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[ə'spaɪə]
aspire

v. 渴望,追求,有志于

He aspired to leadership even in his childhood.

童年时代他就渴望当领袖。

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[vaɪl]
vile

adj. 可恨的,可耻的

Murder is a vile and loathsome crime.

谋杀是邪恶而令人发指的罪行。

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[jʊ'zɜːp; jʊ'sɜːp]
usurp

vt. 篡夺,篡位,侵占;盗用

That magazine usurped copyrighted material.

那杂志盗用了版权为他人所有的素材。

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[wɪsk]
whisk

n. 扫帚,毛掸子,搅拌器,拂

[Whisk] the egg and then add the flour.

打好鸡蛋以後再加面粉。

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vie

v. 竞争

They are old rivals [vying] with each other for first place.

他们是彼此争夺第一名的老对手。

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['ʌpsɜːdʒ]
upsurge

n. (情绪)涌起,高潮

This marked a new upsurge in the struggle of the people in the area.

这标志了这个地区人民斗争的新高潮。

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[zuːm]
zoom

vi. (飞机)陡升, 摄影改变焦距

The increasing demand for silk caused the silk price to zoom.

对丝绸需求的增长引起了丝绸价格的急速上升。

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[wɪəd]
weird

adj. 怪异的;超自然的;不可思议的

I found some of her poems a bit weird.

我觉得她的诗有点怪。

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[zest]
zest

n. 热情

Her zest for life is as great as ever.

她对生活的极大乐趣一如既往。

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[wedʒ]
wedge

n. 楔,楔形物 vt. 楔牢,楔入,挤进

He cut the cake into pieces and gave each of us a wedge.

他把蛋糕切成块,给我们每人分了一块。

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['ʌpraɪt]
upright

a. 垂直的,直立的;正直的,诚实的 ad. 竖立着

Several columns among the ruins still stood upright.

在废墟中依然挺立着几根柱子。

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[vɪ'sɪnɪtɪ]
vicinity

n.周围,附近

There is no high school in the vicinity.

附近没有高中。

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['zenɪθ]
zenith

n. 顶峰,最高点

He has reached the zenith of his career.

他已经登上事业的顶峰。

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[wiːn]
wean

v. 戒掉;断奶

The patch enables smokers to wean themselves off cigarettes very gradually.

这张贴片能使吸烟者慢慢地把烟戒掉。

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[vaɪs]
vice

n. 邪恶;恶习;(pl.)台钳,老虎钳

There is a lot of vice in big cities.

大城市存在许多道德败坏的行为。

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[ʌp'lɪft]
uplift

vt. 振奋,鼓舞;提高,升高

We need to work hard over a long period of time to consolidate and uplift our current well-off standard of living.

巩固和提高目前达到的小康水平,还需要进行长时期的艰苦奋斗。

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[jiːld]
yield

v. 生产(作物),产出(收益,效益)

His business [yields] big profits.

他的生意带来巨大的利润。

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['weɪvə]
waver

v. 摇摆,犹豫

They did not waver in their support for him.

他们毫不动摇地支持他。

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[ʌp'greɪd]
upgrade

v. 提升,使升级

The money enabled us to upgrade the town's leisure facilities.

这笔钱使我们得以改善本镇的休闲设施。

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['weərɪ]
wary

adj.机警的

He was wary of telling state secrets.

他小心翼翼以免泄漏国家机密。

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['vaiəbl]
viable

adj. 可行的;能生长发育的

Any seemingly viable proposition will be tested by market research.

任何表面上可行的建议都要通过市场研究予以检验。

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['wɒr(ə)ntɪ]
warranty

n. 保单, 根据, 保修期

It is foolish to buy a car without a warranty.

购买没有保单的汽车是愚蠢的.

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[rɪŋ]
wring

vt.拧,挤,扭,榨

Remember to wring your swimsuit out after you swim.

记住游泳过后要把游泳衣拧干。

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['wɒr(ə)nt]
warrant

n. 正当理由;许可证,委任状

The police must have a search warrant to search a house.

警察必须有搜查证才能搜查房屋。

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[vet]
vet

n. 兽医 v. 诊疗;做兽医

Injecting animals is all in a day's work for a vet.

给动物注射是兽医的日常工作。

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[ʌn'waɪnd]
unwind

v. 放松;解开;展开

After a long, hard day, he needed some time to unwind.

漫长又辛苦的一天之后他需要一些时间来放松一下。

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['rɪg(ə)l]
wriggle

v. 扭动

I can't brush your hair if you keep [wriggling] all the time.

你要是一直扭来扭去, 我就没法给你梳头了。

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[wɔːp]
warp

n./v. 翘起,弯曲

There is a warp in the board.

这块木板有点弯曲。

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[ʌn'skruː]
unscrew

v.拧开

The Officer unscrewed the cap and put the bottle to his nostrils.

那位官员拧开了瓶盖, 把瓶子凑近鼻孔。

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[weɪn]
wane

v.逐渐变小,变弱

The moon waxes and wanes every month.

月亮月月都有盈亏。

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[ren(t)ʃ]
wrench

v. 猛拧;挣脱;使扭伤; n. 扳手;痛苦,难受

She wrenched herself from the villain's clutches.

她挣脱了那恶棍的掌握。

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[və'nækjʊlə]
vernacular

adj. 本国的,本地的

His lively vernacular style goes down well with younger viewers.

他那生动的本地风格很受年轻观众的青睐。

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[ʌnrɪ'lentɪŋ]
unrelenting

a.不屈不挠的,不松懈的

This time the chase would be long and hard and unrelenting.

这一次的追踪将是长期的、艰难的、不屈不挠的。

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['rekɪdʒ]
wreckage

n. 残骸,碎片

Investigators are searching the wreckage of the plane to try to find the cause of the tragedy.

调查人员在飞机残骸中搜索, 希望找出造成这一悲惨事件的原因.

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[weɪv]
waive

v. 不坚持,放弃

We have decided to waive the age-limit for applicants in your case.

针对你的情况,我们决定免除申请人年龄限制。

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['verɪtəb(ə)l]
veritable

a.真正的,地地道道的

A book is a veritable feast for the mind.

书能给心灵带来真正的快乐。

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[,ʌn'rævəl]
unravel

v. 拆开,解开;阐明,弄清

The experts unraveled a mystery.

专家们揭开了一个谜。

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[rek]
wreck

v. (船等)失事,遇难;破坏

The ship was wrecked in a storm.

这条船在一次风暴中失事了。

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[wæg]
wag

v. 摆动 n. 诙谐幽默者

Dogs wag their tails when they are pleased.

狗一高兴就摇尾巴。

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[vent]
vent

v. 发泄(情绪);开孔;n. 孔,口

He [vented] his anger on his long-suffering wife.

他拿一贯受气的妻子出气。

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