conservative adj 保守的, 守旧的
e.g.The researchers made a conservative guess at the population of Tokyo.
rightist conservative ideas右倾保守思想
Conservative party (英国的)保守党
a conservative estimate审慎的估计
strain n.过度的疲劳, 紧张, 张力, 应变
e.g.Examinations cause mental strain.
The strain of sleepless nights made her ill.
hybrid n& adj. 杂种的; 混合的; 桥接的; 间生的
e.g.a hybrid animal杂种动物
a hybrid cell.杂交细胞
e.g.the ultimate objective 最终目标
the ultimate truth 最终真理
the ultimate ends of the world天涯海角
The union leaders declared that the ultimate aim of their struggle was to pay increase and improved working conditions for the workers.
accumulative adj.积聚的, 累积的
accumulation n.积聚; 堆聚物
accumulate v.积聚, 堆积
strengthen vt,vi加强;增强变强 (weaken)
e.g.our enemy has greatly strengthened during the truce talks.
The front army troops were strengthened by a large contingent of students from the military academy.
The fence was strengthened with wire.
capacity n.容量, 智能, 才能,
e.g.This can has a capacity of four quarters.
He is a boy with a mind of great capacity
innovation n. 革新;创新创新, 革新, 改革, 新发明
innovate vi.改革, 创新
e.g.The mass movement for technical innovation is vigorously forging ahead in the factory.
The innovation of air travel during this century has made the world seem smaller.
a vitally important innovation in industry
resemble v. 象, 类似
e.g.She resembles her mother in the way she moves her hands when she talks.
He strongly resembles his father.
identical adj. 同一的;同样的
e.g.We are identical in our views of what should be done.
This is the identical hotel that we stayed in last year.
These two designs are almost identical.
The handwriting on both cheques is identical.
e.g.My opinion is identical with his.
ingenuity n. 机灵, 独创性, 精巧, 灵活性
e.g.The boy showed ingenuity in making toys.
This is novel with a narrative plot of great ingenuity.
advent n. 到来;来临
e.g.Now, with the advent and popularity of the home computer, its advantages and disadvantages have been a subject of discussion.
Since the advent of jet aircraft, travel has been speeded up.
With the advent of spring, everything comes to life again.
credit v. 归功于
credit ...to...把...归功于; 把某数记入某人账户
credit sb. with 把...归因于某人
credit goes to归功于
e.g.The credit this time should go to Tom, who has done the most creative work.
we credited the invention to him.
He is credited with the invention.那发明该归功于他。
e.g.You can preserve meat or fish in salt.你可以用盐保存肉或鱼。
Salt preserves food from decay.
It is one of the duties of the police to preserve public order.
The Town Council spent a lot of money to preserve the old castle and other places of historic interest.
natural selection 自然选择
on the origin of Species 《物种起源》
pertain(与to 连用) 属于;关于
e.g.His remark did not pertain to the question.
implication n.牵连, 含意, 暗示
e.g.He smiled, but the implication was that he didnt believe me.
imply v. 暗示;暗指
e.g.Silence sometimes implies consent.
His manner of speaking implies that he was not willing to accept the agreement.
The fact that the telephone implies that the family are out.
universe n. n.宇宙, 世界, 万物, 领域
e.g.our world is but a small part of the universe.