Slavery was abolished in America after the civil war in the 19th century.
Some superstitious practices should be abolished as soon as possible.
vt.修改，修订，改进n. （pl. ）赔罪，赔偿
The UN Charter has been amended since World War II and great improvement has been made.
A person who betrays his own country will be spurned by people.
She betrayed her friends by breaking her promises.
It's illegal to betray government secrets.
At what time will the opening ceremony commence?
Does the younger generation have a clear conception of what they want?
Deng Xiaoping had a comprehensive conception as to how to build up socialism with Chinese characteristics.
Nowadays many species of wild animals are bound and constrained in the zoo, and ridiculously, only in this way can they survive.
Many artists don't consider themselves constrained by the same rules of social conduct as other people.
On the basis of the evidence we deduced that he was guilty, but the judge thought differently.
The dilemma a doctor often faces is whether he should tell the truth to the patient or not.
It is doubtless that music is of great importance in every aspect of our lives.
We really don't see why the superpower is so enthusiastic over the NMD.
vt. 擦掉，清除； 删除（电脑文件），抹去（磁带录音）
Unfortunately, the tape has been erased.
The fire was finally extinguished by the firemen.
His fire of life was extinguished bit by bit by the onset of the lovesickness.
With her management skills and his marketing expertise, they make a formidable combination.
He's conscious that he has a formidable rival in this field.
You are hindering me in my work by talking all the time.
"Go and join the army, " said his wife, "I won't hinder you. "
Experts believe that such problems as Japan's rapidly aging society and large increase in government debt will hinder Japan's economic development.
A scientist, as well as a writer, must be creative and imaginative.
Those who always indulge themselves in delights of leisure will amount to nothing.
The bitter taste of disappointing love made him indulge in his own daydreams.