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来自: zinc 2011-02-17 11:44:31

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    zinc 2011-02-18 10:08:07

    1."The web of our life is of a mingled yarn, good and ill together."

    我们生活的网,由混合的纱线编织而成,好的和坏的都有。

    yarn 纱线,奇闻漫谈

    2.No Acts of Parliament can establish such a writ

    国会的任何法案都不能建立这样一种命令。

    writ 命令状


    3. Iconic Australian crocodile wrangler Steve Irwin will be immortalised in tarmac when the road outside his family zoo is renamed in his honour, officials revealed.

    一生经历颇富传奇色彩的澳大利亚“鳄鱼猎手”史蒂夫·欧文将在家乡的柏油路面上获得“永生”,因为当地官员已经表示要将位于其家庭动物园外面的一条道路用他的名字命名。

    wrangler 争论者

    4.“Military and economic power is necessarily wielded by people."

    人民掌握着军事和经济力量。

    wield 掌权,支配

    5.People are like dirt. They can either nourish you and help you grow as a person or they can stunt your growth and make you wilt and die.

    人民就像泥土。他们可以支持你让你生长,也可以阻碍你的成长,让你枯萎死去。

    wilt 枯萎

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    zinc 2011-02-19 16:23:04

    1. "The President is a cross-eyed Texan warmonger, unelected, inarticulate, who epitomises the arrogance of American foreign policy."

    这位总统是一个来自德克萨斯的斗鸡眼战争贩子,他没经过选举就当上总统,还口齿不清。他象征着美国傲慢的外交政策。

    warmonger



    warmonger

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    zinc 2011-02-19 16:27:13

    2. "Trade isn't about goods. Trade is about information. Goods sit in the warehouse until information moves them."

    贸易并不是货物。贸易是信息。货物堆在仓库里直到有需求信息时才被运走。

    warehouse 仓库

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    zinc 2011-02-19 16:29:33

    3. "Why so pale and wan?"

    为什么这么苍白憔悴?

    wan 虚弱的

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    zinc 2011-02-19 16:31:16

    4.The walrus was Paul!

    那个海象就是保罗!

    walrus 海象

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    zinc 2011-02-19 16:33:48

    5.Muskrat Castle as the house has been facetiously named by some waggish officer- James Fenimore Cooper.

    麝鼠城堡’这个名字是爱开玩笑的官员詹姆士·菲里莫尔·库珀给这座房子取的滑稽名字。

    waggish 滑稽的

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    zinc 2011-02-19 16:38:00

    6."Some weasel took the cork out of my lunch."

    黄鼠狼把我午餐里的软木塞拿走了

    weasel 黄鼠狼;逃避

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    zinc 2011-02-19 16:43:14

    7. "It is when we try to grapple with another man's intimate need that we perceive how incomprehensible, wavering, and misty are the beings that share with us the sight of the stars and the warmth of the sun."

    只有当我们想解决其他人的私人需要时,我们才发觉和自己生活在同一片天空之下的其他人是多么地难以理解,犹豫不决,他们晦涩得如同雾一般。

    waver 摇摆,犹豫

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    zinc 2011-02-19 16:49:24

    8."Vietnam was a watershed event in increasing the skepticism in our government."

    越南战争事件之后,人民对政府越发怀疑,越战是一个转折点。

    watershed 转折点,分水岭

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    zinc 2011-02-19 16:52:15

    9. "Experiences are savings which a miser puts aside. Wisdom is an inheritance which a wastrel cannot exhaust."

    经验是一种吝啬鬼置之不理的财富。智慧是一件挥霍者无法享用的遗产。

    wastrel 挥霍无度的人

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    zinc 2011-02-19 16:54:48

    10."One should always be wary of anyone who promises that their love will last longer than a weekend."

    如果有人承诺他们的爱情能持续长于一个星期,我建议你对他们提高警惕。

    wary 谨慎的

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    zinc 2011-02-20 19:39:44

    1. "If a pig loses its voice, is it disgruntled?"

    如果一只猪失掉了声音,它会不满意吗?

    disgruntle 不满意

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    zinc 2011-02-20 20:14:33

    2.Man is insatiable for power; he is infantile in his desires and, always discontented with what he has, loves only what he has not.

    人类对权力的渴望是不会停止的。他的欲望总是处在婴儿期。他对自己拥有的总是不满意。他只爱他得不到的东西。

    discontent 不满意

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    zinc 2011-02-20 20:17:15

    3.The court granted him permission to disinter the body

    法院批准他掘出尸体.

    disinter 掘出

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    zinc 2011-02-20 20:53:47

    4.There is,as Robert,the treasury secretary,says,a "disjunction" between the mass of business anecdote that points to a leap in productivity and the picture reflected by the statistics.

    正如财政部长罗勃特所说,显示生产力大跃进的大量商业迭事与统计数字所反映的图表之间存在不符之处。

    disjunction 分裂

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    zinc 2011-02-20 20:57:51

    5.disparage no book, for it is also a part of the world.

    不要贬低任何一本书,因为那样的书也是世界的一部分。

    disparage 贬低

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    zinc 2011-02-20 21:03:56

    6.When a poet's mind is perfectly equipped for its work, it is constantly amalgamating disparate experiences.

    当一位诗人的头脑已经做好了工作的准备时,它将把各种不同的经验混合在一起。

    disparate 不同的

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    zinc 2011-02-20 21:09:33

    7. "Rage cannot be hidden, it can only be dissembled. This dissembling deludes the thoughtless, and strengthens rage and adds, to rage, contempt."

    愤怒无法被隐藏,它只能被掩饰。

    dissemble 掩饰

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    zinc 2011-02-20 22:22:00

    8.Without some dissimulation no business can be carried on at all.

    如果没有掩饰,没有任何商业活动可以进行。

    dissimulation 掩饰

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    zinc 2011-02-20 22:31:43

    9.The goal of education is the advancement of knowledge and the dissemination of truth.

    教育的目的是知识的长进以及真理的传播。

    dissemination 散,播

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    zinc 2011-02-20 22:38:23

    10.If we understood the world, we would realize that there is a logic of harmony underlying its manifold apparent dissonances.

    如果我们了解了这个世界,我们会发现在所有明显不协调事件的背后,都有和谐的逻辑。

    dissonance 不调和

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    zinc 2011-02-22 09:05:13

    1.dissuade 劝阻

    Few, however, believe the company's announcement will dissuade China from keeping on trying
    但少数人认为,公司的声明会组织中国继续尝试。

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    zinc 2011-02-22 09:05:32

    2.Distension 膨胀

    For indigestion , food retention and qi stagnation, diarrhea abdominal distension
    促进消化不良、食积气滞、腹泻、腹胀的康复。

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    zinc 2011-02-22 09:07:51

    3.distraught 心神狂乱的

    an unnaturally frenzied or distraught woman.
    一个不同寻常的狂热的或发狂的女人。

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    zinc 2011-02-22 09:18:00

    4.ditty 小曲

    Let me set my mournful ditty
    To a merry measure

    让我把我悲哀的小曲,
    换上欢快的节奏

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    zinc 2011-02-22 09:23:51

    5.divulge 泄露

    Facebook is not obliged to divulge financial information,
    Facebook并不一定要泄露其财政信息。

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    zinc 2011-02-22 09:41:10

    6.Dodder 蹒跚

    He is just some silly old dodder with a split personality problem
    他不过是个又老又蠢,走路摇摇晃晃并且人格分裂的家伙。

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    zinc 2011-02-22 09:43:58

    7.Dodge 避开

    It is easy to dodge our responsibilities, but we cannot dodge the consequences of dodging our responsibilities.
    逃避责任很容易,但我们却不能逃避由逃避责任带来的后果。

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    zinc 2011-02-22 09:46:25

    Doff 脱下

    Doff one’s hat 脱帽

    Romeo, doff thy name; and for thy name, which is no part of thee, take all myself.
    罗密欧,抛弃你的名字吧,我愿将我的身心,补偿你这身外的一个空名。

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    zinc 2011-02-22 09:46:52

    9.Dogged 顽固的,坚持的

    He achieved success through dogged persistence.
    他靠着坚持不懈取得了成功。

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    zinc 2011-02-22 09:49:21

    10.Doggerel

    最早人们是从英国著名诗人乔叟1386年左右出版的《坎特伯雷故事集》中知道doggerel的用法的。

    To have the catchy(引人注目的) sound of a simple, repetitious rhyme or doggerel.
    有韵律具有简单的、重复的四韵诗或打油诗那样朗朗上口的音韵。

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    zinc 2011-02-22 09:53:03

    1.Doldrums 消沉,情绪低落

    A hobby a day keeps the doldrums away.
    每天有个新爱好,你就不会陷入消沉情绪。

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    zinc 2011-02-22 09:53:17

    2.Dolorous 忧伤的,悲哀的

    As he drew near he made dolorous moan, and by the words of it I perceived that he was cursing and swearing
    他一边往这里走,一边发出哀吟。我听出他在咒骂着什么。

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    zinc 2011-02-22 09:54:38

    3.Dolt 笨蛋,傻瓜

    This dolt of a usurper could not foresee the revenge
    would inevitably be wreaked(报复) upon his stupid despotism(专制)
    这个篡位者是个傻瓜,他看不出他愚蠢的专制一定会受到报复的。

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    zinc 2011-02-22 09:56:38

    4. dome 半圆屋顶

    The sound of laughter is like the vaulted dome of a temple of happiness.
    这笑声就好像快乐的庙宇上的拱顶。

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    zinc 2011-02-22 09:58:51

    5.domicile 住处,定居地

    Where is your domicile place?
    你的籍贯是哪里?

