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Words for Production 23. defeat [dI`fit] vt. to win a victory over someone in a war or competition; to overcome 戰勝，擊敗 With great confidence and months of hard practice, the team has a good chance to defeat last year's winner. 詞類變化
defeat [dI`fit] n. [U] 戰敗，挫敗 It is not easy to take defeat well; it requires good sportsmanship. * take defeat well 以健康的態度看待失敗 * It requires + 抽象名詞 需要 …. 的特質
Words for Production 24. fleet [flit] n. [C] a group of military shi ps; regular ships in a group 艦隊；船隊 The shipping company plans to spend US$2 billion in the next 6 years to expand its fleet in order to take advantage of a recovering global economy. * take advantage of 利用
Words for Production 25. obtain [1b`ten] vt. to get by means of effort 得到，獲得 In their last experiment, those scientists obtained a very clear result. * by means of 藉著
Words for Production 26. spectacles [`spEkt1kLz] n. pl. fml. glasses 眼鏡 I seem to need a new pair of spectacles. I can no longer see very clearly with the old pair. 詞類變化 * a pair of spectacles = a pair of glasses = a pair of eyeglasses 一付眼鏡
spectacle [`spEkt1kL] n. [C] 壯觀，奇景 The sunrise on Mt. Ali is an amazing spectacle; you should take time to see it for yourself. * 人 take 時間 to V. 人花 … 時間 去做 ….
spectacular [spEk`t8kj1l2] adj. 壯觀的，壯麗的 The celebration ended with a spectacular display of fireworks.
Words for Production 27. urge [3dZ] vt. to strongly advise or persuade someone to do something 慫恿，極力敦促 To avoid another terrorist attack, investigators urged improvement of airport security measures.
Words for Production 28. traitor [`tret2] n. [C] a person who betrays his or her own country or friends 叛國者，叛徒 Rumor has it that there are traitors among people who are sending messages to the enemy. * Rumor has it that + 子句. 謠傳 …
Words for Production 29. flee [fli] vi. to leave a person or place very quickly, especially because of danger or fear 逃跑，逃走 The villagers fled to a distant town before the flood.
Words for Production 30. gratitude [`Gr8t1&tjud] n. [U] the feeling of being thankful 感激， 謝意 People expressed gratitude to the mayor for the help he had given them after the disaster. 詞類變化
grateful [`Gretf1l] adj. 感激的，感謝的 I would be very grateful if you could help me with the problem.
Words for Production 31. overturned [&ov2`t3nd] adj. which is turned over 翻覆的，傾倒的 Those rescuers tried to get the driver out of the overturned truck. 詞類變化
overturn [&ov2`t3n] vi.; vt. ( 使 ) 翻 覆， ( 使 ) 傾倒；推翻 ( 政權等 ) A car overturned on the icy bridge and blocked the traffic into town. The invading army failed to overturn the government by force. * fail to + V 未能 …
Words for Production 32. retrieve [rI`triv] vt. to bring something back, especially from a place where it should not be 取回， 找回 Parts of the crashed plane were retrieved from the sea.
Words for Production 33. outfit [`a5t&fIt] vt. to provide somebody or something with equipment or clothes for a specific purpose 裝備，配備 The mountain climbers were outfitted with the latest equipment.
Words for Production 34. merchant [`m3tS1nt] adj. connected with the transport of goods; commercial 商業的 There has been a big reduction in the size of the country's merchant ships in recent years. 詞類變化
merchant [`m3tS1nt] n. [C] 商人 Venice was once a city of rich merchants.
merchandise [`m3tS1n&daIz] n. [U] 商品 All the merchandise in the store is on sale. Everything is being sold at half price. * on sale 廉價出售 * at ~ price 以 … 的價格
8. Blefuscu [`bl^f1s&tSj5] n. the name of an imaginary land inhabited by tiny people in Swift's Gulliver's Travels 布萊夫斯國，小人國 Words for Recognition
4. by sea on a ship 乘船，由海路 The family traveled by air and sent their furniture by sea when they moved to another country. Idioms and Phrases
5. lie at anchor to float and be held by a heavy metal object on a strong rope or chain, which is dropped from a ship into the water to keep the ship in one place 下錨停 泊 We saw a ship lying at anchor three miles off the rocky coast. Idioms and Phrases
6. with ease easily 輕易地 As a diligent student, Robert passed the exam with ease. Idioms and Phrases * with ease = easily
7. make peace with to end a war with a country or to end a quarrel with somebody, often by apologizing 與 … 停戰，與 … 和平共處 The two nations finally decided to make peace with each other and end almost twelve years of war. Idioms and Phrases