151. quietude /ˈkwaɪəˌtjuːd/
152. reverberate /rɪˈvɜːbəˌreɪt/
153. milieu /ˈmiːljɜː/
154. grumble ['ɡrʌmbl]
155. groundbreaker ['ɡraund,breikə]
156. compile /kəmˈpaɪl/
157. succumb /səˈkʌm/
158. infestation [,infe'steiʃən]
159. intricate /ˈɪntrɪkɪt/
160. ornate /ɔːˈneɪt/
162. vandalism /ˈvændəˌlɪzəm/
163. prolific /prəˈlɪfɪk/
164. ingenious /ɪnˈdʒiːnjəs/
165. fluctuation [,flʌktju'eiʃən]
166. refute /rɪˈfjuːt/
167. disputable /dɪˈspjuːtəbəl, ˈdɪspjʊtə-/
168. disregard /ˌdɪsrɪˈɡɑːd/
169. manifest /ˈmænɪˌfɛst/
170. identify /aɪˈdɛntɪˌfaɪ/
171. vague /veɪɡ/
172. substantiate /səbˈstænʃɪˌeɪt/
173. authoritative /ɔːˈθɒrɪtətɪv/
174. rancorous /ˈræŋkərəs/
175. enigmatic /ˌɛnɪɡˈmætɪk/
176. arcane /ɑːˈkeɪn/
177. satire /ˈsætaɪə/
178. nostalgic /nɒˈstældʒɪk/
179. unsavory /ʌnˈseɪvərɪ/
180. merited /'merɪtɪd/
181. prodigious /prəˈdɪdʒəs/
182. prominent /ˈprɒmɪnənt/
183. excoriate /ɪkˈskɔːrɪˌeɪt/
184. exemplary /ɪɡˈzɛmplərɪ/
185. proliferate /prəˈlɪfəˌreɪt/
186. constituency /kənˈstɪtjʊənsɪ/
187. uncouth /ʌnˈkuːθ/
188. anecdotal /ˌænɛkˈdəʊtəl/
189. confound /kənˈfaʊnd/
190. commonplace /ˈkɒmənˌpleɪs/
191. extemporaneous [ik,stempə'reiniəs]
192. secure /sɪˈkjʊə/
193. enthral [in'θrɔ:l]
194. obsession /əbˈsɛʃən/
196. cursory /ˈkɜːsərɪ/
197. unorthodox /ʌnˈɔːθəˌdɒks/
199. attenuated /əˈtɛnjuːeɪtɪd/
200. plasticity /plæˈstɪsɪtɪ/
N-UNCOUNT Quietude is quietness and calm. 寂静 [正式]
reverberate /rɪˈvɜːbəˌreɪt/ ( reverberating, reverberated, reverberates )
V-I When a loud sound reverberates through a place, it echoes through it. 回响
Day in and day out, the flat crack of the tank guns reverberates through the little Bavarian town.
milieu /ˈmiːljɜː/ ( milieus )
N-COUNT Your milieu is the group of people or activities that you live among or are familiar with. (社会) 环境 [正式]
They stayed, safe and happy, within their own social milieu.
She is always grumbling!
Taxpayers are grumbling about the waste of government money, asusual.
compile /kəmˈpaɪl/ CET6 TEM4 ( compiling, compiled, compiles )
V-T When you compile something such as a report, book, or programme, you produce it by collecting and putting together many pieces of information. 汇编; 汇集
The book took 10 years to compile.
succumb /səˈkʌm/ CET6+ TEM8 ( succumbing, succumbed, succumbs)
V-I If you succumb to temptation or pressure, you do something that you want to do, or that otherpeople want you to do, although you feel it might be wrong. (向诱惑、压力) 屈服 [正式]
Don't succumb to the temptation to have just one cigarette.
intricate /ˈɪntrɪkɪt/ CET6 TEM4
ADJ You use intricate to describe something that has many small parts or details. 复杂精细的
...the production of carpets with highly intricate patterns.
ornate /ɔːˈneɪt/ TEM8
ADJ An ornate building, pieceof furniture, or object is decorated with complicated patterns or shapes. 装饰华丽的
...an ornate iron staircase.
