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Education & Curriculum Discuss The words that Esmee met in her reading life for the first time at the General Discussion; 2019/9/11 1) aggregate n. / a. 2) tantamount to sth. 无异于,等同于 3) intravenous a. 静脉内的 4) galvanize sb. into sth. ...

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Old 09-10-2019, 10:27 PM
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2019/9/11

1) aggregate n. / a.

2) tantamount to sth. 无异于,等同于

3) intravenous a. 静脉内的

4) galvanize sb. into sth.

5) conducive to other forms of drug abuse.

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Old 09-12-2019, 06:27 AM
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2019/9/12

1) be vindicate 证明有理v. d by research

2) the different terms for vinous beverages had been carelessly conflated 合并成 into "wine"

3) provoked hoots of derision阵阵嘲笑

4) be bound to occur一定会发生

5) dissonance 不一致--- consonance 一致

6) sporadic 零星的、分散的 campaigns

7) desk-bound 从事非体力劳动的

8) diluted v. 稀释,削弱 alcohol

9) salubrious /səˈluːbriəs/ a. (of a place) pleasant to live in

10) mitigate syn. alleviate

11) intrinsically adj. 本质地、内在地

12) , much as it did for narcotics a century ago

13) outstrip 比……跑得快 outlive 比……活得久

14) underlay v. 从下面支撑

—————————This line would dedicate itself for the finishing of Forces of Habit——————————
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The New Reading List:
1) Political Science: An Introduction
2) The Better Angels of Our Nature
3) Fried green tomatoes at whistle stop cafe
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The new words I accumulate to date.

2019/9/21

1) the opportunity to make incremental changes to industrial practices has passed

2) eclectic /ɪ'klektɪk/

3) glossary /'glɒs(ə)rɪ/

4) a holistic approach to life

5) synergy

6) squint v. 眯起眼睛看

7) de facto a. 实际上的

8) ramification n. (复杂难以预料的)后果 syn. complication

9) strife --- conflict

10) ... is equally renowned as a political scientist
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2019/6/11

1) extol /ɪk'stəʊl/ vt. 颂扬

2) BAT's success also hinged on 取决于…… pricing

3) he had combined business with humanity weaning the Chinese from opium by teaching them to smoke North Carolina cigarettes 使放弃、使戒除

4) this singularly /'sɪŋɡjəlɚli/adv. 异常地、令人无法理解地 addictive form of smoking

5) sporadic /spə'rζdɪk/ adj. 零星的、不定时发生的

6) oligopoly /,ɒlɪ'gɒp(ə)lɪ/ n. 寡头买主垄断

7) in the crucible /'kruːsɪb(ə)l/ n. 坩埚、严酷的考验 of
It most certainly/absolutely/unquestionably/posolutely/assuredly did not.
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It most certainly/absolutely/unquestionably/posolutely/assuredly did not.
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I used to lobe to take the Readers Digest words tests. Always learned something.

And here's a test. Never fear, answers are here

https://www.rdasia.com/quiz/test-you...ure-words-quiz
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