200 Difficult Words - Group 1

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(发誓放弃) renounce upon oath; abandon forever


Spelling Word: abjure
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(废除) abolish, do away with, or annul, especially by authority


Spelling Word: abrogate
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(思想敏锐) mental keenness; quickness of perception


Spelling Word: acumen
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(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


Spelling Word: adumbrate
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(欢快的情绪) cheerful promptness or willingness; eagerness; speed or quickness


Spelling Word: alacrity
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(诅咒) solemn curse; someone or something regarded as a curse


Spelling Word: anathema
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(反对,厌恶) strong feeling of aversion; dislike


Spelling Word: antipathy
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(同意,批准) expression of warm approval; praise


Spelling Word: approbation
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(非法霸占,僭越) claim without justification; claim for oneself without right


Spelling Word: arrogate
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(苦行,禁欲) leading a life of self-discipline and self-denial; austere


Spelling Word: ascetic
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(勤奋) constant in application or attention; diligent; unceasing or persistent


Spelling Word: assiduous
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(恩惠,福利) blessing; benefit bestowed, especially in response to a request


Spelling Word: boon
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(唐图,直率,粗暴无礼) abrupt and curt in manner or speech; rudely abrupt, unfriendly


Spelling Word: brusque
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(擦拭) make shiny by rubbing; polish


Spelling Word: burnish
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(支持) support physically; prop up; support something or someone by supplying evidence


Spelling Word: buttress
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(哄骗,勾引) influence or urge by gentle urging or flattering


Spelling Word: cajole
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(诽谤,中伤) false statement maliciously made to injure another's reputation; slander


Spelling Word: calumny
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(反复无常的) fickle; impulsive and unpredictable; apt to change opinions suddenly


Spelling Word: capricious
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(温和,仁慈) mildness, as of the weather; merciful, kind, or lenient act


Spelling Word: clemency
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(有说服力的) reasonable and convincing; based on evidence; forcefully persuasive


Spelling Word: cogent
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(伴随的) in conjunction with; accompanying; associated with


Spelling Word: concomitant
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(大火灾,大火) large destructive fire; burning; large-scale military conflict


Spelling Word: conflagration
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(谜语) riddle; difficult problem; dilemma


Spelling Word: conundrum
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(轻信,易信) readiness of belief; disposition to believe on slight evidence


Spelling Word: credulity
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(贪婪) greed; excessive desire, especially for wealth


Spelling Word: cupidity
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(草率,匆忙) casual; brief or broad; not cautious, nor detailed


Spelling Word: cursory
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(强烈反对) express strong disapproval of; disparage


Spelling Word: decry
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(污染,亵渎) pollute; make dirty or spotty


Spelling Word: defile
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(有害的) having harmful effect; injurious; having quality of destroying life; noxious; poisonous


Spelling Word: deleterious
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(端庄的,认真的,腼腆的) modest and reserved in manner or behavior


Spelling Word: demure
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(抗议,蔑视) express disapproval of; protest against; belittle


Spelling Word: deprecate
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(打趣,取消) ridicule; make fun of; laugh at with contempt


Spelling Word: deride
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(亵渎) violate with violence, especially to sacred place


Spelling Word: desecrate
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(散漫的,不得要领的) tending to depart from main point or cover a wide range of subjects


Spelling Word: discursive
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(伪装,做作,掩饰) disguise or conceal behind a false appearance; make a false show of


Spelling Word: dissemble
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(热情的,激动的) showing excitement; overflowing with enthusiasm


Spelling Word: ebullient
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(厚颜无耻) shameless or brazen boldness; insolent and shameless audacity


Spelling Word: effrontery
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(及其令人痛恨的,声名狼藉,令人吃惊的) notorious; conspicuously bad or shocking


Spelling Word: egregious
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(使变弱) weaken or destroy strength or vitality of; remove a nerve or part of a nerve


Spelling Word: enervate
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(朝生暮死,短暂,短命) short-lived; enduring a very short time


Spelling Word: ephemeral
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(避免) avoid; refuse to use or participate in; stand aloof from


Spelling Word: eschew
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(消散的,凋零的) fleeting; vanishing or likely to vanish like vapor


Spelling Word: evanescent
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(表示) show or demonstrate clearly; overcome; conquer


Spelling Word: evince
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(开脱,洗脱) pronounce not guilty of criminal charges


Spelling Word: exculpate
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(非常糟糕的) very bad; extremely inferiorl; intolerable; very hateful


Spelling Word: execrable
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(赎罪) make amends or pay the penalty for; relieve or cleanse of guilt


Spelling Word: expiate
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(取消,去除,排除) cancel; remove; erase or strike out


Spelling Word: expunge
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(现存的) still in existence; not destroyed, lost, or extinct


Spelling Word: extant
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(赞美) praise highly; glorify; celebrate


Spelling Word: extol
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(假的,误导的) false; tending to mislead; deceptive


Spelling Word: fallacious
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(挑剔的,难伺候的) difficult to please; having complicated requirements; excessively particular demanding about details


Spelling Word: fastidious
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(愚蠢的,不可理喻的,不理智的) foolish or silly, especially in self-satisfied way


Spelling Word: fatuous
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(野生的,未驯服的) not domestic; wild; existing in wild or untamed state


Spelling Word: feral
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(恶臭的) unpleasant-smelling; having offensive smell; stinking


Spelling Word: fetid
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(华丽的,红润的) reddish; elaborately or excessively ornamented


Spelling Word: florid
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(蛮横倔强的) inclined to make trouble; disobedient; irritable


Spelling Word: fractious
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(贫嘴) talking much and repetition of unimportant or trivial details


Spelling Word: garrulous
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(社交的,群居) sociable; seeking and enjoying the company of others


Spelling Word: gregarious
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(常见的,不希罕,陈腐) repeated too often; over familiar through overuse


Spelling Word: hackneyed
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(不幸的) without hap or luck; luckless; unfortunate; unlucky; unhappy


Spelling Word: hapless
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(夸大的讲话) noisy speech; speech or piece of writing with strong feeling or expression


Spelling Word: harangue
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(霸权,盟主权) domination, influence, or authority over another, especially by political group or nation over others


Spelling Word: hegemony
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(冷漠的) without feeling; revealing little emotion or sensibility; not easily aroused or excited


Spelling Word: impassive
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(专横的) urgent or pressing; able to deal authoritatively; dictatorial


Spelling Word: imperious
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(不相干的,鲁莽的) improperly forward or bold; rude


Spelling Word: impertinent
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(不能渗透的,不为所动的,不受影响的) impenetrable; incapable of being damaged or distressed


Spelling Word: impervious
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(冲动的,鲁莽的) marked by sudden and violent force; hasty; impulsive and passionate


Spelling Word: impetuous
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(撞击,碰撞) infringe; advance beyond usual limit; make physical impact on; touch


Spelling Word: impinge
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(不能平静的) incapable of being pacified; not to be relieved;


Spelling Word: implacable
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(未成型的,早期的,刚开始的,发展中的) recently begun; imperfectly formed or developed; elementary


Spelling Word: inchoate
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(无疑的,无可争议的) indisputable; not open to question


Spelling Word: incontrovertible
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(疲倦) tireless; showing sustained enthusiastic action


Spelling Word: indefatigable
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(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


Spelling Word: ineffable
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(无情的,残酷的) not capable of being swayed; unyielding; implacable


Spelling Word: inexorable
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(心无城府的,天真的,幼稚的,可信的) naive and trusting; young; unsophisticated


Spelling Word: ingenuous
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(不友好的,敌意的,有害的) unfriendly; hostile; harmful; detrimental


Spelling Word: inimical
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(邪恶,不公正) absence of, or deviation from, just dealing; want of rectitude or uprightness; gross injustice; unrighteousness; wickedness


Spelling Word: iniquity
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(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


Spelling Word: insidious
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(使习惯于) apply in use; use or accustom till no pain or inconvenience; harden; habituate


Spelling Word: inure
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(谩骂,非难,恶言相加) abusive language used to express blame or ill will


Spelling Word: invective
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(根深蒂固的,积习已深的) deep-rooted; firmly and long established; habitual


Spelling Word: inveterate
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(欢腾的,喜气洋洋的) happy; merry; joyful and proud especially because of triumph or success


Spelling Word: jubilant
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(并列,并置) act of positioning close together; side-by-side position


Spelling Word: juxtaposition
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(简洁的) brief; effectively cut short; marked by use of few words


Spelling Word: laconic
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(疲倦的,无精打采的) lacking energy or vitality; weak; sluggish; lacking spirit or liveliness


Spelling Word: languid
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(赠送,赠礼) generous gift; money or gifts bestowed


Spelling Word: largess
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(潜在的) present or potential but not evident or active; dormant; hidden


Spelling Word: latent
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(戏法,花招) show of skill or deceitful cleverness, considered magical by naive observers


Spelling Word: legerdemain
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(不道德的,下流的,放纵的) amoral; unrestrained; lacking moral discipline or ignoring legal restraint


Spelling Word: licentious
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(清澈) clear, transparent or bright; calm, untroubled, and without worry


Spelling Word: limpid
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(漩涡) whirlpool; powerful circular current of water


Spelling Word: maelstrom
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(宽宏大量的) generous; high-minded; chivalrous


Spelling Word: magnanimous
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(诅咒) curse; evil speaking; utterance of curse or execration


Spelling Word: malediction
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(坏心肠的) having or exhibiting ill will; wishing harm to others; malicious


Spelling Word: malevolent
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(繁多的,多种的) various in kind or quality; many in number; numerous; multiplied; complicated


Spelling Word: manifold
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(多愁善感) tearfully sentimental; over-emotional; sickly-sentimental


Spelling Word: maudlin
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(过分多愁善感,感情脆弱到令人作呕的) insincerely emotional; showing a sickly excess of sentiment


Spelling Word: mawkish
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(撒谎成性的,撒谎的,假的) lying; habitually dishonest; speaking falsely


Spelling Word: mendacious
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(善变的,无常的) capricious; liable to sudden unpredictable change; quick and changeable in temperament


Spelling Word: mercurial
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(少量) limited quantity; small or moderate amount; any small thing


Spelling Word: modicum
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(多样的,各式各样的) varied; greatly diversified; made up of many differing parts


Spelling Word: multifarious
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(无数,非常多) of very large or indefinite number; of ten thousand


Spelling Word: myriad
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(谷底,最低点,天底) lowest point; point on sphere opposites zenith diametrically


Spelling Word: nadir
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(初生的) incipient; coming into existence; emerging


Spelling Word: nascent
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(十恶不赦的) very wicked; infamous by being extremely wicked


Spelling Word: nefarious
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(新入教者,新信徒) recent convert to a belief; one newly initiated


Spelling Word: neophyte