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implacable

(a) cannot be pacified; inexorable

paroxysm

(n) a sudden; violent outburst; cuộc nổi dậy bạo lực

skirmish

(a) worthy of blame; culpable

revert

(v) return

forthwith

(adv) immediately; at once; ngay lập tức

oust

(v) to drive out; remove

monolithic

(a) massively solid; đồng nhất; đồng chất

fray

(n) a fight; cuộc đụng độ

effigy

(n) a likeness; a simile; sự tương đồng

flout

(v) to reject; show contempt; scoff; chối bỏ

emaciated

(a) abnormally thin; wasted away; suy dinh dưỡng

sanctuary

(n) shelter; chỗ trú thân

surge

(v) to rush suddenly; đổ xô bất thình lình

ascend

(v) to rise

afflict

(v) to trouble greatly; to distress; to bother; gây phiền hà

besiege

(v) to surround; bao vây

privation

(n) a lack of necessities; sự thiếu thốn

sinister

(a) evil; ominous; (adjective of "sin")

harbinger

(n) a forerunner; an advance notice; điều dự đoán

excruciate

(v) to agonize; torture; tra tấn

respite

(n) a interval of relief; period of inactivity

succumb

(v) to give in; to yield; đầu hàng

fretful

(a) worrisome; showing concern

reverberating

(a) reechoing; resounding; vang vọng

impresario

(n) public entertainment organizer; ông bầu show

extortion

(n) getting money by threats; đe dọa để lấy tiền

bigot

(n) a narrow-minded/prejudiced person; người bảo thủ, tư tưởng hạn hẹp

blatant

(a) very showy; bold

entourage

(n) a group of people; đoàn tùy tùng

spew

(v) to vomit; throw up; nôn mửa

venom

(n) nọc độc

loath

(a) unwilling; reluctant; do dự

solicit

(v) to beg; van xin

malady

(n) disease; căn bệnh

vexatious

(a) annoying; irritable

inclement

(a) unfavorable; stormy; khắc nghiệt;

peruse

(v) to examine; analyze

premonition

(a) a forewarning; lời cảnh báo

desist

(v) to cease; to stop; dừng lại

recoil

(v) to draw back; rút lại

mastiff

(n) a huge dog

doleful

(a) sad; melancholic; morose

wan

(a) sickly pale; nhợt nhạt

histrionics

(n) a display of emotions; sự phô diễn cảm xúc

interject

(v) to insert; interrupt

inert

(a) inactive; without the power to move; bị động; idle

salient

(a) outstanding; excellent

imminent

(a) likely to happen very soon

squeamish

(a) easily shocked; nhạy cảm quá mức

inundate

(v) to flood; tràn ngập

poignent

(a) moving; touching; heart-wrenching

garbled

(a) confused; mixed up; tangled; rối bời

elapse

(v) to slip by; pass by; (thời gian) trôi qua

domicile

(n) home

lax

(a) careless; negligent; bất cẩn

sporadic

(a) irregular; occasional; thỉnh thoảng

rash

(a) reckless; to hasty; hấp tấp, vội vã

obviate

(v) to make unnecessary; to eliminate; xóa bỏ

lurid

(a) sensational; cảm xúc cao

quip

(v) to joke

inhibition

(n) restraint; sự cản trở

ilk

(n) kind; sort; loại

placard

(n) a poster

integral

(a) central; essential

remunerate

(v) to compensate for loss; đền bù; reward; pay back

nominal

(a) slight; không đáng kể

expunge

(v) to erase; to delete; remove

anathema

(n) something hated; điều đáng ghét

schism

(n) split; division; sự phân ly

utopia

(n) place of perfection; xã hội không tưởng

jaunty

(a) sprightly; gay; joyous

fractious

(a) quarrelsome; cau có; hay cãi cọ

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