High-Frequency Words

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abeyance

중단, 정지, temporary cessation or suspension

adamant

단단한 물질, 의지가 굳센, unyielding, firm in opinion

adulate

알랑거리다, 아첨하다, to flatter or admire excessively; to idolize

ambivalence

indecision; experiencing contradictory emotions

apathy

a lack of feeling, emotion, or interest

approbation

the expression of approval or favorable opinion, praise; official approval

arduous

difficult, hard to do, requiring much effort

armada

a large fleet, 무적함대

ascetic

hermit-like; practicing self-denial, 금욕주의자

assiduous

persistent, attentive, diligent, hardworking

assuage

to make easier or milder, relieve; to quiet, calm; to put an end to, appease, satisfy, quench

attenuate

to make thin or slender; to weaken or lessen in force, intensity, or value

austere

severe or stern in manner; without adornment or luxury, simple, plain; harsh or sour in flavor

ballast

any heavy material used to stabilize a ship or airship

brook

tolerate; endure; Ex. brook no interference; N: small stream

burgeon

to grow rapidly or flourish

burnish

to make smooth or glossy by rubbing, polish; (n.) gloss, brightness, luster

capitulate

to end resistance, give up, surrender, throw in the towel

coagulate

thicken; congeal; clot

coda

concluding part of a literary or musical composition; something that summarizes or concludes

conciliatory

appeasing; soothing; showing willingness to reconcile

connoisseur

an expert in matters of culture, food, or wine

consequential

pompous; important; self-important

conundrum

riddle; mystery, puzzle, dilemma

dearth

a lack, scarcity, inadequate supply; a famine

denigrate

blacken; defame, 손상시키다

deprecate

to express strong disapproval of

desiccate

to dry out or dehydrate; to make dry or dull

desultory

aimless; haphazard; digressing at random

detraction

Slandering, verbal attack, aspersion

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