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bluster

1. (바람,파도) 몰아치다 to blow hard; be gusty, as of wind 2. 허세부리며 큰소리로 말하다 to speak or say loudly or boastfully

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boast

1. 자랑하다, 허풍 떨다 to speak of with excessive pride 2. 자랑할만한 ~를 가지고 있다. to possess something to be proude of

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bode

전조하다, 징조가 되다 to be an omen of

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boggle

깜짝 놀라게 하다, 압도하다, 움찔하다 to overwhelm with wonder or bewilderment; to cause to be astonished in such a way

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bogus

가짜의 not genuine or true; fake, counterfeit, phony

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bositerous

시끄러운 wild and noisy; clamorous; unrestrained

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bolster

지탱하다, 지지하다, 강화하다 to support; strengthen; to prop up with a pillow or cushion

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bombastic

허풍떠는, 허세부리는 using high-sounding language with little meaning to impress people

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boon

은혜, 혜택, 행운 blessing; benefit; favor; fortune

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boorish

무례한 사람, 촌뜨기 ill-mannered, clumsy, or insensitive; rude

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bootless

소용없는, 쓸모 없는 (task, undertaking) of little or no use; vain; fruitless; useless; futile

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border (on)

~에 가깝다 to come near or verge on, resemble

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brackish

짭잘한, 맛없는; 불쾌한 slightly salty; distasteful, unpalatable

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brandish

1. (무기) 휘두르다 to wave or flourish (a weapon) menacingly; brandish weapons/clubs 2. 과시하다 to display ostentatiously

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brash

1. 뻔뻔한, 무례한, 건방진 brazen, impudent, insolent, bold, rude 2. 무모한, 성급한 rash, hasty, impetuous

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bravado

허세 vaunted display of courage; swagger; a pretense of courage

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brawny

건장한 muscular and strong

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brazen

뻔뻔한, 철면피의 shameless and bold; brassy

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breach

(법, 약속) 위반하다, 어기다 to break or fail to observe (a law, agreement, or code of conduct)

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breakthrough

돌파구; (과학 등) 큰 발전, 약진 a sudden advance especially in knowledge or technique

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brevity

간결함 briefness; conciseness

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bristling

화가 나서 발끈한 rising like bristles; showing irritation

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brittle

깨지기 쉬운, 부서지기 쉬운 easily cracked, snapped, or broken; fragile

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broach

(이야기를) 꺼내다, 발의하다 to bring up a subject for discussion; to raise for discussion

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bromide

진부하고 상투적인 말 a trite and unoriginal idea or remark, typically intended to soothe or placate

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brook

참다 to tolerate,, put up with

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browbeat

위협하다 to bully; intimidate

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bucolic

전원전인 of the countryside; of shepherds

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buffoonery

익살꾼, 익살 짓 a clown; acting like a clown or buffon

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bully

1. 약한자를 괴롭히는 사람, 불량배 a person who hurts, intimidates weaker people 2. 위협하다, 괴롭히다 to hurt, intimidate, or persecute

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bumptious

건방진, 잘난 체하는, 거만한 offensively self-assertive; pushy

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bungle

어설픈짓하다, 실수하다 to carry out a task clumsily or incompetently, leading to failure or an unsatisfactory outcome

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buoy

기분을 좋게 하다 (북돋다) to raise the spirits of; hearten; support, boost

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buoyant

1. 부력이 있는 able to float 2. 기운찬, 명랑한 lighthearted; cheerful

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burgeon

급성장하다, 번영, 발전하다 to begin to grow or increase rapidly; flourish

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burly

건장한 muscular; husky

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burnish

(닦아서) 광내다 to polish by rubbing; to buff

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bustling

활기찬, 부산하게 움직이는 full of energetic and noisy activity

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buttress

1. 부벽 support for a wall 2.지탱하다, 지지하다 to support, sustain, bolster

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cabal

도당 a small group engagned in a secret intrigue; a political clique

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cache

(귀중품, 무기 등) 은닉처 a hiding place

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cacophony

불협화음 a harsh, unpleasant sound; discord

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cagey

터놓지 않는, 조심하는 not open or frank; secretive; cautious; wary

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cajole

감언으로 꼬셔서 ~하게 하다 to persuade someone by flattery or pleasing talk; wheedle; coax

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calamity

재앙, 재난 an event causing great and often sudden damage or distress; disaster

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calculated

계산된, 계획된, 의도된 deliberate, carefully planned or intended

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caliber

능력 ability; capacity

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calibrate

1. (총의) 구경을 재다 to measure the caliber of (a gun etc.) 2. (온도계, 자 등) 눈금을 정하다; 조정하다 to mark (the scale of a meauring instrument) so that readings can be made in appropriate units

