DESCRIBING CHANGE…

蹂躏 róulìn* v. trample over; ravage
狂飙 kuángbiāo n. ①hurricane ②violent movement/force
促使 cùshǐ* v. impel; urge; spur | Zhànzhēng ∼ ²jūngōng xùnsù fāzhǎn. Wars promote the rapid development of the military industry.
热潮 rècháo n. ①upsurge ②great mass fever
契机 ¹qìjī* n. 〈phil.〉 ①juncture; turning/critical point ②moment
增速 zēngsù v.o. increase speed; speed up
反弹 fǎntán v. rise again (after a fall); pick up
监管 ¹jiānguǎn* v. keep watch on (prisoners/etc.); take charge of | Gōngdì shang de shìr ¹yóu tā ∼. He manages all matters at the construction site. n. supervision
落差 luòchā* n. ①drop in level (of water) ②head drop (in hydroelectric power plants)
成长 chéngzhǎng* v. grow up; mature; increase | Fùmǔ xīwàng háizi jiànkāng de ∼. Parents hope their children grow up healthy.
升华 ¹shēnghuá* v. ①〈phy.〉 sublimate ②raise to a higher level n. ①distillation ②sublimation
排挤 páijǐ* v. 〈pol.〉 push aside; push/elbow out | Tā ²cháng shòudào lǐngdǎo de ∼. He’s often pushed aside by his superior.
杰出 ¹jiéchū s.v. outstanding; remarkable; prominent | Zhè suǒ dàxué li yǒu hěn duō ∼ de kēxuéjiā. There are many outstanding scientists in this university.
谨防 jǐnfáng* v. guard against; beware of | Zài sēnlín li ∼ mílù. Be careful not to lose your way in the forest.
拯救 zhěngjiù v. save; rescue n. deliverance
校正 ²jiàozhèng v. proofread and correct; rectify
前沿 ²qiányán n. 〈mil.〉 forward position
领袖 lǐngxiù* n. leader M:ge/¹míng/²wèi
拐弯 guǎiwān v.o. ①turn a corner; turn | Chē yào ∼ le. The bus is going to turn (left/right). ②turn round; pursue a new course ③change one’s opinion adv. at the corner n. corner; turning suf. and more (after round numbers)
频繁 pínfán s.v. frequent; often
序幕 xùmù n. prologue; prelude
变局 biànjú n. ①critical situation: crisis ②changing situation
猜疑 cāiyí v. be suspicious; have misgivings
前夕 qiánxī* n. eve

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