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accident

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n. 事故;意外;[法] 意外事件;机遇
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  1. a mishap; especially one causing injury or death
  2. anything that happens by chance without an apparent cause
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    Q

    accompany

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    vt. 陪伴,伴随;伴奏
    vi. 伴奏,伴唱
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    1. be associated with
    2. go or travel along with
    3. perform an accompaniment to
    4. be a companion to somebody
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      acquaint

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      vt. 使熟悉;使认识
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      1. cause to come to know personally
      2. make familiar or acquainted
      3. inform
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        Q

        adobe

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        n. 土砖,砖坯
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        1. the clay from which adobe bricks are made
        2. sun-dried brick; used in hot dry climates
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          Q

          amateur

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          n. 爱好者;业余爱好者;外行
          adj. 业余的;外行的
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          1. someone who pursues a study or sport as a pastime
          2. does not play for pay
          3. engaged in as a pastime
          4. lacking professional skill or expertise
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            Q

            articulate

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            vt. 清晰地发(音);明确有力地表达;用关节连接;使相互连贯
            vi. 发音;清楚地讲话;用关节连接起来
            adj. 发音清晰的;口才好的;有关节的
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            1. provide with a joint
            2. put into words or an expression
            3. speak, pronounce, or utter in a certain way
            4. express or state clearly
            5. expressing yourself easily or characterized by clear expressive language
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              aspect

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              n. 方面;方向;形势;外貌
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              1. a distinct feature or element in a problem
              2. a characteristic to be considered
              3. the visual percept of a region
              4. the beginning or duration or completion or repetition of the action of a verb
              5. the feelings expressed on a person's face
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                Q

                asthma

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                n. [内科][中医] 哮喘,气喘
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                1. respiratory disorder characterized by wheezing; usually of allergic origin
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                  avenue

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                  n. 大街;林荫大道;[比喻](达到某物的)途径,手段,方法,渠道
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                  1. a line of approach
                  2. a wide street or thoroughfare
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                    Q

                    barb

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                    vt. 装倒钩于
                    n. 箭头鱼钩等的倒钩;伤人的话
                    n. (Barb)人名;(英)巴布;(法、罗)巴尔布;(匈)鲍尔布
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                    1. an aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect
                    2. the pointed part of barbed wire
                    3. a subsidiary point facing opposite from the main point that makes an arrowhead or spear hard to remove
                    4. one of the parallel filaments projecting from the main shaft of a feather
                    5. provide with barbs
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                      barrel

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                      vt. 把……装入桶内
                      n. 桶;枪管,炮管
                      vi. 快速移动
                      n. (Barrel)人名;(法、意)巴雷尔
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                      1. a tube through which a bullet travels when a gun is fired
                      2. a cylindrical container that holds liquids
                      3. a bulging cylindrical shape; hollow with flat ends
                      4. the quantity that a barrel (of any size) will hold
                      5. any of various units of capacity
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                        bead

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                        n. 珠子;滴;念珠
                        vi. 形成珠状,起泡
                        vt. 用珠装饰;使成串珠状
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                        1. a small ball with a hole through the middle
                        2. a shape that is spherical and small
                        3. a beaded molding for edging or decorating furniture
                        4. form into beads, as of water or sweat, for example
                        5. decorate by sewing beads onto
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                          clumsy

                          A

                          adj. 笨拙的
                          笨拙地
                          不得当的
                          不得当地
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                          1. lacking grace in movement or posture
                          2. not elegant or graceful in expression
                          3. difficult to handle or manage especially because of shape
                          4. showing lack of skill or aptitude
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                            coherent

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                            adj. 连贯的,一致的;明了的;清晰的;凝聚性的;互相偶合的;粘在一起的
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                            1. marked by an orderly, logical, and aesthetically consistent relation of parts
                            2. capable of thinking and expressing yourself in a clear and consistent manner
                            3. sticking together
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                              compass

