今日の5つの上級英単語 Part 38

きっ、きっ、金曜日。金曜日~。わくわく、わくわく。

今週最後の「今日の5つの上級英単語」は:


nirvana
connubial
demur
appellation
gamut


nirvana /nɪəˈvɑːnə/ [n]: (in the religion of Buddhism) the state of peace and happiness that a person achieves after giving up all personal desires 涅槃

Through good deeds and pure thoughts man may reach nirvana.
My average commute time is consistently between 10 and 12 minutes, which feels like nirvana after years of driving for 75 minutes or more.


connubial /kəˈnjuːbiəl/ [adj]: related to marriage, or to the relationship between husband and wife 結婚の、夫婦の

For men further down the income ladder, both earnings and their chance of connubial bliss plummet.


demur /dɪˈmɜː(r)/ [v]: to say that you don't agree or refuse to do something 難色を示す、返事をしぶる

In the Milgram Experiment where participants were asked to 'give electric shocks' to a person behind the wall by pressing a button, they demurred at first but soon gave in and agreed to do so.


appellation /ˌæpəˈleɪʃn/ [n]: name, title 名称、名

What can you expect as the appellation "senior citizen" begins to apply to you?


gamut /ˈɡæmət/ [n]: (the gamut) the complete range of a particular kind of thing

She felt she had run the whole gamut of human emotions from joy to despair in one day. 002.gif003.gif005.gif007.gif



以上です。

次の記事はPart 19の復習です。

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