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Words for Production 1. timing [`taImI9] n. [U] the ability to choose the right moment to do something 時機的掌握 Timing is extremely important when it comes to asking for a pay raise: never do it when your boss is in a bad mood.
Words for Production 2. appear [1`pIr] vi. to show up; to become visible publicly 出現 After hours of waiting, the rock fans finally saw the superstar appear on the balcony of his hotel room, smiling and waving his hand. Would you like to know more...
appearance [1`pIr1ns] n. [C] 出 現 The hostess of the party made a brief appearance and then disappeared into the kitchen.
Words for Production 3. eloquent [`El1kw1nt] adj. clear, strong, and persuasive in expressing ideas and opinions 有說服力的，雄辯的 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. inspired numerous people across the world with his eloquent speeches. Would you like to know more...
eloquence [`El1kw1ns] n. [U] 雄辯 Once a shy boy, now the man can speak in public with eloquence.
Words for Production 4. toil [tOIl] n. [U] long, hard, and tiring physical work, usually with little reward 辛勞，勞苦 After years of toil and hardship, the family successfully built up a farm and a house of their own. Would you like to know more...
toil [tOIl] vi. 辛勞地工作 Experienced housekeepers don't toil over messy rooms. Instead, they know how to finish the job within a minimum amount of time.
Words for Production 5. sweat [swEt] n. [U] liquid that comes out through the skin when one is hot, ill, afraid, or doing exercise 汗水 The farmer stopped working, wiped the sweat from his face, and sat down on the ground for a rest. Would you like to know more...
sweat [swEt] vi. 冒汗，流汗 It was so hot that they were sweating all over.
Words for Production 6. weary [`wIrI] adj. fed up with or bored of something 厭倦的，厭煩的 After holding the same position at work for seventeen years, the manager eventually grew weary of his work. Would you like to know more...
weary [`wIrI] vt. 使厭倦，使厭煩 I would never offer to baby-sit my three little cousins. I'd be wearied to death with the constant noises and cries.
Words for Production 7. straightforward [&stret`fOrw2d] adj. direct, clear, and easy to understand; honest and open 簡單的，易懂的；坦率的，老實的 PS. The example sentences are on the next page.
Words for Production 7. straightforward The problem is not quite straightforward as it seems. When asked about why she forgot to pay her phone bill, the woman gave a very straightforward answer — “I forgot.” Would you like to know more...
straightforward [&stret`fOrw2d] adv. 坦率地，直截了當地 Why don't you tell your boyfriend straightforward that the relationship will never work out?
Words for Production 8. potent [`potNt] adj. very powerful and effective; convincing 有說服力的，有影響力的 He produced his potent argument at the meeting and won a lot of support.
Words for Production 9. instantly [`Inst1ntlI] adv. immediately; at onc e 立刻，馬上 Although Nora and I hadn't seen each other for ten years, she recognized me instantly when she saw me at the airport.
Words for Production 10. numerous [`njum1r1s] adj. many 很多的，許多的 For numerous reasons, this five- star hotel is chosen to be the best beach-side honeymoon hotel on the island.
Words for Production 11. remark [rI`mArk] vt. to say something as a comment 談到，評論 Mark Twain once remarked that “The best way to cheer yourself is try to cheer someone else up.”
Words for Production 12. confident [`kAnf1d1nt] adj. having strong belief and trust in someone or something 有信心的，充滿自信的 Jenny has studied hard. She is confident that she will pass the exam. Would you like to know more...
confidence [`kAnf1d1ns] n. [U] 信心，自信 They have every confidence in him. They believe he will win the game.
Words for Production 13. purposeful [`p3p1sf1l] adj. determined with a clear aim 堅決的，果斷的，有決心的 The new manager has impressed everyone in the department with her positive and purposeful attitude.
Words for Production 14. hearty [`hArtI] adj. cheerful, energetic, and enthusiastic 開朗的，熱忱的 At the airport, each member of my homestay family greeted me with a hearty handshake.
Words for Production 15. yearning [`j3nI9] n. [C][U] (a) strong desire 渴望 Some people are unusually interested in UFOs, which reflects their yearning to get in touch with the unknown. Would you like to know more...
yearn [j3n] vi. 渴望 Millions of people who yearned for a better future left their war- devastated homeland even at the risk of their own lives.
