2019-06-08 词汇表

English explain
interior the inside part of sth
dehydrate 1. When something such as food is dehydrated, all the water is removed from it, often in order to preserve it.
2. If you dehydrate or if something dehydrates you, you lose too much water from your body, so that you feel weak or ill.
sinuous 1. Something that is sinuous moves with smooth twists and turns. 摇曳生姿的;动作柔软的
2. Something that is sinuous has many smooth turns and carves. 蜿蜒的;弯弯曲曲的
engage 1. to take part in sth; to make sb take part in sth | vi. vt. 使从事,参加
2. to succeed in attracting and keeping sb’s attention and interest | vt. 吸引住(注意力、兴趣)
3. to employ sb to do a particular job | vt. 雇佣、聘用
4. to become involved with and try to understand sth/sb | vt. 与…建立亲密联系;尽力理解
5. to begin fighting with sb | vt. vi. 与某人交战;与某人开战
6. when a part of machine engages, or when you engage it, it fits together with another part of the machine and the machine begins to work. | vt. vi (使)衔接,啮合
anticipate 1. if you anticipate an event, you realize in advance that it may happen and you are prepared for | vt. 预期,预料 [~ doing sth / ~ sb doing sth / ~ that… / it anticipated that…]
2. to be expect about sth pleasant that is going to happen soon |vt. 期待,期盼[尤指好事] [~ (doing) sth]
uncanny If you describe something as uncanny, you mean that it is strange and difficult to explain. adj 奇怪的;离奇的;费解的
The resemblance was uncanny. 相似程度非常惊人
sprinkle 1. If you sprinkle a thing with something such as a liquid or powder, you scatter the liquid or powder over it. vt. 洒(水); 撒(粉末)
2. If something is sprinkled with particular things, it has a few of them throughout it and they are far apart from each other. vt. 使…上零星分布(着…)
3. If it is sprinkling, it is raining very lightly v. 下毛毛细雨
orthodox 1.Orthodox beliefs, methods, or system are ones which are accepted or used by most people adj. 正统的;规范的;广为接受的
2. If you describe someone as orthodox, you mean that they hold the older and more traditional ideas of the religion or party. adj. (人)正统派的,传统的,循规蹈矩的


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