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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)