Words for Production 16. attainable [1`ten1bL] adj. achievable 可達成的 We must make certain that we do not set ourselves goals that are not attainable. Would you like to know more...
attain [1`ten] vt. 達成 Violence is never a rational means to attain justice.
attainment [1`tenm1nt] n. [U] 達成 The attainment of fluency in a foreign language requires tremendous effort.
Words for Production 17. dignify [`dIGn1&faI] vt. to cause something or someone to be worthy of honor or to seem better 使尊貴，使增添光彩 The mayor's presence dignified the graduation ceremony of our high school. Would you like to know more...
dignity [`dIGn1tI] n. [U] 尊嚴，尊貴 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. longed for a country in which the dignity of all people was recognized.
Words for Production 18. evacuation [I&v8kj5`eS1n] n. [C][U] the act of moving people out of a place for safety 撤兵，撤離，疏散 The rescue team found that evacuation by helicopter was impossible with such strong winds. Would you like to know more...
evacuate [I`v8kj5&et] vt. 撤離，疏 散 The police evacuated the whole building shortly before the explosion.
Words for Production 19. victory [`vIkt1rI] n. [C][U] success in a war, a game or a competition 勝利 Yesterday, the Brother Elephants won a narrow victory over the President Lions. Would you like to know more...
victor [`vIkt2] n. [C] 勝利者，獲勝者 The victor in the 2000 U.S. presidential election was George W. Bush.
Words for Production 20. humiliating [hju`mIlI&etI9] adj. making someone feel ashamed 使蒙受屈辱的，丟臉的 The poor man found it humiliating to have to ask passers-by for money. Would you like to know more...
humiliate [hju`mIlI&et] vt. 使蒙受屈辱，羞辱 They humiliated him by questioning his judgment in front of everyone.
humiliation [hju&mIlI#eS1n] n. [U][C] 屈辱，丟臉 The manager couldn't bear the humiliation of being criticized in public by her boss, so she quit.
Words for Production 21. scandal [`sk8ndL] n. [C] something morally or legally wrong that causes a public feeling of shock and strong disapproval 醜聞 The politician won a second term of office. Last year's sex scandal didn't seem to damage his popularity at all.
Words for Production 22. lecture [`lEktS2] vt. to criticize someone or tell him/her what to do, especially in an annoying way 訓誡 I don't want to lecture you, but you should study harder. Would you like to know more...
lecture [`lEktS2] n. [C] 演說 The professor is going to give a series of lectures on English poetry.
Words for Production 23. complicated [`kAmpl1&ketId] adj. difficult to understand 複雜的 What makes the characters in her novels interesting is that they are complicated and unpredictable. Would you like to know more...
complicate [`kAmpl1&ket] vt. 使複雜化，使變得麻煩 It will only complicate the situation if we invite his ex-wife as well.
Words for Production 24. statistics [st1`tIstIks] n. pl. a collection of numerical data 統計數字，統計資料 Statistics show that regular exercise does help reduce the risk of heart disease.
Words for Production 25. console [k1n`sol] vt. to comfort or give sympathy to someone who is unhappy or disappointed 安慰 I kept consoling myself that “every cloud has a silver lining,” even after my car was towed away for the third time this week! Would you like to know more...
consolation [&kAns1`leS1n] n. [U] 安慰，慰藉 No words of consolation can ever comfort the mother who lost her only son in the car accident.
Words for Production 26. spark [spArk] n. [C] a very small amount of a particular quality or feeling 略微 ( 帶有某種特質 ) The award-winning movie is typical of black comedy a depressing plot with a spark of humor.
Words for Production 27. divine [d1`vaIn] adj. extraordinary and amazing 非凡的 The divine performance of the symphony fascinated everyone in the hall.
Words for Production 28. coherent [ko`hIr1nt] adj. logical and well-organized; clear and easy to understand 連貫的，有條理的 The witness’s words were not coherent. He first said he “saw” the murderer, and then he claimed it was too dark for him to see anything at all. Would you like to know more...
coherence [ko`hIr1ns] n. [U] 連貫性 My teacher asked me to rewrite my essay because she thought it lacked coherence.
