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新概念3词汇 34-37

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antique
古董,古玩
Antique shops exert a peculiar1 fascination2 on a great many people.
古玩店对许多人来说都有一种特殊的魅力。
He kept his library there,his antiques,
他在那里收藏图书、古玩、
and his collection of newspaper clippings and reviews.
剪报和评论。
The furniture was old and comfortable-leather couches,
家具店老而舒服--有皮靠椅,
newspaper racks,priceless antique tables.
报纸架,无价的古董桌子。
fascination
魅力,迷惑力
His fascination for sociology remains3.
他仍然保持着对社会学的兴趣。
forbidding
望而生畏,望而却步的
The more expensive kind of antique shop
比较高档的古玩店往往令人望而却步。
where rare objects are beautifully displayed in glass cases to keep them from dust
他们为了防尘,把文物漂亮地陈列在玻璃橱窗里。
is usually a forbidding place.
A man of rather forbidding countenance5
一个面目可憎的男人拔出左手手枪,
drew a revolver and thrust the weapon into his face.
猛然对准他的面部。
For nearly a decade the team had been building a road
近十年来这支队伍穿越令人生畏的高山和丛林修筑公路。
through the forbidding mountains and jungles.
muster6
鼓起
But on one has to muster up courage to enter a less pretentious7 antique shop.
而那些门槛不那么高的古玩店,
'What seems to be the matter?'inquired Vic,
无论是谁都不用壮着胆子才敢往里进。
with all the calmness and self-possession he could muster.
“出了什么事了?”维克问道,竭力保持觉着镇定。
He also can muster courage and resist.
他也不是不会鼓起勇力进行抵抗。
pretentious
自命不凡的,矫饰的
He is a talented but pretentious writer.
他是一个有才华但自命不凡的作家。
pretentious literary style does not prevail today.
矫揉造作的文体现在已经不时兴了。
labyrinth8
迷宫
There is always hope that in its labyrinth of musty,dark,disordered rooms
总是有希望在发霉、阴暗、阴杂乱、
a real rarity will be found amongst the piles of assorted9 junk that litter the floors.
迷宫般的店堂里堆积如山的旧货找到一件真正的珍品。
The human mind is a labyrinth.
人的心灵是一座迷宫。
We need an expert to guide us through the labyrinth
of rules and regulations on this subject.
我们需要一名专家指点一下这方面的错综复杂的规章制度。
musty
陈腐的,发霉的
The shelves are loaded with old musty books whose pages have become yellowish.
书架上堆着发霉的旧书,书页已经又黄又脆。
When the door was open,a musty smell came from the room.
打开门,一股霉味扑面而来。
rarity
稀世珍品
That painting is real rarity;the painter seldom painted landscapes.
那幅画是一件真正的珍品,这个画家很少画风景。
assorted
各式各样的
Rocks of assorted sizes and shapes are embedded10 in the bottom of a glacier11.
冰川底部埋藏着各种尺寸和形状的岩石。
The bowl contains assorted hard sweets.
碗里装着各种硬糖。
junk
破烂货,废品
His writing is all junk.
他写的东西一文不值。
When are you going to stop bringing home this junk?
你什么时候能不再把这砦破烂往家拿?
litter
杂乱地布满
The desks were littered with fruits which the students had been sketching12.
课桌上散乱地放着学生们正在临摹的水果。
He lit a candle and slowly went into the garden had which was littered with petals13.
他点了一支蜡烛,慢慢地走到遍地落花的花圃里。
dedicated14
专心致志的
A truly dedicated bargain-hunter must have patience,
一门心思搜罗便宜货的人必须有耐心,
and above all,the ability to recognize the worth of something when he sees it.
但更重要的是,要有眼光。
She is a dedicated athlet who practices everyday.
她坚持每天训练,是位很勤奋的运动员。
He is currently a dedicated student,but how long will that dedication15 last?
是啊,他现在学得很投入,可这种投入能持续多久呢?
bargain hunter
搜罗便宜货的人
Who would not like to be a bargain hunter?
谁不想做个搜罗便宜货的人呢?
But one has got to have the leisure and the money.
可得有闲有钱才行。
It is a barain hunter who discovered the priceless violin.
是一个搜罗便宜货的人发现了那把价值连城的小提琴。
dealer16
商人
To do this,he must be at least as knowledgeable17 as the dealer.
要做到这一点,他至少要像古董商一样懂行。
The dealers18 hadn't had anything to get excited about in years.
这些商人已经多少年没有遇到让他们心跳的大买卖了。
You will see a dealer sitting at his door who gossips with a neighbor.
你可以看到一个商人坐在门口,和邻居谈天。
cherish
期望,渴望
Like a scientist bent19 making a discovery,
他必须有像一个专心致志进行探索的科学家那样抱着希望,
he must cherish the hope that one day the will be amply rewarded.
自已的努力会得到丰厚的回报。
He cherished the idea of rretiring to Switzerland some day.
他一直抱有退休后去瑞士安度晚年的找算。
Don't cherish the illusion that he will pay your debts.
别幻想他会替你还债。
amply
足够的,充分地
Measurements in the laboratory have amply confirmed our prediction.
在实验室里的测量充分证实了我们的判断。
He apologized amply for his error.
他为自已的过失深深道歉。
masterpiece
杰作
He has often described to me how he picked up a masterpiece for a mere21 $50.
他多次向我描述他是如何花了区区50镑弄到一件名作的。
A good critic is one who narrates22 the adventures of his mind among masterpieces.
