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  1. coyote
    • [ˈkaiəuti]
    • n.山狗,草原狼
    • A small,wolflike carnivorous animal (Canis latrans) native to western North America and found in many other regions of the continent. Also called prairie wolf
    • A firefighter who is sent to battle remote,usually very severe forest fires,often for days at a time.
  2. acme
    • [ˈækmi]
    • n.顶点,最高点
    • The highest point,as of perfection.See Synonyms at summit
  3. plaintiff
    • [ˈpleintif]
    • n.原告
  4. defendant
    • [diˈfendənt]
    • n.被告,辩护人
  5. contiguous
    • [kənˈtigjuəs]
    • 毗邻的;邻近的
    • Neighboring; adjacent.
  6. suit
    • [sjuːt]
    • n.诉讼
    • Law A court proceeding to recover a right or claim.
  7. damages
    • [ˈdæmidʒis]
    • n.损害赔偿金
    • Money ordered to be paid as compensation for injury or loss.
    • damages
  8. assorted
    • [əˈsɔːtid]
    • 混合的,杂类的
  9. merchandise
    • [ˈməːtʃəndaiz]
    • n.商品
    • Goods bought and sold in business; commercial wares.
  10. incorporate
    • [inˈkɔːpəreit]
    • v.组建,成立
    • To cause to form into a legal corporation
  11. compensation
    • [kɔmpenˈseiʃən]
    • n.补偿,赔偿
  12. cause
    • [kɔːz]
    • n.诉因
    • A ground for legal action.
    • A lawsuit.诉讼
  13. said
    • [sed]
    • 上述的
    • Named or mentioned before; aforementioned
  14. Code
    • [kəud]
    • n.法典
  15. liability
    • [ˌlaiəˈbiliti]
    • n.责任,义务
    • 债务,负债,与assets相对
  16. occasion
    • [əˈkeiʒən]
    • n.事件,场合
    • An event or a happening; an incident.
    • 事故
  17. cautionary
    • [ˈkɔːʃənəri]
    • 警告的
    • Giving or serving as a warning; admonitory
  18. sales slip
    • [seils sliːp]
    • n.销货单,销售发票
  19. exhibit
    • [igˈzibit]
    • n.<法律> 证据
    • Something,such as a document,formally introduced as evidence in court.
  20. sustain
    • [səsˈtein]
    • v.承受,遭受
    • To bear up under; withstand
    • 抵抗
    • To experience or suffer
    • 经历或遭受
  21. predator
    • [ˈpredətə]
    • n.肉食动物
    • An organism that lives by preying on other organisms.
  22. parcel post
    • [ˈpaːsl]
    • n.包裹 邮递
    • A postal service or department that handles and delivers packages.
  23. sled
    • [sled]
    • n.雪橇
    • A vehicle mounted on runners,used for carrying people or loads over ice and snow; a sledge.
  24. prey
    • [prei]
    • n.猎物,被掠食者
    • 牺牲者,掠食
    • vi.
    • 捕食,掠夺,折磨
  25. crate
    • [kreit]
    • n.木板包装运输箱
    • A container,such as a slatted wooden case,used for storing or shipping.
  26. ignition
    • [igˈniʃən]
    • n.点火(启动)
  27. precipitate
    • [priˈsipiteit]
    • 突如其来的
    • ,陡然下降(或下落)的,贸然轻率的
    • n.沉淀物
  28. forelimb
    • [ˈfɔːlim]
    • n.前肢,上肢
    • An anterior appendage,such as a leg,wing,or flipper.
  29. jolt
    • [dʒəult]
    • n.摇晃,颠簸
    • n.震动,摇动,颠簸
  30. astride
    • [əsˈtraid]
    • adv.跨着
  31. diminishing
    • [diˈminiʃiŋ]
    • 逐渐缩小的
  32. jet
    • [dʒet]
    • 黑色的,墨黑的
    • n.喷射,黑玉,喷气机
    • v.喷射
  33. abreast
    • [əˈbrest]
    • 并肩地,并排地
  34. veer
    • [viə]
    • v.转向
    • ,(风向)顺(时针)转
    • vt.使转向,放出(锚)
    • n.转向,方向的转变
  35. vigorously
    • [vigərəsli]
    • 精神旺盛地
  36. unchecked
    • [ˈʌnˈtʃekt]
    • 未受抑制的,无拘束的
    • Not held in check; unrestrained
  37. mesa
    • [ˈmesə]
    • n.平顶高地
    • 平顶山
  38. attending
    • [əˈtendiŋ]
    • (医)主治的
  39. fracture
    • [ˈfræktʃə]
    • n.骨折,破裂
  40. contusion
    • [kənˈtjuːʒən]
    • n.挫伤
    • An injury in which the skin is not broken; a bruise.