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    zinc 2011-02-22 10:03:23

    6.dorsal 背部的

    This is a photo of a killer whale (orca) dorsal fin
    这张照片上是一只虎鲸的背鳍。

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    zinc 2011-02-22 10:41:24

    7.dossier 卷宗,档案

    The rest, called literature, is a dossier of human imbecility for the guidance of future professors.
    剩下的,我们称之为“文学”,它是人类愚蠢行为的记录,它给未来的教授提供指示。

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    zinc 2011-02-22 10:44:30

    8.dormant 休眠的,冬眠

    Adversity has the effect of eliciting talents, which in prosperous circumstances would have lain dormant.
    逆境可以诱发人的才能,这种才能在顺境中是休眠的。

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    zinc 2011-02-22 10:53:40

    9.dote 溺爱,昏聩

    He is an old doting fool, with one foot already in the grave.
    他是一个年老昏聩的傻瓜,他一只脚已经进了坟墓。

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    zinc 2011-02-22 10:56:58

    10.doting 老糊涂的,偏爱

    Fathers in their 30s and 40s still feel a bit ashamed of being a doting parent.
    一些三、四十岁的爸爸仍然有点羞于宠爱孩子。

  • 无可取代

    无可取代 (还没注销) 2011-02-22 12:34:22

    以后我天天看,感謝楼主

  • zinc

    zinc 2011-02-24 09:08:43

    也谢谢你啦!

  • zinc

    zinc 2011-02-24 09:39:21

    1.Dour 严厉的,脸色阴沉的

    I'm sick of dour faces Staring at me from the T.V. Tower. I want roses in my garden bower; dig?
    我讨厌那些从电视塔往外张望的脸,他们总是在说:我想在自家花园的凉亭里种玫瑰,现在要挖土吗?

    2.Douse 浸于,熄灭

    Absence lessens the minor passions and increases the great ones, as the wind douses a candle and kindles a fire.
    缺乏会减弱那些微小的热情,增加那些强大的热情。正如风会熄灭一支蜡烛,也会激起一阵大火。

    3.Doyen 老前辈

    As far as I know, World Trade Center Mumbai and WTCA were set up in the same year, so without any doubt, WTC Mumbai is the doyen of WTCs
    据我所知孟买世贸中心和世界贸易中心协会是同一年成立的,在世贸中心里面算是元老级的“人物”啦!

    4.Drab 土褐色的,单调的

    Charles' conversation was flat as a sidewalk, a place of passage for the ideas of everyman; they wore drab everyday clothes, and they inspired neither laughter nor dreams.
    查尔斯的谈话就像人行道一样平坦无味,这人行道上是人人都有的见解。这些人们穿着家常的单调衣服,他们不能激起一阵笑声或一点点梦想。

    5.Draconian 严酷的,苛刻的

    The competent commanders must find the means of keeping order not by demanding more security forces but by applying suitable draconian methods.

    合格的指挥官会通过适当而严酷的措施来维持秩序,而非更多的保安部队。

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    zinc 2011-02-24 10:18:47

    6.Drawl 拖长调慢吞吞地说

    His voice had no trace of the drawl that you would expect to find in a fashionably dressed young man.
    他的嗓音没有任何懒洋洋的痕迹,这种懒洋洋的痕迹是你希望在一个衣着时髦的年轻人身上发现的。

    7.Dregs 残渣

    She threw the coffee dregs into the sink
    她将咖啡渣倒进水槽。


    8.Drone 雄蜂,嗡嗡声,单调的谈话

    Two flies drone and drone.
    一个蚊子哼哼,两个苍蝇嗡嗡.

    9.Drivel 胡说

    O.K., I'm a rock critic. I also write and record music. I write poetry, fiction, straight journalism, unstraight journalism, beatnik drivel, mortifying love letters, death threats to white jazz critics signed "The Mau Maus of East Harlem," and once a year my own obituary (latest entry: "He was promising...").
    好吧,我是个摇滚乐评家。我自己也写歌录歌。我写诗歌,小说,直接的新闻和不直接的新闻,垮掉一代的胡言乱语,抑制的情书,给白人爵士乐评家写的死亡威胁信,签名是“东哈莱姆的Mau Maus”,并且每年给自己写一份讣告(最后一条总是:他是有远大前途的….)

    10.Dross 浮渣,糟粕

    So vast, so limitless in capacity is man's imagination to disperse and burn away the rubble-dross of fact and probability, leaving only truth and dream.
    人类的想象力是这样地广大而无限,它可以驱散并烧尽那些由事实和可能性构成的泡沫浮渣,仅仅留下真理和梦想。

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    zinc 2011-02-24 13:47:55

    1.drove 畜群

    "We are discreet sheep; we wait to see how the drove is going, and then go with the drove."
    我们是小心翼翼的绵羊;我们等着看羊群往哪走,然后跟着走。

    2.duct 管道,导管

    "My tears stuck in their little ducts, refusing to be jerked."
    我的眼泪忍在泪腺里,不肯喷涌而出。

    3.dummy 人体模型,假人,笨蛋

    FSID recommends settling your baby to sleep with a dummy.
    FSID建议你让婴儿和娃娃一起睡觉。

    4.dupe 欺骗,受骗的人

    "If hopes were dupes, fears may be liars.".
    如果希望是上了当,那么恐惧就是骗子。

    The mind is always the dupe of the heart.
    理智总是为情感所惑。

    5.duplicity 口是心非,欺诈
    But she could not keep up the duplicity.
    但她无法一直口是心非地装下去。

    6.duplicitous 两面派的,欺诈的

    Franklin is a duplicitous facade-builder whose Autobiography hides as much as it reveals
    富兰克林是一个欺诈的造假者。他的自传披露了很多但掩饰的更多。

    7.duress 胁迫

    These unequal treaties were made under duress.
    这些不平等条约是在强迫下签订的。

    Most of the people who've ever written are under enormous duress, myself being one them.
    很多写过那些东西的人都是在胁迫之下写的,我自己就是其中之一。

    8.dyslexia 读写困难

    Dyslexia is a reading and language disorder.
    读写困难就是阅读及语言的紊乱。

    9.earplugs 耳塞

    Use earplugs when swimming.
    游泳时应该戴耳塞。

    10.earshot 听力所及范围

    Historians are left forever chasing shadows, painfully aware of their inability ever to reconstruct a dead world in its completeness however thorough or revealing their documentation. We are doomed to be forever hailing someone who has just gone around the corner and out of earshot.

    历史学家永远在追寻影子,他们痛苦地认识到他们不可能完整重建一个死去的世界,虽然他们的资料是充分的且有揭露性。我们注定要永远向那些已经转弯过去的人打招呼,他们听不到我们的喊话。

  • 玖萬

    玖萬 (Moviemania) 2011-02-24 15:36:24

    共同学习 谢谢

  • 小葱心老葱身

    小葱心老葱身 (你以为生活是这样的,其实。。。) 2011-02-24 15:42:20

    顶,LZ加油!!

