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Inertia [i'nə:ʃjə]
  • a disposition to remain inactive or inert
  • (physics) the tendency of a body to maintain is state of rest or uniform motion unless acted upon by an external force
  • n. 惯性,惰性

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lethal ['li:θəl]
  • of an instrument of certain death :

           In situation like this, she wish she have a gun or some lethal weapon. 

           在这种情况下,她真希望自己有一把枪或什么致命武器。

light-hearted

P

pandemic [pæn'demik]
  • an epidemic that is geographically widespread; occurring throughout a region or even throughout the world
  • epidemic over a wide geographical area
  • existing everywhere
  • adj. 全国流行的
precaution [pri'kɔ:ʃən]
  • a precautionary measure warding off impending danger or damage or injury etc.
    同义词:safeguard, guard
  • the trait of practicing caution in advance
  • judiciousness in avoiding harm or danger
    同义词:caution, care, forethought
    n. 预防,留心,警戒
  • All this wake the local government to the need for safety precaution
    所有这些使当地政府认识到必须采取安全预防措施。
  • You should take an umbrella just as a precaution
    你该带把伞,有备无患。
  • take precautions against sth. 预防某事发生
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