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Words from JANE EYRE (簡愛) Series 53 (posted 2019.2.28)
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261 eminencea man of political eminenceMEANING IN CHINESE?
262 hackneyeda hackneyed phrase/subjectMEANING IN CHINESE?
263 electedIncreasing numbers of people elect to work from home nowadays.MEANING IN CHINESE?
264 involuntaryan involuntary cry of painMEANING IN CHINESE?
265 forteLanguages were never my forte.MEANING IN CHINESE?

Words from JANE EYRE (簡愛) Series 52 (posted 2018.3.12)
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256 affectationHe raised his eyebrows with an affectation of surprise.MEANING IN CHINESE?
257 sneerA faint sneer of satisfaction crossed her face.MEANING IN CHINESE?
258 censurea vote of censure on the government's foreign policyMEANING IN CHINESE?
259 exquisiteThe room was decorated in exquisite taste.MEANING IN CHINESE?
260 gusha gush of bloodMEANING IN CHINESE?

Words from JANE EYRE (簡愛) Series 51 (posted 2018.3.8)
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251 gallIt galls me to have to apologize to her.MEANING IN CHINESE?
252 deignShe just grunted, not deigning to look up from the page.MEANING IN CHINESE?
253 exactingHe was an exacting man to work for.MEANING IN CHINESE?
254 piquedShe couldn't help feeling a little piqued by his lack of interest.MEANING IN CHINESE?
255 dispense(with)Debit cards dispense with the need for cash altogether.MEANING IN CHINESE?

Words from JANE EYRE (簡愛) Series 50 (posted 2017.12.5)
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246 fosterThe club's aim is to foster better relations within the community.MEANING IN CHINESE?
247 sentientMan is a sentient being.MEANING IN CHINESE?
248 lumpHe was unhurt apart from a lump on his head.MEANING IN CHINESE?
249 demeanourHe maintained a professional demeanour thoughtout.MEANING IN CHINESE?
250 dittoThe waiters were rude and unhelpful, the manager ditto.MEANING IN CHINESE?

Words from JANE EYRE (簡愛) Series 49 (posted 2017.12.1)
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241 blunderThe government had blundered in its handling of the affair.MEANING IN CHINESE?
242 impedimentThe level of inflation is a serious impediment to economic recovery.MEANING IN CHINESE?
243 contemplationHe sat there deep in contemplation.MEANING IN CHINESE?
244 brusqueThe doctor spoke in a brusque tone.MEANING IN CHINESE?
245 prominenceShe has achieved a prominence she hardly deserves.MEANING IN CHINESE?

Words from JANE EYRE (簡愛) Series 48 (posted 2017.11.28)
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236 braidShe'd braided her hair.MEANING IN CHINESE?
237 trimShe has kept very trim.MEANING IN CHINESE?
238 averShe averred that she had never seen the man before.MEANING IN CHINESE?
239 galeThe gale blew down hundreds of trees.MEANING IN CHINESE?
240 quellExtra police were called in to quell the disturbances.MEANING IN CHINESE?

Words from JANE EYRE (簡愛) Series 47 (posted 2017.11.27)
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231 billowA great cloud of smoke billowed out of the chimney.MEANING IN CHINESE?
232 fleckHis hair was flecked with paint.MEANING IN CHINESE?
233 duskThe street lights go on at dusk.MEANING IN CHINESE?
234 musterShe left the room with all the dignity she could muster.MEANING IN CHINESE?
235 rearThe horse reared, throwing its rider.MEANING IN CHINESE?

Words from JANE EYRE (簡愛) Series 46 (posted 2017.11.2)
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226 marvelEveryone marvelled at his courage.MEANING IN CHINESE?
227 noviceI'm a complete novice at skiing.MEANING IN CHINESE?
228 revel (in sth)Some people seem to revel in annoying others.MEANING IN CHINESE?
229 interject"You're wrong," interjected Susan.MEANING IN CHINESE?
230 blasphemousMany people found the film blasphemous.MEANING IN CHINESE?

