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今回は今日の上級英単語Part 24の復習です。Part 24で学習したのは以下の単語:


antithesis
cache
temerity
amorous
progeny


さて問題です。次の例文の[ ]にもっともよく当てはまる単語を上から選んでください。動詞の場合は、時制は文脈によって変化させ、同様に名詞の単数複数も変化させてください。



Through fortuitous remark, the [ ] of the art thieves was discovered.

James, the gregarious twin, was the [ ] of George, the reticent one.

Mules are hybrids, the [ ] progeny of a female horse and a male donkey.

Mary rejected Tony's [ ] advances.

He had the [ ] of accusing me of stealing his ides!



次に、下記の意味を単語とマッチしてください。


あつかましさ

隠し場所

正反対

子孫

多情な


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by uk_alien | 2015-07-31 15:00 | [復習編] 今日の5つの上級英単語
金曜日ですねぇ。(にっこり)

今日の5つの上級英単語は:



perpetuate
mandate
fetish
entreaty
inviolable



perpetuate /pəˈpetʃueɪt/ [v]: to cause to continue 永続させる
e.g. The obsolete system perpetuated itself for a long time.

mandate /ˈmændeɪt/ [n]: an official order 任務、指令
The bank had no mandate to honour the cheque

fetish /ˈfetɪʃ/[n]: an object that is thought to have magic powers 呪物、物神、崇拝の対象
e.g. The explorers were amazed at the sight of a huge gold statue but chose not to take it away as they understood that it was a powerful fetish to the natives.

entreaty /ɪnˈtriːti/ [n]: appeal, a serious and often an emotional request 嘆願、懇願
The accused made an entreaty to teh governer for a pardon.

inviolable /ɪnˈvaɪələbl/ [adj]: to be respected, and not to be attached or destroyed 不可侵の、神聖な 
The rused are inviolable at this school. You must obey; otherwise, you will be expelled.


以上です。vocaburary.com上に作っているボキャブリストへのリンクはここ。しっかり勉強しましょうね。


次の記事はPart 24の復習です。

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by uk_alien | 2015-07-31 10:00 | 今日の5つの上級英単語
今回は今日の上級英単語Part 23の復習です。Part 23で学習したのは以下の単語:

bulwark

reticent

altruistic

coterie

cupidity



さて問題です。次の例文の[ ]にもっともよく当てはまる単語を上から選んでください。動詞の場合は、時制は文脈によって変化させ、同様に名詞の単数複数も変化させてください。


The queen surrounded herself with a [ ] of loyal advisers.

Social security is the main [ ] against senior poverty.

Proclaiming morality while practicing [ ], states have tried to hit the sweet spot of cigarette taxes — high enough to maximize revenue without excessively discouraging smoking.

When it comes to my private life, I become extremely [ ].

In the Postman's Park in St Martin's Le-Grand a number of tablets are displayed commemorating ordinary people's acts of [ ] heroism.


次に、下記の意味を単語とマッチしてください。


仲間、党、グループ

寡黙な、抑制した

金銭欲

利他主義的な

防波堤、堡塁


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by uk_alien | 2015-07-30 15:00 | [復習編] 今日の5つの上級英単語
遅い。ラップトップが地を這うかたつむりのように遅い....。不幸をあざ笑うかのようにWindows 10がリリースされた今日。早くアップルの新商品がでないかなぁ。

さて、今日の5つの上級英単語は:


crank
pedagogue
enunciate
inordinate
irascible


crank /kræŋk/[n]:
1) a person with ideas that other people find strange 風変わりな人
e.g. Vegitarians are no longer called cranks, but frutalians might be...
2) (AmE) a person who easily gets angry or annoyed; a bad tempered person 気難しい人


pedagogue /ˈpedəɡɒɡ/[n]: teacher; a person who likes to teach people things, especially because they think they know more than other people 教師
e.g. Some language used by students in class nowadays would have been considered objectionable by pedagogues fifty years ago.


enunciate/ɪˈnʌnsieɪt/[v]:
1) to say/pronunce words clearly 明瞭に発音する
2) to express an idea clearly and exactly 言明する
e.g. Eva Kor, one of the Auschwitz survivors, enunciates how empowering forgiving Nazi has been to her.


inordinate /ɪnˈɔːdɪnət/[adj]: excessive 過度の、法外な
e.g. They spent an inordinate amount of time and money on the production.

irascible /ɪˈræsəbl/[adj]: becoming very angry easily 短気な
e.g. The previous chancellor of exchecker was infamous for his irascible personality.
* ire[n]:anger, irate[adj]:very angry



以上です。

次の記事はPart 23の復習です。



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by uk_alien | 2015-07-30 10:00 | 今日の5つの上級英単語
今回は今日の上級英単語Part 22の復習です。Part 22で学習したのは以下の単語:



paragon
asperity
epithet
cursory
interloper



さて問題です。次の例文の[ ]にもっともよく当てはまる単語を上から選んでください。動詞の場合は、時制は文脈によって変化させ、同様に名詞の単数複数も変化させてください。


After a hard day, she hung up on him with a touch of [ ].
Fobs are effective to keep out [ ]; however, tailgating is always a problem and difficult to avoid.
Resorting to the use of racial [ ] to insult others is simply pathetic. Grow up.
Darcy, misunderstood to be a proud man, turned out to be a [ ] of excellence and character.
Homes took a [ ] glance at the cryptic message and decoded it instantly.




