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cascade

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n. 层叠;小瀑布;喷流
vi. 像瀑布般冲下或倾泻
v. 使瀑布似地落下
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  1. a small waterfall or series of small waterfalls
  2. a succession of stages or operations or processes or units
  3. a sudden downpour (as of tears or sparks etc) likened to a rain shower
  4. rush down in big quantities, like a cascade
  5. arrange (open windows) on a computer desktop so that they overlap each other, with the title bars visible
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    character

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    n. 性格,品质;特性;角色;[计] 字符
    vt. 印,刻;使具有特征
    n. (Character)人名;(英)克拉克特
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    1. an imaginary person represented in a work of fiction (play or film or story)
    2. a characteristic property that defines the apparent individual nature of something
    3. the inherent complex of attributes that determine a persons moral and ethical actions and reactions
    4. an actor's portrayal of someone in a play
    5. a person of a specified kind (usually with many eccentricities)
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      Q

      chart

      A

      n. 图表;海图;图纸;排行榜
      vt. 绘制…的图表;在海图上标出;详细计划;记录;记述;跟踪(进展或发展
      n. (Chart)人名;(泰)察
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      1. a visual display of information
      2. a map designed to assist navigation by air or sea
      3. make a chart of
      4. plan in detail
      5. represent by means of a graph
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        Q

        circulation

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        n. 流通,传播;循环;发行量
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        1. the dissemination of copies of periodicals (as newspapers or magazines)
        2. movement through a circuit; especially the movement of blood through the heart and blood vessels
        3. (library science) the count of books that are loaned by a library over a specified period
        4. number of copies of a newspaper or magazine that are sold
        5. free movement or passage through a series of vessels (as of water through pipes or sap through a plant)
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          Q

          complement

          A

          n. 补语;余角;补足物
          vt. 补足,补助
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          1. a word or phrase used to complete a grammatical construction
          2. a complete number or quantity
          3. number needed to make up a whole force
          4. something added to complete or make perfect
          5. one of a series of enzymes in the blood serum that are part of the immune response
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            Q

            conductor

            A

            n. 导体;售票员;领导者;管理人
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            1. the person who leads a musical group
            2. a device designed to transmit electricity, heat, etc.
            3. a substance that readily conducts e.g. electricity and heat
            4. the person who collects fares on a public conveyance
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              congress

              A

              n. 国会;代表大会;会议;社交
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              1. the legislature of the United States government
              2. a meeting of elected or appointed representatives
              3. a national legislative assembly
              4. the act of sexual procreation between a man and a woman; the man's penis is inserted into the woman's vagina and excited until orgasm and ejaculation occur
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                couple

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                n. 对;夫妇;数个
                vi. 结合;成婚
                vt. 结合;连接;连合
                n. (Couple)人名;(法)库普勒
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                1. a small indefinite number
                2. a pair of people who live together
                3. a pair who associate with one another
                4. two items of the same kind
                5. (physics) something joined by two equal and opposite forces that act along parallel lines
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                  coupon

                  A

                  n. 息票;赠券;联票;[经] 配给券
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                  1. a negotiable certificate that can be detached and redeemed as needed
                  2. a test sample of some substance
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                    Q

                    critique

                    A

                    n. 批评;评论文章
                    vt. 批判;评论
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                    1. an essay or article that gives a critical evaluation (as of a book or play)
                    2. a serious examination and judgment of something
                    3. appraise critically
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                      Q

                      crown

                      A

                      n. 王冠;花冠;王权;顶点
                      vt. 加冕;居…之顶;表彰;使圆满完成
                      n. (Crown)人名;(英)克朗
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                      1. the Crown (or the reigning monarch) as the symbol of the power and authority of a monarchy
                      2. the part of a tooth above the gum that is covered with enamel
                      3. a wreath or garland worn on the head to signify victory
                      4. an ornamental jewelled headdress signifying sovereignty
                      5. the part of a hat (the vertex) that covers the crown of the head
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                        cue

