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adamant

obdurate 坚强的

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brouhaha

hubbub 吵闹

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bulwark

a strong defense or protection 壁垒

4

choleric

easily made angry 易怒的

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cloy

spoil 吃腻

6

curtail

to cut short 剪短

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deference

courteous yielding 顺从

8

definitive

conclusive 决定性的

9

demeanor

the way a person behave风度

10

enigmatic

puzzling 困惑的

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impromptu

without preparation 即兴曲

12

mawkish

excessively 令人作呕的

13

mollify

to soften 平息

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onus

something that is heavy 负担

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presentiment

a vague sense 预感

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profligate

given over to dissipation 放荡的

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remit

to cancel 宽恕

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requisite

needed 必备的

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sartorial

having to do with cloth 裁缝的

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thwart

frustrate 阻碍