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restitution

补偿,赔偿:for some injury

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resurrect

使重生,使复苏:bring back to life

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retentive

记性好的:retain knowledge or information

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retrieve

寻回,找回:get back again

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reverberate

回荡,回响:continue or be repeated sound waves

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rhetorical

语言上的,文字上的:words or language;言辞华丽(却往往无内涵)的:fancy but meaningless

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rigmarole

混乱而无意义的话:confused or meaningless talk

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ruthless

没有怜悯心的,残忍的:no pity

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sacrosanct

极为神圣的,不可侵犯的:most sacred

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scourge

祸害:source of harm

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screen

掩护物,屏障:shelters, protects, or hides;保护,使...免受攻击:drive attack away;掩护,遮蔽:shut off from view

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scrimp

节俭:avoid waste

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scruple

(良心上的)不安:uneasy feeling about the rightness

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secede

脱离,拖出(组织、团体、联盟等):withdraw from an organization

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sectarianism

宗派主义,顽固:adherence prejudices

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secular

世俗的,尘世的:worldly or temporal

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sequel

结果:result

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shift

改变...的位置:change position;改变,变化:pass from;交换:in return

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shifty

(显得)狡诈的,(显得)欺诈的:deceitful character

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simile

明喻:comparing two unlike things

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skittish

容易受到惊吓的,胆小的:easily frightened;容易激动的:easily excited;善变的,多变的:likely to change

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sparing

节俭的,节约的:careful restraint;不足的,缺乏的:less plentiful

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splinter

尖细条,刺:sharp, slender piece;将...切成细条:break into sharp, slender pieces

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splutter

急切而不清楚地说:hastily and incoherently

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squeamish

恶心的,晕船的:nausea

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stasis

平衡,停滞:balance

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staunch

忠诚的,坚定的:steadfast in loyalty

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stereotype

成见,老套的理念:conventional, formulaic, and oversimplified opinion

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stigmatize

使蒙上污名:disgraceful or ignominious

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substitute

取代者,替代品:takes the place of another;取代,替代:take the place of

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succumb

屈服:yield to superior strength;死亡:death

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supersede

取代,替代:displace

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surly

脾气不好的:churlish in mood

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surmise

(根据不足的)推测,揣测:based on scantly evidence

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surmount

战胜,获得胜利:achieve a victory

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surpass

超越,强于:become better;突破(界限、纪录等):beyond the limit

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surrogate

替代品:takes the place

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surveillance

监视,监控:close observation

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tame

被驯化的:reduced from a state of native wildness;无聊的,乏味的:lacking spirit;控制,抑制:keep from exceeding

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tangle

困惑,不解:perplexity;纠缠,使....纠结:in a snare

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teeming

大量的:great numbers

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temporal

世俗的,尘世的:earthly life

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tentative

暂时性的,尝试的:not fully developed

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thick-skinned

冷漠无情的,不顾他人感受的:unaffected

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thrill

强烈的兴奋感,快感:pleasurably intense stimulate;使兴奋,使激动:excitement

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timely

及时的,无拖延的:without delay;恰到好处的,合乎时宜的:appropriate

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topsy-turvy*

混乱的,不整洁的:lacking in order, neatness

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trifle

不重要的事:little importance or value;不正经地对待,玩弄:without serious intent

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trifling

细微的,不重要的:lacking in significance

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tycoon

大亨,巨头:person of rank, power, influence

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tyrant

暴君:oppressively or brutally

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umbrage

不悦,生气:feeling of being offended or resentful

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unanimous

一致同意的:consent of all

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unavailing

徒劳的,无果的:producing no results

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unremitting

连续不断的:without any interruptions

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versed

熟知的:having information;精通的:exceptional knowledge

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vile

丑陋的:unpleasant to look at;(道德上)可鄙的,卑鄙的:morally despicable

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vocation

职业:employed

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vouchsafe

允诺,给予:grant in a gracious or condescending manner

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voyeur

窥淫狂:observing unsuspecting individuals

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wanting

未出现的,缺少的:not present;未达到要求的:not being up to standards

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wayward

刚愎自用的,不服管束的:following one's own inclinations

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weather

安全度过(危机等),经受住:come through

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willful

固执的,倔强的:self-willed;故意的:deliberately

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willy-nilly

不论是否愿意地:desired or not;无秩序的,随意的:without order

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wilt

(花、植物等)萎焉:limp or flaccid;精神萎靡,憔悴:fatigue or exhaustion

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wily

狡诈的,狡猾的:deceptive means

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wiretap

偷听,窃听:get information

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wistful

(带着忧伤而)渴望的,怀念的:yearning or desire with melancholy

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wrest

拧,扭动:wringing or twisting movements;辛苦地获得:gain with difficulty

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wrongheaded

固执己见的,坚持(错误观点)的:stubborn in adherence