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1 20030616 advertisement   porcelain The deep blue [porcelain] [flagons] by Wede of England, each [emblazoned] with hand-crafted plaques of pure hall-marked silver and 24 carat gold, are truly remarkable pieces.
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porcelain = 陶器
flagon    = ワインなどを入れる大きなビン、その中身
emblazon  = 盾、旗を紋章で飾る
2 20030616 advertisement   flagon The deep blue [porcelain] [flagons] by Wede of England, each [emblazoned] with hand-crafted plaques of pure hall-marked silver and 24 carat gold, are truly remarkable pieces.
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porcelain = 陶器
flagon    = ワインなどを入れる大きなビン、その中身
emblazon  = 盾、旗を紋章で飾る
3 20030616 advertisement   emblazen The deep blue [porcelain] [flagons] by Wede of England, each [emblazoned] with hand-crafted plaques of pure hall-marked silver and 24 carat gold, are truly remarkable pieces.
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porcelain = 陶器
flagon    = ワインなどを入れる大きなビン、その中身
emblazon  = 盾、旗を紋章で飾る
4 20030616 A supermodel who could actually talk   auburn "She was tall ... Her soft, [auburn] hair and her cool, beautiful face decorated fashion-magazine covers in days when she was earning a reported $100,000 a year as a model.
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auburn = 赤褐色の、とび色の
5 20030616 A supermodel who could actually talk   glib Suzy was a smart girl with a fondness for the kind or [glib] crack that sends fan-magazine writers fluttering to their typewriters, and ...
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glib = ぺらぺらよくしゃべる、軽々しい言動の
6 20030616 A supermodel who could actually talk   regale She [regaled] newsmen with the information that she was born in Texas [of a poor family], in Virginia [of a first family] or in Florida [of a bourgeois family].
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話で楽しませてもてなす
7 20030616 From Red to Green and Back   consternation When we pulled off the highway and entered the hamlet of Pho Phra Doh, [consternation] [furrowed] the old doctor's [brow].
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足がすくむようなショックが老医の眉にしわを寄せた
consternation = 足がすくむようなショック
furrow        = うね、くぼみ、すじ
brow          = 眉
8 20030616 From Red to Green and Back   furrow When we pulled off the highway and entered the hamlet of Pho Phra Doh, [consternation] [furrowed] the old doctor's [brow].
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足がすくむようなショックが老医の眉にしわを寄せた
consternation = 足がすくむようなショック
furrow        = うね、くぼみ、すじ
brow          = 眉
9 20030616 From Red to Green and Back   woe A few weeks later he found himself in Thailand's wild west, and quickly realized his [woes] were nothing compared with the hardscrabble existence of the Karen, Mon and other tribes.
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悲しみ
10 20030616 From Red to Green and Back   tramp So he began [tramping] from village to village, dispensing medicine and medical advice.
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ドシンドシンと歩く、とぼとぼ放浪する
11 20030616 From Red to Green and Back   stumble upon "There were communists everywhere, more than 1,000 men, and I realized I'd [stumbled upon] their hideout.
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stumble [on / upon / across] = 偶然出くわす
stumble [on / over]          = つまずく、よろめく
stumble [along / about]      = よろよろ歩く
stumble [at / over]          = 演説でどもる
12 20030616 From Red to Green and Back   squint A muscular Karen tribesman emerges, [squints], then breaks into a smile. "It's the doctor," shouts the Karen, who introduces himself as Kanong.
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目を細くして見る、透き間からのぞく
13 20030616 From Red to Green and Back   clasp Bonnma rummages in his bag with arthritic hands and finds some antibiotics. "Try this," he says, [clasping] the arm of his former [nemesis]. "And sorry it's been so long between [house calls]."
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clasp      = 堅く締める、抱擁する
nemesis    = 決して勝てない宿敵
house call = 往診、訪問販売、訪問修理
14 20030616 DETOUR   nemesis Bonnma rummages in his bag with arthritic hands and finds some antibiotics. "Try this," he says, [clasping] the arm of his former [nemesis]. "And sorry it's been so long between [house calls]."
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clasp      = 堅く締める、抱擁する
nemesis    = 決して勝てない宿敵
house call = 往診、訪問販売、訪問修理
15 20030616 DETOUR   house call Bonnma rummages in his bag with arthritic hands and finds some antibiotics. "Try this," he says, [clasping] the arm of his former [nemesis]. "And sorry it's been so long between [house calls]."
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clasp      = 堅く締める、抱擁する
nemesis    = 決して勝てない宿敵
house call = 往診、訪問販売、訪問修理
16 20030616 DETOUR   nirvana And indeed I thought I was quite possibly nearing [nirvana], lulled by the [mellifluous] babble of water over timeworn boulders and the warm kiss of the sun through river mist.
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nirvana = 涅槃
mellifluous = Flowing with sweetness or honey.
              Smooth and sweet
17 20030616 DETOUR   mellifluous And indeed I thought I was quite possibly nearing [nirvana], lulled by the [mellifluous] babble of water over timeworn boulders and the warm kiss of the sun through river mist.
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nirvana = 涅槃
mellifluous = Flowing with sweetness or honey.
              Smooth and sweet
[Latin mellifluus, mel = honey, fluus = flowing]
18 20030616 DETOUR   puce Damselflies in lurid shades of aqua and [puce] hovered lazily beside us. Kingfishers flashed amid copious [vines] and sprawling creepers.
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damselfly = イトトンボ
puce      = 暗褐色の
vine      = 植物のつる
19 20030616 DETOUR   vine Damselflies in lurid shades of aqua and [puce] hovered lazily beside us. Kingfishers flashed amid copious [vines] and sprawling creepers.
