parachute - Babylon English-Chinese (T)
(動) 傘投; 傘降, 跳傘
(名) 降落傘

parachute - Babylon English-English
v. skydive, jump from an airplane with a parachute
n. cloth dome-shaped device used for descent from airplanes

parachute - WordNet 2.0

1. rescue equipment consisting of a device that fills with air and retards your fall
(synonym) chute
(hypernym) rescue equipment
(hyponym) drogue, drogue chute, drogue parachute
(part-meronym) canopy
(derivation) jump

1. jump from an airplane and descend with a parachute
(synonym) jump
(hypernym) dive, plunge, plunk
(hyponym) sky dive, skydive
(entail) glide
(derivation) parachutist, parachuter, parachute jumper

loom - Babylon English-Chinese (T)
(動) 隱約地出現; 陰森地逼近

loom - Babylon English-English
v. appear as a large and indistinct form; appear as larger than life; impend, be about to occur; weave fabric on a loom

loom - WordNet 2.0

1. a textile machine for weaving yarn into a textile
(hypernym) textile machine
(hyponym) carpet loom

1. come into view indistinctly, often threateningly; "Another air plane loomed into the sky"
(hypernym) look, appear, seem
2. appear very large or occupy a commanding position; "The huge sculpture predominates over the fountain"; "Large shadows loomed on the canyon wall"
(synonym) tower, predominate, hulk
(hypernym) rise, lift, rear
3. hang over, as of something threatening, dark, or menacing; "The terrible vision brooded over her all day long"
(synonym) brood, hover, bulk large
(hypernym) hang

critic - Babylon English-Chinese (T)
(名) 批評家, 鑒定家

critic - Babylon English-English
n. person who criticizes; person who reviews the quality and content (of books, plays, etc.)

critic - WordNet 2.0

1. a person who is professionally engaged in the analysis and interpretation of works of art
(hypernym) professional, professional person
(hyponym) art critic
(derivation) criticize, criticise
2. anyone who expresses a reasoned judgment of something
(hypernym) evaluator, judge
(hyponym) appraiser, authenticator
(derivation) criticize, criticise
3. someone who frequently finds fault or makes harsh and unfair judgments
(hypernym) unpleasant person, disagreeable person
(hyponym) carper, niggler
(derivation) criticize, criticise

suitor - Babylon English-Chinese (T)
(名) 起訴者, 求婚者, 請願者

suitor - Babylon English-English
n. man who courts a woman; one who makes a petition, one who submits a request; plaintiff (Law); person or group that wishes to purchase a business

suitor - WordNet 2.0

1. a man who courts a woman; "a suer for the hand of the princess"
(synonym) suer, wooer
(hypernym) admirer, adorer
(hyponym) prince charming

batter - Babylon English-Chinese (T)
(動) 連續猛擊, 打碎, 搗毀; 磨損, 把...用舊; 作連續猛擊; 使向上傾斜; 往後傾斜
(名) 打擊手#糊狀物#牆壁等的向上緩傾, 傾度#內傾

batter - Babylon English-English
v. strike, beat, hit repeatedly
n. one who wields a bat (in a game of baseball, cricket, etc.); baking mixture

batter - WordNet 2.0

1. (baseball) a ballplayer who is batting
(synonym) hitter, slugger, batsman
(hypernym) ballplayer, baseball player
(hyponym) bunter
(derivation) bat
(classification) baseball, baseball game, ball
2. a flour mixture thin enough to pour or drop from a spoon
(hypernym) concoction, mixture, intermixture
(hyponym) puff batter, pouf paste, pate a choux

1. strike against forcefully; "Winds buffeted the tent"
(synonym) buffet, knock about
(hypernym) strike
2. strike violently and repeatedly; "She clobbered the man who tried to attack her"
(synonym) clobber, baste
(hypernym) beat, beat up, work over
3. make a dent or impression in; "dinge a soft hat"
(synonym) dinge
(hypernym) change shape, change form, deform

dwarf - Babylon English-Chinese (T)
(名) 矮子; 侏儒
(動) 使矮小; 阻礙...的生長; 使顯得矮小; 變矮小; 發育不全; 萎縮

dwarf - Babylon English-English
n. abnormally short human, pygmy, midget; small man with magical powers (Folklore)
v. reduce, minimize, miniaturize, make small

dwarf - WordNet 2.0

1. a person who is abnormally small
(synonym) midget, nanus
(hypernym) small person
(hyponym) primordial dwarf, hypoplastic dwarf, true dwarf, normal dwarf
2. a legendary creature resembling a tiny old man; lives in the depths of the earth and guards buried treasure
(synonym) gnome
(hypernym) fairy, faery, faerie, sprite
(hyponym) Nibelung

1. make appear small by comparison; "This year's debt dwarves that of last year"
(synonym) shadow, overshadow
(hypernym) dominate, command, overlook, overtop
(derivation) midget, nanus
2. check the growth of; "the lack of sunlight dwarfed these pines"
(hypernym) stunt
(derivation) midget, nanus

provision - Babylon English-Chinese (T)
(名) 供應; 防備; 預備; 食物
(動) 向...供應糧食

provision - Babylon English-English
n. supply, stock; act of supplying or furnishing; measure, means; food; condition, stipulation
v. supply with stock, equip with supplies (esp. food)

provision - WordNet 2.0

1. a stipulated condition; "he accepted subject to one provision"
(synonym) proviso
(hypernym) condition, precondition, stipulation
(derivation) provide
2. the activity of supplying or providing something
(synonym) supply, supplying
(hypernym) activity
(hyponym) irrigation
(derivation) provide, bring home the bacon
3. the cognitive process of thinking about what you will do in the event of something happening; "his planning for retirement was hindered by several uncertainties"
(synonym) planning, preparation
(hypernym) thinking, thought, cerebration, intellection, mentation
(hyponym) agreement, arrangement
4. a store or supply of something (especially of food or clothing or arms)
(hypernym) store, stock, fund
(derivation) purvey

1. supply with provisions
(synonym) purvey
(hypernym) supply, provide, render, furnish
(derivation) supply, supplying

windfall - Babylon English-Chinese (T)
(名) 被風吹落的果子, 橫財

windfall - Babylon English-English
n. something blown down by the wind (e.g. fallen fruit); find, unexpected good fortune; unexpected inheritance

windfall - WordNet 2.0

1. fruit that has fallen from the tree
(hypernym) edible fruit
2. a sudden happening that brings good fortune (as a sudden opportunity to make money); "the demand for testing has created a boom for those unregulated laboratories where boxes of specimen jars are processed lik an assembly line"
(synonym) boom, bonanza, gold rush, gravy, godsend, manna from heaven, bunce
(hypernym) happening, occurrence, natural event

disingenuous - Babylon English-Chinese (T)
(形) 不誠實的; 虛偽的

disingenuous - Babylon English-English
adj. insincere, not truthful, false, hypocritical

disingenuous - WordNet 2.0

1. not straightforward or candid; giving a false appearance of frankness; "an ambitious, disingenuous, philistine, and hypocritical operator, who...exemplified...the most disagreeable traits of his time"- David Cannadine; "a disingenuous excuse"
(synonym) artful
(antonym) ingenuous, artless
(similar) distorted, misrepresented, perverted, twisted
(see-also) insincere

exodus - Babylon English-Chinese (T)
(名) 大批的離去; 出埃及

exodus - Babylon English-English
n. mass departure or emigration

exodus - WordNet 2.0

1. a journey by a large group to escape from a hostile environment
(synonym) hegira, hejira
(hypernym) escape, flight

bylaw - Babylon English-Chinese (T)
(名) 地方法規; 細則, 附則; 內部章程

bylaw - Babylon English-English
n. ordinance of a municipality or community

bylaw - WordNet 2.0

1. a rule made by a local authority to regulate its own affairs
(synonym) bye law
(hypernym) rule, prescript

vested - Babylon English-Chinese (T)
(形) 穿好衣服的; 既定的; 帶背心的

vest - Babylon English-Chinese (T)
(動) 使穿衣服, 授予; 穿衣服, 歸屬

vested - Babylon English-English
adj. guaranteed by law; permanently endowed, inalienable; clothed or robed (especially in ecclesiastical vestments)

vest - Babylon English-English
v. dress oneself or another (as with clerical garments); give authority and/or right of possession to someone (usually over an estate); grant certain rights or the control of something to a person or group of people

vested - WordNet 2.0

1. fixed and absolute and without contingency; "a vested right"
(similar) unconditional

vest - WordNet 2.0

1. a man's sleeveless garment worn underneath a coat
(synonym) waistcoat
(hypernym) garment
(hyponym) bulletproof vest
(part-holonym) three-piece suit
2. a collarless men's undergarment for the upper part of the body
(synonym) singlet, undershirt
(hypernym) undergarment

1. provide with power and authority; "They vested the council with special rights"
(synonym) invest, enthrone
(hypernym) install
(hyponym) ordain, consecrate, ordinate, order
2. place (authority, property, or rights) in the control of a person or group of persons; "She vested her vast fortune in her two sons"
(hypernym) confer, bestow
3. become legally vested; "The property vests in the trustees"
(hypernym) change hands
4. clothe oneself in ecclesiastical garments
(hypernym) dress, dress up
(verb-group) robe
5. clothe formally; especially in ecclesiastical robes
(synonym) robe
(hypernym) dress, clothe, enclothe, garb, raiment, tog, garment, habilitate, fit out, apparel
(derivation) clothing, article of clothing, vesture, wear

criticism - Babylon English-Chinese (T)
(名) 批評, 非難, 評論

criticism - Babylon English-English
n. disapproval, censure; critique

criticism - WordNet 2.0

1. disapproval expressed by pointing out faults or shortcomings; "the senator received severe criticism from his opponent"
(synonym) unfavorable judgment
(hypernym) disapproval
(hyponym) attack
(derivation) knock, criticize, criticise, pick apart
2. a serious examination and judgment of something; "constructive criticism is always appreciated"
(synonym) critique
(hypernym) critical appraisal, critical analysis
(hyponym) examen
(derivation) knock, criticize, criticise, pick apart
3. a written evaluation of a work of literature
(synonym) literary criticism
(hypernym) writing, written material, piece of writing
(hyponym) explication de texte
(derivation) knock, criticize, criticise, pick apart

coercion - Babylon English-Chinese (T)
(名) 強迫; 高壓政治; 威壓

coercion - Babylon English-English
n. compulsion, use of force

coercion - WordNet 2.0

1. the act of compelling by force of authority
(hypernym) enforcement
(hyponym) terrorism, act of terrorism, terrorist act
(derivation) coerce, hale, squeeze, pressure, force
2. using force to cause something; "though pressed into rugby under compulsion I began to enjoy the game"; "they didn`t have to use coercion"
(synonym) compulsion
(hypernym) causing, causation
(hyponym) eviction, constructive eviction
(derivation) coerce, hale, squeeze, pressure, force

tantamount - Babylon English-Chinese (T)
(形) 同等的, 相當於...的, 相等的

tantamount - Babylon English-English
adj. equivalent to, equal to

tantamount - WordNet 2.0

1. being essentially equal to something; "it was as good as gold"; "a wish that was equivalent to a command"; "his statement was tantamount to an admission of guilt"
(synonym) equivalent, tantamount(p)
(similar) equal

detain - Babylon English-Chinese (T)
(動) 扣留, 阻止, 扣押

detain - Babylon English-English
v. arrest, delay, confine

detain - WordNet 2.0

1. deprive of freedom; take into confinement
(synonym) confine
(hyponym) keep
(derivation) detention, hold, custody
2. stop or halt; "Please stay the bloodshed!"
(synonym) stay, delay
(hypernym) check, retard, delay
3. cause to be slowed down or delayed; "Traffic was delayed by the bad weather"; "she delayed the work that she didn't want to perform"
(synonym) delay, hold up
(hypernym) decelerate, slow, slow down, slow up, retard
(hyponym) stonewall

detainee - Babylon English-Chinese (T)
(名) 被拘留者; 未判決囚犯

detainee - Babylon English-English
n. one who is detained; one who is held for questioning; one who is arrested or imprisoned

detainee - WordNet 2.0

1. some held in custody
(synonym) political detainee
(hypernym) prisoner, captive
(derivation) confine, detain

interrogate - Babylon English-Chinese (T)
(動) 質問, 審問, 訊問

interrogate - Babylon English-English
v. question formally and systematically, cross-examine, collect evidence through questioning; ask questions

interrogate - WordNet 2.0

1. transmit (a signal) for setting off an appropriate response, as in telecommunication
(hypernym) air, send, broadcast, beam, transmit
(derivation) interrogation
(classification) broadcast medium, broadcasting
2. pose a series of questions to; "The suspect was questioned by the police"; "We questioned the survivor about the details of the explosion"
(synonym) question
(hypernym) ask
(derivation) question, inquiry, enquiry, query, interrogation

interrogator - Babylon English-Chinese (T)
(名) 訊問者; 質問者

interrogator - Babylon English-English
n. questioner, one who interrogates

interrogator - WordNet 2.0

1. a questioner who is excessively harsh
(synonym) inquisitor
(hypernym) inquirer, enquirer, questioner, querier, asker
(derivation) interrogate, question

interrogation - Babylon English-Chinese (T)
(名) 審問; 問號

interrogation - Babylon English-English
n. act of questioning, investigation, inquiry, examination through questions

interrogation - WordNet 2.0

1. a sentence of inquiry that asks for a reply; "he asked a direct question"; "he had trouble phrasing his interrogations"
(synonym) question, interrogative, interrogative sentence
(hypernym) sentence
(hyponym) cross-question
(derivation) interrogate, question
2. a transmission that will trigger an answering transmission from a transponder
(hypernym) transmission
(derivation) interrogate
3. formal systematic questioning
(synonym) examination, interrogatory
(hypernym) questioning, inquiring
(hyponym) catechism
(derivation) interrogate, question
4. an instance of questioning; "there was a question about my training"; "we made inquiries of all those who were present"
(synonym) question, inquiry, enquiry, query
(hypernym) questioning, inquiring
(derivation) interrogate, question

humanitarian - Babylon English-Chinese (T)
(形) 人道主義的; 博愛的
(名) 人道主義者, 基督凡人論者, 博愛者

humanitarian - Babylon English-English
adj. concerned with human welfare and social reform, philanthropic
n. one who is concerned with human welfare and social reform, philanthropist

humanitarian - WordNet 2.0

1. someone devoted to the promotion of human welfare and to social reforms
(synonym) do-gooder, improver
(hypernym) benefactor, helper

