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  • 1

    subsidize

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • The labor union is backing a plan to subsidize more employees in financial need.

    答え

    • 援助する

    解説

  • 2

    purport

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • main purport of someone's speech

    答え

    • 趣旨

    解説

  • 3

    intervention

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • The yen soared despite repeated intervention by the Bank of Japan.

    答え

    • 介入

    解説

  • 4

    dread

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • When I was 39, I used to dread turning 40.

    答え

    • 恐怖

    解説

  • 5

    linger

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • The cooler weather can linger through most of the week.

    答え

    • 長居する、残存する

    解説

  • 6

    raconteur

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • storyteller

    答え

    • 話し上手な人

    解説

  • 7

    inveterate

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • He has an inveterate tendency to tell some very tall tales.

    答え

    • 常習的な

    解説

  • 8

    summit

    補足(例文と訳など)

    答え

    • 頂上、山頂

    解説

  • 9

    coy

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • affectedly shy or reserved
    • Don't be coy, just talk to him!

    答え

    • 遠慮がちな

    解説

  • 10

    occult

    補足(例文と訳など)

    答え

    • 超自然的な力

    解説

  • 11

    prodigy

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • Mozart was a prodigy; when he was three years old, he could play a full sonata.

    答え

    • 天才、神童

    解説

  • 12

    monochromatic

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • The gray day, gray buildings, and gray streets made the area seem monochromatic.

    答え

    • 単色の、単彩の

    解説

  • 13

    exasperate

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • The game exasperated Louis so much that eventually he threw the board out the window.

    答え

    • 憤慨させる

    解説

  • 14

    tenet

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • opinion, principle
    • The politician violated one of the oldest tenets of electioneering when she proposed a stiff tax hike during her campaign.

    答え

    • 教義、信条

    解説

  • 15

    acrid

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • sharp or biting to the taste or smell
    • The acrid smell in the air came from the rotting fruit that was all over the ground.

    答え

    • 刺激性の

    解説

  • 16

    tout

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • advertise, praise
    • The ad touts the many virtues of saving energy.

    答え

    • 押し売りする

    解説

  • 17

    assiduous

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • persistent, unrelenting
    • The Girl Scouts certainly were assiduoud; they knocked on my door 15 times in one afternoon.

    答え

    • 勤勉、根気強い

    解説

  • 18

    formidable

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • inspireing fear
    • The audience held their collective breath as the Cobra faced off against his formidable opponent, the Mongoose.

    答え

    • 手強い

    解説

  • 19

    wistful

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • melancholy, longing, yearning
    • There is always a wistful look in Mark's eyes when he is thinking of his deceased wife Melanie.

    答え

    • 切ない気持ちの

    解説

  • 20

    caucus

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • Each parth holds a caucus to select its leader.

    答え

    • 議員総会で討議する

    解説

  • 21

    decease

    補足(例文と訳など)

    答え

    • 死亡する

    解説

  • 22

    plateau

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • a stretch of flat land
    • Having climbed steep slopes for many days,it was a relief to finally reach the plateau and to hike on the stretch of flat land.

    答え

    • 水平状態に達する

    解説

  • 23

    cornucopia

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • abundant supply
    • Their Halloween parade float featured a cornucopia overflowind with candy.

    答え

    • 豊かさの象徴

    解説

  • 24

    reticent

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • reserved
    • Feeling reticent at the party, Jo went to slip back into a corner only to discover that an even shyer soul had beaten her there.

    答え

    • 無口な

    解説

  • 25

    musty

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • The basement of the old house smelled musty.

    答え

    • カビくさい

    解説

  • 26

    incandescent

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • glowing, bright
    • An incandescent as each candle was, the whole group of them were not casting enough light to illuminate the tomb.

    答え

    • 白熱する、高温で光る

    解説

  • 27

    rigorous

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • thorough, demanding
    • The rigorous exercise routine included 500 situps and a one hour run.

    答え

    • 厳格な、正確な

    解説

  • 28

    lugubious

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • mournful, dismal
    • Some dogs just look lugubrious; you wonder why they are so sad.

