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2010-09-22 15:29:25

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  1. abstruse
    adj. obscure; profound; difficult to understand
  2. agility
    n. nimbleness; 민첩함
  3. anguish
    n. acute pain; extreme suffering
  4. archaic
    adj. antiquated
  5. belligerent
    adj. quarrelsome
  6. brindled
    adj. tawny or grayish with streaks or spots; 얼룩진
  7. cataclysm
    n. deluge; upheaval
  8. complacency
    n. self-satisfaction; smugness
  9. contagion
    n. infection
  10. diadem
    n. crown
  11. dissimulate
    v. pretend; conceal by feigning
  12. entreat
    v. plead; ask earnestly
  13. exertion
    n. effort; expenditure of much physical work
  14. ferment
    n. agitation; commotion
  15. foreshadow
    v. give an indication beforehand; portend; prefigure
  16. generic
    adj. characteristic of an entire class or species
  17. grueling
    adj. exchausting
  18. hubris
    n. arrogance; excessive self-conceit
  19. impervious
    adj. impenetrable; incapable of being damaged or distressed
  20. incumbent
    adj. obligatory; currently holding an office
  21. insolence
    n. impudent disrespect; haughtiness
  22. jaded
    adj. fatigued; surfeited
  23. leniency
    n. mildness; permissiveness
  24. magnate
    n. person of prominence or influence
  25. mercurial
    adj. capricious; changing; fickle
  26. moratorium
    n. legal delay of payment
  27. onus
    n. burden; responsibility
  28. perigee
    n. point of moon's orbit when it is nearest the earth
  29. placate
    v. pacify; conciliate
  30. perogative
    n. privilege; unquestionable right
  31. prudent
    adj. cautious; careful
  32. ramify
    v. divide into branches or subdivisions
  33. remediable
    adj. reparable
  34. savor
    v. enjoy; have a distinctive flavor, smell, or quality
  35. silt
    n. sediment deposited by running water
  36. spry
    adj. vigorously active; nimble
  37. superannuated
    adj. retired or disqualified because of age
  38. trappings
    n. outward decorations; ornaments
  39. unguent
    n. ointment
  40. vernacular
    n. living language; natural style
  41. wean
    v. accustom a baby not to nurse; give up a cherished activity
  42. pandemonium
    n. wild tumult; 수라장
  43. peregrination
    n. journey
  44. proviso
    n. stipulation, condition, demand, promise in an agreement; 단서
  45. rail
    v. scold; rant
  46. relegate
    v. banish to an inferior position; delegate; assign
  47. retinue
    n. following; attendants; 시중
  48. splice
    v. fasten together; unite;
  49. sully
    v. tarnish, soil; 더럽히다
  50. tensile
    adj. capable of being stretched