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Section 1

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tractability

Front

温顺

Back

teetotal

Front

abstinent from alcohol drinks

Back

swipe

Front

blow or a strike

Back

thrash

Front

beat with a stick or a whip

Back

thump

Front

to pound

Back

tightfisted

Front

stingy

Back

topsy-turvy

Front

upside down; messy

Back

traduce

Front

中伤;诽谤

Back

tambourine

Front

small drum

Back

thrust

Front

to push or drive with force; to stab v.猛力推;刺,戳

Back

tauten

Front

拉紧 v.(使)拉紧;(使)绷紧

Back

tally

Front

to correspond, to match v.(使)一致,符合

Back

toothsome

Front

savory

Back

tome

Front

册;卷

Back

table

Front

搁置

Back

teeter

Front

walk or move unsteadily;hesitate 蹒跚,不稳定地行走:unsteadily;犹豫不决:uncertainty

Back

tatty

Front

shabby 破旧的,褴褛的

Back

ticklish

Front

sensitive to tickles

Back

tract

Front

传单;大片土地

Back

terminus

Front

terminal

Back

traipse

Front

漫步;闲逛

Back

tarry

Front

delay,耽搁

Back

tattle

Front

chatter v.闲聊;泄露秘密

Back

swoop

Front

猛扑,掠取

Back

tinkle

Front

make light metallic sounds

Back

sybaritic

Front

骄奢淫逸的,贪图享乐的

Back

tamper

Front

干预,interfer in a harmful way v. 干预;篡改

Back

tenure

Front

the term of holding sth n.任期;终身职位

Back

tiff

Front

a petty quarrel

Back

tempestuous

Front

狂暴的

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to-do

Front

fuss,喧闹 n.喧闹,骚乱

Back

tempest

Front

暴风雨storm

Back

tamp

Front

捣实,鼓捣 填充

Back

tasty

Front

有品位的

Back

throe

Front

anguish; painful struggle

Back

timbre

Front

quality of the sound

Back

thespian

Front

relating to drama,dramatic

Back

tangy

Front

sharp flavor a.强烈的,扑鼻的

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taciturn

Front

quiet

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taking

Front

attractive,charming

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throng

Front

a large number; 拥挤 聚集的人群

Back

tramp

Front

walk or step heavily

Back

temper

Front

exercise, 锻炼;脾气

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threadbare

Front

磨破的,陈腐的

Back

temporize

Front

draw out discussions or negotiations so as to gain time;见风使舵

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tatter

Front

n.碎片 v.撕碎

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tirade

Front

long and angry speeach

Back

tend

Front

act as an attendant;serve 护理,照看

Back

thaw

Front

melt

Back

temerity

Front

recklessness,rashness 鲁莽,轻率

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Section 2

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underling

Front

subordinate n.下属,手下

Back

vain

Front

自负的

Back

truant

Front

shirking responsibility;逃学者

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transpose

Front

reverse the order

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uncouth

Front

boorish;clumsy in speech or behavior 粗俗的,没有品位的:lacking in refinement

Back

trudge

Front

跋涉

Back

undulate

Front

fluctuate v.波动,起伏

Back

unbend

Front

变直;to behave in a less formal manner v.弄直;放松,变得随便

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underdog

Front

受欺压者

Back

tusk

Front

象的 长牙

Back

twinge

Front

sharp and sudden pain

Back

troll

Front

拖车 /troʊl/ v.反复;轮唱(歌曲);搜索;滚动

Back

unconscionable

Front

无节制的,过度的

Back

trinket

Front

small and cheap ornament; trivial thing

Back

unison

Front

harmonious agreement;齐唱

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unearthly

Front

very strange

Back

unflappable

Front

composed; impertubable

Back

valediction

Front

告别

Back

trumpery

Front

showy but not useful

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ungrudging

Front

generous

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unbosom

Front

reveal v.倾诉,吐露

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variance

Front

dispute

Back

tumid

Front

swollen,enlarged

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upswing

Front

上升

Back

unilateral

Front

单方面的

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upfront

Front

very direct

Back

turgid

Front

swollen; bombastic; pompuous

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unbidden

Front

uninvited a.未经邀请的

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understudy

Front

backup

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travesty

Front

滑稽的模仿

Back

ulcerate

Front

to affect with an ulcer

Back

unscrupulous

Front

狂妄,不择手段

Back

trapeze

Front

高空秋千;吊架

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unassuming

Front

不装腔作势的;不摆架子的 modest

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tumult

Front

commotion or disturbance

Back

umpire

Front

仲裁者

Back

unrepentant

Front

顽固的;不后悔的

Back

twee

Front

矫揉造作;affectedly or excessively delicate;cute or quaint a.矫揉造作的,故作多情的

Back

univocal

Front

having only one meaning a.单一意思的,意思明确的

Back

undergird

Front

strengthen from the bottom

Back

·vagary

Front

异想天开

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tremulous

Front

颤动的;trembling;胆怯的

Back

unprovoked

Front

not caused by previous actions [形]无缘无故的

Back

tweak

Front

调节

Back

unregenerate

Front

不知悔改的

Back

vagrancy

Front

漂泊;流浪

Back

totter

Front

摇摇欲坠;步履蹒跚

Back

vaporous

Front

空想的

Back

trounce

Front

痛击,严惩

Back

underwrite

Front

support with money ;同意负担。。。 的费用

Back

Section 3

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veto

Front

否决;禁止

Back

wiggle

Front

扭动;摆动

Back

waylay

Front

ambush

Back

wax

Front

增大

Back

voucher

Front

证件

Back

waddle

Front

摇摇摆摆地走

Back

waspish

Front

irascible a.易怒的;尖刻的

Back

vaunting

Front

吹嘘的;傲慢的

Back

vituperate

Front

谩骂;辱骂

Back

volition

Front

意志;决断力

Back

welsh

Front

欠债不还;失信

Back

wacky

Front

古怪的

Back

versant

Front

精通的;山坡

Back

votary

Front

崇拜者

Back

visceral

Front

内心深处的

Back

vestment

Front

官服;礼服

Back

vicinity

Front

附近;邻近

Back

vernal

Front

春季的

Back

vest

Front

授予

Back

wheeze

Front

喘息;

