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blurb
n.<俗>夸大的广告或介绍词
vt.大作广告
hubbub
n.吵闹声, 呐喊声, 叫嚷声
snooty
adj.傲慢的, 自大的, 鄙视别人的
aggravating
adj.使恶化的, 加重的, 恼人的
gist
n.要点, 要旨, 依据,
[法律]诉讼主因

The gist of it is that ...
PTR

PTC
paid to read

paid to click
DSL
digital subscriber lines
culminate
v.达到顶点
serenade
n.小夜曲
v.唱小夜曲
totem
n.图腾, 标识, 徽章
medieval
adj.中世纪的, 仿中世纪的,
老式的, <贬>原始的
baroque
n.巴洛克时期艺术和建筑风格
adj.巴洛克式的, 结构复杂的,
形式怪样的
renaissance
n.复兴, 复活, 新生,
文艺复兴, 文艺复兴时期
blob
n.一滴, 水滴, 斑点
vt.溅污
grunge
n.<美俚>蹩脚货,难看的东西,
乏味的东西
planetarium
n.行星仪, 天文馆
picturesque
adj.独特的
accolade
n.赞美, 骑士爵位的授予, 连谱号
mecca
n. 众人渴望去的地方
(=Makkah, Mekka)麦加(沙特阿拉伯西部, 穆罕默德诞生地, 伊斯兰教第一圣地)
repertory
n.仓库
plethora
n.过剩, 过多, 多血症

a plethora of
avant-garde
n.先锋派, 前卫, (复)前哨部队
panhandler
n.<美口>(街头行乞的)乞丐
amenity
n.宜人, 礼仪
remnant
n.残余, 剩余, 零料, 残迹
adj.剩余的, 残留的
stamina
n.毅力, 持久力, 精力
itinerary
n.路线
taffy
(=toffee)太妃糖, 乳脂糖
truffle
n.[植]块菌
galore
adv.丰富地