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                        n. 提示,暗示;线索
                        vt. 给…暗示
                        n. (Cue)人名;(西)库埃
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                        1. an actor's line that immediately precedes and serves as a reminder for some action or speech
                        2. evidence that helps to solve a problem
                        3. a stimulus that provides information about what to do
                        4. sports implement consisting of a tapering rod used to strike a cue ball in pool or billiards
                        5. assist (somebody acting or reciting) by suggesting the next words of something forgotten or imperfectly learned
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                          defect

                          A

                          n. 缺点,缺陷;不足之处
                          vi. 变节;叛变
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                          1. an imperfection in a bodily system
                          2. a failing or deficiency
                          3. an imperfection in a device or machine
                          4. a mark or flaw that spoils the appearance of something (especially on a person's body)
                          5. desert (a cause, a country or an army), often in order to join the opposing cause, country, or army
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                            Q

                            dehydrate

                            A

                            vt. 使…脱水;使极其口渴;使丧失力量和兴趣等
                            vi. 脱水;去水
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                            1. preserve by removing all water and liquids from
                            2. remove water from
                            3. lose water or moisture
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                              Q

                              difference

                              A

                              n. 差异;不同;争执
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                              1. the quality of being unlike or dissimilar
                              2. a variation that deviates from the standard or norm
                              3. a disagreement or argument about something important
                              4. a significant change
                              5. the number that remains after subtraction; the number that when added to the subtrahend gives the minuend
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                                disaster

                                A

                                n. 灾难,灾祸;不幸
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                                1. a state of extreme (usually irremediable) ruin and misfortune
                                2. an event resulting in great loss and misfortune
                                3. an act that has disastrous consequences
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                                  distinctive

                                  A

                                  adj. 有特色的,与众不同的
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                                  1. of a feature that helps to distinguish a person or thing
                                  2. capable of being classified
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                                    Q

                                    drawback

                                    A

                                    n. 缺点,不利条件;退税
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                                    1. the quality of being a hindrance
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                                      Q

                                      drop

                                      A

                                      vt. 滴;使降低;使终止;随口漏出
                                      vi. 下降;终止
                                      n. 滴;落下;空投;微量;滴剂
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                                      1. a small indefinite quantity (especially of a liquid)
                                      2. a shape that is spherical and small
                                      3. a sudden sharp decrease in some quantity
                                      4. a steep high face of rock
                                      5. a predetermined hiding place for the deposit and distribution of illicit goods (such as drugs or stolen property)
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                                        Q

                                        evolve

                                        A

                                        vt. 发展,进化;进化;使逐步形成;推断出
                                        vi. 发展,进展;进化;逐步形成
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                                        1. work out
                                        2. undergo development or evolution
                                        3. gain through experience
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                                          Q

                                          expel

                                          A

                                          vt. 驱逐;开除
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                                          1. force to leave or move out
                                          2. put out or expel from a place
                                          3. remove from a position or office
                                          4. cause to flee
                                          5. eliminate (substances) from the body
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                                            Q

                                            extract

                                            A

                                            vt. 提取;取出;摘录;榨取
                                            n. 汁;摘录;榨出物;选粹
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                                            1. a solution obtained by steeping or soaking a substance (usually in water)
                                            2. a passage selected from a larger work
                                            3. remove, usually with some force or effort; also used in an abstract sense
                                            4. get despite difficulties or obstacles
                                            5. deduce (a principle) or construe (a meaning)
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                                              Q

                                              fancy

                                              A

                                              n. 幻想;想像力;爱好
                                              adj. 想象的;奇特的;昂贵的;精选的
                                              vt. 想象;喜爱;设想;自负
                                              vi. 幻想;想象
                                              n. (Fancy)人名;(法)方西
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                                              1. something many people believe that is false
                                              2. a kind of imagination that was held by Coleridge to be more casual and superficial than true imagination
                                              3. a predisposition to like something
                                              4. imagine; conceive of; see in one's mind
                                              5. have a fancy or particular liking or desire for
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                                                Q

