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minute

微小的
extremely small

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pundit

权威人士,专家
authority on a subject; learned person; expert

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metamorphosis

变形;变态
change of form; major transformation

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fledgling

无经验的
inexperienced

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expertise

专业知识;专业技术
specialized knowledge; expert skill

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ecologist

生态学家
a person concerned with the interrelationship between living organisms and their environment

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rebuff

回绝,驳斥
snub; beat back
断然拒绝
a blunt or abrupt repulse or refusal, as to an offer

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malleable

有延展性的,可锻造的
capable of being shaped by pounding; impressionable

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laud

称赞,赞美
praise

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homogeneous

同种类的,同性质的
of the same kind

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somnambulist

梦游者,梦游症患者
sleepwalker

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fundamental

基础的,基本的,根本的
basic; primary; essential

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ratiocination

推理,推论
reasoning; act of drawing conclusions from premises

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spawn

产卵
lay eggs

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riveting

吸引人的,极有趣的
absorbing; engrossing

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annex

附加;吞并
attach; take possession of

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brunt

冲击,主要冲力
main impact or shock

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chaotic

混乱的
in utter disorder

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cogent

使人信服的
convincing

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terminology

术语
terms used in a science or art

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ambulatory

能够走动的,不需卧床的
able to walk; not bedridden

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preamble

序言
introductory statement

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kindle

点燃,激起
start a fire; inspire

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replete

饱满的,充分供应的
filled to the brim or to the point of being stuffed

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puerile

幼稚的,孩子气的
childish; immature

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fictitious

虚构的,想象的
imaginary

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angular

有角的;固执的,死板的
sharp-cornered; stiff in manner

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minutiae

微小的细节
petty details

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verity

真实,真实性;真理
quality of being true or principle

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lexicon

词典
dictionary

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canine

犬的,似犬的
related to dogs; dog-like

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precis

大纲,摘要
concise summing up of main points

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placid

安静的,平静的
peaceful; calm

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mammal

哺乳动物
a vertebrate animal whose female suckles its young

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accomplice

同谋,帮凶
partner in crime

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exalt

提拔;赞扬
raise in rank or dignity; praise

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grudging

不愿的,勉强的;吝啬的
unwilling; reluctant; stingy

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vituperative

责骂的,谩骂的
abusive; scolding

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ethos

(个人或团体的)精神特质
underlying character of a culture, group, etc.

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mortify

使丢脸;约束,克制(欲望或需要)
humiliate; punish the flesh

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implement

使生效,执行;向……提供工具
put into effect; supply with tools
工具,器具
tool

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deducible

可推断的
derived by reasoning

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coercion

强迫,强制
use of force to get someone to obey

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pique

不悦,生气
irritation; resentment
激起;使生气
provoke or arouse annoy

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metaphysical

形而上学的
pertaining to speculative philosophy

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discretion

谨慎;决定能力
prudence; ability actions to circumstances

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liaison

合作,交流;私通
communication and co-operation between units of an organization

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onus

负担;责任,义务
burden; responsible

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dissolution

瓦解;消散;解除
breaking of a union; decay; termination

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lecherous

纵欲的,淫荡的
lustful; impure in thought and deed

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retaliation

报复,报仇
repayment in kind (usually for bad treatment)

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witticism

妙语,俏皮话
witty saying; wisecrack

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crux

关键点
crucial point

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apolitical

不关心政治的
having an aversion or lack of political affairs

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civil

公民的,民间的;有礼貌的
having to do with citizens or state; courteous and polite

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appropriate

私占,挪用
acquire; take possession of for one's own use

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dispatch

动作迅速;快速处理;(公文)急件,快信
speediness; prompt execution; message sent with all due speed
派遣;迅速处理
send; complete, transact, or dispose of promptly

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solitude

孤独,独居
state of being alone; seclusion

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centurion

百夫长(古罗马军团的百人队指挥官)
Roman army officer

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reproach

责备,谴责
express disapproval or disappointment

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complacency

自满;自鸣得意
self-satisfaction; smugness

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hover

盘旋,悬停
hang about; wait nearby

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anomalous

反常的,不符合规律的
abnormal; irregular

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ford

浅滩
place where a river can be crossed on foot

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hurtle

碰撞;猛冲,飞驰
crash; rush

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hibernal

冬季的,寒冷的
wintry

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bate

减弱,抑制
let down; restrain

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glacial

冰的,冰冷的
like a glacier; extremely cold

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sardonic

讽刺的
cynically mocking; sarcastic

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frigid

寒冷的
intensely cold

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rancor

深仇,怨恨
bitterness; hatred

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nuptial

婚姻的,婚礼的
related to marriage

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aquiline

鹰嘴似,钩状的
curved; hooked

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metaphor

(修辞)暗喻
implied comparison

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irate

发怒的
angry

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implacable

不能和解或平息的
incapable of being pacified

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venom

(蛇的)毒液;恶意,怨恨
poison; hatred

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callow

年轻而无经验的;未成熟的
youthful; immature; inexperienced

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determination

决心;测量;决定
resolve; measurement or calculation; decision

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ineffectual

无效的,不成功的
not effective; weak

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surrogate

代替物,代用品
substitute

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gloat

洋洋自得,幸灾乐祸
express evil satisfaction; view malevolently

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metallurgical

冶金学的
pertaining to the art of removing metals from ores

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hyperbole

(修辞)夸张法
exaggeration; overstatement

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malicious

坏恶意的,恶意的
hateful; spiteful

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stoic

坚忍的;无动于衷的
impassive; unmoved by joy or grief

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anemia

贫血
condition which blood lacks red corpuscles

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supple

柔软的,易弯曲的
flexible; pliant

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unanimity

全体一致
complete agreement

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betray

背叛;泄露
be faithful; reveal (unconsciously or unwillingly)

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pallid

苍白的,无血色的
pale; wan

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deface

损伤的……外貌,损害
mar; disfigure

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pragmatic

实际的,注重实效的
practical (as opposed to idealistic); concerned with the practical worth or impact of something

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terrestrial

陆地的,陆生的,地球上的
earthly (as opposed to celestial); pertaining to the land

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prodigy

奇迹;神童
marvel; highly gifted child

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abase

降低,贬低
lower; humiliate

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infallible

不可能犯错误的
unerring

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gratuitous

无偿的;无端的;不必要的
given freely; unwarranted; uncalled for