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TOEFL Words with Synonyms 1

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abandon
abash
abdicate
abet
abridge
abrogate
abstemious
academic
accede
accelerate
accolade
accord
acrimonious
acumen
admonish
admonition
adversary
adverse
adversity
aesthetic
affable
affluent
aggressive
alacrity
alienate
allay
allude
allure
allusion
ambiguous
amiable
analogous
analogy
anarchy
animus
annals
anonymous
anthology
antithesis
apathetic
apathy
apprehend
apprehensive
apprise
approbation
apt
aptitude
arbiter
archetype
arid
aristocracy
articulate
ascetic
assiduous
asylum
atheist
attribute
augment
auspicious
authentic
autocratic
avarice
awry
banal
bane
banter
baton
belie
bellicose
benevolent
besmirch
biased
bizarre
bland
blandishment
blemish
blight
blithe
bombastic
boorish
bucolic
buffoon
bulwark
bumptious
cabal
cacophonous
cadaverous
callous
candid
candor
cantankerous
capricious
captious
caricature
castigate
celestial
chauvinist
chicanery
chronic
circumspect
circumvent
civil
clamorous
clandestine
coalesce
coalition
coercion
cogent
collusion
commodious
compatible
compensation
compunction
concede
condole
condolence
confederate
congenial
conjecture
consensus
consternation
construction
consummate
contemptuous
convivial
copious
corpulent
cosmopolitan
coterie
countenance
credence
credible
credulous
cringe
crucial
cryptic
curb
cursory
curt
cynical
dearth
deference
deity
delectable
delete
delineate
delinquent
deluge
demagogue
demeanor
demure
denounce
deplete
deprecate
depreciate
devastation
devious
devoid
devout
dilemma
disconcert
disconsolate
discourse
discrete
discursive
disparate
disparity
dispassionate
dispatch
dispel
dissent
dissolute
distraught
diverse
diversify
divulge
dogmatic
dynamic

Word and Definition List


abandon: Read
/ə'bændən/ n. Syn. relinquish
(沒有約束,放任情緒) lacking restraint or control; feeling of extreme emotional intensity; unbounded enthusiasm

abash: Read
/ə'bæʃ/ v. Syn. embarrass
(使難堪) embarrass; make ashamed or uneasy; disconcert

abdicate: Read
/'æbdɪkeɪt/ v. Syn. renounce
(放棄) give up, renounce, abandon, lay down, or withdraw from, as a right or claim

abet: Read
/ə'bɛt/ v. Syn. encourage
(幫助,鼓勵) aid, usually in doing something wrong; encourage

abridge: Read
/ə'brɪdʒ/ v. Syn. condense; shorten
(刪節,節選) condense; shorten; reduce length of written text

abrogate: Read
/'æbroʊgeɪt/ a. Syn. abolish
(廢除) abolish, do away with, or annul, especially by authority

abstemious: Read
/æb'sti:mɪəs/ a. Syn. temperate
(節制(飲食),調節) sparing or moderation in eating and drinking; temperate

academic: Read
/ækə'dɛmɪk/ a. Syn. scholarly; collegiate; theoretical
(學術的) related to school; not practical or directly useful; relating to scholarly organization; based on formal education

accede: Read
/æk'si:d/ v. Syn. agree; assent; concede
(同意) agree; give consent, often at insistence of another; concede

accelerate: Read
/ək'sɛləreɪt/ v. Syn. speed; hasten
(加速) move faster; cause to develop or progress more quickly; occur sooner than expected

accolade: Read
/'ækəleɪd/ n. Syn. praise
(出名的大獎) award of merit; expression of approval; praise

accord: Read
/ə'kɔ:d/ n. Syn. agreement; treaty
(一致,協議) settlement or compromise of conflicting opinions; written agreement between two states

acrimonious: Read
/ækrɪ'moʊnɪəs/ a. Syn. rancorous
(挖苦的,尖酸的(語言,行為)) bitter and sharp in language, tone, or manner

acumen: Read
/'ækjʊmɛn, ə'kju:mɛn/ n. Syn. acuteness; insight
(思想敏銳) mental keenness; quickness of perception

