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v. take in, inbibe, soak up 흡수하다
v. indict, impeach, blame, charge 고발하다, 비난하다
Kate accused me of conspiring with Chris to make her marry him.
a host of
phr. a number of, a multitude of 많은 수의
There are a host of job opportunities for Computer Science majors after graduation.
adj. indifferent, unconcerned, uninterested 무관심한
The masses are politically apathetic.
v. arrange, display, exhibit 배열하다, 진열하다
The street vendor arrayed his wares on the busy street corner.
adj. incessant, ceaseless 끊임없는
v. intend, plan, project 뜻을 품다, 계획하다
v. throw away, abandon, dispose of, cast aside 버리다, 폐기하다
Everyone should discard their paper, glass and plastic into a recycling box in order to keep the earth green.
v. pass, go by 경과하다, (시간이) 흐르다(지나다)
It is normal for a few seconds to elapse between the flash and the thunder of lightning.
v. provide, supply, replenish 공급하다, 제공하다
The counselor furnished Tim the papers for his application.
adj. useless, ineffective, vain 쓸모없는, 헛된
It was futile to try to teach Jack French.
v. protect, defend, shield 지키다
n. movement, motion 운동, 이동
Humans are one of the few animals capable of two-footed locomotion.
v. change, transform, convert (~으로) 변형, 현화하다
Caterpillars metamorphose into butterflies later in life.
n. false belief, misunderstanding, fallacy 잘못된 생각, 오해
n. variety, diversity, plurality, plenty 다양성, 다수
adj. indigenous, innate, inborn, inherent 토착의, 선천적인
needless to say
phr. obviously, of course, undoubtedly 말할 필요도 없이
adj. inactive, inert 수동적인, 활기 없는
For 2000 years women were confined to passive roles in society.
v. 1. affirm, assert, declare 단언하다
The class lecture predicated the moral weakness of humans
v. 2. base, establish, found 기초를 두다
The lawyer predicated his argument on all the known facts.
n. existence, being 존재
adv. increasingly 점차적으로
adj. sharp, piquant, tart 신랄한, 자극적인, 톡 쏘는 듯한
If frightened, a skunk will lift its tail and spray a pungent odor.
v. retrieve, bring back, regain, reclaim 되찾다, 회복시키다
phr. in spite of ~에 개의치 않고
n. residue, remnant, rest 나머지
n. fame, renown 명성
v. protect, shield, harbor, guard, safeguard 보호하다, 숨겨 주다
n. 1. stimulus, incitement, incentive 자극
The tax cut was a much needed spur for the lagging economy.
v. 2. stimulus 자극하다
The Federal Reseve lowered interest rates in hopes of spurring the economy
v. implicate, point to, indicate, hint, intimate 암시하다
v. increase, rise 증가(상승)하다
After the World Cup, interest in local soccer teams surged.
adj. final, last 최종의
adj. cross, crosswise 가로지르는
The roof is held up by beams transverse to the main set of supprots.
v. reinforce, emphasize, accentuate, underline 강조하다
In a lecture on the importance of exercise, Dr. Jones underscored his belief that only one cure for obesity exsist.
v. scold, berate, rebuke 꾸짖다, 질책하다
The teacher upbraided the students for their carelessness.
adj. wandering, nomadic, vagrant 방랑하는
Having grown tired of a vagabond lifestyle, Rob settled down and found a steady job.
adj. uncertain, imprecise, obscure 모호한
adj. honest, truthful, accurate 진실한
Veracious lawyers and politicians are hard to come by,
adj. essential, important, indispensable 필수적인
v. resist, endure 버티다, 견뎌내다
His mother doesn't think Bill is capable of withstanding hardship for long.