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estranged

隔离的;疏远的
separated; alienated

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insinuate

暗示,旁敲侧击地说;迂回
hint; imply; creep in

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recuperate

复原,恢复
recover

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sodden

浸透的;(因沉迷于酒而)呆头呆脑的,麻木的
soaked; dull, as if from drink

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ramshackle

摇摇欲坠的
rickety; falling apart

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frail

虚弱的
weak

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penitent

忏悔的,悔过的
repentant

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spurious

伪造的,假的;不合理的
false; counterfeit; forged; illogical

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unscathed

未受伤的,无恙的
unharmed

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philanthropist

慈善家,乐善好施者
lover of mankind; doer of good

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whiff

一阵(风、气味等);微量,少许
puff or gust (of air, scent, etc); hint

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assert

断言,坚持己见
declare or state with confidence; put oneself forward
boldly

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perpetrate

做错事,犯罪
commit an offense

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ennui

倦怠,无聊
boredom

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dubious

引起怀疑的;疑惑的;未决的
questionable; filled with doubt; undecided

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inkling

(对正在或即将发生的事)略知
hint

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foreshadow

预示,预兆
give an indication beforehand; portend; prefigure

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nondescript

难以区别的,无明显特征的
undistinctive; ordinary

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presumptuous

专横的,傲慢的;放肆的,冒昧的
overconfident; impertinently bold; taking liberties

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tryst

约会,幽会
meeting

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episodic

由许多松散片段组成的
loosely connected; divided into incidents

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careen

倾斜,倾侧
lurch; sway from side to side

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incontinent

不能自制的,无节制的
lacking self restraint; licentious

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contend

斗争;竞争;声称
struggle; compete; assert earnestly

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trespass

非法侵入,侵犯
unlawfully enter the boundaries of someone else's
property

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fruition

结果实;成就;实现
bearing of fruit; fulfillment; realization

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confluence

汇流,汇集
flowing together; crowd

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capitulate

投降
surrender

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inefficacious

不灵的,无效的
not effective; unable to produce a desired result

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underscore

强调,加强
emphasize

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unsightly

看上去不舒服的,难看的
ugly

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augment

增加;提高
increase; add to

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embryonic

萌芽阶段的,初步的
in an early stage of development

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quadruped

四足动物
four-footed animal

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crabbed

乖戾的,易怒的
sour; peevish

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avocation

副业
secondary or minor occupation

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devout

虔诚的,真诚的
pious

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nonplus

使惊讶;使迷惑
bring to halt by confusion; perplex

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sonorous

洪亮的,响亮的
resonant

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chronicle

纪录,记载(按时间顺序)
report; report (in chronological order)

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abysmal

深不可测的,无底的
bottomless

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cynical

愤世嫉俗的,怀疑的
skeptical or distrustful of human motives

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aromatic

芬芳的
fragrant

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sear

烧焦,灼伤
char or burn; brand

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subordinate

下级的;次要的;顺从的
occupying a lower rank; inferior; submissive

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embark

开始,着手做;使上船、飞机
commence; go on board a boat or airplane; begin a journey

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synthesis

综合,合成
combining parts into a whole

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cohere

黏合
stick together

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convivial

欢宴的;欢乐的
festive; gay; characterized by joviality

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supplant

代替,排挤
replace; usurp

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diffidence

缺乏自信,胆怯,羞怯
shyness

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erratic

古怪的,飘忽不定的
odd; unpredictable

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vogue

时尚,流行物
popular fashion

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defile

弄脏,败坏
pollute; profane

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musky

麝香的,有麝香味的
having the odor of musk

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calorific

生热的
heat-producing

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rife

充满……的;流行的,普遍的
abundant; current

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spontaneity

自发性;(举止等的)自然
lack of premeditation; naturalness; freedom from constraint

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gaudy

艳丽的,俗丽的
flashy; showy

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figurine

小雕像
small ornamental statuette

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astigmatism

[医]散光
eye defect that prevents proper focus

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composure

镇静,沉着
mental calmness

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languor

倦怠,沉闷
lassitude; depression

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intervene

干涉,介入
come between

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impervious

不能渗透的;不受影响的
impenetrable; incapable of being damaged or distressed

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nadir

最低点
lowest point

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contrite

深感懊悔的
penitent

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pendant

挂件,垂饰
ornament (hanging from a necklace, etc.)

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headlong

鲁莽的;轻率的
hasty; rash

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disengage

脱离,使解脱
uncouple; separate; disconnect

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extent

程度;广度;范围
degree; magnitude; scope

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improvident

不经济的,不节俭的
thriftless

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empathy

同情,同感
ability to identify with another's feelings, ideas, etc.

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gape

张大;目瞪口呆
open widely; stare open-mouthed

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projectile

射弹
missile

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caprice

反复无常;怪念头
sudden, unexpected fancy; whim

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linguistic

语言的,语言学的
pertaining to language

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contaminate

污染
pollute

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therapeutic

治疗的,治疗学的
curative

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skimp

少给,克扣;节约使用
provide scantily; live very economically

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enigma

费解的事,谜
mystery; puzzle

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bequeath

遗赠,遗留
leave to someone by a will; hand down

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transient

短暂的,瞬时的
momentary; temporary; staying for a short time

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mosaic

马赛克;镶嵌工艺画
picture made of colorful small inlaid tiles

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rubble

碎石;瓦砾
broken fragments

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steadfast

忠实的;坚贞不移的
loyal; unswerving

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deger

推迟,拖延;缓召,缓役;遵从,服从
delay til later; exempt temporarily; give in respectfully; submit

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hierarchy

等级制度;等级森严的组织
arrangement by rank or standing; authoritarian body divided into ranks

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allay

减轻,使冷静
calm; pacify

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vise

虎钳
tool for holding work in place

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belittle

轻视;贬低
disparage or depreciate; put down

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gorge

山峡,峡谷
small, steep-walled canyon
塞饱
stuff oneself

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eminent

著名的,出众的
high; lofty

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expository

解释的,评注的
explanatory; serving to explain

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commensurate

相当的,相称的
equal in extent

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incantation

念咒,符咒,咒语
singing or chanting of magic spells; magical formula

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outspoken

坦率的,直言不讳的
candid; blunt

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abolish

取消,废止
cancel; put an end to

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sobriety

清醒;严肃;冷静
moderation (especially regarding indulgence in alcohol); seriousness

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lull

间歇,稍息
moment of calm
使平静,使安静
soothe; cause one to relax one's guard; subside