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allegiance

n. 效忠,忠诚;忠贞
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  1. the act of binding yourself (intellectually or emotionally) to a course of action
  2. the loyalty that citizens owe to their country (or subjects to their sovereign)

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    alleviate

    vt. 减轻,缓和
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    1. provide physical relief, as from pain
    2. make easier

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      angular

      adj. [生物] 有角的;生硬的,笨拙的;瘦削的
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      1. measured by an angle or by the rate of change of an angle
      2. having angles or an angular shape

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        annoyed

        adj. 恼怒的;烦闷的
        v. 使烦恼;打扰(annoy的过去分词)
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        1. aroused to impatience or anger
        2. troubled persistently especially with petty annoyances

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          architect

          n. 建筑师
          缔造者
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          1. someone who creates plans to be used in making something (such as buildings)

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            ascending

            adj. 上升的
            v. 上升;获得(ascend的ing形式);追溯
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            1. the act of changing location in an upward direction
            2. moving or going or growing upward

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              bounce

              n. 跳;弹力;活力
              vt. 弹跳;使弹起
              vi. 弹跳;弹起,反跳;弹回
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              1. the quality of a substance that is able to rebound
              2. a light, self-propelled movement upwards or forwards
              3. rebounding from an impact (or series of impacts)
              4. spring back; spring away from an impact
              5. hit something so that it bounces

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                cabin

                n. 小屋;客舱;船舱
                vt. 把…关在小屋里
                vi. 住在小屋里
                n. (Cabin)人名;(法)卡班
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                1. small room on a ship or boat where people sleep
                2. a small house built of wood; usually in a wooded area
                3. the enclosed compartment of an aircraft or spacecraft where passengers are carried
                4. confine to a small space, such as a cabin

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                  carp

                  vi. 吹毛求疵
                  n. 鲤鱼
                  n. (Carp)人名;(罗)卡尔普;(英、葡、瑞典)卡普
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                  1. the lean flesh of a fish that is often farmed; can be baked or braised
                  2. any of various freshwater fish of the family Cyprinidae
                  3. raise trivial objections

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                    celestial

                    adj. 天上的,天空的
                    n. 神仙,天堂里的居民
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                    1. of or relating to the sky
                    2. relating to or inhabiting a divine heaven
                    3. of heaven or the spirit

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                      ceremony

                      n. 典礼,仪式;礼节,礼仪;客套,虚礼
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                      1. a formal event performed on a special occasion
                      2. any activity that is performed in an especially solemn elaborate or formal way
                      3. the proper or conventional behavior on some solemn occasion

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                        colonial

                        n. 殖民地居民
                        adj. 殖民地的,殖民的
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                        1. a resident of a colony
                        2. of or relating to or characteristic of or inhabiting a colony
                        3. of animals who live in colonies, such as ants
                        4. composed of many distinct individuals united to form a whole or colony

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                          comparable

                          adj. 可比较的;比得上的
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                          1. able to be compared or worthy of comparison
                          2. conforming in every respect

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                            complementary

                            adj. 补足的,补充的
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                            1. either one of two chromatic colors that when mixed together give white (in the case of lights) or grey (in the case of pigments)
                            2. of words or propositions so related that each is the negation of the other
                            3. acting as or providing a complement (something that completes the whole)

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                              congressional

                              adj. 国会的;会议的;议会的
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                              1. of or relating to congress

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                                cornerstone

                                n. 基础;柱石;地基
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                                1. the fundamental assumptions from which something is begun or developed or calculated or explained
                                2. a stone in the exterior of a large and important building; usually carved with a date and laid with appropriate ceremonies
                                3. a stone at the outer corner of two intersecting masonry walls

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                                  crew

                                  n. 队,组;全体人员,全体船员
                                  vi. 一起工作
                                  vt. 使当船员
                                  n. (Crew)人名;(英、西)克鲁
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                                  1. the men who man a ship or aircraft
                                  2. an organized group of workmen
                                  3. an informal body of friends
                                  4. the team of men manning a racing shell
                                  5. serve as a crew member on

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                                    crow

                                    vi. 啼叫;报晓
                                    n. [鸟] 乌鸦;鸡鸣;撬棍
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                                    1. black birds having a raucous call
                                    2. the cry of a cock (or an imitation of it)
                                    3. a member of the Siouan people formerly living in eastern Montana
                                    4. a small quadrilateral constellation in the southern hemisphere near Virgo
                                    5. an instance of boastful talk

