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acrimony

bitterness or sharpness of temper, manner, or speech; hostility
尖刻

2

affinity

attraction for someone or something with which one feels a closeness or kinship.
吸引力;密切

3

ambivalent

having mixed, often opposing, feelings about something or someone; indecisive
矛盾的

4

cessation

a stopping, either final or temporary
中止

5

emaciated

very thin or wasted away, especially from lack of nourishment; scrawny
瘦弱的,憔悴的

6

enclave

a distinct region or community enclosed within a larger territory
飞地(被其他领地所包围的外国领地)

7

engender

to bring into being, to produce
产生,造成

8

exacerbate

to make more severe, bitter, or violent
使加剧

9

illicit

not allowed, improper, or unlawful
违法的,不正当的

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indigenous

naturally living or growing in a certain area; native
本土的,自然的

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inexorable

not to be persuaded, stopped, or moved by entreaty or plea; relentless.
不屈不挠的

12

infatuated

filled with excessive, shallow, or foolish love or desire.
入迷的

13

insatiable

never satisfied; greedy
贪得无厌的

14

poignant

painfully moving, affecting, or touching
辛酸的

15

proselytize

to persuade someone to convert to a faith, belief, or cause.
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