8 loathing

loathing

n [U] disgust 厌恶; 憎恨: have a loathing of sth 厌恶某事物

    feel intense loathing for sb/sth 对某人[某事物]极为反感.

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6 tenner

tenner

n

(Brit infml 口) (note worth) ten pounds sterling; 10 十英镑(的纸币); 10英镑

    I´ll give you a tenner for your old bike. 我出十英镑买你的旧自行车.

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9 bloodless

bloodless

adj

1 without blood or killing 不流血的; 无伤亡的

    a bloodless coup/revolution/victory 不流血的政变[革命/胜利].

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8 adultery

adultery

n[U]

voluntary sexual intercourse between a married person and sb who is not that person´s husband or wife 通奸: commit adultery 犯通奸.

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10 spoonerism

spoonerism

n

(often humorous) result of changing round, esp accidentally, the initial sounds of two or more words when speaking, eg well-boiled icicle for well-oiled bicycle (常产生滑稽效果的)首音误置(如将 well-oiled bicycle 说成 well-boiled icicle).

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6 upshot

upshot

n[sing]

the ~ (of sth) the final result or outcome 最後结果; 结局

    The upshot of it all was that he resigned. 结果他辞职了.

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9 defendant

defendant

n

person accused or sued in a legal case 被告; 被告人. Cf 参看 plaintiff.

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10 emblematic

emblematic

adj[usu pred 通常作表语]

~ (of sth) (fml 文) serving as an emblem; symbolic 用作象徵; 作为标志.

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14 sounding-board

sounding-board

n

(a) board or canopy placed over a platform, stage, etc to direct the speaker´s voice towards the audience, so enabling him to be heard more clearly 增音板(装在讲台、 舞台等上方增加音响洪亮度的板或顶篷).

(b) means of causing an opinion, a plan, etc to be widely heard 宣扬意见、 计画等的手段

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7 swizzle

swizzle

n

1 any of various types of tall frothy mixed drink, usu made with rum 有高层泡沫的混合饮料(通常混有朗姆酒).

2 = swizz.

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4 wool

wool

n

1

(a) [U] fine soft hair that forms the coats of sheep, goats and some other animals (eg the llama and alpaca) 羊毛; 其他动物的毛(如亚美利加驼和羊驼的毛)

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11 dangerously

dangerously

adv: driving dangerously 危险驾驶

    dangerously ill, ie so ill that one might die 病危.

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12 double bluff

double bluff

clever deception, eg telling an enemy the truth while knowing that he will assume you are lying 双重诈术(如告诉敌手实情而料其会以真为假).

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15 character actor

character actor

character actress, actor who specializes in playing odd or eccentric characters 性格演员.

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