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code

n. 代码,密码;编码;法典
vt. 编码;制成法典
vi. 指定遗传密码
n. (Code)人名;(英、法、西)科德
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  1. a set of rules or principles or laws (especially written ones)
  2. a coding system used for transmitting messages requiring brevity or secrecy
  3. (computer science) the symbolic arrangement of data or instructions in a computer program or the set of such instructions
  4. attach a code to
  5. convert ordinary language into code

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    commercial

    adj. 商业的;营利的;靠广告收入的
    n. 商业广告
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    1. a commercially sponsored ad on radio or television
    2. connected with or engaged in or sponsored by or used in commerce or commercial enterprises
    3. of or relating to commercialism
    4. of the kind or quality used in commerce; average or inferior

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      compliment

      n. 恭维;称赞;问候;致意;道贺
      vt. 恭维;称赞
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      1. a remark (or act) expressing praise and admiration
      2. say something to someone that expresses praise
      3. express respect or esteem for

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        concert

        n. 音乐会;一致;和谐
        vt. 使协调;协同安排
        vi. 协调;协力
        adj. 音乐会用的;在音乐会上演出的
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        1. a performance of music by players or singers not involving theatrical staging
        2. contrive (a plan) by mutual agreement
        3. settle by agreement

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          convey

          vt. 传达;运输;让与
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          1. make known; pass on, of information
          2. serve as a means for expressing something
          3. transfer to another
          4. transmit a title or property
          5. transmit or serve as the medium for transmission

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            deadly

            adj. 致命的;非常的;死一般的
            adv. 非常;如死一般地
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            1. causing or capable of causing death
            2. of an instrument of certain death
            3. extremely poisonous or injurious; producing venom
            4. involving loss of divine grace or spiritual death
            5. exceedingly harmful

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              decline

              n. 下降;衰退;斜面
              vi. 下降;衰落;谢绝
              vt. 谢绝;婉拒
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              1. change toward something smaller or lower
              2. a condition inferior to an earlier condition; a gradual falling off from a better state
              3. a gradual decrease; as of stored charge or current
              4. a downward slope or bend
              5. grow worse

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                devise

                vt. 设计;想出;发明;图谋;遗赠给
                n. 遗赠
                n. (Devise)人名;(法)德维兹;(英)德维斯
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                1. a will disposing of real property
                2. (law) a gift of real property by will
                3. come up with (an idea, plan, explanation, theory, or principle) after a mental effort
                4. arrange by systematic planning and united effort
                5. give by will, especially real property

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                  differentiate

                  vi. 区分,区别
                  vt. 区分,区别
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                  1. mark as different
                  2. be a distinctive feature, attribute, or trait; sometimes in a very positive sense
                  3. calculate a derivative; take the derivative
                  4. become different during development
                  5. evolve so as to lead to a new species or develop in a way most suited to the environment

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                    dilute

                    adj. 稀释的;淡的
                    vt. 稀释;冲淡;削弱
                    vi. 变稀薄;变淡
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                    1. lessen the strength or flavor of a solution or mixture
                    2. corrupt, debase, or make impure by adding a foreign or inferior substance; often by replacing valuable ingredients with inferior ones
                    3. reduced in strength or concentration or quality or purity

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                      dismal

                      adj. 凄凉的,忧郁的;阴沉的,沉闷的
                      n. 低落的情绪
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                      1. causing dejection

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                        display

                        n. 显示;炫耀
                        vt. 显示;表现;陈列
                        vi. [动] 作炫耀行为
                        adj. 展览的;陈列用的
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                        1. something intended to communicate a particular impression
                        2. something shown to the public
                        3. an electronic device that represents information in visual form
                        4. a visual representation of something
                        5. behavior that makes your feelings public

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                          donate

                          vt. 捐赠;捐献
                          vi. 捐赠;捐献
                          n. 捐赠;捐献
                          n. (Donate)人名;(西)多纳特
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                          1. give to a charity or good cause

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                            dubious

                            adj. 可疑的;暧昧的;无把握的;半信半疑的
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                            1. fraught with uncertainty or doubt
                            2. open to doubt or suspicion
                            3. not convinced

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                              durable

                              adj. 耐用的,持久的
                              n. 耐用品
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                              1. existing for a long time
                              2. serviceable for a long time
                              3. very long lasting

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                                dye

