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ponderable

有价值的, 值得考虑的: considerable

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ponderous

沉重的: great weight; 沉闷无聊的: unpleasantly dull

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pontificate

傲慢地说或做: speak pompous

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pore

仔细浏览, 仔细研究: read or study attentively

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porous

多孔可渗透的: admitting liquid

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portentous

预兆性的, 凶兆的: sign of evil; 勾起兴趣的, 令人遐想的: eliciting amazement

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poseur

故作姿态的, 不真诚的人: affected insincere

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posit

假定, 断定: affirm

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postulate

前提条件: starting point; 假定为真: assume true

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posture

姿势, 姿态: way of holding the body; 故作姿态, 装模作样: pretended attitude

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potable

饮品, 尤指有酒精饮料: beverage; 适于饮用的: suitable for drinking

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potentate

有权势的人: has the power

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potentiate

激活, 加强: more active

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pout

(尤指撅嘴或板着脸)表示不悦: show displeasure

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practitioner

职业人士: profession

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prairie

大草原: treeless grassland

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prate

闲聊, 空谈: talk idly

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preach

传道, 布道: sermon

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precarious

危险的, 不稳定的: lacking security, stability; 可疑的, 不明确的: uncertain

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precedent

先例, 前例: earlier occurrence; 先前的: prior

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precipice

悬崖峭壁: steep

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precipitate

匆忙的: careless speed; 促使, 导致: cause to happen

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precipitation

沉积物, 尤指降水: deposit, rain, snow; 仓促: disorderly speed

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precipitous

非常陡峭的: steep; 匆忙的: careless speed

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preclude

预先阻止: make impossible in advance; 排斥: exclude

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precursor

先驱者, 先导: precedes

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predecessor

前任, 先辈: previously occupied

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predilection

爱好, 偏袒: disposition favor

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preeminent

优秀的, 重要的: paramount

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preempt

预先占有: seize, before others; 替换: replace

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preen

整理(羽毛): smooth feathers; 打扮修饰: dress oneself elaborate; 自满: take pride

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preface

序言: preliminary statement

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pregnant

重要的, 意味深长的: full of meaning; 怀孕的: containing offspring

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premeditate

预先考虑: consider beforehand

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preoccupation

非常关系, 全神贯注: extreme concern

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preponderant

占优势的, 更重要的: superior importance

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prepossessing

给人好感的, 有魅力的: impress favorably

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preposterous

荒谬的, 不符合常理的: contrary common sense

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presage

征兆: sign or warning; 预示, 预言: predict

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prescience

预知, 先见: knowledge before

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prescription

规定, 传统的规矩: rule

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preservative

防腐剂: protect against decay

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prestige

声望, 威望: respect

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presumptuous

放肆的, 冒昧的: overstepping bounds; 傲慢的: feeling of superiority

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pretense

虚假, 伪装: pretending deceive; 自大, 优越感: exaggerated sense of one’s importance

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preternatural

超乎寻常: surpassing usual

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prevail

盛行, 战胜: greater in strength

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prevalent

流行的, 普遍的: commonly accepted

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prevaricate

支吾其词, 撒谎: evade truth

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primordial

原始的, 最初的: happening first

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primp

精心打扮: adorn finicky

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principal

主要的, 重要的: highest importance, rank

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pristine

纯净的, 质朴的, 未被文明腐蚀的: pure, free from dirt or decay

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privation

缺乏, 穷困: lack

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probe

深入调查: penetrating investigation

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probity

正直: moral standards

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proclivity

癖性, 爱好: inclination

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procrastinate

(因为懒散)拖延: put off laziness

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procure

获得, 取得: get possession

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prod

促使…行动: persuade

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prodigal

挥霍的: spendthrift; 败家子: spends freely

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prodigious

巨大的: great in size; 惊人的, 了不起的: astonishment

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profane

亵渎: treat abuse, irreverence, contempt; 滥用: bad or improper use

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proffer

献出, 提供: offer

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proficient

熟练的, 精通的: advanced competence

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profligate

挥金如土的, 挥霍的: wasteful; 败家子: spends money freely; 堕落的人: below the normal moral standard

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profundity

深奥, 深刻: abstruse

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profusion

丰富, 大量: abundance; 挥霍, 浪费: wasteful

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prohibitive

禁止的, 阻止的: prohibit, restrain; (价格高得)抑制购买的: purchase

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proliferate

快速繁殖; 激增: grow or multiply by rapidly offspring

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prolix

啰嗦的, 冗长的: excessive length

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prologue

序言: preface

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prolong

延长, 拖延: lengthen

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proofread

正式宣布: make known

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promulgate

校对: find errors and mark corrections

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propagate

繁殖: increase; 传播, 宣传: spread out

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propensity

倾向, 癖好: inclination

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prophetic

预言的, 预示的: foretelling

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propitiate

抚慰, 劝解: appease

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propitious

吉祥的: favorably happy outcome

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proponent

建议者, 支持者: support

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propriety

礼节: conformity socially acceptable; 适当, 得体: suitable or fitting

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prosaic

单调的, 常见的: normal course of events

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proscribe

禁止, 排斥: forbid

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prosecution

实行, 执行: doing

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proselytize

(使)改变信仰: change religious faith

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prospect

探查, 勘探: go into discovery; 期待, 期望的事物: looking forward to

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prosperous

成功的, 繁盛的: vigorous growth, well-being

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prostrate

平躺(的), 使平躺: lying flat; 衰弱的, 使衰竭: weakness

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protean

善变的; 多才多艺的: diversity, variety, versatile

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protocol

正确的礼仪规范: correct conduct

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protract

延长, 拖长: lengthen, prolong

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protrude

突出: project

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protuberant

隆起的, 凸出的: thrusting out

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provident

节俭的: frugal, economical; 有远见的: awareness for the future

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providential

天意的, 幸运(的): divine intervention

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provincial

狭隘(的): limited perspective

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provisional

临时的: temporary

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provisory

有附带条件的; 临时的: conditional

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provoke

激怒: incite anger; 驱使, 激起: stir feeling