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Infatuate

Be inspired with an intense and short lives passion.
Ex: having sex

1

Spatial

Relating to space

2

Molasses

Caramel

3

Moccasins

A type of shoes with soft bottom

4

Presumptuous

Adjective
(of a person or their behavior) Failing to observe the limits of what is permitted or appropriate.

5

Confound

Verb
Cause surprise or confusion in (someone), esp. by acting against their expectations.
Perplex

6

Scrutiny

Supervision

7

Compote

Noun
Fruit preserved or cooked in syrup.
A dish consisting of fruit salad or stewed fruit.

8

Abjure

To renounce or to turn your back in a belief or position you once held near and dear
Abjures the vegetarian life

9

Acrimonious

Indignant

10

Tome

A big book

11

Aggrieved

Sad

12

Confab

Conference

13

Commensurate

Equal amount of adj

14

Assiduous

Working hard 刻苦的

15

Algorithm

a precise rule (or set of rules) specifying how to solve some problem

16

Sabbatical

Related to Vacation

17

Voucher

Receipt

18

Pandemonium

a state of extreme confusion and disorder

19

Galvanize

stimulate (muscles) by administering a shock

20

Contingent

Our plan is contingent on the weather condition

dependent for existence, occurrence, character, etc., on something not yet certain; conditional

21

Reprieve

The judge reprieved his punishment due to his health concerns

to delay the impending punishment or sentence of (a condemned person).

22

Debacle

This art work is a total debacle of modern arts

A complete failure

23

Ravish

To rape

24

Dyslexic

Hard to read or pronounce

25

Vicar

牧师

26

Livid

Extremely angry

27

Unadorned

adj.
not decorated with something to increase its beauty or distinction: undecorated

28

Rictus

a gaping grimace

29

Tetchy

easily irritated or annoyed

30

Juggernaut

a massive inexorable force that seems to crush everything in its way

31

Ponderous

笨重的

32

Affinity

a close connection marked by community of interests or similarity in nature or character

33

Unctuous

unpleasantly and excessively suave or ingratiating in manner or speech
虚情假意的

34

TAD

Abbreviation of telephone answering device

35

Judder

To tremble

36

Adamant

Noun:persistent determination

37

Aghast

Completely astonished

38

Aporia

Dilemma

39

Scandalous

可耻的

40

Consternation

fear resulting from the awareness of danger

41

Cathartic

泻药的

42

Feisty

showing courage

43

Obtuse

lacking in insight or discernment
迟钝的

44

Laminated

ADJ A product that is laminated is covered with a thin sheet of something, especially clear or coloured plastic, in order to protect it.

45

Brusque

Rude

46

Condone

To forgive

47

Pusillanimous

Cowards

48

Concourse

a large gathering of people

49

Confrontation

To face a face to face disagreement

对峙

50

Lurch

abrupt up-and-down motion (as caused by a ship or other conveyance)

51

Engross

To concentrate

52

Mercurial

relating to or having characteristics (eloquence, shrewdness, swiftness, thievishness) attributed to the god Mercury

53

Mutinous

暴动的

54

Scrurrilous

expressing offensive reproach

55

Blatant

without any attempt at concealment; completely obvious

56

Inveigled

influence or urge by gentle urging, caressing, or flattering
诱骗

57

Preemptive

先发制人的

58

Stoic

someone who is seemingly indifferent to emotions

59

Efface

remove completely from recognition or memory

60

Abrasive

Hurting someone's feeling

61

Hector

Threatenedly scared

62

Surreptitious

Clandestine

63

Smidgen

A tiny portion of

64

Alibi

辩解

65

Vouch

To guarantee

66

Filthy

Dirty

67

Rhododendron

杜鹃花

68

Ebullient

Passionate

69

Gobsmacking

To astonish

70

Flummox

To confuse and mess up

71

Errand

Mission

72

Impetus

Incentive

73

Frother

Something. That makes bubbles

74

Pester

纠缠

75

Proffer

To offer

76

Egregious

Outstandingly bad

77

Venerate

To respect

78

Inferno

An extremely bad fire

79

Inept

Not good at Doing...
Verb

80

Antelope

Tibetan antelope

81

Fulsome

A fulsome speech is insincere because it contains too much praises and expressions

82

Affiliate
The society is not affiliated by any political party

To form close connection with something

83

Irate

Furious

84

Sweltering

Extremely hot and uncomfortable

85

Acumen

Intelligent

86

Potentate

A ruler in the past, who had great power

87

Anthropometric

Regarding humankind as the central element of exercise

88

Endorse

To express formal support

89

Hypochondria

Victoria is one

When someone continues to worry that there is something. Wrong with their health, even when they are not ill