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                                      department

                                      n. 部;部门;系;科;局
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                                      1. a specialized division of a large organization
                                      2. the territorial and administrative division of some countries (such as France)
                                      3. a specialized sphere of knowledge

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                                        deserve

                                        vi. 应受,应得
                                        vt. 应受,应得
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                                        1. be worthy or deserving

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                                          desire

                                          n. 欲望;要求,心愿;性欲
                                          vt. 想要;要求;希望得到…
                                          vi. 渴望
                                          n. (Desire)人名;(刚(布)、英)德西雷
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                                          1. the feeling that accompanies an unsatisfied state
                                          2. an inclination to want things
                                          3. something that is desired
                                          4. feel or have a desire for; want strongly
                                          5. expect and wish

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                                            digression

                                            n. 离题;脱轨
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                                            1. a message that departs from the main subject
                                            2. a turning aside (of your course or attention or concern)
                                            3. wandering from the main path of a journey

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                                              director

                                              n. 主任,主管;导演;人事助理
                                              n. (Director)人名;(英)迪雷克托
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                                              1. someone who controls resources and expenditures
                                              2. member of a board of directors
                                              3. someone who supervises the actors and directs the action in the production of a show
                                              4. the person who directs the making of a film
                                              5. the person who leads a musical group

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                                                disadvantage

                                                n. 缺点;不利条件;损失
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                                                1. the quality of having an inferior or less favorable position
                                                2. put at a disadvantage; hinder, harm

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                                                  distinguish

                                                  vt. 区分;辨别;使杰出,使表现突出
                                                  vi. 区别,区分;辨别
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                                                  1. mark as different
                                                  2. detect with the senses
                                                  3. be a distinctive feature, attribute, or trait; sometimes in a very positive sense
                                                  4. make conspicuous or noteworthy
                                                  5. identify as in botany or biology, for example

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                                                    eccentric

                                                    adj. 古怪的,反常的
                                                    n. 古怪的人
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                                                    1. a person with an unusual or odd personality
                                                    2. a person of a specified kind (usually with many eccentricities)
                                                    3. conspicuously or grossly unconventional or unusual
                                                    4. not having a common center; not concentric

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                                                      eligible

                                                      adj. 合格的,合适的;符合条件的;有资格当选的
                                                      n. 合格者;适任者;有资格者
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                                                      1. qualified for or allowed or worthy of being chosen

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                                                        file

                                                        n. 文件;档案;文件夹;锉刀
                                                        vt. 提出;锉;琢磨;把…归档
                                                        vi. 列队行进;用锉刀锉
                                                        n. (File)人名;(匈、塞)菲莱
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                                                        1. a set of related records (either written or electronic) kept together
                                                        2. a line of persons or things ranged one behind the other
                                                        3. office furniture consisting of a container for keeping papers in order
                                                        4. a steel hand tool with small sharp teeth on some or all of its surfaces; used for smoothing wood or metal
                                                        5. record in a public office or in a court of law

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                                                          flagellum

                                                          n. [昆] 鞭毛;鞭子;鞭状匍匐枝
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                                                          1. a whip used to inflict punishment (often used for pedantic humor)
                                                          2. a lash-like appendage used for locomotion (e.g., in sperm cells and some bacteria and protozoa)

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                                                            fold

                                                            vt. 折叠;合拢;抱住;笼罩
                                                            n. 折痕;信徒;羊栏
                                                            vi. 折叠起来;彻底失败
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                                                            1. an angular or rounded shape made by folding
                                                            2. a group of people who adhere to a common faith and habitually attend a given church
                                                            3. a geological process that causes a bend in a stratum of rock
                                                            4. a group of sheep or goats
                                                            5. a folded part (as in skin or muscle)

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                                                              foolish

                                                              adj. 愚蠢的;傻的
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                                                              1. devoid of good sense or judgment
                                                              2. having or revealing stupidity

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                                                                fungi

                                                                n. 真菌;菌类;蘑菇(fungus的复数)
                                                                n. (Fungi)人名;(意)丰吉
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                                                                1. the taxonomic kingdom of lower plants
                                                                2. (pun) the one who buys the drinks

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                                                                  glacial

                                                                  adj. 冰的;冰冷的;冰河时代的
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                                                                  1. relating to or derived from a glacier
                                                                  2. devoid of warmth and cordiality; expressive of unfriendliness or disdain
                                                                  3. extremely cold

