Unit 5 ------by Crystal

enormous a. extraordinarily large in size or extent or amount or power or degree 巨大的.极大的
horde n. a vast multitude or a nomadic community 部落
croquet n. a game in which players hit a wooden ball through a series of hoops; the winner is the first to traverse all the hoops and hit a peg 槌球戏.循环球戏
revert v. go back to a previous state 恢复.重提
luncheon n. a midday meal 午餐.午宴
regime n. the organization that is the governing authority of a political unit 政权.政体
indistinguishable a, exactly alike; incapable of being perceived as different 难区分的.不能分辨的
plod v. walk heavily and firmly, as when weary, or through mud 沉重缓慢地走(路)
devoid a. completely lacking 缺乏
excel v. distinguish oneself 优于.擅长
ferocious a. marked by extreme and violent energy 凶猛的.残忍的
unsay v. take back what one has said 取消.收回
folly n. the trait of acting stupidly or rashly 愚蠢的行为.思想或做法
threshold n. the starting point for a new state or experience 开始.开端
immemorial a. long past; beyond the limits of memory or tradition or recorded history 无法追忆的.远古的
primordial a. having existed from the beginning; in an earliest or original stage or state 初发的.原始的
hideous a. grossly offensive to decency or morality; causing horror 令人惊骇的.可怕的
onslaught n. an offensive against an enemy 猛攻.攻击
clank n. a loud resonant repeating noise 低沉的金属声.叮当声
dandify v. dress like a dandy 打扮得时髦
crafty a. marked by skill in deception 狡猾的
docile a. willing to be taught or led or supervised or directed 容易教的.易驾驶的
brutish a. resembling a beast; showing lack of human sensibility 如野兽般的.粗野的
swarm n. a moving crowd 一大群(向同方向移动的人)
locust n. migratory grasshoppers of warm regions having short antennae 蝗虫
prey n. animal hunted or caught for food 猎物.牺牲品
villainous a. extremely wicked 邪恶的
cataract n. a large waterfall; violent rush of water over a precipice 大瀑布
concur v. be in accord; be in agreement 同意,赞同
irrevocable a. impossible to retract or revoke 不可改变的
resolve n. the trait of being resolute; firmness of purpose 决定,决心
vestige n. an indication that something has been present 遗迹,痕迹
parley n. a negotiation between enemies 谈判
creed n. the written body of teachings of a religious group that are generally accepted by that group (尤指宗教)信条,教条
divergence n. the act of moving away in different direction from a common point 分叉,叉开
catastrophe n. an event resulting in great loss and misfortune 灾祸,灾难
conquer v. take possession of by force, as after an invasion 攻克,征服
prelude n. something that serves as a preceding event or introduces what follows 开端,序幕
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