endure

en-dur(last,harden)-e [be firm 使堅強]

v.忍耐,忍受 [To carry on through, despite hardships]

  ex. to endure a toothache.(不把痛拿走,而持續的忍耐)

v.持久,持續

  ex. The story ranks among classics, and will endure for certain.

 

en-dure      v.忍耐

in-durate    v.變堅固、變硬 [Cold indurates the soil.]

ob-durate   v.頑固                 (ob-做against解)

 

 

 

enduring

en-dur-ing

adj.持久的;耐久的 [lasting]

  ex. a poet of enduring greatness.

 

 

 

 

enervate

e-nerv(神經;來源是腱)-ate

v.使失去活力;使衰弱 [To weaken or destroy the strength or vitality of]

  ex. A hot climate enervates people.

 

 

 

enfeeble

en-feeble

v.使衰弱;使無力 [to make feeble; weaken]

 

ps.

feeble

adj.虛弱的,衰弱的(可形容身體、性格、等等)

 

enervate[enfeeble]:vigor
削弱導致沒有活力

 

 

 

enfetter

en-fetter

v.上腳鐐 [To bind in fetters; enchain.]

 

fetter  n.腳鐐 (fet = feet)
fetter

 

cuff     n.手銬  n.袖口 v.打一巴掌

 

 

 

enflame

en-flame

此字極為少見;大多字典都用inflame這個字

就把這個字忘了吧!

 

ps.

inflame

in-flame(n.火焰)

v.使燃燒、;使憤怒

v.【醫】使發炎

 

 

review

engage

en-gage(pledge)  

[ps. gage 中古代的手套,騎士在戰鬥的時候,會丟下手套,表示接受挑戰的象徵;意及一種pledge]

v.佔用(時間,精力等) [to occupy the attention or efforts of (a person or persons)]

  ex. The book engaged my full attention.

v.忙於

v.雇聘  ex. They engaged a cook for the summer.

v.交戰  ex. Our army engaged the enemy.

 

v.保證  ex.I am willing to engage on such terms.

v.訂婚  ex. They were engaged last week.

 

 

engaged

adj.忙於...的;從事...的

  ex. He is engaged in his business.

 

 

engaging

adj.迷人的;有魅力的 (使人投入時間的)

  ex. an engaging smile

 

 

 

engender

en-gen(生)-der

v.使產生 [ to produce,give rise to]

  ex. Pity engendered love.
  憐憫產生了愛情。

 

 

engrave

en-grave

v.雕刻;將...銘記 [ to chase (letters, designs, etc.) on a hard surface, as of metal, stone]

ps.

grave

n.墓穴

v.雕刻

adj.嚴肅的 ex.Her face became very grave.

 

 

engross

en-gross

v.使全神貫注 [ to occupy completely, as the mind or attention]

  ex. Their discussion engrossed his attention.

v.用大字體書寫 [to write or copy in a clear, attractive, large script or in a formal manner, as a public document or record]

  ex. to engross a deed.

 

ps.

gross

adj.總的(比方說總收入gross income--但未減去要繳的稅)

adj.顯著的,十足的

n.總額

 

字源:c.1347, from O.Fr. gros "big, thick, coarse," from L.L. grossus "thick, coarse (of food or mind),"

 

 

 

engulf

en-gulf

v.捲入;吞沒 [to swallow up in or as in a gulf]

  ex. The flood engulfed the farms

 

ps.

gulf n.海灣 persian

 

 

enhance

en-hance(high)

v.提高 [ to raise to a higher degree; intensify; magnify]

  ex. Passing the English examination should enhance your chances of getting the post.

 

 

haughty adj.高傲的,傲慢

 

 

 

      
 

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