Extensive Reading Ch.008
|indiscretion|| n 경솔함 |
error of judgment
Many people admit their indiscretions when they are found guilty.
|inevitable|| adj 피할수 없는 |
Many historians believe the civil war was inevitable when the population of the United States divided.
|insightful|| adj 통찰력이 있는 |
"The witness was very insightful in the criminal investigation."
|revelation|| n 폭로, 적발 |
"the act of revealing through supernatural means."
Benjamin had a revelation when he discovered lightning was electricity.
|subsequent|| adj 연속적인 |
following after in time (syn. succeeding, next / ant. previous, prior)
The first time he flew by himself he felt OK, but on subsequent flights he felt more nervous.
|architect|| n 건축가 |
one who designs buildings
"I wonder who the architect was who built the White
|resemblance|| n 유사성, 닮음 |
similar in appearance
There is usually a clear resemblance between children and their parents.
|impregnate|| v 임신시키다 |
make pregnant, fertilize
"Once a woman is impregnated the child develops in the womb."
|sympathetic|| adj 동감하는|
feeling compassion towards else
Mother Theresa was sympathetic towards the poor and helpless.
|fatalism|| n 운명론, 숙명론 |
the belief that all events are predetermined and hence inevitable
Fatalism is very dangerous to believe in because it says we are helpless to the natural order of things.
|naturalism|| n 자연주의 |
the view of the world that takes account only of natural elements and forces
Science can take a form of naturalism when it observes nature in itself.
|footsteps|| n 발자국 |
imitate what someone else is doing
I could hear the child's footsteps as he was sneaking to the bathroom.
|mason|| n 석공, 벽돌공 |
a person who dresses stones or bricks The mason started loading the bricks at the house.
|normalcy|| n 정상|
being within certain limits that define the range of normal functioning
Any hope for normalcy was gone after the protest.
|surrealists|| n 초현실주의자 |
an artist who is a member of the movement called surrealism "Surrealists have a mind-expanding way of viewing
|prevalent|| adj 멀리 퍼진, 만연한 |
Food culture is prevalent in every population.
|bourgeois|| n 중산계급시민 |
a member of the middle class
"The American middle class is considered the bourgeois."
|mistress|| n 여주인 |
a woman who has a continuing,extramarital sexual relationship with one man
The man committed adultery with his mistress when his wife wasn't around.
|fictitious|| adj 만들어진, 창작의 |
"created, taken, or assumed for the sake of concealment"
"Many science fiction novels deal with fictitious characters."
|portions|| n 1인분, 부분 |
A section or quantity within a larger thing
Portions of the meat are still undercooked.