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By Martin Wong

SCMP, photo page A1 & text page C1 January 11, 2010

1. arrest fails to quell fears of acid attacks

- suppress, put an end to -

2. two bottles of acid were hurled into Temple Street

- thrown with force -

3. He hoped the public could help police find the culprit

- person responsible for wrongdoing -

4. Both councillors said security measures of tenement buildings in the district should be improved

- residential -

5. not only can it trace the suspect

- find, detect -

... but it can also pose a deterrent effect

- discourage the culprits from acting again -