Back

waggish

Front

humorous

Back

whet

Front

to sharpen; stimulate

Back

verdure

Front

葱郁;青翠;生机勃勃

Back

vilify

Front

辱骂;诽谤

Back

wallop

Front

a hard blow

Back

wean

Front

断奶;戒掉

Back

vault

Front

arched structure

Back

vie

Front

竞争

Back

verboten

Front

forbidden

Back

wigwag

Front

摇摆;摆动

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vicar

Front

教区牧师

Back

wholesome

Front

有益健康的;healthy

Back

weld

Front

焊接

Back

wan

Front

虚弱的 feeble

Back

vicissitudinous

Front

有变化的;变迁的

Back

vocation

Front

禀性;才能;职业

Back

whoop

Front

高喊;欢呼

Back

wastrel

Front

挥霍无度的人

Back

vegetate

Front

grow like a plan;无所事事的生活

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virility

Front

男子气概

Back

verbatim

Front

following exact words

Back

whit

Front

一点

Back

virile

Front

有男子气概的

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wheedle

Front

哄骗;seduce;coax

Back

volley

Front

齐发;群射

Back

wade

Front

涉水;跋涉

Back

wend

Front

行;走

Back

wage

Front

开始;进行

Back

verbiage

Front

冗词 废话

Back

vindication

Front

证明无罪;辩护

Back

Section 4

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spineless

Front

a.(人)没骨气的,懦弱的;(动物)无脊椎的

Back

wispy

Front

纤细的;脆弱的

Back

sobriety

Front

n.节制,清醒

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veracious

Front

诚实的

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zest

Front

刺激性;兴趣;热心

Back

writ

Front

令状

Back

solicitous

Front

adj.热切的,挂念的

Back

wroth

Front

暴怒的;

Back

unsound

Front

不健全的

Back

viscous

Front

带有黏性的

Back

wizened

Front

干枯的;干瘪的

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solicitude

Front

n.热心;关怀

Back

valiant

Front

valorous

Back

wrench

Front

猛扭;扳手

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wily

Front

诡计多端的

Back

solicit

Front

v.恳求,乞求,教唆

Back

winkle

Front

挑出;取出;剔出

Back

yowl

Front

嚎叫;

Back

zesty

Front

兴致高昂的

Back

vicious

Front

evil

Back

yielding

Front

易弯曲的;柔软的

Back

untenable

Front

难以防守的

Back

wile

Front

诡计

Back

snug

Front

温暖舒适的

Back

vainglorious

Front

自负的

Back

yank

Front

猛拉

Back

solder

Front

焊接

Back

squalid

Front

污秽的,肮脏的:dirty;道德败坏的:repulsive

Back

unseemingly

Front

不得体的

Back

wiry

Front

瘦而结实的

Back

windy

Front

verbose;冗长的;夸夸其谈的

Back

wobble

Front

摇晃;摇摆;犹豫

Back

spongy

Front

a.像海绵的;不坚实的

Back

wreak

Front

发泄;报复

Back

upstage

Front

高傲的

Back

solvent

Front

有偿付能力的

Back

zephyr

Front

n.和风;西风

Back

zoom

Front

极速上升

Back

spiny

Front

多刺的:spines;棘手的,麻烦的:requiring exceptional skill

Back

venial

Front

轻微的;可原谅的

Back

stagger

Front

v.蹒跚,摇晃

Back

wretched

Front

可怜的;不幸的;悲惨的

Back

unbecoming

Front

不得体的

Back

windfall

Front

被风吹落的果实

Back

valuted

Front

拱形的

Back

unreserved

Front

无限制的

Back

wrought

Front

做成的;形成的;精致的

Back

venal

Front

腐败的

Back

winnow

Front

筛(谷物)

