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multilingual

使用多种语言的
having many languages

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artless

无虚饰的;朴实的
without guile; open and honest

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etymology

词源学
study of word parts

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verbose

啰嗦的,唠叨的
wordy

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vilify

诽谤,诋毁
slander

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apprehension

恐惧
fear

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monochromatic

单色的
having only one color

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dictum

正式声明,权威意见;名言,格言
authoritative and weighty statement; saying; maxim

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ingrained

根深蒂固的,牢固的
deeply established; firmly rooted

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infiltrate

渗透;偷偷潜入
pass into or through; penetrate (an organization) sneakily

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patrician

贵族的,出身高贵的
noble; aristocratic

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flick

(用鞭)快速的轻打
light stroke with a whip

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appellation

名称,称呼
name; title

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quench

熄灭,抑制(欲望);满足
douse or extinguish; assuage or satisfy

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expedient

权宜之计的;有利的
suitable; practical
权宜之计
action

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corrode

侵蚀
destroy by chemical action

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rejuvenate

使返老还童,使恢复活力
make young again

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tortuous

曲折的,转弯抹角的
winding; full of curves

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winsome

使人愉快的;迷人的
agreeable; gracious; engaging

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pivotal

关键的
crucial; key; vital

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notoriety

恶名,臭名昭彰
disrepute; ill fame

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epitaph

墓志铭
inscription in memory of a dead person

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earthy

粗陋的,粗俗的
unrefined; coarse

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prototype

原型,样板
original work used as a model by others

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praticable

能实行的,行得通的
feasible

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impending

迫近的,即将来临的
nearing; approaching

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bauble

小玩意
trinket; trifle

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unimpeachable

无可指责的,可作模范的
blameless and exemplary

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codify

编成法典,编纂;整理
arrange (laws, rules) as a code; classify

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viper

毒蛇
poisonous snake

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discount

不考虑,忽视,漠视
disregard; dismiss

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zany

滑稽的;愚蠢的
funny; comic; foolish

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animated

活生生的,活泼的
lively; spirited

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brandish

挥舞;炫耀
wave around; flourish

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deplete

用完,耗尽
reduce; exhaust

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plaintive

哀伤的
mournful

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felicity

幸福;恰当,巧妙
happiness; appropriateness (of a remark, choice, etc.)

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circumscribe

限制
limit; confine

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consequential

自命不凡的,自大的;重要的
pompous; self-important; important

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shear

束剪,修剪,剪切
cut or clip (hair, fleece); strip of something

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glut

塞满,充斥
overstock; fill to excess

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rant

咆哮,大声责骂;激昂地说,夸夸其谈
rave; scold; talk excitedly; make a grandiloquent speech

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complaisant

殷勤的;顺从的
trying to please; obliging

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anthropomorphic

被赋予人形(或人性)的,拟人化的
having human form or characteristics

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foolhardy

愚勇的,莽撞的
rash

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decoy

引诱;诱饵
lure or bait
诱捕
lure or entrap by or as if by a decoy

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dermatologist

皮肤学家,皮肤科医生
physician who studies the skin and its diseases

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domineer

专横跋扈
rule over tyrannically

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adulterate

掺杂
make impure by adding inferior or tainted substances

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suborn

教唆
persuade to act unlawfully (especially to commit perjury)

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girth

周长
distance around something; circumference

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meddlesome

好干涉的
interfering

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snivel

流鼻涕;啜泣,哭诉
run at the nose; snuffle; whine

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awe

敬畏
solemn wonder

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tremor

颤抖,战栗
trembling; slight quiver

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patina

铜绿锈;光泽
green crust on old bronze works; tone slowly taken by varnished painting

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evince

表明,表露
show clearly

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impugn

提出异议,驳斥
dispute or contradict (often in an insulting way); challenge; gainsay

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herbivorous

食草的
grain-eating

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ascetic

修道的,苦行的
practicing self-denial; austere

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seminary

神学院,学院(尤指私立女校或学院)
school for training future ministers; academy for young women

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retract

缩进;收回
withdraw; take back

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lurk

潜伏,埋伏;潜藏
stealthily lie in waiting; slink; exist unperceived

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adroit

熟练的,机敏的
skillful

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prostrate

倒伏,全部俯卧
stretch out full on ground

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bovine

(似)牛的;迟钝的
cow-like; placid and dull

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raiment

衣服,服饰
clothing

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stolid

不易激动的,感觉迟钝的
unruffled; impassive; dull

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succumb

屈服,屈从;死
yield; give in; die

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ruffian

流氓,恶棍
bully; scoundrel

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forum

公共集会场地;讨论会
place of assembly to discuss public concerns; meeting for discussion

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petty

琐碎的,不重要的,小的
trivial; unimportant; very small

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uniformity

同样,一致
sameness; monotony

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cater to

迎合
supply something desired (whether good or bad)

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monosyllabic

单音节的;少言寡语的
having only one syllable; say little

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prestige

声望,威望
impression produced by achievements or reputation

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haphazard

偶然的,随意的;杂乱无章的
random; unsystematic; aimless

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synoptic

提要的,摘要的
providing a general overview; summary

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seismic

地震的
pertaining to earthquakes

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extol

赞美,颂扬
praise; glorify

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carnage

屠杀
destruction of life

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embrace

拥抱;欣然采纳;包括
to hug; to accept sth. readily; to include

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sybarite

爱奢侈享乐的人
lover of luxury

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amnesia

记忆缺失,健忘症
loss of memory

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archipelago

群岛,列岛
group of closely located islands

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dabble

涉猎,涉足;喷洒
work at in a non-serious fashion; splash around

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comeuppance

报应
rebuke; deserts

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lethal

致命的
deadly

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liniment

擦剂,涂抹油
ointment; lotion; salvo

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vindicate

证明无罪;为……辩护,支持
clear from blame; exonerate; justify or support

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ductile

有韧性的,可塑的;顺从的,易受影响的
malleable; flexible; pliable

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indifferent

冷漠的,不关心的;一般的,中等的
unmoved or unconcerned by; mediocre

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anticlimax

突降,虎头蛇尾
letdown in thought or emotion

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gamely

不屈地,勇敢地
bravely; with spirit

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sleeper

长期不受人注意而一举受人瞩目的人或物
something originally of little value or important that in time becomes very valuable

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astral

星的
relating to the stars

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material

物质的;具体的;重要的
made of physical matter; unspiritual; important

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modicum

少量,一点点
limited quantity

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maverick

持不同意见者,独来独往者
rebel; nonconformist

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spendthrift

挥霍者
someone who wastes money