100個讓考官眼前一亮的詞匯(第三彈)




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jubilant[‘dʒuːbɪl(ə)nt]
adj. 歡呼的,喜洋洋的
The crowd wasjubilantwhen the firefighter carried the woman from the flaming building.

當消防隊員把那位女士從著火的大樓裡背出來的時候,人們激動歡呼起來

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K

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knell[nel]
n. 喪鐘聲,兇兆
Echoing throughout our village, the funeralknellmade the grey day even more grim.

葬禮的鐘聲回蕩在小鎮上,讓灰暗的天氣顯得更加陰冷。

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lithe[laɪð]
adj. 身體柔韌的
Although the dancers were all outstanding, Khan’s control of herlithebody was particularly impressive.

盡管這些舞者都很棒,但Khan尤其令人驚艷。他對自己柔韌的身有著極好的控制。

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lurid[‘l(j)ʊərɪd]
adj. 可怕的;蒼白的;聳人聽聞的
Barry’s story, in which he described a character torturing his neighbour’s tortoise, was judged tooluridto be published on the English Literature’s website.

Barry寫的故事描述了一人折磨鄰居家的烏龜。這個故事被認為太過聳人聽聞,不宜發布在英語文學網站上。

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M

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maverick[‘mæv(ə)rɪk]

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

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maxim[‘mæksɪm]
n. 格言,準則

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。

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meticulous[mə’tɪkjələs]
adj. 一絲不茍的,非常注重細節的
The ornate needlework in the bride’s gown was a product ofmeticuloushandiwork.

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。

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modicum[‘mɒdɪkəm]
n. 少量,一點點
Refusing to display even amodicumof sensitivity, Magda announced her boss’s affair to the entire office.

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。

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morose[mə’rəʊs]

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。

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myriad[‘mɪrɪəd]
adj. 無數的,許多

It was difficult to decide what to do on Saturday night because the city presented us withmyriadpossibilities for fun.

周六晚上要做什麼真難決定啊,因為這座城市給我們提供了太多娛樂選擇。

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nadir[‘neɪdɪə; ‘nædɪə]

n. 最低點

My day was boring, but thenadircame when my new car was stolen.

我這一天過的無聊至極,但我的車被偷了才是最糟的事。
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nominal[‘nɒmɪn(ə)l]

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.

Kim下周就要搬家了,比起錢他更急需處理掉這些舊家具,所以他象徵性地收了些錢把所有東西都賣了。
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novice[‘nɒvɪs]
n. 初學者,新手

Because we were all novicesat archery, our instructor decided to begin with the basics.

我們在射箭方面都是新手,所以教練決定從基礎教起。

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nuance[‘njuːɑːns]

n. 細微差別,微妙之處

Thenuancesof the poem were not obvious to the casual reader, but the teacher was able to point them out.

隨意的讀者很難發現這首詩的微妙之處,但老師卻能將它們指出來。

O

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oblivious[ə’blɪvɪəs]

adj. 不知道的,無意識的

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.

我爸完全沒聞到廚房裡發出來的焦味,所以等他注意到烤箱裡的麵包卷已經烤糊了的時候,一切都已經太晚了。
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obsequious[əb’siːkwɪəs]

adj. 諂媚的;奉承的

Donald acted like Susan’s servant, obeying her every request in anobsequiousmanner.

Donald對Susan言聽計從,極盡諂媚,簡直像她的仆從一樣。

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obtuse[əbˈtju:s]

adj. 鈍的;遲鈍的

Political opponents warned that the prime minister’sobtuseapproach to foreign policy would embroil the nation in mindless war.

反對派的政客們警告首相,他的這種遲鈍的外交政策會把國家卷入愚蠢的戰爭中。

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panacea[,pænə’siə]
n. 靈丹妙藥

Doctors wish there was a singlepanaceafor every disease, but sadly there is not.

醫生都希望有能治百病的靈丹妙藥,但很遺憾並沒有這樣的藥。

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parody[‘pærədɪ]

n. 嘲諷的、拙劣的模仿;惡搞

A hush fell over the classroom when the teacher returned to find Magdalena acting out aparodyof his teaching style.

當老師轉過身,發現Magdalena正在拙劣地模仿他教書的樣子,整個教室都安靜了下來。

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penchant[ˈpenʃənt]
n. 嗜好,傾向

Raj’s dinner parties quickly became monotonous on account of hispenchantfor Indian dishes.

因為Raj偏愛吃印度菜,所以他的晚宴很快就變得單調無比。

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perusal[pə’ruːz(ə)l]

n. 熟讀,精讀

The actor agreed to accept the role after a three-monthperusalof the movie script.

這個演員在仔細研讀了電影劇本整整三個月後,終於接演了這個角色。

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plethora[‘pleθ(ə)rə]

n. 過多,過剩

The wedding banquet included aplethoraof oysters piled almost three feet high.

