Advanced English Words

rundown n.a concluding summary (as in presenting a case before a law court) 裁减;纲要
partnership n. the state of being a partner or partners 伙伴关系
unity n. the state of being united or joined as a whole, especially in a political context 团结,联合
tangle v. force into some kind of situation, condition, or course of action 使纠缠;处于混乱状态
silicon n.a tetravalent nonmetallic element; next to oxygen it is the most abundant element in the earth's crust; occurs in clay and feldspar and granite and quartz and sand; used as a semiconductor in transistors [化学] 硅;硅元素
fleck n. a small fragment of something broken off from the whole 斑点;微粒,小片
boost v. increase 促进;增加;支援
assume v.take on titles, offices, duties, responsibilities 承担
hulking adj.of great size and bulk 笨重的;粗陋的
commandeer v.take arbitrarily or by force 征用;霸占,没收;强取
groovy adj. (informal)fashionable,attractive and interesting 绝妙的;时髦的
matutinal adj.pertaining to or occurring in the morning 早晨的;早的;早起的
array n.an impressive display 大批,一系列
capricious adj.changeable;determined by chance or impulse or whim rather than by necessity or reason 任性的;反复无常的
stack v.load or cover with stacks 使堆叠;把…堆积起来
rinse v.wash off soap or remaining dirt 漱;冲洗掉;漂净
elicit call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses) 引出,引起
clutter a confused multitude of things 杂乱,混乱
expel v. [with obj.](一般作 be expelled) deprive (someone) of membership of or involvement in a school or other organization 赶走,驱逐
homogeneity n.the quality of being similar or comparable in kind or nature 同种;同质;同次性
candid adj.characterized by directness in manner or speech; without subtlety or evasion;informal or natural 公正的;坦白的;率直的
regimen n.(medicine) a systematic plan for therapy (often including diet) 医] 养生法;生活规则
harassed adj.troubled persistently especially with petty annoyances 疲倦的;厌烦的
dispute n. a disagreement, argument, or debate 争端
hood n.the folding roof of a carriage 覆盖
punch v.deliver a quick blow to 用拳猛击
accommodate v.make fit for, or change to suit a new purpose 使适应
avert v.prevent the occurrence of; prevent from happening 避免,防止
collision n.a conflict of opposed ideas or attitudes or goals (意见,看法)的抵触,冲突
hassle n.an angry disturbance 困难,麻烦
revivify v.give new life or energy to 使再生,使复活;使振奋精神
soporific adj.sleep inducing 催眠的;想睡的
benign adj.pleasant and beneficial in nature or influence;not dangerous to health 良性的
propel v. cause to move forward with force 推进;驱使
transaction n. the act of transacting within or between groups (as carrying on commercial activities) 交易
inspirit v.infuse with spirit 激励,鼓舞
ingredient n.a component of a mixture or compound 要素;组成部分
precision n.the quality of being reproducible in amount or performance 精确;精度,精密度
astray adv.away from the right path or direction 误入歧途地
chip n.electronic equipment consisting of a small crystal of a silicon semiconductor fabricated to carry out a number of electronic functions in an integrated circuit [电子] 芯片