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slur

含糊不清地讲
speak indistinctly; mumble
诽谤,中伤
insult to one's character or reputation; slander

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touchy

敏感的;易怒的
sensitive; irascible

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confine

禁闭;限制
shut in; restrict

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enclave

飞地(指本国境内隶属另一国的一块土地)
territory enclosed within an alien land

5

traduce

诽谤,诋毁
expose to slander

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titter

窃笑,吃吃地笑
nervous laugh

7

dilemma

(进退两难的)窘境,困境
problem; choice of two unsatisfactory alternatives

8

boon

恩惠,利益
blessing; benefit

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decrepitude

衰老,老朽
state of collapse caused by illness or old age

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spartan

简朴的;刚强的
avoiding luxury and comfort; sternly disciplined

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solace

安慰
comfort in trouble

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sect

宗派,教派
separate religious body; faction

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prolixity

冗长,啰嗦
tedious wordiness; verbosity

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luxuriant

丰富的;肥沃的
abundant; rich and splendid; fertile

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boundless

无限的,无穷的
unlimited; vast

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turpitude

邪恶,卑鄙,堕落
depravity

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sunder

切开,分离
separate; part

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multiplicity

多样性
state of being numerous

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consonance

和谐,一致
harmony; agreement

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revulsion

感情急变,急剧反应
sudden violent change of feeling; reaction

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trek

徒步旅行,长途跋涉
travel; journey

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opaque

不透光的,不透明的
dark; not transparent

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prominent

卓越的,显著的
conspicuous; notable; sticking out

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bask

享受乐趣;晒太阳,取暖
luxuriate; take pleasure in warmth

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allure

引诱,吸引
entice; attract

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chastise

惩罚
punish

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illimitable

无限的,无穷无尽的
infinite

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extradition

引渡
surrender of prisoner by one state to another

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incendiary

纵火犯
arsonist

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libretto

歌剧脚本
text of an opera

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outskirts

外围;郊区
fringes; outer borders

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innocuous

无害的
harmless

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collateral

担保品,抵押物
security given for loan

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complementary

补充的,补足的
serving to complete something

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stymie

从中作梗;阻碍
present an obstacle; stump

36

linchpin

关键,枢纽
something that holds or links various parts together

37

renounce

放弃,抛弃
abandon; disown; repudiate

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beneficial

有帮助的;有用的
helpful; useful

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grisly

恐怖的,可怕的
ghastly

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counterpart

补充物,相似物;副本
a thing that completes another; things very much alike; a duplicate copy

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infernal

阴间的;恶魔的
pertaining to hell; devilish

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revelry

狂欢
boisterous merrymaking

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discordant

不协调的,不和的
not harmonious; conflicting

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abeyance

中止,搁置
suspended action

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euphoria

狂喜,异常兴奋
feeling of great happiness and well-being (sometimes exaggerated)

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verbiage

啰嗦,冗词
pompous array of words

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condescend

屈尊;施恩惠与
act conscious of descending to a lower level; patronize

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skeptic

怀疑论者
doubter; person who suspends judgment until the evidence supporting a point of view has been examined

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guache

笨拙的,难驾驭的
stubborn; unmanageable

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gambol

欢跳,雀跃,耍闹
skip; leap playfully

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reputable

名誉好的
respectable

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inadvertently

非故意地;不注意地
unintentionally; by oversight; carelessly

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confidant

知己,密友
trusted friend

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purported

传说的,谣传的
alleged; claimed; reputed or rumored

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debacle

崩溃,灾难性的衰败
sudden downfall; complete disaster

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charlatan

庸医;骗子
quack; pretender to knowledge

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impassive

冷漠的;冷静的;坚忍的
without feelings; imperturbable; stoical

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alchemy

炼金术
medieval chemistry

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garnish

装饰
decorate
装饰品
decoration

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omniscient

全知的
all-knowing

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peripheral

不重要的,外围的
marginal; outer

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resonant

共鸣的;深沉的;洪亮的
echoing; resounding; deep and full in sound

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coin

铸造(货币);杜撰,创造
make coins; invent or fabricate

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anachronistic

时代错误的
having an error involving time in a story

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temperament

气质,性情
characteristic frame of mind; disposition; emotional; excess

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profusion

极丰富;挥霍;过分
overabundance; lavish expenditure; excess

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compensatory

补偿的,赔偿的
making up for; repaying

68

lap

舔食;(波浪)轻轻拍打,冲刷
take in food or drink with one's tongue; splash gently

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demystify

使非神秘化,澄清
clarify; free from mystery or obscurity

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inebriated

嗜酒的;酒醉的
habitually intoxicated; drunk

71

mire

(使)受困惑;陷入泥潭
entangle; stick in swampy ground
你谈
swampy ground

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lavish

过分慷慨的;铺张浪费的
generous; openhanded; extravagant; wasteful
慷慨给予;挥霍
give sth. abundantly and generously

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pedanti

迂腐的,学究式的
showing off learning; bookish

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deprecate

反对;轻视,蔑视
express disapproval of; protest against; belittle

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apotheosis

神,神化;完美的典型
elevation to godhood; an ideal example of something

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casualty

事故;伤亡
serious or fatal accident

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overt

公然的,明显的
open to view

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acquire

获得
obtain; get

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ventriloquist

口技表演者
someone who can make his or her voice seem to come from another person or thing

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exculpate

证明(某人)无罪,为……开脱
clear from blame

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fortitude

坚韧,刚毅;勇气
bravery; courage

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demeanor

行为,风度
behavior; bearing

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malefactor

犯罪分子
evildoer; criminal

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sluggish

行动迟缓的,懒散的
slow; lazy; lethargic

85

doff

脱(帽衣等)
take off

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apostate

变节者
one who abandons his religious faith or political beliefs

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languish

变得衰弱,无生气
lose animation; lose strength

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nominal

名义上的,有名无实的
in name only; trifling

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verisimilitude

似真,逼真
appearance of truth; likelihood

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disperse

分配,分发
scatter

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beneficiary

受益人
person entitled to benefits or proceeds of an insurance policy or will

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acrophobia

恐高症
fear of heights

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luster

光彩,光泽
shine; gloss

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irrepressible

压抑不住的,控制不住的
unable to be restrained or held back

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malign

污蔑,中伤
speak evil of; bad-mouth; defame

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haggard

憔悴的,形容枯槁的
wasted away; gaunt

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auditory

(关于)听觉的
pertaining to the sense of hearing

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brevity

简洁
conciseness

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refractory

倔强的,难驾驭的
stubborn; unmanageable