英語考試詞彙:測驗與練習

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credulity: Read
/krɪ'dju:lɪtɪ/;/krɪ'du:lɪtɪ/ n.
(輕信,易信) readiness of belief; disposition to believe on slight evidence
The rascal lives on the credulity of the people.
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cursory: Read
/'kɜrsərɪ/ a. Syn. casual
(草率,匆忙) casual; brief or broad; not cautious, nor detailed
Because a cursory examination of the ruins indicates the possibility of arson, we believe the insurance agency should undertake a more extensive investigation of the fire's cause.
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defile: Read
/di:'faɪl/ v. Syn. pollute
(污染,褻瀆) pollute; make dirty or spotty
The hoodlums defile the church with their scurrilous writing.
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demure: Read
/dɪ'mjʊə(r)/ a. Syn. grave; serious
(端莊的,認真的,靦腆的) modest and reserved in manner or behavior
She was demure and reserved, a nice modest girl whom any young man would be proud to take home to his mother.
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curt  Speak
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(憤世嫉俗,犬儒主義) a scornfully or jadedly negative comment or act
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(憤世嫉俗) skeptical of motives of others; selfishly calculating; negative or pessimistic
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(減短,降低) cut short or reduce; cut off end or tail, or any part
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(簡略的,草率的,粗魯的,三言兩語的) having been shortened; effectively cut short; rudely brief or abrupt, as in speech or manner
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(華麗的,過分裝飾的) excessively or elaborately decorated; flashy, showy, or florid in style or manner

Spelling Word: ornate