adj. [free from danger, risk of loss, affording safety]
ex. feel secure about one's future 對自己的前途無憂無慮
ex. Supportive friends and family make you feel secure.
v. [fix (sth) firmly, fasten; make sth safe]
ex. to secure the ladder with ropes
ex. to secure the town against being attacked.
n.證券 [wiki] A security or financial instrument is a tradable asset of any kind.
Securities are broadly categorized into:
debt securities (such as bonds 債券 ),
equity securities, e.g., common stocks;
derivative contracts, such as options 選擇權
Types of Debt Securities
v. 給...服鎮靜劑 [give (sb) a drug that calms the nerves or reduces stress]
ex. The doctor give a tranquilizing drug to sedate the patient.
adj.安靜的, 莊重的, 鎮靜的 [calm, quiet, or composed; undisturbed by passion or excitement]
How to Sedate a Cat for Grooming
n.鎮靜劑 [A sedative is a medicine or drug that calms you or makes you sleep.]
sedative hypnotics recorded lecture
adj. 久坐的 [(of people) spending a lot of time seated]
ex. sedentary lifestyle = Couch Potato
<> migratory, peripatetic (p.352) n.逍遙學派的弟子
n.沉積物 [wiki] [Sediment is a naturally occurring material that is broken down by processes of weathering and erosion, and is subsequently transported by the action of wind, water, or ice, and/or by the force of gravity acting on the particle itself.]
wiki: Deposited sediments are the source of sedimentary rocks, which can contain fossils of the inhabitants of the body of water that were, upon death, covered by accumulating sediment. Lake bed sediments that have not solidified into rock can be used to determine past climatic conditions.
adj.勤勉的 [showing much hard work, steady effort or care ]
ex.to pay sedulous attention to details.
synonym: assiduous(p.40), diligent, hard-working
n. [the quality of being constantly diligent and attentive]
seed(種子)-ling(小的東西) ex.duckling n. 小鴨子
n. [young plant or tree grown from a seed]
adj. [Seemly behavior or dress is appropriate in the particular circumstances.]
synonym: comely(p. 94) or becoming, decent, decorous
note. seamy 露出線縫的 --> 醜惡的 and unpleasant
v. [flow slowly and in small quantities through a substance]
聯想： sheep and seep
synonym: drain, drip, exude, ooze, trickle,
v.沸騰冒泡 [(of liquids) bubble and froth as if boiling]
ex. She was seething at his remarks.
ex. She took it calmly at first but under the surface was seething.
ps. 也可以指人沸沸嚷嚷的樣子; If you say that a place is seething with people or things, you are emphasizing that it is very full of them and that they are all moving about.
ex. streets seething with excited crowds
synonym: to be furious, to be incensed (p.254 ) , flare(p.204), rage (p.390)
seg(=sect, 與cut有關)-ment ex. section
n. [a part of a whole.]
ex. a segment of a talk show
v. [to divide something up into different parts.]