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858.trailblazing (a.) 开路先锋的,大胆创新的

Thanks to Morrison's trailblazing success,black women are not only writing more; their books are being bought and read in droves. (TIME,June 17,1996,p. 41)
由于莫里森成功的开疆拓土,黑人女性不仅更辛勤写作,她们的书籍销售量与读者群也大幅
增长。

注:in droves成群结队地,大量地

859.ubiquitous (a.) 无所不在的

The city's seemingly ubiquitous statues of communist-era heroes…have been disdainfully torn down.Gone too are the metronomic boot clicks of the goose-stepping guard outside Lenin's tomb……(TIME,July 4,1994,P. 50)
市内原本似乎随处可见的共产主义时代的英雄雕像,已在人们的漫不经心中拆掉,列宁墓地卫兵踢正步所发出的有节奏的皮靴撞击声,也已消失。

注:disdainfully(adv.)轻蔑地;metronomic (a.) 有节奏的,机械呆板的

860.unfathomable (a.) 深不可测的,难以理解的

[同] incomprehensible

For most adults,the very idea of considering children as sexual objects is an unfathomable deviancy.(TIME,Sept.2,199,p.41)
对多数的成年人而言,将儿童视为性的对象是匪夷所思的反常行为。

861.unfettered (a.) 不受拘束的

[同] unconstrained

We don't live under free,unfettered capitalism.Isn't that why we have antitrust laws?(TIME,June 5,1995,p. 52)
我们并非生活在自由、不受束缚的资本主义体制下,我们制定反托拉斯法不就是证明吗?

862.unscrupulous (a.) 无道德原则的,不择手段的

[同] unprincipled

Arguing that Gregorian chants cannot be arranged,EMI called the former monks“shameless and unscrupulous,”and refuses to pay (royalties).(TIME,July 25,1994,P.73)
EMI公司坚称格利高里圣歌不可改编,指责改编这些圣歌的已还俗的僧侣“无耻、无格”,并拒绝付给他们版税。※arrange (v.)改编(乐曲、小说、剧本)

863.virtuoso (a.) 大师级的,精湛的(n.)名家,巨匠

Yamamoto calls himself a nomad in the fashion world,but he brings a visionary Eastern quality to whatever he touches.Last year he rang virtuoso changes on the ancient art of kimono design.(TIME,Oct. 9,1995,P.47)
山本〔耀司〕自称是时装界的游牧民族,但他能将梦幻的东方特质带进每个设计里。去年,他对“和服设计”这门古老的艺术,进行了大师级的精湛改革。

864.voracious (a.) 贪婪的

〔同〕insatiable

If we(banks)are dinosaurs,then we're putting competitors on notice that a new breed has evolved with a voracious appetite for expanded market share.(TIME,Sept.23,1996,p. 42)
如果我们银行是行将灭绝的恐龙,那么我们正在昭告竞争者,一种新品种的恐龙已经演化出来,它们的胃口很大,想占有更大的市场。? ※breed(n.)(动植物的)品种

865.wayward (a.) 不听话的,任性的

〔同〕unruly unmanageable

Four times out of five,the cause of a stroke is a wayward clot that blocks an artery and robs the brain of oxygen-rich blood.(TIME,Sept.16,1996,p. 48)
中风的发生,十有八九起因于一个不安分的血块堵塞动脉,使脑部无法获得富含氧分的血液。

866.whizzy (a.) 快速的,出色的

Netscape and Microsoft,whose Web-browsing software dominates the market,are currently engaged in a life-or-death struggle to be the first to introduce the newest and whizziest Internet embellishments.(TIME,Aug. 12,1996,p. 27)
网景和微软这两家主控网络浏览软件市场的公司正在进行一场殊死搏斗,抢先推出最新、最出色的国际互联网改良产品。※embellishment(n.)(使更有趣、更迷人的)装饰物

867.wistful (a.) 渴望的,企盼的

When Michael Jordan successfully returned to the game last year,the original M.J.felt somewhat wistful.
当飞人乔丹去年成功地重返赛场时,老招牌的魔术师约翰逊也忍不住跃跃欲试。

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