Words from JANE EYRE (簡愛) Series 45 (posted 2017.8.12)
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221 clangBells were clanging in the tower.MEANING IN CHINESE?
222 throngWe pushed our way through the throng.MEANING IN CHINESE?
223 baskWe sat basking in the warm sunshine.MEANING IN CHINESE?
224 divestHe divested himself of his jacket.MEANING IN CHINESE?
225 flankShe left the courtroom flanked by armed guards.MEANING IN CHINESE?

Words from JANE EYRE (簡愛) Series 44 (posted 2017.8.6)
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216 officiousa nasty officious little manMEANING IN CHINESE?
217 claspHe leaned forward, his hands clasped tightly together.MEANING IN CHINESE?
218 vocationShe is a doctor with a strong sense of vocation.MEANING IN CHINESE?
219 grimaceHe grimaced at the bitter taste.MEANING IN CHINESE?
220 waftThe scent of the flowers was wafted along by the breeze.MEANING IN CHINESE?

Words from JANE EYRE (簡愛) Series 43 (posted 2017.8.4)
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211 sprainI stumbled and sprained my ankle.MEANING IN CHINESE?
212 covetHe had long coveted the chance to work with a famous musician.MEANING IN CHINESE?
213 clatterHe dropped the knife and it clattered on the stone floor.MEANING IN CHINESE?
214 chinkWe chinked glasses and drank to each other's health.MEANING IN CHINESE?
215 craga castle set on a crag above the villageMEANING IN CHINESE?

Words from JANE EYRE (簡愛) Series 42 (posted 2017.8.3)
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206 rallyHe never really rallied after the operation.MEANING IN CHINESE?
207 hemto hem a skirtMEANING IN CHINESE?
208 deformityDrugs taken during pregnancy may cause physical deformity in babies.MEANING IN CHINESE?
209 converseBuilding new roads increases traffic and the converse is equally true: reducing the number and size of roads means less traffic.MEANING IN CHINESE?
210 spurnEve spurned Mark's invitation.MEANING IN CHINESE?

Words from JANE EYRE (簡愛) Series 41 (posted 2017.8.2)
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201 invalidShe had been a delicate child and her parents had treated her as an invalid.MEANING IN CHINESE?
202 crouchDoyle crouched behind a hedge.MEANING IN CHINESE?
203 pamperPamper yourself with our new range of beauty treatments.MEANING IN CHINESE?
204 mistimeThe horse completely mistimed the jump and threw its rider.MEANING IN CHINESE?
205 chiselA name was chiselled into the stone.MEANING IN CHINESE?

Words from JANE EYRE (簡愛) Series 40 (posted 2017.7.29)
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196 streakTears streaked her face.MEANING IN CHINESE?
197 scantyDetails of his life are scanty.MEANING IN CHINESE?
198 ghastlyIt's all been a glastly mistake.MEANING IN CHINESE?
199 rendThey rent their clothes in grief.MEANING IN CHINESE?
200 uprootIf I accept the job, it will mean uprooting my family and moving to Italy.MEANING IN CHINESE?

Words from JANE EYRE (簡愛) Series 39 (posted 2017.7.29)
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191 muffleHe tried to muffle the alarm clock by putting it under his pillow.MEANING IN CHINESE?
192 sneakingShe had always had a sneaking affection for him.MEANING IN CHINESE?
193 avertShe averted her eyes from the terrible scene in front of her.MEANING IN CHINESE?
194 irksomeI found the restrictions irksome.MEANING IN CHINESE?
195 elicitHer tears elicited great sympathy from her audience.MEANING IN CHINESE?

Words from JANE EYRE (簡愛) Series 38 (posted 2017.7.28)
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186 statelyThe procession made its stately progress through the streets of the city.MEANING IN CHINESE?
187 influxa massive influx of visitorsMEANING IN CHINESE?
188 tabernaclea Mormon tabernacleMEANING IN CHINESE?
189 spiteI'm sure he only said it out of spite.MEANING IN CHINESE?
190 vaultShe vaulted over the gate and ran up the path.MEANING IN CHINESE?