1. marked by humanistic values and devotion to human welfare; "a humane physician"; "released the prisoner for humanitarian reasons"; "respect and humanistic regard for all members of our species"
(synonym) human-centered, human-centred, humanist, humanistic
(similar) humane
2. of or relating to or characteristic of humanitarianism; "humanitarian aid"
(pertainym) humanitarianism, humanism

flagrant - Babylon English-Chinese (T)
(形) 非常的; 惡名昭著的; 不能容忍的

flagrant - Babylon English-English
adj. offensive, notorious, shameless, scandalous; glaringly obvious, very noticeable

flagrant - WordNet 2.0

1. conspicuously and outrageously bad or reprehensible; "a crying shame"; "an egregious lie"; "flagrant violation of human rights"; "a glaring error"; "gross ineptitude"; "gross injustice"; "rank treachery"
(synonym) crying(a), egregious, glaring, gross, rank
(similar) conspicuous, obvious

ethics - Babylon English-Chinese (T)
(名) 倫理學, 道德學; 倫理觀; 倫理學著作; 道德標準

ethics - Babylon English-English
n. set of moral principles or values, principles of conduct governing an institution, or an individual

ethics - WordNet 2.0

1. motivation based on ideas of right and wrong
(synonym) ethical motive, morals, morality
(hypernym) motivation, motive, need
(hyponym) hedonism
2. the philosophical study of moral values and rules
(synonym) moral philosophy
(hypernym) philosophy
(hyponym) bioethics

convey - Babylon English-Chinese (T)
(動) 搬運; 轉讓; 傳達

convey - Babylon English-English
v. carry, transport; bear, transmit; impart, disclose

convey - WordNet 2.0

1. make known; pass on, of information
(synonym) impart
(hypernym) communicate, intercommunicate
(hyponym) thank, give thanks
(derivation) conveyer, conveyor
2. serve as a means for expressing something; "The painting of Mary carries motherly love"; "His voice carried a lot af anger"
(synonym) carry, express
(hypernym) communicate, intercommunicate
(hyponym) quantify, measure
(verb-group) conduct, transmit, carry, channel
3. transfer to another; "communicate a disease"
(synonym) transmit, communicate
(hypernym) transfer
(hyponym) communicate, pass on, pass, put across
4. transmit a title or property
(hypernym) transfer
(derivation) conveyance, conveyance of title, conveyancing, conveying
(classification) law, jurisprudence
5. transmit or serve as the medium for transmission; "Sound carries well over water"; "The airwaves carry the sound"; "Many metals conduct heat"
(synonym) conduct, transmit, carry, channel
(hypernym) bring, take
(hyponym) wash up
(verb-group) carry
6. take something or somebody with oneself somewhere; "Bring me the box from the other room"; "Take these letters to the boss"; "This brings me to the main point"
(synonym) bring, take
(hypernym) transport, carry
(hyponym) fetch
(entail) come, come up
(verb-group) bring, get, fetch
(derivation) conveyer, conveyor
7. go or come after and bring or take back; "Get me those books over there, please"; "Could you bring the wine?"; "The dog fetched the hat"
(synonym) bring, get, fetch
(hypernym) transmit, transfer, transport, channel, channelize, channelise
(hyponym) retrieve
(entail) come, come up
(verb-group) bring, take
(derivation) transportation, transfer, transferral, conveyance

vulnerability - Babylon English-Chinese (T)
(名) 易受傷; 弱點; 易受責難

vulnerability - Babylon English-English
n. defenselessness; susceptibility; quality of being easily hurt or harmed, sensitivity

vulnerability - WordNet 2.0

1. the state of being vulnerable or exposed; "his vulnerability to litigation"; "his exposure to ridicule"
(synonym) exposure
(hypernym) danger
2. susceptibility to injury or attack
(antonym) invulnerability
(hypernym) weakness
(hyponym) defenselessness, defencelessness, unprotectedness

detention - Babylon English-Chinese (T)
(名) 滯留; 拘留; 延遲

detention - Babylon English-English
n. delay, detainment; confinement

detention - WordNet 2.0

1. a state of being confined (usually for a short time); "his detention was politically motivated"; "the prisoner is on hold"; "he is in the custody of police"
(synonym) hold, custody
(hypernym) confinement
(derivation) confine, detain
2. a punishment in which a student must stay at school after others have gone home; "the detention of tardy pupils"
(hypernym) punishment, penalty, penalization, penalisation
(derivation) confine, detain

memorandum - Babylon English-Chinese (T)
(名) 備忘錄, 買賣契約書, 便箋

memorandum - Babylon English-English
n. reminder, note, memo

memorandum - WordNet 2.0

1. a written proposal or reminder
(synonym) memo, memoranda
(hypernym) note
(hyponym) aide-memoire, position paper

solitary - Babylon English-Chinese (T)
(形) 單獨的, 獨自的; 隱居的; 單個的, 唯一的; 孤獨的
(名) 獨居者; 單獨監禁; 隱士

solitary - Babylon English-English
adj. alone; done without the company of others; lonely; secluded, remote; single, only
n. recluse, one who lives far away from or avoids the society of others; one who lives alone for religious reasons, hermit; solitary confinement

solitary - WordNet 2.0

1. confinement of a prisoner in isolation from other prisoners; "he was held in solitary"
(synonym) solitary confinement
(hypernym) confinement
2. one who lives in solitude
(synonym) hermit, recluse, solitudinarian, troglodyte
(hypernym) loner, lone wolf, lone hand
(hyponym) John the Baptist, St. John the Baptist

1. characterized by or preferring solitude in mode of life; "the eremitic element in the life of a religious colony"; "a lone wolf"; "a man of a solitary disposition"
(synonym) eremitic, eremitical, lone(a)
(similar) unsocial
2. of plants and animals; not growing or living in groups or colonies; "solitary bees"
(synonym) nongregarious, nonsocial
(similar) ungregarious
3. lacking companions or companionship; "he was alone when we met him"; "she is alone much of the time"; "the lone skier on the mountain"; "a lonely fisherman stood on a tuft of gravel"; "a lonely soul"; "a solitary traveler"
(synonym) alone(p), lone(a), lonely(a)
(similar) unaccompanied
4. enjoyed or performed alone; "a lonely existence"; "his lonely room"; "took a solitary walk"; "enjoyed her solitary dinner"; "solitary pursuits such as reading"
(synonym) lonely(a)
(similar) unsocial
5. being the only one; single and isolated from others; "the lone doctor in the entire county"; "a lonesome pine"; "an only child"; "the sole heir"; "the sole example"; "a solitary instance of cowardice"; "a solitary speck in the sky"
(synonym) lone(a), lonesome(a), only(a), sole(a), solitary(a)
(similar) single(a)
6. separated from or unfrequented by others; remote or secluded; "a lonely crossroads"; "a solitary retreat"; "a trail leading to an unfrequented lake"
(synonym) lonely(a), unfrequented
(similar) inaccessible, unaccessible

cruel - Babylon English-Chinese (T)
(形) 殘酷的, 悲慘的

cruel - Babylon English-English
heartless, unkind

cruel - WordNet 2.0

1. lacking or showing kindness or compassion or mercy
(synonym) unkind
(similar) heartless
2. (of persons or their actions) able or disposed to inflict pain or suffering; "a barbarous crime"; "brutal beatings"; "cruel tortures"; "Stalin's roughshod treatment of the kulaks"; "a savage slap"; "vicious kicks"
(synonym) barbarous, brutal, fell, roughshod, savage, vicious
(similar) inhumane
3. (of weapons or instruments) causing suffering and pain; "brutal instruments of torture"; "cruel weapons of war"
(synonym) brutal
(similar) inhumane
4. used of circumstances (especially weather) that cause suffering; "brutal weather"; "northern winters can be cruel"; "a cruel world"; "a harsh climate"; "a rigorous climate"; "unkind winters"
(synonym) brutal, harsh, rigorous, unkind
(similar) hard

prolonged - Babylon English-Chinese (T)
(形) 延長的; 拖延的

prolong - Babylon English-Chinese (T)
(動) 延長, 拉長; 拖長的發音; 拖延

prolonged - Babylon English-English
adj. extended, lengthened, made longer; protracted, drawn out, lasting a long period of time

prolong - Babylon English-English
v. extend, lengthen, make longer

prolonged - WordNet 2.0

1. relatively long in duration; tediously protracted; "a drawn-out argument"; "an extended discussion"; "a lengthy visit from her mother-in-law"; "a prolonged and bitter struggle"; "protracted negotiations"
(synonym) drawn-out, extended, lengthy, protracted
(similar) long
2. drawn out or made longer spatially; "Picasso's elongated Don Quixote"; "lengthened skirts are fashionable this year"; "the extended airport runways can accommodate larger planes"; "a prolonged black line across the page"
(synonym) elongated, extended, lengthened
(similar) long
3. (of illness) developing slowly or of long duration
(similar) chronic

prolong - WordNet 2.0

1. lengthen in time; cause to be or last longer; "We prolonged our stay"; "She extended her visit by another day"; "The meeting was drawn out until midnight"
(synonym) protract, extend, draw out
(hypernym) lengthen
(hyponym) extend
(verb-group) carry, extend
(derivation) lengthiness, prolongation, continuation, protraction
2. lengthen or extend in duration or space; "We sustained the diplomatic negociations as long as possible"; "prolong the treatment of the patient"; "keep up the good work"
(synonym) sustain, keep up
(hypernym) continue, uphold, carry on, bear on, preserve
(hyponym) retain, continue, keep, keep on, keep going
(derivation) lengthiness, prolongation, continuation, protraction

accusation - Babylon English-Chinese (T)
(名) 控告, 指控; 罪名; 指責; 譴責; 非難

accusation - Babylon English-English
n. act of accusing, placing of blame; charge of an offense

accusation - WordNet 2.0

1. a formal charge of wrongdoing brought against a person; the act of imputing blame or guilt
(synonym) accusal
(hypernym) charge, complaint
(hyponym) self-accusation, self-condemnation
(derivation) accuse, impeach, incriminate, criminate
2. an assertion that someone is guilty of a fault or offence; "the newspaper published charges that Jones was guilty of drunken driving"
(synonym) charge
(hypernym) assertion, averment, asseveration
(hyponym) countercharge
(derivation) charge, accuse

humane - Babylon English-Chinese (T)
(形) 有人情的, 仁慈的, 人道的

humane - Babylon English-English
adj. compassionate, kind, merciful

humane - WordNet 2.0

1. pertaining to or concerned with the humanities; "humanistic studies"; "a humane education"
(synonym) humanist, humanistic
(pertainym) humanistic discipline, humanities, liberal arts, arts
2. marked or motivated by concern with the alleviation of suffering
(antonym) inhumane
(similar) compassionate
(see-also) civilized, civilised
(attribute) humaneness
3. showing evidence of moral and intellectual advancement
(similar) civilized, civilised

dignity - Babylon English-Chinese (T)
(名) 尊嚴; 高貴

dignity - Babylon English-English
n. respected position, nobility; honor

dignity - WordNet 2.0

1. the quality of being worthy of esteem or respect; "it was beneath his dignity to cheat"; "showed his true dignity when under pressure"
(synonym) self-respect, self-esteem, self-regard
(hypernym) pride
(derivation) ennoble, dignify
2. formality in bearing and appearance; "he behaved with great dignity"
(synonym) lordliness, gravitas
(hypernym) bearing, comportment, presence, mien
3. high office or rank or station; "he respected the dignity of the emissaries"
(hypernym) status, position

alleged - Babylon English-Chinese (T)
(形) 聲稱的, 所謂的

allege - Babylon English-Chinese (T)
(動) 主張, 申述, 宣稱

alleged - Babylon English-English
adj. supposed, believed; given as an excuse; suspicious, doubtful

allege - Babylon English-English
v. state; argue; assert

alleged - WordNet 2.0

1. declared but not proved; "alleged abuses of housing benefits"- Wall Street Journal
(similar) declared
2. doubtful or suspect; "these so-called experts are no help"
(synonym) alleged(a), so-called, supposed
(similar) questionable

allege - WordNet 2.0

1. report or maintain; "He alleged that he was the victim of a crime"; "He said it was too late to intervene in the war"; "The registrar says that I owe the school money"
(synonym) aver, say
(hypernym) assert, asseverate, maintain
(hyponym) plead
(derivation) allegation, allegement

provoke - Babylon English-Chinese (T)
(動) 激怒, 煽動, 挑撥

provoke - Babylon English-English
v. anger, irritate, annoy; incite, instigate; stimulate, arouse; cause, induce, bring out

provoke - WordNet 2.0

1. call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses); "arouse pity"; "raise a smile"; "evoke sympathy"
(synonym) arouse, elicit, enkindle, kindle, evoke, fire, raise
(hypernym) make, create
(hyponym) strike a chord, touch a chord
(derivation) incitement, incitation, provocation
2. call forth; "Her behavior provoked a quarrel between the couple"
(synonym) evoke, call forth, kick up
(hypernym) cause, do, make
(hyponym) pick
(verb-group) raise, conjure, conjure up, invoke, evoke, stir, call down, arouse, bring up, put forward, call forth
(derivation) incitement, incitation, provocation
3. provide the needed stimulus for
(synonym) stimulate
(hypernym) challenge
(hyponym) entice, lure, tempt
(derivation) incitement, incitation, provocation
4. annoy continually or chronically; "He is known to harry his staff when he is overworked"; "This man harasses his female co-workers"
(synonym) harass, hassle, harry, chivy, chivvy, chevy, chevvy, beset, plague, molest
(hypernym) annoy, rag, get to, bother, get at, irritate, rile, nark, nettle, gravel, vex, chafe, devil
(hyponym) needle, goad
(derivation) aggravation, irritation, provocation

stormy - Babylon English-Chinese (T)
(形) 暴風雨的; 暴躁的, 狂暴的; 多風暴的; 激烈的, 猛烈的

stormy - Babylon English-English
characterized by violent weather, inclement; characterized by frequent emotional outbursts, tempestuous

stormy - WordNet 2.0

1. (especially of weather) affected or characterized by storms or commotion; "a stormy day"; "wide and stormy seas"
(antonym) calm
(similar) angry, furious, raging, tempestuous, wild
(see-also) inclement
2. characterized by violent emotions or behavior; "a stormy argument"; "a stormy marriage"
(similar) unpeaceful

delegate - Babylon English-Chinese (T)
(動) 委派...為代表
(名) 代表

delegate - Babylon English-English
n. representative, deputy, agent
v. authorize; appoint as representative; confer authority

delegate - WordNet 2.0

1. a person appointed or elected to represent others
(hypernym) representative
(hyponym) apostolic delegate
(derivation) designate, depute, assign