好的批评家记述的应当是心灵在名作里的历险。
mere
仅仅的
His inspection23 was concluded in a mere glance.
他所谓的检查不过是扫一眼。
The empire lasted a mere dozen years.
帝国只延续了十二年。
prise
撬开
Frank begged him to do so and the dealer reluctantly prised it open.
经弗兰克恳求,古董商才勉强把箱子撬开。
The thief prised the casket in less than a second.
小偷眨眼工夫就把匣子撬开了。
They prised the box open with a lever.
他们用杠杆把箱子撬开。
carve
镌刻
Apart from an interesting-looking carved dagger24,
除了一柄式样别致的雕花匕首之外,
the box was full of crockery,much of it broken.
货箱里全是陶器,而且大部分都碎了。
He carved his initials on the inside of a ring.
他把他的姓名缩写刻在一枚戒指的内侧。
The statue is carved out of marble.
塑像是用大理石雕的。
dagger
短剑,匕首
Baleno thrust a dagger into the bear's heart.
班尼路把一匕首插进了狗熊的心窝。
miniature
小巧的,小型的
Frank gently lifted the crockery out of the box
弗兰克轻轻地把陶器拿出来,
and suddenly noticed a miniature painting at the bottom of the packing case.
突然发现箱底有一幅微型画。
An inventor in Tokyo recently came out with a miniature telephone.
东京的一个发明家发明了一款微型电话。
We may well call ant's wars miniature.
我们很可以把蚂蚁的战争称作微型战争。
composition
构图
As its composition and line reminded him of an Italian painting he knew well,
画面构图和线条使他想起一幅他很熟悉的意大利画,
he decided25 to buy it.
于是他决定将画买下。
He is always looking for composition in predecessors26.
他总是前人的画作里寻找构图。
Well,the composition is not bad,but the line and color are terrible.
怎么说,构图不坏,可是线条和色彩太差了。
Lesson 35
justice
正义,公正;司法
The word justice is usually associated with courts of law.
“正义”这个词常常同法庭联系在一起。
The victims have at last received compensation for their unjuries,
受害者终于得到对他们伤害的赔偿金,
so justice has been done.
正义也得到了伸张。
court
法院
Below the courts of appeals are the district courts.
上诉法院之下便是地方法院。
Ultimately his suit was settled out of court.
他的讼诉案是在庭外解决的。
law
法律
The best thing of all is not full authority for laws
最佳方法并不是把最高权威赋予法律,
but rather full authority for a wise man
而是赋予一个智慧、通晓治艺术的人。
who understands the art of kingship.
He is always breaking the law.
他老是犯法,
He broke the law when he was born;his parents were unmarried.
刚生下来就犯法,他的父母没结婚就生了他。
innocence27
无辜
We might say that justice has been done when a man's innocence or guilt28
当某人被证据确凿地证明了无罪或有罪的时候,
has been proved beyond doubt.
我们也许会说正义得到了伸张。
He stopped his friends,begining his story over and over again,
他拦住他的的朋友们,一遍又一遍地从头讲述他的经历,
declaring his innocence.
声明他的无辜。
Even the police protested his innocence.
就连警方也承认他无罪。
undertake
承担,着手做
Those who seek it undertake an arduous29 journey
那些寻求正义的人走的一条崎岖的道路。
and can never be sure that they will find it.
而且从来没有把握他们最终将获得正义。
Please the court,I undertook the defense30 of the accused very reluctantly,
请法庭明鉴本律师是在极不情愿的情况下接受为被告辩护的任务的,
and only at the urging of the judge advocate
是在检查官一再敦促之下,
that no other defense counsel was available.
在他说明找不到其他辩护律师的情况下才接受的。
The Reference Division of the National Library is undertaking31 a development project.
国家图书馆参考部正在实施一项发展计划。
arduous
艰苦的,艰难的
You will not have to spend the next few days recovering from a long and arduous journey.
你不必花费几天工夫去消除艰苦的长途旅行带来的痛苦。
Every large firm faces the problem of providing work for employees
每一家大公司都面临着给那些因病或年老
who because of ilness or age
are no longer able to perform arduous physical labor20.
不能再从事艰苦的体力劳动的雇员安排工作的问题 。
abstract
抽象
There are rare instances when justice almost ceases to be an abstract concept.
在个别情况下,正义不再是一种抽象概念。
Beauty and Truth are abstract ideas.
美和真都是抽象概念。
This theory is completely abstract instead of being based on a more or less mechanical model.
这个理论完全是抽象的,而不是建立在多少有点机械的模式上。
concept
概念,观念
Democracy is a concept that includes,among other things,
民主是一个包含个人自由以及选举权的概念。
the ideas of individual freedom and the right to vote.
These concepts contradict each other.
这些概念相互矛盾。
mete32 out
给予,处置
Reward or punishment are meted33 out quite independent of human interference.
奖惩不受人的意志支配。
The jury carefully meted out punishment for the offenders34.
陪审团慎重地给犯人量刑。
On what basis did he mete out the rewards?
他是根据什么决定奖励的?
interference
干预,干涉
This separation exists because of the interference by the state for economic reasons.
这种分离是由于国家出于经济原因进行干预才形成的。
We don't want any of your interference.
我们不需要你来干涉。
accord
一致
Their views were found to be in perfect accord.
人们发现他们的意见完全一致。
There were solemn suggestions at first that his policy and intentions
起初人人郑重其事地说他的方针和意图
might not be in accord with the best interests of the country.
不符合国家的最大利益。
premises35
房屋
The landlord gave us permission to enter his premises to inspect the meters.
