English vocabuary

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English vocabuary
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  1. automaton
    • 機器人;自動機械裝置
    • a robot; a mechanical "person"
  2. matron
    • (尤指有身分的)已婚女子;遺孀
    • an older married woman
  3. paradox
    • 自相矛盾的議論;自相矛盾的人或事
    • a statement that at first seems to be absurd or self-contradictory but which may in fact turn out to be true
  4. annals
    • 編年史
    • historical records
  5. compound
    • 增加,加重,使惡化
    • to increase or add to
  6. voracious
    • 狼吞虎嚥的;貪婪的
    • desiring or consuming great quantities
  7. steeped
    • 沉浸在……中的;充滿……的
    • soaked, drenched, saturated
  8. adroit
    • 靈巧的;敏捷的;熟練的
    • skillful
  9. gesticulate
    • 做手勢;用手勢談話
    • move the arms energetically
  10. vigilant
    • 警戒的;警惕的
    • watchful
  11. avid
    • 渴望的;貪心的
    • eager
  12. cajole
    • 勾引;誘騙
    • coax
  13. rudimentary
    • 基本的,初步的
    • elementary
  14. enhance
    • 提高,增加(價值,品質,吸引力等)
    • intensify, heighten
  15. nuance
    • (色調,音調,意義,見解等的)細微差別
    • slight variation in meaning, tone, etc
  16. loathe
    • 厭惡,憎恨[U][+v-ing]
    • to hate
  17. reprimand
    • 訓斥,斥責;譴責
    • to show sharp disapproval
  18. lackluster
    • 無光澤的
    • dull
  19. caustic
    • 腐蝕性的;苛性的
    • sarcastic, biting
  20. wrest
    • 用力擰(或拉)
    • take by force
  21. infamous
    • 聲名狼藉的,臭名昭著的;罪大惡極的
    • having a bad reputation
  22. jostle
    • 擠;推;撞
    • to shove hard
  23. dupe
    • 容易受騙的人;容易被愚弄的人
    • a person easily tricked
  24. incipient
    • 起初的
    • just beginning to exist
  25. inadvertent
    • 不注意的;怠慢的
    • heedless, not attentive, foolish
  26. ominous
    • 不祥的,不吉的
    • threatening
  27. tremulous
    • 震顫的;顫抖的
    • quivering
  28. repudiate
    • 否認,否定;駁斥,批駁
    • to reject, decline
  29. cessation
    • 停止;中斷[C][U][(+of)]
    • a stopping
  30. bristle
    • 發怒;準備格鬥[(+up/at)]
    • stiffen with fear or anger
  31. euphemism
    • 婉轉說法;委婉(詞)語
    • A less offensive term, a nicer way to say something
  32. mundane
    • 世俗的
    • worldly, ordinary, norma
  33. incongruous
    • 不合適的;不適宜的;不相稱的
    • inappropriate, bizarre
  34. condolence
    • (常複數)弔辭;弔唁;慰問
    • pity
  35. stipulate
    • 規定;約定[+(that)]
    • to specify a condition
  36. acquiesce
    • 默認;默許;默從[(+in)]
    • omply with, assent to, passively accept
  37. paucity
    • 少數;少量;缺乏
    • scarcity, smallness of number
  38. surreptitious
    • 祕密的;偷偷摸摸的;鬼鬼祟祟的
    • clandestine; stealthy
  39. contrite
    • 悔罪的;痛悔的
    • feeling remorseful for a sin or shortcoming
  40. flagrant
    • 明目張膽的;公然的
    • openly scandalous, egregious
  41. adulation
    • 諂媚,奉承
    • a show of excessive admiration or devotion
  42. evanescent
    • 逐漸消失的
    • 1.(esp. literary) fleeting, passing away from memory etc. 2.(physics) of a field or wave with a diminishing amplitude
  43. engender
    • 使產生;引起
    • produce, cause
  44. complacent
    • 滿足的;自滿的
    • pleased or satisfied with oneself
  45. candor
    • 公正,公平
    • the quality of frankness or outspokenness
  46. capricious
    • 善變的
    • to be erratic, led by whim, unpredictable or fickle
  47. dubious
    • (對事物)半信半疑的,猶豫不決的[(+of/about)]
    • doubtful
  48. elucidate
    • 闡明;說明
    • clarify, explain, throw light upon
  49. extol
    • 【文】讚美;頌揚
    • praise in the highest terms

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