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deliberately

adv故意地

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foil

v.阻止

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assailant

攻擊者

4

cordon off
cordon

v.封鎖
cordon警戒線/封鎖

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assault

n攻擊

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The police said neither was believed to be the driver, who remained at large.

at large

police said neither was believed to be the driver, who remained at large.在逃

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picturesque

adj優美的

the most picturesque

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pledge cooperation

承諾合作

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prevail
1.In a sign of the confusion that prevailed after the attack,S V

2.can you prevail on him to go

v盛行
v說服

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besiege

v包圍

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weave

The van driver wove back and forth

編織
weave-wove-woven

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trajectory

n.軌跡

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amid

prep在中間

14

panel

嵌片

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careen

v傾斜

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pierce

v刺穿

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boulevard

大道

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bleak

荒涼的

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indiscrimately

無差別地

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plow

v奮力前行

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The Associated Press

美聯社

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in riot gear

著防暴裝

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The street was deserted

街上空無一人

the street was deserted, with the exception(除了) of police officers with guns drawn or in riot gear.

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“It’s just kind of a tense situation,” The AP reported him as saying.

美聯社引用他的話如是說

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cartilage

軟骨

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archaebacteria

古細菌

27

underscore

v.強調=emphasize

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counterterrorism

反恐

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spaniard

n西班牙人-european

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subsequent

in a subsequent post
接續的貼文
subsequently adv隨後地 接著

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fictitious

虛構的

n fiction

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propaganda

n宣傳

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cross hair

Spain has been less in the cross hairs.

目標

34

incite


The methods is something ISIS encouraged and incited over and again.

煽動

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rogue

adj兇猛的

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appeasement

n姑息

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monsoon rain

季風雨

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aid officials

救難官員

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unfold

v蔓延
the catastrophe is unfolding

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wade through

v涉水而過
The elephants wades through swirling waters

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rite

n儀式
last rites 葬禮

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immensely

adv非常地
I am immensely pleased to have this job.

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assessor

n專員,顧問

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pledge

v承諾
He pledged millions of dollars in assistance

45

sprawl

v/n蔓延
the sprawling suburbs(郊區)

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scurry

v匆忙疾走
As people scurried up the sidewalks, the wind tore umbrellas out of their hands.

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densely
A low-lying and densely populated country of 165 million,S V.

adv稠密地

low-lying 地勢低窪

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ravage

v破壞
Bangladesh is chronically ravaged by flooding.孟加拉

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terrain

n地域

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submerge

v浸入水中
This year’s monsoons have left roughly a third of its terrain submerged.

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award

v判定
n獎品

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talcum powder

爽身粉

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a lawsuit tying ovarian cancer to talcum powder

tie
tying

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medical receptionist

導診員
receptionist接待者

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perineum

n會陰

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intrusive

adj侵入的,打擾的
intrusive advertisements

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dismay

v使沮喪

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statue

n雕像sculpture

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startle

v震驚

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susceptible

adj易受影響的
vulnerable
children are more susceptible to the effects of passive smoking.

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a seductive voice.

adj迷人的seductive

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prohibitively

adv過高地/禁止的

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janitor

n守衛

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ramshackle

adj破舊不堪的
a ramshackle old house

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gingerly

adj謹慎地cautiously

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decisive

adj決定性的
decisive evidence.

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mammoth

n長毛象

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mink

n貂,貂皮衣

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slippery

adj光滑的

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suspicious

adj可疑的

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skeptical

adj好懷疑的

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repellent

adj排斥的
resisting

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provisional

adj臨時的

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forbiddingly

adj令人生畏的

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sanitary

adj衛生的

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ascribe

ascribe to 歸因於

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prescribe

規定的

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conscientiously

良心上地

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counterfeit

n贋品

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bail out

助...解決困難

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redeem

v贖回,兌換
1. redeem stocks.把股票兌換成現金

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melodious

adj悅耳的
a melodious voice.

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avail

v有助於
I availed myself of the opportunity 利用機會

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impractical

adj不切實際的

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impracticable

adj不能實行的
an impracticable road

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award

v判賠
The jury awarded $55 million to one plaintiff原告

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thigh

n大腿
inner thigh

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chafing

n磨損
v激怒chafe

89

chafing dish

火鍋

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hygienic

adj衛生的sanitary
hygienic paper衛生紙

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He would appeal the verdict handed up by a jury

對...提上訴appeal
判決verdict

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ambivalent

adj矛盾的

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formula

n配方

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pugnacious

adj好鬥的

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slang

n俚語

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apparent

adj明顯的

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pragmatic

adj務實的
We need to adopt a more pragmatic approach

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a nasty accident

一場嚴重車禍

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be nasty to sb

對某人鬧彆扭

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accomplice

n共犯

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acretinous

n增加

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computation

n估計
analog computation
模擬計算

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acquisition

acquisition agreement收購約
獲得

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acquiesce

vi默許the teacher acquiesced in our proposal.

acquiesce in=assent to 贊同+N

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epitomize

vt成為...的縮影
Mr. Trump’s extreme remark epitomizes the tough choices that American policy makers face.