1. transfer power to someone
(synonym) depute
(hypernym) designate, depute, assign
2. give an assignment to (a person) to a post, or assign a task to (a person)
(synonym) designate, depute, assign
(hypernym) appoint, charge
(hyponym) mandate

chronic - Babylon English-Chinese (T)
(形) 慢性的, 習慣性的

chronic - Babylon English-English
adj. lingering, lasting (as of an illness); constant

chronic - WordNet 2.0

1. being long-lasting and recurrent or characterized by long suffering; "chronic indigestion"; "a chronic shortage of funds"; "a chronic invalid"
(antonym) acute
(similar) degenerative
(classification) medicine, medical specialty
2. having a habit of long standing; "a chronic smoker"
(synonym) confirmed, habitual, inveterate(a)
(similar) addicted

vex - Babylon English-Chinese (T)
(動) 使煩惱, 惱怒

vex - Babylon English-English
v. anger, irritate, exasperate; puzzle, confuse and concern

vexing - WordNet 2.0

1. extremely annoying or displeasing; "his cavelier curtness of manner was exasperating"; "I've had an exasperating day"; "her infuriating indifference"; "the ceaseless tumult of the jukebox was maddening"
(synonym) exasperating, infuriating, maddening
(similar) displeasing
2. causing irritation or annoyance; "tapping an annoying rhythm on his glass with his fork"; "aircraft noise is particularly bothersome near the airport"; "found it galling to have to ask permission"; "an irritating delay"; "nettlesome paperwork"; "a pesky mosquito"; "swarms of pestering gnats"; "a plaguey newfangled safety catch"; "a teasing and persistent thought annoyed him"; "a vexatious child"; "it is vexing to have to admit you are wrong"
(synonym) annoying, bothersome, galling, irritating, nettlesome, pesky, pestering, pestiferous, plaguy, plaguey, teasing, vexatious
(similar) disagreeable

bilateral - Babylon English-Chinese (T)
(形) 雙方的; 左右對稱的; 雙邊的

bilateral - Babylon English-English
adj. having two sides; reciprocal

bilateral - WordNet 2.0

1. having identical parts on each side of an axis
(synonym) isobilateral, bilaterally symmetrical, bilaterally symmetric
(similar) symmetrical, symmetric
2. having two sides or parts
(synonym) two-sided
(antonym) unilateral, one-sided
(similar) bipartite, two-party, two-way
3. affecting or undertaken by two parties; "a bilateral agreement between the United States and Japan"
(similar) reciprocal, mutual

fig - Babylon English-Chinese (T)
(名) 無花果; 少許, 一點兒; 無花果樹; 微不足道的事#服裝; 健康狀況; 盛裝

fig - Babylon English-English
n. type of tree; fruit of this tree; something which is worthless or unimportant; least bit; contemptuous gesture; dress, clothing; condition, state

fig - WordNet 2.0

1. a diagram or picture illustrating textual material; "the area covered can be seen from Figure 2"
(synonym) figure
(hypernym) illustration
2. Mediterranean tree widely cultivated for its edible fruit
(synonym) common fig, common fig tree, Ficus carica
(hypernym) fig tree
(hyponym) caprifig, Ficus carica sylvestris
3. fleshy sweet pear-shaped yellowish or purple multiple fruit eaten fresh or preserved or dried
(hypernym) edible fruit
(part-holonym) common fig, common fig tree, Ficus carica

dilemma - Babylon English-Chinese (T)
(名) 困境, 進退兩難; 兩難推理, 兩刀論法

dilemma - Babylon English-English
n. difficult situation, difficult decision

dilemma - WordNet 2.0

1. state of uncertainty or perplexity especially as requiring a choice between equally unfavorable options
(synonym) quandary
(hypernym) perplexity
(hyponym) double bind

cite - Babylon English-Chinese (T)
(動) 引用; 提名表揚; 引證

cite - Babylon English-English
v. quote; officially praise; summon to a court of law

cite - WordNet 2.0

1. make reference to; "His name was mentioned in connection with the invention"
(synonym) mention, advert, bring up, name, refer
(hypernym) think of, have in mind, mean
(hyponym) commend, remember
(derivation) citation
2. commend; "he was cited for his outstanding achievements"
(synonym) mention
(hypernym) notice, acknowledge
(derivation) citation, commendation
3. refer to; "he referenced his colleagues' work"
(synonym) reference
(hypernym) write, compose, pen, indite
(derivation) citation
(classification) writing, authorship, composition, penning
4. repeat a passage from; "He quoted the Bible to her"
(synonym) quote
(hypernym) repeat, reiterate, ingeminate, iterate, restate, retell
(hyponym) misquote
(verb-group) quote
(derivation) citation
5. refer to for illustration or proof; "He said he could quote several instances of this behavior"
(synonym) quote
(hypernym) mention, advert, bring up, name, refer
(verb-group) quote
6. advance evidence for
(synonym) adduce, abduce
(hypernym) testify, bear witness, prove, evidence, show
(derivation) quotation, quote, citation
7. call in an official matter, such as to attend court
(synonym) summon, summons
(hypernym) call, send for
(hyponym) vouch
(derivation) citation

controversy - Babylon English-Chinese (T)
(名) 論爭; 論戰; 辯論

controversy - Babylon English-English
n. disagreement, debate, argument

controversy - WordNet 2.0

1. a contentious speech act; a dispute where there is strong disagreement; "they were involved in a violent argument"
(synonym) contention, contestation, disputation, disceptation, tilt, argument, arguing
(hypernym) dispute, difference, difference of opinion, conflict
(hyponym) argy-bargy, argle-bargle

counter - Babylon English-Chinese (T)
(名) 相反之事物; 回拳, 還擊; 對立物; 主跟, 後幫#櫃檯; 籌碼; 櫃檯式長桌; 偽造的硬幣#計算者; 計算器, 計數器
(副) 反方向地, 相反地
(動) 反對; 反駁; 反擊; 抵消; 反對; 反駁; 反擊; 還擊

counter - Babylon English-English
adv. against, in contrast to
n. bar, long flat surface (in a restaurant, kitchen, etc.); counting device
pref. against, opposed
v. oppose; retaliate

counter - WordNet 2.0

1. table consisting of a horizontal surface over which business is transacted
(hypernym) table
(hyponym) bar
(part-meronym) countertop
2. game equipment used in various card or board games
(hypernym) game equipment
(hyponym) chip, poker chip
(derivation) count, number, enumerate, numerate
3. a calculator that keeps a record of the number of times something happens
(synonym) tabulator
(hypernym) calculator, calculating machine
(hyponym) pulse counter
(derivation) count, number, enumerate, numerate
4. a piece of furniture that stands at the side of a dining room; has shelves and drawers
(synonym) buffet, sideboard
(hypernym) furniture, piece of furniture, article of furniture
(hyponym) credenza, credence
(part-meronym) drawer
5. a person who counts things
(hypernym) person, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, human, soul
(derivation) count, number, enumerate, numerate
6. a quick reply to a question or remark (especially a witty or critical one); "it brought a sharp rejoinder from the teacher"
(synonym) rejoinder, retort, return, riposte, replication, comeback
(hypernym) reply, response
(hyponym) sass, sassing, backtalk, back talk, lip, mouth
7. (computer science) a register whose contents go through a regular series of states (usually states indicating consecutive integers)
(hypernym) register
(derivation) count, number, enumerate, numerate
(classification) computer science, computing
8. the piece of leather that fits the heel
(synonym) heel
(hypernym) piece of leather
(part-holonym) shoe
9. a piece of leather forming the back of a shoe
(hypernym) piece of leather
(part-holonym) shoe
10. a return punch (especially by a boxer)
(synonym) counterpunch, parry
(hypernym) punch, clout, poke, lick, biff

1. speak in response; "He countered with some very persuasive arguments"
(hypernym) answer, reply, respond
(derivation) rejoinder, retort, return, riposte, replication, comeback
2. act in advance of; deal with ahead of time
(synonym) anticipate, foresee, forestall
(hypernym) act, move

1. indicating opposition or resistance
(synonym) antagonistic
(similar) negative

1. in the opposite direction; "run counter"

incidence - Babylon English-Chinese (T)
(名) 落下; 落下方式; 影響; 發生率

incidence - Babylon English-English
n. frequency, rate of occurrence; occurrence, instance; falling of a ray of light (or anything else which moves in a straight line) on a surface (Optics, Physics)

incidence - WordNet 2.0

1. the relative frequency of occurrence of something
(synonym) relative incidence
(hypernym) frequency, relative frequency
(hyponym) morbidity
2. the striking of a light beam on a surface; "he measured the angle of incidence of the reflected light"
(hypernym) optical phenomenon

inmate - Babylon English-Chinese (T)
(名) 同住者; 居民; 同室者

inmate - Babylon English-English
n. one who is imprisoned in a jail, prisoner; one who is confined to a hospital; one who lives with others in the same house (Archaic)

inmate - WordNet 2.0

1. one of several resident of a dwelling (especially someone confined to a prison or hospital)
(hypernym) resident, occupant, occupier
2. a patient who is residing in the hospital where he is being treated
(synonym) inpatient
(hypernym) patient
3. a person serving a sentence in a jail or prison
(synonym) convict, con, jailbird, gaolbird
(hypernym) prisoner, captive
(hyponym) lifer

combatant - Babylon English-Chinese (T)
(形) 戰鬥的; 準備參加戰鬥的; 好鬥的
(名) 爭鬥者, 戰鬥員

combatant - Babylon English-English
adj. tending to fight, combative
n. warrior, fighter, opponent; contestant

combatant - WordNet 2.0

1. someone who fights (or is fighting)
(synonym) battler, belligerent, fighter, scrapper
(hypernym) person, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, human, soul
(hyponym) defender, withstander
(derivation) battle, combat

1. engaging in or ready for combat
(similar) military

possession - Babylon English-Chinese (T)
(名) 擁有; 所有物; 佔有; 財產

possession - Babylon English-English
n. custody, tenure; property; asset; control; ownership

possession - WordNet 2.0

1. the act of having and controlling property
(synonym) ownership
(hypernym) control
(hyponym) actual possession
(derivation) own, have, possess
2. anything owned or possessed
(hyponym) property, belongings, holding, material possession
3. being controlled by passion or the supernatural
(hypernym) enchantment, spell, trance
4. a mania restricted to one thing or idea
(synonym) monomania
(hypernym) mania, passion, cacoethes
5. a territory that is controllled by a ruling state
(hypernym) district, territory, territorial dominion, dominion
(hyponym) Macao, Macau
6. the trait of resolutely controlling your own behavior
(synonym) self-control, self-possession, willpower, self-command, self-will
(hypernym) resoluteness, firmness, resolve, resolution
(hyponym) nerves
7. (sport) the act of controlling the ball (or puck); "they took possession of the ball on their own goal line"
(hypernym) control
(classification) sport, athletics

inflict - Babylon English-Chinese (T)
(動) 施以, 科以, 加害

inflict - Babylon English-English
v. impose, mete out (punishment, etc.); cause something unpleasant (suffering, etc.)

inflict - WordNet 2.0

1. impose something unpleasant; "The principal visited his rage on the students"
(synonym) bring down, visit, impose
(hypernym) communicate, intercommunicate
(hyponym) order, prescribe, dictate
(derivation) infliction

condone - Babylon English-Chinese (T)
(動) 寬恕; 赦免

condone - Babylon English-English
v. forgive, overlook, pardon

condone - WordNet 2.0

1. excuse, overlook, or make allowances for; be lenient with; "excuse someone's behavior"; "She condoned her husband's occasional infidelities"
(synonym) excuse
(hypernym) forgive
(derivation) condonation

extent - Babylon English-Chinese (T)
(名) 範圍, 區域, 程度

extent - Babylon English-English
n. scope, range; size, measure

extent - WordNet 2.0

1. the point or degree to which something extends; "the extent of the damage"; "the full extent of the law"; "to a certain extent she was right"
(hypernym) degree, level, stage, point
(derivation) widen, broaden, extend
2. the distance or area or volume over which something extends; "the vast extent of the desert"; "an orchard of considerable extent"
(hypernym) magnitude
(hyponym) coverage
(derivation) run, go, pass, lead, extend

roil - Babylon English-Chinese (T)
(動) 徹底攪拌, 使焦急, 攪渾; 動蕩

roil - Babylon English-English
v. make turbid, make muddy; annoy, irritate

roiling - WordNet 2.0

1. (of a liquid) agitated vigorously; in a state of turbulence; "the river's roiling current"; "turbulent rapids"
(synonym) churning, roiled, roily, turbulent
(similar) agitated

roil - WordNet 2.0

1. be agitated; "the sea was churning in the storm"
(synonym) churn, boil, moil
(hypernym) move
(hyponym) seethe, roll
2. make turbid by stirring up the sediments of
(synonym) rile
(hypernym) agitate, vex, disturb, commove, shake up, stir up, raise up
(hyponym) muddle, puddle

justify - Babylon English-Chinese (T)
(動) 替...辯護, 證明; 證明合法

justify - Babylon English-English
v. vindicate, defend, support, excuse; cause to exactly fill a line of type (of words or letters)