                              A

                              n. 指南针,罗盘;圆规
                              vt. 包围
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                              1. navigational instrument for finding directions
                              2. an area in which something acts or operates or has power or control:
                              3. the limit of capability
                              4. drafting instrument used for drawing circles
                              5. bring about; accomplish
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                                compose

                                A

                                vt. 构成;写作;使平静;排…的版
                                vi. 组成;作曲;排字
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                                1. form the substance of
                                2. write music
                                3. produce a literary work
                                4. put together out of existing material
                                5. calm (someone, especially oneself); make quiet
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                                  Q

                                  concept

                                  A

                                  n. 观念,概念
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                                  1. an abstract or general idea inferred or derived from specific instances
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                                    configuration

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                                    n. 配置;结构;外形
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                                    1. an arrangement of parts or elements
                                    2. any spatial attributes (especially as defined by outline)
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                                      consort

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                                      vi. 结交;陪伴;符合
                                      vt. 使结合;使联系
                                      n. 配偶;伙伴
                                      n. (Consort)人名;(西)孔索尔特
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                                      1. the husband or wife of a reigning monarch
                                      2. a family of similar musical instrument playing together
                                      3. keep company with; hang out with
                                      4. go together
                                      5. keep company
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                                        constantly

                                        A

                                        adv. 不断地;时常地
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                                        1. seemingly uninterrupted
                                        2. without variation or change
                                        3. without interruption
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                                          Q

                                          contact

                                          A

                                          n. 接触,联系
                                          vt. 使接触,联系
                                          vi. 使接触,联系
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                                          1. close interaction
                                          2. the state or condition of touching or of being in immediate proximity
                                          3. the act of touching physically
                                          4. the physical coming together of two or more things
                                          5. a person who is in a position to give you special assistance
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                                            contradict

                                            A

                                            vt. 反驳;否定;与…矛盾;与…抵触
                                            vi. 反驳;否认;发生矛盾
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                                            1. be in contradiction with
                                            2. deny the truth of
                                            3. be resistant to
                                            4. prove negative; show to be false
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                                              correspond

                                              A

                                              vi. 符合,一致;相应;通信
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                                              1. be compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their characteristics
                                              2. be equivalent or parallel, in mathematics
                                              3. exchange messages
                                              4. take the place of or be parallel or equivalent to
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                                                declaration

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                                                n. (纳税品等的)申报;宣布;公告;申诉书
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                                                1. a statement that is emphatic and explicit (spoken or written)
                                                2. (law) unsworn statement that can be admitted in evidence in a legal transaction
                                                3. a statement of taxable goods or of dutiable properties
                                                4. (contract bridge) the highest bid becomes the contract setting the number of tricks that the bidder must make
                                                5. a formal public statement
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                                                  Q

                                                  decrease

                                                  A

                                                  n. 减少,减小;减少量
                                                  vi. 减少,减小
                                                  vt. 减少,减小
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                                                  1. a change downward
                                                  2. a process of becoming smaller or shorter
                                                  3. the amount by which something decreases
                                                  4. the act of decreasing or reducing something
                                                  5. decrease in size, extent, or range
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                                                    Q

                                                    delectable

                                                    A

                                                    adj. 美味的;令人愉快的
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                                                    1. extremely pleasing to the sense of taste
                                                    2. capable of arousing desire
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                                                      dependable

                                                      A

                                                      adj. 可靠的,可信赖的;可信任的
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                                                      1. worthy of reliance or trust
                                                      2. worthy of being depended on
                                                      3. consistent in performance or behavior
                                                      4. financially sound
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                                                        Q

                                                        descend

                                                        A

                                                        vi. 下降;下去;下来;遗传;屈尊
                                                        vt. 下去;沿…向下
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                                                        1. move downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way
                                                        2. come from; be connected by a relationship of blood, for example
                                                        3. do something that one considers to be below one's dignity
                                                        4. come as if by falling
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                                                          Q

                                                          disrepute

                                                          A

                                                          n. 不光彩,坏名声
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                                                          1. the state of being held in low esteem
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                                                            diversion

