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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