Bliss 1 n extreme happiness ecstasy ignorance is bliss

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Unformatted text preview: 局势的严重性 【近】 conceal, curtain, disguise, mask 【反】 disclose, expose 揭露 【考法 4】 v. 与…相对立;与…相矛盾: to be counter to; contradict 【例】 At first glance, life at the boarding school seemed to belie all the bad things I had heard about it. 乍 看 之 下,寄宿学校的生活似乎不同于我所听说的有关它的糟糕情形 【近】 contradict, contravene 【反】 agree 与…相一致 本文档由陈琦和周书林共同制作完成。未经作者授权,严禁将此文档用于商业用途。 bellwether [ˈ] 【考法 1】 n. 领导者,带头人: one that takes the lead or initiative 【例】 Paris is a bellwether of the fashion industry. 巴黎是一座引领时尚潮流的都市 【近】 leader, pacemaker, pilot, trendsetter 【反】 follower, disciple, imitator 跟随者,弟子,模仿者 beneficent 【考法 1】 adj. 仁慈的,好慈善的: characterized by or performing acts of kindness or charity 【例】beneficent couple who are regular volunteers at an orphan 一对在孤儿院做义工的慈善的夫妇 【近】 kind, altruistic, benevolent, philanthropic, benign, compassionate, sympathetic 【反】 atrocious, barbarous, truculent, vicious 残忍的 【考法 2】 adj. (对个人或社会)有益的: promoting or contributing to personal or social well-being 【例】 the beneficent effect of sunshine 日光浴的益处 【近】 helpful, advantageous, favorable, kindly, profitable, salutary 【反】 detrimental, harmful, noxious, toxic 有害的 【派】 beneficently adv. 仁慈地 benign 【考法 1】 adj. 好心的,仁慈的:showing kindness and gentleness 【例】 a benign coach 一名仁慈的教练 【近】 beneficent, gentle, kind 【反】 abrasive, caustic, coarse, hard, harsh, rough, scathing, stern 粗暴的,严厉的 【考法 2】 adj. 无害的: not causing or being capable of causing injury or hurt 【例】 Don’t worry; his eccentricities are entirely benign. 别担...
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