8 totality

totality

n

1 [U] state of being total 整个; 全部; 全体.

2 [C] total number or amount 总数; 总额.

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3 low

low

adj

(-er, -est)

1 not high or tall; not extending far upwards 低的; 矮的

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10 death duty

death duty

(Brit) (formerly) tax paid on property after the owner´s death, now called capital transfer tax (旧时)遗产税(现称资产转让税).

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9 sale-room

sale-room

(US `salesroom), n room where goods are sold by public auction 拍卖处.

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8 squeegee

squeegee

n

1 tool with a rubber edge on a long handle, used for removing water, etc from smooth surfaces 橡皮清洁刷(用於抹去光滑表面的水等)

    use a squeegee to clean windows 用橡皮清洁刷擦窗户.

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8 stand-up

stand-up

adj [attrib 作定语]

1 (of a meal) eaten while standing (指饭)站着吃的.

2 (of a comedian) giving a performance which consists of standing in front of an audience and telling a series of jokes (指喜剧演员)说单口相声的

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11 penitential

penitential

adj

of or relatingto penitence or penance 忏悔的; 悔过的; 悔罪的; 苦行赎罪的.

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9 enjoyable

enjoyable

adj

giving joy; pleasant 使人愉快的; 令人快乐的

    an enjoyable weekend 愉快的周末

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4 swag

swag

n

1 [C] carved ornament representing a hanging bunch of fruit and flowers 雕刻的有成簇下垂的水果及鲜花的装饰物.

2 [U] (dated sl 旧, 俚) stolen goods 赃物.

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10 kettledrum

kettledrum

n

large brass or copper bowl-shaped drum with skin stretched over the top, that can be tuned to an exact pitch 定音鼓. =>illus at App 1 见附录1插图, page xi.

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10 suzerainty

suzerainty

n[U]

(fml 文) authority or rule of a suzerain 宗主权; 宗主国的统治

    a country under the suzerainty of its powerful neighbour 在强大邻国宗主权治下的国家.

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7 heavily

heavily

adv: a heavily loaded lorry 重载的卡车

    smoke/drink heavily 大量抽烟[饮酒]

    be heavily taxed 被徵重税

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8 dry land

dry land

land as distinct from sea, etc 陆地(区别於海洋等)

    I´m no sailor and I couldn´t wait to reach dry land. 我晕船, 恨不得立刻上岸.

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9 attentive

attentive

adj

~ (to sb/sth) giving attention (to sb/sth); alert and watchful (对某人[某事物])注意的; 留心的; 警惕的

    an attentive audience 聚精会神的听众[观众]

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