sneer : show scorn or contempt by looks or words
TYPICAL USE: The mean girl sneered at the poor girl’s cheap clothes.
adjoin :be next to, be very close or near
TYPICAL USE: Canada and Mexico adjoin the United States of American.
ally :join or untie by agreement
TYPICAL USE: Great Britain, France and Italy were allied during the First World War.
chaste : pure in word, thought, and deed
TYPICAL USE: Her parents teach her to be chaste and decent in her behavior.
confide : tell as a secret
TYPICAL USE: When she was a child she always confided her problems to her sister.
defy : refuse to obey; pay no attention to
TYPICAL USE: The driver of the car was defying the traffic law by speeding.
disrupt :bring or throw into disorder
TYPICAL USE: An accident has disrupted railway service into and out of the city.
1.His speech __1__ the meeting
2.She was a holy woman, innocent and __2__.
3.Britain was an __3__of America in the World War I
4.He __4__his troubles to his friend.
5.Our house __5__theirs.
6.He's always __6__at my suggestions
7.The pine trees __7__severe cold.
1. disrupted v. 使...分裂,使...瓦解,使中断
2. chaste a. 贞洁的,纯洁的,朴素的
3. ally n. 盟友,同盟国v. 联盟,联合,与...有关系
4. confided v. 吐露,信托,信赖
5. adjoins v. 邻接,毗连,邻接
6. sneering n. 冷笑,嘲笑v. 嘲笑,冷笑
7. defy v. 藐视,挑衅