Back

soliloquy

Front

尤指自言自语的独白

Back

Section 5

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sultry

Front

a.(天气,空气)闷热的;(女人)风骚的,能激起性欲的

Back

somber

Front

昏暗的,无光的:shaded;悲伤的,不愉快的:lacking in cheer

Back

sumptous

Front

奢华的

Back

scads

Front

许多,大量:large number

Back

sophomoric

Front

a.一知半解的

Back

stash

Front

v.藏匿

Back

stout

Front

a.肥胖的;强壮的

Back

streak

Front

n.(与整体不同颜色的)线条,条纹;v.加线条

Back

spruce

Front

整洁的,使整洁,n.云杉

Back

sonorous

Front

a.(声音)洪亮的

Back

subdue

Front

vt.使服从,压制,克制,抑制

Back

subversive

Front

a.颠覆性的,破坏性的

Back

stint

Front

v.节省,节制

Back

stringent

Front

a.(规定)严格的,苛刻的;缺钱的

Back

stark

Front

a.(外表)僵硬的;完全的

Back

subsist

Front

v 生存;活下去,维持生命,维持生活

Back

superannuate

Front

v.使退休领取养老金

Back

spurious

Front

伪造的

Back

succor

Front

救援,援助:aid

Back

supercilious

Front

高傲的,傲慢的:haughty

Back

specter

Front

n.鬼魂,幽灵;(缠绕心头的)恐惧

Back

stymie

Front

v.妨碍,阻挠

Back

stalwart

Front

a.无所畏惧的:no fear;(体魄等)强健的:strength vigor;坚定的:firm, resolute

Back

sparing

Front

节俭的,节约的:careful restraint;不足的,缺乏的:less plentiful

Back

supercede

Front

v. 取代,替代

Back

squander

Front

v.浪费,挥霍

Back

virulence

Front

n.恶意,毒性

Back

subdued

Front

a.(光和声)柔和的,缓和的;(人)温和的

Back

suffragist

Front

n.参政权扩大论者;妇女政权论者

Back

spartan

Front

简朴的,节约的:simplicity

Back

vindicative

Front

报复的

Back

strait

Front

n.海峡;a.狭窄的;痛苦

Back

spanking

Front

adj. 强烈的,疾行的;打屁股

Back

sterile

Front

a.贫瘠且无植被的;不孕的;无细菌的

Back

stately

Front

a.庄严的,堂皇的;宏伟的

Back

subservient

Front

奉承的,屈从的:obsequiously

Back

stilted

Front

a.(文章,谈话)不自然的;夸张的

Back

sordid

Front

肮脏的,不干净的:not clean;卑鄙的:baseness

Back

soporific

Front

a.催眠的;n.安眠药

Back

steadfast

Front

坚定的,忠诚的:firm in belief

Back

stronghold

Front

n.要塞;堡垒,根据地

Back

stipulate

Front

规定,特定要求:specify agreement

Back

stem

Front

阻止

Back

stodgy

Front

平庸的,乏味的:dull;非常守旧的:old-fashioned

Back

spectral

Front

a.幽灵的;谱的,光谱的

Back

substantive

Front

本质的,关键的:relating to the essence

Back

stocky

Front

adj. (人或动物)矮而结实的,粗壮的

Back

specious

Front

似是而非的,欺骗性的:false look of truth

Back

squirt

Front

vi. 喷出,溅进

Back

subside

Front

v. 减轻,平息

Back

Section 6

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trite

Front

陈腐的,陈词滥调的:hackneyed

Back

truculence

Front

n.野蛮,粗野,残酷

Back

umbrage

Front

不悦,生气:feeling of being offended or resentful

Back

treacherous

Front

a.背叛的,不忠的;奸诈的

Back

tread

Front

vi. 踏,践踏;行走

Back

whittle

Front

v.消减,切削

Back

unctuous

Front

a.油质的;油腔滑调的

Back

willful

Front

a.任性的,固执的;故意的

Back

tributary

Front

n.支流;进贡国 a.支流的;辅助的;进贡的

Back

vigilance

Front

警惕

Back

unbridled

Front

a.放纵的,不受约束的

Back

voluble

Front

adj. 健谈的,流利的

Back

tribulation

Front

n.苦难,困苦,考验

Back

voluptuous

Front

奢侈逸乐的,沉湎酒色的:enjoyments luxury

Back

xenophobia

Front

N. /惧外的,仇外的/fear or hatred of foreigners. When the refugee arrived in America, he was unprepared for the xenophobia he found there.

Back

trickle

Front

一滴一滴地流,缓缓地流:fall in drops

Back

vitriolic

Front

a.刻薄的,恶意的

Back

transmute

Front

v.变化,变作

Back

untimely

Front

a.过早的;不适时的

Back

turncate

Front

shorten

Back

wary

Front

小心的,机警的,谨慎的:caution

Back

untarnished

Front

a.未受玷污的,未失去光泽的

Back

rueful

Front

adj.后悔的,懊悔的,遗憾的;令人同情的

Back

vex

Front

使烦恼,使恼怒:bring agitation

Back

valve

Front

n.活门,阀门

Back

tussle

Front

v./n.扭打,搏斗;争辩

Back

welter

Front

杂乱

Back

transitory

Front

短暂的

Back

venerable

Front

adj. 神圣庄严的;值得敬重的,令人崇敬的

Back

uncommitted

Front

a.不受约束的;不承担责任的

Back

truculent

Front

尖酸刻薄的:harsh insulting;好战的,好斗的:eagerness to fight

Back

trepidation

Front

恐惧,战栗:apprehension

Back

woolly

Front

a.羊毛的;模糊的

Back

unstinting

Front

adj. 慷慨的;大方的

Back

ulterior

Front

a.较远的,将来的 a.隐秘不明的,别有用心的,较远的

Back

unbridgable

Front

不可逾越的

Back

vitiate

Front

v. 削弱...的效能;损害;使堕落;使无效

Back

walrus

Front

n. 海象

Back

untapped

Front

a.未开发的,未利用的

Back

warp

Front

v. 扭曲

Back

wistful

Front

adj. 愁眉苦脸的,伤感的;渴望的,略带忧伤的怀念

Back

trenchant

Front

锐利的:sharp;(言辞)一针见血的:articulate

Back

wring

Front

v.绞,拧,扭

Back

ultimatum

Front

n. 最后通牒

Back

wilt

Front

凋谢

Back

rowdy

Front

adj.吵闹的,粗暴的

Back

unwitting

Front

不知道的,未觉察的:unware;偶然的,并非有意的:by chance, not intended

Back

upstart

Front

n.突然升官的人,暴发户

Back

uncanny

Front

离奇的,奇异的:extraordinary or abnormal

Back

unwonted

Front

不习惯的,不寻常的:not habitual, ordinary, unusual

Back

Section 7

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effulgent

Front

光辉灿烂的:resplendent

Back

salubrious

Front

有益健康的:promoting health

Back

sluggish

Front

缓慢的,迟缓的:slow in movement;迟钝的,反应慢的:slow to respond

Back

slavish

Front

a.卑屈的;效仿的,无创造性的

Back

serrated

Front

a.呈锯齿状的

Back

self-deprecation

Front

n.自嘲

Back

schism

Front

分裂

Back

scourge

Front

n.v.鞭笞,磨难

Back

gibe

Front

嘲笑

Back

saline

Front

a.含盐的;咸的

Back

seminal

Front

有发展性的:contributing later development;创新的:creative

Back

scour

Front

用力擦洗:wash vigorously;搜查:to find or discover

Back

slimy

Front

adj. 黏糊糊的;(分泌)黏液的

Back

sane

Front

a.心智健全的,神志清醒的,明智的,稳健的

Back

shopworn

Front

陈旧的:worn-out

Back

salient

Front

a.显著的,突出的

Back

sanctimonious

Front

a.(贬)假装神圣(虔诚)的

Back

shiftless

Front

胸无大志的,懒惰的:lacking ambition

Back

self-righteousness

Front

n.自以为是

Back

slash

Front

v.大量削减

Back

sling

Front

投掷:send through the air

Back

perfervid

Front

a.非常热心的 adj. 过分热情的,热烈的

Back

tenuous

Front

a.稀薄的,微细的,纤细的,脆弱的 没有实际内容的,空洞的:little substance

Back

sedative

Front

a.(药物)镇静的;n.镇静剂

Back

shuffle

Front

v.洗牌;拖步走;支吾

Back

slovenly

Front

邋遢的,不整洁的:lacking neatness

Back

shrivel

Front

v.枯萎

Back

seismic

Front

adj. 地震的

Back

sectarianism

Front

n.宗派主义;教派意识

Back

septic

Front

腐败的,感染的

Back

aver

Front

v.极力声明;断言;确证

Back

instate

Front

任命 v. 就职

Back

shed

Front

v.流出(眼泪等);脱落(叶子)