                                n. 染料;染色
                                vt. 染;把…染上颜色
                                vi. 被染色
                                n. (Dye)人名;(英)戴伊
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                                1. a usually soluble substance for staining or coloring e.g. fabrics or hair
                                2. color with dye

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                                  elm

                                  n. [林] 榆树;榆木
                                  adj. 榆树的;榆木的
                                  n. (Elm)人名;(英、法、德、丹、瑞典)埃尔姆
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                                  1. any of various trees of the genus Ulmus: important timber or shade trees
                                  2. hard tough wood of an elm tree; used for e.g. implements and furniture

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                                    emotional

                                    adj. 情绪的;易激动的;感动人的
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                                    1. determined or actuated by emotion rather than reason
                                    2. of more than usual emotion
                                    3. of or pertaining to emotion
                                    4. extravagantly demonstrative
                                    5. (of persons) excessively affected by emotion

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                                      entrance

                                      n. 入口;进入
                                      vt. 使出神,使入迷
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                                      1. something that provides access (to get in or get out)
                                      2. a movement into or inward
                                      3. the act of entering
                                      4. attract; cause to be enamored
                                      5. put into a trance

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                                        environmental

                                        adj. 环境的,周围的;有关环境的
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                                        1. concerned with the ecological effects of altering the environment
                                        2. of or relating to the external conditions or surroundings

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                                          exterior

                                          adj. 外部的;表面的;外在的
                                          n. 外部;表面;外型;外貌
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                                          1. the region that is outside of something
                                          2. the outer side or surface of something
                                          3. situated in or suitable for the outdoors or outside of a building

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                                            extremity

                                            n. 极端;绝境;非常手段;手足
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                                            1. an external body part that projects from the body
                                            2. an extreme condition or state (especially of adversity or disease)
                                            3. the greatest or utmost degree
                                            4. the outermost or farthest region or point
                                            5. that part of a limb that is farthest from the torso

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                                              faint

                                              adj. 模糊的;头晕的;虚弱的;[医] 衰弱的
                                              vi. 昏倒;变得微弱;变得没气力
                                              n. [中医] 昏厥,昏倒
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                                              1. a spontaneous loss of consciousness caused by insufficient blood to the brain
                                              2. pass out from weakness, physical or emotional distress due to a loss of blood supply to the brain
                                              3. deficient in magnitude; barely perceptible; lacking clarity or brightness or loudness etc
                                              4. lacking clarity or distinctness
                                              5. lacking strength or vigor

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                                                formation

                                                n. 形成;构造;编队
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                                                1. an arrangement of people or things acting as a unit
                                                2. a particular spatial arrangement
                                                3. the fabrication of something in a particular shape
                                                4. the act of forming something
                                                5. (geology) the geological features of the earth

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                                                  genre

                                                  n. 类型;种类;体裁;样式;流派;风俗画
                                                  (Genre)人名;(法)让尔
                                                  adj. 风俗画的;以日常情景为主题的
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                                                  1. a kind of literary or artistic work
                                                  2. a style of expressing yourself in writing
                                                  3. an expressive style of music
                                                  4. a class of art (or artistic endeavor) having a characteristic form or technique

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                                                    gravel

                                                    n. 碎石;砂砾
                                                    vt. 用碎石铺;使船搁浅在沙滩上;使困惑
                                                    n. (Gravel)人名;(英、法、西)格拉韦尔
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                                                    1. rock fragments and pebbles
                                                    2. cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations
                                                    3. cover with gravel
                                                    4. be a mystery or bewildering to
                                                    5. unpleasantly harsh or grating in sound

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                                                      hardy

                                                      adj. 坚强的;勇敢的;能吃苦耐劳的;鲁莽的
                                                      n. 强壮的人;耐寒植物;方柄凿
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                                                      1. United States slapstick comedian who played the pompous and overbearing member of the Laurel and Hardy duo who made many films (1892-1957)
                                                      2. English novelist and poet (1840-1928)
                                                      3. having rugged physical strength; inured to fatigue or hardships
                                                      4. resolute and without fear
                                                      5. able to survive under unfavorable conditions

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                                                        hemp

                                                        n. 大麻;麻类植物;大麻烟卷
                                                        adj. 大麻类植物的
                                                        n. (Hemp)人名;(英)亨普
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                                                        1. a plant fiber
                                                        2. any plant of the genus Cannabis; a coarse bushy annual with palmate leaves and clusters of small green flowers; yields tough fibers and narcotic drugs
                                                        3. a rope that is used by a hangman to execute persons who have been condemned to death by hanging

