abstract – [ˈæbˌstrækt] – 抽象adj
Eg:Truth and beauty are abstract concepts.
concept – [ˈkɑ:nsept] – 概念n
Eg:It is very difficult to define the concept of beauty.
restrain – [rɪˈstren] – 抑制vt
Eg:She was so angry that she could hardly restrain herself.
harmony – [ˈhɑ:rməni] – 和谐n
Eg:We must try to live in peace and harmony with ourselves.
arrogant – [ˈærəɡənt] – 自大的adj
Eg:I watched the interview and thought he seemed quite arrogant.
casual – [ˈkæʒuəl] – 随便的adj
Eg:His casual behaviour was inappropriate for such a formal occasion.
severe – [sɪˈvɪr] – 严峻的adj
Eg:In parts of Africa there is a severe food/water shortage.
proceed – [proʊˈsi:d] – 进行vi
Eg:Preparations for the festival are now proceeding smoothly.
clutch – [klʌtʃ] – 抓住vt
Eg:I staggered and had to clutch at a chair for support.