                                                fatal

                                                A

                                                adj. 致命的;重大的;毁灭性的;命中注定的
                                                n. (Fatal)人名;(葡、芬)法塔尔
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                                                1. bringing death
                                                2. having momentous consequences; of decisive importance
                                                3. (of events) having extremely unfortunate or dire consequences; bringing ruin
                                                4. controlled or decreed by fate; predetermined
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                                                  Q

                                                  finalize

                                                  A

                                                  vt. 完成;使结束
                                                  vi. 把最后定下来;定案
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                                                  1. make final; put the last touches on; put into final form
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                                                    Q

                                                    flask

                                                    A

                                                    n. [分化] 烧瓶;长颈瓶,细颈瓶;酒瓶,携带瓶
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                                                    1. bottle that has a narrow neck
                                                    2. the quantity a flask will hold
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                                                      Q

                                                      fluctuate

                                                      A

                                                      vi. 波动;涨落;动摇
                                                      vt. 使波动;使动摇
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                                                      1. cause to fluctuate or move in a wavelike pattern
                                                      2. move or sway in a rising and falling or wavelike pattern
                                                      3. be unstable
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                                                        Q

                                                        frugal

                                                        A

                                                        adj. 节俭的;朴素的;花钱少的
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                                                        1. avoiding waste
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                                                          Q

                                                          genetics

                                                          A

                                                          n. 遗传学
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                                                          1. the branch of biology that studies heredity and variation in organisms
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                                                            Q

                                                            germinate

                                                            A

                                                            vt. 使发芽;使生长
                                                            vi. 发芽;生长
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                                                            1. produce buds, branches, or germinate
                                                            2. work out
                                                            3. cause to grow or sprout
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                                                              Q

                                                              glorify

                                                              A

                                                              vt. 赞美;美化;崇拜(神);使更壮丽
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                                                              1. praise, glorify, or honor
                                                              2. bestow glory upon
                                                              3. elevate or idealize, in allusion to Christ's transfiguration
                                                              4. cause to seem more splendid
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                                                                Q

                                                                hawk

                                                                A

                                                                vt. 兜售,沿街叫卖;捕捉;咳出
                                                                vi. 清嗓;咳嗽;像鹰一般地袭击
                                                                n. 鹰;鹰派成员;掠夺他人的人
                                                                n. (Hawk)人名;(英)霍克;(西)奥克
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                                                                1. diurnal bird of prey typically having short rounded wings and a long tail
                                                                2. an advocate of an aggressive policy on foreign relations
                                                                3. a square board with a handle underneath; used by masons to hold or carry mortar
                                                                4. sell or offer for sale from place to place
                                                                5. hunt with hawks
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                                                                  Q

                                                                  humanity

                                                                  A

                                                                  n. 人类;人道;仁慈;人文学科
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                                                                  1. the quality of being humane
                                                                  2. the quality of being human
                                                                  3. all of the living human inhabitants of the earth
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                                                                    Q

                                                                    iceberg

                                                                    A

                                                                    n. [地理] 冰山;显露部分
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                                                                    1. a large mass of ice floating at sea; usually broken off of a polar glacier
                                                                    2. lettuce with crisp tightly packed light-green leaves in a firm head
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                                                                      Q

                                                                      jot

                                                                      A

                                                                      vt. 略记;摘要记载下来
                                                                      n. 少量;稍许
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                                                                      1. a brief (and hurriedly handwritten) note
                                                                      2. a slight but appreciable addition
                                                                      3. write briefly or hurriedly; write a short note of
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                                                                        Q

                                                                        kid

                                                                        A

                                                                        n. 小孩;小山羊
                                                                        vt. 欺骗;取笑;戏弄
                                                                        vi. 欺骗;取笑;戏弄
                                                                        adj. 小山羊皮制的;较年幼的
                                                                        n. (Kid)人名;(英)基德
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                                                                        1. a young person of either sex
                                                                        2. soft smooth leather from the hide of a young goat
                                                                        3. English dramatist (1558-1594)
                                                                        4. a human offspring (son or daughter) of any age
                                                                        5. young goat
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                                                                          Q

