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allay

vt.使镇定,使缓和
to subdue or reduce in intensity or severity; alleviate

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allegiance

n.忠诚,拥护
devotion or loyalty to a person, group or cause

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alleviate

v.缓和,减轻
relieve, lessen

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alliterate

v.压头韵
the repetition of usually initial consonant sounds in two or more neighboring words or syllables

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allowance

n.津贴,补助,宽容,允许
a share or portion allotted or granted

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allude

vi.暗示,间接提到
to make indirect reference; broadly; refer

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alluring

adj.吸引人的,诱惑的,迷人的
charming to entice by charm or attraction

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aloft

adv.在空中,在高处,在上
at or toward the upper rigging

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aloof

adj.冷淡的,孤零零的
removed or distant either physically or emotionally

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alphabetical

adj.字母(表)的
arranged in the order of the letters of the alphabet

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altruism

n.利他主义,不自私
unselfish regard for or devotion to the welfare of others

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amalgamate

v.合并,混合
to merge into a single body

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amass

v.积聚,收集
to collect for oneself; accumulate

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ambiguous

adj.含糊的,不明确的
doubtful or uncertain especially from obscurity or indistinctness

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amble

vi.漫步
to walk slowly or leisurely; stroll

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ambrosial

adj.芬香的,特别美味的
suggestive of ambrosia; fragrant for delicious

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ameliorate

vt.改善,改良,变好
to make better or more tolerable

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amenable

adj.应服从的,有服从义务的,有责任的
responsive to advice, authority or suggestion; tractable

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amenity

n.适意,温和,礼仪
something that conduces to comfort, convenience ot enjoyment

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amiable

adj.亲切的,和蔼可亲的
being friendly, sociable and congenial

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amicable

adj.友善的,和平的
characterized by friendly goodwill; peaceable

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amnesia

n.(医)健忘症,记忆缺失
partial or total loss of memory, usually resulting from shock, psychological disturbance, brain, injury or illness

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amorphous

adj.无定形的,散漫的
having no definite form; shapeless

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amphibian

n.两栖动物,水陆两用飞机,水陆两用车

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amplify

vt.扩大,详述,使增幅

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amplitude

n.广大,充足,振幅
the quality or state of being ample; fullness

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amulet

n.护身符
a charm(as on ornament) often inscribed with a magic incantation or symbol to pretect the wearer against evil(as disease or withcraft) or to aid him

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anaerobic

adj.厌氧的
n.厌氧微生物
living, active, occurring or existing in the obsence of free oxygen

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analgesic

n.镇痛剂

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analogy

n.类似,相似,类比,类推
resemblance to some particulars between things otherwise unlike; similarity;
comparison based on such resemblance