Words from JANE EYRE (簡愛) Series 37 (posted 2017.7.27)
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181 propitiousIt was not a propitious time to start a new business.MEANING IN CHINESE?
182 effigyThe demonstrators burned a crude effigy of the president.MEANING IN CHINESE?
183 fitfula fitful night's sleepMEANING IN CHINESE?
184 prattleShe prattled on about her children all evening.MEANING IN CHINESE?
185 belieHer energy and youthful good looks belie her 65 years.MEANING IN CHINESE?

Words from JANE EYRE (簡愛) Series 36 (posted 2017.7.26)
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176 unimpeachableevidence from an unimpeachable sourceMEANING IN CHINESE?
177 fastidiousEverything was planned in fastidious detail.MEANING IN CHINESE?
178 swatheHe was lying on the hospital bed, swathed in bandages.MEANING IN CHINESE?
179 salientShe pointed out the salient features of the new design.MEANING IN CHINESE?
180 declaimShe declaimed the famous opening speech of the play.MEANING IN CHINESE?

Words from JANE EYRE (簡愛) Series 35 (posted 2017.7.24)
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171 desertionShe felt betrayed by her husband's desertion.MEANING IN CHINESE?
172 warbleHe warbled his way through the song.MEANING IN CHINESE?
173 straggleOn the way the kids straggled behind us.MEANING IN CHINESE?
174 incumbentIt was incumbent on them to attend.MEANING IN CHINESE?
175 aspirationWhat changes are needed to meet women's aspirations for employment?MEANING IN CHINESE?

Words from JANE EYRE (簡愛) Series 34 (posted 2017.7.22)
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166 perceptiveIt was very perceptive of you to notice that.MEANING IN CHINESE?
167 obscureHe was born around 1650 but his origins remain obscure.MEANING IN CHINESE?
168 swerveShe swerved sharply to avoid a cyclist.MEANING IN CHINESE?
169 scrutiniseThe statement was carefully scrutinised before publication.MEANING IN CHINESE?
170 hurlRival fans hurled abuse at each other.MEANING IN CHINESE?

Words from JANE EYRE (簡愛) Series 33 (posted 2017.7.20)
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161 obviateThis new evidence obviates the need for any further enquiries.MEANING IN CHINESE?
162 stalwartstalwart supportersMEANING IN CHINESE?
163 attestContemporary accounts attest to his courage and determination.MEANING IN CHINESE?
164 shirkDiscipline in the company was strict and no one shirked.MEANING IN CHINESE?
165 ardentan ardent supporter of European unityMEANING IN CHINESE?

Words from JANE EYRE (簡愛) Series 32 (posted 2017.7.17)
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156 eddyThe waves swirled and eddied around the rocks.MEANING IN CHINESE?
157 torrentAfter the winter rains, the stream becomes a raging torrent.MEANING IN CHINESE?
158 asunderfamilies rent/torn asunder by the revolutionMEANING IN CHINESE?
159 contagionThere is no risk of contagion.MEANING IN CHINESE?
160 sumptuousWe dined in sumptuous surroundings.MEANING IN CHINESE?

Words from JANE EYRE (簡愛) Series 31 (posted 2017.7.15)
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151 tediousThe journey soon became tedious.MEANING IN CHINESE?
152 soporificthe soporific effect of the sunMEANING IN CHINESE?
153 fumbleShe was fumbling around in the dark looking for the light switch.MEANING IN CHINESE?
154 ostensibleThe ostensible reason for his absence was illness.MEANING IN CHINESE?
155 despicableI hate you! You're despicable.MEANING IN CHINESE?