V-T If you assign a particular function or value to someone or something, you say they have it. 赋予 (某功能或价值)
Under the system, each business must assign a value to each job.
vandalism /ˈvændəˌlɪzəm/ TEM8
N-UNCOUNT Vandalism is the deliberate damaging of things, especially public property. (尤指对公共财产的) 故意破坏
...a 13-year-old boy whose crime file includes violence, theft, vandalism and bullying.
prolific /prəˈlɪfɪk/ TEM8
ADJ A prolific writer,artist, or composer produces a large number of works. (作家、艺术家或作曲家) 多产的
She is a prolific writer of novels and short stories.
ingenious /ɪnˈdʒiːnjəs/ CET6 TEM4
ADJ Something that is ingenious is very clever and involves new ideas, methods, or equipment.灵巧的; 新颖的
...a truly ingenious invention.
refute /rɪˈfjuːt/ CET6 TEM4 (refuting, refuted, refutes )
V-T If you refute an argument, accusation, or theory, you prove that it is wrong or untrue. 驳倒 [正式]
It was the kind of rumour that it is impossible to refute.
disputable /dɪˈspjuːtəbəl, ˈdɪspjʊtə-/
ADJ capable of being argued; debatable 可争议的
disregard /ˌdɪsrɪˈɡɑːd/ CET6 TEM4 (disregarding, disregarded, disregards )
V-T If you disregard something, you ignore it or do not take account of it. 对…置之不理
He disregarded the advice of his executives.
manifest /ˈmænɪˌfɛst/ CET6 TEM4 ( manifesting, manifested,manifests )
ADJ If you say that something is manifest, you mean that it is clearly true and that nobody would disagreewith it if they saw it or considered it. 明显的 [正式]
...the manifest failure of the policies.
identify /aɪˈdɛntɪˌfaɪ/ CET4 TEM4 ( identifying, identified,identifies )
V-T If you can identify someone or something, you are able to recognize them or distinguish them fromothers. 识别
There are a number of distinguishing characteristics by which you can identifya Hollywood epic.
vague /veɪɡ/ CET4 TEM4 ( vaguer, vaguest )
ADJ If something written or spoken is vague, it does not explain or express things clearly. 含糊的
A lot of the talk was apparently vague and general.
substantiate /səbˈstænʃɪˌeɪt/ TEM8 ( substantiating, substantiated,substantiates )
V-T To substantiate astatement or a story means to supply evidence which proves that it is true. 证实 [正式]
There is little scientific evidence to substantiate the claims.
authoritative /ɔːˈθɒrɪtətɪv/ CET6 TEM4
ADJ Someone or something that is authoritative gives an impression of power and importance and is likely tobe obeyed. 有权威的
He has a commanding presenceand deep, authoritative voice.
ADJ A rancorous argument or person is full of bitterness and anger. 满怀愤懑的 [正式]
The deal ended after a series of rancorous disputes.
enigmatic /ˌɛnɪɡˈmætɪk/ TEM8
ADJ Someone or something that is enigmatic is mysterious and difficult to understand. 神秘难解的
She starred in one of Welles's most enigmatic films.
ADJ Something that is arcane is secret or mysterious. 秘密的; 神秘的 [正式]
Until a few months ago few people outside the arcane world of contemporary music had heard of Gorecki.
satire /ˈsætaɪə/ CET6+ TEM4 ( satires )
N-UNCOUNT Satire is the use of humour or exaggeration in order to show how foolish or wicked some people's behaviour or ideas are. 讽刺
The commercial side of the Christmas season is an easy target for satire.
nostalgic /nɒˈstældʒɪk/ CET6+ TEM8
ADJ Nostalgic things cause you to think affectionately about the past. 引起怀旧的
Although we still depict nostalgic snow scenes on Christmas cards, winters are now very much warmer.
unsavory /ʌnˈseɪvərɪ/ adj. 难吃的;令人讨厌的
['merɪtɪd] V-T If someone or something merits a particular action or treatment, they deserve it. 应受到 [正式]
He said he had done nothingwrong to merit a criminal investigation.
