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Flashcards in chapter 9 Deck (20):
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abate

减少 to make less

2

adulation

奉承 praise

3

anathema

诅咒 curse

4

astute

狡猾的 shrewd

5

avarice

贪婪的 greedy

6

culpable

有罪的 deserving blame

7

dilatory

拖拉的 delay

8

egregious

惊人的 conspicuous

9

equivocate

支吾 to speak or act in a way

10

evanescent

容易消散的 vanishing

11

irresolute

优柔寡断的 unable to make one's mind

12

nebulous

朦胧的 cloud like

13

novice

新手 beginner

14

penury

贫穷的 extreme poverty

15

pretentious

炫耀的 done for show

16

resuscitate

恢复 to revive

17

slovenly

邋遢的 untidy

18

recapitulate

概括 to sum up

19

supposition

假定 assumed

20

torpid

无聊的 dull