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4000 IELTS Academic Words List (17)

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ugly
ultimate
ultimately
ultrasonic
ultraviolet
unanimous
unbearable
unconscious
uncover
underestimate
undergo
undergraduate
underground
underline
underlying
undermine
underneath
undertake
undertaking
undo
undoubtedly
undue
uneasy
unfair
unfold
unfortunately
uniform
unique
unity
universal
universe
unlikely
unload
unprecedented
unsatisfactory
unstable
unwarranted
uphold
upright
upset
urban
urge
urgent
utensil
utility
utilization
utilize
utmost
utter
utterance
vacancy
vacant
vacation
vaccinate
vacuum
vague
vain
valid
validity
valley
valve
vanish
vanity
vapor
variable
variance
variant
variation
varied
variety
various
varnish
vary
vast
vault
vegetable
vehicle
veil
vein
velocity
vengeance
ventilate
ventilation
venture
verbal
verge
verify
versatile
verse
version
vertical
vessel
veteran
veto
vex
via
vibrate
vibration
vice
vicinity
vicious
victorious
victory
vigor
vigorous
vine
violate
violence
violent
violin
virtual
virtually
virtue
virus
viscous
visible
vision
visual
vital
vivid
vocation
vogue
void
volcano
volley
voltage
volume
voluntary
volunteer
vote
voter
voucher
vow
vowel
voyage
vulgar
vulnerable
wade
wag
wage
wagon
waist
waive
wake
walnut
wander
ward
wardrobe
ware
warehouse
warfare
warrant
warrior
waterproof
waver
wax
weapon
weary
weather
weave
weaver
web
wedding
wedge
weed
weld
welfare
whereas
whereby
whilst
whip
whirl
whisper
whistle
wholesale
wholesaler
wholesome
wicked
widespread
width
wield
wilderness
willow
winding
wisdom
wit
withdraw
withdrawal
wither
withhold
withstand
witness
woe
woods
wool
wording
worldwide
worst
worthwhile
wrap
wrath
wreck
wrench
wrestle
wretched
wring
wrinkle
wrist
yacht
yard
yawn
yearn
yeast
yield
yoke
yolk
zeal
zealous
zone
zoology


ugly: Read
a.
(难看的,丑陋的,令人讨厌的) offensive to the sight; contrary to beauty; disagreeable aspect; unsightly

ultimate: Read
a. Syn. final; fundamental; extreme
(终极的) final; being the last or concluding; fundamental; elemental; extreme

ultimately: Read
ad.
(最后,最终) as final consequence; at last; in the end

ultrasonic: Read
a. Syn. supersonic
(超音速的,超声(波)的) supersonic; higher in frequency than the range of sound perceptible to the human ear

ultraviolet: Read
a.
(紫外线的) wave lengths shorter than light but longer than X rays

unanimous: Read
a. Syn. uniform; agreed
(全体意见一致的) uniform; in complete agreement

unbearable: Read
a. Syn. unendurable; intolerable
(无法忍受的,承受不住的) unendurable; so unpleasant, distasteful, or painful as to be intolerable

unconscious: Read
a.
(失去知觉的,无意的,潜意识) lacking awareness; senseless; unaware

uncover: Read
v. Syn. reveal; expose; disclose
(发现,揭示) remove the cover from; expose; disclose

underestimate: Read
v. Syn. undervalue
(低估,看轻) make too low an estimate of the quantity; undervalue

undergo: Read
v. Syn. experience; suffer
(经历,遭受) experience; suffer; pass through

undergraduate: Read
n.
((尚未取得学位的)大学生) university student who has not yet received a first degree

underground: Read
a. Syn. subterranean; buried
(地下的,地面下的) under the level of the ground; buried

underline: Read
v.
(下划线,强调) mark a line below, as words; underscore.