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damselfly = イトトンボ
puce      = 暗褐色の
vine      = 植物のつる
20 20030616 DETOUR   sate Two days later, I was back in sleepy Umphang, suitably [sated] by superlatives.
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食欲、欲望を十分に満足させる
21 20030616 Hot Spot   swig "This was something worth fighting for," he says, taking a deep [swig] of his Scotch and ice.
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酒のがぶのみ
22 20030616 Hot Spot   bracingly His stories lend color to a stay at this cheap and cheerful resort, with its 54 [bracingly] basic rooms.
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元気付けるような、身を引き締めるような
23 20030616 NOTEBOOK   facade If he wants to save his [facade] of civilian government and retain international support, he may have to swallow hard and make peace with two exiled former Prime Ministers.
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建物の正面
24 20030616 NOTEBOOK   fend off On [fending off] her boyfriend Bill: "Bill Clinton is nothing if not persistent. He sets goals, an I was on of them. ... "
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打撃、難問などをかわす、しのぐ
25 20030616 NOTEBOOK   brittle Well, it was ... I also worried that the armor I had acquired might distance me from my true emotions, that I might turn into the [brittle] caricature some critics accused me of being.
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弾力性がなくもろい、壊れやすい、はなかい、冷淡な
[中英語britel brystenかけら+-el形容詞語尾=かけらとなるような→もろい]
26 20030616 Advertisement   aerate Here in Malaysia the preference is to have a fine tea, which is mixed with condensed milk and pulled as it is poured between two pots. This [aerates] it, giving the tea a fuller, aromatic body."
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空気にさらす
27 20030616 PROTES CRUSHED   treason Opposition leader Morgan was detained for a day and then rearrested later in the week on fresh [treason] charges.
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treason  = 大逆罪
sedition = 文筆活動による抗議 [武力を伴わない]
28 20030616 PROTES CRUSHED   sedition Opposition leader Morgan was detained for a day and then rearrested later in the week on fresh [treason] charges.
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treason  = 大逆在
sedition = 文筆活動による抗議 [武力を伴わない]
29 20030616 PROTES CRUSHED   nab Moroccan Karim Mehdi, 34, was [nabbed] in the Charles de Gualle Airport en route to the island of Reunion.
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ひったくる、取り押さえる
30 20030616 PROTES CRUSHED   ragtag During peace talks in Ghana, the rebels demanded Taylor resign and allow the formation of a government of national unity. The rebels, a [ragtag] collection of groups opposing Taylor, have been fighting for three years to oust him.
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きたない、みすぼらしい、寄せ集めの
31 20030714 Going with the Floe   floe Going with the [Floe]
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1. An ice floe.
2. A segment that has separated from such an ice mass.
32 20030714 Going with the Floe   schlep Despite the difficulties of visiting the most Plutonic of all continents, nearly 15,000 people a year make the [schlep].
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To carry clumsy or with difficulty; lug.
To move slowly or laboriously.
An arduous journey.
A person regarded as clumsy or stupid.
まぬけ、どじな男、のろのろ動く
33 20030714 Going with the Floe   apex Antarctica stands at the lofty [apex] of adventure travel; it is the loudest of holiday boasts.
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1. The highest point; the vertex.
2. The point of culmination.
3. The usually pointed end of an object; the tip.
34 20030714 Going with the Floe   mothball [as verb] All offer a beguiling array of experiences from close-up views of [mothballed] whaling stations to courtesy calls at scientific ghost towns inhabited by [haggard] meteorologist and bearded seal watchers.
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mothball; 退役でしまいこまれた
haggard ; 苦痛、睡眠不足でやつれた、憔悴した
35 20030714 Going with the Floe   haggard All offer a beguiling array of experiences from close-up views of [mothballed] whaling stations to courtesy calls at scientific ghost towns inhabited by [haggard] meteorologist and bearded seal watchers.
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mothball; 退役でしまいこまれた
haggard ; 苦痛、睡眠不足でやつれた、憔悴した
36 20030714 Going with the Floe   primordial Even more spectacular are vistas of [primordial] glaciers - [vertiginous], 2,000-meter mountains and icy bays [teeming with] whales and penguins.
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primordial   原初の
vertiginous 回転する、めまいがするほどの
teem with    満ちる、いっぱいである
37 20030714 Going with the Floe   teem with Even more spectacular are vistas of [primordial] glaciers - [vertiginous], 2,000-meter mountains and icy bays [teeming with] whales and penguins.
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primordial   原初の
vertiginous 回転する、めまいがするほどの
teem with    満ちる、いっぱいである
38 20030714 Going with the Floe   vertiginious Even more spectacular are vistas of [primordial] glaciers - [vertiginous], 2,000-meter mountains and icy bays [teeming with] whales and penguins.
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primordial   原初の
vertiginous 回転する、めまいがするほどの
teem with    満ちる、いっぱいである
39 20030714 Going with the Floe   hulk Some predict that by 2005 as many as 22,000 people annually will notch up a visit, all on hardly [hulks] like the 'Akademik Ioffe'.
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A heavy, unwieldy ship.
The hull of an old, unseaworthy, or wrecked ship.
40 20030714 Going with the Floe   ethereal Taking in the [ethereal] magnificence from the relative protection of my kayak, I felt like I had left the earth for some other planet.
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1. Characterized by lightness and insubstantiality; intangible.
2. Highly refined; delicate.
3. Of the celestial spheres; heavenly
4. Not of this world, spiritual

[Latin aetherius, upper air]
41 20030714 Going with the Floe   balmy The temperature that southern summer evening dipped to a [balmy] -3℃, and the perfect silence of the sky enveloped me like a blanket.