justify - WordNet 2.0

1. show to be reasonable or provide adequate ground for; "The emergency does not warrant all of us buying guns"; "The end justifies the means"
(synonym) warrant
(hypernym) confirm, reassert
(derivation) justification
2. show to be right by providing justification or proof; "vindicate a claim"
(synonym) vindicate
(hypernym) uphold, maintain
(hyponym) excuse, explain
(derivation) justification
3. defend, explain, clear away, or make excuses for by reasoning; "rationalize the child's seemingly crazy behavior"; "he rationalized his lack of success"
(synonym) apologize, apologise, excuse, rationalize, rationalise
(hypernym) defend, support, fend for
(hyponym) color, colour, gloss
(derivation) justification
4. let off the hook; "I absolve you from this responsibility"
(synonym) absolve, free
(hypernym) forgive
(hyponym) excuse, relieve, let off, exempt
(derivation) justification
5. adjust the spaces between words; "justify the margins"
(hypernym) adjust, set, correct
(classification) printing

harsh - Babylon English-Chinese (T)
(形) 粗糙的, 嚴厲的, 刺耳的

harsh - Babylon English-English
rough, coarse; unpleasant (to taste, hear or see); cruel

harsh - WordNet 2.0

1. unpleasantly stern; "wild and harsh country full of hot sand and cactus"; "the nomad life is rough and hazardous"
(synonym) rough
(similar) unpleasant
2. disagreeable to the senses; "the harsh cry of a blue jay"; "harsh cognac"; "the harsh white light makes you screw up your eyes"; "harsh irritating smoke filled the hallway"
(similar) unpleasant
3. extremely unkind or cruel; "had harsh words"; "a harsh and unlovable old tyrant"
(similar) unkind
4. severe; "a harsh penalty"
(similar) heavy
5. used of circumstances (especially weather) that cause suffering; "brutal weather"; "northern winters can be cruel"; "a cruel world"; "a harsh climate"; "a rigorous climate"; "unkind winters"
(synonym) brutal, cruel, rigorous, unkind
(similar) hard
6. sharply disagreeable; rigorous; "the harsh facts of court delays"; "an abrasive character"
(synonym) abrasive
(similar) disagreeable

advocate - Babylon English-Chinese (T)
(名) 提倡者; 辯護者; 擁護者; 律師
(動) 擁護; 主張; 提倡; 鼓吹

advocate - Babylon English-English
n. defense counsel; attorney; supporter, follower, proponent, champion
v. be in favor of, support; stand for, intercede for

advocate - WordNet 2.0

1. a person who pleads for a cause or propounds an idea
(synonym) advocator, proponent, exponent
(hypernym) person, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, human, soul
(hyponym) apologist, vindicator, justifier
(derivation) preach
2. a lawyer who pleads cases in court
(synonym) counsel, counselor, counsellor, counselor-at-law, pleader
(hypernym) lawyer, attorney
(classification) law, jurisprudence

1. push for something; "The travel agent recommended strongly that we not travel on Thanksgiving Day"
(synonym) recommend, urge
(hypernym) propose, suggest, advise
2. speak, plead, or argue in favour of; "The doctor advocated a smoking ban in the entire house"
(synonym) preach
(hypernym) urge, urge on, press, exhort
(hyponym) sermonize, sermonise, preachify, moralize, moralise
(derivation) advocator, proponent, exponent

statute - Babylon English-Chinese (T)
(名) 法令, 法規, 成文法律

statute - Babylon English-English
n. law enacted by a legislature (not by a court); law or rule of a company or organization

statute - WordNet 2.0

1. an act passed by a legislative body
(synonym) legislative act
(hypernym) act, enactment
(hyponym) Stamp Act
(part-meronym) rider
(classification) law, jurisprudence

1. enacted by a legislative body; "statute law"; "codified written laws"
(synonym) codified, statute(p)
(similar) written

requisite - Babylon English-English
adj. required, essential, necessary, needed
n. necessity, something that is required

requisite - Babylon English-Chinese (T)
(形) 需要的, 必備的, 必不可少的
(名) 必需品, 必要物品, 要素

requisite - WordNet 2.0

1. anything indispensable; "food and shelter are necessities of life"; "the essentials of the good life"; "allow farmers to buy their requirements under favorable conditions"; "a place where the requisites of water fuel and fodder can be obtained"
(synonym) necessity, essential, requirement, necessary
(hypernym) thing
(hyponym) desideratum

1. necessary for relief or supply; "provided them with all things needful"
(synonym) needed, needful, required
(similar) necessary

implausible - Babylon English-English
adj. not plausible, hard to believe, not credible, lacking the appearance of truth

implausible - WordNet 2.0

1. having a quality that provokes disbelief; "gave the teacher an implausible excuse"
(antonym) plausible
(similar) improbable, unbelievable, unconvincing, unlikely
(see-also) incredible, unbelievable
2. highly imaginative but unlikely; "a farfetched excuse"; "an implausible explanation"
(synonym) farfetched
(similar) unlikely

implausible - Babylon English-Chinese (T)
(形) 難信的; 不象真實的

syndrome - Babylon English-English
n. particular group of symptoms that appear together and characterize a particular disease or disorder (Medicine)

syndrome - Babylon English-Chinese (T)
(名) 並發症狀, 同時存在的事物, 綜合症

syndrome - WordNet 2.0

1. a complex of concurrent things; "every word has a syndrome of meanings"
(hypernym) complex, composite
2. a pattern of symptoms indicative of some disease
(hypernym) symptom
(hyponym) autism
(part-holonym) disease

overture - Babylon English-English
n. piece of music that introduces a performance and is generally a medley of the music played during the performance; prelude, opening; introductory proposal, motion towards; introduction (as in a poem or play)

overture - Babylon English-Chinese (T)
(名) 主動的表示, 提議; 開端, 序幕; 前奏曲, 序曲

overture - WordNet 2.0

1. orchestral music played at the beginning of an opera or oratorio
(hypernym) music
2. something that serves as a preceding event or introduces what follows; "training is a necessary preliminary to employment"; "drinks were the overture to dinner"
(synonym) preliminary, prelude
(hypernym) origin, origination, inception
3. a tentative suggestion designed to elicit the reactions of others; "she rejected his advances"
(synonym) advance, approach, feeler
(hypernym) suggestion, proposition, proffer

recruiter - Babylon English-English
n. one who drafts or enlists new members (esp. into the armed forces); one who obtains, procurer

recruiter - Babylon English-Chinese (T)
(名) 徵兵人員; 招聘人員

recruiter - WordNet 2.0

1. someone who supplies members or employees
(hypernym) supplier, provider
(hyponym) headhunter
(derivation) enroll, inscribe, enter, enrol, recruit
2. an official who enlists personnel for military service
(hypernym) official, functionary
(hyponym) recruiting-sergeant
(derivation) recruit, levy, raise

stay - Babylon English-Chinese (T)
(動) 停留; 暫住; 留下; 繼續, 保持; 阻止; 平息, 暫時解除; 抑制; 延緩, 延後; 使依靠
(名) 停留, 逗留; 制止; 停止; 延緩, 延後#支柱

stay - Babylon English-English
v. visit, spend time in a place; remain temporarily; lodge; remain in a specific state; stop, halt; wait; postpone, delay; restrain; appease
n. act of halting; visit, temporary residence; suspension of a legal proceeding; brace; small piece of bone or plastic used to stiffen part of a garment; heavy rope (Nautical)

stay - WordNet 2.0

1. continuing or remaining in a place or state; "they had a nice stay in Paris"; "a lengthy hospital stay"; "a four-month stay in bankruptcy court"
(hypernym) act, human action, human activity
(hyponym) sojourn, visit
(derivation) stay on, continue, remain
2. a judicial order forbidding some action until an event occurs or the order is lifted; "the Supreme Court has the power to stay an injunction pending an appeal to the whole Court"
(hypernym) decree, edict, fiat, order, rescript
(hyponym) stay of execution
(classification) law, jurisprudence
3. the state of inactivity following an interruption; "the negotiations were in arrest"; "held them in check"; "during the halt he got some lunch"; "the momentary stay enabled him to escape the blow"; "he spent the entire stop in his seat"
(synonym) arrest, check, halt, hitch, stop, stoppage
(hypernym) inaction, inactivity, inactiveness
(hyponym) countercheck
4. (nautical) brace consisting of a heavy rope or wire cable used as a support for a mast or spar
(hypernym) brace, bracing
(hyponym) backstay
(classification) seafaring, navigation, sailing
5. a thin strip of metal or bone that is used to stiffen a garment (e.g. a corset)
(hypernym) strip, slip

1. stay the same; remain in a certain state; "The dress remained wet after repeated attempts to dry it"; "rest assured"; "stay alone"; "He remained unmoved by her tears"; "The bad weather continued for another week"
(synonym) remain, rest
(antonym) change
(hypernym) be
(hyponym) sit tight
2. stay put (in a certain place); "We are staying in Detroit; we are not moving to Cincinnati"; "Stay put in the corner here!"; "Stick around and you will learn something!"
(synonym) stick, stick around, stay put
(antonym) move
(hypernym) stay in place
3. dwell; "You can stay with me while you are in town"; "stay a bit longer--the day is still young"
(synonym) bide, abide
(hypernym) stay on, continue, remain
(hyponym) visit
(classification) archaism, archaicism
4. continue in a place, position, or situation; "After graduation, she stayed on in Cambridge as a student adviser"; "Stay with me, please"; "despite student protests, he remained Dean for another year"; "She continued as deputy mayor for another year"
(synonym) stay on, continue, remain
(hypernym) be
(hyponym) bide, abide
5. remain behind; "I had to stay at home and watch the children"
(antonym) depart, take leave, quit
6. stop or halt; "Please stay the bloodshed!"
(synonym) detain, delay
(hypernym) check, retard, delay
7. stay behind; "The smell stayed in the room"; "The hostility remained long after they made up"
(synonym) persist, remain
(hyponym) stick
8. a trial of endurance; "ride out the storm"
(synonym) last out, ride out, outride
(hyponym) outstay
(derivation) stayer
9. stop a judicial process; "The judge stayed the execution order"
(hypernym) stop, halt, block, kibosh
10. fasten with stays
(hypernym) fasten, fix, secure
11. overcome or allay; "quell my hunger"
(synonym) quell, appease
(hypernym) meet, satisfy, fill, fulfill, fulfil

co-opt - Babylon English-English
elect as a member; absorb; appropriate, take over

co-opt - Babylon English-Chinese (T)
由現會員選舉, 指派

co-opt - WordNet 2.0

1. choose or elect as a fellow member or colleague; "The church members co-opted individuals from similar backgrounds to replenish the congregation"
(hypernym) elect
(derivation) co-option, co-optation
2. neutralize or win over through assimilation into an established group; "We co-opted the independent minority tribes by pulling them into the Northern Alliance"
(hypernym) neutralize
3. appoint summarily or commandeer; "The army tried to co-opt peasants into civil defence groups"
(hypernym) appoint, name, nominate, constitute
(derivation) co-option, co-optation
4. take or assume for one's own use; "He co-opted the criticism and embraced it"
(hypernym) take, accept

amendment - Babylon English-Chinese (T)
(名) 改正, 改善, 改良; 修正案

amendment - Babylon English-English
n. correction, revision; alteration, change

amendment - WordNet 2.0

1. the act of amending or correcting
(hypernym) correction, rectification
(derivation) amend
2. a statement that is added to or revises or improves a proposal or document (a bill or constitution etc.)
(hypernym) statement
(hyponym) First Amendment
(derivation) amend

discriminatory - Babylon English-Chinese (T)
(形) 有辨識力的; 有差別的

discriminatory - Babylon English-English
adj. biased, one-sided; discerning, distinguishing

discriminatory - WordNet 2.0

1. being biased or having a belief or attitude formed beforehand; "a prejudiced judge"
(synonym) prejudiced
(similar) homophobic
2. containing or implying a slight or showing prejudice; "discriminatory attitudes and practices"; "invidious comparisons"
(synonym) invidious
(similar) unfavorable, unfavourable
3. capable of making fine distinctions
(synonym) discriminative
(similar) discriminating
4. manifesting partiality; "a discriminatory tax"; "preferential tariff rates"; "preferential treatment"; "a preferential shop gives priority or advantage to union members in hiring or promoting"
(synonym) preferential
(similar) advantageous

obstruct - Babylon English-Chinese (T)
(動) 阻隔, 阻塞, 妨礙

obstruct - Babylon English-English
v. block; interfere; hinder, impede; thwart; prevent from seeing

obstruct - WordNet 2.0

1. hinder or prevent the progress or accomplishment of; "His brother blocked him at every turn"
(synonym) blockade, block, hinder, stymie, stymy, embarrass
(hypernym) prevent, forestall, foreclose, preclude, forbid
(hyponym) stonewall
(derivation) obstruction
2. block passage through; "obstruct the path"
(synonym) obturate, impede, occlude, jam, block, close up
(antonym) free, disengage
(hypernym) impede, hinder
(hyponym) blockade, block off
(derivation) obstruction
3. shut out from view or get in the way so as to hide from sight; "The thick curtain blocked the action on the stage"; "The trees obstruct my view of the mountains"
(synonym) block
(hypernym) hide, conceal
(verb-group) barricade, block, blockade, stop, block off, block up, bar

disbursement - Babylon English-Chinese (T)
(名) 支付, 支出; 支付款

disbursement - Babylon English-English
n. expenditure, payment; scattering, sending out

disbursement - WordNet 2.0

1. amounts paid for goods and services that may be currently tax deductible (as opposed to capital expenditures)
(synonym) expense, disbursal
(hypernym) cost
(hyponym) business expense, trade expense
(derivation) disburse, pay out
2. the act of spending or disbursing money
(synonym) spending, disbursal, outlay
(hypernym) payment, defrayal, defrayment
(hyponym) expending, expenditure
(derivation) disburse, pay out

conscience - Babylon English-English
n. sense of right and wrong

conscience - Babylon English-Chinese (T)
(名) 良心; 道德心

conscience - WordNet 2.0

1. motivation deriving logically from ethical or moral principles that govern a person's thoughts and actions
(synonym) scruples, moral sense, sense of right and wrong
(hypernym) ethical motive, ethics, morals, morality
(hyponym) superego
2. conformity to one's own sense of right conduct; "a person of unflagging conscience"
(hypernym) morality
(hyponym) conscientiousness
3. a feeling of shame when you do something immoral; "he has no conscience about his cruelty"
(hypernym) shame

discrimination - Babylon English-Chinese (T)
(名) 差別, 辨別力, 岐視

discrimination - Babylon English-English
n. discernment; partiality, unequal treatment; ability to choose well (in matters of taste)

