Chinese Vocabulary Flash Cards: chinese 43

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兩全其美,各取其長
  • the best of both world
象鼻蟲
  • weevil
禁忌,忌諱;禁忌的,忌諱的
  • taboos
沒把握的;未確定的
有點壞的;不很誠實的;不大合適的
  • iffy
擺弄,撚弄,旋弄
  • twiddle
切除(雌性動物)的卵巢
  • spay
緊張不安;恐慌
  • jitters
考試當天早上我總是很緊張。
  • I always get the jitters the morning before an exam
這家公司的倒閉導致金融市場出現恐慌。
  • The collapse of the company has caused jitters in the financial market.
輕信的;易上當的
  • credulously
冷落,怠慢
  • snub
我想她覺得受了冷落,因爲安東尼根本沒有作自我介紹。
  • I think she felt snubbed because Anthony hadn't bothered to introduce himself.
我只是沒有認出她來,而她顯然認爲我怠慢了她。
  • simply didn't recognize her and apparently she took it as a snub
穩重,端莊
  • decorum
. 人們認為我們年輕女子的行為舉止應該沉穩端莊.
  • As young ladies we were expected to act/behave with proper decorum.
當(划艇的)舵手
  • to act as cox
自滿的,自鳴得意的
  • complacent
(由鷹嘴豆、油和檸檬汁製成的)鷹嘴豆泥
  • hummus
(尤指活動)邪惡的,不道德的
  • nefariously
公司主管看來曾牽涉一些不法勾當。
  • The director of the company seems to have been involved in some nefarious practices/activities.
(鋪路面等用的)柏油碎石;柏油碎石地面
  • tarmac
尤指旧时在公共场所陪伴未婚少女的)年长女伴
年长者;行为监督人
  • cheperone
班级的巴士旅游活动有几位家长自愿陪同。
  • Several parents volunteered to chaperone class bus trips.
(美国某些大学的)女生联谊会…
  • sorority
實現, 獲得, 贏得…
成就;造诣;才能
  • attainment
他们的学业成就
  • ...their educational attainments.
同时;时时,有时;当…的时候;
  • whilst
轶事的;趣闻的;多轶事的;含轶事的
  • anecdotal
传闻有证据表明欧洲的销售量已经下滑。
  • Anecdotal evidence suggests that sales in Europe have slipped.
无数的八卦消息
  • countless anecdotal reports.
具有因果关系的,构成原因的
  • causal
罗林斯强调无法证明这种药物和多起死亡事件之间存在因果关系。
  • Rawlins stresses that it is impossible to prove a causal link between the drug and the deaths.
怨恨;愤恨;恼怒;凸纹坚挺布料
  • pique
米米已不再为苏姗拒绝接受这份工作的事生气了
  • Mimi had gotten over her pique at Susan's refusal to accept the job.
这一现象激起了莫里斯医生的兴趣。
  • This phenomenon piqued Dr Morris' interest...
老年医学,老人学
  • gerontology
明确的;清晰的;毫不隐讳的
  • explicit
招聘广告中对年龄的明确要求
  • .explicit references to age in recruitment advertising
该剧是第一部获得商业成功的公然以同性恋为主题的作品。
  • The play was the first commercially successful work dealing explicitly with homosexuality...
这本书出版后,它的活力和毫不隐讳迎合了公众的喜好。
  • When the book was published, the energy and explicitness caught the popular imagination.
有关的;相关的
  • pertinent
有关信息将会转发给相关方。
  • Pertinent information will be forwarded to the appropriate party.
努力,尽力
尝试,试
  • endeavors
(参赛或应聘用的)画作选辑,代表作品集
有价证券组合;投资组合
  • portfolios
投资组合里也可以包括短期有价证券。
  • Short-term securities can also be held as part of an investment portfolio.
公司继续在强大的产品组合上投入大笔资金。
  • The company has continued to invest heavily in a strong portfolio of products.
程度;系数
商,商数
  • quotients
有钱不见得能提高你的幸福指数。
  • Being rich doesn't actually increase your happiness quotient...
牧师占了小岛人口的很大一部分。
  • The island has a high quotient of clergymen.
勇敢的,英勇的;坚定的
  • valient
尽管财政部部长采取了一系列果决措施,通货膨胀率还是涨到了36%。
  • Despite valiant efforts by the finance minister, inflation rose to 36%.
他还曾遭受心脏病和中风的折磨,但他都顽强地挺了过来。
  • He suffered further heart attacks and strokes, all of which he fought valiantly.
致告别辞者,告别演说者
  • valedictorian
護身符
  • vignettes
神話
  • myth
慾望的香味
  • scent of desire
古代
  • antiquity
宿舍
  • dormitory/hall of residence
體弱者
  • infirm
安插
  • placement
變戲法
  • juggler
禮服
  • formal dress
警告
  • admonition
扭彎
  • contortion
畏縮
  • blench
掠奪
  • despoil
導語
  • blurb
安撫
  • appease
歷書
  • almanac
利他主義
  • altruism
適合
  • amenable
截肢
  • amputate
有毛病
  • amiss
羊膜穿刺術
  • amniocentesis
橫行
  • run amok
森蚺
  • anaconda
鎮痛
  • analgesia
宣告, (尤指)天使传报
  • annunciations
门厅;大厅;休息室
  • foyers
前事;先例;前身
前件;祖先
  • antecedent
我们首先应大致看一下该理论在历史上的前身。
  • We shall first look briefly at the historical antecedents of this theory.
最高点;远地点;最远点
  • apogee
世界毁灭;大灾变;末世
  • apocalyptic
中风;卒中
  • apoplexy/stroke
(盲从的)政府官员,政党官僚
  • apparatchik
有关联
  • appertain
难产
  • dystocia
危及
  • jeopadize
自动化
  • robotize
代理
  • deputize
有刺的铁丝网
  • abatis
钝的;不尖的;钝角的;愚钝的
  • obtuse
抢购新产品
  • snap up products
珍宝被收藏家们以高价抢购走。
  • The treasures were snapped up by collectors at high prices.
最佳方案, 优选方案
  • preferred embodiment
抗锈,抗锈蚀
  • resistant to tarnishing
独轮手推车
  • wheelbarrow
那位工人在推一手推车砖。
  • he workman was wheeling a load of bricks on a wheelbarrow .
杏梅酱
  • apricot jam
虽然(即使)
  • albeit