delimit

de-limit

v.劃定...的界限 [to fix or mark the limits or boundaries of; demarcate]

 

ps. demarcate v. [de-marc(=mark)-ate]

 

 

 

delineate

de-line-ate

v.畫...的輪廓

 

ps. limn v.描繪   [源於line]

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limp  v.跛行                  [想成p是枴杖,所以limp是跛行]

limn  v.描繪                  [源於line]

limb  n.肢、大樹幹 v.截肢  [b看成bone骨]

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delinquency & delinquent

delinquency

de-linqu(古字的leave)-ency

n.怠忽職守 [ neglect of duty or obligation]

n.少年犯罪
  ex. Juvenile delinquency.

 

聯想: de + linqu(看成linger v.逗留,徘徊) + ency

 

 

delinquent

adj.怠忽職守的

 

 

 

delirium & delirious

delirium

n.精神錯亂(一種暫時性的極度興奮)
( 症狀︰焦慮不安、亢奮、發生幻覺 )
[ Pathology. a temporary disorder of the mental faculties, as in fevers, disturbances of consciousness, or intoxication, characterized by restlessness, excitement, delusions, hallucinations, etc.]

 

Silence - Delirium ft Sarah Mclachlan
 

 

delirious

adj.精神錯亂的

 

 

 

 

 

delta

n.Greek alphabet (Δ, δ)

n.(河口的)三角洲

 

 

 

 

delude & delusion

delude

de-lud(play)-e

v.欺騙;迷惑 [ to mislead the mind or judgment of; deceive]

 ex.fraudulent ads that delude consumers into sending in money.

 

delusion n.欺騙;迷惑

delusive a.欺騙的;迷惑的

 

delusive <> transparent  adj.透明的;清楚的

 

 

 

deluge

de-lug(=luv;wash)-e

n.大洪水 [ a great flood of water]

n.大暴雨 [ a drenching rain; downpour.]

 

barrage:explosives=deluge:rain
大量砲彈形成彈幕=大量下雨形成暴雨

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字根 lav luv   == wash

           lut

 

lave    v.沖洗  [to wash; bathe]

lava    n.熔岩

 

lavatory  n.廁所

dilute  v.稀釋

 

[特]deluge  n.大洪水 n.大暴雨

 

antediluvian adj.大洪水前的  [ante(前)-diluv(deluge)-ian]

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delve

v.深入研究 [ to carry on intensive and thorough research for data, information]

ex. delve into math

 

[Middle English delven, to dig]

 

helve  n.釜柄

delve  v.深入研究    (深入研究釜柄)

 

 

 

demagogue

dem(people)-agog

n.蠱惑民心的政客 [a person, esp. an orator or political leader, who gains power and popularity by arousing the emotions, passions, and prejudices of the people.]

 

可以看看demagogue's skills (see wiki)

 

ps.

democracy n.民主;民主政體 [dem-o-cracy]

pedagogue n.教師, 愛假裝博學者 [ped-agogue]

 

demagogue:instruct  
煽動者:指示

 

 

 

demand

de-mand(order)

v.需要

 

demanding

adj.苛求的;高要求的

 

 

 

 

 

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