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abstemious

节约的 moderate

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censurable

该责备的 deserving of blame

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contingent

不一定的 likely but not certain to happen

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corroborate

证实 to confirm

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denizen

居民 an inhabitant

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discursive

散漫的 passing

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disseminate

宣传 spread widely

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dowdy

寒酸 poorly colored

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florid

绚丽的 highly colored

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foist

蒙骗 to impose by fraud

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gauche

笨拙的 awkward

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heresy

异教 an opinion different from accepted belief

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inculcate

反复灌输 to impress on the mind by repetition

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palapable

明显的 easily seen

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perceptive

感知的 having sympathetic

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pernicious

有害的 harmful

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salient

显著的 跳跃的 leaping

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satiate

充分满足 to satisfy completely

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sear

干枯 become dry

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specious

华而不实的 deceptive