Chinese Vocabulary Flash Cards: chinese 40

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今年大部分时间他政治生涯的前景似乎都充满变数。
  • His political future has looked iffy for most of this year.
这是一件不确定胜利的案件.
  • It was an iffy case to win.
油腔滑调的;不诚恳的;未经思考的;肤浅的
  • glib
对“昔日苦难”的轻描淡写
  • ..the glib talk of 'past misery'...
这套圆滑的逻辑已经不再受人追捧,至少暂时是这样。
  • That glib logic has been jettisoned, at least temporarily.
决权,否认权;行使否决权;否决理由
  • vetoed
她实际上对政策决策拥有否决权。
  • She effectively holds a veto over policy decisions.
)序列,排列,
  • permutations
人类的变异受限于我们的基因可能存在哪些排列。
  • Variation among humans is limited to the possible permutations of our genes.
生气的;恼火的;难过的I
  • miffed
好吧你为什么对我生气?
  • All right, why are you still miffed at me?
胡说八道
  • twaddling
果渣,油渣
  • pomace
暴徒;(尤指)帮派匪徒
  • hoodlums
令人沮丧的;悲哀的;沉闷的;阴郁的
  • doleful
老年医学的,老年病学的;老人的,老年的
  • geriatric
老年保健医学的前景还是一个问号。
  • There is a question mark over the future of geriatric care...
得跟这么一群无聊的老家伙呆在一起,他会满腹牢骚的。
  • He will complain about having to spend time with such a boring bunch of geriatrics.
谜语;难解的问题
  • conundrums
在善良的上帝创造的世界里存在着邪恶和苦难这一神学之谜
  • ..this theological conundrum of the existence of evil and suffering in a world created by a good God.
翠绿的;嫩绿的;长满绿色植物的;无经验的
  • verdant
能够俯瞰巴黎的郁郁葱葱的小花园
  • .a small verdant garden with a view out over Paris.
无害的;无冒犯之意的
  • innocuous
这次本应无伤大雅的视察在日本引发了一轮疾风骤雨般的抗议。
  • The otherwise innocuous visit raised a storm of protest from the japanese.
从事网络追踪的公司早就辩解说,它们收集的信息都是匿名的,因此不会带来伤害。
  • Companies that conduct online tracking have long argued that the information they collect is anonymous, and therefore innocuous.
放纵;无节制
大吃大喝,狂欢作乐
  • bingeing
大头菜
  • kohlrabi
遵守,遵循(规定或协议)
  • adhering
迷迭香
  • rosemary
推进;推动;驱动;驱使
  • propel
发展中国家的增长更有可能只是一段插曲,这种增长的力度太小,尚不足以推动全球经济。
  • Growth in the developing world will most likely remain episodic and too weak to propel the world economy.
这种危机感促使国会通过了总统提出的一揽子刺激计划。
  • That sense of crisis helped propel passage of the president's stimulus package.
苗条素
瘦蛋白
  • leptin
小柑橘
  • clementine
玻璃状态,透明性
  • vitreous
泥鳅汤
  • loach soup
敷衍的;马虎的;肤浅的;浅薄的
三分热度
  • perfunctory
电邮内容太长,则显得空洞,太短又显得草率。
  • Too long and it looks windy, too short and it looks perfunctory.
调查人员说,作为全世界常规程序的飞行前体检走了过场,可能还存在造假。
  • Investigators say preflight medical checks, a world-wide requirement, were perfunctory and possibly falsified.
兄弟情
指两个男人关系很好;但不涉及“性”的同性关系
  • bromance
散发出恶臭
  • stank (past tense of stink)
砂醇
  • thiols
邋遢的,不修边幅的;猥亵的,淫秽的;质量不好的
色情的;淫秽的;惹火的;挑逗的
  • raunchy
(为琐事)争辩,争吵
含糊其辞,吹毛求疵
  • quibbling
  • cicadas
序文;导言;开场白
  • preambles
针对统一条约的序文出现了争论。
  • The controversy has arisen over the text of the preamble to the unification treaty...
她开门见山地说:“我想让你尽快回到别墅。”
  • 'I would like you to return to the villa as soon as possible,' she said without preamble.
