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abase

to humble disgrace; 저자세

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abate

to reduce in amount, dgree, or severity

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abdicate

to give up a position, right or power

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aberrant

not normal

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abeyance

temporary suppression or suspension; 일시적으로 중단

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abjure

to reject; abandon formally

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abscond

to leave secretly; 도주하다

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abstemious

자제하는

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abyss

an extremely deep hole

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accretion

a growth in size; increase in amount

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acidulous

sour in taste or manner

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acme

highest point

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adulterate

to make impure; 불순물을 섞다

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advocate

to speak in favor of

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aerie

높은곳에 있는 둥지

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affected

가짜의, 허위의

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aggrandize

to increase in power, influence, and reputation

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alacrity

speed or quickness

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alleviate

to make more bearable

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amortize

to pay by installment payments

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amulet

ornament worn as a charm against evil spirits, 부적

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analgesia

a lessening of pain without loss of consciousness

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anodyne

something that calms or soothes pain

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antagonize

to annoy or provoke to anger

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antipathy

extreme dislike

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apocryphal

출저가 불분명한

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apostate

종교적 배반자

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approbation

approval and praise

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arbitrary

제멋대로의, 임의적인

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arbitrate

싸움을 중재하다

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ardor

intense and passionate feeling; 열정

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arrogate

사칭하다

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articulate

able to speak clearly and expressively

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assail

to attack, assault

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assuage

to make smething unpleasant less severe

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attenuate

to reduce in force; weaken

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augury

prophecy

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august

위엄있는, 거창한

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austere

꾸밈없는, 소박한

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axiom

자명한 이치

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belfry

bell tower

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bevy

group; 같은종류의 무리

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bifurcate

to divide into two parts

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bilk

to cheat

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blight

destroy

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blithe

joyful, cheerful; 태평스러운

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bombastic

과장한, 허풍떠는

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bonhomie

친밀감

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boor

person lacking manners or taste

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burnish

polish; 윤을 내다

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cabal

a secret group seeking to overturn something

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cacophony

harsh noise; 불협화음

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canard

a lie

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candid

솔직한

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capricious

변덕스러운

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cartography

science or art of making maps

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caustic

신랄한, 비꼬는

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chicanery

교묘한 속임수

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circumspect

cautious

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cloying

sickly sweet, excessive; 지나치게 감성적인

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coffer

strongbox; large chest for money

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cogent

설득력있는

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collusion

collaboration

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condone

용납하다

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connoisseur

예술, 음악의 감정가 (취향이 뛰어나거나 지적인)

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contrite

반성

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contumacious

rebellious

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convoluted

난해한, 복잡한

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corroborate

to support with evidence

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cosset

애지중지하다

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coterie

취미가 공통된 소규모 집단

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craven

lacking courage

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credulous

too trusting

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crescendo

steadily increasing

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cupidity

greed; strng desire; 탐욕

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curmudgeon

괴팍한사람 (보통 노인)

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debutante

young woman making debut in high society

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declivity

downward slope

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deface

vandalize; 외관을 훼손하다

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deference

respect, 공손함

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deleterious

해로운

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demagogue

선동 정치가

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demur

to express doubts or objections

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deride

조롱하다

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desiccate

건조시키다

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desultory

두서없는, 종잡을수없는

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diaphanous

아주얇은, 속이 비치는

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diatribe

비판

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dictum

authoritative statement

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dilatory

intended to delay; 지체시키는

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dirge

a funeral hymn or mournful speech

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disabuse

to set right; fre from error

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disecrn

recognize; 알아차리다

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disparate

entirely unlike

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dissemble

숨기다, 가식적으로 꾸미다

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dissonance

a harsh and disagreeable combination, especially of sounds

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distaff

the female branch of a family; 외가

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distend

to swell, inflate, or bloat

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dither

결정을 내리지못하고 머무적거리다

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diurnal

existing during the day

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divine

divine; 신성한

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doctrrinaire

고집적으로 이상주의자

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dogma

a firmly held opinion, especially a religious belief

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droll

우스꽝스러운

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dupe

사기; 사기를 당한 사람

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dyspeptic

소화불량, 성격이 안좋은

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ebullient

full of enthusiasm and high spirits

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edify

to instruct morally and spiritually

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effigy

stuffed doll; likeness of a person

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effrontery

뻔뻔함; audacity

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elegy

a sorrowful poem or speech

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eloquent

persuassive and moving, especially in speech

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embellish

to add ornamental or fictious details

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emulate

to copy; 모방하다

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encomium

warm praise; 찬사

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endemic

belinging to a particular area

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enigma

a mystery

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enumerate

to count, list, or itemize

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ephemeral

lasting a short time

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epicure

person with refined taste in food and wine

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equivocate

얼버부리다

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erratic

변덕스러운

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ersatz

fake

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erudite

learned; scholarly; bookish

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esoteric

known or understood only by a few

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estimable

admirable

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ethos

belief or character of a group

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eulogy

speech in praise of someone

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euphemism

같은뜻의 조금더 좋은 단어

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euphony

pleasant, harmonious sound

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exculpate

to clear from blame; exonerate

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exigent

urgent; requiring immediate action

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exonerate

to clear from blame; exculpate

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explicit

clearly stated or shown; 명확한 표현

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exponent

one who champions or advocates

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exprugae

to censor; ; 검열하다

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fallow

아무것도 하지않는; unused

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fanatical

acting excessively enthusiastic

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fatuous

stupid

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fawn

굽실거리다; 아첨꾼

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fecund

fertile; fruitful; productive

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fervid

intensely emotional

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fetid

악취가 진동하는

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flag

to decline in strength; or interest

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florid

excessively decorated or embellishe

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ford

물을 헤치며 걷다

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forestall

to prevent or delay

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fortuitous

happening by chance; fortunate

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fractious

rebellious

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frenetic

정신없이 돌아다니는, 부산한

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frugality

절약, 검소

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furtive

은밀한, 엉큼한

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gambol

to dance or skip around playfully

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garner

to gather and store

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gestation

growth process from conception to birth

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glib

구변좋은

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glower

to stare angrily

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gregarious

outgoing; sociable

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grievous

causing grief or sorrow

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grovel

굽실거리다

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guile

trickery

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gullible

easily deceived

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xenophobia

외국인 혐오증

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yoke

to join together

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zeal

passion; excitement

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zealot

열성적인 사람, 광신자

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zenith

the point of peak

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zephyr

a gentle breeze, 미풍