n. shouted approval 欢呼赞成
The crowd's loud acclamations of the mayor boosted his spirits.
n. agreement 协定；和谐
The two countries came to an accord on their disputed border.
n. increase 增大
An accretion of sediment at the mouth of the river caused serious flooding.
v. to come as a natural growth 自然增加
Through marriage he accrued great wealth.
n. one who believes that knowledge of God is impossible; skeptic 不可知论者；怀疑论者
His beliefs as an agnostic extend from his view that no one can understand things beyond one's personal experience.
adj. loud 吵闹的；叫喊的
A clamorous noise rose from the mob that had entered the tavern.
n. fear of closed places 幽闭恐惧症
Edith doesn't like to take the subway during rush hour because of her claustrophobia.
n. knowing; awareness 认识；认知
Scientists are still baffled by the process of cognition and the workings of the brain.
adj. warm and friendly 热诚的；友善的
We greatly appreciated your cordial welcome at the dinner party last week.
adj. pertaining to the body; physical 身体的；肉体的
At this clinic, we are as much interested in your psychological health as your corporeal well-being.
adj. very fat 肥胖的
The king portrayed his corpulent physique as an indication of his wealth.
同义词：obese; stout; plump
反义词：slim; skinny; lean
n. speech 演说
His declamation of the ills of society drew cheers from the crowd.
v. 1. to deny 否认 2. to renounce 放弃权利
Thomas disclaimed any knowledge of the incident.
同义词：1. disown; gainsay 2. abandon; abnegate
adj. not in agreement 不调和的
The discordant views of the witnesses to the crime led to the release of the robbery suspect.
v. to stir up; to start up 引起；鼓动
He incited them to rise up against their officers.
同义词：provoke; agitate; instigate
反义词：discourage; curb; deter
adv. traveling under an assumed name 隐姓埋名地；微行地
His fame forced him to travel incognito to preserve his privacy.
v. to organize into a body 合并
The board of directors decided to incorporate its suppliers and distributors into its company.
同义词：absorb; combine; merge
The yearly increment in his salary was meager.
v. to make impossible 排除
Physics precludes the possibility of turning lead into gold.
同义词：exclude; prevent; obviate
n. forecast of the probable course of a disease 病状的预断
The prognosis for his diabetes is hopeful.
v. to predict 预测
Ancient Greeks relied on oracles to prognosticate future events.
n. saying aloud from memory 背诵
The English department is sponsoring a recitation of some of Shakespeare's more famous sonnets.
n. hermit 隐士
A twenty-year recluse, he lives in a cave deep in the woods.
v. to bring back to life 使复活；恢复
The victim died after several unsuccessful attempts to resuscitate her.
adj. anxious; concerned 渴望的；焦虑的
The mayoral candidates were solicitous to gain the support of the business community.