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v. esteem, respect 존경하다
The whole world admired Amelia Earhart's successful attempt to fly across the Atlantic.
adj. skillful, dexteous, proficient 능숙한, 노련한
Hillary Clinton is a good politician because she is adroit at gaining people's trust.
adj. unsure, mixed, undecided 불확실한, 상반된 감정이 공존하는
Joe has ambivalent feelings about getting back into a relationship with his ex-girlfriend.
v. hide, disguise, conceal 감추다, 위장하다
captain Stencil ordered his troops to camouflage the trenches dug around the battlefields in order to surprise the enemy.
adj. 1. calm, tranquil 차분한, 침착한
Kennedy seemed very composed in spite of the stress he was under.
adj. 2. created, written, formed 작성된, 구성된, 구성되다
The newly composed Weekly Leading Index is a balance of seven major economic indicators.
v. hide, cover, obscure, mask, bury 감추다
adj. 1. careful, thoughtful, cautious 신중한, 숙고
The Parliament reduced funding for many programs in a deliberate effort to cut the deficit.
adj. 2. intentional, designed, planned 의도적인, 고의적인
The film's graphic scenes were a deliberate attempt to grab the attention of a specific audience.
v. excite, thrill, elate 아주 기쁘게[생기 나게/신나게] 만들다, 들뜨게 하다
The student was exhilarated when he won a scholarship.
n. disclosure, revelation, uncovering, unveiling 폭로, 발각
The exposure of corruption in the government sparked a public outcry.
v. shine, radiate, beam. 빛나다
Joey's face glowed with happiness when he saw the Statue of Liberty for the first time.
n. break, interruption, gap (행동의) 중단, 단절
After the rebellion, the country had a peaceful hiatus before another conflict erupted.
v. burn 소각하다, 태우다
The rebels would pillage the farmer's villages and incinerate them to the ground.
adv. without any result, inefficiently, unproductively 비효과적으로
adj. motionless, inactive, stationary 기력이 없는, 움직일 수 없는
At the end of the day, Joseph spends half an hour lying inert on the sofa.
n. sheen, brightness, brilliance radiance 광채, 빛남
The new cosmetics line will add luster to the skin and hair.
adj. huge, colossal, enormous, bulky, large 거대한, 막대한
v. engross, engage, absorb (주의, 마음을) 끌따, 사로잡다
The school teacher prepared several activities to keep the children occupied.
v. come before, antecede, forerun …에 앞서다[선행하다] 우선하다.
A recovery in airline stocks typically precedes a rebound in the economy.
v. verify, substantiate, confirm 입증하다
v. buy, procure 얻다, 획득하다, 구매하다
v. limit, confine, restrain 제안하다
n. 1. breach, burst 불화, 파열.
The rupture in Amy and Diana's friendship was never healed.
V. 2. break apart, burst, split, tear 찢다, 파열시키다
Patty ruptured her eardrum at the loud rock concert.
n. examination, investigation, inspection 정밀조사, 철저한 검토
Closer scrutiny of the archaeological sites has rendered Orville's hypothesis untenable.
adj. tempting, enticing 유혹적인
Nothing is more seductive than the promise of getting something for nothing
v. go through slowly, pass through slowly, permeate 스며들다,배다
The gas seeped throughout the entire building before anyone noticed the leaking valve.
n. portion, division, section, part 부분
v. break, pulverize, smash 박살 내다
A tornado shattered windows of nearby houses last night.
v. jolt, startle, stun 충격을 주다, 놀라게 하다
adj. important, essential, considerable, substatial, serious 중요한
The dolphin-safe campaign brought significant change to the tuna industry.
n. single piece of material 평판, 판(돌・목재같이 단단한 물질로 된, 어느 정도 두껍고 평평한 조각)
The patio was made of enormous granite slabs.
v. massacre, butcher, kill 학살하다
Endangered animals are slaughtered for traditional medicines.
n. conflict, struggle, fight 갈등, 불화, 다툼, 싸움
Selfishness is a major cause of strife in modern society.
n. mode, manner, technique 방식
The boss employs an abrasive style of leadership in his relations with employees.
adj. continued, constant, prolonged, steady 지속적인
Running a marathon requires sustained physical activity and great endurance.
n. moderation, continence, self-discipine (도덕적・종교적 신념에 따른) 금주, 자제, 절제
During her reign, Queen Victoria instilled the virtues of thrift, temperance, and hard work into the minds of the British people.
adj. huge, great, gigantic 엄청난
The Arab-Israeli conflict has had a tremendous impact on the world economy.
adj. bright, brilliant, graphic, pictorial 선명한, 생생한
v. cram, squeeze, crowd 억지로 밀어 넣다, 쐐기
Every morning Cynthia wedges herself into the shuffling crowd on the subway.