                                                                          kingdom

                                                                          A

                                                                          n. 王国;界;领域
                                                                          n. (Kingdom)人名;(英)金德姆
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                                                                          1. a domain in which something is dominant
                                                                          2. a country with a king as head of state
                                                                          3. the domain ruled by a king or queen
                                                                          4. a monarchy with a king or queen as head of state
                                                                          5. the highest taxonomic group into which organisms are grouped; one of five biological categories: Monera or Protoctista or Plantae or Fungi or Animalia
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                                                                            Q

                                                                            lasting

                                                                            A

                                                                            adj. 持久的;永恒的
                                                                            n. [纺] 厚实斜纹织物
                                                                            v. 持续;维持(last的ing形式)
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                                                                            1. continuing or enduring without marked change in status or condition or place
                                                                            2. existing for a long time
                                                                            3. retained; not shed
                                                                            4. lasting a long time without change
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                                                                              Q

                                                                              license

                                                                              A

                                                                              n. 执照,许可证;特许
                                                                              vt. 许可;特许;发许可证给
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                                                                              1. a legal document giving official permission to do something
                                                                              2. freedom to deviate deliberately from normally applicable rules or practices (especially in behavior or speech)
                                                                              3. excessive freedom; lack of due restraint
                                                                              4. the act of giving a formal (usually written) authorization
                                                                              5. authorize officially
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                                                                                Q

                                                                                liquid

                                                                                A

                                                                                adj. 液体的;清澈的;明亮的;易变的
                                                                                n. 液体,流体;流音
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                                                                                1. a substance that is liquid at room temperature and pressure
                                                                                2. the state in which a substance exhibits a characteristic readiness to flow with little or no tendency to disperse and relatively high incompressibility
                                                                                3. a substance in the fluid state of matter having no fixed shape but a fixed volume
                                                                                4. a frictionless continuant that is not a nasal consonant (especially `l' and `r')
                                                                                5. existing as or having characteristics of a liquid; especially tending to flow
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                                                                                  Q

                                                                                  litter

                                                                                  A

                                                                                  n. 垃圾;轿,担架;一窝(动物的幼崽);凌乱
                                                                                  vt. 乱丢;给…垫褥草;把…弄得乱七八糟
                                                                                  vi. 产仔;乱扔废弃物
                                                                                  n. (Litter)人名;(匈、德)利特
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                                                                                  1. the offspring at one birth of a multiparous mammal
                                                                                  2. rubbish carelessly dropped or left about (especially in public places)
                                                                                  3. conveyance consisting of a chair or bed carried on two poles by bearers
                                                                                  4. material used to provide a bed for animals
                                                                                  5. strew
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                                                                                    Q

                                                                                    machinery

                                                                                    A

                                                                                    n. 机械;机器;机构;机械装置
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                                                                                    1. machines or machine systems collectively
                                                                                    2. a system of means and activities whereby a social institution functions
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                                                                                      Q

                                                                                      magnitude

                                                                                      A

                                                                                      n. 大小;量级;[地震] 震级;重要;光度
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                                                                                      1. the property of relative size or extent (whether large or small)
                                                                                      2. a number assigned to the ratio of two quantities; two quantities are of the same order of magnitude if one is less than 10 times as large as the other; the number of magnitudes that the quantities differ is specified to within a power of 10
                                                                                      3. relative importance
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                                                                                        Q

                                                                                        methanol

                                                                                        A

                                                                                        n. [有化] 甲醇(methyl alcohol)
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                                                                                        1. a light volatile flammable poisonous liquid alcohol; used as an antifreeze and solvent and fuel and as a denaturant for ethyl alcohol
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                                                                                          Q

                                                                                          microorganism

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                                                                                          n. [微] 微生物;微小动植物
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                                                                                          1. any organism of microscopic size
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                                                                                            Q