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                                                            n. 转移;消遣;分散注意力
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                                                            1. an activity that diverts or amuses or stimulates
                                                            2. a turning aside (of your course or attention or concern)
                                                            3. an attack calculated to draw enemy defense away from the point of the principal attack
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                                                              efficient

                                                              A

                                                              adj. 有效率的;有能力的;生效的
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                                                              1. being effective without wasting time or effort or expense
                                                              2. able to accomplish a purpose; functioning effectively
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                                                                Q

                                                                effluent

                                                                A

                                                                n. 污水;流出物;废气
                                                                adj. 流出的,发出的
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                                                                1. water mixed with waste matter
                                                                2. that is flowing outward
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                                                                  Q

                                                                  emergence

                                                                  A

                                                                  n. 出现,浮现;发生;露头
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                                                                  1. the gradual beginning or coming forth
                                                                  2. the becoming visible
                                                                  3. the act of emerging
                                                                  4. the act of coming (or going) out; becoming apparent
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                                                                    Q

                                                                    entrenched

                                                                    A

                                                                    adj. 根深蒂固的;确立的,不容易改的
                                                                    v. 确立;保证;挖掘壕沟(entrench的过去分词)
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                                                                    1. dug in
                                                                    2. established firmly and securely
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                                                                      Q

                                                                      exciting

                                                                      A

                                                                      adj. 令人兴奋的;使人激动的
                                                                      v. 激动;刺激(excite的ing形式);唤起
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                                                                      1. creating or arousing excitement
                                                                      2. stimulating interest and discussion
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                                                                        Q

                                                                        extra

                                                                        A

                                                                        adv. 特别地,非常;另外
                                                                        n. 临时演员;号外;额外的事物;上等产品
                                                                        adj. 额外的,另外收费的;特大的
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                                                                        1. a minor actor in crowd scenes
                                                                        2. an additional edition of a newspaper (usually to report a crisis)
                                                                        3. something additional of the same kind
                                                                        4. more than is needed, desired, or required
                                                                        5. added to a regular schedule
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                                                                          Q

                                                                          feat

                                                                          A

                                                                          n. 功绩,壮举;技艺表演
                                                                          adj. 合适的;灵巧的
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                                                                          1. a notable achievement
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                                                                            Q

                                                                            filter

                                                                            A

                                                                            vi. 滤过;渗入;慢慢传开
                                                                            n. 滤波器;[化工] 过滤器;筛选;滤光器
                                                                            vt. 过滤;渗透;用过滤法除去
                                                                            n. (Filter)人名;(德)菲尔特
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                                                                            1. device that removes something from whatever passes through it
                                                                            2. an electrical device that alters the frequency spectrum of signals passing through it
                                                                            3. remove by passing through a filter
                                                                            4. pass through
                                                                            5. run or flow slowly, as in drops or in an unsteady stream
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                                                                              Q

                                                                              fragrant

                                                                              A

                                                                              adj. 芳香的;愉快的
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                                                                              1. pleasant-smelling
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                                                                                Q

                                                                                gigantic

                                                                                A

                                                                                adj. 巨大的,庞大的
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                                                                                1. so exceedingly large or extensive as to suggest a giant or mammoth
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                                                                                  Q

                                                                                  grain

                                                                                  A

                                                                                  n. 粮食;颗粒;[作物] 谷物;纹理
                                                                                  vi. 成谷粒
                                                                                  vt. 使成谷粒
                                                                                  n. (Grain)人名;(法)格兰
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                                                                                  1. a small hard particle
                                                                                  2. foodstuff prepared from the starchy grains of cereal grasses
                                                                                  3. a weight unit used for pearls or diamonds: 50 mg or 1/4 carat
                                                                                  4. 1/60 dram; equals an avoirdupois grain or 64.799 milligrams
                                                                                  5. 1/7000 pound; equals a troy grain or 64.799 milligrams
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                                                                                    Q

                                                                                    grudge

                                                                                    A

                                                                                    vt. 怀恨;吝惜;妒忌;不情愿做
                                                                                    n. 怨恨;恶意;妒忌
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                                                                                    1. a resentment strong enough to justify retaliation
                                                                                    2. bear a grudge; harbor ill feelings
                                                                                    3. accept or admit unwillingly
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                                                                                      Q

