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  1. light
    • [lait]
    • n.眼光
    • One's individual opinions,choices,or standards
  2. entertain
    • [ˌentəˈtein]
    • v.抱着,怀有
    • To hold in mind; harbor
  3. sentiment
    • [ˈsentimənt]
    • n.感想,情绪
    • A thought,a view,or an attitude based on feeling or emotion instead of reason.
  4. ceremony
    • [ˈseriməni]
    • n.客套,礼节
    • A formal act without intrinsic purpose; an empty form
    • A conventional social gesture or act of courtesy
    • Strict observance of formalities or etiquette讲究礼仪
    • A formal act or set of acts performed as prescribed by ritual or custom典礼
  5. quest
    • [kwest]
    • v.探求
    • vt. seek or pursue something; search
  6. awful
    • [ˈɔːful]
    • 威严的,可怕的
    • Extremely bad or unpleasant; terrible
  7. nothing less than
    • [ˈnʌθiŋ les ðæn]
    • 不亚于
  8. in proportion to
    • [in prəˈpɔːʃən tu:]
    • 与...成比例
  9. keep back
    • [kiːp bæk]
    • 隐瞒,留下
  10. treason
    • [triːzn]
    • n.叛国
    • Violation of allegiance toward one's country or sovereign 叛国罪
    • A betrayal of trust or confidence.背信
  11. revere
    • [riˈviə]
    • v.尊敬,敬畏
    • To regard with awe,deference,and devotion.
  12. above
    • [əˈbʌv]
    • prep.高于,先于,优于
  13. indulge in
    • [inˈdʌldʒ in]
    • v.沉湎于
  14. illusion
    • [iˈl(j)uːʒən]
    • n.幻觉,假象
    • Something,such as a fantastic plan or desire,that causes an erroneous belief or perception.
    • An erroneous perception of reality. 错觉
  15. are apt to
    • [æpt]
    • 倾向于
  16. siren
    • [ˈsairən]
    • n.(希腊神话)女海妖
    • One of a group of sea nymphs who by their sweet singing lured mariners to destruction on the rocks surrounding their island.
    • A device in which compressed air or steam is driven against a rotating perforated disk to create a loud,often wailing sound as a signal or warning.汽笛
    • An electronic device producing a similar sound as a signal or warning:警报器
  17. arduous
    • [ˈaːdjuəs]
    • 艰巨的
    • Demanding great effort or labor; difficult
    • Testing severely the powers of endurance; strenuous艰难的
  18. disposed
    • [diˈspəuzd]
    • v.有...倾向的
  19. temporal
    • [ˈtempərəl]
    • 短暂的
    • Lasting only for a time; not eternal; passing
    • Of,relating to,or limited by time时间的
    • Of or relating to the material world; worldly世俗的
  20. salvation
    • [sælˈveiʃən]
    • n.救助;解救
    • Preservation or deliverance from destruction,difficulty,or evil.
    • 超度,赎罪
    • Deliverance from the power or penalty of sin; redemption.
  21. anguish
    • [ˈæŋgwiʃ]
    • n.极度痛苦
    • Agonizing physical or mental pain; torment.regret
  22. provide
    • [prəˈvaid]
    • v.准备,考虑
  23. justify
    • [ˈdʒʌstifai]
    • vi.论证…
    • To demonstrate or prove to be just,right,or valid
  24. solace
    • [ˈsɔləs]
    • n.安慰
    • Comfort in sorrow,misfortune,or distress; consolation
  25. insidious
    • [inˈsidiəs]
    • 阴险的
    • Intended to entrap; treacherous
  26. petition
    • [piˈtiʃən]
    • n.请愿
    • A solemn supplication or request to a superior authority;.
  27. snare
    • [snɛə]
    • n.陷井
    • A trapping device,often consisting of a noose
  28. suffer
    • [ˈsʌfə]
    • v.允许,容许
    • To permit; allow
    • To endure or bear; stand:忍受,容忍,承受
    • To experience; undergo:经历;经受
  29. gracious
    • [ˈgreiʃəs]
    • 亲切的
    • Characterized by kindness and warm courtesy.
  30. comport with
    • [kəmˈpɔːt]
    • v.适合,一致
    • To agree,correspond,or harmonize
  31. reconciliation
    • [ˌrekənsiliˈeiʃən]
    • n.和解
    • To reestablish a close relationship,as in marriage
  32. subjugation
    • [ˌsʌbdʒuˈgeiʃən]
    • n.镇压,平息
    • To bring under control; conquer
  33. argument
    • [ˈɑrgjuːmənt]
    • n.争论,论证
  34. martial
    • [ˈmaːʃəl]
    • 军事的,武力的
    • Relating to or connected with the armed forces or the profession of arms
  35. array
    • [əˈrei]
    • v.排列,列阵
    • To set out for display or use; place in an orderly arrangement
  36. submission
    • [səbˈmiʃən]
    • v.屈服
    • To yield or surrender (oneself) to the will or authority of another
  37. rivet
    • [ˈrivit]
    • v.用铆钉固定,铆接
    • v. To fasten or secure with or as if with a rivet.
