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adequate
enough or good enough to be used or accepted
alligator
短吻鱷
ally
another country that has an agreement to provide support
alongside
next to
amateur
someone who does something as a hobby and not as a job
ambassador
an important official living in a foreign country represents his or her country's interests
appetite
the desire to eat
assembly
a large group of people who meet regularly to make decisions or laws for a particular region or country
assert
insist on having one's opinions and rights recognized
awkward
lacking grace or skill in manner or movement or performance
ax
斧頭
ballpoint
a pen that has a small metal ball as the point of transfer of ink to paper
barely
only just true or only just the case
barrel
大圓桶
basin
臉盆
beam
a line of light
bedside
the area beside the bed
behalf
in the interest or aid of
blast
a strong current of air
bolt
門栓
booklet
小冊子
boost
cause to increase, improve or be more successful
bracelet
手鐲
brass
黃銅
briefcase
文件公事包
bulk
體積
bunch
一束
bureau
an office, organization, or government department that collects and distributes information
cabinet
a cupboard used for storing things such as medicine or alcoholic drinks or for displaying decorative things in
cattle
cello
大提琴
chairperson
the officer who presides at the meetings of an organization
charter
(交通工具)租賃借貸
chill
make cool or cooler
chop
cut into pieces with strong downward movements of a knife or an axe
chorus
合唱團
classified
officially secret
clip
迴紋針
coffin
棺材
commission
佣金
composition
works of art produced by the composer, painter or other artist
compound
混合物
conceal
cover or hide something carefully
conceive
構想出
condemn
責難
confess
坦承
consensus
genenral agreement of among a group of people
consent
permission to do something
constitution
憲法
convention
a large meeting of an organization or political group
convey
to carry or transport something or someone somewhere
corporation
法人、股份有限公司
correspondent
a newspaper or television journalist
corridor
走廊
coverage
the reporting of something
coward
膽小鬼
creep
爬行
cricket
蟋蟀
crow
烏鴉
crucial
extremely important
damp
slightly wet
dash
run or go somewhere quickly and suddenly
daybreak
黎明
decent
considered to be of an acceptable standard or quality
deed
a notable achievement
defendant
a person or institution against whom an action is brought in a court of law
demerit
faults or disadvantages
desperate
willing to try anything hard to change the situation
devise
have an idea to design a plan, system or machine
dew
small drops of water that form on the ground and other surfaces outdoors during the night
discharge
be official allowed to leave
dispose
to discard or deal with
dispute
an argument or disagreement between people or groups
dock
an enclosed area in a harbor where ships go to be loaded, unloaded or repaired
drain
排水溝
dreadful
very bad or unpleasant, or very poor in quality
dreadful
causing fear or terror
dresser
化妝台
drier
烘乾機
driveway
a piece of hard ground that leads from the road to the front of a house or other building
dump
a place where rubbish is left
eggplant
茄子
embrace
hug, usually with fondness
emerge
to come out from an enclosed or dark space such as a room or a vehicle, or from a unseen position
emission
the release into the atmosphere
conceive
構想出
episode
a happening that is distinctive in a series of related events
ethnic
connected with or relating to different racial or cultural groups of people
expedition
a journey organized for a particular purpose
facsimile
傳真影本
faculty
physical and mental abilities
favorable
agree with something or approve of it
feminist
a persion who belives in and supports feminism
flee
escape from
fleet
a group of warships organized as a tactical unit
fossil
化石
gaze
to look steadily,intently and with fixed attention
ginger
goddess
女神祇
grain
穀物穀子
grief
a feeling of extreme sadness
grin
smile broadly
gross
the entire amount of income before any deductions are made
gulf
part of a large body of water that extends into a shoreline, generally larger and more deeply indented than a bay
harsh
extremely unkind or cruel
hatch
the production of young from an egg
headquarters
the main offices of an organization
heritage
any attribute or immaterial possession that is inherited from ancestors
Hispanic
related to or derived from the people or culture of Spain
hitchhike
travel by getting free rides from motorists
hostile
unfriendly; of or like an enemy
hostility
unfriendliness; hatred; enmity
hut
a small house with only one or two rooms made of wood, mud, grass, or stones
ideology
an orientation that characterizes the thinking of a group or nation
ignorance
the lack of knowledge or education
immense
extremely large or great
imperial
relating to or associated with an empire
impulse
a sudden desire to do something
inadequate
not sufficient to meet a need
initiative
an import act or statement that is intended to solve a problem
inspector
檢察官
instinct
