applause  n. 热烈称赞,喝彩,鼓掌  be greeted with applause 受到鼓掌欢迎  [同]praise  appreciable  adj. 可估计的,可觉察的  an appreciable change in the temperature 可感到的气温变化  [同]perceptible  appreciation  n. 鉴别,评价,欣赏  She showed no appreciation of good music. 她对好音乐毫无欣赏能力。  n. 感激  in sincere appreciation of your valuable help 由衷感激你宝贵的帮助。  apt  adj. 易于,倾向于  [同]inclined  adj. 灵巧的,灵敏的  an apt pupil 聪明的学生  [同]quick-witted  adj. 贴切的,恰当的  [难点]  be apt to do sth. 有…的倾向的,易于…  He is apt to forget people’s names. 她易于忘记别人的名字。  be apt at doing sth 做某事聪明的  He is very apt at picking up a new subject. 他很善于学习新科目。