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traumatic

外伤的,创伤的
pertaining to an injury caused by violence

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colander

滤器,漏勺
utensil with perforated bottom used for straining

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notable

值得注意的,显著的;著名的,重要的
conspicuous; important; distinguished

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posterity

子孙,后裔
descendants; future generations

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monotony

单一,单调
sameness leading to boredom

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erroneous

错误的,不正确的
mistaken; wrong

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irremediable

不可救药的,无法改正的
incurable; uncorrectable

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prurient

好色的,荒淫的
having or causing lustful thoughts and desires

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taut

拉紧的,绷紧的
tight; ready

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resplendent

辉煌的,灿烂的
dazzling; glorious; brilliant

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antagonism

敌对,对抗
hostility; active resistance

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thrifty

节俭的,节约的
careful about money; economical

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cursive

(字迹)连接的,草书的
flowing, running

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attribute

属性,特征
essential quality
归结于;解释
ascribe; explain

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lewd

猥亵的,下流的
lustful

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ornithology

鸟类学者
scientific student of birds

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savory

风味极佳的,可口的;悦人的;有益身心的
tasty; pleasing, attractive, or agreeable

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vigilance

警戒,警惕
watchfulness

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spat

口角,小冲突
squabble; minor dispute

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egotistical

自大的,自负的
excessively self-centered; self-important; conceited

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haggle

讨价还价
argue about prices

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digression

离题,偏离
wandering away from the subject

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reek

发臭气,散发
emit (odor)
浓烈的臭味
a strong offensive odor

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vacuous

空虚的,无意义的
empty; inane

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rave

过分赞扬,吹捧
overwhelmingly favorable review

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execute

实行;执行
put into effect; carry out

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altruistic

无私心的,利他的
unselfishly generous; concerned for others

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antediluvian

陈旧的;上古的
antiquated; extremely ancient

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drone

懒汉;雄蜂
idle person; male bee
嘀咕,喃喃地念叨
talk dully; buzz or murmur like a bee

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stratify

把……分成不同的等级、阶级;使成层
divide into classes; be arranged into strata

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acknowledge

承认,认可
recognize; admit

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scruple

踌躇,犹豫
fret about; hesitate, for ethical reasons

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paradigm

模型,范例,样式
model, example, pattern

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threadbare

(衣服)磨薄的,破旧的
worn through till the threads show; shabby and poor

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querulous

发牢骚的,暴躁的
fretful; whining

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talon

猛禽的锐爪
temporary invasion

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imperial

皇帝的;帝国的
like an emperor; related to an empire

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bogus

伪造的;虚假的
counterfeit; not authentic

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potent

有力的,有效的;说服力强的
powerful; persuasive; greatly influential

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endemic

(疾病)地方性的,某国家、某地区或某部分人中常见的(疾病)
prevailing among a specific group of people or in a specific area or country

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painstaking

勤勉的,小心的
showing hard work; taking great care

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nutrient

营养物
nourishing substance

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inception

起头,开端
start; beginning

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cession

转让,割让
yielding to another; ceding

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omnipotent

全能的
all-powerful

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coquette

卖弄风情的
flirt

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prim

一本正经的,拘谨的
very precise and formal; exceedingly proper

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cryptic

神秘的,隐藏的,秘密的
mysterious; hidden; secret

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chortle

咯咯笑
chuckle with delight

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totter

蹒跚;摇摇欲坠
move unsteadily; sway, as if about to fall

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flounder

挣扎,困难地往前走
struggle and thrash about; proceed clumsily or falter

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perimeter

周边,周围
outer boundary

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replicate

重复,复制
reproduce; duplicate

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pragmatist

实用主义者
practical person

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rapacious

贪婪的,掠夺成性的
excessively greedy; predatory

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misanthrope

厌恶人类的人
one who hates mankind

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seep

渗出,渗漏
ooze; trickle

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acclaim

喝彩,称赞
applaud; announce with great approval

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combustible

易燃的
easily burned

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divine

(凭直觉)意识到;占卜,预言
perceive intuitively; foresee the future

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awry

扭曲地;错误地
crooked; wrong; amiss

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tenacious

紧握的;坚持的,顽强的
holding fast

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culvert

下水道
artificial channel for water

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podium

基座;表演台,讲坛,指挥台
pedestal; raised platform

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dilate

(使)膨胀,(使)扩大
expand

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unstinting

慷慨的,毫无保留的
giving generously; not holding back

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maniacal

发狂的,狂乱的
raging mad; insane

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glossary

(常置于书尾的)词汇表,术语表
brief explanation of words used in the text

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mirth

欢乐,欢笑
merriment; laughter

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entreat

恳求,乞求
plead; ask earnestly

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lope

大步慢跑
gallop slowly

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levity

轻率,轻浮
lack of seriousness; lightness

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rehabilitate

使康复,恢复
restore to proper condition

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shambles

混乱,废墟
wreck; mess

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collusion

勾结,共谋,串通
conspiring in a fraudulent scheme

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symbiosis

[生]共生(现象);共栖;依附关系
interdependent relationship (between groups, species), often mutually beneficial

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fickle

变幻无常的;薄情的
changeable; faithless

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wean

使断奶;使戒掉
accustom a baby to not nurse; give up a cherished activity

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cordon

封锁线
extended line of men or fortifications to prevent access or egress
封锁
to form a protective or restrictive cordon around

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vertigo

眩晕,眼花
severe dizziness

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orientation

适应
act of finding oneself in society

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undulating

波状的,起伏的
moving with a wavelike motion

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adept

熟练的,拿手的
expert at

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amoral

不属于道德范畴的,不道德的
nonmoral

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disinclination

不愿,厌恶
unwillingness

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patent

公开的,明显的
open for the public to read, obvious

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forbearance

自制,忍耐
patience

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tepid

微温的,温热的
lukewarm

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piebald

有花斑的
mottled; spotted

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benign

和蔼的,仁慈的
kindly; favorable; not malignant

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narrative

叙述的
related to telling a story

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laconic

简洁精练的
brief and to the point

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acquiesce

默许,默认
assent; agree without protesting

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molten

熔化的
melted

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adage

格言,谚语
wise saying; proverb

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rejoinder

回答;反驳
reply; retort; comeback

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incur

招致;获得
bring upon oneself

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audit

审计
examination of accounts

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diffuse

(文章等)冗长的;弥漫的,四散的
wordy; rambling; spreading out (like a gas)

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incursion

袭击,侵入
temporary invasion