NameDescription
[ə'bæʃ]
abash

v. 使羞愧

His boss's criticism let him feeling rather [abashed].

老板批评了他,他感到有些难为情。

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[ə'beɪt]
abate

v.(数量、程度等) 减少; 减轻, 缓解

The doctor gave him some medicine to abate his pain.

医生给了他一些药以减轻他的疼痛。

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['æbdɪkeɪt]
abdicate

v.让位, 辞职;放弃 (权利或责任)

He's [abdicated] all responsibility in the affair.

他已经放弃了这件事中的一切职责。

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[əb'dʌkt]
abduct

v.绑架, 拐走

Her mind reeled when she learned her son had been [abducted].

得知儿子被人拐走,她只觉得一阵眩晕。

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[ə'bet]
abet

vt.帮助; 教唆

He was abetted in these illegal activities by his wife.

他受妻子怂恿进行这些非法活动。

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[əb'hɔː]
abhor

v.憎恶, 痛恨

They abhor all forms of racial discrimination.

他们憎恶任何形式的种族歧视。

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[ə'baɪd]
abide

vi.遵守;vt.忍受

She will abide by her promise.

她会遵守诺言的。

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[ə'bleɪz]
ablaze

adj.着火的, 闪耀的

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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[ə'baʊnd]
abound

v.充满;富于

Tropical plants abound in the jungle.

丛林中有大量的热带植物。

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[ə'breɪʒ(ə)n]
abrasion

n.表面磨损

Diamonds have extreme resistance to abrasion.

钻石极抗磨损。

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[æbs(ə)n'tiːɪz(ə)m]
absenteeism

n.旷课, 旷工

Improvements of working conditions helped to reduce levels of absenteeism.

工作条件的改善已令旷工率降低。

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[əb'zɒlv]
absolve

v.(宗教上的) 宽恕,赦免 ; 解除 (责任等)

None of this is to absolve governments and regulators of responsibility for the crash.

所有这些并不是在为政府和监管部门开脱撞车事故的责任。

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[ə'brɪdʒ]
abridge

v. 缩短, 删节

It was [abridged] from the original work.

这是原书的节录本。

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[əb'steɪn]
abstain

v.自制; 自动放弃, 戒绝

Five members voted for the proposal, eight voted against, and two abstained.

对于这项建议,五人投票赞成,八人反对,两人弃权。

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[əb'struːs; æb-]
abstruse

adj.难懂的, 深奥的

The professor’s lectures were so abstruse that students tended to avoid them.

这个教授的课如此深奥以致学生们常常逃课。

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[ə'bʌt]
abut

v. 邻接,毗邻

This piece of land [abuts] on a street.

这块土地毗连着一条街。

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[ə'bɪs]
abyss

n. 深渊,深坑

He has been in the abyss of despair.

他已陷入绝望的深渊。

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[ək'siːd]
accede

v.应允, 同意

Will you accede to her request?

你答应她的请求吗?

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[ək'sentʃʊeɪt; -tjʊ-]
accentuate

v.突出, 强调

Her short hair [accentuated] her big eyes.

短发使她的大眼睛更加突出。

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[ə'kʌmplɪs; ə'kɒm-]
accomplice

n.同谋者, 帮凶

The police arrested him and his two accomplices.

警察逮捕了他和他的两个同谋。

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[ə'kɔːdɪən]
accordion

n.手风琴

The accordion was in full blast in the hall.

在大厅里手风琴拉得非常响亮。

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[ə'kɒst]
accost

v.向人搭话

She was accosted by a complete stranger.

有一个她完全不认识的人过来和她搭讪。

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[ə'kredɪt]
accredit

vt.委派官员到国外, 授权

We accredit the invention of the electric light to Edison.

我们把电灯的发明归功于爱迪生。

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[ə'kriːʃ(ə)n]
accretion

n.增加, 增大

A new chapter discusses recently discovered accretion flow solutions.

一新章最近讨论发现增大流动解决办法。

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[ə'kwɪzɪtɪv]
acquisitive

adj.想获得的; 贪得无厌的

It is an acquisitive company looking for ways to expand,

这是一家十分想要寻求扩张的公司。

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[ə'kwɪt]
acquit

v.宣告无罪

He was acquitted of the crime.

他被宣告无罪。

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['ækrɪd]
acrid

adj.(指味道或气味) 辛辣的, 刺鼻的;

The acrid smell carried across the table,

一股辛辣的味道在桌子周围弥漫开来。

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[,ækrɪ'məʊnɪəs]
acrimonious

adj.尖刻的, 尖酸的

His tendency to utter acrimonious remarks alienated his audience.

说话刻薄的习惯使他疏远了听众。

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['ækrənɪm]
acronym

n.用大写字母表示的缩写词

ASDIC is an acronym for antisubmarine detection investigation committee,

“ASDIC”是“反潜艇侦查调查委员会”的缩写形式。

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['ædɪdʒ]
adage

n.格言, 谚语

The results lend legitimacy to the adage that "money can't buy happiness".

结果证实了一句老话——钱买不来幸福。

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['ædəm(ə)nt]
adamant

adj.固执的, 坚定不移的

I've tried to persuade him to change his mind but he's adamant.

我竭力劝他改变主意,但他毫不动摇。

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[ə'dept; 'ædept]
adept

adj.熟练的, 擅长的

She's adept at growing roses.

她擅长种玫瑰花。

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[ə'dʒeɪs(ə)nt]
adjacent

adj.接近的, 毗连的, 邻近的

The People's Republic of China owns indisputable sovereignty over these islands and adjacent waters.

中华人民共和国对这些岛屿及其四周海域拥有无可争辩的主权。

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[ə'dʒɜːn]
adjourn

v.延期

The meeting adjourned till five o'clock.

会议延至五点召开。

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['ædʒʌŋ(k)t]
adjunct

n.附件, 附属

An adjunct professor is also a limited or part-time position, to do research or teach classes.

兼职教授也是一种有限和临时的授课或做研究的职位。

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[əd'mɒnɪʃ]
admonish

vt.训诫, 训斥

Mr. Green admonished me for drinking too much.

格林先生警告我喝酒太多了。

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[ə'dəʊbɪ; ə'dəʊb]
adobe

n.泥砖, 土坯 (房)

The villagers built their houses with adobe.

村民们用晒乾的泥砖造房子。

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[ə'dɔː]
adore

v.1.崇拜, 崇敬2.极喜爱

All the girls in our school adore the handsome mathematics teacher who happens to be a bachelor.

我们学校里所有女孩子都崇拜那个恰巧是单身汉的英俊数学老师。

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[ə'drɒɪt]
adroit

adj.熟练的, 灵巧的

He soon became adroit at steering the boat.

他很快就熟练掌握了驾船技术。

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[ə'dɔːn]
adorn

vt.装饰

The book is [adorned] with excellent illustrations.

书内有精美插图。

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