90

Vivacious

Energetic and passionate (woman)

91

Regimen

养生法

92

Antediluvian

Old fashioned

93

Ambivalent

Unsure about the thing you want

94

Curmudgeon

Someone who is always angry and annoyed

95

Ratify

To make an agreement by officially signing it

96

Ingenuity

Agricultural revolution

Inventing things

97

Dawdle

To take a long time to do something or walk to somewhere

98

Conventional

Practical and has been used for a long time

99

Deficient

Think about sufficient

Antonym for sufficient

100

Quagmire

An area if soft muddy group

101

Taunt

To tease

102

Nefarious

Evil and criminal

103

Largess

Generosity

104

Laudable

U r like that

Deserving praises, even it's unsuccessful

105

Vulgar

Rude and sex related

106

Trite

(Ideas that are) boing but new and insincere

107

Interminable

Log and boring

108

Travail

Travail of economic decline

A difficult and unpleasant situation

109

Tripod
Thats the characteristic of Deon when she was in Dr.D's class

Inactive because you are lazy

110

Squalid

Tiny and dirty due to the lack of money

111

Solace

The feeling of emotional comfort

112

Smite

To destroy

113

Shrewd

Mommy

Gods at judging

114

Sage

Wise

115

Ruminate

To accommodate

116

Repugnant

Rude and offensive

117

Regicide

To kill a monarch

118

Redoubtable

Respect someone/sth due to fear

119

Rapacious

Greedy

120

Trepidation

Fear

121

Indolent

Lazy

122

Indelible

Impossible to remove or forget

123

Incite

To encourage

124

Inane

Vacuous

125

Impede

To create difficulties / prevent

126

Hamper

Impede

127

Guile

Cunning

128

Parsimonious

节俭的

129

Feign

To pretend to have an illness

130

Fallacy

Misconception

131

Ethereal

Light and delicate (beauty)

132

Enmity

(Enemy)

Animosity

133

Engender

To he the cause of the situation

134

Dormant

Inactive

135

Venereal

Related to sexual desire

136

Excoriate

To criticize someone severely

137

Jaundice

黄疸

138

Errand

A job that includes sending messages, delivery etc.

差事

139

Trivial

Unimportant

140

Aspiration

A desire to have/ accomplish something.

141

Culpable

Responsible and should be blamed for mistakes and failures

142

Unctuous

Ingratiating

Insincere because people praise other people too much

143

Usurp

To launch a coup

144

Innocuous

Unharmful

145

Veneer

清漆

146

Visage

Face

147

Rotund

Round

148

Remuneration

酬金

149

Cheek

To speak to someone In a rude way

150

Vestige

Fragment

151

Inhibit

Impede

152

Vinyl

A type of hard plastic

153

Calumny

Lies

154

Bastion

堡垒

155

Chasm

A man enormous disagreement between two people or groups

156

Leviathan

A big undersea monster in Greek mythology

157

Grate

To produce squeaky sounds

158

Exult

To show enthusiasm

159

Perilous

Hazardous

160

Effigy

A statue of an important person

161

Springy

有弹性的

162

Swarm

To move In a large group

163

Fringe

Bang

164

Thunderous

Loud

165

Veracity

The trait of being honest

Honesty

166

Swath

To wrap something

167

Adorn

To decorate

168

Knacker

To injure

169

Dissent

Disagreement

170

Bleat

To speak in a complaining tone

171

Mince

To walk In small short steps, unnatural and pretentious

172

Foal

A young horse

173

Dainty

Elegant the careful

174

Falter

To weaken

175

Mare

A female horse

176

Ignoble

(Things people should be) Shameful

177

Precocious

Talented

178

Prim

Formal and careful into way you speak

179

Protean

Versatile

180

Prudent

Sensible and careful

181

Pugnacious

Repugnant

182

Truculent

Pugnacious

183

Impair

To destroy

184

zephyr

A warm breeze

185

Zenith

Peak

186

Wane

To weaken

187

Glum

Unhappy

188

Abjure

To give up

189

Affix

To stick something back to something

190

Insolent

Impudent (actions)

191

Transfix

To astonish someone

192

Verdant

Bright green (bamboo)

193

Vicarious

Counterintuitive

194

Abrogate

To officially abolish

195

Pariah

贱民

196

Paragon

典范
Paradigm

197

Palliate

To alleviate

198

Bequeath

To be given

199

Rummage

Ransack (for something)

