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【Grammerly】認識奇奇怪怪的詞彙(上)

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英文有數十萬個很酷的獨特單詞,而且也會定期創建新單詞,發現一個奇怪的詞,準確來描述自己的意圖,通常會讓年輕人有一種快樂和滿足感。奇怪的詞包含很多,例如最難拼寫的詞、聽起來很奇怪的詞、不常用的詞、一知道意義會無比震驚或喜悅等情緒的詞、或者是來自有趣來源的詞,我們介紹22個怪奇有趣的詞彙,並配上句子了解使用,更能表達其意義。

1.Ballyrag (v.) To bully or annoyingly tease someone

His brother ballyragged him for losing the game for the third time.

 

2.Buttress(n.)A component that provides stability, strength or support

The cathedral’s centuries-old walls were recently reinforced with strong buttresses.

 

3.Catawampus(adj.) Standing askew or awry

In the aftermath of the earthquake, the once straight fence stood catawampus, jutting out at odd angles from the cement

 

4.Chockablock(adj.) Packed ,brimming ; very full

The Super Bowl arena was chockablock with fans scrambling to find their seats before kickoff.

 

5.Dongle(n.) A small electronic device to connect a computer. Sometimes used as an adapter for other devices or for added features.

You need a dongle to charge your smartphone to your laptop; otherwise the cables aren’t compatible.

 

6.Frippery(n.)Clothing or finery that’s seen as frivolous or foolish

Their vests were ostentatious, gilded with golden thread and frippery that jingled as the group marched through the crowd.

 

7.Gambo(n.) A low, flat farm cart

She piled bales of hay onto the gambo and made her way to the stables.

8.Hootenanny(n.) An informal gathering with folk music

The hootenanny had five string bands, decorations, and a big dance floor.

 

9. Hullabaloo(n.) A commotion

The appearance of the stranger at the door created a hullabaloo among the dinner guests.

 

10.Innuendo(n.) an insinuation, particularly one that veils an opinion about a person’s character

The comedian’s subtle innuendo had the audience laughing and in near tears.

 

11.Kenspeckle(adj.) Conspicuous

With its towering spires piercing the sky, the kenspeckle landmark could be seen from miles away.

 

12.Lollygag(v.) Wasting time, foolishly causing delay

Keep lollygagging with cleaning up your room, and you’ll never make it in time to the party

 

(待續)

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