n. [a sudden attack on the enemy, as by air or by a small land force.]
ex. launch a bombing raid by aircraft on enemy bases.
ps. RAID (Redundant Array of Independent Disks), a system of multiple hard drives for sharing or replicating data
wiki: RAID 其基本思想就是把多個相對便宜的硬碟組合起來，成為一個硬碟陣列組，使效能達到甚至超過一個價格昂貴、容量巨大的硬碟。
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n. [ steel bar or continuous line of steel bars fixed to the ground as one side of a track for trains or trams]
v. [to complain bitterly or forcibly]
ex. to rail against increaseing taxes.
n. [dried seedless grape]
ex. A few raisins are sometimes cooked with the rice.
PS. prune n. [dried plum] (p.384)
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adj. [A rakish person or appearance is stylish in a confident, bold way]
A rake, short for rakehell, is a historic term applied to a man who is habituated to immoral conduct, frequently a heartless womanizer. Often a rake was a man who wasted his (usually inherited) fortune on gambling, wine, women and song, incurring lavish debts in the process. The rake was also frequently a man who seduced a young woman and impregnated her before leaving, often to her social or financial ruin.
re-ally(to unite; 同盟國)
v. [(of people) come together, esp to make new efforts, eg after a defeat or when there is danger, need, etc; a mustering of scattered forces to renew an effort ]
v. [recover health, strength, etc; revive; rouse ]
ps.1 pep rally
wiki: Pep rallies are events that occur primarily in the United States and Canada. A pep rally is a gathering of people, typically students of middle school, high school and college age, before a sports event. The purpose of such a gathering is to encourage school spirit and to support members of the team for which the rally is being thrown. The pep rallies are often very loud and have a lot of excitement to keep all the students excited for the upcoming game and to cheer on the team.
ps.2 rallying (motosport) 拉力賽
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n. [a male sheep ]
ps.1 ewe is a female sheep
ps.2 RAM (Random-access memory; 暫存記憶體) is computer memory that can be read from and written to in arbitrary sequence in a very high speed for computer and laptop
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ram(L. ramus; branch)-ify
v. [to divide or spread out into branches or branchlike parts; extend into subdivisions.]
n. [The ramifications of a decision, plan, or event are all its consequences and effects, especially ones which are not obvious at first.]
ex. The book analyzes the social and political ramifications of AIDS for the gay community.
v. [to move aimlessly from place to place; to talk or write in an aimless or long-winded wandering fashion ]
v. [a course of violent, riotous, or reckless action or behavior ]
ex. The mob rampaged through the village.
記：Oh my God, the rams get angry and rampage through the town.
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adj. [marked by a menacing wildness, extravagance, or absence of restraint]
ps. if you describe something bad, such as a crime or disease, as rampant, you mean that it is very common and is increasing in an uncontrolled way.
ex. Inflation is rampant and industry in decline.
ex. Rampant ivy had covered the wall. (蔓延)
ps. Rampant Lion
adj. [A rambunctious person is energetic in a cheerful, noisy way.]
ex. rambunctious child
ex. ...a very rambunctious and energetic class
n. [defensive wall round a fort, etc consisting of a wide bank of earth with a path for walking along the top ]
記：The ramparts can keep rams part.
wiki: Ramparts of Quebec City
Located in Canada, the Ramparts of Quebec City are the only remaining fortified city walls. The English began fortifying the existing walls, after they took Quebec City from the French in the Battle of the Plains of Abraham in 1759. The wall surrounds most of Old Quebec, which was declared a World Heritage site by UNESCO in 1985. The fortifications were designated a National Historic Site of Canada in 1948.
adj. [appearing ready to collapse ]
ex. They entered the shop, which was a curious ramshackle building.
ex. For many years, the town was informally segregated, with most blacks crowding into an area of ramshackle homes known as the Flats.
adj. [If butter, bacon, or other oily foods are rancid, they have gone bad and taste old and unpleasant. ]
(Rancid is an American punk rock band formed in Berkeley, California in 1991.)
Rancid- Ruby Soho
n. [bitter deep-seated ill will ]
Rancor eats a Gamorrean guard
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|feud||n.世仇 [long and bitter quarrel between two people, families or groups]
|ex. Romeo and Juliet|
|vendetta||n.深仇 [blood feud, a quest for revenge.]|
|rancor||n.深仇 [bitter deep-seated ill will]|
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