cosset

v.珍愛;縱容 [ to treat as a pet; pamper; coddle.]

  聯想: cost + set

  ps. accost v.搭話 [To approach and speak to boldly or aggressively, as with a demand or request.] [ex.老鴇: 少年耶~要不要來爽一下]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

costume

n.服裝  [a style of dress, including accessories and hairdos, esp. that peculiar to a nation, region, group, or historical period.]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

coterie

cote(=cottage;小屋)-rie(人)  [同一個屋子下的人]

n.【法】圈內人;夥伴 [a group of people who associate closely.]

  ps1. cottage n.小屋

  ps2. clique   n.朋黨派系 [與click同源;一拍即合的兩人]= coterie

 

 

 

 

 

 

coterminous

co-termin(boundary)-ous

adj.相連的 [having the same border or covering the same area.]

  ex. The northern border of the United States is coterminous with the southern border of Canada.

 

ps.

termin == boundary
term

terminal    adj.末端的;終點的  n.航空站 n.火車,巴士等的總站
termination n.結束,終止
determine  v.決定
exterminate v.滅絕;消滅

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

cougar

n.美洲獅

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

countenance

n.面容, 面部表情 [appearance, esp. the look or expression of the face]

  ex. a sad countenance.

n/v.支持 [approval or favor; encouragement; moral support.]

 

c.1250, from O.Fr. "demeanor, bearing, conduct," from L. continentia "restraint," lit. "way one contains oneself," from continere (see contain). Meaning evolving M.E. from "appearance" to "facial expression betraying a state of mind," to "face" itself (1393). The verb "to favor, patronize" is from 1568, from notion of "to look upon with sanction or smiles."

最原始的意思:自制-->面部的表情-->贊同、支持

 

countenance <> regard with disfavor  不讚成

 

 

 

 

 

 

counteract

counter(against)-act

v.對...起反作用;對抗 [to act in opposition to]

 ex.the drug will counteract the effect of poison.

 

counter-, contra- == against

counterclockwise

 

 

 

 

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