房东允许我们进入他的房屋检查仪表。
A high fence protects the premises.
一座高高的栅栏保护着房子。
convert
转变,改变
The shop was an old converted house with many large,diused fireplaces
商店是由一栋老房子改造的,
and tall,narrow chimneys.
有许多废置的大壁炉和又高又窄的烟囱。
Chemical energy may be converted to heat.
化学能可以转变为热能。
We promised to convert our entire fleet of cars to front-wheel-drive technology.
我们保证要把所有的汽车都改为用前轮驱动。
disused
不再用的
Maybe this is a disused word.
也许这个词已经废弃不用了吧。
Granny grudged36 to part with anything,including the disused.
奶奶什么都舍不得扔掉,连不再用的东西也不例外。
fireplace
壁炉
Who would not like to sit beside the fireplace on cold winter nights?
谁不愿意在寒冷的冬夜坐在壁炉前呢?
Jimmy asked his father whether Sainta Clause would choke with smoke
吉米问爸爸圣诞老人从壁炉的烟囱里降临的时候
when he descends37 from the fireplace chimney.
会不会被烟呛着。
muffle38
捂住,压抑
Towards midday,a girl heard a muffled39 cry coming from behind one of the walls.
快到中午的时候,一个女孩子听到从一堵墙里传出一声闷住的叫声。
Their footsteps were muffled in the carpeted corridors.
走廊里铺着地毯,把他们的脚步声淹没了。
The voice came,muffled,from above his head.
那个声音从他头顶上传来,压得低低的。
chip
砍,削,凿
After chipping through a wall which was eighteen inches thick,
他们凿透了18透寸厚的墙壁,
they found that a man had been trapped in the chimney.
发现有个人卡在了烟囱里。
The carpenter chipped,chopped,but the tree stood still.
木匠砍呀,劈呀,可是那棵树纹风不动。
It is difficult to chip old paint off the inside of a container.
从容器的内壁铲下旧油漆很费事。
blacken
使变黑
The sorry-looking,blackened figure that emerged,
那个可怜巴巴、浑身漆黑的家伙
admitted at once that he had tried to break into the shop during the night
从烟囱里一出来就承认头天夜里他企图到店里行窃,
but had got stuck in the chimney.
却被烟囱卡住了。
Is it true the arsenic40 blackens silver?
砒霜真会让银发黑吗?
He sought to blacken his cousin's reputation.
他企图败坏他表兄的名声。
emerge
出现
Light could emerge even of the blackest of the northern night.
即使是北方最黑暗的长夜也会露出光明。
She saw Lottie emerge from the shrubbery.
她看见洛蒂从灌木丛里钻出来。
Lesson 36
credulous41
轻信的
We are less credulous than we used to be.
我们不象过去那样轻信了。
improbable
不大可能的
In the nineteenth century,a novelist would bring his story to a conclusion
19世纪的小说家会在小说结尾设计一系列巧合-
by presenting his readers with a series of coincidences
---大部分是牵强附会,极不可能的。
-most of them wildly improbable.
What is there so improbable in it?
这有什么不可能的呢?
Everyone present agreed that her proposition was highly improbable.
所有在场的人一致认为她的提议是不可能实现的。
obscure
微贱的
Readers happily accepted the fact
当时的读者却愉快地接受这样一些事实
that an obscure maidservant was really the hero's mother.
,一个低贱的女佣实际上是主人公的母亲。
Do you think,because I am poor,obscure,plain,and little,
你以为我穷、低微、不美、矮小就没有灵魂没有心吗?
I am soulless and heartless?
Well,that's one way for an obscure person to go down in history.
哦,这倒是个无名之辈名垂青史的好办法。
maidservant
女仆,女佣
Several local girls were employed as maidservants.
几个当地女孩被雇当女佣。
presume
假定
A long-lost brother,who was presumed dead,was really alive all the time
主人公一位失散多年的兄弟,大家都以为死了,
and wickedly plotting to bring about the hero's downfall.
实际上一直活着,并且在阴险地暗算主人公。
I presumed that my sister would be at home when I called but she wasn't.
我给姐姐打电话时以为她在家,可她不在。
wickedly
心眼坏的
He wickedly took advantage of their urgent need for hlep.
他阴险地利用了他们急需要帮助的心情。
Rabbit grinned wickedly.
兔子坏坏地咧嘴笑了。
plot
密谋,策划
Proud nobles quarelled or plotted against each other.
傲慢的贵族彼此勾心斗角。
There were others who dreamed for Poland and plotted to throw bombs at the Tsar.
还有别的人有占有波兰的梦想,他们密谋要向沙皇投掷炸弹。
downfall
倒台,垮台
His downfall was caused by his own conceit42.
他的失败是由他的自负造成的。
It sped the downfall of his enterprise.
这加速了他事业的垮台。
naive43
天真的
Modern readers would find such naive solutions totally unacceptable.
现代读者会觉得这种结局完全无法接受。
The stupid neither forgive nor forget;the naive forgive and forge;
愚蠢的人既不原谅也不忘记,天真的人原谅、
the wise forgive but do not forget.
忘记、聪明的人原谅,但不忘记。
unacceptable
不能接受
We,for our part,found the'free city'proposal unacceptable.
至于我们,我们认为“自由市”的建议是无法接受的。
Mass unemployment is the unacceptable aspect of modern technology.
大批工作失业是现代技术让人难以接受的一面。
conspire44
巧合促成
Yet,in real life,circumstance do sometimes conspire to bring about coincidences
不过,在现实生活中,有时机缘确实会造成一些巧合,
which anyone but a nineteenth century novelist would find incredible.