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                                                                    grab

                                                                    vt. 攫取;霸占;将…深深吸引
                                                                    vi. 攫取;夺取
                                                                    n. 攫取;霸占;夺取之物
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                                                                    1. a mechanical device for gripping an object
                                                                    2. the act of catching an object with the hands
                                                                    3. take hold of so as to seize or restrain or stop the motion of
                                                                    4. get hold of or seize quickly and easily
                                                                    5. make a grasping or snatching motion with the hand

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                                                                      grasp

                                                                      n. 抓住;理解;控制
                                                                      vt. 抓住;领会
                                                                      vi. 抓
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                                                                      1. understanding of the nature or meaning or quality or magnitude of something
                                                                      2. the limit of capability
                                                                      3. a firm controlling influence
                                                                      4. the act of grasping
                                                                      5. hold firmly

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                                                                        improvise

                                                                        vt. 即兴创作;即兴表演;临时做;临时提供
                                                                        vi. 即兴创作;即兴表演;临时凑合
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                                                                        1. perform without preparation
                                                                        2. manage in a makeshift way; do with whatever is at hand

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                                                                          inconspicuous

                                                                          adj. 不显眼的;不引人注意的;(花)不显著的
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                                                                          1. not prominent or readily noticeable

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                                                                            institute

                                                                            vt. 开始(调查);制定;创立;提起(诉讼)
                                                                            n. 学会,协会;学院
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                                                                            1. an association organized to promote art or science or education
                                                                            2. set up or lay the groundwork for
                                                                            3. advance or set forth in court

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                                                                              journal

                                                                              n. 日报,杂志;日记;分类账
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                                                                              1. a daily written record of (usually personal) experiences and observations
                                                                              2. a periodical dedicated to a particular subject
                                                                              3. a ledger in which transactions have been recorded as they occurred
                                                                              4. a record book as a physical object
                                                                              5. the part of the axle contained by a bearing

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                                                                                landmark

                                                                                n. [航]陆标;地标;界标;里程碑;纪念碑;地界标;划时代的事
                                                                                adj. 有重大意义或影响的
                                                                                n. (瑞典、挪)兰德马克(人名)
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                                                                                1. the position of a prominent or well-known object in a particular landscape
                                                                                2. an event marking a unique or important historical change of course or one on which important developments depend
                                                                                3. a mark showing the boundary of a piece of land
                                                                                4. an anatomical structure used as a point of origin in locating other anatomical structures (as in surgery) or as point from which measurements can be taken

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                                                                                  loose

                                                                                  adj. 宽松的;散漫的;不牢固的;不精确的
                                                                                  vt. 释放;开船;放枪
                                                                                  vi. 变松;开火
                                                                                  adv. 松散地
                                                                                  n. 放纵;放任;发射
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                                                                                  1. grant freedom to; free from confinement
                                                                                  2. turn loose or free from restraint
                                                                                  3. make loose or looser
                                                                                  4. become loose or looser or less tight
                                                                                  5. not restrained or confined or attached

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                                                                                    lost-and-found

                                                                                    n. 失物招领处
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                                                                                    1. repository in a public building where lost articles can be kept until their owners reclaim them

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                                                                                      lush

                                                                                      adj. 丰富的,豪华的;苍翠繁茂的
                                                                                      vi. 喝酒
                                                                                      n. 酒;酒鬼
                                                                                      vt. 饮
                                                                                      n. (Lush)人名;(英)勒什
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                                                                                      1. a person who drinks alcohol to excess habitually
                                                                                      2. produced or growing in extreme abundance
                                                                                      3. characterized by extravagance and profusion
                                                                                      4. full of juice

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                                                                                        mental

                                                                                        adj. 精神的;脑力的;疯的
                                                                                        n. 精神病患者
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                                                                                        1. involving the mind or an intellectual process
                                                                                        2. of or relating to the mind
                                                                                        3. of or relating to the chin- or liplike structure in insects and certain mollusks
                                                                                        4. of or relating to the chin or median part of the lower jaw
                                                                                        5. affected by a disorder of the mind

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                                                                                          moist

                                                                                          adj. 潮湿的;多雨的;含泪的
                                                                                          n. 潮湿
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                                                                                          1. slightly wet

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                                                                                            nationalism

