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insurmountable; unconquerable, incapable of being surmounted or excelled
insuperable financial problems
incapable of being perceived by the senses especially the sense of touch, not able to be touched; not concrete
Destructive to both sides in a conflict
e.g. the region's history of savage internecine warfare
Of or relating to conflict within a group or organization
e.g. the party shrank from the trauma of more internecine strife
adj 亲密的；密切的 v 暗示
marked by close acquaintance
Imply or hint
e.g. he had already intimated that he might not be able to continue
Persuade (someone) to do something by means of deception or flattery
to inveigle a person into playing bridge
Having a particular habit, activity, or interest that is long-established and unlikely to change
e.g. he was an inveterate gambler
likely to arouse or incur resentment or anger in others
e.g. she'd put herself in an invidious position
adj 1- 患黄疸病的 2- 狭隘的；有偏见的
+ having a yellowish discoloration of the skin
+ affected by envy
A military or political group that rules a country after taking power by force
e.g. the country's ruling military junta
to place close together or side by side, esp. for comparison or contrast.
lustful; wanton; lewd
e.g. a lascivious, girl-chasing old man.
arousing sexual desire
e.g. lascivious photographs.
light manner or attitude; frivolity esp. the treatment of a serious matter with humor or in a manner lacking due respect
lengthy recitation; repetitive chant
A tedious recital or repetitive series
e.g. a litany of complaints
money or profits esp. when regarded as sordid or distasteful or gained in a dishonorable way
e.g. officials getting their hands grubby with filthy lucre
crafty, double-dealing, cunning, scheming, and unscrupulous
Psychiatry: a symptom of mental illness marked by delusions of greatness, wealth, etc.
to hypnotize; to spellbind; fascinate; to transfix
e.g. she was mesmerized by the blue eyes that stared so intently into her own
The small, precise, or trivial details of something
e.g. the minutiae of everyday life
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