【資産/投資状況】円安効果で前週から約20万円増加、カナダの量的緩和縮小(テーパリング)、英検1級でる順パス単(0150~0169)

再びドル円が1ドル109円台まで、円安ドル高が進んだことによって、前週から20万円ほど資産は増加しました。

【資産/投資状況】 前週比マイナス10万で3週連続で資産減少、英検1級でる順パス単(0040~0059)

ただ、投資している株式の株価が全体的に下落したため、前週から1円以上円安ドル安が進みましたが、思ったほど資産は増えませんでした。

そういえば、先日、カナダの中央銀行で、量的緩和縮小(テーパリングの決定のサプライズがありました。

アメリカのFRBも、量的緩和縮小の方向に向かって、金利上昇、株価下落の流れに変わってくれたほうが、次の投資チャンスがくるので、私にとってはありがたいたいのですが。

そして、今日の英検1級単語、20個です。

thwart

・パス単:The FBI managed to thwart a terrorist plan to attack government buildings.

・単熟語EX:The program is designed to thwart hackers.

disband

・パス単:The rebel organization announced that they would disband and give up their weapons.

・単熟語EX:The League of Nations was disbanded in 1946.

dislodge

・パス単:They found it difficult to dislodge the enemy from their mountain fort.

・単熟語EX:Some ceiling tiles became dislodged during the storm.

disperse

・パス単:The demonstrators were ordered to disperse by the local police.

・単熟語EX:Police dispersed the demonstrators by force.

eradicate

・パス単:Smallpox was completely eradicated from the village.

・単熟語EX:That disease was completely eradicated from the world.

rout

・パス単:The leader announced a great victory, saying that the army had completely routed the enemy.

・単熟語EX:The party suffered a rout in the general election.

wreak

・パス単:The storm wreaked havoc on the village, destroying a number of houses.

・単熟語EX:The flood wreaked havoc on the crop.

contaminate

・パス単:After the accident, the water supply was contaminated with chemicals.

・単熟語EX:N/A

exacerbate

・パス単:His mother’s attempts to help simply exacerbated his problem.

・単熟語EX:This temporary measure will only exacerbate the situation.

aggravate

・パス単:The economic crisis was aggravated by a fall in the currency.

・単熟語EX:Job stress aggravated her disease.

abdicate

・パス単:After the revolution, the king was forced to abdicate by the rebels.

・単熟語EX:The queen abdicated the throne.

abscond

・パス単:The bank manager absconded with the money after his theft was revealed.

・単熟語EX:He absconded with investors’ money.

tamper

・パス単:The police were accused of having tampered with the evidence.

・単熟語EX:N/A

juggle

・パス単:The shareholder said the company was juggling its sales figures.

・単熟語EX:She is juggling her job with household chores.

cajole

・パス単:When at first I refused to help, she began to cajole me in a sweet tone of voice.

・単熟語EX:They cajoled the official into accepting bribes.

defraud

・パス単:He was charged with defrauding the insurance company.

・単熟語EX:He was accused of defrauding the company of 10 million yen.

swindle

・パス単:The old woman was swindled out of her fortune by a con artist.

・単熟語EX:He swindled investors out of millions of dollars.

dupe

・パス単:Many members of the public were duped by the company’s promise of quick profits.

・単熟語EX:The man duped the girl into marrying him.

mutter

・パス単:His teacher told him to stop muttering and to speak more clearly.

・単熟語EX:N/A

stammer

・パス単:The frightened little boy stammered out his name and then fell silent.

・単熟語EX:The woman stammered badly during the job interview.

exacerbateとaggragateのように、パス単のほうが、似たような意味の単語をまとめて掲載しているので、単熟語EXよりも覚えやすい構成になっているなと思いました。

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