    答え

    • 悲しげな、沈痛な

    解説

  • 29

    potentate

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • ruler, monarch
    • Stalin ruled the Soviet Union by personal power like an oriental potentate.

    答え

    • 権力者、支配者

    解説

  • 30

    savvy

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • well-informed
    • Savvy customers realized the rebate required too much effort to be worth the time and refused to buy the products.

    答え

    • 知る、分かる

    解説

  • 31

    placid

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • calm
    • After the violent riots were put down, the city was placid once again.

    答え

    • 穏やかな、落ち着いた

    解説

  • 32

    resonate

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • resound
    • The sound of their loud cheers resonated all the way across the valley.

    答え

    • 鳴り響く

    解説

  • 33

    exacerbate

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • aggravate
    • Ebola exacerbated west Africa's poverty crisis.

    答え

    • 悪化させる

    解説

  • 34

    clamor

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • blare
    • I was disturbed to see a lot of people clamoring for tickets.

    答え

    • やかましく叫ぶ

    解説

  • 35

    proposition

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • Education in the country is an expensive proposition.

    答え

    • 提案、課題

    解説

  • 36

    paucity

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • scarcity
    • The paucity of housing led to steep price increases and people vied for the existing places.

    答え

    • 少量、不足

    解説

  • 37

    gregarious

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • outgoing, friendly
    • The farmer was always gregarious and would give local children tractor rides around Halloween.

    答え

    • 社交好きな

    解説

  • 38

    dubious

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • doubtful
    • Though she studied hard, it was dubious whether or not she would pass the test.

    答え

    • 疑わしく思う

    解説

  • 39

    granular

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • The undissolved sugar crystals in the bottom of my iced coffee produced an unpleasant granular consistency.

    答え

    • 粒状の

    解説

  • 40

    slough

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • muddy
    • The inlet ended in a marshy, mosquito infested slough.

    答え

    • 泥沼

    解説

  • 41

    lush

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • luxurious
    • The lush tropical vegetation made it hard to see any distance.

    答え

    • 豊かな、贅沢な

    解説

  • 42

    nascent

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • beginning to exist
    • Astronomers could see the nascent planet forming amid the swirling dust and gases.

    答え

    • 発生しようとしている

    解説

  • 43

    fulminate

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • to explode with a loud noise
    • The audience jumped when the politician suddenly began fulminating against the absurdity of National Potato Celebration Day.

    答え

    • 声高に非難する

    解説

  • 44

    dogmatic

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • dictatorial
    • An insecure person may be more dogmatic, insisting his opinions are right, than a more secure person, who can better tolerate uncertainty.

    答え

    • 独善的な

    解説

  • 45

    venture

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • to risk
    • I would not venture ti guess on such a difficult question, since the chances of getting it right are so low.

    答え

    • 危険を冒して進む

    解説

  • 46

    milieu

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • surroundings
    • Milieu control -- the right temperature, lighting, sounds, and aromas -- is an important element in successful malls.

    答え

    • 環境

    解説

  • 47

    cravat

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • necktie
    • He kept a plain, striped cravat in his desk in case he needed to attend a jacket and tie event.

    答え

    • ネクタイ

    解説

  • 48

    inordinate

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • excessive
    • My brother eats an inordinate amount of ice cream, so we are forced to constanly replenish our supply.

    答え

    • 過度の

    解説

  • 49

    egalitarian

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • The college has a time tested commitment to egalitarian education; welcoming female students from its inception.

    答え

    • 平等主義の

    解説

  • 50

    maudlin

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • tearfully
    • Drunkenness may make people maudlin, clinging over-affectinately to friends and proclaiming emphatically how much they love them.

    答え

    • 感傷的な

    解説

  • 51

    gastric

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • pertaining to the stomach
    • I'm expecting some gastric turbulence after eating those two enchiladas with extra sour cream.

    答え

    • 胃の

    解説

  • 52

    deprecate

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • to criticize
    • Be careful about deprecating a person's efforts; you may not know what difficulties he faced.

