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基础1900 901-1000

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narrate
v.讲述,叙述 to tell a story
prod
n.刺棒 a pointed object used to prod
dilute
v.稀释 to make thinner or less concentrated by adding a liquid
quandary
n.困惑,为难 a state of uncertainty
suet
n.牛脂,羊脂 the hard fatty tissues around the kidneys of cattle and sheep
fowl
n.家禽 a bird, such as the duck, goose, turkey
infirmary
n.医务室 a place for the care of the infirm, sick, or injured, especially a small hospital
amnesty
n.大赦,赦免 a general pardon granted by a government
tic
n.痉挛 a habitual spasmodic muscular movement or contraction
garble
v.混淆 to mix up or distort to such an extent as to make misleading
exaggeration
n.夸张 overstatement
joggle
v.轻摇,摇动 to move with a shaking motion
ruddy
a.红润的 having a healthy, reddish color
corrupt
a.腐败的,贪污的 dishonest
cache
v.隐藏 n. 贮藏所 a hiding place used especially for storing provisions
corpulent
a.肥胖的 excessively fat
rascal
n.流氓,捣蛋鬼 a mean, unprincipled, or dishonest person
truce
n.休战 the end of the war
drool
v.胡说,流口水 to let saliva run from the mouth
combative
a.好战的,斗志旺盛的 marked by eagerness to fight or contend
insensitive
a.感觉迟钝的 not physically sensitive; numb
ebb
v./n.潮退,衰退 a period of decline or diminution
lacy
a.有花边的 of, relating to, or resembling lace
idolize
v.极端崇拜 revere
adulterate
v.搀杂,搀假 to make impure by adding improper, or inferior ingredients
chauffeur
n.司机 one employed to drive a private automobile
limpid
a.清澈的,透明的 clear
servile
a.卑屈的,奴隶的 relating to or involving slaves or appropriate for slaves or servants
boarder
n.寄宿生 one lives in a room where there are a lot of people
beneficial
a.有帮助的,有利的 advantageous; helpful
perilous
a.危险的,冒险的 dangerous
sterling
a.纯正的 n. 纯银 british money, especially the pound as the basic monetary unit of the United Kingdom
ulcer
n.溃疡,腐烂物 a corrupting condition or influence
gleeful
a.愉快的 happy
mechanic
n.机械工 a worker skilled in making or repairing machines
pack
n.狼群 many wolves
flour
n.面粉 a soft, fine powder made by wheet
fiction
n.小说 "a literary work whose content is produced by the imagination"
gloomy
a.黑暗的; 令人沮丧的 depressing, sad
anchor
n.锚 "A heavy object attached to a vessel to keep the vessel in place"
brake
n./v. 闸,刹车 A device for slowing or stopping motion
accelerator
n.油门 "A device, especially the gas pedal of a motor vehicle, for increasing speed"
abolish
v.废除,废止 To end an activity or custom officially
establish
vt. 建立;创办 To set up; found
decay
v.使腐烂 To break down into component parts
rust
v.生锈 "Become destroyed by water, air, or a corrosive such as an acid"
ore
n.矿 A mineral
gravel
n.碎石;砂砾 "An unconsolidated mixture of rock fragments or pebbles"
offense
n.犯罪;进攻 "The act of causing anger, resentment, displeasure, or affront"
defense
n.防卫,防护 The act of fighting against attack, danger, or injury.
conceal
v.隐藏;隐瞒 "To keep from being seen, found, observed, or discovered; hide"
subtract
v.减去;扣掉 To take away; deduct
orbit
n.轨道 "The path of a celestial body or an artificial satellite as it revolves around another body"
illuminate
"To light something or make it brighter; to explain and show more clearly something that is difficult to understand"
depart
v.离开;出发 To go away; leave
disembark
v.登陆,下车;上岸 "To go ashore from a ship,to leave a vehicle or aircraft"
spouse
n.配偶 A marriage partner; a husband or wife
fiction
n. 小说;虚构 Novel;an imaginative creation
legend
n. 传奇;说明;图例 "An unverified story handed down from earlier times;the symbols appearing on a map or chart"
odd
adj. 奇数的;古怪的 Strange;a kind of number,such as1,3,5,7
principal
n. 校长 The person in charge of school
conceal
v. 隐藏;隐瞒 To keep from being seen, found; hide
ascend
v. 上升;登高 Up
descend
v. 下降;下去 Down
cape
n. 海角 A strip of land projecting into a body of water
reservoir
n. 水库;蓄水池 "A natural or artificial pond or lake used for the storage and regulation of water"
gulf
n. 海湾 "A large area of a sea or ocean partially enclosed by land"
crutches
n. 拐杖,支撑物 "A staff or support used by the physically injured or disabled as an aid in walking"
paralysis
n. 麻痹;无力 "Loss or impairment of the ability to move a body part"
locomotive
n. 机车;火车头 "A self-propelled vehicle for pulling or pushing freight or passenger cars on railroad tracks"
resignation
n. 辞职;放弃 To quit the job
sigh
v. 叹气 "emit a long, deep audible breath expressing sadness, relief, tiredness, or similar"
gasp
v. 喘气;喘息 To draw in the breath sharply
messy
adj. 凌乱的,散乱的 Disorderly and dirty
lens
n.镜头;隐形眼镜 "A transparent optical device used to converge or diverge transmitted light and to form image"
sleeve
n.袖子 A part of a garment that covers all or part of an arm
saw
n. 锯子 a hand tool for cutting wood or other hard materials
strand
n.线;串 A cable, rope, thread, or yarn
perimeter
n. 周长 The outer limits of an area
squalor
n. 肮脏;悲惨 A filthy and wretched condition or quality.
habitual
adj. 习惯的 Of the nature of a habit
discard
v. 抛弃;放弃 To throw away; reject
contagious
adj. 感染性的 Capable of transmitting disease; carrying a disease
reject
vt. 拒绝;排斥 To refuse to accept
aversion
n. 厌恶;讨厌的人 A fixed, intense dislike
impose
v. 强加;征税 "To officially force a rule, tax, punishment, etc. to be obeyed or received "
content
n. 内容 adj. 满意的 Something contained;satisfying
felony
n. 重罪 One of several grave crimes
mumps
n.流行性腮腺炎 "An infectious disease that causes painful swelling in the neck and slight fever"
misdemeanor
n.轻罪;品行不端 An offense less serious than a felony
intermittent
adj.间歇的;断断续续的 Stopping and starting at intervals
incessant
adj.不断的;不停的 Continuing without interruption
intramural
adj.校内的;内部的 "Existing or carried on within the bounds of an institution"
inconsistent
adj.不一致的;前后矛盾的 Displaying or marked by a lack of consistency
inadvertent
adj.疏忽的;不注意的 Not duly attentive
inflammable
adj.易燃的 Easily ignited and capable of burning rapidly
extinguished
adj.熄灭的;灭绝的 To put out a fire
sedentary
adj.久坐的 Sitting for a long time
eliminate
vt.消除;排除 To get rid of; remove
optional
adj.可选择的,随意的 Left to choice; not compulsory or automatic