                                                                                            negative

                                                                                            A

                                                                                            adj. [数] 负的;消极的;否定的;阴性的
                                                                                            n. 否定;负数;[摄] 底片
                                                                                            vt. 否定;拒绝
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                                                                                            1. a reply of denial
                                                                                            2. a piece of photographic film showing an image with black and white tones reversed
                                                                                            3. vote against; refuse to endorse; refuse to assent
                                                                                            4. characterized by or displaying negation or denial or opposition or resistance; having no positive features
                                                                                            5. having a negative electric charge
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                                                                                              Q

                                                                                              newsletter

                                                                                              A

                                                                                              n. 时事通讯
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                                                                                              1. report or open letter giving informal or confidential news of interest to a special group
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                                                                                                Q

                                                                                                nightmare

                                                                                                A

                                                                                                n. 恶梦;梦魇般的经历
                                                                                                adj. 可怕的;噩梦似的
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                                                                                                1. a situation resembling a terrifying dream
                                                                                                2. a terrifying or deeply upsetting dream
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                                                                                                  Q

                                                                                                  observe

                                                                                                  A

                                                                                                  vt. 观察;遵守;说;注意到;评论
                                                                                                  vi. 观察;说;注意到;评论
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                                                                                                  1. discover or determine the existence, presence, or fact of
                                                                                                  2. make mention of
                                                                                                  3. observe with care or pay close attention to
                                                                                                  4. watch attentively
                                                                                                  5. show respect towards
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                                                                                                    Q

                                                                                                    pertinent

                                                                                                    A

                                                                                                    adj. 相关的,相干的;中肯的;切题的
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                                                                                                    1. having precise or logical relevance to the matter at hand
                                                                                                    2. being of striking appropriateness and pertinence
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                                                                                                      Q

                                                                                                      pin

                                                                                                      A

                                                                                                      n. 大头针,别针,针;栓;琐碎物
                                                                                                      vt. 钉住;压住;将……用针别住
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                                                                                                      1. a piece of jewelry that is pinned onto the wearer's garment
                                                                                                      2. when a wrestler's shoulders are forced to the mat
                                                                                                      3. small markers inserted into a surface to mark scores or define locations etc.
                                                                                                      4. a number you choose and use to gain access to various accounts
                                                                                                      5. informal terms of the leg
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                                                                                                        Q

                                                                                                        pioneer

                                                                                                        A

                                                                                                        n. 先锋;拓荒者
                                                                                                        vt. 开辟;倡导;提倡
                                                                                                        vi. 作先驱
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                                                                                                        1. someone who helps to open up a new line of research or technology or art
                                                                                                        2. one the first colonists or settler in a new territory
                                                                                                        3. open up an area or prepare a way
                                                                                                        4. take the lead or initiative in; participate in the development of
                                                                                                        5. open up and explore a new area
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                                                                                                          Q

                                                                                                          plunge

                                                                                                          A

                                                                                                          n. 投入;跳进
                                                                                                          vi. 突然地下降;投入;陷入;跳进
                                                                                                          vt. 使陷入;使投入;使插入
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                                                                                                          1. a brief swim in water
                                                                                                          2. a steep and rapid fall
                                                                                                          3. thrust or throw into
                                                                                                          4. drop steeply
                                                                                                          5. dash violently or with great speed or impetuosity
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                                                                                                            Q

                                                                                                            prime

                                                                                                            A

                                                                                                            adj. 主要的;最好的;基本的
                                                                                                            adv. 极好地
                                                                                                            n. 初期;青年;精华;全盛时期
                                                                                                            vt. 使准备好;填装
                                                                                                            vi. 作准备
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                                                                                                            1. a number that has no factor but itself and 1
                                                                                                            2. the period of greatest prosperity or productivity
                                                                                                            3. the second canonical hour; about 6 a.m.
                                                                                                            4. the time of maturity when power and vigor are greatest
                                                                                                            5. insert a primer into (a gun, mine, or charge) preparatory to detonation or firing
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                                                                                                              Q