  • zinc

    zinc 2011-02-25 09:34:06

    恩,我继续啦

  • zinc

    zinc 2011-02-25 09:34:37

    1.Earsplitting 震耳欲聋的

    .But the loud-song champions are the blue whales, whose earsplitting melodies can reach 188 decibels underwater (162 db in air), more than 100 times louder than a roaring jet engine.
    不过,声音最大的当属蓝灰色大须鲸了,它的声音震耳欲聋,在水底可达一百八十八分贝(空气中为一百六十二分贝),比轰轰作响的喷射引擎声还要大过一百倍!

    2.eavesdrop 窃听

    He ensconced himself in the closet in order to eavesdrop.
    他藏在壁橱里, 以便偷听。

    3.ebullience 奔放,沸腾

    John Osborne spoke out in a vein of ebullient, free-wheeling(不加抑制的) rancour(愤怒) that betokened(预示) the arrival of something new in the theatre – a sophisticated, articulate lower-class.

    John Osborne语调里那种奔放而不加抑制的愤怒,预示着剧场中将发生的新变化-一种复杂的,清晰的下层阶级出现了。

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    zinc 2011-02-26 15:52:21

    4.eclectic 折衷的,综合的

    Out of about 20,000 turkeys born at Foster Farms this summer, 25 were selected for a final competition that involved strutting(趾高气扬地走) their stuff before a panel of judges with an eclectic(综合的) mix of music playing in the background.(《奥巴马总统赦免火鸡仪式致辞》)

    He has an eclectic taste in music
    他爱好各种音乐.

    5.edifice 大建筑物

    This majestic metal-and-glass edifice was not only home to the extravaganza display of products from all over the world.
    这个雄伟的金属玻璃大厦不仅仅是全世界产品的盛大展示地。

    George Santayana: "The loftiest edifices need the deepest foundations."
    最高的建筑需要最深的地基。

    6.edify 启发

    Aldous Huxley: "Where beauty is worshipped for beauty's sake as a goddess, independent of and superior to morality and philosophy, the most horrible putrefaction(腐败) is apt to set in. The lives of the aesthetes are the far from edifying commentary on the religion of beauty."

    T. V. should attempt to edify the masses.
    电视应该试着去启迪大众。

    7. effervesce 冒泡,热情洋溢

    John H Aughey: "Sensual pleasures are like soap bubbles, sparkling, effervescent. The pleasures of intellect are calm, beautiful, sublime(崇高的), ever enduring and climbing upward to the borders of the unseen world."

    8. Effete 柔弱的,疲惫的

    "A spirit of national masochism(受虐狂) prevails, encouraged by an Effete(虚弱的) corps(军团) of impudent(粗鲁的) snobs(势利鬼) who characterize themselves as intellectuals."

    9. Effluvia 臭气,没用的茶品

    the drug and the pastille(软锭剂) striving vainly to overcome the effluvia of mortality

    You are a bleating foal, a curdled staggering mutant dwarf smeared richly
    with the effluvia and offal accompanying your alleged birth into this world.

    10. Effrontery 厚颜无耻


    Samuel Johnson: "The advice that is wanted is commonly not welcome and that which is not wanted, evidently an Effrontery."
    一条被需要的忠告一般是不受欢迎的。一条不需要的忠告显然是厚颜无耻的。

  • zinc

    zinc 2011-02-26 15:52:49

    有的句子不知道怎么翻好。。。

  • zinc

    zinc 2011-02-26 15:53:05

    1.Elegy 挽歌

    Bob Dylan's Elegy for a Lost America
    鲍勃迪伦为失落的美国所做的一曲挽歌。

    2.elicit 引出,诱发

    "Adversity has the effect of eliciting talents, which in prosperous circumstances would have lain dormant."
    Adversity has the effect of eliciting talents, which in prosperous circumstances would have lain dormant.
    逆境可以诱发人的才能,这种才能在顺境中是休眠的。

    3.elocution 演说艺术

    It was an iconic image, beating all the rhetoric, elocution and eloquence the smooth-talking president could have mustered(集中,激起).
    这是一个标志性的画面,打倒了这位总统所有的雄辩才能。

    4.elusive 难懂的,逃避的

    Steven Spielberg: "Failure is inevitable. Success is elusive."
    失败是必然的。成功是难以捉摸的。

    5.emanciate 使消瘦

    Winston Churchill: "Thus, by every device from the stick to the carrot, the emaciated Austrian donkey is made to pull the Nazi barrow(手推车) up an ever-steepening(越来越陡的) hill."

    2月2日,印度警方在该国的一个偏僻小岛上发现了的九名海啸幸存者,此时距去年12月26日灾难发生时已有38天了。在这些日子里,他们在已被夷为平地的岛上流浪,靠打野猪吃椰子维生。外电报道如下:Nine people who survived the December 26 earthquake and tsunami in southern Asia have been rescued on a remote island off the coast of India, officials in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands said.

    The five men, two women and two children were found in a forest on Great Nicobar on Wednesday, according to a police source. The survivors were hungry, weak and emaciated, the source said.

    Emaciated意为“消瘦的,衰弱的”,因为动词emaciate表示“(使)憔悴,(使)消瘦,使贫瘠”。据悉,这些人是在印度最南端的岛屿大尼科巴岛上的森林中被发现的,包括两名男子、两名妇女和两名年轻女子,年龄从11岁到65岁不等。他们都是尼科巴部族人。尼科巴部族是安达曼和尼科巴群岛上最大的土著部落,他们是一个吃苦耐劳的部落,过去曾靠打猎维生。

    6. emanate 散发,产生,表现

    "Television was not invented to make human beings vacuous(空洞的), but is an emanation of their vacuity(空虚)."
    并不是电视让人们空虚。电视不过是人们空虚的表现。

    7. embellish 装饰

    "“For every thing there is an embellishment (or a decoration), and the embellishment of the Qur’an is a good voice.”"

    "It is a great mortification(屈辱) to the vanity of man, that his utmost art and industry can never equal the meanest of nature's productions, either for beauty or value. Art is only the under-workman(差的工匠), and is employed to give a few strokes(几下) of embellishment(装饰) to those pieces, which come from the hand of the master"


    Actually, the defeat also can embellish the life.
    其实,失败也能点缀人生。

    8. embezzlement 贪污

    : "A man's idea in a game of cards is war, cruel, devastating, and pitiless. A lady's idea of it is a combination of larceny(盗窃罪), embezzlement and burglary(入户盗窃)."

    9. emend 修正

    Many men are needed to emend this book.
    修订这本书需要许多人手。

    10. emollient 使柔软,润滑剂

    : "It is the nature of carnivores to get power and then, having disposed of(处理掉) their enemies, to deploy the emollient powers of Great Art to make themselves look like herbivores."

  • zinc

    zinc 2011-02-28 20:58:25

    1. Ennui 无聊

    "There are three cures for ennui: sleep, drink and travel."
    解除无聊的3种途径是:睡眠,饮酒和旅行

    Enormity 暴行,巨大
    The enormity of his offence made it probable that the man was not sane.
    他攻击的凶残使得这男人有可能是神智不正常的。

    2. ensconce 安置

    . To be simply ensconced in God is true joy.
    简单地被上帝安置就是真正的快乐。

    3. ensemble 全体,合唱,乐团
    an amateur art ensemble
    业余文工团

    4. ensign 旗帜,海军少尉

    "I know of no such unquestionable badge and ensign of a sovereign mind as that of tenacity(顽强) of purpose..."
    At that moment, from behind the short bush, there appear the artillery ensign.
    此时从矮小的丛林後面出现了炮兵部队的军旗。

    Tear that ensign down! 把那面旗帜扯下来。
    5. ensue 接着发生,因而产生
    .If not, something like a banking crisis could ensue.
    如果没有起到应有作用,银行危机之类的事情料将发生。

  • zinc

    zinc 2011-02-28 21:23:04


    6. entail 使必要;须要,牵涉

    What does your work entail there?
    你在那里承担什么工作?

    "Freedom of conscience entails more dangers than authority and despotism."
    7. enthralling 迷人的
    enthralling sight 迷人的风光

    8. entity 实体,统一体
    economical entity
    经济实体

    "The United Nations cannot do anything, and never could; it is not an animate entity or agent. It is a place, a stage, a forum.

    9. entreat 恳求

    Charlotte Bronte: "You -- poor and obscure, and small and plain as you are -- I entreat to accept me as a husband."
    你虽然如此地贫穷,朴素,瘦小,卑微,但我请求你让我成为你的丈夫。

    10. entreaty 恳求

    The teacher's entreaty to his class begged the students not to cheat on their homework.

