She looked at the picture in an absent(茫然的)way.
2．ache v．& n．疼痛→v.渴望
Having left for ages，he was aching(渴望)for home.
3．address n．地址 v.写地址→vt.发表演说
The president will address(发表演说)his speech at 3：00 pm.
The picture looks nice against(以...为背景)the white wall.
The nurse attended(看护)to him day and night.
6．blank adj.空白的 n.空白→adj.没表情的；空虚的；没兴趣的
The stranger returned my greeting with a blank(没表情的)look.
7．blue adj.& n．蓝色→adj.忧伤的
His songs always make me feel blue(忧伤的)．
8．build vt.建筑，建造→v.逐渐增强 n.体格，体形，身材
One should receive training to build(逐渐增强)up one's confidence.
You're right，Josh. He may have a small build(身材)．
Even with a staff of 22 volunteers，Thomas often devotes up to 50 hours a week to his cause(事业)．
Who will take his place still remains cloudy(不明朗的)．
She coached(指导)me in playing football.
12．count n．& v．计算，数→vi.有价值，重要
It is not how much you read but what you read that counts(重要)．