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acidity

n. 酸度;酸性;酸过多;胃酸过多
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  1. the property of being acidic
  2. the taste experience when something acidic is taken into the mouth
  3. pH values below 7

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    acting

    adj. 代理的;装腔作势的
    n. 演技;演戏;假装
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    1. the performance of a part or role in a drama
    2. serving temporarily especially as a substitute

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      adoption

      n. 采用;收养;接受
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      1. the act of accepting with approval; favorable reception
      2. a legal proceeding that creates a parent-child relation between persons not related by blood; the adopted child is entitled to all privileges belonging to a natural child of the adoptive parents (including the right to inherit)
      3. the appropriation (of ideas or words etc) from another source

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        alarm

        n. 闹钟;警报,警告器;惊慌
        vt. 警告;使惊恐
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        1. fear resulting from the awareness of danger
        2. a device that signals the occurrence of some undesirable event
        3. an automatic signal (usually a sound) warning of danger
        4. a clock that wakes sleeper at preset time
        5. fill with apprehension or alarm; cause to be unpleasantly surprised

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          alternate

          vi. 交替;轮流
          vt. 使交替;使轮流
          adj. 交替的;轮流的
          n. 替换物
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          1. someone who takes the place of another person
          2. go back and forth; swing back and forth between two states or conditions
          3. exchange people temporarily to fulfill certain jobs and functions
          4. be an understudy or alternate for a role
          5. reverse (a direction, attitude, or course of action)

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            angiosperm

            n. [植] 被子植物
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            1. plants having seeds in a closed ovary

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              aquifer

              n. (美)蓄水层;含水土层
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              1. underground bed or layer yielding ground water for wells and springs etc

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                arboreal

                adj. 树木的;栖息在树上的
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                1. of or relating to or formed by trees
                2. inhabiting or frequenting trees
                3. resembling a tree in form and branching structure

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                  aurora

                  n. [地物] 极光;曙光
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                  1. the first light of day
                  2. an atmospheric phenomenon consisting of bands of light caused by charged solar particles following the earth's magnetic lines of force
                  3. (Roman mythology) goddess of the dawn; counterpart of Greek Eos

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                    available

                    adj. 有效的,可得的;可利用的;空闲的
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                    1. obtainable or accessible and ready for use or service
                    2. not busy; not otherwise committed
                    3. convenient for use or disposal

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                      awesome

                      adj. 令人敬畏的;使人畏惧的;可怕的;极好的
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                      1. inspiring awe or admiration or wonder

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                        bacon

                        n. 咸肉;腌肉;熏猪肉
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                        1. back and sides of a hog salted and dried or smoked; usually sliced thin and fried
                        2. English scientist and Franciscan monk who stressed the importance of experimentation; first showed that air is required for combustion and first used lenses to correct vision (1220-1292)
                        3. English statesman and philosopher; precursor of British empiricism; advocated inductive reasoning (1561-1626)

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                          balcony

                          n. 阳台;包厢;戏院楼厅
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                          1. an upper floor projecting from the rear over the main floor in an auditorium
                          2. a platform projecting from the wall of a building and surrounded by a balustrade or railing or parapet

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                            blush

                            vi. 脸红;感到惭愧
                            n. 脸红;红色;羞愧
                            vt. 红著脸表示;使成红色
                            n. (Blush)人名;(英)布拉什
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                            1. a rosy color (especially in the cheeks) taken as a sign of good health
                            2. sudden reddening of the face (as from embarrassment or guilt or shame or modesty)
                            3. turn red, as if in embarrassment or shame
                            4. become rosy or reddish

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                              break

                              v. 打破;折断;弄坏;削弱
                              vt. (使)破;打破(纪录);(常指好天气)突变;开始
                              vi. (嗓音)突变;突破;破晓;(价格)突然下跌
                              n. 破裂;间断;(持续一段时间的状况的)改变;间歇
                              n. (Break)人名;(英)布雷克
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                              1. some abrupt occurrence that interrupts an ongoing activity
                              2. an unexpected piece of good luck
                              3. (geology) a crack in the earth's crust resulting from the displacement of one side with respect to the other
                              4. a personal or social separation (as between opposing factions)
                              5. a pause from doing something (as work)

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                                buckle

                                vi. 扣住;变弯曲
                                vt. 扣住;使弯曲
                                n. 皮带扣,带扣
                                n. (Buckle)人名;(英)巴克尔
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                                1. fastener that fastens together two ends of a belt or strap; often has loose prong
                                2. a shape distorted by twisting or folding
                                3. fasten with a buckle or buckles
                                4. fold or collapse
                                5. bend out of shape, as under pressure or from heat

