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copious

丰富的,大量的; adjective: in abundant supply

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coquette

调情的女子;调情,不认真对待; woman who flirts

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cordial

adj.热情的,友好的;令人振奋的,令人焕然一新的

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cordiality

n.诚恳,热诚

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cordon

警戒线;围成一道防线

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core

n.果心;v.去掉某物的中心部分

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cornucopia

大量; noun: an abundant supply of something good

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corollary

noun: a practical consequence that follows naturally

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coronation

加冕,加冕礼

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corporeal

肉体的;有形的,实体的

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correlate

使…相关联

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correlated

adj.有相互关系的

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correspondent

a.符合的,一致的;n.记者,通讯员

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corroborate

用证据或权威证实;为…提供证据,支持; verb: to confirm or lend support to (usually an idea or claim)

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corroboration

n.支持,证实

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corrode

v.腐蚀,侵蚀

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corrosive

腐蚀性的;讽刺性的

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corrugate

v.起波纹,起皱纹

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corrugated

褶皱的

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corrupt

a.堕落的,腐败的;讹误的,走样的;v.使堕落,使腐败

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corruption

n.腐败,堕落

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coruscate

v.闪亮

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cosmic

a.宇宙的

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cosmology

study of the universe as a totality; theory of the origin and structure of the universe

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cosmopolitan

有世界性眼光的,包容的; adjective: comprising many cultures; global in reach and outlook

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cosmopolitanism

n.世界性,世界主义

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cosmos

n.宇宙

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cosset

宠爱; verb: treat with excessive indulgence

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costume

n.服装;剧装

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cosy

a.温暖而舒适的

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coterie

n.(有共同兴趣的)小团体; close or exclusive group, clique

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coterminous

a.毗连的,有共同边界的; adjective: being of equal extent or scope or duration

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countenance

容忍;赞成,推崇;沉着,冷静; facial expression or face (noun); approve or tolerate (verb)

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counteract

v.消除,抵消

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counterbalance

v.起平衡作用

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counterclockwise

adj./adv.逆时针方向的(地)

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counterfeit

仿制的,假冒的;仿制;伪装成

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counterforce

对抗势力

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counterintuitive

against what one would intuitively expect

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countermand

取消,撤销; verb: a contrary command cancelling or reversing a previous command

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counterpart

(地位、功能)对等的人或物; n. one remarkably similar to another: equal; n. something that completes: complement

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counterpoint

contrasting item, opposite; a complement; the use of contrast or interplay in a work of art

