A Worn Path

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  1. rag
    • A scrap of cloth.
    • 破布
    • A piece of cloth used for cleaning, washing, or dusting.
    • 抹布
  2. pendulum
    • n.
    • 钟摆, 摇锤
  3. grave
    • adj.
    • (声音)低沉的, 严重的, (颜色)黯淡的
  4. meditative
    • adj.
    • 沉思的, 冥想的
  5. chirping
    喳喳声, 唧唧声
  6. bleached
    漂白的,褪色的
  7. shoelace
    • A string or cord used for lacing and fastening shoes.Also called shoestring
    • 鞋带
  8. wrinkle
    • n.
    • 皱纹
    • v.
    • 使皱
  9. illumine
    • v.tr.
    • To give light to; illuminate.
    • 照明;点亮
  10. frail
    • adj.
    • 虚弱的, 脆弱的, (意志)薄弱的
  11. ringlet
    • A long, spirally curled lock of hair.
    • 长鬃发:成螺旋状弯曲的一绺长发
    • A small circle or ring.
    • 小环,小圈
  12. thicket
    • n.
    • 灌木丛
  13. coon
    • n.
    • Informal A raccoon.
    • [动]浣熊, 无可救药者, <蔑>黑人
  14. bob-white
    • A small North American quail (Colinus virginianus) having brown plumage with white markings.
    • 山齿鹑
  15. hog
    • Any of various mammals of the family Suidae, which includes the domesticated pig as well as wild species, such as the boar and the wart hog.
  16. freckled
    • 雀斑的
    • A small brownish spot on the skin, often turning darker or increasing in number upon exposure to the sun.
  17. cane
    • A stick used as an aid in walking or carried as an accessory.
    • 拐杖
    • 细长的茎, 藤条
  18. limber
    • Bending or flexing readily; pliable.
    • 柔软的易弯曲的;柔顺的
    • Capable of moving, bending, or contorting easily; supple.
    • 有弹性的
  19. buggy
    • adj.
    • 多虫的, 臭虫成灾的
    • n.
    • <美>童车
    • 【多用于美国南部】 运货车
  20. rocked
    • To move back and forth or from side to side, especially gently or rhythmically.
    • 摇晃,摇动
  21. cone
    • (松树的)球果
    • n.
    • [数、物]锥形物, 圆锥体
  22. hollow
    • A cavity, gap, or space:
    • 洼地,洞穴,空地
  23. mourning dove
    • A grayish-brown, swift-flying wild dove (Zenaidura macroura) of North America, noted for its mournful call. Also called turtledove
    • 哀鸽
  24. plead
    • vi.
    • 恳求, 辩护
    • vt.
    • 为...辩护, 借口, 托称
  25. thorny
    • adj.
    • 多刺的,棘手的
  26. trembling
    • n.
    • 发抖, 担心, 战栗
    • adj.
    • 发抖的, 担心的, 战栗的
  27. stoop
    • n.
    • 弯腰, 屈背, 屈服
    • vi.
    • 弯下, 弯下上身, 屈服, 弯腰, 堕落
    • vt.
    • 俯曲, 辱没
  28. trial
    • n.
    • 试验, 考验, 审讯, 审判
  29. parade
    • n.
    • 游行, 炫耀, 阅兵, 检阅, 阅兵场
    • v.
    • 游行, 炫耀, 夸耀, (使)列队行进
  30. pearly
    珍珠似的
  31. mistletoe
    • n.
    • 寄生灌木,often used as a Christmas decoration
  32. barbed
    • Having barbs.
    • 有倒钩的
    • Cutting; stinging:
    • 尖刻讥讽的;锋利的:
  33. saw off
    把...锯掉
  34. buzzard
    • n.
    • [动]秃鹰, 贪婪的人
  35. furrow
    • n.
    • 犁沟,车辙, 皱纹
    • vt.
    • 犁, 耕, 弄绉
  36. skinny
    • Of, relating to, or resembling skin.
    • 皮的
    • Very thin.See Synonyms at lean 2
    • 极瘦的
  37. nary
    • Not one:
    • 一个也没有
  38. ragged
    • Imperfect; uneven:
    • 不完善的
    • Tattered, frayed, or torn:
    • 褴褛的,破损的,撕破的:
  39. scarecrow
    • A crude image or effigy of a person set up in a field to scare birds away from growing crops.
    • 稻草人
    • A gaunt or haggard person.
