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equity

公平,公正
fairness; justice

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hermetic

密封的,与外界隔绝的
sealed by fusion so as to be airtight

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unearth

挖出,发现
dig up

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corollary

结果
consequence; accompaniment

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contusion

撞伤,挫伤
bruise

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choleric

脾气暴躁的
hot-tempered

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introvert

性格内向的人
one who is introspective and inclined to thick more about oneself

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sanctuary

避难所,庇护所;圣堂
refuge; shelter; shrine; holy place

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confirm

证实,确认,加强
corroborate; verify; support

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extricate

使摆脱,使脱离
free; disentangle

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slovenly

不修边幅的,懒散的
untidy; careless in work habits

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drivel

傻话,无聊的话,胡言
nonsense; foolishness

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daunt

威吓
intimidate; frighten

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quay

码头
dock; landing place

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felicitous

恰当的,贴切的
apt, suitably expressed, well chosen

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lumber

笨重地行动
move heavily or clumsily

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capacious

宽敞的
spacious

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wizardry

法术,巫术,魔力
sorcery; magic

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fluster

慌乱,混乱
confuse

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affiliation

联系,从属关系
joining; associating with

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substantial

大量的;坚固的;实质的
ample; solid; in essentials

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ignoble

卑鄙的,卑贱的
unworthy; base in nature; not noble

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eerie

怪异的
weird

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ecstasy

欣喜若狂
rapture; joy; any overpowering emotion

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multiform

多种形式的,多种多样的
having many forms

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peremptory

专横的,不容分说的
demanding and leaving no choice

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impromptu

即席的,临场的,未经准备的
without previous preparation; off the cuff; on the spur of the moment

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simile

明喻
comparison of one thing with another, using the word like or as

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fracas

高声争吵;混战
brawl, melee

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oracular

神圣预言的;神谕似的;神谕的
prophetic; uttered as if with divine authority; mysterious or ambiguous

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fluency

流利,流畅
smoothness of speech

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precinct


district or division of a city

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chalice

圣餐杯
consecrated cup

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infraction

违反,侵犯
violation (of a rule or regulation); breach

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anchor

把……系住或扎牢,使固定
secure or fasten firmly; be fixed in place

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calligraphy

书法;笔迹
beautiful writing; excellent penmanship

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promontory

海角,岬
headland

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chisel

凿子
wedge-like tool for cutting
欺骗;用凿子凿
swindle or cheat; cut with a chisel

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bedraggle

使湿润;在泥泞中托脏
wet thoroughly; stain with mud

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chasm

峡谷,深渊
gorge; abyss

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certitude

确信,确实
certainty

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disheveled

不整洁的,凌乱的
untidy

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misnomer

用词不当,误称
wrong name; incorrect designation

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unassailable

无可争辩的;攻不破的
not subject to question; not open to attack

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energize

使精力充沛,使充满活力
invigorate; make forceful and active

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archetype

原型
prototype; primitive pattern

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attain

达到;获得
achieve or accomplish; gain

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novelty

新奇;新奇的事物
something new; newness

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dogged

坚决的;顽固的
determined; stubborn

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weather

(安全)渡过(暴风雨、困难等),经受住
endure the effects of weather or other forces

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doodle

(心不在焉地)乱涂;消磨时间
scribble or draw aimlessly; waste time

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quibble

吹毛求疵的异议
minor objection or complaint
吹毛求疵的
find fault or criticize for petty reasons; cavil

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impropriety

不适当,不合适
improperness; unsuitableness

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irony

暗讽,反语
hidden sarcasm or satire; use of words that seem to mean the opposite of what they actually mean

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muted

沉默的;含糊的;缓和的
silent; muffled; toned down

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libel

以文字损害名誉,诽谤
defamatory statement; act of writing of something that smears a person's character

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excise

切除,删除
cut away; cut out

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pan

严厉批评
criticize harshly

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overwrought

过度紧张的,过度兴奋的
extremely agitated; hysterical

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nemesis

复仇者;强硬对手或敌手
someone seeking revenge; an opponent or enemy that is likely to be impossible for you to defeat

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retribution

报应,报酬;惩罚
vengeance; compensation; punishment for offenses

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carping

吹毛求疵的
finding fault

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arousal

觉醒;激励
awakening; provocation (of a response)

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pastoral

田园的,乡村的;牧人的
rural, simple and peaceful, idyllic; related to shepherds

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parochial

狭隘的;地方性的,教区的
narrow in outlook; provincial; related to parishes

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canvass

拉选票
determine votes, etc.

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affluence

富裕,富足
abundance; wealth

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aristocracy

贵族;贵族阶级
hereditary nobility; privileged class

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evenhanded

不偏不倚的,公正的
impartial; fair

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degenerate

衰退,堕落,变坏
become worse; deteriorate

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deflect

使偏斜,使转向
turn aside

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sensual

肉欲的,世俗的
devoted to the pleasures of the senses; carnal; voluptuous

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gruesome

可怕的,可憎的
grisly; horrible

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censure

责备,批评
blame; criticize

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absorb

同化;吸收;使全神贯注
assimilate or incorporate; suck or drink up; wholly engage

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imbalance

不平衡
lack of balance or symmetry; disproportion

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suture

[医]缝合;缝合用的线
stitches sewn to hold the cut edges of a wound or incision; material used in sewing

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irksome

令人厌烦的
annoying; tedious

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olfactory

嗅觉的,味道的
concerning the sense of smell

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cajole

哄骗,劝诱
coax; wheedle

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torrid

热烈的;酷热的,灼热的
passionate; hot or scorching

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exorbitant

过分的,过高的
excessive

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retiring

缄默的,不爱交际的
modest; shy

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stalwart

强健的,强壮的;可靠的,忠实的
strong and vigorous; unwaveringly dependable

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relegate

把……降级;委托,委派
banish to an inferior position; delegate; assign

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tawdry

价廉而花哨的,俗气的
cheap and gaudy

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galaxy

星系,银河;一群显赫的人
large, isolated system of stars, such as the Milky Way; any collection of brilliant personalities

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biennial

两年一次的
every two years

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incarnation

赋予人形,化身
act of assuming a human body and human nature

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epic

史诗;叙事诗
long heroic poem, or similar work of art

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hone

用磨刀石磨;磨练;磨砺
sharpen; harden oneself

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prey

被掠食者,猎物;牺牲者
target of a hunt; victim

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purveyor

承办商,伙食承办商
furnisher of foodstuffs; caterer

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frivolous

轻率的,敷衍的;无关紧要的
lacking in seriousness; self-indulgently carefree; relatively unimportant

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fraught

充满……的
filled

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larder

食品储藏室
pantry; place where food is kept

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boycott

联合抵制
refrain from buying or using

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ominous

不吉利的,不祥的
threatening

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polemical

抨击的,论战的
aggressive in verbal attack; disputatious