Back

inure

Front

使习惯接受不好的东西:accustom;使坚强:withstand physical hardship

Back

truss

Front

系紧,扎紧:into a tight mass

Back

sentient

Front

a.有知觉的;知悉的,察觉到的

Back

self-adulation

Front

n.自我吹捧

Back

shoal

Front

n.浅滩,浅水处;一群(鱼等);a.水浅的

Back

salutary

Front

有益健康的:promoting health;有利的,利好的:promoting well-being

Back

skimp

Front

v.节省花费

Back

frosty

Front

寒冷的:low temperature;无强烈情感的,冷淡的:lacking in friendliness or warmth

Back

slanderous

Front

a.诽谤的

Back

sequester

Front

使隔离,分离:segregate;使隐退:seclusion

Back

sedate

Front

淡定的,安静的:free from agitation

Back

skinflint

Front

n.吝啬鬼

Back

self-effacement

Front

n.自谦

Back

sedulous

Front

勤奋的

Back

sagacious

Front

a.聪明的,睿智的

Back

emolient

Front

n.润肤剂,护肤剂 soothing or softening remedy

Back

shunt

Front

v.使(火车)转到另一轨道,转移方向

Back

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quarantine

Front

隔离:isolation

Back

scrupulous

Front

a.小心谨慎的,细心的 一丝不苟的

Back

purchase

Front

n.支点(阻止东西下滑)

Back

scavenge

Front

从废物中提取

Back

pilfer

Front

偷窃:steal

Back

prodigal

Front

浪费的

Back

scruple

Front

n.顾忌,迟疑;v.顾忌

Back

scant

Front

a.不足的,缺乏的

Back

snobbery

Front

n.势利

Back

qualm

Front

n. 忧虑;不安;担忧

Back

retribution

Front

n.报应,惩罚

Back

refractory

Front

倔强的,不顺从的:resisting control

Back

querulous

Front

a.抱怨的,多牢骚的

Back

slipshod

Front

粗心的,随意的:indifference to exactness, precision, and accuracy

Back

regimental

Front

a.团的,团队的

Back

douse

Front

v.把...浸入水中;熄灭

Back

renegade

Front

背叛者

Back

scrappy

Front

好斗的,好吵架的:aggressive

Back

relent

Front

v.动怜悯心,发慈悲;减弱

Back

equable

Front

a.稳定的,不变的;(脾气)温和的

Back

scramble

Front

vt. 攀爬;搅乱,使混杂

Back

relish

Front

喜好,偏好:appreciation or liking;(愿望达成时的)高兴,满足感:when wishes are met;享受,喜欢:take pleasure

Back

propriety

Front

礼节:conformity socially acceptable;适当,得体:suitable or fitting

Back

snub

Front

轻视,不理睬:contempt or neglect

Back

refrain

Front

v.抑制;n.歌曲的反复句,叠句

Back

relegate

Front

v.降级,降职

Back

satiated

Front

a.;厌倦的,生腻的

Back

referent

Front

n.指示对象

Back

reportorial

Front

a.记者的;纪实的

Back

proscribe

Front

v. 禁止

Back

smother

Front

使窒息:killed by lack of air;抑制(表达,说出),压制:refrain

Back

quash

Front

v. 用武力平息,镇压

Back

reinstate

Front

v. 使复职;使复位;恢复;修复

Back

quagmire

Front

n.沼泽地,困境

Back

replete

Front

彻底吃饱了的:appetite completely satisfied;充满...的,富于...的:possessing great numbers

Back

snippet

Front

n.小片,片段

Back

profuse

Front

adj. 充沛的,大量的adj. 挥霍无度的,毫不吝惜的

Back

proselytize

Front

使改变信仰

Back

propitious

Front

a.吉利的;有利的

Back

proprietary

Front

a.私有的

Back

regale

Front

v.款待,宴请;使...享受,使...开心

Back

prospect

Front

探查,勘探:go into discovery;期待,期望的事物:looking forward to

Back

saturnine

Front

忧郁的,阴沉的:lacking in cheer;讽刺的:sardonic

Back

remiss

Front

疏忽的,不留心的:carelessness

Back

sap

Front

n.树液;活力;v.消弱,耗尽

Back

reparation

Front

n.赔偿,补偿

Back

quaint

Front

古色古香的

Back

quiescence

Front

n 静止,沉寂(qui+escence开始...的→产生静→静止)

Back

scale

Front

n.鱼鳞;(音乐)音阶

Back

restitution

Front

补偿,赔偿:for some injury

Back

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rift

Front

分裂,不和:break friendly;使开裂:break

Back

reverberate

Front

回荡,回响:continue or be repeated sound waves

Back

reprimand

Front

n.训诫,谴责;v.训诫,谴责

Back

resurrect

Front

使重生,使复苏:bring back to life

Back

protozoan

Front

n.原生动物

Back

promulgate

Front

v.颁布(法令);宣传,宣扬

Back

quixotic

Front

a.不切实际的,空想的

Back

reconnaissance

Front

n.侦察,预先探索

Back

retentive

Front

a.保持的,有保持力的,记性好的

Back

reclusive

Front

a.隐遁的,隐居的

Back

provision

Front

n.供应,(一批)供应品;预备;条款;(pl.)给养

Back

rag

Front

n.旧布,碎布;破旧衣服

Back

recuperate

Front

v.恢复(健康),复原

Back

provident

Front

a.深谋远虑的;节俭的

Back

recourse

Front

n.求助,依靠

Back

reticent

Front

沉默不语的:inclined to be silent;不愿意的:slow to begin

Back

respite

Front

间歇,休息:rest

Back

provincial

Front

狭隘(的):limited perspective

Back

recondite

Front

深奥的,难解的:difficult to comprehend

Back

resurge

Front

v.复活,复兴

Back

prudent

Front

a.审慎的,三思而后行的;判断力强的,精明的;节俭的

Back

revert

Front

v.回复,恢复

Back

reprehensive

Front

应受谴责的

Back

recapitulate

Front

v.扼要重述,重述要点

Back

rivet

Front

n.铆钉;v.吸引(注意力)

