ADJ If a group of things is diverse, it is made up of a wide variety ofthings. 各式各樣的
The building houses a wideand diverse variety of antiques.
好运快三开户devise /d??va?z/ ( devising, devised, devises )
V-T If you devise a plan,system, or machine, you have the idea for it and design it. 設計構思; 設計方案
We deviseda scheme to help him.
N-UNCOUNT Ignominy is shame or public disgrace. 屈辱; 公布侮辱 [宣布][oft N 'of' n/-ing]
...the ignominy of being fired.
acolyte /??k??la?t/ (acolytes )
N-COUNT An acolyte is afollower or assistant of an important person. 跟隨者 [宣布]
To his acolytes, he is known simply as "the Boss."
N-UNCOUNT Compassion is a feeling of pity, sympathy, and understanding for someone who is suffering. 憐憫
好运快三开户Elderly people need time and compassion from their physicians.
ruthless /?ru?θl?s/ CET6 TEM4
好运快三开户ADJ If you say that someoneis ruthless, you mean that you disapprove of them because they are very harsh or cruel, and will do anything that is necessary to achieve what they want. 慘忍的 [表不滿意]
The president was ruthless in dealing with any hint of internalpolitical dissent.
ubiquitous /ju??b?kw?t?s/ TEM8
ADJ If you describe somethingor someone as ubiquitous, you mean that they seem to be everywhere. 無處不在的 [宣布]
Sugaris ubiquitous in the diet.
ADJ If someone is apoplectic, they are extremely angry aboutsomething. 火冒三丈的; 勃然大怒的 [宣布]
charismatic /?k?r?z?m?t?k/ TEM8
ADJ A charismatic personattracts, influences, and inspires people by their personal qualities. 有風采的
With her striking looks and charismatic personality, she was noticed far and wide.
provisional /pr??v???n?l/ CET6 TEM8
ADJ You use provisional todescribe something that has been arranged or appointed for the present, but maybe changed in the future. 臨時性的; 臨時的
...the possibility of settingup a provisional coalition government.
mature /m??tj??, -?t???/ CET4 TEM4 ( maturing, matured, maturer,maturest, matures )
V-I When a child or young animal matures, it becomes an adult. (小孩子、幼仔) 生長發育完善
You will learn what to expectas your child matures physically.
好运快三开户fulfil /f?l?f?l/ CET4 TEM4 (fulfilling, fulfilled, fulfils )
V-T If you fulfil somethingsuch as a promise, dream, or hope, you do what you said or hoped you would do. 完成 (服務承諾、理想、期待等)
好运快三开户President Kaunda fulfilled his promise of announcing a date for the referendum.
好运快三开户severe /s??v??/ CET4 TEM4 ( severer, severest )
ADJ You use severe to indicate that something bad or undesirable is great or intense. 比較嚴重的
好运快三开户...a business with severe cash flow problems.
upbraid /?p?bre?d/ (upbraiding, upbraided, upbraids )
V-T If you upbraid someone,you tell them that they have done something wrong and criticize them for doingit. 責罵 [宣布]
好运快三开户His mother summoned him, upbraided him, wept and prayed.
好运快三开户underdog /??nd??d?ɡ/ TEM8 (underdogs )
N-COUNT The underdog in acompetition or situation is the person who seems least likely to succeed orwin.處在缺點者
Most of the crowd werecheering for the underdog to win just this onetime.
好运快三开户pioneer /?pa???n??/ CET4 TEM4 ( pioneering, pioneered, pioneers )
N-COUNT Someone who isreferred to as a pioneer in a particular area of activity is one of the firstpeople to be involved in it and develop it. 先驅
好运快三开户...one of the leading pioneers of photojournalism.