admonish: Read
/əd'mɒnɪʃ/ v. Syn. warn; reprove
(警告,訓斥) warn; counsel someone against something to be avoided

admonition: Read
/ædmɒ'nɪʃ(ə)n/ n. Syn. warning
(警告) gentle or friendly reproof; cautionary advice or warning

adversary: Read
/'ædvəsərɪ/ n. Syn. opponent; contestant
(對手) opponent in contest; someone who offers opposition

adverse: Read
/'ædvɜrs/ a. Syn. unfavorable; hostile
(討厭,敵意) in opposing direction; harmful or unfavorable; acting or serving to oppose

adversity: Read
/əd'vɜrsɪtɪ/ n. Syn. poverty; misfortune
(貧困,不幸) state of misfortune, hardship, or affliction; misfortune

aesthetic: Read
/i:s'θɛtɪk/ a. Syn. artistic; elegant
(審美的) elegant or tasteful; of or concerning appreciation of beauty or good taste

affable: Read
/'æfəb(ə)l/ a.
(平易近人的) easily approachable; warmly friendly

affluent: Read
/'æflʊənt/ a.
(富有的,豐富的) having an abundant supply of money or possessions of value

aggressive: Read
/'əgrɛsɪv/ a.
(強有力的,堅持己見的) making assaults; unjustly attacking; combative; hostile; tending to spread quickly

alacrity: Read
/ə'lækrɪtɪ/ n.
(歡快的情緒) cheerful promptness or willingness; eagerness; speed or quickness

alienate: Read
/'eɪlɪəneɪt/ v. Syn. estrange; transfer; separate
(孤立,樹敵) cause to become unfriendly or hostile; transfer property or ownership; isolate or dissociate emotionally

allay: Read
/ə'leɪ/ v. Syn. calm; pacify; relieve
(平靜下來,(使)冷靜下來) calm; pacify; reduce the intensity of; relieve

allude: Read
/ə'lu:d/ v. Syn. imply; refer
(暗指) refer casually or indirectly, or by suggestion

allure: Read
/ə'ljʊə(r)/ v. Syn. entice; attract
(誘惑,引誘) attract with something desirable; be highly, often subtly attractive

allusion: Read
/ə'lu:ʒ(ə)n/ n. Syn. metaphor
(暗指,暗示) indirect reference; symbolical reference or comparison; metaphor

ambiguous: Read
/æm'bɪgjʊəs/ a.
(模棱兩可) unclear or doubtful in meaning

amiable: Read
/'eɪmɪəb(ə)l/ a. Syn. agreeable; lovable
(可愛的,友好的,愜意的) good-natured and likable; lovable; warmly friendly

analogous: Read
/ə'næləgəs/ a. Syn. comparable
(類似的) comparable; similar or alike

analogy: Read
/ə'nælədʒɪ/ n. Syn. similarity; parallelism
(類比,相似) similarity in some respects; comparison based on similarity

anarchy: Read
/'ænəkɪ/ n. Syn. lawlessness; disorder
(無政府主義) absence of governing body; state of disorder; political disorder and confusion

animus: Read
/'ænɪməs/ n. Syn. enmity; disposition
(敵意) feeling of enmity or ill will; attitude that informs one's actions; disposition

annals: Read
/'æn(ə)lz/ n. Syn. records; history
(記錄,歷史) chronological record of the events of successive years

anonymous: Read
/ə'nɒnɪməs/ a. Syn. unknown; nameless
(匿名的) having no name; having unknown or unacknowledged name

anthology: Read
/æn'θɒlədʒɪ/ n. Syn. collection
(選集) book of literary selections by various authors

antithesis: Read
/æn'tɪθəsɪs/ n. Syn. contrast
(對立面) contrast; direct contrast; opposition

apathetic: Read
/æpə'θɛtɪk/ a.
(冷漠的,無動於衷的) feeling or showing a lack of interest or concern; indifferent

apathy: Read
/'æpəθɪ/ n. Syn. indifference
(漠不關心) lack of caring; indifference

apprehend: Read
/æprɪ'hɛnd/ v. Syn. arrest; perceive
(逮捕,懼怕,領會) take into custody; arrest a criminal; grasp mentally; perceive