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missile

n導彈

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tailspin

n旋風甩尾
If it really started to send their economy into a tailspin,失控

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lash

v鞭打

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stern

adj嚴厲的stern warnings to sb

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slew

n回轉/極多
slay slew slain殺害

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iron ore

n礦 ore

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garment

n衣服can

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textile

adj/n紡織

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mill

n工廠factory

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steel

n鋼鐵

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resolution

n決議

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flagrant

adj公然的
the missile tests were a flagrant violation of United Nations resolutions.

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dispatch

n派遣
v派遣
dispatch order

發運單

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stance

n姿態/立場
the two countries opposed any measures that could destabilize North Korea, a stance Mr. Putin reaffirmed to Mr. Moon on Wednesday.

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arsenal

n兵工廠

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foundry

n鑄造廠

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arsenal

n兵工廠

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suspend

v暫停

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moratorium

n正式的暫緩

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Seoul have rejected the idea out of hand

立即out of hand

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tantamount

adj相等於
equal
calling it tantamount to giving up legitimate defense exercises as a reward for halting the North’s weapons program,

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legitimate

adj合情理的/合法的

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hilarious

adj歡樂的
an old man was in hilarious conversation with three young men.

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indigenous

adj本土的

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moratorium

n暫停
suspension
postponement
abeyance

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forum

n討論會
meeting
academic forum

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unleash

v釋放
relinquish 釋放/交出
let go

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The strong do what they will
and the weak suffer what they must

強者恣意所為,而弱者只能承受必須的苦痛

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rear

v培養rear babies
adj 後面rear gate 後門

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craving

n渴望
an intense craving to be with a particular person

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gratification

n滿足
one is the sex drive: the craving for sexual

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preamble

n前提/序文
;preamble
He spoke without preamble.
他沒有開場白地講起來。

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condolence

n同情/弔唁acknowledgement
profound condolence深切弔唁

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profound

adj深遠的
the two most profound social trends

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evolve

we didn't evolve to have the same brain
evolve to vt

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myriad

adj/n無數的
the myriad fish in the ocean.

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compromise

v/n 妥協/損害compromised sensory functions

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hyperbolic

adj雙曲線

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sigmoid

n. s形

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deficit

n損傷

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undertreated

未完全處理的

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impairment

損傷

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impair

v損害、減少
His vision was impaired

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consistency

n一致性

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compromise

;compromise
v傷害/妥協/讓步
1. compromise of principle
原則上的讓步
2. compromise with a person
與人和解
3. a compromise of morality.
道德的淪喪

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quadruple

v成四倍

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anesthetic

n麻醉

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sovereign

n.君主
adj獨立的
sovereign country主權國家

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intuitively

adv直覺地/直觀地
She intuitively understood his need to be alone.
她憑直覺就知道他需要獨處。
intuitively it makes sense that 直觀解釋

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visceral

adj內臟的 直觀的
2. the visceral nervous system.
內臟神經系統。

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This is not necessarily /a /one-way relationship

this is not necessarily 不一定

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dent

v/n減少
Costco has made a huge dent in affordability

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garbled

adj混亂的
the brain receives garbled signals

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atrophy

n萎縮
brain atrophy

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glaucoma

n青光眼

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cataracts

n白內障

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macular degeneration

黃斑病變

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jot

匆忙寫下v
jot down

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mean三態

meant

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rinse

v沖洗
rinse her hair

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strike

v打擊strike-struck-struck
It struck me...

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takeaway

n發現
One of my biggest takeaways is

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prostitution

vice crime賣淫

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fudge

v竄改
we fudge the truth 捏造事實
n軟糖

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starkly

adv明顯地
My journal pointed these instances out to me rather starkly.

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tackle

v應付
tackle a difficult problem

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discrepancy

n差異

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consciously

有意識地

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versus

prep對比The bottom line最重要的是 is focusing on honesty is a way to actively engage with the world, versus passively complain about it.