underlying: Read
a. Syn. fundamental; implicit
(根本的,在下面的,潜在的) lying under or beneath something; basic; implicit; taking precedence; prior

undermine: Read
v. Syn. weaken
(破坏) weaken by wearing away base or foundation; injure or impair; dig a mine or tunnel beneath

underneath: Read
ad.
(在下面) under or below an object or a surface; lower down on the page

undertake: Read
v. Syn. embark; assume
(从事,承担) take on; embark on; assume

undertaking: Read
n. Syn. task; project; career
(任务,事业) task or assignment undertaken; career

undo: Read
v. Syn. release
(解开,松开) release; cause the ruin or downfall of; cancel or reverse an action

undoubtedly: Read
ad. Syn. unquestionably; indubitably
(毋庸置疑地,确凿地) unquestionably; without doubt; certainly

undue: Read
a.
(过度的,过分的) not due; not yet owing; not just, proper, or legal; ; excessive

uneasy: Read
a.
(不舒适的,忧虑的,着急的) not easy; difficult; restless; disturbed by pain, anxiety

unfair: Read
a. Syn. unjust; biased
(不公平的) unjust; contrary to laws or conventions, especially in commerce

unfold: Read
v.
(打开,显露) extend or stretch out to a greater or the full length; happen

unfortunately: Read
ad. Syn. unluckily
(不幸地) unluckily; by bad luck

uniform: Read
n.
(制服) consistent; standardized; clothing of a particular group

unique: Read
a. Syn. alone; single; sole
(独一无二的) without an equal; being the only one of its kind

unity: Read
n. Syn. cohesion; harmony
(结合,一致) cohesion; harmony; quality of being united into one

universal: Read
a. Syn. comprehensive; general; worldwide
(通用的) affecting all; general; present everywhere; relating to the entire world or all within the world; worldwide

universe: Read
n. Syn. cosmos
(宇宙) cosmos; everything that exists anywhere

unlikely: Read
a. Syn. improbable
(不一定的,未必有的) improbable; has little chance of being the case or coming about

unload: Read
v.
(摆脱…的负担,卸) take something off a container

unprecedented: Read
a. Syn. novel; unparalleled
(空前的) having no previous example; novel; unparalleled

unsatisfactory: Read
a. Syn. inadequate
(令人不满意的) not giving satisfaction; inadequate

unstable: Read
a. Syn. inconstant; volatile
(不稳定的) inconstant; variable; lacking control of one's emotions; constantly changing

unwarranted: Read
a. Syn. unjustified; groundless; undeserved
(莫名其妙的,没来由的,冤枉的) having no justification; groundless; not guaranteed to be good, sound, or of a certain quality

uphold: Read
v. Syn. support; preserve; maintain
(维护,支持) support; preserve; hold aloft; raise

upright: Read
a.
(笔直的,直立的,柱子,直立物) in an erect position or posture; perpendicular; vertical, or nearly vertical; pointing upward

upset: Read
a. Syn. worried; disturb; overturn
(心烦意乱的) concerned by anxious uneasiness or trouble or grief

urban: Read
a. Syn. municipal
(都市的) metropolitan; of, relating to, or located in a city

urge: Read
v. Syn. entreat; advocate
(催促,力劝,恳求) force in an indicated direction; stimulate; excite

urgent: Read
a. Syn. pressing; compelling; immediate
(紧急的,迫切的) pressing; compelling immediate action or attention

utensil: Read
n.
(用具,器具) instrument, implement, or container for practical use, especially in kitchen or laboratory

utility: Read
n.
(公用事业公司,公用设备) something useful; public service

utilization: Read
n.
(利用) state of having been made use of; the act of using

utilize: Read
v. Syn. harness
(利用) put into service; take advantage of

utmost: Read
n.
(最远的,极度的,最大程度的) farthest point or extremity; most distant; extreme

utter: Read
v. Syn. speak; express
(做声,发表) speak; express; send forth with the voice

utterance: Read
n. Syn. speech
(说话,说话的方式) vocal expression; power of speaking; last or utmost extremity

