n. 特立獨行的人 Tom is a realmaverickand always does things his own way. Tom總是按照他自己的方式做事，他真是一個特立獨行的人。 He should have stuck to his own maxim: march separately and fight together. 他本應該遵循自己的格言的：單獨行軍，共同戰鬥。 新娘禮服上的巧奪天工的刺繡正是精細至極的手藝的傑作。 Magda連一丁點的敏感性都不願展現，對著整個辦公室嚷嚷她老板的緋聞。 adj. 鬱悶的；壞脾氣的 David’smorosenature made him very unpleasant to talk to. David的天性太孤僻了，和他交流起來很不愉快。
Tom is a realmaverickand always does things his own way.
He should have stuck to his own maxim: march separately and fight together.
David’smorosenature made him very unpleasant to talk to.
It was difficult to decide what to do on Saturday night because the city presented us withmyriadpossibilities for fun.
n. 最低點 My day was boring, but thenadircame when my new car was stolen. adj. 名義上的，有名無實的 Because he was moving the following week and needed to get rid of his furniture more than he needed money, Kim sold everything fora nominalprice.
My day was boring, but thenadircame when my new car was stolen.
Because he was moving the following week and needed to get rid of his furniture more than he needed money, Kim sold everything fora nominalprice.
Because we were all novicesat archery, our instructor decided to begin with the basics.
Thenuancesof the poem were not obvious to the casual reader, but the teacher was able to point them out.
Obliviousto the burning smell emanating from the kitchen, my father did not notice that the rolls in the oven were burned until much too late.
Donald acted like Susan’s servant, obeying her every request in anobsequiousmanner.
Political opponents warned that the prime minister’sobtuseapproach to foreign policy would embroil the nation in mindless war.
Doctors wish there was a singlepanaceafor every disease, but sadly there is not.
A hush fell over the classroom when the teacher returned to find Magdalena acting out aparodyof his teaching style.
Raj’s dinner parties quickly became monotonous on account of hispenchantfor Indian dishes.
The actor agreed to accept the role after a three-monthperusalof the movie script.
The wedding banquet included aplethoraof oysters piled almost three feet high.
James has apredilectionfor eating toad in the whole with tomato ketchup.
Mary was delighted by thequaintbonnets she saw in Romania.
It’s best to think things over calmly and thoroughly, rather than makerashdecisions.
After beingrefurbishedthe old Triumph motorcycle commanded the handsome price of $6,000.
Tom made a strong case for an extension of his curfew, but his motherrepudiatedit with a few biting words.
Surprisingly, the teacher’s writing wasrifewith spelling errors.
One of thesalientdifferences between Alison and Helen is that Alison is a couple of kilos heavier.
In an amazing bit of serendipity, penniless Mark found a $50 bill on the back seat of the bus.
Thestaidbutler never changed his expression no matter what happened.
She had already won the campaign so her constant flattery of others wassuperfluous.
Some see the people in the cabinet as the Prime Minister’s closest advisors, but others see them assycophants.
Though Magda never seems to stop talking, her brother is quitetaciturn.
This club doesn’t really attract the dangerous types, so why was that bouncer being sotruculent?
He called me a lily-livered coward, and I tookumbrage at the insult.
ThevenerableHigh Court judge had made several key rulings in landmark cases throughout the years.
His noisy neighbors oftenvexedhim.
I’m tired of hisvociferouswhining so I’m breaking up with him.
Joanna’swantondemeanor often made the frat guys next door very excited.
He reached the zenithof his achievements by marrying the girl of his dreams.