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abominate

증오하다, 혐오하다
to have an intense dislike or hatred for

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acculturation

(다른 문화 간의 접촉으로 인한) 문화 변용, 문화적 적응, 사회화

the modification of the social patterns, traits, or structures of one group or society by contact with those of another; the resultant blend

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adventitious

우발적인, 우연한, 중요하지않은
resulting from chance rather than from an inherent cause or character; accidental, not essential; (medicine) acquired, not congenital

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ascribe

(원인, 동기, 기원 등을)... ~에 돌리다, 탓으로 돌리다

to assign or refer to (as a cause or source), attribute

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circuitous

빙 돌아가는, 직설적이지 않은
roundabout, not direct

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commiserate

(화가 났거나 실망한 사람에게) 위로를 표하다

to sympathize with, have pity or sorrow for, share a feeling of distress

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enjoin

(무엇을 하도록) 명하다; ~가 ~하는 것을 금지하다

to direct or order; to prescribe a course of action in an authoritative way; to prohibit

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expedite

더 신속히 처리하다, 쉽게하다

to make easy, cause to progress faster

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ferment

(명사) (정치, 사회적) 동요, 들끓음,; (형용사) 발효되다, 발효시키다

a state of great excitement, agitation, or turbulence; to be in or work into such a state; to produce alcohol by chemical action

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expiate

속죄하다, 죄를 갚다
to make amends, make up for; to avert

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inadvertent

고의가 아닌, 우연의, 의도하지 않은
resulting from or marked by lack of attention; unintentional, accidental

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nominal

명목상의, 이름뿐인, 얼마 안되어서 중요치않은

existing in name only, not real; too small to be considered or taken seriously

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noncommittal

(태도 따위가) 애매한, 의견을 밝히지 않는

not decisive or definite; unwilling to take a clear position or to say yes or no

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peculate

횡령하다, 훔치다

to steal something that has been given into one's trust; to take improperly for one's own use

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proclivity

(사람의) 성향, 경향

a natural or habitual inclination or tendency (especially of human character or behavior)

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sangfroid

(곤경, 위험 속에서의) 침착함

composure or coolness, especially in trying circumstances

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seditious

치안을 방해하는, 선동적
resistant to lawful authority; having the purpose of overthrowing an established government

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tenuous

미약한, 보잘것없는, 빈약한, 허약한

thin, slender, not dense; lacking clarity or sharpness; of slight importance or significance; lacking a sound basis, poorly supported

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vitriolic

(언어, 논평등이) 독설에 찬, 신랄한
bitter, sarcastic; highly caustic or biting (like a strong acid)

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wheedle

(감언이나 칭찬등으로) 구슬리다, 꾀다
to use coaxing or flattery to gain some desired end