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callous

무관심한, 냉담한, 무감각한 emotionally hardened; unfeeling

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callow

미성숙한, 경험이 없는 lacking about maturity or experience; immature

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calumny

중상, 비방 the making of false and defamatory statements in order to damage someone's reputation; slander

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camaraderie

우정, 동지애 mutual trust and friendship among people who spend a lot of time together; good-fellowship

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camouflage

1. 위장, 속임 the disguising esp. of military equipment or installations with paint, nets, fellowship 2. 위장하다 to disguise by camouflage

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canard

헛소문, 유언비어 an unfounded rumor or story

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candid

1. 솔직한 frank, honest 2. 공정한 free from prejudice; impartial

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candor

1. 솔직, 정직 frankness or sincerity of expression; openness 2. 공정함 freedon from prejudice; impartiality

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canonical

1. 권위로 인정된, 정통의 conforming to orthodox or well-established rules or patterns, as of procedure 2. 교회법에 따른 according to or ordered by canon law

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cant

1. 위선적인 말투 insincere talk about religion or morals 2. 은어, 전문어 jargon of criminals, journalists, lawyers

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canvass

1. (선거구) 유세하다 to go round (an area) asking people for support or votes 2. (여론, 의견을) 조사하다 to get the opinions of people by asking specific questions 3. 면밀히 살피다 to examine in detail

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capitulate

항복하다 to surrender, esp. under agreed conditions

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capricious

잘 변하는, 변덕스러운 unpredictable; likely to change; fickle

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captious

트집잡는 tending to find fault or raise petty objections; fault-finding; carping

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captivate

매료시키다 to attract and hold the attention of; charm

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caricature

1. 캐리커쳐 a distorted representation, usually pictorial, often used to parody people in public life 2.희화하다 to represent or imitate in an exaggerated, distorted manner

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carnal

1. 육신의, 육체의 relating to the physical and esp. sexual appetites 2.세속적인 worldly or earthly; temporal

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castigate

징계, 비난하다 to punish or criticize severely

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casual

1. 대충하는, 건성의 not serious or thorough; superficial 2. 우연한 accidental 3. 비형식적인 not formal; informal

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casualty

(사건, 사고) 사상자 a person who is wounded or killed in a battle, accident

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catalyze

촉매작용하다, 촉진시키다 to cause or accelerate (a reaction) by acting as a catalyst

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categorical

절대적인 without exception or qualification; unqualified; absolute

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cater (to)

1. (요구, 필요를) 제공하다 맞추다, 만족시키려 애쓰다 to provide with what is needed or required; try to satisfy (a need or demand) 2. 음식, 서비스를 공급하다 to provide food, services

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catholic

(취향이) 폭넓은, 보편적인 including a wide variety of things; all-embracing, universal, general

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caustic

1. 부식성의 capable of destroying or eating away by chemical action; corrosive 2. 신랄한 sarcastic in a scathing and bitter way; cutting, biting

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cavalier

무신경한 showing haughty disregard; offhand

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cavil

트집잡다 to make petty or unnecessary objections; quibble

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cavort

1. 흥청거리다 to apply oneself enthusiastically to sexual or disreputable pursuits 2. 뛰놀다 to leap or dance about in a lively manner

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cede

포기하다, (권리) 양도하다, (영토) 할양하다 to give up power of territory, transfer, yield

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celerity

신속함 swiftness of movement

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censorious

매우 비난(비판)적인 harshly critical, expressing censure

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censorship

검열 the practice of officially examining books, movies, etc., and suppressing unacceptable parts

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censure

1. 비난하다 to express severe disapproval of; to criticize severely; condemn 2. 비난 severe disapproval; harsh criticism

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ceremonious

의식의, 지나치게 격식을 갖춘 strictly observant of or devoted to ceremony, ritual, or etiquette; punctilious

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certitude

확신 confidence; certainty

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cessation

중지, 중단 a bringing or coming to an end; a ceasing

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cession

(특히 전후 국가간 영토) 이양[양도] the act of ceding, esp. of ceding rights, property, or territory

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chagrin

화, 분한, 창피함 a feeling of annoyance, embarassment, or disappointment

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challenge

이의를 제기하다 to dispute the truth or validity of; to take exception to; call into question; dispute

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champion

옹호하다, 지지하다 to support the cause of; defend; to support, uphold

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charlatan

돌팔이, 사기꾼 quack; pretender to knowledge

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chary

1. 조심하는, 신중한 cautious about the amount of one gives or reveals; wary 2. 절약하는 not giving or expending freely; sparing

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chasten

잘못을 깨닫게 하다, 훈계하다 to correct by punishment or suffering, discipline

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chastise

체벌하다, 몹시 비난하다 to discipline or punish, esp. by beating, castigate

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chauvinism

맹목적인 애국심, 맹목적 열의 aggressive or fanatical patriotism; jingoism