Back

ribaldry

Front

n.下流的语言,粗鄙的幽默

Back

rancid

Front

a.不新鲜的,变质变味的

Back

roseate

Front

a.玫瑰色的;过分乐观的

Back

resuscitate

Front

v.使复活,使苏醒

Back

ragtime

Front

n.拉格泰姆音乐(黑人爵士乐);a.使人发笑的,滑稽的

Back

pronounced

Front

a.(观点等)强硬的,明显的

Back

recluse

Front

n.隐士;a.隐居的

Back

repute

Front

n.名声,名誉 v.认为

Back

ragged

Front

衣衫褴褛的:threadbare clothes;凹凸不平的,不光滑的:not smooth

Back

ramshackle

Front

摇摇欲坠的

Back

reprisal

Front

n.(政治或军事的)报复

Back

purport

Front

n.意义,涵义,主旨

Back

raciness

Front

n.活泼生动

Back

prudish

Front

a.过分守礼拘谨的,假道学的

Back

propitiate

Front

抚慰,劝解:appease

Back

prostrate

Front

a.(尤指因精疲力竭而)俯卧的;无能为力的,沮丧的;v.使下跪鞠躬

Back

rancor

Front

n.深仇,怨恨

Back

ridge

Front

n 脊;脊背;山脊;分水岭

Back

reclaim

Front

v.纠正(错误);开垦(土地)

Back

recoil

Front

vi. 弹回,反冲 退却,畏缩:shrink back

Back

radically

Front

adv.根本上;以激进方式

Back

ranching

Front

n.大牧场

Back

restive

Front

a.不安静的,不安宁的

Back

revile

Front

v.辱骂,恶言相向

Back

rectify

Front

v.改正,调正;提纯(尤指蒸馏)

Back

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dumbfound

Front

使惊讶

Back

encumber

Front

v.妨害,阻碍

Back

ungainly

Front

笨拙的

Back

inimical

Front

带有敌意的:hostility;危及某人利益的,不利的:opposed to interests

Back

drab

Front

单调的,无聊的:dullness and monotony

Back

uninitiated

Front

a.外行的,缺乏经验的

Back

enervate

Front

v.使虚弱,使无力

Back

endear

Front

v. 使受喜爱;使受青睐:

Back

egregious

Front

极端恶劣的

Back

unerringly

Front

adv.无过失的

Back

emend

Front

v.订正,校订

Back

entrall

Front

使着迷

Back

dupe

Front

复制品,复制:exactly like something else;易受骗的人:easily deceived;欺骗:deceive

Back

epoch

Front

新纪元

Back

unliterary

Front

a.不矫揉造作的,不咬文嚼字的

Back

unheralded

Front

a.未预先通知,未预先警告过的

Back

ravage

Front

v.摧毁,使荒废

Back

underhanded

Front

a.秘密的,狡诈的 a.不光明的,卑鄙的

Back

elude

Front

vt.逃避,规避,使困惑

Back

rave

Front

狂热赞扬:exaggerated display of affection;(发疯般的)怒吼:talk as if in delirium胡言乱语

Back

unobstructed

Front

a.没有障碍的

Back

embrylogical

Front

胚胎学的

Back

recalcitrant

Front

顽抗的;反抗的

Back

unfettered

Front

a.自由的,不受约束的

Back

elusive

Front

难懂的

Back

unfailing

Front

a.无尽的,无穷的

Back

enviable

Front

a.令人羡慕的

Back

elegiac

Front

a.哀歌的,挽歌的 n.哀歌,挽歌

Back

unfounded

Front

a.无事实根据的

Back

downfall

Front

n.垮台

Back

drollery

Front

n.滑稽( dog roll on the floor)

Back

underplay

Front

v.淡化...的重要性;表演(角色)不充分

Back

effete

Front

a.无生产力;虚弱的

Back

embezzlement

Front

n.贪污,盗用

Back

encapsulation

Front

n.包装

Back

embryonic

Front

adj. 胚胎的;萌芽期的

Back

plodding

Front

沉重缓慢的,单调乏味的

Back

unenlightened

Front

a.愚昧无知的;不文明的

Back

downplay

Front

v.贬低,不予重视

Back

entrenched

Front

a.(权利、传统)确立的,牢固的

Back

unobtrusive

Front

a.不引人注目的

Back

ratify

Front

批准,认可

Back

endemic

Front

a.地方性的

Back

drone

Front

v.嗡嗡地响,单调地说;n.单调的低音

Back

drizzly

Front

a.毛毛细雨的

Back

duplicity

Front

n.欺骗,口是心非

Back

dwindle

Front

v.变小

Back

edify

Front

v.陶冶,启发

Back

edifice

Front

n.宏伟的建筑(如宫殿、教堂)