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天候・風などが穏やかでさわやかな、温和な、慰めとなる
芳香のある、かぐわしい
42 20030714 Going with the Floe   turn green However sturdy the boats might be, crossing the Drake Passage makes even the [saltiest] sailor [turn green].
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salty; 塩を含んだ、塩辛い、辛らつな、機知に富む
turn green; きもちわるくなる
43 20030714 Going with the Floe   salty However sturdy the boats might be, crossing the Drake Passage makes even the [saltiest] sailor [turn green].
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salty; 塩を含んだ、塩辛い、辛らつな、機知に富む
turn green; きもちわるくなる
44 20030714 A Prayer Before Dying   offshot Suspicion quickly fell on an [offshoot] of the banned Sunni radical group, Sipah-e-Sabah, whose preachers denounce Shi'ites as infidels and whose members have  been accused of murdering Shi'ite doctors and lawyers.
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1. Something that branches out or derives its existence or origin form a particular source.
2. A branch, descendant, or member of a family or social group.
45 20030714 A Prayer Before Dying   restive Constituents at home, especially in the [restive] provinces bordering Afghanistan, are less likely to give him such a warm welcome.
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馬などが進もうとしない、御しにくい、強情な、反抗的な
46 20030714 A Dramatic Pause   gala Organizers of Les Tombees de la Nuit music [gala] in Rennes, a dance [jubilee] in Montpellier and a darama program in Pau all called off multiday schedules, and scores of one-night.
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gala    ; お祭り、お祭りの、特別な行事
jubilee ; 特に25、50周年の記念祭、一般に祝祭
47 20030714 A Dramatic Pause   jubilee Organizers of Les Tombees de la Nuit music [gala] in Rennes, a dance [jubilee] in Montpellier and a darama program in Pau all called off multiday schedules, and scores of one-night.
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gala    ; お祭り、お祭りの、特別な行事
jubilee ; 特に25、50周年の記念祭、一般に祝祭
48 20030714 A Dramatic Pause   paltry But all those eyeballs were never successfully converted into ad dollars - the venture lost $17 million on a [paltry] $450,000 in revenue in 2002 - and last week.
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くだらない
49 20030714 A Dramatic Pause   racy Starry Sky, operated through its Asian subsidiary STAR TV, has won audiences with [racy] original programming and by exploiting regulatory loopholes allowing its channels to be carried on cable systems outside the boundaries approved by Beijing.
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活発な、活気のある、きびきびとした、ぴりっとした
50 20030714 A Dramatic Pause   silver lining But the deal does have a potential [silver lining] for AOL Time Warner; if Tom.com can turn CETV around, AOL Time Warner has the option of buying back the channel between 2007 and 2010.
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silver lining;
A hopeful or comforting prospect in the midst of difficulty.
[From the Proverb "Every cloud has a sliver lining".]
51 20030714 A Dramatic Pause   renegade He'll have to arrest Fateh [renegades] in they try to launch terror strikes against Israel.
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変節者、裏切り者
52 20030714 A Dramatic Pause   tote dolalr-toting visitors
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携帯する
53 20030714 A Dramatic Pause A Beach too Far sarong Waiters at smart restaurants in Singapore, [sarong] salesmen in Bali, bar girls in Pattaya - all sit idle, hoping enough customers will straggle in for them to survive another deathly quiet season.
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サロン:マライ半島などで男女が腰に巻く衣類
[*サロンで腰巻]
54 20030714 A Dramatic Pause A Beach too Far cortege Yet the epidemic was only teh latest in a long, doleful [coretege] of p.r. disasters for tourism in Southeast Asia and beyond.
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cortege;
1. A train of attendants, as of a distinguished person; a [retinue].
2. a. A ceremonial processsion.
   b. A funeral procession.
葬儀の行列、従者たち

[from Latin cohors, "throng"]
55 20030714 A Dramatic Pause A Beach too Far retinue Yet the epidemic was only teh latest in a long, doleful [coretge] of p.r. disasters for tourism in Southeast Asia and beyond.
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cortege;
1. A train of attendants, as of a distinguished person; a [retinue]. 一行 [cf. "retain"]
2. a. A ceremonial processsion.
   b. A funeral procession.
[from Latin cohors, "throng"]
56 20030714 A Dramatic Pause A Beach too Far haze It began in the summer of 1997 with the [haze]: Indonesian forests were burning, and Malaysia and Thailand choked in their smoke, a story the satellite news networks transmitted to the world in [apocalyptic] images, ...
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haze; もや、かすみ
apocalyptic; 黙示録の
57 20030714 A Dramatic Pause A Beach too Far apocalyptic It began in the summer of 1997 with the [haze]: Indonesian forests were burning, and Malaysia and Thailand choked in their smoke, a story the satellite news networks transmitted to the world in [apocalyptic] images, ...
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haze; もや、かすみ
apocalyptic; 黙示録の
58 20030714 A Dramatic Pause A Beach too Far rive a year later, Ambon and East Timor were [riven] by appalling sectarian violence.
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rive; 〜をもぎ取る、〜を割る、引き裂く
59 20030714 A Dramatic Pause A Beach too Far recrudesce By early 2003, Burma was a [recrudescent] human-rights disaster; more than 2,000 drug suspects were gunned down in the streets of Bangkok, ...
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recrudsce;
To break out anew or come into renewed activity, as after a period of [quiescence]
傷、病気、不平などが再燃する
[re + crude という感じか]

quiescenct;
Being quiet, still, or at rest; inactive
60 20030714 A Dramatic Pause A Beach too Far quiescent By early 2003, Burma was a [recrudescent] human-rights disaster; more than 2,000 drug suspects were gunned down in the streets of Bangkok, ...
