今天我们要学的词是 draconian. Draconian is spelled D-R-A-C-O-N-I-A-N, draconian.
draconian 的意思是严厉的、严苛的，尤其指法律规定。As COVID-19 spreads around the globe, governments have responded by imposing draconian restrictions, mandating business closures and requiring people to remain at home. 随着新冠病毒在全球范围内传播，各国政府采取了严厉的限制措施，要求企业关门，民众呆在家里。
Although many Americans have willingly complied with the stay-at-home rules as a necessary way of defeating the coronavirus, that cooperation will quickly disappear if they find that their leaders are abusing their political powers with foolish and even draconian demands. 尽管许多美国人愿意遵守在家隔离的规定，相信这是战胜冠状病毒的必要之举，但如果他们发现领导人滥用政治权力，提出愚蠢甚至严苛的要求，这种合作将很快消失。
好的，我们今天学习的词是 draconian, draconian, draconian