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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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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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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'rædɪk/ 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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Zooming along

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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1) re·pudi·ate v. /rɪˈpjuːdieɪt/ (syn.)reject, deny

2) im·pli·cit adj. /ɪmˈplɪsɪt/ implicit in sth. 含蓄的、成为一部分的
suggested without being directly expressed

3) stumble on 无意中发现

4) motor neuron disease

5) vigi·lant a. (syn.) alert, watchful
very careful to notice any signs of danger or trouble

6) throw out the Missouri Compromise 否决

7) touch off a political storm 触发
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1) a growing economy vs. a stagnant economy

2) have valid grounds for doing 有充分的理由做……

3) hold sb. accountable 找……负责

4) dampen his enthusiasm; dampen her spirits
to make sth. such as a feeling or reaction less strong

5) although labeled a staunch conservative,
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1) upheaval: (syn)disruption 动荡 a big change that causes many worry, confusion
2) malfunction: of a machine to fail to work correctly

3) blatant /ˈbleɪtnt/ corruption: done in an open and obviouse way without caring if people are shocked

4) symptom syn. indication

5) public revulsion /rɪˈvʌlʃn/ at/against ... 厌恶、深恶痛绝 syn. repugnance/ repulsion

6) instigate - instigator n. : cause sth bad to happen

7) e.qui.vo.cal (syn) ambitious a. 意义双关的、含糊其辞的

8) plight n.: a difficult and sad situation

9) pri.mor.dial a.: existing at the beginning of the world 原生的、原始的
primordial desire
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