    答え

    • 批判する

    解説

  • 53

    incendiary

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • highly provacative
    • The speaker's incendiary remarks got the crowd so revved up that they tore through the park, shouting and knocking over trash cans.

    答え

    • 発火力のある、扇動的な

    解説

  • 54

    hone

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • to sharpen
    • During his retreat Michael honed his meditation skills and returned a much more peaceful person.

    答え

    • 砥石で研ぐ

    解説

  • 55

    disavow

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • to disclaim knowledge of
    • Although the Senator disavowed her role in the unpopular legislation, several people claimed she had quietly supported it.

    答え

    • 否定する

    解説

  • 56

    dollop

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • The angry waiter came by and deposited a dollop of mayonnaise - plop - right in the middle of my plate.

    答え

    解説

  • 57

    vet

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • to annoy
    • I was vexed by perpetual complaints of my friend.

    答え

    • イライラさせる

    解説

  • 58

    mendacious

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • lying, deceitful
    • Ann became angry at her mendacious son because he never told her the truth about anything.

    答え

    • うそつきの

    解説

  • 59

    furrow

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • ridge
    • The fields were marked with countless furrows which were meant to be filled with seeds the next morning.

    答え

    • あぜ溝

    解説

  • 60

    stifling

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • suffocating
    • With so many students in such a cramped space, Jane found the classroom stifling and begged the teacher to open the windows.

    答え

    • 息詰まるほど暑い

    解説

  • 61

    wanderlust

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • innate desire to travel
    • This experience has given me a sort of wanderlust.

    答え

    • 旅行熱

    解説

  • 62

    bovine

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • cattle
    • Jane's prize-winning bovine weighed in at nearly one ton at the country fair.

    答え

    • ウシ族の

    解説

  • 63

    glib

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • slick
    • The glib way she described the tragedy offended her fans.

    答え

    • 口の達者な

    解説

  • 64

    intrepid

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • bold, fearless
    • The intrepid warrior always volunteered to be on the front line.

    答え

    • 大胆不敵な

    解説

  • 65

    illustrious

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • famous
    • He had many illustrious pupils.

    答え

    • 有名な

    解説

  • 66

    inanimate

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • lifeless
    • Instead of drawing live people, I prefer to paint inanimate objects such as rocks or glasses.

    答え

    • 生命のない

    解説

  • 67

    affable

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • agreeable
    • The affable employee never complained when asked to take on extra work, doing it instead with a smile.

    答え

    • 愛想の良い

    解説

  • 68

    disavow

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • to disclaim
    • Although the Senator disavowed her role in the unpopular legislation, several people claimed she had quietly supported it.

    答え

    • を否認する

    解説

  • 69

    impudent

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • ridge, a narrow groove
    • You are impudent to jest at him.

    答え

    • 図々しい

    解説

  • 70

    connote

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • imply, predicate
    • Poets connote themes and emotions in their poems without ever explicitly stating them.

    答え

    • を意味する

    解説

  • 71

    rigmarole

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • complicated procedures
    • I went through the whole rigmarole of changing the address.

    答え

    • 手の込んだ手続

    解説

  • 72

    presentiment

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • a premonition
    • I had an ominous presentiment that I would get into trouble.

    答え

    • 虫の知らせ

    解説

  • 73

    quarantine

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • to force into isolation
    • The government quarantined anyone with symptoms of smallpox.

    答え

    • 隔離する

    解説

  • 74

    ingrate

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • an ungrateful person
    • Ken is selfish and an ingrate who never thanks his friends when they do favors for her.

    答え

    • 恩知らずな人

    解説

  • 75

    baleful

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • ominous
    • His baleful glance sent a shiver down his spine and struck fear in his heart.

    答え

    • 悪意に満ちた

    解説

  • 76

    verity

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • truthfulness
    • Probing the verity of the witness' statement, the defense attorney questioned every detail in her story.

    答え

    • 真実性

    解説

  • 77

    fractious

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • cranky
    • He tends to be ornery and fractious, refusing to eat his oatmeal.

