English Literature

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academic
学术的of or relating to a college, academy, school, or other educational institution, especially one for higher education;intellectual
voracious
狼吞虎咽的craving or consuming large quantities of food
literature
文学writings in which expression and form, in connection with ideas of permanent and universal interest, are characteristic or essential features, as poetry, novels, history, biography, and essays
syllabus
课程提纲an outline or other brief statement of the main points of a discourse, the subjects of a course of lectures
acquisition
获得the act of acquiring
social justice
the distribution of advantages and disadvantages within a society;
integration
集成put it together; combination
segregation
a setting apart or separation of people or things from others or from the main body or group;
integrity
soundness of moral character; honesty
compulsory
required; mandatory; obligatory
motivate
to provide with a motive, or a cause or reason to act; incite; impel
analytical
解析的pertaining to or proceeding by analysis (opposed to synthetic;investigative
analyze
to separate (a material or abstract entity) into constituent parts or elements; determine the elements or essential features of (opposed to synthesize ;evaluate,examine
creative
创造的having the quality or power of creating;imaginative
evidence
that which tends to prove or disprove something; ground for belief; proof
persuade
说服to induce to believe by appealing to reason or understanding; convince
metaphor
to induce to believe by appealing to reason or understanding; convince
slaughter
大屠杀
the killing or butchering of cattle, sheep, etc
tranquil
平静的
free from commotion or tumult; peaceful; quiet; calm
translucent
清澈的;易懂的
easily understandable; lucid
placid
平静的
pleasantly calm or peaceful; unruffled; tranquil; serenely quiet or undisturbed
gravel
沙砾
small stones and pebbles, or a mixture of these with sand
slam
碰的关上
to shut with force and noise
tinkled
叮当作响
to give forth or make a succession of short, light, ringing sounds, as a small bell
blissful
极乐的
full of, abounding in, enjoying, or conferring bliss
closet
壁橱
a small room, enclosed recess, or cabinet for storing clothing, food, utensils, etc
sewing
裁缝
the act or work of one who sews
luxuriate
沉溺
to enjoy oneself without stint; revel
sunbather
晒太阳的人
to take a sunbath
intent
意图
something that is intended; purpose; design; intention
drain
喝干
to withdraw or draw off (a liquid) gradually; remove slowly or by degrees, as by filtration
fetch
拿去
to go and bring back; return with; get
amber
琥珀
the yellowish-brown color of resin
sip
啜饮
to drink (a liquid) a little at a time; take small tastes of
swirl
打旋
to move around or along with a whirling motion; whirl; eddy
clink
叮当作响
to make or cause to make a light, sharp, ringing sound
supper
晚餐
dinner
chop
排骨
an act or instance of chopping
bewilder
使迷惑
to confuse or puzzle completely; perplex
chin
下巴
the part of face
daze
使茫然
to stun or stupefy with a blow, shock
horror n.
恐怖
anything that causes such a feeling
fuss
大惊小怪
an argument or noisy dispute
instinct
本能
a natural or innate impulse, inclination, or tendency
slight
脆弱的
small in amount, degree
nausea
反胃
extreme disgust; loathing; repugnance
vomit
呕吐
to eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth; regurgitate; throw up
automatic
无意识的
having the capability of starting, operating, moving, etc., independently
cellar
地下室
an underground room or story
cabinet
橱柜
a piece of furniture with shelves, drawers, etc., for holding or displaying items
wrap
包裹
to enclose in something wound or folded about (often followed by up
sake
缘故
cause, account, interest, or benefit
pause
暂停
a temporary stop or rest, especially in speech or action
steel
钢铁
a thing or things made of this metal
gently
温柔的
kindly; amiable
sway
摇动
to move or incline to one side or in a particular direction
crash
相撞
to make a loud, clattering noise, as of something dashed to pieces
extraordinary
非常的
beyond what is usual, ordinary, regular, or established
penalty
刑罚
a punishment imposed or incurred for a violation of law or rule
peculiar
奇特的
strange; queer; odd
rehearse
排练
to practice (a musical composition, a play, a speech, etc.) in private prior to a public presentation
grocery
食品杂货
Also called grocery store. a grocer's store
tragic
悲惨的
characteristic or suggestive of tragedy
frantic
狂乱的
desperate or wild with excitement, passion, fear, pain, etc.; frenzied
humming
哼声
making a droning sound; buzzing
parcel
包裹
an object, article, container, or quantity of something wrapped or packed up; small package; bundle
twist
扭转
to combine, as two or more strands or threads, by winding together; intertwine
well up
涌出;涌现;涌上心头
come from
kneel
跪下
to go down or rest on the knees or a knee
precinct
管辖区域
Also called precinct house. the police station in such a district
weep
哭泣
to express grief, sorrow, or any overpowering emotion by shedding tears; shed tears; cry
hysterically
歇斯底里地
uncontrollably emotional
patch
修补
a small piece of material used to mend a tear or break, to cover a hole, or to strengthen a weak place
congeal
冻结
to curdle; coagulate, as a fluid
mutter and whisper
嘀嘀喃语
to speak with soft, hushed sounds, using the breath, lips, etc., but with no vibration of the vocal cords
corpse
尸体
a dead body, usually of a human being
slip out
无意中说出(或泄露); 悄悄溜走;
stretcher
担架
a person or thing that stretches
exceptionally
例外地
unusually excellent; superior
blow
打击
a sudden, hard stroke with a hand, fist, or weapon
administer
管理
to bring into use or operation
blunt
变钝
to make blunt; hebetate
premiss
前提
a proposition supporting or helping to support a conclusion
spanner
螺丝起子
a person or thing that spans
garage
车库
a building or indoor area for parking or storing motor vehicles
gravel
沙砾
small stones and pebbles, or a mixture of these with sand
torch
火炬
something considered as a source of illumination, enlightenment, guidance
chink
堵塞...的裂缝
a crack, cleft, or fissure
mantle
覆盖
a loose, sleeveless cloak or cape
weary
使疲倦
characterized by or causing fatigue
trifle
小事
an article or thing of very little value
exasperate
使恼怒
nip
console
安慰
decent
有分寸的,得体的
hospitality
款待
hesitating
犹豫
sloppy
泥泞的
skull
头盖骨
smash
打碎
analyze
分析
to examine critically, so as to bring out the essential elements or give the essence of
articulate
清晰地吐
to pronounce clearly each of a succession of speech sounds, syllables, or words; enunciate:
alliteration
头韵
the commencement of two or more words of a word group with the same letter
analogy
类似
a similarity between like features of two things, on which a comparison may be based
argument
论据
a discussion involving differing points of view; debate
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