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counterproductive

反效果的,阻碍预期目标的; defeating the purpose; preventing the intended goal

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countervail

vt.抗衡,抵消

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countless

adj.无数的

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countrified

a.乡村的;粗俗的

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coup

n.妙计,成功之举

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court

追求,献殷勤

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courteous

礼貌的,谦恭有礼的; adj. marked by polished manners, gallantry: civil

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covenant

n.契约;v.立书保证

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covert

隐蔽的,秘密的;隐秘掩护所; secret, veiled, undercover

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covet

v.贪求,妄想; v. to desire inordinately or culpably

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covetous

贪婪的,渴求财富的; desiring something owned by another

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cow

恐吓,威胁; verb: to intimidate

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coward

n.胆小鬼

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cowardice

懦弱,不坚定

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cower

畏缩

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coy

故作羞涩的;不愿与人交往的,内向的

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cozen

诱骗; to mislead by trick or fraud; deceive

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cozy

adj.舒适的,惬意的;亲切友好的

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crab

n.蟹,螃蟹;v.抱怨,发牢骚

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crabbed

a.暴躁的

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crack

n.爆裂声;裂缝;v.裂开;破解

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crackpot

n.怪人,疯子;狂想家

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craft

n.行业;手艺

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crafty

a.狡诈的;灵巧的; cunning, skillful in deception or underhanded schemes

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cramp

n.铁箍,夹子;v.把…箍紧

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cramped

狭小的,狭窄的

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cranky

a.怪癖的;不稳的

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crash

v.猛撞;猛冲直闯;撞碎

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crass

粗俗的,愚钝的

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crater

n.火山口;弹坑

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crave

热望

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craven

非常懦弱的,因胆小而遭人鄙视的; adjective: pathetically cowardly

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crawl

v.爬,爬行

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crease

折痕

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credence

坚信; noun: belief in something

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credential

证书

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credibility

believability, trustworthiness

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credible

可信的,值得信赖的

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credit

信任,信赖;表扬,赞扬

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creditable

adjective: deserving of praise but not that amazing

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credo

n.信条; statement of belief or principle; creed

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credulity

noun: tendency to believe readily

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credulous

轻信的,易受骗的; gullible; prone to believing or trusting too easily or without enough evidence

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creed

n.教义;信条; n. a set of fundamental beliefs; a guiding principle

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creek

小溪,小河

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creep

缓慢地行进;匍匐前进

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crepuscular

a.朦胧的,微明的

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crescendo

(声音)渐强;(渐强之后到达的)顶峰; steady increase in force, intensity, or the loudness of a musical passage; a climactic moment or peak

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crest

顶部,浪尖,山顶

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crestfallen

垂头丧气的,沮丧的; adjective: brought low in spirit

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crib

v.抄袭,剽窃

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crimp

v.使起皱,使(头发)卷曲;抵制,束缚

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crimson

a.绯红色的;n.绯红色

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cringe

v.畏缩;谄媚

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cringing

n./a.谄媚(的),奉承(的)

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criss-cross

v.交叉往来

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criterion

n.评判的标准,尺度

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critic

n.批评者

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critical

a.挑毛病的;关键的;危急的

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criticize

v.评论,批评;挑剔

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critique

n.批评性的分析

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croak

n.蛙鸣声;v.发牢骚,抱怨

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cronyism

任人唯亲的,对好朋友的偏袒

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crook

使弯曲

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crooked

a.不诚实的;弯曲的

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croon

低声歌唱或说话

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crossfire

n.交叉火力

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crouch

蹲伏

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crow

感到高兴;自鸣得意

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crucial

非常重要的,决定性的

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crudity

n.粗糙,生硬

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crumb

n.糕饼屑,面包屑;少许,点滴

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crumble

v.弄碎;崩溃

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crumple

弄皱;(因外力挤压而)垮塌

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crusade

n.为维护理想、原则而进行的运动或斗争

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crutch

支撑,支柱

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crux

中点,关键点

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cryptic

秘密的;含义模糊的;超出理解能力的; adjective: mysterious or vague, usually intentionally

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crystalline

adj.水晶的,透明的

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crystallize

verb: cause to take on a definite and clear shape

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cub

n.幼兽;笨手笨脚的年轻人

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cuddle

v./n.搂抱,拥抱

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cue

v.暗示,提示;n.暗示,提示

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culinary

a.厨房的;烹调的

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cull

v.挑选,精选;n.剔除的东西

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culminate

v.达到顶点,使达到最高点; verb: reach the highest or most decisive point

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culmination

n.顶点;高潮

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culpability

noun: a state of guilt

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culpable

该受谴责的,有罪的; adj. meriting condemnation or blame as wrong or harmful: blameworthy

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culprit

n.罪犯

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cult

n.异教,教派;狂热的崇拜

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cultivate

提升,加强;种植,培养

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cultivated

a.耕种的,栽培的;有教养的

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cumber

v.拖累,妨碍

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cumbersome

笨重的,难处理的; adjective: difficult to handle or use especially because of size or weight