ADJ Something that is prodigious is very large or impressive. 巨大的; 给人印象深刻的 [文学性]
This business generates cash in prodigious amounts.
prominent /ˈprɒmɪnənt/ CET4 TEM4
ADJ Someone who is prominent is important and well-known. 重要的; 著名的
...the children of very prominent or successful parents.
excoriate /ɪkˈskɔːrɪˌeɪt/( excoriating, excoriated, excoriates )
V-T To excoriate a person or organization means to criticize them severely, usually inpublic. (公开)指责 [正式]
He proceeded to excoriate me in front of the nurses.
exemplary /ɪɡˈzɛmplərɪ/ CET6TEM8
ADJ If you describe someone or something as exemplary, you think they are extremely good. 堪称典范的
Underpinning this success has been an exemplary record of innovation.
proliferate /prəˈlɪfəˌreɪt/ CET6+ ( proliferating, proliferated,proliferates )
V-I If things proliferate,they increase in number very quickly. 激增 [正式]
Computerized databases are proliferating fast.
constituency /kənˈstɪtjʊənsɪ/ CET6+ TEM4 ( constituencies )
N-COUNT A particular constituency is a section of society that may give political support to aparticular party or politician. (会支持某政党或政客的) 选民阵营
In Iowa, farmers are a powerful political constituency.
uncouth /ʌnˈkuːθ/ TEM8
ADJ If you describe a personas uncouth, you mean that their behaviour is vulgar, noisy, and unpleasant. (行为)粗鲁的; 吵闹的 [表不满]
ADJ Anecdotal evidence is based on individual accounts, rather than on reliable research or statistics,and so may not be valid. 轶闻的
Anecdotal evidence suggests that sales in the Southwest have slipped.
confound /kənˈfaʊnd/ ( confounding, confounded, confounds )
V-T If someone or something confounds you, they make you feel surprised or confused, often by showing you that your opinions or expectations of them were wrong. 使吃惊; 使困惑
He momentarily confounded his critics by his cool handling of the hostage crisis.
commonplace /ˈkɒmənˌpleɪs/ CET6 TEM4
ADJ If something is commonplace, it happens often or is often found, and is therefore notsurprising. 常见的
Inter-racial marriages have become commonplace.
secure /sɪˈkjʊə/ CET4 TEM4 ( securing, secured, secures )
V-T If you secure something that you want or need, you obtain it, often after a lot of effort. 争取到 [正式]
Federal leaders continued their efforts to secure a ceasefire.
a performer whose grace,skill, and virtuosity enthral his audiences
obsession /əbˈsɛʃən/ CET6+ ( obsessions )
N-VAR If you say that someone has an obsession with a person or thing, you think they are spending too much time thinking about them. 迷恋
She would try to forget her obsession with Christopher.
N-UNCOUNT Application is hardwork and concentration on what you are doing over a period of time. 勤奋
...his immense talent,boundless energy and unremitting application.
cursory /ˈkɜːsərɪ/ TEM8
ADJ A cursory glance orexamination is a brief one in which you do not pay much attention to detail. 粗略的 [ADJ n]
Burke cast a cursory glance at the menu, then flapped it shut.
unorthodox /ʌnˈɔːθəˌdɒks/ TEM8
ADJ If you describe someone's behaviour, beliefs, or customs as unorthodox, you mean that they are different from what is generally accepted. 非正统的; 另类的
The reality-based show followed the unorthodox lives of Ozzy, his wifeSharon, daughter Kelly, and son, Jack.
N-COUNT A discipline is aparticular area of study, especially a subject of study in a college oruniversity. (尤指大学里的) 学科 [正式]
We're looking for people from a wide range of disciplines.
ADJ An attenuated object isunusually long and thin.细长的 [正式]
...round arches and attenuated columns.
N the quality of beingplastic or able to be moulded 成型性