有关wealth“财富”的词汇

wealth:avarice 贪婪,贪心;dowry 嫁妆;means 金钱,财富;opulence 富裕,丰富;covet 垂涎,贪图(尤指属于他人的东西);fleece 骗取(某人);hoard 贮藏;affluent 富裕的,丰富的;financial 财政的,金融的;lavish 慷慨的、大方的,过多的、过度的;lucrative 可获利的,赚钱的。

1. avarice 贪婪,贪心

People who suffer from avarice spend much less and save much more than they should.
那些贪心的人们,花的比他们应花的少,而省的比他们应省的多。

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2. dowry 嫁妆

With his wife’s dowry, the young attorney was able to open a law office.
这个年轻的律师靠他太太的嫁妆,开了一家律师事务所。

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3. means 金钱,财富

To own an expensive home,a yacht,and a limousine,you have to be a man of means.
要拥有一幢昂贵的房子、一艘游艇和一部豪华轿车,你就得很有钱。

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4. opulence 富裕,丰富

Dickens contrasts the opulence of France’s nobility with the indigence of her peasants.
狄更斯将法兰西贵族的富裕与农民的贫穷做了对比。

5. covet 垂涎,贪图(尤指属于他人的东西)

Peter coveted his neighbor’s farm but could not get her to sell it.
彼得对邻居的田垂涎三尺,却没办法让她卖掉这块地。

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6. fleece 骗取(某人)

If your brother paid $400 for that car,he was fleeced.the mechanic says it is worth $150.
如果你弟弟花了400美元买那部车,那他就被骗了,技工说那部车只值150美元。

7. hoard 贮藏

Tom had a reputation as a miser who hoarded every penny he could get his hands on.
汤姆将能得到手的每一分钱都积攒起来,所以有守财奴之称。

8. affluent 富裕的,丰富的
The new wing to the hospital was made possible by a gift of $500000 from an affluent contributor.
由一位富有捐助人,捐献五十万美元而使医院一侧能霎一排房屋。

9. financial 财政的,金融的

People who keep spending more than they earn usually get into financial difficulties.
凡是开销一直大于收入的人经常陷地财政困难。

10. lavish 慷慨的、大方的,过多的、过度的

The young heir was warned that he would soon have nothing left if he continued to be lavish with money.
这年轻继承人被警告说,如果他再挥金如土,将会很快破产。
Vera’s composition is good,but it doesn’t deserve the lavish praise that Linda gave it.
维拉的作文不错,但却不值得琳达过度的称赞。

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11. lucrative 可获利的,赚钱的

To run a restaurant is a lucrative business.
经营餐厅是赚钱的生意。

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