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compromise

v. to reach a settlement by mutual concession 妥協

 

n. compromise

After thirteen months of war, the two nations compromised to end the fighting.

在歷時十三個月的交戰之后,兩國互相妥協,同意停戰。

Synonym

同義詞:reconcile; negotiate

demise

n. death 死亡

After the monarch fell down the ravine to his death, the villagers celebrated the demise of the tyrannical king.

當國王跌落山谷死亡之后,村民們大肆慶祝這位暴君的滅亡。

* ravine

峽谷

elucidate

v. to enlighten 闡明;說明

Could you please elucidate your argument for increased government spending on education?

能不能請你說明為什么主張政府應該增加教育經費?

Synonym

同義詞:clarify; explicate

Antonym

反義詞:confuse

emancipate

v. to free 解放

In United States history, slaves were emancipated by President Abraham Lincoln.

在美國的歷史上,奴隸是林肯總統解放的。

Synonym

同義詞:liberate; manumit

Antonym

反義詞:enslave

eminent

adj. distinguished 有名的;顯著的

An eminent scholar of physics is going to speak at our university today.

今天有位著名的物理學者要來我們的大學演講。

Synonym

同義詞:renowned; well-known; notable

Antonym

反義詞:obscure; unknown; ordinary

imminent

adj. likely to come soon 將來臨的

The weather report said that the approach of the typhoon is imminent.

氣象報告說臺風已逐漸逼近。

Synonym

同義詞:impending; approaching

Antonym

反義詞:distant; remote

intermediary

n. mediator; middleman 調停者;中間人

After months of impasse, an intermediary was sent to help the two countries negotiate a treaty.

經過幾個月僵持不下之后,一位調停者被派去協助兩國商定條約。

* impasse

僵局

* negotiate

商定

Synonym

同義詞:arbiter; go-between

intermittent

adj. stopping at intervals 間歇的

Despite being interrupted by intermittent rain showers, the President's speech was well received.

盡管曾因斷斷續續的陣雨而中斷,總統的演說仍然大受好評。

Synonym

同義詞:periodic; spasmodic

Antonym

反義詞:incessant; continuous

luminous

adj. bright 發光的

A literary expression used by some poets to describe the moon is to refer to it as a "luminous orb."

有些詩人會運用文學性的描述,稱呼月亮是個「發光的眼睛」。

* orb

眼睛;星球

Synonym

同義詞:radiant

lustrous

adj. brilliant; shining 有光澤的;光亮的

 

n. luster

The gold bracelet was so lustrous, he could not help but reach out to try to grab it.

那個金手鐲閃閃發光,他忍不住伸出手想去抓它。

Synonym

同義詞:glossy; radiant

magnate

n. person of prominence or influence 富豪;巨頭

After years of struggling to make his company successful, Mr. Dorn has become a local business magnate.

為了使公司成功,多恩先生經過多年的努力后,終于成為當地的商業巨子。

Synonym

同義詞:mogul; tycoon

magniloquent

adj. pompous 夸張的

The people had grown to ignore the king's magniloquent speeches, knowing that his words were devoid of any real meaning.

人民已漸漸不理會國王夸張的言論,都知道他的話沒有任何實質的意義。

* devoid

缺少的

Synonym

同義詞:grandiloquent; bombastic; rhetorical

magnitude

n. 1. size 大小 2. importance 重大

Very few people can really imagine the true magnitude of the universe's vastness.

很少人真正能想像浩瀚的宇宙究竟有多大。

Synonym

同義詞:1. measure 2. significance

Antonym

反義詞:2. smallness; triviality

manipulate

v. to handle with skill 操縱,控制

After manipulating the wires in the back of the radio for only a few minutes, Eric was able to repair the radio.

艾瑞克調整收音機后面的電線,在短短幾分鐘之內,就把收音機修理好了。

Synonym

同義詞:operate; manage

manumit

v. to set (a slave) free 解放(奴隸)

The government ordered all slave owners to manumit any slaves within their holding.

政府命令所有奴隸主人解放他們所擁有的奴隸。

Synonym

同義詞:emancipate

maternal

adj. motherly 母親的

 

n. maternity

When she saw the bus rushing at the child at full speed, her maternal instinct to protect the child overcame her.

當她看見公共汽車全速沖向那小孩時,內心便充滿了母性的本能,想去保護那個孩子。

matricide

n. killing of one's own mother 殺母

To insure their multi-million dollar inheritance, the two brothers conspired to commit matricide.

兩兄弟為了確保繼承數百萬元遺產,便共同密謀殺害母親。

* conspire

共謀

matrimony

n. state of marriage 婚姻

Matrimony is not always blissful, and many couples do not realize the amount of work needed to keep the marriage happy.

婚姻不一定是幸福的,許多夫婦并不了解要使婚姻快樂所必須付出的努力。

Synonym

同義詞:marital ties; wedlock

mediate

v. to settle an argument between two groups 調停

 

n. mediation

Father had to mediate between the two boys unable to compromise and share the toy.

父親必須為兩個不肯妥協、分享玩具的小男孩調停。

* comprise

妥協

Synonym

同義詞:arbitrate; interpose; reconcile

pellucid

adj. very clear 清晰的;明白的

The pellucid water in the stream looked so inviting that we could not resist jumping in and taking a swim.

溪流中清澈的水是如此地誘人,我們忍不住跳入水中游泳。

Synonym

同義詞:transparent; limpid

Antonym

反義詞:turbid

perimeter

n. outer boundary 周圍;周長

Guards and watch dogs paced the perimeter of the prison, keeping watch for any convicts attempting to escape.

守衛與警犬在監獄周圍來回走動,注意是否有犯人企圖越獄。

* convict

罪犯

Synonym

同義詞:circumference; periphery

prominent

adj. well-known and important 著名的

Robert's mother is the district attorney and a prominent leader in the community.

羅伯的母親是地方檢察官,也是社區里著名的領導者。

* district attorney

(美)地方檢察官

Synonym

同義詞:celebrated; distinguished; noted

Antonym

反義詞:unknown; unnotable

surmise

v. to guess 臆測

 

n. surmise

After much deliberation, the detective surmised that it was the butler who killed Mr. Smith.

經過深思熟慮之后,偵探推測殺死史密斯先生的人事那位男管家。

* deliberation

深思熟慮

* butler

男管家

Synonym

同義詞:conjecture; presume

Antonym

反義詞:ascertain; prove

symmetry

n. right correspondence of parts 對稱

 

adj. symmetrical

The painter used different patterns and colors to achieve symmetry in his paintings.

畫家運用不同的圖案和色彩使其畫作協調。

Synonym

同義詞:balance; harmony; proportion

Antonym

反義詞:incongruity

translucent

adj. allowing some light to pass through 半透明的

A translucent cloth, thick enough to give privacy and thin enough to let in light, was used as a curtain.

有種半透明的窗簾布,其厚度足以讓人保有隱私,但又薄得可以透光。

Synonym

同義詞:diaphanous; semi-opaque

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