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exclaim

呼喊,惊叫
cry out suddenly

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stratum

地层;社会阶层
layer of Earth's surface; layer of society

3

tractable

易驾驭的,驯良的
docile; easily managed

4

proscribe

禁止;放逐
ostracize; banish; outlaw

5

rend

扯破,撕碎
split; tear apart

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abrogate

废除,撤销
abolish

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dispirited

气馁的,心灰意冷的
lacking in spirit

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causal

因果关系的
implying a cause-and-effect relationship

9

watershed

分水岭,转折点
crucial dividing point

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defection

叛逃,变节
desertion

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precipitate

突如其来的;鲁莽的;匆忙的
rash; premature; hasty; sudden
猛抛;催促,促进
throwing headlong; hasten

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imperative

必要的,势在必行的;极重要的
absolutely necessary; critically important
需要;命令
need; order

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dilapidated

荒废的,破坏的
ruined because of neglect

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martial

战争的,军事的
warlike

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covetous

贪婪的,占有欲强的
avaricious; eagerly desirous of

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ancillary

辅助的,补充的
serving as an aid or accessory; auxiliary

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astronomical

巨大的
enormously large or extensive

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palliate

减轻,缓和;掩饰;为……找借口
lessen the violence of (a disease); alleviate; moderate intensity; gloss over with excuses

19

mite

螨;小硬币
very small object or creature; small coin

20

flabbergasted

大吃一惊的,目瞪口呆的
astonished, overcome with surprise

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minuscule

极小的
extremely small

22

unctuous

似油的,油质的;假殷勤的
oily; bland; insincerely suave

23

putrid

腐烂的
foul; rotten; decayed

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conventional

常规的,惯例的
ordinary; typical

25

incense

使……极为愤怒,激怒
enrage; infuriate

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mutinous

不驯服的;反叛的
unruly; rebellious

27

inflated

夸张的;膨胀的
exaggerated; pompous; enlarged (with air or gas)

28

discursive

离题的;东拉西扯的
digressing; rambling

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nascent

初期的,开始形成的,新生的
incipient; coming into being

30

polygamist

多配偶者
one who has more than one spouse at a time

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multifarious

多种的,各种各样的
varied; greatly diversified

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formidable

令人生畏的;艰难的;可怕的
inspiring fear or apprehension; difficult; awe-inspiring

33

whelp

幼兽,小狗
young wolf, dog, tiger, etc.

34

glaring

显眼的,耀眼的
highly conspicuous; harshly bright

35

hydrophobia

狂犬病;恐水症
rabies; fear of water

36

transport

激动,狂喜
strong emotion

37

aperture

孔,缝隙
opening; hole

38

polyglot

通晓多国语言的
speaking several languages

39

unaccountable

无法解释的;莫名其妙的,不可理解的
inexplicable; unreasonable or mysterious

40

jovial

善良快活的,愉快的
good-natured; merry

41

coalesce

结合;熔合
combine; fuse

42

engaging

动人的,迷人的
charming; attractive

43

cow

威吓
terrorize; intimidate

44

apropos

关于,有关
with reference to; regarding

45

genre

类型,流派,体裁
particular variety of art or literature

46

anarchist

无政府主义者;主张废弃权威者
person who seeks to overturn the established government; advocate of abolishing authority

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epicure

美食家
connoisseur of food and drink

48

avow

公开宣布
declare openly

49

corpulent

肥胖的
very fat

50

topography

地质,地形
physical features of a region

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foible

弱点,(性格上的)缺点
weakness; slight fault

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espionage

间谍行动,谍报活动
spying

53

psyche

心智,心灵
soul; mind

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slacken

放慢,松弛
slow; loosen

55

primp

精心打扮
groom oneself with care; adorn oneself

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antiseptic

防腐剂,杀菌剂
substance that prevents infection

57

precedent

惯例;先例
something preceding in time that may be used as an authority or guide for future action

58

submissive

顺从的
yielding; timid

59

anarchy

无政府状态
absence of governing body; state of disorder

60

dilettante

(艺术、科学等方面)半吊子;业余爱好者
aimless follower of the arts; amateur; dabbler

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consistency

一致性;连贯性;浓度
absence of contradictions; dependability; uniformity; degree of thickness

62

diverse

不同的,各种各样的
differing in some characteristics; various

63

tanner

制革工人
person who turn animal hides into leather

64

dearth

缺乏
scarcity

65

withdrawn

性格内向的;冷淡的,疏远的
introverted; remote

66

slapdash

草率的;匆促的
haphazard; careless; sloppy

67

petrify

石化;使惊呆
turn to stone; stun or paralyze with terror

68

sportive

嬉戏的,欢闹的
playful

69

impenitent

不悔悟的,顽固的
not repentant

70

muddle

使糊涂;混合,搞乱
confuse; mix up
糊涂,困惑;混乱,杂乱
mental confusion; state of untidiness or confussion

71

paltry

无价值的,微不足道的
insignificant; petty; trifling

72

veer

改变方向,转向
change in direction

73

blurt

脱口而出
utter impulsively

74

secrete

隐藏,隐匿;分泌
hide away; produce and release a substance into an organism

75

pillage

抢劫,劫掠
plunder

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trifling

琐碎的,微不足道的
trivial; unimportant

77

chafe

擦热,擦痛
warm by rubbing; make sore (by rubbing)

78

levitate

轻轻浮起,漂浮于空中
float in the air (especially by magical means)

79

empirical

经验主义的
based on experience

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impoverished

贫困的,赤穷的
poor

81

tome

大部头的书,大册书
large volume

82

maternal

母亲的,母性的
motherly

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reparation

赔偿,弥补
amends; compensation

84

complicity

串通,共谋
participation; involvement

85

enormity

(问题、后果等的)巨大,艰巨
hugeness (in a bad sense)

86

perverse

固执错误的,不合常理的;堕落的,不正当的
stubbornly wrong-headed; wicked and perverted

87

derelict

抛弃的;玩忽职守的,疏忽的
abandoned; negligent
废弃物,弃船
abandoned property, especially a ship abandoned at sea

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asylum

避难所;庇护
place of refuge or shelter; protection

89

murky

昏暗的;烟雾弥漫的;隐晦的,含糊的
dark and gloomy; thick with fog; vague

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potable

适于饮用的
suitable for drinking

91

eschew

回避,避开
avoid

92

loiter

闲荡,虚度;徘徊
hang around; linger

93

surreptitious

秘密的;偷偷摸摸的
secret; furtive; sneaky; hidden

94

elliptical

椭圆的;(文章或言辞)晦涩的
oval; ambiguous, either purposely or because key words have been left out

95

armada

舰队
fleet of warships

96

rout

打败;击溃
stampede; drive out

97

emaciated

极其削瘦的,憔悴的
thin and wasted

98

inexorable

无动于衷的;无情的
relentless; unyielding; implacable

99

indiscriminate

不加选择的;杂乱无章的,混乱的
choosing at random; confused

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salient

显著的;突出的;跳跃的
protruding; strikingly conspicuous; jumping