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mesmerize
「mesmerize」是「沉迷、震懾於」,例如:
The rabbit stopped in the middle of the road, mesmerized by the beam of the car’s headlights.(被車前燈光束震懾的兔子,停在路中間了。)
The audience was completely mesmerized by the excellent performance.(觀眾完全沉迷於精采的表演。)
They stood before the fish tank, mesmerized by the flashing colors.(他們站在魚缸前,被炫目閃爍的色彩迷住了。)
resent
「resent」是「反感、不滿、不能接受」,例如:
The baseball team resent the insinuation that they were only interested in the money.(對他們只對錢感興趣的暗示,棒球隊表示不滿。)
It is only natural that people should resent bossiness.(人們對傲慢反感是理所當然的。)
While doing the homework, the girl resents her classmates’ interference.(在做功課時,女孩對同學們的打擾感到不能接受。)
vanish
「vanish」是「突然不見、消失」,例如:
After hearing the horrible news, the smile vanished from her face.(聽到這個可怕的消息後,笑容從她臉上消失了。)
For the economy is in a slump, Many of these old cinemas have now vanished altogether.(由於景氣低迷,許多老戲院現已完全消失了。)
We must find the little girl, she can’t just have vanished into thin air.(我們必得找到這個小女孩,她總不會憑空消失。)

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