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1

adjudicate

v.
to hear and decide judicially; to judge
裁定

2

centennial

n.
A one-hundredth anniversary of its celebration.
百年纪念

3

countenance

n.
a person's face; the expression on a person's face
面容,表情

4

disgruntle

v.
to make dissatisfied; to put in a bad mood
使。。。不高兴

5

equilibrium

n.
a state of balance
平衡

6

expedite

v.
to speed up a process; to facilitate
加快

7

gird

v.
to encircle, bind, or surround
束缚

8

gratuitous

adj.
not called for; unnecessary
无理由的,无端的

9

illusory

adj.
unreal or imagined; deceiving
错觉的,幻影的

10

implacable

adj.
incapable of being placated, soothed, or significantly changed; relentless.
不能安抚的

11

luminary

n.
a source of light, especially from the sky, such as the sun or moon.
发光体

12

manifesto

n.
a public statement explaining the intentions, motives, or view of an individual or group
宣言,声明

13

mesmerize

v.
to fascinate or hypnotize
催眠,使迷住

14

precedent

n.
an act or statement that may serve as an example or justification for a later one
先例

15

spurious

adj.
not genuine, false
假的,伪造的