这些巧合除了19世纪小说家谁也不想信。
These two factors conspire to cause a loss of control.
这两个因素合起来引起了失控。
All things conspired45 towards that result.
一切因素都导致了那个结果。
incredible
难以置信的
I can believe anything,provided that it is quite incredible.
我什么都能相信,除了实在让人没法相信的。
The attention the fake received,the time devoted46 to it,
这个骗局所受到的关注,所浪费的时间,
the money which it absorbed,were incredible.
所骗去的金钱,简直令人难以置信。
resemblance
相似
After they had gone on,Mrs.Bussman commented on the workman's
他们继续往前走。巴斯曼夫人说那工人与她丈夫相貌酷似,
close resemblance to her husband and even suggested that he might be his brother.
甚至怀疑他们可能是同胞兄弟。
There are striking resemblances between the twin brothers.
双胞胎的长相有惊人的相似之处。
There languages have a strong resemblance.
这几种语言有很相似的地方。
scorn
嘲弄,挖苦
Franz poured scorn on the idea,pointing out
弗兰茨对这种说法之以鼻,
that his brother had been killed in action during the war.
说他的兄弟早已在战争中阵亡了。
He asked the question with a streak47 of scorn.
他提问的时候带着一种嘲弄。
The politician became the object of scorn by the nation's cartoonists.
这个政客成为国内漫画家讽刺的对象。
acquaint
使了解
Though Mrs.Bussman was fully4 acquainted with his story,
尽管巴斯曼夫人熟知这个情况,
she thought that there was a chance in a million that she might be right.
但她仍然认为自已的想法有百万分之一的可能性。
With every detail of Minnie's character I am acquainted.
我对米尼的性恪每个细微的地方了解。
I went half a dozen times to hear his sermon
我听他布道有五六次,
and got very well acquainted with his theory.
对他的理论很熟悉。
reunite
使团聚
When the brothers were reunited,Hans explained how it was that he was still alive.
兄弟团聚,汉斯讲上他活下来的经过。
The ship sank,but the couple were saved and reunited.
船沉了,可那对夫妇得救了,并且重新团聚了。
At long last all our forces were reunited.
我们所有的部队终于会师了。
assume
假定,认为
Assuming that his family had been killed during an air raid,
汉斯以为全家都在空袭中遇难,
Hans settled down in a village fifty miles away where he had remained over since.
于是便在距此50英里外的一座村子里定居至今。
He assumed that the whole school would be present ot watchhim perform.
他以为全校人都会来看他演出。
Kay,let's just assume be is guilty.
好,我们先假定他有罪。
express
快车
the Westhaven Express
开往威斯特海温的快车。
The Murder on the Oriental Express is one of my favorite detective novels.
东方快车谋杀案》是我最喜欢的侦探小说之一。
It is a slow train,not an express.
这是一列慢画,不是快车。
After consulting my railway timetable,
我查得了列车时刻表,
I noted48 with satisfaction that there was an express train to Westhaven.
满意地发现有一趟去威斯特海温的快车。
I posted the dictionaries to him by express mail.
这是用快件把字典寄给他的。
This is an express letter.
这封信是限时专递的。
punctual
准时的
We have learnt to expect that trains will be punctual.
我们已经习惯相信火车总是准点的。
'When I was your age,I was punctual,or I got no dinner,'said Mr.Bounderby.
庞得贝先生说:我像你这么大的时候,总是严守时刻的,不然就没饭吃。“
We have all the time in the world,
有的是时间,
so why should one urge oneself to death in order to b punctual?
干吗为了守时把自已赶死呢?
condition
使习惯于
After years of conditioning,
多年的经验使大多数人
most of us have developed an unshakable faith in railway timetables.
对列车时刻表产生了一种不可动摇的信念 。
We cannot think outside the particular patterns that our brains are conditioned to.
我们的思想无法超出我们的头脑习惯的特定模式。
They gradually conditioned their children to solving their problems independently.
他们逐渐使他们的孩子养成独立处理问题的习惯。
unshakable
不可动摇的
He has an unshakable loyalty49 to his cause.
他对他的事业具有不可动摇的信念。
The boss was in no hurry to implement50 his unshakable principles.
老板并不急于执行他那不可动摇的原则。
faith
信仰,信念
People tend to have strong faith in sciences.
人们往往对科学有很强的信念。
cancel
取消
Ships may be delayed by storms;flights may be cancelled because of bad weather;
轮船可能因风暴而延误,飞机航班可能因恶劣天气被取消,
but trains must be on time.
惟有火车是准点的。
You cannot cancel the order unilaterally.
你们不能单方面取消定单。
The appointment was cancelled at the last minute.
约会在最后一分钟被取消了。
exceptionally
例外地,惟一地
Only an exceptionally heavy snowfall might temporarily dislocate railway service.
只有罕见的暴雪才会暂时打乱铁路的运行。
The speaker is exceptionally eloquent51 today.
演说家今天恪外雄辩。
Timonthy is exceptonally leafy and productive.
梯牧草叶子非常繁茂且生长快。
dislocate
打乱
His sudden arrival dislocated all my plans.
他的突然到来打乱了我的所有计划。
A cart of piggies,which jumped our from the vehicle,
一卡车的小猪崽从车上跳出来,
dislocated the already jammed traffic.
把原本阻塞的交通彻底打乱了。
blame
责怪,归咎于
It is all too easy to blame the railway authorities when something does go wrong.
