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1

incriminate

控告……有罪,使负罪
accuse

2

mettle

勇气,奋斗精神
courage; spirit

3

pine

衰弱,憔悴;思念,渴望
languish, decline; long for; yearn

4

feign

假装,装(睡、病等)
pretend

5

brawn

肌肉的力量;强壮
muscular strength; sturdiness

6

malediction

咒骂,坏话
curse

7

bane

祸根,灾星
cause of ruin; curse

8

thwart

阻挠;妨碍
prevent; frustrate; oppose and defeat

9

longevity

长寿
long live

10

archaeology

考古学
study of artifacts and relics of early mankind

11

arraign

传讯,控告
charge in court; indict

12

rummage

到处翻寻;检查
ransack; thoroughly search

13

somnolent

昏昏欲睡的
half sleep

14

aspersion

诽谤,中伤
slander; slur; derogatory remark

15

addle

使糊涂;腐坏
muddle; drive crazy; become rotten

16

pious

虔诚的;宗教的
devout; religious

17

yoke

结合,连接
join together; unite

18

accoutre

装备,供以服饰
equip

19

besmirch

玷污,弄脏
soil, defile

20

fray

打斗
brawl

21

cantata

大合唱
story set to music, to be sung by a chorus

22

loll

懒洋洋地躺着(或坐着、站着)
lounge about

23

effusive

(语言、感情等)过分热情的
pouring forth; gushing

24

continence

自制,节欲
self-restraint; sexual chastity

25

rent

破口,裂缝
rip; split

26

optimistic

乐观主义者
person who looks on the good side

27

impeccable

无瑕疵的
faultless

28

placebo

安慰剂
harmless substance prescribed as a dummy pill

29

alacrity

敏捷,轻快;爽快,乐意
cheerful promptness; eagerness

30

simplistic

过分单纯化的
oversimplified

31

ancestry

祖先;世系
family descent

32

reputed

一般认为的,普遍认定的,号称的
supposed

33

bombardment

炮击,轰炸
attack with missiles

34

memento

纪念品
token; reminder

35

fervor

热情,热烈
glowing ardor; intensity of feeling

36

aphasia

失语症
loss of speech due to injury or illness

37

pusillanimous

懦弱的;优柔寡断的
cowardly; faint-heartend

38

accommodate

帮助;调节;使适应
oblige or help someone; adjust or bring into harmony; adapt

39

astute

机敏的;狡猾的
wise; shrewd; keen

40

pantomime

哑剧
acting without dialogue

41

conversant

熟悉的
familiar with

42

tutelage

监护,保护;指导,辅导
guardianship; training

43

cringe

畏缩
shrink back, as if in fear

44

permeate

渗透,弥漫
pass through; spread

45

exemplify

作为……的范例
serve as an example of; embody

46

worldly

世间的,尘世的
engrossed in matters of this earth; not spiritual

47

integrate

使成整体,使一体化
make whole; combine; make into one unit

48

pitfall

隐患;陷阱
hidden danger; concealed trap

49

expropriate

征用,没收
take possession of

50

table

搁置
set aside a resolution or proposal for future consideration

51

acquittal

宣判无罪
deliverance from a charge

52

waive

放弃;不坚持;搁置或推迟
give up a claim or right voluntarily; refrain from enforcing; postpone considering

53

aspire

有志于,渴望
seek to attain; long for

54

wheedle

诱骗,哄骗
cajole; coax; deceive by flattery

55

histrionic

戏剧的,表演的
theatrical

56

legend

地图的图例,插图的说明
explanatory list of symbols especially on a map

57

abscond

潜逃
depart secretly and hide

58

modulate

使音调转低;调节,调整;变调,转调
tone down in intensity; regulate; change from one key to another

59

doctrine

学说,理论;教义,教条
teachings, in general; particular principle (religious, legal, etc.)

60

ejaculation

(因惊奇)喊出
exclamation

61

conjecture

推测,猜测
surmise; guess
推测,猜测
conclusion deduced by surmise or guesswork

62

negate

消除,使无效;否定
cancel out; nullify; deny

63

redundant

多余的;重复的;冗长的
superfluous; repetitious; excessively wordy

64

roil

搅浑,使……浑浊
to make liquids murky by stirring up sediment

65

amenable

顺从的;服从领导的
readily managed; willing to be led

66

informal

不正式的,不拘礼节的
absence of ceremony; casual

67

marquee

大帐篷,华盖;(剧院等的)遮檐
canopy above an entrance, under which one can take shelter; roof-like shelter above a theater entrance

68

candor

直率,坦白
frankness; open honesty

69

marked

有记号的;显眼的;成为攻击对象的
noticeable or pronounced; targeted for vengeance

70

frenzied

狂热的,狂乱的
madly excited

71

narcissist

自恋者,自我陶醉者
conceited person; someone in love with his own image

72

impregnable

无懈可击的,固若金汤的
invulnerable

73

entomology

昆虫学
study of insects

74

paean

赞美歌,欢乐歌
song of praise or joy

75

vouchsafe

赐予;允许
grant; choose to give in reply; permit

76

detraction

诋毁,诽谤
slandering; aspersion

77

impiety

不尊敬,不虔诚
irreverence; lack of respect for God

78

muse

沉思,冥想
ponder
默想
a state of meditation

79

impotent

虚弱的;无效的
weak; ineffective

80

bland

和蔼的;和平的
soothing or mild; agreeable

81

apologist

辩护者
one who writes in defense of a cause or institution

82

droll

古怪有趣的,离奇可笑的
queer and amusing

83

reaper

收割者,收割机
a person or a machine who harvests grain

84

covenant

契约
agreement

85

indomitable

不屈服的,不屈不挠的
unconquerable; unyielding

86

skirmish

小冲突
minor fight

87

disembark

上岸;从船上卸货
go ashore; unload cargo from a ship

88

hovel

简陋小屋,茅屋
shack; small, wretched house

89

mandate

命令,训令;要求
order; charge
授权;命令
give the power; order to do

90

picaresque

流浪汉题材的
pertaining to rogues in literature

91

compatible

兼容的,和谐的;一致的
harmonious; in harmony with

92

shard

碎陶瓷(瓦)片
fragment, generally of pottery

93

geniality

愉快;亲切
cheerfulness; kindless; sympathy

94

checkered

多变的,盛衰无常的
marked by changes in fortune

95

dilute

稀释,冲淡;削弱
make less concentrated; reduce in strength

96

solicit

恳求,乞求
request earnestly; seek

97

indices

指数,指标
signs; indications

98

iconoclastic

偶像破坏的,打破旧习的
attacking cherished traditions

99

pathetic

可怜的,令人同情的
causing sadness, compassion, pity; touching

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decomposition

腐烂,腐败
decay