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帖子主题: 每日一字   周三 十一月 02, 2011 9:46 pm

enervating(a.)causing you to feel weak and with no energy

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1. I find this heat very enervating.

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fallacy(n.)an idea which a lot of people think is true but which is false错误的观念或信念,谬见,谬论

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jocular(a.)1. funny or intended to make someone laugh
2. describes someone who is happy and likes to make jokes
诙谐的

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1. The teacher made a jocular comment on his own painting.

2. He was in a very jocular mood at the party.


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帖子主题: 每日一字   周六 十一月 05, 2011 8:43 am

laissez-faire(n.)
1. unwillingness to get involved in or influence other people's activities
2. If a government is laissez-faire, it does not have many laws and rules which control the buying and selling of goods and services.放任政策

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1. The problems began long before he became headteacher, but they worsened with his laissez-faire approach/attitude.

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帖子主题: 每日一字   周二 十一月 08, 2011 10:02 pm

neophyte(n.)someone who has recently become involved in an activity and is still learning about it新入教者,新信徒

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1. He's a neophyte at chess.


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帖子主题: 每日一字   周二 十一月 08, 2011 10:02 pm

obsequious(a.)too eager to praise or obey someone 谄媚的,奉承的,顺从的

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1. She is almost embarrassingly obsequious to anyone in authority.


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帖子主题: 每日一字   周二 十一月 08, 2011 10:03 pm

obtuse(a.)
1. [specialized](of an angle) more than 90° and less than 180°钝的,不尖的,圆头的
2. not quick or alert in perception, feeling, or intellect; not sensitive or observant; dull.
3. (of a leaf, petal, etc.) rounded at the extremity.
4. indistinctly felt or perceived, as pain or sound.

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1. It irritates her that he has such an obtuse mind.
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paragon(n.)a person or thing that is perfect or has an extremely large amount of a particular good characteristic模范,优秀之人,完美之物

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1. In the novel, Constanza is a paragon of virtue.

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pariah(n.)a person who is not accepted by a social group, especially because he or she is not liked, respected or trusted印度的最下阶级,贱民,被放逐者

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1. It is a declaration that any country which does not follow the paris charter will become an international pariah.

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帖子主题: 每日一字   周五 十一月 11, 2011 11:10 pm

pejorative(a.)disapproving or suggesting that something is not good or is of no importance退化的,轻蔑的

Examples:

1. Make sure students realise that 'fat' is an unflattering or pejorative word.

2. It comes as quite a shock to still hear a judge describing a child as 'illegitimate', with all the pejorative overtones of that word.


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perfunctory(a.)done quickly, without taking care or interest敷衍的,循例的,机械性的

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1. His smile was perfunctory.

2. There have been attempts, albeit fairly perfunctory, to honor the dead in some way.


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