                                                                                      gull

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                                                                                      n. [鸟] 鸥;笨人;易受骗之人
                                                                                      vt. 骗;欺诈
                                                                                      n. (Gull)人名;(意、罗、瑞典)古尔;(英)格尔
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                                                                                      1. a person who is gullible and easy to take advantage of
                                                                                      2. mostly white aquatic bird having long pointed wings and short legs
                                                                                      3. make a fool or dupe of
                                                                                      4. fool or hoax
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                                                                                        Q

                                                                                        harness

                                                                                        A

                                                                                        vt. 治理;套;驾驭;披上甲胄;利用
                                                                                        n. 马具;甲胄;挽具状带子;降落伞背带
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                                                                                        1. a support consisting of an arrangement of straps for holding something to the body (especially one supporting a person suspended from a parachute)
                                                                                        2. stable gear consisting of an arrangement of leather straps fitted to a draft animal so that it can be attached to and pull a cart
                                                                                        3. put a harness
                                                                                        4. exploit the power of
                                                                                        5. control and direct with or as if by reins
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                                                                                          Q

                                                                                          henceforth

                                                                                          A

                                                                                          adv. 今后;自此以后
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                                                                                          1. from this time forth; from now on
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                                                                                            Q

                                                                                            hierarchy

                                                                                            A

                                                                                            n. 层级;等级制度
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                                                                                            1. a series of ordered groupings of people or things within a system
                                                                                            2. the organization of people at different ranks in an administrative body
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                                                                                              Q

                                                                                              hint

                                                                                              A

                                                                                              n. 暗示;线索
                                                                                              vt. 暗示;示意
                                                                                              vi. 示意
                                                                                              n. (Hint)人名;(英)欣特;(法)安特
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                                                                                              1. an indirect suggestion
                                                                                              2. a slight indication
                                                                                              3. a slight but appreciable addition
                                                                                              4. a just detectable amount
                                                                                              5. an indication of potential opportunity
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                                                                                                Q

                                                                                                hostile

                                                                                                A

                                                                                                adj. 敌对的,敌方的;怀敌意的
                                                                                                n. 敌对
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                                                                                                1. troops belonging to the enemy's military forces
                                                                                                2. characterized by enmity or ill will
                                                                                                3. not belonging to your own country's forces or those of an ally
                                                                                                4. very unfriendly
                                                                                                5. impossible to bring into friendly accord
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                                                                                                  Q

                                                                                                  implicit

                                                                                                  A

                                                                                                  adj. 含蓄的;暗示的;盲从的
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                                                                                                  1. implied though not directly expressed; inherent in the nature of something
                                                                                                  2. being without doubt or reserve
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                                                                                                    Q

                                                                                                    infrastructure

                                                                                                    A

                                                                                                    n. 基础设施;公共建设;下部构造
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                                                                                                    1. the basic structure or features of a system or organization
                                                                                                    2. the stock of basic facilities and capital equipment needed for the functioning of a country or area
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                                                                                                      Q

                                                                                                      jaw

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                                                                                                      n. 颌;下巴;狭窄入口;唠叨
                                                                                                      vi. 教训;唠叨
                                                                                                      vt. 教训;对…唠叨
                                                                                                      n. (Jaw)人名;(冈)乔
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                                                                                                      1. the part of the skull of a vertebrate that frames the mouth and holds the teeth
                                                                                                      2. the bones of the skull that frame the mouth and serve to open it; the bones that hold the teeth
                                                                                                      3. holding device consisting of one or both of the opposing parts of a tool that close to hold an object
                                                                                                      4. talk socially without exchanging too much information
                                                                                                      5. talk incessantly and tiresomely
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                                                                                                        Q

                                                                                                        legislation

                                                                                                        A

                                                                                                        n. 立法;法律
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                                                                                                        1. law enacted by a legislative body
                                                                                                        2. the act of making or enacting laws
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                                                                                                          Q

