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allegation

n. 主张,断言;辩解
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  1. (law) a formal accusation against somebody (often in a court of law)
  2. statements affirming or denying certain matters of fact that you are prepared to prove

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    boon

    n. 恩惠;福利;利益
    adj. 愉快的;慷慨的
    n. (Boon)人名;(英)布恩;(东南亚国家华语)文;(瑞典、德)博恩;(泰)汶
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    1. a desirable state
    2. very close and convivial

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      bulletin

      n. 公告,公报
      vt. 公布,公告
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      1. a brief report (especially an official statement issued for immediate publication or broadcast)
      2. make public by bulletin

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        campus

        n. (大学)校园;大学,大学生活;校园内的草地
        n. (Campus)人名;(英)坎帕斯;(意、罗)坎普斯;(法)康皮斯
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        1. a field on which the buildings of a university are situated

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          conceive

          vt. 怀孕;构思;以为;持有
          vi. 怀孕;设想;考虑
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          1. have the idea for
          2. judge or regard; look upon; judge
          3. become pregnant; undergo conception

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            conference

            n. 会议;讨论;协商;联盟;(正式)讨论会;[工会、工党用语](每年的)大会
            vi. 举行或参加(系列)会议
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            1. a prearranged meeting for consultation or exchange of information or discussion (especially one with a formal agenda)
            2. an association of sports teams that organizes matches for its members
            3. a discussion among participants who have an agreed (serious) topic

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              consistently

              adv. 一贯地;一致地;坚实地
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              1. in a systematic or consistent manner

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                criterion

                n. (批评判断的)标准;准则;规范;准据
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                1. a basis for comparison; a reference point against which other things can be evaluated
                2. the ideal in terms of which something can be judged

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                  decompose

                  vi. 分解;使腐烂
                  vt. 分解;腐烂
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                  1. separate (substances) into constituent elements or parts
                  2. lose a stored charge, magnetic flux, or current
                  3. break down

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                    depredation

                    n. 掠夺;破坏,破坏痕迹
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                    1. an act of plundering and pillaging and marauding
                    2. (usually plural) a destructive action

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                      deter

                      vt. 制止,阻止;使打消念头
                      n. (Deter)人名;(德)德特尔
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                      1. try to prevent; show opposition to
                      2. turn away from by persuasion

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                        dialect

                        n. 方言,土话;同源语;行话;个人用语特征
                        adj. 方言的
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                        1. the usage or vocabulary that is characteristic of a specific group of people

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                          digest

                          vt. 消化;吸收;融会贯通
                          vi. 消化
                          n. 文摘;摘要
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                          1. a periodical that summarizes the news
                          2. something that is compiled (as into a single book or file)
                          3. convert food into absorbable substances
                          4. arrange and integrate in the mind
                          5. put up with something or somebody unpleasant

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                            directory

                            n. [计] 目录;工商名录;姓名地址录
                            adj. 指导的;咨询的
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                            1. an alphabetical list of names and addresses
                            2. (computer science) a listing of the files stored in memory (usually on a hard disk)

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                              discard

                              vt. 抛弃;放弃;丢弃
                              vi. 放弃
                              n. 抛弃;被丢弃的东西或人
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                              1. anything that is cast aside or discarded
                              2. (cards) the act of throwing out a useless card or to failing to follow suit
                              3. getting rid something that is regarded as useless or undesirable
                              4. throw or cast away

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                                dissenter

                                n. 持异议者;反对者
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                                1. a person who dissents from some established policy

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                                  dormant

                                  adj. 休眠的;静止的;睡眠状态的;隐匿的
                                  n. (Dormant)人名;(法)多尔芒
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                                  1. of e.g. volcanos; not erupting and not extinct
                                  2. lying with head on paws as if sleeping
                                  3. in a condition of biological rest or suspended animation
                                  4. inactive but capable of becoming active

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                                    dump

                                    vt. 倾倒;倾卸;丢下,卸下;摆脱,扔弃;倾销
                                    vi. 倒垃圾;突然跌倒或落下;卸货;转嫁(责任等)
                                    n. 垃圾场;仓库;无秩序地累积
                                    n. (英)邓普(人名,男子教名Humphrey、Humphry的昵称)
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                                    1. a coarse term for defecation
                                    2. a piece of land where waste materials are dumped
                                    3. (computer science) a copy of the contents of a computer storage device; sometimes used in debugging programs
                                    4. a place where supplies can be stored
                                    5. throw away as refuse