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cunning

狡猾的;(手工)灵巧的;欺诈,欺骗

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cupidity

n.贪婪; noun: greed for money

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curator

n.(博物馆等)馆长

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curdle

v.使凝结,变稠

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curfew

n.宵禁

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curmudgeon

脾气坏的、爱抱怨的人; noun: a grouchy, surly person

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cursory

匆忙的,不注意细节的; adj. rapidly and often superficially performed or produced: hasty

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curt

言词简略的,直接(以至显得粗鲁)的;言简意赅的

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curtail

缩短,削减

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custodian

n.管理员,监护人

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customary

a.合乎习俗的

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cutlery

n.(刀、叉、匙等)餐具

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cyclical

a.循环的

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cyclone

n.气旋,飓风

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cynic

愤世嫉俗者

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cynical

adj.愤世嫉俗的; thinking the worst of others' motivations; bitterly pessimistic

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cynosure

n.注意的焦点

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dabble

涉猎,对…浅尝辄止

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daft

神经错乱的;不明智的

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dainty

n.美味,精美的食品;a.娇美的;挑剔的

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dais

主席台,嘉宾席

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dalliance

n.虚度光阴;调情

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dally

虚度时光;玩乐;慢吞吞,磨磨蹭蹭

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damn

(在道德上)谴责;非常地,极其地

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damp

v.减弱,抑制;a.潮湿的

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damped

a.潮湿的;沮丧的

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dampen

(特指稍稍地)弄湿;抑制,压抑(感情、精力等),泼冷水; v. to check or diminish the activity or vigor of: deaden; v. to make damp

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damper

抑制因素

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dandy

纨绔子弟,爱打扮的人;最佳的,最好的

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dangle

v.悬荡,悬摆;吊胃口

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dank

阴湿的

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dapper

衣冠整洁的

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dappled

有斑点的,花的;色彩斑斓的

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daredevil

大胆鲁莽的(人);不考虑后果的

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darken

使模糊,使变暗

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dart

突然移动,猛冲,狂奔;公开侮辱

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dash

v.猛撞,猛砸,击碎;使受挫,挫败;使愧疚,使窘迫

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dashing

爱好冒险的,大胆的

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dated

过时的

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daub

v.涂抹;乱画

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daunt

使胆怯,吓倒; discourage, dishearten, lesson the courage of

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daunting

令人气馁的

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dawdle

闲荡,虚度光阴;拖拖拉拉

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daze

n.迷乱,恍惚;v.使茫然,使眩晕

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dazzling

眼花缭乱的

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deaden

v.减弱,缓和

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deadlock

僵局;使陷入僵局,使停顿

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deadpan

无趣的,无生气的,不活泼的

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dearth

供应不足; noun: a lack or shortage

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debacle

溃败; n. a complete failure: fiasco; n. a great disaster

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debar

v.阻止

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debark

(使)下船(飞机、车等);卸(客、货)

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debase

贬低,贬损; verb: reduce the quality or value of something

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debatable

a.未决定的,有争执的

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debate

n.正式的辩论,讨论;v.讨论,辩论

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debauch

v.使堕落,败坏;n.堕落

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debauchery

corruption

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debilitate

使衰弱

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debility

n.衰弱,虚弱

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debonair

无忧无虑,不在乎的;风度翩翩的; adjective: having a sophisticated charm

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debrief

v.盘问,听取报告

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debris

废墟

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debunk

揭穿…的真面目;证明…为假; verb: expose as false ideas and claims, especially while ridiculing

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debut

初次登台,出道

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decadence

衰落,颓废

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decadent

堕落的,腐败的;放纵的人;道德上堕落的人

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decamp

v.(士兵)离营;匆忙秘密地离开

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decant

轻轻倒出

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decay

v. to decline from a sound condition in health, strength, or vigor: deteriorate; v. to fall into ruin

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deceit

n.欺骗,欺诈,诡计

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deceitful

撒谎的,骗人的

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decelerate

v.(使)减速

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decency

n.正派,端庄体面

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decentralize

v.分散,权力下放

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deception

n.欺骗,诡计

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deceptive

adj.欺骗的,导致误解的

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deciduous

a.非永久的;短暂的;脱落的;落叶的

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decimate

v.毁掉大部分;大量杀死; v. to cause great destruction or harm to: destroy

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decimation

noun: destroying or killing a large part of the population

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decipher

破译;对…有清晰的想法,理解,解读

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decisive

adj.决定性的;坚定地,果断的

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decisiveness

n.坚决,果断

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declaim

v.高谈阔论; speak in an impassioned, pompous, or oratorical manner; give a formal speech

