美国时代周刊高频词汇1000:Chapter2 简易词 动词(2)

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Chapter2 简易词 动词(2)

condemn [kənˋdɛm] v. 谴责 【同】denounce 【反】praise endorse

Washington has been urging Arafat to condemn the terrorism.
conduct [ˋkɑndʌkt] v. 经营,处理,进行 【同】carry out
The project, called the New Economic Equation, conducted focus groups around the U.S. with men and women on all rungs of the socioeconomic ladder.
█ rung n. (社会上的)阶层
confront [kənˋfrʌnt] v. 面对,对抗 【同】face
It’s hard to love someone who we see as an enemy, someone who kills children for profit. But God says we must love our enemies. Loving them means we must confront them with the truth of their sin.
conquer [ˋkɔŋkɚ] v. 征服,克服
Conquering the light-speed computer industry means leaping ahead one cognitive generation and landing in the right place.
█ cognitive adj. 认知(力)的
constitute [ˋkɑnstəˏtut] v. 构成
Among other things, such studies help doctors determine what constitutes a safe dose of a ddrug before trying it out on people.
contemplate [ˋkɑntəmˏplet] v. 考虑、思索 【同】consider
Congress is contemplating hearings on the advertising of alcoholic beverages.
contend [kənˋtɛnd] v.
Of all the infectious disease humans will have to contend with as the world gets warmer, malaria may be the worst.
These attempts to undermine their country and its culture, the authors contend, “have made the Chinese people, particularly the youth, sick and full of aversion.”
█ aversion n. 嫌恶,反感
contribute [kənˋtrɪbjʊt] v. 贡献,出力 【同】donate
French officials, who regularly complain about the American refusal to contribute ground troops, tried again to persuade Washington to take part.
convert [kənˋvət] v. 转变
Using a strategy Arthur calls “target, leverage, link and lock,” Microsoft proceeded to convert DOS users to Windows users, Windows users to Word users and so on down the product line.
convey [kənˋve] v. 表达,传达 【同】communicate
Its report, released early this month, conveys guarded optimism.
convince [kənˋvɪns] v. 说服 【同】persuade
If the CIA is not interested, that’s their business, I am convinced that we should continue the research.
cope [kop] v. 妥善应付 【同】manage contend
Struggling to cope with last December’s staggering $1.7 billion bankruptcy, officials in California’s Orange Country announced plans to sell off area assets such as libraries, courts and a juvenile-detention facility.
counter [ˋkaʊntɚ] v. 反驳
The defense will call Nobel laureate Kary Mullis… to testify that the (blood) samples used by the prosecution were too small to ensure reliable results. But deputy district attorney Lisa Kahn is an expert on DNA testing, and will be expected to counter such objections.
credit [ˋkrɛdɪt] v. 褒奖
DIA credited psychics with creating accurate pictures of Soviet submarine construction hidden from U.S. spy satellites …
█ psychic n. 灵媒
curb [kəb] v. 限制,规范,克制 【同】check restrain
When a company gets to be big enough, it either curbs its youthful ways or it invites the kind of scrutiny Microsoft is now getting.
demonstrate [ˋdɛmənˏstret] v. 显示 【同】show
The fossil demonstrates that brooding behavior evolved long before there were birds.
deprive [dɪˋpraɪv] v. 剥夺
Those who have escaped the region [ Haiti ] claim the army has conducted a scorched-earth policy in an attempt to deprive [ the ousted President ] Aristide’s allies of their food and livelihood.
█ scorch v. 使烧焦; oust v. 逐出
detect [dɪˋtɛkt] v. 发现,检测到
More important, over the past four years the scientists have not been able to detect even a trace of HIV in the child’s system.
deteriorate [dɪˋtɪrɪəˏret] v. 恶化 【反】improve
“The paranoia is so deep,” says Jay Printz, sheriff of Ravalli County, Montana, another hotbed of militia activity. “I just hope it doesn’t deteriorate into armed confrontations. ”
█ hotbed v. (罪恶等的)温床
devastate [ˋdɛvəsˏtet] v. 彻底破坏 【同】ravage wreck
Damming rivers for hydropower plants has devastated river systems, submerged farmland and displaced thousands of people.
█ submerge v. 淹没
devote [dɪˋvot] v. 致力于,献身于 【同】dedicate
In 1902, Alfred Stieglitz, Edward Steichen and other now venerated American photographers formed a group devoted to convincing doubters that photography was a worthy form of artistic expression.
█ venerate v. 敬重,崇拜
diagnose [ˏdaɪəɡˋnos] v. 诊断
Diagnosed with prostate career in 1991, Dent began his journey to death several weeks ago.
dismiss [] v. 轻视,忽略 【同】discount
Some educators dismiss as simplistic and overdone the nation that girls eagerly await such “feminine” software as Barbie CD-ROMS.
█ overdone adj. 太过火的,太过度的
displace [dɪsˋples] v. 撤换,强迫迁居
Knight, however, does not believe empires last forever. Business cycles will displace front-runners, even Nike.但耐特知道帝国并不是永恒的。景气循环会换掉领先者,即使是“耐克”。
█ front-runner n. 比赛中有希望夺标的人
distinguish [dɪˋstɪŋɡwɪʃ] v. 区分,分辨 【同】tell apart differentiate
Although this antibody treatment cannot distinguish between normal and misbehaving T cells, the gambit has proved successful.
document [ˋdɑkjəmənt] v. 用文件或文献记录
There’s no documented evidence it had any value to the intelligence community.
duplicate [ˋdupləkət] v. 复制
The suspicion that there were subversives in the atomic weapons program was encouraged by the Soviets’ ability to produce their own atom bomb four years after Oppenheimer’s success at Los Alamos, then to duplicate the H-bomb a mere nine months after the first thermonuclear explosion by the U.S.
█ subversive n. 破坏者,颠覆分子