discrimination - WordNet 2.0

1. unfair treatment of a person or group on the basis of prejudice
(synonym) favoritism, favouritism
(hypernym) social control
(hyponym) ableism, ablism, able-bodiedism, able-bodism
(derivation) discriminate, separate, single out
2. the cognitive process whereby two or more stimuli are distinguished
(synonym) secernment
(hypernym) basic cognitive process
(hyponym) differentiation, distinction
(derivation) discriminate

dean - Babylon English-Chinese (T)
(名) 院長, 主持牧師

dean - Babylon English-English
n. head priest; head of a university faculty

dean - WordNet 2.0

1. an administrator in charge of a division of a university or college
(hypernym) academic administrator
2. a man who is the senior member of a group; "he is the dean of foreign correspondents"
(synonym) doyen
(hypernym) elder, senior
3. (Roman Catholic Church) the head of the College of Cardinals
(hypernym) cardinal
(classification) Roman Catholic, Western Church, Roman Catholic Church, Church of Rome, Roman Church

gratify - Babylon English-Chinese (T)
(動) 使滿足

gratify - Babylon English-English
v. satisfy, please, fulfill, gladden, delight

gratify - WordNet 2.0

1. make happy or satisfied
(synonym) satisfy
(hyponym) please, delight
(derivation) gratification, satisfaction
2. yield (to); give satisfaction to
(synonym) pander, indulge
(hypernym) provide, supply, ply, cater
(hyponym) humor, humour
(derivation) gratification

reluctance - Babylon English-Chinese (T)
(名) 不情願; 磁阻; 勉強

reluctance - Babylon English-English
n. unwillingness, hesitance, averseness, disinclination

reluctance - WordNet 2.0

1. (physics) opposition to magnetic flux (analogous to electric resistance)
(hypernym) electrical phenomenon
(classification) physics, physical science, natural philosophy
2. a certain degree of unwillingness; "a reluctance to commit himself"; "after some hesitation he agreed"
(synonym) hesitancy, hesitation, disinclination, indisposition
(hypernym) unwillingness
(hyponym) sloth, slothfulness

retribution - Babylon English-Chinese (T)
(名) 報酬, 報答, 懲罰

retribution - Babylon English-English
n. revenge, retaliation, vengeance; reciprocation, requital, repayment in kind; allocation of rewards and punishment in a future life (Theology)

retribution - WordNet 2.0

1. a justly deserved penalty
(synonym) requital
(hypernym) penalty
2. the act of correcting for your wrongdoing
(hypernym) correction, rectification
3. the act of taking revenge (harming someone in retaliation for something harmful that they have done) especially in the next life; "Vengeance is mine; I will repay, saith the Lord"--Romans 12:19; "For vengeance I would do nothing. This nation is too great to look for mere revenge"--James Garfield; "he swore vengeance on the man who betrayed him"; "the swiftness of divine retribution"
(synonym) vengeance, payback
(hypernym) retaliation, revenge

bureaucrat - Babylon English-English
n. government official, person who works in a bureaucracy; official whose duties are routine and uncreative

bureaucrat - Babylon English-Chinese (T)
(名) 官僚作風的人, 官僚政治論者, 官僚

bureaucrat - WordNet 2.0

1. an official of a bureaucracy
(synonym) administrative official
(hypernym) official, functionary
(hyponym) bean counter

faceless - Babylon English-Chinese (T)
(形) 無面的, 無名的, 匿名的

faceless - WordNet 2.0

1. without a face or identity; "a faceless apparition"; "the faceless accusers of the police state"
(antonym) faced
(similar) anonymous

faceless - Babylon English-English
adj. without a face; lacking identity; anonymous

vindictive - Babylon English-Chinese (T)
(形) 有報仇心的, 懲罰的, 懷恨的

vindictive - Babylon English-English
adj. spiteful; revengeful; of an overly harsh punishment given to a defendant in order to compensate the victim of a crime (Law)

vindictive - WordNet 2.0

1. disposed to seek revenge or intended for revenge; "more vindictive than jealous love"- Shakespeare; "punishments...essentially vindictive in their nature"- M.R.Cohen
(synonym) revengeful, vengeful
(similar) unforgiving
2. showing malicious ill will and a desire to hurt; motivated by spite; "a despiteful fiend"; "a truly spiteful child"; "a vindictive man will look for occasions for resentment"
(synonym) despiteful, spiteful
(similar) malicious

conduct - Babylon English-Chinese (T)
(名) 行為, 指導, 舉動
(動) 引導, 管理, 指揮; 引導, 帶領; 指揮樂隊

conduct - WordNet 2.0

1. manner of acting or conducting yourself
(synonym) behavior, behaviour, doings
(hypernym) activity
(hyponym) aggression
(derivation) behave, acquit, bear, deport, comport, carry
2. (behavioral attributes) the way a person behaves toward other people
(synonym) demeanor, demeanour, behavior, behaviour, deportment
(hypernym) trait
(hyponym) manners
(derivation) behave, acquit, bear, deport, comport, carry

1. direct the course of; manage or control; "You cannot conduct business like this"
(synonym) carry on, deal
(hypernym) manage, deal, care, handle
(hyponym) racketeer
(derivation) conducting
2. lead, as in the performance of a composition; "conduct an orchestra; Bairenboim conducted the Chicago symphony for years"
(synonym) lead, direct
(hypernym) perform, execute, do
(derivation) conducting
(classification) music
3. behave in a certain manner; "She carried herself well"; "he bore himself with dignity"; "They conducted themselves well during these difficult times"
(synonym) behave, acquit, bear, deport, comport, carry
(hypernym) hold, carry, bear
(hyponym) fluster
(verb-group) hold, carry, bear
(derivation) demeanor, demeanour, behavior, behaviour, deportment
4. transmit or serve as the medium for transmission; "Sound carries well over water"; "The airwaves carry the sound"; "Many metals conduct heat"
(synonym) transmit, convey, carry, channel
(hypernym) bring, convey, take
(hyponym) wash up
(verb-group) carry
(derivation) conduction, conductivity
5. take somebody somewhere; "We lead him to our chief"; "can you take me to the main entrance?"; "He conducted us to the palace"
(synonym) lead, take, direct, guide
(hyponym) beacon
6. lead musicians in the performance of; "Bernstein conducted Mahler like no other conductor"; "she cannot conduct modern pieces"
(hypernym) perform
(verb-group) lead, direct
(derivation) conductor, music director, director
(classification) music

conduct - Babylon English-English
v. behave; manage; direct an orchestra or other musical ensemble; transfer, transmit
n. behavior; management

compel - Babylon English-Chinese (T)
(動) 強迫; 迫使

compel - Babylon English-English
v. force, coerce, influence

compel - WordNet 2.0

1. force or compel somebody to do something; "We compel all students to fill out this form"
(synonym) oblige, obligate
(hypernym) induce, stimulate, cause, have, get, make
(hyponym) force, thrust
(cause) act, move
(derivation) compulsion, coercion
2. make someone do something
(synonym) command, require
(hypernym) order, tell, enjoin, say
(hyponym) charge, saddle, burden

dissent - Babylon English-Chinese (T)
(動) 持異議, 不同意
(名) 異議

dissent - Babylon English-English
v. disagree on, differ, dispute, oppose
n. opposition, disagreement, discord, conflict

dissent - WordNet 2.0

1. (law) the difference of one judge's opinion from that of the majority; "he expressed his dissent in a contrary opinion"
(hypernym) objection
(derivation) disagree, differ, take issue
(classification) law, jurisprudence
2. a difference of opinion
(hypernym) disagreement
(derivation) disagree, differ, take issue
3. the act of protesting; a public (often organized) manifestation of dissent
(synonym) protest, objection
(hypernym) resistance
(hyponym) boycott
(derivation) protest, resist

1. withhold assent; "Several Republicans dissented"
(antonym) assent, accede, acquiesce
(hypernym) disagree, differ, take issue
2. express opposition through action or words; "dissent to the laws of the country"
(synonym) protest, resist
(hypernym) oppose, controvert, contradict
(hyponym) strike, walk out
(derivation) protest, objection
3. be of different opinions; "I beg to differ!"; "She disagrees with her husband on many questions"
(synonym) disagree, differ, take issue

moot - Babylon English-Chinese (T)
(形) 未決的; 假設的; 無實際意義的
(名) 大會, 辯論會, 討論會
(動) 討論, 爭論

moot - Babylon English-English
adj. subject to argument or discussion; hypothetical, speculative; irrelevant because of a previous ruling
n. public discussion, debate, argument of a hypothetical case
v. argue a hypothetical case; pose for discussion; make irrelevant

moot - WordNet 2.0

1. a hypothetical case that law students argue as an exercise; "he organized the weekly moot"
(hypernym) lawsuit, suit, case, cause, causa
(classification) law, jurisprudence

1. think about carefully; weigh; "They considered the possibility of a strike"; "Turn the proposal over in your mind"
(synonym) consider, debate, turn over, deliberate
(hypernym) hash out, discuss, talk over
(hyponym) see
(verb-group) study, consider

1. of no legal significance (as having been previously decided)
(similar) irrelevant
(classification) law, jurisprudence
2. open to argument or debate; "that is a moot question"
(synonym) arguable, debatable, disputable
(similar) controversial

heretofore - Babylon English-Chinese (T)
(副) 直到此時, 在這以前, 迄今為止

heretofore - WordNet 2.0

1. used in negative statement to describe a situation that has existed up to this point or up to the present time; "So far he hasn't called"; "the sun isn't up yet"
(synonym) so far, thus far, up to now, hitherto, as yet, yet, til now, until now

heretofore - Babylon English-English
adv. up to this time, until now

forbid - Babylon English-Chinese (T)
(動) 禁止, 妨礙, 不准

forbid - Babylon English-English
v. ban; prohibit; deny; prevent

forbid - WordNet 2.0

1. command against; "I forbid you to call me late at night"; "Mother vetoed the trip to the chocolate store"
(synonym) prohibit, interdict, proscribe, veto, disallow
(antonym) permit, allow, let, countenance
(hypernym) command, require, compel
(hyponym) ban
(derivation) ban, banning, forbiddance, forbidding
2. keep from happening or arising; have the effect of preventing; "My sense of tact forbids an honest answer"
(synonym) prevent, forestall, foreclose, preclude
(hyponym) save, make unnecessary

rebel - Babylon English-English
v. revolt, engage in mutiny, resist or challenge authority
n. mutineer, insurgent, one who resists authority

rebel - Babylon English-Chinese (T)
(動) 造反; 反抗; 反叛; 嫌惡, 反感
(名) 叛徒, 反叛者

rebel - WordNet 2.0

1. a person who takes part in an armed rebellion against the constituted authority (especially in the hope of improving conditions)
(synonym) insurgent, insurrectionist, freedom fighter
(hypernym) revolutionist, revolutionary, subversive, subverter
(hyponym) mutineer
(derivation) arise, rise, rise up
2. someone who exhibits great independence in thought and action
(synonym) maverick
(hypernym) nonconformist, recusant
(derivation) renegade

1. take part in a rebellion; renounce a former allegiance
(synonym) arise, rise, rise up
(hypernym) protest, resist, dissent
(hyponym) revolt
(derivation) insurgent, insurrectionist, freedom fighter
2. break with established customs
(synonym) renegade
(hypernym) protest, resist, dissent
(derivation) maverick

1. used by northerners of Confederate soldiers; "the rebel yell"
(similar) southern
2. participating in organized resistance to a constituted government; "the rebelling confederacy"
(synonym) rebel(a), rebelling(a), rebellious
(similar) disloyal

assault - Babylon English-English
v. attack, storm, fall upon; rape
n. attack, onslaught

assault - Babylon English-Chinese (T)
(動) 攻擊; 抨擊, 譴責; 襲擊; 對...施暴; 動武
(名) 襲擊, 攻擊; 侵犯人身; 抨擊, 譴責; 強姦, 施暴

assault - WordNet 2.0

1. close fighting during the culmination of a military attack
(hypernym) battle, conflict, fight, engagement
(hyponym) resisting arrest
(part-holonym) attack, onslaught, onset, onrush
(classification) military, armed forces, armed services, military machine, war machine
2. a threatened or attempted physical attack by someone who appears to be able to cause bodily harm if not stopped
(hypernym) attack, attempt
(hyponym) aggravated assault
(derivation) assail, set on, attack
3. the crime of forcing a woman to submit to sexual intercourse against her will
(synonym) rape, violation, ravishment
(hypernym) sexual assault, sexual abuse, sex crime, sex offense
(hyponym) date rape
(derivation) assail, set on, attack

1. attack someone physically or emotionally; "The mugger assaulted the woman"; "Nightmares assailed him regularly"
(synonym) assail, set on, attack
(hyponym) bait
(derivation) rape, violation, ravishment
2. force (someone) to have sex against their will; "The woman was raped on her way home at night"
(synonym) rape, ravish, violate, dishonor, dishonour, outrage
(hypernym) assail, set on, attack
(hyponym) gang-rape
3. attack in speech or writing; "The editors of the left-leaning paper attacked the new House Speaker"
(synonym) attack, round, assail, lash out, snipe
(hypernym) knock, criticize, criticise, pick apart
(hyponym) abuse, clapperclaw, blackguard, shout
(derivation) attacker, aggressor, assailant, assaulter

raid - Babylon English-English
n. sudden incursion, attack
v. attack on, foray into, sudden incursion into

raid - Babylon English-Chinese (T)
(動) 襲擊; 侵吞; 對...突然查抄; 劫掠; 發動突然襲擊
(名) 襲擊, 搜捕, 突襲

raid - WordNet 2.0

1. a sudden short attack
(synonym) foray, maraud
(hypernym) penetration, incursion
(hyponym) air raid, air attack
(derivation) bust
2. an attempt by speculators to defraud investors
(hypernym) embezzlement, peculation, defalcation, misapplication, misappropriation

