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impermeable

不能渗透的,不渗透性的
impervious; not permitting passage through its substance

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practical

实践的,实用的
based on experience; useful

3

monarchy

君主政体;君主制国家
government under a single ruler; a country that is ruled by a ring or a queen

4

dogmatic

固执己见的;武断的;教条的
opinionated; arbitrary; doctrinal

5

demoniac

魔鬼(般)的,疯狂的
fiendish

6

implication

暗示的东西
something hinted at or suggested

7

blithe

愉快的
gay; joyous; carefree

8

torpor

不活泼;迟钝;冬眠
lethargy; sluggishness; dormancy

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farce

闹剧,滑稽剧;笑柄
broad comedy; mockery

10

parable

寓言
fable, allegory

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cursory

粗略的,仓促的
casual; hastily done

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incoherence

不连贯;没有条理
unintelligibility; lack of logic or relevance

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veneer

薄板;虚饰,外表
thin layer; cover

14

palpitate

(心脏)剧跳,悸动,颤抖
throb; flutter

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devise

想出;发明;设计
think up; invent; plan

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sadistic

残酷成性的
inclined to cruelty

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perforate

刺穿,打洞
pierce; put a hole through

18

consort

结交
associate with
配偶
husband or wife

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incumbent

有义务的;在职的
obligatory; currently holding an office

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missile

投射物
object to be thrown or projected

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illusory

幻觉的,迷惑人的
deceptive; not real

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embroil

使……卷入(纠纷);使……陷入(困境)
throw into confusion; involve in strife; entangle

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apprise

通知
inform

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premonition

预兆,前兆
forewarning

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catholic

广泛的,普遍的;宽容的
broadly sympathetic; liberal

26

palatable

合意的;可口的
agreeable; pleasing to the taste

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precipitous

陡峭的;急躁的
steep; overhasty

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concave

凹的
hollow

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chronic

慢性的
long established as a disease

30

frolicsome

爱闹着玩,嬉戏的
prankish

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salvage

抢救,营救
rescue from loss

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trite

陈腐的,平庸的
hackneyed; commonplace

33

sustenance

支持物;维持体力的食物;营养品
means of support, food, nourishment

34

marred

损坏的
damaged; disfigured

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atlas

地图册
a bound volume of maps, chars, or tables

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momentous

重要的,重大的
very important

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obscure

黑暗的,朦胧的,模糊的
dark; vague; unclear
使黑暗,使模糊
darken; make unclear

38

askew

歪斜的
crookedly; slanted; at an angle

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cadence

(声音)抑扬顿挫;节奏
rhythmic rise and fall (of words or sounds); beat

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seemly

适宜的
proper; appropriate

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smolder

闷烧,郁积
burn without flame; be liable to break out at any moment

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itinerary

旅行计划,行程表
plan of a trip

43

averse

不愿意的,反对的
reluctant; disinclined

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abusive

辱骂的;虐待的
coarsely insulting; physically harmful

45

torso

裸体躯干雕像;(人体的)躯干
trunk of statue with head and limbs missing; human trunk

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abridge

删节,削减,精简
condense or shorten

47

cache

隐藏处
hiding place

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descry

看见
catch sight of

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grimace

面部歪扭,苦相,鬼脸
a facial distortion to show feeling such as pain, disgust, etc.