                                                                                                          level

                                                                                                          A

                                                                                                          n. 水平;标准;水平面
                                                                                                          adj. 水平的;平坦的;同高的
                                                                                                          vi. 瞄准;拉平;变得平坦
                                                                                                          vt. 使同等;对准;弄平
                                                                                                          n. (Level)人名;(法)勒韦尔
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                                                                                                          1. a position on a scale of intensity or amount or quality
                                                                                                          2. a relative position or degree of value in a graded group
                                                                                                          3. a specific identifiable position in a continuum or series or especially in a process
                                                                                                          4. height above ground
                                                                                                          5. indicator that establishes the horizontal when a bubble is centered in a tube of liquid
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                                                                                                            Q

                                                                                                            locomotive

                                                                                                            A

                                                                                                            adj. 火车头的;运动的;移动的
                                                                                                            n. 机车;火车头
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                                                                                                            1. a wheeled vehicle consisting of a self-propelled engine that is used to draw trains along railway tracks
                                                                                                            2. of or relating to locomotion
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                                                                                                              Q

                                                                                                              lubricant

                                                                                                              A

                                                                                                              n. 润滑剂;润滑油
                                                                                                              adj. 润滑的
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                                                                                                              1. a substance capable of reducing friction by making surfaces smooth or slippery
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                                                                                                                Q

                                                                                                                mediate

                                                                                                                A

                                                                                                                vi. 调解;斡旋;居中
                                                                                                                vt. 调停;传达
                                                                                                                adj. 间接的;居间的
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                                                                                                                1. act between parties with a view to reconciling differences
                                                                                                                2. occupy an intermediate or middle position or form a connecting link or stage between two others
                                                                                                                3. acting through or dependent on an intervening agency
                                                                                                                4. being neither at the beginning nor at the end in a series
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                                                                                                                  Q

                                                                                                                  mosquito

                                                                                                                  A

                                                                                                                  n. 蚊子
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                                                                                                                  1. two-winged insect whose female has a long proboscis to pierce the skin and suck the blood of humans and animals
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                                                                                                                    Q

                                                                                                                    participate

                                                                                                                    A

                                                                                                                    vi. 参与,参加;分享
                                                                                                                    vt. 分享;分担
                                                                                                                    [ 过去式participated 过去分词participated 现在分词participating
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                                                                                                                    1. share in something
                                                                                                                    2. become a participant; be involved in
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                                                                                                                      Q

                                                                                                                      patronage

                                                                                                                      A

                                                                                                                      n. 赞助;光顾;任免权
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                                                                                                                      1. the act of providing approval and support
                                                                                                                      2. customers collectively
                                                                                                                      3. a communication that indicates lack of respect by patronizing the recipient
                                                                                                                      4. (politics) granting favors or giving contracts or making appointments to office in return for political support
                                                                                                                      5. the business given to a commercial establishment by its customers
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                                                                                                                        Q

                                                                                                                        perform

                                                                                                                        A

                                                                                                                        vt. 执行;完成;演奏
                                                                                                                        vi. 执行,机器运转;表演
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                                                                                                                        1. carry out or perform an action
                                                                                                                        2. perform a function
                                                                                                                        3. give a performance (of something)
                                                                                                                        4. get (something) done
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                                                                                                                          Q

                                                                                                                          prize

                                                                                                                          A

                                                                                                                          n. 奖品;奖赏;战利品
                                                                                                                          vt. 珍视;捕获;估价
                                                                                                                          adj. 获奖的
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                                                                                                                          1. something given for victory or superiority in a contest or competition or for winning a lottery
                                                                                                                          2. goods or money obtained illegally
                                                                                                                          3. something given as a token of victory
                                                                                                                          4. hold dear
                                                                                                                          5. to move or force, especially in an effort to get something open
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                                                                                                                            Q

                                                                                                                            radar

                                                                                                                            A

                                                                                                                            n. [雷达] 雷达,无线电探测器
                                                                                                                            n. (Radar)人名;(塞)拉达尔
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                                                                                                                            1. measuring instrument in which the echo of a pulse of microwave radiation is used to detect and locate distant objects
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                                                                                                                              Q

