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address

vt. 演说;从事;忙于;写姓名地址;向…致辞;与…说话;提出;处
n. 地址;演讲;致辞;说话的技巧;称呼
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  1. (computer science) the code that identifies where a piece of information is stored
  2. the place where a person or organization can be found or communicated with
  3. the act of delivering a formal spoken communication to an audience
  4. the manner of speaking to another individual
  5. a sign in front of a house or business carrying the conventional form by which its location is described

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    adhesive

    n. 粘合剂;胶黏剂
    adj. 粘着的;带粘性的
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    1. a substance that unites or bonds surfaces together
    2. tending to adhere

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      advisable

      adj. 明智的,可取的,适当的
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      1. worthy of being recommended or suggested; prudent or wise

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        alchemist

        n. 炼金术士
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        1. one who was versed in the practice of alchemy and who sought an elixir of life and a panacea and an alkahest and the philosopher's stone

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          announce

          vt. 宣布;述说;预示;播报
          vi. 宣布参加竞选;当播音员
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          1. make known; make an announcement
          2. announce publicly or officially
          3. give the names of
          4. foreshadow or presage

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            auction

            vt. 拍卖;竞卖
            n. 拍卖
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            1. a variety of bridge in which tricks made in excess of the contract are scored toward game; now generally superseded by contract bridge
            2. the public sale of something to the highest bidder
            3. sell at an auction

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              cellist

              n. 大提琴演奏家
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              1. someone who plays a violoncello

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                check

                vt. 检查,核对;制止,抑制;在…上打勾
                vi. 核实,查核;中止;打勾;[象棋]将一军
                n. 支票;制止,抑制;检验,核对
                n. (英)切克(人名)
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                1. a written order directing a bank to pay money
                2. an appraisal of the state of affairs
                3. the bill in a restaurant
                4. the state of inactivity following an interruption
                5. additional proof that something that was believed (some fact or hypothesis or theory) is correct

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                  cheque

                  n. 支票
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                  1. a written order directing a bank to pay money
                  2. withdraw money by writing a check

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                    commit

                    vt. 犯罪,做错事;把...交托给;指派…作战;使…承担义务
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                    1. perform an act, usually with a negative connotation
                    2. give entirely to a specific person, activity, or cause
                    3. cause to be admitted; of persons to an institution
                    4. confer a trust upon
                    5. make an investment

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                      complacence

                      n. 满足,自满;沾沾自喜
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                      1. the feeling you have when you are satisfied with yourself

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                        compress

                        vi. 受压缩小
                        vt. 压缩,压紧;精简
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                        1. a cloth pad or dressing (with or without medication) applied firmly to some part of the body (to relieve discomfort or reduce fever)
                        2. make more compact by or as if by pressing
                        3. squeeze or press together

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                          compute

                          vt. 计算;估算;用计算机计算
                          vi. 计算;估算;推断
                          n. 计算;估计;推断
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                          1. make a mathematical calculation or computation

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                            construction

                            n. 建设;建筑物;解释;造句
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                            1. the act of constructing something
                            2. the commercial activity involved in repairing old structures or constructing new ones
                            3. a thing constructed; a complex entity constructed of many parts
                            4. a group of words that form a constituent of a sentence and are considered as a single unit
                            5. the creation of a construct; the process of combining ideas into a congruous object of thought

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                              corps

                              n. 军团;兵种;兵队;(德国大学的)学生联合会
                              n. (Corps)人名;(西、德)科尔普斯
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                              1. an army unit usually consisting of two or more divisions and their support
                              2. a body of people associated together

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                                depict

                                vt. 描述;描画
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                                1. show in, or as in, a picture
                                2. give a description of
                                3. make a portrait of

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                                  eminent

                                  adj. 杰出的;有名的;明显的
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                                  1. (used of persons) standing above others in character or attainment or reputation
                                  2. standing above others in quality or position
                                  3. having achieved eminence
                                  4. of imposing height; especially standing out above others

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                                    fantasy