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                                                          impose

                                                          vi. 利用;欺骗;施加影响
                                                          vt. 强加;征税;以…欺骗
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                                                          1. compel to behave in a certain way
                                                          2. impose something unpleasant
                                                          3. impose and collect

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                                                            incinerate

                                                            vi. 把……烧成灰;烧弃
                                                            vt. 焚化;烧成灰
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                                                            1. become reduced to ashes
                                                            2. cause to undergo combustion

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                                                              incompatible

                                                              adj. 不相容的;矛盾的;不能同时成立的
                                                              n. 互不相容的人或事物
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                                                              1. not compatible
                                                              2. used especially of drugs or muscles that counteract or neutralize each other's effect
                                                              3. not suitable to your tastes or needs
                                                              4. incapable of being used with or connected to other devices or components without modification
                                                              5. of words so related that one contrasts with the other

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                                                                inevitably

                                                                adv. 不可避免地;必然地
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                                                                1. in such a manner as could not be otherwise
                                                                2. by necessity

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                                                                  inherent

                                                                  adj. 固有的;内在的;与生俱来的,遗传的
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                                                                  1. existing as an essential constituent or characteristic
                                                                  2. in the nature of something though not readily apparent

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                                                                    inhibit

                                                                    vt. 抑制;禁止
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                                                                    1. to put down by force or authority
                                                                    2. limit the range or extent of

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                                                                      intentionally

                                                                      adv. 故意地,有意地
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                                                                      1. with intention; in an intentional manner

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                                                                        justice

                                                                        n. 司法,法律制裁;正义;法官,审判员
                                                                        n. (Justice)人名;(英)贾斯蒂斯,贾斯蒂丝(女名)
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                                                                        1. the quality of being just or fair
                                                                        2. the administration of law; the act of determining rights and assigning rewards or punishments
                                                                        3. a public official authorized to decide questions brought before a court of justice
                                                                        4. the United States federal department responsible for enforcing federal laws (including the enforcement of all civil rights legislation); created in 1870

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                                                                          kennel

                                                                          n. 狗屋;养狗场;[建] 阴沟;一群狗
                                                                          vt. 把…关进狗舍;宿于狗舍
                                                                          vi. 待在狗舍里
                                                                          n. (Kennel)人名;(德)肯内尔
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                                                                          1. outbuilding that serves as a shelter for a dog
                                                                          2. put up in a kennel

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                                                                            librarian

                                                                            n. 图书馆员;图书管理员
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                                                                            1. a professional person trained in library science and engaged in library services

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                                                                              lodge

                                                                              n. 旅馆;门房;集会处;山林小屋
                                                                              vt. 提出;寄存;借住;嵌入
                                                                              vi. 寄宿;临时住宿
                                                                              n. (Lodge)人名;(英、西)洛奇
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                                                                              1. English physicist who studied electromagnetic radiation and was a pioneer of radiotelegraphy (1851-1940)
                                                                              2. a formal association of people with similar interests
                                                                              3. small house at the entrance to the grounds of a country mansion; usually occupied by a gatekeeper or gardener
                                                                              4. a small (rustic) house used as a temporary shelter
                                                                              5. any of various native American dwellings

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                                                                                mast

                                                                                n. 桅杆;柱;橡树果实
                                                                                vt. 在…上装桅杆
                                                                                n. (Mast)人名;(德、英、法、西、芬)马斯特
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                                                                                1. a vertical spar for supporting sails
                                                                                2. nuts of forest trees (as beechnuts and acorns) accumulated on the ground; used especially as food for swine
                                                                                3. nuts of forest trees used as feed for swine
                                                                                4. any sturdy upright pole

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                                                                                  mercy

                                                                                  n. 仁慈,宽容;怜悯;幸运;善行
                                                                                  n. (Mercy)人名;(英)默西,默茜(女名);(法)梅西
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                                                                                  1. leniency and compassion shown toward offenders by a person or agency charged with administering justice
                                                                                  2. a disposition to be kind and forgiving
                                                                                  3. the feeling that motivates compassion
                                                                                  4. something for which to be thankful
                                                                                  5. alleviation of distress; showing great kindness toward the distressed

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                                                                                    modest

