English Study Word 7

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destitution

窮困,貧乏

constituent

選舉人/組成要素

resident

居民,居住者

preside

主持,擔任會議主席

precise

精確的,準確的

circumcise

割包皮

circumlocution

婉轉說法,委婉用語

grandiloquent

誇張的,誇大其辭的

aggrandize

擴大(企業版圖等),提高

aggressive

好戰的,好鬥的

degression

下降,減量

demolish

毀壞/拆除

mollify

安撫,始鎮靜,始緩和

mortifying

令人感到屈辱的,叫人生氣的

postmortem

驗屍

postdate

填遲日期

antedate

填早日期

antechamber

來賓接待室

bicameral

兩院制的

bilateral

雙邊的

quadrilateral

四邊形的

quarterfinal

半準決賽(的)

confine

限制

concubine

小老婆

incubator

(早產兒的)保溫箱

insidious

(疾病等)暗中潛伏的

dissident

唱反調者

dissuade

暴飲暴食/過度,過多

persuade

說服,勸服

peruse

細讀,精讀

abuse

濫用/虐待

aboriginal

原始的

abortive

沒有結果的,失敗的

absolve

宣布赦免,免除

insolvent

無力清償債務的,破產的

indolence

懶惰,懶散

condole

弔唁,慰問

concurrent

同時進行的,同步的

recurrence

再發生,重現

resurge

復活,再起

insurgent

反對份子,暴動者/暴動的

innate

天生的,天賦的

connatural

先天的,固有的,天生的

constitute

組成,構成

institution

機關,組織/創立

inscribe

雕刻,題寫

prescribe

開立藥方,提供醫囑/指示

premise

前提,假設

emissary

特務,間諜/密使,特使

educe

引出,導出/推斷,演繹

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