ascend

  v. 攀登,上升

  The airplane ascended into the cloud. 飞机高高飞入云端。

  [反]descend

  v. 追溯(to)

  ascertain

  vt. 查明,弄清,确定

  ascertain where the trouble lies 弄清毛病所在

  [同]find out

  ascribe

  vt. 把…归于

  [同] attribute

  [考点]

  ascribe … to sth 把…归功于,归咎于,归因于

  They ascribe his success to good luck. = His success was ascribed to good luck.

  他们把他的成功归因于幸运。

  ashore

  adv. 在岸上,上岸

  go ashore 离船上岸,登岸

  ass

  n. 驴;

  [同]donkey

  n. 愚蠢的人,固执的人

  [同]idiot

  [难点]

  make an ass of oneself 出洋相,做蠢事

  make an ass of sb. 捉弄某人