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cynicism

n嘲諷/憤世嫉俗
There is no a trace of cynicism in his voice 語氣

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barrage

n攻擊
a barrage of criticism 接二連三的批評

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grateful

adj感謝的
be grateful for

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meditation

n沈思
meditations on the Passion of Christ.
對耶穌基督受難的沈思。

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allegation

n控訴/陳述

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harass

v騷擾be harassed by anxiety
過著焦慮不安的苦日子

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bully

v恐嚇
n惡霸 attacker, aggressor, assailant, assaulter

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swaggering

adj傲慢的

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swagger

v唬人
swagger sb. into concession
說大話嚇人讓步

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myeloid

adj骨髓的

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pervasive

adj遍佈的distributive
the pervasive odor of garlic.
瀰漫著蒜味

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unrepentant

adj不後悔的/不思悔改的unregenerate

the movie industry’s pervasive, unrepentant exploitation of women電影業對女性進行的普遍的、不思悔改的剝削

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penitent

n懺悔者 adj後悔的penitent
repentant, regenerate
He is penitent about his mistake
他後悔犯了錯誤

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exploitation

n開發/剝削
exploitation of unwary consumers.
對粗心消費者的不當利用

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perverse

adj反常的
1. This kind of reasoning is deeply perverse.推理違背常理

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predation

n掠奪(者)pillage/plunder
hostility 敵意
sexual predation and assault
性掠奪和性侵

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pillage

n/v掠奪

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banality

n平凡/陳腐
This banality of abuse性侵的司空見慣

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expiration

n過期end
stamp expiration dates on older ones
貼上過氣標籤

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contemptuously

adv輕蔑地
contemptuous
disdainful
1. His lips curled contemptuously.
他輕蔑地撇了撇嘴。

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disdainful

adj蔑視的
be disdainful of sb. [sth.]
蔑視某人[某事]

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niche

n利基市場
;found her niche in life.定位

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aberration

n偏差
event are aberrations from the norm.不合常規
He is not an aberration非特例

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sexism

性別歧視
He is an ordinary, malignant symptom of systemic sexism, as is everyone who facilitated him, shrugs it off now 對此事無動於衷or mendaciously asks why women didn’t say something sooner.

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gusty

adj激昂的/大風的
a gusty, blustery day.大風呼嘯
a number of gusty women 勇敢的

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blustery

adj吵鬧的

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rejoinder

n反駁
They create a forceful rejoinder to the industry反抗

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facade

n正面/假象
the ornate 華麗的
facade of the Palace

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nostalgic

懷舊的
nostalgically
talk nostalgically as they wandered slowly down the coast road.

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genteelly

adv文雅地chiefs are genteelly referred to as womanizers,好色之徒

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metaphor

n隱喻

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odious

可憎的

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euphuism

n美麗詞藻
another odious euphuism
另一個齷蹉的詞藻

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boasted that it has more stars than there_____ in heaven
are

擁有的明星比天上多

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tawdry

adj/n庸俗的(物)
1. tawdry ornaments. 俗艷裝飾

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lore

n傳統
the tawdry glimpse into the industry is deeply embedded in its lore齷蹉的一面深植傳統

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dewy

adj帶露的(濕)
a dewy morning
the dewy young woman稚嫩

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shrewd

adj精明的
He is a shrewd businessman.
a shrewd embrace of...

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progressive

adj進步的

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diversification

n多樣化
This is the moment we look back on and say, ‘That’s when it all started to change.'”

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comrade

n夥伴;comrade
comrade in arms戰友

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en route to the next meeting

參加下一場會議

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rationale

n理由
explained the rationale behind the change.

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noxiousness

n有害性nocuousness
/不好的行為

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nocuousness

n有害性

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sth don't sell

不賣座 (用主動)

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hew

v堅持
hew to the line堅持紀律
hews to the fundamental conservatism

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preservation

n保存
heritage preservation

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cede

v放棄vt
Those in power don't see an upside in ceding it.看不到放棄的好處

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allege

v提出/涉嫌a;llege
allege sth as a reason提出某事作為理由
an alleged child abuser涉嫌...者

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allegation

n指控the allegations against Weinstein 針對..的指控

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deadening

adj死氣沈沈
deadening movie

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cliche

n陳腐思想;cliche
adj陳腐的trite

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navigate

v航行

229

hatred

n憎恨

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misogyny

n厭女/性別歧視

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rage

n/vi憤怒rage at
It's the time for rage是憤怒的時刻

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behemoth

adj/n巨大的/巨獸be;hemoth

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blanket

v埋葬cover
n毯子

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magma

n岩漿

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millennium

n數千年mi;llennium

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roam

v/n漫步

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bison

北美野牛

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haul

v拖拉

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dyslexic

adj閱讀困難

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speculation

n思考/推測
speculation on ...對⋯的思考

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mystical

adj神秘的
mystical force神秘的力量

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interpretation

n解釋

243

phlogiston

n熱素(O2)

