haste

n.迅速 [ Rapidity of action or motion.]

n.匆忙 [ unnecessarily quick action; thoughtless, rash]

ex. haste makes waste = 欲速則不達 (應該常在廁所看到吧 =_+)

 

 

hasty

haste-y

adj.迅速的 [ Characterized by speed; rapid.]

adj.匆忙的 [Done or made too quickly to be accurate or wise; rash]

ex. jump to hasty conclusions.

 

 

hasten

haste-en

v.迅速地做 or 匆忙地做 [to move or act with haste; proceed with haste]

ex. our minutes hasten to their end.

v.加速;催促 [To speed up; accelerate]

ex. Warm weather and showers hastened the growth of the plants.
溫暖的天氣和陣雨加速了植物的生長。

 

 

 

 

hatch

n.孵 [the act of hatching.]

v.孵 [to cause young to emerge from (the egg) as by brooding or incubating.]

ex. Three eggs have already hatched out.
三隻小雞已孵出。

 

n.艙口 [ Nautical . Also called hatchway . an opening, usually rectangular, in the deck through which passengers can pass, cargo can be loaded or unloaded, etc.]


door:room=hatch:hold
門是房間入口=艙蓋是船艙入

 

 

 

 

haughty

adj.高傲的;傲慢的  [having or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of those one views as unworthy]

ex. some economists are haughty of their colleagues in other economical schools.

ex. being broad with the haughty breadth of the universe.

 

字源:haughty這個字,其字根可以追尋到拉丁字根的"alt-",比方說altitude,前面多了個" h "是因為後來的日耳曼語加上來, 簡單的說haught就是"high"的意思

 

 

haughty adj.高傲的、自大的

naughty adj.頑皮的、淘氣的

The little princess is naugthy and some haughty.
小公主高傲又淘氣

 

 

 

hauteur

haut(high)-eur

n.【法】傲慢 [haughty manner or spirit; arrogance.]

 

 

haunt [七姑姑系列]

v.常出沒於(特別指鬼) [To inhabit, visit, or appear to in the form of a ghost or other supernatural being .]

ex. He feared the soul of his deceased wife would haunt him.
他害怕亡妻的鬼魂會來纏擾他。

v經常去(某地) [To visit often; frequent]

v.縈繞在心頭(思想,回憶等) [To come to the mind of continually; obsess]


"A Haunting - Where Demons Dwell [Part 1]"
Discovery拍的

 

 

 

haven

n.港口 [a harbor or port.]

n.安息所, 避難所 [any place of shelter and safety; refuge; asylum.]

 

聯想: have + not --> haven 't  諸法皆空,就沒煩惱

 

字源: bef. 1050; ME; OE hæfen; c. D haven, G Hafen, ON hǫfn; akin to OE hæf, ON haf sea

起源與古挪威語的"海"有關

 

ps.

heaven n.極樂之地、天堂

haven   n.港口、 避難所

 

 

 

havoc

n.大破壞,浩劫 [great destruction or devastation]

ex. the havoc of the hurricane.

v.大破壞 [to work havoc]

 

ps. 有一部片《havoc》(2005)中文譯成《玩命派對》,女主角有Anne Hathaway,就是《穿著Prada的惡魔》的女主角唷~。故事大綱:兩個住在洛杉磯郊區的有錢人家孩,由於嚮往嘻哈文化,又對自己的生活感到無趣,於是決定嘗試黑幫的生活方式。

"下面是電影的簡介/預告片"

 

 

 

 

hawk

n.隼

ps. 基本上 eagle與hawk都是同一family的,只是eagle比較大隻而已。

 

 

hazard (在p. 231有講過了)

n.機會(有風險的那種) [A chance of being injured or harmed; danger]

ex. Space travel is full of hazards.

ex.  moral hazard

v.冒危險 [To expose to danger or harm.]

ex. Rock-clibmers sometimes hazard their lives.
攀登岩石的運動員有時要冒生命危險。

 

字源:Middle English hasard , dice game ,
hazard這個字原本指"骰子遊戲"

 

 

 

hazardous

hazard-ous

adj.有危險的 [full of risk; perilous; risky]

ex. It would be hazardous, but no more than waiting here for certain detection.
這是冒險的行為,但總比坐以待斃好些

 

 

 

headlong

head-long

adj/adv. 頭向前地

adj/adv. 輕率的 [Done with the head leading; headfirst]

ex. He rushed headlong into marriage.
他倉促輕率地結了婚

 

字源:headlong的字尾"-long"是-ling變化而來的,

意思指 一頭栽進去;只輕率的考慮一件事

 

字尾-ling的意思有  (整體上說-ling都有負面的意味在)

1. 表示連接 ex.world-ling n.俗人,俗物

2. 表示"小"、"年輕"、"較下等" ex. duck-ling, under-ling

類似的有sidelong [side-long] adj.橫向的

 

headlong <> deliberate

 

 

 

 

headstrong

head-strong

adj.固執的;頑固的 [Determined to have one's own way; stubbornly and often recklessly willful.]

 

ps. headstong是個滿口語的字唷,是說形容頑固時比較曲折的說法,當你覺得某人的腦袋(head)很強硬(strong),也就是說人家很固執的意思啦~~

 

 

 

headway

head-way

n.前進(這個字最早用於指船的前進) [Forward movement or the rate of forward movement, especially of a ship .]

ex. The ship could make no headway against the wind.

n.進展,進步

ex. She has made remarkable headway in her writing skills.

 

 

 

 

heal

v.治癒 [to make healthy, whole, or sound; restore to health]

ex. A physician's sacred duty is to heal the sick.
醫生的神聖職責就是治癒病人。

 

ps.

還有印象我們在p.230講過的hale (adj.健壯的; 矍鑠的) 這個字的字源嗎

heal 與 hale 這兩個字都來自 古英文的 hal 這個字唷

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

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