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Words for Production 1. dull [d^l] adj. (of weather) cloudy, not sunny; boring 陰沉的,晦暗的; 無聊的,沉悶的 Today is expected to be a dull, gray day, with sudden.

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3 Words for Production 1. dull [d^l] adj. (of weather) cloudy, not sunny; boring 陰沉的,晦暗的; 無聊的,沉悶的 Today is expected to be a dull, gray day, with sudden showers in the afternoon. There was never a dull moment when I was watching the soccer game.

4 Words for Production 2. sparkling [`spArklI9] adj. shiny brightly 閃亮的,閃耀的 At night, when you look up, you can see sparkling stars shining clearly in the sky. Would you like to know more...

5 sparkle [`spArkL] vi. 閃耀,閃閃發光 The child's eyes sparkled as he looked at the various kinds of candies in the glass jar.

6 Words for Production 3. paradise [`p8r1&daIs] n. [C][U] a place, almost as perfect as heaven, where everything is exactly as one would like it to be; heaven 樂園;天堂 This mall is a shopper's paradise. In the mall, you may buy all kinds of things at a reasonable price.

7 Words for Production 4. diversion [daI`v3Z1n] n. [C] an activity which is done for entertainment; something that takes one‘s attention away from someone or something else 消遣,娛樂;使人轉移注意力的事物 PS. The example sentences are on the next page.

8 Words for Production 4. diversion At night, this city is full of diversions. People may go to pubs, enjoy music concerts, or see late movies. Nowadays, it is difficult for students to concentrate on their studies since there are so many diversions around. Would you like to know more...

9 divert [daI`v3t] vt. 娛樂;轉移 ( 注意力等 ) Many airlines provide in-flight movies to divert sleepless passengers on long journeys. My next-door neighbor's noise diverted my attention from study.

10 Words for Production 5. submarine [`s^bm1&rin] n. [C] a ship that can travel under water 海底觀光玻璃船;潛水艇 The nuclear submarine that sank down to the bottom of the ocean is waiting for rescue now. Would you like to know more...

11 submarine [`s^bm1&rin] adj. 海底的,海中的 Divers are busy laying submarine telephone cables across the Atlantic.

12 Words for Production 6. bustle [`b^sL] n. [U] busy and noisy activity 喧鬧,熙熙 攘攘 I sat in a café, watching the bustle of the street outside. Would you like to know more...

13 bustle [`b^sL] vi. 喧鬧,熙熙攘攘 Just before Christmas Eve, department stores were bustling with shoppers.

14 Words for Production 7. destination [&dEst1`neS1n] n. [U] a place to which someone is going or something is being sent 目的地 The Kenting National Park is one of the most popular holiday destinations in Taiwan.

15 Words for Production 8. tropical [`trApIkL] adj. coming from or exists in the hottest parts of the world 熱帶的 It's sad to learn that the tropical rainforests are being destroyed at a surprising rate. Would you like to know more...

16 tropic [`trApIk] n. [C] (the ~s) ( 位於南北回歸線之間的 ) 熱帶地區 The climate in the tropics is very hot and humid all year round.

17 Words for Production 9. nutrient [`njutrI1nt] n. [C] a substance that plants or animals need in order to live and grow 營養物,養分 A balanced diet should provide all the essential nutrients that one may need.

18 Words for Production 10. stunning [`st^nI9] adj. very surprising 令人驚訝的 To them, it was a stunning victory. They had never thought that they would win the game. Would you like to know more...

19 stun [st^n] vt. 使驚訝,使震驚 When Bill came home, he was stunned to find out that his house had been broken into.

20 Words for Production 11. melting [`mEltI9] adj. becoming something soft or liquid as a result of heating 融化 ( 中 ) 的 The melting snow made driving conditions very bad. Would you like to know more...

21 melt [mElt] vi. 融化 Eat the chocolate before it melts in your hands.