vacancy: Read
n. Syn. absence; emptiness
(空白,空缺) absence; emptiness

vacant: Read
a. Syn. empty; uninhabited
(空的,未被占用的) void of thought or knowledge; without an occupant or incumbent

vacation: Read
n.
(度假,休假) leisure time away from work; act of making something legally void

vaccinate: Read
v.
(进行预防接种) perform or produce immunity

vacuum: Read
n.
(真空) empty area or space; electrical home appliance that cleans by suction

vague: Read
a. Syn. imprecise; obscure; indistinct
(模糊的,含糊的) imprecise; indistinct; not clearly expressed; inexplicit

vain: Read
a.
(无用的,无结果的,枉然) having no real substance, value, or importance; empty; void; worthless; unsatisfying

valid: Read
a. Syn. sound; true
(正当的,有效的) logically convincing; sound; legally acceptable; well grounded

validity: Read
n.
(有效性,合法性) quality of having legal force or effectiveness

valley: Read
n.
(谷,河谷,流域) space between ranges of mountains; area drained or irrigated by a river system; internal angle formed by intersection

valve: Read
n.
(活门,阀) device or structure for controlling the flow of a fluid

vanish: Read
v. Syn. disappear
(消失,灭绝) disappear; pass out of sight, especially quickly; die out

vanity: Read
n.
(虚荣,自负) quality or state of being vain; emptiness; feelings of excessive pride; conceit

vapor: Read
n. Syn. gas; steam
(水汽,水蒸气) gas; steam; barely visible or cloudy diffused matter, such as mist or smoke

variable: Read
n. Syn. factor
(变数,变量) factor; something that is likely to vary; changeable; inconstant

variance: Read
n.
(分歧,差异) an event that departs from expectations; the expected value of the square of the deviations of a random variable from its mean value

variant: Read
a.
(不同的,另一种形式的) varying in from, character, or the like; variable; different; diverse.

variation: Read
n. Syn. change; selection; deviation
(变异,变种) act of changing or altering

varied: Read
a. Syn. differed; diversified; various
(杂色的,各式各样的) differed; diversified; various

variety: Read
n. Syn. diversity; assortment; selection
(变化,多样性,变种) diversity; quality or condition of being various or varied

various: Read
a. Syn. diverse; assorted; different
(各种的) different; diverse; several; manifold; changeable; uncertain

varnish: Read
n.
(涂上清漆,修饰) deceptively attractive external appearance; paint to coat a surface with a hard, glossy, transparent film

vary: Read
v.
(改变,变化) change aspect of; alter in form, appearance, substance, position; make different by a partial change; modify

vast: Read
a. Syn. large; broad; extensive
(巨大的,大量的,范围广的) large; broad; extensive; very great in size, number, amount, or quantity

vault: Read
n.
(拱顶,地下室) arched brick or stone ceiling or roof; burial chamber usually underground

vegetable: Read
n.
(蔬菜) any of numerous herbaceous plants to eat in meal

vehicle: Read
n. Syn. automobile; instrument
(交通工具,车辆) automobile; means of conveying; medium

veil: Read
n. Syn. cover; hide
(隐藏,遮蔽,面纱) a length of cloth worn by women over the head, shoulders, and often the face; cover; hide

vein: Read
n.
(血管,静脉,木纹,矿脉,岩脉) blood vessel that carries blood

velocity: Read
n. Syn. speed
(速度) rapidity or speed of motion; swiftness

vengeance: Read
n. Syn. retribution; revenge
(报仇,报复) punishment inflicted in return for an injury or an offense; retribution

ventilate: Read
v. Syn. freshen; aerate
(使通风) freshen; circulate through and freshen

ventilation: Read
n.
(通风) act of supplying fresh air and getting rid of foul air

venture: Read
v. Syn. adventure
(冒险(事业),投机活动) put at risk; adventure

verbal: Read
a. Syn. oral
(口头的) expressed in spoken rather than written words; consisting of words alone without action

verge: Read
n. Syn. border; edge
(边界) extreme edge or margin; border; enclosing boundary; space enclosed by such a boundary