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decline

v.拒绝;变弱,变小;n.消减

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declivity

downward slope

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decode

解码

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decompose

v.(使)腐烂

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decomposition

n.分解,腐烂,崩溃

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decorative

装饰性的

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decorous

a.合宜的,高雅的; adjective: characterized by good taste in manners and conduct

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decorum

礼仪,得体; noun: propriety in manners and conduct

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decoy

v.诱骗

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decree

n.命令,法令;v.颁布命令

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decrepit

虚弱的,衰老的,破旧的

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decry

强烈反对,否定; verb: express strong disapproval of

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dedication

n.奉献,献身

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deduce

v.演绎,推断

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deduct

v.减去,扣除;演绎

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deductive

a.推论的,演绎的

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deed

n.行为,行动;(土地或建筑物的)转让契约、证书

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deem

judge, consider

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deface

v.损坏; vandalize, mar the appearance of

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defamation

n.诽谤,中伤

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defamatory

slanderous, injurious to someone's reputation

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defame

v.诽谤,中伤; to malign; harm someone's reputation

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default

不履行义务,玩忽职守; failure to act, neglect (noun); fail to fulfill an obligation, especially a financial one (verb)

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defecate

v.澄清;净化

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defect

n.缺点,瑕疵;v.变节,脱党

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defense

n.防御,防护

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defensive

adj.自卫的;n.戒备,防御

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defer

推迟,延期;遵从; v. to put off or delay: postpone; v. to submit to another's wishes or opinion usually through respect: yield

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deference

尊崇,顺从; respectful submission; yielding to the authority or opinion of another

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deferential

adj.顺从的,恭顺的; adjective: showing respect

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defiance

n.挑战;违抗,反抗

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defiant

adj.反抗的,挑衅的

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deficiency

缺乏,不足

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deficient

adj.有缺点的;缺少的;不足的

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deficit

n.不足额,赤字

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defile

(山间)小道;亵渎;使腐坏,污损

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definite

a.清楚的,明确的

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definitive

a.明确的,有权威的;最终的

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deflate

收缩,降低,减少

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deflect

使偏斜,使转向; cause to curve; turn aside, esp. from a straight course; avoid

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defraud

v.欺骗,诈骗

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defray

支付; verb: to help pay the cost of, either in part of full

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defrost

v.解冻;将…除霜

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deft

灵巧的,熟练的

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defunct

a.死亡的; no longer existing

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defuse

抚慰,减轻

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defy

反抗,违抗; v. to confront with assured power of resistance: disregard; v. to challenge to do something considered impossible: dare

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degeneracy

退化

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degenerate

v. to pass from a higher to a lower type or condition: deteriorate; v. to decline in quality; adj. having sunk to a lower and usually corrupt and vicious state: depraved

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degrade

verb: reduce in worth or character, usually verbally

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dehumanize

v.使失掉人性

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dehydrate

去除水分,使干燥;使失去活力

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deify

把…当作神来崇拜;过分喜爱;尊敬,尊崇

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deign

(不情愿地)屈尊,俯就; verb: do something that one considers to be below one's dignity

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deject

使沮丧

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dejected

a.沮丧的,失望的,灰心的

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delectation

n.享受,愉快

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delegate

代理人,代表;移交(权力,任务等); verb: give an assignment to (a person)

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deleterious

有害的; adjective: harmful to living things

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deliberate

深思熟虑的; verb: think about carefully; weigh the pros and cons of an issue

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deliberation

n.细想,考虑

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delicacy

(外貌、结构等)精致

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delicate

a.娇弱的;雅致的,精美的

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delight

n.快乐,高兴,乐事;v.使高兴,使欣喜

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delightful

令人高兴的

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delimit

v.定界,划界; fix, mark, or define the boundaries of

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delineate

勾勒,用线条描绘;描写,描绘; verb: describe in detail

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delinquent

a.怠忽职守的

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delirium

精神错乱;极度兴奋,发狂

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delude

v.欺骗,哄骗; v. to mislead the mind or judgment of: deceive, trick

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deluge

大暴雨;大量; v. to overflow with water: inundate

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delusion

错觉,妄想

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deluxe

a.豪华的,华丽的

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delve

探究,钻研

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demagnetize

v.消磁,使退磁

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demagogue

蛊惑民心的政客; a leader who lies and gains power by arousing the passions and especially prejudices of the people