1. search without warning, make a sudden surprise attack on; "The police raided the crack house"
(synonym) bust
(hypernym) attack, assail
(derivation) foray, maraud
2. enter someone else's territory and take spoils; "The pirates raided the coastal villages regularly"
(synonym) foray into
(hypernym) intrude on, invade, obtrude upon, encroach upon
(hyponym) maraud
(derivation) plunderer, pillager, looter, spoiler, despoiler, raider, freebooter
3. take over (a company) by buying a controlling interest of its stock; "T. Boone Pickens raided many large companies"
(hypernym) assume, usurp, seize, take over, arrogate
4. search for something needed or desired; "Our babysitter raided our refrigerator"
(hypernym) search

duck - Babylon English-English
v. thrust under water, dunk, immerse; crouch, stoop, dodge
n. type of swimming bird; score of zero; sweetheart, love (term of endearment); bending over

duck - Babylon English-Chinese (T)
(動) 突然低下; 躲避; 將...按入; 回避; 迅速低頭; 閃避; 迅速彎身; 躲避
(名) 鴨子#迅速低頭; 躲避; 迅速彎身#帆布; 帆布褲子; 粗布#親愛的人, 寶貝兒; 零分

duck - WordNet 2.0

1. small wild or domesticated web-footed broad-billed swimming bird usually having a depressed body and short legs
(hypernym) anseriform bird
(hyponym) drake
(member-holonym) Anatidae, family Anatidae
(part-meronym) duck down
2. (cricket) a score of nothing by a batsman
(synonym) duck's egg
(hypernym) score
(classification) cricket
3. flesh of a duck (domestic or wild)
(hypernym) poultry
(hyponym) duckling
4. a heavy cotton fabric of plain weave; used for clothing and tents
(hypernym) fabric, cloth, material, textile

1. to move (the head or body) quickly downwards or away; "Before he could duck, another stone struck him"
(hypernym) move
2. submerge or plunge suddenly
(hypernym) dive, plunge, plunk
(derivation) submersion, immersion, ducking, dousing
3. dip into a liquid; "He dipped into the pool"
(synonym) dip, douse
(hypernym) dunk, dip, souse, plunge, douse
(derivation) submersion, immersion, ducking, dousing
4. avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues); "He dodged the issue"; "she skirted the problem"; "They tend to evade their responsibilities"; "he evaded the questions skillfully"
(synonym) hedge, fudge, evade, put off, circumvent, parry, elude, skirt, dodge, sidestep
(hypernym) avoid
(hyponym) quibble

assessment - Babylon English-English
n. estimation, appraisal (of worth)

assessment - WordNet 2.0

1. the classification of someone or something with respect to its worth
(synonym) appraisal
(hypernym) classification, categorization, categorisation, sorting
(hyponym) critical appraisal, critical analysis
(derivation) measure, evaluate, valuate, assess, appraise, value
2. an amount determined as payable; "the assessment for repairs outraged the club's membership"
(hypernym) charge
(derivation) assess
3. the market value set on assets
(hypernym) monetary value, price, cost
(hyponym) tax assessment
(derivation) assess
4. the act of judging or assessing a person or situation or event; "they criticized my judgment of the contestants"
(synonym) judgment, judgement
(hypernym) act, human action, human activity
(hyponym) adjudication

assessment - Babylon English-Chinese (T)
(名) 估價; 評價; 被估定的金額; 估計

clown - Babylon English-English
n. buffoon, jester
v. behave like a buffoon, behave like a fool

clown - WordNet 2.0

1. a rude or vulgar fool
(synonym) buffoon
(hypernym) fool, sap, saphead, muggins, tomfool
(hyponym) Pantaloon
2. a person who amuses others by ridiculous behavior
(synonym) buffoon, merry andrew
(hypernym) comedian, comic
(hyponym) harlequin
(derivation) clown around, antic

1. act as or like a clown
(synonym) clown around, antic
(hypernym) joke, jest
(derivation) buffoon, merry andrew

clown - Babylon English-Chinese (T)
(名) 小丑; 粗魯愚蠢的人
(動) 扮小丑; 裝傻; 開玩笑

negligent - Babylon English-English
adj. neglectful; remiss; inattentive, careless; guilty of negligence

negligent - Babylon English-Chinese (T)
(形) 疏忽的, 不在意的, 粗心的

negligent - WordNet 2.0

1. characterized by neglect and undue lack of concern; "negligent parents"; "negligent of detail"; "negligent in his correspondence"
(antonym) diligent
(similar) derelict, delinquent, neglectful, remiss
(see-also) careless
2. marked by insufficient care or attention; "a negligent housekeeper"; "negligent about personal cleanliness"
(similar) careless

discharge - Babylon English-English
v. unload goods; eject; dismiss; release from an obligation; shoot, fire (from a gun or weapon)
n. unloading; ejection; release, removal of an obligation; gunshot

discharge - Babylon English-Chinese (T)
(動) 卸下, 解雇, 放出; 卸貨; 流注
(名) 卸貨; 放電; 流出

discharge - WordNet 2.0

1. the sudden giving off of energy
(hypernym) happening, occurrence, natural event
(hyponym) electrical discharge
2. the act of venting
(synonym) venting
(hypernym) emission, emanation
3. a substance that is emitted or released
(synonym) emission
(hypernym) material, stuff
(hyponym) exudate, exudation
4. any of several bodily processes by which substances go out of the body; "the discharge of pus"
(synonym) emission, expelling
(hypernym) bodily process, body process, bodily function, activity
(hyponym) ejaculation
(derivation) expel, eject, release
5. electrical conduction through a gas in an applied electric field
(synonym) spark, arc, electric arc, electric discharge
(hypernym) electrical conduction
(hyponym) brush discharge
6. the pouring forth of a fluid
(synonym) outpouring, run
(hypernym) flow, flowing
(hyponym) jet, squirt, spurt, spirt
7. the termination of someone's employment (leaving them free to depart)
(synonym) dismissal, dismission, firing, liberation, release, sack, sacking
(hypernym) termination, ending, conclusion
(hyponym) superannuation
(derivation) free
8. a formal written statement of relinquishment
(synonym) release, waiver
(hypernym) relinquishment, relinquishing
(hyponym) exemption, immunity, granting immunity
(derivation) muster out
9. the act of discharging a gun
(synonym) firing, firing off
(hypernym) shooting, shot
(hyponym) gun
(derivation) fire

1. complete or carry out; "discharge one's duties"
(synonym) dispatch, complete
(hypernym) carry through, accomplish, execute, carry out, action, fulfill, fulfil
2. pour forth or release; "discharge liquids"
(hypernym) spread, distribute
(hyponym) squirt, force out, squeeze out, eject
(derivation) outpouring, run
3. eliminate (substances) from the body
(synonym) expel, eject, release
(hyponym) expectorate, cough up, cough out, spit up, spit out
(derivation) emission, expelling
4. free from obligations or duties
(synonym) free
(hyponym) divest, disinvest
(derivation) dismissal, dismission, firing, liberation, release, sack, sacking
5. remove the charge from
(antonym) charge
(hypernym) remove, take, take away, withdraw
(derivation) firing, firing off
6. go off or discharge; "The gun fired"
(synonym) fire, go off
(derivation) firing, firing off
7. pronounce not guilty of criminal charges; "The suspect was cleared of the murder charges"
(synonym) acquit, assoil, clear, exonerate, exculpate
(hypernym) pronounce, label, judge
(hyponym) vindicate
(entail) judge
8. leave or unload, especially of passengers or cargo;
(synonym) drop, set down, put down, unload
(hypernym) deliver
(hyponym) wharf
9. cause to go off; "fire a gun"; "fire a bullet"
(synonym) fire
(hyponym) pop
(cause) fire, go off
(derivation) firing, firing off
10. release from military service
(synonym) muster out
(antonym) enlist, draft, muster in
(hypernym) let go of, let go, release, relinquish
(hyponym) deactivate
(derivation) release, waiver
11. become empty or void of its content; "The room emptied"
(synonym) empty
(hypernym) change state, turn
(hyponym) flow away, flow off

devastation - Babylon English-English
n. destruction, ruin

devastation - Babylon English-Chinese (T)
(名) 蹂躪; 荒廢

devastation - WordNet 2.0

1. the state of being decayed or destroyed
(synonym) desolation
(hypernym) deterioration, impairment
(hyponym) ruin, ruination
(derivation) lay waste to, waste, devastate, desolate, ravage, scourge
2. the feeling of being counfounded or overwhelmed; "her departure left him in utter devasation"
(hypernym) feeling
(derivation) devastate
3. an event that results in total destruction
(synonym) desolation
(hypernym) ruin, ruination
(derivation) lay waste to, waste, devastate, desolate, ravage, scourge
4. plundering with excessive damage and destruction
(synonym) ravaging
(hypernym) plundering, pillage, pillaging
(derivation) lay waste to, waste, devastate, desolate, ravage, scourge
5. termination by an act of destruction
(synonym) destruction
(hypernym) termination, ending, conclusion
(hyponym) disaster
(derivation) lay waste to, waste, devastate, desolate, ravage, scourge

invasion - Babylon English-English
n. incursion of an army for conquest; encroachment; intrusion, foray

invasion - WordNet 2.0

1. the act of invading; the act of an army that invades for conquest or plunder
(hypernym) penetration, incursion
(hyponym) inroad
(derivation) invade, occupy
2. any entry into an area not previously occupied; "an invasion of tourists"; "an invasion of locusts"
(synonym) encroachment, intrusion
(hypernym) entrance, entering
(derivation) intrude on, invade, obtrude upon, encroach upon
3. (pathology) the spread of pathogenic microorganisms or malignant cells to new sites in the body; "the tumor's invasion of surrounding structures"
(hypernym) spread, spreading
(derivation) invade
(classification) medicine, medical specialty

invasion - Babylon English-Chinese (T)
(名) 侵犯, 侵害, 侵入

intimidate - Babylon English-English
v. frighten, threaten; compel by means of threat or force

intimidate - Babylon English-Chinese (T)
(動) 威嚇; 脅迫

intimidate - WordNet 2.0

1. make timid or fearful; "Her boss intimidates her"
(hypernym) frighten, fright, scare, affright
(hyponym) hold over
(derivation) intimidation
2. to compel or deter by or as if by threats
(synonym) restrain
(hypernym) discourage
(hyponym) daunt, dash, scare off, pall, frighten off, scare away, frighten away, scare
(entail) warn
(derivation) determent, deterrence, intimidation

battalion - Babylon English-English
n. military unit composed of two or more companies

battalion - WordNet 2.0

1. an army unit usually consisting of a headquarters and three or more companies
(hypernym) army unit
(hyponym) United States Army Rangers
(member-holonym) regiment
(member-meronym) company
2. a large indefinite number; "a battalion of ants"; "a multitude of TV antennas"; "a plurality of religions"
(synonym) large number, multitude, plurality, pack
(hypernym) large indefinite quantity, large indefinite amount

battalion - Babylon English-Chinese (T)
(名) 營, 集團, 軍隊

infantry - Babylon English-English
n. (Military) ground troops, soldiers who fight on foot; branch of the military made up of foot soldiers

infantry - Babylon English-Chinese (T)
(名) 步兵; 步兵團

infantry - WordNet 2.0

1. an army unit consisting of soldiers who fight on foot; "there came ten thousand horsemen and as many fully-armed foot"
(synonym) foot
(hypernym) army unit
(hyponym) paratroops
(classification) military, armed forces, armed services, military machine, war machine

ammunition - Babylon English-English
n. projectiles shot from a weapon (bullets, grenades, bomb shells, etc.); something used to attack

ammunition - Babylon English-Chinese (T)
(名) 軍火; 彈藥

ammunition - WordNet 2.0

1. projectiles to be fired from a gun
(synonym) ammo
(hypernym) weaponry, arms, implements of war, weapons system, munition
(hyponym) cartridge
2. any nuclear or chemical or biological material that can be used as a weapon of mass destruction
(hypernym) material, stuff
3. information that can be used to attack or defend a claim or argument or viewpoint; "his admission provided ammunition for his critics"
(hypernym) information, info

penetrate - Babylon English-English
v. pass into, enter, pierce; permeate; understand, comprehend

penetrate - Babylon English-Chinese (T)
(動) 穿透, 看穿, 滲透; 刺入, 滲透, 看穿

penetrate - WordNet 2.0

1. pass into or through, often by overcoming resistance; "The bullet penetrated her chest"
(synonym) perforate
(hypernym) enter, come in, get into, get in, go into, go in, move into
(hyponym) probe, dig into, poke into
(derivation) penetrator
2. come to understand
(synonym) fathom, bottom
(hypernym) understand
(derivation) penetration, insight
3. become clear or enter one's consciousness or emotions; "It dawned on him that she had betrayed him"; "she was penetrated with sorrow"
(synonym) click, get through, dawn, come home, get across, sink in, fall into place
(cause) understand
4. enter a group or organization in order to spy on the members; "The student organization was infiltrated by a traitor"
(synonym) infiltrate
(hypernym) join, fall in, get together
5. make one's way deeper into ar through; "The hikers did not manage to penetrate the dense forest"
(hypernym) advance, progress, pass on, move on, march on, go on
(derivation) penetration
6. insert the penis into the vagina or anus of; "Did the molester penetrate the child?"
(hypernym) insert, infix, enter, introduce
(derivation) penetration
7. spread or diffuse through; "An atmosphere of distrust has permeated this administration"; "music penetrated the entire building"
(synonym) permeate, pervade, interpenetrate, diffuse, imbue
(hypernym) perforate
(hyponym) spiritize, spiritise

penetration - Babylon English-English
n. passing into, piercing, permeation; understanding; comprehension

penetration - Babylon English-Chinese (T)
(名) 穿透; 穿透深度; 穿透能力; 滲透

penetration - WordNet 2.0

1. an attack that penetrates into enemy territory
(synonym) incursion
(hypernym) attack, onslaught, onset, onrush
(hyponym) interpenetration
2. clear or deep perception of a situation
(synonym) insight
(hypernym) perception
(derivation) penetrate, fathom, bottom
3. the act of entering into or through something; "the penetration of upper management by women"
(hypernym) entrance, entering, entry, ingress, incoming
(hyponym) interpenetration, permeation
4. the ability to make way into or through something; "the greater penetration of the new projectiles will result in greater injuries"
(hypernym) ability
(derivation) penetrate
5. the depth to which something penetrates (especially the depth reached by a projectile that hits a target)
(hypernym) depth
6. the act (by a man) of inserting his penis into the vagina of a woman
(hypernym) sexual intercourse, intercourse, sex act, copulation, coitus, coition, sexual congress, congress, sexual relation, relation, carnal knowledge
(derivation) penetrate

mujahedeen - Babylon English-English
n. Afghan resistance fighter

mujahedeen - WordNet 2.0

1. a military force of Muslim guerilla warriors engaged in a jihad; "some call the mujahidin international warriors but others just call them terrorists"
(synonym) mujahidin, mujahedin, mujahadeen, mujahadin, mujahideen, mujahadein
(hypernym) military unit, military force, military group, force
(hyponym) Mujahedeen Khalq
(member-meronym) mujahid

infiltration - Babylon English-English
n. permeation, percolation, gradual penetration, passing through

infiltration - Babylon English-Chinese (T)
(名) 滲透; 浸潤物; 滲透物; 滲透活動

infiltration - WordNet 2.0

1. a process in which individuals (or small groups) penetrate an area (especially the military penetration of enemy positions without detection)
(hypernym) penetration, incursion
(derivation) infiltrate, penetrate
(classification) military, armed forces, armed services, military machine, war machine
2. the slow passage of a liquid through a filtering medium; "the percolation of rainwater through the soil"; "the infiltration of seawater through the lava"
(synonym) percolation
(hypernym) filtration
(derivation) infiltrate

avail - Babylon English-English
n. advantage; profit; help
v. be useful; help

avail - Babylon English-Chinese (T)
(名) 效用; 幫助; 利益; 利潤
(動) 有用於; 有助於; 有益於; 有幫助; 有益於; 有用

avail - WordNet 2.0

1. a means of serving; "of no avail"; "there's no help for it"
(synonym) help, service
(hypernym) helpfulness

