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ameliorate

(v) to improve, make better, correct a flaw or shortcoming
(v) 개선하다

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Aplomb

(n) poise, assurance, great self-confidence; perpendicularity
(n) (흔히 어려운 상황에서의) 침착함, 자신감, 곧음

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bombastic

(adj) pompous or overblown in language, full of high-sounding words intended to conceal a lack of ideas
(adj) 과장한, 허풍떠는, 겉만 번지르르한 말

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callow

adj. without experience, immature, not fully developed, lacking sophistication and poise; without feathers
(adj) 풋내기, 미숙한, 시골스러운, 개발되지 않은

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drivel

n. saliva or mucus flowing from the mouth or nose, foolish, aimless talk or thinking; nonsense. (v). to let saliva from from the mouth, to utter nonsense or childish twaddle
(n) 쓸데없는 말, 혹은 침, 콧물,
(v) 침을 흘리다, 콧물을 흘리다, 바보같이 말하다

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epitome

n. a summary, condensed account; an instance that represents a larger reality
(n) 작품의 줄거리, 발췌, 요약

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exhort

v. to urge strongly, advise earnestly
(v) ~하도록 권하다, 훈계하다, 타이르다

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ex officio

adj. adv) by virtue of holding a certain office
직권에 의한, 직무상의

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infringe

v. to violate, trespass, go beyond recognized bounds
v. 위반하다, 계약 규칙등을 어기다

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ingratiate

v. to make oneself agreeable and thus gain favor or acceptance by others (sometimes used in a critical or derogatory sense)
v. 환심을 사도록 행동하다, 비위를 맞추다

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interloper

n. one who moves in where he or she is not wanted or has no right to be , an intruder
n. 침입자

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intrinsic

adj. belonging to someone or something by its very nature, essential /inherent/ originating in a bodily organ or part
adj. 고유한, 본질적인, 몸이나 장기에서 나오는 (신경, 근육)

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inveigh

v. to make a violent attack in words, express strong disapproval
v. 욕설하다, 독설을 퍼붓다

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lassitude

n. weariness of body or mind, lack of energy
n. 노곤함, 무기력

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millennium

n. a period of one thousand years, period of great joy
n. 밀레니엄, 1000

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occult

(adj) mysterious, magical, supernatural, secret, hidden from view; not detectable by ordinary measure (v) to hide, conceal, (n) matters involving the supernatural.
adj. 신비로운, 불가사의한, 비밀의, 마술적인, 자연의 성질을 다루는
v. 숨기다
n. 초자연적인 작용

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permeate

(v) to spread through, penetrate, soak through
v. 스며들다, 침투하다

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precipitate

(v) to fall as moisture, to cause or bring about suddenly, to hurl down from a great height, to give distinct form to, (adj) characterized by excessive haste, (n) moisture, the product of an action or process
v. 촉진하다, 재촉하다, (수증기)를 (비, 눈 등으로) 응결시키다, ~을 밀어 떨어뜨리다
adj. 매우 당황한, 다급한
n. 응결한 수분, 침전물

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stringent

(adj) strict, severe, rigorously or urgently binding or compelling, sharp or bitter to the taste
adj. 용서 없는, 엄한, 가혹한, 설득력 있는, 긴박한

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surmise

(v) to think or believe without certain supporting evidence, to conjecture or guess , (n) likely idea that lacks definite proof

v.~라고 추측, 짐작하다,
n.추측, 억측, 짐작