English learning in March 31st

发布于 2021-11-12  145 次阅读


understament:不充分的陈述

tenant:租客

He sometimes makes my skin crawl.起鸡皮疙瘩

Come on, stop wagging off.别唠叨了

interrogate:询问

antagonistic:敌对的

drowsiness:睡意

"Definitely had a bruise given how he yowled so loud."

somber:忧郁的

distress:悲痛

ambush:袭击、埋伏

Heck that.见鬼

indispensable:不可缺少的
dispensable:可有可无的
dispense:分发

John gulped at the thought and fell silent.
gulp:大口吸气

predicament:窘况 = quandary

alas:唉

thereby=so

best: 打败
Good thing his intellect never got bested by his emotions, even at this point.

prior to = before

pathetic = poor

petulant:气急败坏的

tranquil:平静的

hardy:坚强勇敢的

vigil:守夜、监视

imminent:coming

ambiance:氛围

incessantly:不停地

Sherlock was still calm but his excessive action showed otherwise.

demented:crazy

epithet:绰号 = nickname, sobriquet, monicker

stretcher:担架

awe:敬畏

frustrated: 懊恼的、沮丧的

provisionally:暂时地

patrimonialism:世袭制

ubiquitous:无处不在的

pervade:遍及、弥漫
pervading:无处不在的

transional: 过渡期的

debilitata:使衰弱
debility:衰弱

primordial:原始的

superstition:迷信

confound:挫败

irrefutable:无可辩驳的

patchy:零散的

despotism:专制、独裁统治

cronyism: 任人唯亲

vodka:伏特加

deteriorate:恶化

Threefold:三倍的

John gaped at the detective with a start.
gape:裂开、打哈欠
with a start:吃惊地

asphyxia:窒息

rampage:横冲直撞

feign:pretend

reprimanding:谴责的

stiff:僵硬呆板的

slipping his hands inside the pockets of his pants

horrendous:terrific 可怕的

interjected:插嘴

shrewd:狡猾的

I'm just going to give him a dose of his own medicine 以其人之道还治其人之身

wielding his power 运用权力

When validation of gratitude was unnecessary and silent fury heading to revenge is brewing, one should know full well not to mess with this family.
fury:狂怒
brew:酝酿

cheeky:无耻的

John was beside himself:气疯了

refrain:节制

I've got my hands full.我很忙

The air around Sherlock changed drastically to menacing that John was sure if he didn't come along, whoever would be at the end of the line of Mycroft's predicament wouldn't see the daylight next

cling to:坚持于

aftermath:后果

The car glided away, leaving the doctor feeling a thorn was on his chest and it made him shake his head. 如鲠在喉

retaliate:报复

That's like looking in a haystack! 大海捞针
haystack:干草堆

fatigue:疲劳

ponder over:沉思 ponder

if not a second too late. 哪怕晚一秒钟

He refrained from taking any medications and nobody would be able to convince him to do so, less it was his mother. 除了……

salvation:拯救

He was an adult for christ sake and shame on him if he could not handle a trifle consequence of his job.
trifle:琐事

Don Quixote:唐吉可德 Sancho Panza桑丘潘撒

counterfeit:仿冒品

be attentive to: 留意

abyss:深渊

retrospection:回忆

I heard he was instrumental in bringing me back to life.有助于

sober:清醒的

tranquil:peaceful

melodious:悦耳的

deafening:震耳欲聋的

slumber:睡眠

detest:讨厌

depict:描述

compassion:同情

compassion that he learnt from befriending John

"We're staying long, aren't we?" came John Watson's familiar voice.

"Until he gets sick of us and throw us out." Replied Sherlock's ever playful voice.

"That's gonna be sooner."

You bet it is. Mycroft sighed as he pushed the memories of this day to the very last storage of his brain, not ever wanting to dig it up. Including the one with Sherlock, but maybe he'll keep that one for the rainy days. In case it was an absolute must to remember that the child he had used to protect not so long ago was now the person providing him the same assurance unfailingly.

But for now, let him rest in peace.

As long as it was far away from the Sepulchre he sure would never miss.