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monster monitor minister 【根】monstr=to show(显示)
Mars war mural wall
词汇起源
[Date: 1200-1300; Language: French; Origin: monstre, from Latin monstrum 'warning, monster', from monere 'to warn']

An imaginary or legendary creature, such as a centaur or Harpy, that combines parts from various animal or human forms. A creature having a strange or frightening appearance.
An animal, a plant, or other organism having structural defects or deformities.
Pathology. A fetus or an infant that is grotesquely abnormal and usually not viable.
A very large animal, plant, or object.
One who inspires horror or disgust: a monster of selfishness.
Informal. Extremely large; monstrous
n.
1. (想象中的)怪物
2. 怪兽, 巨兽; 妖怪
3. 残忍的人, 恶人, 极丑陋的人
4. 巨人, 巨物; 极可怕的东西
5. 【医】畸胎; 畸形的动植物
adj. [只用作定语]巨大的

例句:
His imagination transformed shadows into monsters.
他把影子想像成了怪物。

monstrosity
One that is monstrous.
The quality or character of being monstrous.
n.
1. 畸形
2. 怪物, 异常大的东西
3. 恶行

monstrous
Shockingly hideous or frightful.
Exceptionally large; enormous: a monstrous tidal wave.
Deviating greatly from the norm in appearance or structure; abnormal.
Of or resembling a fabulous monster.
adj.
1. 巨大的
2. 异形的; 畸形的
3. 怪异的; 荒诞的
4. 令人吃惊的; 恐怖的

例句:
I felt the soil creep and heave beneath me, like some monstrous serpent.
我觉得大地在我下面起伏蠕动,象一条可怕的巨蟒。

remonstrate
To say or plead in protest, objection, or reproof.
To reason or plead in protest; present an objection. See Synonyms at object.
vt. 责备,告诫;抗议;表示异议
vi. 抗议,反对;进谏;告诫

例句:
He remonstrated to his wife that she was too careless.
他向他的妻子规劝说,她太马虎了。
He often remonstrated with others about unimportant matter.
他常与别人争辩一些无关紧要的问题。

remonstrant
Characterized by remonstrance; expostulatory.
One that remonstrates.
adj. 抗议的; 谏言的, 忠告的
n. 抗议者; 诤谏者, 忠告者

demonstration
The act of showing or making evident.
Conclusive evidence; proof.
An illustration or explanation, as of a theory or product, by exemplification or practical application.
A manifestation, as of one's feelings.
A public display of group opinion, as by a rally or march
n. 示威游行;示范;证明

例句
We watched the demonstration from our windows.
我们从窗口看示威游行。
The teacher gave a demonstration of the law of gravity.
教师论证了引力定律。

demonstrator
One that demonstrates, such as a participant in a public display of opinion.
An article or product used in a demonstration.
n.
1. 示范者, 表演者; 示范教具
2. 示范表演的样品

demonstrative
Serving to manifest or prove.
Involving or characterized by demonstration.
Given to or marked by the open expression of emotion: an affectionate and demonstrative family.
Grammar. Specifying or singling out the person or thing referred to: the demonstrative pronouns these and that.
A demonstrative pronoun or adjective.
adj.
1. 论证的, 证实的; 令人信服的; 说明的
2. 【语】指示的
3. 易动感情的, 感情外露的
n.【语】指示代词或指示形容词

例句:
The exhibition is demonstrative of many problems in the city.
这一展览说明了本市存在的许多问题。

undemonstrative
Not disposed to expressions of feeling; reserved
adj. 不露声色的, 谨慎的, 克制的

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participant [pɑ:'tisipənt]

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n. 参与者

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quality ['kwɔliti]

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n. 品质,特质,才能
adj. 高品质的

 
organism ['ɔ:gənizəm]

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n. 生物体,有机体

 
norm [nɔ:m]

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n. 标准,规范

 
reproof [ri'pru:f]

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n. 斥责,责备

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careless ['kɛəlis]

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adj. 粗心的,疏忽的
n. 不关心的,粗心

 
mural ['mjuərəl]

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adj. 墙壁的,挂在墙壁上的 n. 壁画

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exhibition [.eksi'biʃən]

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n. 展示,展览

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demonstration [.demən'streiʃən]

想一想再看

n. 示范,实证,表达,集会

 
disgust [dis'gʌst]

想一想再看

n. 厌恶,嫌恶
v. 令人厌恶

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