                                                                                    adj. 谦虚的,谦逊的;适度的;端庄的;羞怯的
                                                                                    n. (Modest)人名;(罗)莫代斯特;(德)莫德斯特;(俄)莫杰斯特
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                                                                                    1. marked by simplicity; having a humble opinion of yourself
                                                                                    2. not large but sufficient in size or amount
                                                                                    3. free from pomp or affectation
                                                                                    4. not offensive to sexual mores in conduct or appearance
                                                                                    5. low or inferior in station or quality

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                                                                                      naval

                                                                                      adj. 海军的;军舰的
                                                                                      n. (Naval)人名;(西、德、印)纳瓦尔
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                                                                                      1. connected with or belonging to or used in a navy

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                                                                                        needy

                                                                                        adj. 贫困的;贫穷的;生活艰苦的
                                                                                        n. (Needy)人名;(英)尼迪
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                                                                                        1. needy people collectively
                                                                                        2. poor enough to need help from others
                                                                                        3. demanding or needing attention, affection, or reassurance to an excessive degree

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                                                                                          noxious

                                                                                          adj. 有害的;有毒的;败坏道德的;讨厌的
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                                                                                          1. injurious to physical or mental health

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                                                                                            opponent

                                                                                            n. 对手;反对者;敌手
                                                                                            adj. 对立的;敌对的
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                                                                                            1. a contestant that you are matched against
                                                                                            2. someone who offers opposition
                                                                                            3. characterized by active hostility

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                                                                                              optional

                                                                                              adj. 可选择的,随意的
                                                                                              n. 选修科目
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                                                                                              1. possible but not necessary; left to personal choice

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                                                                                                ore

                                                                                                n. 矿;矿石
                                                                                                n. (Ore)人名;(意、瑞典)奥雷;(英)奥尔
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                                                                                                1. a mineral that contains metal that is valuable enough to be mined
                                                                                                2. a monetary subunit in Denmark and Norway and Sweden; 100 ore equal 1 krona

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                                                                                                  pants

                                                                                                  n. 裤子
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                                                                                                  1. underpants worn by women

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                                                                                                    part-time

                                                                                                    adj. 兼职的;部分时间的
                                                                                                    adv. 兼职地;用部分时间地
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                                                                                                    1. involving less than the standard or customary time for an activity
                                                                                                    2. for less than the standard number of hours

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                                                                                                      permit

                                                                                                      vi. 许可;允许
                                                                                                      vt. 许可;允许
                                                                                                      n. 许可证,执照
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                                                                                                      1. a legal document giving official permission to do something
                                                                                                      2. the act of giving a formal (usually written) authorization
                                                                                                      3. large game fish; found in waters of the West Indies
                                                                                                      4. consent to, give permission
                                                                                                      5. make it possible through a specific action or lack of action for something to happen

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                                                                                                        photography

                                                                                                        n. 摄影;摄影术
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                                                                                                        1. the act of taking and printing photographs
                                                                                                        2. the process of producing images of objects on photosensitive surfaces
                                                                                                        3. the occupation of taking and printing photographs or making movies

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                                                                                                          popular

                                                                                                          adj. 流行的,通俗的;受欢迎的;大众的;普及的
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                                                                                                          1. regarded with great favor, approval, or affection especially by the general public
                                                                                                          2. carried on by or for the people (or citizens) at large
                                                                                                          3. representing or appealing to or adapted for the benefit of the people at large
                                                                                                          4. (of music or art) new and of general appeal (especially among young people)

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                                                                                                            posit

                                                                                                            vt. 安置;假定
                                                                                                            n. 假设;设想
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                                                                                                            1. (logic) a proposition that is accepted as true in order to provide a basis for logical reasoning
                                                                                                            2. put (something somewhere) firmly
                                                                                                            3. put before
                                                                                                            4. take as a given; assume as a postulate or axiom

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                                                                                                              precise

                                                                                                              adj. 精确的;明确的;严格的
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                                                                                                              1. sharply exact or accurate or delimited
                                                                                                              2. (of ideas, images, representations, expressions) characterized by perfect conformity to fact or truth ; strictly correct

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                                                                                                                prevision

                                                                                                                n. 预知;先见
                                                                                                                n. (Prevision)人名;(西)普雷维西翁
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                                                                                                                1. a prophetic vision (as in a dream)
                                                                                                                2. the power to foresee the future
                                                                                                                3. seeing ahead; knowing in advance; foreseeing
                                                                                                                4. the act of predicting (as by reasoning about the future)