                                    n. 幻想;白日梦;幻觉
                                    adj. 虚幻的
                                    vt. 空想;想像
                                    vi. 耽于幻想;奏幻想曲(等于phantasy)
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                                    1. imagination unrestricted by reality
                                    2. fiction with a large amount of imagination in it
                                    3. something many people believe that is false
                                    4. indulge in fantasies

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                                      fascinating

                                      adj. 迷人的;吸引人的;使人神魂颠倒的
                                      v. 使…着迷;使…陶醉(fascinate的ing形式)
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                                      1. capable of arousing and holding the attention
                                      2. capturing interest as if by a spell

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                                        fashionable

                                        adj. 流行的;时髦的;上流社会的
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                                        1. being or in accordance with current social fashions
                                        2. having elegance or taste or refinement in manners or dress
                                        3. patronized by

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                                          flu

                                          n. 流感
                                          n. (Flu)人名;(法)弗吕
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                                          1. an acute febrile highly contagious viral disease

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                                            glossy

                                            adj. 光滑的;有光泽的
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                                            1. a magazine printed on good quality paper
                                            2. a photograph that is printed on smooth shiny paper
                                            3. having a smooth, gleaming surface
                                            4. (of paper and fabric and leather) having a surface made smooth and glossy especially by pressing between rollers
                                            5. reflecting light

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                                              granite

                                              n. 花岗岩;坚毅;冷酷无情
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                                              1. plutonic igneous rock having visibly crystalline texture; generally composed of feldspar and mica and quartz
                                              2. something having the quality of granite (unyielding firmness)

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                                                graphite

                                                n. 石墨;黑铅
                                                vt. 用石墨涂(或搀入等)
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                                                1. used as a lubricant and as a moderator in nuclear reactors

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                                                  guarantee

                                                  n. 保证;担保;保证人;保证书;抵押品
                                                  vt. 保证;担保
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                                                  1. a written assurance that some product or service will be provided or will meet certain specifications
                                                  2. a pledge that something will happen or that something is true
                                                  3. a collateral agreement to answer for the debt of another in case that person defaults
                                                  4. give surety or assume responsibility
                                                  5. make certain of

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                                                    hazard

                                                    vt. 赌运气;冒…的危险,使遭受危险
                                                    n. 危险,冒险;冒险的事
                                                    n. (Hazard)人名;(法)阿扎尔;(英)哈泽德
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                                                    1. a source of danger; a possibility of incurring loss or misfortune
                                                    2. an unknown and unpredictable phenomenon that causes an event to result one way rather than another
                                                    3. an obstacle on a golf course
                                                    4. put forward, of a guess, in spite of possible refutation
                                                    5. put at risk

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                                                      herald

                                                      n. 先驱;传令官;报信者
                                                      vt. 通报;预示…的来临
                                                      n. (Herald)人名;(匈)海劳尔德;(英)赫勒尔德
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                                                      1. (formal) a person who announces important news
                                                      2. an indication of the approach of something or someone
                                                      3. foreshadow or presage
                                                      4. praise vociferously
                                                      5. greet enthusiastically or joyfully

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                                                        hockey

                                                        n. 曲棍球;冰球
                                                        n. (Hockey)人名;(英)霍基
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                                                        1. a game resembling ice hockey that is played on an open field; two opposing teams use curved sticks try to drive a ball into the opponents' net
                                                        2. a game played on an ice rink by two opposing teams of six skaters each who try to knock a flat round puck into the opponents' goal with angled sticks

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                                                          humid

                                                          adj. 潮湿的;湿润的;多湿气的
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                                                          1. containing or characterized by a great deal of water vapor

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                                                            identity

                                                            n. 身份;同一性,一致;特性;恒等式
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                                                            1. the distinct personality of an individual regarded as a persisting entity
                                                            2. the individual characteristics by which a thing or person is recognized or known
                                                            3. an operator that leaves unchanged the element on which it operates
                                                            4. exact sameness

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                                                              illustration