17. vanguard vanguard /?v?n?ɡɑ?d/
N-SING If someone is in the vanguard of something such as a revolution or an area of research, they are involved in the most advanced part of it. You can also refer to the peoplethemselves as the vanguard. 先峰
好运快三开户Students and intellectualshave been in the vanguard of revolutionary change inChina.
complicity /k?m?pl?s?t?/ TEM4
好运快三开户N-UNCOUNT Complicity is involvement with other people in an illegal activity or plan. 追兇20年 [宣布]
好运快三开户Recently a number ofpolicemen were sentenced to death for their complicity in the murder.
exonerate /?ɡ?z?n??re?t/ TEM8 ( exonerating, exonerated, exonerates)
V-T If a court, report, orperson in authority exonerates someone, they officially say or show that that person is not responsible for something wrong or unpleasant that has happened. 判決···沒罪; 證實...的清正 [宣布]
The official report basically exonerated everyone.
rampant /?r?mp?nt/ CET6 TEM8
ADJ If you describe something bad, such as a crime or disease, as rampant, you mean that it is very common and is increasing in an uncontrolled way. 猖狂的; 泛濫成災的
Inflation is rampant and industry in decline.
proscribe /pr???skra?b/ (proscribing, proscribed, proscribes )
V-T If something is proscribed by people in authority, the existence or the use of that thing is forbidden. 宣布公布被嚴禁[宣布] [usu passive]
好运快三开户In some cultures surgery is proscribed.
spare /sp??/ CET4 TEM4 ( sparing, spared, spares )
好运快三开户ADJ You use spare to describe something that is the same as things that you are already using, but that youdo not need yet and are keeping ready in case another one is needed. 備用的
好运快三开户If possible keep a spare pair of glasses accessible in case your mainpair is broken or lost.
dispute /d??spju?t/ CET4 TEM4 ( disputing, disputed, disputes )
N-VAR A dispute is an argument or disagreement between people or groups. 爭執
They have won previous pay disputes with the government.
strenuous /?str?nj??s/ CET6 TEM8
好运快三开户ADJ A strenuous activity oraction involves a lot of energy or effort. 艱難的; 強烈的
好运快三开户Avoid strenuous exercise in the evening.
crucial /?kru???l/ CET4 TEM4
好运快三开户ADJ If you describe somethingas crucial, you mean it is extremely important. 尤為重要的
He had administrators underhim but made the crucial decisions himself.
好运快三开户recruit /r??kru?t/ CET4 TEM4 ( recruiting, recruited, recruits )
好运快三开户V-T If you recruit people foran organization, you select them and persuade them to join it or work for it. 招生; 征募
The police are trying to recruit more black and Hispanic officers.
好运快三开户longevity /l?n?d??v?t?/ CET6 TEM4
N-UNCOUNT Longevity is longlife. 長命 [宣布]
Human longevity runs in families.
characterize /?k?r?kt??ra?z/ CET4 TEM4 ( characterizing, characterized,characterizes )
好运快三开户BRIT also characterise
好运快三开户V-T If something ischaracterized by a particular feature or quality, that feature or quality is anobvious part of it.以…為特點 [宣布] [usu passive]
This election campaign has been characterized by violence.
mountainous /?ma?nt?n?s/ CET6 TEM4
好运快三开户ADJ A mountainous place has alot of mountains. 多山的
好运快三开户...the mountainous region of New Mexico.
ameliorate /??mi?lj??re?t/ (ameliorating, ameliorated, ameliorates )
V-T If someone or something ameliorates a situation, they make it better or easierin some way. 改進 [宣布]
好运快三开户exacerbate /?ɡ?z?s??be?t/ TEM8 ( exacerbating, exacerbated, exacerbates )
V-T If something exacerbates a problem or bad situation, it makes itworse. 使…惡化 [宣布]
好运快三开户Longstanding poverty has been exacerbated by racial divisions.
remuneration /r??mju?n??re???n/TEM8 ( remunerations )
好运快三开户N-VAR Someone's remunerationis the amount of money that they are paid for the work that they do. 酬勞; 酬勞[宣布]
好运快三开户...the continuing marked increases in the remuneration of the company'sdirectors.
ADJ Someone who is abstemious avoids doing too much of somethingenjoyable such as eating or drinking.有控制的 [宣布]
34. malicious malicious /m??l???s/ CET6 TEM4
ADJ If you describe someone'swords or actions as malicious, you mean that they are intended to harm peopleor their reputation, or cause them embarrassment and upset. 故意的
That might merely have been malicious gossip.
controversial /?k?ntr??v????l/ CET4 TEM4
好运快三开户ADJ If you describe somethingor someone as controversial, you mean that they are the subject of intensepublic argument, disagreement, or disapproval. 有異議的
Immigration is a controversial issue in many countries.
