avail 有利于，有助于 Will force alone avail us?
average 平均数，平均 The paper receives an average of nearly 100 articles a day.
avert 挡开，防止，避免 Many traffic accidents can be averted by courtesy.
ban 禁止，取缔 He was banned from entering the city.
bang sudden loud bang
cast 投，扔，抛，撒，掷 cast doubt on the feasibility of a scheme
contempt轻视,轻蔑:show a contempt for sb
contest竞赛,比赛,竞争:the contest between the two powers for the control of the region
contract合同,契约:enter intoa contact with
contradict反驳,同.相矛盾,同.相抵触:The facts contradict his theory
defy 公然违抗，反抗：He was going ahead defying all difficulties.
degenerate 衰退，堕落，变坏: Her eyesight degenerated with the years.
deliberate 慎重的，深思熟虑的：The government is taking deliberate action to lower prices.
denote 表示，是。。。的标志，意思是：A frown often denotes displeasure.
correspond相符合相称:Fulfillment seldom corresponds to anticipation
compact 紧密的，坚实的 a compact piece of luggage
compare 比较，对照 compare the body to a finely tuned machine
compatible 能和睦相处的，合的来的 You should choose a roommate more compatible to your tastes.
detain 留住，担搁：be detained by business.
detect 发现:detect a student cheating
deteriorate 恶化,变坏,退化: Relations between the two countries began to deteriorate.