Words from JANE EYRE (簡愛) Series 30 (posted 2017.7.12)
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146 allegianceHe affirmed his allegiance to the president.MEANING IN CHINESE?
147 propRescuers used props to stop the roof of the tunnel collapsing.MEANING IN CHINESE?
148 twilightIt was hard to see him clearly in the twilight.MEANING IN CHINESE?
149 prolongThe operation could prolong his life by two or three years.MEANING IN CHINESE?
150 fleetingWe paid a fleeting visit to Paris.MEANING IN CHINESE?

Words from JANE EYRE (簡愛) Series 29 (posted 2017.6.15)
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141 invokeShe invoked several eminent scholars to back up her argument.MEANING IN CHINESE?
142 misgivingI had grave misgivings about making the trip.MEANING IN CHINESE?
143 ajarI'll leave the door ajar.MEANING IN CHINESE?
144 deliriousThe crowds were delirious with joy.MEANING IN CHINESE?
145 scourgeHe lay awake, scourged by his conscience.MEANING IN CHINESE?

Words from JANE EYRE (簡愛) Series 28 (posted 2017.6.11)
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136 swimminglyWe hope everything will go swimmingly.MEANING IN CHINESE?
137 alleviateA number of measures were taken to alleviate the problem.MEANING IN CHINESE?
138 baffleI'm baffled as to why she hasn't called.MEANING IN CHINESE?
139 redeemThe excellent acting wasn't enough to redeem a weak plot.MEANING IN CHINESE?
140 featThe tunnel is a brilliant feat of engineering.MEANING IN CHINESE?

Words from JANE EYRE (簡愛) Series 27 (posted 2017.5.27)
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131 constrictFilm-makers of the time were constricted by the censors.MEANING IN CHINESE?
132 stiflingAt 25, she found family life stifling.MEANING IN CHINESE?
133 stagnateI feel I'm stagnating in this job.MEANING IN CHINESE?
134 precludeMy lack of interest in the subject precluded me from gaining much enjoyment out of it.MEANING IN CHINESE?
135 chastenHe felt suitably chastened and apologized.MEANING IN CHINESE?

Words from JANE EYRE (簡愛) Series 26 (posted 2017.5.8)
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126 abateThe storm showed no signs of abating.MEANING IN CHINESE?
127 covertHe stole a covert glance at her across the table.MEANING IN CHINESE?
128 absolveThe court absolved him of all responsibility for the accident.MEANING IN CHINESE?
129 impulsiveHe has an impulsive nature.MEANING IN CHINESE?
130 chafeThe collar was far too tight and chafed her neck.MEANING IN CHINESE?

Words from JANE EYRE (簡愛) Series 25 (posted 2017.5.5)
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121 ameliorateSteps have been taken to ameliorate the situation.MEANING IN CHINESE?
122 stallDiscussions have once again stalled.MEANING IN CHINESE?
123 geniala genial smileMEANING IN CHINESE?
124 girdleA chain of volcanoes girdles the Pacific.MEANING IN CHINESE?
125 predisposeStress can predispose people to heart attacks.MEANING IN CHINESE?

Words from JANE EYRE (簡愛) Series 24 (posted 2017.5.3)
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116 construeHer words could hardly be construed as an apology.MEANING IN CHINESE?
117 scaldingScalding tears poured down her face.MEANING IN CHINESE?
118 tenaciousThe party has kept its tenacious hold on power for more than twenty years.MEANING IN CHINESE?
119 cravinga desperate craving to be lovedMEANING IN CHINESE?
120 wreatheThe mountain tops were wreathed in mist.MEANING IN CHINESE?

Words from JANE EYRE (簡愛) Series 23 (posted 2017.4.18)
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111 strideWe strode across the snowy fields.MEANING IN CHINESE?
112 obtrusiveThe sofa would be less obtrusive in a paler colour.MEANING IN CHINESE?
113 eludeFinally he remembered the tiny detail that had eluded him the night before.MEANING IN CHINESE?
114 profusionRoses grew in profusion against the old wall.MEANING IN CHINESE?
115 RubiconToday we cross the Rubicon. There is no going back.MEANING IN CHINESE?

