ADJ If a group of things is diverse, it is made up of a wide variety ofthings. 各种各样的
The building houses a wideand diverse variety of antiques.
devise /dɪˈvaɪz/ ( devising, devised, devises )
V-T If you devise a plan,system, or machine, you have the idea for it and design it. 构思; 设计
We deviseda scheme to help him.
N-UNCOUNT Ignominy is shame or public disgrace. 耻辱; 公开羞辱 [正式][oft N 'of' n/-ing]
...the ignominy of being fired.
acolyte /ˈækəˌlaɪt/ (acolytes )
N-COUNT An acolyte is afollower or assistant of an important person. 追随者 [正式]
To his acolytes, he is known simply as "the Boss."
N-UNCOUNT Compassion is a feeling of pity, sympathy, and understanding for someone who is suffering. 同情
Elderly people need time and compassion from their physicians.
ruthless /ˈruːθlɪs/ CET6+ TEM4
ADJ If you say that someoneis ruthless, you mean that you disapprove of them because they are very harsh or cruel, and will do anything that is necessary to achieve what they want. 残酷的 [表不满]
The president was ruthless in dealing with any hint of internalpolitical dissent.
ubiquitous /juːˈbɪkwɪtəs/ TEM8
ADJ If you describe somethingor someone as ubiquitous, you mean that they seem to be everywhere. 无所不在的 [正式]
Sugaris ubiquitous in the diet.
ADJ If someone is apoplectic, they are extremely angry aboutsomething. 勃然大怒的; 怒不可遏的 [正式]
charismatic /ˌkærɪzˈmætɪk/ TEM8
ADJ A charismatic personattracts, influences, and inspires people by their personal qualities. 有魅力的
With her striking looks and charismatic personality, she was noticed far and wide.
provisional /prəˈvɪʒənəl/ CET6+ TEM8
ADJ You use provisional todescribe something that has been arranged or appointed for the present, but maybe changed in the future. 临时的; 暂时的
...the possibility of settingup a provisional coalition government.