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                                      ecology

                                      n. 生态学;社会生态学
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                                      1. the environment as it relates to living organisms
                                      2. the branch of biology concerned with the relations between organisms and their environment

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                                        eliminate

                                        vt. 消除;排除
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                                        1. terminate or take out
                                        2. do away with
                                        3. kill in large numbers
                                        4. dismiss from consideration or a contest
                                        5. eliminate from the body

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                                          entry

                                          n. 进入;入口;条目;登记;报关手续;对土地的侵占
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                                          1. an item inserted in a written record
                                          2. the act of beginning something new
                                          3. a written record of a commercial transaction
                                          4. something (manuscripts or architectural plans and models or estimates or works of art of all genres etc.) submitted for the judgment of others (as in a competition)
                                          5. something that provides access (to get in or get out)

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                                            exhibit

                                            vt. 展览;显示;提出(证据等)
                                            n. 展览品;证据;展示会
                                            vi. 展出;开展览会
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                                            1. an object or statement produced before a court of law and referred to while giving evidence
                                            2. something shown to the public
                                            3. show an attribute, property, knowledge, or skill
                                            4. to show, make visible or apparent
                                            5. show or demonstrate something to an interested audience

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                                              faculty

                                              n. 科,系;能力;全体教员
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                                              1. one of the inherent cognitive or perceptual powers of the mind
                                              2. the body of teachers and administrators at a school

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                                                fiber

                                                n. 纤维;光纤(等于fibre)
                                                n. (Fiber)人名;(匈)菲贝尔
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                                                1. a slender and greatly elongated solid substance
                                                2. the inherent complex of attributes that determine a persons moral and ethical actions and reactions
                                                3. a leatherlike material made by compressing layers of paper or cloth

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                                                  fidelity

                                                  n. 保真度;忠诚;精确;尽责
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                                                  1. accuracy with which an electronic system reproduces the sound or image of its input signal
                                                  2. the quality of being faithful

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                                                    focus

                                                    n. 焦点;中心;清晰;焦距
                                                    vt. 使集中;使聚焦
                                                    vi. 集中;聚焦;调节焦距
                                                    n. (Focus)人名;(瑞典)福库斯
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                                                    1. the concentration of attention or energy on something
                                                    2. maximum clarity or distinctness of an image rendered by an optical system
                                                    3. maximum clarity or distinctness of an idea
                                                    4. a central point or locus of an infection in an organism
                                                    5. special emphasis attached to something

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                                                      franchise

                                                      n. 特权;公民权;经销权;管辖权
                                                      vt. 给…以特许(或特权);赋予公民权
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                                                      1. an authorization to sell a company's goods or services in a particular place
                                                      2. a business established or operated under an authorization to sell or distribute a company's goods or services in a particular area
                                                      3. a statutory right or privilege granted to a person or group by a government (especially the rights of citizenship and the right to vote)
                                                      4. grant a franchise to

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                                                        furry

                                                        adj. 毛皮的;盖着毛皮的;似毛皮的
                                                        n. (Furry)人名;(英)弗里
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                                                        1. covered with a dense coat of fine silky hairs

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                                                          gallery

                                                          n. 画廊;走廊;旁听席;地道
                                                          vt. 在…修建走廊;在…挖地道
                                                          vi. 挖地道
                                                          n. (Gallery)人名;(英)加勒里
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                                                          1. spectators at a golf or tennis match
                                                          2. a porch along the outside of a building (sometimes partly enclosed)
                                                          3. a room or series of rooms where works of art are exhibited
                                                          4. a long usually narrow room used for some specific purpose
                                                          5. a covered corridor (especially one extending along the wall of a building and supported with arches or columns)

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                                                            gap

                                                            n. 间隙;缺口;空白
                                                            vi. 裂开
                                                            vt. 使成缺口
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                                                            1. a conspicuous disparity or difference as between two figures
                                                            2. an open or empty space in or between things
                                                            3. a narrow opening
                                                            4. a pass between mountain peaks
                                                            5. a difference (especially an unfortunate difference) between two opinions or two views or two situations

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                                                              gin

