n.情節 [If you talk about a likely or possible scenario, you are talking about the way in which a situation may develop.]
ps . The scenario of a film is a piece of writing that gives an outline of the story.
note: scene [the place where some action or event occurs]
ex. the scene of the crime
ex. chase scene, action scene (film)
ps. In Filmmaking and video production, a scene is generally thought of as the action in a single location and continuous time.
n. [an elaborate plan or plot.; a secret or devious plan]
ps. Ponzi scheme -- 老鼠會
Scheme comes to us from the Latin word for "figure.
adj. [in the form of a diagram or chart]
ex. a schematic drawing or diagram (簡圖)
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v. [To express in or reduce to a scheme]
ex. a diagram that schematizes the creation and consumption of wealth.
ex. fish schools
from wiki: In biology, any group of fish that stay together for social reasons are shoaling, and if the group is swimming in the same direction in a coordinated manner, they are schooling. In common usage, the terms are sometimes used rather loosely. About one quarter of fishes shoal all their lives, and about one half of fishes shoal for part of their lives.
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schism (two pronunciations)
n. [When there is a schism, a group or organization divides into two groups as a result of differences in thinking and beliefs.]
wiki: A schism is a division between people, usually belonging to an organization or movement religious denomination.
ex. In recent years political manipulation from China has attempted to create further schisms among Tibetan Buddhists. But since the religious authority of the Dalai Lama is uncertainly defined, schism in Tibetan Buddhism is hard to detect.
記. school + ism
The Great Schism or Western Schism (1378-1417)
wiki: Scissors can also be used to cut hair and food. Scissors and shears are functionally equivalent, but larger implements tend to be called shears.
note: abscission n.[the act or process of cutting off] or 植物的嫁接
n. [A scion of a rich or famous family is one of its younger or more recent members]
音： scion 聽起來近似 science
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v. [speak contemptuously (about or to sb/sth)]
ps. If you scoff at something, you speak about it in a way that shows you think it is ridiculous or inadequate.
ex. She ignored the scoffs of her workmates.
synonyms (verb): deride, ride, scorn, jeer, gibe, jibe
(noun): disdain, contempt, derision, scorn
v.嘲笑 [to treat with contempt or derision]
ex. become the object of ridicule and scorn
n. [open contempt or disdain for a person or thing; derision]
n. [a range of understanding, thought or action.]
ex. within the scope of one's duties.
ex. within the scope of one's book.
ex. a house with some scope for improvement 尚可改進的房子.
n. [devices or viewing instruments ]
v.燒焦 [burn or discolour (a surface) by dry heat]
ex. I scorched my shirt when I was ironing it.
synonym: parch, sear,
ex.the parched deserts of N Africa
ps. 比方說籃球、棒球比賽的分數, 考試分數也可以
ps. 在音樂中score指的是sheet music (a written or printed representation of a musical work)
ps. 天蠍座 Scorpius
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v. [If you scotch a rumour, plan, or idea, you put an end to it before it can develop any further.]
ex. They have scotched rumours that they are planning a special London show.
ex. bad weather scotched our plans
ps. Johnnie Walker whisky
ps. Scotch is a whisky distilled from malted barley in Scotland.
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wiki: A scourge (from Latin excoriare = "to flay" and corium = "skin") is a whip or lash, especially a multi-thong type used to inflict severe corporal punishment or self-mortification on the back.
ex. The disease continues to be a scourge in the developing world.
ps. scour v. 擦洗
ps. flail n.連枷 (p.203)