高级英汉词汇

Category Theory: 范畴学 = 数学的”数学”, 最高抽象(Abstract level) 层次, 研究关系 ‘morphism’, 不是objects.)
Morphism: 态 (to morph: 变形)
Rigmarole: 繁琐程序
Baffled: 困惑
unctuous: 油腻的
Irrefutable : 确凿
Pedantical-ly: 迂腐
[Pedantry: 学究气]
meringues: 蛋酥
Dextrous : 灵巧的
Usurp(-ation): 篡夺 (篡位)
Contrived: 瞎造
Blithe(ly): 盲目乐观
Tapering off: 逐渐停止
Vehement(ly): 激烈(地)
(Have) a hunch: (有一种)预感
Unyielding: 硬性 (rigid)
Disingenuous : 不诚实的
Ferocious(ly): 凶猛(地)
Vilified: 诋毁
Convoluted (interpretation): 令人费解的(解释)
Leap of faith: 信仰的飞跃
onomatopoeia: 象声词, 拟声语
Miffed: 恼火
Affronted (by): (被)冒犯
Subsumed (by): 归入
Spurious: 错误的
Swath: 大片
Surmise: 推测
innocuous: 无害的
Tenuous : 空洞的
abominably: 可恨的
emanate (out): 放射(出)
wiggle (rope) : 摆动 (绳子)
Braid : 辫子
Contortion : 扭弯
epiphany: 顿悟
Imposing (Building) : 雄伟(建筑)
rein (it) in: 放慢(它)
raffle ticket: 彩票
glee: 欢乐
mangled: 撕裂
(Chocolate) Thingies: (像巧可力)一样的东西
(Smell) waft out : (味道)飘荡出来
unwieldy: 笨重
Wonky: 靠不住, 不稳定
extraneous: 外来 (en dehors)
Figurative sense : 比喻意义
Literal sense: 字面意义
Conflation: 归并 (日语: 混同)
utterly: 完全
Unassailable : 无懈可击
insinuation: 影射, 意味
Infallibility : 絶対確実性
sturdiness : 坚固
antipathy: 反感
Adage: 谚语
Pontificating: 而论道 (教皇)

St. Paul’s Cathedral 3 Domes:
If one has a genuinely good idea, the means of acomplishing or justifying it will come later. And that one can be on the point of spectacular failure just before spectacular success.

Reference: extract vocabularies from:
《How to bake \piAn Edible Exploration of the Mathematics of Mathematics
Eugenia Cheng @ 2015

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