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unrequited

adj. not reciprocated or returned in kind 无报答的/无报酬的

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mint

n. an abundant amount, especially of money 巨额
adj. unmarred as if fresh from a mint 无损坏的

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impudent

adj. marked by contemptuous or cocky boldness or disregard of others 放肆大胆的/无礼的

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gourmand

n. one who is excessively fond of eating and drinking 嗜食者/大胃王

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resurgence

n. a restoration to use, acceptance, activity, or vigor 复兴

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abeyance

n. temporary inactivity 中止/搁置

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discombobulate

vt. upset, confuse 使不安/使混乱

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ingratiating

adj. capable of winning favor 讨人喜欢的
adj. intended or adopted in order to gain favor 逢迎的/意在奉承的

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provisional

adj. provided or serving only for the time being; temporary 临时的

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sequester

vt. to set apart: segregate 使隔绝/分离
vt. to cause to withdraw into seclusion 使隐退

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deign

vi. to condescend reluctantly and with a strong sense of the affront to one's superiority that is involved (不情愿地)屈尊/俯就

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stunt

vt. to hinder the normal growth, development, or progress of 阻碍(成长)

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toady

n./v. one who flatters in the hope of gaining favors 马屁精/拍马屁

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pucker

v. to (cause to) become gathered, contracted, and wrinkled 撅(嘴)/(使)收缩

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unavailing

adj. producing no results 徒劳的/无果的

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throng

v./n. to crowd together in great numbers 大量聚集

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cleave

vi. to adhere firmly and closely or loyally and unwaveringly 紧贴/坚持
vt. to divide by or as if by a cutting blow 分隔/割裂/劈开

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taut

adj. not loose or flabby 紧绷的
adj. kept in proper order or condition, kept in trim shape; neat and tidy 整洁的

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supple

adj. readily bent; pliant 易弯曲的/柔软的

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lurid

adj. causing horror or revulsion 恐怖的/令人反感的
adj. wan and ghastly pale in appearance 面色苍白的/病态的

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mesh

v. to catch or hold as if in a net 诱捕

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abridge

v. to shorten in duration or extent 缩短/缩小
v. to shorten by omission of words without sacrifice of sense 在不改变本意的条件下删减词语/缩写

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sand

vt. to make smooth by friction 磨光

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coda

n. the concluding passage of a movement or composition 终曲

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dank

adj. slightly or moderately wet 阴湿的

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incorrigible

adj. incapable of being corrected or amended 不可救药的/积习难改的
adj. difficult or impossible to control or manage 无法管制的

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inducement

n. a motive or consideration that leads one to action 动机/刺激源
n. the act of reasoning or pleading with someone to accept a belief or course of action 劝说/游说

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leaven

v.t to mingle or permeate with some modifing, alleviating, or vivifying element 在。。中加入轻松,活泼或变更的因素

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offhand

adj. without premeditation or preparation 即兴的/没有准备的

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redolent

adj. having or emitting fragrance 芳香的

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repine

vi. to feel or express discontent or dejection 抱怨/表达不满
vi. to long for something 渴望

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spurious

adj. lacking authenticity or validity in essence or origin; not genuine 假的/伪造的

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truant

adj./n./vi. shrinking responsibility; one who shirks duty 逃避责任(的)/逃避责任者

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coy

adj. affectedly and usually flirtatiously shy or modest 故作羞涩的
adj. tending to avoid people and social situations 不愿与人交往的/内向的

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impunity

n. exemption or freedom from punishment, harm, or loss 免责/免受处罚