                                                              n. 杜松子酒;网;[机] 三角起重机
                                                              vi. 喝杜松子酒; 用陷阱(或网)捕捉,诱捕(猎物)
                                                              n. (Gin)人名;(朝)紧;(俄)吉恩;(英、缅)金;(日)訚(名)
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                                                              1. strong liquor flavored with juniper berries
                                                              2. a trap for birds or small mammals; often has a slip noose
                                                              3. a machine that separates the seeds from raw cotton fibers
                                                              4. a form of rummy in which a player can go out if the cards remaining in their hand total less than 10 points
                                                              5. separate the seeds from (cotton) with a cotton gin

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                                                                governor

                                                                n. 主管人员;统治者,管理者;[自] 调节器;地方长官
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                                                                1. the head of a state government
                                                                2. a control that maintains a steady speed in a machine (as by controlling the supply of fuel)

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                                                                  haul

                                                                  n. 拖,拉;用力拖拉;努力得到的结果;捕获物;一网捕获的鱼量;拖运距离
                                                                  vt. 拖运;拖拉
                                                                  vi. 拖,拉;改变主意;改变方向
                                                                  n. (Haul)人名;(德)豪尔
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                                                                  1. the act of drawing or hauling something
                                                                  2. the quantity that was caught
                                                                  3. draw slowly or heavily
                                                                  4. transport in a vehicle

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                                                                    highlight

                                                                    vt. 突出;强调;使显著;加亮
                                                                    n. 最精彩的部分;最重要的事情;加亮区
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                                                                    1. the most interesting or memorable part
                                                                    2. an area of lightness in a picture
                                                                    3. move into the foreground to make more visible or prominent
                                                                    4. apply a highlighter to one's cheeks or eyebrows in order to make them more prominent

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                                                                      ignition

                                                                      n. 点火,点燃;着火,燃烧;点火开关,点火装置
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                                                                      1. the process of initiating combustion or catching fire
                                                                      2. the mechanism that ignites the fuel in an internal-combustion engine
                                                                      3. the act of setting something on fire

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                                                                        impair

                                                                        vt. 损害;削弱;减少
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                                                                        1. make worse or less effective
                                                                        2. make imperfect

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                                                                          imprecise

                                                                          adj. 不精确的;不严密的;不确切的
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                                                                          1. not precise

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                                                                            integrity

                                                                            n. 完整;正直;诚实;廉正
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                                                                            1. an undivided or unbroken completeness or totality with nothing wanting
                                                                            2. moral soundness

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                                                                              lawn

                                                                              n. 草地;草坪
                                                                              n. (Lawn)人名;(缅)朗
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                                                                              1. a field of cultivated and mowed grass

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                                                                                least

                                                                                adj. 最小的;最少的(little的最高级)
                                                                                adv. 最小;最少
                                                                                n. 最小;最少
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                                                                                1. something that is of no importance
                                                                                2. the superlative of `little' that can be used with mass nouns and is usually preceded by `the'; a quantifier meaning smallest in amount or extent or degree
                                                                                3. used to form the superlative

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                                                                                  miserable

                                                                                  adj. 悲惨的;痛苦的;卑鄙的
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                                                                                  1. very unhappy; full of misery
                                                                                  2. deserving or inciting pity
                                                                                  3. of the most contemptible kind
                                                                                  4. of very poor quality or condition
                                                                                  5. characterized by physical misery

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                                                                                    myth

                                                                                    n. 神话;虚构的人,虚构的事
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                                                                                    1. a traditional story accepted as history; serves to explain the world view of a people

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                                                                                      nucleus

                                                                                      n. 核,核心;原子核
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                                                                                      1. a part of the cell containing DNA and RNA and responsible for growth and reproduction
                                                                                      2. the positively charged dense center of an atom
                                                                                      3. a small group of indispensable persons or things
                                                                                      4. (astronomy) the center of the head of a comet; consists of small solid particles of ice and frozen gas that vaporizes on approaching the sun to form the coma and tail
                                                                                      5. any histologically identifiable mass of neural cell bodies in the brain or spinal cord

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                                                                                        oder

                                                                                        n. 奥得河(欧洲中部河流)
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                                                                                        1. a European river; flows into the Baltic Sea

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                                                                                          optical

                                                                                          adj. 光学的;眼睛的,视觉的
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                                                                                          1. relating to or using sight
                                                                                          2. of or relating to or involving light or optics
                                                                                          3. of or relating to or resembling the eye

