Aspiration：[æspəˈreʃən] n. 渴望
desire to achieve things
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The aspiration to neutrality findsprominent expression in our politics and low.
Prominent: ['prɒmɪnənt] adj. 突出的
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In days gone by, when theonly entertainment in town on a Wednesday night was to go to the countycourthouse to listen to a prominent politician give a theatrical tiradeagainst Herbert Hoover, an eloquent speaker could pack the courthouse and havefive thousand people lined up to the railroad tracks listening to the boomingloudspeakers.
Derive: [dɪ'raɪv] v. 源于
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Although neutrality derives from theliberal tradition of political thought, its province is not limited to thoseknown as liberals.
Disprove：[dɪsˈpruv] v. 反驳
prove to be false
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It’s as difficult to disprove animalconsciousness as it is to prove it.
Oppose: [kən'sɝvətɪv] v. 反对
unwilling to acceptchanges and new ideas
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Conservatives appeal to neutrality when opposingattempts by government to impose certain moral restraints.
Welfare: ['wɛl'fɛr] n. 福利
health, comfort,and happiness
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Republicans have long complained thattaxing the rich to pay for welfare programs for the poor is a form ofcoerced charity that violates people’s freedom to choose what to do with theirown money.
Assure：[ə'ʃʊr] adj. 保证
you tell them that it is definitely true or will definitely happen,often in order to make them less worried
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Democrats have long replied that governmentmust assure all citizens a decent level of income, housing, educationand health care.
Permanent: ['pɝmənənt] adj. 永久的