The members of the IOC made an objective appraisal of Beijing.
n.拱，拱门，拱形（结构） v. （使）成拱形 a. 淘气的
The cat arches its back when it sees the dog.
A bright rainbow arched above after the rain.
The world is as an arena of moral conflict.
We must fight against the bureaucracy in order to improve governmental work.
vi.商谈，商议 vt. （on）授予，赋予
The engineers and technicians are still conferring on the unexpected accident of the fire damp explosion.
I am extremely busy every week on three consecutive days, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.
The voters' consensus was that the capital penalty should not be abolished.
What is the consensus of opinion at the afternoon meeting?
His long illness and consequent absence put him far behind in his work.
vi.争夺，竞争；搏斗，争斗 vt. 声称，主张
The defense contended that the evidence was inadmissible.
There was a discrepancy in the two reports of the loss of the earthquake in India.
The picture consisted of a lot of discrete spots of color.
An accident of the collision of a truck with a train has disrupted railroad services into and out of Paris.
Protesters in Poland disrupted Clinton's speech.
Mozart showed exceptional musical talent when he was only 3 years old.
Executions used to be held in public.
When she was asked why she was absent from the party, no answer was forthcoming.
We asked several villagers the way to the mine, and they are very forthcoming.
v.（使）断裂，（使）折断 n. 断裂，骨折
A fracture in any part of the body can be very serious in elderly people.
On hearing the news that he was elected senator, he was in hysterical laughter.