The angry man was appeased when they said they were sorry.
More than a thousand people were killed in the massacre.
She worked herself up into a frenzy because she thought she’d miss her train.
At last she surmised from his absende from school that there’s something wrong with him.
A leader must take command unless he is incapacitated.
He admonished his friend not to be late for his work. (=advise) admonish
He seems to be doing nothing, but really he’s just biding his time. (=remain)
A man who cheats on his income tax and on his expense account tends to condone these practice in his friends. (=excuse)
I designate you to act for me while I am away. (=appoint)
Most animals let their young fend for themselves at an early age. (=defend)
Only hardy plants will survive the severe cold in the Arctic area. (=robust)
Baseball players do exercises at the beginning of the season in order to limber themselves up. (=supple)
You must pay in humiliation / condescension / modesty of spirit for every benefit received at the hands of humiliation philanthropy. philanthropy (=charity)
Can you recollect the name of the author of [Ivanhoe 劫后英雄传]? (=recall)
He was smitten/affected with the view that he stopped and took out his camera. (=affect) smitten
According to the testimony of the medical profession the health of the nation is improving. (=proof) profession,
He is stiff when he begins to skate,but limbers up easily.
These x-marks on the drawing designated all the possible entrances to the castle.
The teacher admonished the boys not to be late for the athletic meeting.
A few hardy men broke the ice on the pond and had a swim.
The sound of an explosion smote our ears last night.
He liked the bitter taste of the ale beer is his favorite drink.(=ginger) ale;
Blend ingredients elements Blend the butter and the sugar before adding other ingredients / factor / element of the cake. (=combine)
Especially large, sharp canine characterizes the carnivorous animals. (=cannibal) .
The common English sparrow is a denizen of America; it was first brought from Europe to America about 1850. (=inhabitant)
She was in a frenzy of grief when she heard that her child was missing. (=ferment)
The player’s injury incapacitate him for participating in the football match. (=disable) incapacitated
The hunters came from the East to massacre the buffaloes of the plains, killing several million in a short time. (=slaughter)
When I asked his advice he ponder the matter and then told me not to go. (=meditated)
To the riddle “What walks on four legs in the mooring, two legs at noon, and three legs in the evening?” the answer is ”man.” (=enigma)
The father spanked the naughty child for his bad manners. (=beat)
The old man tottered across the room and sat down on the sofa. (=stagger)
The crowd was in a frenzy after the home team scored the winning goal.
The king ordered all the infants in the country to be massacred.
Before casting his vote,a responsible and mature citizen should ponder his choice of candidates.
A bartender must know how to blend different kinds of drinks.
The famous riddle of the Sphinx was an enigma that only Oedipus could interpret.
He tried to appease the crying child by giving him candy. (=placate)
The war was a terrible catastrophe in which many people died and many buildings were destroy destroyed. (=calamity)
He felt completely daunt by the difficulties that faced him. (=dismay) daunted
The crowd gaped/ stared/ gawked at the daring tricks performed by the tightrope walker.
He will be in the hospital for the duration of the school year. (=period)
We implore him to act before it was too late. (=entreat) implored
She muffled her throat in a warm scarf not to catch a cold. (=wrap)
On April Fool’s day people often play prank on each other. (=trick) pranks
Soapy took the umbrella and saunter sauntered off with it slowly. (=stroll)
There was a trickle of blood from the wound on his face. (=drip)
A land reform program benefited the poor but it was a catastrophe for rich landowners.
She muffled the ball so that it would not awaken the family.
She gaped at the tall man,thinking that he might be her younger brother.
He served in the army for the duration of World War I.
To appease my angry neighbor,I offered to make good the damage.
She was astounded / amazed by the news that she had won the speech contest.
The people living in that valley are all members of one clan (=trib) clan.
Newspaper accounts of political and international affairs are often distort distorted. (=falsify)
While travelling, they entrust entrusted their children to the care of a baby sitter (=commit) sitter.
Sometimes the gets hungry and eats like a glutton (=gormandizer) glutton.
Unless a check is signed it is invalid. (=worthless)
He became invalid as the result of ill health and lack of exercise. (=patient)
His words were polite but there was an overtone / implication of anger in his voice.
They probed his past career to judge his qualifications. (=investigate)
There are many sacred shrines in the Near East. (=sanctuary) shrine
The statute increased the taxes we must pay. (=bill)
The wounded soldier writhe uncomfortably in pain (=wriggle) writhed pain.
He probed the mud,searching for the ring he dropped.
His loud voice includes an overtone of anger.
He distorted the account of his experiences to make a better story.
The statutes of the United States are made by Congrass.
You have eaten the whole pie,you a really a glutton.
Watching the first man land on the moon, we beheld a sight never seen before by man. (=observe)
They should change this bad habit and condescend/deign to be pleased what is pleasing.
More than 5,000 years ago the Chinese were controlling the Yellow River floods with dike dikes. (=bank)
The farmers dug a deep dike to carry water to the rice field. (=ditch)
He flip flipped a coin on the counter to decide whether to go to the theater or not. (=toss)
My uncle who had traveled to many countries in the world told a grisly story about people who ate human flesh. (=horrible)
The knave/ rogue who set fire to the barn have been caught and sent to prison. (=rogue) rogues
The general held a parley with the enemy’s leader about exchanging prisoners. (=negotiation)
There is not a shred/fragment of evidence that missing money was stolen. (=fragment)
The judge surmised/guessed his guilt there was no proof that he killed the man. guilt;
The future is so uncertain that we cannot know all the vicissitudes/varieties of our fortunes.
The fire warden told us not to light matches near the gas station. (=watchman)
I flipped open the pages of the magazine to find an interesting article.
Her new dress was torn into shreds by herself.
The vicissitudes of life may suddenly make a rich man very poor.
The future is so unscertain that no one can surmise the course of the rest of his life.
Mrs. Smith has no servant but her husband will never condescend to help her with the houswork.