                                                              n. 说明;插图;例证;图解
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                                                              1. artwork that helps make something clear or attractive
                                                              2. showing by example
                                                              3. an item of information that is representative of a type
                                                              4. a visual representation (a picture or diagram) that is used make some subject more pleasing or easier to understand

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                                                                incongruity

                                                                n. 不协调;不一致;不适宜
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                                                                1. the quality of disagreeing; being unsuitable and inappropriate

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                                                                  inner

                                                                  adj. 内部的;内心的;精神的
                                                                  n. 内部
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                                                                  1. located inward
                                                                  2. located or occurring within or closer to a center
                                                                  3. innermost or essential
                                                                  4. confined to an exclusive group
                                                                  5. exclusive to a center; especially a center of influence

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                                                                    intrepid

                                                                    adj. 无畏的;勇敢的;勇猛的
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                                                                    1. invulnerable to fear or intimidation

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                                                                      intricate

                                                                      adj. 复杂的;错综的,缠结的
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                                                                      1. having many complexly arranged elements; elaborate

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                                                                        locality

                                                                        n. 所在;位置;地点
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                                                                        1. a surrounding or nearby region

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                                                                          luster

                                                                          n. [光] 光泽;光彩
                                                                          vi. 有光泽;发亮
                                                                          vt. 使有光泽
                                                                          n. (Luster)人名;(德)卢斯特尔
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                                                                          1. a quality that outshines the usual
                                                                          2. the visual property of something that shines with reflected light
                                                                          3. a surface coating for ceramics or porcelain

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                                                                            magnesium

                                                                            n. [化学] 镁
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                                                                            1. a light silver-white ductile bivalent metallic element; in pure form it burns with brilliant white flame; occurs naturally only in combination (as in magnesite and dolomite and carnallite and spinel and olivine)

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                                                                              modify

                                                                              vt. 修改,修饰;更改
                                                                              vi. 修改
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                                                                              1. make less severe or harsh or extreme
                                                                              2. add a modifier to a constituent
                                                                              3. cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

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                                                                                monotonous

                                                                                adj. 单调的,无抑扬顿挫的;无变化的
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                                                                                1. tediously repetitious or lacking in variety
                                                                                2. sounded or spoken in a tone unvarying in pitch

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                                                                                  motivate

                                                                                  vt. 刺激;使有动机;激发…的积极性
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                                                                                  1. give an incentive for action

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                                                                                    mythology

                                                                                    n. 神话;神话学;神话集
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                                                                                    1. myths collectively; the body of stories associated with a culture or institution or person
                                                                                    2. the study of myths

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                                                                                      navigation

                                                                                      n. 航行;航海
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                                                                                      1. the guidance of ships or airplanes from place to place
                                                                                      2. ship traffic
                                                                                      3. the work of a sailor

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                                                                                        ooze

                                                                                        vt. 渗出;泄漏
                                                                                        vi. 渗出;泄漏
                                                                                        n. [地质] 软泥
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                                                                                        1. any thick messy substance
                                                                                        2. the process of seeping
                                                                                        3. pass gradually or leak through or as if through small openings
                                                                                        4. release (a liquid) in drops or small quantities

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                                                                                          organic

                                                                                          adj. [有化] 有机的;组织的;器官的;根本的
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                                                                                          1. a fertilizer that is derived from animal or vegetable matter
                                                                                          2. relating or belonging to the class of chemical compounds having a carbon basis
                                                                                          3. of or relating to or derived from living organisms
                                                                                          4. being or relating to or derived from or having properties characteristic of living organisms
                                                                                          5. involving or affecting physiology or bodily organs

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                                                                                            outfit

                                                                                            n. 机构;用具;全套装备
                                                                                            vi. 得到装备
                                                                                            vt. 配备;供应
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                                                                                            1. any cohesive unit such as a military company
                                                                                            2. a set of clothing (with accessories)
                                                                                            3. gear consisting of a set of articles or tools for a specified purpose
                                                                                            4. provide with (something) usually for a specific purpose