Back

unintelligible

Front

a.无法了解的,难解的,莫名其妙的

Back

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surly

Front

a.脾气暴躁的;阴沉的

Back

guzzle

Front

狂饮:drink greedily

Back

tendentious

Front

有偏见的

Back

temperate

Front

a (气候等)温和的

Back

tawdry

Front

a.华而不实的,俗丽的

Back

tepid

Front

微温的 不太热心的

Back

timorous

Front

胆小的

Back

tenable

Front

站得住脚的

Back

tact

Front

机敏,精明,不冒犯:keen sense, maintain good relations

Back

choleric

Front

a.易怒的,暴躁的

Back

espouse

Front

v.支持,拥护

Back

torpor

Front

n.懒散;迟钝 缺乏兴趣:lack of interest;(肉体或精神上的)迟钝,懒散:inertness

Back

titular

Front

a.有名无实的,名义上的

Back

wrongheaded

Front

固执己见的,坚持(错误观点)的:stubborn in adherence

Back

crotchety

Front

怪癖的,反复无常的 脾气坏的

Back

surreptitious

Front

鬼鬼祟祟的

Back

taunt

Front

嘲笑

Back

concatenate

Front

v.连结;连锁

Back

sycophant

Front

n.马屁精

Back

tacit

Front

心照不宣的 暗示的:implied, not actually expressed

Back

supple

Front

adj. 易弯曲的,柔韧的

Back

symbiosis

Front

共生关系:living together

Back

tedium

Front

单调乏味

Back

flout

Front

v.蔑视,违抗

Back

padding

Front

夸张,废话

Back

trample

Front

v.踩坏,踏伤

Back

termite

Front

白蚁

Back

homily

Front

冗长乏味的道德演讲或训诫

Back

tined

Front

a.尖端的

Back

supplant

Front

代替

Back

pique

Front

使愤怒:arouse anger;激起,刺激:excite or arouse

Back

grueling

Front

费时间花心思的:requiring

Back

misnomer

Front

n.用词不当

Back

taxing

Front

繁重的,费力的:requiring much time, effort

Back

thorny

Front

多刺的:full of thorns;棘手的:difficulties

Back

torpid

Front

麻木的,没有知觉的:sensation;迟钝的,行动迟缓的:slow

Back

tapering

Front

adj. 尖端细的

Back

unmatched

Front

adj. 无可匹敌的

Back

thatch

Front

v.以茅草覆盖;n.茅草屋顶,茅草

Back

teem

Front

v. 充满,充斥

Back

tenacious

Front

adj. 顽强的;坚韧的;固执的;紧握的;黏着力强的

Back

exasperate

Front

激怒

Back

occult

Front

难以理解的:not easily apprehended, mysterious;使隐藏或神秘:keep secret

Back

unpremeditated

Front

adj. 非故意的; 非预谋的; 过失的

Back

warmonger

Front

好战者:urges war

Back

suppliant

Front

a.恳求的,哀求的;n.恳求者

Back

taut

Front

紧绷的:not loose;整洁的:proper order, trim shape

Back

tantamount

Front

等价的,与...相等的:equivalent

Back

toady

Front

马屁精

Back

androgynous

Front

a. 雌雄同体的

Back

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bruit

Front

v.散布(谣言)

Back

heckle

Front

起哄,使难堪:harass

Back

accessory

Front

n.同谋,从犯;附件

Back

paragon

Front

模范

Back

protean

Front

变化多端的

Back

brim

Front

边缘,边界:outer margin;充满:full often to overflowing;加满,倒满:as much as can be

Back

blasé

Front

厌倦于享乐的

Back

plangent

Front

a.(声音)轰鸣的;(声音)悲哀的

Back

imposing

Front

宏伟壮丽的:impressive

Back

retinue

Front

随行人员:group of retainers

Back

pastiche

Front

(带嘲讽的)模仿:imitates with satirical intent;大杂烩:hodgepodge

Back

dawdle

Front

v.闲荡,虚度

Back

blazon

Front

使知名:make known openly; 修饰,装扮:make more attractive

Back

meager

Front

贫乏的

Back

coltish

Front

不守纪律的:not subjected, discipline; 爱开玩笑的:joking, teasing

Back

shipshape

Front

井然有序的:order

Back

stench

Front

臭气,恶臭:foul odor

Back

jejune

Front

无趣乏味的:not interesting;幼稚的:annoying qualities children

Back

fender

Front

缓冲装置:cushioning device

Back

stouthearted

Front

勇敢的:stout, spirit

Back

conversant

Front

a.精通的,熟知的

Back

gush

Front

(使)大量涌出:great volume;(使)情感强烈外溢:exaggerated display

Back

abnegate

Front

否认:deny,renounce;投降,放弃,交出(权力等):surrender,relinquish

Back

teeming

Front

大量的:great numbers

Back

pernicious

Front

有害的

Back

estimable

Front

值得尊敬的:admirable

Back

saddle

Front

使某人担负:load

Back

infirm

Front

虚弱的:weak in body;不果断的,优柔寡断的:lacking firmness of will

Back

rubicund

Front

红润的,健康的:healthy rosiness

Back

prowl

Front

潜行于,巡游以猎取食物,徘徊:roam through search of prey

Back

plod

Front

沉重缓慢地走:walk heavily

Back

canvass

Front

v.细查;拉选票

Back

gripe

Front

抱怨:dissatisfaction;(通过连续让人讨厌的举动)激怒,惹怒:disturb

Back

comity

Front

n.礼让,礼仪 友好,社会和谐:friendly, harmony

Back

fickle

Front

易变的:likely to change;不忠诚的:not true in one's allegiance

Back

mercenary

Front

(外国军队的)雇佣军:soldier hired;唯利是图的,贪婪的:monetary or material gain

Back

parch

Front

烤干

Back

maelstrom

Front

漩涡:violent whirlpool;混乱、动荡的局势:turbulent

Back

perquisite

Front

额外收入

Back

mollycoddle

Front

v.过分爱惜,娇惯;n.娇生惯养的人

Back

ensconce

Front

安置:settle securely;隐藏:hiding

Back

ambrosial

Front

(食物)特别美味的,香的:extremely pleasing

Back

malculate

Front

使有斑点,弄脏;玷污

Back

untoward

Front

倒霉的,不吉利的:not favorable, unpropitious;难以驯服的,难以驾驭的:resisting control or discipline

Back

grovel

Front

卑躬屈膝:draw back, fearful submission

Back

peremptory

Front

不容反抗的:not allowing contradiction;爱发号施令的:ordering people;傲慢的:feeling of superiority

Back

drawl

Front

v./n.慢吞吞地说话(态度)