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                                                                                                                  quantity

                                                                                                                  n. 量,数量;大量;总量
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                                                                                                                  1. how much there is of something that you can quantify
                                                                                                                  2. an adequate or large amount
                                                                                                                  3. something that has a magnitude and can be represented in mathematical expressions by a constant or a variable

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                                                                                                                    receiver

                                                                                                                    n. 接收器;接受者;收信机;收款员,接待者
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                                                                                                                    1. set that receives radio or tv signals
                                                                                                                    2. (law) a person (usually appointed by a court of law) who liquidates assets or preserves them for the benefit of affected parties
                                                                                                                    3. earphone that converts electrical signals into sounds
                                                                                                                    4. a person who gets something
                                                                                                                    5. a football player who catches (or is supposed to catch) a forward pass

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                                                                                                                      recharge

                                                                                                                      vt. 再充电;再袭击;再控告
                                                                                                                      n. 再袭击;再装填
                                                                                                                      vi. 再袭击
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                                                                                                                      1. load anew with ammunition,
                                                                                                                      2. charge anew

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                                                                                                                        rendition

                                                                                                                        n. 译文;演奏;提供;引渡逃奴
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                                                                                                                        1. a performance of a musical composition or a dramatic role etc.
                                                                                                                        2. an explanation of something that is not immediately obvious
                                                                                                                        3. the act of interpreting something as expressed in an artistic performance

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                                                                                                                          reproduce

                                                                                                                          vt. 复制;再生;生殖;使…在脑海中重现
                                                                                                                          vi. 复制;繁殖
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                                                                                                                          1. make a copy or equivalent of
                                                                                                                          2. have offspring or young
                                                                                                                          3. recreate an idea, mood, atmosphere, etc. as by artistic means
                                                                                                                          4. repeat after memorization

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                                                                                                                            rub

                                                                                                                            vt. 擦;摩擦;惹怒
                                                                                                                            vi. 擦;摩擦;擦破
                                                                                                                            n. 摩擦;障碍;磨损处
                                                                                                                            n. (Rub)人名;(捷)鲁布
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                                                                                                                            1. an unforeseen obstacle
                                                                                                                            2. the act of rubbing or wiping
                                                                                                                            3. move over something with pressure
                                                                                                                            4. cause friction
                                                                                                                            5. scrape or rub as if to relieve itching

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                                                                                                                              sacred

                                                                                                                              adj. 神的;神圣的;宗教的;庄严的
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                                                                                                                              1. concerned with religion or religious purposes
                                                                                                                              2. worthy of respect or dedication
                                                                                                                              3. made or declared or believed to be holy; devoted to a deity or some religious ceremony or use
                                                                                                                              4. worthy of religious veneration
                                                                                                                              5. (often followed by `to') devoted exclusively to a single use or purpose or person

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                                                                                                                                scene

                                                                                                                                n. 场面;情景;景象;事件
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                                                                                                                                1. the place where some action occurs
                                                                                                                                2. an incident (real or imaginary)
                                                                                                                                3. the visual percept of a region
                                                                                                                                4. a consecutive series of pictures that constitutes a unit of action in a film
                                                                                                                                5. a situation treated as an observable object

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                                                                                                                                  secrete

                                                                                                                                  vt. 藏匿;私下侵吞;分泌
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                                                                                                                                  1. generate and separate from cells or bodily fluids
                                                                                                                                  2. place out of sight; keep secret

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                                                                                                                                    sedentary

                                                                                                                                    adj. 久坐的;坐惯的;定栖的;静坐的
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                                                                                                                                    1. requiring sitting or little activity

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                                                                                                                                      seem

                                                                                                                                      vi. 似乎;像是;装作
                                                                                                                                      n. (Seem)人名;(英)西姆
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                                                                                                                                      1. give a certain impression or have a certain outward aspect
                                                                                                                                      2. seem to be true, probable, or apparent
                                                                                                                                      3. appear to exist
                                                                                                                                      4. appear to one's own mind or opinion

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                                                                                                                                        settlement

                                                                                                                                        n. 解决,处理;[会计] 结算;沉降;殖民
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                                                                                                                                        1. a body of people who settle far from home but maintain ties with their homeland; inhabitants remain nationals of their home state but are not literally under the home state's system of government
                                                                                                                                        2. a community of people smaller than a town
                                                                                                                                        3. a conclusive resolution of a matter and disposition of it
                                                                                                                                        4. the act of colonizing; the establishment of colonies
                                                                                                                                        5. something settled or resolved; the outcome of decision making

