The injury disfigured the boss’s face. She felt like a disgraced woman. The way some people looked at her face with disgust seemed to dishearten her even more. It was a dismal situation.
It all started last week after the boss dismissed an employee from his job. The employee had recklessly caused a huge explosion that disintegrated one of the machines in the factory. The dismissal was clearly a fair and disinterested decision. However, the decision disgruntled the employee. He was disinclined to accept it.
The day after his dismissal, the dissatisfied employee returned to the factory wearing disheveled clothes. He was swinging a large metal pipe and a sharp knife. His disjointed speech indicated that he was drunk. He seemed to be claiming that the telephone system with several blows. Fear of injury disorganized the entire factory.
The dissatisfied employee descended the stairs to the boss’s basement office. With one swing of his pipe, he dislocated her jaw. Fortunately, a courageous colleague came to her rescue. The brave colleague punched the attacker in the mouth. The powerful punch dislodged the attacker’s teeth and knocked him out.
“You saved my life,” the boss uttered in pain. “For a moment, I though he might dismember me with his knife.”
Today, the dissatisfied employee is in confinement. The doctor told our boss not to be dismayed by her appearance because it will heal back to normal in a few months.
“My face doesn’t look that bad, does it?” the boss asked me.
Not wanting to disillusion her, I replied, “It’s looking better every day.”
disfigure v. 损伤外貌，使边丑
disgraced adj. 不光彩的，丢脸的
disgruntle v. 使不高兴，使不满意
disgust n. 厌恶，嫌恶
dishearten v. 使气馁，使沮丧
disheveled adj. 凌乱的，不整洁的
disillusion v. 使醒悟;使不再抱幻想;使…的理想破灭
disinclined adj. 不愿意的，无意于…的
disinformation n. 假情报
disintegrate v. (使)瓦解，(使)碎裂
disinterested adj. 无关个人利害关系的;公平的
disjointed adj. 脱节的，不连贯的
dislocate v. 脱臼，使…脱位
dislodge v. (从固定位置上)强行去除;驱逐
dismal adj. 暗的，凄凉的;忧郁的，沮丧的
dismantle v. 分解，拆开;摧毁，废除
dismay vt. 使惊慌;使沮丧n. 沮丧，惊慌
dismember vt. 肢解，分割
dismiss vt. 解雇;摒除(思想、感情等)
disorganize vt. 扰乱，使混乱内容来自 听力课堂网：http://www.tingclass.net/show-9492-344590-1.html