reprobate

re-probate("prove to be worthy")

n. 「If you describe someone as a reprobate, you mean that they behave in a way that is not respectable or morally correct. (OLD-FASHIONED)

 

ps.probate

n. the official proving of a will as authentic or valid in a probate court.

 

Blacklisted Me - Reprobate Romance

 

 

 

 

 

 

reprove

v. [to scold or correct usually gently or with kindly intent ]

 

 

 

reproof

n. [Reproof is an expression of disapproval]

  ex. When you scold someone for bad behavior, your scolding words are an example of a reproof.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

reptile

n.  [Reptiles are a group of cold-blooded animals which have skins covered with small hard plates called scales and lay eggs. Snakes, lizards, and crocodiles are reptiles.]

 

字源:rep是爬的意思(to crawl, creep),ite是指小東西

 

ps1. surreptitious [Surreptitious describes something that is done in secret or that is kept quiet.]

ps2. herpetologist \ˌhər-pə-'tä-lə-jist\

字源:源自希臘文herpo,蠕動或爬行的意思.

她her, tolerant

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

reptilian

reptile-ian

adj. [resembling or having the characteristics of the reptiles ]

   ex. reptilian science,

   ex. reptilian man

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

repudiate

v. [ to repudiate is to refuse to have anything to do with or to reject in a public way. ]

  ex. to repudiate a son

  ex. to repudiate a claim

 

 also see abjure

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Why Would Mitt Romney Repudiate Massachusetts Healthcare to Run for President?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

repugnance  [rɪ'pʌgnəns]

re-pugn(fight)-ance

n. [strong distaste, aversion, or objection; antipathy.]

  ex. We also recognize the moral repugnance that many have with the killing of animals for food

 

 

also see: p.252 and 385

  pugnacious

  impugn 

 

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repugnant

re-pugn-ant

adj. [a feeling of strong opposition or dislike; abhorrent]

  ex. I find his racist views totally repugnant. 我十分厭惡他的種族主義觀點.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

repulse

v. [to produce a feeling of aversion or distaste]

v. [ to drive or beat back : REPEL ]

v. [to reject with coldness or discourtesy:]

 

 

ps.1 在香港,repulse bay 就是"淺水灣"唷~

ps.2 repel

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

repulsion

n. [Physics:  the mutual action by which bodies or particles of matter tend to repel each other]

  ex. The high kinetic energies are needed to overcome the repulsion of the two positive nuclei.

  ps. 磁鐵

n. [ strong dislike, distaste, or aversion; repugnance]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

reputation

n. [what is generally said or believed about the abilities, qualities, etc of sb/sth ]

  ex. a school with an excellent, enviable, fine, etc reputation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

repute

v. [be generally said or considered to be sb/sth ]

  ex. He is reputed as/to be the best surgeon in Paris. 他是公認的巴黎最好的外科醫生.

n. [=reputation]

  ex. know sb only by repute 對某人僅聞其名聲

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

request

n. [the act or an instance of asking for something ]

  ex. facebook 中的 friend request.

v. [ act of asking for sth in speech or writing]

  ex. make repeated requests for help

 

 

 

 

 

 

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