200

Patent

授予专利

201

Conceivable

Imaginable

202

Fidelity

Loyalty

203

Perpetuate

To make something permanent

204

Noxious

Disgusting

205

Authentic

True (hero)

206

Penurious

Poor

207

Snide

To criticize someone in an indirect way

208

Rant

Lecture

209

Marvel

To transfix

210

Fecund

Be able to produce a lot of offsprings

211

Disdainful

Contemptuous

212

Veranda

Corridor

213

Parody

Exaggerated simulation

214

Prevalent will

Popular and prominent

215

Grubby

Dirty

216

Recapitulate

To summarize

217

Defy

To breach

218

Serpentine

Bending And twisting like a snake
蜿蜒的

219

Precipice

Cliff

220

Bereft

Completely lack

221

Engulf

To be surrounded by

222

Pristine

Undeveloped

223

Stigmatize

To patronize

224

Thimble

顶针

225

Svelte

Thin and attractive

226

Chastise

To criticize

227

Ardent

Enthusiasm

228

Plonk

To place something carelessly

229

Shrapnel

The fragment if exploded bombs

230

Squirt

231

Excavate

To dig something ancient out

232

Unheed

To ignore

233

Emboss

Engrave

234

Impending

(Sth) that will happen in the future

235

Spur

To encourage

236

Mortifying

Embarrassing

237

Aptitude

A natural talent

238

Petrify

To transfix

239

Defective

Imperfect

240

Dotty

Insane

241

Infuse

注入

242

wrap

To bent something out of its natural shape

243

Epithet

代用名

244

cryptic

Hard to understand / hidden

245

Revel

To enjoy

246

Austere

Very straight and serious

247

Hindrance

Impediment

248

Hashish

Substance the is produced from marihuana

249

Anomalous

Irregular

250

Vacillation

Hesitation
犹豫不决

251

Intrinsic

Belong to something due to its nature

252

Hedonistic

Pleasure is the only intrinsic thing

253

Valor

Bravery

254

Intrepid

Brave

255

Eminent

Famous and respected

256

Purr

How a cat snores

257

Confinement

Imprisonment

258

Incandescent

Very bright

259

Crinkle

To Wrinkle

260

Loquacious

Talkative

261

Uncouth

Rude

262

Abstemious

有节制的

263

Deferential

Respected

264

Undulate

To turbinate

265

Layabout

A lazy person

266

Lull

To relax

267

Cherub

An angel

268

Recalcitrant

Indocile

269

Effrontery

厚颜无耻的行为

270

Saccharine

Extremely sensitive and sweet

271

Abortive

Unsuccessful

272

Nemesis

报应

273

Premonition

A negative prophecy

274

Poseur

A person who behaves or dresses in a way that is intended to impress other people and insincere

275

Frolic

To play around

276

Disgruntled

Disappointed

277

Placate

To sooth

278

Cynical

Selfish

279

Convulsive

Instinctive (情不自禁)

280

Fetter

To restrict

281

Congested

Crowded

282

Abash

To embarrass

283

Plight

Dilemma

284

Copious

Lavish

285

Deprecate

To show strong disagreement

286

Implicit

Indirect (words/ hidden understanding)

287

Languid

Lazily

288

Resent

Indignate

289

Glean

To collect

290

Astride

with one leg on each side
"she sat astride the chair"

291

Censure

To rebuke

292

Histrionic

(Behaviors that) very emotional and its intended to attract attention that does not seem sincere

293

Coquettish

Flirtatious

294

Avid

Obsessed

295

Primp

To make someone look more attractive ie:make up

296

Gladiator

Fighter

297

Baloney

(Saying) something. That doesn't make sense

298

Haphazard

Chaotic

299

Propitious

Likely to produce a am successful result

300

Obsequious

Praising

301

Paroxysm

A sudden feeling or emotion hat can't be controlled

302

Percipient

明察秋毫的

303

Cavalier

Careless about something important

漫不经心的

304

acrobat

杂技演员

305

Thwack

To hit something. Heavily

306

Cuddle

To hug

307

Chastity

贞洁

308

Sonorous

Able to produce a deep ringing sound

309

Unsullied

Not spoiled

310

Cordillera

A serious of mountain ranges

311

Escarpment

A long, steep slope that separates land and different heights

312

Acreage

An area of land that is when used for agricultural purposes

313

Contumacious

Stubbornly resistant against the authority

314

Spooked

Scary

315

Subcutaneous

Under the skin

316

Antler

鹿角

317

Surrogate

If something surrogates something, that means the first thing plays a particular but special riel for the second thing