婚禮上準備了超多牡蠣,堆起來足足有三尺高。
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predilection[,prɛdl’ɛkʃən]
n. 偏好,偏愛

James has apredilectionfor eating toad in the whole with tomato ketchup.

James偏愛吃整只蟾蜍配番茄醬。

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quaint[kweɪnt]
adj. 古雅的;奇怪的

Mary was delighted by thequaintbonnets she saw in Romania.

Mary在羅馬尼亞看到一頂古雅的帽子,心情大好。

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rash[ræʃ]
adj. 輕率的,魯莽的

It’s best to think things over calmly and thoroughly, rather than makerashdecisions.

想問題的時候最好能冷靜而徹底地分析,而不是草率地做決定
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refurbish[riː’fɜːbɪʃ]
v. 刷新;再磨光;整修

After beingrefurbishedthe old Triumph motorcycle commanded the handsome price of $6,000.

在被重新整修了一番後,這輛舊凱旋牌摩托車現在值6000美元的高價。
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repudiate[rɪ’pjuːdɪeɪt]
v. 拒絕接受;否定

Tom made a strong case for an extension of his curfew, but his motherrepudiatedit with a few biting words.

Tom用一番強有力論證證明應當延長他的宵禁時間,但媽媽幾句話罵回去,就把他否定了。
28
rife[raɪf]
adj. 普通的

Surprisingly, the teacher’s writing wasrifewith spelling errors.

令人驚訝的是,老師的文筆平平,拼寫錯誤百出。

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salient[‘seɪlɪənt]
adj. 顯著的,突出的

One of thesalientdifferences between Alison and Helen is that Alison is a couple of kilos heavier.

Alison和Hellen的一個顯著區別在於,Alison要胖那麼幾公斤。
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serendipity[,ser(ə)n’dɪpɪtɪ]
n. 意外發現珍奇事物的本領;好運

In an amazing bit of serendipity, penniless Mark found a $50 bill on the back seat of the bus.

身無分文的Mark意外交上好運,在公車後座上發現了一張50塊的鈔票。
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staid[steɪd]
adj. 嚴肅穩重的;古板的

Thestaidbutler never changed his expression no matter what happened.

不管發生什麼,這位嚴肅古板的男管家都面無表情。

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superfluous[suː’pɜːflʊəs; sjuː-]

adj. 多餘的,不必要的

She had already won the campaign so her constant flattery of others wassuperfluous.

她已經贏得了競選,所以她無時無刻不在奉承別人的行為很多餘

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sycophant[‘sɪkəfænt]

n. 諂媚者

Some see the people in the cabinet as the Prime Minister’s closest advisors, but others see them assycophants.

有的人視內閣政客們為首相的重要諫臣,有的人則視他們為諂媚之徒

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taciturn[‘tæsɪtɜːn]

adj. 沉默寡言的,無言的

Though Magda never seems to stop talking, her brother is quitetaciturn.

Magda似乎永遠都有話說,而她的兄弟卻特別沉默寡言

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truculent[‘trʌkjʊl(ə)nt]
adj. 好鬥的,野蠻的

This club doesn’t really attract the dangerous types, so why was that bouncer being sotruculent?

這個俱樂部也不是那種吸引危險人物的地方,那麼為什麼這兒的保安都那麼兇悍呢?

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umbrage[‘ʌmbrɪdʒ]
n. 不快,生氣

He called me a lily-livered coward, and I tookumbrage at the insult.

他說我是個膽怯的懦夫,我對這樣的侮辱表示非常生氣

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venerable[‘ven(ə)rəb(ə)l]
adj. 德高望重的;值得尊敬的

ThevenerableHigh Court judge had made several key rulings in landmark cases throughout the years.

這位德高望重的高級法院法官在近幾年裡的重要案件中做出了關鍵判決。

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vex[veks]

v. 使惱怒

His noisy neighbors oftenvexedhim.

他那鬧哄哄的鄰居總讓他很惱火。
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vociferous[və(ʊ)’sɪf(ə)rəs]

adj. 喧嘩的;大聲疾呼的

I’m tired of hisvociferouswhining so I’m breaking up with him.

我受不了他又吵又鬧的牢騷,於是和他分手了。

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wanton[‘wɒntən]
adj. 放縱的;輕浮的

Joanna’swantondemeanor often made the frat guys next door very excited.

Joanna放蕩行為常惹得隔壁兄弟會的夥計們興奮不已。

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zenith[‘zenɪθ]
n. 巔峰,頂點

He reached the zenithof his achievements by marrying the girl of his dreams.

他迎娶白富美,走上人生巔峰。

100個讓考官眼前一亮的詞匯(第三彈)

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