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recourse

求援,求助
resorting to help when in trouble

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fatalism

宿命论
belief that events are determined by forces beyond one's control

3

rally

集结;恢复,复原
call up or summon (forces, vital powers, etc.); revive or recuperate

4

wastrel

挥霍钱财的人,败家子
profligate

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voluptuous

感官享受的,性感的
suggesting sensual delights; sensuously pleasing

6

realm

王国;领域
kingdom; field or sphere

7

relinquish

放弃,交出
give up something with reluctance; yield

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inveigle

骗取,诱骗
entice; persuade; wheedle

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surmount

战胜,克服
overcome

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barricade

匆匆设置的壁垒或路障;障碍(物)
hastily put together defensive

11

opalescent

乳白色的,发乳白光的
iridescent; lustrous

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requiem

弥撒,安魂曲,挽歌
mass for the dead; dirge

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chasten

惩戒;(通过惩罚而使坏习惯等)改正
discipline; punish in order to correct

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quorum

法定人数
number of members necessary to conduct a meeting

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entitlement

(拥有某物的)权利;津贴
right to claim something; right to benefits

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impenetrable

不能穿过或进入的;令人费解的
not able to be pierced or entered; beyond understanding

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mores

风俗,习惯;道德观念
conventions; moral standards; customs

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quintessence

精华,典范
purest and highest embodiment

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disaffected

不忠的,不满的
disloyal

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diversity

不同点,多样性
variety; dissimilitude

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sublime

庄严的,崇高的,雄伟的;完全的
exalted or noble and uplifting; ulter

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opus

作品,杰作
work

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catalyst

催化剂
agent which brings about a chemical change while it remains unaffected and unchanged

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unwarranted

无保证的;无理的;无根据的
unjustified; groundless; undeserved

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pandemic

广泛流传的,普遍的
widespread; affecting the majority of people

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bloated

肿胀的
swollen or puffed as with water or air

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furtive

偷偷摸摸的,隐秘的
stealthy; sneaky

28

fulcrum

(杠杆的)支点
support on which a lever resets

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anthropologist

人类学家
people who study the history and science of mankind

30

sectarian

宗派的,派系的;思想狭隘的
relating to a religious faction or subgroup; narrow-minded; limited

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leniency

宽大,仁慈
mildness; permissiveness

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unbridled

激烈的;无法控制的
violent; not restrained or controlled

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fathom

弄清,搞懂;调查
comprehend; investigate

34

denotation

意义;指示,符号
meaning; distinguishing by name

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faze

使发窘,使惊慌失措
disconcert; dismay

36

culpable

该责备的
deserving blame

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saturnine

阴沉的,忧郁的
gloomy

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filament

细丝;灯丝
fine thread or fiber; threadlike structure within a lightbulb

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virile

有男子气概的
manly

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outmoded

过时的,老式的
no longer stylish; old-fashioned

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monastic

修道院的;隐居的
related to monks or monasteries; removed from worldly concerns

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gaunt

削瘦的,憔悴的
lean and angular; barren

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codicil

遗嘱的附录
supplement to the body of a will

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phlegmatic

沉着的,冷静的
calm; not easily disturbed

45

depose

废黜(君主);免职
dethrone; remove from office

46

anonymous

匿名的
having no name

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scenario

方案;电影剧本;歌剧脚本
plot outline; screenplay; opera libretto

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antithesis

对比;对立面
contrast; direct opposite of or to

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convene

召集
assemble

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excoriate

痛斥,严厉批评;擦破皮
scold with biting harshness; strip the skin off

51

bolster

支持,加强
support; reinforce

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intrinsic

固有的,内在的,本质的
essential; inherent; built-in

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stupefy

使恍惚;使茫然
make numb; stun; amaze

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amnesty

大赦,赦免
pardon

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pontifical

教皇的,宗教的;自负的
pertaining to a bishop or pope; pompous

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philanderer

玩弄女性者;爱调情的人
faithless lover; flirt

57

presage

先见,预感
foretell

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hindrance

妨碍,障碍
block; obstacle

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moribund

垂死的
dying

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incredulous

怀疑的;不轻信的
withholding belief; skeptical

61

grovel

匍匐;奴颜婢膝
crawl or creep on ground; remain prostrate

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impecunious

没有钱的,身无分文的
without money

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dehydrate

使脱水,使干燥
remove water from; dry out

64

cardinal

主要的,基本的
chief

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rescind

废除,解除,取消
cancel

66

conveyance

运输工具,转让
vehicle; transfer

67

calumny

诽谤,中伤
malicious misrepresentation; slander

68

aboriginal

土著的;原始的,初步的
being the first of its kind in a region; primitive
土著居民
native

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bereft

被剥夺的;丧失的
deprived of; lacking; desolate because of a loss

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expatriate

流亡者;移民,侨民
exile; someone who has withdrawn from his native land

71

lassitude

疲倦,疲乏
languor; weariness

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ambiguous

暧昧的,含糊其辞的
unclear or doubtful in meaning

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appall

使胆寒,使惊骇
dismay; shock

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myriad

无数,极大数量
very large number
无数的;多种的
both numerous and diverse

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benevolent

乐善好施的
generous; charitable

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exposure

暴露;揭露;公开
risk, particularly of being exposed to disease or to the elements; unmasking; act of laying something open

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imply

暗示;意味
suggest a meaning not expressed; signify

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physiological

生理学的
pertaining to the science of the function of living organisms

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relent

让步
give in

80

renown

名望,声誉
fame

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disputatious

爱争论的,好辩的
argumentative; fond of arguing

82

aloof

疏远的,冷漠的
apart; reserved

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ideology

思想体系,思想意识
system of ideas of a group

84

scurry

急赶,用小而快的步子跑
move briskly

85

turbid

浑浊的,不清的;紊乱的,混乱的
muddy; having the sediment disturbed

86

circumlocution

累赘的说法,迂回的说法
indirect or roundabout expression

87

creed

信条
system of religious or ethical belief

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interloper

闯入者;管闲事的人
intruder; unwanted meddler

89

arroyo

干枯的河床
gully

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title

所有权;号称,头衔;标题,名称
right or claim to possession; mark of rank; name (of a book, film, etc.)

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premeditate

预谋,预先考虑
plan in advance

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recurrent

复发的,周期性发生的
occurring again and again

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fancy

想法;一时的兴致;爱好
notion; whim; inclination

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mediate

仲裁,调停
settle a dispute through the services of an outsider

95

blunder

错误
error
做错
to make a mistake

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despot

暴君;专制者
tyrant; harsh, authoritarian ruler

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pandemonium

大混乱,喧闹
wild tumult

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mural

壁画,壁饰
wall painting

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prowess

威力,英勇
extraordinary ability; military bravery

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nihilist

虚无主义者;极端怀疑论者;恐怖主义者
one who believes traditional beliefs to be groundless and existence meaningless; absolute skeptic; revolutionary terrorist