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カード 24枚 作成者: Naoki Anbo (作成日: 2015/11/14)

  • desiring or consuming great quantities


    After skiing, I find that I have a voracious appetite

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  • 1

    desiring or consuming great quantities

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • After skiing, I find that I have a voracious appetite
    • We spent a good number of our waking hours feeding voracious stoves.

    答え

    • voracious

    解説

  • 2

    choosing at random without careful selection

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • Modern warfare often results in the indiscriminate killing of combatants and innocent civilians alike.
    • The indiscriminate spraying of pesticides add a new chapter, a new kind of havoc.

    答え

    • indiscriminate

    解説

  • 3

    of high reputation, outstanding

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • The eminent author received the Nobel Prize for literature.
    • It was unbelievable that a man so eminent would actually sit in our dining room and eat our food.

    答え

    • eminent

    解説

  • 4

    soaked, drenched, saturated

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • My cousin is so steeped in schoolwork that his friends call him a bookworm.
    • Edward Francis had steeped himself in the internal mystery of the guiniea pig.

    答え

    • steeped

    解説

  • 5

    completely filled or supplied with

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • The football game was replete with excitement and great plays.
    • When a composition is so replete with errors, I call attention to only a few, the most important ones.

    答え

    • replete

    解説

  • 6

    to admit your error and apologize

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • After his candidate had lost the election, the boastful campaign manager had to eat humble pie.

    答え

    • to eat humble pie

    解説

  • 7

    to exist in great numbers

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • The western plains used to abound with bison before those animals were slaughtered by settlers.
    • A smart thriller that abounds with suspense and excitement!

    答え

    • abound

    解説

  • 8

    branch of knowledge dealing with engineering, applied science etc.

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • Man may be freed from backbreaking labor by the products of scientific technology.
    • Mr.Greenspan noted that history is strewn' with miscalculations about technology developments.

    答え

    • technology

    解説

  • 9

    to predict or foretell a future event

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • The mayer refused to prognosticate as to his margin of victory in the election.
    • Nay, if an oily palm be not a fruitful, prognostication I cannot scratch my ear.

    答え

    • prognosticate

    解説

  • 10

    an older married woman

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • A clever salesman will always ask a matron if her mother is at home.
    • For ladies they had the family of the American consul and a nice bevy of English girls and matrons, perhaps Lady Hamilton herself.

    答え

    • matron

    解説

  • 11

    a robot; a mechanical "person"

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • The time is approaching when human workers may be replaced by automaton.
    • She's an automaton; she has every quality in the word, and I've often wondered why it is with all that I'm so completely indifferent to her.

    答え

    • automaton

    解説

  • 12

    an item you purchase without having seen; a disappointment

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • The mail order bicycle that my nephew bought turned out to be a pig in a poke, and he is now trying to get his money back.

    答え

    • a pig in a poke

    解説

  • 13

    a statement that at first seems to be absurd or self-contradictory but which may in fact turn out to be true

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • One of the great paradoxes of American life is that though minority groups have suffered injustices, nowhere in the world have so many varied groups lived together so harmoniously.
    • He was a paradox like stellar universe that fitted one's mental faults.

    答え

    • paradox

    解説

  • 14

    special field of something or someone; kingdom

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • The cruel king would not allow the prince to enter his realm, restricting him to the forest, which abounded with wild animals.
    • In all the churches of the realm the Blessed Sacrament is exposed night and day, and tall candles are burning for the recovery of the royal child.

    答え

    • realm

    解説

  • 15

    historical records

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • The annals of sports are replete with the names of great black athletes.
    • He would begin these annals with Columbus, and he would keep on with them until his hand was too palsied to hold a pen.

    答え

    • annals

    解説

  • 16

    to increase or add to

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • His gloom was now compound by the failing mark on his geometry test.
    • The match between England and Argentina, always a blood feud, was compounded by the memory of the Falklands crisis.

    答え

    • compound

    解説

  • 17

    a trace, smattering, or slight degree.

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • A tinge of garlic is all that's necessary in most recipes.
    • The sermon was tinged, rather more darkly than usual, with the gentle gloom of Mr. Hooper's temperament.

    答え

    • tinge

    解説

  • 18

    promising at the start but them disappointing

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • The rookie hit many home runs in spring training, but once the season began he proved to be a flash in the pan

    答え

    • a flash in the pan

    解説

  • 19

    to pester, nag, annoy persistently

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • The teacher continually badgers the pulpit for the missing assignments.
    • There are other do's and don'ts:don't threaten your children, don't badger them.

    答え

    • badger

    解説

  • 20

    to plead urgently for aid or mercy

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • The sick child's mother implored the doctor to come immediately.
    • No beggars implored Scrooge to bestow a trifle, no children asked him what it was o'clock.

    答え

    • implore

    解説

  • 21

    unpleasant, dull, or hard work

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • She does her hometown on Fridays to save herself from the drudgery of having to do it during the weekend.
    • And then she came to find the paralytic sent-housework-janitor's drudgery.

    答え

    • drudgery

    解説

  • 22

    unending

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • I listened to the boring lecture for what seemed an interminable fifty minutes.
    • In his clean white shirt and blue jeans, with one hand resting carelessly on the black box, he seemed very proper and important as he talked interminably to Mr.graves and the Martins.

    答え

    • interminable

    解説

  • 23

    to understand, know, become aware of

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • The eminent scientist perceived difficulties in putting the invention into practice.
    • The subjects, as you perceive, were alarming but very agreeable.

    答え

    • perceive

    解説

  • 24

    to make peace, to calm someone down

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • When I tried to pour oil on troubled waters, both the angry husband and his wife stopped their quarrel and began to attack me.

    答え

    • to pour oil on troubled waters

    解説

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