Ch. 16 Vocab


flood, inundation


??shuizai


to contribute money


??juankuan


to represent, representative


??daibiao


pitiable, poor, to pity


??kelian


in person, personally, firsthand


??qinzi


to solicit contrabutions


??mujuan


to infect, be contagious


??chuanran


to prevent, to guard against


??yufang


calamity, disaster


??zaihai


to sympathise with


??tongqing


to persuade, to talk sb. over


??shuofu


to suffer, endure


?ai


to protect, safeguard


??baohu


to regret, to repent


??houhui


to be too late to do sth.


???laibuji


to fall down


?dao


to preserve, to conserve, to keep


??baocun


complete, integrated, intact


??wanzheng


to take, to adopt


??caiqu


measure, step


??cuoshi


to handle, to treat


??jiayi


to take apart, to dismantle


?chai