry :: subtle or sophisticated reasoning resulting in minute distinctions

  cataclysm :: deluge; upheaval

  catalyst :: agent which brings about a chemical change while it remains unchanged

  catapult :: slingshot; a hurling machine

  catastrophe :: calamity

  catechism :: book for religious instruction; instruction by question and answer

  cathartic :: purgative

  caucus :: private meeting of members of a party to select officers or determine

  cavalcade :: procession; parade

  celerity :: speed; rapidity

  censor :: overseer of morals; person who reads to eliminate inappropriate remark

  centaur :: mythical figure, half man and half horse

  centurion :: Roman army officer

  cerebration :: thought

  cessation :: stopping

  cession :: yielding to another; ceding

  chagrin :: vexation; disappointment

  chalice :: goblet; consecrated cup

  chameleon :: lizard that changes color in different situations

  charisma :: divine gift; great popular charm or appeal of a political leader

  charlatan :: quack; pretender to knowledge

  chasm :: abyss

  chassis :: framework and working parts of an automobile

  chattel :: personal property

  chauvinist :: blindly devoted patriot

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