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Condescend
(v) Conscious of descending from a superior position
Approbation
(n) Approval
Technocrat
(n)Supporter of technocracy
Counterproductive
(adj)Not productive; hinder achievement of goal
Ascertain
(v)Make certain
Exacerbate
(v)Become even worse; Acerbate=worse
Virtuosity
(n)Merit on art
Foreshadow
(v)Indicate beforehand
Alleviate
(v)Easier to endure
Sedative
(adj)Tend to calm or soothe
Contagious
(adj)Epidemic
Psychosis
(n)Mental Disorder
Commuter
N. Travels regularly from one place to another
Gladiator
N. Usually a captive or slave; mortal combat with another person or a wild animal
Arena
N. Stage
Caucus
N. A meeting of party leaders to select candidates
Ward
N. Floor, room in hospital for patients
Wanderlust
N. Innate desire to travel about
Frugal
Adj. Entailing little expense
Miserly
Adj. Lack of generosity
Arrogant
Adj. Overbearing self-worth or self-importance
Pugnacious
Adj. Inclined to quarrel or fight
Foolhardy
Adj. 有勇無謀; foolishly rash
Rash
N. lack of consideration
Antidote
N. Counteract the effects of poison
Narcotic
N. Reduce pain, alter mood and behavior e.g. opium
Relapse
V. Falling back into a former state
Lethargy
N. Being drowsy and dull
Resuscitation
N. Revive from apparent death or from unconsciousness
Stygian
Adj. Dark, hellish
Abysmal
Adj. Immeasurably deep
Cogent
Adj. Convincing
Contentious
Adj. Causing argument
Fortuitous
Adj. Accidentally fortunate
Reckless
Adj. Disregard consequences
Cataclysmic
Adj. Destructive
Doomed
Adj. Inevitable destruction or ruin; fate
Pyre
N. Pile for burning a dead body
Mortuary
N. Funeral home
Centurion
N. Commander of a century
Augury
N. 預兆
Evanescent
Adj. Disappearing gradually
Onerous
Adj. Burdensome, troublesome
Feckless
Adj. Imcompentent
Illusory
Adj. Causing illusion
Pliant
Adj. Easily influenced
Yield
V. Give up or surrender
Upbraid
V. Blame
Reproach
V. Blame
Dote
V. Show excessive love
Lag
V. Fall behind
Stray
V. Deviate from the direct course
Vex
V. Irritate; annoy
Tonic
Adj. Stimulating