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quaint
(adj) unusual or different in character or appearance
rancorous
(adj) showing deep-seated resentment
charter
名 特许状;宪章;特权;契约
dismantle
a. To take apart; disassemble; tear down.
b. To put an end to in a gradual systematic way
suasion
(n) Persuasion: moral suasion
名 說服;勸告
obviate
動 除去;排除;回避;預防
heed
(v) To pay attention to; listen to and consider
prudent
(adj) exercising good judgment or common sense
muse
(v. intr.) to be absorbed in one's thoughts; engage in meditation
(v. tr.) to consider or say thoughtfully
(n) a state of meditation
(n) a guiding spirit; a source of inspiration
tautology
n. 同義反復
Needless repetition of the same sense in different words; redundancy
(Logic. An empty or vacuous statement composed of simpler statements in a fashion that makes it logically true whether the simpler statements are factually true or false; for example, the statement Either it will rain tomorrow or it will not rain tomorrow.)
precarious
adj. 不穩定的,不安的,危險的
masquerade
to disguise oneself