Words for Production 29. policy [`pAl1sI] n. [C] a plan of what to do in a particular situation that has been agreed on by a government, a political party, or a business 政策 One of the new government's policies is to cut taxes.
1. Churchill [`tS3tSIl] n. Sir Winston Churchill, a British statesman and prime minister, one of the greatest political figures of the 20th century (1874-1965) 邱吉爾 Words for Recognition
2. Roosevelt [`roz1&vElt] n. Franklin D. Roosevelt, the 32nd president of the United States (1882-1945) 羅斯福 Words for Recognition
3. Lenin [`lEnIn] n. Vladimir Ilyich Lenin, a leader of the Russian Revolution(1870-1924) 列寧 Words for Recognition
4. simplifier [`sImpl1faI2] n. [C] a person who is good at making things less complicated and therefore easier to do or understand 善於使事情簡單明瞭化的人 Words for Recognition
5. Ford [fOrd] n. Gerald R. Ford, the 38th president of the United States (1913-) 福特 Words for Recognition
6. polio [`polIo] n. [U] an infectious disease that mostly affects children and can cause paralysis in serious cases 小兒麻痺症 Words for Recognition
7. Depression [dI`prES1n] n. [U] the Great Depression, a period from 1929 into the 1930s, when the international economy was stricken with poverty, bankruptcies, and unemployment 經濟大蕭條
Words for Recognition 8. Dunkirk [`d^nk3k] n. a harbor city in France from where British troops, under German attack, retreated to England in World War II 敦克爾克
Words for Recognition 9. Pearl Harbor [`p3l `hArb2] n. a harbor in Hawaii, a naval base of the U.S. which suffered an unexpected attack by the Japanese in World War II 珍珠港
Words for Recognition 10. rallying cry [`r8lII9 `kraI] n. [C] an idea that is used to encourage people to support someone or something 號召
Words for Recognition 11. Confucius [k1n`fjuS1s] n. an ancient Chinese philosopher and educator, generally recognized as the most influential figure in Chinese cultural history (551?-479? B.C.) 孔子
1. on the scene being present and seen where something happens 出現，到現場 Ten minutes after the car accident, the paramedics arrived on the scene, only to find that the driver was already dead. Idioms and Phrases
2. cut through to quickly understand or deal with something that is difficult and usually causes problems 切入要點，直搗核心 He always manages to cut through problems and find their solutions. Idioms and Phrases
3. stand out to be much better than others 傑出，出類拔萃 As a judo fighter, she stands out from all the others. Idioms and Phrases
4. a great deal of much; a lot of 許多的，大量的 Carter invested a great deal of money and time in exploring the tomb of King Tut, which turned out to be greatly rewarding. Idioms and Phrases
5. move/go/swim with the tide to agree with the opinions that most other people have 順應潮流 It is easier to move with the tide than to speak up against the opinion of the majority. Idioms and Phrases
6. at any price at any cost; whatever the cost may b e 不惜任何代價 For the survival of the company, they tried to get the contract at any price. Idioms and Phrases
7. go to war to start to fight a war with another country 開戰 If our country goes to war, we will have to face the fact that many people will die. Idioms and Phrases
8. within one's grasp possible for one to achieve 能力所及， ( 勝利 ) 在握 Don't give up when victory is within your grasp. Idioms and Phrases
9. above all most important of all 尤其，最重要的是 He is smart, good-looking, and, above all, honest. Idioms and Phrases
10. go wrong to stop progressing in the way that people expected or intended, and become much worse 出錯 The couple's relationship started to go wrong when they often had to be far apart for work. Idioms and Phrases
11. in short in brief; briefly 簡言之 Steven has had a crush on Jenny for a while but hasn't asked her out because he is afraid of her rejection. He is, in short, too shy to ask Jenny out. Idioms and Phrases
12. in the final analysis when everything has been considered; ultimately 總而言之，歸根究底 There are problems that cannot be solved by technology, by money, or by force. The human heart, in the final analysis, is probably where all the answers lie. Idioms and Phrases