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implore

恳求,哀求
beg

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encomium

高度赞扬;赞词,颂词
high praise; eulogy

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gustatory

尝味的,味觉的
affecting the sense of taste

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ambidextrous

双手都善用的
capable of using either hand equal ease

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paramount

最重要的,至高无上的
foremost in importance, supreme

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transcendent

卓越的,出众的
surpassing; exceeding ordinary limits; superior

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depreciate

贬值
lessen in value

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illicit

违法的,不正当的
illegal

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bristling

竖立的;发怒的
rising like bristles; showing irritation

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laggard

迟钝的,懒散的
slow; sluggish

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vaporize

使蒸发,使汽化
turn into vapor (steam, gas, fog, etc.)

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accord

一致,符合
agreement

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regale

热情招待,款待
entertain

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flora

植物群
plants of a region or era

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imputation

归咎;非难;责备
accusation; charge; reproach

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gullible

易受骗的
easily deceived

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ornithology

鸟类学
study of birds

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impudence

轻率;鲁莽;傲慢
impertinence; insolence

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pernicious

有害的,恶性的
very destructive

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corroborate

确证,支持
confirm; support

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mammoth

巨大的;体积庞大的
gigantic; enormous

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felon

(法律)重罪犯
person convicted of a grave crime

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centigrade

摄氏的
measure of temperature used widely in Europe

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rail

责骂,怒斥
scold; rant

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temperate

有节制的,适度的;(气候等)温和的
restrained; self-controlled; moderate in respect to temperature

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plumb

测垂直的,垂直的
checking perpendicularity; vertical
查明,探明;用铅锤测深
examine critically in order to understand; measure depth (by sounding)

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calamity

灾难,不幸
disaster; misery

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objective

客观的,无偏见的
not influenced by emotions; fair
目标,目的
goal; aim

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wry

扭曲的;嘲弄的
twisted; with a humorous twist

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adhere

黏附
stick fast

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enfranchise

给予……公民权(尤指选举权)
to admit to the rights of citizenship (especially the right to vote)

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warranty

保证;保修证书
guarantee; assurance by seller

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entity

实体
real being

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sibling

兄弟姐妹;同胞
brother or sister

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responsiveness

答应(性),反应(性)
state of reacting readily to appeals, orders, etc.

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saturate

浸透,使充满
soak thoroughly

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swarthy

黝黑的,黑皮肤的
dark; dusky

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progenitor

祖先,起源
ancestor

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ellipsis

省略,漏词
omission of words from a text

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nauseate

使恶心,使厌恶
cause to become sick; fill with disgust

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repulsion

厌恶;排斥
distaste; act of driving back

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amorous

(尤指性)爱的;爱情的,多情的
moved by sexual love; loving

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inalienable

不可剥夺的;(指权利等)不能让与的
not to be taken away; nontransferable

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passive

消极的,被动的
not active, acted upon

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scavenge

从废物中提取(有用物质);以(腐肉)为食
hurt through discarded materials for usable items; search, especially for food

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germinal

幼芽的,萌发的;有创造性的
pertaining to a germ; creative

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ceremonious

正式的,隆重的
marked by formally

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caldron

大水壶
large kettle

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corrugated

弄皱的,起皱的
wrinkled; ridged

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prodigal

极浪费的,挥霍的
wasteful; reckless with money

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ameliorate

改善,改进
improve

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venerate

崇敬,崇拜
revere

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promiscuous

杂乱的;偶尔的;淫乱的
mixed indiscriminately; haphazard; irregular, particularly sexually

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hypercritical

吹毛求疵的,批评苛刻的
excessively exacting

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genesis

起源
beginning; origin

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didactic

教学的,教导的;说教的
teaching; instructional

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supposition

假定,推测
hypothesis; the act of supposing

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buffoonery

滑稽
clowning

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incentive

刺激;诱因,动机
spur; motive

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baroque

巴洛克风格的
highly ornate

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parasite

寄生虫;献媚者
animal or plant living on another; today; sycophant

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ascendancy

优势,支配地位
controlling influence; domination

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absolute

完全的,无限制的,绝对的
complete; totally unlimited; certain

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uncanny

离奇的;神秘的
strange; mysterious

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vestige

痕迹,残余
trace; remains

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coy

害羞的,腼腆的
shy; modest; coquettish

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neologism

新词
new or newly coined word or phrase

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verve

气魄,神韵;活力
energy in expressing ideas, especially artistically; liveliness

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enamored

喜爱的,迷恋的
in love

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deplore

遗憾,悲叹;不满,谴责
regret; disapprove of

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gentry

上流社会的人,乡绅
people of standing; class of people just below nobility

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optimum

最佳的
most favorable

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ascribe

归因于
refer; attribute; assign

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garbled

混淆的,歪曲的
mixed up; jumbled; distorted

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redolent

芬芳的
fragrant; odorous; suggestive of an odor

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vicarious

替代别的人,替代的
acting as a substitute; done by a deputy

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fatuous

愚蠢的;傻的
foolish; inane

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arid

干旱的;贫瘠的
dry; barren

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ephemeral

短命的,短暂的
short-lived; fleeting

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doleful

悲伤的
sorrowful

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entrance

使狂喜,使着迷
put under a spell; carry away with emotion

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sustain

承受;支撑,维持
experience; support; nourish

83

flag

萎靡;变弱
droop; grow feeble

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hardy

强壮的;坚强的;吃苦耐劳的
sturdy; robust; able to stand inclement weather

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phoenix

死而复生的人或事
symbol of immortality or rebirth

86

elegy

挽歌,挽诗
poem or song expressing lamentation

87

plummet

暴跌
fall sharply

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exertion

努力,费力
effort; expenditure of much physical work

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arsenal

军械库
storage place for military equipment

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corrosive

腐蚀的
eating away by chemicals or disease

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inarticulate

说不出话的,无言的;口齿不清的
speechless; producing indistinct speech

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indubitable

不容置疑的,确实的
unable to be doubted; unquestionable

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elated

兴高采烈的,欢欣鼓舞的
overjoyed; in high spirits

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rarefied

稀薄的
made less dense [of a gas]

95

wither

枯萎;衰退
shrivel; decay

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lampoon

(用文章)挖苦,讽刺
ridicule
讽刺文章
a piece of writing that ridicules a person, a book, etc.

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abundant

丰富的,充裕的
plentiful; possessing riches or resources

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connubial

婚姻的
pertaining to marriage or matrimonial state

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ichthyology

鱼类学
study of fish