word list 31 Flashcards Preview

巴朗 > word list 31 > Flashcards

Flashcards in word list 31 Deck (100):
1

blatant

显眼的,明目张胆的;喧哗的
flagrant; conspicuously obvious; loudly offensive

2

muster

聚集,集合
gather; assemble
集合,集中
assembly; or gathering

3

descant

详谈,详述,详细评论
discuss fully
评论
discussion or discourse on a theme

4

probe

探索,探测
explore with tools

5

gadfly

牛蝇;讨厌的人
animal-biting fly; an irritating person

6

avid

渴望的
greedy; eager for

7

bevy

一群
large group

8

fetid

有恶臭的
malodorous

9

leery

怀有戒心的,不信任的,谨慎的
suspicious; cautious

10

disparage

贬低,轻视
belittle

11

betroth

订婚
become engaged to marry

12

avert

预防;转移
prevent; turn away

13

sate

充分满足,使饱享
satisfy to the full; cloy

14

subtlety

微妙;精明;巧妙
perceptiveness; ingenuity; delicacy

15

diurnal

每日的,每天的;白天的
daily; belonging to or active during the day

16

affront

公开侮辱,冒犯
insult; offense; intentional act of disrespect

17

glossy

平滑的,有光泽的
smooth and shining

18

betoken

意味;预示
signify; indicate

19

mishap

不幸的事;灾难
accident

20

scuttle

急赶,急跑;故意将(船)弄沉
scurry; run with short, rapid steps; sink

21

irreconcilable

不能和解的,不相容的
incompatible; not able to be resolved

22

windfall

意外的收获
unexpected lucky event

23

converse

相反的事物
opposite
谈话
chat; talk informally

24

insubstantial

不实在的,非实质的;脆弱的
lacking substance; insignificant; frail

25

rostrum

讲坛,演讲坛
platform for speech-making; pulpit

26

pretext

借口,托辞
excuse

27

pertinacious

固执的,坚持的
stubborn; persistent

28

immaculate

洁净的;没有缺点的;完美无瑕的
spotless; flawless; absolutely clean

29

unerringly

无过失的地,正确地
infallibly

30

propinquity

相近,邻近;近亲关系
nearness; kinship

31

insurrection

起义,造反
rebellion; uprising

32

obligatory

有约束力的;必须的
binding; required

33

biased

有偏见的
slanted; prejudiced

34

conducive

有益的,有助的
contributive; tending to

35

caulk

填塞
make watertight by filling in cracks

36

missive

信件
letter

37

privation

艰辛,贫困
hardship; want

38

enunciate

发音
speak distinctly

39

retinue

随员,侍从
following; attendants

40

perjury

伪证(罪),伪誓
false testimony while under oath

41

dissonance

不和谐的声音
discord

42

unassuming

谦逊的,不装腔作势的
modest

43

lunar

月的,月亮的;阴历的,农历的
pertaining to the moon

44

regime

政体,政权
method or system of government

45

facile

容易的;现成的;肤浅的
easily accomplished; ready or fluent; superficial

46

encompass

环绕,包围
surround

47

prosaic

乏味的;事实的
dull and unimaginative; matter-to-fact; factual

48

duration

持续期间
length of time something lasts

49

gregarious

合群的,爱交友的
sociable

50

compile

汇编,编辑
assemble; gather; accumulate

51

coronation

加冕礼
ceremony of crowning a queen or king

52

crypt

地下室,地窖
secret recess or vault, usually used for burial

53

bent

决心的
determined
特长,倾向,爱好
natural talent or inclination

54

resolve

决心,决定
determination; firmness of purpose
决定,解决
decide; settle; solve

55

debase

贬低,降低
reduce in quality or value; lower in esteem; degrade

56

fanaticism

(对政治、宗教等)狂热;盲信
excessive zeal; extreme devotion to a belief or cause

57

volatile

易变的;易爆发的;易发挥的
changeable; explosive; evaporating

58

sham

佯装
pretend

59

articulate

善于表达的,表达清晰的
expressing oneself easily in clear and effective language; distinct

60

coup

突然而巧妙的行动,成功的一举
highly successful action or sudden attack

61

laborious

吃力的;令人厌倦的
demanding much work or care; tedious

62

witless

无知的,愚蠢的
foolish; idiotic

63

ordination

授圣职礼
ceremony making someone a minister

64

tenacity

坚持;顽强
firmness; persistence

65

gratis

免费的
free
免费地
without payment

66

whet

磨快;刺激,使兴奋
sharpen; stimulate

67

equinox

昼夜平分点;春分;秋分
period of equal days and nights; the beginning of Spring and Autumn

68

impetuous

猛烈的;冲动的
violent; hasty; rash

69

clench

紧握
close tightly; grasp

70

accrue

自然增加
come about by addition

71

menagerie

(一群)野生动物
collection of wild animals

72

contentious

好争吵的
quarrelsome

73

corporeal

身体的;物质的
bodily; material

74

console

安慰,慰籍
lessen sadness or disappointment; give comfort

75

quixotic

堂吉诃德式的,狂想的
idealistic but impractical

76

exacting

严格要求的
extremely demanding

77

allege

宣称,断言
state without proof

78

catapult

弹弓,弹射器
slingshot; a hurling machine

79

mentor

导师,指导者
teacher

80

grandeur

庄严,伟大
impressiveness; stateliness; majesty

81

incrustation

结壳,硬壳
hard coating or crust

82

seasoned

经验丰富的
experienced

83

crescendo

(声音、力度等)渐强;高潮
increase in the volume or intensity, as in a musical passage; climax

84

advocate

提倡,拥护
urge; plead for

85

disclose

使……显露;揭露
reveal

86

vicissitude

变迁,兴衰
change of fortune

87

ethereal

缥缈的;非人间的;超凡的
light; heavenly; unusually; refined

88

zenith

天顶;顶点
point directly overhead in the sky; summit

89

discrete

分离的,互不相关的
separate; unconnected

90

swerve

突然转向
deviate; turn aside sharply

91

pithy

精练的,简洁的,精辟的
concise; meaningful; substantial; meaty

92

headstrong

顽固的,任性的
stubborn; willful; unyielding

93

dregs

残渣,渣滓
sediment; worthless residue

94

impair

使受损,削弱
injure; hurt

95

lineage

血统,世系
descent; ancestry

96

musty

发霉的;陈腐的
stale; spoiled by age

97

plaudit

赞扬,赞美
enthusiastically worded approval; round of applause

98

gravity

严重性
seriousness

99

conclusive

决定性的;确凿的
decisive; ending all debate

100

aphorism

格言,警句
pithy maxim