Words from JANE EYRE (簡愛) Series 22 (posted 2017.3.21)
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106 doomShe had a sense of impending doom.MEANING IN CHINESE?
107 mortifyShe was mortified to realize he had heard every word she said.MEANING IN CHINESE?
108 exhortThe party leader exhorted his members to start preparing for government.MEANING IN CHINESE?
109 evinceHe evinced a strong desire to be reconciled with his family.MEANING IN CHINESE?
110 repugnanceShe was trying to overcome her physical repugnance for him.MEANING IN CHINESE?

Words from JANE EYRE (簡愛) Series 21 (posted 2017.3.10)
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101 frownShe looked up with a puzzled frown on her face.MEANING IN CHINESE?
102 relinquishThey had relinquished all hope that she was alive.MEANING IN CHINESE?
103 flutterThe butterfly fluttered from flower to flower.MEANING IN CHINESE?
104 gaunta gaunt faceMEANING IN CHINESE?
105 dejectedShe looked so dejected when she lost the game.MEANING IN CHINESE?

Words from JANE EYRE (簡愛) Series 20 (posted 2017.1.20)
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96 prerogativeIn many countries education is still the prerogatvie of the rich.MEANING IN CHINESE?
97 disownHer family disowned her for marrying a foreigner.MEANING IN CHINESE?
98 severityThe chances of a full recovery will depend on the severity of her injuries.MEANING IN CHINESE?
99 animosityHe felt no animosity towards his critics.MEANING IN CHINESE?
100 foresightShe had had the foresight to prepare herself financially in case of an accident.MEANING IN CHINESE?

Words from JANE EYRE (簡愛) Series 19 (posted 2017.1.1)
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91 studiousa studious young manMEANING IN CHINESE?
92 acquit (oneself)He acquitted himself brilliantly in the exams.MEANING IN CHINESE?
93 commendationa commendation for braveryMEANING IN CHINESE?
94 chastiseHe chastised the team for their lack of commitment.MEANING IN CHINESE?
95 flitA thought flitted through my mind.MEANING IN CHINESE?

Words from JANE EYRE (簡愛) Series 18 (posted 2016.12.5)
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86 disagreeablea disagreeable bad-tempered manMEANING IN CHINESE?
87 regaleHe regaled us with tales of his days as a jazz pianist.MEANING IN CHINESE?
88 inflictHeavy casualties were inflicted on the enemy.MEANING IN CHINESE?
89 unavailingTheir efforts were unavailing.MEANING IN CHINESE?
90 slackenShe slackened her pace a little.MEANING IN CHINESE?

Words from JANE EYRE (簡愛) Series 17 (posted 2016.11.25)
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81 lullHis father's arrival lulled the boy's anxiety.MEANING IN CHINESE?
82 cessationMexico called for an immediate cessation of hostilities.MEANING IN CHINESE?
83 ruddyI can't get the ruddy car to start!MEANING IN CHINESE?
84 tinkleA bell tinkled as the door opened.MEANING IN CHINESE?
85 heaveThe thought of it makes me heave.MEANING IN CHINESE?

Words from JANE EYRE (簡愛) Series 16 (posted 2016.11.7)
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76 clamourEveryone was clamouring to know how much they would get.MEANING IN CHINESE?
77 grotesqueIt's grotesque to expect a person of her experience to work for so little money.MEANING IN CHINESE?
78 relapseHe relapsed into his old bad habits.MEANING IN CHINESE?
79 ignominiousHe made one mistake and his career came to an ignominious end.MEANING IN CHINESE?
80 ominousThere were ominous dark clouds gathering overhead.MEANING IN CHINESE?