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                                                                                            outstanding

                                                                                            adj. 杰出的;显著的;未解决的;未偿付的
                                                                                            n. 未偿贷款
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                                                                                            1. distinguished from others in excellence
                                                                                            2. having a quality that thrusts itself into attention
                                                                                            3. owed as a debt
                                                                                            4. of major significance or importance

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                                                                                              overcome

                                                                                              vt. 克服;胜过
                                                                                              vi. 克服;得胜
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                                                                                              1. win a victory over
                                                                                              2. get on top of; deal with successfully
                                                                                              3. overcome, as with emotions or perceptual stimuli
                                                                                              4. overcome, usually through no fault or weakness of the person that is overcome

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                                                                                                owl

                                                                                                n. 猫头鹰;枭;惯于晚上活动的人
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                                                                                                1. nocturnal bird of prey with hawk-like beak and claws and large head with front-facing eyes

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                                                                                                  permeate

                                                                                                  vt. 渗透,透过;弥漫
                                                                                                  vi. 弥漫;透入;散布
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                                                                                                  1. spread or diffuse through
                                                                                                  2. pass through
                                                                                                  3. penetrate mutually or be interlocked

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                                                                                                    personnel

                                                                                                    n. 人事部门;全体人员
                                                                                                    adj. 人员的;有关人事的
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                                                                                                    1. group of people willing to obey orders
                                                                                                    2. the department responsible for hiring and training and placing employees and for seting policies for personnel management

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                                                                                                      physiology

                                                                                                      n. 生理学;生理机能
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                                                                                                      1. the branch of the biological sciences dealing with the functioning of organisms
                                                                                                      2. processes and functions of an organism

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                                                                                                        picky

                                                                                                        adj. 挑剔的;吹毛求疵的
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                                                                                                        1. exacting especially about details

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                                                                                                          picturesque

                                                                                                          adj. 独特的;生动的;别致的;图画般的
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                                                                                                          1. suggesting or suitable for a picture; pretty as a picture
                                                                                                          2. strikingly expressive

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                                                                                                            pointed

                                                                                                            adj. 尖的;突出的;锐利的;率直的
                                                                                                            v. 指出;瞄准(point的过去式)
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                                                                                                            1. having a point
                                                                                                            2. direct and obvious in meaning or reference; often unpleasant

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                                                                                                              positive

                                                                                                              adj. 积极的;[数] 正的,[医][化学] 阳性的;确定的,肯定的;实际的,真实的;绝对的
                                                                                                              n. 正数;[摄] 正片
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                                                                                                              1. a film showing a photographic image whose tones correspond to those of the original subject
                                                                                                              2. characterized by or displaying affirmation or acceptance or certainty etc.
                                                                                                              3. having a positive electric charge
                                                                                                              4. involving advantage or good
                                                                                                              5. indicating existence or presence of a suspected condition or pathogen

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                                                                                                                potter

                                                                                                                n. 陶艺家,制陶工人
                                                                                                                vt. 闲混,虚度
                                                                                                                vi. 闲逛;慢条斯理地做事
                                                                                                                n. (Potter)人名;(英、荷、德、葡)波特
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                                                                                                                1. a craftsman who shapes pottery on a potter's wheel and bakes them it a kiln
                                                                                                                2. do random, unplanned work or activities or spend time idly
                                                                                                                3. work lightly
                                                                                                                4. move around aimlessly

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                                                                                                                  predominate

                                                                                                                  vt. 支配,主宰;在…中占优势
                                                                                                                  vi. 占主导(或支配)地位;占优势
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                                                                                                                  1. be larger in number, quantity, power, status or importance
                                                                                                                  2. appear very large or occupy a commanding position
                                                                                                                  3. having superior power and influence

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                                                                                                                    principal

                                                                                                                    adj. 主要的;资本的
                                                                                                                    n. 首长;校长;资本;当事人
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                                                                                                                    1. the original amount of a debt on which interest is calculated
                                                                                                                    2. the educator who has executive authority for a school
                                                                                                                    3. an actor who plays a principal role
                                                                                                                    4. capital as contrasted with the income derived from it
                                                                                                                    5. the major party to a financial transaction at a stock exchange; buys and sells for his own account

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                                                                                                                      proprietor

