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abate

v. to make less in amount, degree, etc.; to subside, become less; to nullify; to deduct, omit; (수량)을 줄이다, (세력, 고통 따위)를 약하게 하다, 무효로하다

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adulation

n. praise or flattery that is excessive; 과찬, 지나친 칭찬

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anathema

n. an object of intense dislike; a curse or strong dununciation (aften used adjectivally without the article); 아주 싫어하는 것, 저주, 악담

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astute

adj. shrewd, crafty, showing practical wisdom; 통찰력이 날카로운, 예리한, 교활한

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avarice

n. a greedy desire, particularly for wealth; 탐욕

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culpable

adj. deserving blame, worthy of condemnation; 비난할 만한, 유죄의

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dilatory

adj. tending to delay or procrastinate, not prompt; intended to delay or postpone; 꾸물대는, 더딘

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egregious

adj. conspicuous, standing out from the mass (used particularly in an unfavorable sense); 지독한, 소문난 (나쁜듯으로)

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equivocate

v. to speak or act in a way that allows for more than one interpretation; to be deliberately vague or ambiguous; (남을 속이기 위해) 애매한 말을 쓰다, 얼버무리다

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evanescent

adj. vanishing, soon passing away; light and airy; 사라져 가는, 덧없는, 아주 미세한

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irresolute

adj. unable to make up one's mind, hesitating; 결단력 없는, 우유부단한

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nebulous

adj. cloudlike, resembling a cloud; cloudy in color, not transparent; vague, confused, indistinct; 구름같은, 몽롱한, 애매모호한

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novice

n. one who is just a beginner at some activity requiring skill and experience (also used adjectivally); 초보자, 신입

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penury

n. extreme poverty; barrenness, insufficiency; 엄청난 가난, 빈곤, 부족

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pretentious

adj. done for show, striving to make a big impression; claiming merit or position unjustifiably; making demands on one's skill or abilities, ambitious; 허세부리는, 자만하는, 우쭐대는

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recapitulate

v. to review a series of facts; to sum up; ~를 요약하다

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resuscitate

v. to revive, bring back to consciousness or existence; ~를 소생시키다, 의식을 회복시키다

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slovenly

adj. untidy, dirty, careless; 단정치 못한, 아무렇게나 하는

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supposition

n. something that is assumed or taken for granted without conclusive evidence; 추정 (되는 생각)

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torpid

adj. inactive, sluggish, dull; 둔한, 움직이지 않는