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vying

a.竞争的

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wacky

a.(行为等)古怪的,乖僻的

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waddle

摇摇摆摆地走

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wade

v.涉水;跋涉

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waffle

胡扯

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waft

飘荡,漂浮

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wag

诙谐幽默的人;摆动

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wage

v.开始,进行

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waggish

a.诙谐的,滑稽的

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waive

v.放弃;推迟; v. to refrain from pressing or enforcing: forgo; v. to put off from immediate consideration: postpone

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wallop

n./v.重击,猛击

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wallow

v.打滚;沉迷;n.打滚

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walrus

n.海象

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wan

苍白的,病态的; unnaturally pale, or showing some other indication of sickness, unhappiness, etc.; weak, lacking forcefulness

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wanderlust

旅游癖

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wane

减少,衰退,降低

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want

短缺;渴望

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wanting

未出现的,缺少的;未达到要求的; adjective: lacking

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wanton

a.无节制的,肆无忌惮的;嬉戏的,淘气的; adjective: without check or limitation; showing no moral restraints to one's anger, desire, or appetites

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warbling

(鸟)婉转歌唱

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warehouse

n.仓库,货栈

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warmhearted

亲切的;热心肠的

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warmonger

好战者

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warp

使偏向;扭曲,变形;曲解

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warrant

向…保证质量;批准,认可; v. to declare or maintain with certainty; v. to guarantee especially in respect of the quality or quantity specified: certify; v. to give sanction to: authorize

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warrantable

adj.可保证的,可承认的

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warranted

a.保证的;担保的; justified, authorized (warrant can mean to justify or justification, but can also mean to vouch for or guarantee)

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warranty

n.保证,担保;根据,理由;授权,批准

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wary

小心的,机警的,谨慎的; watchful, motivated by caution, on guard against danger

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waspish

a.易怒的;尖刻的

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wastrel

肆意挥霍的人,败家子

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watershed

重要关头,分水岭

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waver

v.摇摆;踌躇; v. to vacillate irresolutely between choices: hesitate

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wavering

摇曳的;犹豫不决的;犹豫

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wavy

a.波状的,多浪的;波动起伏的

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wax

月亮渐满;用蜡涂、处理或上光;增大,增强; verb: to gradually increase in size or intensity

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waxy

a.像蜡的,苍白的,光滑的

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waylay

埋伏,伏击

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wayward

刚愎自用的,不服管束的

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wean

v.(孩子)断奶;戒掉

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wearisome

a.使人感到疲倦或厌倦的

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weary

a.疲劳的,疲倦的;令人厌烦的,令人厌倦的;v.(使)厌烦,(使)疲倦

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weather

安全度过(危机等),经受住

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weightless

adj.无重力的,失重的

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weird

a.古怪的,怪诞的,离奇的

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weld

v.焊接,熔接;锻接

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well-deserved

adj.当之无愧的,罪有应得的

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well-groomed

a.整齐干净的,衣着入时的

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well-intentioned

a.出于善意的

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welsh

v.欠债不还;失信

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welter

混乱,动乱; confused mass or pile, jumble; confusion or turmoil (noun); roll around, wallow, toss about, writhe (verb)

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wend

v.行,走,前进

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wheedle

(用花言巧语)诱惑,哄骗

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wheeze

v.喘息;发出呼哧呼哧的声音

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whereas

while on the contrary, considering that

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whet

磨快;vt.刺激,激起; stimulate, make keen or eager (esp. of an appetite)

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whiff

微风;细微的信号,轻微痕迹

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whim

n.一时的兴致,怪念头

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whimper

v.啜泣,呜咽

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whimsical

反复无常的; adjective: determined by impulse or whim rather than by necessity or reason

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whimsy

n.古怪,异想天开

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whine

v.哀号,号哭

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whirlpool

n.漩涡

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whisper

v.耳语,低语

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whistle

n.口哨声;汽笛声;v.吹口哨,鸣笛

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whit

n.一点儿,少量

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whitewash

a substance used to whiten walls, wood, etc. (noun); deception, covering up of wrongs, errors, misdeeds, etc. (verb)

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whittle

v.削(木头);削减

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wholesale

a.批发的;大规模的

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wholesome

有益身心健康的

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whoop

n.高喊,欢呼

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wicked

邪恶的

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wide-ranging

广泛的

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widespread

普遍的,广泛的

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wield

v.支配,控制;行使(权力)