好运快三开户hypothesis /ha??p?θ?s?s/ CET6 TEM8 ( hypotheses )
N-VAR A hypothesis is an ideawhich is suggested as a possible explanation for a particular situation orcondition, but which has not yet been proved to be correct. 假定 [宣布]
Work will now begin to test the hypothesis in rats.
suspend /s??sp?nd/ CET4 TEM4 ( suspending, suspended, suspends )
好运快三开户V-T If you suspend something,you delay it or stop it from happening for a while or until a decision is madeabout it. 中止
好运快三开户The union suspended strike action this week.
好运快三开户obstinate /??bst?n?t/ TEM4ADJ If you describe someone as obstinate,you are being critical of them because they are very determined to do what theywant, and refuse to change their mind or be persuaded to do something else. 執著的 [表不滿意]
He is obstinate and determined and will not give up.
olfactory /?l?f?kt?r?, -tr?, ??l-/
好运快三开户ADJ Olfactory means concernedwith the sense of smell. 嗅覺的 [宣布][ADJ n]
This olfactory sense develops in the womb.
ADJ If you say that someoneis obstreperous, you think that they are noisy and difficult to control. 喧囂的; 不服氣管束的 [表不滿意]
You know I have no intentionof being awkward and obstreperous.
好运快三开户iconoclast /a??k?n??kl?st/ (iconoclasts )
N-COUNT If you describesomeone as an iconoclast, you mean that they often criticize beliefs and thingsthat are generally accepted by society. 反社會習俗者; 批判社會發展舊思想者 [宣布]
skewer /?skj??/ ( skewers )
N-COUNT A skewer is a longpin made of wood or metal that is used to hold pieces of food together duringcooking. 串肉扦; 炭火烤肉叉
好运快三开户nuance /nju??ɑ?ns/ CET6 TEM8( nuances )
好运快三开户N-VAR A nuance is a smalldifference in sound, feeling, appearance, or meaning. (響聲、覺得、容貌或實際意義等層面的) 細微的差別
好运快三开户We can use our eyes andfacial expressions to communicate virtually everysubtle nuance of emotion there is.
deceit /d??si?t/ CET6 TEM4 ( deceits )
N-VAR Deceit is behaviourthat is deliberately intended to make people believe something which is nottrue. 蒙騙
He was living a secret lifeof deceit and unfaithfulness.
好运快三开户underestimate /??nd?r??st??me?t/ CET6 TEM4 ( underestimating, underestimated,underestimates )
V-T If you underestimatesomething, you do not realize how large or great it is or will be. 低估 (某件事)
好运快三开户None of us should ever underestimate the degree of difficulty women face incareer advancement.
好运快三开户complexity /k?m?pl?ks?t?/ CET6
好运快三开户N-UNCOUNT Complexity is thestate of having many different parts connected or related to each other in acomplicated way. 多元性
好运快三开户...a diplomatic tangle of great complexity.
ADJ If you are undaunted, youare not at all afraid or worried about dealing with something, especiallysomething that would frighten or worry most people. 未被嚇倒的
好运快三开户Undaunted by the scale of the job, Lesley set about planning howeach room should look.
N-UNCOUNT If there is paritybetween two things, they are equal. 公平;相同 [宣布]
好运快三开户Women have yet to achieve wage or occupational parity in many fields.
synthesize /?s?nθ??sa?z/ TEM4 ( synthesizing, synthesized, synthesizes)
好运快三开户BRIT also synthesise
好运快三开户V-T To synthesize a substancemeans to produce it by means of chemical or biological reactions. 生成 [技術性]
好运快三开户After extensive research,Albert Hoffman first succeeded in synthesizing the acid in 1938.
好运快三开户interweave /??nt??wi?v/ CET6 ( interweaving, interwove, interwoven,interweaves )
V-RECIP If two or more thingsare interwoven or interweave, they are very closely connected or are combinedwith each other. 交錯
好运快三开户For these people, land is inextricably interwoven with life itself.