                                                                                                              quit

                                                                                                              A

                                                                                                              vt. 离开;放弃;停止;使…解除
                                                                                                              vi. 离开;辞职;停止
                                                                                                              n. 离开;[计] 退出
                                                                                                              adj. 摆脱了…的;已经了结的
                                                                                                              n. (Quit)人名;(英)奎特
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                                                                                                              1. put an end to a state or an activity
                                                                                                              2. give up or retire from a position
                                                                                                              3. go away or leave
                                                                                                              4. turn away from; give up
                                                                                                              5. give up in the face of defeat of lacking hope; admit defeat
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                                                                                                                Q

                                                                                                                random

                                                                                                                A

                                                                                                                adj. [数] 随机的;任意的;胡乱的
                                                                                                                n. 随意
                                                                                                                adv. 胡乱地
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                                                                                                                1. lacking any definite plan or order or purpose; governed by or depending on chance
                                                                                                                2. taken haphazardly
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                                                                                                                  Q

                                                                                                                  reference

                                                                                                                  A

                                                                                                                  n. 参考,参照;涉及,提及;参考书目;介绍信;证明书
                                                                                                                  vi. 引用
                                                                                                                  vt. 引用
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                                                                                                                  1. a remark that calls attention to something or someone
                                                                                                                  2. a short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage
                                                                                                                  3. an indicator that orients you generally
                                                                                                                  4. a book to which you can refer for authoritative facts
                                                                                                                  5. a formal recommendation by a former employer to a potential future employer describing the person's qualifications and dependability
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                                                                                                                    Q

                                                                                                                    repute

                                                                                                                    A

                                                                                                                    n. 名誉;声望
                                                                                                                    vt. 名誉;认为;把…称为
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                                                                                                                    1. the state of being held in high esteem and honor
                                                                                                                    2. look on as or consider
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                                                                                                                      Q

                                                                                                                      ridge

                                                                                                                      A

                                                                                                                      n. 山脊;山脉;屋脊
                                                                                                                      vt. 使成脊状;作垄
                                                                                                                      vi. 成脊状
                                                                                                                      n. (Ridge)人名;(英)里奇
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                                                                                                                      1. a long narrow natural elevation or striation
                                                                                                                      2. any long raised strip
                                                                                                                      3. a long narrow natural elevation on the floor of the ocean
                                                                                                                      4. a long narrow range of hills
                                                                                                                      5. any long raised border or margin of a bone or tooth or membrane
                                                                                                                        60
                                                                                                                        Q

                                                                                                                        rodeo

                                                                                                                        A

                                                                                                                        n. 竞技表演;竞技者
                                                                                                                        vi. 竞技
                                                                                                                        n. (Rodeo)人名;(西)罗德奥
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                                                                                                                        1. an exhibition of cowboy skills
                                                                                                                        2. an enclosure for cattle that have been rounded up
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                                                                                                                          Q

                                                                                                                          satellite

                                                                                                                          A

                                                                                                                          n. 卫星;人造卫星;随从;卫星国家
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                                                                                                                          1. man-made equipment that orbits around the earth or the moon
                                                                                                                          2. a person who follows or serves another
                                                                                                                          3. any celestial body orbiting around a planet or star
                                                                                                                          4. broadcast or disseminate via satellite
                                                                                                                          5. surrounding and dominated by a central authority or power
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                                                                                                                            Q

                                                                                                                            satire

                                                                                                                            A

                                                                                                                            n. 讽刺;讽刺文学,讽刺作品
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                                                                                                                            1. witty language used to convey insults or scorn
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                                                                                                                              Q

                                                                                                                              scarf

                                                                                                                              A

                                                                                                                              n. 围巾;嵌接,嵌接处;头巾领巾
                                                                                                                              vt. 披嵌接;用围巾围
                                                                                                                              n. (Scarf)人名;(英)斯卡夫
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                                                                                                                              1. a garment worn around the head or neck or shoulders for warmth or decoration
                                                                                                                              2. a joint made by notching the ends of two pieces of timber or metal so that they will lock together end-to-end
                                                                                                                              3. masturbate while strangling oneself
                                                                                                                              4. unite by a scarf joint
                                                                                                                              5. wrap in or adorn with a scarf
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                                                                                                                                Q

