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

People were shouting and cheering with abandon.

人们兴高采烈,纵情欢呼。

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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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[beə]
bear

v. 忍受,容忍;承担;结(果实),生育

I can't bear young people casting away their youth.

我无法忍受年轻人虚掷青春。

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[kleɪm]
claim

n. 权利,所有权

The government would not even consider his claim for money.

政府甚至不考虑他的赔款要求。

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[kən'siːd]
concede

v. 承认;让步,认输

After the First World War Germany conceded its neighbors much valuable land.

第一次世界大战后,德国让与其邻国许多宝贵的领土.

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[kən'veɪ]
convey

v. 传达,运送

Please convey my best wishes to your parents.

请向你的父母转达我的问候。

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['dedɪkeɪtɪd]
dedicated

adj. 专注的,献身的

He is a dedicated and determined young man who knows his own mind.

他是一个有献身精神、果断的年轻人,他有自己的想法。

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[dɪ'spjuːt; 'dɪspjuːt]
dispute

v. 争论,辩论;反驳

They are [disputing] about the rights and wrongs of the case.

他们正在激烈争论这个事件的是非曲直。

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[ɪn'kaʊntə; en-]
encounter

v. 遇见,邂逅

On their way home they [encountered] another gentleman.

在回家的途中他们遇见另一个绅士。

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[ɪk'spləʊd; ek-]
explode

v. 爆炸

It caught fire but didn't explode.

它已经着火但没有发生爆炸。

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['fɔːmɪdəb(ə)l; fɔː'mɪd-]
formidable

adj.强大的, 令人敬畏的, 可怕的, 艰难的

He was one of the most formidable intellects of his time.

他是那个时代的盖世奇才。

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['heftɪ]
hefty

adj. 重的;肌肉发达的

She earns a hefty salary.

她的薪水很高。

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[ɪn'fekt]
infect

v. 感染,传染

Anyone with a bad cold may infect the people around him.

得重感冒的人会使周围的人受到感染。

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['mændeɪt]
mandate

n. 授权,委托

China said that it would not take part in peace-keeping in Afghanistan without UN mandate.

中方表示,中国不会参与没有联合国授权的阿富汗维和行动。

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[əb'zɜːv]
observe

v. 观察;观测;遵守; 注意到

All citizens should observe traffic rules.

所有公民都应该遵守交通规则。

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['perɪl; -r(ə)l]
peril

n. 危险;冒险

Many species are in peril of extinction nowadays.

现在许多物种正面临灭绝的危险。

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['priːvɪəs]
previous

adj. 以前的

His previous attempts had been unsuccessful.

他以前的尝试没有成功。

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[rɪ'meɪnz]
remains

n. 遗物,遗迹;废墟

The remains of the supper were taken away.

晚餐吃剩的东西被收去了。

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['sensɪb(ə)l]
sensible

adj. 明智的,有判断力的;有感觉的

Let John decide, he's very sensible.

让约翰作主吧,他是个明智的人。

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['θraɪvɪŋ]
thriving

adj. 兴旺的, 旺盛的

With the establishment of major new markets, the economy is thriving.

随着主要的新市场的建立,经济越来越兴旺。

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[ə'bɒlɪʃ]
abolish

v. 废除,废止

People fought to abolish slavery.

人们为了废除奴隶制度而奋斗。

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['æŋgwɪʃ]
anguish

n. (尤指心灵上的)极度痛苦,烦恼

Nothing can take away the anguish of losing a child.

什麽都不能解除失去孩子的巨大悲痛.

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[bɪ'treɪ]
betray

vt. 背叛,出卖;失信于 辜负;泄露(秘密等); (非故意地)暴露,显露

He would rather die than betray his country.

他宁愿死也不愿背叛他的国家。

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[klæʃ]
clash

n.冲突

The demonstration ended in a violent clash with the police.

游行示威以与警察的激烈冲突而告终。

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[kən'sɪlɪətərɪ]
conciliatory

a.抚慰的,调和的

The president’s speech was seen as a conciliatory gesture towards former enemies.

总统的讲话被看作是与昔日的敌人修好的表示。

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[kən'vɪns]
convince

v. 使信服,说服

I try to convince him of the reality of the danger.

我试图使他相信危险的确存在。

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['demənstreɪt]
demonstrate

vt. 示范,演示,显示,表露 vi. 示威

This fully [demonstrate]s their willingness to cooperate.

这充分表明他们愿意合作。

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[dɪ'stɪŋ(k)t]
distinct

adj. 明显的;独特的;清楚的

Those two ideas are quite distinct from each other.

这两种观点截然不同。

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[ɪn'dɔːs; en-]
endorse

v. 通过,赞同;支持

I fully endorse your opinions on this subject.

我完全拥护你对此课题的主张。

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['ekskwɪzɪt; ɪk'skwɪzɪt; ek-]
exquisite

adj. 优美的,高雅的,精致的

The exquisite handicrafts were welcomed by foreigners.

这些精美的手工艺品赢得了外国顾客的青睐。

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['frædʒaɪl]
fragile

adj. 易碎的,易损坏的;脆弱的

They're actually very fragile.

事实上它们很脆弱。

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['her(ə)ld]
herald

n. 使者,传令官;先驱,预报者

In England the cuckoo is the herald of spring.

在英国杜鹃鸟是报春的使者。

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['ɪnfrəstrʌktʃə]
infrastructure

n. 基础结构,基础设施

Urban infrastructure facilities have improved considerably.

城市基础设施有了很大改观。

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[miːn]
mean

v. 意思是;意味;打算;对某人有价值

If you smile when no one is around, you really mean it.

当你独处时一个人笑,是发自真心的笑。

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['ɒbsəliːt]
obsolete

adj. 过时的

A decade ago some observers predicted that internet banking would render retail banking from high-street obsolete.

十年前一些观察家预言网上银行将会让大街上的实体银行退出人们的视线。

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[pə'petʃʊəl; -tjʊəl]
perpetual

adj. 不间断的,无休无止的

She lives in perpetual fear of being discovered.

她永远生活在怕被发现的恐惧中。

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['praɪm(ə)rɪ]
primary

adj. 首要的;主要的;初级的;基本的

The demand for primary products is on the increase in European market.

欧洲市场对初级产品的需求在增长。

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[remɪ'nɪs(ə)nt]
reminiscent

adj. 怀旧的,回忆往事的

Her writing style was reminiscent of ancient classical writers.

她的写作风格使人联想到古代的古典作家。

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['sensɪtɪv]
sensitive

adj. 敏感的

Don't be so sensitive and I was not criticizing you.

别那么敏感,我不是在批评你。

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['tɔːtʃə]
torture

v. 拷打;拷问

Though she was tortured to death, the enemy got nothing out of her.

虽然敌人把她折磨至死,却没有能从她嘴里得到什么。

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