the natural tendency that a person or animal has to behave or react in a particular way
intense
very great or extreme in strength or degree
intent
eager and determined to do something
invade
to enter a place by force with an army
jury
a body of citizens sworn to give a true verdict according to the evidence presented in a court of law
justification
the act of defending or explaining or making excuses for by reasoning
justify
to show or prove that an action or idea is reasonable or necessary
keeper
a person who takes care of or manages something
kit
a group of item kept together in the same container which is used for similar purposes
knight
騎士
knot
蝴蝶結
lace
a delicate decorative fabric woven in an open web of symmetrical patterns
lad
a young man or boy
lid
a movable top or cover (hinged or separate) for closing the opening of a container
limb
one's arms and legs
liver
large and complicated reddish-brown glandular organ located in the upper right portion of the abdominal cavity
lobster
龍蝦
lodge
a house or hut in a country or in the mountains where people stay on holidays
lump
a solid piece of
maid
a female domestic
mast
船桅
medieval
relating to or belonging to the Middle Ages
messenger
傳訊使者
mistress
女主人、女老師、情婦
mitten
連指手套
motorbike
motorcycle
mutter
咕噥
mutton
meat from an adult sheep
nasty
very unpleasant to see, experience, or feel
naval
belonging to, relating to, or involving a country's navy
nightgown
睡袍
nonetheless
nevertheless
oblige
force or compel somebody to do something
obscure
not clearly understood or expressed
overlook
look past, fail to notice
parcel
something wrapped in paper so as to be sent to someone by post
particle
a tiny piece of anything
peasant
a poor person of low social status who works on the land
pedal
腳踏車踏板
pension
a regular payment to a person that iis intended to allow them to subsist without working
personnel
human resource department
pint
品脫
pit
a large hole that is dug in the ground
plead
辯護
plot
a secret plan by a group of people to do something illegal
Pope
the head of the Rome Catholic Church
preach
傳教佈道
prominent
conspicuous in position or importance
prompt
performed with little or no delay
proposition
a proposal offered for acceptance or rejection
provoke
annoy continually or chronically
publicity
a message issued in behalf of some product or cause or idea or person or institution
pudding
布丁
radical
fundamental, very important and great in degree
rally
unit people to support something
rattle
發出喀嚓聲
recession
the state of the economy declines
recruit
seek to employ
reign
rules a country
reluctant
unwillingness to do something contrary to your custom
repay
pay back the money
resolution
determination to do something or not to do something
resolve
make a firm decision
resort
a place where a lot of people spend their holidays
restoration
getting something back again
restrain
壓制壓抑
restraint
抑制
retreat
move away from something or someone
ripe
fully grown and ready to eat
ritual
the prescribed procedure for conducting religious ceremonies
scandal
disgraceful gossip about the private lives of other people
scarecrow
稻草人
scent
the pleasant smell
scold
censure severely or angrily
seize
catch or take hold of something suddenly and forcibly
senate
參議院
senator
參議員
shed
pour out in drops or small quantities or as if in drops or small quantities
sheer
complete or total; utter
shrug
聳肩
slam
shut a door noisily with great force
smash
break suddenly into pieces, as from a violent blow
snap
breaks suddenly, usually with a sharp cracking noise
sow
plant the seeds in the ground
sparrow
麻雀
spinach
菠菜
spite
malevolence by virtue of being malicious or spiteful or nasty
stack
稻草穀物堆
stake
木椿
stall
攤子
stew
燉煮的食物
stiff
firm and does not bend easily
strain
stretch or force to the limit
strait
a narrow channel of the sea joining two larger bodies of water
supreme
highest in excellence or achievement
swell
腫起來
searchlight
探照燈
tackle
搏倒
tenant
someone who pays rent to use land or a building or a car that is owned by someone else
tender
easy to cut or chew
terrace
a flat area of stone or grass next to a building where people can sit
thrust
move or push quickly with a lot of force
tidy
neat and arranged in an organized way
tights
緊身衣
tile
磁磚
timber
the wood of trees cut and prepared for use as building material
timely
done or happening at the appropriate or proper time
toss
throw lightly in a careless way
trail
drag loosely along a surface
undertake
accept as a charge
unity
the quality of being united into one
upright
with back straight rather than bending or lying down
verse
a piece of poetry
vessel
an object used as a container especially for liquids
vice
a specific form of evildoing
ward
block forming a division of a hospital (or a suite of rooms) shared by patients who need a similar kind of care
weep
shed tears because of sadness, rage, or pain
whereas
while
whip
鞭打
wicked
evil and morally bad or wrong
widow
a woman whose husband is dead especially one who has not remarried
yawn
打哈欠
yield
production of a certain amount