1. combat vt. 對抗，抵抗
To combat the sun's harmful rays, Tim put on some sunscreen before he went out.
＊sunscreen n. 防曬乳
2. benefit vt. 有益於 & vi. 獲益 & n. 好處，利益
衍: benefit from... 從……獲益
for the benefit of... 為了……的利益
= for the good of...
The new shopping mall will benefit the community and its economy.
Everyone benefits from a smoke-free environment.
The new policy is for the benefit of people who want to start their own businesses.
3. harass vt. 騷擾；使煩惱
衍: harassment n. 騷擾
I have warned Jason that if he doesn't stop harassing me, I'll call the police.
Albert was accused of sexual harassment by one of his subordinates.
＊be accused of... 被指控??
subordinate n. 下屬
4. direct vt. 將……對準；指導 & a. 直接的
All students directed their attention to the speaker.
Mr. Johnson will be taking a direct flight to Hawaii for his daughter's wedding.
5. profit n. 利潤
衍: make a profit 產生利潤，有盈餘
Helen made a big profit by selling her homemade cookies online.
6. tackle vt. 處理，應付
It is not easy to tackle so many responsibilities at once.
7. innovation n. 創新
衍: innovative a. 創新的
The program aims to help people develop creativity and innovation.
Leonardo da Vinci was one of the most innovative thinkers of his time.
8. prestigious a. 有名聲的，有威望的
Harvard is regarded as one of the most prestigious universities in the world.
＊be regarded as... 被視為……
9. overwhelming a. 壓倒性的
衍: overwhelm vt. 使招架不住，壓倒
An overwhelming majority of the staff members were opposed to the new regulation.
＊be opposed to N/V-ing 反對……
Many high school seniors are overwhelmed by pressure and high expectations from their parents.
10. donation n. 捐款；捐贈物
11. engaging a. 迷人的；有魅力的
Gary is obsessed with Diane's engaging smile.
＊be / get obsessed with... 著迷於……
12. dedicate vt. 奉獻，致力於
衍: be dedicated to N/V-ing 致力於……
= be devoted to N/V-ing
The photographer is very dedicated to her work as evidenced by her exhibit.
＊as evidenced by... 由……可證明
evidence vt. 證明（常用被動）
13. awareness n. 意識；察覺
衍: raise awareness about / of... 喚起關於……的意識
The government is trying to raise public awareness about environmental protection.