profiteer

profit-eer( 法文來自字根 )

n. [a person who makes excessive profits, esp by charging exorbitant prices for goods in short supply]

ps.  war profiteering

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

profligate

adj.恣意揮霍的; 極其浪費的 [recklessly extravagant or wasteful ]

n. [a person given to wildly extravagant and usually grossly self-indulgent expenditure]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

profound

adj. 深的; 深切的 [deep, intense or far-reaching; very great]

ex. profound impact

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

profuse

pro(forth)-fuse(pour)

adj. [ in large amounts; abundant(implies pouring forth without restraint )]

ex. bleeding profusely

ex. crops are profuse

 

字源:from L. profusus " spread out , lavish, extravagant," lit. "poured forth,"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

progeny

pro(forth)-gen(produce)-y

n. [descendants, offspring]

ps. progeny and progenitor

progeny (film)



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

prognosis

pro-gnos(knowledge)-is (for gnos,review p.244)

n. [a forecasting of the probable course and outcome of a disease, especially of the chances of recovery.]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

prohibitive (可以review p.265)

pro-hibit( habit ; hold)-ive

adj.高得買不起的: [=exorbitant, (of prices, etc) so high that one cannot afford to buy]

ex. The cost of private treatment can be prohibitive.

ex. 有blue ray的sony筆電, 要價15,0000 NTD!

adj. [ intended to or tending to prevent the use or purchase of sth]

ex. a prohibitive tax on imported cars

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

projectile

pro-ject(throw)-ile

n.拋射物 [a body projected by external force and continuing in motion by its own inertia especially : a missile for a weapon (as a firearm) ]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

projection

pro-ject(throw)-ion

n.投擲;  投射; 投影放映 [projecting or being projected]

ex. the projection of a missile through the air.

ex. film projection 影片放映

ex. the projection of one's feelings onto others 把自己的感情投射給別人

ps. jet and projection

 

ps. project

n.計畫 [something that is contemplated, devised, or planned; plan; scheme.]

v.投擲 [to throw, cast, or impel forward or onward.]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

projector

project-or

n. 放映機 [an apparatus for throwing an image on a screen, as a motion-picture projector or magic lantern.]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

proliferate

pro-life-ate (字源不是這樣分拆的,但這樣想比較好記)

v. [to grow or produce by multiplication of parts, as in budding or cell division, or by procreation.]

ex. 兎子生很快: rabbit prolifeates very quickly.

ex. a nuclear non-proliferation treaty

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

prolific

pro-lif e -ic

adj.(指動植物等)多產的 [ producing much fruit or many flowers or offspring ]


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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