高階英文| 11個高階但有趣的英文單字


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想要挑戰看看一些高難度的單字嗎?有興趣的朋友可以挑幾個有趣的記下來,無聊時考考親朋好友喔。

1. Regnant 統治者、掌管者

In the UK, a queen regnant sits on the throne. 在英國,女王是統治者。

2. Terpsichorean 跟跳舞有關的

Anna had hoped that attending Ballet classes would uncover a secret Terpsichorean gift, but unfortunately it did not. Anna本來希望上芭蕾舞課能激發出與跳舞有關的天賦,但結果卻不如預期。

3. Clerisy 知識分子

The poet liked to consider himself a part of the rising state educated clerisy. 這位詩人喜歡將自己歸類為知識分子的一員。

4. Deracinate 根除、使孤立

You can’t deracinate the entire community in order to make way for your building project. 你不能為了自己的建設計畫而讓整個社區被孤立。

5. Fuliginous 煤煙的

A fuliginous, black smoke filled the air and choked those who breathed it in. 空氣中的黑色煤煙讓吸進的人都嗆到咳嗽。

6. Oneiromancy 解夢

I completely believe in astrology, but I am not sure if I buy into oneiromancy. 我完全相信占星,但我對解夢持保留態度。

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7. Tatterdemalion 破損的、拼接的

These tatterdemalion rags make up the best part of my wardrobe. 這些拼接風格的衣服是整個衣櫥裡我最喜歡的。

8. Williwaw 一陣強風(通常形容海邊)

She arrived at the cliff edge, greeted by williwaws and claps of thunder. 當她到達懸崖邊,迎接她的是一股強風與陣陣雷聲。

9. Funambulist 走鋼索的人

My father wanted me to be a funambulist like him. 我父親希望我能追隨他的腳步,成為一位走鋼索的人。

10. Hypnopompic 半醒半睡狀態

Her singing had put him into a strange hypnopompic like state. 她的歌聲讓他進入奇怪的半夢半醒狀態。

11. Opsimath 活到老,學到老的人

My thirst for knowledge grows with age, therefore I think it is fair to call me an opsimath. 隨著年齡增長,我對知識的渴求也隨之增加,我想我就是個活到老,學到老的例子。