    答え

    • 気難しい

    解説

  • 78

    efficacious

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • effective
    • The efficacious mouse trap quickly rid the store of vermin.

    答え

    • 有効な

    解説

  • 79

    hail

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • to cheer
    • Taxies can be hailed on the street.

    答え

    • 歓迎する

    解説

  • 80

    magnate

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • a leader
    • The only real oil magnate of his time, Rochefeller controlled large portions of his industry for many years.

    答え

    • 大物

    解説

  • 81

    capitulate

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • to give in to
    • To prevent a long and costly fight Ken decided to capitulate to his soon to be ex-wife.

    答え

    • 降伏する

    解説

  • 82

    mantle

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • a cloak
    • The president assumed the mantle of leadership by delivering important speeches on foreign and domestic policy.

    答え

    • 覆う物

    解説

  • 83

    indomitable

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • unconquerable
    • The Spartans were indomitable warriors who struck fear in their enemies.

    答え

    • 不屈の

    解説

  • 84

    pageantry

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • spectacular display
    • The crowning of the new queen was celebrated with great pageantry.

    答え

    • ショー

    解説

  • 85

    decorous

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • decent, well-mannered
    • Although the applicant was decorous and well-mannered, he was late for the interview.

    答え

    • 上品な

    解説

  • 86

    motley

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • heterogeneous
    • The motley crew of friends consisted of an athlete, a singer and a dancer.

    答え

    • 寄せ集め

    解説

  • 87

    idyll

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • a carefree experience
    • Perfect weather and beautiful scenery made the day an idyll.

    答え

    • 楽しい経験

    解説

  • 88

    frankness

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • openness
    • Ken discussed the matter with perfect frankness, not leaving any part out and addressing every aspect.

    答え

    • 率直さ

    解説

  • 89

    baroque

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • elaborately decorated

    答え

    • 〈装飾が〉過剰な

    解説

  • 90

    incontrovertible

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • not open to question
    • The fact is incontrovertible. One of agents was involved in drug smuggling, caught red-handed.

    答え

    • 論争の余地のない

    解説

  • 91

    portly

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • stout

    答え

    • 恰幅の良い

    解説

  • 92

    prognosticate

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • to forecast from present signs

    答え

    • 予知する

    解説

  • 93

    escapism

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • the avoidance of reality

    答え

    • 現実逃避癖

    解説

  • 94

    meticulous

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • careful
    • We finally closed the deal after years of meticulous preparation.

    答え

    • きわめて注意深い

    解説

  • 95

    ratify

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • to confirm
    • The president signed the treaty, but the Congress didn't ratify it.

    答え

    • 承認する

    解説

  • 96

    defoliate

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • to strip of leaves
    • Even if you defoliate some plants, the leaves will grow back.

    答え

    • 落葉する

    解説

  • 97

    cajole

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • to sweet-talk
    • Tom was able to cajole Jane ino attending the soccer game by telling her how cute she was.

    答え

    • おだてる

    解説

  • 98

    surly

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • Ken's surly behavior only made the authorities come down harder on him.

    答え

    • 無愛想な

    解説

  • 99

    flamboyant

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • strikingly bold
    • The singers were decked our in flamboyant cosutumes.

    答え

    • まばゆい

    解説

  • 100

    chivalry

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • medieval male tradition
    • Jane's new boyfriend would always pay the check and hold open doors. Chivalry is not dead!

    答え

    • 騎士道

    解説

  • 101

    malinger

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • All right, I confess I’ve been malingering.

    答え

    • 仮病を使う

    解説

  • 102

    mawkish

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • weakly emotional
    • The mawkish drama tried so hard to squeeze teas out of the audience.

    答え

    • 泣き上戸の

    解説

  • 103

    exorbitant

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • in excess
    • Ken refused to pay the exorbitant price for food at the airport.

    答え

    • 法外な

    解説

  • 104

    lambaste

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • beat
    • Ken's mother lambasted him for breaking the vase.

    答え

    • 厳しく非難する

    解説

  • 105

    patronize

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • talk down to
    • "Don't patoronize me!"

