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Plot
小塊土地; (小說,戲劇等的)情節; 陰謀;祕密計劃[(+against)][+to-v]
A plot to assassinate the President was uncovered by government agents
sectarian
a. (形容詞 adjective)宗派的;派別的;偏執的n. (名詞 noun)宗派成員;鬧宗派的人
rage
猖獗,肆虐,激烈進行The fire raged.流行,盛行
bloodshed
流血;殺人
mediators
調停者;傳遞者;中介物
forged
打(鐵等);鍛造These machine parts have to be forged with the finest steel. ;偽造He forged a signature and cashed the check. 編造
foes
敵人,仇敵This is the most serious challenge from his political foe
firebrand
火把;(紛爭、騷動的)挑動者He is represented by the media as a dangerous firebrand.
preacher
傳教士,牧師He inherited his eloquence from his father, a Christian preacher.
hardline
強硬的,不妥協的
protestant
新教的;新教徒的;(p-)提出異議的
passionate
熱情的;熱烈的,激昂的make a passionate speech
embarked
從事,著手[(+on/in/upon)]They embarked on a campaign to get people to vote.投(資)He embarked his fortune in trade.
culmination
頂點;高潮的到達
pockmarked
有痘痕的,有麻子的;佈滿凹痕(或凹坑、凹洞)的
hardship
艱難,困苦[U][C]He never feared hardship.
Lavish
非常慷慨的;浪費的,濫花的[(+of/with)]lavish entertainment
dodged
閃避,閃身躲開The vice president had to dodge flying tomatoes
Defendant
【律】被告[C]
testaments
【律】遺囑,遺言[C]
bulbs
電燈泡The bulb has burned out.
assault
攻擊,襲擊;譴責,抨擊[C][U][(+on/against)]The soldiers made a strong assault on the town.
Informant
消息(或情報)提供者;告密者They suspected that he was the informant.
Imminent
危險等)逼近的;即將發生的 War seems imminent.
Obsession
擺脫不了的思想(或情感)[C][(+about/with)]He has an unhealthy obsession with death.
Sarcophagus
石棺;大理石棺
inscriptions
銘刻;銘文;碑文;(鑄幣等上的)刻印文字The inscription above the door was in English. (書或畫的)題詞,獻詞Inside the front cover was an inscription: "To Virginia from Helena."