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/ə'bændən/ n. Syn. relinquish
(没有约束,放任情绪) lacking restraint or control; feeling of extreme emotional intensity; unbounded enthusiasm
With her parents out of town, Kelly danced all night with [___].

Spelling Word: abandon
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/ə'kædəmɪ/ n.
(学会,学院,高等专科学校) school for special instruction; society of scholars, scientists, or artists
The mission of our [___] is actually to ensure the health and the well-being of all children.

Spelling Word: academy
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/ə'kju:mjʊleɪt/ v. Syn. collect
(堆积,积聚,积累) pile up; collect; mount up; increase
The tendency of Capital to [___] is a big threat to the free market.

Spelling Word: accumulate
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/ə'dʒʌst/ v. Syn. adapt; regulate
(调整,使适于) adapt; regulate
The opera house was handed over by the builders nearly a year ago, but it's taken many months to install new stage machinery and to [___] the acoustics.

Spelling Word: adjust
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/'ɔ:ltə(r)/ v. Syn. modify; change; convert
(改变,修改) modify; cause to change; make different; convert
In public neither Mr. Blair's visit nor the regional summit in Nepal has done anything to [___] India's position on dialogue with Pakistan.

Spelling Word: alter
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/ɔ:l'tɜrnətɪv/ a.
(另一可选的,另外的) one of two or more things, ideas or courses of action that may be used; option; choice
Electron Instruments believed its desktop SEM was vastly superior to the next best [___] from a Japanese competitor.

Spelling Word: alternative
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/'ænjʊəl/ a.
(每年的) occurring or payable every year
It says that the Queen's role in the [___] state opening of parliament should be changed.

Spelling Word: annual
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/'bɛnɪfɪt/ n. Syn. welfare; gain
(利益,好处) advantage; something that aids or promotes well-being ; welfare; gain
Another [___] for business is the elimination of currency risk in the Euro area - the possibility that you might lose money in cross border trade because of exchange rate movements.

Spelling Word: benefit
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/'baɪəs/ n. Syn. prejudice; preference
(偏见,偏好) preference or inclination, especially one that inhibits impartial judgment; influence in unfair way
Now that I can daily watch their news reports on Star Choice, I can tell you that the [___] is as deep there as anywhere.

Spelling Word: bias
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/'keɪpəb(ə)l/ a. Syn. competent
(有能力的) having the ability required for a specific task
Canadian politicians have been in [___] of ending this primitive practice.

Spelling Word: capable