    • n. A metal bolt or pin having a head on one end,inserted through aligned holes in the pieces to be joined and then hammered on the plain end so as to form a second head 铆钉
  38. forge
    • [fɔːdʒ]
    • v.打造,铸造
    • To form (metal,for example) by heating in a forge and beating or hammering into shape
    • To fashion or reproduce for fraudulent purposes; counterfeit:伪造,仿造
  39. entreaty
    • [inˈtriːti]
    • n.乞求
    • n. An earnest request or petition; a plea
  40. humble
    • [ˈhʌmbl]
    • 卑下的,微贱的
  41. supplication
    • [sʌpliˈkeiʃən]
    • v.哀告
    • To make a humble,earnest petition; beg
  42. beseech
    • [biˈsiːtʃ]
    • v.恳求,哀求
    • To request earnestly; beg for
  43. avert
    • [əˈvəːt]
    • v.避开,预防
    • To turn away;To ward off (something about to happen); prevent
  44. petition
    • [piˈtiʃən]
    • v.请愿
  45. remonstrate
    • [riˈmɔnstreit]
    • v.抗议
    • To reason or plead in protest; present an objection.object
  46. supplicate
    • [sʌplikeit]
    • v.哀求
    • To ask for humbly or earnestly,as by praying.
  47. prostrate
    • [prɔsˈtreit]
    • v.拜倒
    • To make (oneself) bow or kneel down in humility or adoration
  48. throne
    • [θrəun]
    • n.王座
    • A chair occupied by an exalted personage,such as a sovereign or bishop,on state or ceremonial occasions,often situated on a dais and sometimes having a canopy and ornate decoration.
  49. implore
    • [imˈplɔː]
    • v.哀求
    • To appeal to in supplication; beseech; To beg for urgently; entreat
  50. tyrannical
    • [tiˈrænikəl]
    • 残暴的,专横的
  51. spurn
    • [spəːn]
    • v.(轻蔑地)拒绝
    • To reject disdainfully or contemptuously
  52. contempt
    • [kənˈtempt]
    • n.轻蔑
    • n. Disparaging or haughty disdain,as for something base or unworthy; scorn
  53. inviolate
    • [inˈvaiələt]
    • 无污点的,未受侵犯的
  54. inestimable
    • [inˈestiməbl]
    • 无价的,无法估计的
    • Impossible to estimate or compute
  55. contend
    • [kənˈtend]
    • v.斗争
    • To strive in opposition or against difficulties; struggle
  56. basely
    • [beisli]
    • 下贱地
  57. contest
    • [ˈkɔntest]
    • n.竞争 奋争
    • A struggle for superiority or victory between rivals.
  58. appeal
    • [əˈpiːl]
    • n.呼吁,诉诸
    • A resort or application to a higher authority,as for sanction,corroboration,or a decision 诉诸
    • An earnest or urgent request,entreaty,or supplication 上诉;呼吁
  59. host
    • [həust]
    • n. 军队
    • An army.
    • One who receives or entertains guests in a social or an official capacity.,东道主
    • The emcee or interviewer on a radio or television program.主持人
  60. formidable
    • [fɔːmidəbl]
    • 可怕的,难对付的
    • Arousing fear,dread,or alarm
    • Difficult to undertake,surmount,or defeat
  61. adversary
    • [ˈædvəsəri]
    • n.对手,敌人
    • An opponent; an enemy. opponent
  62. disarm
    • [disˈaːm]
    • v.解除武装,放下武器
    • To divest of a weapon or weapons
  63. station
    • [ˈsteiʃən]
    • v.驻扎
    • To assign to a position; post
  64. irresolution
    • [iˌrezəˈljuːʃən]
    • n.不决断in-resolution
  65. inaction
    • [inˈækʃən]
    • n.不作为in-action
  66. supinely
    • [sjuːˈpainli]
    • 仰躺地
    • Lying on the back or having the face upward. pronely
    • Having the palm upward. Used of the hand. 掌心向上的
  67. delusive
    • [diˈljuːsiv]
    • 误导的,虚假的
    • Tending to delude,misleading
    • Having the nature of a delusion; false 欺骗的
  68. phantom
    • [ˈfæntəm]
    • n.幽灵,幻影
    • Something apparently seen,heard,or sensed,but having no physical reality; a ghost or an apparition
  69. hath
    • [hæθ]
    • (Archaic)has
  70. invincible
    • [inˈvinsəbl]
    • 不可战胜的
    • Incapable of being overcome or defeated; unconquerable.
  71. preside
    • [priˈzaid]
    • n.掌管,管辖
    • To possess or exercise authority or control.
  72. destiny
    • [ˈdɛstəni]
    • n.命运,注定
  73. vigilant
    • [ˈvidʒilənt]
    • 警惕的
    • On the alert; watchful. See Synonyms at aware
  74. election
    • [iˈlekʃən]
    • n.选择
    • The right or ability to make a choice.
    • 选举
    • The act or power of electing.
  75. clank
    • [klæŋk]
    • v.叮当声
    • To make a sharp,hard,metallic sound
  76. plain
    • [plein]
    • n.平原
    • An extensive,level,usually treeless area of land
  77. extenuate
    • [iksˈtenjueit]
    • v.掩饰,减轻
    • To lessen or attempt to lessen the magnitude or seriousness of,especially by providing partial excuses.See Synonyms at palliate
  78. gale
    • [geil]
    • n.狂风
    • A very strong wind
  79. resound
    • [riˈzaund]
    • v.回响
    • reverberate
  80. dear
    • [diə]
    • 宝贵的
    • Greatly valued; precious
  81. course
    • [kɔːs]
    • n.方针,路线
    • The route or path

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