condense

con-dense(adj.密集的,稠密的)

v.濃縮;凝結 [to make more dense or compact]

   ex. Condense your answer into a few words.

 

ex. density n.密度

ps. condensed matter physics 凝態物理

 

 

 

 

condescend  & condescending

condescend

con-de-scend(climb)

v.屈尊 [To descend to the level of one considered inferior; lower oneself.]

  ex. The king condescended to eat with us every Sunday.
   國王每週日都要屈尊與我們一同進餐。

 

ps.

descend         v.下降 [ to go or pass from a higher to a lower place]

descendent  adj.下降的 n.後裔

 

 

 

 

 

condescending

con-de-scend-ing

adj.屈尊的;降低身份的

 

condescending:patronize=obsequious:fawn
恩賜的人資助=奉承的人奉承

 

patronize v. to act as a patron toward (an artist, institution, etc.)

              v. to behave in an offensively condescending manner toward

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

condone    /kənˋdon/

con-don(give)-e

v.寬恕

  ex.I cannot condone the use of violence.  我不能寬恕使用暴力。

  ps. forgive v.原諒,寬恕

 

related word:

donor   n.贈送人

donate v.捐贈

 

 

 

 

 

 

conducive

con-duc(=duct;lead)-ive

adj.助的,有益的

 

ps.

conduce v.有益;有貢獻於;導致 [to lead or contribute to a result ]

                                        (qualities that conduce to success. )

 

 

 

 

 

 

conduct

con-duct(lead))

v.引導

v.【物】傳導(熱,電等)

n.行為,品行 (名詞時重音在第一音節)

 

ex. education n.教育 [引導才能出來-->教育]

 

 

 

 

 

 

conduit    /ˈkɔnduːɪt/

con-duit(duct;lead)

n.導水管,導管 [a pipe, tube, or the like, for conveying water or other fluid]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

cone

n.圓錐形

n.松果

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

confection

con-fect(做)-ion

n.西點;糖果 [such as candy.]

 

ps. review

confection  n.西點;糖果

refection    n.便餐;茶點 [ refreshment, esp. with food or drink.]

refectory    n.(原指修道院或學校的)食堂;餐廳

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

confederacy    /kənˋfɛdərəsɪ/

con-feder-acy

n.聯邦 [an alliance between persons, parties, states, etc., for some purpose.]

 

ex. federal  adj.美國聯邦政府的

ex. FBI = Federal Bureau of Investigation

 

 

 

 

 

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