foliage n.树叶

同leaves, leafage

In fall, I like to visit the mountains because the foliage there changes into such vivid colors.

我喜欢在秋天的山野游玩,因为那里的树叶会变成鲜艳的颜色。

gauge v.测量

同measure, estimate, evaluate, rate, assess

Our boss gauges how productive our department is through the sales of computers every month.

老板以每月电脑的销售量来估算我们部门的生产能力。

harass v.侵扰

同trouble, disturb, annoy, plague, pester, vex

The manager harassed the new salesperson until he quit.

经理不断地骚扰新来的销售员,直到他辞职为止。

imbibe v.收入

同drink, absorb, suck, swallow, receive

Ellis invited me to imbibe some of his expensive wine after dinner.晚餐后,埃利斯邀我品尝一些他的高级葡萄酒。

indemnify v.赔偿

同secure, save, compensate, reimburse, remunerate

The government promised to indemnify the victims of the restaurant fire.政府允诺赔偿餐厅火灾的受害者。

insert v.插入

同inset, inject, stuff in

The doctor inserted a small tube into the patient's stomach to feed him.医生将小管插入病人的胃中来给他喂食。

judicious adj.明智的

同sensible, sage, sagacious, wise

Laura is very judicious as she saves her money in the bank.

劳拉很明智,把钱存在了银行里。

lateral adj.侧面的

同side, flanking, sideward

The lateral sides of the house were made with bricks, while the front and back were wooden.

这房子的侧面是砖造的,而前后却是木制的。

malign①v.诽谤②adj.有害的

同1.defame, libel, disparage 2.harmful, malignant, vicious

His malign actions were finally punished by the judge.

他的恶行终究被法官惩处。