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standoff
【美】僵持;均衡The political standoff ended when the army took over.
tug
猛拉;強大的拉力He gave the handle a gentle tug.競爭
chants
詠唱,吟誦The chant of the crowd was "Work for all".
hurl
猛力投擲[(+at/upon)]He hurled all the books out of the window.
Parade
使列隊行進;使遊街The captured criminals were paraded through the streets.
duress
強迫;脅迫
plight
境況;困境,苦境[C][S1]
retreat
隱退處;休養所[C]He went to his mountain retreat for the weekend.
conjures
令人想起The name Sahara conjures up images of a desert of aridity.
hardline
a. (形容詞 adjective)強硬的,不妥協的
intercepted
攔截;截住;截擊intercept a missile
delegation
代表團[C][G]The French delegation is just arriving at the conference.
backtracked
原路返回
stroll
散步,溜達;緩步走I used to stroll along the beach on Sundays.
throes
陣痛;痛苦的掙扎
reiterate
重做,反覆做;重申,反覆講Let me reiterate that we have absolutely no plans to increase taxation.
undercut
暗中破壞
toll
損失;傷亡人數[S]The death toll has risen to 200.
flock
【口】人群,群眾[(+of)]A flock of customers waited for the store to open.
fair
商品展覽會;博覽會A book fair is to be held next month.
affiliate
成員;成員組織;分會[C]
cramped
限制;約束;妨礙Her education was cramped by her lack of money
drew
吸引;招來Her shouts drew the attention of the police
throng
人群;大群[C][G][(+of)]Mike dashed through the throng of people on the street.
pilgrimages
朝聖,朝覲,旅行;漫遊Many music-lovers make pilgrimages to Mozart's birthplace.
crops
一熟,一次收穫(量),收成They get two crops of rice a year.
dicey
認命的;冒險性的
splendor
壯麗;壯觀;輝煌[U][C]We admired the splendor of the mountain scenery.
shattered
使破滅;毀壞;損害His hopes of finding a better job were shattered.
hopped
跳過,躍過The boy hopped the ditch and ran down the path
stringing
(用線)穿,串起;使排成一列These girls are stringing pearls.
feat
功績,業績;英勇事跡He did a marvellous feat.