9 ludicrous

ludicrous

adj

causing laughter; ridiculous; absurd 可笑的; 荒唐的; 愚蠢的

    a ludicrousidea 荒谬的想法.

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8 effluent

effluent

n

1 [U, C] (discharge of) liquid waste matter, sewage, etc, eg from a factory into a river 废液、 污水等(的排放)(如从工厂排到河流)

    The effluent from the factory makes the river unsafe for swimming. 工厂放出的废水把这条河弄得不能游泳了.

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7 lugworm

lugworm

n

large worm living in the sand on the sea-shore, used as bait by fishermen 沙虫(用作钓饵).

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12 herring gull

herring gull

large N Atlantic gull with dark wing-tips 银鸥(产於北大西洋, 体大, 翼端呈黑色).

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9 pleadings

pleadings

n [pl] (law 律) formal (usu written) statements, replies to accusations, etc made by each side in a legal action (原告的)诉状; (被告的)答辩状.

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11 straphanger

straphanger

n

(often derog 常作贬义) standing passenger in a bus, train, etc who supports himself by holding onto a strap attached to the ceiling; commuter (公共汽车、 火车等上手拉吊带的)站立的乘客; 通勤者.

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4 tomb

tomb

n hole dug in the ground, etc for a dead body, esp one with a stone monument over it 坟, 墓(尤指有石碑的).

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5 logic

logic

n[U]

1 science of reasoning 逻辑学; 论理学.

2 particular method or system of reasoning 推理的方法或体系.

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11 oil-bearing

oil-bearing

adj (of areas of rock underground) containing mineral oil (指地下岩层)含矿物油的.

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6 candid

candid

adj

not hiding one´s thoughts; frank and honest 率直的; 坦白而诚实的

    a candid opinion, statement, person 直言、 直说、 直性人

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4 bush

bush

n

1 [C]

(a) low thickly-growing plant with several woody stems coming up from the root; shrub (有几个茎的)灌木: a rose bush 蔷薇丛

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3 mth

mth

abbr 缩写 = (US mo) (pl mths; US mos) month: 6 mths old 6个月大的.

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9 fornicate

fornicate

v[I]

(fml esp derog 文, 尤作贬义) (of people not married to each other) have sexual intercourse (指无婚姻关系的人之间)性交; 通奸.

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3 -al

-al

suff 後缀

1 (with ns forming adjs 与名词结合构成形容词) of or concerning ...的; 关於...的: magical * verbal.

2 (with vs forming ns 与动词结合构成名词) process or state of...: recital * survival.

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4 encl

encl

abbr 缩写 = (commerce 商) enclosed; enclosure (used eg at the end of a letter sent with one).

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15 demystification

demystification

n[U]

action of making sth less mysterious 非神秘化

    The demystification of the Resurrection upsets many Christians. 把耶稣的复活作非神秘化解释使许多基督徒不快.

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