英文解释： verb: to pursue relentlessly
例句： An implacable foe of corruption, Eliot Ness hounded out graft in all forms—he even helped nab Al Capone.
英文解释： noun: overbearing pride or presumption
例句： Bill Clinton was criticized for his hubris, since he believed he could get away with anything once in the White House.
英文解释： adjective: dull and lacking excitement
例句： Having grown up in a humdrum suburb, Jacob relished life in New York City after moving.
英文解释： noun: somebody who attacks cherished beliefs or institutions
例句： Lady Gaga, in challenging what it means to be clothed, is an iconoclast for wearing a "meat dress" to a prominent awards show.
英文解释： adjective: defying tradition or convention
例句： Jackson Pollack was an iconoclastic artist, totally breaking with tradition by splashing paint on a blank canvas.
英文解释： noun: a behavioral attribute that is distinctive and peculiar to an individual
例句： Peggy's numerous idiosyncrasies include wearing mismatched shoes, laughing loudly to herself, and owning a pet aardvark.
英文解释： adjective: dishonorable
例句： In the 1920s, the World Series was rigged--an ignoble act which baseball took decades to recover from.
英文解释： adjective: (used of conduct or character) deserving or bringing disgrace or shame
例句： Since the politician preached ethics and morality, his texting of revealing photographs was ignominious, bringing shame on both himself and his party.
英文解释： adjective: contrary to or forbidden by law
例句： Though Al Capone was engaged in many illicit activities, he was finally arrested for income tax evasion, a relatively minor offense.
英文解释： adjective: widely known and esteemed; having or conferring glory
例句： Einstein was possibly the most illustrious scientist in recent history.