NameDescription
[brɒθ]
broth

thin soup

Notes 1
[dʌsk]
dusk

twilight

He works from dawn till dusk.

他从天亮工作到天黑.

Notes 4
['epɪk]
epic

heroic

Milton's Paradise Lost is a famous epic.

弥尔顿的《失乐园》是著名的史诗。

Notes 1
['hektɪk]
hectic

frenzied

I had a hectic day in the office.

我在办公室里忙乱了一天。

Notes 4
[rɪ'dʒuːvəneɪt]
rejuvenate

restore

The mountain air will rejuvenate you.

山上的空气将使你变得年轻。

Notes 1
[əb'nɒkʃəs]
obnoxious

highly annoying

Notes 1
['blemɪʃ]
blemish

flaw

That is no doubt my fault, and a great blemish in me.

那件事无疑是我的错误,而且是我内心里一个很大的污点。

Notes 3
['hɒdʒpɒdʒ]
hodgepodge

jumble

Notes 0
['ɒbvɪəslɪ]
obviously

plainly

He was obviously drunk.

他显然是醉了。

Notes 1
[kə'məʊʃ(ə)n]
commotion

disturbance

A commotion arose in the aisle behind them among police guards and latecomers.

他们后面的走廊里,在警卫和来迟的观众间掀起一阵骚动。

Notes 3
[ɪ'kwɪv(ə)l(ə)ns]
equivalence

equality

Notes 1
[fə'tiːg]
fatigue

weariness

Rest is the best way to cure fatigue.

对付疲劳的最好方法就是休息。

Notes 4
['dʒʌmb(ə)l]
jumble

hodgepodge

There is a jumble of books and papers on the table.

桌子上凌乱地堆着一堆书和报纸。

Notes 2
['fæmɪʃt]
famished

starving

He was so famished that golden sparks danced before his eyes.

他饿得眼前直冒金花。

Notes 2
[əʊvə'dʒɒɪd]
overjoyed

delighted

Notes 0
[skuːt]
scoot

dash

Notes 0
['prɒntəʊ]
pronto

quickly

Notes 0
[mə'riːn]
marine

oceanic

When spilled into the sea, oil can be toxic to marine plants and animals.

石油溢入海洋可能危害海生动植物。

Notes 4
[ə'kaʊntəb(ə)l]
accountable

responsible

Every person is accountable for his own work.

每个人都要对自己的工作负责。

Notes 1
[flɔːnt]
flaunt

show off

Notes 3
[dɪ'praɪv]
deprive

take away

The new laws [deprived] many people of the most elementary freedoms.

新法律剥夺了许多人的最基本的自由。

Notes 4
[siːz]
seize

grab

He seized the chance of a trip to Singapore.

他抓住那次去新加坡旅行的机会。

Notes 4
[dɪs'tʃɑːdʒ]
discharge

release

Some factories in this locality still discharge waste water into the river.

这一地区有些工厂仍把废水排入河中。

Notes 4
[ɪ'veɪd]
evade

dodge

Give me a direct answer, and stop [evading] the issue.

给我一个直截了当的回答, 不要回避这一问题。

Notes 4
[taɪ'fuːn]
typhoon

hurricane

The crops were ravaged by the typhoon.

农作物遭台风毁坏。

Notes 2
['refjuːdʒ]
refuge

shelter

A thunderstorm forced him to take refuge at a hut.

一场雷雨迫使他躲在草屋里。

Notes 4
[lɪ'dʒɪtɪmət]
legitimate

lawful

He had a legitimate reason for being late.

他迟到有合理的理由。

Notes 3
['æpəθɪ]
apathy

indifference

We should not show apathy towards the poor children.

我们不应该对贫穷的孩子漠然不顾。

Notes 2
[ʃɔːl]
shawl

cloak

A woman in a black shawl came out of the shop.

一个披着黑头巾的妇女从店铺走了出来。

Notes 4
[hɒ'stɪlɪtɪ]
hostility

unfriendliness

We should turn hostility into friendship.

我们应该化干戈为玉帛。

Notes 1
[treɪt; treɪ]
trait

quality

One of his less attractive [traits] is criticizing his wife in public.

他有个不大讨人喜欢的特点,就是爱当众责备妻子。

Notes 4
[,kɒrɪ'ɒgrəfɪ]
choreography

dance arrangement

Notes 4
[,ekspɜː'tiːz]
expertise

know-how

We were amazed at his expertise on the ski slopes.

他斜坡滑雪的技能使我们赞叹不已。

Notes 2
['viːtəʊ]
veto

reject

Permanent members of the United Nations Security Council have a veto over any proposal.

联合国安全理事会常任理事国对一切提案均有否决权。

Notes 2
[dʒə'lætnəs]
gelatinous

jelly-like

Notes 0
['sekənd'hænd]
secondhand

used

Notes 0
[aɪ'dɪəlɪst]
idealist

dreamer

Notes 0
['præŋkɪʃ]
prankish

mischievous

Notes 0
[elɪ'fæntaɪn]
elephantine

huge

Notes 1
['pʌlvəraɪz]
pulverize

crush

Now she is likely to pulverize Mr Obama over his lack of policies.

现在她则可能要通过奥巴马先生政策上的匮乏来摧毁他。

Notes 0

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