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练听力、玩单词:BBC 神秘的混沌理论(2)

 

 练听力、玩单词:BBC 神秘的混沌理论(2

 

In fact, I've estimated that the elements which make up the average

human cost at most a few pounds.

 

estimate[5estimeit]v.估计, 估价, 评估(estim+ate

源自拉丁语aestimare的过去分词aestimatus估价,估计

 

阴影部分独立出来:

that the elements which make up the average human cost at most a few pounds

make up v.弥补, 虚构, 缝制, 整理, 包装, 和解, 编辑, 化妆,补足,拼凑

at most adv.至多

 

 

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But somehow, trillions of these very ordinary atoms conspire miraculously to organise themselves into thinking, breathing, living human beings.

 

trillion[5triljEn]n.[美、法]万亿, ; [英、德]百亿亿, 百万兆; 大量(trill+ion)

tri- [第三强权]  源自 拉丁语 tri- [三,前缀]

 

million[5miljEn]num.百万, 百万个(mill+ion)

 

trillmill其实也是单词,请自学。

 

 

conspire[kEn5spaiE]v.共谋, 阴谋, (指事件)凑合起来(con+spire

源自拉丁语 conspirare 一起呼吸,同意

spire表“呼吸”

请复习inspire, inspiration, perspire, perspiration

 

 

miraculous[mi5rAkjulEs]adj.奇迹的, 不可思议的(mira+cul+ous

-cul拉丁语系指小后缀

-ous形容词后缀

miracle[5mirEkl]n.奇迹, 奇事(mira+cle

 

organise[`R:^EnaIz]=organize vt.组织, 创办(organ+ise

-ise, -ize动词后缀

 

human being n.人类

 

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How the wonders of creation are assembled from such simple building blocks, is surely the most intriguing question we can ask.

 

assemble[E5sembl]vt.集合, 聚集, 装配(as+semble)

ad-= ad- [拉丁语前缀,表“朝,向”]

semble源自拉丁语 simul [一起]

 

 

intriguing[in5tri:^iN]adj.迷人的, 有迷惑力的, 引起兴趣(或好奇心)

intrigue[in5tri:^]n.阴谋, 诡计vi.密谋, 私通vt.激起...的兴趣, 用诡计取得(in+trig+ue

trigtric的变化

intricate[5intrikit]adj.复杂的, 错综的, 难以理解的(in+tric+ate)

tric[复杂状态,花招]

 

trick[trik]n.诡计, 骗局, 恶作剧, 窍门, 诀窍vt.欺骗, 哄骗

 

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You may think that answering it is beyond the realm of science.

realm[relm]n.领域

real[5ri:El]adj.真的, 真实的

 

But that's changing.

 

For the first time, I believe science has pushed past religion and philosophy in daring to tackle this most fundamental of questions.

 

for the first time adv.第一次

 

阴影部分独立出来:

science has pushed past religion and philosophy in daring to tackle this most fundamental of questions.

 

push past (某人)身边挤过去

fundamental[7fQndE5mentl]adj.基础的, 基本的n.基本原则, 基本原理(fundament+al)

fundament[5fQndEmEnt]n.基础, 基本原理, 臀部(fund+a+ment)

fund源自 fundus [底部]

 

tackle[5tAkl]vt.用滑车固定; 备以船具; ()套上马具,着手进行; 应付; 处理

 

This film is the story of a series of bizarre and interconnected discoveries that reveal a hidden face of nature.

 

a series of 一连串的,系列的

 

interconnect[7intE(:)kE5nekt]vt.,vi.(使)互相联系[连接]inter+connect

connect[kE5nekt]v.连接, 联合, 关连(con+nect)

 

bizarre[bi5zB:]adj. []稀奇古怪的, 异乎寻常的,奇异的(指态度,容貌,款式等)

源自 西班牙语 bizarro [勇敢的]

 

联想记忆:

fantastic[fAn5tAstik]adj.幻想的, 奇异的, 稀奇古怪的, 荒谬的, 空想的

fantast[5fAntAst]n.幻想家, 梦想家

fantasy[5fAntEsi, 5fAntEzi]n.幻想, 白日梦

 

 

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