                                                                                                                      n. 业主;所有者;经营者
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                                                                                                                      1. (law) someone who owns (is legal possessor of) a business

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                                                                                                                        quiescent

                                                                                                                        adj. 静止的;不活动的;沉寂的
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                                                                                                                        1. not active or activated
                                                                                                                        2. marked by a state of tranquil repose
                                                                                                                        3. being quiet or still or inactive
                                                                                                                        4. causing no symptoms

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                                                                                                                          raise

                                                                                                                          vt. 提高;筹集;养育;升起
                                                                                                                          vi. 上升
                                                                                                                          n. 高地;上升;加薪
                                                                                                                          n. (Raise)人名;(英)雷兹
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                                                                                                                          1. the amount a salary is increased
                                                                                                                          2. an upward slope or grade (as in a road)
                                                                                                                          3. increasing the size of a bet (as in poker)
                                                                                                                          4. the act of raising something
                                                                                                                          5. raise the level or amount of something

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                                                                                                                            rally

                                                                                                                            vi. 团结;重整;恢复;(网球等)连续对打
                                                                                                                            vt. 团结;集合;恢复健康、力量等
                                                                                                                            n. 集会;回复;公路赛车会
                                                                                                                            n. (Rally)人名;(罗)拉利
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                                                                                                                            1. a large gathering of people intended to arouse enthusiasm
                                                                                                                            2. the feat of mustering strength for a renewed effort
                                                                                                                            3. a marked recovery of strength or spirits during an illness
                                                                                                                            4. an automobile race run over public roads
                                                                                                                            5. (sports) an unbroken sequence of several successive strokes

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                                                                                                                              relay

                                                                                                                              vi. 转播;接替
                                                                                                                              n. [电] 继电器;接替,接替人员;驿马
                                                                                                                              vt. 转播;使接替;分程传递
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                                                                                                                              1. the act of passing something along from one person or group to another
                                                                                                                              2. a crew of workers who relieve another crew
                                                                                                                              3. a fresh team to relieve weary draft animals
                                                                                                                              4. electrical device such that current flowing through it in one circuit can switch on and off a current in a second circuit
                                                                                                                              5. pass along

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                                                                                                                                repertoire

                                                                                                                                n. 全部节目;计算机指令系统;(美)某人或机器的全部技能
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                                                                                                                                1. the entire range of skills or aptitudes or devices used in a particular field or occupation
                                                                                                                                2. a collection of works (plays, songs, operas, ballets) that an artist or company can perform and do perform for short intervals on a regular schedule

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                                                                                                                                  shrimp

                                                                                                                                  n. 虾;小虾;矮小的人
                                                                                                                                  vi. 捕虾
                                                                                                                                  adj. 有虾的;虾制的
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                                                                                                                                  1. disparaging terms for small people
                                                                                                                                  2. any of various edible decapod crustaceans
                                                                                                                                  3. small slender-bodied chiefly marine decapod crustaceans with a long tail and single pair of pincers; many species are edible
                                                                                                                                  4. fish for shrimp

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                                                                                                                                    soccer

                                                                                                                                    n. 英式足球,足球
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                                                                                                                                    1. a football game in which two teams of 11 players try to kick or head a ball into the opponents' goal

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                                                                                                                                      solar

                                                                                                                                      adj. 太阳的;日光的;利用太阳光的;与太阳相关的
                                                                                                                                      n. 日光浴室
                                                                                                                                      n. (Solar)人名;(法、英、意、西、塞、捷)索拉尔
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                                                                                                                                      1. relating to or derived from the sun or utilizing the energies of the sun

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                                                                                                                                        solid

                                                                                                                                        adj. 固体的;可靠的;立体的;结实的;一致的
                                                                                                                                        n. 固体;立方体
                                                                                                                                        n. (Solid)人名;(瑞典)索利德
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                                                                                                                                        1. a substance that is solid at room temperature and pressure
                                                                                                                                        2. the state in which a substance has no tendency to flow under moderate stress; resists forces (such as compression) that tend to deform it; and retains a definite size and shape
                                                                                                                                        3. a three-dimensional shape
                                                                                                                                        4. of definite shape and volume; firm; neither liquid nor gaseous
                                                                                                                                        5. characterized by good substantial quality

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                                                                                                                                          starch

