1. portrayal n. 飾演；描繪；肖像
衍: portray vt. 描繪；飾演
The actor received critical acclaim for his portrayal of Spider-Man.
＊critical acclaim 備受好評
acclaim n. & vt. 讚揚，稱讚
In fairy tales, witches are typically portrayed as evil women.
2. appear vi. 出現
反: disappear vi. 消失
disappear without a trace 消失得無影無蹤
As soon as the singer appeared on stage, the fans started to scream.
The man disappeared without a trace after committing several murders.
3. version n. 版本
Our company plans to launch a new version of the product in July.
4. a smash / huge / big hit 造成轟動的人事物
smash a. 極為成功的
The award-winning director's latest movie is a smash hit.
5. positive a. 正面的；積極的
反: negative a. 負面的；消極的
The review of the Japanese author's new book was generally positive.
People who have a negative attitude towards life are usually unhappy.
6. review n. & vt. 評論；審核
Last night, we went to see a movie which has received great reviews.
Regarding your proposal, the board needs more time to review it.
7. professional a. 專業的；職業的
衍: professionally adv. 專業地
It was impressive to watch children cooking like professional chefs.
The manager thinks highly of the new employee because he handles everything professionally.
＊think highly of... 對……評價很高
8. capacity n. 職位；容量；能力
In my capacity as general manager of this company, I would like to recommend Mr. Peter Johnson for the job.
9. release vt. 發行；釋放，解放
The publisher just released a book about the complete history of teddy bears.
10. represent vt. 代表；象徵
Penny found it an honor to represent her country at the World Chess Championships.
11. appoint vt. 委派，任命
Kevin was recently appointed to manage the sales department.
12. diverse a. 多樣化的
衍: diversity n. 多樣性
Experts from a diverse range of research fields attended the seminar.
The United States is known for its cultural diversity.