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demanding

难以取悦的,难满足的;费时间花心思的

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demarcate

v.划分,划界

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demean

v.贬抑,降低; verb: to insult; to cause someone to lose dignity or respect

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demeanour

n.举止,行为

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demented

a.疯狂的

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demobilize

v.遣散,使复员

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demographic

related to population balance

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demolish

v.破坏,摧毁;拆除

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demolition

破坏,毁坏

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demonstrable

adj. necessarily or demonstrably true: incontrovertible

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demonstrate

(通过证据)证明,表明;使明白易懂;表现,表露

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demonstrative

a.证明的,论证的;感情流露的; adjective: given to or marked by the open expression of emotion

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demoralize

使士气低落;贬低,使堕落

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demote

降职,降级

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demotic

通俗的,大众化的; pertaining to people

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demur

表示异议,反对;犹豫; verb: to object or show reluctance

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demure

a.严肃的,矜持的; adjective: to be modest and shy

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demystify

v.减少…的神秘性

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den

n.兽穴,窝

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denigrate

诋毁,污蔑; verb: charge falsely or with malicious intent; attack the good name and reputation of someone

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denizen

an inhabitant; a regular visitor

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denote

v.表示,指示; verb: be a sign or indication of; have as a meaning

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denouement

(小说的)结局; noun: the final resolution of the many strands of a literary or dramatic work; the outcome of a complex sequence of events

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denounce

公开指责;宣称…道德上错误、可耻; v. to pronounce especially publicly to be blameworthy or evil: criticize

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dense

adj.密集的,浓密的

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density

n.密集,稠密

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dent

凹陷,凹痕;(数量,程度上)削弱

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dental

a.牙齿的,牙科的

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dentures

n.假牙

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denude

脱去,使赤裸

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denunciate

v.公开指责,公然抨击,谴责

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dependable

可靠的,值得信赖的

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depict

v.描绘;描写,描述

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deplete

耗尽,使衰竭; v. to lessen markedly in quantity, content, power, or value: exhaust

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depletion

耗尽

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deplorable

可鄙的,可耻的;悲惨的,可悲的

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deplore

哀悼

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deploy

(有目的地)展开;调度,部署

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deportation

放逐

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depose

宣誓作证;废黜,罢免;摆放

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deposit

自然积累,沉积,矿藏;存钱

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deprave

v.使堕落,使恶化

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depraved

a.堕落的,腐化的

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depravity

道德败坏

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deprecate

不喜欢;贬低,轻视;降低…的重要性,使低调; v. to express disapproval of; v. to play down: belittle, disparage

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deprecation

n.反对

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deprecatory

adj.不赞成的,反对的

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depreciate

贬低…的价值;轻视

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depredation

n.劫掠,蹂躏

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depress

使沮丧

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depressed

不开心的,情绪不高的,消沉的;生活境况悲催的

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depression

n.抑郁,消沉

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deprivation

匮乏

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deprive

n.剥夺,使丧失

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depute

v.派…为代表或代理

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deputize

v.代理,代表

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deputy

n.代表;副手

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deracinate

根除

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derelict

玩忽职守的,不认真的;被社会遗弃的人; adjective: (of a person) not doing one's duties; noun: (of a building) abandoned

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dereliction

n.遗弃;玩忽职守的

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deride

嘲弄,嘲笑; verb: treat or speak of with contempt

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derisive

adjective: abusing vocally; expressing contempt or ridicule

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derivation

n.发展,起源;词源

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derivative

非原创的; adjective: (or a creative product, e.g. music, writing, etc.) not original but drawing on the work of another person

