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字根crit == judge  (from G.K. krinein)

 

critic     n.評論家         // critical  adj.愛嚴厲批判的  adj.關鍵的

criticize  v.評論  v.挑剔

 

criterion n.評判標準

criteria   n.評判標準 (criterion的複數)

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criterion [單數型]

n. 評判標準 [a rule or principle for evaluating or testing something.]

 

criteria [複數型]

n.評判標準(criterion的複數)

 

 

 

 

critic

n.評論家 [ a person who judges, evaluates, or criticizes]
           ( 對事物的優缺點、價值和真實性作出判斷的人 )

n.報紙或雜誌中的評論者 [a person who judges, evaluates, or analyzes literary or artistic works, dramatic or musical performances, or the like, esp. for a newspaper or magazine.]

 

 

critic 評論家 <> apologist  n.辯護者

apology n.道歉 n.辯解

 

 

 

 

 

 

critical

adj.愛嚴厲批判的 [ inclined to find fault or to judge with severity, often too readily.]

adj.關鍵的 [of decisive importance with respect to the outcome; crucial]

  ex. a critical moment.

  ps. bombast:pompous=tirade:critical
  誇大言辭是誇大的=長篇攻擊性演說是批評的

 

 

 

critique

n. 評論文章 [ an article or essay criticizing a literary or other work; detailed evaluation ]

v. [ to review or analyze critically. ]

 

 

 

 

 

croak

n.(蛙、鴉等)呱呱地叫 [ to utter a low-pitched, harsh cry, as the sound of a frog or a raven.]

 

cro~cro~croak

 

 

 

 

 

 

crook

n.彎曲的東西; 曲柄杖

  PS. Crook在古早時期,是指的牧羊人或者是主教在儀式中用的曲柄杖

  ps. 由於是當彎曲,所以有引申成a dishonest person or a criminal的意思。

v.使彎曲,使成鉤形 [to bend]

 

 

 

crook    v.使彎曲

 cook    v.煮         (煮太久就彎了)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

crochet

croch(=crook) +et

n.鉤針編織品

v.用鉤針編織

 

encroach  v.侵犯, 蠶食
   crochet

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

crockery

n.(總稱)陶器、瓷器

 

聯想:c +rock +ery

 

陶: pottery, ceramic

瓷: porcelain

通稱: crockery

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

cronyism

crony(n.密友;好朋友)-ism

n.任用親信 [the practice of favoring one's close friends, esp. in political appointments.]

ps.

nepotism

nephew(n.姪兒;外甥)-ism

n.偏袒(或重用)親戚 [favoritism shown on the basis of family relationship, as in business and politics:]

 

nepotism:relative=cronyism:friend
任人唯親是任用親戚=任人唯友是任用朋友

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

cross  

n.十字架 

v.越過

adj.脾氣壞的

 

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class     n.教室

crass   adj.粗魯的、粗糙的 (人因為是crass的,所以要去class上課)

 

 

 

 

 

 

crouch

v.蹲伏;彎腰

  ps. hover:plunge=crouch:spring  
  盤旋是為俯衝準備=蹲伏是為跳起準備

 

crutch    n.丫形柺杖[病人用] (He had to walk on crutches because he broke his leg.)

crouch    v.蹲伏;彎腰                

                                            (有t的較像枴杖)
                                       (To crouch and pick up his crutch.)

 

 

 

 

 

 

crown

n.王冠

v.為...加冠;為...加冕

  ps. install:official=crown:king
  就職成為官員=加冕成為國王

 

clown   n.小丑

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

 

 

 

 

 

crucial

cruc(=crux;cross)-ial

adj.決定性的,重要的

adj.十字形的

 

 

 

 

 

 

crudity

crude-ity

n.粗糙

n.未成熟物;天然狀態

 ps. crudity <> delicacy n.微妙;精美

 

ps.

crude

adj.天然的,生的

n.原油 ( 未加工的石油 )

 

 

 

 

 

 

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