同guess, presume, conjecture, suppose
We surmised by the clothes she was wearing that she was a chef.
Harry often cleans his room as a tactic to avoid doing his homework.
The newly-married couple had a three-tiered wedding cake at the banquet.
同demand, exaction, requirement
The kidnapper's ultimatum was two million dollars by midnight, or the man would be killed.
同wanderer, vagrant, hobo
Many vagabonds gathered at the back of this restaurant to find food.
同protest, strike, stoppage
Factory workers staged a walkout to protest for proper working conditions.
同desire, long for, covet, hunger
Elsa yearns for the day she can return to her native country.
Exercise: Fill in the blanks.
1. Lack of money will definitely _____ our project's proGREss.
2. Thomas suddenly stood on the restaurant table and brokesintos_____ song.
3. Nora has developed many _____ to avoid runningsintosher boss in the hallways of the office.
4. The _____ found a bench in the park to sleep on for the night.
5. He was _____ to return to his home once more and see his family.
解答:1. Retard 2. Spontaneous 3. Tactics 4. Vagabond 5. yearning