因此,一旦铁路上真出了问题,人们便不假思索地归咎于铁路局。
In the past,the merchants and the fruit growers blamed each other
过去由于果实损伤而且外观不美,
for bruised,unattractive fruit.
经销商经常与果农互相责怪。
The high price of wheat was often blamed on the high rent that had to be paid for land.
小麦价格的高涨常常被归咎于地租过高。
consult
请教,查阅
After consulting my railway timetable,
我查看了列车时刻表,
I noted with satisfaction that there was an express train to Westhaven.
满意地发现有一趟去威斯特海温的快车。
Anyone having difficulty in assembling the machine is advised to consult our engineer.
如在装配机器时遇到困难,请咨询我们的工程师。
direct
径直地
It went direct from my local station
它从我所在的车站直接开出,
and the journey lasted a mere hour and seventeen minutes.
全程仅需要一小时十长分。
This book is translated direct from the original.
这本书是直接从原文翻译过来的。
Why don't you go to the headmaster direct?
你为什么不直接去找校长呢?
odd
奇怪的,异常的
At the time,this did not strike me as odd.
当时我并没觉得奇怪。
You are as odd as can be.
你是怪得不能再怪了。
The man in the picture has an odd little toothbrush moustache.
画里的那个人留着一道古怪的牙刷似的小胡子。
reflect
思考,想到
I reflected that there must be a great many people besides myself
我心想除我之外,
who wished to take advantage of this excellent service.
想利用快车之便的一定大有人在。
He reflected that this was the first time he had seen her weep.
他心想这还是他第一次看见也掉眼泪。
They went back home,reflecting upon what they had seen.
他们回到家里,思考着所见的一切。
advantage
优势
He was aware of having an advantage now.
他知道自已现在占了上风。
mighty52
强大的,有力的
Even a mighty express train can be held up by signals.
即使是特快列车也可能被信号拦住。
A mighty army,led by the great king of Persia,had come from the east.
波斯大帝率领一支强大的军队,从东边开过来了。
Schubert's grace,Chopin's beautiful sorrows,
舒伯特的温雅,肖邦的优伤的美和贝多芬的雄浑的程谐,
and the mighty harmonies of Beethoven,fell unheeded on his ear.
他都充耳不闻。
dawdle53
慢吞吞地动或做
But when the train dawdled54 at station after station,I began to wonder.
可是过了一站又一站,火车还是慢吞吞的,我心里开始嘀咕了。
Judy dawdled over a cup of coffee.
朱迪慢悠悠地啜着咖啡。
Must you dawdle like that?
你别那么慢吞吞地好不好!
chug
咔嚓咔嚓地响
It suddenly dawned on me that this express
was not roaring down the line at ninety miles an hour,
我突然明白了这趟车并非以90 英里的时速呼啸前进,
but barely chugging along at thirty.
而是以30英里的时速呼哧呼哧地向前爬行。
The train chugged through the mountains.
火车在群山中行进,发出咔嚓咔嚓的声间。
The machine chugged,whined and stopped.
机器咯吱咯吱地响着,哼唧着,最后不动了。
lodge55
提出
I determined56 to lodge a complaint as soon as we arrived.
我决定一到目的地就投诉。
The slaves who had been ill-treated by their owners
受到奴隶主虐待的奴隶可以向地方长辈提出控诉。
might lodge a complaint with the magistrate57.
Citizens lodge an appeal to the environmental protectiondepartment.
市民向环境部提出请求。
complaint
抱怨
Of course he had no complaint to make,for he was being well-treated.
他当然没什么好抱怨的,因为没亏待他。
We are inviting58 the public to write to us with their complaints and questions.
我们欢迎大家给我们写信,提出意见和问题。
triumph
胜利感,得意
There was a note of triumph in my voice
我带着一种胜利者的调子
when I told him that it was there in black and white.
告诉他那趟车白纸黑字印在那里。
We can be sure that he laid down his pen with a final sense of triumph.
我们可以肯定地说,他放下笔的时候一定是踌躇满志的。
His face was curious:it showed a kind of triumph.
他的表情很奇怪:好像流露出一种得意的心情。
asterisk59
星号
A tiny asterisk conducted me to a footnote at the bottom of the page.
一个小小的星号把我的视线引到那一页底部的一个脚注上。
The asterisk is often used in writing
星号通常用来表示本页下方有注解或文中有删节。
to show that there is a comment at the bottom of the page
or that something has been omited.
He added an asterisk to the first page.
他在第一页上加了星号。
conduct
引向,引导
She conducted us into a cottage.
她引着我们走进一所茅舍。
The surgeon lifted up the limping patient and offered to conduct him home.