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recrudsce;
To break out anew or come int renewed activity, as after a period of [quiescence]
[re + crude という感じか]
quiescent;
Being quiet, still, or at rest; inactive
61 20030714 A Dramatic Pause A Beach too Far hourglass In other words, traevl is returning to where it began - an [hourglass] market, a place with no middle.
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砂時計
an hourglass figure; 女性の細腰
62 20030714 A Dramatic Pause A Beach too Far retool Back to basics isn't all a bad thing - for consumers at least. As the industry [retools] for a cheaper but more reliable domestic and regional market, short-term prices in many destinations are falling to almost unbelievable lows.
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機械を取り替える、改組、改変する
63 20030811 NOTEBOOK Drama Court putative Wan Min, who is being held without trial under terrorism charges in Malaysia and testified by video-link, is Jemaah Islamiah's [putative] treasurer, and he confessed to personally delivering the $30,000...
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putative;
Generally regarded as such; supposed.
[Latin "putare", to prune, think]
64 20030811 NOTEBOOK Drama Court docket That was merely the latest in a series of revelations that have been entered into the [docket] in courtrooms around Indonesia.
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訴訟事件一覧表
[Middle English "doggett", summary, digest]
65 20030811 NOTEBOOK Drama Court mar Hun Sen received a far more orderly mandate in elections that were deemed the cleanse and most peaceful yet, though still [marred] by intimidation and vote-buying.
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完全さ、美しさをそこなう、傷つける、台無しにする
[Old English "mierran", to impede]
66 20030811 NOTEBOOK Drama Court swear in but Hun Sen needs a two-thirds vote in the assembly for a government to be [sworn in].
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宣誓就任する
67 20030811 NOTEBOOK BAD BOYS mutinous When 296 [mutinous] soldiers [tromped] out of Makati's Oakwood Premier serviced apartments last week, Philippine President Arroyo survived her greatest challenge in 19 months in office.
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反抗の、おさえがたい mutiny の形容詞形
68 20030811 NOTEBOOK BAD BOYS rump The soldiers are suspected of being only the [rump] of a conspiracy that intended regime change.
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尻、残党
69 20030811 NOTEBOOK BAD BOYS erudite When Javed speaks, it is with the [erudite] polish and faintly Victorian manner of India's finest private school, St. Stephen's College in New Delhi.
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erudite;
Characterized by erudition; leaned.
70 20030811 NOTEBOOK BAD BOYS consummate The [consummate] insider, Jived is a man whose instincts and hopes - whose entire being - are governed by the system he serves.
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完全な、たしなみのある
[Latin consummare, com + sum]
71 20030811 NOTEBOOK BAD BOYS mausoleum the Mughal [mausoleum] of the Taj Mahal
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壮大な墓、霊廟
[ラテン語←ギリシャ語mausolein Caria王 MausRlusの墓]
72 20030811 NOTEBOOK BAD BOYS bloodletting This distrust of Islam has only increased since independence in 1947: modern India was founded in the Muslim-Hindu [bloodletting] of partition of the subcontinent.
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流血の
73 20030811 NOTEBOOK BAD BOYS strident Today, much of the religious tension in the region stems from India's rule over Muslim-dominated Kashmir in the face of [strident] Pakistani opposition.
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strident;
Loud, harsh, grating, or shrill; discordant.
執拗な、キーキーうるさい
[Latin stridens, to make hars sounds]
74 20030811 NOTEBOOK BAD BOYS lurk Hindu-nationalist agenda have lent a veil of legitimacy to India's [lurking] anti-Muslim prejudice.
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lurk
1. To lie in wait, as in ambush.
2. To move furtively, sneak.
3. To exist unobserved or unsuspected.
75 20030811 NOTEBOOK BAD BOYS indices Meanwhile, in the cities, 30% of Muslims are illiterate, vs. 19% of Hindus. Nor are any of these [indices] improving.
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index の複数形
76 20030811 NOTEBOOK BAD BOYS orgy Hindu mobs rampaged across the state in an [orgy] of violence that was to cost 2,000 Muslim lives, Sheikh hid on a rooftop in her hometown of Baroda, Gujarat.
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orgy;
1. 飲めや歌えの大騒ぎ
2. 耽溺にふけること
[from Greek "orgia", secret rites]
組合の「オルグ」とは無関係
77 20030811 NOTEBOOK BAD BOYS coax When the rioters [coaxed] the survivors down from the roof the following morning with promises of safety, Sheikh and the others agreed.
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おだてる
[cokes ばか者 -> ばかにする -> まるめこむ]
78 20030811 NOTEBOOK BAD BOYS disembowel The mob killed two Muslim men as they ran away and beat three Hindu bakery workers to the ground before [disemboweling] them, piling wood on top of them and setting them alight.
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はらわたを取る
79 20030811 NOTEBOOK BAD BOYS exhort But Sheikh refused, [exhorting] her brother to remember the sight of their sister Sabira perishing in the flames.
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熱心に勧める、強く勧告する
[Latin "exhortari", ex = intensive + hortari = to encourage]
80 20030811 NOTEBOOK BAD BOYS stand by If I was a Muslim and people from mu community were mowed down like they were in Gujarat, do you think I would [stand by] and do nothing?
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側に立つ、傍観する、待機する、支持する
81 20030811 NOTEBOOK BAD BOYS hatred "I just don't understand these old [hatreds]," she says. "I could never live like that."
