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今日词汇

foil

UK: [fɒɪl] US: [fɔɪl]

n., 箔;陪衬物

v., 阻止;挫败

This chocolate was wrapped with foil.
这巧克力用箔纸包着。

A cold beer is the perfect foil for a curry.
冰镇啤酒是吃咖喱的绝配。

The police chief tried to foil the robbery.
警长试图阻止这起抢劫案。

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invoice

UK: [ˈɪnvɒɪs] US: [ˈɪnˌvɔɪs]

n., 发票;发货单

v., 开发票;记清单

The shops invoice the customers.
商店为顾客开具发票。

A signed invoice presumes receipt of the shipment.
经过签收的发货单表示运去货物已收到。

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transmute

UK: [trænzˈmju:t] US: [trænsˈmjut]

v., 使变化;使转化

transmute food to energy
把食物转化成能量

It is impossible to transmute normal metals into gold.
把普通金属变成黄金是不可能的。

We can transmute water power into electrical power.
我们能将水力变成电力。

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acoustic

UK: [əˈku:stɪk] US: [əˈkustɪk]

adj., 声音的;音响的;听觉的;原声的

The hall has perfect acoustic effect.
这个礼堂的音响效果极佳。

to receive acoustic signals
接收声音信号

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stall

UK: [stɔ:l] US: [stɔl]

n., 小隔间;摊位;牲畜棚

v., 停顿;(使)熄火;故意拖延

Don’t panic. I can stall him off.
不要惊慌。我有办法把他拖延住。

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concrete

UK: [ˈkɒnkri:t] US: [ˈkɑŋkrit]

adj., 确实具体的;有形的;混凝土的

n., 混凝土;具体物 v., 用混凝土覆盖

immense amounts of concrete research and understanding
大量的具体研究与认识

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clot

UK: [klɒt] US: [klɑt]

n., 凝块;泥团;密集的一群

v., 凝结集团

The patient’s blood refused to clot.
病人的血液无法凝结。

A clot of cars blocked the entrance.
密集的车辆把入口堵塞住了。

blood clot
血块

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integrate

UK: [ˈɪntɪɡreɪt] US: [ˈɪntɪˌɡret]

v., 整合;结合

We will integrate all their activities into one program.
我们将把他们的活动整合为一个计划。

We must integrate theory with practice.
我们必须把理论与实际结合起来。

I integrate your suggestion with my plan.
我把你的建议和我的计划结合在一起。

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herdsman

UK: [ˈhɜ:dzmən] US: [ˈhɚdzmən]

n., 牧人;牧主

The herdsman looks after a herd of goats.
牧人放牧着一群山羊。

The herdsman tied his horse to the tree.
那牧民把马勒住树上。

A herd of horses is what the herdsman wants to have.
这个牧人想拥有的是一群马。

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pasture

UK: [ˈpɑ:stʃə] US: [ˈpæstʃɚ]

n., 牧场;放牧;牧草

v., 放牧;吃草

Pasture is an important crop in British agriculture.
在英国农业中,牧草是重要的一种作物。

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plough

UK: [plaʊ] US: [plaʊ]

n., 犁;耕地

v., 犁(田);耕(地);翻(土)

Their recipients lose interest as they plough through them.
当接收人从头到尾费劲地阅读完,其兴趣也寥寥无几了。

The farmer is at the plough.
那个农民在种田。

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patriotic

UK: [ˌpætriˈɒtɪk] US: [ˌpeɪtriˈɑtɪk]

adj., 爱国的

His patriotic action raised our admiration.
他的爱国行为激起了我们的敬佩。

My father enjoys watching patriotic movies.
我爸爸喜欢看爱国主义的电影。

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scrub

UK: [skrʌb] US: [skrʌb]

n., 擦洗;刷洗;灌木丛

v., 擦洗;刷洗

The area is covered in scrub.
这一地区为矮灌木丛覆盖。

He got paint on his hands and it won’t scrub off.
他双手沾了油漆,擦洗不掉。

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formality

UK: [fɔ:ˈmælɪtɪ] US: [fɔrˈmæləti]

n., 礼节;仪式;正式手续

It’s a formality that we have to go through.
这是我们必须办理的手续。

She didn’t like the formality of the party.
她不喜欢宴会上拘泥的礼节。

I wish we could treat each other without formality.
我希望我们彼此之间不要太讲究礼节。

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perquisite

UK: [ˈpɜ:kwɪzɪt] US: [ˈpɚkwɪzɪt]

n., 额外补贴;特权

She enjoys medical insurance as perquisite.
她享有医疗保险作为额外津贴。

Politics was the perquisite of the upper class.
参政是上层阶级的特权。

Free calls are the perquisite of her job.
免费电话是她工作的额外补贴。

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assimilation

UK: [əˌsɪmɪˈleɪʃən] US: [əˌsɪməˈleʃən]

n., 同化;融入;消化;吸收

assimilation of different cultures
不同文化的同化

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disposable

UK: [dɪsˈpəʊzəbl] US: [dɪˈspoʊzəbl]

adj., 用后即丢弃的;一次性的;可自由支配的

disposable chopsticks
一次性筷子

disposable assets
可自由支配的财产

Disposable masks should not be reused.
用后即弃型口罩不可重覆使用。

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ingenuity

UK: [ˌɪndʒɪˈnju:ɪtɪ] US: [ˌɪndʒəˈnjuəti]

n., 独创力;聪明才智

The writer showed ingenuity in creating a surprising ending.
作者别具匠心地设计了一个出人意料的结尾。

Use your ingenuity to get what you want.
用你的聪明才智得到你所想要的。

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luxuriant

UK: [lʌɡˈʒʊərɪənt] US: [lʌgˈʒʊrɪənt]

adj., 茂密的;茂盛的;华丽的

luxuriant hair
浓密的头发

She wrote an essay in a luxuriant style.
她用华美的文体写了一篇散文。

Luxuriant forests covered the hills.
山上长满茂密的树林。

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consequential

UK: [ˌkɒnsɪˈkwenʃəl] US: [ˌkɑnsəˈkwenʃl]

adj., 随之而来的;相应发生的;意义重大的

The rain caused a consequential delay.
随这场雨造成了相应的延迟。

We will not be liable for consequential damages.
我方对随之引起的损害不承担责任。

a consequential decision
一项意义重大的决策

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