apprehensive: Read
/æprɪ'hɛnsɪv/ a.
(恐懼的,擔心的) capable of apprehending; knowing; conscious; relating to the faculty of apprehension; sensible; feeling; perceptive

apprise: Read
/ə'praɪz/ v. Syn. inform
(告訴) inform; give notice to; make aware

approbation: Read
/æprə'beɪʃ(ə)n/ n. Syn. approval
(同意,批准) expression of warm approval; praise

apt: Read
/æpt/ a. Syn. appropriate; suitable
(恰當的,貼切的) likely; exactly suitable; appropriate; quick to learn or understand

aptitude: Read
/'æptɪtju:d/;/'æptɪtud/ n. Syn. intelligence; talent
(能力,才能) inherent ability; quickness in learning and understanding

arbiter: Read
/'ɑrbɪtə(r)/ n. Syn. judge
(仲裁者) person with power to decide a dispute; judge

archetype: Read
/'ɑrkɪtaɪp/ n. Syn. prototype
(原形) prototype; original model or type after which other similar things are patterned

arid: Read
/'ærɪd/ a. Syn. dry; barren
(荒蕪的) dry; lacking moisture, especially having insufficient rainfall to support trees or plants

aristocracy: Read
/ærɪs'tɒkrəsɪ/ n.
(貴族) hereditary nobility; privileged class

articulate: Read
/ɑr'tɪkjʊlət/ a. Syn. effective; distinct
(有效的,獨特的) expressing oneself easily in clear and effective language

ascetic: Read
/ə'sɛtɪk/ a. Syn. austere; severe
(苦行,禁慾) leading a life of self-discipline and self-denial; austere

assiduous: Read
/ə'sɪdjʊəs/;/ə'sɪdʒʊəs/ a. Syn. diligent; persistent
(勤奮) constant in application or attention; diligent; unceasing or persistent

asylum: Read
/ə'saɪləm/ n. Syn. protection
(庇護所) place of refuge or shelter; protection

atheist: Read
/'eɪθiɪst/ n. Syn. nonbeliever
(無神論者) nonbeliever; one who denies the existence of god

attribute: Read
/ə'trɪbju:t/ n. Syn. trait
(屬性, 望) essential quality; reputation; honor

augment: Read
/ɔ:g'mɛnt/ v. Syn. increase
(增長) make greater, as in size, extent, or quantity

auspicious: Read
/ɔ:'spɪʃəs/ a. Syn. propitious
(幸運的,吉祥的) attended by favorable circumstances; marked by success; prosperous

authentic: Read
/ɜr'θɛntɪk/ a. Syn. genuine; real; valid; trustworthy
(真的,可靠的,確實的) not counterfeit or copied; valid; trustworthy

autocratic: Read
/ɔtə'krætɪk/ a. Syn. dictatorial
(獨裁) having absolute, unchecked power; dictatorial

avarice: Read
/'ævərɪs/ n.
(貪婪,貪財) greediness for wealth; insatiable desire of gain

awry: Read
/ə'raɪ/ ad. Syn. distorted; crooked ; askew; amiss
(扭曲的,歪曲的) in a position that is turned toward one side; away from correct course

banal: Read
/bə'nɑrl/;/'beɪnl/ a. Syn. dull; commonplace; trite
(平凡,陳腐,老生常談) obvious and dull; commonplace; lacking originality

bane: Read
/beɪn/ n. Syn. curse
(禍根) something causes misery or death; curse; fatal injury or ruin

banter: Read
/'bæntə(r)/ n.
(嘲弄,戲謔) good-humored, playful conversation

baton: Read
/'bæt(ə)n/;/bə'tɒn/ n.
(指揮棒,警棍) staff or truncheon for various purposes, as one of a conductor in musical performances, one transferred by runners in a relay race

belie: Read
/bɪ'laɪ/ v. Syn. contradict
(掩飾,造成假象,矛盾) contradict; give a false impression

bellicose: Read
/'bɛlɪkoʊs/ a. Syn. warlike; belligerent
(好鬥的,好戰的) warlike or hostile in manner or temperament; showing or having impulse to be combative