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強い嫌悪、憎しみ、大嫌い
82 20030811 NOTEBOOK BAD BOYS cityscape 都市景観
83 20030811 LETTER FROM THAILAND Getting in a Few Good Shots Is What Mateered rooster And everywhere there are [roosters] and dogs, dozens of vomit-colored, [fidgety] [mongrels].
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rooster; 雄鶏
fidgety; 気難しい
mongrel; 雑種
84 20030811 LETTER FROM THAILAND Getting in a Few Good Shots Is What Mateered fidgety And everywhere there are [roosters] and dogs, dozens of vomit-colored, [fidgety] [mongrels].
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rooster; 雄鶏
fidgety; 気難しい
mongrel; 雑種
85 20030811 LETTER FROM THAILAND Getting in a Few Good Shots Is What Mateered mongrel And everywhere there are [roosters] and dogs, dozens of vomit-colored, [fidgety] [mongrels].
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rooster; 雄鶏
fidgety; 気難しい
mongrel; 雑種
[Probably from Middle English mong, mixture, from Old English gemang.]
86 20030811 LETTER FROM THAILAND Getting in a Few Good Shots Is What Mateered wheeze This is the nadir of his fight, [wheezing] from cigarettes that the boys don't smoke.
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苦しそうに息をする
87 20030811 IRAQ MANHUNT Hot on Saddam's Trial fortitude Saddam, his former secretary says, so admired the [fortitude] of the Bedouin tribes that wander the Iraqi wilderness that he often headed into the mountains to bed down among them.
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不屈の精神、忍耐
[Latin fortitudo, fortis = strong]
88 20030811 IRAQ MANHUNT Hot on Saddam's Trial nab Operating on intelligence more reliable than the sheik's tip, members of Task Force 20, the military's special-operations unit charged with [nabbing] high-value targets in Iraq, quietly descended on an air-strip near Mosul last Wednesday - ...
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物をひったくる、人・動物を取り押さえる
[Perhaps variant of dialectal "nap", to seize]
89 20030811 IRAQ MANHUNT Hot on Saddam's Trial cohort On Friday, U.S. troops in Tikrit arrested three Iraqis with ties to Saddam's inner circle, including a former army officer who is closely related to some of the "ghosts" - a [cohort] of Saddam's escorts.
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ローマ時代の歩兵隊、軍団、仲間、共犯者
90 20030811 IRAQ MANHUNT Hot on Saddam's Trial cordon In the meantime the U.S. needed another day to study aerial reconnaissance photographs of the neighborhood, [cordon] it off and get Task Force 20 in place.
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哨兵線、非常線
91 20030811 IRAQ MANHUNT Hot on Saddam's Trial henchman Saddam disappeared effortlessly in the days following the fall of Baghdad, choosing safe houses and dispensing supplies and money to his most trusted [henchmen].
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ギャングの手下、ゴロツキの手先、信頼されている部下
92 20030811 IRAQ MANHUNT Hot on Saddam's Trial hunker He knew he might have to just [hunker down], try to ebat us and hope the situation changes.
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しゃがむ
93 20030811 IRAQ MANHUNT Hot on Saddam's Trial flour As he and his brother Zaid drove home after collecting their family's monthly rations of [flour], rice and cooking oil, they came upon a hastily established American check-point, part of an outer security cordon thrown up during a raid on a neighbor's house.
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穀物の粉、小麦粉、メリケン粉
94 20030811 IRAQ MANHUNT Hot on Saddam's Trial swathe "My brother's blood will not go for nothing," Mohammed screamed in anguish two days later, his wounds from the shooting still [swathed] in bandages.
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〜を布などで巻く
[swath = 大カマの一刈の面積 と区別]
95 20030811 IRAQ MANHUNT Hot on Saddam's Trial porous "The borders are big and [porous]," notes a senior U.S. intelligence official.
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多孔性の、穴だらけの
[cf. pore = 小孔、毛穴、気孔]
96 20030811 IRAQ MANHUNT Hot on Saddam's Trial potshot In Tarmiyah, a town north of Baghdad, locals say American heavy-handedness has provoked them to take [potshots] at the U.S. convoys that regularly travel a nearby highway.
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potshot;
1. A random or easy shot.
2. A criticism made without careful thought and aimed at a handy target for attack.
97 20030811 WHAT'S RIGHT WITH JAPAN A History of Japanese Cool rekindle In the wreckage of Japan's increasing inability to compete against the lower labor costs and [rekindled] ambitions of its rivals, however, a number of observers both inside the country and out are turning to the nation's creative and cultural enterprises as a source of potential salvation.
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再び火をつける
98 20030811 WHAT'S RIGHT WITH JAPAN A History of Japanese Cool devilish But it is also [devilishly] approachable. Discussing the fact that the Snario corporation's ubiquitous Hello Kitty character is supposed to be from London.
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悪魔の
99 20030811 WHAT'S RIGHT WITH JAPAN A History of Japanese Cool buzzword Over the past year, Gross National Cool has developed into a kind of all-purpose [buzzword] in Tokyo among young, reform-minded government officials, entrepreneurs, journalists and others.
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人の注意を引くもったいぶった専門用語
100 20030811 WHAT'S RIGHT WITH JAPAN A History of Japanese Cool iconoclasm Instead, Kishi and others maintain that the significance of Gross National Cool - its spirit of [iconoclasm] and innovation - may be more pervasive, if harder to quantify.
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聖像破壊、聖像破壊主義
101 20030811 WHAT'S RIGHT WITH JAPAN The Hip Sel sought-after Tugboat is one of the country's [most-sought-after] and -award-laden shops, with a client list that includes Kirin Beverage, East Japan Railway Co. and TV networks TBS.
