英文解释： "noun: something that soothes or relieves pain
例句： "Muzak, which is played in department stores, is intended to be an anodyne, but is often so cheesy and over-the-top that customers become irritated.
Wilbur enjoyed a spicy Mexican breakfast, but Jill preferred a far more anodyne meal in the mornings."
英文解释： adjective: not normal
例句： According to those who do not believe in climate change, the extreme weather over the last five years is simply anomalous—daily temperatures should return to their old averages, they believe.
英文解释： noun: something that is not normal, standard, or expected
例句： After finding an anomaly in the data, she knew that she would have to conduct her experiment again.
英文解释： verb: precede in time
例句： Harry was so unknowledgable that he was unaware the Egyptian pharaohs antedated the American Revolution.
英文解释： adjective: ludicrously odd
例句： The clown's antic act was too extreme for the youngest children, who left the room in tears.
英文解释： noun: an intense feeling of dislike or aversion
例句： Maria had an antipathy for tour groups, often bolting to the other side of the museum as soon as she saw a chaperone leading a group of wide-eyed tourists.
英文解释： adjective: old-fashioned; belonging to an earlier period in time
例句： Aunt Betty had antiquated notions about marriage, believing that a man should court a woman for at least a year before receiving a kiss.
英文解释： adjective: sharply contrasted in character or purpose
例句： His deep emotional involvement with these ideas is, in fact, antithetical to the disattachment Buddhism preaches.
英文解释： adjective: marked by a lack of interest
例句： Mr. Thompson was so talented at teaching math that even normally apathetic students took interest.
英文解释： noun: an absence of emotion or enthusiasm
例句： Widespread apathy among voters led to a very small turnout on election day.