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adj. wealthy, plentiful, opulent, abundant 부유한, 풍족한
Jackie came from an affluent family.
v. worsen, exacerbate 악화시키다
Heather's poor health condition was aggravated by excessive stress and a lack of sleep
phr. hold tightly, stick to, adhere to 달라붙다, 고수하다
Static electricity can make light objects cling to one another.
v. skillfully produce, fabricate, make 솜씨있게 만들다
The artisans crafted some elaborately decorated pottery.
n. reviewer, judge 비평가
Today critics have begun to understand the importance of Wilson's writings.
n. acme, peak, apex, top, crown 정상, 산마루
the crest of the tidal wave reached ten meters high.
n. shade 음영
v. eliminate, wipe out, extinguish, eradicate 많은 사람을 죽이다, 대량으로 죽이다.
The Black Plague decimated the population in Europe.
n. pupil, student, scholar 제자
v. reveal, divulge, unveil (사실 등을) 밝히다
Government officials disclosed that they had been negotiating with the rebels.
n. temperament, temper, nature, spirit 성질, (타고난) 기질
The disposition of some animals makes them impossible to domesticate.
adj. different, heterogeneous, unlike 다른
adj. supreme, prevailing, ruling 우세한, 지배적인
n. influence, impact, result, consequence 영향, 결과
v. improve, enrich, intensify, upgrade 향상 시키다, 개선하다
The invention of the telegraph enhanced the speed of communication.
v. ariculate, phonate, pronounce 분명하게 말하다, 또렷이 발음하다
Tom Cruise enunciated his French lines precisely in the movie.
v. root up, extripate, eliminate, remove 근절하다, 뿌리뽑다
The US spends $50 billion per year trying to eradicate drugs from its borders.
adj. severe, rigorous, inclement 가혹한
n. tradition, inheritance, legacy 전통, 유산
adj. improper, unsuitable 부적당한
adj. impudent, impertient, rude 무례한, 버릇없는
Dan was coldly insolent to those he considered his inferiors.
n. danger, venture, peril risk, hazard 위험
Deflation in farmland prices placed many farmers in financial jeopardy.
n. extravagance, frill 사치
v. operate, control, handle, maneuver 조종하다, 다루다
v. ridicule, make fun of, deride 조롱하다
adj. valuable, dear, priceless 귀중한
n. attention, notice, affection, respect 관심, 호감, 존경
v. recur, revert, come back 되돌아 가다
v. situate, place, put, lay, locate ~을 놓다
adj. roomy, ample, capacious 넒은
n. viewer, observer 구경꾼, 관객
adj. rigid, rigorous, straingent 엄격한
adj. quick, speedy, fleet 빠른, 신속한
With a swift movement, Maggie stood upright
v. occur at the same time 동시에 일어나다
prep. in every part of, in all parts of ~의 도처에
v. attenuate, weaken (자신감,권위 등을) 약화시키다
Income reductions have undermined the foundation of the middle class.
v. 1. capsize, overthorow, overturn 뒤엎다, 전복시키다
The underdogs team upset the champions in the final soccer match.
v. 2. disturb, distress, perturb 당황하게 하다
The mayor's ignorance upset the whole city.
adj. righteous, good, moral 덕 있는
Bernard was known as a courageous and viruous man.
v. argue, debate, quarrel, bicker 논쟁하다, 말다툼하다
Israel and Palestine have been wrangling over the West Bank territory for more than 30 years.
v. retire, retreat 물러나다,철수하다
Stanton has completely withdrawn from public life to devote himself to his books.
v. venerate, revere, respect 숭배하다