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需要のある、人気のある
102 20030811 WHAT'S RIGHT WITH JAPAN The Hip Sel quixotic In the process, Oka has also became a leading figure among a small but growing clutch of [quixotic] Japanese art directors and designers seeking to escape the orbit of country's surprisingly confining advertising industry.
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ドン・キホーテ式の
103 20030811 WHAT'S RIGHT WITH JAPAN The Hip Sel torpor Though only loosely affiliated, this new generation of independents is nonetheless unified by one goal: to [rouse] the world's second-largest ad market from it creative [torpor].
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rouse ; 眠り、不活発の状態から目覚めさせる
torpor; 麻痺状態、無感覚
[Latin from "topere", to be stiff]
104 20030811 WHAT'S RIGHT WITH JAPAN The Hip Sel audacious Going solo in Japan is always a bold move because the country lacks a strong entrepreneurial tradition, but in advertising, going it alone is especially [audacious].
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向こう見ずな、独創性に富む
[Old French "audace", boldness]
105 20030811 WHAT'S RIGHT WITH JAPAN The Hip Sel hackney Even a casual perusal of Japanese media bears this out, revealing an over-reliance on [hackneyed] advertising tropes.
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賃貸しされた、雇われた、陳腐な
106 20030811 WHAT'S RIGHT WITH JAPAN The Hip Sel funk As Japan's economic [funk] lingers into its 13th year, however, such formulas are proving less filling and not so great-tasting for increasingly selective consumers.
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おじけ、しりごみ
107 20030811 WHAT'S RIGHT WITH JAPAN The Hip Sel heartthrob And working with Samurai, Tugboat promoted a recent album by boy band SMAP, not with the expected [heartthrob] photos of the singers plastered everywhere ...
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心を奪うような
108 20030811 WHAT'S RIGHT WITH JAPAN The Hip Sel scrape Despite all the critical acclaim, most of these new firms are still just barely [scraping] by.
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〜をこする、こすって〜の状態にする
109 20030811 WHAT'S RIGHT WITH JAPAN The Hip Sel juggernaut Oka certainly doesn't think Tugboat will ever topple the Dentsu-Hakuhodo [juggernaut] and doubts that he can spark an industrywide revolution.
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巨大な破壊力、強力で巨大なもの、インドのクリシュナの神像
110 20030811 WHAT'S RIGHT WITH JAPAN Scene Change rack up Although Japanese independent films [rack up] prizes at film festivals and draw crowds at art houses.
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獲得する
111 20030811 WHAT'S RIGHT WITH JAPAN Scene Change brim "Japan is [brimming] over with talent. The place is bubbling with infant Ozus and baby Kurosawas," says noted critic Richie.
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液体で容器がいっぱいである
[Middle English "brymm", 寄せ波の場所 -> 水ぎわ]
112 20030811 WHAT'S RIGHT WITH JAPAN Scene Change protege During intervals in the shooti9ng of his upcoming film "Daremo Shiranai", Kore-eda produced the directorial debuts of two youthful [proteges] last year.
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被保護者
One whose welfare, training, or career is promoted by an influential person.
113 20030811 WHAT'S RIGHT WITH JAPAN Scene Change demeanor Compact, courteous and soft-spoken, Kore-eda has the [demeanor] of someone who's most comfortable letting others do the talking.
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ふるまい、行状
114 20030811 WHAT'S RIGHT WITH JAPAN Scene Change affable His second film, "After Life" - an [affable] allegory about a [purgatory] where the newly deceased choose a favorite memory with which to spend eternity - ...
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affable ; 話しやすい
purgatory ; 煉獄、煉獄のような苦しみ
115 20030811 WHAT'S RIGHT WITH JAPAN Scene Change purgatory His second film, "After Life" - an [affable] allegory about a [purgatory] where the newly deceased choose a favorite memory with which to spend eternity - ...
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affable ; 話しやすい
purgatory ; 煉獄、煉獄のような苦しみ
[purge と同一語源]
116 20030811 WHAT'S RIGHT WITH JAPAN Scene Change whimsicality Though lacking the lyricism of "Maborosi" and the [whimsicality] of "After Life", "Distance" nonetheless managed a nomination of Cannes's Palme d'Or.
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きまぐれ、むら気
117 20030811 WHAT'S RIGHT WITH JAPAN Scene Change off-kilter Kore-eda's other pet project, Nishikawa's "Wild Berries", is an [off-kilter] comedy about a dysfunctional, traditional family ravaged by the stresses of contemporary Japanese society.
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kilter;
Good condition; proper form.
118 20030811 WHAT'S RIGHT WITH JAPAN Scene Change shoddy Though the demo was short and [shoddy] made, Katsuragi was mesmerized by the then 19-year-old [prodigy's] presence.
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shoddy; 再生毛糸の、見掛け倒しな
prodigy; 天才
119 20030811 WHAT'S RIGHT WITH JAPAN Scene Change prodigy Though the demo was short and [shoddy] made, Katsuragi was mesmerized by the then 19-year-old [prodigy's] presence.
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shoddy; 再生毛糸の、見掛け倒しな
prodigy; 天才
120 20030811 WHAT'S RIGHT WITH JAPAN Scene Change raunchy Like Liz Phair, a U.S. phenom of the early 1990s, Sheena pointedly contrasted her clean-scrubbed good looks with the [raunchiness] of her lyrics.
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野卑な、みだらな、好色な
121 20030811 WHAT'S RIGHT WITH JAPAN Scene Change tarty Dressed in a [tarty] nurse's outfit, Sheena tears up a doctor's office, smashing [panes] of glass with her fist.