1. use to one's advantage; "He availed himself of the available resources"
(hypernym) use, utilize, utilise, apply, employ
2. be of use to, be useful to; "It will avail them to dispose of their booty"
(hypernym) help, assist, aid
(derivation) help, service
3. take or use; "She helped herself to some of the office supplies"
(synonym) help
(hypernym) exploit, work

slovenly - Babylon English-English
adj. careless, negligent; untidy, unclean

slovenly - Babylon English-Chinese (T)
(形) 懶散的; 不修邊幅的

slovenly - WordNet 2.0

1. negligent of neatness especially in dress and person; habitually dirty and unkempt; "filled the door with her frowzy bulk"; "frowzy white hair"; "slovenly appearance"
(synonym) frowsy, frowzy
(similar) untidy

pester - Babylon English-English
v. trouble, annoy; nag, bother

pester - Babylon English-Chinese (T)
(動) 使煩惱, 糾纏

pestered - WordNet 2.0

1. troubled persistently especially with petty annoyances; "harassed working mothers"; "a harried expression"; "her poor pestered father had to endure her constant interruptions"; "the vexed parents of an unruly teenager"
(synonym) annoyed, harassed, harried, vexed
(similar) troubled

pester - WordNet 2.0

1. annoy persistently; "The children teased the boy because of his stammer"
(synonym) tease, badger, bug, beleaguer
(hypernym) torment, rag, bedevil, crucify, dun, frustrate
(derivation) pest, blighter, cuss, pesterer, gadfly

giggle - Babylon English-English
v. titter, laugh in a foolish high-pitched manner

giggle - Babylon English-Chinese (T)
(動) 咯咯地笑; 傻笑; 咯咯地笑著說

giggle - WordNet 2.0

1. a foolish or nervous laugh
(hypernym) laugh, laughter
(derivation) titter

1. laugh nervously; "The girls giggled when the rock star came into the classroom"
(synonym) titter
(hypernym) laugh, express joy, express mirth
(derivation) titterer, giggler

drift - Babylon English-English
v. float along with the current; wash away, carry away

drift - Babylon English-Chinese (T)
(動) 漂, 漂流; 吹積; 漂泊, 遊蕩; 漸漸趨向; 使漂流; 使吹積

drift - WordNet 2.0

1. a force that moves something along
(synonym) impetus, impulsion
(hypernym) force
2. the gradual departure from an intended course due to external influences (as a ship or plane)
(hypernym) natural process, natural action, action, activity
(hyponym) leeway
(derivation) stray, err
(classification) ship
3. a process of linguistic change over a period of time
(hypernym) linguistic process
(hyponym) melioration
4. something that is heaped up by the wind or by water currents
(hypernym) substance, matter
(hyponym) drumlin
5. a general tendency to change (as of opinion); "not openly liberal but that is the trend of the book"; "a broad movement of the electorate to the right"
(synonym) trend, movement
(hypernym) inclination, disposition, tendency
(hyponym) evolutionary trend
(derivation) drive, get, aim
6. general meaning or tenor; "caught the drift of the conversation"
(synonym) purport
(hypernym) tenor, strain
(derivation) drive, get, aim
7. a horizontal (or nearly horizontal) passageway in a mine; "they dug a drift parallel with the vein"
(synonym) heading, gallery
(hypernym) passageway
(derivation) drive
(classification) mining, excavation

1. be in motion due to some air or water current; "The leaves were blowing in the wind"; "the boat drifted on the lake"; "The sailboat was adrift on the open sea"; "the shipwrecked boat drifted away from the shore"
(synonym) float, be adrift, blow
(hypernym) travel, go, move, locomote
(hyponym) waft
(verb-group) float
(derivation) impetus, impulsion
2. wander from a direct course or at random; "The child strayed from the path and her parents lost sight of her"; "don't drift from the set course"
(synonym) stray, err
(hypernym) travel, go, move, locomote
(verb-group) roll, wander, swan, stray, tramp, roam, cast, ramble, rove, range, vagabond
(derivation) driftage
3. move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment; "The gypsies roamed the woods"; "roving vagabonds"; "the wandering Jew"; "The cattle roam across the prairie"; "the laborers drift from one town to the next"; "They rolled from town to town"
(synonym) roll, wander, swan, stray, tramp, roam, cast, ramble, rove, range, vagabond
(hypernym) travel, go, move, locomote
(hyponym) maunder
(verb-group) stray, err
(derivation) vagrant, drifter, floater, vagabond
4. vary or move from a fixed point or course; "stock prices are drifting higher"
(hypernym) vary
5. live unhurriedly, irresponsibly, or freely; "My son drifted around for years in California before going to law school"
(synonym) freewheel
(hypernym) exist, survive, live, subsist
6. move in an unhurried fashion; "The unknown young man drifted among the invited guests"
(hypernym) circulate
(verb-group) freewheel
7. cause to be carried by a current; "drift the boats downstream"
(hypernym) float
(verb-group) float, be adrift, blow
(derivation) impetus, impulsion
8. drive slowly and far afield for grazing; "drift the cattle herds westwards"
(hypernym) crop, graze, pasture
9. be subject to fluctuation; "The stock market drifted upward"
(hypernym) change
(derivation) trend, movement
10. be piled up in banks or heaps by the force of wind or a current; "snow drifting several feet high"; "sand drifting like snow"
(hypernym) accumulate, cumulate, conglomerate, pile up, gather, amass

drill - Babylon English-English
v. bore a hole; practice, train; sow seeds in rows
n. tool for drilling holes; practice, training; furrow; seeding machine; row of seeds in a furrow

drill - Babylon English-Chinese (T)
(動) 鑽; 鑽除, 鑽出; 在...上鑽孔; 操練, 訓練; 鑽孔; 鑽穿; 條播; 在...上條播
(名) 鑽, 鑽頭; 鑽機; 鑽床; 操練#條播機; 溝畦; 條播溝; 條播種子#斜紋粗棉布#鬼狒

drill - WordNet 2.0

1. a tool with a sharp point and cutting edges for making holes in hard materials (usually rotating rapidly or by repeated blows)
(hypernym) tool
(hyponym) auger, gimlet, screw auger, wimble
(part-meronym) bit
(derivation) bore
2. similar to the mandrill but smaller and less brightly colored
(synonym) Mandrillus leucophaeus
(hypernym) baboon
3. systematic training by multiple repetitions; "practice makes perfect"
(synonym) exercise, practice, practice session, recitation
(hypernym) training, preparation, grooming
(hyponym) fire drill
4. (military) the training of soldiers to march (as in ceremonial parades) or to perform the manual of arms
(hypernym) training, preparation, grooming
(classification) military, armed forces, armed services, military machine, war machine

1. make a hole with a pointed power or hand tool; "don't drill here, there's a gas pipe"; "drill a hole into the wall"; "drill for oil"
(synonym) bore
(hypernym) cut
(hyponym) spud
2. train in the military, e.g., in the use of weapons
(hypernym) train, develop, prepare, educate
3. learn by repetition; "We drilled French verbs every day"; "Pianists practice scales"
(synonym) exercise, practice, practise
(hypernym) learn, study, read, take
(derivation) exercise, practice, practice session, recitation
4. teach by repetition
(hypernym) teach, learn, instruct
(hyponym) hammer in, drill in, ram down, beat in
(derivation) exercise, practice, practice session, recitation
5. undergo military training or do military exercises
(hypernym) train, prepare

lament - Babylon English-English
v. mourn aloud, wail, express sorrow, grieve for; bewail, bemoan, regret

lamented - Babylon English-English
adj. mourned over; regretted

lament - Babylon English-Chinese (T)
(動) 哀悼; 悔恨; 悲歎

lamented - Babylon English-Chinese (T)
(形) 被哀悼的; 令人遺憾的

lamented - WordNet 2.0

1. mourned or grieved for; "the imprint of our wise and lamented friend"- A.E.Stevenson
(antonym) unlamented, unmourned

lament - WordNet 2.0

1. a cry of sorrow and grief; "their pitiful laments could be heard throughout the ward"
(synonym) lamentation, plaint, wail
(hypernym) complaint
(derivation) keen
2. a song or hymn of mourning composed or performed as a memorial to a dead person
(synonym) dirge, coronach, requiem, threnody
(hypernym) song
(hyponym) keen
(derivation) keen
3. a mournful poem; a lament for the dead
(synonym) elegy
(hypernym) poem, verse form
(derivation) keen

1. express grief verbally; "we lamented the death of the child"
(synonym) keen
(hypernym) express emotion, express feelings
(entail) grieve, sorrow
(derivation) elegy
2. regret strongly; "I deplore this hostile action"; "we lamented the loss of benefits"
(synonym) deplore, bewail, bemoan
(hypernym) complain, kick, plain, sound off, quetch, kvetch
(derivation) mourner, griever, sorrower, lamenter

praise - Babylon English-English
v. express admiration, commend, extol, compliment, laud
n. commendation, glorification, laudation; compliments, expressions of admiration, accolades

praise - Babylon English-Chinese (T)
(動) 讚揚, 稱讚, 歌頌
(名) 讚美, 崇拜, 稱讚

praise - WordNet 2.0

1. an expression of approval and commendation; "he always appreciated praise for his work"
(synonym) congratulations, kudos
(hypernym) approval, commendation
(hyponym) superlative
2. offering words of homage as an act of worship; "they sang a hymn of praise to God"
(hypernym) worship
(hyponym) hallelujah

1. express approval of; "The parents praised their children for their academic performance"
(antonym) knock, criticize, criticise, pick apart
(hypernym) measure, evaluate, valuate, assess, appraise, value
(hyponym) troll
(derivation) congratulations, kudos

repel - Babylon English-English
v. reject, refuse; force back, drive away; resist, prevent penetration or absorption; cause disgust, cause aversion

repel - Babylon English-Chinese (T)
(動) 擊退; 拒絕; 驅除; 排斥; 使人厭惡, 使人反感; 抵抗; 相互排斥

repel - WordNet 2.0

1. cause to move back by force or influence; "repel the enemy"; "push back the urge to smoke"; "beat back the invaders"
(synonym) drive, repulse, force back, push back, beat back
(antonym) attract, pull, pull in, draw, draw in
(hypernym) push, force
(verb-group) drive
2. be repellent to; cause aversion in
(synonym) repulse
(antonym) attract, appeal
(hypernym) displease
(hyponym) disgust, revolt, nauseate, sicken, churn up
(derivation) repellent, repellant
3. force or drive back; "repel the attacker"; "fight off the onslaught"; "rebuff the attack"
(synonym) repulse, fight off, rebuff, drive back
(hypernym) fight, oppose, fight back, fight down, defend
4. reject outright and bluntly; "She snubbed his proposal"
(synonym) rebuff, snub
(hypernym) reject, spurn, freeze off, scorn, pooh-pooh, disdain, turn down
5. fill with distaste; "This spoilt food disgusts me"
(synonym) disgust, gross out, revolt
(hypernym) stimulate, excite, stir
(hyponym) sicken, nauseate, turn one's stomach

elite - Babylon English-English
n. something which is the best, choicest part of something; socially superior group, upper class
adj. select, choice, upper-class, aristocratic

elite - Babylon English-Chinese (T)
(名) 精華; 中堅分子; 精銳

elite - WordNet 2.0

1. a group or class of persons enjoying superior intellectual or social or economic status
(synonym) elite group
(hypernym) upper class, upper crust
(hyponym) chosen, elect
(member-meronym) technocrat