  41. cast
    • [kaːst]
    • n.石膏模
  42. hamper
    • [ˈhæmpə]
    • v.妨碍,阻碍
  43. oblige
    • [əˈblaidʒ]
    • v.迫使,强迫
    • 强制,责成
    • To constrain by physical,legal,social,or moral means.
  44. skate
    • [skeit]
    • n.冰鞋
    • An ice skate.
    • 旱冰鞋
    • A roller skate.
  45. over the counter
    • [əuvə ðə kauntə]
    • 通过柜台
  46. caveat
    • [ˈkeiviæt]
    • n.警告,注意
    • A warning or caution
  47. provision
    • [prəˈviʒən]
    • n.预备,防备
    • 供应,(一批)供应品,规定
  48. encumber
    • [inˈkʌmbə]
    • v.阻碍
  49. strap
    • [stræp]
    • vt.用带缚住,用带捆扎
    • n.带,皮带
  50. collide with
    • [kəˈlaid]
    • v.碰撞,冲突
    • 抵触(with)
  51. billboard
    • [ˈbilbɔːd]
    • n.广告牌,布告板(户外)
    • 揭示栏
    • vt.宣传
  52. silhouette
    • [ˌsiluːˈet]
    • n.剪影
    • A drawing consisting of the outline of something,especially a human profile,filled in with a solid color.
    • 黑色轮廓像
    • An outline that appears dark against a light background.See Synonyms at outline
  53. mishap
    • [ˈmishæp]
    • n.厄运,倒霉
    • An unfortunate accident.See Synonyms at misfortune
    • Bad luck.
    • 坏运气
  54. explosive
    • [iksˈpləusiv]
    • n.炸药,爆炸物
    • A substance,especially a prepared chemical,that explodes or causes explosion.
  55. aerial
    • [ˈɛəriəl]
    • 空中的,航空的
  56. deposition
    • [ˈdepəˈziʃən]
    • n.<法>证言,作证
    • Law Testimony under oath,especially a statement by a witness that is written down or recorded for use in court at a later date.
  57. rim
    • [rim]
    • n.边,轮缘
    • ,轮圈
  58. butte
    • [bjuːt]
    • n.突兀小山
    • A hill that rises abruptly from the surrounding area and has sloping sides and a flat top.
  59. trough
    • [ˈtrɔːf]
    • n.槽,水槽
    • 饲料槽,木钵
  60. spiral
    • [ˈspaiərəl]
    • v.螺型位移,螺旋
  61. detonation
    • [ˈdetəuˈneiʃən]
    • n.爆炸,爆裂
  62. birdseed
    • [bəːdsiːd]
    • n.鸟食
    • A mixture of various kinds of seeds used for feeding birds,especially caged birds.
  63. fuse
    • [fjuːz]
    • n.导火索,引信
  64. detonate
    • [ˈdetəuneit]
    • v.引爆,爆炸
    • To explode.