                                                                                                                                simplicity

                                                                                                                                A

                                                                                                                                n. 朴素;简易;天真;愚蠢
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                                                                                                                                1. the quality of being simple or uncompounded
                                                                                                                                2. a lack of penetration or subtlety
                                                                                                                                3. absence of affectation or pretense
                                                                                                                                4. freedom from difficulty or hardship or effort
                                                                                                                                5. lack of ornamentation
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                                                                                                                                  Q

                                                                                                                                  somewhat

                                                                                                                                  A

                                                                                                                                  n. 几分;某物
                                                                                                                                  adv. 有点;多少;几分;稍微
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                                                                                                                                  1. to a small degree or extent
                                                                                                                                  2. to a moderately sufficient extent or degree
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                                                                                                                                    Q

                                                                                                                                    soothe

                                                                                                                                    A

                                                                                                                                    vt. 安慰;使平静;缓和
                                                                                                                                    vi. 起抚慰作用
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                                                                                                                                    1. give moral or emotional strength to
                                                                                                                                    2. cause to feel better
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                                                                                                                                      Q

                                                                                                                                      sophisticated

                                                                                                                                      A

                                                                                                                                      adj. 复杂的;精致的;久经世故的;富有经验的
                                                                                                                                      v. 使变得世故;使迷惑;篡改(sophisticate的过去分词形式)
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                                                                                                                                      1. having or appealing to those having worldly knowledge and refinement and savoir-faire
                                                                                                                                      2. ahead in development; complex or intricate
                                                                                                                                      3. intellectually appealing
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                                                                                                                                        Q

                                                                                                                                        spin

                                                                                                                                        A

                                                                                                                                        vi. 旋转;纺纱;吐丝;晕眩
                                                                                                                                        vt. 使旋转;纺纱;编造;结网
                                                                                                                                        n. 旋转;疾驰
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                                                                                                                                        1. a swift whirling motion (usually of a missile)
                                                                                                                                        2. the act of rotating rapidly
                                                                                                                                        3. a short drive in a car
                                                                                                                                        4. rapid descent of an aircraft in a steep spiral
                                                                                                                                        5. a distinctive interpretation (especially as used by politicians to sway public opinion)
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                                                                                                                                          Q

                                                                                                                                          spinet

                                                                                                                                          A

                                                                                                                                          n. 小型立式钢琴;古时的小型竖琴
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                                                                                                                                          1. a small and compactly built upright piano
                                                                                                                                          2. early model harpsichord with only one string per note
                                                                                                                                            70
                                                                                                                                            Q

                                                                                                                                            spot

                                                                                                                                            A

                                                                                                                                            n. 地点;斑点
                                                                                                                                            vt. 认出;弄脏;用灯光照射
                                                                                                                                            vi. 沾上污渍;满是斑点
                                                                                                                                            adj. 现场的;现货买卖的
                                                                                                                                            adv. 准确地;恰好
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                                                                                                                                            1. a point located with respect to surface features of some region
                                                                                                                                            2. a short section or illustration (as between radio or tv programs or in a magazine) that is often used for advertising
                                                                                                                                            3. a blemish made by dirt
                                                                                                                                            4. a small contrasting part of something
                                                                                                                                            5. a section of an entertainment that is assigned to a specific performer or performance
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                                                                                                                                              Q

                                                                                                                                              station

                                                                                                                                              A

                                                                                                                                              n. 车站;驻地;地位;身分
                                                                                                                                              vt. 配置;安置;驻扎
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                                                                                                                                              1. a facility equipped with special equipment and personnel for a particular purpose
                                                                                                                                              2. proper or designated social situation
                                                                                                                                              3. (nautical) the location to which a ship or fleet is assigned for duty
                                                                                                                                              4. the position where someone (as a guard or sentry) stands or is assigned to stand
                                                                                                                                              5. assign to a station
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                                                                                                                                                Q

