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curt
abruptly and rudely short
ぶっきらぼうな、そっけない
(文体が)簡潔な
curtail
to lessen, reduce
(予定より)短くする、短縮する
抑える、減らす
daunting
intimidating, causing one to losee courage
(仕事などが)人の気力をくじく
きつい
おびえさせる
dearth
a lack, scarcity
欠乏、不足、飢饉
debacle
a disastrous failure, disruption
(軍隊・群集などの)突然の総崩れ、敗走、崩壊
(凍結した川・湖などの)氷が足元で崩れる事、大洪水、山津波、大惨事
debase
to lower the quality or esteem of something
(人格・品格などを)落とす
質を悪くする
debauch
to corrupt by means of sensual pleasures
(肉欲・酒などで)堕落させる
(女を)誘惑する
(趣味・判断などを)汚す、損なう
debunk
to expose the falseness of something
(人・思想など)正体を暴露する
decorous
socially proper, appropriate
礼儀正しい、行儀の良い、ふさわしい
decry
to criticize openly
公然と非難する、けなす
deface
to ruin or injure something's appearance
外観を損なう、表面を汚す、醜くする
(価値・影響力などを)減らす
defamatory
harmful toward another's reputation
中傷的な、名誉毀損の
defer
to postpone something, to yield to another's wisdom
延ばす、延期する
(人・意見・希望などに敬意を表して)従う、譲る
deferential
showing respect for another's authority
敬意を示す、いんぎんな
defile
to make unclean, impure
汚す、不潔にする