高级英汉词汇 (3)

《Mathematics Without Apologies》by Michael Harris

forlorn : 悲凉
licit : 合法
brook (contradiction): 容忍 (矛盾)
Conspicuous: 明显的
prima facie : 初步
“Quant”: Quantitative Finance
disingenuous : 不诚实的
hubris : 傲慢
spendthrift : 败家子
inexorable : 残酷
Diabolic : 毒辣
Allegory : 寓言
Ram : 冲击
chicanery : 欺骗
illusory : 虚幻 unreal
fecund: 丰饶的
avatar : 头像
Nebulous : 星云
eschew : 回避
enunciate: 表明
legerdemain: 花招
countermand (policy) : 取消(政策)
unsavory connotation : 令人讨厌的意义
ipso facto: 依据事实
shudder: 不寒而栗
Renegade: 叛变
propitiate: 和解
epigram: 警句
folk lore: 民间传说
tumultuous : 汹, 波瀾
Frivolous : 轻浮

Mathew Effect: 马太效应

In sociology, the Matthew effect (or accumulated advantage) is the phenomenon where “the rich get richer and the poor get poorer.”

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emissaries: 使者
intrepid (reader): 勇敢的(读者)

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