n. [an ability to recover from or adjust easily to misfortune or change]
ex. resilience of ecosystems.
Brian Walker explains what is resilience in people and ecosystems.
ps. sult = sal == leap
exult (p.196)= rejoice
exalt(p.187) = extol (p.194) 王建民完投九局,只有"一顆失投",值得"稱讚" ~~~~
desultory adj. 散漫的;不連貫 [de=dis]
salient adj.顯著的;突出的 adj.跳躍的
adj. [characterized or marked by resilience]
n.樹脂[ A resin is a thick and sticky clear substance made from plants or trees that is used to make plastics, pills, lacquers, inks, glues and other things]
ps. 小知識 塗在小提琴弓上的松香油( rosin) 就是一種樹脂(resin)
adj. [(of sound) continuing to echo; resounding ]
ex. His voice sounded oddly resonant in the empty room.
ps. resonance n.
ps. resonate v.
Stagg resonant bell (video)
Tacoma Bridge (video)
v. [(of a sound, voice, etc) fill a place with sound; produce echoes ]
ex. The hall resounded with applause. 大廳裏回蕩著掌聲.
ex. Her name resounded throughout Europe
v. [If you resort to a course of action that you do not really approve of, you adopt it because you cannot see any other way of achieving what you want. ]
ex. His punishing work schedule had made him resort to drugs.
ex. resort to war
ex. the last resort (n.)
n. [A resort is a vacation place, often with food and entertainment.]
Phi Phi Island Village Beach Resort and Spa (泰國)
adj. [Someone who is resourceful is good at finding ways of dealing with problems. ]
ex. ps. 可想成full of resources.
MacGyver - Supermarket Sweep
n. [inhalation and exhalation of air; breathing]
Respiration-Ventilation 3D Medical Animation
n. [A respite is a short period of rest from something unpleasant. ]
ex. putting off someone’s death sentence.
ex. work without respite 不停地工作
聯想： re + spirit
adj. [shining brilliantly ]
ex. chandelier with hundreds of crystals.
ps. 比較常見的是 splendid
n. [one who responds]
ex. one who maintains a thesis in reply (論文的答辯)
ex. a person who responds to a poll
ex. a respondent is the defendant in a divorce
ps. defendant, plaintiff