2016年8月14日 星期日

naked, naked purpose, the naked truth, embellish, snark, snarking

After a party to celebrate his victory, he went to a restaurant with a friend. But he was turned down at the door by the restaurant operator who refused to serve blacks. Seized with fury, Ali threw the gold medal into a river. Some say the "legend" is somewhat embellished; nevertheless it tells the reality of the situation of blacks around the time U.S. President Barack Obama was born.


Snarking 

It is when someone secretly sends humorous or embarrasing e-mails from another persons e-mail address as a practical joke.
Make sure you log out, or you'll be a victim of snarking.


snark
a fictional animal, the quarry for a hunting party comprising some highly unlikely characters in Lewis Carroll's The Hunting of the Snark
1. A system failure. When a user's process bombed, the operator would get the message “Help, Help, Snark in MTS!
2. More generally, any kind of unexplained or threatening event on a computer (especially if it might be a boojum). Often used to refer to an event or a log file entry that might indicate an attempted security violation.




embellish
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verb [T]
to make something more beautiful or interesting by adding something to it:
The ceiling was embellished with flowers and leaves.
He couldn't resist embellishing the story of his accident a little.

embellishment Show phonetics
noun [C or U]

em・bel・lish

 ━━ vt. 飾る ((with)); (話などを)潤色する.
em・bel・lish・ment ━━ n.


美国传统词典[双解]


naked

na.ked

AHD:[n3“k1d]

D.J.[6neikid]

K.K.[6nek!d]

adj.(形容词)
(1)
Having no clothing on the body; nude.

裸体的:没有衣服掩盖身体的;裸体的
(2)
Having no covering, especially the usual one:

无覆盖的;无壳的:无罩的,尤指常用的东西:

a naked sword.

出鞘的剑
(3)
Devoid of vegetation, trees, or foliage:

无树叶的;光秃的:缺少植物、树木或叶子的:

the naked ground; naked tree limbs.

光秃秃的地板;光秃秃的树枝
(4)
Being without addition, concealment, disguise, or embellishment:

无掩饰的:没有附加、隐藏、欺骗或伪装的:

the naked facts; naked ambition.

明明白白的事实;明显的野心
(5)
Devoid of a specified quality, characteristic, or element:

无特质的:缺乏特别的特质、特点或因素的:

a look that was naked of all pretense.

无任何矫饰的眼神
(6)
Exposed to harm; vulnerable:

暴露的,脆弱的:有意伤害的暴露的;脆弱的:

“naked to mine enemies”(Shakespeare)

“在我的敌人面前暴露弱点”(莎士比亚)
(7)
Botany

【植物学】
(8)
Not encased in ovaries:

没有包在子房里的:

naked seeds.

裸子
(9)
Unprotected by scales:

没有托包保护的:

naked buds.

无托包的芽
(10)
Lacking a perianth:

缺少花被的:

naked flowers.

无花被花
(11)
Without leaves or pubescence:

没有叶子或绒毛的:

naked stalks.

无叶茎
(12)
Zoology Lacking outer covering such as scales, fur, feathers, or a shell.

【动物学】 外部无遮盖的:缺乏外部覆盖物,如鳞、皮、毛或壳


naked

('kĭd) pronunciation


adj.
  1. Having no clothing on the body; nude.
  2. Having no covering, especially the usual one: a naked sword.
  3. Devoid of vegetation, trees, or foliage: the naked ground; naked tree limbs.
  4. Being without addition, concealment, disguise, or embellishment: the naked facts; naked ambition.
  5. Devoid of a specified quality, characteristic, or element: a look that was naked of all pretense.
  6. Exposed to harm; vulnerable: “naked to mine enemies” (Shakespeare).
  7. Botany.
    1. Not encased in ovaries: naked seeds.
    2. Unprotected by scales: naked buds.
    3. Lacking a perianth: naked flowers.
    4. Without leaves or pubescence: naked stalks.
  8. Zoology. Lacking outer covering such as scales, fur, feathers, or a shell.
语源[Middle English, from Old English nacod.]
nakedly na'ked·ly adv.
nakedness na'ked·ness n.

naked 

Pronunciation: /ˈneɪkɪd/ 


ADJECTIVE

1(Of a person or part of the body) without clothes:he’d never seen a naked woman beforehe was stripped naked
1.1(Of an object) without the usual covering or protection:her room was lit by a single naked bulb
1.2(Of a tree, plant, or animal) without leaves, hairs, scales, etc.the naked branches of the trees
1.3(naked of) Devoid of:areas of skin naked of feathers
1.4Exposed to harm; vulnerable:John looked naked and defenceless without his spectacles
2[ATTRIBUTIVE] (Especially of feelings or behaviour) expressed openly; undisguised:naked fear made him tremblethe naked truth

Phrases


the naked eye

Unassisted vision, without a telescope, microscope, or other device:threadworm eggs are so small that they cannot be seen with the naked eye

Derivatives


nakedly


Pronunciation: /ˈneɪkɪdli/ 
ADVERB

Origin

Old English nacod, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch naakt and German nackt, from an Indo-European root shared by Latin nudus and Sanskrit nagna.

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