                                                                                                                              reciprocity

                                                                                                                              A

                                                                                                                              n. 相互作用(复数reciprocities);相互性;互惠主义
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                                                                                                                              1. a relation of mutual dependence or action or influence
                                                                                                                              2. mutual exchange of commercial or other privileges
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                                                                                                                                refer

                                                                                                                                A

                                                                                                                                vi. 参考;涉及;提到;查阅
                                                                                                                                vt. 涉及;委托;归诸于;使…求助于
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                                                                                                                                1. make reference to
                                                                                                                                2. have to do with or be relevant to
                                                                                                                                3. think of, regard, or classify under a subsuming principle or with a general group or in relation to another
                                                                                                                                4. send or direct for treatment, information, or a decision
                                                                                                                                5. seek information from
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                                                                                                                                  rigor

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                                                                                                                                  n. 严厉;精确;苛刻;僵硬
                                                                                                                                  n. (Rigor)人名;(英、西、葡)里戈尔
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                                                                                                                                  1. something hard to endure
                                                                                                                                  2. the quality of being logically valid
                                                                                                                                  3. excessive sternness
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                                                                                                                                    sculpture

                                                                                                                                    A

                                                                                                                                    n. 雕塑;雕刻;刻蚀
                                                                                                                                    vt. 雕塑;雕刻;刻蚀
                                                                                                                                    vi. 从事雕刻
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                                                                                                                                    1. a three-dimensional work of plastic art
                                                                                                                                    2. creating figures or designs in three dimensions
                                                                                                                                    3. create by shaping stone or wood or any other hard material
                                                                                                                                    4. shape (a material like stone or wood) by whittling away at it
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                                                                                                                                      sew

                                                                                                                                      A

                                                                                                                                      vt. 缝合,缝上;缝纫
                                                                                                                                      vi. 缝纫,缝
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                                                                                                                                      1. fasten by sewing; do needlework
                                                                                                                                      2. create (clothes) with cloth
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                                                                                                                                        sharpen

                                                                                                                                        A

                                                                                                                                        vt. 削尖;磨快;使敏捷;加重
                                                                                                                                        vi. 尖锐;变锋利
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                                                                                                                                        1. make sharp or sharper
                                                                                                                                        2. make sharp or sharper
                                                                                                                                        3. become sharp or sharper
                                                                                                                                        4. put (an image) into focus
                                                                                                                                        5. make (images or sounds) sharp or sharper
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                                                                                                                                          spawn

                                                                                                                                          A

                                                                                                                                          n. 卵;菌丝;产物
                                                                                                                                          vt. 产卵;酿成,造成;大量生产
                                                                                                                                          vi. 产卵;大量生产
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                                                                                                                                          1. the mass of eggs deposited by fish or amphibians or molluscs
                                                                                                                                          2. call forth
                                                                                                                                          3. lay spawn
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                                                                                                                                            speculate

                                                                                                                                            A

                                                                                                                                            vi. 推测;投机;思索
                                                                                                                                            vt. 推断
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                                                                                                                                            1. to believe especially on uncertain or tentative grounds
                                                                                                                                            2. talk over conjecturally, or review in an idle or casual way and with an element of doubt or without sufficient reason to reach a conclusion
                                                                                                                                            3. reflect deeply on a subject
                                                                                                                                            4. invest at a risk
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                                                                                                                                              squabble

                                                                                                                                              A

                                                                                                                                              vi. 发生口角;大声争吵
                                                                                                                                              vt. 弄乱(排好的铅字)
                                                                                                                                              n. 争吵;口角
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                                                                                                                                              1. a quarrel about petty points
                                                                                                                                              2. argue over petty things
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                                                                                                                                                stress

