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restitution

補償,賠償:for some injury

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resurrect

使重生,使復蘇:bring back to life

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retentive

記性好的:retain knowledge or information

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reverberate

回蕩,迴響:continue or be repeated sound waves

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rhetorical

語言上的,文字上的:words or language;言辭華麗(卻往往無內涵)的:fancy but meaningless

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rigmarole

混亂而無意義的話:confused or meaningless talk

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ruthless

沒有憐憫心的,殘忍的:no pity

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sacrosanct

極為神聖的,不可侵犯的:most sacred

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scourge

禍害:source of harm

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scrimp

節儉:avoid waste

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scruple

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

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secede

脫離,拖出(組織、團體、聯盟等):withdraw from an organization

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sectarianism

宗派主義,頑固:adherence prejudices

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secular

世俗的,塵世的:worldly or temporal

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sequel

結果:result

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shifty

(顯得)狡詐的,(顯得)欺詐的:deceitful character

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simile

明喻:comparing two unlike things

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skittish

容易受到驚嚇的,膽小的:easily frightened;容易激動的:easily excited;善變的,多變的:likely to change

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sparing

節儉的,節約的:careful restraint;不足的,缺乏的:less plentiful

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splinter

尖細條,刺:sharp, slender piece;將...切成細條:break into sharp, slender pieces

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splutter

急切而不清楚地說:hastily and incoherently

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squeamish

噁心的:nausea;神經質的;潔癖的

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stasis

平衡,停滯:balance

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staunch

忠誠的,堅定的:steadfast in loyalty

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stigmatize

使蒙上汙名:disgraceful or ignominious

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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

脾氣不好的:churlish in mood

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surmise

(根據不足的)推測,揣測:based on scantly evidence

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surmount

戰勝,獲得勝利:achieve a victory

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surrogate

替代品:takes the place

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surveillance

監視,監控:close observation

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tame

被馴化的:reduced from a state of native wildness;無聊的,乏味的:lacking spirit;控制,抑制:keep from exceeding

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tangle

困惑,不解:perplexity;糾纏,使....糾結:in a snare

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teeming

大量的:great numbers

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temporal

世俗的,塵世的:earthly life;短暫的

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tentative

暫時性的,嘗試的:not fully developed

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thick-skinned

冷漠無情的,不顧他人感受的:unaffected

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thrill

強烈的興奮感,快感:pleasurably intense stimulate;使興奮,使激動:excitement

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timely

及時的,無拖延的:without delay;恰到好處的,合乎時宜的:appropriate

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topsy-turvy

混亂的,不整潔的:lacking in order, neatness

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trifle

不重要的事:little importance or value;不正經地對待,玩弄:without serious intent

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trifling

細微的,不重要的:lacking in significance

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tycoon

大亨,巨頭:person of rank, power, influence

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tyrant

暴君:oppressively or brutally

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umbrage

不悅,生氣:feeling of being offended or resentful

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unanimous

一致同意的:consent of all

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unavailing

徒勞的,無果的:producing no results

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unremitting

連續不斷的:without any interruptions

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versed

熟知的:having information;精通的:exceptional knowledge

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vile

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

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vocation

職業:employed

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vouchsafe

允諾,給予:grant in a gracious or condescending manner

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voyeur

窺淫狂:observing unsuspecting individuals

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wanting

未出現的,缺少的:not present;未達到要求的:not being up to standards

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wayward

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

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weather

天氣;使風化,經受風雨

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willful

固執的,倔強的:self-willed;故意的:deliberately

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willy-nilly

不論是否願意地:desired or not;無秩序的,隨意的: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

狡詐的,狡猾的:deceptive means

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wiretap

偷聽,竊聽:get information

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wistful

(帶著憂傷而)渴望的,懷念的:yearning or desire with melancholy

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wrest

擰,扭動:wringing or twisting movements;辛苦地獲得:gain with difficulty

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wrongheaded

固執己見的,堅持(錯誤觀點)的:stubborn in adherence