en101 vocab 8-9

  1. hedonistic
    • exalting pleasure as the highest good 
    • 쾌락주의
  2. erotic
    pertaining to or arousing sexual love or desire
  3. degradation
    [L. de-, down, + gradus, step] a lowering in rank or status; a lowering or corruption in quality, moral character, etc.
  4. fiasco
    a complete failure
  5. commute
    • [L. com-, with or together+ mensurare, to measure]
    • equal in measure or size; proportionate; corresponding in measure
  6. capricious
    • subject to whims; inclined to change abruptly and without reason
    • 변덕스러운
  7. inveigh
    • [L, invehī, to attack with words] To give vent to angry disapproval; protest vehemently.
  8. custodian
    One that has charge of something; a caretaker:
  9. resurgent
    Regaining a previous degree of activity, influence, or success
  10. influx
    [L, īnfluere, to flow in] A flowing in; a mass arrival or incoming
  11. despotic
    despot: A ruler with absolute power.
  12. rejuvenation
    [L, iuvenis, young] To restore to youthful vigor or appearance; make young again.
  13. upbraid
    To reprove sharply; reproach; scold; 질책하다
  14. inexorable
    impossible to stop; Not capable of being persuaded by entreaty 거침없는
  15. foment
    to stir up or instigate; incite (문제, 폭력을) 조성하다
  16. flout
    to express scorn or contempt for; to scoff at (법을 공연히) 어기다, 무시하다
  17. suffuse 
    To spread through or over, as with liquid or light
  18. truculence
    [L, trux, trucis, fierce] savageness, ferocity; aggresive self-assertion 흉포, 야만, 잔인
  19. auspicious
    [L, auspex, auspicis, diviner by birds, from avid, + specare, to look at] propitious, favorable 상서로운, 호의를 보이는, 느낌이 좋은
  20. burgeon
    to send forth buds, branches, or other new growth; expand, flourish 급성장하다
  21. ethnic
    [ethnos, people] Of, relating to, or characteristic of a group of people sharing a common cultural or national heritage and often sharing a common language or religion.
  22. inimical
    • [L inimīcus, enemy] Injurious or harmful in effect; adverse
    • 해로운, 적대적인
  23. sequester
    • To remove or set apart; segregate or hide
    • 격리시키다
  24. rapacious
    • [L, rapere, to seize] Having or showing a strong or excessive desire to acquire money or possess think.
    • 탐욕스러운
  25. accrue
    • To come to one as a gain, addition, or increment
    • 누적되다, 축적되다
  26. abet
    • To approve, encourage, and support (an action or a plan of action); urge and help on. 
    • (나쁜 일을) 사주하다
  27. trenchant
    • Forceful and clear; penetrating
    • 정곡을 찌르는
  28. chagrin
    • vexation caused by disappointment, failure; humilityation, mortification
    • 원통함, 분함
  29. welter
    A confused mass; a jumble
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en101 vocab 8-9
en101 vocab 8-9