英文解释： verb: to object or show reluctance
例句： Wallace disliked the cold, so he demurred when his friends suggested they going skiing in the Alps.
英文解释： adjective: to be modest and shy
例句： The portrait of her in a simple white blouse was sweet and demure.
英文解释： verb: charge falsely or with malicious intent; attack the good name and reputation of someone
例句： Count Rumford denigrated the new theory of heat, demonstrating that it was wholly inadequate to explain the observations.
英文解释： verb: be a sign or indication of; have as a meaning
例句： Even if the text is not visible, the red octagon denotes "stop" to all motorists in America.
英文解释： noun: the final resolution of the many strands of a literary or dramatic work; the outcome of a complex sequence of events
例句： At the denouement of the movie, all questions were answered, and the true identity of the robber was revealed.
英文解释： "adjective: (of a person) not doing one's duties
noun: (of a building) abandoned"
例句： "The teacher was derelict in her duties because she hadn't graded a single student paper in three weeks.
At one time the waterfront factories were busy and productive, but now they stand derelict and will be torn down."
英文解释： verb: treat or speak of with contempt
例句： The nun derided the students for trying to sneak insects and worms into the classroom.
英文解释： adjective: abusing vocally; expressing contempt or ridicule
例句： I was surprised by her derisive tone; usually, she is sweet, soft spoken, and congenial.
英文解释： adjective: (or a creative product, e.g. music, writing, etc.) not original but drawing on the work of another person
例句： Because the movies were utterly derivative of other popular movies, they did well at the box office.
英文解释： "verb: come from; be connected by a relationship of blood, for example
verb: reason by deduction; establish by deduction"
例句： "Many words in the English language are derived from Latin, including the word ""derive.""
From the multiple set of footprints in the living room, the investigator derived an important clue: Sheila was not alone in the room at the time of the murder."