  • zinc

    zinc 2011-03-01 09:34:13

    1. entrust 信赖,信托
    "I hesitate to deposit money in a bank. I am afraid I shall never dare to take it out again. When you go to confession and entrust your sins to the safe-keeping of the priest, do you ever come back for them?"

    You are almost ready to be entrusted with the secret ingredient of my secret ingredient soup.

    2. enunciate 阐明

    Gilbert K Chesterton: "As enunciated today, 'progress' is simply a comparative of which we have not settled the superlative(最高的)."

    3. enzyme 酶

    4. epaulet 肩章

    5. ephemeral 朝生暮死的

    Florence King: "Time has lost all meaning in that nightmare alley of the Western world known as the American mind. We wallow in nostalgia but manage to get it all wrong. True nostalgia is an ephemeral composition of disjointed(不连贯的,无条理的) memories....

    6. epicure
    This cookery book have being wrote by a real epicure.
    这本食谱是由一位真正的美食家写的。

    7. epidermis

    "Boredom is like a pitiless zooming in on the epidermis of time. Every instant is dilated(膨胀) and magnified like the pores of the face." #BoresandBoredom#Love #Affection

    8. epigram警句

    In his epigram Samuel Johnson called remarriage a triumph of hope over experience.
    在他的警句中塞缪尔•约翰逊把再婚称作希望对经历的胜利

    9. epilogue 尾声
    It follows Shakespeare’s original work on the whole, but sets the prologue and epilogue in modern times.

    10. epitaph 墓志铭

    The epitaph reads: "He died that others might live."

    The president walked to an epitaph and led the group in placing a white chrysanthemum beneath the wall


  • zinc

    zinc 2011-03-01 14:39:28

    1. empathy 移情作用

    Men, meanwhile, tend to cry from empathy or when a relationship fails.
    与此同时,男人会因为感受到他人的情感或者由于失恋而哭泣。

    2. empirical 经验的

    However, there is empirical evidence which shows that airline ticket prices typically increase
    但是,有经验证据显示机票价格上涨。

    There's virtually no empirical proof.
    事实上,并没有经验的证据。

    3. empyreal 最高的,太空的

    well-meaning ineptitude that rises to empyreal absurdity
    善意的愚蠢行为导致最大的荒唐

    4. enamel 搪瓷

    Never seen before in public, the tooth forms the flower of a gold and enamel brooch fashioned in the shape of a thistle(蓟).
    据悉,这枚胸针从未在公共场合出现,乳牙被镶嵌在一个由黄金和珐琅呈现的蓟植物形状胸针上,作为这株植物的"花朵"。

    5. encomiast 赞美者,奉承者

    He is admired not as an uncritical encomiast of his own culture and society, but rather as an exemplum(例证) of the spirit
    我们钦佩他,并不是因为他对自己的文化和社会没有批判能力,而是因为他是那种精神的象征。

    6. encomium 颂词

    Such an encomium, which is thrown away on the dead Templars, would be highly valued by the historians of Malta.
    这样被扔向死去的圣堂武士的颂词,会被Malta的历史学家视为很有价值。

    7. endemic 地方性的,地方病,流行的

    If we keep on with business as usual, the Earth will be warmed more every year; drought and floods will be endemic

    如果我们继续无所作为,那么地球会继续变暖,干旱和洪水会更流行。

    8.engross 使全神贯注

    "When one is happy there is no time to be fatigued; being happy engrosses the whole attention." 当一个人高兴时,是他没时间去疲惫。高兴吸引了他的全部注意力。

    9. enjoin 命令,吩咐


    Plato : "Is it not also true that no physician, in so far as he is a physician, considers or enjoins what is for the physician's interest, but that all seek the good of their patients? For we have agreed that a physician strictly so called, is a ruler of bodies, and not a maker of money, have we not?"

    She put a finger to her lips to enjoin silence.
    她放一根手指在她的唇上以交待安静。

    10. enmity 仇恨,敌意

    "You are at enmity with yourself."
    你是你自己的敌人。

  • zinc

    zinc 2011-03-02 22:33:25

    1.Epoch 时代


    Karl Marx: "Constant revolutionizing of production, uninterrupted disturbance of all social conditions, everlasting uncertainty and agitation distinguish the bourgeosis epoch(时代) from all earlier ones."

    2.Equable . 1.变化小的2. 宁静的,温和的3. 稳定的

    Andrew Jackson: "Peace, above all things, is to be desired, but blood must sometimes be spilled to obtain it on equable and lasting terms."


    Washington Irving: "An inexhaustible good nature is one of the most precious gifts of heaven, spreading itself like oil over the troubled sea of thought, and keeping the mind smooth and equable in the roughest weather."

    3.Equanimity 平静

    My soul sings a song because of exorbitant equanimity.
    我的灵魂因过分的平静而唱歌。

    4.Equine 马的

    5.Equivocate 支吾,模棱两可

    William Lloyd: "I am in earnest--I will not equivocate--I will not excuse--I will not retreat a single inch--and I will be heard."

    6. Erratic 飘忽不定的

    Nicolas Bentley: "He followed in his father's footsteps, but his gait was somewhat erratic."

    7.Ersatz 代用的

    But Mr Caruso has brought the open-air mall to a pitch of ersatz perfection.
    但卡鲁索已使露天购物商城的功能发挥到了人工的尽善尽美的程度。
    Those who like her won't find their minds changed by any of the ersatz revelations in this ultimately uninteresting book

    8.Erstwhile 从前的

    Her status as an erstwhile Obama rival might undermine an envoy’s traditional trump card.

    9.Escalate 逐步增强

    Alan Greenspan: "How do we know when irrational exuberance(丰富) has unduly escalated asset values"

    10.Esophagus

    Heartburn(胃灼热) produces a painful or burning sensation in the center of your chest, due to acid spilling upward into your esophagus.

    John Kenneth Galbraith: "There is an insistent tendency among serious social scientists to think of any institution which features rhymed and singing commercials, intense and lachrymose voices urging highly improbable enjoyment, caricatures of the human esophagus in normal and impaired operation, and which hints implausibly(难以置信的) at opportunities for antiseptic(杀菌的,冷淡的) seduction as inherently trivial. This is a great mistake. The industrial system is profoundly dependent on commercial television and could not exist in its present form without it."

  • 我爱我猫

    我爱我猫 (我最初的梦想呢?) 2011-03-03 09:41:28

    M

  • 大妞

    大妞 2011-03-03 09:58:01

    lz是学翻译的嘛…

  • zinc

    zinc 2011-03-03 15:01:47

    对,我的专业是翻译,今天第一次进了同传教室~

  • 音速C

    音速C (跑得可快可快了。) 2011-03-03 16:01:16

    如果一直坚持下去,这帖就亮了!

  • zinc

    zinc 2011-03-03 16:23:59

    1.Esoteric 机密的,神秘的,深奥的


    David Icke: "Turquoise(蓝绿色) is a very significant colour, it was considered a sacred color by ancient cultures. says a student of the esoteric arts, it is the very base colour of the universe."

    2.Espy 看到

    Where love fails ,we espy all faults .
    爱情一旦消失,所有的缺点就会暴露无遗.

    3. estimable 值得尊敬的

    Charles Dickens: "I revere the memory of Mr. F. as an estimable man and most indulgent husband, only necessary to mention Asparagus and it appeared or to hint at any little delicate thing to drink and it came like magic in a pint bottle; it was not ecstasy but it was comfort."


    Friedrich Nietzsche: "When one does away with oneself one does the most estimable thing possible: one thereby almost deserves to live."

    4. etch 蚀刻


    Jo Coudert: "The more deeply the path is etched, the more it is used, and the more it is used, the more deeply it etched."

    5. etching 表面蚀刻


    Ralph B Perry: "Age should not have its face lifted, but it should rather teach the world to admire wrinkles as the etchings of experience and the firm line of character."

    6. ethnology 人种学

    Dr. Henderson is a famous expert on Asian ethnology.
    汉德森博士是著名的亚洲民族学专家。

    7. ethos 道德思想,风气

    His book captures exactly the ethos of Elizabethan England.
    他的书准确地描绘了英国伊丽莎白时代的风土人情

    8. etiquette 礼节
    Let us avoid the etiquette .
    让我们免除礼节。

    9. etymology 语源学


    Salman Rushdie: "Names, once they are in common use, quickly become mere sounds, their etymology being buried, like so many of the earth's marvels, beneath the dust of habit."