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tarty; 娼婦のような
pane ; 窓枠
122 20030811 WHAT'S RIGHT WITH JAPAN Scene Change pane Dressed in a [tarty] nurse's outfit, Sheena tears up a doctor's office, smashing [panes] of glass with her fist.
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tarty; 娼婦のような
pane ; 窓枠
123 20030811 WHAT'S RIGHT WITH JAPAN Scene Change rough-hewn Though her melodies managed to stay just within the boundaries of mainstream pop, she brought a hard-core, grungy pique to many of her [rough-hewn] vocals to unconventional arrangements.
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hew;
1. To make or shape with or as if with an ax.
2. To cut down with an ax; fell.
3. To strike or cut; cleave.
124 20030811 WHAT'S RIGHT WITH JAPAN Scene Change ethereal A varied and hypnotizing collection of 11 linked songs, KZK swings between [ethereal] yet densely layered ballads to all-out hard-rock anthems with screaming refrains that sometimes just fade away and ...
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空気のような、軽やかな、希薄な
125 20030811 WHAT'S RIGHT WITH JAPAN Scene Change shill They don't canvas TV variety shows to promote their songs. They don't [shill] for mobile-phone or soft-drink companies.
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さくらをやる
126 20030811 WHAT'S RIGHT WITH JAPAN Scene Change mellow But HY number among a growing clique of musicians who are making a killing by defying convention.
Hy's [mellow], earnest brand of rock has hit the spot with listeners burned out on [chirpy] idols and carpet-marketed boy bands, ...
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mellow; 音、光などがやわらかくてゆたかな
chirpy; 元気な、生き生きした
127 20030811 WHAT'S RIGHT WITH JAPAN Scene Change chirpy But HY number among a growing clique of musicians who are making a killing by defying convention.
Hy's [mellow], earnest brand of rock has hit the spot with listeners burned out on [chirpy] idols and carpet-marketed boy bands, ...
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mellow; 音、光などがやわらかくてゆたかな
chirpy; 元気な、生き生きした
128 20030811 WHAT'S RIGHT WITH JAPAN Scene Change aesthetic Childisc Records, founded by Kyoto-based electronic whiz Nobukazu Takemura, strives for an [aesthetic] of digital sonic simplicity.
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美の、美学の
129 20030811 WHAT'S RIGHT WITH JAPAN Scene Change foist accustomed to [foisting] machine-tooled acts on credulous consumers, the music industry has been caught off guard.
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歓迎されない人・物を押し付ける
130 20030811 WHAT'S RIGHT WITH JAPAN Scene Change slick Hy's label has hired a Tokyo-based company to help [slick] up the band's image.
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滑らかでつるつるした
131 20030811 WHAT'S RIGHT WITH JAPAN Tomorrow Land amphitheater the 11.6-hectare mega-complex comprising apartments, shops, restaurants, cafes, movie theaters, a museum, a hotel, a major TV studio, an outdoor [amphitheater] and a sprinkling of parks all anchored by a surprisingly attractive, barrel chested 54-story office tower ...
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円形劇場
132 20030811 WHAT'S RIGHT WITH JAPAN Tomorrow Land dictum Massive urban-renewal projects have developed a well-deserved bad name over the past few decades because many architects have followed Le Corbursier's [dictum] [a tad] too rigidly.
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dictum; An authoritative, often formal, pronouncement.
a tad; a little.
133 20030811 WHAT'S RIGHT WITH JAPAN Tomorrow Land haphazardly Roppoingi Hills replicates the complexity and surprises that make exploring minimally planned and [haphazardly] zoned neighborhoods such as New York City's Greenwich Village or Pari's St. Germain des Pres so rewarding.
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でたらめの、いきあたりばったりの
134 20030811 WHAT'S RIGHT WITH JAPAN Tomorrow Land boulevard Tree-lined walkways, vehicular-restricted streets and shopping [boulevards] provide glimpses of a 17th century-style Japanese garden here.
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広い並木道
[bolle + werk = 木で作ったもの デンマーク語 -> 仏語]
135 20030811 WHAT'S RIGHT WITH JAPAN Tomorrow Land glut Mori brushes such concerns aside with characteristic self-assurance, claiming that the office [glut] will be the other guys' problem.
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1. To fill beyond capacity, especially with food; satiate.
2. To flood with an excess of goods so that supply exceeds demand.
136 20030811 WHAT'S RIGHT WITH JAPAN Tomorrow Land highfalutin Despite the hurdles that lie ahead, urban-planning consultant Masahir Terada describes Mori's [highfalutin] talk as more than just a sales pitch.
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Pompous or pretentious.
大げさな、高慢な、気取った、高尚ぶった
137 20030811 WHAT'S RIGHT WITH JAPAN Tomorrow Land sartorial Interior designer Masamichi Katayama has also given Ura-Hara its signature [nonsatorial] style.
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sartorial; 仕立て屋の、衣服の
Of or relating to a tailor, tailoring, or tailored clothing.
138 20030811 WHAT'S RIGHT WITH JAPAN Tomorrow Land nexus Combini, as they are known, have become the neighborhood [nexus] in many urban communities, like the general store in small towns of old.
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1. A means of connection; a link or tie.
2. A connected series or group.
3. The core or center.
きずな、結合
139 20030811 WHAT'S RIGHT WITH JAPAN Tomorrow Land buckwheat buckwheat noodles; ソバ
140 20030811 WHAT'S RIGHT WITH JAPAN Tomorrow Land true-blue Founded in 127 in Dallas, Texas, 7-Eleven stores started out as a [true-blue] American invention.
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Loyal or faithful; staunch. 忠実な
141 20030811 WHAT'S RIGHT WITH JAPAN Tomorrow Land founder * While 7-Eleven Japan boomed, its U.S counterpart [foundered], largely because it had neglected its own distribution network.
