English learning note in April 14th

发布于 2021-11-12  149 次阅读


brag: 吹嘘

idiom:成语、习语

Eurasia:欧亚大陆

geyser:喷泉

encyclopedia:百科全书

dandruff:头皮屑

puddle:水坑

gunpowder is powder that explodes when excited.

sodden:湿透的

profit off: 从中获得利益

subtly:精细地

realm:领域、王国

hedonic:享乐主义的
hedonic treadmill:享乐适应症

mayonnaise:蛋黄酱

introvert:性格内向的人

trenchant:尖刻的、尖锐的

moral mihilism:道德虚无主义

mischief:恶作剧、不和
mischievous:淘气的、有害的

debut:初次登台

duly:适当地

prescribe:规定

norm:规范

domicile:住宅

estate:房地产、不动产

reserve:储备

radical:激进的

sought-after:受欢迎的、吃香的

annuity:养老金

dowry:嫁妆

propriety:合适

barricade:设置障碍

loophole:漏洞

deprecate:强烈反对、抨击

vestige:遗迹、残余

gospel:真理、信条

At night the dim street lights of former times were replaced by electric lights, the shops spread their tempting glow from the main streets out to the city limits.

soar:急剧上升

hygiene:卫生

filth:肮脏

balcony: 阳台

fond dream:美梦
nightmare:噩梦

start-up cost:启动成本
sunk cost:沉没成本

you are flattering me.
flatter:奉承
flatter myself:be proud of myself

compliment:夸奖

every other week每隔一周

Eurus's plan has no flaws, and Mycroft pays the price.

acrid:辛辣的

stale:不新鲜的

Feral:野生的

soothe:抚慰

charade:明显的伪装

minted=finished

kernel: core

preliminary: primary

omit: 省略

stance:立场

tyranny: 暴政

The idea of trying a reigning king had no precedent
reigning:在位的
precedent:先例

previous monarchs had been deposed, but had never been brought to trial as monarchs.
depose:罢免
trail:审讯
monarch:君主

rump:臀部

plea:恳求

divine:神圣的

hemisphere: 半球

this continent is not surrounded by water in all directions like some of the other continent, it actually borders on land with the continent of Asia. however, there are bodies of water surrounding Europe, the Arctic Ocean in the north, the Atlantic Ocean to the west and the Mediterranean Sea to the south and the Black Sea to the south east.

harsh: 严厉的、严酷的

Scandinavian country

violations:违反

extort:敲诈

odds:几率

splendor: 光彩

garish:华而不实的、华丽的

cult:狂热

so on and so forth:等等

exemption:豁免、免除

entail: 使得、引起

plurality: 多数、复数

cordial:热情的

benevolent:慈善的

sappendicitis:糖尿病

decrepit:衰老的

outmaneuver:智取
maneuver:花招

tepefy:使微热

ringlet:小圈、长卷发

nethermost:最低的

hydrogen:氢

outset:开始

pine:松树

foul:肮脏的

shabby: 褴褛的

shaft:箭杆

corpse:尸体

inertia:惯性

bishop:主教

ruthless:残忍的

paraphrase:释义

dynamite:炸药

explicit:清楚的

respectful:殷勤的

woe: 悲哀

maniac:疯狂的

trek:艰辛的路程

scatterbrain: 注意力不集中的人

barrister:律师

malign:有害的

quixotic:不切实际的

stamina:耐力

heinous: 可恶的

corroborate:证实

precipitation:沉淀物

purblind:愚钝的

remonstrance:抗议