NameDescription
['məʊtɪv]
motive

adj. 发动的;n. 动机

She has a motive to lie.

她有撒谎的动机。

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['kwɒlɪtətɪv]
qualitative

adj. 性质上的,质量上的,定性的

A qualitative grasp of scientific concepts is enough.

只要定性地掌握一些科学概念就足够了。

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['prɪmɪtɪv]
primitive

adj.原始的

The minority in the primitive forest used to live on a diet of wild animals.

原始森林里的少数民族过去用野兽作为主食。

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[sɪ'lektɪv]
selective

adj. 选择的;精挑细选的

She is selective in the dresses she wears.

她对于自己穿的衣服精挑细选。

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[dɪ'skrɪptɪv]
descriptive

a. 描述的,叙述的

The report was so descriptive that I understood exactly.

这报道写得非常生动,我完全了解了。

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[rɪ'flektɪv]
reflective

adj.深思熟虑的

These comments were reflective of the general attitude.

这些评论反映了普遍的态度。

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['dek(ə)rətɪv]
decorative

a,装饰的, 装饰性的

The coloured lights are very decorative,

有这些彩灯大为生色。

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[ɪn'vestɪgətɪv; -geɪtɪv]
investigative

侦缉的,调查(性质)的

Fortunately, many corruption cases come to light through the work of investigative journalists in TV and newspapers.

幸好经过电视台和报社的侦缉记者细心发掘,许多贪污案件终于曝光。

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['luːkrətɪv]
lucrative

adj. 赚钱的,有利可图的

Her husband is reaching after a more lucrative job.

她丈夫正在谋求一个能赚更多钱的工作。

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[dɪ'fɪnɪtɪv]
definitive

adj. 最后的;确定的;权威性的

Her book is the definitive work on Milton.

她的书是论述米尔顿的权威著作。

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['kwɒntɪ,tətɪv; -,teɪtɪv]
quantitative

adj. 数量的,定量的

We need to do a proper quantitative analysis of this problem.

我们需要对这个问题进行适当的定量分析。

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['sʌbst(ə)ntɪv]
substantive

adj.真正的, 实际的, 有实质的

We have made some substantive progress in improving relations with the United States.

目前我们在改善同美国的关系方面取得了实质进展。

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[prɪ'ventɪv]
preventive

a. 预防的,做预防的,妨碍的

We had to take preventive measures.

我们不得不采取预防措施。

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[prə'vɒkətɪv]
provocative

adj. 挑衅的,激怒的,挑战的

Your question was not merely provocative.

你的问题不仅仅是挑衅性的。

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[kən'strʌktɪv]
constructive

adj.建设性的

China has played a constructive role in the international anti-terrorism struggle.

中国在国际反恐斗争中积极发挥建设性作用。

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[ɪnɪ'fektɪv]
ineffective

adj. 无效的;不起作用的

Various drugs have proved ineffective against the virus.

各种药物都被证明无力对抗此病毒。

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[ə'dæptɪv]
adaptive

adj. 适合的,适应的

We should create adaptive clothing for children and young adults with special needs.

为有特殊要求的儿童或年轻人创造适合的服装。

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[,reɪdɪəʊ'æktɪv]
radioactive

adj. 放射性的

The radioactive material must be carefully stored.

放射性材料必须小心储存。

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[ə'fektɪv]
affective

adj. 情感的

A mild affective disorder characterized by alternating periods of elation and depression.

燥郁症患者一种精神上的狂乱,其特点为愉快情绪与抑郁情绪交替出现。

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['tentətɪv]
tentative

adj.尝试的,试探的,试验性的

In consequence there were numerous tentative measures of codification.

其后果是产生了很多尝试性的编纂方法。

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normative

a. 规范的,惯常的

A normative grammar of a language describes how its authors think the language should be spoken or written.

规范语法阐述的是该派语法学家认为的某语言的口语或书面语的标准形式。

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[dɪs'rʌptɪv]
disruptive

a.制造混乱的

We should be alert to the potentially disruptive group of people in society.

我们应该警惕社会上潜在的破坏分子群体。

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['kjuːmjʊlətɪv]
cumulative

adj. 累积的

The growth of sales is a cumulative process.

销售额的增长是个累积的过程。

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[ɪ'mædʒɪnətɪv]
imaginative

adj. 富有想象力的

The plan is very imaginative in conception.

这个计划在构思上很有想象力。

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[rɪ'strɪktɪv]
restrictive

adj. 限制的;限制性的

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[,ɔːtə'məʊtɪv]
automotive

adj.汽车的,自动推进的

The automotive industry is the mainstay of the country's economy.

汽车工业是这个国家的经济支柱。

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[ɪn'tjuːɪtɪv]
intuitive

adj. 直觉的

Her perception of the right seemed almost intuitive.

她对正确事物的理解几乎是凭直觉的。

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[retrə(ʊ)'spektɪv]
retrospective

adj.追想的,回顾的

This is a retrospective exhibition.

这是一场回顾性的展览。

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['pjuːnɪtɪv]
punitive

adj.给予惩罚,刑罚的

Their supervision would seem natural, not punitive.

他们的监督似乎很自然,而没有惩罚性。

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[ɔː'θɒrɪtətɪv; -,teɪtɪv]
authoritative

adj. 权威性的,命令式的

Don't be so authoritative when you ask me to do something.

你在叫我做事时不要那么专横。

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[prɪ'dɪktɪv]
predictive

adj. 预言性的;成为前兆的

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[rɪ'septɪv]
receptive

a.善于接受的;从善如流的

He is receptive of new thoughts.

他善於接纳新思想。

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[ɪn'tɜːprɪtɪv]
interpretive

adj. 解释的;作为说明的

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[ə'tentɪv]
attentive

adj. 认真的,留意的,注意的

To be attentive in class is also important.

上课认真听讲也很重要。

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[ɪn'dɪkətɪv]
indicative

adj. 陈述的;表明……的

Their failure to act is indicative of their lack of interest in the problem.

他们没采取行动,表明他们对这个问题不感兴趣。

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['spekjʊlətɪv]
speculative

a. 投机的

If you read the report carefully, you would be aware that it is a speculative article.

如果你们仔细阅读那篇报导,你会发现它的内容纯属推测。

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[prəʊ'æktɪv]
proactive

adj. 主动的,抢先的

Innovative and proactive spirit is the driving force for our development.

不断创新、积极进取的精神是我们发展的动力。

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[ɪm'perətɪv]
imperative

adj. 命令式的,紧急的,强制的

An immediate operation was imperative to save the patient.

要救病人,非立刻动手术不可。

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['festɪv]
festive

adj. 欢乐的

It was Christmas and everyone was in festive mood.

当时是圣诞节,每个人都沉浸在节日的欢乐中。

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[ə'dɪktɪv]
addictive

adj.(药物等)使人上瘾的

They are all addictive, physically and psychologically.

他们都是上瘾的,生理上的和心理上的。

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