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wiggle

v.扭动,摆动

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wigwag

v.摇动,摇摆,摆动

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wile

n.诡计

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willful

固执的,倔强的;故意的

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willy-nilly

不论是否愿意地;无秩序的,随意的

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wilt

(花、植物等)萎焉;精神萎靡,憔悴

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wily

狡诈的,狡猾的; crafty, cunning, characterized by tricks or artifice

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wince

畏缩

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windbag

健谈的人

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windfall

n.好运,幸事

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windy

冗长的

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wink

v.使眼色,眨眼示意;n.眨眼,眼色

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winkle

v.挑出,剔出,取出

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winnow

v.扬,簸(谷物),除去; sift, analyze critically, separate the useful part from the worthless part

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winsome

迷人的,漂亮的; adjective: charming in a childlike or naive way

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wiretap

偷听,窃听

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wiry

a.瘦而结实的

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wispy

a.纤细的;脆弱的;一缕缕的

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wistful

(带着忧伤而)渴望的,怀念的; vaguely longing, sadly thoughtful

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wit

机智,智慧;智者,有智慧的人

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withdraw

撤退

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wither

枯萎,凋谢

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withhold

抑制;扣压,不给予

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withstand

v.反抗,经受

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witty

a.机智的;风趣的

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wizen

(使)凋谢,(使)枯萎;凋谢的,枯萎的

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wizened

a.干枯的,干瘪的,干皱的; withered, shriveled

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wobble

摇晃,颤抖;犹豫不决

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woe

n.悲痛,悲哀;不幸,灾难

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woo

v.求爱,求婚;恳求,争取

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woolly

a.羊毛的;模糊的

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wordy

a.冗长的,多言的

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world-beater

n.举世无双的人

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worldly

世间的,世俗的;老练的

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worship

崇拜,敬仰;崇拜,膜拜

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worthwhile

adj.值得做的

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worthy

adj.值得的;有价值的;n.知名人士

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wrangle

纷争,争端;争吵

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wrath

n.愤怒,愤慨

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wreak

v.发泄,报复;发泄怒火

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wrench

v.猛扭;n.扳钳,扳手

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wrest

拧,扭动;辛苦地获得

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wretched

极差的;沮丧的

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wring

v.绞,拧,扭

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wrist

n.腕,腕关节

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writ

n.令状;书面命令

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wrongheaded

固执己见的,坚持(错误观点)的

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wroth

a.暴怒的,非常愤怒的

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wrought

a.做成的,形成的;精制的

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wry

扭曲的;坚持错误的; adj. having a bent or twisted shape or condition; adj. wrongheaded, stubborn; adj. cleverly and often ironically or grimly humorous: sardonic; v. to twist or writhe

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xenophobe

仇视(或畏惧)外国人(或外国事物)者

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xenophobia

fear or hatred of foreigners or that which is foreign

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xenophobic

a.恐外的,恐惧外国人的

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yacht

n.帆船,游艇

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yank

v.猛拉,拽

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yearn

v.盼望,渴望

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yen

v.渴望

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yield

v. to give up and cease resistance or contention: submit, succumb; v. to bear or bring forth as a natural product as a result of cultivation: produce

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yielding

a.易弯曲的,柔软的;顺从的,服从的

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yoke

连接; a burden or something that oppresses; a frame for attaching animals (such as oxen) to each other and to a plow or other equipment to be pulled, or a bar across a person's shoulders to help carry buckets of water, etc. (noun); to unite together or to b

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yokel

乡下人,天真纯朴的人

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yowl

v.嚎叫,恸哭

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yummy

a.美味的,可口的

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zeal

热心,热诚; great fervor or enthusiasm for a cause, person, etc., tireless diligence in furthering that cause; passion, ardor

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zealot

狂热者; one who is fanatically devoted to a cause

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zealotry

n.狂热

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zealous

adj. filled with or characterized by zeal or passion: enthusiastic

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zeitgeist

noun: spirit of the times

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zenith

最高点,巅峰; noun: the highest point; culmination

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zephyr

n.和风;西风

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zest

n.刺激性;兴趣,热心

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zesty

刺激的,开胃的

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zigzag

n./a.之字形(的);v.弯弯曲曲地行进

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zone

v.分成区;n.地区

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zoom

v.急速上升,猛增