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1

conjure

召唤;变戏法;想象
summon a devil; practice magic; imagine or invent

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feasible

可行的,行得通的
practical

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relic

遗物,遗迹;纪念物
surviving remnant; memento

4

amble

漫步,缓行
moving at an easy pace

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reserve

保守;矜持
self-control; formal but distant manner

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unconscionable

肆无忌惮的;不合理的,过度的
unscrupulous; excessive

7

tightwad

吝啬鬼
excessively frugal person; miser

8

burly

魁梧的,强壮的
husky; muscular

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voluminous

巨大的,体积大的
bulky; large

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static

静态的;固定的
unchanging; lacking development

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append

附加
attach

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saccharine

极甜的(尤指贬义);讨好的,奉承的
cloying sweet; adulatory

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scamp

流氓
rascal

14

eddy

(风、尘、水等的)漩涡
swirling current of water, air, etc.

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frugality

节俭,俭省
thrift, economy

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gavel

槌,槌棒
hammer-like tool; mallet

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slag

炉渣,矿渣
residue from smelting metal; dross; waste matter

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ingratiate

迎合,讨好
make an effort to become popular with

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outwit

智胜,骗取
outsmart; trick

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epitome

典范,典型
perfect example or embodiment

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colossal

巨大的
huge

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dismember

肢解,撕碎
cut into small parts

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pellucid

透明的,清澈的;易懂的
transparent; limpid; easy to understand

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swindler

骗子
cheat

25

rankle

激怒,使愤恨
irritate; fester

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slough

脱落
cast off

27

crop

剪修
cut of unwanted parts of a photograph; graze

28

nautical

航海的,海上的
pertaining to ships or navigations

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withhold

拒给,保留
reuse to give; hold back

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terrogate

询问;审问
question closely; cross-examine

31

artifact

人工制品
object made by human beings, either handmade or massproduced

32

curator

监督人
superintendent; manager

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compromise

妥协;危害
adjust or settle by making mutual concession; endanger the interests or reputation of

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asunder

成碎片;分离
into parts; apart

35

comatose

昏迷的,昏睡状态的
in a coma; extremely sleepy

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detonation

引爆,爆炸
explosion

37

idiom

习语,成语;风格,特色
expression whose meaning a a whole differs from the meanings of its individual words; distinctive style

38

claustrophobia

幽闭恐怖症
fear of being locked in

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qualified

有限制的,有条件的;有资格的
limited; restricted; having complied with the specific requirements or precedent conditions

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enrapture

使痴迷;使狂喜
please intensely

41

rhetoric

修辞学;花言巧语
art of effective communication; insincere language

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gainsay

否认
deny

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quaint

离奇有趣的;古雅的;别致精巧的
odd; old-fashioned; picturesque

44

pert

无礼的,冒失的
impertinent; forward

45

mirage

海市蜃楼;蜃景
unreal reflection; optical illusion

46

cogitate

深思,慎重考虑
think over

47

sagacious

有洞察力的;精明的;有远见的
perceptive; shrewd; having insight

48

affix

使附于,粘贴;添加
fasten; attach; add on

49

avalanche

雪崩
great mass of falling snow and ice

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manifesto

(政策的)宣言,声明
declaration; statement or policy

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disinterested

公正的,无私的
unprejudiced

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unseemly

不体面的,不适宜的,不得体的
unbecoming; indecent; in poor taste

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grapple

格斗,扭打
wrestle; come to grips with

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serendipity

易发现珍宝的天赋或运气
gift for finding valuable or desirable things by accident; accidental good fortune or luck

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oscillate

摆动,振荡;犹豫
vibrate pendulum-like; waver

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dapper

整齐的
neat and trim

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parry

回避,避开
ward off a blow, deflect dodge

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primordial

最初的,原始的
existing at the beginning (of time); rudimentary

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annuity

年金,养老金
yearly allowance

60

gory

血淋淋的
bloody

61

magnanimous

宽宏大量的,有雅量的
generous; great-hearted

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impunity

免于惩罚或损害
freedom from punishment or harm

63

conflagration

大火
great fire

64

membrane

膜,隔膜
thin soft sheet of animal or vegetable tissue

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log

(航海)日志
record of a voyage or flight; record of day to day activities

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nepotism

裙带关系,任用亲戚
favoritism (to a relative)

67

effrontery

厚颜无耻
shameless boldness

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naivete

天真;质朴;纯真无邪;天真烂漫
quality of being unsophisticated; simplicity; artlessness; gullibility

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convoluted

复杂的
coiled around; involved; intricate

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flagrant

罪恶昭彰的;明目张胆的;令人无法容忍的
conspicuously wicked; blatant; outrageous

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circuitous

迂回的,绕行的
roundabout

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obsessive

强迫性的;着迷的
related to thinking about something constantly; preoccupying

73

melancholy

忧郁的,悲伤的
gloomy; morose; blue

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pathological

病理学的;疾病的,病态的
related to the study of disease; diseased or markedly abnormal

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sinecure

挂名职务,闲职
well-paid position with little responsibility

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cherubic

天使的,无邪的
angelic; innocent-looking

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encipher

把(电文等)译成密码
encode; convert a message into code

78

stilted

做作的,虚饰的
bombastic; inflated

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asymmetric

不对称的
not identical on both sides of a dividing central line

80

adversary

敌手,对手
opponent

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recount

详细叙述;重新计算
narrate or tell; count over again

82

feint

佯攻;移位;虚晃
trick; shift; sham blow

83

fanfare

(仪式等开始前吹奏的)小段响亮的喇叭乐
call by bugles or trumpets

84

junta

阴谋集团,私党
group of men joined in political intrigue; cabal

85

pander

拉皮条,迎合(不良需求)
cater to the low desires of others

86

bountiful

丰富的;慷慨的
abundant; graciously generous

87

bemused

困惑的;发呆的
confused; lost in thought; preoccupied

88

furlough

休假;放假
leave of absence; vacation granted to a soldier or civil servant

89

acuity

尖锐,敏锐
sharpness

90

relish

爱好,喜欢
savor; enjoy
强烈的欣赏或喜欢
a strong appreciation or liking

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ghastly

可怕的,惊人的
horrible

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embezzlement

盗用,挪用(款项)
stealing money that belongs to your employer

93

expansive

友善健谈的;广阔的,膨胀的;扩张的
outgoing and sociable; broad and extensive; able to increase in size

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bavado

虚张声势,逞能
swagger; assumed air of defiance

95

exempt

被豁免的
not subject to a duty, obligation

96

equestrian

骑马的人,骑士
rider on horseback
骑术的,马术的
connected with riding horses

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expenditure

开支,支出(额);产出
payment or expanse; output

98

wake

(船的)尾波;痕迹
trail of ship or other object through water; path of something that has gone before

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revile

辱骂,斥责
attack with abusive language; vilify

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cerebral

大脑的;理智的
pertaining to the brain or intellect