ADVANCED ENGLISH WORD BANK SAMPLE

boatswain n. a petty officer on a merchant ship who controls the work of other seamen 水手长
camouflage n. an outward semblance that misrepresents the true nature of something 伪装,掩饰
confer v.have a conference in order to talk something over 授予,给予
crimson n.a deep and vivid red color 深红色
deputy n. someone authorized to exercise the powers of sheriff in emergencies 代理人
detach v.cause to become detached or separated; take off 分离;派遣
diminish v. decrease in size, extent, or range 使减少;使变小
escort n. someone who escorts and protects a prominent person 陪同;护送
extinguisher n.manually operated device for extinguishing small fires 灭火器;消灭者
flap n. any broad thin and limber covering attached at one edge; hangs loose or projects freely 拍打;拍动
hobble a shackle for the ankles or feet 蹒跚;跛行
inshore adj.(of winds) coming from the sea toward the land 近海岸的;向陆的
flawless adj.without a flaw 完美的;无瑕疵的
larch n.wood of a larch tree 落叶松木材
latitude n.the angular distance between an imaginary line around a heavenly body parallel to its equator and the equator itself 纬度;界限;活动范围
lounge n.an upholstered seat for more than one person 休息室;闲逛
magnitude n.the property of relative size or extent (whether large or small) 大小;量级