August 1 Flashcards Preview

Pick Up In The Life > August 1 > Flashcards

Flashcards in August 1 Deck (14):
1

gem

宝石 a precious or semiprecious stone, especially when cut and polished or engraved.

2

guardian

监护人 a defender, protector, or keeper.

3

confidential

机密 intended to be kept secret.

4

boundary

边界 a line that marks the limits of an area; a dividing line.

5

rigor

严格 the quality of being extremely thorough, exhaustive, or accurate

6

versatile

多才多艺的 able to adapt or be adapted to many different functions or activities.

7

detest

憎恨 dislike intensely.

8

dynamics

动力学 the branch of mechanics concerned with the motion of bodies under the action of forces.

9

essential

必要的 必不可少的 absolutely necessary; extremely important.

10

pertinant

相关 relevant or applicable to a particular matter; apposite.

11

morale

风气 the confidence, enthusiasm, and discipline of a person or group at a particular time.

12

tweak

拧 a sharp twist or pull.
调整 a fine adjustment to a mechanism or system.

13

bust

n 胸围 a woman's chest as measured around her breasts.
v 爆裂 break, split, or burst (something).
a 破产的 bankrupt.

14

glum

阴沉 悲伤 looking or feeling dejected; morose.