Ex:surrogate family

318

Convivial

Happy

319

Enamor

Infatuate

320

Traverse

Travel across

321

Admonish

To warn

322

Encumber

To prevent

323

Wallow

To roll around

324

Detrital

碎屑的

325

Austere

Severely simple

326

Pilgrim

朝圣者

327

Tarpaulin

防水布

328

egress

To leave

329

Emasculated

柔弱的,被阉割的

330

Portage

To carry a boat out of water

331

Primordial

Existing at the beginning of time

332

Vicinity

A surrounding or nearby region

333

Affinity

Closeness

334

Stern

Serious

335

Hedge

Surrounding something

336

Rheumy

Sticky and wet

337

Constituent t

Component

338

Turgid

Exaggerated

339

Fatuous

Vacuous

340

Recluse

隐士

341

Calisthenics

体操

342

Inadvertent

without intention (especially resulting from heedless action)

343

Limousine

A large luxurious car

344

Spectral

Ghostly weird

345

Desiccate

To dry up

346

Phantasm

A segment of imagination

347

Brogue

Irish English

348

Destitute

Poor

349

Harangue

A long, boring speech

350

Cavort

To jump

351

Fulminate

criticize severely
He fulminated against the Republicans' plan to cut Medicare
同义词: rail

352

Unalloyed

Uncombined

353

Derelict

Abandoned

354

Bereavement

state of sorrow over the death or departure of a loved one
同义词: mourning

355

Protrude

1.
extend out or project in space
同义词: stick out / jut out / jut / project

356

Surfeit

Abundance excess

357

Astute

marked by practical hardheaded intelligence

358

Rapport


1.
a relationship of mutual understanding or trust and agreement between people
同义词: resonance

359

Ascetic

禁欲的

360

Sojourn

A temporary stay

361

Hieroglyphs

2.
a writing system using picture symbols; used in ancient Egypt
同义词: hieroglyphic

362

Heap

To accumulate

363

Opprobrious

嘴脏的

364

Opine

To think

365

Strident

conspicuously and offensively loud; given to vehement outcry

366

Epistle

A letter

367

Recondite

difficult to penetrate; incomprehensible to one of ordinary understanding or knowledge

368

Eremitic

隐士般的

369

banality


1.
a trite or obvious remark
同义词: platitude / cliche / commonplace / bromide

370

Equanimity

Calmness

371

Fraternity

1.
a social club for male undergraduates
同义词: frat

372

Compulsive

Oppressive

373

Ephemeral


1.
anything short-lived, as an insect that lives only for a day in its winged form
同义词: ephemeron

374

Decipherable

Clear

375

Atavistic

返祖的

376

Paraphernalia

equipment consisting of miscellaneous articles needed for a particular operation or sport etc.
同义词: gear / appurtenance

377

Picaresque

involving clever rogues or adventurers especially as in a type of fiction
picaresque novels ; waifs of the picaresque tradition ; a picaresque hero

378

Autopsy

an examination and dissection of a dead body to determine cause of death or the changes produced by disease

379

Congenial

suitable to your needs or similar to your nature

380

Cryptic

Enigmatic

381

Catamaran


1.
a sailboat with two parallel hulls held together by single deck

382

Moor

To tie

383

Cadence

Rhythm

384

Panache

distinctive and stylish elegance
同义词: dash / elan / flair / style

385

Croon

v.
1.
sing softly

386

Apartheid

Racial segregation

387

Incorrigible

屡教不改的

388

Reprimand

To reject

389

Effusive

感情横溢的

390

Distraught

心烦意乱的

391

Consummation

圆满成功

392

Slither

Move like a snake

393

Atrocious

Fierce

394

Remedial

Curing

395

Intermittent

断断续续的

396

Curate

Covical

397

Pessimism

1 : an inclination to emphasize adverse aspects, conditions, and possibilities or to expect the worst possible outcome

398

Assuage

Meliorate

399

Mutiny

兵变

400

Ovation

Big applause

401

Crude

粗糙的

402

risque

Sex related

403

Amateur

Nonprofessional

404

Vacillation

Hesitation

405

Dogged

Stubborn determination

406

Sanguine

Confident and optimistic

407

Invidious

Intending to cause discontent animosity and envy

408

Idyllic

1 : pleasing or picturesque in natural simplicity

409

Unflattering

Unfavorable

410

Feasible

Able to function

411

Captivate

迷惑

412

Audacious

Adventurous
Intrepidly daring

413

Tonality

Of or relating to tone

414

Yearning

Longing

415

Wrench

To move with a violent twist

416

Exhilarate

To make cheerful and excited

417

Ennoble

To make something elegant like a noble

418

Recount

Narrate

419

Irrevocable

Unalterable

420

Atrocious / atrocity

Being incredibly brutal and rude

421

Kudos / prestige

Influence

422

Lenient

Of miles and tolerant deposition, especially indulgence

423

Concur

Approve

424

Wayward

Ungovernable

425

Expatriate

Banish and exile

426

Exemplar

Deserving imitation (榜样)

