address vt 处理 To deal with:
addressed the issue of absenteeism. 处理旷工事宜
take advantage of 欺骗(deceive) 对……加以利用
took advantage of the customer. 欺骗消费者
agent 动因(factor) 代理商
agreeable adj 高兴的＝amiable
We must allow that he is right on this matter
appreciate v.意识到(realize) 抬高…价格、涨价
I appreciate that I maybe worng.
This land has appreciated in value.
The student looked around the examination room with apprehension.
the apprehension of the terrorists in the early hours of this morning
apprehensive 理解的 不安的,忧虑的 (afraid)
apprehensive for sb.'s safety 担心某人的安全
You have no reason to be apprehensive of the future.
approach 着手( To begin to deal with or work on)，逼近
approached the task with dread.
arch adj 调皮的，顽皮的 n.弓形
an arch smile 调皮的微笑
He tapped the side of his nose in an uncharacteristically arch gesture.
not so much...as"表示"与其说是……倒不如说"。
1. He is not so much a writer as a reporter.
2. Science moves forward, they say, not so much through the insights of great men of genius as because of more ordinary things like improved techniques and tool. （摘自真题）
It's not so much a hobby as a career (= more like a career than a hobby).
assume an obligation 承担义务
balance sheet 资产负债表
Something that is left over; a remainder.
battery n. vt. 殴打 电池组
bottle up 装入瓶中控制(抑制)To hold in; restrain:
bottled up my emotions.
cater 食物，投合(cater for)
catering 公共饮食 catering industry 公共饮食业
Most of our work now involves catering for weddings.
celebrate 赞美( praise), 庆贺
a sonnet that celebrates love. 歌颂爱情的十四行诗
celebrated adj. 著名的(noted)
check 控制 阻碍 The condition of being stopped or held back; restraint:
kept my temper in check; holding agricultural pests in check with sprays.
The sum of money demanded. 赔款：要求得到的金额
You can make a claim on your insurance policy.
compromise 危害(endanger) 妥协
A concession to something detrimental or pejorative:
Such conduct will compromise your reputation.
contain v. 制服(To halt the spread or development of)
The man was later contained by the police.
social context 社会大环境
couch vt.表达,隐含 n. 躺椅
The reply was couched in insolent terms.
there are 10 people in classroom counting 2 teachers
3控诉的罪 The prison was found not guilty on all counts
4以为,视为 She was counted among the greatest dancers
5 有价值 It is not how much you read but what you read that counts
6 count for 有价值 To have a specified importance or value:
Their opinions count for little. Each basket counts for two points.
7 count on 信任 rely on,depend on
crack down vi 制裁，To act more forcefully to regulate, repress, or restrain
The police cracked down on speeding. 警察取缔超速行车
The government cracked down on violators. 政府对于违法者采取严厉手段。
cream 精华 The choicest part
crook 小偷，钩子 ＝thief
That salesman is a real crook.
cultivate sb. 结识某人
He always tried to cultivate famous people
custom n 海关,关税
in dealing with 涵盖
deposit 押金 定金，沉淀
eft a $100 deposit toward the purchase of a stereo system.
desert vt抛弃(abandon)，沙漠 deserter 叛离者，逃兵，
She was deserted by her husband.
dictate n. 指示(指理智,变心) 指导原则A guiding principle
followed the dictates of my conscience.
digest 忍受To endure or bear patiently.
I can't digest her endless complaint noise a moment longer.
The new recruits were drawn from a range of academic disciplines.
distinction n.声望(reputation), 荣耀(credit), 区别(difference)
graduated with distinction. 光荣地毕业
elaborate vt 表述(To express in greater detail)、创造 adj 精妙的
asked me to elaborate on my proposal.让我详细说明我的提议
the elements 天气(一定是复数形式，等同weather)
The football match went on as scheduled even though the elements were against it.
embarrass 阻碍(embar v.囚禁, 阻遏)To hinder with obstacles or difficulties; impede.
What embarrasses your making an early start?
even n.adj 偶数 (奇数odd)
A news item initially released to only one publication or broadcaster.
An exclusive right or privilege, as to market a product.
We feature an exclusive on the mothers whose babies were swapped at birth.
express adj. 急速的，快捷的
fare v 生活＝live n费用
Panda cub fares well！
n. 行为举止＝behave， 时尚
He behaves in a very strange fashion. 他的举止很奇怪。
in favor of 取而代之(instead of) 赞成(in agreement with)
Community and extended family have been abandoned in favor of isolated, two-generation households.
feed off sth ＝ depend on sth 依靠
Financial technology will keep feeding off information technology
fitting n.配件 adi.适宜的
fumble v 摸索(grope for) v 失球 To mishandle (a ground ball).
fumble for a key. 摸索着找钥匙
A ball that has been fumbled.
They are still quite unaware of the gravity of their problems.
Often grounds The foundation for an argument, a belief, or an action; a basis.
