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aquifer n. underground bed or layer yielding ground water for wells and springs etc 蓄水层
assault n. attack ;v. hit or descend on 攻击;袭击
axiom n. a saying that is widely accepted on its own merits 公理;格言;自明之理
biomass n. the total mass of living matter in a given unit area 生物量
blot n. a blemish made by dirt 污点,污渍,墨水渍
chart n. 1.a visual display of information 2.a map designed to assist navigation by air or sea 图表;海图;图纸
chlorine n. a common nonmetallic element belonging to the halogens [化学] 氯(17号化学元素)
condense v. make more concise ;compress or concentrate 凝结;使浓缩;使压缩
contamination n. taint, a substance that contaminates 污染,玷污;污染物
deforestation n. the removal of trees ;the state of being clear of trees 采伐森林;森林开伐
disarm v. remove offensive capability from ;win over; take away the weapons from; render harmless 解除武装;裁军;缓和 ;放下武器;裁减军备
disastrous adj. (of events) having extremely unfortunate or dire consequences 灾难性的;损失惨重的;悲伤的
discard n. anything that is cast aside or discarded ; v. throw or cast away 抛弃,丢弃;被丢弃的东西或人
distraction n. an obstacle to attention 注意力分散;消遣;心烦意乱
distress n. psychological suffering; a state of adversity; v. cause mental pain to 危难,不幸,贫困,悲痛; 使悲痛,使贫困
dune n. a ridge of sand created by the wind; found in deserts or near lakes and oceans (由风吹积而成的)沙丘
eerily adv. in an unnatural  eery manner 怪诞的;奇异的;可怕的
exploit n. a notable achievement ;v. draw from; make good use of 勋绩;功绩;开发,开拓;剥削;开采
ferocity n. the property of being wild or turbulent 凶猛;残忍;暴行
fleet adj. moving very fast; v. move along rapidly and lightly; skim or dart 快速的,敏捷的;飞逝;疾驰;掠过
frigid adj. extremely cold; sexually unresponsive 寒冷的,严寒的;冷淡的
hover v.hang in the air; fly or be suspended above; hang over 盘旋,翱翔;徘徊
inexorable adj. not to be placated or appeased or moved by entreaty; impervious to pleas, persuasion, requests, reason 无情的;不屈不挠的;不可阻挡的;无法改变的
landfill n. a low area that has been filled in 垃圾填埋地;垃圾堆
leapfrog n. a game in which one child bends down and another leaps over ;v. jump across 跳背游戏;跳蛙,跃过
methane n. a colorless odorless gas used as a fuel [有化] 甲烷;[能源] 沼气
noctilucent adj. shining or glowing by night 夜光的;生物发光的;夜间可见的
obsolete adj. old; no longer in use or valid or fashionable 废弃的;老式的
reinvent v. create anew and make over ,bring back into existence 重新使用;彻底改造;重复发明(在不知他人已发明的情况下)
rogue n. a deceitful and unreliable scoundrel 流氓;小淘气;凶猛的离群兽;(尤指植物的)劣种
shimmer n. a weak and tremulous light; v. shine with a weak or fitful light 微光;闪光;闪烁
Siberia n. a vast Asian region of Russia; famous for long cold winters 西伯利亚
skirmish n. a minor short-term fight ;v. engage in a skirmish 蓄水层 小冲突,小规模战斗;发生小争论
sober adj. not affected by a chemical substance (especially alcohol); v. become more realistic 冷静的,清醒的;使严肃;使醒酒
speculative adj. not based on fact or investigation 投机的;推测的;思索性的
startle v. move or jump suddenly, as if in surprise or alarm 使吓一跳;使惊奇
sustenance n. the act of sustaining life by food or providing a means of subsistence 生计;支持
termite n. whitish soft-bodied ant-like social insect that feeds on wood [昆] 白蚁
unrestrained marked by uncontrolled excitement or emotion 自然的;无限制的;放纵的
upwind adj. towards the side exposed to wind 逆风的