n. [Something's relevance to a situation or person is its importance or significance in that situation or to that person. ]
ex. Politicians' private lives have no relevance to their public roles.
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v. [to be dependent ]
v. [to have confidence based on experience ]
ex. Nowadays we rely increasingly on computers for help/to help us.
n. [the act of relying , the state of being reliant ; confidence or trust in sb/sth]
ex. reliance on the Internet
n. [trace or feature surviving from a past age and serving to remind people of it]
ps. A relic is a fragment from the past
etymology: from relinquere, Latin for "to leave behind."
wiki: In religion, a relic is a part of the body of a saint or a venerated person, or else another type of ancient religious object, carefully preserved for purposes of veneration or as a tangible memorial. Relics are an important aspect of some forms of Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Shamanism, and many other religions.
Temple of the Tooth Relic
adj. [experiencing or showing relief especially from anxiety or pent-up emotions ]
ex. We are all relieved to be back home.
ex. I am very relieved that it is over.
p.s relief relieve
ex. Religions such as Christianity and Buddhism are quite popular in this region. (2014補)
Why I Hate Religion, But Love Jesus || Spoken Word (2012, Feb)
I Hate Religion, And Jesus Too
v. [ give up ; to withdraw or retreat from; to stop holding physically ]
ex. to relinquish U.S. citizenship.
ex. The monkey wouldn't relinquish its grasp on the banana.
|de linqu ency||n.[neglect of duty or obligation; Juvenile delinquency]|
|wiki: A juvenile delinquent, often shortened as delinquent is a young person (under 18) who fails to do that which is required by law; see juvenile delinquency.
|dere lict||adj. [=delinquent]|
|adj. [left or deserted, as by the owner or guardian ; abandoned]|
|de-relict(L. relinquere ,leave)|
etymology: linquere, leave
n. [great enjoyment of food]
ex. eat, drink with (great) relish
note: relish 指的是好好品嚐食物，像是去高級餐廳吃頓飯，你就可以用這個字。用來當衍生字義時可以指品嚐享受其他的事物 。
v. [enjoy or get pleasure out of ]
ex. to relish a meal, drink, joke
ex. She relishes every moment of jealousy from the other girls in the party when she wears a beautiful red fit dress, making her the most attractive one. (2014補)
聯想： re a l + f ish : to relish a real fish
How to Make Hot Dog Relish
n. [something that remains or is left]
ex. the remainder of the day.
ex. We spent the remainder of the day sightseeing
The Remainder Theorem
n. [ancient buildings, etc that have survived when others were destroyed; ruins ]
ex. the remains of an abbey, of ancient Rome
Remains - Official Music Video (Dollhouse)
n. [a person or thing that serves to remind.]
ex. just a kindly reminder that the rent is due.
re-min(mind; to think)-i-sce
v. [If you reminisce about something from your past, you write or talk about it, often with pleasure.]
ex. Ray and I ate our meal and reminisced about the trip.
ex. A visit to your old elementary school may flood your brain with reminiscences.
ps. review p.307
字根 mon mem 有remind, remember的意思
Dante Bucci - Reminiscence
adj. [careless of one's duty]
ps. If someone is remiss, they are careless about doing things which ought to be done.
ex. to be remiss in fulfilling your obligations.
|re miss||a.玩忽職守 [careless about their duty] [一次又一次的放掉]|
| 最原始的意思是send money back to someone 把錢送回來--->豁免捐稅
|ex. The taxes have been remitted. 稅款已免除|
|後來引申成錢的流動--> 匯款 // remittance n.匯款|
|un re mit ting||adj.不間斷的|
n. [a usually small part, member, or trace remaining; small piece of cloth or carpet left over]
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