foible n.缺点;弱点

同weakness, shortcoming, whimsy

Talking too much is one of Jack's foibles that I find a little annoying.

我觉得饶舌是杰克让人感到厌烦的缺点之一。

gasp v.喘气

同 pant, choken

Anna gasped for breath after she swam up from the bottom of the pool.

安娜从池底游上水面后喘气呼吸。

haphazard adj.偶然的;随便的

同 accidental, incidental, unplanned, unorganized

Ethan made a haphazard attempt to find his lost watch, but gave up after only a few minutes.

伊桑只是想随便找一找他遗失的手表,但没几分钟后就放弃了。

illicit adj.非法的

同illegal, illegitimate

The illicit sale of alcohol to minors is becoming a problem in our area.

非法出售酒类给未成年人已成为我们这个地区的一个问题。

incredulous adj.怀疑的

同 skeptical, doubtful, distrustful, suspicious, dubious

Melissa was incredulous that Sam would remember to pay this month's bills on time.

梅利莎怀疑山姆是否会记得准时付这个月的账单。

insatiable adj.贪婪的

同 greedy, voracious

Nothing seemed to satisfy Brian's insatiable appetite.

似乎没有东西可以满足布莱恩贪婪的口腹之欲。

jubilant adj.喜悦的

同 overjoyed, rejoicing, enraptured, elated

We were jubilant at the news that Carla had been accepted at the university.

得知卡拉被大学录取的消息,我们都感到很高兴。

languid adj.无精神的

同 weak, weary, sluggish, inert, lethargic, drooping

The incredible summer heat and humidity made us all feel languid.

夏天超乎想像的热气与湿度让大家都觉得无精打采。

lust n.欲望

同 desire, sensuality, avarice, carnality

The lust he felt for her seemed to take over his entire thought process.

他对她的爱欲似乎占据了他所有的思绪。