200 Difficult Words - Group 1

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abjure:
(发誓放弃) renounce upon oath; abandon forever
abrogate:
(废除) abolish, do away with, or annul, especially by authority
acumen:
(思想敏锐) mental keenness; quickness of perception
adumbrate:
(勾画出轮廓,隐约显示,预示,蒙上阴影) give hint or indication of something; disclose partially or guardedly; overshadow; shade
alacrity:
(欢快的情绪) cheerful promptness or willingness; eagerness; speed or quickness
anathema:
(诅咒) solemn curse; someone or something regarded as a curse
antipathy:
(反对,厌恶) strong feeling of aversion; dislike
approbation:
(同意,批准) expression of warm approval; praise
arrogate:
(非法霸占,僭越) claim without justification; claim for oneself without right
ascetic:
(苦行,禁欲) leading a life of self-discipline and self-denial; austere
assiduous:
(勤奋) constant in application or attention; diligent; unceasing or persistent
boon:
(恩惠,福利) blessing; benefit bestowed, especially in response to a request
brusque:
(唐图,直率,粗暴无礼) abrupt and curt in manner or speech; rudely abrupt, unfriendly
burnish:
(擦拭) make shiny by rubbing; polish
buttress:
(支持) support physically; prop up; support something or someone by supplying evidence
cajole:
(哄骗,勾引) influence or urge by gentle urging or flattering
calumny:
(诽谤,中伤) false statement maliciously made to injure another's reputation; slander
capricious:
(反复无常的) fickle; impulsive and unpredictable; apt to change opinions suddenly
clemency:
(温和,仁慈) mildness, as of the weather; merciful, kind, or lenient act
cogent:
(有说服力的) reasonable and convincing; based on evidence; forcefully persuasive
concomitant:
(伴随的) in conjunction with; accompanying; associated with
conflagration:
(大火灾,大火) large destructive fire; burning; large-scale military conflict
conundrum:
(谜语) riddle; difficult problem; dilemma
credulity:
(轻信,易信) readiness of belief; disposition to believe on slight evidence
cupidity:
(贪婪) greed; excessive desire, especially for wealth
cursory:
(草率,匆忙) casual; brief or broad; not cautious, nor detailed
decry:
(强烈反对) express strong disapproval of; disparage
defile:
(污染,亵渎) pollute; make dirty or spotty
deleterious:
(有害的) having harmful effect; injurious; having quality of destroying life; noxious; poisonous
demure:
(端庄的,认真的,腼腆的) modest and reserved in manner or behavior
deprecate:
(抗议,蔑视) express disapproval of; protest against; belittle
deride:
(打趣,取消) ridicule; make fun of; laugh at with contempt
desecrate:
(亵渎) violate with violence, especially to sacred place
discursive:
(散漫的,不得要领的) tending to depart from main point or cover a wide range of subjects
dissemble:
(伪装,做作,掩饰) disguise or conceal behind a false appearance; make a false show of
ebullient:
(热情的,激动的) showing excitement; overflowing with enthusiasm
effrontery:
(厚颜无耻) shameless or brazen boldness; insolent and shameless audacity
egregious:
(及其令人痛恨的,声名狼藉,令人吃惊的) notorious; conspicuously bad or shocking
enervate:
(使变弱) weaken or destroy strength or vitality of; remove a nerve or part of a nerve
ephemeral:
(朝生暮死,短暂,短命) short-lived; enduring a very short time
eschew:
(避免) avoid; refuse to use or participate in; stand aloof from
evanescent:
(消散的,凋零的) fleeting; vanishing or likely to vanish like vapor
evince:
(表示) show or demonstrate clearly; overcome; conquer
exculpate:
(开脱,洗脱) pronounce not guilty of criminal charges
execrable:
(非常糟糕的) very bad; extremely inferiorl; intolerable; very hateful
expiate:
(赎罪) make amends or pay the penalty for; relieve or cleanse of guilt
expunge:
(取消,去除,排除) cancel; remove; erase or strike out
extant:
(现存的) still in existence; not destroyed, lost, or extinct
extol:
(赞美) praise highly; glorify; celebrate
fallacious:
(假的,误导的) false; tending to mislead; deceptive
fastidious:
(挑剔的,难伺候的) difficult to please; having complicated requirements; excessively particular demanding about details
fatuous:
(愚蠢的,不可理喻的,不理智的) foolish or silly, especially in self-satisfied way
feral:
(野生的,未驯服的) not domestic; wild; existing in wild or untamed state
fetid:
(恶臭的) unpleasant-smelling; having offensive smell; stinking
florid:
(华丽的,红润的) reddish; elaborately or excessively ornamented
fractious:
(蛮横倔强的) inclined to make trouble; disobedient; irritable
