7 casuist

casuist

n (fml usu derog 文, 通常作贬义) person who is skilled in casuistry 诡辩家.

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6 poodle

poodle

n type of small dog with thick curling hair which is often cut into an elaborate pattern 鬈毛小狗(其毛常经修剪). =>illus at App 1 见附录1插图, page iii.

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3 fug

fug

n

(usu sing 通常作单数); (infml 口) warm stuffy atmosphere, eg in a small or crowded room 热而污浊的空气(如在狭小的或拥挤的房间里)

    Open the window there´s quite a fug in here. 打开窗户吧--这里的空气不新鲜了.

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9 chequered

chequered

(US checkered), adj [esp attrib 尤作定语]

(fig 比喻) marked by periods of good and bad fortune 好运与恶运交替的

    a chequered career/history/past 荣辱盛衰的事业[历史/过去].

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4 ever

ever

adv

1 (usu in negative sentences and questions, or sentences expressing doubt or condition; usu placed before the v 通常用於否定句和疑问句, 或用於含有表示怀疑或条件成分的句中, 通常置於动词之前) at any time 在任何时候; 从来

    Nothing ever happens in this village. 这个村里从未发生过任何事.

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7 freebie

freebie

n (infml 口 esp US) thing given away free 免费的物品; 赠品

    I got these mugs as freebies at the supermarket. 我这些缸子是超级市场给的赠品.

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9 go for sb

go for sb

attack sb 攻击某人: She went for him with a carving knife. 她持切肉刀攻击他.

    (fig 比喻) The newspapers really went for him over his defence of terrorism. 报章对他偏袒恐怖主义行为大加抨击. go for sb/sth

(a) apply to sb/sth 应用或适用於某人[某事物]

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6 sallow

sallow

adj

(-er, -est) (of a person´s skin or complexion) yellowish (指人的皮肤或面色)蜡黄色的.

sallow n type of willow that does not grow to be very tall 黄华柳.

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8 aptitude

aptitude

n[U, C]

~ (for sth/doing sth) natural ability or skill 天生的才能或技巧; 天资; 天赋

    Does she show any aptitude for games? 能看得出她有体育方面的天赋吗?

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5 bijou

bijou

n

(pl bijoux) (French 法) jewel 珠宝; 首饰. bijou, adj [attrib 作定语]

small and elegant 小巧玲珑的

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8 bodyline

bodyline

n [U] (in cricket) type of bowling in which the ball is aimed at the batsman´s body rather than at the wicket (板球)瞄准击球员身体(而不瞄准三柱门)的投球.

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7 menfolk

menfolk

n[pl]

(infml 口) men, esp the men of a family considered together 男人们(尤指家中的男性成员)

    The menfolk have all gone out fishing. 男人都出去打鱼了. Cf 参看 womenfolk.

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7 milkman

milkman

n

(pl -men) man who goes from house to house delivering and selling milk 送牛奶的人.

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5 blind

blind

adj

1 unable to see 瞎的: a blind person 盲人

    be blind from birth, in one eye 生下来就有一只眼瞎了.

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4 tint

tint

n

1 shade or variety of a colour 色度; 颜色的浓淡

    tints of green in the sky at dawn 黎明时天空中浓淡不同的青色

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10 precession

precession

n[U]

(also pre,cessionof the `equinoxes) gradual change in the angle at which the earth revolves daily, causing the equinoxes to occur slightly earlier in each successive year 岁差(地球自转角度的渐次变化, 使每年的春分点及秋分点比上年略为提前).

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