    The term "etymology" was formed from the Latin "etus" ("eaten"), the root "mal" ("bad"), and "logy" ("study of"). It meant "the study of things that are hard to swallow."

    10. euphoria 心情愉悦

    "The writer who loses his self-doubt, who gives way as he grows old to a sudden euphoria, to prolixity(冗长), should stop writing immediately: the time has come for him to lay aside his pen."


    "The universe seems to me infinitely strange and foreign. At such a moment I gaze upon it with a mixture of anguish and euphoria; separate from the universe, as though placed at a certain distance outside it; I look and I see pictures, creatures that move in a kind of timeless time and spaceless space, emitting sounds that are a kind of language I no longer

  • autumn

    autumn (不错过任何挑逗,不为任何人等候) 2011-03-03 16:27:36

    好贴

  • zinc

    zinc 2011-03-04 14:20:47

    1. evanescent 短暂的,易消逝的

    Edwin Forrest: "The actor's popularity is evanescent; applauded today, forgotten tomorrow."
    演员的流行是短暂的,今天得到掌声,明天就被遗忘。

    2. evenhanded 公平无私的

    Whether the evenhanded value or the value of account book is adopted is a dilemma in the new accountancy standards of our country in the establishment.
    资产计价是采用公允价值还是账面价值 ,这是我国新会计准则在制定中所面临的两难选择。

    3.evict 驱逐

    Hunter S Thompson: "We are turning into a nation of whimpering(呜咽的) slaves to Fear — fear of war, fear of poverty, fear of random terrorism, fear of getting down-sized(失业) or fired because of the plunging economy, fear of getting evicted for bad debts, or suddenly getting locked up in a military detention(拘留) camp on vague charges of being a Terrorist sympathizer."

    4.evince 表明

    Aldous Huxley: "Most ignorance is evincible ignorance. We don't know because we don't want to know."

    Jane Austen: "I am afraid that the pleasantness of an employment does not always evince its propriety(正当)."

    5.ewe 母羊

    Theocritus : "Milk the ewe that thou hast, why pursue the thing that shuns thee?"

  • zinc

    zinc 2011-03-04 14:39:43

    6。Ewer 大口水罐

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    7.exacerbate 使恶化


    Norman Mailer: "The final purpose of art is to intensify, even, if necessary, to exacerbate, the moral consciousness of people."

    a speech that exacerbated racial tensions; a heavy rainfall that exacerbated the flood problems.
    一个加剧了种族间紧张的演讲;一场使水灾更为严重的暴雨

    exacerbate的词源:

    ex- [加强词义的前缀] *参见 ex-

    acerbre [to make harsh] from acerbus [harsh] * see ak-
    acerbre [使粗糙,使刺耳] 源自 acerbus [粗糙,刺耳] *参见 ak-

    8. exalt 赞扬,提升 exalted 崇高的,兴奋的

    Friedrich Nietzsche: "He that humbleth himself wishes to be exalted."

    9.exasperate 激怒


    Jr Barber B Conable: "Exhaustion and exasperation are frequently the handmaidens of legislative decision."
    疲惫和恼怒常常伴随立法决定。

    10.excise 切除,删去;消费税

    Dozens of quotations, clipped from newspapers, magazines—and books—plaster one wall of my mother’s kitchen.[5] What means the most to my mother in her books she excises[6] and displays.

    Customs and Excise Department
    香港海关。

  • zinc

    zinc 2011-03-04 14:39:56

    Espouse 拥护,赞成,支持

    Suzanne Lafollette: "Most people, no doubt, when they espouse human rights, make their own mental reservations about the proper application of the word human."

    毫无疑问,大多数人拥护人权时,对“人”这个词的用法有所保留。

    Mr Clinton has not reinvented philanthropy,as some claim, but he does espouse a businesslike approach to giving money that is now fashionable among the new rich.
    有人说克林顿的慈善事业并无独到之处,可他实际上是当今新富群体所推崇的商业化慈善捐助模式的拥护者。

  • zinc

    zinc 2011-03-05 10:14:14

    1.Excoriate 严厉批评

    A To tear or wear off the skin of; abrade.See Synonyms at chafe
    擦破皮:撕去或磨损…的皮;擦掉参见 chafe

    B To censure strongly; denounce:
    非难:强烈谴责;公开指责:


    Stephen Jay Gould: "If I choose to impose individual blame for all past social ills, there will be no one left to like in some of the most fascinating periods of our history. For example […] if I place every Victorian anti-Semite beyond the pale of my attention, my compass(罗盘) of available music and literature will be pitifully small. Though I hold no shred of sympathy for active persecution(迫害), I cannot excoriate(严厉批评) individuals who acquiesced(默许) passively in a standard societal judgment. Rail instead against the judgment, and try to understand what motivates men of decent will."

    2.Excrete 排泄

    Robert Anton Wilson: "Animals outline their territories with their excretions, humans outline their territories by ink excretions on paper."
    动物通过排泄物划分它们的地盘,人类通过纸上的钢笔排泄物划分它们的地盘。

    3.Execrate 咒骂

    Robert G Ingersoll: "With every drop of my blood I hate and execrate every form of tyranny, every form of slavery. I hate dictation. I love liberty."

    4.Exculpate 免除,证明无罪

    Why always have you reason to exculpate for your failure of exams, and never try to through exam one time.
    怎么你总是有理由为自己考试不及格开脱,从来没有努力考好过一次。

    He exculpate himself from stealing the money.
    他自行辩白没有偷钱。

    5.Exhort 苦劝

    Buddha : "Behold now, Bhikkhus, I exhort you: All compounded(混合的) things are subject to decay. Strive with diligence!"



  • 生存下去

    生存下去 (无家可归) 2011-03-05 10:15:43

    好多G的单词= =。。LZ加油~

  • zinc

    zinc 2011-03-05 10:39:17

    6. exigent 紧迫的

    "In adopting the clothing, speech, and personal habits of those in straitened(贫困的), dangerous, or pitiful circumstances, the middle class seeks to have what it feels to be the exigent and nonequivocal experiences had by those it emulates(模仿)."

    7. exorbitant 过度的,极高的

    Germaine Greer: "Woman cannot be content with health and agility: she must make exorbitant efforts to appear something that never could exist without a diligent perversion of nature. "

    女人从来不满足于健康和敏捷,她一定会过度勤劳把自己打扮得违背自然。

    8. exorcise 驱魔

    And I write, hoping to exorcise some frustration.
    我只有写点东西,希望可以帮助驱散心中的烦闷。

    David Lloyd George: "Four specters haunt the Poor -- Old Age, Accident, Sickness and Unemployment. We are going to exorcise them. We are going to drive hunger from the hearth. We mean to banish the workhouse from the horizon

    9. expeditious 迅速的

    "The business of the English commander-in-chief being first to bring an enemy fleet to battle on the most advantageous terms to himself, (I mean that of laying his ships close on board the enemy, as expeditiously as possible); and secondly to continue them there until the business is decided."

    10. expiate 赎罪

    Percy B Shelley: "All of us, who are worth anything, spend our manhood in unlearning the follies, or expiating the mistakes of our youth."

    所有的人,只要其人生具有一点点价值,都把生命用在忘却年轻时的愚蠢,或为年轻时的错误赎罪上了。

  • zinc

    zinc 2011-03-06 09:29:05

    1. exponent 倡导者

    She is an exponent of vegetarianism.
    她是一个素食主义的倡导者。

    Friedrich August Von Hayek: "Adam Smith, the greatest exponent of free enterprise economics till Hayek and Friedman."
    自哈耶克和弗里德曼自由市场经济的最大倡议者,亚当斯密。

    2. expository 说明的,解释的

    There should be expositions of important questions, and at more expository language generally. And of course we have to be accurate.
    对重要问题要加以论断,论断性的语言要多些,当然要准确。

    3. expound 解释

    expound a profound truth in simple language
    用通俗的语言说明深刻的道理

    It is a touch of ingenuity(独创性), the relevance of which only becomes apparent when you hear the English governess expound on love and self-respect.
    那位英国女家庭教师(简爱)解释爱和自尊。

    4. expunge 删除,擦去,完全消除

    Marcel Proust: "There is no one, no matter how wise he is, who has not in his youth said things or done things that are so unpleasant to recall in later life that he would expunge them entirely from his memory if that were possible."