  65. naught
    • [ˈnɔːt]
    • n.零
  66. premature
    • [ˌpreməˈtjuə]
    • 早熟的,早产的
  67. disfigurement
    • [disˈfigəmənt]
    • n.毁容,破相
    • 缺陷,畸形
  68. singe
    • [sindʒ]
    • v.烧焦,烤焦
  69. muzzle
    • [ˈmʌzl]
    • n.动物鼻口
  70. sooty
    • [ˈsuti]
    • 煤烟熏黑的,乌黑的
  71. discoloration
    • [disˌkʌləˈreiʃən]
    • n.变色,污渍
  72. whisker
    • [ˈhwiskə]
    • n.腮须,胡须
    • =beard
  73. kink
    • [kiŋk]
    • v.打结,绞缠
    • n.(绳,头发等的纽)结,(道路等的)弯曲,肌肉抽筋
  74. frazzle
    • [ˈfræzl]
    • v.伤损,破损
    • n.磨破,破烂,疲惫状态
  75. ashy
    • [ˈæʃi]
    • 灰的,灰烬的
    • 苍白的
  76. disintegration
    • [disˌintiˈgreiʃən]
    • n.瓦解,碎裂
  77. radical
    • [ˈrædikəl]
    • 根本的,彻底的
    • Departing markedly from the usual or customary; extreme
    • 极端的,根源的
    • Arising from or going to a root or source; basic
  78. char
    • [tʃaːr]
    • v.烧焦
  79. Spring-Powered
    • [spriŋ pauəd]
    • 弹簧动力的
  80. metallurgical
    • [ˈmetəˈləːdʒikəl]
    • adj.冶金学的
  81. malfunction
    • [mælˈfʌŋkʃən]
    • n.失灵,功能障碍
    • Failure to function.
    • Faulty or abnormal functioning.
  82. sandal
    • [ˈsændl]
    • n.凉鞋 便鞋
    • v.穿上便鞋
  83. milled-steel
    • [mild stiːl]
    • n.铣钢
  84. tensile
    • [ˈtensail -səl]
    • <物>张力的,拉力的
    • 可拉长的,可伸长的
  85. coil
    • [kɔil]
    • v.绕,卷
  86. cocking
    • [kɔkiŋ]
    • n.卡扣,挂钩
  87. lanyard
    • [ˈlænjəd]
    • n.系索
    • Nautical A short rope or gasket used for fastening something or securing rigging.
    • 绞收
    • A cord worn around the neck for carrying something,such as a knife or whistle.
    • 刀绳
    • A cord with a hook at one end used to fire a cannon.
    • 拉火绳
  88. pounce
    • [pauns]
    • v.猛扑,猛冲
    • To spring or swoop with intent to seize someone or something
    • 突然袭击
    • To attack suddenly
  89. swift
    • [swift]
    • 迅速的,敏捷的
    • ,立刻的
    • adv.
    • 迅速地,敏捷地
    • n.
    • 雨燕,(梳棉机等的)大滚筒
  90. reflex
    • [ˈriːfleks]
    • n.条件反射,本能反应
    • Physiology An involuntary response to a stimulus.
    • Psychology An unlearned or instinctive response to a stimulus.
  91. premium
    • [ˈprimjəm]
    • n.奖赏,奖金
  92. at a premium
    • [æt ə priːmiːəm]
    • 非常宝贵的
  93. thrust
    • [θrʌst]
    • vt.力推,推进
    • ,冲,插入
    • 挤进,刺,戳,强加,延伸
    • vi.
    • 插入,刺,戳,延伸,强行
    • n.
    • 插,戳,刺,推力,猛推,口头攻击
  94. affix
    • [æˈfiks,ə-]
    • vt.使附于,固定于
    • n.<语>词缀
  95. boulder
    • [ˈbəuldə]
    • n.卵形石,圆石
    • A large rounded mass of rock lying on the surface of the ground or embedded in the soil.
  96. forepaw
    • [ˈfɔːpɔː]
    • n.前蹄
    • The paw of an animal's foreleg.
  97. gauge
    • [geidʒ]
    • v.测定,测量
  98. intended
    • [inˈtendid]
    • 预期的,未来的
    • Prospective; future
    • 故意的;预谋的
    • Deliberate; intentional
  99. recoil
    • [riˈkɔil]
    • v.弹回,后坐
    • To spring back,as upon firing.
    • 退却,后退
    • To shrink back,as in fear or repugnance.
  100. forequarter
    • [ˈfɔːˌkwɔːtə]
    • n.侧前部
  101. ovoid
    • [ˈəuvɔid]
    • 卵形的,梨形的
    • Shaped like an egg; ovate.
  102. grade
    • [greid]
    • n.斜坡
    • A slope or gradual inclination,especially of a road or railroad track.
  103. systemic
    • [sisˈtemik]
    • (神经,身体,循环)系统的
  104. viz.
