今天我们要学的词是 hefty。 hefty 的意思是巨额的、沉重的。Italy has passed a law imposing a hefty fine on rescue ships that come to its ports and disembark refugees and migrants they have picked up at sea. 意大利通过了一项法律,对进入其港口并让他们在海上接受的移民和难民登
更新时间:2019-09-06
今天我们要学的词是 douse. Douse 的意思是扑灭(大火)、用水浇灭。Under pressure from the international community to protect the environment, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro dispatched two C-130 Hercules aircraft to help douse the forest fi
更新时间:2019-09-05
今天我们要学的词是 flout. flout 的意思是蔑视、藐视。 Almost two dozen former Polish ambassadors are telling U.S. President Donald Trump that Poland's democracy is at risk, and are urging him to pressure the country's government to respect
更新时间:2019-09-04
今天我们要学的词是 expel. expel 的意思是开除、驱逐。 During the G-7 summit, U.S. President Donald Trump pushed for readmission of Russia into the group from which it was expelled after the 2014 annexation of Ukraine's Crimea peninsula. 在七国集团
更新时间:2019-09-03
今天我们要学的词是 immersive. immersive 的意思是沉浸其中,身临其境的。 A team of researchers came up with new immersive technologies that allow people from all over the world to experience performing arts in a breathtakingly beautiful sett
更新时间:2019-09-02
今天我们要学的词是 preempt. preempt 的意思是抢先,先发制人。 Violence was largely averted in Portland, Oregon, where police established concrete barriers, closed streets and bridges to preempt clashes between anti-fascist groups and coun
更新时间:2019-08-29
今天我们要学的词是 skirmish. skirmish 是指小冲突,摩擦。 Recent cross-border skirmishes between Pakistan and India have killed at least 35 people and injured hundreds on the Pakistani side of the disputed Kashmir region, officials say.
更新时间:2019-08-27
今天我们要学的词是 bespoke. bespoke 的意思是定制的、预先定好的。 Through Artificial Intelligence, machines are teaching themselves how to recognize faces, but the systems they have come up with are bespoke. 机器通过人工智能正在自学如何识别面孔,但机器提出的系统是预先
更新时间:2019-08-26
今天我们要学的词是 flashpoint. flashpoint 的意思是燃点、爆发点。 The Pakistani Prime Minister accused India of planning military action in the disputed Kashmir region that has long been a flashpoint between the two nuclear-armed neighb
更新时间:2019-08-23
今天我们要学的词是 contravene. contravene 的意思是违反、违背。 Canada's top ethics watchdog ruled that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his officials had contravened conflict of interest rules by trying to influence a corporate legal
更新时间:2019-08-21
今天我们要学的词是 impede. impede 的意思是阻碍、防止。 The Trump administration has announced a new policy that would impede immigrants already in the U.S. from obtaining permanent residency or citizenship if they’ve chose to use public
更新时间:2019-08-20
今天我们要学的词是 carnage. carnage 的意思是滥杀,大屠杀。 As Americans reflect on the two most recent mass shootings that claimed 31 lives, they're asking how to stop the carnage. 美国民众对最近两起造成31人死亡的大规模枪击事件进行反思,他们在问如何阻止这种滥杀行为。 Right now, t
更新时间:2019-08-19
今天我们要学的词是 recoup. recoup 的意思是补偿,收回。In a speech delivered to a summit in Lima, Peru, the U.S. National Security Advisor told Russia and China that the quickest way to recoup their financial losses is to support a new gove
更新时间:2019-08-16
今天我们要学的词是 dampen. dampen 的意思是泼冷水、减弱。 A sharp escalation in U.S.-China trade tensions will likely dampen commodity prices and keep capital investments in a tight holding pattern. 美中贸易紧张局势急剧升级可能会抑制大宗商品价格,使得资本投资处于紧缩状态。
更新时间:2019-08-15
今天我们要学的词是 crisscross. crisscross 的意思是来回穿梭的、纵横交错的。 U.S. Secretary of Defense Mark Esper is crisscrossing the Asia-Pacific region on his first international trip as head of the Defense Department. 美国国防部长埃斯佩尔正在亚太地区穿梭访问
更新时间:2019-08-13
今天我们要学的词是 rite. rite 的意思是正式仪式、典礼,例如常用于短语中 rite of passage,成人礼。Many Americans grew up believing that having a car was a crucial part of life and getting a driver’s license was a rite-of-passage, showcasing the progress
更新时间:2019-08-12
今天我们要学的词是 moratorium. moratorium 的意思是暂停,暂缓执行。 In response to President Donald Trump's call for tougher penalties on violent crimes, the U.S. Justice Department lifted a federal moratorium on the death penalty. 美国司法部对特
更新时间:2019-08-09
今天我们要学的词是 sideline. sideline 的意思是利用间隙,搁置。 U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is not ruling out working-level talks with North Korean officials on the sidelines of ASEAN regional meetings in Thailand this week. 美国国务卿蓬佩
更新时间:2019-08-08
今天我们要学的词是 engulf. engulf 的意思是吞噬。After a blaze engulfed Notre-Dame in April, it sparked a debate over how best to restore the Gothic cathedral to its former glory. 在今年四月一场大火吞噬巴黎圣母院之后,人们开始争论如何用最好的办法恢复这座哥特式大教堂的昔日辉煌。 Ru
更新时间:2019-08-07
今天我们要学的词是 whirlwind. whirlwind 的意思是旋风,旋风式的。 U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is hailing a new chapter in U.S. relations with Latin America following a whirlwind trip to four countries in South and Central America. 美国
更新时间:2019-08-06
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