n.小毛球(就是洗衣服後付著在衣服上得小毛球) [Clinging bits of fiber]
ex. tenacious lint on my jacket.
n.紗布 [Downy material obtained by scraping linen cloth and used for dressing wounds.]
v.捧某人為名人 [ to treat (a person) as a celebrity]
ps. If someone is lionized, they are treated as if they are very important or special by a particular group of people, often when they do not really deserve to be.
lique(L. liquere; liquid)-fy
v.液化 [to make or become liquid.]
ex. liquefied wax
n.液體 [The state of matter in which a substance exhibits a characteristic readiness to flow, little or no tendency to disperse, and relatively high incompressibility.]
ex. Oil, milk and water are all liquids.
adj.液體的 [Of or being a liquid.]
adj.清澈的, 流暢的 [Clear and shining; Having a flowing quality without harshness or abrupt breaks]
v.清理債務 [To pay off (a debt, a claim, or an obligation); settle.]
ex. To liquidate(a debt, such as a mortgage)by installment payments.
ps.2 liquidate people 是「清掉惹麻煩的人」的意思。
ex. Hitler tried to liquidate the Jews in Germany.
v.將...變換成現金 [To convert (assets) into cash.]
adj.柔軟的 [ lithesome or lithe, esp. of body; supple; flexible.]
adj.易彎的,柔軟的 [bending readily; pliant; limber; supple; flexible]
ex. the lithe body of a ballerina.
n.名冊;目錄 [a series of names or other items written or printed together in a meaningful grouping or sequence so as to constitute a record]
ex. a list of members.
v.傾斜(像船一樣的傾斜) [ leaning to one side, as of a ship.]
ex. The ship listed to the right
list <> be upright
adj.無精打采的,倦怠的 [ Lacking energy or disinclined to exert effort; lethargic]
ex. He was listless and pale and wouldn't eat much.
ps. list 有也當作"desire"的意思(verb)，它之後我們會談到 lust是同來源的。
字根liter == letter 文字
|liter-ate||a.能讀寫的、受過教育的 (有文學知識的)||//||il-liter-ate a.不會讀寫的|
|liter-ary||n.文人[-ary 為集合名詞] adj.文學的|
|liter-atus||n.文人、學者// liter-ati 複數|
adj.照字面的、逐字的 [Conforming or limited to the simplest, nonfigurative, or most obvious meaning of a word or words.]
ex. There had been a literal truth in his declaration.
adj.如實的,不誇張的 [Avoiding exaggeration, metaphor, or embellishment; factual]
Literally speaking( in a litteral sense), I have a baby now.
adj.能讀寫的 [able to read and write.]
ex. The Greeks became more literate, more capable of recording their history and ideas.
adj.受過教育的(在某些特別的領域)[Knowledgeable or educated in a particular field or fields.]
n.文人、學者 [persons of scholarly or literary attainments; intellectuals]
ex. For a long, long time, the Chinese literati have aspired to bring home the Nobel Prize.
n.訴訟當事人(被告與原告都算是litigant) [a person engaged in a lawsuit.]
adj.訴訟當事人的 [ engaged in a lawsuit.]
n.訴訟 [To contest in legal proceedings.]
ps. Litigation is the process of fighting or defending a case in a civil court of law.