cling

v.緊握不放(通過抓、粘、抱或纏繞的方式) [ to hold tight, as by grasping or embracing]

  ex. The baby cling to his mother.
  寶寶緊緊偎著他的媽媽

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

clinical

clinic(n.診所or臨床)-al

adj.診所的;臨床的(對患者的直接觀察的)  [concerned with or based on actual observation and treatment of disease in patients rather than experimentation or theory.]

adj.冷靜客觀的 [ extremely objective and realistic ]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

clip

n.迴紋針

v.修剪 cut

 ex.She clipped her nails.

 ex. to clip a rose from a bush.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

clipper

n.大剪刀

n.快艇 ex.NBA的 LA Clippers

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

clique

n.朋黨派系 [=coterie a small, exclusive group of people ]

   ps. 與click同源;一拍即合的兩人

   ps. clique•intimates=flock•sheep 小團體•密友=羊群•羊

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

clog

n.木屐  [ a shoe or sandal with a thick sole of wood]

v.堵 [obstruct with thick or sticky matter]

   ex.to clog a drain.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

cloister

cloist(=clos)-er

n.修道院

n.修道院的走廊

 

ps. 2011/6/8再編輯

from wiki: A cloister (from Latin claustrum, "enclosure") is a rectangular open space surrounded by covered walks or open galleries, with open arcades on the inner side, running along the walls of buildings and forming a quadrangle or garth.

你可以看到上圖中,有個四方形的area,包回這個area的path or 說是走廊,就叫cloister。也因此才跟close這字根有關,因為這path被關在某個區域中。 後來cloister也可指修道院,or與世隔絕的生活。

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

clot

n.(血等的)凝塊 [a semisolid mass, as of coagulated blood.]

v.凝結成塊

 

 

 

 

 

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近型字

bolt n.門栓、螺栓  
     
colt n.小雄駒 n. 無經驗年輕人
clot n. 凝塊 v.使凝成塊 = coagulate
     
cult n.宗教的膜拜 [a paticular system of religious worship ]
     
dolt n.傻瓜  [a dull, stupid person]
molt n.脫毛換新毛 [to cast or shed the feathers, skin that will be replaced by a new growth]

 

 

 

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 moat    n.護城河 =fosse

 

 moan    n/v.呻吟  (長而斷斷續續聽不太清楚的哀嚎)

 groan   n/v.呻吟  (簡短而強烈的哀嚎)

 

groan, moan refer to sounds indicating deep suffering.

A moan is a prolonged, more or less continuous, low, inarticulate sound indicative of suffering, either physical or mental

 

A groan is a brief, strong, deep-throated sound emitted involuntarily under pressure of pain or suffering:

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cloture

n. 美國國會的一種結束辯論的程序︰對討論立即投票表決 [the closing or limitation of debate in a legislative body especially by calling for a vote ]

  ps. voting:roll call=termination:cloture
  投票是一種選舉=投票終止是一種終止

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

cloudburst

cloud+burst

n.傾盆大雨

 

bust  v.使爆裂(=burst)  n.半身像,胸圍

burst v.使爆裂

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

clout

n.【棒】長打

n.影響力

 

Nate McLouth of the Pittsburgh Pirates hits a solo home run to tie the game at 3-3 vs the Arizona Diamondbacks

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

clown

n.小丑

 

clown   n.小丑

crown   n.王冠   v.加冕 [比較有royal的字型] 
                        (小丑戴王冠)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

cloying

adj.過甜令人厭膩的(esp.甜) [cause disgust or aversion through excess]

  ex. a love story full of cloying sentiment
 通篇纏綿傷感的愛情小說

  ps. cloying:sweet
  甜膩是過分甜

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

clumsy

adj.笨拙的  [awkward]

 

Music video by Fergie performing Clumsy. (C) 2007 A&M Records .... 超酷

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

cluster

n.串    ex. a cluster of grapes.

v.成串

 

 

 

 

 

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