Adulterate

🎧 音标

🔈美式发音:/əˈdʌltəˌreɪt/

🔈英式发音:/əˈdʌltəreɪt/

📖 详细的单词含义

  • 动词 (v.):掺杂,掺假
        例句:The wine was adulterated with water.(这酒被掺了水。)

🌱 词根、词缀

词根:来自拉丁语 'adulteratus',由 'ad-'(向)和 'alterare'(改变)组成,意为改变以掺杂或掺假

💡 联想记忆

可以联想到食品或饮料中被掺入不纯物质的情况,如牛奶中加水或糖。

📜 同义词、反义词记忆

同义词:

  • contaminate, dilute, corrupt:

反义词:

  • purify, refine, clarify:

✍️ 短语记忆

  • adulterated goods(掺假商品)
  • adulterated milk(掺水牛奶)

📝 例句记忆

  • 动词:The spices were adulterated to increase profit margins.(为了增加利润,这些香料被掺了假。)

📚 故事记忆

英文故事:

In a small town, there was a notorious vendor who often adulterated his products to make more money. One day, a customer discovered that his coffee was adulterated with cheap substitutes. The news spread quickly, and the vendor's reputation was ruined. This story serves as a reminder that honesty is the best policy.

中文故事:

在一个小镇上,有一个臭名昭著的商贩经常掺假他的产品以赚取更多钱。一天,一位顾客发现他的咖啡被掺入了廉价的替代品。消息迅速传开,商贩的声誉就此毁了。这个故事提醒我们,诚实是最好的策略。

🖼️ 图片记忆

在一个小镇上,有一个臭名昭著的商贩经常掺假他的产品以赚取更多钱。一天,一位顾客发现他的咖啡被掺入了廉价的替代品。消息迅速传开,商贩的声誉就此毁了。这个故事提醒我们,诚实是最好的策略。