英文解释： verb: edit by omitting or modifying parts considered indelicate
例句： To receive an R rating, the entire movie was bowdlerized because it contained so much violence and grotesque subject matter.
英文解释： adjective: unrestrained by convention or propriety
例句： Their large "donations" to the local police department gave the drug cartel the brazen confidence to do their business out in the open.
英文解释： "verb: the act of restraining power or action or limiting excess
verb: anger or take offense"
例句： "New curfew laws have bridled people's tendency to go out at night.
The hostess bridled at the tactless dinner guests who insisted on eating before everybody had gotten their food."
英文解释： verb: react in an offended or angry manner
例句： As we discussed the painting, I noticed the artist's wife bristling at our criticisms, ready to defend her husband's work.
英文解释： noun: a strong verbal attack
例句： Political broadsides are usually strongest in the weeks leading up to a national election.
英文解释： noun: a trite or obvious remark
例句： Instead of sharing his umbrella, the cheeky stranger offered Martha the following bromide: "Looks like it's raining."
英文解释： verb: put up with something or somebody unpleasant
例句： While she was at the chalkboard, the teacher did not brook any form of talking--even a tiny peep resulted in afternoon detention.
英文解释： verb: be bossy towards; discourage or frighten with threats or a domineering manner
例句： During the interrogation, the suspect was browbeaten into signing a false confession.
英文解释： adverb: in a blunt, direct manner
例句： Not one for social pleasantries, the Chief of Staff would brusquely ask his subordinates anything he wanted, even coffee.
英文解释： verb: resist
例句： The profits at our firm bucked the general downturn that affected the real estate industry.