外科医生把瘫倒的病人扶起来,主动提也送他回家。
 


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1 peculiar cinyo     
adj.古怪的,异常的;特殊的,特有的
参考例句:
  • He walks in a peculiar fashion.他走路的样子很奇特。
  • He looked at me with a very peculiar expression.他用一种很奇怪的表情看着我。
2 fascination FlHxO     
n.令人着迷的事物,魅力,迷恋
参考例句:
  • He had a deep fascination with all forms of transport.他对所有的运输工具都很着迷。
  • His letters have been a source of fascination to a wide audience.广大观众一直迷恋于他的来信。
3 remains 1kMzTy     
n.剩余物,残留物;遗体,遗迹
参考例句:
  • He ate the remains of food hungrily.他狼吞虎咽地吃剩余的食物。
  • The remains of the meal were fed to the dog.残羹剩饭喂狗了。
4 fully Gfuzd     
adv.完全地,全部地,彻底地;充分地
参考例句:
  • The doctor asked me to breathe in,then to breathe out fully.医生让我先吸气,然后全部呼出。
  • They soon became fully integrated into the local community.他们很快就完全融入了当地人的圈子。
5 countenance iztxc     
n.脸色,面容;面部表情;vt.支持,赞同
参考例句:
  • At the sight of this photograph he changed his countenance.他一看见这张照片脸色就变了。
  • I made a fierce countenance as if I would eat him alive.我脸色恶狠狠地,仿佛要把他活生生地吞下去。
6 muster i6czT     
v.集合,收集,鼓起,激起;n.集合,检阅,集合人员,点名册
参考例句:
  • Go and muster all the men you can find.去集合所有你能找到的人。
  • I had to muster my courage up to ask him that question.我必须鼓起勇气向他问那个问题。
7 pretentious lSrz3     
adj.自命不凡的,自负的,炫耀的
参考例句:
  • He is a talented but pretentious writer.他是一个有才华但自命不凡的作家。
  • Speaking well of yourself would only make you appear conceited and pretentious.自夸只会使你显得自负和虚伪。
8 labyrinth h9Fzr     
n.迷宫;难解的事物;迷路
参考例句:
  • He wandered through the labyrinth of the alleyways.他在迷宫似的小巷中闲逛。
  • The human mind is a labyrinth.人的心灵是一座迷宫。
9 assorted TyGzop     
adj.各种各样的,各色俱备的
参考例句:
  • There's a bag of assorted sweets on the table.桌子上有一袋什锦糖果。
  • He has always assorted with men of his age.他总是与和他年令相仿的人交往。
10 embedded lt9ztS     
a.扎牢的
参考例句:
  • an operation to remove glass that was embedded in his leg 取出扎入他腿部玻璃的手术
  • He has embedded his name in the minds of millions of people. 他的名字铭刻在数百万人民心中。
11 glacier YeQzw     
n.冰川,冰河
参考例句:
  • The glacier calved a large iceberg.冰河崩解而形成一个大冰山。
  • The upper surface of glacier is riven by crevasses.冰川的上表面已裂成冰隙。
12 sketching 2df579f3d044331e74dce85d6a365dd7     
n.草图
参考例句:
  • They are sketching out proposals for a new road. 他们正在草拟修建新路的计划。 来自《简明英汉词典》
  • "Imagination is busy sketching rose-tinted pictures of joy. “飞舞驰骋的想象描绘出一幅幅玫瑰色欢乐的场景。 来自英汉文学 - 汤姆历险
13 petals f346ae24f5b5778ae3e2317a33cd8d9b     
n.花瓣( petal的名词复数 )
参考例句:
  • white petals tinged with blue 略带蓝色的白花瓣
  • The petals of many flowers expand in the sunshine. 许多花瓣在阳光下开放。 来自《现代英汉综合大词典》
14 dedicated duHzy2     
adj.一心一意的;献身的;热诚的
参考例句:
  • He dedicated his life to the cause of education.他献身于教育事业。
  • His whole energies are dedicated to improve the design.他的全部精力都放在改进这项设计上了。
15 dedication pxMx9     
n.奉献,献身,致力,题献,献辞
参考例句:
  • We admire her courage,compassion and dedication.我们钦佩她的勇气、爱心和奉献精神。
  • Her dedication to her work was admirable.她对工作的奉献精神可钦可佩。
16 dealer GyNxT     
n.商人,贩子
参考例句:
  • The dealer spent hours bargaining for the painting.那个商人为购买那幅画花了几个小时讨价还价。
  • The dealer reduced the price for cash down.这家商店对付现金的人减价优惠。
17 knowledgeable m2Yxg     
adj.知识渊博的;有见识的
参考例句:
  • He's quite knowledgeable about the theatre.他对戏剧很有心得。
  • He made some knowledgeable remarks at the meeting.他在会上的发言颇有见地。
18 dealers 95e592fc0f5dffc9b9616efd02201373     
n.商人( dealer的名词复数 );贩毒者;毒品贩子;发牌者
参考例句:
  • There was fast bidding between private collectors and dealers. 私人收藏家和交易商急速竞相喊价。
  • The police were corrupt and were operating in collusion with the drug dealers. 警察腐败,与那伙毒品贩子内外勾结。
19 bent QQ8yD     
n.爱好,癖好;adj.弯的;决心的,一心的
参考例句:
  • He was fully bent upon the project.他一心扑在这项计划上。
  • We bent over backward to help them.我们尽了最大努力帮助他们。
20 labor P9Tzs     
n.劳动,努力,工作,劳工;分娩;vi.劳动,努力,苦干;vt.详细分析;麻烦
参考例句:
  • We are never late in satisfying him for his labor.我们从不延误付给他劳动报酬。
  • He was completely spent after two weeks of hard labor.艰苦劳动两周后,他已经疲惫不堪了。
21 mere rC1xE     
adj.纯粹的;仅仅,只不过
