n.悲劇 [terrible event that causes great sadness]
ex. The April 25 earthquake in Nepal was indeed a tragedy; the dead toll topped 8000.
ps. tragedian /trə'dʒɪːdɪən/ n.悲劇演員
An Introduction to Greek Tragedy
n.人的個性; 顯著的特點 [element in sb's personality; distinguishing characteristic]
ex. When people describe my traits, "enthusiastic", "creative" and "earnest" are usually on the list.
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n.背叛者 [A person who betrays a friend, country, principle, etc.]
ex. With hundreds of North Korea's elite watching, General Hyon was executed on charges of being a traitor. (from New York Times May 12, 2015)
ex. Do you think LeBron James is a traitor to Miami Heat's fans?
note: betray v.背叛 v.透露
tra(=trans; cross)-ject(to throw)-ory
n.軌跡 [The path followed by a projectile flying or an object moving under the action of given forces]
note: 常見的 ject 字根組成單字還有， eject, reject.
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v.踩踏 [to cause damage or pain by walking or stepping heavily on something or someone]
ex. Facebook "tramples" on European privacy law by tracking people without consent, Belgium's privacy watchdog has said. ( from BBC May 15, 2015 )
ex. My dogs chased in the yard, but then they jumped out of the fence, and trampled my neighbor's flowers...
review: stamp (p.446)
ex. She stamped her foot angrily when finding her notebook was stolen.
n.出神,催眠狀態 [A half-conscious state characterized by an absence of response to external stimuli, typically as induced by hypnosis or entered by a medium]
小知識： Trance music 是指一種 電子舞曲音樂(electronic dance music)的種類，發展於德國。它的特色有經常重覆旋律，且有在整首音樂中會有獨特的上揚與下降形式(亢奮與放鬆)，會有讓人出神、被催眠的感覺。
stupor n. (因為太醉了而神智不清)
hypnosis n. 催眠狀態
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n. [ the state of being free from disturbance]
ex. In every morning I prepare a cup of coffee and sip it leisurely, and enjoy the tranquility and solitude.
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trans(across, through)-act(to drive)-ion
n. [An instance of buying or selling something; a business deal]
ex. In the U.S. most banks offer mobile banking, such that you check your transaction record on your smart phone.
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