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珍‧奧斯汀
(Jane Austen, 1775–1817)
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Words from PRIDE AND PREJUDICE (傲慢與偏見) Series 14 (posted 2019.2.28)
Can you guess the meaning in Chinese of these words?
WORDA USE IN SENTENCEanswer
66 inclinationHe did not show the slightest inclination to leave.
67 plagueFinancial problems are plaguing the company.
68 hugShe sat in the chair, hugging her knees.
69 vouch for sthI was in bed with the flu. My wife can vouch for that.
70 resentfulThey seemed to be resentful of our presence there.

Words from PRIDE AND PREJUDICE (傲慢與偏見) Series 13 (posted 2019.2.15)
Can you guess the meaning in Chinese of these words?
WORDA USE IN SENTENCEanswer
61 overheardI overheard a conversation between two boys on the bus.
62 diffuseness/diffusea diffuse style of writing
63 perpetually/perpetualWe lived for years in a perpetual state of fear.
64 insufferablyinsufferably hot
65 tediousWe had to listen to the tedious details of his operation.

Words from PRIDE AND PREJUDICE (傲慢與偏見) Series 12 (posted 2019.2.13)
Can you guess the meaning in Chinese of these words?
WORDA USE IN SENTENCEanswer
56 indignityThe chairman suffered the indignity of being refused admission to the meeting.
57 reelThe hero was killed in the final reel.
58 premeditatedThe killing had not been premeditated.
59 affrontHe hoped they would not feel affronted if they were not invited.
60 compassthe compass of a singer's voice

Words from PRIDE AND PREJUDICE (傲慢與偏見) Series 11 (posted 2019.2.9)
Can you guess the meaning in Chinese of these words?
WORDA USE IN SENTENCEanswer
51 rashness/rashlyShe had rashly promised to lend him the money.
52 atonedto atone for a crime
53 obstinacy/obstinateHe can be very obstinate when he wants to be!
54 subsistingOld people often subsist on very small incomes.
55 resentedHe bitterly resents being treated like a child.

Words from PRIDE AND PREJUDICE (傲慢與偏見) Series 10 (posted 2019.2.3)
Can you guess the meaning in Chinese of these words?
WORDA USE IN SENTENCEanswer
46 efficacy/efficaciousThey hope the new drug will prove especially efficacious in the relief of pain.
47 tax withI taxed him with avoiding his responsibility as a parent.
48 invalidThe treaty was declared invalid because it had not been ratified.
49 odiousWhat an odious man!.
50 laudablea laudable attempt

Words from PRIDE AND PREJUDICE (傲慢與偏見) Series 9 (posted 2019.1.31)
Can you guess the meaning in Chinese of these words?
WORDA USE IN SENTENCEanswer
41 captivation/captivateThe children were captivated by her stories.
42 despicableI hate you! You're despicable.
43 profuse/profusionRoses grew in profusion against the old wall.
44 minceHe minced over to serve us.
45 came away (with sth)We came away with the impression that all was not well with their marriage.

Words from PRIDE AND PREJUDICE (傲慢與偏見) Series 8 (posted 2019.1.30)
Can you guess the meaning in Chinese of these words?
WORDA USE IN SENTENCEanswer
36 abominableThe judge discribed the attack as an abominable crime.
37 not one jotThere's not one jot of truth in what he says.
38 poorlyThe job is relatively poorly paid.
39 looShe's gone to the loo.
40 paltryThis account offers a paltry 1% return on your investment.

Words from PRIDE AND PREJUDICE (傲慢與偏見) Series 7 (posted 2019.1.29)
Can you guess the meaning in Chinese of these words?
WORDA USE IN SENTENCEanswer
31 extortThe gang extorted money from over 30 local businesses.
32 prognostics/prognosisThe prognosis is for more people to work part-time in the future.
33 contrivanceThe film is spoilt by unrealistic cntrivances of plot.
34 contemptThey had shown a contempt for the values she thought important.
35 draughtsA cold draught of air blew in from the open window.

Words from PRIDE AND PREJUDICE (傲慢與偏見) Series 6 (posted 2019.1.26)
Can you guess the meaning in Chinese of these words?
WORDA USE IN SENTENCEanswer
26 stricturesstrictures against civil servants expressing political opinions
27 intrepidity/intrepidan intrepid explorer
28 entailedThe girls learn exactly what is entailed in caring for a newborn baby.
29 in default ofThey accepted what he had said in default of any evidence to disprove it.
30 becomingIt was not very becoming behaviour for a teacher.

Words from PRIDE AND PREJUDICE (傲慢與偏見) Series 5 (posted 2019.1.1)
Can you guess the meaning in Chinese of these words?
WORDA USE IN SENTENCEanswer
21 proprietyNobody questioned the propriety of her being there alone.
22 inducementThere is little inducement for them to work harder.
23 archly"Guess what?" she said archly.
24 reverieShe was jolted out of her reverie as the door opened.
25 insipidity/insipidAfter an hour of insipid conversation, I left.

Words from PRIDE AND PREJUDICE (傲慢與偏見) Series 4 (posted 2018.12.27)
Can you guess the meaning in Chinese of these words?
WORDA USE IN SENTENCEanswer
16 piquedShe couldn't help feeling a little piqued by his lack of interest.
17 impertinentWould it be impertinent to ask why you're leaving?
18 impose onEveryone imposes on Dave's good nature.
19 consolationThe children were a great consolation to him when his wife died.
20 no/not inconsiderableWe have spent a not inconsiderable amount of money on the project already.

Words from PRIDE AND PREJUDICE (傲慢與偏見) Series 3 (posted 2018.12.25)
Can you guess the meaning in Chinese of these words?
WORDA USE IN SENTENCEanswer
11 shackleThe prisoners were kept shackled during the trial.
12 civillyShe greeted him civilly but with no sign of affection.
13 elatedI was elated by the prospect of the new job ahead.
14 courteousThe hotel staff are friendly and courteous.
15 hackThey were hacked to death as they tried to escape.

Words from PRIDE AND PREJUDICE (傲慢與偏見) Series 2 (posted 2018.7.22)
Can you guess the meaning in Chinese of these words?
WORDA USE IN SENTENCEanswer
6 fastidiousEverything was planned in fastidious detail.
7 horridDon't be so horrid to your brother.
8 affectationHe raised his eyebrows with an affectation of surprise.
9 candour"I don't trust him," he said in a rare moment of candour.
10 denominateThe loan was denominated in US dollars.

Words from PRIDE AND PREJUDICE (傲慢與偏見) Series 1 (posted 2018.4.17)
Can you guess the meaning in Chinese of these words?
WORDA USE IN SENTENCEanswer
1 deignShe just grunted, not deigning to look up from the page.
2 emphaticHe was emphatic that he could not work with her.
3 stoutlyHe was tall and stoutly built.
4 barefaceda barefaced lie
5 surmiseThis is pure surmise on my part.