1. slack a. 松弛的
She was shocked at the slack discipline in the school.
2. sneak v. 溜；偷偷地做
I'll see if I can sneak him in after dark.
He sneaked a chocolate from the box.
3. sober a. 未醉的
I’m sober enough.
He was tipsy yesterday , but now is sober.
4. specifications n. 规格，说明书
Our work must answer the specifications laid down.
Will you let us have the specifications?
5. spectacle n. 景象，大观
The sunrise was a splendid spectacle.
The crowd was dazzled by the spectacle.
6. spectator n. 旁观者
It is the spectator, and not life, that art really mirrors.
7. spontaneous a. 自发的
They are spontaneous in their ideas and actions.
8. stability n. 稳定
The government has taken a measure to maintain the stability of prices.
9. stagger v. 蹒跚
She staggered and fell.
10. stationary a. 固定的
He crashed into a stationary bus.
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