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                                                                                              outspoken

                                                                                              adj. 坦率的,直言不讳的
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                                                                                              1. given to expressing yourself freely or insistently
                                                                                              2. characterized by directness in manner or speech; without subtlety or evasion

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                                                                                                overdue

                                                                                                adj. 过期的;迟到的;未兑的
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                                                                                                1. past due; not paid at the scheduled time

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                                                                                                  pastel

                                                                                                  adj. 柔和的;彩色蜡笔的,粉蜡笔的
                                                                                                  n. 粉蜡笔;粉蜡笔画
                                                                                                  n. (Pastel)人名;(法)帕斯泰尔
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                                                                                                  1. any of various pale or light colors
                                                                                                  2. lacking in body or vigor
                                                                                                  3. delicate and pale in color

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                                                                                                    persist

                                                                                                    vi. 存留,坚持;持续,固执
                                                                                                    vt. 坚持说,反复说
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                                                                                                    1. continue to exist
                                                                                                    2. be persistent, refuse to stop
                                                                                                    3. stay behind

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                                                                                                      pleasing

                                                                                                      adj. 令人愉快的;讨人喜欢的;合意的
                                                                                                      v. 取悦(please的现在分词)
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                                                                                                      1. the act of one who pleases
                                                                                                      2. giving pleasure and satisfaction
                                                                                                      3. aesthetically pleasing
                                                                                                      4. giving pleasure or satisfaction
                                                                                                      5. able to please or win approval

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                                                                                                        portable

                                                                                                        adj. 手提的,便携式的;轻便的
                                                                                                        n. 手提式打字机
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                                                                                                        1. a small light typewriter; usually with a case in which it can be carried
                                                                                                        2. easily or conveniently transported
                                                                                                        3. of a motor designed to be attached to the outside of a boat's hull

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                                                                                                          prevail

                                                                                                          vi. 盛行,流行;战胜,获胜
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                                                                                                          1. be larger in number, quantity, power, status or importance
                                                                                                          2. be valid, applicable, or true
                                                                                                          3. continue to exist
                                                                                                          4. prove superior
                                                                                                          5. use persuasion successfully

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                                                                                                            proclaim

                                                                                                            vt. 宣告,公布;声明;表明;赞扬
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                                                                                                            1. declare formally; declare someone to be something; of titles
                                                                                                            2. state or announce
                                                                                                            3. affirm or declare as an attribute or quality of
                                                                                                            4. praise, glorify, or honor

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                                                                                                              refurbish

                                                                                                              vt. 刷新;再磨光
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                                                                                                              1. make brighter and prettier

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                                                                                                                religion

                                                                                                                n. 宗教;宗教信仰
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                                                                                                                1. a strong belief in a supernatural power or powers that control human destiny
                                                                                                                2. an institution to express belief in a divine power

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                                                                                                                  remind

                                                                                                                  vt. 提醒;使想起
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                                                                                                                  1. put in the mind of someone
                                                                                                                  2. assist (somebody acting or reciting) by suggesting the next words of something forgotten or imperfectly learned

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                                                                                                                    report

                                                                                                                    n. 报告;报道;成绩单
                                                                                                                    vt. 报告;报导;使报到
                                                                                                                    vi. 报告;报到;写报导
                                                                                                                    n. (Report)人名;(匈)雷波特
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                                                                                                                    1. a written document describing the findings of some individual or group
                                                                                                                    2. a short account of the news
                                                                                                                    3. the act of informing by verbal report
                                                                                                                    4. a sharp explosive sound (especially the sound of a gun firing)
                                                                                                                    5. a written evaluation of a student's scholarship and deportment

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                                                                                                                      resonance