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                                                                                                                                          shatter

                                                                                                                                          vt. 粉碎;打碎;破坏;破掉;使散开
                                                                                                                                          vi. 粉碎;损坏;落叶
                                                                                                                                          n. 碎片;乱七八糟的状态
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                                                                                                                                          1. break into many pieces
                                                                                                                                          2. break into many pieces

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                                                                                                                                            significance

                                                                                                                                            n. 意义;重要性;意思
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                                                                                                                                            1. the quality of being significant
                                                                                                                                            2. a meaning that is not expressly stated but can be inferred
                                                                                                                                            3. the message that is intended or expressed or signified

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                                                                                                                                              sour

                                                                                                                                              adj. 酸的;发酵的;刺耳的;酸臭的;讨厌的
                                                                                                                                              vi. 发酵;变酸;厌烦
                                                                                                                                              vt. 使变酸;使失望
                                                                                                                                              n. 酸味;苦事
                                                                                                                                              n. (Sour)人名;(柬)索
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                                                                                                                                              1. a cocktail made of a liquor (especially whiskey or gin) mixed with lemon or lime juice and sugar
                                                                                                                                              2. the taste experience when vinegar or lemon juice is taken into the mouth
                                                                                                                                              3. the property of being acidic
                                                                                                                                              4. go sour or spoil
                                                                                                                                              5. make sour or more sour

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                                                                                                                                                staple

                                                                                                                                                n. 主要产品;订书钉;主题;主食
                                                                                                                                                adj. 主要的,大宗生产的;常用的;纺织纤维的
                                                                                                                                                vt. 把…分级;钉住
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                                                                                                                                                1. (usually plural) a necessary commodity for which demand is constant
                                                                                                                                                2. a natural fiber (raw cotton, wool, hemp, flax) that can be twisted to form yarn
                                                                                                                                                3. material suitable for manufacture or use or finishing
                                                                                                                                                4. a short U-shaped wire nail for securing cables
                                                                                                                                                5. paper fastener consisting of a short length of U-shaped wire that can fasten papers together

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                                                                                                                                                  startling

                                                                                                                                                  adj. 令人吃惊的
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                                                                                                                                                  1. so remarkably different or sudden as to cause momentary shock or alarm

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                                                                                                                                                    stellar

                                                                                                                                                    adj. 星的;星球的;主要的;一流的
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                                                                                                                                                    1. indicating the most important performer or role
                                                                                                                                                    2. being or relating to or resembling or emanating from stars

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                                                                                                                                                      successive

                                                                                                                                                      adj. 连续的;继承的;依次的;接替的
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                                                                                                                                                      1. in regular succession without gaps

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                                                                                                                                                        tantalizing

                                                                                                                                                        adj. 撩人的;逗引性的;干着急的
                                                                                                                                                        v. 惹弄;逗弄人(tantalize的ing形式)
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                                                                                                                                                        1. arousing desire or expectation for something unattainable or mockingly out of reach
                                                                                                                                                        2. very pleasantly inviting

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                                                                                                                                                          tectonics

                                                                                                                                                          n. [建] 构造学,[地质] 构造地质学
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                                                                                                                                                          1. the science of architecture
                                                                                                                                                          2. the branch of geology studying the folding and faulting of the earth's crust

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                                                                                                                                                            torpor

                                                                                                                                                            n. 不活泼;麻木;懒散,迟缓
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                                                                                                                                                            1. a state of motor and mental inactivity with a partial suspension of sensibility
                                                                                                                                                            2. inactivity resulting from lethargy and lack of vigor or energy

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                                                                                                                                                              trigger

                                                                                                                                                              vt. 引发,引起;触发
                                                                                                                                                              vi. 松开扳柄
                                                                                                                                                              n. 扳机;[电子] 触发器;制滑机
                                                                                                                                                              n. (Trigger)人名;(英)特里杰
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                                                                                                                                                              1. lever that activates the firing mechanism of a gun
                                                                                                                                                              2. a device that activates or releases or causes something to happen
                                                                                                                                                              3. an act that sets in motion some course of events
                                                                                                                                                              4. put in motion or move to act
                                                                                                                                                              5. release or pull the trigger on