verify: Read
v. Syn. confirm; prove
(证明,证实) confirm; prove the truth of by presentation of evidence or testimony

versatile: Read
a. Syn. flexible; pliable
(万能的,通用的,多面手的) having many talents; capable of working in many fields

verse: Read
n. Syn. poetry
(诗,韵文) a piece of poetry

version: Read
n. Syn. edition
(版本) written work in a new form; edition; interpretation of a particular viewpoint

vertical: Read
a. Syn. upright; perpendicular
(垂直的,竖直的) upright in position or posture; oriented vertically

vessel: Read
n. Syn. craft; ship
(船,液体容器) craft; ship; container for liquids

veteran: Read
n.
(老兵,老手) someone who has given long service

veto: Read
n. Syn. rejection; prohibition
(否决,否决权) rejection; vote that blocks a decision; deny; prohibit; command against

vex: Read
v. Syn. annoy; distress
(激怒,惹恼) annoy; disturb, especially by minor irritations; be a mystery or bewildering to

via: Read
ad.
(经由,途经,通过,凭藉) by the way of

vibrate: Read
v.
(颤动,震动) shake, quiver; move or swing from side to side regularly

vibration: Read
n. Syn. oscillation; shaking
(振动,颤动) act of vibrating; a shaky motion

vice: Read
n. Syn. defect; fault; error
(不道德行为,缺德,代替) moral fault or failing; evil, degrading, or immoral practice or habit; physical defect or weakness

vicinity: Read
n.
(附近,接近) state of being near in space or relationship; proximity

vicious: Read
a. Syn. defective; imperfect
(有缺陷的,不完整的,危险的) by vice or defects; defective; imperfect; having the nature of vice; evil, immoral, or depraved

victorious: Read
a. Syn. successful; triumphant
(获胜的,胜利的) successful; being the winner in a contest or struggle

victory: Read
n.
(胜利,战胜) successful ending of struggle or contest; defeat of an enemy or opponent

vigor: Read
n. Syn. strength; energy
(活力) active strength of body or mind; imaginative lively style, especially style of writing; exertion of force

vigorous: Read
a. Syn. robust; strong; energetic
(健壮的,精力旺盛的,有力的) robust; strong; energetic, and active in mind or body

vine: Read
n.
(葡萄藤,蔓) weak-stemmed plant that derives support from climbing

violate: Read
v.
(违犯,违反,破坏,侵扰) treat in a violent manner; abuse; do violence to; disturb; interrupt

violence: Read
n. Syn. force
(暴力,强暴) physical force exerted for the purpose of violating, damaging, or abusing

violent: Read
a. Syn. turbulent
(暴力引起的,暴烈的) turbulent; intensely vivid or loud; by violence or bloodshed

violin: Read
n.
(小提琴,小提琴手) small instrument with four strings, played with a bow; a fiddle

virtual: Read
a.
(有效的,实质的,虚的) existing or resulting in essence or effect though not in actual fact; existing in mind, especially as a product of imagination

virtually: Read
ad. Syn. almost completely; practically; essentially
(事实上,实质上) almost completely; practically; essentially

virtue: Read
n. Syn. merit; goodness
(美德) goodness, moral excellence; good quality

virus: Read
n.
(病毒) disease communicator; something that poisons one's soul or mind; program for unwanted actions in computer

viscous: Read
a. Syn. sticky; gluey
(粘的) sticky; gluey; having high resistance to flow

visible: Read
a.
(看得见的,可见的) being often in public eye; obvious to the eye

vision: Read
n. Syn. sight
(视觉) ability to see; sight; vivid mental image

visual: Read
a. Syn. visible; optical
(看到的,形象化的,视力的) seen or able to be seen by the eye; visible; optical

vital: Read
a. Syn. critical; animated
(重要的,生命的,生机的) full of life; animated; necessary to continued existence; living or breathing

vivid: Read
a. Syn. bright; lively
((光线,色彩)鲜艳的,强烈的) bright; lively; graphic; having striking color