                                                                                                                      n. [力] 共振;共鸣;反响
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                                                                                                                      1. an excited state of a stable particle causing a sharp maximum in the probability of absorption of electromagnetic radiation
                                                                                                                      2. a vibration of large amplitude produced by a relatively small vibration near the same frequency of vibration as the natural frequency of the resonating system
                                                                                                                      3. having the character of a loud deep sound; the quality of being resonant
                                                                                                                      4. a relationship of mutual understanding or trust and agreement between people
                                                                                                                      5. the quality imparted to voiced speech sounds by the action of the resonating chambers of the throat and mouth and nasal cavities

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                                                                                                                        resume

                                                                                                                        n. 摘要;[管理] 履历,简历
                                                                                                                        vt. 重新开始,继续;恢复,重新占用
                                                                                                                        vi. 重新开始,继续
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                                                                                                                        1. short descriptive summary (of events)
                                                                                                                        2. a summary of your academic and work history
                                                                                                                        3. take up or begin anew
                                                                                                                        4. return to a previous location or condition
                                                                                                                        5. assume anew

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                                                                                                                          reunion

                                                                                                                          n. 重聚
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                                                                                                                          1. a party of former associates who have come together again
                                                                                                                          2. the act of coming together again

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                                                                                                                            semester

                                                                                                                            n. 学期;半年
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                                                                                                                            1. one of two divisions of an academic year
                                                                                                                            2. half a year; a period of 6 months

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                                                                                                                              sewage

                                                                                                                              n. 污水;下水道;污物
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                                                                                                                              1. waste matter carried away in sewers or drains

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                                                                                                                                spark

                                                                                                                                n. 火花;朝气;闪光
                                                                                                                                vt. 发动;鼓舞;求婚
                                                                                                                                vi. 闪烁;发火花;求婚
                                                                                                                                n. (Spark)人名;(俄)斯帕克
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                                                                                                                                1. a momentary flash of light
                                                                                                                                2. merriment expressed by a brightness or gleam or animation of countenance
                                                                                                                                3. electrical conduction through a gas in an applied electric field
                                                                                                                                4. a small but noticeable trace of some quality that might become stronger
                                                                                                                                5. Scottish writer of satirical novels (born in 1918)

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                                                                                                                                  squid

                                                                                                                                  n. 鱿鱼;乌贼;枪乌贼
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                                                                                                                                  1. (Italian cuisine) squid prepared as food
                                                                                                                                  2. widely distributed fast-moving ten-armed cephalopod mollusk having a long tapered body with triangular tail fins

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                                                                                                                                    stratigraphy

                                                                                                                                    n. 地层学;地层中的岩石组成
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                                                                                                                                    1. the branch of geology that studies the arrangement and succession of strata

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                                                                                                                                      strip

                                                                                                                                      vt. 剥夺;剥去;脱去衣服
                                                                                                                                      n. 带;条状;脱衣舞
                                                                                                                                      vi. 脱去衣服
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                                                                                                                                      1. a relatively long narrow piece of something
                                                                                                                                      2. artifact consisting of a narrow flat piece of material
                                                                                                                                      3. an airfield without normal airport facilities
                                                                                                                                      4. a sequence of drawings telling a story in a newspaper or comic book
                                                                                                                                      5. thin piece of wood or metal

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                                                                                                                                        stun

                                                                                                                                        vt. 使震惊;打昏;给以深刻的印象
                                                                                                                                        n. 昏迷;打昏;惊倒;令人惊叹的事物
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                                                                                                                                        1. make senseless or dizzy by or as if by a blow
                                                                                                                                        2. surprise greatly; knock someone's socks off
                                                                                                                                        3. hit something or somebody as if with a sandbag
                                                                                                                                        4. overcome as with astonishment or disbelief

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                                                                                                                                          stunt

                                                                                                                                          n. 噱头,手腕;绝技
                                                                                                                                          vt. 阻碍…的正常生长或发展
                                                                                                                                          vi. 表演特技;作惊人表演
                                                                                                                                          n. (Stunt)人名;(英)斯坦特
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                                                                                                                                          1. a difficult or unusual or dangerous feat; usually done to gain attention
                                                                                                                                          2. a creature (especially a whale) that has been prevented from attaining full growth
                                                                                                                                          3. check the growth or development of
                                                                                                                                          4. perform a stunt or stunts