Words from JANE EYRE (簡愛) Series 15 (posted 2016.10.21)
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71 frivolousSorry, I was being frivolous.MEANING IN CHINESE?
72 shudderI shuddered at the thought of all the trouble I'd caused.MEANING IN CHINESE?
73 gnawSelf-doubt began to gnaw away at her confidence.MEANING IN CHINESE?
74 indefatigablean indefatigable defender of human rights.MEANING IN CHINESE?
75 abominableThe judge described the attack as an abominable crime.MEANING IN CHINESE?

Words from JANE EYRE (簡愛) Series 14 (posted 2016.10.9)
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66 preternaturalThe city was preternaturally quiet.MEANING IN CHINESE?
67 thawRelations between the two countries thawed a little after the talks.MEANING IN CHINESE?
68 ladenHis voice was soft, yet laden with threat.MEANING IN CHINESE?
69 moroseShe just sat there looking morose.MEANING IN CHINESE?
70 quellShe started to giggle, but Bob quelled her with a look.MEANING IN CHINESE?

Words from JANE EYRE (簡愛) Series 13 (posted 2016.9.16)
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61 remorseI felt guilty and full of remorse.MEANING IN CHINESE?
62 devourShe devoured everything she could lay her hands on: books, magazines and newspapers.MEANING IN CHINESE?
63 blastThe movie was blasted by all the critics.MEANING IN CHINESE?
64 racya racy novelMEANING IN CHINESE?
65 sombrePaul was in a sombre mood.MEANING IN CHINESE?

Words from JANE EYRE (簡愛) Series 12 (posted 2016.9.2)
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56 dauntShe was a brave woman, but she felt daunted by the task ahead.MEANING IN CHINESE?
57 deliberateThe jury deliberated for five days before finding him guilty.MEANING IN CHINESE?
58 haulHe reached down and hauled Liz up onto the wall.MEANING IN CHINESE?
59 denudehillsides denuded of treesMEANING IN CHINESE?
60 nimbleShe was extremely nimble on her feet.MEANING IN CHINESE?

Words from JANE EYRE (簡愛) Series 11 (posted 2016.8.26)
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51 chideShe chided herself for being so impatient with the children.MEANING IN CHINESE?
52 shrineWimbledon is a shrine for all lovers of tennis.MEANING IN CHINESE?
53 studdedThe sky was clear and studded with stars.MEANING IN CHINESE?
54 dingya dingy room/hotelMEANING IN CHINESE?
55 rummageShe was rummaging around in her bag for her keys.MEANING IN CHINESE?

Words from JANE EYRE (簡愛) Series 10 (posted 2016.8.16)
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46 meagreShe supplements her meagre income by cleaning at night.MEANING IN CHINESE?
47 ferventa fervent admirer/believer/supporterMEANING IN CHINESE?
48 petrifiedShe was petrified that the police would burst in at any moment.MEANING IN CHINESE?
49 fretHer baby starts to fret as soon as she goes out of the room.MEANING IN CHINESE?
50 surgeThe gates opened and the crowd surged forward.MEANING IN CHINESE?

Words from JANE EYRE (簡愛) Series 9 (posted 2016.8.10)
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41 flabbya flabby argumentMEANING IN CHINESE?
42 antipathya growing antipathy towards the ideaMEANING IN CHINESE?
43 totterthe tottering walls of the castleMEANING IN CHINESE?
44 ignominyThey suffered the ignominy of defeat.MEANING IN CHINESE?
45 franticThings are frantic in the office right now.MEANING IN CHINESE?

Words from JANE EYRE (簡愛) Series 8 (posted 2016.8.6)
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36 articulateShe struggled to articulate her thoughts.MEANING IN CHINESE?
37 protractedprotracted delays/disputes/negotiationsMEANING IN CHINESE?
38 digressionAfter several digressions he finally got to the point.MEANING IN CHINESE?
39 nuanceHe watched her face intently to catch every nuance of expression.MEANING IN CHINESE?
40 preoccupationShe spoke slowly, in a state of preoccupation.MEANING IN CHINESE?

