perquisite

per-quisit(seek)-e

n. [an incidental payment, benefit, privilege, or advantage over and above regular income, salary, or wages]

  ex. Perquisites include the use of the company car. 福利包括可以使用公司的汽車.

 n. [a gratuity or tip.]

 

from wiki: Employee benefits and (especially in British English) benefits in kind (also called fringe benefits, perquisites, perqs or perks) are various non-wage compensations provided to employees in addition to their normal wages or salaries.

ps. perqs

 

 

 

 

 

persecute

per-secut(form seque, follow)-e

v. [to oppress, harass, or maltreat, esp because of race, religion, etc]

 

from wiki: Persecution is the systematic mistreatment of an individual or group by another group. The most common forms are religious persecution, ethnic persecution, and political persecution, though there is naturally some overlap between these terms. The inflicting of suffering, harassment, isolation, imprisonment, fear, pain or exclusion

 

review:

prosecute   v.控告 [跟者前面的那人身後說不是]

persecute   v.迫害 [完完全全地跟隨在被害人的後面--->迫害]

 

Pakistan minorities flee 'religious persecution'

 

 

 

 

 

 

persiflage   /ˈpɜːsɪˌflɑːʒ/

per(through)-siflage(Fr.  siffler, hiss)

n. [light good-humoured teasing ;frivolous bantering talk]

 

 

 

 

persist

per-sist(=stand)

v. [to go on resolutely or stubbornly in spite of opposition, importunity, or warning ]

  ex. If you persist, you will annoy them even more. 你若固執, 他們就更惱火了

v. [continue doing sth in spite of difficulties]

  ex. They persisted with the agricultural reforms, despite opposition from the farmers. 他們不顧農民反對, 仍繼續進行農業改革.

 

persistence

n. [the action or fact of persisting ]

 

 

 

 

personable

person-able

adj. [pleasant in appearance and personality]

 

 

personification

person-ification

n. [the attribution of human characteristics to things, abstract ideas, etc, as for literary or artistic effect]

n. [the representation of an abstract quality or idea in the form of a person, creature, etc, as in art and literature]

"The sun shone brightly down on me as if she were shining for me alone". In this example the sun is depicted as if capable of intent, and is referenced with the pronoun "she" rather than "it".

 

The concept of death as a sentient entity has existed in many societies since the beginning of history. In English, Death is often given the name Grim Reaper and, from the 15th century onwards, came to be shown as a skeletal figure carrying a large scythe and clothed in a black cloak with a hood. It is also given the name of the Angel of Death or Devil of Death or the angel of dark and light.

 

 

personnel

n. [the people employed in an organization or for a service or undertaking]

n. [Personnel is the department in a large company or organization that deals with employees, keeps their records, and helps with any problems they might have. ]

 

 

 

perspective

per(through)-spec(look)-tive

n. 透視法[the technique or process of representing on a plane or curved surface the spatial relation of objects as they might appear to the eye specifically ]

  ps. Sense of "art of drawing objects so as to give appearance of distance or depth" is first found 1598.

n. [a way of regarding situations, facts, etc,]

 

 

 

How To Draw Two-Point Perspective

 

 

 

 

 

 

perspicacious  /ˌpɜːspɪˈkeɪʃəs/

per-spic(spec)-acious

adj. [having keen mental perception and understanding; discerning] 

  ex. to exhibit perspicacious judgment.

 

人物介紹:Enrico Fermi (29 September 1901 – 28 November 1954) was an Italian-American physicist particularly known for his work on the development of the first nuclear reactor, Chicago Pile-1, and for his contributions to the development of quantum theory, nuclear and particle physics, and statistical mechanics. He was awarded the 1938 Nobel Prize in Physics for his work on induced radioactivity.

 

 

 

perspicuous /pəˈspɪkjʊəs/

per-spic(spec)-u-ous

adj. [(of speech or writing) easily understood; plain to the understanding especially because of clarity and precision of presentation ]

 

 

 

perspicuity  /ˌpɜːspɪˈkjuːɪtɪ/

per-spic(spec)-u-ity

n. [the quality of being perspicuous]

 

 

 

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perspic-acious a.有穎悟力的 [understanding quickly] to exhibit perspicacious judgment.
     
perspic-uous a.清晰明白的 [clearly expressed or presented; lucid]  perspicuous article
perspic-uity n.清晰明白 [clearness or lucidity, as of a statement]

 

 

分析

 -acious 是-acity or -acy  (n.)的變化型:指"是..性質的"、"是..狀態的"

所以是指完全看透的狀態-->解題出來的意思-->有穎悟力的

 

 -ous,指"full of ..."

所以是到處充滿清晰可讀(能看懂)-->指文章寫的很清楚-->清晰明白的

 

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