    • [viz]
    • 即,就是(namely)
  105. flatten
    • [ˈflætn]
    • v.整平,变平
    • 摊平
  106. cranium
    • [ˈkreinjəm]
    • n.头颅,头盖骨
  107. displacement
    • [disˈpleismənt]
    • n.位移,转移
  108. vertebrae
    • [vəːtəˌbriː]
    • n.<解>脊椎骨
  109. base of tail
    • [beis əf teil]
    • 尾根
  110. contract
    • [ˈkɔntrækt]
    • v.收缩,缩短
    • To reduce in size by drawing together; shrink.
  111. off-key
    • [ˈɔːf ˈkiː]
    • <乐> 走调的,不合调的
  112. accordionlike
    • [əˈkɔːdijən laik]
    • 手风琴似的
  113. wheeze
    • [(h)wiːz]
    • vi.喘息,困难地呼吸
  114. distract
    • [disˈtrækt]
    • v.困惑不安,分心
    • 分散,转移
    • To cause to turn away from the original focus of attention or interest; divert.
    • 使混乱
    • To pull in conflicting emotional directions; unsettle.
  115. symptom
    • [ˈsimptəm]
    • n.<医>症状
    • 征兆
  116. impediment
    • [imˈpedimənt]
    • n.妨碍物
    • Something that impedes; a hindrance or an obstruction.See Synonyms at obstacle
    • 结巴
    • An organic defect preventing clear articulation
  117. no doubt
    • [nəu daut]
    • 无疑地
  118. virtual
    • [ˈvəːtjuəl]
    • 事实上的,实际上的
    • Existing or resulting in essence or effect though not in actual fact,form,or name
    • 实质上的
    • Existing in the mind,especially as a product of the imagination. Used in literary criticism of text.
    • 虚的,内心的
  119. monopoly
    • [məˈnɔpəli]
    • n.垄断
    • Exclusive control by one group of the means of producing or selling a commodity or service.
  120. contention
    • [kənˈtenʃən]
    • n.论点,争辩点
    • The act or an instance of striving in controversy or debate.See Synonyms at discord
    • A striving to win in competition; rivalry
    • An assertion put forward in argument.
  121. detriment
    • [ˈdetrimənt]
    • n.损害,伤害
    • ,损失
    • Damage,harm,or loss
    • Something that causes damage,harm,or loss
  122. itch
    • [ˈitʃ]
    • v.发痒
    • To feel,have,or produce an itch.
    • 渴望
    • To have a persistent,restless craving.
  123. kite
    • [kait]
    • n.风筝
    • A light framework covered with cloth,plastic,or paper,designed to be flown in the wind at the end of a long string.
  124. Burmese
    • [bəːˈmiːz]
    • n.<旧>缅甸人,缅甸语
    • adj.缅甸的,缅甸人的,缅甸语的
  125. anvil
    • [ˈænvil]
    • n.(铁)砧
    • incus砧骨
    • A heavy block of iron or steel with a smooth,flat top on which metals are shaped by hammering.
  126. rubber band
    • [rʌbə bænd]
    • n.橡皮筋
    • An elastic loop of natural or synthetic rubber used to hold objects together.Also called Regional gum band
  127. victimize
    • [ˈviktimaiz]
    • v.牺牲,损害
    • To make a victim of.
    • 使受骗或上当
    • To subject to swindle or fraud.
  128. reckless
    • [ˈreklis]
    • 不顾后果的,草率的
  129. implications
    • [ˌimliˈkeiʃəns]
    • n.牵连,推论
    • The act of implicating or the condition of being implicated.
  130. punitive
    • [ˈpjuːnitiv]
    • 惩罚性的
    • Inflicting or aiming to inflict punishment; punishing.
    • 刑罚的
  131. reputation
    • [ˈrepjuːˈteiʃən]
    • n.名誉,名声
  132. censure
    • [ˈsenʃə]
    • v.谴责
    • To criticize severely; blame.See Synonyms at criticize
    • 指责
    • To express official disapproval of
  133. directory
    • [diˈrektəri]
    • n.董事会
    • A group or body of directors.
  134. successor
    • [səkˈsesə]
    • n.继承者
    • 接任者
  135. assign
    • [əˈsain]
    • n.受让人
    • An assignee.
  136. reaffirm
    • [ˈriː əˈfəːm]
    • v.重申
    • To affirm or assert again.

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