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surfeit

饮食过度;沉溺于

satiate; stuff; indulge to excess in anything

2

expurgate

删改,删节

remove offensive parts of a piece of writing

3

yen

瘾;渴望

longing; urge

4

flinch

畏缩,退缩

hesitate, shrink

5

grandiloquent

夸张的,浮夸的

pompous; bombastic; using high-sounding language

6

gingerly

小心翼翼地,谨慎地

very carefully

7

invincible

不可战胜的

unconquerable

8

antiquated

陈旧的,过时的

old-fashioned; obsolete

9

buxom

丰满的

plump; full-bosomed

10

impale

刺穿

pierce

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subdued

缓和的;柔和的

less intense; quieter

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mendicant

乞丐

beggar

13

deft

灵巧的,熟练的,机敏的

neat; skillful

14

deliberate

深思熟虑,仔细地想

consider; ponder

15

aureole

光轮,日冕;(环绕圣像等的)光环

sun's corona; halo

16

pummel

击,打

beat or pound with fists

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divergent

有分歧的;分叉的

differing; deviating

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fitful

间歇的,断断续续的

spasmodic; intermittent

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hiatus

裂缝;间断

gap; interruption induration or continuity; pause

20

stint

限制,限量;(工作)限额

supply; allotted amount; assigned portion of work

节约;限制

be thrifty; set limits

21

catechism

教师问答手册

book for religious instruction; instruction by question and answer

22

infuriate

使生气,激怒

enrage; anger

23

molecule

分子;小颗粒

the smallest particle (one or more atoms) of a substance, having all the properties of that substance

24

reverent

尊敬的,虔诚的

respectful; worshipful

25

discomposure

心乱,不安;失去平衡

agitation; loss of poise

26

truism

不言而喻的道理

self-evident truth

27

annals

历史记载,历史

records; history

28

dissemble

伪装,假装

disguise; pretend

29

uncouth

古怪的;笨拙的;粗俗的

outlandish; clumsy; boorish

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infidel

无信仰者;异教徒

unbeliever

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concession

让步,妥协

the act of conceding or yielding

32

esoteric

深奥的;只有少数才懂的

hard to understand; know n only to the chosen few

33

bestow

给予

give

34

antidote

解毒剂

medicine to counteract a poison or disease

35

seethe

沸腾,激动

be disturbed; boil

36

unique

唯一的,独特的

without an equal; single in kind

37

conundrum

谜语

riddle

38

receptive

善于接受的,能接纳的

quick or willing to receive ideas, suggestions, etc.

39

imperious

专横的;傲慢的

domineering; haughty

40

intimidate

胁迫

frighten

41

retrograde

退倒,退化

go backwards; degenerate

后退的;退化的

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meticulous

小心翼翼的,极为仔细的

excessively careful; painstaking; scrupulous

43

masochist

受虐狂

person who enjoys his own pain

44

toxic

有毒的;中毒的

poisonous

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injurious

有害的

harmful

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riddle

打洞,穿孔;筛

pierce with holes; permeate or spread throughout

47

aseptic

无菌的,防腐的

preventing infection; having a cleaning effect

48

nettle

惹恼,发怒

annoy; vex

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jurisprudence

法学

science of law

50

raconteur

善于讲故事的人

storyteller

51

stodgy

乏味的;呆板的;枯燥的

stuffy; boringly conservative

52

dilatory

延误的,拖延的

delaying

53

quip

讽刺,嘲讽

taunt

54

acerbity

尖酸,刻薄

bitterness of speech and temper

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gargantuan

巨大的,庞大的

huge; enormous

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diaphanous

透明的,半透明的

sheer; transparent

57

condone

宽恕,赦免

overlock; forgive; give tacit approval; excuse

58

rebuttal

辩驳,举反证

refutation; response with contrary evidence

59

propulsive

推进的

driving forward

60

irreproachable

无可指责的,无瑕疵的

blameless; impeccable

61

dissipate

浪费,挥霍;(使)消散

squander; waste; scatter

62

economy

节约,节俭

efficiency or conciseness in using something

63

browbeat

恐吓,威逼

bully; intimidate

64

list

(船)倾侧,倾靠

tilt; lean over

65

escapism

逃避现实

avoiding reality by diverting oneself with amusments

66

coterie

同行,圈内人

group that meets socially; select circle

67

agenda

议事日程

items of business at a meeting

68

indelible

去不掉的,不能拭去的

not able to be erased

69

cadaver

尸体

corpse

70

inured

习惯的,适应的

accustomed; hardened

71

impart

告知,透露,授予

reveal or tell; grant

72

insubordination

不顺从,反抗

disobedience; rebelliousness

73

repeal

废除,撤销

revoke; annul

74

virus

病毒

disease communicator

75

spate

洪水;突然的爆发;大量

sudden flood or strong outburst; a large number or amount

76

tangential

略微有关系的;离题的

peripheral; only slightly connected; digressing

77

halting

犹豫的;蹒跚的

hesitant; faltering

78

gawk

呆呆地看着

stare foolishly; look in open-mouthed awe

79

panacea

灵丹妙药,万灵药

cure-all; remedy for all diseases

80

tout

兜售,吹捧

publicize; praise excessively

81

asteroid

小行星

small planet

82

nonchalance

冷淡,漠不关心;镇静

indifference; lack of concern; composure

83

salvo

(火炮)齐射,(礼炮)齐鸣

discharge of firearms; military salute

84

turgid

浮夸的,膨胀的

swollen; distended

85

bode

预示

foreshadow; portend

86

treacly

甜蜜的

sticky sweet

87

inter

埋葬

bury

88

elusive

逃避的;难以表述的,难懂的

evasive; baffling; hard to grasp

89

stellar

星的;主要的;杰出的

pertaining to the stars; indicating the most important performer or role

90

correlation

相关,相互关系

mutual relationship

91

remunerative

有报酬的,有利的

compensating; rewarding

92

statute

法令,条例

law enacted by the legislature

93

persona

面具人格,伪装人格

public personality or facade

94

convention

习俗,惯例

social or moral custom; established practice

95

nullify

使无效,废除

make invalid

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remedial

治疗的;补救的

curative; corrective

97

bemoan

哀叹;为……惋惜

lament; express disapproval of

98

conspicuous

明显的,显著的

easily seen; noticeable; striking

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superficial

表面的,肤浅的

trivial; shallow

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rectify

纠正,改正

set right; correct