427

Salutary / remedial

Producing a positive effect

428

Defiance

Challenging

429

Eminent Vs prominent

Famous

430

Conserve

Preserve

431

Underscore

To emphasize

432

Tenement

any of various forms of corporeal property (as land) or incorporeal property that is held by one person from another

433

Credential

Diploma

434

Dire

Exciting horror

435

Amenity

1 a : the quality of being pleasant or agreeable

436

Wither

To become dry and sapless

437

Allude

To make indirect reference

438

Inauguration

Ceremonial introduction speech before working into an office

439

Solemn

Serious

440

Prose

the ordinary language people use in speaking or writing

441

Treatise

a systematic exposition or argument in writing

442

Compel

To force

443

Sober

Calm

444

Apotheosis

To Elevate to a Devine status

445

Fretful

Irritable

446

Asylum

政治庇护

447

Lucrative

Producing a great deal of profit

448

Maul

Would by animal/ person scratching

449

Bellicose

Belligerent

450

Heretical

1 a : adherence to a religious opinion contrary to church dogma

451

Covenant

a usually formal, solemn, and binding agreement

452

Tenacity

Courage

453

Pagan

2 : one who has little or no religion and who delights in sensual pleasures and material goods : an irreligious or hedonistic person

454

Sorcery

1 : the use of power gained from the assistance or control of evil spirits especially for divining : necromancy

455

Yeoman

a : an attendant or officer in a royal or noble household

456

Perfidy Vs. Allegiance (loyalty)

The general was so wdit suspected of perfidy during the war that his name eventually became synonymous with disloyalty

Disloyalty

457

Indigence

Slum workers not o my suffer though harsh working conditions but also severe indigence

Poverty

458

Aspersion

His political opponent tried to harm his reputation by conducting an aspersion.

2 a : a false or misleading charge meant to harm someone's reputation

459

Tenacity

The soldiers showed their tenacity by sacrificing their lives on violent battlefields.

Courage

460

Supercilious

The supercilious art dealer rolled his eyes when we asked if there was anything below $1000

: coolly and patronizingly haughty
synonyms see proud

461

Iconoclast

Professor Williams disdained tradition: she regularly attacked cherished beliefs and institutions, earning a reputation as an iconoclast

1 : a person who destroys religious images or opposes their veneration

462

Purveyor

She is the biggest business purveyor In this field, supporting the entire wire with both financial and political assistance

1 : to supply (as provisions) usually as a matter of business

463

Dowager

Old traditional dowagers In the town always criticize young, extravagant teenagers

1 : a widow holding property or a title from her deceased husband

464

Dilettante

The dilettante went to a local museum every weekend in order to improve her appreciation skills on arts.

.

465

Diaphanous

The fashion designer favored fabrics that were so diaphanous as to be virtually transparent

1 : characterized by such fineness of texture as to permit seeing through

466

Momentum

势力

467

Perennial

Mona Lisa's perennial beauty nourishes generations of impressionist painters

Lasting at indefinitely long time

468

Rickety

The rickety chair is about to fall.

likely to fall or collapse; shaky

469

instauration

The constitution. Is an instauration of the articles of confederation

Renewal

470

Fraud
N

Abigail's innocent appearance I a fraud of her real personality

Deceit

471

Begrudge

The jealous woman begrudged her friend for the award

Envy

472

Calamity

Watching something u want to eat but can't eat is a mental calamity!

Catastrophe

473

Fornication

Licentious couples enjoy their clandestine for Fornication while others worry abt it

voluntary sexual intercourse between two unmarried persons or two persons not married to each other.
Bible. idolatry.

474

Affidavit

Danforth allowed Gile to submit his affidavit to save his wife

a written declaration upon oath made before an authorized official.

475

Undermine.

The Secretary of State decides to collaborate with malevolent mobs and asks them to undermine local government systems in order to gain power

to injure or destroy by insidious activity or imperceptible stages, sometimes tending toward a sudden dramatic effect.

476

Conciliate

He tired to conciliate his old horrible working experience and start the Same job but in a different company

To overcome distrust / the hostility of