    没一种记忆我们能彻底删除

    5.expurgate使净化,删除

    The publisher decided to expurgate the love scene from the book, to make it more child-friendly
    出版商想删除书中的爱情场景,使其适合儿童阅读

  • zinc

    zinc 2011-03-06 09:51:13

    6.extemporaneous 即兴的,无准备的

    Ralph Waldo Emerson: "Insist on yourself; never imitate. Your own gift you can present every moment with the cumulative force of a whole life's cultivation; but of the adopted talent of another you have only an extemporaneous half possession."

    7. extenuate 减轻

    His Majesty gave many marks of his great lenity, often…endeavoring to extenuate your crimes(Jonathan Swift).
    国王陛下多次表示了他的仁慈,常常…试图减轻你的罪行(乔纳森•斯威夫特)。

    8. extirpation 根除

    Charlotte Brontë: "Most true is it that "beauty is in the eye of the gazer." My master’s colourless, olive face, square, massive brow, broad and jetty eyebrows, deep eyes, strong features, firm, grim mouth, — all energy, decision, will, — were not beautiful, according to rule; but they were more than beautiful to me; they were full of an interest, an influence that quite mastered me, — that took my feelings from my own power and fettered them in his. I had not intended to love him; the reader knows I had wrought hard to extirpate from my soul the germs of love there detected; and now, at the first renewed view of him, they spontaneously arrived, green and strong! He made me love him without looking at me."
    “情人眼里出美人,”说得千真万确。我主人那没有血色、微榄色的脸、方方的大额角、宽阔乌黑的眉毛、深沉的眼睛、粗线条的五官、显得坚毅而严厉的嘴巴——一切都诱出活力、决断和意志——按常理并不漂亮,但对我来说远胜于漂亮。它们充溢着一种情趣和影响力,足以左右我,使我的感情脱离我的控制,而受制于他。我本无意去爱他。读者知道,我努力从自己内心深处剪除露头的爱的萌芽,而此刻,一旦与他重新谋面,那萌芽又自动复活了,变得碧绿粗壮!他连看都不用看我就使我爱上了他。(《简爱》)

    9.extermination 消除

    The Extermination of Good & Honest Nature——On an American Tragedy by Theodore Dreiser
    善良天性的毁灭——读小说《美国的悲剧》

    10. extort 敲诈勒索

    "Every government interference in the economy consists of giving an unearned benefit, extorted by force, to some men at the expense of others."
    政府的干预,就是把从某些人那里强行勒索来的利益给另外一些人。


  • nnnn

    nnnn (和影子牵起手练习跳舞) 2011-03-06 12:39:38

    我是来监督乃滴~~

  • zinc

    zinc 2011-03-07 22:32:55

    欢迎监督!呵呵~

  • zinc

    zinc 2011-03-07 22:33:02

    1. extract 提取

    Helen Rowland: "A husband is what's left of the lover after the nerve has been extracted."

    2. extrapolate 推断

    If the calculations were extrapolated to 2005, the figure would have been 1.38 instead of 2.76

    We can look at the cards we receive and try to extrapolate, but this only goes so far.
    我们可以看着收到的卡片浮想联翩,但仅此而已。

    3. exuberant 兴高采烈的,茂盛的

    William Blake: "Exuberance is beauty."

    Gustave Flaubert: "Exuberance is better than taste…"

    4. exult 狂喜,欢悦

    John Masefield: "Commonplace people dislike tragedy because they dare not suffer and cannot exult."

    Martin Buber: "Play is the exultation of the possible."

    5. facet 宝石或首饰的小平面, 面; (事物的)面, 方面

    the Internet changed every facet of the way campaigns are run

    Kenneth Zinck: ""If anything, we Generals and minorities continue to contribute constructively to every facet of life in this country."" #ArtsandArtists#Minorities #Creativity

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    zinc 2011-03-07 22:47:57

    6. falcon 猎鹰

    The Royal Mail said creatures such as the white-tailed eagle and peregrine游隼 falcon have been slowly reintroduced to Scotland

    7. facetious 爱开玩笑地;乱引人发笑的

    Facetious remarks are part of his stock-in-trade
    讲俏皮话是他的拿手好戏.

    Josh Billings: "The miser and the glutton are two facetious buzzards(秃鹰): one hides his store, and the other stores his hide."

    8. facile 容易得到的,流畅的

    . The ease with which he achieves results vacillates between facile and dangerous

    9. faction 派系

    Edmund Burke: "Old religious factions are volcanoes burnt out."

    William Butler Yeats: "Englishmen are babes in philosophy and so prefer faction-fighting to the labor of its unfamiliar thought."

    10. factotum 杂工

    Robert Greene: "There is an upstart crow, beautified with our feathers, that with his tiger's heart wrapped in a player's hide supposes he is as well able to bombast out a blank verse as the best of you: and being an absolute Johannes factotum, is in his own conceit the only Shake-scene in a country."

  • 大妞

    大妞 2011-03-08 21:19:02

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    zinc 2011-03-09 15:39:43

    1. fallacious谬误的,不合理的

    Don't be misled by the fallacious reasoning of the advertisement
    不要被错误的广告所误导

    2.Fallow 休耕的

    Fields are improved by lying fallow at times.
    田地经过不时的休耕可得到改良。

    They have their creative and their fallow times.
    他们有他们的创作和沉潜期。

    3.Fang 毒牙

    a venom duct [fang, gland
    毒管[牙, 腺

    4.Farce 闹剧


    Arthur Rimbaud: "Life is the farce which everyone has to perform."

    5.Fastidious 爱挑剔的

    Jean De La Fontaine: "The fastidious are unfortunate; nothing satisfies them."

    6.Fastness 牢固性,要塞

    We guarantee the fastness of these dyes.
    我们担保这些染料不褪色.

    7.Fawn 幼鹿,浅褐色,巴结

    Fawn on a charming girl
    向可爱的姑娘献殷勤

    fawn-colored short-haired sheep dog.
    浅黄褐色的短毛牧羊犬。

    Look, over there, a little fawn!
    看,就在那里,一只小鹿!

    8.Fatuous 愚昧的

    Sir Peter Medawar: "I do not propose to criticize the fatuous argument I have just outlined; here, to expound(解释) is to expose."

    9.Fatuity 愚蠢的言行

    Edgar Quinet: "I mistrust the satisfaction which makes a display of the possession of Infinity; that is called fatuity in philosophic terms."


    Rebecca West: "These women were fatuous with a fatuity which had threatened her all her life, as it threatened all people of means, and which was of mournful significance for humanity in general, since it proved the emptiness of one of man's most reasonable expectations.

    10.faucet 水龙头

    That faucet dribbles badly.
    那个水龙头漏水严重。

    Source Unknown: "Courtesy should be a continuous action, not something to be turned on and off like a faucet."
    礼节应该是一个持续的活动,而非像水龙头那样可开可关。

  • zinc

    zinc 2011-03-09 15:50:55

    没劲儿了,直接从有道粘例句了...

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    zinc 2011-03-09 15:57:15

    1.Faze 使担心

    She 's so calm , nothing seems to faze her.
    她很镇静,遇事不慌乱。

    2.Feckless

    matched only by bitter talk in Germany about the costs of bailing out feckless southern Europeans.
    而在德国这边,人们则在愤怒地谈论着援助不中用的南欧国家的成本。

    3.Fecundity 繁殖力;多产;肥沃

    They set out to discover whether female competition accounted for these impressive armaments , and whether there was a trade-off between horns and fecundity .
    他们开始探索雌性动物竞争时是否产生了这些惊人的武器、角与繁殖力两者之间是否需要相关?

    4.Felon 重罪

    1.I'm a convicted felon .
    我成了一个已定罪的全国重犯。

    5.Felony

    1.Mike Gravel, a no-hope former senator in search of attention , suggested it should be made a felony to keep troops in Iraq .
    为寻求选民关注,声望低落的民主党前参议员迈克。格拉韦尔建议,应该对把美军留在伊拉克的人判以重罪。

    6.Feral

    Today's feral horses and asses that live in some areas throughout the West are plausible substitutes for extinct American species .
    今日在美国广大的西部地区仍有少数地方有野马和野驴,想必可用来取代一些美国已灭绝的物种。

    7.Ferment 发酵,酝酿,动乱 (fervent,炽热的)

    We see how artistic ferment seemed to bubble up everywhere—in architecture, design, haute couture and advertising.酝酿

    It is worth noting that Iran's current revolutionary ferment(动乱) arose from the unlikeliest of sources.