                                                                                                                                                suite

                                                                                                                                                A

                                                                                                                                                n. (一套)家具;套房;组曲;(一批)随员,随从
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                                                                                                                                                1. a musical composition of several movements only loosely connected
                                                                                                                                                2. apartment consisting of a series of connected rooms used as a living unit (as in a hotel)
                                                                                                                                                3. the group following and attending to some important person
                                                                                                                                                4. a matching set of furniture
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                                                                                                                                                  Q

                                                                                                                                                  token

                                                                                                                                                  A

                                                                                                                                                  n. 表征;代币;记号
                                                                                                                                                  adj. 象征的;表意的;作为对某事的保证的
                                                                                                                                                  vt. 象征;代表
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                                                                                                                                                  1. an individual instance of a type of symbol
                                                                                                                                                  2. a metal or plastic disk that can be used (as a substitute for coins) in slot machines
                                                                                                                                                  3. something of sentimental value
                                                                                                                                                  4. insignificantly small; a matter of form only (`tokenish' is informal)
                                                                                                                                                    74
                                                                                                                                                    Q

                                                                                                                                                    trivial

                                                                                                                                                    A

                                                                                                                                                    adj. 不重要的,琐碎的;琐细的
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                                                                                                                                                    1. (informal) small and of little importance
                                                                                                                                                    2. obvious and dull
                                                                                                                                                    3. of little substance or significance
                                                                                                                                                    4. concerned with trivialities
                                                                                                                                                    5. not large enough to consider or notice
                                                                                                                                                      75
                                                                                                                                                      Q

                                                                                                                                                      turn-out

                                                                                                                                                      A

                                                                                                                                                      n. 分道叉
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                                                                                                                                                      1. the group that gathers together for a particular occasion
                                                                                                                                                      2. a part of a road that has been widened to allow cars to pass or park
                                                                                                                                                      3. a short stretch of railroad track used to store rolling stock or enable trains on the same line to pass
                                                                                                                                                      4. what is produced in a given time period
                                                                                                                                                      5. a set of clothing (with accessories)
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                                                                                                                                                        Q

                                                                                                                                                        turnpike

                                                                                                                                                        A

                                                                                                                                                        n. [税收] 收费高速公路;收税关卡
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                                                                                                                                                        1. (from 16th to 19th centuries) gates set across a road to prevent passage until a toll had been paid
                                                                                                                                                        2. an expressway on which tolls are collected
                                                                                                                                                          77
                                                                                                                                                          Q

                                                                                                                                                          unaided

                                                                                                                                                          A

                                                                                                                                                          adj. 未受协助的;无助的
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                                                                                                                                                          1. carried out without aid or assistance
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                                                                                                                                                            Q

                                                                                                                                                            unsubstantiated

                                                                                                                                                            A

                                                                                                                                                            adj. 未经证实的,无事实根据的
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                                                                                                                                                            1. unsupported by other evidence
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                                                                                                                                                              Q

                                                                                                                                                              version

                                                                                                                                                              A

                                                                                                                                                              n. 版本;译文;倒转术
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                                                                                                                                                              1. an interpretation of a matter from a particular viewpoint
                                                                                                                                                              2. something a little different from others of the same type
                                                                                                                                                              3. a written work (as a novel) that has been recast in a new form
                                                                                                                                                              4. a written communication in a second language having the same meaning as the written communication in a first language
                                                                                                                                                              5. a mental representation of the meaning or significance of something
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                                                                                                                                                                Q

                                                                                                                                                                warp

                                                                                                                                                                A

                                                                                                                                                                n. 弯曲,歪曲;偏见;乖戾
                                                                                                                                                                vt. 使变形;使有偏见;曲解
                                                                                                                                                                vi. 变歪,变弯;曲解
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                                                                                                                                                                1. a twist or aberration; especially a perverse or abnormal way of judging or acting
                                                                                                                                                                2. a shape distorted by twisting or folding
                                                                                                                                                                3. a moral or mental distortion
                                                                                                                                                                4. yarn arranged lengthways on a loom and crossed by the woof
                                                                                                                                                                5. make false by mutilation or addition; as of a message or story