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adj. profitable, gainful, beneficial 이로운, 유익한
n. elevation, height 고도
The climate of the Middle Atlantic varies with the altitude.
n. ancient times 고대
Gold has been highly valued throughout antiquity and into modern times.
n. radiance, luminosity, brightness 광채
The degree of brillance of the star Algol changes every two and a half days.
adj. heavenly 하늘의, 천체의, 천상의
There are no sizable celestial bodies between Earth and Mars.
- v. 1. split, dissect, rip (쪼개어)나누다, 찢다
- To defeat Medusa, Perseus was given a sword by the Greek gods that could cleave stone.
v. 2. adhere, stick, cohere 고수하다, 결합하다
n. concentration 농도, 밀도
adj. as a last resort, hopeless, critical 필사적인, 절망적인
v. cheer up, hearten, motivate, prompt 격려하다
v. 1. burden, weight, tax, oppress (의무, 짐 등을) 지우다
Heavy land taxes severely encumbered the poor farmers.
v. 2. hinder, obstruct, impede, hamper 저해하다
Government regulation can encumber economic growth rates.
v. enhance, improve, better, upgrade (질 가치 등을) 높이다
Public funding for the arts enriches cultural life.
v. wane, wither, vanish, wilt 약해지다, 사라지다
hopes for a peace settlement are beginning to fade.
v. escape, evade, avoid 피하다, 도망하다
Although many criminals attempted to flee from Alcatraz Prizon, the island pentientiary was nearly escape-proof.
phr. do the same things 따라하다
After its competitors lowered fares, the airline had no choice but to follow suit.
adj. huge, immense, colossal, grand 거대한
n. cleanliness, sanitation 위생
Proper hygiene plays a vital role in the prevention of disease.
adj. striking, moving, stirring 인상적인, 감동적인
adj. immediate, prompt, swift, split-second 즉각적인
adj. vigorous, strong, robust 건장한, 원기왕성한
Arnold's lusty arm shows that he is in good shape.
n. adulthood, manhood, majority 성숙(기)
adj. insignificant 단지, 대수롭지 않은
adj. 1. humble, unpretending, decent, proper 겸손한, 예의바른
adj. 2. small 많지 않은
The apartment Janet lives in is a modest one, but it satisfies her needs.
v. endure, continue, remain, last 지속되다
v. 1. put together, collect, heap 모으다, 쌓다
n. 2. heap, stack, accumulation 더미
adj. unspoiled, innocent, natural 완전 새것같은, 아주 깨끗한
adj. expert, skilled, adept, adroit 숙련된, 능숙한
adj. divine, holy 신성한
n. hesitation, uneasiness, qualms 망설임, 양심의 가책
The man's scruple kept him from taking advantage of the opportunity.
adj. 1. careful, painstaking, meticulous 세심한, 꼼꼼한
ajd. 2. honest 양심적인, 정직한
v. 1. hit, bombard, assault 치다, 공격하다
n. 2. walkout, work stoppage 파업
v. explain, solve, figure out 해명하다, (뜨개질한 것, 엉클어진 것, 매듭 등을) 풀다
Hoffman had long studied ancient rocks to unravel the earth's early history.
adj. coarse, mean, rude 저속한, 천박한
John never talks to a person who is vulgal in manner.