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                                                                                                                                            suffragist

                                                                                                                                            n. 妇女政权论者;参政权扩大论者
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                                                                                                                                            1. an advocate of the extension of voting rights (especially to women)

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                                                                                                                                              technological

                                                                                                                                              adj. 技术的;工艺的
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                                                                                                                                              1. based in scientific and industrial progress
                                                                                                                                              2. of or relating to a practical subject that is organized according to scientific principles

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                                                                                                                                                tedium

                                                                                                                                                n. 沉闷;单调乏味;厌烦
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                                                                                                                                                1. the feeling of being bored by something tedious
                                                                                                                                                2. dullness owing to length or slowness

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                                                                                                                                                  threaten

                                                                                                                                                  vt. 威胁;恐吓;预示
                                                                                                                                                  vi. 威胁;可能来临
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                                                                                                                                                  1. pose a threat to; present a danger to
                                                                                                                                                  2. to utter intentions of injury or punishment against:
                                                                                                                                                  3. to be a menacing indication of something:

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                                                                                                                                                    thwart

                                                                                                                                                    vt. 挫败;反对;阻碍;横过
                                                                                                                                                    adj. 横放的;固执的
                                                                                                                                                    n. 划手座;独木舟的横梁
                                                                                                                                                    adv. 横过
                                                                                                                                                    prep. 横过
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                                                                                                                                                    1. a crosspiece spreading the gunnels of a boat; used as a seat in a rowboat
                                                                                                                                                    2. hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of

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                                                                                                                                                      underlying

                                                                                                                                                      adj. 潜在的;根本的;在下面的;优先的
                                                                                                                                                      v. 放在…的下面;为…的基础;优先于(underlie的ing形式)
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                                                                                                                                                      1. in the nature of something though not readily apparent
                                                                                                                                                      2. located beneath or below
                                                                                                                                                      3. being or involving basic facts or principles

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                                                                                                                                                        vary

                                                                                                                                                        vi. 变化;变异;违反
                                                                                                                                                        vt. 改变;使多样化;变奏
                                                                                                                                                        n. (Vary)人名;(英、法、罗、柬)瓦里
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                                                                                                                                                        1. make or become different in some particular way, without permanently losing one's or its former characteristics or essence
                                                                                                                                                        2. be at variance with; be out of line with
                                                                                                                                                        3. be subject to change in accordance with a variable
                                                                                                                                                        4. make something more diverse and varied

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                                                                                                                                                          vegetative

                                                                                                                                                          adj. 植物的;植物人状态的,无所作为的;促使植物生长的;有生长力的
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                                                                                                                                                          1. of or relating to an activity that is passive and monotonous
                                                                                                                                                          2. relating to involuntary bodily functions
                                                                                                                                                          3. (of reproduction) characterized by asexual processes
                                                                                                                                                          4. composed of vegetation or plants

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                                                                                                                                                            wagon

                                                                                                                                                            n. 货车,四轮马车
                                                                                                                                                            vt. 用运货马车运输货物
                                                                                                                                                            n. (Wagon)人名;(法、德)瓦贡
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                                                                                                                                                            1. any of various kinds of wheeled vehicles drawn by a horse or tractor
                                                                                                                                                            2. van used by police to transport prisoners
                                                                                                                                                            3. a group of seven bright stars in the constellation Ursa Major
                                                                                                                                                            4. a child's four-wheeled toy cart sometimes used for coasting
                                                                                                                                                            5. a car that has a long body and rear door with space behind rear seat

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                                                                                                                                                              wither

                                                                                                                                                              vt. 使凋谢;使畏缩;使衰弱
                                                                                                                                                              vi. 枯萎;凋谢;衰弱
                                                                                                                                                              n. (Wither)人名;(英)威瑟
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                                                                                                                                                              1. wither, as with a loss of moisture
                                                                                                                                                              2. lose freshness, vigor, or vitality