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rally
[ˋrælɪ]

vt. (重新)集合, 重整 The commander rallied his tired soldiers and they fought off the enemy at last. 指揮官重整疲憊不堪的士兵, 最後他們終於擊退敵人。; 召集; 團結[(+round)] They made a last-minute effort to rally their supporters. 他們作了最後的努力團結他們的支持者。; 重新振作(精神等); 恢復(健康等) You should rally your courage. 你應該鼓起勇氣。
vi. (重新)集合, 重整; 團結[(+round)] The voters rallied to the Conservatives. 選民們團聚在保守派一邊。; 恢復, 復元[(+from)] His father rallied from his illness. 他父親從病中康復了。; (網球等)連續對打
n.[C] (尤指政治上的)大集會, 大會 They held a rally in support of the civil-rights movement. 他們舉行集會支持民權運動。; (重新)集合; 重整旗鼓; 重新振作; 復元 His sudden rally surprised the doctor. 他的突然復元使醫生大為驚奇。; (網球等的)連續對打; 汽車競賽會 Parker won last week's rally . 派克贏得了上週汽車競賽會的冠軍。

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degradation
[͵dɛgrəˋdeʃən]

n.[U] 下降, 降低; 降級; 墮落; 丟臉 moral degradation 道德墮落; 【地】陵削, 剝蝕; 【宗】革除神職

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spark
[spɑrk]

n.[C] 火花, 火星 A cigarette spark started the fire. 香煙的火星引起這場火災。; (寶石等的)閃耀 We saw a spark of light through the trees. 我們透過樹叢看到閃光。; 【電】火花; 火星 Close the circuit and you'll see a blue spark . 接通電路你就會看到一個藍色的電火花。; (常用於否定句)微量; 絲毫[S][(+of)] He showed not a spark of interest in the plan. 他對這個計劃一點不感興趣。; 生氣, 活力; (才智等的)煥發 The spark of life still flickered in him. 他的生命之火還在閃爍。; 跡象, 痕跡 He still retains a spark of decency. 他仍然保持著一點起碼的體面。
vt. 發動; 點燃[(+off)] They were scheming to spark a revolt. 他們策劃發起反叛。; 激勵; 鼓舞 It was this incident that sparked her interest in politics. 是這個事件激起了她對政治的興趣。
vi. 發出火花; 飛出火星 This wood burns steadily with no sparking . 這木柴長時間燃燒正常, 不爆火花。; 閃耀, 閃光 Her eyes sparked . 她雙眼閃閃發光。; 熱烈贊同 Her mother sparked to the idea of an early wedding date. 她母親欣然同意早日舉行婚禮。

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imperil
[ɪmˋpɛrɪl]

vt. 使陷於危險, 危及 Water pollution imperils all kinds of marine life. 水質污染危及所有海洋生物。

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strengthen
[ˋstrɛŋθən]

vt. 加強; 增強; 鞏固 It is a systematic attempt to strengthen our competitive ability. 那是為增強我們的競爭能力而作的有計劃的努力。
vi. 變強大; 變堅挺

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tap
[tæp]

n.[C] 龍頭, 閥門 He left the tap open to fill the kitchen sink with water. 他將水龍頭開著讓廚房的水槽注滿水。; (酒桶等的)塞子, 栓子; (電流)分接頭; (電話)搭線竊聽; 竊聽器 They put a tap on his telephone and recorded all his calls. 他們在他的電話上裝上了竊聽器, 錄下了所有通話。; 【醫】(為抽液而作的)穿刺
vt. 裝上塞子(嘴子) They tapped a barrel of beer. 他們打開桶塞放出啤酒。; 在(樹)上刻痕取液 They worked on the farm, tapping rubber trees. 他們在這農場做割膠的工作。; 接通(總電源, 總水源等) They tapped the water main to supply the new residential quarters. 他們接通了總水管為新住宅區供水。; 在...裝竊聽器 I guess our telephone has been tapped . 我猜想我們的電話被竊聽了。; 開發, 開闢 The scientists are thinking of a new way of tapping the solar energy. 科學家正在設想一種新的利用太陽能的方法。; 討(錢)

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compact
[kəmˋpækt]

a. 緊密的, 結實的 His uncle is a man of compact build. 他叔父身體結實。; 緊湊的; 小巧的; 小型的 The company came up with a new, more compact computer. 公司推出了一種新的更小型的電腦。; 簡潔的 I appreciate his compact style of writing. 我欣賞他那簡潔的文體。
vt. 使緊密; 壓緊 My wife compacted my clothes in a suitcase. 妻子把我的衣服緊塞在手提箱裡。; 使簡潔; 結實地組成

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fluorescent
[fluəˋrɛsnt]

a. (發)螢光的; 發亮的

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campaign
[kæmˋpen]

n.[C] 戰役 The campaign to seize the city was a failure. 攻佔這個城市的戰役失敗了。; 運動, 活動[(+for/against)][+to-v] The city hall is planning to start a campaign against smoking. 市政府計劃發起禁煙運動。; 競選運動 The presidential campaign was in full swing. 總統競選運動正在全力進行中。
vi. 從事運動[(for/against)] The union leaders are campaigning for better working conditions. 工會領導人為爭取改善工作條件而積極活動。; 參加競選[(+for)] He hasn't decided whether to campaign for the senate. 他尚未決定是否參加參議員的競選。; 作戰, 出征

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incandescent
[͵ɪnkænˋdɛsnt]

a. 熾熱的, 白熱的 The light of an electric lamp comes from an incandescent filament. 電燈光亮來自白熱的燈絲。; 光亮的; 燦爛的; 閃閃發光的 The sun blazed down from an incandescent sky. 晴空中驕陽高照。

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charm
[tʃɑrm]

n. 魅力[C][U] The girl's warm personality is her greatest charm . 那女孩熱情的個性是她最迷人之處。; 嫵媚[P]; 符咒, 咒語; 護身符[C]; 鏈條(或鐲子)上的小飾物[C] The charm is believed to bring good luck. 大家相信這個小飾物會帶來好運。
vt. 使陶醉; 使高興; 吸引[(+into)] The boys were charmed by the sailor's adventure. 孩子們被那個水手的冒險經歷迷住了。; 對...施魔法; 用魔法保護(或控制)[O]
vi. 施魔法; 有魔力, 令人陶醉