1. selected as the best; "an elect circle of artists"; "elite colleges"
(synonym) elect
(similar) selected

lethal - Babylon English-English
adj. fatal, deadly, causing death; very harmful, dangerous

lethal - Babylon English-Chinese (T)
(形) 致命的

lethal - WordNet 2.0

1. of an instrument of certain death; "deadly poisons"; "lethal weapon"; "a lethal injection"
(synonym) deadly
(similar) fatal

condemn - Babylon English-English
v. denounce; convict, declare guilty

condemn - Babylon English-Chinese (T)
(動) 判刑, 處刑, 責備

condemning - WordNet 2.0

1. containing or imposing condemnation or censure; "a condemnatory decree"
(synonym) condemnatory
(similar) inculpatory, inculpative

condemn - WordNet 2.0

1. express strong disapproval of; "We condemn the racism in South Africa"; "These ideas were reprobated"
(synonym) reprobate, decry, objurgate, excoriate
(hypernym) denounce
(derivation) condemnation
2. declare or judge unfit; "The building was condemned by the inspector"
(hypernym) declare
(hyponym) boo, hiss
(entail) judge
(derivation) condemnation
3. compel or force into a particular state or activity; "His devotion to his sick wife condemned him to a lonely existence"
(hypernym) compel, oblige, obligate
4. demonstrate the guilt of (someone); "Her strange behavior condemned her"
(hypernym) attest, certify, manifest, demonstrate, evidence
(hyponym) attaint
(derivation) condemnation
5. pronounce a sentence on (somebody) in a court of law; "He was condemned to ten years in prison"
(synonym) sentence, doom
(hypernym) declare
(hyponym) foredoom
(entail) convict
(derivation) condemnation
(classification) law, jurisprudence

intimidation - Babylon English-English
n. act of intimidating; fear or timidity caused by threat

intimidation - Babylon English-Chinese (T)
(名) 恫嚇, 恐嚇; 脅迫

intimidation - WordNet 2.0

1. the act of intimidating a weaker person to make them do something
(synonym) bullying
(hypernym) aggression
(hyponym) terrorization, terrorisation, frightening
(derivation) intimidate, restrain
2. the feeling of discouragement in the face of someone's superior fame or wealth or status etc.
(hypernym) discouragement, disheartenment, dismay
3. the feeling of being intimidated; being made to feel afraid or timid
(hypernym) fear, fearfulness, fright
(derivation) intimidate
4. a communication that makes you afraid to try something
(synonym) determent, deterrence
(hypernym) discouragement
(derivation) intimidate, restrain

insurgence - Babylon English-English
n. mutiny, rebellion, uprising, revolt

insurgence - Babylon English-Chinese (T)
(名) 謀叛; 暴動

insurgence - WordNet 2.0

1. an organized rebellion aimed at overthrowing a constituted government through the use of subversion and armed conflict
(synonym) insurgency
(hypernym) rebellion, insurrection, revolt, rising, uprising

insurgent - Babylon English-English
n. rebel, person who revolts

insurgent - WordNet 2.0

1. a person who takes part in an armed rebellion against the constituted authority (especially in the hope of improving conditions)
(synonym) insurrectionist, freedom fighter, rebel
(hypernym) revolutionist, revolutionary, subversive, subverter
(hyponym) mutineer
2. a member of an irregular armed force that fights a stronger force by sabotage and harassment
(synonym) guerrilla, guerilla, irregular
(hypernym) warrior
(hyponym) Maquis, Maquisard
(member-holonym) guerrilla force, guerilla force

1. in opposition to a civil authority or government
(synonym) seditious, subversive
(similar) disloyal

insurgent - Babylon English-Chinese (T)
(名) 暴徒, 叛徒

assassination - Babylon English-English
n. premeditated murder

assassination - Babylon English-Chinese (T)
(名) 暗殺; 行刺

assassination - WordNet 2.0

1. an attack intended to ruin someone's reputation
(synonym) character assassination, blackwash
(hypernym) defamation, calumny, obloquy, traducement, hatchet job
(derivation) assassinate
2. murder of a public figure by surprise attack
(hypernym) murder, slaying, execution
(derivation) assassinate

ram - WordNet 2.0

1. a tool for driving or forcing something by impact
(hypernym) tool
(hyponym) battering ram
(part-meronym) head
(derivation) force, drive
2. uncastrated adult male sheep; "a British term is `tup'"
(synonym) tup
(hypernym) sheep
(part-meronym) horn

1. strike or drive against with a heavy impact; "ram the gate with a sledgehammer"; "pound on the door"
(synonym) ram down, pound
(hypernym) thrust
2. force into or from an action or state, either physically or metaphorically; "She rammed her mind into focus"; "He drives me mad"
(synonym) force, drive
(hypernym) thrust
(hyponym) toe, toenail
(see-also) hammer in, drill in, ram down, beat in
(verb-group) drive
3. undergo damage or destruction on impact; "the plane crashed into the ocean"; "The car crashed into the lamp post"
(synonym) crash
(hypernym) collide, clash
4. crowd or pack to capacity; "the theater was jampacked"
(synonym) jam, jampack, chock up, cram, wad
(hypernym) stuff
(verb-group) cram

ram - Babylon English-English
v. break force or crush with a battering ram
n. male sheep; battering ram, heavy device used to crush or force something (such as a locked door)

ram - Babylon English-Chinese (T)
(名) 公羊, 撞錘隨機存取記憶體, 隨機存取記憶體隨機記憶體
(動) 猛擊, 灌輸, 填塞; 硬塞

riddle - Babylon English-English
v. solve, interpret; swell up, inflate; perforate, pierce; detonate, explode

riddle - Babylon English-Chinese (T)
(動) 篩; 充斥, 佈滿; 把...打得滿是窟窿; 連續質問; 解...的謎; 使困惑; 給...出謎; 打謎似地說; 出謎, 打謎

riddle - WordNet 2.0

1. a difficult problem
(synonym) conundrum, enigma, brain-teaser
(hypernym) problem
2. a coarse sieve (as for gravel)
(hypernym) sieve, screen
(derivation) screen

1. pierce many times; "The bullets riddled his body"
(hypernym) pierce
2. set a difficult problem or riddle; "riddle me a riddle"
(hypernym) perplex, vex, stick, get, puzzle, mystify, baffle, beat, pose, bewilder, flummox, stupefy, nonplus, gravel, amaze, dumbfound
(derivation) conundrum, enigma, brain-teaser
3. separate with a riddle, as grain from chaff
(synonym) screen
(hypernym) sift, sieve, strain
4. speak in riddles
(hypernym) communicate, intercommunicate
(derivation) conundrum, enigma, brain-teaser
5. explain a riddle
(hypernym) solve, work out, figure out, puzzle out, lick, work

riddled - WordNet 2.0

1. (often followed by `with') damaged throughout by numerous perforations or holes; "a sweater riddled with moth holes"; "cliffs riddled with caves"; "the bullet-riddled target"
(similar) damaged
2. spread throughout; "cities riddled with corruption"
(similar) full

alongside - Babylon English-English
prep. beside
adv. by the side

alongside - Babylon English-Chinese (T)
(介) 在...旁邊; 與...並排靠攏著; 沿著...的邊#在旁邊; 靠攏著; 沿著; 並排地
(副) 在旁邊; 靠攏著; 沿著; 並排地

alongside - WordNet 2.0

1. side by side; "anchored close aboard another ship"
(synonym) aboard

corruption - Babylon English-English
n. dishonesty; immorality; decay

corruption - Babylon English-Chinese (T)
(名) 腐敗, 貪污, 墮落

corruption - WordNet 2.0

1. lack of integrity or honesty (especially susceptibility to bribery); use of a position of trust for dishonest gain
(synonym) corruptness
(hypernym) dishonesty
(hyponym) infection
(attribute) corrupt
2. in a state of progressive putrefaction
(synonym) putrescence, putridness, rottenness
(hypernym) putrefaction, rot
3. decay of matter (as by rot or oxidation)
(hypernym) decay
4. moral perversion; impairment of virtue and moral principles; "the luxury and corruption among the upper classes"; "moral degeneracy followed intellectual degeneration"; "its brothels; its opium parlors; its depravity"
(synonym) degeneracy, depravity
(hypernym) immorality
5. destroying someone's (or some group's) honesty or loyalty; undermining moral integrity; "corruption of a minor"; "the big city's subversion of rural innocence"
(synonym) subversion
(hypernym) degradation, debasement
(derivation) corrupt, pervert, subvert, demoralize, demoralise, debauch, debase, profane, vitiate, deprave, misdirect
6. inducement (as of a public official) by improper means (as bribery) to violate duty (as by commiting a felony); "he was held on charges of corruption and racketeering"
(hypernym) inducement, inducing

desertion - Babylon English-English
n. abandonment; act of leaving the army without permission

desertion - Babylon English-Chinese (T)
(名) 丟掉; 逃亡; 遺棄

desertion - WordNet 2.0

1. withdrawing support or help despite allegiance or responsibility; "his abandonment of his wife and children left them penniless"
(synonym) abandonment, defection
(hypernym) withdrawal
(hyponym) abscondment, decampment
(derivation) abandon, forsake, desolate, desert
2. the act of giving something up
(synonym) abandonment, forsaking
(hypernym) rejection
(hyponym) exposure
(derivation) defect, desert

chaos - Babylon English-English
n. total lack of order, confusion

chaos - Babylon English-Chinese (T)
(名) 混亂; 混沌; 雜亂的一團

chaos - WordNet 2.0

1. a state of extreme confusion and disorder
(synonym) pandemonium, bedlam, topsy-turvydom, topsy-turvyness
(hypernym) confusion
(hyponym) balagan
2. the formless and disordered state of matter before the creation of the cosmos
(hypernym) physical phenomenon
3. (physics) a dynamical system that is extremely sensitive to its initial conditions
(hypernym) dynamical system
(classification) physics, physical science, natural philosophy

Chaos - WordNet 2.0

1. (Greek mythology) the most ancient of gods; the personification of the infinity of space preceding creation of the universe
(hypernym) Greek deity
(classification) Greek mythology

stray - Babylon English-English
adj. lost, wandering, out of place; scattered, random, incidental
v. wander off, leave the correct course; roam, meander; deviate from the norm, err; digress
n. one that has strayed; domestic animal that is lost or wandering far from its home

stray - Babylon English-Chinese (T)
(形) 迷路的, 走失的; 偶爾的; 流浪的; 意外的
(動) 迷路, 走失; 閒逛; 走散; 流浪
(名) 迷路者; 走失的家畜; 流浪者; 離群的動物

stray - WordNet 2.0

1. homeless cat
(synonym) alley cat
(hypernym) domestic cat, house cat, Felis domesticus, Felis catus
(derivation) roll, wander, swan, tramp, roam, cast, ramble, rove, range, drift, vagabond

1. move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment; "The gypsies roamed the woods"; "roving vagabonds"; "the wandering Jew"; "The cattle roam across the prairie"; "the laborers drift from one town to the next"; "They rolled from town to town"
(synonym) roll, wander, swan, tramp, roam, cast, ramble, rove, range, drift, vagabond
(hypernym) travel, go, move, locomote
(hyponym) maunder
(verb-group) err, drift
(derivation) alley cat
2. wander from a direct course or at random; "The child strayed from the path and her parents lost sight of her"; "don't drift from the set course"
(synonym) err, drift
(hypernym) travel, go, move, locomote
(verb-group) roll, wander, swan, tramp, roam, cast, ramble, rove, range, drift, vagabond
(derivation) straggler, strayer
3. lose clarity or turn aside especially from the main subject of attention or course of argument in writing, thinking, or speaking; "She always digresses when telling a story"; "her mind wanders"; "Don't digress when you give a lecture"
(synonym) digress, divagate, wander
(hypernym) tell

1. not close together in time; "isolated instances of rebellion"; "scattered fire"; "a stray bullet grazed his thigh"
(synonym) isolated, scattered
(similar) sporadic

kindle - Babylon English-English
v. set on fire, cause to burn; arouse, excite, inspire; ignite, flare up; become excited, be inspired

kindling - Babylon English-English
n. small sticks of wood or other flammable materials that are used for starting fires

kindle - Babylon English-Chinese (T)
(動) 點燃; 激起; 燃起; 煽動; 著火, 燃起; 發亮, 明亮起來; 激動起來; 生育

kindling - Babylon English-Chinese (T)
(名) 點火, 興奮, 發火

kindling - WordNet 2.0

1. material for starting a fire
(synonym) tinder, touchwood, spunk, punk
(hypernym) igniter, ignitor, lighter
(derivation) kindle, inflame
2. the act of setting on fire or catching fire
(synonym) ignition, firing, lighting, inflammation
(hypernym) burning, combustion
(derivation) kindle, inflame

kindle - WordNet 2.0

1. catch fire; "The dried grass of the prairie kindled, spreading the flames for miles"
(synonym) inflame
(hypernym) flare up
(derivation) kindling, tinder, touchwood, spunk, punk
2. cause to start burning; "The setting sun kindled the sky with oranges and reds"
(synonym) enkindle, conflagrate, inflame
(hypernym) ignite, light
(hyponym) rekindle
3. call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses); "arouse pity"; "raise a smile"; "evoke sympathy"
(synonym) arouse, elicit, enkindle, evoke, fire, raise, provoke
(hypernym) make, create
(hyponym) strike a chord, touch a chord

ethnic - Babylon English-English
adj. of different racial and social groups; of people from different countries

ethnic - Babylon English-Chinese (T)
(形) 種族的; 人種學的

ethnic - WordNet 2.0

1. denoting or deriving from or distinctive of the ways of living built up by a group of people; "influenced by ethnic and cultural ties"- J.F.Kennedy; "ethnic food"
(synonym) cultural, ethnical
(similar) social
2. not acknowledging the God of Christianity and Judaism and Islam
(synonym) heathen, heathenish, pagan
(similar) irreligious

tension - Babylon English-English
n. tautness, strain, nervousness, agitation, apprehension, excitement

tension - Babylon English-Chinese (T)
(名) 緊張, 拉緊, 不安

tension - WordNet 2.0

1. feelings of hostility that are not manifest; "he could sense her latent hostility to him"; "the diplomats' first concern was to reduce international tensions"
(synonym) latent hostility
(hypernym) hostility, enmity, antagonism
2. (psychology) a state of mental or emotional strain or suspense; "he suffered from fatigue and emotional tension"; "stress is a vasoconstrictor"
(synonym) tenseness, stress
(hypernym) strain, mental strain, nervous strain
(hyponym) yips
(classification) psychology, psychological science
3. the physical condition of being stretched or strained; "it places great tension on the leg muscles"; "he could feel the tenseness of her body"
(synonym) tensity, tenseness, tautness
(hypernym) condition, status
(hyponym) tonicity, tonus, tone
(derivation) tense, tense up
4. a balance between and interplay of opposing elements or tendencies (especially in art or literature); "there is a tension created between narrative time and movie time"; "there is a tension between these approaches to understanding history"
(hypernym) balance
(classification) art, artistic creation, artistic production
5. (physics) a stress that produces an elongation of an elastic physical body; "the direction of maximum tension moves asymptotically toward the direction of the shear"
(hypernym) stress
(derivation) strain, tense
(classification) physics, physical science, natural philosophy
6. the action of stretching something tight; "tension holds the belt in the pulleys"
(hypernym) stretching
(derivation) strain, tense

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