自然现象

自然现象
光及相关动作
diaphanous 模糊的;非实在的:vague insubstantial;(质地精致得)几乎透明的:transparent, translucent
effulgent 光辉灿烂的:resplendent
glisten 闪光:shine sparkling
glossy 平滑的,有光泽的:smooth surface
incandescent 明亮灿烂的:bright;热情饱满的,感情强烈的:zeal
iridescent 五颜六色的:lustrous colors
lustrous 有光泽的:shiny
murky 黯淡的,昏暗的:without light;模糊的,晦涩的:lacking clarity
sepulchral 阴沉的,丧葬的:lacking in cheer
stygian 极阴暗的:extremely dark
tarnish 玷污:morally bad
translucent 透明的:permitting passage light, transparent
bask 休息,悠然自得:lie or relax
magnitude 重要,重大:greatness in significance;巨大:greatness in size
火及相关动作
douse 熄灭:put out;弄湿:wet
extinguish 熄灭:put out;终止:bring to a complete end
ignite 点燃:set fire to;激起,唤起(感情):arouse the passions
incendiary 煽动者:person who stirs up;煽动性的:tending to inflame
kindle 点燃:set fire, ignite
parch 炽,烤,烤干:dry
quench 熄灭:put out;使满足:put a complete end to
singe 轻微烧焦:burn superficially
solder 连接,联合:unite
stoke 添加燃料:supply fuel;增大,促进:make greater
conflagration 大火:large destructive fire;武装冲突:armed violent struggle
气体及相关动作
airtight 无瑕疵的:no, flaw; 密封的,不透气的:impermeable to air
effervesce 冒泡:bubble;兴奋,热情洋溢:high spirits
waft 飘荡,漂浮:float
whiff 微风:slight gust;细微的信号,轻微痕迹:imperceptible sign
声音及相关动作
damper 抑制因素:restrains, depresses
dulcet 悦耳的,令人愉悦的:melodious
earsplitting 震耳欲聋的:distressingly loud
euphonious 悦耳的:pleasing
husky (尤指声音)沙哑的,粗糙的:rough;高大威猛的:muscular
jarring 刺耳的:discordant;震惊的:strong emotional reaction
quaver 发颤音:quivering voice
rustle 快速地行动:move or act with speed
saccharine 像糖一样的,有甜味的:sugar;做作的,矫情的:appealing to the emotions
stentorian 声音洪亮的:loud
strident 刺耳的:harsh sound
reverberate 回荡,回响:continue or be repeated sound waves
液体及相关动作
awash 被淹没的:by water; (如洪水般)泛滥的:filled, covered, overrun
debacle 溃败:complete failure
decant 轻轻倒出:pour off without disturbing
drench 使湿透,浸透:wet thoroughly
exude 分泌,流出:flow forth
flush (肤色)健康红润的:healthy reddish;富有的:money in abundance;大量的:abundance;冲洗:pour liquid
gush (使)大量涌出:great volume;(使)情感强烈外溢:exaggerated display
infiltrate 秘密潜入:enter surreptitiously
influx 涌入:coming in
instill 慢慢滴入:enter;灌输:impart
inundate 淹没:cover with flood
meander 闲逛,漫步:aimlessly and idly
milk 榨取(财富、信息等):coerce profit
permeable 可渗透的:penetrated
porous 多孔可渗透的:admitting liquid
reconstitute 重建,(尤其是通过加水)使复原:restore by adding water
saturate 使饱和,浸透:wet thoroughly
sip (尤指小口地)喝:swallow in liquid form
soak 使...湿透:make thoroughly wet
sodden 湿透的:penetrated by water;使...湿透:wet thoroughly
steep 浸泡:make wet;陡峭的:approaching perpendicular;过分的,过高的:beyond limit
submerge 使淹没:under water
swill 痛饮,大口地吃:drink greedily, eat greedily
torrential 急流的:rapidstreams
trickle 一滴一滴地流,缓缓地流:fall in drops
overwhelm 淹没:cover;(感情上、精神上)使无所适从,使难以忍受:subject to mental stress

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