vocation: Read
n. Syn. career; profession
(才能,行业,职业) career; profession

vogue: Read
n.
(时尚) popular fashion; current state or style of general acceptance and use

void: Read
n. Syn. emptiness; space
(空白,空虚) emptiness; containing nothing; clear or empty a place

volcano: Read
n.
(火山) fissure in the earth's crust through which molten lava and gases erupt

volley: Read
n.
((子弹、 石块等的)齐射,弹雨) flight of missiles; round of gunshots; tennis return made by hitting the ball before it bounces

voltage: Read
n.
(电压) difference in electrical charge between two points

volume: Read
n. Syn. capacity; bulk; amount
(体积,容积,量) capacity; amount of space occupied by an object

voluntary: Read
a. Syn. willing; unforced
(自愿的,志愿的) done or undertaken of one's own free will; unforced

volunteer: Read
n.
(自愿者) person who performs or offers to perform a service voluntarily

vote: Read
n.
(投票) formal expression of preference for a candidate; number of cast in election; result of election or referendum

voter: Read
n.
(投票者,选举人) a citizen who has a legal right to vote

voucher: Read
n.
(代金券,优惠购物券,凭单,单据) a piece of substantiating evidence; proof; written authorization or certificate

vow: Read
n. Syn. promise
(誓言,誓约,许愿,立誓出家修行,发誓,立誓,许愿) solemn promise made to God; promise of fidelity; pledge of love or affection

vowel: Read
n.
(元音) speech sound made with the vocal tract open

voyage: Read
n. Syn. journey; aviation
(旅行,航程) long journey to a foreign or distant place, especially by sea; aviation

vulgar: Read
a.
(无教养的,平常的,粗俗的) common and coarse; relating to the common people with less cultivated or educated; lacking cultivation or refinement

vulnerable: Read
a. Syn. defenseless; susceptible
(易受攻击的) susceptible to wounds; capable of being wounded or hurt

wade: Read
v. Syn. paddle
(涉水,费力行走) paddle; walk through relatively shallow water

wag: Read
v.
((狗尾巴等)摆动) move one way and the other with quick turns; shake to and fro; move in vibrating; cause to vibrate

wage: Read
v.
(工资,进行,开展,发起) hazard on the event of a contest; stake; engage in, as a contest; adventure, or lay out, for hire or reward; hire; employ

wagon: Read
n.
(四轮马车) any of various kinds of wheeled vehicles drawn by a horse or tractor

waist: Read
n.
(腰,腰部) narrowing of the body between the ribs and hips

waive: Read
v. Syn. yield; relinquish
(暂时放弃,屈从) give up temporarily; yield; give up voluntarily; defer

wake: Read
n. Syn. track; course
(尾迹,痕迹) trail of ship or other object through water; path of something that has gone before

walnut: Read
n.
(胡桃,核桃树) tree with 10 - 40 meters tall; hard, dark brown wood of any of these trees

wander: Read
v.
(漫游,漫步,漂泊) move about without a definite destination or purpose; range about; stroll; go away; depart

ward: Read
n.
(卫士,保护人,城区,(医院的)病区) guard; defender; protector; state under guard; division of a county; division of a hospital

wardrobe: Read
n.
(衣橱,全部服装) tall cabinet, closet, or small room built to hold clothes

ware: Read
n.
(制品,器具) articles of merchandise; style or class of manufactures; especially, in the plural, goods; commodities; merchandise

warehouse: Read
n. Syn. depot; storehouse
(仓库,货栈) depot; storehouse for goods and merchandise

warfare: Read
n.
(战争,斗争状态) military service; military life; contest carried on by enemies

warrant: Read
n. Syn. guarantee
(保证书,质保书,证书) guarantee; assurance by seller; authorization or certification

warrior: Read
n. Syn. fighter; combatant
(战士,勇士) fighter; combatant; one who is engaged in or experienced in battle

