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acuity

sharpness 敏锐 尖锐

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delineate

to portray 描绘

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depraved

marked by evil and corruption 堕落的

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enervate

to weaken 是衰弱

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esoteric

intended for, private 秘传的

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fecund

fruitful in offspring or vegetation 肥沃的

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fiat

an arbitrary order 命令

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figment

a fabrication 虚构的

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garner

to acquire 获得

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hallow

to set apart 使。。。神圣

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idiosyncrasy

a peculiarity 特质

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ignominy

shame and disgrace 耻辱

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mundane

earthly worldly 世俗的

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nuance

slight variation 细微差别

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overweening

conceited 自负的

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penchant

a strong attraction 嗜好

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reputed

according to reputation 名誉好的 被普遍认为...

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sophistry

reasoning that seems plausible but it actually unsound 诡辩

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sumptuous

costly 华丽的

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ubiquitous

present everywhere 无所不在的