Back

talisman

Front

护身符:bring good luck, keep away evil

Back

divulge

Front

v.泄露,透露

Back

summary

Front

摘要:abstract;就地的,立即的:on the spot

Back

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peroration

Front

(演讲的)结束语:concluding part;(正式的)演讲,致辞:formal discourse

Back

bale

Front

痛苦,悲哀:sorrow

Back

adulterate

Front

v.掺假

Back

windbag

Front

健谈的人:talkative

Back

halcyon

Front

宁静的,平静的:free from;繁荣的,丰富的:affluent

Back

clarion

Front

a.声音高而清晰的;n.尖音小号声;尖音小号

Back

dullard

Front

笨蛋:stupid

Back

sedulous

Front

勤勉的

Back

fluster

Front

使慌乱:put into agitated confusion

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puckish

Front

淘气的,顽皮的:mischievous, impish 淘气的,顽皮的:mischievous, impish

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gadfly

Front

刺激物:provocative stimulus;令人反感的人:annoys

Back

stipple

Front

(雕刻时)点刻,用点标记:mark with small spots

Back

winsome

Front

迷人的,漂亮的:pleasing and engaging

Back

concerted

Front

共同完成的:accomplished together

Back

boor

Front

n.举止粗野的人;乡下人

Back

lachrymose

Front

催人泪下的,悲伤的:mournful

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chameleon

Front

n.变色龙,蜥蜴;善变之人

Back

denouement

Front

n.(小说的)结尾,结局

Back

philistine

Front

市侩(注重物质而鄙视智慧或艺术的人):guided by materialism

Back

dispassionate

Front

a.平心静气的 客观公正的,不易被情绪或偏见影响的:unaffected

Back

paucity

Front

n.少数,少量,缺乏

Back

unassailable

Front

无可争辩的,无法否认的,不可亵渎的:not to be violated

Back

quotidian

Front

每日的,平凡的:commonplace

Back

temporize

Front

鲁莽,冒失:foolhardy, recklessness;行动躲躲闪闪以争取时间、躲避争论等:act evasively

Back

mire

Front

困境:difficult situation;使陷入困境,拖后腿:hold back

Back

reproof

Front

批评,反对:criticism

Back

baffling

Front

令人疑惑的,难以理解的:hard to comprehend

Back

immure

Front

监禁,禁闭;使闭门不出:confine

Back

cronyism

Front

n.任人唯亲;对好朋友的偏袒

Back

perfidy

Front

n.不忠,背叛

Back

diffident

Front

a.缺乏自信的

Back

sere

Front

干枯的,凋萎的:dried, withered

Back

stoke

Front

添加燃料:supply fuel;增大,促进:make greater

Back

efficacious

Front

a.有效的

Back

demote

Front

v.降级,降职

Back

stonewall

Front

拒绝(合作),阻挠:uncooperative, obstructive

Back

illuminati

Front

智者:enlightened;精英:best of a class

Back

slake

Front

使满足:satisfy

Back

sybarite

Front

爱奢侈享乐的人

Back

fumble

Front

笨拙地做:awkward attempts;(无意识的)失误:departure from truth

Back

secede

Front

脱离,拖出(组织、团体、联盟等):withdraw from an organization

Back

rapt

Front

狂喜的,狂热的:pleasurable emotion;全神贯注的:deeply absorbed

Back

tether

Front

(用绳、铁链)拴系、束缚:fasten, restrain;能力或忍耐力的极限:limit

Back

stitch

Front

突然剧痛:sharp unpleasant sensation

Back

affectation

Front

n.做作,虚假

Back

facetious

Front

喜欢开玩笑的,轻浮的:joking

Back

cornucopia

Front

大量:overflowing

Back

dissolute

Front

放荡的

Back

ostracize

Front

驱逐:exclude

Back

epithet

Front

外号,绰号:descriptive name

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pacifist

Front

n.和平主义者,反战主义者

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outgrowth

Front

n.自然结果;结果;副产品

Back

spat

Front

(小的)争吵:quarrel

Back

palatable

Front

adj. 美味的

Back

intransigent

Front

不妥协的,固执的:refusal to compromise

Back

bellwether

Front

领导者,带头人:lead

Back

pantomine

Front

哑剧

Back

painstakingly

Front

adv.细心地,专注地;辛苦地

Back

overturn

Front

v.翻倒;推翻,使垮台(尤指政府)

Back

erudite

Front

博学的

Back

paltry

Front

a.无价值的,微不足道的

Back

persecute

Front

迫害,折磨:cause suffering

Back

palpable

Front

a.可触知的,明显的

Back

meretricious

Front

艳俗的,俗气的:vulgar manner

Back

extenuate

Front

减轻罪过:lessen the seriousness

Back

daunting

Front

adj. 使人畏缩的

Back

paean

Front

n.赞美歌,颂歌

Back

ordeal

Front

n.严峻考验,痛苦经验

Back

obfuscate

Front

v.使困惑,使迷惑

Back

overawe

Front

v.威慑

Back

acquisitive

Front

a.渴望得到的,贪婪的

Back

opalescent

Front

adj.发乳白色光的

Back

swerve

Front

突然转向

Back

jaunty

Front

轻快呃,活泼的:sprightly

Back

pall

Front

棺材 v. 失去吸引力,变得乏味;v. 减少

Back

pancreas

Front

n.胰腺

Back

fester

Front

感染,溃烂,腐烂:corrupt

Back

opprobrious

Front

辱骂的:reproach;臭名昭著的,令人鄙视的:infamous

Back

metaphysics

Front

形而上学,玄学

Back

saunter

Front

闲逛,漫步

Back

oust

Front

v.驱逐;把...赶走

Back

overcast

Front

adj. 阴天的,阴暗的

Back

outstrip

Front

v. 超过;胜过

Back

paroxysm

Front

(感情、动作的)突发:outburst;(政治、社会领域呃)大动荡:disturbance

Back

opacity

Front

n.不透明性;晦涩,难懂

Back

overbear

Front

v.压倒;镇压;比···更重要

Back

hunch

Front

直觉

Back

jitters

Front

紧张,不安:panic, nervousness

Back

override

Front

v.不理会;蹂躏,践踏

Back

overt

Front

明显的,公开的:open

Back

overblown

Front

a.盛期已过的,残败的;夸张的

Back

overwrought

Front

十分激动的,非常不安的:agitation;(装饰、文风等)过分华丽的:excessively decorated

Back

overrule

Front

v.(高位的人)否决(低位的人或事)

Back

panacea

Front

万能药

Back

precipitous

Front

非常陡峭的:steep;匆忙的:careless speed

Back

parable

Front

寓言:teach a basic truth

Back

lurch

Front

蹒跚:swaying

Back

outlying

Front

a 远离中心(主体)的,边远的

Back

overtire

Front

vt. 使过度疲劳

Back

imposter

Front

冒名顶替者

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phlegmatic

Front

a.冷静的,冷淡的

Back

peerless

Front

a.无可匹敌的

Back

precipitate

Front

v.加速,促成;a.鲁莽的

Back

pedestrian

Front

行人:traveling on foot;平庸无奇的,令人厌倦的;路人的:causing weariness;缺乏想象力的

Back

pomposity

Front

n.自大的行为,言辞

Back

pecuniary

Front

a.金钱的

Back

piety

Front

n.孝顺,孝敬;虔诚

Back

plunge

Front

突然下降:descend suddenly;插入,刺入:penetrate

Back

placate

Front

v.抚慰,平息(愤怒)