    8.Fervid 热情的,热心的

    1.But look ! The sun recalls his fervid ray .
    但是,瞧!太阳收回它浓艳的光线。

    9.Fester 溃烂;化脓 恶化

    The obvious contrast is with Japan , where bad debts were left to fester .
    这与日本形成了鲜明的对比,日本的坏账被滞留到溃烂。

    ."As president, I refuse to allow this problem to fester."
    VOA: standard.2009.05.21

    10.Fetid 恶臭的

    A fetid odor that sickened the hospital workers.
    恶臭的气味令医院工作人员作呕

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    zinc 2011-03-12 10:31:58

    1.Skeptics contend the shroud is a medieval hoax or forgery - or even a devotional work of artistic verisimilitude . 逼真,貌似真实;逼真的事物

    怀疑论者声称这块裹尸布是中世纪的愚弄或伪造物——或者是一块艺术逼真的信仰作品。

    2.revoke 撤回,取消;废除

    The City of London wants to revoke the byelaws , opening the employment of porters to market forces.
    伦敦金融城想要取消早先的条例,把搬运工人的雇佣权对外开放,交给市场来取舍。

    3. unscrupulous adj. 肆无忌惮的;寡廉鲜耻的;不讲道德的

    Blushing interferes with the unscrupulous manipulation of others .
    脸红妨碍不讲道德地操纵他人

    4. reprehensible 应斥责的;应该谴责的

    Poor judgment is reprehensible , but not illegal .
    判断力低下是要受到谴责,不过构不成违法。

    lamentable:pity=reprehensible:censure 责难

    censure:blameless=approbation:reprehensible 应该谴责的

    despicable:contempt=reprehensible:censure 斥责

    5. devious 偏僻的;弯曲的;不光明正大的

    devious trick 技俩

    Devious Minds 曲折的情绪

    devious attempt 一种狡猾的图谋

    The human mind is as devious as the many progressive devices it produces .
    人心和它所制造出来的许多进步装置一样诡诈。

    6. propensity [prəu'pensiti]
    n. 倾向,习性;癖好,偏爱

    1.This is achieved in part by tapping into our natural propensity to believe in supernatural beings that can influence our fate .
    通过挖掘人们的相信影响我们命运超自然存在的自然倾向,宗教的主要功能就已经部分地达到了.

    7. obsequious 谄媚的;奉承的;顺从的

    It 's a fine line between expressing admiration and being obsequious .
    在赞美和奉承之间有微妙的区别。

    8. truculent 好斗的;野蛮的;言词刻毒的

    She wondered why her son held such a truculent attitude towards his new classmates .
    她想知道儿子为什么对新同学态度那么尖刻。

    9. deplore [di'plɔ:]
    vt. 谴责;悲悼;哀叹;对…深感遗憾

    1.Labour thinkers deplore Mr Cameron's "broken society " narrative , but admit that it resonates with voters .
    工党的思想家们极力反对卡梅隆先生“打破社会结构”的叙述,但是承认它能在选民中产生共鸣。

    10. debunk [di:'bʌŋk]
    vt. 揭穿;拆穿…的假面具;暴露

    1.So let 's debunk some of the most common falsehoods .
    那么,让我们来揭穿一些最常见的谬误吧。

    11. inadvertent [,inəd'və:tənt]
    adj. 疏忽的;不注意的(副词inadvertently);无意中做的

    An inadvertent inquiry would have brought us into troubled waters.
    一次调查不当心,就会使我们陷入混乱局面。

    12. scintillating 闪烁的;才气横溢的

    Where on earth can I find an iridescent diamond ; without a scintillating shine .
    我在地球上哪里可以找到一枚彩虹钻石;没有绽放着光彩熠熠。

    13. perspicuous 明了的;清晰明白的;易懂的

    Like Scripture , natural revelation is necessary , authoritative , sufficient , and perspicuous .
    和《圣经》一样,自然启示是必须的、权威性的、足够的和清晰的。

    14. stultify vt. 使变无效;使显得愚笨;使无价值

    Marriage might …and would … stultify my mental processes. I'm not properly pivoted(n. 枢轴;中心点;旋转运动) that way…and so must I be chained in a kennel like a monk ?
    结婚也许要把我的精神变成荒谬”我是不适于结婚的……那么我便应该象和尚似的关在狗笼里么?
    The mother is often the pivot of family life .
    母亲往往是家庭生活的中心人物。

    15. facetious 诙谐的;爱开玩笑的;滑稽的

    I am looking forward an optimistic , talkative , facetious and sincere friend in the hyper -world .
    我期望在这虚拟的世界觅到一位开朗,健谈,幽默并且真诚的朋友。

    16. varnish 亮光漆,清漆;虚饰;光泽面
    vt. 装饰,粉饰;在…上涂清漆;使…有光泽

    Use a light varnish , please .
    是的。请用淡点的指甲油吧。

    17. amenity n. 舒适;礼仪;愉快;便利设施

    Landscape improvements were also carried out at over 30 roadside amenity plots to beautify the environment .
    超过30个路旁美化市容地带也进行了园景改善工程,以美化环境。

    18. detractor 贬低者;诽谤者(detract 转移,使分心vi. 贬低;减去)

    He was fond of calling his detractor illiterate , denouncing his scientific theories as illegitimateillusive .
    他喜欢把他的恶意批评者称作文盲,公然抨击他的科学理论是非法的,迷惑人的。

    Naturally , Pork and Dilcey and Mammy gave vent to loud guffaws at hearing detractor of their beloved Tara set at naught.
    自然,波克、迪尔茜和嬷嬷听见这位对她们亲爱的塔拉妄加诽谤的人受到了藐视,也乐得大声哄笑了一阵。

    19. notoriety 恶名;声名狼藉;丑名

    20. circumspect adj. 细心的,周到的;慎重的

    She could feel his eyes on her constantly , though his watching was circumspect , never obvious, never intrusive .
    她一直感觉到他的目光盯在她身上,虽然他目光一直是含蓄的,决不是公然大胆的。

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    zinc 2011-03-12 10:57:51

    1. analgesic n. 止痛剂;[药] 镇痛剂
    adj. 止痛的

    Yes . I 'll give you analgesic spray , and it should relieve the pain . Do you feel better now ?
    能。我给妳喷一点止痛剂,疼痛就会缓解。妳现在感觉好点儿了吗?

    2. pontificate n. 教皇的职位
    vi. 执行教皇职务;武断地表示意见

    Politicians like to pontificate the reason about falling standards .
    政治家喜欢自大地表示下降标准的原因。

    3. reciprocate vt. 报答;互换;互给
    vi. 往复运动;互换;酬答;互给

    3.Before doing more Mr Obama wants Cuba reciprocate by, for example , freeing political prisoners .
    在采取更多措施前,奥巴马打算让古巴作出回报,如释放政治犯。

    4. aviator n. 飞行员

    5. redundant adj. 多余的,过剩的;被解雇的,失业的;冗长的,累赘的

    6. imperturbable adj. 冷静的;泰然自若的

    The other houses of the street , conscious of decent lives within them, gazed at one another with brown imperturbable faces .
    街上其他的房子,知道自己容纳着体面的住户,彼此呈现出沉静的棕色面孔。

    7. presumptuous adj. 专横的;放肆的;冒昧的

    She had struck him as rather presumptuous -indeed it was a part of her charm .
    他仍然觉得她非常高傲,确实,这是她的一部分魅力所在。

    8. slouch [slautʃ]
    n. 下垂;笨拙的人,懒散的人;懒散的样子
    vi. 没精打采地站;耷拉
    vt. 使下垂
    One can appear to be about two inches shorter by practicing a slouch .
    装成没精打采的样子,可以使自己看起来矮两英寸。

    9. renounce vt. 宣布放弃;与…断绝关系;垫牌
    vi. 放弃权利;垫牌
    n. 垫牌
    renounce liberty is renounce being a man , to surrender the rights of humanity and even its duties .
    拒绝自由就是拒绝做一个真正的人,放弃作为人类的权利和责任。

    10. repeal vt. 废除;撤销;废止;放弃;否定
    n. 废除;撤销

    But he has pledged to repeal many of the tax cuts enacted by President Bush .
    但是他已经保证去废除许多由布什总统颁布的税收政策。