    答え

    • 上に立った態度をとる

    解説

  • 106

    oblong

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • elongated
    • Just as a rectangle is an oblong square, an oval is an oblong circle.

    答え

    • 長方形

    解説

  • 107

    insolvent

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • without money
    • After Ken lost all of his money, he was insolvent.

    答え

    • 破産者

    解説

  • 108

    volatile

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • unstable, explosive
    • The child was so volatile his mother was afraid to say no to him.

    答え

    • 気まぐれな

    解説

  • 109

    dredge

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • to remove
    • It required constant dredging to remove enough mud to keep the river navigable for boats.

    答え

    • 浚渫する

    解説

  • 110

    filch

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • to steal
    • Ken would always flich a candy bar from the gas station.

    答え

    • くすねる

    解説

  • 111

    tidal

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • pertaining to tides
    • The tidal flats are completely covered in water at high tide.

    答え

    • 潮の

    解説

  • 112

    rectitude

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • righteousness
    • The new commissioner has the moral rectitude to root out corruption.

    答え

    • 公正

    解説

  • 113

    altruism

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • the principal of unselfish concern
    • While altruism is admirable, it is hard to live one's life completely unselfishly.

    答え

    • 利他主義

    解説

  • 114

    aplomb

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • poise
    • Despite the crowd's jeers, Ken's aplomb would not allow his confidence to waver.

    答え

    • 落ち着き

    解説

  • 115

    incessant

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • never-ending
    • At dinner, Ken found faults with each course, and his incessant complaints became tiresome.

    答え

    • 絶え間のない

    解説

  • 116

    virtuoso

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • Many mothers are convinced that they have raised little virtuosos, but few are right.

    答え

    • 博識家

    解説

  • 117

    gourmand

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • one who loves to eat and drink
    • Even before he became a shef, Ken was quite the gourmand.

    答え

    • 食道楽

    解説

  • 118

    flippant

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • frivolously
    • He only made flippant and disrespectful comments during the boring discussion.

    答え

    • 不躾な

    解説

  • 119

    staid

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • of settled
    • The young attorney surprised everyone with her staid courtroom manner.

    答え

    • 落ち着いた

    解説

  • 120

    indulgent

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • benignly lenient
    • Ken's parents are too indulgent, and as a result, he has become incredibly spoiled.

    答え

    • 寛大な

    解説

  • 121

    effigy

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • sculptured
    • In many countries it is illegal to burn the effigy of a sitting leader.

    答え

    • 肖像

    解説

  • 122

    precipice

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • a cliff
    • The driver lost control of the car on the mountain road, but luckily it stopped before failing over the precipice into the sea.

    答え

    • 断崖

    解説

  • 123

    immaculate

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • pure, unsullied
    • Her house is immaculate because she cleans every day.

    答え

    • 汚れのない

    解説

  • 124

    bereft

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • deprived
    • The cold weather left the beaches bereft of visitors.

    答え

    • 奪われた

    解説

  • 125

    verbose

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • talkative
    • Ken's verbose nature leads him to write essay s that go well over thesuggested page limit.

    答え

    • 言葉数の多い

    解説

  • 126

    taciturn

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • reticent
    • The taciturn student never raised his hand or participated during the class.

    答え

    • 口数の少ない

    解説

  • 127

    sarcophagus

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • a stone coffin
    • The dead pharaoh was mummified and then placed into a sarcophagus.

    答え

    解説

  • 128

    conundrum

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • He has a fun strategy for solving the sonundrum.

    答え

    • 難しい問題

    解説

  • 129

    provincial

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • unsophisticated
    • He was too provincial to accept the notion of a boss.

    答え

    • 偏屈な

    解説

  • 130

    auspicious

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • favorable
    • While the look he gave me seemed auspicious, his words were bleak.

    答え

    • 幸先の良い

    解説

  • 131

    incisive

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • sharp; very direct
    • The criticism was incisive and merciless.

    答え

    • 鋭利な、痛烈な

    解説

  • 132

    pseudonym

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • false name
    • The author used a pseudonym because he wanted to keep his identity a secret.