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solicit

v徵求
I have learned to solicit a lot more verbal feedback

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pedagogue

-teacher/mentor

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endeavor

cn努力

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cult

禮拜cn

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taekwondo

n跆拳道

249

badminton

n羽球

250

obligation

n責任
1. The obligation was thrust on him.
這責任內是強加給他的。

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pee

v
n尿

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potty mouth

髒話

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potty

adj微不足道的

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snatch

v搶奪

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is on a witch pursuit thing

獵殺女巫行動

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my life is a living hell

我在水深火熱中

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dude

ju
老兄

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folk

pl
人們

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marijuana

n大麻

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maternity wear

n孕婦裝

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vicious

adj凶惡的
vicious dog

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pug

哈巴狗

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telltale

adj/n 示警的
telltale lamp

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vision impairment

視力損傷

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hearing impairment

聽力損傷

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something jogs your memory

jog
v進行go on

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divert

v轉移vt

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ridge

n脊

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karma

n命運

270

meadow

n草地
meadow mouse田鼠

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forge

v穿梭

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legal tender

n合法貨幣
tender溫柔的

273

memoir

回憶錄

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settle a score

處理宿怨

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peril

n危險
2. He is in peril of his life.
他命在旦夕。

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beard

鬍子ir

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nevertheless

adv/conj儘管如此/然而

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means

必加s
方法

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perception

n看法

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hinterland

n內陸
In china's hinterland

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weather-beaten face

飽受風霜的臉
weather-beaten face
以後方名詞(欲修飾字)為主

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short-lived

短命的
catfish are short-lived

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menial work

粗活
menial粗鄙的unskilled

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a lucrative business

adj賺錢的
獲利的

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grassy plains

長滿草的grassy
草原

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Mongolia

n蒙古

287

when the boom ebbed

當繁榮boom退去

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ebb

v衰退

289

currency

n貨幣

290

digital currency

數字貨幣
Bitcoin比特幣
Bitmain China

291

that makes it appealing to a diverse group

make sth appealing to sb
吸引

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the elderly

the elder
長者

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inmate

n居民

294

prison inmates

獄囚

295

marijuana

ganja大麻

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ganja

大麻

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famine

;famine 飢荒
a widespread famine hit the impoverished North

298

poverty

貧窮

impoverished 貧窮的adj

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prosperity

n繁榮

300

destitute

poor貧窮的impoverished

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impoverished

destitute 貧窮的
poverty貧窮n

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sentry

n哨兵

sentry post哨站

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mine fields

地雷區

mine礦山

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barbed wire

鐵絲網


有倒鉤刺的barbed

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defect to the South

叛逃至南韓
defectors 叛逃者

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barrack

兵營


barbed wire鐵絲網

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flee across the border

越過邊界逃離
flee fled

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platoon

squadron

platoon 排長 小隊長

squadron 中隊長

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intruder

入侵者

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shoot

v射擊
shoot shot shot

shot射門/開槍n

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detention

拘捕

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grind

v磨牙
grind ground



ground著陸

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at the mercy of troops

控制

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feeble

adj虛弱的

315

resemble

v類似於
some people resemble their dogs

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dope

vi 吸毒
He confessed to having used doping

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confess to ving

承認...

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pester

vt 糾纏 puppy pester his mom

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to and fro

來回adv

320

profile

簡介n

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custodian

n看管人

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deportation

n驅逐出境
Deportation is a possibility

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churning

adj翻騰的
She led her sisters through churning, chest-high water

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S offer to serve Thanksgiving dinner at her Las Vegas home

願意

325

anti-immigrant rhetoric

n言論

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fabulous

adj極好的
I look fabulous

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arena

n舞台

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stunt

n. 絕技;噱頭
vt. 阻礙…的正常生長或發展
vi. 表演特技;作驚人表演
publicity stunt作秀n

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compelling

adj令人信服的,有說服力的
a compelling example

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dystopian

反烏托邦的

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surveil

vt對...監控

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surveillance

n監視
voice surveillance 語音監控

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compile a biometric voice database

建立生物語言資料庫

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scammer

n騙子
help the police target scammers

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telecommunications fraud

電信詐騙

336

tabloid

n小報(報紙業)

337

pin down

v鎖定
we work with the ministry of public security to pin down the criminals

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robust

adj健全的;bust

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ellipspoid

n橢圓

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tempting

adj吸引人的seductive
food in the negative is dangerously tempting

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insidious

adj潛藏的,危險的
insidious rumors; an insidious disease.
陰險的謠言;隱伏的惡疾

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fretting

adj煩躁的;苦腦的
What are you fretting about?
你在煩躁什麼?