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derive

verb: come from; be connected by a relationship of blood, for example; verb: reason by deduction; establish by deduction

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derogate

v.贬低,诽谤

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derogative

adjective: expressed as worthless or in negative terms

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derogatory

a.不敬的,贬损的

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descend

下降;世代相传

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descendant

后代

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descriptive

a.描述的

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descry

v.看见,察觉; v. to catch sight of: discover

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desecrate

亵渎,玷污; verb: to willfully violate or destroy a sacred place

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desert

v.遗弃,离弃

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deserter

n.背弃者;逃兵

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desiccate

使(食物)脱水以保存,使干燥;使缺乏活力; thoroughly dried up, dehydrated

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desiccated

adjective: uninteresting, lacking vitality

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desideratum

n.必需品; noun: something desired as a necessity

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designate

任命;命名

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desirable

a.值得要的

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desist

v.停止,中止

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desolate

a.荒凉的,被遗弃的

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desperate

绝望的

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despicable

令人鄙视的;不荣耀的,不得体的

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despise

极其不喜欢的

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despite

preposition: even with (when an event is surprising because of some difficulty)

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despoil

v.夺取,抢夺

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despondent

a.失望的,意气消沉的

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despot

noun: a cruel and oppressive dictator

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despotic

专制的,暴虐的

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despotism

n.专政;暴政

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destine

v.命运注定,预定

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destiny

命运

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destitute

adj.缺乏的;穷困的; adjective: poor enough to need help from others; adjective: completely wanting or lacking (usually "destitute of")

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destitution

n.缺乏,穷困

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destructible

adj.可破坏的

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destructive

破坏性的

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desuetude

n.废止,不用; state of disuse

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desultory

无计划的,无目的的;令人失望的; lacking consistency or order, disconnected, sporadic; going off topic

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detach

使分离

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detached

impartial, disinterested; unconcerned, distant, aloof

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detain

拘留,扣留

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detect

v.洞察;查明,探测

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detection

n.查明,探测

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deter

吓住,威慑; verb: turn away from by persuasion; verb: try to prevent; show opposition to

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detergent

n.清洁剂

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deteriorate

v.(使)变坏,恶化; v. to become or make inferior or impared in quality or value: degenerate

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deterioration

恶化,堕落

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determinant

n.决定因素;a.决定性的

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deterrent

a.威慑的,制止的; something that restrains or discourages

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detest

v.厌恶,憎恶

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detestation

憎恶

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detonate

v.(使)爆炸,引爆

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detonation

n.爆炸,爆炸声

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detour

偏离正常标准;改变方向或者路线,绕道

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detract

贬低,降低价值;使分心

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detraction

n.贬低,诽谤; the act of taking away

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detractor

诋毁者

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detriment

n.损害,伤害

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detrimental

a.损害的,造成伤害的; adjective: (sometimes followed by "to") causing harm or injury

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detritus

废品,碎屑,遗骸

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devastate

v.摧毁,破坏

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deviant

a.越出常规的

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deviate

v.越轨,偏离

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deviation

n.背离

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devious

a.不坦诚的;弯曲的,迂回的

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devise

v.发明,设计;遗赠给

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devoid

a.空的,全无的

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devolve

verb: pass on or delegate to another; verb: grow worse (usually "devolve into")

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devoted

投入的,忠诚的;示爱的,恩爱的

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devotee

n.爱好者,献身者

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devotional

a.献身的,虔诚的

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devour

v.狼吞虎咽地吃,吞食;贪婪地看(或听、读等)

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devout

(对于宗教)虔诚的;忠诚的

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dexterity

n.纯熟,灵巧

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dexterous

动作灵活的;头脑灵活的

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diabolic

恶魔一般的

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diabolical

adjective: to be extremely wicked like the devil

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diagnose

v.判断,诊断

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diagnostic

adj.诊断的;n.诊断

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diagram

n.图解,图表

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dialect

n.方言

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diaphanous

模糊的,非实在的;(质地精致得)几乎透明的; very sheer, fine, translucent

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diatribe

长篇抨击性演讲;挖苦,讽刺的指责; noun: a strong verbal attack against a person or institution

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dichotomous

adj. divided into two seemingly contradictory parts

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dichotomy

一分为二,分割; division into two parts or into two contradictory groups

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dicker

v.讨价还价

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dictate

指令,命令;(仗着地位,权力)下令

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dictator

n.独裁者

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dictatorial

adjective: expecting unquestioning obedience; characteristic of an absolute ruler

