关于Fear“恐惧”的词汇

Fear:1. craven 懦夫;2. trepidation 惊恐,惶恐;3. cower (因恐惧、痛苦等)畏缩;4. intimidate 胁迫,威胁(某人做某事);5. apprehensive 不安的,忧虑的;6. dastardly 欺善怕恶的,懦弱的。

1. craven 懦夫

A hero risks his life to help others; a craven runs from the scene.
英雄冒着生命危险去帮助别人,而懦夫却临阵脱逃。

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2. trepidation 惊恐,惶恐

I thought Carol would be nervous when she made her speech, but she delivered it without trepidation.
我本以为凯洛尔演说时会紧张,但她发表的却一点也不害怕。

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3. cower (因恐惧、痛苦等)畏缩

Brave men defy tyrants, instead of cowering before them.
勇者公然反抗暴君,不在他们面前畏缩。

4. intimidate 胁迫,威胁(某人做某事)

The younger boys would not have given up the playing field so quickly if the older boys hadn’t intimidated them.
要不是那些较大的男孩胁迫他们,这些小男孩是不会这么快就放弃这球场的。

5. apprehensive 不安的,忧虑的

Several apprehensive parents telephoned the school when the children were late in getting home from the museum trip.
当孩子们到博物馆参观,迟迟未回家时,忧虑的父母亲纷纷打电话到学校。

6. dastardly 欺善怕恶的,懦弱的

It was dastardly of the captain to desert the sinking vessel and leave the passengers to fend for themselves.
抛弃沉船并丢下乘客让他们自己谋生,这就是船长的懦弱。

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7. timid 胆怯的

If the other team challenges us, we should accept. Let’s not be so timid.
如果有其他队伍向我们挑战,我们应当接受,绝不能如此胆怯!

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