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desecrate: Read
/'dɛsɪkreɪt/ v.
(褻瀆) violate with violence, especially to sacred place
Shattering the altar and trampling the holy objects underfoot, the invaders desecrate the sanctuary.
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dissemble: Read
/dɪ'sɛmb(ə)l/ v. Syn. disguise; pretend
(偽裝,做作,掩飾) disguise or conceal behind a false appearance; make a false show of
Even though John tried to dissemble his motive for taking modern dance, we all knew he was there not to dance but to meet girls.
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effrontery: Read
/ɛ'frʌntərɪ/ n.
(厚顏無恥) shameless or brazen boldness; insolent and shameless audacity
She had the effrontery to insult the guest.
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enervate: Read
/'ɛnəveɪt/ v. Syn. weaken
(使變弱) weaken or destroy strength or vitality of; remove a nerve or part of a nerve
She was slow to recover from her illness; even a short walk to the window would enervate her.
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exotic  Speak
Exercise
(花費,用光) lay out, apply, or employ in any way; consume by use; use up or distribute, either in payment or in donations; spend
Exercise
(廣闊的區域) patch; wide and open extent, as of surface, land, or sky
Exercise
(陌生的,外來的,奇異的,異國情調) from another part of the world; foreign; strikingly strange or unusual
Exercise
(加速,催促) process fast and efficiently; execute quickly and efficiently
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a. Syn. protective
(自衛的) intended or appropriate for defending against; protective

Spelling Word: defensive