8 vigorous

vigorous

adj

(a) strong, active or energetic 强壮的; 积极的; 有力的

    avoid vigorousexercise, exertion, etc 避免强度大的锻炼、 劳动等

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9 close-run

close-run

adj [usu attrib 通常作定语]

(of a race, competition, etc) won by a very small margin (指竞赛、 竞争等)险胜

    The election was a ,close-run `thing. 这次竞选仅获险胜.

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9 revulsion

revulsion

n[U, sing]

1 ~ (against/at/from sth) feeling of disgust or horror 厌恶; 憎恶

    feel a sense of revulsion at the bloodshed 对伤害人的行为深恶痛绝

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9 seasoning

seasoning

n[U, C]

herb, spice, etc used to season food 调味品; 作料

    not enough seasoning in the stew 炖菜里作料不够

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11 contrary to

contrary to

prep in opposition to (sth); against 违反(某事物); 对抗

    be contrary to the law, rules, etc 违反法律、 规则等

    The results were contrary to expectation. 结果与预期的相反.

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13 press cutting

press cutting

(also esp US `press clipping), paragraph, article, etc cut out from a newspaper or periodical 剪报.

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7 patella

patella

n

(pl -lae ) (anatomy 解) kneecap 髌骨; 膝盖骨. =>illus at skeleton 见 skeleton 插图.

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6 re-lay

re-lay

v

(pt, pp re-laid ) [Tn]

lay (a cable, carpet, lawn, etc) again 重新铺设(电缆、 地毯、 草坪等).

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6 mastic

mastic

n[U]

1 gum or resin from the bark of certain trees, used in making varnish 乳香树脂.

2 type of pliable cement used for waterproofing joints in window-frames, roofs, etc 胶合铺料, 胶粘水泥(作窗框、 屋顶等填缝防水用的).

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6 frizzy

frizzy

adj (of hair) tightly curled; frizzed (指毛发)鬈紧的, 鬈曲的.

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9 undersell

undersell

v

(-ll-; pt, pp undersold /- 5sEUld; -`sold/) [Tn]

sell (goods) at a lower price than (one´s competitors) 以低於(竞争者)的价格出售(货物)

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12 praiseworthy

praiseworthy

adj

deservingpraise; commendable 值得称赞的; 值得表扬的

    a very praiseworthy achievement 值得大大夸奖的成绩.

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8 inspired

inspired

adj (approv 褒)

1 filled with creative power 有创作力的

    an inspired poet, artist, etc 有创作力的诗人、 艺术家等.

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