    答え

    • 偽名

    解説

  • 133

    fatuous

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • foolish
    • When Ken drinks, he tends to be unbearably fatuous.

    答え

    • 愚かな

    解説

  • 134

    corollary

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • easily drawn conclusion
    • Newton derived the law of consevation of momentum as a corollary of his previous results.

    答え

    • 当然の結果

    解説

  • 135

    maudlin

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • tearfully emotional
    • Drunkenness may make people maudlin.

    答え

    • 感傷的な

    解説

  • 136

    iniquitous

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • wicked, wrong
    • Stalin causes millions of deaths during his inquitous rule.

    答え

    • 不道徳な

    解説

  • 137

    purse

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • squeeze together
    • She pursed her lips and blew me a kiss.

    答え

    • 唇をすぼめる

    解説

  • 138

    expurgate

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • to amend by removing words
    • This movie is the expurgated edition.

    答え

    • 削除する

    解説

  • 139

    rapacious

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • predatory
    • A rapacious predator, the beast tore through the colony leaving a trail of death and destruction.

    答え

    • 生き物を捕食する

    解説

  • 140

    promulgate

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • to declare
    • The scientist promulgated the idea that animals were just machines.

    答え

    • 公布する

    解説

  • 141

    astute

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • very wise
    • I feel you are astute enough to follow my gist.

    答え

    • 抜け目ない

    解説

  • 142

    extrasensory

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • outside one's normal sense perception
    • Many people claim extrasensory abilities but science has never confirmed them.

    答え

    • 超感覚的な

    解説

  • 143

    adduce

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • to bring forward in argument
    • The senator began to adduce reasons in support of a constitutional amendment.

    答え

    • 提示する

    解説

  • 144

    lament

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • mourn
    • We deeply lamented the soldiers who died in Vietnam.

    答え

    • 悲しんで嘆く

    解説

  • 145

    belie

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • contradict
    • Ken's sideways glance and furrowed brow belied the genuineness of his apology.

    答え

    • 偽って伝える

    解説

  • 146

    symbiotic

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • mutually beneficial
    • The old woman and her young neighbor had a symbiotic relationship.

    答え

    • 共生の

    解説

  • 147

    belittle

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • to put down
    • To belittle another is an expression of personal weakness not strength.

    答え

    • を見くびる

    解説

  • 148

    dissonant

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • not harmonious
    • The team researchs on cognitive dissonance.

    答え

    • 耳障りな音

    解説

  • 149

    miffed

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • annoyed
    • Ken was miffed when the boss did not appreciate his hard work.

    答え

    • 少し怒って

    解説

  • 150

    impel

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • to drive forward
    • The desire to win the game impelled the young player to practice everyday.

    答え

    • 駆り立てる

    解説

  • 151

    ardent

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • having intense feeling
    • They are ardent opponent of affirmative action.

    答え

    • 情熱的な

    解説

  • 152

    submissive

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • obedient
    • The dog behaves in a submissive manner until she sees a squirrel.

    答え

    • 服従的な

    解説

  • 153

    voluminous

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • very large, roomy
    • The commentators remarked that the actress was hiding extra pounds under her voluminous dress.

    答え

    • 膨大な

    解説

  • 154

    vector

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • the direction followed by an airplane
    • The pilot set the plane to change vectors so as to avoid turbulence caused by the storm.

    答え

    • 排気方向を変える

    解説

  • 155

    jubilant

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • thrilled
    • The soccer players were jubilant when they defeated their rivals in a penalty kick shootout.

    答え

    • 喜びに満ちた

    解説

  • 156

    corrugated

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • grooved
    • The corrugated steel sent twisted rays on the grass.

    答え

    • 波形の

    解説

  • 157

    inopportune

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • inappropriate
    • He always talks to me at an inopportune time.

    答え

    • 都合の悪い

    解説

  • 158

    incendiary

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • highly provocative
    • Few figures are as incendiary as Bob.

    答え

    • 扇動的な

    解説

  • 159

    dissuade

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • talk out of
    • His friends failed to dissuade him from the risky activity.

