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deciduous

落叶的
falling off as of leaves

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fabricate

制造,编造
build; lie

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ordinance

法令,条例
decree

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rotundity

圆形(物),(声音的)洪亮
roundness; sonorousness of speech

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incorrigible

无可救药的 ,不能被纠正的
not correctable

6

stigmatize

打烙印 ,污蔑
brand; mark as wicked

7

traverse

横过 ,穿过
go through or cross

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supercilious

自大的,傲慢的,目空一切的
arrogant; condescending ,patronizing

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dwindle

缩小,减少
shrink; reduce

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mediocre

中等的,平庸的
ordinary; commonplace

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papyrus

纸莎草纸
ancient paper made from stem of papyrus plant

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elicit

套出(信息),诱出
draw out by discussion

13

carat

克拉
unit of weight for precious stones; measure of fineness of gold

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balmy

温暖的,温和的,芳香的
mild; fragrant

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xenophobia

仇外者,惧外者
fear or hatred of foreigners

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wax

变大,增大
increase; grow

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necromancy

巫术,妖术
black magic; dealings with the dead

18

canto

长诗的篇章
division of a long poem

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emulate

效仿,竞争
imitate; rival

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slothful

偷懒的
lazy

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construe

解释
explain; interpret

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harbor

提供住所或栖息地,窝藏
provide a refuge for; hide

23

disband

解散,遣散
dissolve; disperse

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equable

平静的,稳定的,不变的
tranquil; steady; uniform

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consecrate

献给
dedicate; sanctify

26

entail

要求,使必要,牵涉
require; necessitate; involve

27

garish

过分鲜艳的,俗气的
over-bright in color; gaudy

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relevant

相应的,相关联的
pertinent; referring to the case in hand

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satellite

人造卫星
small body revolving around a larger one

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invocation

祈祷,祈求神助
prayer for help; calling upon as a reference or support

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condiment

调味品
seasoning; spice

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plumage

(鸟的)全身羽毛
feather of a bird

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ulterior

隐秘不明的,别有用心的;较远的
unstated; hidden; more remote

34

translucent

半透明的,半透彻的
partly transparent

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alias

别名,化名
an assumed name

36

tempo

(音乐)速度,拍子
speed of music

37

protean

变化多端的
versatile; able to take on many shapes

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gusto

兴致勃勃,热情
enjoyment; enthusiasm

39

retrench

紧缩;节约
cut down; economize

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erotic

(引起)性欲的,色情的
arousing sexual desire; pertaining to sexual love

41

grouse

埋怨,发牢骚
complain; fuss

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ossify

骨化,硬化
change or harden into bone

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provincial

省的;偏狭的;守旧的
pertaining to a province; limited in outlook; unsophisticated

44

wily

老谋深算的,狡猾的
cunning; artful

45

contention

主张,论点
claim; thesis

46

incisive

锋利的,尖锐的
cutting; sharp

47

ramp

斜坡;(飞机的)舷梯
slope; inclined plane

48

reprehensible

应受谴责的
deserving blame

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madrigal

牧歌,小曲
pastoral song

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irreverence

不虔诚,不尊敬
lack of proper respect

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mode

时尚,风尚;方式,方法;风格
prevailing style; manner; way of doing something

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desultory

散漫的,随便的,离题的
aimless; haphazard

53

grove

小树林;果园
group of trees (small than a forest); orchard

54

deign

屈尊,俯就
condescend;stoop

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conglomeration

团块,混合物
mass of material sticking together

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enterprising

有事业的,有进取精神的
full of initiative

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animosity

仇恨,憎恶
active enmity

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invulnerable

攻不破的,不会受伤的
incapable of injury

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fraternize

结有深交,友善
associate in a friendly way

60

dauntless

大胆的;不屈不饶的
bold; persevering

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paleontology

古生物学
study of prehistoric life

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metropolis

大城市,都会
large city

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dissent

不同意,持异议;异议
disagree; disagreement

64

copious

丰富的
plentiful

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obsolete

不再使用的,过时的
no longer useful; outmoded; antiquated

66

pied

杂色的,多色的
variegated; multicolored

67

scabbard

鞘,剑鞘
case for a sword blade; sheath

68

alleviate

减轻
relieve

69

opportune

及时的;合适的,适宜的
timely; well-chosen

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caliber

才干;质量
ability; quality

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contest

争辩
dispute

72

surveillance

监视,监督
watching; guarding

73

dossier

(有关某人活动事件的)材料汇编,档案
file of documents on a subject

74

precipice

悬崖;危险的境地
cliff; dangerous position

75

dross

杂质,废料
waste matter; worthless impurities

76

derogatory

侮辱的,贬义的
expressing a low opinion

77

husband

节约使用
use sparingly; conserve; save

78

oligarchy

寡头政治
government by a privileged few

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decelerate

减速
slow down

80

integrity

正直,诚实;完整,整体
uprightness; wholeness

81

tumult

吵闹,骚动
commotion; riot; noise

82

fallacious

谬误的;误导的
false; misleading

83

inhibit

抑制,限制,阻止
restrain; retard or prevent

84

phylum

(生物分类上的)门
major class of plants; primary branch of animal kingdom; division

85

reciprocal

相互的,互惠的
mutual; exchangeable; interacting

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adapt

使适应,顺应;改写
alter; modify

87

hermitage

隐士住处
home go a hermit

88

ordeal

苦难经历,折磨
severe trail or a affliction

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analogy

类似,相似;类推
similarity; parallelism

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ferment

骚动,暴乱
agitation; commotion

91

stupor

昏迷,恍惚
state of apathy; daze; lack of awareness

92

lout

笨人
clumsy person

93

cant

伪善的话;黑话
insincere expressions of piety; jargon of thieves

94

impostor

冒名顶替者
someone who assumes a false identity

95

solecism

语法错误,谬误
construction that is flagrantly incorrect grammatically

96

materialism

功利主义,物质主义
preoccupation with physical comforts and things

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suffragist

妇女政权论者
advocate of voting rights(for women)

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embellish

装饰,修饰
adorn; ornament

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enthrall

迷住(某人),使着迷
capture; enslave