NameDescription
[jɔːn]
yawn

v. 打呵欠 n. 呵欠

He stretched himself with a yawn.

他打了个呵欠伸了伸懒腰。

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[træns'fɜː; trɑːns-; -nz-]
transfer

v. 转移;调任;换乘

She has been [transferred] to another department.

她已被调往另一部门。

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[speɪt]
spate

n. 洪水;一阵;大雨;突然迸发

The police are investigating a spate of burglaries in the area.

警察正在调查这一地区发生的大量盗窃案。

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[rɪ'tælɪeɪt]
retaliate

v. 报复,反击

The terrorists retaliated by killing three policemen.

恐怖分子以杀死三名警察相报复。

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[prɪ'sɪpɪteɪt]
precipitate

v. 加速,促成

Fears about the solvency of the banks [precipitated] the great economic crash.

对银行偿付能力出现恐慌加速了经济的崩溃。

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['nəʊhweə]
nowhere

ad. 任何地方都不,没有地方

[Nowhere] else will you find such a good book.

你在其他任何地方都找不到这么好的书。

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['leðə]
leather

n. 皮革,皮革制品

That's a beautiful leather wallet, but it costs too much.

那是一种很漂亮的皮夹子,但价钱太贵了。

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[,hjuːmə'nɪstɪk]
humanistic

adj. 人道主义的

In the design field, the theory of humanistic care is drawing increasing attention.

在设计领域里,人文关怀的理论日益受到人们的重视。

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[flæʃ]
flash

n./a. 闪光(的) v. 发闪光,闪亮;闪现

The stars flashed in the night sky.

夜空中群星闪烁。

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['dwɛlɚ]
dweller

n.居住者

As he is a big-city dweller, he is always very arrogant.

由于是大城市的居民,所以他总是很高傲。

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[krʌʃ]
crush

v. 压碎,碾碎;弄皱;压垮

Don't crush this box, there are flowers inside.

别压坏这个盒子,里面有花。

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['ɔːdɪb(ə)l]
audible

adj. 听得见的

Her voice was scarcely audible above the noise of the wind.

在风声中,她的声音几乎听不见。

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[rɒθ; rɔːθ]
wrath

n. 愤怒,大怒

The children’s unruly behavior incurred the teacher’s wrath.

孩子们不守规矩,惹得老师发怒。

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['sivilaiz]
civilize

v. 使文明,开化

Knowledge can civilize people.

知识能够使人有教养。

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['skræmb(ə)l]
scramble

v. (快速地)爬,攀登;互相争夺,争先

The children [scrambled] out of the hollow tree.

孩子都从树洞里爬出来了。

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['pæsɪv]
passive

a. 被动的,消极的

The slaves gave passive obedience to their master.

奴隶们乖乖地服从他们的主人。

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['ɪnfɪnət]
infinite

a. 无限的,无穷的 n. 无限

Teaching little children takes infinite patience.

教幼儿需有极大的耐心。

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[ɪm'bærəst]
embarrassed

adj. 不好意思的,尴尬的

I was very embarrassed for my mistakes.(尴尬的)

因为犯错误,我觉得很尴尬。

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[kə'lekʃ(ə)n]
collection

n. 收藏品,珍藏,收集

She selected a diamond ring from the collection.

她从收藏品中挑选了一枚钻石戒指。

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['vet(ə)r(ə)n]
veteran

n. 老手,老兵

This washing machine is really a veteran.

这台洗衣机真是老古董了。

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[praɪ'ɒrɪtɪ]
priority

n. 优先;优先权

Safety has a high priority in factories.

工厂里安全至关重要。

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[ɪm'peə]
impair

v. 损害,损伤;削弱,减少

Loud noise can impair your hearing.

巨大的噪音有损听觉。

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[kən'strʌkt]
construct

v. 建设,建造,构造;创立

It took them two years to construct the bridge.

他们用了两年时间建这座桥。

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[tɔːnt]
taunt

n./v.嘲笑,奚落人的话

I ignored the taunts of the opposition.

我没有理睬对方的嘲笑。

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[glɪm(p)s]
glimpse

n. 一瞥,瞥见

He caught a glimpse of me when I passed by.

当我走过时, 他瞥了我一眼。

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[weɪd]
wade

v. 涉水,趟水

We had to wade through the river to the opposite bank.

我们只好涉水过河到对岸。

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['rædɪk(ə)l]
radical

n. 激进分子

He was a political radical.

他曾是政治上的激进分子。

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[ɪk'stɜːn(ə)l; ek-]
external

adj. 外部的,外面的;外表的

They did it in response to external pressures.

他们这么做是迫于外界的压力。

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['mɪəlɪ]
merely

adv. 仅仅,只不过

She is merely a child.

她只不过是个孩子。

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['kɒntækt]
contact

v. (使)接触,联系,交往

It will be easier if I contact him by telephone.

我用电话跟他联络会更简单。

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['rɒŋduːɪŋ]
wrongdoing

n. 坏事,不道德的行为

You'll answer for your wrongdoing one day.

你总有一天会为做的坏事而受到惩罚。

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[træn'zækʃ(ə)n; trɑːn-; -'sæk-]
transaction

n. 交易,事务

His failure in this transaction was due to nothing else than his own carelessness.

他在这笔交易中的失利完全是由于他自己的粗心大意。

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[spɑːk]
spark

n. 火花,火星 v. 发火花,发电花

[Sparks] rained down from the burning roof.

火花从燃烧着的屋顶上似雨滴般地落下。

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[rɪˈzjuːm; ˈrɛzjʊmeɪ]
resume

v. 恢复;再继续;重新开始

He resumed his former position with the company.

他恢复了原公司职位。

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[prɪ'siːdɪŋ]
preceding

a. 在前的,在先的

This phrase serves as a connecting link between the preceding and the following.

这个短语起到了承上启下的作用。

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[nəʊtə'raɪɪtɪ]
notoriety

n. 声名狼藉;丑名

A crime or scandal brings much notoriety to those involved in it.

罪行或丑闻常使有牵连的人声名狼藉。

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[liːp]
leap

n. 跳跃,飞跃

He got over the stream with a single leap.

他一跃就跳过了小溪。

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[hʌm]
hum

n. 嗡嗡声,嘈杂声

He could hear the hum of the bees in the garden.

他听得见花园里蜜蜂的嗡嗡声。

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[fleə]
flare

v./n. 闪耀,闪烁

The fire flared up as I put more logs onto it.

我加了几块木材, 火顿时亮了起来。

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[djʊ'reɪʃ(ə)n]
duration

n. 持久;期间;持续时间

He finished the work of three years' duration.

他用三年的时间完成了这项工作。

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