第回21Net 勉強会 2003,6
August 25, 1983
relief(n)   If you feel a sense of relief, you feel happy because somehting unpleasant has not happened or is no longer happening.
resignation(n)  Resignation is the acceptance of an unpleasant situation or fact because you realize that you cannot change it.
あきらめ,諦念(ていねん), 諦観;服従,忍従;甘受
duplicate(v) If you duplicate something that has already been done, you repeat or copy it.
pot(v)  If you pot a younger plant, or part of a plant, you put it into a cntainer filled with soil, so it can grow there.
hotel-keeper(n)  ホテル経営者[所有者] 
register(n)  A register is an official list or record of people or things.
correct someone  If you correct someone, you say somehing which you think is more accurate or appropriate than what they have just said. 
tend(v)  If you tend someone or something, you do what is necessasry to keep them in a good condition or to improve their condition
harsh(adj)  Something that is harsh is so hard, bright, or rough that it seems unpleasant or harmful.
wizen(v)  (英方言)しおれる,しおれさせる;しぼむ,しぼませる;干からびる,しなびる,枯らす
stucco(n)  Stucco is a type of plaster used for covering walls and decorating ceillings.
(れんが・木骨造りなどの外装の)石目塗りしっくい:通例,セメント,砂,消石灰を水でこねて塗る (壁・表面仕上げ・刳形(くりがた)などの)化粧しっくい細工
molding(n)  A moulding is a strip of plaster or wood along the top of a wall or round a door, which has been made into an ornamental shape or decorated with a pattern.
回り縁:壁と天井との継ぎ目のすぐ下の細長い刳形(くりがた)の断面をした木材その他の材料 装飾的な凹凸がついて浮き出た表面[帯,縁]
fade(v) If memories, feelings or possibilities fade, they slowly become less intense or less strong.
hackneyed(adj) If you describe somehting such as a saying or an image as hackneyed, you think it is no longer likely to interest, amuse or affect people because it has been used, seen, or heard many times before.
使い古された,陳腐な 世間ずれした,世慣れた 
pedantic (adj) If you think someone is pedantic, you mean that they are too concerned with unimportant details or traditional rules, especially in connection wiht academic subjects.
想像力の乏しい,つまらない 学者ぶった,物知り顔の,衒学(げんがく)的な;学問の世界に閉じこもった 
allusion(n)  An allusion is an indirect reference to someone or something.
coin(v) If you coin a word or a phrse, you are the first person to say it.
Adrogue  アルジェンティーナのブエノス・アイレスの市
farthest  far の最上級 
defiance(n)  Defiance is behaviour or an attitude which shows that you are not willing to obey someone.
(権威・敵対者などに対する)果敢な抵抗[反抗,服従拒否] (戦い・競争などを)挑むこと,挑戦 
Borges  Jorge Luis,ボルヘス(1899-1986):アルゼンチンの詩人・短編作家;Ficciones『伝奇集』(1944) (この短編の作者)
Swedenborg  Emanuel Swed. ,(Emanuel Swedberg), スウェーデンボリ,(1688-1772):スウェーデンの神秘主義者・自然科学者・哲学者 
medallion(n)  A medallion is a round metal disc which some people wear as an ornament, especially on a chain round their neck,
大メダル (一般に)メダル形[円形,長円形]のもの (1)円形浮き彫り(の装飾,肖像)(2)(じゅうたん・レースなどの)円や長円で囲った装飾意匠のモチーフ
Fedral Cross   写真のような十字の形らしい・・・(はっきりしませんが)
Keats  キーツ:John,(1795-1821):英国のロマン派詩人 
elegy(n)  An elegy is a sad poem, often about someone who has died.
miscellaneous(adj) A miscellaneous group consists of many different kinds of things or people that are difficult to put into a particular category.
種々雑多の(要素から成る), 寄せ集めの 
inflict(v)  To inflict harm or damage on someone or something means to make them suffer it.
Goethe  Joキhann Wolfgang von ゲーテ(1749-1832):ドイツの詩人・作家・哲学者;Die Leiden des jungen Werthers『若きウェルテルの悩み』(1774), Faust『ファウスト』(1808-32)
Salammbo  『サランボー』:Flaubert の歴史小説;ポエニ戦争での将軍の娘サランボーの悲恋を描く(1862) 
Ulysses  ユリシーズ (作者、ジェームズ・ジョイス) 
oppressive(adj)  An oppressive situation makes you feel depressed and uncomfortable.
苦しい,つらい 不快にさせる,うんざりさせる,うっとうしい 〈支配者が〉圧制的な,暴虐な;〈税・処置が〉不当に厳しい,過酷な;ひどく差別的な
Juan Murana  ? 
Macedonio  アルジェンティーナの作家(らしい・・・) 
enumeration(n) 列挙,枚挙;数え(上げ)ること,計数,計数値 目録,一覧表(list). 
prose(n) Prose is ordinary written language, in contrast to poetry.
散文,散文体 平凡,単調;無味乾燥;詩趣のない[単調な]文;退屈な話
glee(n)  Glee is a feeling or happiness and excitement, often caused by someone else's misfortune.
大喜び,歓喜 (他人の不幸・失敗を)喜ぶ[ほくそ笑む]こ
apocryphal(adj)  An apocryphal story is one which is probably not true or did not happen, but which may give a true picture of someone or something.
vulgar(adj)  If you describe something as vulgar, you think it is bad tase or of poor artistic quality.
disciple(n)  If you are someone's disciple, you are influenced by their teachings and try to follow their example.
dogmatic(adj)  If you say that someone is dogmatic, you are critical of them because they are convinced that they are right, and refuse to consider that other opinions might also be justified.
impunity(n)  If you say that someone does something with impunity, you disapprove of the fact that they are not punished for doing something bad.
ape(v)  If you ape someone's speech or behaviour, you imitate it.
pathetic(adj)  If you describe a person or animal as pathetic, you mean that they are sad and weak or helpless, and they make you feel very sorry for them.
stoic(n)  If you say that someone is a stoic, you approve of them because they do not complain or show they are upset in bad situations.
sloth(n)  Sloth is laziness, especially with regard to work.
hexameter(n)  。韻律「(ギリシア・ラテンの叙事詩の)長短短六歩格(の詩行):初めの4詩脚は長短短格(dactyl)または長長格(spondee), 第5詩脚は通例,長短短格,第6詩脚は長短格(trochee)または長長格で,休止(caesura)は通例,第3詩脚の長音節の後にくるもの 
onwards  In British English, onward is an adverb and onward is an adjective. In American English and sometimes in formal British English, onward may also be an adverb.
Onward means moving forward or continuing a juney.
prophetic(adj)  If something was prophetic, it described or suggested something that did actually happen later.
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