學術寫作上常誤用及誤解的字彙 Z 為開頭的字彙 Common Mistakes in Academic English Writing: Words Beginning with the Letter Z

誤解的字彙 Z 為開頭的字彙

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zap
zap (ZAHP) (verb)
To attack, destroy, or to kill someone or something quickly: “An early heavy frost might zap the beginning blossoms on Vivian’s fruit tree.”
zap (ZAHP) (verb)
To heat or to cook something in a microwave oven: “Ronnie is going to zap his muffin in the microwave right now.”
zap (ZAHP) (verb)
1. To move quickly or suddenly: “Pain will often zap through Dan’s legs at night because he has a deficiency of magnesium.”
2. To send something or someone quickly from one place to another through electronic means: “People can zap important messages from their laptops to the computers where they work.”

zeal 及 zest
zeal (ZEEL) (noun)
1. Enthusiastic devotion to a cause, ideal, or goal and tireless diligence in its furtherance: “Gina was a politician known for her zeal and passion for reform.”
2. A strong feeling of interest and enthusiasm that makes someone very eager or determined to do something: “Ricky’s son started to do his homework with renewed zeal after getting his first ‘A’ grade.”
“The local school principal enforced regulations with excessive zeal.”
zest (ZEST) (noun)
1. Lively excitement with a feeling of enjoyment and enthusiasm: “Melinda had a zest for life because she had a keen interest in everything around her.”
2. A lively quality that increases enjoyment, excitement, or energy: “Leo’s use of humor added zest to his stage performance.”
zest (ZEST) (noun)
Thin strips or scrapings of the skin of a citrus fruit used as flavoring in cooking or baking: “The recipe said to add one spoonful of orange zest to the cake batter.”

zip
zip (ZIP) (verb)
To close, open, or to connect something with a zipper: “Jimmy, please zip up your jacket because it is quite cold outside.”
zip (ZIP) (verb)
To move or to act very quickly: “When vehicles zip past people on the street, such noises can be very loud.”
zip (ZIP) (noun)
Nothing at all: “Vera knows zip about the rules of the game.”

zoom
zoom (ZOOM) (verb)
To move quickly: “When the children are on their bikes they always zoom around on the parking lot.”
zoom (ZOOM) (verb)
1.To increase suddenly: “Housing prices can zoom up quickly when lots of people live in a small country.”
2.To adjust the camera to make the image seem to be bigger and closer: “The TV cameras can zoom in to show the main character’s face in detail.”
zoom (ZOOM) (noun)
An adjustable lens on a camera that allows the photographer to get a close up of a subject: “The photographer said he was going to use his new zoom to get a closer view of the butterfly.”

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