    11. factorable adj. 可分解因子的

    factorable function 因子分解函数

    factorable method 因数分解法

    Factorable Expression 因式分解

    12.valedition n. 告别演说;告别词

    He gave a touching valediction at graduation .
    他在毕业典礼上发表了动人的告别辞。

    13.denigration 诋毁

    The essence of the denigration of women is our definition as sex object .
    诋毁妇女的实质就是视我们为性目标。

    14. aphorism n. 格言;警句

    Life is not composed by aphorism , how can we decorate it with pompous cliches? I send you my most sincere greeting in silence .
    人生并非格言组成,岂能靠美丽的辞章来妆点,默默中,有我对你最诚挚的祝福。

    15. convoke vt. 召集;召集…开会

    16. adjourn vi. 休会;延期;换地方
    vt. 推迟;使…中止;使…延期

    17. nadir n. 最低点,最底点;[天] 天底

    1.In the 12 months since the unofficial nadir of the recession the economy grew just 3.2%.
    自从非官方公布的经济衰退最低点12个月以来,经济仅增长了3.2%。

    18. impasse 僵局;死路

    Congress is plainly in a protectionist mood , as the impasse over fast -track shows .
    如快速通道僵局所显示的,国会现正处于一种简单的贸易保护主义态度。

    19. elaborate [i'læbərət, i'læbəreit]
    adj. 精心制作的;详尽的;煞费苦心的
    vt. 精心制作;详细阐述;从简单成分合成(复杂有机物)
    vi. 详细描述;变复杂

    20. mendacious adj. 虚假的;说谎的

    2.The tort is the behavior that the CPA mendacious audit statement .
    侵权行为指注册会计师出具不实的审计报告的行为。

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    zinc 2011-03-13 20:16:16

    1.Fractious 易怒的,倔强的

    The UUP leader , Sir Reg Empey , is to step down within months , though there are some in fractious party who want him to go now .
    北爱尔兰统一党领导人雷吉•埃皮爵士几个月后即将让位,尽管政党中一些急躁的成员想要他马上就离任。

    2.friable 易碎的

    If women and schemed to pay for the efforts of men do not get a positive response , her heart would become friable glass , Yipeng is broken .
    如果女人处心积虑为男人付出的努力却得不到一句肯定的答复,她的心会变成易碎的玻璃,一碰即碎。

    3.Frisky

    1. Energetic, lively, and playful:
    活泼的:精力充沛的、活泼的、好动的:

    用法与例句:
    a frisky kitten.
    一只活泼的小猫

    4.frivolous 轻佻的Unworthy of serious attention; trivial:
    无关紧要的:不值得认真注意;不重要的:

    .a frivolous novel; a frivolous remark; a frivolous young woman.
    轻浮的小说;轻浮的评论;轻浮的年轻女子。

    5.frieze

    1.【建筑学】横饰带(墙与天花板之间装饰用板带)
    2.【建筑学】雕带(古典建筑柱石横梁与挑檐之间的部分)
    3.带状物

    The west frieze of the Parthenon has been cleaned , and now the restorers are working on the Porch of the Caryatids.
    帕太农神庙的西边雕带已经清理干净了,现在修补者正在清洗女像柱的门廊。

    6. fulcrum 支持,支撑,支持物

    Give me a fulcrum on which to rest, and I will move the earth .
    给我一个支承的支点,我就会搬到地球。

    7. fulminate 谴责

    To issue a thunderous verbal attack or denunciation:
    大声呵斥,谴责:发出大声斥责或谴责声:

    I confess that I do not see what good it does to fulminate against the English tyranny while the Roman tyranny occupies the palace of the soul .
    我承认,我看不出谴责英国暴政有什么用处,因为罗马暴政还居住在灵魂的殿堂里呢。

    8.fume vi. 冒烟;发怒
    vt. 熏;冒烟;愤怒地说
    n. 烟;愤怒,烦恼

    Vapor, gas, or smoke, especially if irritating, harmful, or strong.

    Love is a smoke raised fume of sighs .
    第十章篇:爱情是叹息吹起的一阵烟。

    9. fumigate 用香薰

    There are only orchids and irises(2.虹彩,彩虹色
    3.【植物】鸢尾属(Iris)植物;鸢尾;蝴蝶花[参较 iris, family]) fumigate your great soul of poetry.
    只有幽兰和蕙芷,芬芳着一个伟大的诗魂。

    10. furor

    A general commotion; public disorder or uproar.
    喧闹,骚乱:骚动;混乱或骚乱

    8.Sarkozy earlier played down furor , saying , "There's no need to dramatize things."
    早期,萨科奇为减少(中方的)愤怒说:“没有必要大肆渲染此事”。

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    zinc 2011-03-15 21:17:36

    fusty 发霉的;守旧的,老式的

    Under Mr. Blair , fusty old Britain has become an international exemplar of openness .
    在布莱尔先生领导下,古板陈腐的英国已经成为国际上对外开放的榜样

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    zinc 2011-03-15 21:19:43

    gaffe 过失

    If the president's misstep in France counted as a gaffe, other false moves have led to calamity .
    若总统在法国棋错一着还尚不足虑,那么其他错误可以算是灾难了。

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    zinc 2011-03-15 21:20:26

    1.If someone ask the same question to me now , I gainsay me words too .
    现在如果还问我这个问题,我应该也会否定自己的答案。

    gainsay 否认,反驳

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    zinc 2011-03-15 21:21:33

    galley [船] 船上的厨房;单层甲板的大帆船;活版盘,长条校样

    5.The stewardess will get you some water from the galley .
    会从厨房给你拿些水来。

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    zinc 2011-03-15 21:22:39

    10.You can swim with dolphins , gambol with newborn lambs , whale -watch at sea or go fishing for trout in pristine streams and rivers.
    你可以与海豚同游、与新生羊羔嬉戏、在海上观鲸,或是在纯净的溪流中垂钓鳟鱼。

    gambol 雀跃,玩耍

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    小家碧玉婵 2011-03-15 21:35:16

    你要坚持哦 znic 我天天都有看

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    zinc 2011-03-18 09:59:13

    谢谢!

    1.A gerrymander sounds like a strange political beast , which in fact it is , considered from a historical perspective .
    一个不公正划分选区听起来象是一个奇怪的政治怪兽,事实上它是来自历史上的观点

    gerrymander 选区区分

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    zinc 2011-03-18 09:59:58

    2.It's unkind to gibe at a foreign student 's English , even though it may sound amusing .
    嘲笑一个外国学生的英语是不应该的,就算他的英语令人捧腹。


    jibe 讥笑

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    zinc 2011-03-18 10:00:47

    We looked down from giddy height .
    我们从令人眩晕的高处往下看。

    giddy 令人眼花的

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    zinc 2011-03-18 10:02:01

    The Magician spreads the deck to prove that there is no gimmick .
    魔术师差的甲板上,以证明是没有花招。

    gimmick 骗人的小玩意

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    zinc 2011-03-18 10:02:32

    Two astronauts spent six and a half hours unhooking a girder from the International Space Station.
    二名宇航员花了六个半小时从国际空间站上卸下一个厚重支架。

    girder 大梁

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    zinc 2011-03-18 10:03:33

    girth 周长,腰围

    1.His face was large and his hands and his feet also . And his girth was proportionate.
    他的脸盘很大,手和脚也很大,还有他的腰也很粗。

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    zinc 2011-03-18 10:04:21

    2.He had come length of that broad glade , with the island of timber , pointed out by Dick .
    他已经到了宽阔的林间空地尽头,这空地就是狄克曾经指点过的,长着密密丛丛树林的那块空地。

    glade 林中空地

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    zinc 2011-03-18 10:05:07

    1.He also claims a woman was sent as a "honey trap " to glean material about him .
    博恩多夫声称,他们还用上了“美人计”来收集有关他的信息。


    glean 收集,拾麦穗

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    zinc 2011-03-18 10:05:56

    glib
    口齿伶俐的,油嘴滑舌的

    2.Here the glib politician , crying his legislative panaceas ; and here the peripatetic Cheap Jack , holding aloft his quack cures for human ills.
    既有圆滑的政客,叫喊着立法万能,又有徒步游历的江湖小贩,高举着他那骗人的狗皮膏药;

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    zinc 2011-03-18 10:06:48

    小故障;失灵;[电子] 短时脉冲波干扰 glitch

    Secondly , the bugs are indeed people may not even break the peace , as in the computer glitch , it may be small , but the trouble is great .
    其次,臭虫也确实使人连休息也不得安宁,如同电脑中的小故障一样,它虽小,但麻烦还是很大的。

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