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Misanthrope

A person who hated mankind

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Mischievous

Playfully annoying

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Misconstrue

曲解

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Misogyny

Hatred of women

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Mite

A very little

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Mitigate

To lesson in force or intensity

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Modifier

修饰者,修饰语

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Modulate

调整,调解

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Mollify

To soothe in temper or disposition

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Momentous

Of great importance or consequence

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Monolith

A single great stone

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Moratorium

A legal authorization to delay payment of money

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Mordant

Biting in thought

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Morose

Sullen or gloomy

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Motif

A main theme of idea

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Mötley

Of many colors

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Muddle

A confused state

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Mundane

Relating to world, worldly, commonplace

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Munificence

Generosity

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Mural

墙壁,壁画

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Murky

Dark,gloomy

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Mutable

Capable of change

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Myriad

Innumerable

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Mythic

神话的

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Narcotic

麻醉剂

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Nebulous

Hazy, indistinct

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Noisome

Offensive to the senses and especially to the sense of smell

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Nonchalant

Having an air of indifference, not showing interest

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Noncommittal

Giving no clear indication of attitude

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Nonconformist

不墨守成规的人

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Nonplussed

不知所措的

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Nonviable

Not able to live

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Notoriety

The quality or state of being notorious

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Novice

Beginner

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Nubile

适婚的

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Obdurate

Stubbornly persistent

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Obfuscate

Confuse, bewilder

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Obliqueness

Oblique,倾斜

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Obliterate

To efface , erase

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Oblivious

Lacking all memory

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Obsequious

Showing too great a willingness to serve or obey

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Obsequiousness

谄媚

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Obsolescent

逐渐荒废的

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Obstinacy

Stubbornness

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Obviate

To remove, get rid of

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Odious

Disgusting, offensive

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Offhand

Performed without preparation, casual

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Officious

Too ready or willing to give orders过于殷勤的

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Oligarch

寡头政治

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Omit

To leave out

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Omnipotent

Almighty, all-powerful

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Onerous

Burdensome

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Opacity

透明的

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Opalescent

发乳白色的光

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Opinionated

固执己见的

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Oppressive

Unreasonably burdensome

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Opprobrious

Expressing scorn, abusive

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Opulent

Very wealthy

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Ordeal

Any difficult and severe trial

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Ossify

To develop into bone

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Ostentation

Showy display, pretentiousness

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Ostracize

To exclude from a group by common consent, to exile

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Oust

To expel

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Outline

The main idea or facts

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Outlying

Remote from a center,偏僻的

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Outmoded

No longer in fashion

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Outstrip

Surpass, to run faster

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Overblown

Past the time of bloom

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Overdraw

To exaggerate

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Override

To ride over or across, 驳回

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Overt

Apparent

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Overwrought

Very nervous or excited

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Paean

A song of joy

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Palatable

Agreeable to the taste 美味的

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Paleolithic

旧石器时代

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Palpable

Tangible, perceptible

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Paltry

Trashy,trivial

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Pantomime

哑剧

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Parable

寓言

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Paradigm

A typical example

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Paragon

A model of excellence

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Parsimony

The quality of being stingy

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Partisan

A firm adherent to a party

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Pathological

Unreasonable , irrational

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Patriarchal

父权制的

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Patronage

The financial support given by a patron 资助

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Patronize

屈尊

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Paucity

Fewness, 少量,缺乏

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Pecuniary

Monetary, financial

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Pedagogic

Relating to a teacher or education

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Padant

学究

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Pedestrian

Going or performed on foot

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Peevish

Discontent

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Pejorative

轻视的,贬低的

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Penchant

嗜好

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Pending

Not yet decided,即将发生的

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Penitent

Expressing regretful pain

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Pensive

Reflective沉思的

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Perfervid

Excessively fervent

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Perfidious

Faithless

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Perfunctory

例行公事般的

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Perilous

Full of peril, hazardous

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Peripatetic

Traveling from place to place

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Peripheral

周边的,外围的

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Periphery

The less important part of Sth.

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Perishable

Likely to decay or go bad quickly

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Pernicious

Noxious

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Perpendicular

Exactly upright

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Perpetrate

To commit

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Perpetuate

使永存

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Perquisite

额外收入

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Persevere

To persist in a state