例句：He is a very influential man in the government.
The fact is influential in reaching a decision.
2.gain vt.vi.获得, 赢得
例句：The man gained a lot in the business, but he lost the respect of his friends.
3.intellectual adj.智力的; 理智的, 善于思维的
例句：Maths is an intellectual exercise.
4.dismiss vt.解雇; 撤职; 开除
例句：The new governor dismissed the staff that served his predecessor.
例句：It would be more profitable to combine the two factories.
例句：The amendment was rejected by 207 voters to 143.
1.The book said women suffered from feelings of lack of worth. Friedan said this was because the women depended on their husbands for economic, emotional and intellectual support.
suffer from因…而受罚（苦, 损）; 因...而更糟; 受...之苦
例句：Sometimes I still suffer from these weaknesses.
depend on依赖, 依靠
例句：You can't depend on your parents forever.
2. But she also made many men feel threatened. Later, critics said her book only dealt with the problems of white, educated, wealthy, married women.
deal with惠顾; 与…交易, 和…做买卖,关于
例句：We have dealt with that firm for many years.
They often dealt with that shop.
3.However, only thirty-five states approved the amendment by the deadline so it never went into effect.
go into effect生效
例句：The standard is slated to go into effect next year.