                                                                                                                                          n. 淀粉;刻板,生硬
                                                                                                                                          vt. 给…上浆
                                                                                                                                          n. (Starch)人名;(英)斯塔奇;(德、捷)施塔希
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                                                                                                                                          1. a complex carbohydrate found chiefly in seeds, fruits, tubers, roots and stem pith of plants, notably in corn, potatoes, wheat, and rice; an important foodstuff and used otherwise especially in adhesives and as fillers and stiffeners for paper and textiles
                                                                                                                                          2. stiffen with starch

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                                                                                                                                            sweeping

                                                                                                                                            n. 扫除;垃圾
                                                                                                                                            adj. 彻底的;广泛的;扫荡的
                                                                                                                                            v. 打扫;扫除(sweep的现在分词形式)
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                                                                                                                                            1. the act of cleaning with a broom
                                                                                                                                            2. taking in or moving over (or as if over) a wide area; often used in combination
                                                                                                                                            3. ignoring distinctions

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                                                                                                                                              swift

                                                                                                                                              n. 褐雨燕
                                                                                                                                              adj. 快的;迅速的;敏捷的;立刻的
                                                                                                                                              adv. 迅速地
                                                                                                                                              n. (Swift)人名;(英)斯威夫特
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                                                                                                                                              1. United States meat-packer who began the use of refrigerated railroad cars (1839-1903)
                                                                                                                                              2. an English satirist born in Ireland (1667-1745)
                                                                                                                                              3. a small bird that resembles a swallow and is noted for its rapid flight
                                                                                                                                              4. common western lizard; seen on logs or rocks
                                                                                                                                              5. moving very fast

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                                                                                                                                                talent

                                                                                                                                                n. 才能;天才;天资
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                                                                                                                                                1. natural abilities or qualities
                                                                                                                                                2. a person who possesses unusual innate ability in some field or activity

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                                                                                                                                                  tendon

                                                                                                                                                  n. [解剖] 腱
                                                                                                                                                  n. (Tendon)人名;(法)唐东
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                                                                                                                                                  1. a cord or band of inelastic tissue connecting a muscle with its bony attachment

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                                                                                                                                                    trilogy

                                                                                                                                                    n. 三部曲;三部剧
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                                                                                                                                                    1. a set of three literary or dramatic works related in subject or theme

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                                                                                                                                                      twinkling

                                                                                                                                                      n. 闪烁;瞬间
                                                                                                                                                      adj. 闪烁的;闪亮的
                                                                                                                                                      v. 闪烁(twinkling的ing形式)
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                                                                                                                                                      1. a very short time (as the time it takes the eye blink or the heart to beat)
                                                                                                                                                      2. shining intermittently with a sparkling light

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                                                                                                                                                        unequal

                                                                                                                                                        adj. 不平等的;不规则的;不胜任的
                                                                                                                                                        n. 不等同的事物
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                                                                                                                                                        1. not equal in amount
                                                                                                                                                        2. poorly balanced or matched in quantity or value or measure

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                                                                                                                                                          urgent

                                                                                                                                                          adj. 紧急的;急迫的
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                                                                                                                                                          1. compelling immediate action

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                                                                                                                                                            utility

                                                                                                                                                            n. 实用;效用;公共设施;功用
                                                                                                                                                            adj. 实用的;通用的;有多种用途的
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                                                                                                                                                            1. a company that performs a public service; subject to government regulation
                                                                                                                                                            2. the quality of being of practical use
                                                                                                                                                            3. the service (electric power or water or transportation) provided by a public utility
                                                                                                                                                            4. (economics) a measure that is to be maximized in any situation involving choice
                                                                                                                                                            5. (computer science) a program designed for general support of the processes of a computer

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                                                                                                                                                              vein

                                                                                                                                                              n. 血管;叶脉;[地质] 岩脉;纹理;翅脉;性情
                                                                                                                                                              vt. 使成脉络;象脉络般分布于
                                                                                                                                                              n. (Vein)人名;(英)维因;(塞)魏因
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                                                                                                                                                              1. a blood vessel that carries blood from the capillaries toward the heart
                                                                                                                                                              2. a distinctive style or manner
                                                                                                                                                              3. any of the vascular bundles or ribs that form the branching framework of conducting and supporting tissues in a leaf or other plant organ
                                                                                                                                                              4. a layer of ore between layers of rock
                                                                                                                                                              5. one of the horny ribs that stiffen and support the wing of an insect