garrulous:
(贫嘴) talking much and repetition of unimportant or trivial details
gregarious:
(社交的,群居) sociable; seeking and enjoying the company of others
hackneyed:
(常见的,不希罕,陈腐) repeated too often; over familiar through overuse
hapless:
(不幸的) without hap or luck; luckless; unfortunate; unlucky; unhappy
harangue:
(夸大的讲话) noisy speech; speech or piece of writing with strong feeling or expression
harangue:
(夸大的讲话) noisy speech; speech or piece of writing with strong feeling or expression
hegemony:
(霸权,盟主权) domination, influence, or authority over another, especially by political group or nation over others
impassive:
(冷漠的) without feeling; revealing little emotion or sensibility; not easily aroused or excited
imperious:
(专横的) urgent or pressing; able to deal authoritatively; dictatorial
impertinent:
(不相干的,鲁莽的) improperly forward or bold; rude
impervious:
(不能渗透的,不为所动的,不受影响的) impenetrable; incapable of being damaged or distressed
impetuous:
(冲动的,鲁莽的) marked by sudden and violent force; hasty; impulsive and passionate
impinge:
(撞击,碰撞) infringe; advance beyond usual limit; make physical impact on; touch
implacable:
(不能平静的) incapable of being pacified; not to be relieved;
inchoate:
(未成型的,早期的,刚开始的,发展中的) recently begun; imperfectly formed or developed; elementary
incontrovertible:
(无疑的,无可争议的) indisputable; not open to question
indefatigable:
(疲倦) tireless; showing sustained enthusiastic action
ineffable:
(不可言喻的,无法用语言表达的,不能说的,避讳的) unutterable; cannot be expressed in speech
inexorable:
(无情的,残酷的) not capable of being swayed; unyielding; implacable
ingenuous:
(心无城府的,天真的,幼稚的,可信的) naive and trusting; young; unsophisticated
inimical:
(不友好的,敌意的,有害的) unfriendly; hostile; harmful; detrimental
iniquity:
(邪恶,不公正) absence of, or deviation from, just dealing; want of rectitude or uprightness; gross injustice; unrighteousness; wickedness
insidious:
(阴险的,奸诈的,狡猾的,鬼鬼祟祟的) spreading harmfully in a subtle manner; designed or adapted to entrap
inure:
(使习惯于) apply in use; use or accustom till no pain or inconvenience; harden; habituate
invective:
(谩骂,非难,恶言相加) abusive language used to express blame or ill will
inveterate:
(根深蒂固的,积习已深的) deep-rooted; firmly and long established; habitual
jubilant:
(欢腾的,喜气洋洋的) happy; merry; joyful and proud especially because of triumph or success
juxtaposition:
(并列,并置) act of positioning close together; side-by-side position
laconic:
(简洁的) brief; effectively cut short; marked by use of few words
languid:
(疲倦的,无精打采的) lacking energy or vitality; weak; sluggish; lacking spirit or liveliness
largess:
(赠送,赠礼) generous gift; money or gifts bestowed
latent:
(潜在的) present or potential but not evident or active; dormant; hidden
legerdemain:
(戏法,花招) show of skill or deceitful cleverness, considered magical by naive observers
licentious:
(不道德的,下流的,放纵的) amoral; unrestrained; lacking moral discipline or ignoring legal restraint
limpid:
(清澈) clear, transparent or bright; calm, untroubled, and without worry
maelstrom:
(漩涡) whirlpool; powerful circular current of water
magnanimous:
(宽宏大量的) generous; high-minded; chivalrous
malediction:
(诅咒) curse; evil speaking; utterance of curse or execration
malevolent:
(坏心肠的) having or exhibiting ill will; wishing harm to others; malicious
manifold:
(繁多的,多种的) various in kind or quality; many in number; numerous; multiplied; complicated
maudlin:
(多愁善感) tearfully sentimental; over-emotional; sickly-sentimental
mawkish:
(过分多愁善感,感情脆弱到令人作呕的) insincerely emotional; showing a sickly excess of sentiment
mendacious:
(撒谎成性的,撒谎的,假的) lying; habitually dishonest; speaking falsely
mercurial:
(善变的,无常的) capricious; liable to sudden unpredictable change; quick and changeable in temperament
modicum:
(少量) limited quantity; small or moderate amount; any small thing
multifarious:
(多样的,各式各样的) varied; greatly diversified; made up of many differing parts
myriad:
(无数,非常多) of very large or indefinite number; of ten thousand
nadir:
(谷底,最低点,天底) lowest point; point on sphere opposites zenith diametrically
nascent:
(初生的) incipient; coming into existence; emerging
nefarious:
(十恶不赦的) very wicked; infamous by being extremely wicked
neophyte:
(新入教者,新信徒) recent convert to a belief; one newly initiated