    答え

    • 説得して止めさせる

    解説

  • 160

    infallible

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • perfect
    • We need to establish an infallible cure.

    答え

    • 間違いのない

    解説

  • 161

    magnanimous

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • generous
    • Giving away half her foutune to provide vaccines to people in impoverished countries was extremely magnanimous.

    答え

    • 寛大な

    解説

  • 162

    perfunctory

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • done mechanically
    • The docotor made only a perfunctory examination of the wournd.

    答え

    • 通り一遍の

    解説

  • 163

    reparation

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • compensation
    • Ken sought reparation for his time in prison in the form of one million dollars.

    答え

    • 償い

    解説

  • 164

    savant

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • knowledgeable about a specific field
    • We were all surprised to discover Ken was such a savant.

    答え

    • 学識豊富な人

    解説

  • 165

    impeccable

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • faultless
    • Ken's grades are impeccable because he has never received anything other than an A+.

    答え

    • 申し分ない

    解説

  • 166

    frolic

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • to run merrily
    • It always brings a smile to my face to watch puppies frolic with one another.

    答え

    • はしゃぐ

    解説

  • 167

    sieve

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • shift
    • Archeologists sift every shovel full of earth through a sieve.

    答え

    • ふるい

    解説

  • 168

    cryptogram

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • a message in code
    • In order to keep their correspondence a secret, Ken and Amy wrote only in cyptograms.

    答え

    • 暗号文

    解説

  • 169

    insinuation

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • an indirect suggestion
    • The insinuation was that he was to blame for the incident.

    答え

    • ほのめかすこと

    解説

  • 170

    trepidation

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • fear
    • Ken was unable to overcome his trepidation about riding in elevators.

    答え

    • 恐怖

    解説

  • 171

    derelict

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • a bum; negligent
    • The driver was derelict and failed to monitor his speed.

    答え

    • 怠慢な

    解説

  • 172

    libertine

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • unrestrained
    • A libertine life is not a life of liverty.

    答え

    • 放蕩者

    解説

  • 173

    perverse

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • corrupt
    • A perverse instinct prompted Pandora to open the box.

    答え

    • 邪悪な

    解説

  • 174

    meretricious

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • alluring by a show of flashy
    • The salesman's claims about the showy car were meretricious.

    答え

    • 外見はいいが無価値の

    解説

  • 175

    solvency

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • ability to pay
    • Many finalcial obligations had creditors questioning the company's solvency.

    答え

    • 支払い能力

    解説

  • 176

    finagle

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • to get by trickery
    • Even though the concert was sold out, Ken was able to finagle two tickets by insisting that the venue had made a mistake.

    答え

    • だまし取る

    解説

  • 177

    verbatim

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • in exactly the same word
    • I love Shalespeare so much I could recite most of his sonnets verbatim.

    答え

    • 一語一語

    解説

  • 178

    amenable

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • agreeable
    • Ken

    答え

    • 素直に従う

    解説

  • 179

    desist

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • to stop
    • The police ordered the demonstrators to desist and stop throwing flowers.

    答え

    • やめる

    解説

  • 180

    torpor

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • sluggishness
    • Heavy drinking left Ken in a torpor that made writing difficult if not impossible.

    答え

    • 不活発

    解説

  • 181

    demur

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • to make objection
    • The teacher demurred at raising the student's grade to make her eligible for the team.

    答え

    • 反対する

    解説

  • 182

    pliant

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • bending readily
    • Ken's pliant nature often led him to be more easily influenced than his brother.

    答え

    • 曲げやすい

    解説

  • 183

    inception Their inception of business is of quite a recent date.

    補足(例文と訳など)

    答え

    • 開始

    解説

  • 184

    anonymous

    補足(例文と訳など)

    答え

    • 匿名の

    解説

  • 185

    counteract

    補足(例文と訳など)

    • cancel out, offset
    • The vertical pressures within sea snakes' blood vessels are counteracted by the water's pressure.

    答え

    • 反対に作用する

    解説

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