次に、下記の意味を単語とマッチしてください。



不法侵入者

辛辣、無愛想、荒々しさ

通りいっぺんの

模範、手本

通称、蔑称




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by uk_alien | 2015-07-29 15:00 | [復習編] 今日の5つの上級英単語
今日の5つの上級英単語は:


perspicacious
analogous
salvation
scurrilous
acrimony


perspicacious /ˌpɜːspɪˈkeɪʃəs/ [adj]: able to understand quickly and accurately; shrewd and wise; showing this quality 明敏な

e.g. He threw a perspicacious argument and every one in the meeting room eventually agreed to go ahead with his plan.


analogous /əˈnæləɡəs/ [adj]: Similar in some way to sth/sb and therefore able to compare with it/them ...に類似して

e.g. Good music by itself takes you through imageries, thoughts, dramas and stories; in that sense, it is analogous to films. However, all the experiences derive from within, as opposed to being readily provided by some Hollywood film director.


salvation /sælˈveɪʃn/ [n]: a way of protecting sb from danger, disaster, loss etc 救済

e.g. Somehow I did not get along with the teacher I had. After a couple of years' misery with her, my salvation came at last; I had a different one who I liked and my grades shot up.


scurrilous /sælˈveɪʃn/ [adj]: very rude and insulting, and intended to damage sb's reputation 下品な、口汚い

e.g. News papers launched scurrilous attacks on the politician.


acrimony /ˈækrɪməni/ [n]: angry bitter feelings or words 辛辣さ

e.g. Their divorce went through without acrimony.



以上です。

次の記事はPart 22の復習です。

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by uk_alien | 2015-07-29 10:00 | 今日の5つの上級英単語
今回は今日の上級英単語Part 21の復習です。Part 21で学習したのは以下の単語:


abrogate
preclude
extrinsic
declaim
fetter


勉強したときに難しいとは思ったのけど、うーん、やっぱり覚えてなかったなぁ 😅
やっぱり復習は大事なのね。今からちょっとvocabulary.comで単語の勉強してこようっと。

さて問題にいきましょう。次の例文の[ ]にもっともよく当てはまる単語を上から選んでください。動詞の場合は、時制は文脈によって変化させ、同様に名詞の単数複数も変化させてください。



She [ ] the famous opening speech of the play.

When the goal involves intrinsic motives such as innovation and creativity, then [ ] drivers (such as money and attention) tend to be ineffective and even counter-effective.

His disability [ ] him from signing up for the army.

The moment you acquire a citizenship elsewhere, your Japanese citizenship will be [ ].

Prisoners were transported with their feet [ ].



次に、下記の意味を単語とマッチしてください。



朗々と読み上げる、演説する

外来的な、外部からの

取り消す

足かせをかける

妨げる



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by uk_alien | 2015-07-28 15:00 | [復習編] 今日の5つの上級英単語
私の2005年ヴィンテージラップトップは高齢にもかかわらず今日も元気に動いている。なんてえらいやつだ。冷却ファンがぶんぶんうなっているのがちょっと気にかかるけど。買った当時はなんだか高い買い物しちゃったなぁと思ったけど、2015年に再び活躍するとは誰が予測しただろう。しっかりもとがとれた気がする。

さて、今日の5つの上級英単語は:


predicament
cumulative
recondite
palliate
chimerical


predicament /prɪˈdɪkəmənt/ [n]: a difficult or unpleasant situation, especially one where it is difficult to know what to do 苦境、境地

e.g. After all, he could be a good source of information and might help me out of my predicament.


cumulative /ˈkjuːmjələtɪv/ [adj]: of the total amount that is added together 累積された、累加した

e.g. The cumulative effect of human activity on the world environment is unmeasurable.
The monthly sales and the cumulative total of the past 6 months.
The effect of noise on ears is cumulative, insidious and, researchers say, irreversible.


recondite /ˈrekəndaɪt/ [adj]: confined to and understandable by only an enlightened inner circle 難解な、深遠な

Saturday's performance brought out the humour and charm in a work that can sometimes feel forbiddingly recondite or merely meditative.


palliate /ˈpælieɪt/ [v]:
1) alleviate (pain) - but not cure (痛みや病気などを)緩和する
e.g. The drug will only palliate the pains.
2) mitigate (a situation) - but not solve (状況を)取り繕う、緩和する

e.g. Charm and purposes palliated the pure ether of his arrogance.
She started drinking to palliate her connubial difficulties.


chimerical [adj] : wildly fanciful, imaginative 空想的な、途方もない

This is not a chimerical idea. It is a sketch of what might be realised with little difficulty.


いかがでしたか?

次の記事はpart 21の復習です。

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by uk_alien | 2015-07-28 10:00 | 今日の5つの上級英単語
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by uk_alien | 2015-07-28 04:57 | photography
今回は今日の上級英単語Part 20の復習です。Part 20で学習したのは以下の単語:



valour (valor)
sinecure
complicity
liquidation
recant



て問題です。次の例文の[ ]にもっともよく当てはまる単語を上から選んでください。動詞の場合は、時制は文脈によって変化させ、同様に名詞の単数複数も変化させてください。



After a [ ] of the gang leader, a mammoth conflict arouse among his ambitious lieutenants.

The Victoria Cross is Britain's highest military decoration for [ ].

Danny had confessed to [ ]in the killing of his brother-in-law.

The charges against him were dropped after the key witness [ ] her story.

Having experienced little hardship in their lives, many young people dream of having a [ ] while leading life of a jet-setter.



次に、下記の意味を単語とマッチしてください。



共謀、共犯

撤回する

勇気、武勇

(競争相手の)殺人

閑職、おいしい仕事



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by uk_alien | 2015-07-27 15:00 | [復習編] 今日の5つの上級英単語