                                                                                                                                                A

                                                                                                                                                n. 压力;强调;紧张;重要性;重读
                                                                                                                                                vt. 强调;使紧张;加压力于;用重音读
                                                                                                                                                n. (Stress)人名;(意)斯特雷斯
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                                                                                                                                                1. the relative prominence of a syllable or musical note (especially with regard to stress or pitch)
                                                                                                                                                2. (psychology) a state of mental or emotional strain or suspense
                                                                                                                                                3. (physics) force that produces strain on a physical body
                                                                                                                                                4. special emphasis attached to something
                                                                                                                                                5. difficulty that causes worry or emotional tension
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                                                                                                                                                  subversive

                                                                                                                                                  A

                                                                                                                                                  adj. 破坏性的;从事颠覆的
                                                                                                                                                  n. 危险分子;颠覆分子
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                                                                                                                                                  1. a radical supporter of political or social revolution
                                                                                                                                                  2. in opposition to a civil authority or government
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                                                                                                                                                    symmetry

                                                                                                                                                    A

                                                                                                                                                    n. 对称(性);整齐,匀称
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                                                                                                                                                    1. (mathematics) an attribute of a shape or relation; exact reflection of form on opposite sides of a dividing line or plane
                                                                                                                                                    2. balance among the parts of something
                                                                                                                                                    3. (physics) the property of being isotropic; having the same value when measured in different directions
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                                                                                                                                                      track

                                                                                                                                                      A

                                                                                                                                                      n. 轨道;足迹,踪迹;小道
                                                                                                                                                      vt. 追踪;通过;循路而行;用纤拉
                                                                                                                                                      vi. 追踪;走;留下足迹
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                                                                                                                                                      1. a line or route along which something travels or moves
                                                                                                                                                      2. evidence pointing to a possible solution
                                                                                                                                                      3. a pair of parallel rails providing a runway for wheels
                                                                                                                                                      4. a course over which races are run
                                                                                                                                                      5. a distinct selection of music from a recording or a compact disc
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                                                                                                                                                        turkey

                                                                                                                                                        A

                                                                                                                                                        n. 火鸡;笨蛋;失败之作
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                                                                                                                                                        1. large gallinaceous bird with fan-shaped tail; widely domesticated for food
                                                                                                                                                        2. a Eurasian republic in Asia Minor and the Balkans; achieved independence from the Ottoman Empire in 1923
                                                                                                                                                        3. a person who does something thoughtless or annoying
                                                                                                                                                        4. flesh of large domesticated fowl usually roasted
                                                                                                                                                        5. an event that fails badly or is totally ineffectual
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                                                                                                                                                          unify

                                                                                                                                                          A

                                                                                                                                                          vt. 统一;使相同,使一致
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                                                                                                                                                          1. become one
                                                                                                                                                          2. to bring or combine together or with something else
                                                                                                                                                          3. bring together for a common purpose or action or ideology or in a shared situation
                                                                                                                                                          4. act in concert or unite in a common purpose or belief
                                                                                                                                                          5. join or combine
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                                                                                                                                                            visualize

                                                                                                                                                            A

                                                                                                                                                            vt. 形象,形象化;想像,设想
                                                                                                                                                            vi. 显现
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                                                                                                                                                            1. imagine; conceive of; see in one's mind
                                                                                                                                                            2. view the outline of by means of an X-ray
                                                                                                                                                            3. form a mental picture of something that is invisible or abstract
                                                                                                                                                            4. make visible
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                                                                                                                                                              zone

                                                                                                                                                              A

                                                                                                                                                              n. 地带;地区;联防
                                                                                                                                                              vi. 分成区
                                                                                                                                                              vt. 使分成地带;环绕
                                                                                                                                                              n. (Zone)人名;(塞)佐内
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                                                                                                                                                              1. a circumscribed geographical region characterized by some distinctive features
                                                                                                                                                              2. any of the regions of the surface of the Earth loosely divided according to latitude or longitude
                                                                                                                                                              3. an area or region distinguished from adjacent parts by a distinctive feature or characteristic
                                                                                                                                                              4. (anatomy) any encircling or beltlike structure
                                                                                                                                                              5. regulate housing in; of certain areas of towns