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ponderable

有價值的,值得考慮的:considerable

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ponderous

沉重的:great weight;沉悶無聊的:unpleasantly dull

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pontificate

傲慢地說或做:speak pompous

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pore

仔細流覽,仔細研究:read or study attentively

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porous

多孔可滲透的:admitting liquid

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portentous

預兆性的,凶兆的:sign of evil;勾起興趣的,令人遐想的:eliciting amazement

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poseur

故作姿態的,不真誠的人:affected insincere

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posit

假定,斷定:affirm

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postulate

前提條件:starting point;假定為真:assume true

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posture

姿勢,姿態:way of holding the body;故作姿態,裝模作樣:pretended attitude

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potable

飲品,尤指有酒精飲料:beverage;適於飲用的:suitable for drinking

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potentate

有權勢的人:has the power

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potentiate

啟動,加強:more active

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pout

(尤指撅嘴或板著臉)表示不悅:show displeasure

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practitioner

職業人士:profession

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prairie

大草原:treeless grassland

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prate

閒聊,空談:talk idly

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preach

傳道,佈道:sermon

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precipice

懸崖峭壁:steep

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precipitate

匆忙的:careless speed;促使,導致:cause to happen

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precipitation

沉積物,尤指降水:deposit, rain, snow;倉促:disorderly speed

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precipitous

非常陡峭的:steep;匆忙的:careless speed

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preclude

預先阻止:make impossible in advance;排斥:exclude

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precursor

先驅者,先導:precedes

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predilection

愛好,偏袒:disposition favor

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preeminent

優秀的,重要的:paramount

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preempt

預先佔有:seize, before others;替換:replace

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preen

整理(羽毛):smooth feathers;打扮修飾:dress oneself elaborate;自滿:take pride

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preface

序言:preliminary statement

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pregnant

重要的,意味深長的:full of meaning;懷孕的:containing offspring

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premeditate

預先考慮:consider beforehand

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preoccupation

非常關係,全神貫注:extreme concern

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preponderant

佔優勢的,更重要的:superior importance

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prepossessing

給人好感的,有魅力的:impress favorably

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preposterous

荒謬的,不符合常理的:contrary common sense

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presage

徵兆:sign or warning;預示,預言:predict

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prescription

規定,傳統的規矩:rule

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preservative

防腐劑:protect against decay

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prestige

聲望,威望:respect

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presumptuous

放肆的,冒昧的:overstepping bounds;傲慢的:feeling of superiority

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pretense

虛假,偽裝:pretending deceive;自大,優越感:exaggerated sense of one’s importance

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preternatural

超乎尋常:surpassing usual

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prevail

盛行,戰勝:greater in strength

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prevaricate

支吾其詞,撒謊:evade truth

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primordial

原始的,最初的:happening first

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primp

精心打扮:adorn finicky

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principal

主要的,重要的:highest importance, rank

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pristine

純淨的,質樸的,未被文明腐蝕的:pure, free from dirt or decay

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privation

缺乏,窮困:lack

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probe

深入調查:penetrating investigation

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probity

正直:moral standards

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proclivity

癖性,愛好:inclination

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procrastinate

(因為懶散)拖延:put off laziness

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procure

獲得,取得:get possession

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prod

促使…行動:persuade

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prodigious

巨大的:great in size;驚人的,了不起的:astonishment

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profane

褻瀆:treat abuse, irreverence, contempt;濫用:bad or improper use

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proffer

獻出,提供:offer

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proficient

熟練的,精通的:advanced competence

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profusion

豐富,大量:abundance;揮霍,浪費:wasteful

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proliferate

快速繁殖;激增:grow or multiply by rapidly offspring

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prolix

囉嗦的,冗長的:excessive length

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prologue

序言:preface

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proofread

正式宣佈:make known

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promulgate

校對:find errors and mark corrections

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propensity

傾向,癖好:inclination