benevolent: Read
/bɪ'nɛvələnt/ a. Syn. generous; charitable
(慈善的) generous in providing aid to others; charitable

besmirch: Read
/bɪ'smɜrtʃ/ v.
(弄髒) soil, smear so as to make dirty or stained

biased: Read
/'baɪəs(ɪ)d/ a. Syn. slanted; prejudiced
(偏見的,偏差) favoring one person or side over another; prejudiced

bizarre: Read
/bɪ'zɑr(r)/ a. Syn. fantastic
(怪異的) fantastic; violently contrasting; strangely unconventional in style or appearance

bland: Read
/blænd/ a. Syn. soothing; mild; agreeable
(溫和的) lacking stimulating or mild; agreeable

blandishment: Read
/'blændɪʃmənt/ n. Syn. flattery
(阿諛奉承) flattery; speech or action expressive of affection or kindness, and tending to win the heart

blemish: Read
/'blɛmɪʃ/ v.
(損害,玷污瑕疵,缺點) mark with deformity; injure or impair, as anything which is excellent; make defective, either the body or mind

blight: Read
/blaɪt/ v.
(阻止生長,使枯萎,毀壞) blast; prevent the growth and fertility of; destroy the happiness of; ruin; frustrate

blithe: Read
/blaɪð/ a. Syn. gay; joyous; heedless
(歡樂,高興) gay; joyous; carefree and lighthearted

bombastic: Read
/bɒm'bæstɪk/ a. Syn. pompous
(誇張的) pompous; using inflated language; high-sounding but with little meaning

boorish: Read
/'bʊərɪʃ/ a. Syn. rude; clumsy; illiterate
(粗魯,笨拙) rude and clumsy in behavior; ungentlemanly; awkward in manners

bucolic: Read
/bju:'kɒlɪk/ a. Syn. rustic; pastoral
(田園的) rustic; pastoral; agricultural; relating to country affairs, or to shepherd's life and occupation

buffoon: Read
/bʌ'fu:n/ n.
(丑角,缺乏教養之人) one who makes a practice of amusing others by low tricks, antic gestures; droll; mimic; clown

bulwark: Read
/'bʊlwək/ n.
(壁壘) earthwork or other strong defense; person who defends

bumptious: Read
/'bʌmpʃəs/ a.
(盲目自大) offensively self-assertive; liable to give or take offense; forward; pushing

cabal: Read
/kə'bæl/ n.
(內閣) small group of persons secretly united to promote their own interests

cacophonous: Read
/kə'kɒfənəs/ a. Syn. discordant; inharmonious
(不和諧) discordant; inharmonious; sounding harshly; ill-sounding

cadaverous: Read
/kə'dævərəs/ a. Syn. pale
(屍體似的,蒼白的) like corpse; pale; Having appearance or color of dead human body

callous: Read
/'kæləs/ a.
(硬心腸的,無情的) emotionally hardened; unfeeling; toughened

candid: Read
/'kændɪd/ a. Syn. straightforward; frank
(率直的,坦白的) straightforward; frank; free from prejudice; impartial

candor: Read
/kændə(r)/ n. Syn. frankness
(開誠佈公,坦率) frankness; quality of being honest and straightforward in attitude and speech

cantankerous: Read
/kæn'tæŋkərəs/ a. Syn. irritable
(脾氣壞,易發怒) ill humored; irritable; marked by ill-tempered contradiction or opposition; ugly; malicious

capricious: Read
/kə'prɪʃəs/ a. Syn. unpredictable; fickle; arbitrary
(反复無常的) fickle; impulsive and unpredictable; apt to change opinions suddenly

captious: Read
/'kæpʃəs/ a.
(難以討好的,吹毛求疵的,愛挑毛病的) intended to confuse in an argument

caricature: Read
/kærɪkə'tjʊə(r)/ n. Syn. distortion; burlesque
(歪曲,漫畫,諷刺畫) representation that is deliberately exaggerated to produce a comic effect

castigate: Read
/'kæstɪgeɪt/ v. Syn. punish
(嚴厲批評,懲罰) criticize severely; punish; revise or make corrections to publication