参考例句:
  • That is a mere repetition of what you said before.那不过是重复了你以前讲的话。
  • It's a mere waste of time waiting any longer.再等下去纯粹是浪费时间。
22 narrates 700af7b03723e0e80ae386f04634402e     
v.故事( narrate的第三人称单数 )
参考例句:
  • It narrates the unconstitutional acts of James II. 它历数了詹姆斯二世的违法行为。 来自辞典例句
  • Chapter three narrates the economy activity which Jew return the Occident. 第三章讲述了犹太人重返西欧后的经济活动。 来自互联网
23 inspection y6TxG     
n.检查,审查,检阅
参考例句:
  • On random inspection the meat was found to be bad.经抽查,发现肉变质了。
  • The soldiers lined up for their daily inspection by their officers.士兵们列队接受军官的日常检阅。
24 dagger XnPz0     
n.匕首,短剑,剑号
参考例句:
  • The bad news is a dagger to his heart.这条坏消息刺痛了他的心。
  • The murderer thrust a dagger into her heart.凶手将匕首刺进她的心脏。
25 decided lvqzZd     
adj.决定了的,坚决的;明显的,明确的
参考例句:
  • This gave them a decided advantage over their opponents.这使他们比对手具有明显的优势。
  • There is a decided difference between British and Chinese way of greeting.英国人和中国人打招呼的方式有很明显的区别。
26 predecessors b59b392832b9ce6825062c39c88d5147     
n.前任( predecessor的名词复数 );前辈;(被取代的)原有事物;前身
参考例句:
  • The new government set about dismantling their predecessors' legislation. 新政府正着手废除其前任所制定的法律。 来自《简明英汉词典》
  • Will new plan be any more acceptable than its predecessors? 新计划比原先的计划更能令人满意吗? 来自《简明英汉词典》
27 innocence ZbizC     
n.无罪;天真;无害
参考例句:
  • There was a touching air of innocence about the boy.这个男孩有一种令人感动的天真神情。
  • The accused man proved his innocence of the crime.被告人经证实无罪。
28 guilt 9e6xr     
n.犯罪;内疚;过失,罪责
参考例句:
  • She tried to cover up her guilt by lying.她企图用谎言掩饰自己的罪行。
  • Don't lay a guilt trip on your child about schoolwork.别因为功课责备孩子而使他觉得很内疚。
29 arduous 5vxzd     
adj.艰苦的,费力的,陡峭的
参考例句:
  • We must have patience in doing arduous work.我们做艰苦的工作要有耐性。
  • The task was more arduous than he had calculated.这项任务比他所估计的要艰巨得多。
30 defense AxbxB     
n.防御,保卫;[pl.]防务工事;辩护,答辩
参考例句:
  • The accused has the right to defense.被告人有权获得辩护。
  • The war has impacted the area with military and defense workers.战争使那个地区挤满了军队和防御工程人员。
31 undertaking Mfkz7S     
n.保证,许诺,事业
参考例句:
  • He gave her an undertaking that he would pay the money back with in a year.他向她做了一年内还钱的保证。
  • He is too timid to venture upon an undertaking.他太胆小,不敢从事任何事业。
32 mete t1xyy     
v.分配;给予
参考例句:
  • Schools should not mete out physical punishment to children.学校不应该体罚学生。
  • Duly mete out rewards and punishments.有赏有罚。
33 meted 9eadd1a2304ecfb724677a9aeb1ee2ab     
v.(对某人)施以,给予(处罚等)( mete的过去式和过去分词 )
参考例句:
  • The severe punishment was meted out to the unruly hooligan. 对那个嚣张的流氓已给予严厉惩处。 来自《现代汉英综合大词典》
  • The money was meted out only after it had been carefully counted. 钱只有仔细点过之后才分发。 来自《现代英汉综合大词典》
34 offenders dee5aee0bcfb96f370137cdbb4b5cc8d     
n.冒犯者( offender的名词复数 );犯规者;罪犯;妨害…的人(或事物)
参考例句:
  • Long prison sentences can be a very effective deterrent for offenders. 判处长期徒刑可对违法者起到强有力的威慑作用。
  • Purposeful work is an important part of the regime for young offenders. 使从事有意义的劳动是管理少年犯的重要方法。
35 premises 6l1zWN     
n.建筑物,房屋
参考例句:
  • According to the rules,no alcohol can be consumed on the premises.按照规定,场内不准饮酒。
  • All repairs are done on the premises and not put out.全部修缮都在家里进行,不用送到外面去做。
36 grudged 497ff7797c8f8bc24299e4af22d743da     
怀恨(grudge的过去式与过去分词形式)
参考例句:
  • The mean man grudged the food his horse ate. 那个吝啬鬼舍不得喂马。
  • He grudged the food his horse ate. 他吝惜马料。
37 descends e9fd61c3161a390a0db3b45b3a992bee     
v.下来( descend的第三人称单数 );下去;下降;下斜
参考例句:
  • This festival descends from a religious rite. 这个节日起源于宗教仪式。 来自《简明英汉词典》
  • The path descends steeply to the village. 小路陡直而下直到村子。 来自《简明英汉词典》
38 muffle gFjxn     
v.围裹;抑制;发低沉的声音
参考例句:
  • Mother made an effort to muffle her emotions.母亲努力控制自己的感情。
  • I put my hand over my mouth to muffle my words,so only my friend could hear. 我把手挡在嘴上,遮住声音,仅让我的朋友听到。
39 muffled fnmzel     
adj.(声音)被隔的;听不太清的;(衣服)裹严的;蒙住的v.压抑,捂住( muffle的过去式和过去分词 );用厚厚的衣帽包着(自己)
参考例句:
  • muffled voices from the next room 从隔壁房间里传来的沉闷声音
