40个英语新闻高频词 经?？从⒂镄挛诺呐笥押苋菀追⑾?，文章中有很多词很简洁，甚至是自己熟知的词，却理解不了它在文中的意思。下面我将列出四十个这样的词，希望能给大家在浏览英文新闻的过程中以帮助。 1 Aid＝assist 帮助 2 Alter＝change or modify 改变 3 ask＝inquire 询问 4 assail＝attack 攻击 e.g. The policemen were assailed by a shower of stones. 5 ax(e)＝dismiss or reduce 解雇，减少 e.g. After several months the project was axed by the government. 6 balk＝impede 阻碍 e.g. The attempt to rescue the climbers were balked by the bad weather. 7 Ban＝prohibit or forbid 禁止 8 Bar＝prevent 防止 阻止 e.g. He has been barred from practicing medicine. 9 Bare＝expose or reveal 暴露 10 Blast＝explode 爆炸 11 Bid＝attempt 努力 e.g. He made a bid for middle class support. 12 Bilk＝cheat 欺骗 e.g. The salesman bilked me into buying a fake. 13 Bolt＝desert or abandon 放弃 e.g. He decided to bolt the ticket. 他决定退出竞选 14 Boost＝increase 提高 15 Claim＝snatch 夺去……（生命） e.g. The tornado claimed dozens of lives. 16 Clash＝disagree strongly 产生分歧 e.g. Their views clash on the new tax bill. 17 Curb＝control or restrict 控制 e.g. Measures have been taken to curb inflation. 18 Dip＝decline or decrease 下降 e.g. Meat prices are dipping 19 Ease＝lessen 减轻 缓和 e.g. The relationship between these two countries has eased. 20 End＝terminate 终止 结束 21 Flay＝criticize 批评 e.g. The tutor flayed the idle students. 22 Flout＝insult 侮辱 23 Foil＝prevent from 24 Grill＝investigate 调查 拷问 e.g. At the police station, she was grilled for twenty-four hours. 25 Gut＝destroy 损毁 e.g. The factory was gutted by flames. 26 laud ＝praise 27 lop off＝diminish 删减，降低 e.g. Several unpopular decisions diminished the governor’s popularity. 28 Map＝work out 制定出（计划等） 29 Name＝appoint or nominate 提名 e.g. He was named winner of the contest. 30 Mull＝consider 考虑 31 Nab＝arrest 逮捕 32 Ram＝crash 相撞 e.g. A truck rammed a motorbike/ 33 Soar＝skyrocket 猛增 暴涨 e.g. The price of cars has soared. 34 Spur＝encourage 鞭策 激励 e.g. He spurred his played to fight harder. 35 Swap＝exchange 交换 e.g I’ll swap three of mine for one of yours. 36 Sway＝influence 影响 动摇 e.g. Nothing can sway him from his decision. 37 Trim＝reduce 削减 缩减 e.g. The government is going to trim welfare programs. 38 vie ＝compete 竞争 e.g. They vied with one anther for the trophy. 39 Weigh＝consider 考虑 e.g. They weighed the advantages and disadvantages before making the decision. 40 Wreck＝damage 破坏 e.g His drinking wrecked their marriage.