celestial: Read
/sɪ'lɛstɪəl/;/sə'lZstʃl/ a. Syn. heavenly
(天體的,天堂的) relating to the sky or the heavens; supremely good; god or angel

chauvinist: Read
/'ʃoʊvɪnɪst/ n.
(盲目愛國主義) person with prejudiced belief in superiority of own kind

chicanery: Read
/ʃɪ'keɪnərɪ/ n. Syn. trickery; deception
(強辯,狡辯,欺騙) mean or unfair artifice to obscure truth; deception by trickery or sophistry

chronic: Read
/'krɒnɪk/ a.
(慢性的) lasting for long period; marked by frequent recurrence, as certain diseases

circumspect: Read
/'sɜrkəmspɛkt/ a. Syn. prudent; cautious
(慎重,周到) carefully aware of all circumstances; cautious

circumvent: Read
/sɜrkəm'vɛnt/ v. Syn. outwit
(智取,包圍) surround an enemy; enclose or entrap; beat by cleverness and wit

civil: Read
/'sɪv(ə)l/ a. Syn. civic
(平民的,市民的,民事的,非軍事的,國內的,文明的) having to do with citizens or the state; courteous and polite

clamorous: Read
/'klæmərəs/ a.
(吵鬧的,喧嘩的) speaking and repeating loud words; full of clamor; calling or demanding loudly or urgently; vociferous; noisy; bawling; loud

clandestine: Read
/klæn'dɛstɪn/ a. Syn. secret
(秘密) secret; conducted with or marked by hidden aims or methods

coalesce: Read
/koʊə'lɛs/ v. Syn. combine; fuse; mix
(接合,結合,合併) combine; fuse; grow together; come together so as to form one whole; unite

coalition: Read
/koʊə'lɪʃ(ə)n/ n. Syn. partnership; league; union
(夥伴,同盟,集合) partnership; league; state of being combined into one body

coercion: Read
/koʊ'ɛrfɛn/ n.
(威逼,強迫) use of force to get someone to obey

cogent: Read
/'koʊdʒənt/ a. Syn. convincing
(有說服力的) reasonable and convincing; based on evidence; forcefully persuasive

collusion: Read
/kə'lu:ʒ(ə)n/ n.
(勾結) secret agreement for an illegal purpose; conspiracy

commodious: Read
/kə'moʊdɪəs/ a.
(寬敞,舒適) spacious and comfortable; fit; proper; convenient

compatible: Read
/kəm'pætɪb(ə)l/ a. Syn. harmonious
(和諧的) harmonious; having similar disposition and tastes

compensation: Read
/kɒmpɛn'seɪʃ(ə)n/ n.
(補償的錢或物) something given or received as payment as for a service or loss or injury

compunction: Read
/kəm'pʌŋkʃ(ə)n/ n.
(後悔) feeling of deep regret; strong uneasiness caused by a sense of guilt

concede: Read
/kən'si:d/ v. Syn. admit; yield
(勉強,讓步,屈從) admit; yield; give up physical control of another

condole: Read
/kən'doʊl/ v. Syn. grieve
(吊慰,就某一不幸向某人表示慰問) grieve; express sympathy; speak sympathetically to one in pain, grief, or misfortune

condolence: Read
/kən'doʊləns/ n.
(弔唁,哀悼) expression of sympathy with another in sorrow or grief.

confederate: Read
/kən'fɛdərət/ n. Syn. ally; collaborator
(同盟者,盟友) ally; form a group or unite

congenial: Read
/kən'dʒi:nɪəl/ a. Syn. compatible
(彼此合得來的,意氣相投的) compatible

conjecture: Read
/kən'dʒɛktʃə(r)/ v.
(推測,猜測) believe especially on uncertain or tentative grounds

consensus: Read
/kən'sɛnsəs/ n. Syn. Agreement; accord
(意見一致,多數人的意見,輿論) general agreement or accord; opinion reached by a group as a whole

consternation: Read
/kɒnstə'neɪʃ(ə)n/ n. Syn. dismay; shock; fear
(大為吃驚,(極度的)驚愕,驚恐) intense state of fear or dismay; astonishment combined with terror

construction: Read
/kən'strʌkʃ(ə)n/ n.
(建築,建造) act of constructing or building something