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guise

n偽裝

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demonize

v污名化...vt
many of our most demonized foods are

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allure

v/n誘惑
They allured her into a snare.
他們誘她落入圈套。

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license

n自由、證照
v批准
it is easy to mistake new york as a sphere of license

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wistful

adj惆悵的

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audit

v旁聽
He let me audit

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mediocre

adj普通的 平庸的
i was the type of mediocre student i now disdain

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disdain

v鄙視

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sophomore

n大二

大三junior

大四senior

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obsessively

adv過度地
you do not need to strive obsessively for perfection 追求完美

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intimidate

v脅迫startle
felt intimidated by his opponent's power and prestige.
為他對手的權力和威望嚇倒

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regal

adj華麗的

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undergraduate

大學生

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triviality

n瑣事

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panel

研討會committee

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witty

adj詼諧的

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pivotal

重要的
pivotal decision

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propeller

n螺旋槳

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cardinal

重要的,主要的

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decimate

v破壞,反駁
decimate each other's arguments 反駁對方論點

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confabulation

n虛構/交談/妄想
虛構錯誤記憶

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antidote

n解藥disagreement is the antidote to groupthink

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concord

adj和諧的

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drill

n演習

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recur

v重現;採用
1. recur to the use of force.
訴諸武力
2. Economic crises recur periodically.
經濟危機周期性地發生。

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overhear

vt /vi 無意中聽到
I overhear my father talking ....

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embody

v具體表現
words embody thoughts and feelings

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entrenched

adj根深蒂固的
the entrenched gender biases

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biase

n/adj/v偏見
13. Many parents are biased against popular music.
許多父母對流行音樂有偏見

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indelibly

adv無可抹滅地
the incident was etched indelibly in her mind.
這件事深深地印在她的腦海裏。

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subtle

adj隱約的/不易察覺的
the subtle rewards
敏銳的subtle thinker

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inherently

adv天生地
1. This doctrine holds that people are inherently good.
這種教義強調人性本善

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acquiescence

默認n

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encumber

v阻礙
the police is encumbered by the restrictions

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presumptuous

adj 專橫的adv/n
1. It was presumptuous of him to take charge.
他自拿主張, 太放肆了。

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forte

n長處
my forte is

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sadist

n施虐者

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dull

adj陰沈的
the sky is dull without you

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masquerade

n 化妝舞會

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detritus

n碎片ai
1. the detritus of past civilizations.
舊時文明的碎片

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lurking

adj遺留的

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gown

禮服

ball gowns舞會禮服

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staircase

n樓梯

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by the entrance

在路口旁等

不可用on(面/線上)

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event緊急事件

status進行狀態、人物地位

emergent event
in the event of=in case of

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objective

n目標/adj客觀的

select. adj所挑選的

the objective of the training session is/will be to...

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incentive

n激勵
give incentive to鼓勵

incent v激勵

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recipient

n收件人

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layout

n版面設計
page layout
n. 頁面

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pterosaur

n翼龍;te

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paleontologist

n古生物學家

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colossal

adj巨大的

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address America directly

vt向…直接喊話

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went too far in bullying others

欺人太甚

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self-important自大

arrogant自負

自大自負

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anodyne

n止痛藥
adj安慰人的

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disseminate

v散播
宣傳
disseminate information

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propaganda

un宣傳information
a piece of propaganda trumpery
一篇無聊的宣傳

trumpery n廢物

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revenue

n收入income
a revenue of...
revenue streams收入來源

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grill

v拷問
the executives were grilled
主管

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communist

n
adj共產主義

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court

n法院
v討好
he has spent years courting China

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subtle

adj微妙的 隱含的
subtle shades of meaning.
意義上微妙的不同

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idyllic

adj田園的
idyllic Chinese landscape

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sway my mind

動搖

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rebuke

v/n 責難
the judge publicly rebuked the jury.
法官當衆叱責陪審團。

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Dutch

n adj荷蘭

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mundane

adj平凡的
世俗的
the most mundane thing like having a normal conversation

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ambidextrous

adj左右開弓的
being ambidextrous involves having both sides of the brain talk to each other a lot

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tariff

n關稅

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retaliation

n報復,反擊
the tariff will provoke retaliation abroad 關稅引發國外報復