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inopportune

不合时宜的;不恰当的
untimely; poorly chosen

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diversion

转向;消遣,娱乐
act of turning aside; pastime

3

pensive

心事重重的;郁郁寡欢的;沉思的
dreamily thoughtful; thoughtful with a hint of sadness; contemplative

4

ashen

灰色的,苍白的
ash-colored

5

passport

护照
legal document identifying the bearer as a citizen of a country and allowing him or her to travel abroad

6

gesticulation

姿势,手势
motion; gesture

7

profilgate

肆意挥霍的;放荡的,不检点的
dissipated; wasteful; wildly immoral

8

discrimination

有识别力的;歧视的
able to see differences; prejudiced

9

rustic

乡下的;粗俗的
pertaining to country people; uncouth

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aggressor

侵略者,攻击者
attacker

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atrocity

暴行
brutal deed

12

horticultural

园艺(学)的
pertaining to cultivation of gardens

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cantankerous

脾气坏的
ill humored; irritable

14

culinary

烹饪的
relating to cooking

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arduous

努力的,费力的
hard; strenuous

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dupe

易受欺骗的人,易被愚弄的人
someone easily fooled
欺骗
deceive

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blanch

漂白
bleach; whiten

18

stoke

加燃料于(火或炉)中;大量吃,吃得很多
stir up a fire; feed plentifully

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ribald

下流的;粗鄙的
wanton; profane

20

allegory

寓言
story in which characters are used as symbols; fable

21

unrequited

无报答的,无回报的
not reciprocated

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equilibrium

平衡,均衡
balance

23

devious

迂回的,不直接的;欺诈的
roundabout; erratic; not straightforward; deceitful

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intemperate

无节制的;过分的
immoderate; excessive; extreme

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demolition

破坏,毁坏
destruction

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jollity

欢腾,欢闹
gaiety; cheerfulness

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begrudge

怨恨,嫉妒
resent

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emollient

润肤剂,护肤剂
soothing or softening remedy

29

timorous

胆小的;易受惊的
fearful; demonstrating fear

30

nip

阻止,使夭折;剪断;咬;冻伤
stop something's growth or development; snip off; bite; numb with cold

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thematic

主题的
relating to a unifying motif or idea

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striated

有条纹的,有条痕的
marked with parallel bands; grooved

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discombobulated

困惑的;挫败的;打乱的,破坏的
confused; discomposed

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scurrilous

下流的,卑鄙的
vulgar; coarse; foulmouthed; obscene

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remediable

可挽回的
reparable

36

climactic

顶点的,高潮的
relating to the highest point

37

actuarial

(保险)精算的
calculating; pertaining to insurance statistics

38

volition

有意识的选择
act of making a conscious choice

39

epithet

(描述人或物的)表述词语,别称
word or phrase characteristically used to a describe a person or thing

40

rationale

基本原理;解释,根据,理由
fundamental reason or justification; grounds for an action

41

retentive

有保持力的;记忆力强的
able to retain or keep; able to remember

42

belabor

喋喋不休的;责骂
explain or go over excessively or to a ridiculous degree; attack verbally

43

replenish

再装满
fill up again

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stricture

约束;谴责,批评
restriction; adverse criticism

45

termination

结束;终止
end

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pugnacity

好斗
combativeness; disposition to fight

47

domicile

住宅,家
home
使定居
establish in or provide with domicile

48

discrepancy

不符合;不同之处
lack of consistency; difference

49

vagabond

流浪汉,游民
wanderer; undermine

50

sap

逐渐消耗;破坏
diminish; tramp

51

promote

促进,发扬;提拔;推广
help to flourish; advance in rank; publicize

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exodus

大批离去
departure

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velocity

速度,速率
speed

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impious

不敬的,不虔诚的
irreverent

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strident

刺耳的,尖锐的
loud and harsh; insistent

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galleon

大型帆船
large sailing ship

57

largess

慷慨赠予物
generous gift

58

cameo

石雕或贝雕;特写;配角
shell or jewel carved in relief; star's special appearance in a minor role in film

59

fallow

(土地)犁过而不播种,休耕的
plowed but not sowed; uncultivated

60

propellants

推进剂,火箭燃料
substances that propel or drive forward

61

propensity

倾向
natural inclination

62

optician

眼镜商,光学仪器商
maker and seller of eyeglasses

63

anthem

圣歌,赞美诗
song of praise or patriotism

64

vivacious

活泼的,快活的
animated; lively

65

reprise

[音]重奏;重演;重复动作
musical repetition; repeat performance; recurrent action

66

gibberish

块儿令人费解的话,胡扯
nonsense; babbling

67

magnate

巨头,富豪,要人
person of prominence or influence

68

cloying

(因过量而)倒胃口的;甜得发腻的
distasteful (because excessive); excessively sweet or sentimental

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convex

凸面的
curving outward

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restraint

克制;限制;约束
moderation or self-controlling force; restriction

71

dawdle

虚度,游手好闲
loiter; waste time

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resigned

顺从的,听天由命的;能容忍的
accepting one's fate; unresisting; patiently submissive

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timidity

羞怯,怯懦
lack of self-confidence or courage

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distraught

心烦意乱的,忧心如焚的
upset; distracted by anxiety

75

reiterate

反复讲,重申
repeat

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precocious

早熟的
advanced in development

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incorporeal

非物质的,无实体的,无形的
lacking a material body; insubstantial

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ruddy

红的;红润的
reddish; healthy-looking

79

congeal

凝结,凝固
freeze; coagulate

80

diagnosis

诊断(法);判断
art of identifying a disease; analysis of a condition

81

ponderous

沉重的;笨拙的
weighty; unwieldy

82

dirge

哀乐,挽歌
lament with music

83

fiasco

惨败,大失败
total failure

84

beget

做父亲;产生
father; produce; give rise to

85

wary

谨慎的,机警的
very cautious

86

pyromaniac

防火狂
person with an insane desire to set things on fire

87

exasperate

使愤怒,使烦恼
vex

88

ramification

分枝,细分
branching out; subdivision

89

provoke

激怒,挑衅
stir to anger; cause retaliation

90

scapegoat

替罪羊
someone who bears the blame for others

91

amicable

友善的,温和的
politely friendly; not quarrelsome

92

finale

结局,终曲
conclusion

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paragon

典范,模范
model of perfection

94

indict

起诉,控告
charge

95

peregrination

旅行,旅程
journey

96

coagulate

凝结
thicken; congeal; clot

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puny

小的,弱的,微不足道的
insignificant; tiny; weak

98

procrastinate

延迟,耽搁
postpone; delay or put off

99

reciprocate

回报
repay in kind

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solemnity

严肃,庄严
seriousness; gravity