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1

cleave

劈开;黏着;忠于
split or sever; cling to; remain faithful to

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clip

剪辑,电影的片段
section of filmed material

3

dulcet

悦耳的,怡人的
sweet sounding

4

disjointed

脱节的
disconnected

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indentation

槽口,凹陷处
notch; deep recess

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facade

(尤指大型建筑的)正面;(掩盖真实感情的)外表
front (of building); superficial or false appearance

7

horde

大群,一帮
crowd

8

tranquility

宁静
calmness; peace

9

diatribe

抨击,谴责,谩骂
bitter scolding; invective

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pristine

原始的;原来的,未受腐蚀的
characteristic of earlier times; primitive unspoiled

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jabber

急促而含糊地说
chatter rapidly or unintelligibly

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diverge

分歧,相异
vary; go in different directions from the same point

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celerity

快速,迅速
speed; rapidly

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discourse

演讲;正式的讨论;交谈;
speech; formal discussion; conversation
演讲,讨论
speak; converse; discuss

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despondent

苦恼的,泄气地,失望的
depressed; gloomy

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contrived

做作的,虚伪的,非自发的
forced; artificial; not spontaneous

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misgivings

忧虑,担忧
doubts

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ballast

压舱物
heavy substance used to add stability or weight

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bucolic

田园的
rustic; pastoral

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intermittent

间歇的,断断续续的
periodic

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appraise

估价
estimate value of

22

dote

过分喜爱;智力衰退
be excessively fond of; show signs of mental

23

phobia

强烈的恐惧
morbid fear

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voyeur

窥淫狂,窥阴癖
Peeping Tom

25

saga

英雄传奇
Scandinavian myth; any legend

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enmity

仇恨,怨恨
ill will; hatred

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opiate

安眠药,麻醉剂;鸦片制剂
medicine to induce sleep or deaden pain; something that relieves emotions or causes inaction

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deadlock

僵局
standstill; stalemate

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irreparable

不能修复的,无可挽救的
not able to be corrected or repaired

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engross

专注于
occupy fully

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evasive

模棱两可的;推脱的,回避的
not frank; eluding

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travesty

滑稽的转写,模仿;歪曲
harshly distorted imitation; parody; debased likeness

33

jaunty

轻松的,活泼的
lighthearted; animated; easy and carefree

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demented

发狂的,精神错乱的
insane

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sophisticated

老于世故的,老练的;复杂的;精致的
worldly-wise and urbane; complex

36

academic

学院的;学术的,理论的
related to a school; not practical or directly useful

37

cognitive

认知的;认识过度的
having to do with knowing or perceiving; related to the mental process

38

malaise

身体不适的
uneasiness; vague feeling of ill health

39

explicate

解释;说明;阐明
explain; interpret; clarify

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comprehensive

综合的,全面的
thorough; inclusive

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plasticity

可塑性
ability to be molded

42

tundra

苔原,冻土地带
rolling, treeless plain in Siberia and arctic North America

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cessation

中断,终止
stoppage

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waylay

埋伏,伏击
ambush; lie in wait

45

affable

和蔼的,亲切友善的
friendly; cordial

46

omnipresent

无所不在的
universally present; ubiquitous

47

carnal

肉体的
fleshly

48

slake

消除,抑制,解渴
quench; sate

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superfluous

过多的;不必要的;多余的
unnecessary; excessive; overabundant

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myopic

近视的;目光短浅的
nearsighted; lacking foresight

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hibernate

冬眠
sleep throughout the winter

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obstreperous

吵闹的,喧嚣的
boisterous; noisy

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draconian

残酷的,严厉的
extremely severe

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obdurate

执拗的,顽固的
stubborn

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lethargic

昏睡的;没精打采的
drowsy; dull

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mimicry

模仿
imitation

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clamor

喧闹
noise

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captivate

迷住,迷惑
charm or enthrall

59

embed

把……嵌入
enclose; place in something

60

nirvana

涅槃,解脱
in Buddhist teachings, the ideal state in which individual loses himself in the attainment of an impersonal beatitude

61

welter

杂乱,混乱的一堆
turmoil; bewildering jumble

62

recrimination

反责,反控,反唇相讥
countercharges

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arbitrary

武断的;任意的;霸道的
capricious; randomly chosen; tyrannical

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filial

子女的,孝顺的
pertaining to a son or daughter

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perfidious

不忠的,背信弃义的
treacherous; disloyal

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firebrand

挑动争端者,煽动叛乱者
hothead; troublemaker

67

strew

散播,点缀,撒满
spread randomly; sprinkle; scatter

68

trajectory

弹道;轨道
path taken by a projectile

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courier

信使
messenger

70

lilliputian

微小的,非常小的
extremely small
小人国的人,小东西
a very small person or thing

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preternatural

超自然的
beyond what is normal in nature

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guffaw

哄笑,狂笑
boisterous laughter

73

distinction

荣誉;对比,区分
honor; contrast; discrimination

74

scad

许多,大量
a great quantity

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reprisal

报复
retaliation

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doggerel

拙劣的诗
poor verse

77

disfigure

损毁……的外形,破坏
mar in beauty; spoil

78

raspy

刺耳的
grating; harsh

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vex

使恼火;使痛苦
annoy; distress

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pertinent

中肯的,恰当的;有关的
to the point; relevant

81

waft

吹送,飘荡
moved gently by wind or waves

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authoritative

官方的,权威的;专横的
having the weight of authority; peremptory and dictatorial

83

edify

教诲,教导
instruct; correct morally

84

assimilate

吸收,使相同
adsorb; cause to become homogeneous

85

vociferous

喧哗的,大声叫嚷的
clamorous; noisy

86

simulate

假装,模仿
feign

87

contortion

扭歪,弯曲
twisting; distortion

88

jubilation

欢腾,欢庆
rejoicing

89

debilitate

使虚弱
weaken; enfeeble

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surly

粗暴的;乖戾的
rude; cross

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grill

严加盘问
question severely

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heterogeneous

异类的,完全不同的;混合的
dissimilar; mixed

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intricate

复杂的;难以理解的
complex; knotty; tangled

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obese

肥胖的,过胖的
fat

95

allude

暗指,间接提到
refer indirectly

96

annotate

评注,注解
comment; make explanatory notes

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inviolable

无法攻破的;神圣的
secure form corruption, attack, or violation; unassailable

98

disconcert

使困惑;挫败;使窘迫
confuse; upset; embarrass

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friction

矛盾;摩擦
clash in opinion; rubbing against

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spectrum

光,光谱
colored band produced when beam of light passes through a prism