《死亡诗社》词汇表

《死亡诗社》词汇表
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1. fervent: having or showing very strong feelings about sth.热情的,热切的,热烈的 ~belief热诚的

信念

2. replacement: a person or thing that will take the place of sb./sth.接替者,代替物;替换,更换

3. thrilling: 令人激动的;令人毛骨悚然的;震颤的

4. sinus: one of the spaces in the bones of your face that are connected to your nose鼻窦 ~infection鼻窦

感染

5. vaporizer: a device that vaporizes substances, esp. for medicinal inhalation喷雾器

6. stiff: not relaxed or friendly; formal拘谨的,一本正经的;僵硬的;不易弯曲的;难以应付的

7. slick: clever at persuading people but perhaps not completely honest圆滑的,花言巧语的

8. travesty: a grotesque misrepresentation or imitation滑稽模仿;歪曲,嘲弄

9. decadence: behavior, attitudes, etc. that show low moral standards堕落;颓废 decadent a. 堕落的

10. excrement: the solid waste material that you get rid of when you go to the toilet粪便 faeces【同义】

11. flunk: to fail (an examination, etc.)通不过(考试等)

12. bootlick: 巴结,奉承

13. valedictorian: N. Amer. A person who gives a farewell address, esp. the highest-ranking member of a

graduating class【北美】致告别辞的毕业生代表

14. trig: colloq. trigonometry【口】三角学

15. trigonometry三角学

16. rich: (of an incident or assertion, etc.) highly amusing or ridiculous; outrageous(事情或声明等)滑稽可

笑的,荒唐的

17. phalanx: a set of people etc. forming a compact mass, or banded for a common purpose密集的人群;(为

共同目标)聚集在一起的人群

18. pubescence: the time when puberty begins青春期开始时期

19. daring: adventurous, bold; prepared to take risks冒险的;大胆的

20. fester: to become infected(指伤口)化脓;to become more unpleasant because you do not deal with it

successfully变得更难堪或痛苦

21. weakling: a feeble person or animal瘦弱的人;弱小的动物

22. hymnal: a hymn-book赞美诗集

23. stanza: a group of lines in a repeated pattern that form a unit in some types of poem诗节

24. invincible: unconquerable; that cannot be defeated不可征服的;不能战胜的

25. iota: the smallest possible amount极少量

26. daffodil: a tall yellow flower that grows in the spring黄水仙

27. alum: (colloq.) short for alumnus, a former student of a school【口】校友

28. hash: a hot dish of meat mixed together with potato and fried肉末土豆泥煎饼

29. second: to support sb’s suggestion or idea at a meeting so that it can then be discussed and voted on附和

30. jerk: a fool; a stupid person【俚语】蠢人,笨蛋

31. metre: the arrangement of strong and weak stresses in lines of poetry that produces the rhythm(诗歌等

的)韵律

32. bandstand: a covered outdoor platform for a band to play on, usu. in a park室外音乐台(通常在公园) 1

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