1. remove v. 调动，免职
That officer must be removed from his position.
2. fault n. 地震(断层)
These earthquakes make the fault bigger.
3. practice n. 惯例，习惯
The practice contributed to the high standing of professors in Germany.
4. principal a. 最重要的，主要的
The low salary is her principal reason for leaving the job.
5. credit v. 信用，信任
The demand for and the supply of credit is closely linked to changes in liquidity.
6. publication n. 出版;出版物
He is shaping up a set of notes for publication.
7. tell v. 区别，分辨
It is easy to tell the difference between metal and nonmetal.
8. authority n. 权威;当局
The local authority have allocate grant towards the cost of the scheme.
9. editorial n. 社论
The editorial lashed out at official corruption.
10. land v. (使)靠岸(登陆、降落)
The landing of astronauts on the moon amazed the whole world.
11. table vt. 搁置;提交讨论
The issue was laid on the table.
12. royalty n. 版税
The writer gets a 10% royalty on each copy of his book.
13. level v. 对准，指责
Serious accusations have been leveled against the minister.
14. hide n. 皮革，兽皮
Parchment made from such hide.
15. screen v. 包庇
I am not willing to screen your faults.
16. piece v. (together)拼合，拼凑
It is impossible to piece together the broken vase.
17. assume vt. 承担;采取
The three countries would be strongly armed, and must not assume any obligation to disarm.
18. boast v. 以有...而自豪
England can well boast of its numerous scenic spots and historical relics.
19. package n. 一揽子交易(计划等)
He tried to tantalize me by revealing that the Soviet Union was prepared to discuss a package deal.
20. blue a. 沮丧的，阴郁的
It really is blue Monday after a wonderful weekend.