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abhor:
   (憎恨) fill with horror and loathing; horrify; hate
abrasive:
   (摩擦的,粗糙的,研磨剂) rubbing away; tending to grind down
abrogate:
   (废除) abolish, do away with, or annul, especially by authority
absolution:
   (赦免,免除) act of absolving or the state of being absolved; formal remission of sin imparted by a priest
abstain:
   (控制,限制(自己)) refrain; hold oneself back voluntarily from an action or practice
abstemious:
   (节制(饮食),调节) sparing or moderation in eating and drinking; temperate
abstruse:
   (难以理解的,复杂的) obscure; profound; difficult to understand.
accolade:
   (出名的大奖) award of merit; expression of approval; praise
acquiesce:
   (默许) assent; agree without protesting
acrid:
   (尖锐,尖酸) unpleasantly sharp or bitter to taste or smell; bitterly pungent
acrophobia:
   (恐高症) fear of heights; abnormal fear of high places
acuity:
   (尖锐) sharpness; acuteness of vision or perception; keenness
adamant:
   (坚硬,不动摇) extremely hard; inflexible; stubbornly unyielding
adroit:
   (熟练,有技巧) skillful and adept under pressing conditions
adulation:
   (奉承,恭维) excessive flattery or admiration; unmerited praise
adversity:
   (贫困,不幸) state of misfortune, hardship, or affliction; misfortune
advocate:
   (辩护,推广) speak, plead, or argue in favour of; plead for; push for something
aesthetic:
   (审美的) elegant or tasteful; of or concerning appreciation of beauty or good taste
affable:
   (平易近人的) easily approachable; warmly friendly
alacrity:
   (欢快的情绪) cheerful promptness or willingness; eagerness; speed or quickness
alchemy:
   (炼金术士) medieval chemistry; magical or mysterious power or process of transforming
allay:
   (平静下来,(使)冷静下来) calm; pacify; reduce the intensity of; relieve
alleviate:
   (解脱,释放,释然) provide physical relief, as from pain; make easier; remove in part
aloof:
   (分离,保留) apart; remote in manner; distant physically or emotionally; reserved and remote
amass:
   (收集) collect; gather for oneself, as for one's pleasure or profit
ambiguity:
   (模棱两可) state of being ambiguous; doubtfulness or uncertainty
ambiguous:
   (模棱两可的) unclear or doubtful in meaning
ambivalence:
   (矛盾的观点或情绪) state of having contradictory or conflicting emotional attitudes, such as love and hate
ambulatory:
   (可移动的,不固定) able to walk; formed or adapted for walking; not stationary
ameliorate:
   (提高) make or become better; improve; grow better
amiable:
   (可爱的,友好的,惬意的) good-natured and likable; lovable; warmly friendly
amity:
   (友谊) friendship; peaceful relations, as between nations
amorphous:
   (无形的,不成形的) formless; lacking shape or definition
analgesic:
   (止痛的) serving to reduce sensibility to pain without loss of consciousness
analogous:
   (类似的) comparable; similar or alike
anarchy:
   (无政府主义) absence of governing body; state of disorder; political disorder and confusion
anecdote:
   (奇闻轶事) short account of amusing or interesting event; short narrative; secret story of history or biography
animosity:
   (仇恨) bitter hostility; active hatred; hostile feeling or act
annex:
   (接手) append or attach; take possession of; incorporate into an existing political unit
annex:
   (接手) append or attach; take possession of; incorporate into an existing political unit
anomaly:
   (不规则,异常,反常) irregularity; person or something that is unusual; departure from normal or common order
antagonism:
   (反抗,敌对) active resistance; condition of being an opposing principle, force, or factor
antediluvian:
   (远古,上古,及其久远) antiquated; extremely old and ancient; belonging to very ancient times
anthology:
   (选集) book of literary selections by various authors
antiquated:
   (过时的,陈旧的) too old to be fashionable, suitable, or useful; obsolete; aged
apathetic:
   (冷漠的,无动于衷的) feeling or showing a lack of interest or concern; indifferent
apathy:
   (漠不关心) lack of caring; indifference
apocryphal:
   (假的,捏造的) untrue; of questionable authorship or authenticity; erroneous; fictitious
appease:
   (平静,安抚) bring peace, quiet, or calm to; satisfy or relieve
apprehensive:
   (恐惧的,担心的) capable of apprehending; knowing; conscious; relating to the faculty of apprehension; sensible; feeling; perceptive
