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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

校对:find errors and mark corrections

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promulgate

正式宣布:make known

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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