assent to

as-sent(feeling)

v.同意,贊成

  ex. I won't assent to her plan.
  我不會同意她的計劃。

 

 

字根sens

 

sense        n.感覺(視、聽、嗅、味、觸覺)   v.感覺到

sens-ible   a.能感知到的、明智的   ps.能用五感處理的引申成合理的、明智的,不是能拜神求籤

sentient  a.有知覺的

 

sens-ation    n.知覺、轟動的事件[眾所皆知的事]

 

sensit-ive    adj.敏感的 [ex.黛玉葬花,輕輕一朵落花,卻哭了起來]

sensit-ivity    n.靈敏性

sensit-ize      v.使某人或某事物敏感

 

sentimental  adj.多愁善感的 [山東饅頭]

 

sentry       n.哨兵 [需要提高警覺的人]

sentinel     n.哨兵=sentry

 

sens-ual  adj.肉慾的

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assert & assertive & assertiveness

assert

as-sert(加入)

  ex. insert v.插入

 etymology: [Latin asserere, assert- : ad-, ad- + serere, to join; see ser-2 in Indo-European roots.]

v.斷言,聲稱[+that] = affirm

  ex. She asserted her innocence.
  她宣稱她是清白的

 

 

 

 

 

assertive

adj.斷言的, 武斷的 [inclined to bold and confident assertion]

  ex. too assertive as a salesman

 

 

 

 

 

assertiveness

n.過分自信, 武斷

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

assess & assessment

assess

想成 a$$e$$

v.估定(財產)的價值

  ex. The value of this property was assessed at one million dollars.
  這財產的價值估定為一百萬元。

  ex. assess·value=plumb·depth  評價·價值=測水深·深度

 

v.確定(稅、罰款、賠償金等)的金額 [to estimate officially the value of (property, income, etc.) as a basis for taxation.]

  ex. assess damage after an accident
  事故後確定損害賠償金額

 

 

 

 

 

assessment

n.(為徵稅對財產所作的)估價 [An assessment of the amount of money that something is worth or that should be paid is a calculation or estimate of the amount. ]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

assiduous

as(ad;to)-sid(坐)-u-ous

adj.勤勉的

   ex. an assiduous student

 

 

字根 sed    sess  ==  sit坐

       sid

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asset

as-set

n.財產,資產

  ex. The bank has assets of over five million pounds.
  這家銀行有五百萬英鎊以上的資產。

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

assimilate

as-simi(like)l-ate

v.使(民族、語音)同化

  ex. America has assimilated millions of immigrants.
  美國同化了千百萬移民。

v.消化吸收(食物), 吸收(知識等)

 

字根 simil--->simul   ==  like 相似

     sembl

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associate

v.使有聯繫

  ex. I didn't want to be associated with it at all.
  我根本不想與這事有牽連。

 

 

 

 

 

 

assorted

as-sort(n.種類)-ed

adj.各色具備的,;各種各樣(混在一起)的

  ex. Mom bought a box of assorted chocolates.
  媽媽買了一盒什錦巧克力。

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

assuage /əˋswedʒ/

記: ass-u-age

or sausage n.香腸

v.緩和,減輕(病痛等) [provide physical relief]

  ex. To assuage his wife's grief

v.滿足(食慾,慾望等)[ satisfy]

 

 

 

 

 

 

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