en101 vocab 10-12

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  1. repugnant
    • opposed, exciting distate or aversion
    • (대단히) 불쾌한
  2. pedantry
    • display of narrow-minded and trivial scholarship
    • 지나치게 규칙을 찾음
  3. forte
    one's strong point
  4. canon
    a rule or law
  5. prodigal
    • [L. prodigus, wasteful]
    • addicted to wasteful expenditure, as of money, time, or strength
  6. disparage
    • belittle; to lower in esteem
    • 폄하하다
  7. polyglot
    Speaking, writing, written in, or composed of several languages.
  8. contiguous
    Sharing an edge or boundary; touching.
  9. complement
    Something that completes, makes up a whole, or brings to perfection
  10. enigmatic
    Of or resembling an enigma; puzzling
  11. milieu
    • An environment or a setting.
    •  
  12. indigenous
    • Originating, growing, or produced in a certain place or region
    • 원산의, 토종의
  13. vitriolic
    • Of, similar to, or derived from a vitriol.
    • 욕설의
  14. anachronism
    The representation of someone as existing or something as happening in other than chronological, proper, or historical order.
  15. veritable
    • Being truly so called; real or genuine
    • (강조의 뜻으로 쓰여) 진정한
  16. self-abnegation
    • The setting aside of self-interest for the sake of others or for a belief or principle.
    • 헌신
    •  
  17. conciliatory
    • v: To overcome the distrust or animosity of; appease.
    • 달래다, 회의하다
  18. extirpate
    [L. extirpare, to root out] to remove, To destroy totally; kill off
  19. ostracism
    • a. The act of banishing or excluding.
    • b. Banishment or exclusion from a group; disgrace.
    • 외면
  20. entrepreneur
    • A person who organizes, operates, and assumes the risk for a business venture.
    •  
  21. audacious
    Fearlessly, often recklessly daring; bold
  22. specter
    a ghost
  23. sporadic
    occasional; occurring at irregular intervals
  24. compunction
    • A strong uneasiness caused by a sense of guilt
    • [L. compungere, to sting]
    • 죄책감
  25. subterfuge
    • Deception used to achieve an end
    • [ Latin subterfugere, to escape : subter, secretly, beneath]
    • 속임수
  26. duplicity
    • 1.a. Deliberate deceptiveness in behavior or speech.
    • b. An instance of deliberate deceptiveness; double-dealing.
    • 2. The quality or state of being twofold or double.
    • 이중성
  27. debacle
    a sudden and disastrous breakdown or collapse; ruin, rout
  28. erudition
    • Deep, extensive learning
    • 학식, 박식
  29. deference
    a yielding in opinion, judgment, wishes, a courteous regard or respect
  30. exigency
    • A pressing or urgent situation
    • 위급 상황
  31. reprehensible
    • Deserving rebuke or censure
    • (도덕적으로) 부끄러운, 비난받을 만한
  32. ignominious
    •  Characterized by or deserving shame or disgrace
    • 수치스러운
  33. twit
    To taunt, ridicule, or tease
  34. extant
    Still in existence; not destroyed, lost, or extinct
  35. callous
    • 1. Having calluses; toughened
    • 2. Emotionally hardened; unfeeling
  36. ethics
    a system of moral principles or values
  37. metaphysical
    • Concerned with first principles and ultimate grounds; 
    • highly abstract or abstruse
  38. incredulous
    • Skeptical; disbelieving
    • [crēdulus, believing]
  39. stultifying
    • [L. stultus, foolish+facere, to make] causing to appear foolish or ridiculous; redering absurdly or wholly ineffectual
    • (사람을) 멍청하게 만드는
  40. exorbitant
    • Going beyond what is reasonable or customary, especially in cost or price 
    • [Latin orbita, path, track]
    • 과도한, 지나친
  41. arduous
    • 1. Demanding great effort or labor; difficult
    • [Latin arduus, high, steep]
    • 몹시 힘든, 고된
  42. endemic
    • 1. Prevalent in or limited to a particular locality, region, or people
    • 2. Native to or limited to a certain region
    • 고유의, 풍토적인
  43. provincialism
    • narrowness
    • 편협함
  44. continuum
    something that is continuous
  45. periphery
    1. A line that forms the boundary of an area; a perimeter.

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