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adj. used to, customary, habitual 익숙한
Vanessa was accustomed to getting up late.
v. assert, claim, affirm, declare 주장하다, 우기다, (증거없이) 혐의를 제기하다
Prosecutors alleged that Robert set the fire to collect insurance money.
at the expense of
phr. at the cost of ~의 비용(대가)으로, ~을 잃어가며
Tom's successful career has come at the expense of his family life.
v. raise, rear, nurture nourish 기르다
To breed rabbits was cheaper than to buy rabbits at the time.
v. carve, engrave 조각하다, 끌
The masonry worker chiseled pieces of stone in order to make them fit together.
adj. definite, decisive 결정적인
adj. expensive, high-priced 비싼
phr. enforce laws ~을 엄히 단속하다
In December, Israeli forces began confining Arafat, in an effort to crack down on militants who attack Israelis.
n. measure, extent, scale 정도
It takes a high degree of patience to work with children all day long.
adj. dainty, exquisite, fine 섬세한,연약한
The tea cup were so delicate that Sheila used them only for decoration.
v. dedicate, commit 헌신하다
v. decease, perish, pass away 죽다
v. parcel out, allot, apportion, divide 분배하다
n. crisis, exigency 위기, 위급
adj. deadly, mortal, lethal 치명적인
adj. criminal, culpable 유죄의
n. danger, peril, jeopardy 위험
in any case
phr. regardless 여하간에, 여하튼
Applications should be sent as soon as possible but in any case before the deadline.
v. provoke, inflame, spur 자극하다, 선동하다
The love poem incited Todd to such a passion that he impetuously asked for his girlfriend's hand in marriage
adj. damp, humid, wet 축축한
v. decorate, adorn, embellish 장식하다
adj. outer, exterior, external 주변의,주변적인
Houses on the peripheral side of the city are the most vulnerable to flooding.
adj. sudden, hasty, rash 성급한, 가파른
Ginny always regretted her precipitous decision to drop out of high school
adv. 1. mostly, mainly chiefly 주로
adv. 2. originally, at first 본래, 처음에
adj. ancient, primitive, pristine 원시의
The monitor lizard reflects some of the primeval characteristrics of the early reptiles.
adj. unprocessed, crude, rude 가공하지 않은, 날것의
v. renounce, refuse, decline, deny 거절하다
v. restore, renew, refill 보충하다, (원래처럼) 다시채우다
Mike worked hard to replenish his bank account, empty after his big shopping trip.
v. decay, corrupt, degenerate 부패하다
Fruits and vegetrables will rot quickly unless refrigerated.
v. devastate, destroy, wreck 파괴하다
n. overflow, overspill 범람, 넘쳐흐름
The main force of the tsunami's impact hit the shore, but a substantial runoff made its way into downtown Tokyo.
v. abbreviate, abridge, lesson 줄이다
Working hours were shortened to give people more time for leisure activities.
v. mar, hurt, damage, impair 망치다, 손상시키다
Violence from a standard that became universal in the army
n. 1. criterion, gauge 기준
adj. 2. unexceptional, usual, average 보통의
n. requirement, qualification, proviso 조건
The business partners signed the contract with the stipulation that they would share the profits equally.
adv. remarkably 두두러지게
Marilyn Monroe was a strikingly beautiful woman with her bleached blond hair, full lips, and shapely figure.
v. deduct, discount 빼다
v. to remove a pin or pinned object from 핀을 빼다