Back

plumb

Front

adv.恰恰,正好;v.深入了解,探究;用铅锤测水深;a.垂直的;n.铅锤

Back

parsimony

Front

n.过分节俭,吝啬

Back

plaintive

Front

a.(听起来)哀伤的,伤心的

Back

paramount

Front

a.最重要的,最高权力的

Back

plainspoken

Front

adj. 直言不讳的

Back

postdate

Front

vt. 填迟...的日期

Back

penchant

Front

n.爱好,嗜好

Back

perspire

Front

v.流汗

Back

potshot

Front

n.盲目射击 v.肆意抨击

Back

patronizing

Front

adj. 俨然以恩人态度的, 要人领情的

Back

peripatetic

Front

巡游的,四处游历的:place to place

Back

penitent

Front

a.后悔的,忏悔的

Back

pensive

Front

沉思的,(尤指)哀思的:thinking

Back

pejorative

Front

轻蔑的,贬低的:disparaging

Back

premonition

Front

n.预感,预兆

Back

postulate

Front

v.假定;要求

Back

perennial

Front

adj. 全年的,多年的, adj. 持久的,永恒的

Back

preconception

Front

n.先入之见;偏见

Back

perspicacious

Front

极敏锐的,有洞察力的:penetrating mental discernment

Back

pestilential

Front

a.引起瘟疫的;致命的

Back

perspicuous

Front

a.(语言,文章)明晰的,表达清楚的

Back

pedant

Front

n. 拘泥于细节(或传统)的人;(尤指)学究,书子

Back

perfunctory

Front

例行公事的,敷衍的:superficially;不感兴趣的:lacking in interest

Back

peevish

Front

adj.坏脾气的,易怒的

Back

preempt

Front

v. 抢先行动;预先制止;先发制人

Back

pounce

Front

n.爪;猛扑 v.猛扑,突袭

Back

pine

Front

渴望,奢望:yearn;因渴望而憔悴:lose vigor

Back

predispose

Front

v.使预先有倾向;使易受感染

Back

pathological

Front

a.病态的;病理的

Back

piercing

Front

a.(寒风)刺骨的;(观察力)敏锐的

Back

perilous

Front

危险的:potential loss or injury

Back

portend

Front

预示

Back

precarious

Front

a.不稳固的,不安全的;不确定的,不稳定的

Back

preeminent

Front

a.出类拔萃的

Back

plump

Front

丰满的:well-around;鼎力支持,赞不绝口:give full support

Back

poise

Front

v.使相等,使平衡;n.泰然自若,镇定

Back

pithy

Front

精练的,简洁的:brief

Back

platitude

Front

n.陈词滥调

Back

pitcher

Front

n.有柄水罐

Back

pompous

Front

a.自大的

Back

potable

Front

饮品,尤指有酒精饮料:beverage;适于饮用的:suitable for drinking

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roil

Front

搅浑,使混乱:stir up;激怒:displease

Back

creek

Front

n.小湾,小溪

Back

bigot

Front

固执己见者,有偏见的人:obstinately devoted

Back

crease

Front

折痕:folding

Back

smarmy

Front

虚情假意的,过分恭维的:hypocritically

Back

rail at

Front

责骂,抱怨

Back

extricate

Front

使解脱,救出:free entanglement

Back

swindle

Front

欺骗,骗取:cheat

Back

impaired

Front

[ɪm'pɛrd ] a.受损害的

Back

quench

Front

熄灭:put out;使满足:put a complete end to

Back

languish

Front

变得衰弱:become feeble

Back

clandestine

Front

a.秘密的,暗中从事的

Back

splice

Front

接合,叠接:unite

Back

conceal

Front

隐藏,隐瞒:prevent disclosure

Back

exigent

Front

紧急的:immediate

Back

stray

Front

漫无目的:lacking purpose;离群,迷途,偏离:move away, deviate

Back

captious

Front

a.吹毛求疵的

Back

exult

Front

感到欢喜:rejoice

Back

repulse

Front

使厌恶,排斥:reject with denial

Back

irreducible

Front

(数)不可约分的:incapable factored

Back

obsolescent

Front

adj. 过时的;废弃的;淘汰的

Back

primordial

Front

原始的,最初的:happening first

Back

prig

Front

n.自命清高者,道学先生

Back

prescient

Front

有先见之明的

Back

ironclad

Front

非常坚固的,坚不可摧的:unbreakable

Back

contumacious

Front

不服从的,倔强的:disobedient

Back

presumptous

Front

放肆的

Back

onerous

Front

费时间花心思的:requiring much time, effort

Back

dandy

Front

纨绔子弟,爱打扮的人:appearance;最佳的,最好的:very best kind

Back

efficacious

Front

a.有效的

Back

sop

Front

安慰物:placate or soothe;贿赂,回扣:improperly influence a person's conduct;浸湿,湿透:wet thoroughly

Back

preternatural

Front

a.异常的;超自然的

Back

shifty

Front

(显得)狡诈的,(显得)欺诈的:deceitful character

Back

prompting

Front

n.促使,推动,激励(良心驱使)

Back

probity

Front

n.刚直,正直

Back

brittle

Front

易碎的,脆弱的,易坏的:broken; 不热心的,不真心的:lacking in friendliness

Back

purloin

Front

偷窃:steal

Back

prerogative

Front

n.特权

Back

recant

Front

撤回,放弃,改变:withdraw a statement

Back

proclamation

Front

n.宣布,公告

Back

peculiarity

Front

特征,特点:distinguishing characteristic

Back

pretense

Front

虚假,伪装:pretending deceive;自大,优越感:exaggerated sense of one's importance

Back

sinecure

Front

n.挂名差事,工作清闲但领薪的职位

Back

folly

Front

n.愚蠢;愚蠢的行为,思想或做法

Back

extravagant

Front

挥霍的:spending money freely;过度的,不必要的:beyond normal acceptable limit

Back

axiomatic

Front

公理的:axiom; 不言自明的:self-evident

Back

incipient

Front

a.初期的,刚出现的

Back

prod

Front

Back

rapacious

Front

食量大的,贪食的:huge appetite;过度贪婪的:covetous

Back

abreast

Front

并排地:in line;熟知的:knowledge of recent developments

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disenfranchised

Front

[形]被剥夺权利

Back

bucolic

Front

a.乡村的;牧羊的

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