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                                  cardiac

                                  n. 强心剂;强胃剂
                                  adj. 心脏的;心脏病的;(胃的)喷门
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                                  1. of or relating to the heart

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                                    centennial

                                    adj. 一百年的
                                    n. 百年纪念
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                                    1. the 100th anniversary (or the celebration of it)
                                    2. of or relating to or completing a period of 100 years

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                                      chagrin

                                      n. 懊恼;委屈;气愤
                                      vt. 使…懊恼
                                      n. (Chagrin)人名;(英)沙格兰
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                                      1. strong feelings of embarrassment
                                      2. cause to feel shame; hurt the pride of

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                                        clog

                                        v. 阻塞;障碍
                                        n. 障碍;木底鞋
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                                        1. footwear usually with wooden soles
                                        2. any object that acts as a hindrance or obstruction
                                        3. a dance performed while wearing shoes with wooden soles; has heavy stamping steps
                                        4. become or cause to become obstructed
                                        5. dance a clog dance

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                                          collaborator

                                          n. [劳经] 合作者;勾结者;通敌者
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                                          1. someone who assists in a plot
                                          2. someone who collaborates with an enemy occupying force
                                          3. an associate who works with others toward a common goal

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                                            collide

                                            vi. 碰撞;抵触,冲突
                                            vt. 使碰撞;使相撞
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                                            1. crash together with violent impact
                                            2. be incompatible; be or come into conflict
                                            3. cause to collide

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                                              comet

                                              n. [天] 彗星
                                              n. (Comet)人名;(法)科梅
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                                              1. (astronomy) a relatively small extraterrestrial body consisting of a frozen mass that travels around the sun in a highly elliptical orbit

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                                                content

                                                n. 内容,目录;满足;容量
                                                adj. 满意的
                                                vt. 使满足
                                                n. (Content)人名;(法)孔唐
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                                                1. everything that is included in a collection
                                                2. what a communication that is about something is about
                                                3. the proportion of a substance that is contained in a mixture or alloy etc.
                                                4. the amount that can be contained
                                                5. the sum or range of what has been perceived, discovered, or learned

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                                                  converge

                                                  vt. 使汇聚
                                                  vi. 聚集;靠拢;收敛
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                                                  1. be adjacent or come together
                                                  2. approach a limit as the number of terms increases without limit
                                                  3. move or draw together at a certain location
                                                  4. come together so as to form a single product

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                                                    cost

                                                    vt. 花费;使付出;使花许多钱
                                                    n. 费用,代价,成本;损失
                                                    vi. 花费
                                                    n. (Cost)人名;(英、罗)科斯特
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                                                    1. the total spent for goods or services including money and time and labor
                                                    2. the property of having material worth (often indicated by the amount of money something would bring if sold)
                                                    3. value measured by what must be given or done or undergone to obtain something
                                                    4. be priced at
                                                    5. require to lose, suffer, or sacrifice

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                                                      costume

                                                      n. 服装,装束;戏装,剧装
                                                      vt. 给…穿上服装
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                                                      1. the attire worn in a play or at a fancy dress ball
                                                      2. unusual or period attire not characteristic of or appropriate to the time and place
                                                      3. the prevalent fashion of dress (including accessories and hair style as well as garments)
                                                      4. the attire characteristic of a country or a time or a social class
                                                      5. dress in a costume

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                                                        curl

                                                        vt. 使…卷曲;使卷起来
                                                        vi. 卷曲;盘绕
                                                        n. 卷曲;卷发;螺旋状物
                                                        n. (Curl)人名;(英)柯尔
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                                                        1. a round shape formed by a series of concentric circles (as formed by leaves or flower petals)
                                                        2. American chemist who with Richard Smalley and Harold Kroto discovered fullerenes and opened a new branch of chemistry (born in 1933)
                                                        3. a strand or cluster of hair
                                                        4. form a curl, curve, or kink
                                                        5. shape one's body into a curl

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                                                          desolate

                                                          adj. 荒凉的;无人烟的
                                                          vt. 使荒凉;使孤寂
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                                                          1. leave someone who needs or counts on you; leave in the lurch
                                                          2. reduce in population
                                                          3. devastate or ravage
                                                          4. providing no shelter or sustenance
                                                          5. crushed by grief

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                                                            detest

                                                            vt. 厌恶;憎恨
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                                                            1. dislike intensely; feel antipathy or aversion towards