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dictum

n.格言,声明; formal or authoritative pronouncement; saying or proverb

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didactic

喜欢说教的; adjective: instructive (especially excessively)

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die

n.金属模子,金属印模

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diehard

顽固的,保守的;顽固的人,保守的人

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dietary

a.饮食的

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differentiate

v.辨别,区别; verb: be a distinctive feature, attribute, or trait (sometimes in positive sense); verb: evolve so as to lead to a new species or develop in a way most suited to the environment

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diffidence

shyness; lack of confidence

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diffident

不自信的;内向的; adjective: showing modest reserve; lacking self-confidence

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diffuse

啰嗦的;不集中的,扩散的;扩展,散开; spread widely, disseminate (verb); dispersed, widely spread out, or wordy and going off-topic (adj)

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diffusion

n.扩散,弥漫;冗长;反射

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digestion

n.消化,吸收

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dignity

n.尊严,尊贵

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digress

脱离主题; go off-topic when speaking or writing

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digression

n.离题,题外话; act of straying from the main point

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digressive

a.离题的,枝节的

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dike

堤坝,水坝;水沟,水渠

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dilapidate

(使)荒废

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dilapidated

adj.破旧的,毁坏的; adjective: in terrible condition

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dilate

(使)膨胀,扩大;详细表达; to become wider or make wider, cause to expand; to speak or write at length, elaborate upon

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dilatory

拖延的,磨蹭的; adjective: wasting time

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dilemma

n.困境,左右为难; n. state of perplexity requiring a choice between equally unfavorable options

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dilettante

业余爱好者(对艺术或知识领域涉猎浅薄者);缺乏专业技术的; noun: an amateur who engages in an activity without serious intentions and who pretends to have knowledge

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diligence

n.勤勉,勤奋

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diligent

勤勉的,辛勤的; adjective: characterized by care and perseverance in carrying out tasks

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dillydally

v.磨蹭,浪费时间

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dilute

稀释;经稀释的;削弱

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dilution

稀释

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dim

v.使暗淡,使模糊;a.昏暗的,暗淡的

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diminish

(使)变小,(使)减少;轻视,贬低

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diminution

n.减少,缩减

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diminutive

noun: to indicate smallness; adjective: very small

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dimple

n.酒窝,笑靥

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din

喧闹声,嘈杂声;重复,使人厌烦地反复灌输; loud, confused noise, esp. for a long period of time

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dingy

昏暗的;肮脏的

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dint

v.击出凹痕

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diocesan

主教管辖区的

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diplomatic

使用策略的,机智的

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dire

不吉利的,不详的;可怕的,恐怖的;迫切的;悲惨的

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dirge

挽歌; a funeral or mourning song or poem

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disabuse

打消错误念头,纠正; verb: to persuade somebody that his/her belief is not valid

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disaffect

v.使不满;使疏远

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disaffected

不满的,叛逆的; adjective: discontented as toward authority

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disarm

解除武装;使息怒,平息,抚慰;使无害

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disarray

混乱,无秩序;使混乱

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disaster

n.灾难,灾祸,不幸

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disavow

拒绝承认,否认

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disavowal

n.否认

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disburse

v.支付,支出

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discern

识别,辨别差异; v. to detect or see; v. to recognize or identify as separate and distinct: discriminate

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discernible

a.可识别的,可辨的

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discerning

having good judgement or insight; able to distinguish mentally

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discharge

解雇;释放;不承担责任

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disciple

信徒,追随者

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discipline

v.训练,训导;n.纪律;惩罚,处分