consummate: Read
/'kɒnsəmeɪt/ a.
(完全的,完美的,完成) carried to the utmost extent or degree; of the highest quality; complete; perfect

contemptuous: Read
/kən'tɛmptjʊəs/ a. Syn. scornful
(輕蔑的,傲慢的) scornful; expressing contempt; showing a lack of respect

convivial: Read
/kən'vɪvɪəl/ a. Syn. festive
(歡樂,高興) festive; occupied with or fond of the pleasures of good company

copious: Read
/'koʊpɪəs/ a. Syn. plentiful
(豐富的,很多的) plentiful; containing plenty; affording ample supply

corpulent: Read
/'kɔ:pjʊlənt/ a. Syn. fat
(肥胖) very fat; large in body; overweight

cosmopolitan: Read
/kɒzmə'pɒlɪt(ə)n/ a. Syn. sophisticated
(世界主義) sophisticated; of worldwide scope

coterie: Read
/'koʊtərɪ/ n.
(同行,圈內人) group that meets socially; an exclusive circle of people with common purpose

countenance: Read
/'kaʊntɪnəns/ v. Syn. approve; tolerate
(忍受,接受) give sanction or support to; tolerate or approve

credence: Read
/'kri:dəns/ n. Syn. credit; faith
(信任,相信) credit; faith

credible: Read
/'krɛdɪb(ə)l/ a.
(可信的,可靠的) capable of being credited or believed; worthy of belief; entitled to confidence; trustworthy

credulous: Read
/'krɛdjʊləs/;/'krɛdʒələs/ a.
(輕信的,易信的) apt to believe on slight evidence; easily imposed upon; unsuspecting; believed too readily

cringe: Read
/krɪndʒ/ v.
(畏縮,諂媚,奉承) shrink or recoil, as in fear, disgust or embarrassment; bend or crouch with base humility

crucial: Read
/'kru:ʃ(ə)l/ a.
(極重要的,有決定性的) of extreme importance; vital to the resolution of a crisis; of the greatest importance

cryptic: Read
/'krɪptɪk/ a.
(秘密的,神秘的) having hidden meaning; mystifying; using code or cipher

curb: Read
/kɜrb/ v.
(控制,抑制,約束) bend or curve; guide and manage, or restrain

cursory: Read
/'kɜrsərɪ/ a. Syn. casual
(草率,匆忙) casual; brief or broad; not cautious, nor detailed

curt: Read
/kɜrt/ a.
(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

cynical: Read
/'sɪnɪk(ə)l/ a.
(憤世嫉俗) skeptical of motives of others; selfishly calculating; negative or pessimistic

dearth: Read
/dɜrθ/ n. Syn. scarcity
(稀缺,缺乏) scarcity; shortage of food; famine from failure or loss of crops

deference: Read
/'dɛfərəns/ n. Syn. respect
(尊重的,尊重他人的) willingness to carry out the wishes of others; great respect

deity: Read
/'di:ɪtɪ/ n. Syn. god; divinity
(神,被奉若神明的人或物) god; divinity; supernatural things

delectable: Read
/dɪ'lɛktəb(ə)l/ a. Syn. delightful; delicious
(使人愉快的) delightful; delicious; extremely pleasing to the sense of taste

delete: Read
/dɪ'li:t/ v. Syn. erase
(刪除) erase; strike out; remove or make invisible

delineate: Read
/dɪ'lɪnɪeɪt/ v. Syn. portray; depict; sketch
(描繪,描述) portray; depict; draw or trace outline of; sketch out

delinquent: Read
/dɪ'lɪŋkwənt/ a.
(疏忽職務的,有過失的) failing in duty; offending by neglect of duty.

deluge: Read
/'dɛlju:dʒ/ n. Syn. flood; rush
(大洪水) great flood; heavy downpour; any overflowing of water

demagogue: Read
/'dɛməgɒg/ n.
(煽動政治家) person who appeals to people's prejudice; false leader of people

demeanor: Read
/dɪ'mi:nə(r)/ n. Syn. behavior
(風度,行為) conduct; management; way in which a person behaves

