美国时代周刊高频词汇1000:Chapter2 简易词 动词(4)

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Chapter2 简易词 动词(4)

ignore [?ɡˋn?r] v. 忽视 【同】disregard overlook
No traditional toy company today can ignore computer technology.
implement [ˋ?mpl?m?nt] v. 实行 【同】carry out
U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright referred ominously to the importance of implementing a half-forgotten 1995 auto trade agreement.
impose [?mˋpoz] v. (将义务、惩罚)加于……
Moving through the U.S. Congress right now is a telecommunications-reform bill that would impose fines of as much as $100000 for “indecency” in cyberspace.
infect [?nˋf?kt] v. 使感染
Doctors at UCLA announced that a five-year-old boy, infected with HIV at birth, has been symptom-free ever since.
inspire [?nˋspa?r] v. 引发,导致
None of the year’s mass responses could hold a candle in scope and complexity to astonishing grief inspired by Princess Diana’s car-accident death, of course.
█ to hold a candle to 与……相比;scope n. 范围
install [?nˋst?l] v. 安装,设立
The fastest international link ever installed, this pipeline could be the first step toward laying a permanent network that will eventually hardwire every nation in the world into the Internet.
institute [ˋ?nst??tut] v. 设置
Mindful of the burnout suffered by child prodigies…, the W.T.A. has instituted new age restrictions; players 14 and under are barred from tour events, and players 15 to 17 will be gently introduced to topflight competition.
█ to be mindful of 留心……的;to suffer burnout 由于太快走红或太早成功导致在专业生涯初期就已油尽灯枯、江郎才尽;topflight adj. 一流的,最高级的
invade [?nˋved] v. 侵略
After the virus infects the cells of the respiratory system and begins replicating, neuraminidase cuts the newly formed copies free to invade other cells.
█ replicate v. 复制;neuraminidase n. 身精氨酸酵素,为病毒在人体内散播其复制体时所需要的酵素。
issue [ˋ???] v. 发行 【同】release
On Nov.21, Free as a Bird will be issued as part of The Beatles Anthology Volume 1.
justify [ˋd??st??fa?] v. 证明……为合理
According to a White House source, the Clinton Administration doesn’t feel the changes in Cuba have been substantial enough to justify a diplomatic rapprochement…
█ rapprochement n. 建交或复交
launch [l?nt?] v. 1. 发动,展开(攻击等);2. 发售,推出(新产品) 【同】1. start
Democrats too have launched a guerrilla operation to snag women in this presidential election.
█ snag v. (口语)抓取
lift [l?ft] v. 撤除,解除
It is an article of faith in Havana that if only Washington would lift the 33-year-old trade embargo, a vast infusion of American cash would rescue Cuba’s economy.
█ an article of faith 信条;embargo v. 禁运;infusion n. 注入
maintain [menˋten] v. 坚称 【同】claim
The key to success, Akimoto and other cable executive maintain, is to provide customers with local telephone service practically free of charge, a come-on that has worked well for cable companies in Britain.
█ come-on n. 招揽顾客的方式
merge [m?d?] v. 合并
Viacom, Paramount’s preferred suitor, announced an agreement to merge with videorental giant Blockbuster Entertainment.
█ suitor n. 求婚者
muster [ˋm?st?] v. 召集 【同】summon gather
But all he could muster on the House floor were 30 votes, mostly from congressional nobodies like himself.
navigate [ˋnæv??ɡet] v. 航行于,行进于
Once their link to the Net is established, viewers will, in theory, be able to navigate Websites with their trusty remotes as easily as they now surf TV channel.
negotiate [n?ˋɡo???et] v. 谈判;通过谈判达成,谈成
Veterans can negotiate their own contracts as free agents, while young players must accept what their team pays them as long as it meets the minimum salary.
observe [?bˋz?v] v. 遵守,举行 【同】honor
After obtaining the three signatures required — from his own doctor, a cancer specialist and a psychiatrist – and observing the nine-day cooling-off period, Dent was free to choose the time of his own passing.
█ cooling-off period 做重大决定前用来冷却激情的一段时间
outrage [ˋa?t?red?] v. 使……愤慨
Outraged cyberpurists responded by deluging Siegel and Canter with angry E-mail messages, following them with a steady stream of abuse as they fled from one electronic home to another.
█ abuse n. 辱骂,谩骂
overhaul [?ov?ˋh?l] v. 翻修
Gore has also shouldered thankless but meaty tasks that give him something to attend to besides foreign funerals: reinventing government, overhauling telecommunications law, smoothing relations with Moscow.
█ shoulder v. 负起(责任),担任(工作);thankless adj. 吃力不讨好的,有功无赏的;
meaty adj. 角色吃重的,内容丰富的;smoothe v. 使平滑,是顺利
oversee [?ov?ˋsi] v. 监督 【同】supervise
“My emphasis now, ”says Anwar Ibrahim, the Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister who is overseeing the financing for all the projects… ”is on the financial services and foreign media.”
overwhelm [?ov?ˋhw?lm] v. 压倒 【同】overpower
And then came the death of Princess Di, the response to which was at once overwhelming and bewildering.
perceive [p?ˋsiv] v. (把……)视为
A major problem, say nutrition experts, is that most people perceive their diets as temporary restrictions imposed from outside.
plague [pleɡ] v. 使……困扰,使……烦恼
Growing inventories have plague retailers too since they stocked up in anticipation of a strong Christmas season.
█ inventory n. 存货清单
ponder [ˋpɑnd?] v. 思索 【同】contemplate reflect upon
During a break in filming Broken Arrow, …Woo casts his eye over the hundreds of technicians and ponders the contrasts in movie-making between Asia and America.
pose [poz] v. 造成,引起
The new legislation poses huge problems for some states, such as California…