22 Words for Production 12. specialty [`spES1ltI] n. [C] a special food or product which a restaurant or a place is famous for because it is very good 特產,名產; 招牌菜 The ice cream is the specialty of the restaurant. I highly recommend it to you.

23 Words for Production 13. leak [lik] vi. (of liquid) to get in or out through a crack or hole ( 液體等 ) 漏出,滲入 After I walked in the heavy rain for a while, some water leaked in my shoes.

24 Words for Production 14. lava [`lAv1] n. [U] hot liquid rock that comes out of a volcano; this type of rock when it has become cool and hard 熔岩;火山岩 A stream of red-hot lava flowed out of the crater and covered a large field of land.

25 Words for Production 15. well [wEl] vi. (of liquid) to rise to the surface of something and start to flow 湧出,流出 When he learned that he had won the first prize, tears welled up in his eyes.

26 Words for Production 16. resort [rI`zOrt] n. [C] a place a lot of people go to spend their holidays 旅遊勝地,觀光勝地 The hot spring resorts are expanding to meet the growing number of tourists that go there.

27 Words for Production 17. tide [taId] n. [C] the regular rise and fall in the level of the sea, caused by the pull of the moon and the sun 潮汐 When the tide was down, those women on the beach started to dig for clams.

28 Words for Production 18. soak [sok] n. [C] (infml.) a period of time spent in the bath 浸,泡 After a hard day at work, I like to take a long soak in the tub. Would you like to know more...

29 soak [sok] vt. 浸,泡;弄濕 They were caught in the rain and got soaked to the skin.

30 Words for Production 19. luxury [`l^kS1rI] n. [U][C] the enjoyment of something expensive and beautiful, especially food, clothes, or surroundings; something that is expensive and enjoyable but unnecessary 奢華,奢侈;奢侈的事 物 PS. The example sentences are on the next page.

31 Words for Production 19. luxury Many Hollywood movie stars live in luxury. They have personal assistants, cooks, gardeners, and even hair stylists. Traveling abroad was a luxury that the young man couldn't afford, as he was born into a poor family. Would you like to know more...

32 luxurious [l^G`Z5rI1s] adj. 奢華的,奢侈的 Their wedding party took place at a luxurious hotel in Las Vegas.

33 Words for Production 20. scooter [`skut2] n. [C] a type of small, light, less powerful motorcycle 小型摩托車,速克達 The best way to get around this small island is to rent a scooter for NT$400 a day. Would you like to know more...

34 scooter [`skut2] vi. 騎小型摩托車 For your safety, be sure to wear a helmet before scootering on the street.

35 Words for Production 21. lighthouse [`laIt&ha5s] n. [C] a tower by the sea, with a strong flashing light at the top to guide or warn ships of danger 燈塔 The lighthouse was built in memory of those who died in the shipwreck ( 船難 ).

36 Words for Production 22. offshore [`Of`Sor] adv. in the sea, near to the coast 在近海 處 When the ship hit the rocks, it was just 600 yards offshore.

37 Words for Production 23. gangster [`G89st2] n. [C] a member of a group of criminals 幫派份子,流氓,盜匪 The gangster robbed the woman and warned her not to call the police. Would you like to know more...

38 gang [G89] n. [C] ( 流氓等的 ) 一幫,一 夥;幫派 The police arrested a gang of thieves and found lots of stolen goods.

39 Words for Production 24. dissident [`dIs1d1nt] n. [C] a person who strongly disagrees with and criticizes the government 異議 份子 Under political oppression, some dissidents were forced to flee the country.

40 Words for Production 25. abandoned [1`b8nd1nd] adj. left and no longer used, wanted or needed 廢棄的,遭遺棄的,被丟棄的 An abandoned baby was found in a box on the steps of an orphanage. Would you like to know more...

41 abandon [1`b8nd1n] vt. 遺棄,拋棄,丟棄 People often simply abandon their pets on streets when they no longer want them.

