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Obdurate

adj. stubborn

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Obsequious

adj. overly submissive(服從的)
諂媚的,奉承的

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Obsequy

n. funeral ceremony (often used in the plural, obsequies)
葬禮;葬儀

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Obviate

v. to make unnecessary; to anticipate and prevent
使成為不必要,避免

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Occlude

v. to shut; block
封閉,堵塞;阻擋

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Occult

adj. relating to practices connected with supernatural phenomena
奧祕的,超自然的

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Odyssey

n. a long, adventurous voyage; a quest
漫長探索過程

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Officious

adj. too helpful; meddlesome
好管閒事的

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Olfactory

adj. concerning the sense of smell
嗅覺的

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Oligarchy

n. form of government in which power belongs to only a few leaders
寡頭政治

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Onerous

adj. burdensome
繁重的

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Onomatopoeia

n. formation or use of words that imitate sounds of the actions they refer to
擬聲詞

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Opprobrium

n. disgrace; contempt(輕蔑)
羞辱,恥辱

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Ornithologist

n. scientist who studies birds
鳥類學家

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Oscillate

v. to move back and forth
來回擺動;游移不定

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Ostentatious

adj. showy; trying to attract attention; pretentious
鋪張的;炫耀的,賣弄的

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Overweening

adj. presumptuous(專橫的); arrogant; overbearing(傲慢的)
驕傲的;自負的