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1

enhance

增强,提高;改进
increase; improve

2

disseminate

散布;传播;撒播(种子等)
distribute; spread; scatter (like seeds)

3

bastion

堡垒
fortress; defense

4

iridescent

彩虹色的
exhibiting rainbow-like colors

5

concur

同意,一致
agree

6

devoid

没有的
lacking

7

axiom

公理,原则
self-evident truth requiring no proof

8

morose

脾气差的;闷闷不乐的;抑郁的
ill-humoured; sullen; melancholy

9

furor

激怒,狂热
frenzy; great excitement

10

succulent

(水果)多汁的,多水的;(植物)茎叶肥厚的
juicy; full of richness

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cohesion

结合,结合力,团结
tendency to keep together

12

impartial

公平的,不偏不倚的
not biased; fair

13

malfeasance

不法行为,渎职
wrongdoing

14

effigy

(丑化的)雕像,肖像
dummy

15

sheathe

插入鞘
place into a case

16

bohemian

放荡不羁的
unconventional (in an artistic way)

17

fleece

(尤指未剪下的)羊毛
wool coat of a sheep
骗取财物,欺诈
swindle

18

potion

一服,一剂
dose (of liquid)

19

inscrutable

难以了解的,费解的
impenetrable; not readily understood; mysterious

20

serenity

平静
calmness; placidity

21

holster

手枪皮套
pistol case

22

porous

有孔的,能渗透的
full of pores; like a sieve

23

vent

通风孔,出口
a small opening; outlet
表达,发泄
express; utter

24

induce

劝诱,促使,导致
persuade; bring about

25

raze

夷平,拆毁
destroy completely

26

affidavit

宣誓书
written statement made under oath

27

effectual

有效的,奏效的
able to produce a desired effect; valid

28

chimerical

异想天开的,空想的
fantastically improbable; highly unrealistic; imaginative

29

proxy

代理人
authorized agent

30

indignation

愤慨,义愤
anger at an injustice

31

capacity

能力;角色;容量
mental or physical ability; role; ability to accommodate

32

fervid

炽热的,热情的
ardent; feeling sth too strongly

33

impertinent

无礼的,莽撞的
insolent; rude

34

extenuate

减轻,减少
weaken; mitigate

35

mote

微粒,尘埃
small speck

36

dislodge

将……逐出
remove (forcibly)

37

ungainly

难看的,不像样的;笨拙的
awkward; clumsy; unwieldy

38

balm

安慰(物)
something that relieves pain

39

ewe

母羊
female sheep

40

throes

剧痛;痛苦
violent anguish

41

whittle

切削,削减
pare; cut off bits

42

concentric

同中心的
having a common center

43

eulogy

颂词,颂文(尤指葬礼上的悼词和悼文)
expression of praise, often on the occasion of someone's death

44

abduction

绑架,拐骗
kidnapping

45

sarcasm

挖苦,讽刺
scornful remarks; stinging rebuke

46

rectitude

正直,公正
uprightness; moral virtue; correctness of judgement

47

chagrin

懊恼,失望
vexation (caused by humiliation or injured pride); disappointment

48

propagate

繁殖;宣传
multiply; spread

49

invalidate

使无效,作废
weaken; destroy

50

badger

烦扰,纠缠
pester; annoy

51

tautological

同义反复的,类语叠用的
needlessly repetitious

52

dormer

老虎窗,屋顶窗
window projecting from proof

53

homage

尊敬,崇敬
honor; tribute

54

sultry

闷热的;酷热的
sweltering

55

prescience

预知,先见
ability to foretell the future

56

concoct

调制;捏造
prepare by combining; make up in concert

57

pauper

穷人,贫民
very poor person

58

clout

影响力
great influence

59

impassable

不能通行的;不可逾越的
not able to be traveled or crossed

60

foliage

[总称]叶,叶子
masses of leaves

61

congenial

相宜的,合意的
pleasant; friendly

62

cartographer

地图制作者
map-maker

63

flux

涨潮;变迁
flowing; series of changes

64

portent

标志,征兆
sign; omen; forewarning

65

defoliate

使落叶
destroy leaves

66

conceit

自负;幻想;巧妙构思
vanity or self-love; whimsical idea; extravagant metaphor

67

noxious

有害的
harmful

68

soporific

催眠的,想睡的
sleep-causing; marked by sleepiness

69

goad

驱策,激励;唆使,煽动
urge on; spur; incite
刺激,激励
stimulus

70

cascade

小瀑布
small waterfall

71

quaff

一口气喝干
drink with relish

72

barterer

交易商
trader

73

ignominy

耻辱,不名誉
deep disgrace; shame or dishonor

74

pinnacle

极点,顶峰
peak

75

heyday

全盛期,年富力强时期
time of greatest success; prime

76

covert

秘密的,隐藏的
secret; hidden; implied

77

provisional

临时的
tentative

78

scrutinize

细察
examine closely and critically

79

belated

迟到的
delayed

80

dank

潮湿的
damp

81

accolade

荣誉
award of merit

82

importunate

急切的;强求的
urging; demanding

83

auroral

曙光的,极光的
pertaining to the aurora borealis

84

peerless

无与匹敌的,无双的
having no equal; incomparable

85

sanctimonious

假装神圣的
falsely holy; feigning piety

86

dissuade

劝……不做某事
persuade not to do; discourage

87

palette

调色板;颜料
flat surface on which painter mixes pigments; range of colors commonly used by a particular artist

88

soliloquy

自言自语,独白
talking to oneself

89

pedagogy

教学;教育学
teaching; art of education

90

visionary

幻影的,幻想的;想象的,有远见的
produced by imagination; fanciful; mystical; characterized by vision or foresight

91

fluke

偶然;侥幸
unlikely occurrence; stroke of fortune

92

amphibian

两栖类动物
animals that are able to live both on land and in water

93

inquisitor

询问者;审理者
questioner (especially harsh); investigator

94

forte

特长,专长
strong point or special talent

95

indisputable

明白的,无争论余地的
too certain to be disputed

96

bleak

寒冷的;暗淡的
cold or cheerless; unlikely to be favorable

97

discomfit

扰乱;挫败,破坏
put to rout; defeat; disconcert

98

default

为履行,疏忽
failure to act

99

titular

名义上的;有名无实的
nominal holding of title without obligations

100

unfetter

释放,使自由
liberate; free from chains