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ascetic: Read
/ə'sɛtɪk/ a. Syn. austere; severe
(苦行,禁欲) leading a life of self-discipline and self-denial; austere
The wealthy, self-indulgent young man felt oddly drawn to the strict, ascetic life led by members of some monastic orders.
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boon: Read
/bu:n/ n. Syn. blessing; benefit
(恩惠,福利) blessing; benefit bestowed, especially in response to a request
The recent rains that filled our empty reservoirs were a boon to the whole community.
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burnish: Read
/'bɜrnɪʃ/ v. Syn. polish
(擦拭) make shiny by rubbing; polish
I burnish the brass fixtures until they reflect the lamplight.
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tantrum  Speak
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n. [发脾气,暴怒] a burst of ill humor; display of temper; ill-natured caprice
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n. [气质,性情] person's normal manner of thinking, behaving, or reacting; tendency to become irritable or angry
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a. [俗丽的,便宜且华而不实] cheap in nature or appearance;  tastelessly showy; shameful or indecent
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n. [节奏,乐曲的速度] beat or speed of music; rate or rhythm of activity; pace
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speak v. [革新,翻新,修复] restore to good condition; renew

Spelling Word: renovate