|stain||1. A stain is a mark on something that is difficult to remove; 污渍
Remove stains by soaking in a mild solution of bleach.
2. If a liquid stains something, the thing becomes colored or marked by the liquid. (在某物上)留下污渍
Some foods can stain the teeth, as of course can smoking.
|intrigue||1. Intrigue is the making of secret plans to harm or deceive people. 阴谋
2. If something, especially something strange, intrigue you, it interests you and you want to know more about it. 激起…好奇心
The novelty of the situation intrigued him.
|connote||If a word or name connotes something, it makes you think of a particular idea or quality. 意味着
The term “organization” often connotes a sense of neatness.
|disquiet||Disquiet is a feeling of worry or anxiety. 忧虑不安
There is growing public disquiet about the cost of such policing.
|bode||If something bodes ill, it makes you think that something bad will happen in the future.
If something bodes well, it makes you think that something good will happen
|turmoil||Turmoil is a state of confusion, disorder, uncertainty, or great anxiety.
She lived through the turmoil of the French Revolution
|amenable||If you are amenable to something, you are willing to do it or accept it.
The Jordanian leader seemed amenable to attending a conference.