1. prescription n. 处方
The doctor dispensed a prescription to his patient.
2. prestige n. 威望
enjoy high prestige 享有很高的威望
She enjoyed high prestige among the masses.
This retiring attitude enchanced his prestige.
3. prevalent a. 流行的
Is malaria still prevalent among the population here?
4. prey n. 捕获物
The eagle seized its prey in a tenacious grip.
5. probe v. 探究
The journalist was probing into several financial scandals.
6. proficiency n. 熟练
How do you think of your proficiency in written and spoken English?
7.profound a. 深刻的; 深奥的
I didn't have the slightest interest in his profound theories.
8.prolong v. 延长
How can we endeavor to prolong the brevity of human life?
9. prospective a. 预期的，未来的
his prospective father-in-law 他未来的岳父
We receive prospective results in the experiment.
She is married to a prospective lawyer.
10. provocative a. 挑衅的
His provocative language provoked Peter.
Your question was not merely provocative .
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