英文解释： adjective: openly distrustful and unwilling to confide
例句： Without checking his references and talking to previous employers, I am leery of hiring the candidate.
英文解释： adjective: lacking energy
例句： Nothing can make a person more lethargic than a big turkey dinner.
英文解释： adjective: clarity in terms of expression
例句： Her limpid prose made even the most recondite subjects accessible to all.
英文解释： verb: assign great social importance to
例句： Students in the U.S. learn to lionize Jefferson, Franklin, and Washington because they are the founding fathers of the nation.
英文解释： noun: any long and tedious account of something
例句： Mr. Rogers spoke to a Senate committee and did not give a litany of reasons to keep funding the program, but instead, appealed to the basic human decency of all present.
英文解释： adjective: unwillingness to do something contrary to your custom (usually followed by 'to')
例句： I was loath to leave the concert before my favorite band finished playing.
英文解释： adjective: (of language) transparently clear; easily understandable
例句： Though Walters writes about physics and time travel, his writing is always lucid, so readers with little scientific training can understand difficult concepts.
英文解释： adjective: excessively mournful
例句： At the funeral, lugubrious songs filled the small church.
英文解释： adjective: suggesting the horror of death and decay; gruesome
例句： Edgar Allen Poe was considered the master of the macabre; his stories vividly describe the moment leading up to—and often those moments after—a grisly death.
英文解释： verb: engage in plotting or enter into a conspiracy, swear together
例句： The rebels met at night in an abandoned barn to machinate.