waterproof: Read
a. Syn. tight
(防水的) tight; unaffected by water; made of or covered with material that doesn't allow water in

waver: Read
v.
(摇摆,犹豫) play or move to and fro; move one way and the other; swing; be unsettled in opinion

wax: Read
v. Syn. increase; grow
(增长) increase gradually in size, number, strength, or intensity; show a progressively larger illuminated area

weapon: Read
n. Syn. arms
(武器) arms

weary: Read
a. Syn. tired; exhausted; fatigued
(疲倦的,厌倦的) tired; exhausted; physically or mentally fatigued

weather: Read
v.
(侵蚀,风化) endure the effects of weather or other forces; come through safely; survive

weave: Read
n. Syn. swing
(编织,编织样式) pattern or structure by weaving ; knit; interlace

weaver: Read
n.
(织布者,织工) craftsman who weaves cloth

web: Read
n.
(蜘蛛网,网状物,织物,蹼) textile fabric; complex, interconnected structure or arrangement; the World Wide Web; radio or television network

wedding: Read
n.
(婚礼) marriage ceremony; act of marrying; anniversary of a marriage

wedge: Read
n.
(楔形物,楔子) a piece of metal, or other hard material, thick at one end, and tapering to a thin edge at the other, used in splitting wood, rocks

weed: Read
n.
(杂草) undesirable or troublesome plant, especially growing where it is not wanted as in a garden.

weld: Read
v.
(焊接) unite closely or intimately; join together by heating

welfare: Read
n. Syn. benefit
(福利) benefit; something that aids health or happiness

whereas: Read
ad.
(但是,相反,鉴于,因) while on the contrary; while at the same time

whereby: Read
ad.
(藉此,凭这个,由此) by which; by what; how

whilst: Read
ad.
(当时,有时,时时) while; at the same time

whip: Read
v.
(覆盖,清除) overlay with other cords going round and round it; take or move by a sudden motion; clean completely

whirl: Read
n.
(使飞快地旋转,眩晕,乱七八糟) act of rotating or revolving rapidly; state of confusion; tumult

whisper: Read
n.
(耳语,低声说话) speaking in a quiet voice; soft speech produced without full voice; secretly expressed belief, rumor, or hint

whistle: Read
v.
(哨子,汽笛,口哨,哨声) make a kind of musical sound by lips; emit a similar sound from mouth as birds

wholesale: Read
a.
(批发的) selling or related to selling goods in large quantities; large-scale; on a large scale without careful discrimination

wholesaler: Read
n.
(批发商) someone who buys large quantities of goods and resells to merchants

wholesome: Read
a. Syn. healthful; beneficial
(有益健康的) conducive to sound health or well-being; beneficial

wicked: Read
a. Syn. sinful; immoral; profligate
(非常坏的,险恶的,绝妙的) evil in principle or practice; contrary to moral or divine law; addicted to vice or sin

widespread: Read
a.
(流传甚广的,分布广的) spread or scattered over a considerable extent; occurring or accepted widely

width: Read
n.
(宽度,一幅(布)) measurement of the extent of something from side to side

wield: Read
v. Syn. rule; manage; handle
(支配,掌握) handle with skill; exercise effectively; have power over; rule or manage

wilderness: Read
n.
(荒野,荒凉的地方) a tract of land or region, uncultivated and uninhabited by human beings, whether a forest or a wide, barren plain; wild or desert

willow: Read
n.
(柳树) trees having usually narrow leaves

winding: Read
a.
(蜿蜒的,迂回的) twisting or turning; spiral

wisdom: Read
n. Syn. discretion; sagacity
(智慧,才智) quality of being wise; knowledge ; results of wise judgments

wit: Read
n. Syn. intellect; cleverness
(智力,才智) intellect; mental ability; natural ability to perceive and understand

withdraw: Read
v. Syn. retreat; depart
(撤退) remove from; pull back; break from gathering; retreat; depart