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

denounce: Read
/dɪ'naʊns/ v. Syn. condemn; criticize; announce
(咒罵,批評) condemn openly; criticize; make known in formal manner

deplete: Read
/dɪ'pli:t/ v. Syn. reduce; exhaust
(耗盡,減少) decrease fullness of; use up or empty out

deprecate: Read
/'dɛprɪkeɪt/ v. Syn. belittle
(抗議,蔑視) express disapproval of; protest against; belittle

depreciate: Read
/dɪ'pri:ʃɪeɪt/ v.
(折舊) lessen price or value of; think or speak of as being of little worth; belittle

devastation: Read
/dɛvəs'teɪʃən/ n.
(毀壞) an event that results in total destruction; the state of being decayed or destroyed

devious: Read
/'di:vɪəs/ a.
(拐彎抹角的,偏僻的) departing from correct or accepted way; misleading; not straightforward

devoid: Read
/dɪ'vɔɪd/ a. Syn. barren; empty
(缺乏的) completely lacking; barren or empty

devout: Read
/dɪ'vaʊt/ a. Syn. pious
(虔誠的,誠懇的) expressing devotion or piety; earnest in religious field

dilemma: Read
/daɪ'lɛmə/ n. Syn. predicament
(困境,進退兩難) predicament; state of uncertainty or between equally unfavorable options

disconcert: Read
/dɪskən'sɜrt/ v. Syn. confuse; upset; embarrass
(迷惑,擾亂,使難堪) confuse; frustrate by throwing into disorder; embarrass

disconsolate: Read
/dɪs'kɒnsələt/ a. Syn. sad
(悲傷,沮喪) sad; cheerless; gloomy; hopeless or not expecting

discourse: Read
/'dɪskɔ:s/ n. Syn. conversation
(演講,談話) formal, lengthy discussion of a subject; verbal exchange; conversation

discrete: Read
/dɪ'skri:t/ a. Syn. separate; distinct
(分離,沒有關係的) separate; consisting of unconnected distinct parts

discursive: Read
/dɪ'skɜrsɪv/ a.
(散漫的,不得要領的) tending to depart from main point or cover a wide range of subjects

disparate: Read
/'dɪspərət/ a. Syn. unrelated
(大相徑庭的,沒關係的) fundamentally distinct or different in kind; entirely dissimilar

disparity: Read
/dɪ'spærɪtɪ/ n. Syn. difference
(不同,差距) difference; condition or fact of being unequal, as in age, rank, or degree

dispassionate: Read
/dɪ'spæʃ(ə)nət/ a. Syn. calm; impartial
(平靜的,公平的) calm; impartial; unaffected by strong emotion or prejudice

dispatch: Read
/dɪ'spætʃ/ n. Syn. expedition; sending off
(急速,急件) act of sending off something; property of being prompt and efficient; message usually sent in haste

dispel: Read
/dɪ'spɛl/ v. Syn. scatter
(散開,分裂,消失) scatter; drive away; cause to vanish

dissent: Read
/dɪ'sɛnt/ v. Syn. disagree
(反對) differ in opinion or feeling; withhold assent or approval

dissolute: Read
/'dɪsəlu:t/ a.
(放縱,揮霍) lacking moral restraint; indulging in sensual pleasures or vices

distraught: Read
/dɪ'strɔ:t/ a. Syn. upset
(使悲傷,使焦慮) deeply agitated, as from emotional conflict; mad; insane

diverse: Read
/daɪ'vɜrs/ a. Syn. various
(豐富多樣的) differing in some characteristics; various

diversify: Read
/daɪ'vɜrsɪfaɪ/ v. Syn. vary
(使多樣化,多元化) give variety to; spread out activities or investments

divulge: Read
/daɪ'vʌldʒ/ v. Syn. reveal
(揭開,暴露) reveal; make known to public

dogmatic: Read
/dɒg'mætɪk/;/dɔ:gmætɪk/ a. Syn. opinionated; doctrinal
(獨斷的,教條的,固執的) stubbornly adhering to insufficiently proven beliefs; inflexible, rigid

dynamic: Read
/daɪ'næmɪk/ a. Syn. energetic
(充滿活力的) energetic; vigorously active