as if struck dumb with astonishment and surprise——I was flabbergasted when I learned that Congress（国会） had copyright（著作权） duration extension high on its agenda.（议程）
a requirement of etiquette or custom——Skip the formalities and upload the plane.
dislike intensely; feel antipathy or aversion towards——There's nothing I detest more than a petty(卑鄙的),primate（灵长类动物 ） thief.
a small part of something intended as representative ——The best way to know a new culture is to sample its cuisine.
the practice or manner of preparing food or the food so prepared
——After that, they might end their day dining in a restaurant that serves Chinese cuisine.