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Old 06-11-2019, 04:25 AM
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1) extol /ɪk'stəʊl/ vt. 颂扬

2) BAT's success also hinged on 取决于…… pricing

3) he had combined business with humanity weaning the Chinese from opium by teaching them to smoke North Carolina cigarettes 使放弃、使戒除

4) this singularly /'sɪŋɡjəlɚli/adv. 异常地、令人无法理解地 addictive form of smoking

5) sporadic /spə'rĉdɪk/ adj. 零星的、不定时发生的

6) oligopoly /,ɒlɪ'gɒp(ə)lɪ/ n. 寡头买主垄断

7) in the crucible /'kruːsɪb(ə)l/ n. 坩埚、严酷的考验 of
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