Words from JANE EYRE (簡愛) Series 7 (posted 2016.8.1)
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31 continuumIt is impossible to say at what point along the continuum a dialect becomes a separate language.MEANING IN CHINESE?
32 downrightThere was suspicion and even downright hatred between them.MEANING IN CHINESE?
33 disseminateTheir findings have been widely disseminated.MEANING IN CHINESE?
34 embodythe principles embodied in the Declaration of Human RightsMEANING IN CHINESE?
35 imminentThe system is in imminent danger of collapse.MEANING IN CHINESE?

Words from JANE EYRE (簡愛) Series 6 (posted 2016.7.23)
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26 instigateThey were accused of instigating racial violence.MEANING IN CHINESE?
27 browbeatThey were browbeaten into accepting the offer.MEANING IN CHINESE?
28 tantrumChildren often have temper tantrums at the age of two or thereabouts.MEANING IN CHINESE?
29 rompkids romping around in the snowMEANING IN CHINESE?
30 forsakeHe had made it clear to his wife that he would never forsake her.MEANING IN CHINESE?

Words from JANE EYRE (簡愛) Series 5 (posted 2016.7.16)
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21 reprimandThe officers were severely reprimanded for their unprofessional behaviour.MEANING IN CHINESE?
22 uncongenialThe religious climate at the time was uncongenial to new ideas.MEANING IN CHINESE?
23 deemThey would take any acton deemed necessary.MEANING IN CHINESE?
24 peremptorilyShe peremptorily rejected the request.MEANING IN CHINESE?
25 precociousFrom an early age she displayed a precocious talent for music.MEANING IN CHINESE?

Words from JANE EYRE (簡愛) Series 4 (posted 2016.7.14)
Can you guess the meaning in Chinese of these words?
WORDA USE IN SENTENCEanswer
16 emblemThe dove is an emblem of peace.MEANING IN CHINESE?
17 consternationThe announcement of her retirement caused consternation among tennis fans.MEANING IN CHINESE?
18 expedientThe disease was controlled by the simple expedient of not allowing anyone to leave the city.MEANING IN CHINESE?
19 rivetI was absolutely riveted by her story.MEANING IN CHINESE?
20 subdueJulia had to subdue an urge to stroke his hair.MEANING IN CHINESE?

Words from JANE EYRE (簡愛) Series 3 (posted 2016.7.8)
Can you guess the meaning in Chinese of these words?
WORDA USE IN SENTENCEanswer
11 propensityHe showed a propensity for violence.MEANING IN CHINESE?
12 thwartShe was thwarted in her attempt to take control of the party.MEANING IN CHINESE?
13 indemnityindemnity insuranceMEANING IN CHINESE?
14 shroudThe city was shrouded in mist.MEANING IN CHINESE?
15 aversionHe had an aversion to getting up early.MEANING IN CHINESE?

Words from JANE EYRE (簡愛) Series 2 (posted 2016.7.4)
Can you guess the meaning in Chinese of these words?
WORDA USE IN SENTENCEanswer
6 shabbyThe old man was shabby and unkempt.MEANING IN CHINESE?
7 homilyShe delivered a homily on the virtues of family life.MEANING IN CHINESE?
8 shrewdShe is a shrewd judge of character.MEANING IN CHINESE?
9 desistThey agreed to desist from the bombing campaign.MEANING IN CHINESE?
10 impartThe spice imparts an Eastern flavour to the dish.MEANING IN CHINESE?

Words from JANE EYRE (簡愛) Series 1 (posted 2016.6.30)
Can you guess the meaning in Chinese of these words?
WORDA USE IN SENTENCEanswer
1 primYou can't tell her that joke─she's much too prim and proper.MEANING IN CHINESE?
2 objectionableWhy are you being so objectionable today?MEANING IN CHINESE?
3 devoidThe letter was devoid of warmth and feeling.MEANING IN CHINESE?
4 engenderThe issue engendered controversy.MEANING IN CHINESE?
5 underhandI would never have expected her to behave in such an underhand way.MEANING IN CHINESE?