1. shift v. 移动；转变
shift responsibility on to others 转嫁责任
The Left is shifting their ground.
2. strive v. 力求
strive for freedom 力求自由
The scientists strive for a breakthrough in cancer research.
3. submit to v. 屈服=yield to
I submit to his wishes.
4. striking a. 显著的
Her big eyes are her most striking feature.
5. scrape v. 刮,擦
He bent over to scrape some dirt off his shoes.
6. sensible a. 合情理的
That sounds very sensible to me.
7. submerge v. 淹没
I watched the submarine submerge.
8. stereotype n. 陈规，固定的看法
The idea is an old-fashioned stereotype.
9. sustain v. 维持=support
They had sufficient food to sustain life.
10. testify v. 作证
He testified that he had not seen the accident.