9 high spot

high spot

(infml 口) outstanding event, memory, etc; most important feature 突出的事件、 记忆等; 最重要的特点

    The excursion was the high spot of our holiday. 我们那个假日的最大乐趣是远足.

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4 yore

yore

n

(idm 习语) of yore (arch or rhet 古或修辞) long ago 往昔: in days of yore 昔日.

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9 accordion

accordion

n

(also piano accordion) portable musical instrument with a bellows, metal reeds and a keyboard 手风琴. =>illus at concertina 见concertina之插图.

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3 fen

fen

n

1 [C] area of low marshy land 沼地; 沼泽.

2 the Fens [pl]

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6 festal

festal

adj

(fml 文) of a festival; gay and joyful 节日的; 欢乐的. Cf 参看 festive.

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2 ox

ox

n

(pl oxen )

1 fully grown bullock used (esp formerly) for pulling carts, farm machinery, etc or for food (去势的)大公牛(尤指旧时供役使或食用的). Cf 参看 bull, steer2.

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4 fare

fare

n

1 money charged for a journey by bus, ship, taxi, etc (公共汽车、 轮船、 计程车等的)票价

    What is the bus fare to London? 到伦敦的公共汽车费是多少?

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10 visitation

visitation

n

1 ~ (of sb/sth) (fml 文) official visit, esp of inspection 正式访问; (尤指)视察, 巡视

    a visitation of the sick, ie made by a clergyman as part of his duties 对病人的探视(尽牧师之职).

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9 formalism

formalism

n[U]

strict observance of external form, ceremony, technique, etc, often without concern for feeling or meaning, eg in art 形式主义

    creativity reduced to an empty formalism 沦为空洞的形式主义的创造性.

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8 accuracy

accuracy

n[U]

precision or exactness, esp resulting from careful effort 精确, 准确(尤指用心的结果)

    predict sth with great accuracy 极准确地预言某事物

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7 horrors

horrors

interj (usu joc 通常作戏谑语) used to express fear or dislike 用以表示恐惧或厌恶

    Oh horrors! Not another invitation to tea with Aunt Muriel! 哎哟! 可别再应邀去缪里尔大婶那里参加茶会了!

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7 protege

protege

(fem 阴性作 protegee), n person whose welfare and career are looked after by an influential person, esp over a long period 受有权势人物提携或扶掖的人

    a young protege of a famous violinist 某著名小提琴家的年轻门生

    As the protege of the most powerful man in the country, his success was guaranteed. 他有该国最有势力的人作靠山, 准能成功.

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8 strapped

strapped

adj [pred 作表语]

~ (for sth) (infml 口) not having enough (of sth, esp money) 短缺(尤指钱)

    I´m a bit strapped for cash. 我现金有点不足.

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13 low frequency

low frequency

(abbr 缩写 LF) radio frequency of 30 to 300 kilohertz 低频(无线电波段中30-300千赫范围内的频率).

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8 armature

armature

n

part of a dynamo that rotates in a magnetic field to produce an electric current; rotating coil(s) in an electric motor 电枢; 转子; 电枢线圈; 衔铁线圈.

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10 strip club

strip club

(US also `strip joint), club in which strip-tease is performed 脱衣舞夜总会.

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