arable:
   (可耕种的) fit for growing crops, as by plowing
arbitrary:
   (反复无常,随机的) randomly chosen; determined by chance or impulse, and not by reason or principle
arcane:
   (秘密,谜) secret; mysterious; known only to the initiated
archaic:
   (过时的) no longer current or applicable; antiquated
bigot:
   ((宗教,政治等的)盲信者,顽固者) hypocrite, especially, superstitious hypocrite; one who is strongly partial to one's own group, religion, race, or politics
bilk:
   (骗) defraud or cheat; frustrate or disappoint; evade or escape from
billowing:
   (波涛翻滚) swelling out in waves; surging; stormy; affected by storms
blasphemy:
   (亵渎) act of claiming for oneself the attributes and rights of God; utterance or writing concerning God or a sacred entity
blatant:
   (喧闹,俗丽) flagrant; conspicuously obvious; loudly offensive
blighted:
   (被毁坏的,受病害的) suffering from a disease; destroyed, ruined, or spoiled
blithe:
   (欢乐,高兴) gay; joyous; carefree and lighthearted
bolster:
   (支持,增援) support or prop up with or as if with a long narrow pillow or cushion
boorish:
   (粗鲁,笨拙) rude and clumsy in behavior; ungentlemanly; awkward in manners
bourgeois:
   (中产阶级,平庸的) middle class; selfishly materialistic; dully conventional
braggart:
   (自夸,吹嘘) boaster; one given to loud, empty boasting; very talkative person
brevity:
   (简短,短暂) quality or state of being brief in duration; concise expression
broach:
   (介绍,提出,引见) introduce; bring up for discussion or debate; announce
brusque:
   (唐图,直率,粗暴无礼) abrupt and curt in manner or speech; rudely abrupt, unfriendly
bulwark:
   (壁垒) earthwork or other strong defense; person who defends
bureaucracy:
   (官僚机构) over-regulated administrative system
burgeon:
   (发芽,成长) grow forth; send out buds; grow or develop rapidly
burnish:
   (擦拭) make shiny by rubbing; polish
buttress:
   (支持) support physically; prop up; support something or someone by supplying evidence
cajole:
   (哄骗,勾引) influence or urge by gentle urging or flattering
caldron:
   (大锅) large kettle or boiler of copper, brass, or iron
callow:
   (年幼,稚嫩,无经验) youthful; immature; inexperienced; without feathers
candid:
   (率直的,坦白的) straightforward; frank; free from prejudice; impartial
candor:
   (开诚布公,坦率) frankness; quality of being honest and straightforward in attitude and speech
cantankerous:
   (脾气坏,易发怒) ill humored; irritable; marked by ill-tempered contradiction or opposition; ugly; malicious
capacious:
   (宽敞的) capable of containing a large quantity; spacious or roomy
capitulate:
   (投降) surrender; end all resistance; give up; go along with or comply
carping:
   (不公正的不合理的批评) fault-finding; excessive complaining; of unreasonable criticism or censure
cartographer:
   (制图者,制地图的人) one who makes maps or charts
castigate:
   (严厉批评,惩罚) criticize severely; punish; revise or make corrections to publication
catharsis:
   (导泻,通便,疏泄) purging or cleansing of any passage of body
caucus:
   (核心小组会议(秘密)) private meeting of members of a party to select officers or determine policy
caustic:
   (腐蚀,挖苦) capable of burning, corroding, dissolving, or eating away by chemical action
cavalcade:
   (队伍) ceremonial procession or display; succession or series
celerity:
   (速度) swiftness of action or motion; speed
censorious:
   (批判的) critical; addicted to censure; severe in making remarks on others, or on their writings or manners; implying or expressing censure
censure:
   (责怪,批评) expression of strong disapproval or harsh criticism; blame
cerebral:
   (脑的,智力的) relating to the brain or cerebrum; intellectual rather than emotional
certitude:
   (确实) state of being certain; complete assurance; confidence
chary:
   (谨慎,吝啬) cautious; sparing or restrained about giving
chicanery:
   (强辩,狡辩,欺骗) mean or unfair artifice to obscure truth; deception by trickery or sophistry
chimerical:
   (不现实,空想) fantastically improbable; highly unrealistic; imaginative
choleric:
   (易发怒的,脾气坏) hot-tempered; easily angered; bad-tempered; expressing anger
circuitous:
   (迂回的) being or taking a roundabout, lengthy course; going round in a circuit; not direct
circumlocution:
   (迂回累赘的话,遁词) indirect or roundabout expression; evasion in speech or writing