                                                                                            n. 民族主义;国家主义;民族特性
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                                                                                            1. love of country and willingness to sacrifice for it
                                                                                            2. the doctrine that your national culture and interests are superior to any other
                                                                                            3. the aspiration for national independence felt by people under foreign domination
                                                                                            4. the doctrine that nations should act independently (rather than collectively) to attain their goals

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                                                                                              nominee

                                                                                              n. 被任命者;被提名的人;代名人
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                                                                                              1. a politician who is running for public office

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                                                                                                nonsense

                                                                                                n. 胡说;废话
                                                                                                adj. 荒谬的
                                                                                                int. 胡说!
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                                                                                                1. a message that seems to convey no meaning
                                                                                                2. ornamental objects of no great value
                                                                                                3. having no intelligible meaning

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                                                                                                  notation

                                                                                                  n. 符号;乐谱;注释;记号法
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                                                                                                  1. a technical system of symbols used to represent special things
                                                                                                  2. a comment or instruction (usually added)
                                                                                                  3. the activity of representing something by a special system of marks or characters

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                                                                                                    otherwise

                                                                                                    adv. 否则;另外;在其他方面
                                                                                                    adj. 另外的;其他方面的
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                                                                                                    1. other than as supposed or expected
                                                                                                    2. in other respects or ways
                                                                                                    3. in another and different manner

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                                                                                                      palate

                                                                                                      n. 味觉;上颚;趣味
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                                                                                                      1. the upper surface of the mouth that separates the oral and nasal cavities

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                                                                                                        physical

                                                                                                        adj. [物] 物理的;身体的;物质的
                                                                                                        n. 体格检查
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                                                                                                        1. involving the body as distinguished from the mind or spirit
                                                                                                        2. relating to the sciences dealing with matter and energy; especially physics
                                                                                                        3. having substance or material existence; perceptible to the senses
                                                                                                        4. according with material things or natural laws (other than those peculiar to living matter)
                                                                                                        5. characterized by energetic bodily activity

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                                                                                                          postcard

                                                                                                          n. 明信片
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                                                                                                          1. a card for sending messages by post without an envelope

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                                                                                                            president

                                                                                                            n. 总统;董事长;校长
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                                                                                                            1. an executive officer of a firm or corporation
                                                                                                            2. the person who holds the office of head of state of the United States government
                                                                                                            3. the chief executive of a republic
                                                                                                            4. the officer who presides at the meetings of an organization
                                                                                                            5. the head administrative officer of a college or university

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                                                                                                              quilt

                                                                                                              n. 被子;棉被
                                                                                                              vt. 东拼西凑地编;加软衬料后缝制
                                                                                                              vi. 缝被子
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                                                                                                              1. bedding made of two layers of cloth filled with stuffing and stitched together
                                                                                                              2. stitch or sew together
                                                                                                              3. create by stitching together

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                                                                                                                rancher

                                                                                                                n. 大农场经营者;大农场工人
                                                                                                                n. (Rancher)人名;(意)兰凯尔
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                                                                                                                1. a person who owns or operates a ranch

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                                                                                                                  rare

                                                                                                                  adj. 稀有的;半熟的;稀薄的
                                                                                                                  adv. 非常;极其
                                                                                                                  vi. 用后腿站起;渴望
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                                                                                                                  1. not widely known; especially valued for its uncommonness
                                                                                                                  2. recurring only at long intervals
                                                                                                                  3. not widely distributed
                                                                                                                  4. marked by an uncommon quality; especially superlative or extreme of its kind
                                                                                                                  5. having low density

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                                                                                                                    raw

                                                                                                                    adj. 生的;未加工的;阴冷的;刺痛的;擦掉皮的;无经验的;(在艺术等方面)不成熟的
                                                                                                                    n. 擦伤处
                                                                                                                    vt. 擦伤
                                                                                                                    n. (Raw)人名;(英)罗
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                                                                                                                    1. informal terms for nakedness
                                                                                                                    2. (used especially of commodities) being unprocessed or manufactured using only simple or minimal processes
                                                                                                                    3. having the surface exposed and painful
                                                                                                                    4. not treated with heat to prepare it for eating
                                                                                                                    5. not processed or refined

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                                                                                                                      reddish

                                                                                                                      adj. 微红的;略带红色的
                                                                                                                      n. (Reddish)人名;(英)雷迪什
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                                                                                                                      1. of a color at the end of the color spectrum (next to orange); resembling the color of blood or cherries or tomatoes or rubies

