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カード 24枚 作成者: Naoki Anbo (作成日: 2015/12/04)

  • briskness, lively action


    The waiter moved with alacrity because he perceived they were big tippers.

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  • 1

    briskness, lively action

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • The waiter moved with alacrity because he perceived they were big tippers.

    答え

    • alacrity

    解説

  • 2

    contempt

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • When the curtain came down, the critic's face registered the disdain she felt for the lackluster play.

    答え

    • disdain

    解説

  • 3

    warlike

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • His belligerent manner caused him to lose one friend after another.

    答え

    • belligerent

    解説

  • 4

    to overawe

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • Y2K concerns of the January 1, 2000 problems with computers failed to intimidate our company.

    答え

    • intimidate

    解説

  • 5

    a false attack

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • The Germans were duped by the Allie's feint toward the south, leaving the way open for the Normandy invasion.

    答え

    • feint

    解説

  • 6

    to challenge someone

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • The principal of our rival school threw down the gauntlet, and we had no choice but to accept the challenge.

    答え

    • to throw down the gauntlet

    解説

    When the gauntlet, or medieval glove, was thrown down, the challenger was required to pick it up.

  • 7

    quarrelsome

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • Since everyone can outpunch my cousin, he cannnot afford to be pugnacious.

    答え

    • pugnacious

    解説

  • 8

    to make known officially

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • We implored the faculty advisor to promulgate the requirements for the presidency of the club.

    答え

    • promulgate

    解説

  • 9

    impudent

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • My mother liked the salesman's brash personality, but he irritated most people.

    答え

    • brash

    解説

  • 10

    to sneer at

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • I don't understand modern art, but I neither loathe nor scoff at it.

    答え

    • scoff

    解説

  • 11

    to make seem less important

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • Although Ralph can't play, he doesn't hesitate to belittle the efforts of our football team.

    答え

    • belittle

    解説

  • 12

    drunk

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • Although the party had just begun, after his first drink he was feeling no pain.

    答え

    • feeling no pain

    解説

  • 13

    having actual form

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • Mr. Dixon belittled our request for tangible proof of his loyalty.

    答え

    • tangible

    解説

  • 14

    jagged wound

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • The medic reached into his kit to find a bandage for the ugly laceration.

    答え

    • laceration

    解説

  • 15

    to correct by punishing

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • The kindly foreman was too reticent to openly castigate the clumsy new worker.

    答え

    • castigate

    解説

  • 16

    dirty, base

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • Stories of their sordid youth poured forth from the unhappy felons.

    答え

    • sordid

    解説

  • 17

    person in his or her eighties

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • When the teenager announced her engagement to the octogenarian, the public suspected it to be a publicity stunt.

    答え

    • octogenarian

    解説

  • 18

    to have no choice at all

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • Despite all the talk about democracy in my family, my father usually gives the rest of us Habson's choice.

    答え

    • Habson's choice

    解説

    Mr. habson owed a livery stable but he did not allow the customers to pick their own horses.

  • 19

    easing of grief

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • In trying to offer solace to the pilot's wife, the reporter inadvertently made the situation worse.

    答え

    • solace

    解説

  • 20

    candidate for high position

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • The publisher scoffed at the reports that he was an aspirant for the job of Secretary of State.

    答え

    • aspirant

    解説

  • 21

    most worthless part

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • At the bottom of the beautiful wine bottle, only the dregs remained.

    答え

    • dregs

    解説

  • 22

    wild fit

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • In a frenzy, teenager overturned every drawer while searching for the car keys.

    答え

    • frenzy

    解説

  • 23

    coarse

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • Vigilant censors protect the public from listening to scurrilous language on television.

    答え

    • scurrilous

    解説

  • 24

    to be in charge, to be master

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • Although he is a lowly private in the army, at home he rules the roost.

    答え

    • to rule the roost

    解説

    A roost is a perch where domestic birds can sleep.

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