失语症
  • aphasias
(报纸上或广播里的)讣告,讣闻
  • obituary
很快;立刻;马上
  • pronto
示速器
  • stroboscope
花钱无度的人,挥霍者;败家子
  • spendthrifts
全体会议,全会
  • plenary
承认;让步,容许;承让
  • concede
他相信他的记录会说明一切,并不理会那些对他不敬的人。
  • He believes that his records speak for themselves and ignores those who diss him.
穿破了的,疲惫的
  • frazzled
于是我原本期待着Susan的声音会是疲惫、不快乐的。
  • So I expected Susan to sound frazzled, unhappy.
无信仰;不忠实;不贞的行为
  • infidelity
而在墨西哥百分之七十的老夫老妻分手,通奸是主要原因。
  • While in Mexico, 70% of older respondents gave infidelity as their top reason for saying adi ó s.
在女人不忠的古老模式中,我们通常可以与男人同床而不和他结婚。
  • n the age-old pattern of female infidelity, we can usually commandeer a man\'s sperm without marrying him.
军队)征用,强征
  • comandeered
他决定强行占用他们的房间。
  • He decides to commandeer their room...
劫机者劫持了这架国内客机。
  • The hijacker commandeered the plane on a domestic flight.
(象等的)长鼻;(昆虫等的)喙
  • proboscis
长鼻猴几乎只能吃红树林的树叶。
  • The proboscis monkey eats almost nothing but mangrove leaves.
双翅昆虫,雌性有一个长鼻子以刺穿人和动物的皮肤并吸血。
  • wo-winged insect whose female has a long proboscis to pierce the skin and suck the blood of humans and animals.
狂喜地,心醉神迷地
  • ecstatically
当另外两个女祭司入神地舞蹈著,神像左边的女祭司正以杓子舀取酒,装进酒杯中。
  • he maenad on the left of the idol is ladling wine into a drinking cup, while the other two maenads dance ecstatically.
(通常指由于剧痛或不适而)扭动,翻滚
  • writhed
他痛苦地翻滚着。
  • He was writhing in agony...
波动;起伏;摇曳
  • undulated
他的身体随着音乐的节拍慢慢摆动。
  • His body slowly undulated in time to the music.
我们一路南行,乡间开始变得起伏不平,绵延的山峦一直延伸到河岸。
  • As we travel south, the countryside begins to undulate as the rolling hills sweep down to the riverbanks...
短而粗的;矮壮的
  • stubby
吹吸风装置,纺氨纶包芯纱及竹节纱装置由用户选用。
  • he overhead cleaner, core spinning for Spandex and stubby yarn spinning devices are options for customers to choose.
手指短而粗硬被认为缺少灵活性。
  • A short stubby hand argues a lack of sensibility.
那只鸟在发疯似地拍打它短而密的翅膀。
  • he bird was frantically beating it stubby wings.
鼻涕
  • snort
每个人哭的时候都会流那么多鼻涕吗?
  • Does everyone snot up this much when they cry?
地方、事件或局势)混乱无序,凌乱不堪,一片狼藉
  • shambles
船里面一片狼藉。
  • e ship's interior was an utter shambles...
经济混乱无序。
  • he economy is in a shambles.
帮忙把木头劈开,丢进炉子的大肚子里
  • ..helping to chop wood to feed the red maw of the stove.
(衣服上的)线头,毛絮,毛球
  • lint
懦弱的;窝囊的
  • wimpy
不合群的懦弱小男生
  • ...a wimpy unpopular schoolboy..
古老的;过时的;陈旧的
  • archaic
视野狭隘的人通常会提出类似于这些的陈腐做法
  • Archaic practices such as these are usually put forward by people of limited outlook.
短柄小斧
  • hatchet
细螺旋体病
  • leptospirosis
匆促;沉淀;(雨等)降落;某地区降雨等的量
  • precipitation
援用,援引(法律)
  • invoked
法官援引了一项保护难民的国际法。
  • he judge invoked an international law that protects refugees.
爱占小便宜
吃空饷
  • freeloading
他这样揩我的油我实在是受不了
  • I am really fed up with his freeloading.
打架;斗殴
  • brawling
他为了一张超速罚单与警察厮打,被大学勒令停学1年。
  • He was suspended for a year from University after brawling with police over a speeding ticket.
抵押债券
  • notes of pledge
粗野地
无礼的
  • insolently