  • There was a muffled explosion somewhere on their right. 在他们的右面什么地方有一声沉闷的爆炸声。 来自《简明英汉词典》
40 arsenic 2vSz4     
n.砒霜,砷;adj.砷的
参考例句:
  • His wife poisoned him with arsenic.他的妻子用砒霜把他毒死了。
  • Arsenic is a poison.砒霜是毒药。
41 credulous Oacy2     
adj.轻信的,易信的
参考例句:
  • You must be credulous if she fooled you with that story.连她那种话都能把你骗倒,你一定是太容易相信别人了。
  • Credulous attitude will only make you take anything for granted.轻信的态度只会使你想当然。
42 conceit raVyy     
n.自负,自高自大
参考例句:
  • As conceit makes one lag behind,so modesty helps one make progress.骄傲使人落后,谦虚使人进步。
  • She seems to be eaten up with her own conceit.她仿佛已经被骄傲冲昏了头脑。
43 naive yFVxO     
adj.幼稚的,轻信的;天真的
参考例句:
  • It's naive of you to believe he'll do what he says.相信他会言行一致,你未免太单纯了。
  • Don't be naive.The matter is not so simple.你别傻乎乎的。事情没有那么简单。
44 conspire 8pXzF     
v.密谋,(事件等)巧合,共同导致
参考例句:
  • They'd conspired to overthrow the government.他们曾经密谋推翻政府。
  • History and geography have conspired to bring Greece to a moment of decision.历史和地理因素共同将希腊推至作出抉择的紧要关头。
45 conspired 6d377e365eb0261deeef136f58f35e27     
密谋( conspire的过去式和过去分词 ); 搞阴谋; (事件等)巧合; 共同导致
参考例句:
  • They conspired to bring about the meeting of the two people. 他们共同促成了两人的会面。
  • Bad weather and car trouble conspired to ruin our vacation. 恶劣的气候连同汽车故障断送了我们的假日。
46 devoted xu9zka     
adj.忠诚的,忠实的,热心的,献身于...的
参考例句:
  • He devoted his life to the educational cause of the motherland.他为祖国的教育事业贡献了一生。
  • We devoted a lengthy and full discussion to this topic.我们对这个题目进行了长时间的充分讨论。
47 streak UGgzL     
n.条理,斑纹,倾向,少许,痕迹;v.加条纹,变成条纹,奔驰,快速移动
参考例句:
  • The Indians used to streak their faces with paint.印第安人过去常用颜料在脸上涂条纹。
  • Why did you streak the tree?你为什么在树上刻条纹?
48 noted 5n4zXc     
adj.著名的,知名的
参考例句:
  • The local hotel is noted for its good table.当地的那家酒店以餐食精美而著称。
  • Jim is noted for arriving late for work.吉姆上班迟到出了名。
49 loyalty gA9xu     
n.忠诚,忠心
参考例句:
  • She told him the truth from a sense of loyalty.她告诉他真相是出于忠诚。
  • His loyalty to his friends was never in doubt.他对朋友的一片忠心从来没受到怀疑。
50 implement WcdzG     
n.(pl.)工具,器具;vt.实行,实施,执行
参考例句:
  • Don't undertake a project unless you can implement it.不要承担一项计划,除非你能完成这项计划。
  • The best implement for digging a garden is a spade.在花园里挖土的最好工具是铁锹。
51 eloquent ymLyN     
adj.雄辩的,口才流利的;明白显示出的
参考例句:
  • He was so eloquent that he cut down the finest orator.他能言善辩,胜过最好的演说家。
  • These ruins are an eloquent reminder of the horrors of war.这些废墟形象地提醒人们不要忘记战争的恐怖。
52 mighty YDWxl     
adj.强有力的;巨大的
参考例句:
  • A mighty force was about to break loose.一股巨大的力量即将迸发而出。
  • The mighty iceberg came into view.巨大的冰山出现在眼前。
53 dawdle untzG     
vi.浪费时间;闲荡
参考例句:
  • Don't dawdle over your clothing.You're so beautiful already.不要再在衣着上花费时间了,你已经够漂亮的了。
  • The teacher told the students not to dawdle away their time.老师告诉学生们别混日子。
54 dawdled e13887512a8e1d9bfc5b2d850972714d     
v.混(时间)( dawdle的过去式和过去分词 )
参考例句:
  • Billy dawdled behind her all morning. 比利整个上午都跟在她后面闲混。 来自《简明英汉词典》
  • He dawdled away his time. 他在混日子。 来自《现代英汉综合大词典》
55 lodge q8nzj     
v.临时住宿,寄宿,寄存,容纳;n.传达室,小旅馆
参考例句:
  • Is there anywhere that I can lodge in the village tonight?村里有我今晚过夜的地方吗?
  • I shall lodge at the inn for two nights.我要在这家小店住两个晚上。
56 determined duszmP     
adj.坚定的;有决心的
参考例句:
  • I have determined on going to Tibet after graduation.我已决定毕业后去西藏。
  • He determined to view the rooms behind the office.他决定查看一下办公室后面的房间。
57 magistrate e8vzN     
n.地方行政官,地方法官,治安官
参考例句:
  • The magistrate committed him to prison for a month.法官判处他一个月监禁。
  • John was fined 1000 dollars by the magistrate.约翰被地方法官罚款1000美元。
58 inviting CqIzNp     
adj.诱人的,引人注目的
参考例句:
  • An inviting smell of coffee wafted into the room.一股诱人的咖啡香味飘进了房间。
  • The kitchen smelled warm and inviting and blessedly familiar.这间厨房的味道温暖诱人,使人感到亲切温馨。
59 asterisk bv4zQ     
n.星号,星标
参考例句:
  • The asterisk refers the reader to a footnote.星号是让读者参看脚注。
  • He added an asterisk to the first page.他在第一页上加了个星号。
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