NameDescription
[ə'bænd(ə)n]
abandon

v. 放弃;遗弃、抛弃;完全屈从于某种情绪或冲动

The match was [abandoned] because of bad weather.

比赛因天气恶劣而取消。

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[ə'beɪtm(ə)nt]
abatement

n.减少

The abatement of the headache gave him a moment of rest.

头痛的减轻给了他片刻的休息。

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[ə'ber(ə)nt]
aberrant

adj. 脱离常轨的,异常的

She couldn’t forgive his aberrant behaviour.

她无法原谅他的越轨行为。

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['æbdʒekt]
abject

a.可怜的

Three years ago, he lived in abject poverty.

三年前,他还过着极穷困的生活。

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[ə'bleɪz]
ablaze

a.光彩的

The sky is ablaze with stars as if each one were on a chain.

天空中星光闪耀,一颗颗星星像点缀在一根璀璨的项链上。

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[əb'zɔːbɪŋ; -'sɔːbɪŋ]
absorbing

adj. 引人入胜的

The novel was so absorbing that she read on without a break even forgetting food and sleep.

这本小说非常引人入胜, 她一口气读了下去, 甚至废寝忘食。

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[əb'sɜːd]
absurd

adj. 不合理的;荒谬的;可笑的

The idea that number "13" brings bad luck seems to be quite absurd.

认为数字13不吉利这一观念似乎挺荒唐可笑的。

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[əb'sɜːdlɪ]
absurdly

ad.荒诞地

The paintings were sold for absurdly high prices.

那些画以高得出奇的价格售出。

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[ək'seləreɪt]
accelerate

v. 加快,增速;促使

Fertilizers will accelerate the growth of plants.

肥料能加速植物的生长。

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[əkɒmə'deɪʃ(ə)n]
accommodation

n. 住处,膳宿

we have to make an accommodation to wartime conditions.

我们必须适应战时的条件。

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[ə'kʌmp(ə)nɪm(ə)nt]
accompaniment

n.伴奏

Disease is an accompaniment of poverty.

疾病伴随贫困而发生。

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[ə'kɔːd]
accord

n. 一致,符合,调和

The government expected a temporary accord with the Opposition before the end of the year.

政府期望年底以前和反对党达成临时协议。

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[ə'kaʊnt]
account

n. [会计] 账户;解释;[会计] 账目,账单;理由

The [accounts] show we have spent more than we received.

帐目显示我们已经入不敷出了。

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['eɪkə]
acre

n. 英亩

The house has half an acre of lawn.

这座房子有半英亩草坪.

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[ækrə'bætɪk]
acrobatic

a.杂技的

The acrobatic troupe livened the garden party up immensely.

杂技团的表演使游园会大为活跃。

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[æktjʊ'ælɪtɪ; -tʃʊ-]
actuality

n.现实

The building looked as impressive in actuality as it did in photographs.

这栋大楼外观雄伟,与照片中所见一模一样。

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[əd'mɪnɪstə]
administer

v. 施行,实施;掌管,料理…的事务;给予

It takes brains to administer a large corporation.

管理大公司要有头脑。

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[əd'mɪnɪstrətɪv]
administrative

adj. 行政的,管理的

A new administrative building was built in that university last year.

那所大学去年建造了一栋新的行政大楼。

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[ædə'les(ə)ns]
adolescence

n.青春期

[Adolescence] is the period of progression from childhood to adulthood.

青春期是由童年到成年的过渡期。

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[ædə'les(ə)nt]
adolescent

n. & adj. 青少年;青少年时期

The adolescent period is one's best time.

青少年时期是一个人最美好的一段时光。

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[ə'dɒpt]
adopt

v. 采用,采取,采纳

The factories have [adopted] the newest modern technology.

那几家工厂采用了现代的最新技术。

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['ædvɜːs]
adverse

adj. 不利的,敌对的

Dirt and disease are adverse to the best growth of children.

肮脏与疾病对儿童健康成长不利。

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[i:sˈθetɪk]
aesthetic

adj. 美学的,审美的,有审美感的

One's appreciation of literature depends on one's level of aesthetic knowledge.

一个人对文学作品的欣赏能力,取决于他的艺术修养。

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['æflʊənt]
affluent

adj. 富有的

A car and a house are considered as necessities in an affluent society.

在一个富裕的社会里,汽车和住所都被当作是必需品。

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['eɪdʒ(ə)nt]
agent

特工,间谍

An agent is employed by a state to obtain secret information, especially of a military nature, concerning its potential or actual enemies.

受雇于一个国家的间谍专门搜集关于潜在或实际敌人的情况的秘密信息,特别是军事情况。

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['ægrəveɪt]
aggravate

v. 加重;使恶化;激怒

The lack of rain aggravated the already serious shortage of food.

干旱少雨使原本就很严重的粮食短缺问题更加严重。

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[ə'freʃ]
afresh

ad.重新

The work will have to be done afresh.

这工作得重新再做了.

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[ə'lɑːmɪŋ]
alarming

a.引起惊恐的

The rapid spread of the disease is alarming.

这种疾病的迅速蔓令人感到忧虑不安。

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['ælbətrɒs]
albatross

n. 信天翁

An albatross aloft can be a spectacular site.

高高在上的信天翁是一种壮观景象。

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['ælkəhɒl]
alcohol

n. 酒精,乙醇;含酒精的饮料

The law forbids the sale of alcohol to people under 18.

法律禁止向18岁以下的人出售含有酒精的饮料。

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['eɪlɪən]
alien

adj. 异国的,外国的

Orange trees are alien to China.

橘子树是从外国传入中国的。

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['eɪlɪəneɪt]
alienate

v. 离间,使疏远

The Prime Minister's policy alienated many of her followers.

首相的政策使很多拥护她的人疏远了她。

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[ælɪ'geɪʃ(ə)n]
allegation

n. 断言

I thought their allegations not reasonable.

我认为他们的断言毫无道理。

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[əlɒŋ'saɪd]
alongside

prep. 在…旁边;和…一起

The dog ran alongside his mistress.

狗在女主人的身边奔跑。

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['ælpɪnɪst]
alpinist

n.登山运动员

A famous Nepalese alpinist climbs the mountain within 16 hours and 56 minutes.

2000年,一名尼泊尔著名登山家耗时16小时56分登顶成功。

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[ə'næləgəs]
analogous

a.类似的

The present crisis is analogous with the situation immediately before the war.

目前的危机与大战前夕的形势类似。

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[ə'nælɪsɪs]
analysis

n. 分析;分解

All data are recorded on magnetic tape for later detailed analysis.

为了以后作仔细分析,全部数据记录在磁带上。

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['ænəkɪ]
anarchy

n. 无政府状态,混乱

[Anarchy] reigned following the death of the king.

国王死后出现了无政府混乱状态。

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['ænsestə]
ancestor

n. 祖先

His ancestors had come to England as refugees.

他的祖先来到英国的时候是难民。

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['ænɪkdəʊt]
anecdote

n. 轶闻

He preceded his lecture with a humorous anecdote.

他以一个幽默的轶事开始他的演说。

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