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Casual Vacancy - J.K. Rowling の書籍 読書中

ボキャブラリーがかなり要求されるのか、中々進まない:

 

~ Ch.2 V

  • newfangled - of a newest style of kinds
  • obstreperous - aggressive noisy
  • unopposed -->oppose: to place over against something so as to provide resistance.
  • allegiance - devotion or loyalty to a person, group, or cause
  • bland - smooth and soothing in manner or quality
  • vandalized - to subject to vandalism (-> maliciously destruction of property of public or private property) 
  • lofty way - elevated in character and spirit
  • don - to put on
  • lore - something that is taught (lesson), traditional knowledge or belief
  • nevertheless - in spite of that; HOWEVER
  • notwithstanding - despite (often used after its object)
  • nefarious - evil, flagrantly wicked or inpicious
  • swiftly - occuring suddenly or within a very short time
  • effusion - the act of effsing (= to pour out)
  • annealed - to heat & then cool down