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                                                                                                                        refreshing

                                                                                                                        adj. 提神的;使清爽的;使人重新振作的
                                                                                                                        v. 使清新;恢复精神(refresh的ing形式)
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                                                                                                                        1. imparting vitality and energy
                                                                                                                        2. pleasantly new or different

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                                                                                                                          rescue

                                                                                                                          vt. 营救;援救
                                                                                                                          n. 营救;援救;解救
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                                                                                                                          1. recovery or preservation from loss or danger
                                                                                                                          2. free from harm or evil
                                                                                                                          3. take forcibly from legal custody

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                                                                                                                            resign

                                                                                                                            vt. 辞职;放弃;委托;使听从
                                                                                                                            vi. 辞职
                                                                                                                            n. 辞去职务
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                                                                                                                            1. leave (a job, post, or position) voluntarily
                                                                                                                            2. give up or retire from a position
                                                                                                                            3. part with a possession or right
                                                                                                                            4. accept as inevitable

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                                                                                                                              rupture

                                                                                                                              n. 破裂;决裂;疝气
                                                                                                                              vi. 破裂;发疝气
                                                                                                                              vt. 使破裂;断绝;发生疝
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                                                                                                                              1. state of being torn or burst open
                                                                                                                              2. a personal or social separation (as between opposing factions)
                                                                                                                              3. the act of making a sudden noisy break
                                                                                                                              4. separate or cause to separate abruptly

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                                                                                                                                schedule

                                                                                                                                vt. 安排,计划;编制目录;将……列入计划表
                                                                                                                                n. 时间表;计划表;一览表
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                                                                                                                                1. a temporally organized plan for matters to be attended to
                                                                                                                                2. an ordered list of times at which things are planned to occur
                                                                                                                                3. plan for an activity or event
                                                                                                                                4. make a schedule; plan the time and place for events

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                                                                                                                                  scholar

                                                                                                                                  n. 学者;奖学金获得者
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                                                                                                                                  1. a learned person (especially in the humanities); someone who by long study has gained mastery in one or more disciplines
                                                                                                                                  2. someone (especially a child) who learns (as from a teacher) or takes up knowledge or beliefs
                                                                                                                                  3. a student who holds a scholarship

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                                                                                                                                    seal

                                                                                                                                    n. 密封;印章;海豹;封条;标志
                                                                                                                                    vt. 密封;盖章
                                                                                                                                    vi. 猎海豹
                                                                                                                                    n. (Seal)人名;(英)西尔
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                                                                                                                                    1. fastener consisting of a resinous composition that is plastic when warm; used for sealing documents and parcels and letters
                                                                                                                                    2. a device incised to make an impression; used to secure a closing or to authenticate documents
                                                                                                                                    3. the pelt or fur (especially the underfur) of a seal
                                                                                                                                    4. a member of a Naval Special Warfare unit who is trained for unconventional warfare
                                                                                                                                    5. a stamp affixed to a document (as to attest to its authenticity or to seal it)

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                                                                                                                                      sheath

                                                                                                                                      n. 鞘;护套;叶鞘;女子紧身服装
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                                                                                                                                      1. a protective covering for a knife or sword
                                                                                                                                      2. an enveloping structure or covering enclosing an animal or plant organ or part
                                                                                                                                      3. a dress suitable for formal occasions

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                                                                                                                                        shelter

                                                                                                                                        n. 庇护;避难所;遮盖物
                                                                                                                                        vt. 保护;使掩蔽
                                                                                                                                        vi. 躲避,避难
                                                                                                                                        n. (Shelter)人名;(英)谢尔特
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                                                                                                                                        1. a structure that provides privacy and protection from danger
                                                                                                                                        2. protective covering that provides protection from the weather
                                                                                                                                        3. the condition of being protected
                                                                                                                                        4. a way of organizing business to reduce the taxes it must pay on current earnings
                                                                                                                                        5. temporary housing for homeless or displaced persons

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                                                                                                                                          spacecraft

                                                                                                                                          n. [航] 宇宙飞船,航天器
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                                                                                                                                          1. a craft capable of traveling in outer space; technically, a satellite around the sun

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                                                                                                                                            spherical

                                                                                                                                            adj. 球形的,球面的;天体的
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                                                                                                                                            1. of or relating to spheres or resembling a sphere
                                                                                                                                            2. having the shape of a sphere or ball