常作 grounds 根据：争论，信仰或行动的基础；依据
Often grounds The underlying condition prompting an action; a cause:
常作 grounds 理由，原因：促使采取行动的根本条件；原由：
grounds for suspicion; a ground for divorce.See Synonyms at base 1
harbor (harbour海港的变体) 窝藏To give shelter to
harbor refugees; harbor a fugitive. 收留难民；窝藏逃犯
husband one's energy. 保存体力
to husband one's resources 节约使用资金
To grant a share of; bestow: 分给；授予：给予某物的一部分；赠予：
impart a subtle flavor; impart some advice. 加少许调料；给予一些建议
To make known; disclose: 告知；透露：
persuaded to impart the secret. 劝说透露秘密
inflammable (in的词头并不是代表否-非常特殊) 易燃的 ＝ flammable
inspire 吸入，鼓舞 (inspirator 注射器)
To draw in (air) by inhaling. 吸入空气
issue n 结果(A final result) vi 造成...结果
issue from 由于...的原因(用法和result一样)
His difficulties in his work issue from his lack of experience.
issue in 结果是，以…结束
The accident issued in his death.
kite n. 风筝, 空头支票 vi.使用空头支票 vt. 骗钱
A piece of negotiable paper representing a fictitious financial transaction and used temporarily to sustain credit or raise money.
knock oneself out to do sth 竭尽全力做某事＝go all out to do sth
lead adj 主要的
lead role 主要作用，lead guitar 首席吉他手
be liable to sth 易受…影响，有…可能
In a depression banks are liable to fail.在经济萧条期间，银行很可能倒闭
be liable for sth 对…负责
iable for military service.See Synonyms at responsible
materialism 唯物主义, 拜金主义
measure up to ＝ live up to 符合, 达到, 够得上
metro 地铁 an underground train system, especially the one in Paris
might as well 倒不如
There is nothing to do, so I may as well go to bed.
might n. 力量，权威
I pushed the rock with all my might.
minor n. 未成年人, adj.未成年的
neat adj 纯的，整齐的
novel adj. 新颖的
Job-sharing is still a novel concept and it will take a while for employers to get used to it.
an obscure poet; an obscure family.
vt.遵守, 纪念, 观察
observe the terms of a contract.遵守合同的条款
observe an anniversary.庆祝周年纪念日
odd 不出名的, 偏僻的：偏远的；位置偏僻的
Found the antique shop in an odd corner of town.
odd job 临时工作
better off (尤指钱)达到某数量的,经济状况好的，富裕的
they are not well off. 他们不富裕
offset 平版印刷 抵消;
outstanding 已公开发行且出售的 Publicly issued and sold
outstanding stocks and bonds. 已发行的股票和债券
1. 遗漏(miss), 忽略(unware)
You have overlooked several of the mistakes in this work.
The teacher overlooked our drawing class.
The tower overlooks the sea. 这座塔楼俯瞰大海
particular 挑剔的 be particular about
peach n.桃树 vt. 告发(reveal disclose) vi. 告密 To inform against:
He has peached me and all the others to save his life
a phenomenal feat of memory.
policy n. 保险单, 保险凭证
He took out a fire insurance policy for his house.
prejudice v. n. 侵害 Detriment, injury or compromise
to the prejudice of sb.'s rights
The amount of money derived from a commercial or fundraising venture; the yield.
The proceeds of the concert will go to charity.
profession n. 公布(declaration), 职业(occupation)
prospect 期望，勘探，风景 prospect for 勘探
prospect for oil 勘探石油
1.敏捷的 She has a ready tongue 她口齿伶俐
2.甘愿的 She is always ready to help 她总是乐意助人
regimen 强化训练课强化身体训练的一课, 政体
be responsible for 由于…的原因， 对…负责
The inventions of new materials are responsible for much of the changes in sculpture arts
A share in the proceeds paid to an inventor or a proprietor for the right to use his or her invention or services.
scale 攀登，天平 ＝climb
He has scaled the heights of his profession.
scheme n. vt. 阴谋(plot)，计划(plan)
scheming their revenge. 谋划他们的报复
sought-after adj. 很吃香的；广受欢迎的 sought是seek的过去分词
a sought-after resort. 受欢迎的旅游胜地
showy adj 精彩的，卖弄的
a showy violin solo. 一段精彩的小提琴独奏
spectacle n. 眼镜(pl), 奇观
sport vt 炫耀(flash)
on the spot
2.负责任(Under pressure or attention; in a pressed position.)
n.身份，形势=situation the status of world affairs世界局势
stomach n. 兴致(appetite),胃 vt 忍受；容忍(endure; tolerate)
had no stomach for quarrels. 没有争吵的兴致
How can you stomach their affronts?你怎么能够忍受他们的侮辱？
subscribe v 同意(用法同agree和assent)，捐赠，订阅
To feel or express hearty approval: 同意：
I subscribe to your opinion.See Synonyms at assent
tap vt保护(protect)，遮蔽 n.帽子
Foreign governments also put pressure on the Chinese Government to cap its textile exports.
The highway taps a large district.
tell vt. 显示(reveal) 讲述
As the old group and family values weaken, the discomfort is beginning to tell.
thrust n 要旨 v 刺
The essence; the point: 本质；要点：
The whole thrust of the project was to make money. 计划的核心在于赢利
only too... 非常very:
only too pleased 再高兴不过了
try v. 磨难, 考验 To subject to great strain or hardship; tax:
The last steep ascent tried my every muscle.
a trying experience 一段痛苦的经历
tried adj 备受苦难的，可靠的
Thoroughly tested and proved to be good or trustworthy.
Made to undergo trials or distress. Often used in combination:
a much-tried teacher.
vital adj. 致命的
wild adj 没有根据的Based on little or no evidence or probability; unfounded:
a wild guess 乱猜, 瞎猜
yield v 退位
To give place, as to one that is superior: