200 Difficult Words - Group 2

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(执拗的,顽固的) hardened in wrongdoing or wickedness; not giving in to persuasion


Spelling Word: obdurate
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(迷惑,困惑,增加不必要的复杂性) confuse; muddle; cause confusion; make needlessly complex


Spelling Word: obfuscate
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(间接的,倾斜的,无诚意的) having slanting or sloping direction, course, or position; inclined


Spelling Word: oblique
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(谄媚的,拍马屁的,奴性的) slavishly attentive; attempting to win favor from influential people by flattery


Spelling Word: obsequious
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(喧闹的,喧嚣的,任性的) noisily aggressive; making great noise or outcry


Spelling Word: obstreperous
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(钝的,迟钝的,愚蠢的) lacking in insight or discernment; stupid


Spelling Word: obtuse
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(可恨的,可耻的) hateful; arousing strong dislike, aversion, or intense displeasure


Spelling Word: odious
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(多管闲事的) marked by excessive eagerness in offering unwanted services or advice to others


Spelling Word: officious
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(显然的,虚假的) put forth or held out as real, actual, or intended; proper or intended to be shown


Spelling Word: ostensible
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(减轻) lessen violence of disease; moderate intensity; gloss over with excuses


Spelling Word: palliate
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(苍白的,惨淡的) abnormally pale; lacking intensity of color or luminousness


Spelling Word: pallid
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(包治百病的药,灵丹妙药) remedy for all diseases, evils, or difficulties; a cure-all


Spelling Word: panacea
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(模范) model of excellence or perfection; peerless example


Spelling Word: paragon
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(贱民,被社会遗弃的人) social outcast; person who is rejected from society or home


Spelling Word: pariah
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(过度俭省,吝啬) extreme care in spending money; reluctance to spend money unnecessarily


Spelling Word: parsimony
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(痛苦,悲怆,哀婉) tender sorrow; pity; quality in art or literature that produces these feelings


Spelling Word: pathos
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(少量,缺乏) scarcity; smallness of number; fewness


Spelling Word: paucity
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(轻蔑,蔑视的) tending to make or become worse; disparaging or belittling


Spelling Word: pejorative
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(透明,清澈,明白的) transparent; limpid; easy to understand


Spelling Word: pellucid
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(背信弃义的,不诚实的) tending to betray; disloyal; faithless


Spelling Word: perfidious
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(肤浅的,不投入的,漠不关心的) done routinely and with little interest or care; acting with indifference; showing little interest or care


Spelling Word: perfunctory
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(及具毁灭性的) very destructive; tending to cause death or serious injury; deadly


Spelling Word: pernicious
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(拒不屈服,反抗) stubbornly or perversely persistent; unyielding; obstinate


Spelling Word: pertinacious
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(精炼的,抓住灵魂的) precisely meaningful; forceful and brief


Spelling Word: pithy
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(陈词滥调) dullness; insipidity of thought; commonplace statement; lack of originality


Spelling Word: platitude
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(过剩,过多) excess; over-fullness in any respect; superabundance


Spelling Word: plethora
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(征兆) omen; forewarning; something that portends an event about to occur, especially unfortunate or evil event


Spelling Word: portent
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(早熟的) advanced in development; appearing or developing early


Spelling Word: precocious
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(太古的,原始时代的) ancient; primitive; belonging to the first or earliest age; original or ancient


Spelling Word: primeval
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(倾向,自然倾向) inclination; natural tendency; readiness; facility of learning


Spelling Word: proclivity
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(发布,公布) proclaim doctrine or law; make known by official publication


Spelling Word: promulgate
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(自然倾向) natural inclination; tendency or preference; predilection


Spelling Word: propensity
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(吉利的,有利的) presenting favorable circumstances; fortunate; advantageous


Spelling Word: propitious
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(事实的,平淡的,缺乏想象力的) dull and unimaginative; matter-of-fact; factual


Spelling Word: prosaic
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(禁止) command against; banish; outlaw


Spelling Word: proscribe
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(变化多端的) versatile; able to take on many shapes; readily taking on varied shapes


Spelling Word: protean
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(好色的,渴望的) having or causing lustful thoughts and desires; having eager desire for something


Spelling Word: prurient
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(幼稚的,孩子气的) childish; belonging to childhood; immature


Spelling Word: puerile
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(美丽,标致) great physical beauty and appeal; attractive moral excellence; moral beauty


Spelling Word: pulchritude
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(谨小慎微的,一丝不苟的) marked by precise accordance with details


Spelling Word: punctilious
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(沼泽,湿地) soft wet boggy land; complex or dangerous situation from which it is difficult to free oneself


Spelling Word: quagmire
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(鸣不平的,易发牢骚的) habitually complaining; expressing complaint or grievance


Spelling Word: querulous
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(空想的,狂想的) idealistic without regard to practicality


Spelling Word: quixotic
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(苦难) bitter, long-lasting resentment; deep-seated ill will; hatred


Spelling Word: rancor
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(严厉批评,猛烈的训斥) scold harshly; criticize severely


Spelling Word: rebuke
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(反抗的,顽抗的) obstinately stubborn; determined to resist authority


Spelling Word: recalcitrant
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(垂直,正直,公正) uprightness; moral virtue; correctness of judgment


Spelling Word: rectitude
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(充满的,充足的) filled to brim or to point of being stuffed; abundantly supplied


Spelling Word: replete
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(有重罪的人,道德败坏的人,无耻的人) person hardened in sin; person without moral scruples


Spelling Word: reprobate
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(责备) voice or convey disapproval of; rebuke; find fault with


Spelling Word: reprove
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(批判) disown; refuse to acknowledge; reject validity or authority of


Spelling Word: repudiate
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(取消) cancel; make void; repeal or annul


Spelling Word: rescind
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(焦躁不安的,难以压抑的) impatient under restraint or opposition; resisting control; difficult to control


Spelling Word: restive
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(下流的,放荡的,亵渎的) coarse or indecent; humorously vulgar or offensive


Spelling Word: ribald
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(普遍的) excessively abundant or numerous; in widespread existence, practice, or use


Spelling Word: rife
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(技巧,策略,计谋) trick; use of artifice or trickery; deceptive maneuver, especially to avoid capture


Spelling Word: ruse
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(非常神圣的) regarded as sacred and inviolable


Spelling Word: sacrosanct
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(聪慧,洞察力) quality of being sagacious; quickness or acuteness of sense perceptions; keenness of discernment; shrewdness


Spelling Word: sagacity
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(显著的,突出的,卓越的) prominent or protruding; projecting outwardly; moving by leaps or springs


Spelling Word: salient
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(假正经的,假装神圣的) excessively or hypocritically pious; possessing sanctity; sacred; holy; saintly; religious


Spelling Word: sanctimonious
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(高兴的,有希望的,乐天的) cheerfully confident; optimistic; of healthy reddish color; ruddy


Spelling Word: sanguine
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(下流的,粗俗的, 下流话语的) obscene; indecent; expressing offensive reproach


Spelling Word: scurrilous
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(有发现意外之财的运气) gift for finding valuable or desirable things by accident; accidental good fortune or luck


Spelling Word: serendipity
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(奴隶的,奴性的) slavish; suitable to slave or servant; relating to servitude or forced labor


Spelling Word: servile
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(担心的,关切的,期望的) worried or concerned; full of desire; expressing care or concern


Spelling Word: solicitous
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(催眠的,半睡半醒的) half asleep; inclined to drowsiness; tending to induce sleep


Spelling Word: somnolent
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(伪造的,欺骗的) false; counterfeit; forged; illogical


Spelling Word: spurious
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(沉静的,安静的) sober; serious, organized, and professional; characterized by dignity and propriety


Spelling Word: staid
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(乏味的,单调的,冷漠的) dull; impassive; having or revealing little emotion or sensibility


Spelling Word: stolid
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(使麻木,使大吃一惊) make senseless or dizzy; be mystery or bewildering to


Spelling Word: stupefy
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(饮食过度,恶心) eat until excessively full; be more than full; feed someone to excess


Spelling Word: surfeit
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(猜测) guess; infer something without sufficiently conclusive evidence


Spelling Word: surmise
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(暗中的,秘密的) secret; done or made by stealth, or without proper authority; made or introduced fraudulently


Spelling Word: surreptitious
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(马屁精,阿谀奉承者) one who attempts to win favor by flattering influential people; bootlicker; yes man


Spelling Word: sycophant
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(默许的,会意的) indicated or understood without expressed directly; not speaking; silent


Spelling Word: tacit
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(沉默寡言的) silent or reserved in speech; saying little; not inclined to speak or converse


Spelling Word: taciturn
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(同等的) equivalent in effect or value


Spelling Word: tantamount
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(鲁莽的) boldness; rashness; foolhardy disregard of danger


Spelling Word: temerity
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(纤细的) long and thin; slender; having little substance


Spelling Word: tenuous
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(害怕的) fearful; demonstrating fear; weakly hesitant


Spelling Word: timorous
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(懒散的,死气沉沉的) having lost motion, or the power of exertion and feeling; numb; benumbed


Spelling Word: torpid
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(驯良的,温顺的,易处理的) easily managed or controlled; governable; easily handled or worked; docile


Spelling Word: tractable
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(暂时的) momentary; temporary; staying for short time


Spelling Word: transient
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(改变) change from one form, nature, substance, or state into another; transform


Spelling Word: transmute
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(锋利的) forceful, effective, and vigorous; sharp or keen


Spelling Word: trenchant
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(残暴的,凶狠的,野蛮的,言词刻毒的,粗野的) disposed to fight; belligerent; aggressively hostile


Spelling Word: truculent
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(肿胀的) swollen; distended; excessively ornate or complex in style or language


Spelling Word: turgid
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(奸恶,卑鄙) depravity; corrupt, depraved, or degenerate act


Spelling Word: turpitude
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(无所不在的) being or existing everywhere; omnipresent


Spelling Word: ubiquitous
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(假情假义的,假殷勤的,油质的) oily; composed of oil or fat; characterized by affected, exaggerated, or insincere earnestness


Spelling Word: unctuous
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(责备) severely criticize; reprimand; reprove sharply


Spelling Word: upbraid
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(篡取) seize and hold power or rights of another by force or without legal authority


Spelling Word: usurp
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(犹豫不定,踌躇不决) sway unsteadily from one side to the other; oscillate


Spelling Word: vacillate
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(空虚的,空的) empty; showing lack of thought or intelligence; vacant


Spelling Word: vacuous
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(平淡单调的,索然无味的,缺乏想象力的) dull and unimaginative; lacking taste or flavor


Spelling Word: vapid
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(杂色的) streaked, spotted, or marked with a variety of color; very colorful


Spelling Word: variegated
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(崇敬) treat with great respect and deference; consider hallowed or be in awe of


Spelling Word: venerate
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(真实,准确性) truthfulness; unwillingness to tell lies


Spelling Word: veracity
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(翠绿的,生疏的,无经验的) green; full of juice in vegetation


Spelling Word: verdant
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(激怒,惹恼) annoy; disturb, especially by minor irritations; be a mystery or bewildering to


Spelling Word: vex
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(代理的,代理人的) acting as substitute; done by deputy; experienced at secondhand


Spelling Word: vicarious
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(转运) change, especially in one's life or fortunes; regular change or succession of one thing to another; alternation


Spelling Word: vicissitude
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(诽谤,辱骂) debase; degrade; spread negative information about


Spelling Word: vilify
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(粘的) sticky; gluey; having high resistance to flow


Spelling Word: viscous
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(腐蚀的,硫酸的,讽刺的) harsh or corrosive in tone; sarcastic; bitterly scathing


Spelling Word: vitriolic
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(荒唐的,挥霍的,放荡的,不受限制的) unrestrained; willfully malicious; immoral or unchaste


Spelling Word: wanton
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(迷人的) agreeable; gracious; charming, often in childlike or naive way


Spelling Word: winsome
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(渴望的) full of wishful yearning or longing; sadly thoughtful


Spelling Word: wistful
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(顶点) point directly overhead in sky; summit


Spelling Word: zenith
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(和风,徐风) gentle breeze; west wind; any of various soft light fabrics, yarns, or garments


Spelling Word: zephyr