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amble

v.輕鬆地走,從容漫步

  ex. A young couple ambled along the path.
  一對年輕夫婦悠閒地在小路上漫步。

  ex1. ambulance n.救護車

  ex2. preamble n.序言 [常用於statute、deed]

 

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序系列

 

preface       n.序言  [常用於book, literary work]

foreword     n.序言  [常用於book,特別指別人為作者寫的序言]

preamble    n.序言  [常用於statute、deed]

 

prologue    n.序言、開場白 [ a story的opening, 用於drama, novel, film etc ]

epilogue    n.尾聲、收場白 [ a story的ending, 用於 drama, novel, film etc]

 

prelude       n.序幕、前奏曲[for music] = overture [用於歌劇]

interlude     n.間奏曲

postlude     n.終曲

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**走特輯

 

scurry   v.疾行            [動物嚇到後趕快跑走的疾行,或像是急急忙忙的走(ex.去看醫生)]

scuttle  v.疾行=scurry  n. 船艙蓋 [a small hatch in a boat]

scutter  v.疾行=scurry     [這個字極少人用;源於scuttle]

 

scud     v.高速而平穩的移動,用於船和雲[move fast and smoothly]

scamper  v.奔跑、蹦蹦跳跳  [run quickly and often playfully]

 

teeter      v.跌跌晃晃的走

totter      v.跌跌晃晃的走       // teeter-totter n.蹺蹺板

stagger     v.跌跌晃晃的走

waddle      v.跌跌晃晃地走(鴨、企鵝般地)

 

amble      v.閒逛

ramble     v.閒逛

linger     v.閒逛

 

stroll      v.閒逛、到處找工作

saunter     v.閒逛

wander      v.閒逛

 

trudge    v.因疲憊、路長等緩慢或吃力地走

tramp     v.長途跋涉=trudge、重步走

trek      v.跋涉  [go on a journey across difficult country, usually on foot]

                   (ex. trekking through the jungles)

 

strut     v.趾高氣揚的走                 //  stout      adj.肥胖的、強壯的

swagger   v.大搖大擺的走(搖屁屁的走法)

 

plod   v.重步走   //   prod  v.捅,刺激

 

stride v.大步行走[走很大步,走很快]       //  strident adj.尖聲的、刺耳的

 

 

stalk v.跟蹤埋伏  n.花或水果的梗

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ambush

記 I am in bush(灌木叢)

v.伏擊,埋伏

  ex. The military vehicles were ambushed.
  軍車遭到伏擊。

 

 

 

 

ameliorate

a-melior(better)-ate

v.改善 improve

(記)ameli 諧音:愛美麗 聯想:愛美麗所以要不斷改善自己。

 

 

 

 

amenable

記:a-men-able

adj.肯順從的,同情達理的 [ready or willing to answer, act, agree, or yield; open to influence, persuasion, or advice; agreeable; submissive; tractable]

 

字源:1596, "liable," from M.Fr. amener "answerable" (to the law), from à "to" + mener "to lead," from L. minare "to drive (cattle) with shouts," var. of minari "threaten." Sense of "tractable" is from 1803, from notion of disposed to answer or submit to influence.

 

 

 

 

amend

a-mend

v.修訂,修改;訂正

  ex. The constitution was amended in 1920 to give women the right to vote.
  美國憲法於一九二零年修訂,賦予婦女投票權。

 

 

近型字

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mend v.修正

 

amend           v.修正

amendment    n.修正案   // revision


emend  v.校正

  commend   v.稱讚

recommend   v.推薦

 

c.f

字根 mand  == 命令 order

mandatory  a.命令的、強制的

command   v.命令

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amendment

n.(議案等的)修正案[C]

  ex. An amendment to the United States Constitution limits the President to two full terms in office.
  一項美國憲法修正案規定總統不能超過兩屆任期。

 

 

 

 

amenity

n.舒適,適意,優雅 [an agreeable way or manner; courtesy]

  ex.the graceful amenities of society.

n.(常用複)便利設施,文化設施,福利設施 [any feature that provides comfort, convenience, or pleasure]

  ps. 比方說community(社區)中免費健身房,撞球室等等就是amenity.

 

 

 

 

 

amiable vs. amicable

amiable

am(愛)-iable

adj.和藹可親的;厚道的

 

 

 

amicable

am(愛)-icable 

記: 多了個c 想成是social的

adj. 友善的,友好的;溫和的

  ex. We came to an amicable agreement.
  我們達成了友好的協議。

 

 ps. Amicable refers to a friendliness or goodwill between people or groups. Amiable refers to one person's friendly disposition.

 

 

 

 

 

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  • proem =an introductory discourse; introduction; preface; preamble.


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