42 Words for Production 26. monument [`mAnj1m1nt] n. [C] a statue or a building that is built in memory of a person or an event 紀念碑,紀念館,紀念像 The statue, standing in front of the museum, is a monument to one of the great archeologists in the 20th century.

43 Words for Production 27. elegant [`El1G1nt] adj. very beautiful and graceful 精緻的, 講究的 ( 東西 ) ;優雅的,典雅的 ( 人 ) Nancy tried her best to make herself look elegant in the presence of her Mr. Right. Would you like to know more...

44 elegance [`El1G1ns] n. [U] 優雅,典雅 The furniture is a masterpiece which combines practicality and elegance.

45 Words for Production 28. lane [len] n. [C] a narrow country road; a narrow street with buildings on both sides 小路;小巷 The quickest way to the railroad station is through the back lane behind the post office.

46 Words for Production 29. incense [`InsEns] n. [U] something that produces a pleasant smell when burned, used especially in religious ceremonies 香 The smoke of the burning incense rose high into the air.

47 Words for Production 30. nourishing [`n3ISI9] adj. (of a food or drink) that makes one healthy and strong 滋養的,有營養的 Recent researches show that soybean milk is a very nourishing drink. Would you like to know more...

48 nourish [`n3IS] vt. 滋養,給 … 營養 Teenagers need good fresh food to nourish them.

49 nourishment [`n3ISm1nt] n. [U] 營養品 Scientists have found that mother's milk is the best nourishment for babies.

50 Words for Production 31. vigor [`vIG2] n. [U] physical strength or energy 活力,精力 Though he is in his late seventies, Mr. Grey is still full of vigor. Would you like to know more...

51 vigorous [`vIG1r1s] adj. 充滿活力的,精力充沛的 A balanced diet and enough sleep will keep a person vigorous and healthy.

52 1. getaway [`GEt1&we] n. [C] infml. a short holiday or vacation; a place for a holiday or vacation 假日,假期;渡假地 Words for Recognition

53 2. scuba diving [`skub1 &daIvI9] n. [U] the sport or activity of swimming underwater with special breathing equipment 水肺潛水 Words for Recognition

54 3. jumping-off place [&dZ^mpI9`Of &ples] n. (also jumping- off point) a place from which to start a journey or a new activity ( 旅行或活動等的 ) 起點,出發點 Words for Recognition

55 4. Tourism Bureau [`t5rIz1m `bj5ro] n. (the ~) a governmental unit in charge of the promotion of touring 觀光局 Words for Recognition

56 5. hostel [`hAstL] n. [C] a place where cheap accommodation and meals are provided to students or travelers 旅舍 Words for Recognition

57 6. altar [`Olt2] n. [C] a table used in religious ceremonies in a church or temple 供桌,祭壇 Words for Recognition

58 7. stew [stju] n. [C][U] a dish of meat and vegetables cooked together in liquid for a long time 燉煮的菜餚 Words for Recognition

59 1. make way to allow someone or something else to replace someone or something; to allow someone or something to pass 讓位;讓路 People made way for the rescue team so that they could get to the injured. Idioms and Phrases

60 2. compared with considered in relation to 比起 Today's health care has improved greatly compared with that of 30 years ago. Idioms and Phrases

61 3. set...apart (from) to make better than or different from others 明顯地區分出 The young pianist's delicate touch sets her apart from the others in the contest. Idioms and Phrases

62 4. make for to be likely to make something possible or have a particular result 有助於,有利於 Mutual respect makes for racial harmony. Idioms and Phrases

63 5. in use being used 使用中的 I tried to call you but couldn't get through. Your phone was in use. Idioms and Phrases

64 6. by day during daylight hours 日間,白天 He is a factory worker by day and a taxi driver by night. Idioms and Phrases

65 7. by night when it is dark 夜間,晚上 In the desert, they traveled by night and slept during the day. Idioms and Phrases

66 8. (be) made from to be produced with 由 … 做成 Butter and cheese are made from milk. They are both very nourishing. Idioms and Phrases


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