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indulgent

宽容的;放纵的
humoring; yielding; lenient

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limerick

五行打油诗
humorous short verse

52

taciturn

沉默寡言的
habitually silent; talking little

53

rile

激怒,使烦恼
vex; irritate; muddy

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meander

漫步;蜿蜒而流
wind or turn in its course

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commiserate

同情,怜悯
feel or express pity or sympathy for

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withstand

抵挡,经受住
stand up against; successfully resist

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confiscate

没收,征用
seize; commandeer

58

vie

竞争,较量
contend; compete

59

prevalent

普遍的,流行的
widespread; generally accepted

60

meager

贫乏的;不足的
scanty; inadequate

61

officious

好管闲事的
meddlesome; excessively pushy in offering one's services

62

squabble

口角;争吵
minor quarrel; bickering; quarrel noisily

63

expunge

删去,勾销
cancel; remove

64

lugubrious

可怜的,悲惨的
mournful

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stanch

止住,止血
check flow of blood

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dingy

昏暗的,肮脏的,无生气的
dull; not fresh; cheerless

67

contempt

轻视,蔑视
scorn; disdain

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eclectic

兼收并蓄的,博采众长的
composed of elements drawn from disparate sources

69

kudos

奖赏;荣誉;称赞
honor; glory; praise

70

monolithic

整体式的;不屈的
solidly uniform; unyielding

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indiscretion

不慎重,不明智
lack of tactfulness or sound judgment

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patronize

支持,资助;光顾
support; act superior toward; be a customer of

73

befuddle

使迷惑
confuse thoroughly

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repugnant

令人讨厌的
loathsome; hateful

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profane

亵渎,玷污
violate; desecrate; treat unworthily

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exploit

英勇业绩,英勇行为
deed or action, particularly a brave deed
剥削,利用
make use of, sometimes unjustly

77

transgression

违法,犯罪
violation of a law; sin

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jeopardize

危及,损害
endanger; imperil; put at risk

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purge

净化,清除;洗罪
remove or get rid of something unwanted; free from blame or guilt; cleanness or purify

80

nuance

细微差别
shade of difference in meaning or color; subtle distinction

81

disdain

鄙视
view with scorn or contempt

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precept

规范,准则
practical rule guiding conduct

83

zephyr

和风;西风
gentle; breeze; west wind

84

contemporary

同时代的人
person belonging to the same period
当代的;同时代的,属于同一时期的
belonging to the present time; belonging to the same time

85

brittle

易碎的;难相处的
easily broken; difficult

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leaven

使更活跃
cause to rise or grow lighter; enliven

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sinewy

坚韧的,强壮有力的
tough; strong and firm

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heedless

不注意的
not noticing; disregarding

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figurative

比喻的,修辞丰富的
not literal, but metaphorical; using a figure of speech

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aviary

大型鸟舍
enclosure for birds

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precise

精确的,准确的
exact

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glib

口齿伶俐的,油腔滑调的
fluent; facile; slick

93

conifer

松类
pine tree; cone-bearing tree

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insulated

与世隔绝的
set apart; isolated

95

franchise

特权;选举权;特许经营权
right granted by authority; right to vote; business licensed to sell a product in a particular territory

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improvise

即兴创作
compose on the spur of the moment

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foment

激起;鼓动
stir up; instigate

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irrefutable

无可辩驳的
indisputable; incontrovertible; undeniable

99

refraction

折光,折射
bending of a ray of light

100

skiff

小船,单人小艇
small, light sailboat or rowboat

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percussion

两物相撞;打击乐器组
striking of two (usu. hard) object together; instruments in an orchestra

102

ironic

讽刺的,啼笑皆非的
resulting in an unexpected and contrary outcome

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visceral

内脏的,位于内脏的
felt in one's inner organs

104

address

对……发表演说;集中讨论,设法处理
direct a speech to; deal with or discuss

105

requite

报答,酬谢;报仇
repay; revenge

106

malcontent

不满者
person dissatisfied with existing state of affairs
不满的
dissatisfied

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discredit

败坏……的名声,诽谤;破坏对……的信任,怀疑
defame; destroy confidence in disbelieve

108

debunk

揭穿;嘲弄
expose as false, exaggerated, worthless, etc. ridicule

109

demagogue

以达到私欲为目的的煽动者,整蛊性政客
person who appeals to people's prejudice; false leader of people

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decorum

得体,合宜,彬彬有礼
propriety; orderliness and good taste in manners

111

jargon

行话;术语;难懂的话
language used by a special group; technical terminology; gibberish

112

crass

粗糙的
very unrefined; grossly insensible

113

tirade

长篇的激烈演说;长篇的攻击性演说
extended scolding; denunciation; harangue

114

dint

手段,作用
means; effort

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surmise

臆测;猜想
suspect; guess; imagine

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anonymity

匿名
state of being nameless; anonymousness

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introspective

內省的,反省的
lacking within oneself

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treatise

论文
article treating a subject systematically and throughly

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prodigious

巨大的,庞大的
marvelous, enormous

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retort

回嘴;反驳
quick sharp reply
反驳
reply quickly to a comment

121

shimmer

发闪烁之微光
glimmer intermittently

122

periphery

边缘,外围
edge, especially of a round surface

123

disquiet

使不安,使忧虑
make uneasy or anxious

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gusty

多风的,阵风的
windy

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dumbfound

使惊讶,使吃惊
astonish

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deluge

洪水,急流;(某事物)泛滥
flood; rush
使泛滥,淹没
cause floods

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pact

条约,协议
agreement; treaty