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prophetic

預言的,預示的:foretelling

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propitiate

撫慰,勸解:appease

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propitious

吉祥的:favorably happy outcome

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proponent

建議者,支持者:support

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propriety

禮節:conformity socially acceptable;適當,得體:suitable or fitting

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prosaic

單調的,常見的:normal course of events;散文的

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proscribe

禁止,排斥:forbid

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prosecution

實行,執行:doing

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proselytize

(使)改變信仰:change religious faith

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prospect

探查,勘探:go into discovery;期待,期望的事物:looking forward to

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prosperous

成功的,繁盛的:vigorous growth, well-being

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prostrate

平躺(的),使平躺:lying flat;衰弱的,使衰竭:weakness

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protean

善變的;多才多藝的:diversity, variety, versatile

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protocol

正確的禮儀規範:correct conduct

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protrude

突出:project

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protuberant

隆起的,凸出的:thrusting out

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provident

節儉的:frugal, economical;有遠見的:awareness for the future

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providential

天意的,幸運(的):divine intervention

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provincial

狹隘(的):limited perspective

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provisional

臨時的:temporary

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provisory

有附帶條件的;臨時的:conditional

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provoke

激怒:incite anger;驅使,激起:stir feeling

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prowess

英勇,勇敢:superior, courage

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prowl

潛行於,巡遊以獵取食物,徘徊:roam through search of prey

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prude

過分正經的人:一個過分關心自己是否得體、謙遜、或正確的人:greatly concerned seemly behavior and morally

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prudish

過分守禮的:prudery

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prudent

明智的:wisdom, judiciousness, wise;小心謹慎的,審慎的:circumspection

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prune

梅幹:plum dried;修剪;修正

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pry

刺探,打聽:inquire closely, curiously;

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pseudonym

假名,筆名:fictitious

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psychology

心理學:science mental process and behavior;心理戰術:subtle tactical action influence

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pucker

撇(嘴),(使)收縮:contracted

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puckish

淘氣的,頑皮的:mischievous, impish

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puerile

幼稚的,不成熟的:immature

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puissance

權力:power

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pulchritude

美麗:beauty

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pulverize

將…研磨成粉;將…徹底摧毀:complete end

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pun

雙關語:humorous

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punctilious

注意細節的,一絲不苟的:attentive details

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pundit

權威人士,專家:opinions authoritative

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pungent

辛辣的,諷刺的:use of wit cause hurt feelings

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puny

微小的,弱小的:inferior size, weak

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purlieu

常去的地方:socializing;臨近的地區:adjoining region

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purloin

偷竊:steal

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purvey

(大量)供給,供應:supply

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pusillanimous

懦弱的,膽小得令人鄙視的:timidity

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quack

冒牌醫生:pretender;庸醫的

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quaff

大口地喝:drink heartily

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quail

膽怯,畏縮:fear, cower

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quandary

困惑,窘境:perplexity, doubt

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quarantine

隔離:isolation

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quarry

採石場:stone is obtained;目標,獵物:pursuit

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quash

鎮壓,阻止:put a stop to

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quaver

發顫音:quivering voice

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quell

壓制:suppress;使平靜,使安靜:pacify

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quench

熄滅:put out;使滿足:put a complete end to

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querulous

抱怨的,愛發牢騷的:complaining

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quibble

狡辯,謬論

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quiescent

平靜的,靜止的:quiet, inactive

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quixotic

不切實際的,空想的:more by ideals than by reality

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quota

配額,限額:proportional

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quotidian

每日的,平凡的:commonplace

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rabble

混亂的人群;暴民;下層群眾:disorganized crowd of people

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rabid

狂熱的,不冷靜的:fanatical

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racy

活潑生動的:vigorous

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raffish

低俗的:crudeness。infamous

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raffle

垃圾,廢物:discarded, useless

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ragged

衣衫襤褸的:threadbare clothes;凹凸不平的,不光滑的:not smooth

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rail

猛罵,猛烈抨擊:revile or scold