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                                                                                                                                              stable

                                                                                                                                              n. 马厩;牛棚
                                                                                                                                              adj. 稳定的;牢固的;坚定的
                                                                                                                                              vi. 被关在马厩
                                                                                                                                              vt. 赶入马房
                                                                                                                                              n. (Stable)人名;(英)斯特布尔
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                                                                                                                                              1. a farm building for housing horses or other livestock
                                                                                                                                              2. shelter in a stable
                                                                                                                                              3. resistant to change of position or condition
                                                                                                                                              4. firm and dependable; subject to little fluctuation
                                                                                                                                              5. not taking part readily in chemical change

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                                                                                                                                                sympathetic

                                                                                                                                                adj. 同情的;交感神经的;共鸣的;赞同的;和谐的;合意的
                                                                                                                                                n. 交感神经;容易感受的人
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                                                                                                                                                1. of or relating to the sympathetic nervous system
                                                                                                                                                2. expressing or feeling or resulting from sympathy or compassion or friendly fellow feelings; disposed toward
                                                                                                                                                3. having similar disposition and tastes
                                                                                                                                                4. showing or motivated by sympathy and understanding and generosity
                                                                                                                                                5. (of characters in literature or drama) evoking empathic or sympathetic feelings

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                                                                                                                                                  tally

                                                                                                                                                  n. 计数器;标签;记账
                                                                                                                                                  vt. 使符合;计算;记录
                                                                                                                                                  vi. 一致;记分
                                                                                                                                                  n. (Tally)人名;(英)塔利
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                                                                                                                                                  1. a score in baseball made by a runner touching all four bases safely
                                                                                                                                                  2. a bill for an amount due
                                                                                                                                                  3. the act of counting
                                                                                                                                                  4. be compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their characteristics
                                                                                                                                                  5. gain points in a game

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                                                                                                                                                    tenement

                                                                                                                                                    n. 房屋;住户,租户;租房子
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                                                                                                                                                    1. a rundown apartment house barely meeting minimal standards

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                                                                                                                                                      tissue

                                                                                                                                                      n. 组织;纸巾;薄纱;一套
                                                                                                                                                      vt. 饰以薄纱;用化妆纸揩去
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                                                                                                                                                      1. part of an organism consisting of an aggregate of cells having a similar structure and function
                                                                                                                                                      2. a soft thin (usually translucent) paper
                                                                                                                                                      3. create a piece of cloth by interlacing strands of fabric, such as wool or cotton

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                                                                                                                                                        vacant

                                                                                                                                                        adj. 空虚的;空的;空缺的;空闲的;茫然的
                                                                                                                                                        n. (Vacant)人名;(法)瓦康
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                                                                                                                                                        1. void of thought or knowledge
                                                                                                                                                        2. without an occupant or incumbent

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                                                                                                                                                          verse

                                                                                                                                                          n. 诗,诗篇;韵文;诗节
                                                                                                                                                          vi. 作诗
                                                                                                                                                          vt. 使熟练,使精通

                                                                                                                                                          n. (Verse)人名;(德)费尔泽
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                                                                                                                                                          1. literature in metrical form
                                                                                                                                                          2. a piece of poetry
                                                                                                                                                          3. a line of metrical text
                                                                                                                                                          4. compose verses or put into verse
                                                                                                                                                          5. familiarize through thorough study or experience

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                                                                                                                                                            waste

                                                                                                                                                            n. 浪费;废物;荒地;损耗;地面风化物
                                                                                                                                                            vt. 浪费;消耗;使荒芜
                                                                                                                                                            vi. 浪费;变消瘦;挥霍钱财
                                                                                                                                                            adj. 废弃的;多余的;荒芜的
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                                                                                                                                                            1. any materials unused and rejected as worthless or unwanted
                                                                                                                                                            2. useless or profitless activity; using or expending or consuming thoughtlessly or carelessly
                                                                                                                                                            3. the trait of wasting resources
                                                                                                                                                            4. an uninhabited wilderness that is worthless for cultivation
                                                                                                                                                            5. (law) reduction in the value of an estate caused by act or neglect

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                                                                                                                                                              zealous

                                                                                                                                                              adj. 热心的,热情的,积极的
                                                                                                                                                              n. (Zealous)人名;(英)泽勒斯
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                                                                                                                                                              1. marked by active interest and enthusiasm