v.包圍 [To form a circle or ring around; surround]
ex. The enemy encompassed the city.
ex. The course will encompass physics, chemistry and biology.
com-pass(from L.pāssus = pace)
ex. the broad compass of the novel.
n.音域範圍 [the total range of tones of a voice or of a musical instrument.]
v.理解 [to comprehend as with the mind]
ex.His mind could not compass the extent of the disaster.
v.意外地遇見 [ A meeting, especially one that is unplanned, unexpected]
ex. he encounters his ex girlfriend in the supermarket.
v.侵入;侵佔 [To take another's possessions or rights gradually or stealthily]
ex.to encroach on a neighbor's land.
cook v.煮 (煮太久就彎了)
v.妨礙;拖累 [To hinder or impede the action or performance of]
ex. They would interrupt and encumber me.
encumber <> remove impediment
n.百科全書=encyclopaedia[ A comprehensive reference work containing articles on a wide range of subjects or on numerous aspects of a particular field]
adj.可愛的 [ tending to make dear or beloved.]
ex. She is always wearing an endearing smile.
ex. Her kindness endeared her to everyone.
adj.地方性的(常用來形容疾病) [natural to or characteristic of a specific people or place]
endemic <> foreign
democracy [dem-o-cracy] n.民主制度
pandemic [pan(all)-dem-ic] adj.全國流行的(疾病)
epidemic [epi(upon)-dem-ic] adj.流行性傳染病 (快速、範圍大)
ex. Many senators endorsed the new bill.
ex. She has already endorsed the check.
adj.背部的 (ex.魚背部的) [ of, pertaining to, or situated at the back]
ex. a dolphin's dorsal fin.
v.資助 [to provide with a fund or source]
ex. endow this university
ex. Nature endowed her with a beautiful singing voice.
聯想： en + dow(n)