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don

披上,穿上
put on

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phenomena

现象
observable facts; subjects of scientific investigation

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brochure

小册子
pamphlet

4

polarize

使两极化
split into opposite extremes or camps

5

delirium

精神错乱
mental disorder marked by confusion

6

unobtrusive

不醒目的,不显眼的
inconspicuous; not blatant

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ostentatious

夸耀的,卖弄的,显眼的
showy; pretentious; trying to attract attention

8

deride

嘲弄,嘲笑
ridicule; make fun of

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voracious

贪婪的
ravenous

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flaccid

软弱的,无力的
flabby

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juncture

危急关头;接合点
crisis; joining point

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doldrums

忧郁;无精打采;低迷期
blues; listlessness; slack period

13

venerable

德高望重的,令人尊敬的
deserving high respect

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consensus

一致同意
general agreement

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application

专注,努力
diligent attention

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boisterous

狂暴的;吵闹的
violent; rough; noisy

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remiss

玩忽职守的,粗心大意的
negligent

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tacit

不言而喻的;心照不宣的
understood; not put into words

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parity

相同,同等
equality in status or amount; close resemblance

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tautology

同义反复,重复
unnecessary repetition

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equivocate

含糊其辞,支吾其词
lie; mislead; attempt to conceal the truth

22

stamina

毅力,持久力
strength; staying power

23

recidivism

累犯,重犯
habitual return to crime

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assurance

保证;确信;自信
promise or pledge; certainty; self-confidence

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implicit

含蓄的,暗示的
understood byt not stated

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abjure

发誓放弃,公开放弃
renounce upon oath

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rousing

热烈的,鼓舞人的,活跃的
lively; stirring

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foresight

远见性,深谋远虑
ability to foresee future happenings; prudence

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desolate

荒凉的,荒无人烟的
unpopulated
使感到悲惨,使悲伤绝望;使荒废;放弃
rob of joy; lay waste to; forsake

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explicit

清楚的;明确的;直言的
totally clear; definite; outspoken

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provocative

刺激的,挑拨的;恼人的
arousing anger or interest; annoying

32

conjugal

婚姻的
pertaining to marriage

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prudent

谨慎的
cautious, careful

34

document

为……提供文件(或证据等)
provide written evidence

35

dichotomy

对分;分叉
split; branching into two parts (especially contradictory ones)

36

pacifist

和平主义者
one opposed to force; antimilitarist

37

breach

违背,违反;裂缝
breaking of contract or duty; fissure or gap

38

marshal

排列,安排
put in order

39

beseech

恳求
beg; plead with

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stigma

耻辱;污名
toke of disgrace; brand

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concise

简明的,简洁的
brief and compact

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predator

食肉动物,捕食者;掠夺者
creature that seizes and devours another animal; person who robs or exploits others

43

lofty

高耸的;崇高的
very high

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inclement

狂风暴雨的;严酷的
stormy; unkind

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impediment

障碍物;(言语)障碍
hindrance; stumbling-block

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converge

会聚,聚合
approach; tend to meet; come together

47

docile

驯服的,易控制的
obedient; easily managed

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initiate

开始,发起;接纳……为会员
begin; originate; receive into a group

49

rhetorical

修辞学的;华丽的,浮夸的
pertaining to effective communication; insincere in language

50

ruminate

反刍;沉思
chew over and over (mentally, or, like cows, physically); mull over; ponder

51

denouement

结局;戏剧的最后结果
outcome; final development of the plot of a play

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communal

公共的;社区的
held in common; of a group of people

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inundate

泛滥,淹没
overwhelm; flood; submerge

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tensile

可拉长的,可伸长的
capable of being stretched

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tendentious

有目的的;有偏见的
having an aim; biased; designed to further a cause

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satirical

挖苦的,讽刺的
mocking

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caricature

漫画,夸张的描述;歪曲
exaggerated picture or description; distortion

58

tantalize

逗弄,使备尝可望而不可及之苦
tease; torture with disappointment

59

galvanize

刺激;激励
stimulate by shock; stir up; revitalize

60

buttress

支持,支撑
support; prop up

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motley

杂色的,五颜六色的;混杂的
multi-colored; mixed

62

graft

(嫁接用的)嫩枝;(移植的)组织
piece of transplanted tissue; portion of plant inserted in another plant
移植,嫁接;贪污
transplant; embezzle

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gamut

整个范围
entire range

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repast

膳食;餐,宴
meal; feast; banquet

65

satiate

满足;使饱享
satisfy fully

66

edict

法令,敕令
decree (especially issued by a sovereign); official command

67

exude

使渗出,使缓慢流出
discharge; give forth

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trigger

引发,引起
set off

69

disgorge

被迫交出;喷出;呕出
surrender something; eject; vomit

70

clairvoyant

有洞察力的
having foresight
有洞察力的人
fortuneteller

71

incubate

孵化;酝酿
hatch; scheme

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dwarf

使显得矮小
cause to seem small

73

chassis

底盘,底架
framework and working parts of an automobile

74

yore

往昔,昔日
time past

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endearment

表达爱慕的言语(行动)
fond statement

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woe

悲痛,悲哀;不幸,灾难
deep, inconsolable grief; affliction

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judicious

明智的,明断的
sound in judgment; wise

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falter

犹豫
hesitate

79

milieu

环境;表达方式
set free

80

reticence

保留;沉默寡言
reserve; uncommunicativeness; inclination to silence

81

ratify

批准,认可
approve formally; confirm; verify

82

epistolary

书信体的
consisting of letters

83

breath

宽度,幅度
width; extent

84

sluggard

偷懒者,游手好闲的人
lazy person

85

subside

平息,消退;下沉
settle down; descend; grow quiet

86

callous

硬化的;冷酷无情的
hardened; unfeeling

87

repress

抑制,忍住;镇压
restrain; crush; oppress

88

plight

情况;困境
condition, state (especially a bad state or condition); predicament

89

clangor

铿锵声
loud, resounding noise

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stereotype

陈词滥调;老套;固定的形象
fixed and unvarying representation; standardized mental picture, often reflecting prejudice

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alliteration

头韵
repetition of beginning sound in poetry

92

sinister

邪恶的;不祥的
evil; conveying a sense of ill omen

93

mushroom

迅速增加,迅速生长
expand or grow rapidly
蘑菇;暴发户
fungus; upstart

94

artifice

技巧,诡计
deception; trickery

95

condemn

谴责;判刑
censure; sentence; force or limit to a particular state

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veracity

诚实,说真话
truthfulness

97

cite

引用;传唤
quote; command

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trepidation

恐惧,惶恐
fear; nervous apprehension

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pretentious

自命不凡的,自夸的
ostentatious; pompous; making unjustified claims; overly ambitious

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emancipate

解放,使不受束缚
set free