crucial moment 關鍵時刻
1. chron- = time
chronic (adj.) a chronic illness or pain is serious and lasts for a long time
Example: chronic back pain
(adj.) a chronic problem is always happening or returning and is very difficult to solve
Example: a chronic shortage of food/ money/ resources
(adj.)[ usually before noun ] doing something again and again, especially something harmful that you are unable or unwilling to stop doing
synchronize [ˋsɪŋkrənaɪz](v.) to make two or more things happen or move at the same time or speed
Example: The synchronized explosions brought chaos to the city centre.
synchronize sth with sth
Example: An editing unit is used to synchronize sound with images.
chronicle (n.) a record of events that happened in the past, in the order in which they happened
Example: a detailed chronicle of the Ming dynasty
2. se- = apart from
segregate (v.) to separate groups of people or things, especially because of race, sex, or region
Example: The army has decided not to segregate men and women during training.
seclude (v.) [ formal ] to keep someone apart from other people