Adulate

🎧 音标

🔈美式发音:/ˈædʒəˌleɪt/

🔈英式发音:/ˈædjʊleɪt/

📖 详细的单词含义

  • 动词 (v.):谄媚,奉承
        例句:He adulated his boss to gain favor.(他奉承老板以获得好感。)

🌱 词根、词缀

词根:来自拉丁语 'adulari',意为‘奉承,谄媚’

💡 联想记忆

想象一个场景:一个人在领导面前过分夸赞,试图通过奉承来获得好处,这个行为就是‘adulate’。

📜 同义词、反义词记忆

同义词:

反义词:

✍️ 短语记忆

  • adulate excessively(过分奉承)
  • adulate for personal gain(为个人利益奉承)

📝 例句记忆

  • 动词:She adulated the celebrity to get a photo with him.(她奉承那位名人以便能和他合影。)

📚 故事记忆

英文故事:

In a small town, there was a man named Jack who was known for adulating the local mayor. Every chance he got, Jack would shower the mayor with compliments and praise, hoping to gain some favor. One day, the mayor announced a new project, and Jack, seeing an opportunity, adulated even more. Surprisingly, his efforts paid off, and he was appointed as the project manager, all thanks to his adulation.

中文故事:

在一个小镇上,有一个名叫杰克的人,他以奉承当地市长而闻名。每当有机会,杰克就会对市长大加赞赏,希望获得一些好处。一天,市长宣布了一个新项目,杰克看到了机会,更加奉承市长。令人惊讶的是,他的努力得到了回报,他被任命为项目经理,这一切都归功于他的奉承。