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Eclectic

Wide-ranging
兼收并蓄的

2

obscure

Unclear
费解的 鲜为人知的

3

extraneous

Irrelevant, unconnected
无关的

4

attainment

achieving a goal you are working towards
实现获得

5

rumination

a deep/considered thought about something
沉思

6

prosaic

lacking poetic, ordinary, every day, commonplace
平庸的

7

hackneyed

overused and became unoriginal boring trite
"hackneyed old saying"
陈腐的

8

electorate

people who are entitled to vote
全体选民

9

besieged

surround - fans besieged the hotel
oppress - he was besieged with guilt
overwhelm - he was besieged with requests
包围,围攻

10

plead

pretty pleeease
claim - she pleaded innocence
乞求

11

indecorous

improper
indecorous attire
不得体的

12

unseemly

improper, unfitting
不得体的

13

skittish

(usually horsey) excitable or easily scared
难以驾驭的
(usually hooman) frivolous and unpredictable
易变而顽皮的

14

restive

restless, unable to stay still, uncontrollable, especially because of impatience, boredom...
躁动不安,难以驾驭的

15

vociferous

大叫大嚷的
showing strong feeling,vehement,clamorous,louuud

16

apostle

disciple,follower
使徒,鼓吹者

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anachronistic

belong to another time period
时代错误的/过时的

18

entomologist

昆虫学家

19

lionization

give someone lots of public attention and approval
吹捧ish。lyy超棒!!!!

20

caprice

remember capricious??
quick change of mood/behavior
变化无常 任性的

21

modicum

一丢
helen loves fartie. even a modicum of the fragrance will delight her day.

22

dissent

holding different opinions
不同观点,异议

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demur

raise doubts, objections and reluctance
表示反对

24

schism

A slip division between strongly opposed parties, caused by differences in opinions and beliefs.

(宗教派或政党and stuff)分裂

25

Shore up

to support (by placing something against it)
eg. The tax cuts are supposed to shore up the economy

支撑,辅助