11 spin bowler

spin bowler

(also spinner), (in cricket) bowler who gives the ball a spinning movement (板球中)投出旋转球者.

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4 wadi

wadi

n

(in the Middle East and N Africa) rocky watercourse that is dry except after heavy rain (中东和北非的)多岩石的乾涸河床(仅大雨後有水).

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6 amulet

amulet

n

piece of jewellery, etc worn as a charm1(2) against evil 护身符(为避邪而佩带的珠宝等物).

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proportion

n

1 [C] comparative part or share of a whole; fraction 部分; 份儿; 局部

    a large proportion of the earth´s surface 地球表面的大部分

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11 quadraphony

quadraphony

(also quadrophony), n [U]

system for recording and reproducing sound in this way 四声道录音放音系统或设备.

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3 Esq

Esq

abbr 缩写 = (fml 文 esp Brit) Esquire

    Edgar Broughton, Esq, eg on a letter addressed to him 如用作书信中的称谓.

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14 well-connected

well-connected

adj friendly with or related to rich, influential or socially superior people 与有钱、 有势或有社会地位的人有亲友关系的.

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9 advertise

advertise

v

1 [Tn] make (sth) generally or publicly known 使(某事物)尽人皆知; 公布; 宣传

    advertise a meeting, a concert, a job 公布[宣传]一次会议, 一次音乐会, 一项工作

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4 bias

bias

n

1 opinion or feeling that strongly favours one side in an argument or one item in a group or series; predisposition; prejudice 偏见; 成见; 偏心

    The university has a bias towards/in favour of/against the sciences. 该大学偏重[侧重/歧视]理科.

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7 whopper

whopper

n (infml 口)

(a) thing that is very big of its kind (同类中的)极大的事物

    The fisherman had caught a whopper. 那个打鱼的捕到一条特大的鱼.

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4 from

from

prep

1 (indicating the place or direction from which sb/sth starts 表示某人[某物]出发的地方或方向)

    go from Manchester to Leeds 从曼彻斯特到利兹

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5 nasty

nasty

adj

(-ier, -iest)

1 unpleasant; disgusting 令人不愉快的; 令人厌恶的

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9 civil law

civil law

law dealing with the private rights of citizens, rather than with crime 民法.

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7 fortune

fortune

n

1 [U] chance, esp regarded as a power affecting people´s lives

    (good or bad) luck 机会(尤指对人们生活有重要影响的); (好的或坏的)运气

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5 slime

slime

n[U]

1 thick soft slippery liquid substance, esp mud 稠、 软而滑的液态物质; (尤指)泥浆

    There was a coating of slime on the unwashed sink. 未刷洗的水涤槽上有一层污垢.

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10 depopulate

depopulate

v[Tn]

reduce the number of people living in (a city, state, etc) 减少(某城市、 州等)的人口

    a country depopulated by war, famine, disease, etc 因战争、 饥荒、 疾病等而人口下降的国家.

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