withdrawal: Read
n. Syn. secession
(收回,撤退,退回) secession; retreat or retirement

wither: Read
v. Syn. shrivel; decay
(凋谢,枯萎) shrivel; decay; lose freshness, vigor, or vitality; loss of moisture

withhold: Read
v. Syn. keep; restrain
(拒给,保留) refuse to give; refrain from giving, granting, or permitting; deduct from employee's salary

withstand: Read
v. Syn. oppose
(抵抗,经受住) stand up against; successfully resist; oppose with force or resolution

witness: Read
n. Syn. observe; watch
(目击,作证) someone who sees an event and reports what happened; observe; watch

woe: Read
n. Syn. affliction; regret
(悲哀的) deep, inconsolable grief; affliction; suffering; deep distress or misery, as from grief

woods: Read
n. Syn. forest; woodland
(森林) small forest; woodland; dense collection of trees covering a relatively small area

wool: Read
n.
(羊毛) dense, soft, often curly hair forming the coat of sheep and certain other mammals

wording: Read
n.
(措辞,用语) act or style of expressing in words; expression, or power of expression

worldwide: Read
a.
(全世界的) global; universal; throughout the world

worst: Read
v. Syn. defeat
(击败,胜过) be better than; defeat; gain the advantage over

worthwhile: Read
a.
(值得做的) sufficiently valuable; important to be worth one's time, effort, or interest

wrap: Read
v. Syn. enclose
(裹,包,捆) enclose; arrange or fold as a cover or protection

wrath: Read
n. Syn. anger; fury
(恼火,愤怒) forceful, often vindictive anger; fury; just punishment of an offense or crime

wreck: Read
n. Syn. destruction; ruins
(失事,失事的残骸) destruction; destroy; smash or break forcefully

wrench: Read
v. Syn. pull; strain; twist; jerk
(扭曲,曲解,折磨,拉) twist or turn suddenly and forcibly; move, extract, or force free by pulling violently

wrestle: Read
v.
(摔跤,角力) contend by grappling with, and striving to trip or throw down an opponent; struggle or strive earnestly

wretched: Read
a.
(不幸的,潦倒的(人),质量差的,令人不满意的) very miserable; sunk in, or accompanied by deep affliction or distress; calamitous; woeful; worthless

wring: Read
v. Syn. twist; squeeze
(绞,拧,扭) twist; squeeze; compress, especially so as to extract liquid

wrinkle: Read
n. Syn. furrow; crease
(小困难,皱纹,褶皱) a minor difficulty; a slight depression in the smoothness of a surface

wrist: Read
n.
(手腕,腕关节) joint between the hand and the forearm

yacht: Read
n.
(帆船,游艇) light ship used for private pleasure trips

yard: Read
n.
(码,长棍,长条) rod; stick; branch; long piece of timber; measure of length, equaling three feet

yawn: Read
n.
(呵欠) open the mouth wide with a deep inhalation, usually involuntarily from drowsiness, fatigue, or boredom

yearn: Read
v.
(盼望,渴望) pain; grieve; vex; be pained or distressed; feel deep pity, sympathy, or tenderness

yeast: Read
n.
(酵母,兴奋) foam, or troth, or the sediment, of beer or other in fermentation

yield: Read
v. Syn. surrender; concede
(屈服,放弃) give in; surrender; give forth a natural product; be productive

yoke: Read
v. Syn. join; bind
(结合,连接) join together, unite; harness a draft animal to; join securely; force into heavy labor

yolk: Read
n.
(蛋黄) nutritive material; greasy substance found in unprocessed sheep's wool; yellow part of an egg

zeal: Read
n. Syn. fever; ardor
(热心,热诚) intense interest; eagerness to accomplish some object

zealous: Read
a. Syn. enthusiastic; fervent
(热心的,狂热的) enthusiastic; filled with or motivated by zeal

zone: Read
n. Syn. region; district
(区域,地带) region; portion of the surface of a sphere;

zoology: Read
n.
(动物学,动物(总称)) part of biology which relates to the animal kingdom