    • 憔悴或衣衫褴褛的人
  40. strutting
    • adj.
    • 昂首阔步的
    • 肿胀的
    • 自负的
  41. streamer
    • A long narrow strip of material used for ornament or decoration.
    • 飘带
  42. rut
    • A sunken track or groove made by the passage of vehicles.
    • 车辙
  43. quail
    北美鹑
  44. pullet
    • A young domestic hen, usually one that is less than one year old.
    • 小母鸡
  45. dainty
    • adj.
    • 秀丽的, 优美的, 讲究的, 挑剔的, 适口的
    • n.
    • 适口的食物, 美味
  46. ravine
    • A deep, narrow valley or gorge in the earth's surface worn by running water.
    • 沟壑,溪谷
  47. lace
    • n.
    • 饰带, 花边, 缎带, 鞋带
  48. limb
    • One of the larger branches of a tree.
    • 大树枝
    • One of the jointed appendages of an animal, such as an arm, a leg, a wing, or a flipper, used for locomotion or grasping.
    • 肢,翼
  49. cypress
    柏树
  50. loll
    • To hang or droop laxly:
    • 松散地悬挂或垂下
    • To move, stand, or recline in an indolent or relaxed manner.
    • 懒洋洋地闲荡
  51. ditch
    • n.
    • 沟渠, 壕沟
  52. meditate
    • v.
    • 想, 考虑, (尤指宗教上的)沉思, 冥想
  53. milkweed
    乳草属植物
  54. June bug
    六月鳃金龟
  55. stuffed
    • 塞满了的
    • 已经喂饱了的
  56. beak
    • n.
    • 鸟嘴, 喙
  57. Santa Claus
    • The personification of the spirit of Christmas, usually represented as a jolly, fat old man with a white beard and a red suit, who brings gifts to good children on Christmas Eve.
    • 圣诞老人
  58. nickel
    • n.
    • [化]镍
    • 镍币, (美国和加拿大的)五分镍币
    • vt.
    • 镀镍于
  59. cur
    • n.
    • 杂种,恶狗
    • 卑贱的人, 胆小鬼
  60. pant
    • v.
    • 气喘
    • n.
    • 气喘
  61. go off
    • v.
    • 离开, 去世
  62. dime
    • A coin of the United States or Canada worth ten cents.
    • 一角银币
  63. steeple
    • A tall tower forming the superstructure of a building, such as a church or temple, and usually surmounted by a spire.
    • 尖塔
    • A spire.
    • 尖顶
  64. Natchez
    • A Native American people formerly located on the lower Mississippi River near present-day Natchez. The Natchez ceased to exist as a people after war with the French in the early 18th century.
    • 纳齐兹族
  65. paved
    铺砌的
  66. armful
    • n.
    • The amount that an arm or arms can hold.
    • 一抱
  67. gave off
    发出(蒸汽、光等),长出(枝、杈等)
  68. lace up
    • v.
    • 用带子束紧
  69. nail up
    • v.
    • 钉牢, 钉住
  70. twitch
    • n.
    • 急扯, 颤动, 抽搐, 阵痛, 痉挛
    • v.
    • 骤然一抽, 攫取, 抽搐, 阵痛, 抽动
  71. withdrawn
    • adj.
    • 性格内向的,偏僻的, 孤独的
  72. rigidity
    • n.
    • 坚硬, 僵化, 刻板, 严格, 刚性, 硬度
  73. take up
    占据,拿起,继续
  74. dignified
    • adj.
    • 有威严的, 高贵的
  75. Surrender
    (美国内战南方)投降
  76. heal
    • v.
    • To restore to health or soundness; cure.See Synonyms at cure
    • 恢复健康,治愈
  77. lye
    • n.
    • The liquid obtained by leaching wood ashes.
    • 碱液
  78. unasked
    Not asked
  79. obstinate
    • Difficult to alleviate or cure:
    • 难医治的
    • Stubbornly adhering to an attitude, an opinion, or a course of action; obdurate.
    • 固执的,顽固的
    • Difficult to manage, control, or subdue; refractory.
    • 难于控制的
  80. patch-quilt
    补钉 被褥
  81. enduring
    • Long-suffering; patient.
    • 经得痛苦的
    • Lasting; continuing; durable:
    • 持久的
  82. windmill
    • A machine that runs on the energy generated by a wheel of adjustable blades or slats rotated by the wind.
    • 风车

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