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anecdote

轶事,趣闻
short account of an amusing or interesting event

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gait

步态,步法;速度
manner of walking or running; speed

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lithe

(指人的身体)柔软的,易弯的
flexible; supple

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prevaricate

撒谎;支吾,搪塞
lie; avoid giving a direct answer or making a firm

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orator

演说家
public speaker

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ensemble

小乐队,合奏组;成套的东西;套服
group of (supporting) players; organic unity; costume

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definitive

决定性的,最后的
final; complete

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citadel

堡垒
fortress

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disconsolate

忧郁的,闷闷不乐的
sad

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upbraid

责备,叱责
severely scold; reprimand

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dolt

笨蛋,傻瓜
stupid person

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pugilist

职业拳击运动员
boxer

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kinetic

运动的
producing motion

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forswear

发誓戒除;放弃
renounce; abandon

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reminiscence

回忆,怀旧
recollection

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castigate

严厉批评;惩罚
criticize severely; punish

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epoch

时代,纪元
period of time

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clime

地方;气候
region; climate

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gourmand

美食家;贪食者,暴食者
epicure; person who takes excessive pleasure in food and drink

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vortex

旋风;漩涡;(动乱、争论等的)中心
whirlwind; whirlpool; center of turbulence; predicament into which one is inexorably plunged

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cumulative

累积的
growing by addition

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shrewd

机灵的,精明的
clever; astute

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chaste

纯真的;贞节的;正派的
pure; virginal; modest

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hazardous

危险的,冒险的
dangerous

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vitriolic

硫酸的;刻薄的
corrosive; sarcastic

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sporadic

零星的,偶发性的
occurring irregularly

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arrest

停止;吸引注意
stop or slow down; catch someone's attention

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extrovert

性格外向的
person interested mostly in external objects and actions

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dexterous

灵巧的,熟练的,敏捷的
skillful

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purse

起皱,皱缩
pucker; contract into wrinkles

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analogous

类似的
comparable

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mottled

杂色的;斑驳的
blotched in coloring; spotted

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skinflint

吝啬鬼
stingy person; miser

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glaze

装玻璃;上釉
furnish with glass; cover with a thin and shiny surface

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ruthless

无情的,残忍的
pitiless; cruel

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orgy

狂欢,放荡
wild, drunken revelry; unrestrained indulgence in a tendency

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exhume

(尤指为验尸而从墓内)掘出(尸体)
dig out of the ground; remove from the grave

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snicker

窃笑
half-stifled laugh

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animus

敌意
hostile feeling or intent

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graduated

分等级的,分阶段的
arranged by degrees (of height, difficulty, etc.)

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insightful

有洞察力的,有深刻见解的
discerning; perceptive

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abut

邻接,毗邻
border upon; adjoin

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grotesque

奇怪的,怪诞的
fantastic; comically hideous

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exhilarating

令人极度兴奋的,令人兴高采烈的
invigorating and refreshing; cheering

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genteel

受良好教育并有礼貌的
well-bred; elegant

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subterfuge

借口;托辞;欺骗,诡计
deceitful stratagem; trick; pretense

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humility

谦逊,谦恭
humbleness of spirit

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migrant

迁移的,移居的
changing its habitat; wandering
候鸟;迁移动物;移居者,移民
animals or people that move from one region to another

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fallible

易犯错误的
liable ro err

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tarry

延迟,逗留
delay; dawdle

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cede

割让;屈服
yield (title, territory) to;surrender formally

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emend

校订,修改
correct; correct by a critic

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bustle

奔忙;充满
move about energetically; teem

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inculcate

谆谆教诲;灌输
teach; instill

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faculty

才能;(大学)全体教师
mental or bodily powers; teaching staff

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distort

扭歪,使变形
twist out of shape

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exhaustive

彻底的,全面的
thorough; comprehensive

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dismay

使失望;使惊慌
discourage; frighten
灰心;惊慌
sudden disappointment; sudden loss of courage or resolution from alarm or fear

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hostility

敌意,敌视
unfriendliness; hatred

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luminous

明亮的;发光的
shining; issuing light

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sycophant

拍马屁的人,献媚者,奉承者
servile flatterer; bootlicker; yes man

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avuncular

(像)叔伯的
like an uncle

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studied

有计划的,故意的
not spontaneous; deliberate; thoughtful

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natty

整洁的,漂亮的
neatly or smartly dressed

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wane

变小;衰退,结束
decrease in size or strength; draw gradually to an end
月亏
waning

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versatile

多才多艺的,多面手的
having many talents; capable of working in many fields

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novice

初学者,新手
beginner

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apocryphal

伪的,杜撰的
untrue; made up

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humid

湿润的,潮湿的
damp

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catastrophe

大灾难,灾祸
calamity; disaster

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declivity

斜坡,倾斜
downward slope

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diligence

勤勉,勤奋
steadiness of effort; persistent hard work

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engage

使参与;吸引;雇用;保证;交战
participate; attract; hire; pledge oneself; confront

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knotty

错综复杂的
intricate; difficult; tangled

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admonish

警告,告诫
warn; reprove

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verdant

翠绿的;长满绿色植物的
green; lush in vegetation

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collate

核对;整理
examine in order to verify authenticity; arrange in order

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neophyte

新信徒;初学者,敌手
recent convert; beginner

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beeline

直线
direct, quick route

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distill

吸取……的精华;净化;提炼
extract the essence; purify; refine

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burgeon

迅速成长;萌芽
grow forth; send out buds

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anthropoid

与人类相似的
manlike

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aplomb

沉着,泰然自若
poise; assurance

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prate

空谈;瞎聊
speak foolishly; boast idly

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dinghy

(舰、船上的)小型供应艇,救生艇
small ship's boat

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tyro

初学者,新手
beginner; novice

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altercation

激烈的争论,争吵
noisy quarrel; heated dispute

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commemorate

纪念,庆祝
honor the memory of

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blare

响而刺耳的声音;耀眼的光
loud, harsh roar or screech; dazzling blaze of light

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perspicacious

有洞察力的,敏锐的
having insight; penetrating; astute

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usurp

篡夺,篡位
seize another's power or rank

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inherent

固有的,与生俱来的
firmly established by nature or habit

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intransigence

不妥协,不让步
refusal of any compromise; stubbornness

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prevail

劝诱;战胜,获胜
induce; triumph over

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travail

辛苦,苦役;痛苦,折磨
painful physical or mental labor, drudgery; torment

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epilogue

(电影、戏剧的)收场白
short speech at conclusion of dramatic work

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subliminal

下意识的,潜意识的
below conscious awareness

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machination

诡计
evil schemes or plots

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subjective

主观的,个人的
occurring or taking place within the subject; unreal