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船が浸水して沈む、計画などが失敗する、破綻する
142 20030811 WHAT'S RIGHT WITH JAPAN Tomorrow Land scallop "In Hokkaido, we make bento boxes with local [scallops] and urchin," says 7-Eleven's Matsumoto.
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帆立貝、その貝柱
143 20030811 WHAT'S RIGHT WITH JAPAN Tomorrow Land on offer Recently, the magazine reviewed all the summer cold-noodle specials [on offer] at major combini.
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売りに出されて
[英国] 値引きされて
144 20030811 WHAT'S RIGHT WITH JAPAN Tomorrow Land finicky With [finicky] customers like that, convenience-store innovation can't afford to let up any time soon.
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Insisting capriciously on getting just what one wants.
[ = finical]
145 20030811 WHAT'S RIGHT WITH JAPAN Street Wise osmosis Hills neighborhood and the soaring glass wall seems less a barrier than an instrument for [osmosis].
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浸透
[*おすもうしすつ浸透する]
146 20030811 WHAT'S RIGHT WITH JAPAN Street Wise hurtle At first glance, few would have expected this democratization of fashion to blossom in a nation famed for buying sprees that [hurtled] every citizen toward stylistic conformity.
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To move with or as if with great speed and a rushing noise.
147 20030811 WHAT'S RIGHT WITH JAPAN Street Wise accolade But even as he was earning [accolades] from the [jet set], Takizawa says he was drawing his truest inspiration from a little ...
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accolade;
An expression of approval; praise
[vulgar Latin acolare, ad + collum, neck]
jet set; ジェット族
148 20030811 WHAT'S RIGHT WITH JAPAN Street Wise jet set But even as he was earning [accolades] from the [jet set], Takizawa says he was drawing his truest inspiration from a little ...
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accolade;
An expression of approval; praise

jet set; ジェット族
149 20030811 WHAT'S RIGHT WITH JAPAN Street Wise plebeian With more younger buyers crowding his store, Takizawa decided it was time to debut this most [plebeian] of fabrics on the runway.
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古代ローマ平民の、大衆の、庶民の
150 20030811 WHAT'S RIGHT WITH JAPAN Street Wise craze But the trend's champions argue that this [craze] might have a longer shelf life because it allows both the haute designers and street labels to diversify into each other's audiences.
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一時的な熱狂的流行
151 20030811 WHAT'S RIGHT WITH JAPAN Street Wise awash Consumers, especially the key youth segment, prefer splashing out on recognizable icons - and almost Pavlovian response to a society [awash] in symbolism.
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水面すれすれで、水に覆われて、波にもまれて
152 20030811 WHAT'S RIGHT WITH JAPAN Street Wise plaudit Shoemaker Mihara, too, stamped his sneakers with a cartoon rendition of Puma's feline logo on the soles - an anime-inspired touch that has won [plaudits] in Japanese fashion magazines.
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拍手かっさい、熱烈な賞賛、絶賛
153 20030811 WHAT'S RIGHT WITH JAPAN Street Wise ephemeral Japanese fashion's [ephemeral] nature will force him to come up with something new.
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はかない、短命の、ただ1日限りの
154 20030811 WHAT'S RIGHT WITH JAPAN Cool Under Fire matter of course Vested interest groups have a lot to say against the speed of reform, but in a democratic society, this is a [matter of course].
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あたりまえのこと
155 20030811 WHAT'S RIGHT WITH JAPAN Cool Under Fire shenanigan He drew up a bold reform outline aimed at boosting banks' capital bases, cutting down on bookkeeping [shenanigans] and making executives more accountable.
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1. a. A deceitful trick.
   b. Remarks intended to deceive; deceit.
2. a. A playful or mischievous act; a prank.
   b. Mischief, [prankishness].
ごまかし、ペテン、いたずら
156 20030811 WHAT'S RIGHT WITH JAPAN Cool Under Fire prankish He drew up a bold reform outline aimed at boosting banks' capital bases, cutting down on bookkeeping [shenanigans] and making executives more accountable.
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1. a. A deceitful trick.
   b. Remarks intended to deceive; deceit.
2. a. A playful or mischievous act; a prank.
   b. Mischief, [prankishness].
157 20030811 WHAT'S RIGHT WITH JAPAN Cool Under Fire lackey Politicians characterized Takenaka as an unselected, unaccountable rogue, and a [lackey] of American vulture funds looking to bankrupt the Japanese financial system.
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1. A liveried male servant; a footman.
2. A servile follower; a toady.
卑屈な追従者、とりまき
158 20030811 WHAT'S RIGHT WITH JAPAN Cool Under Fire passel And late last fall, they shot down his first [passel] of proposed reforms in spectacularly humiliating fashion.
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A large quantity or group.
[Alternation of "parcel"]
159 20030811 WHAT'S RIGHT WITH JAPAN Cool Under Fire vilify Takenaka has been [vilified] by politicians and bankers alike as a destructive [meddler].
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vilify ; 中傷する
meddler; 他人のことに余計な世話をやく
160 20030811 WHAT'S RIGHT WITH JAPAN Cool Under Fire meddler Takenaka has been [vilified] by politicians and bankers alike as a destructive [meddler].
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vilify ; 中傷する
meddler; 他人のことに余計な世話をやく
161 20030811 VIEWPOINT You Can't Go Home Again stay put Why would a husband, a father with two small children and a comfortable home, act so recklessly? Why couldn't Yang have just [stayed put]?
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そのまま動かないでいる
162 20030811 VIEWPOINT You Can't Go Home Again 戒厳令 And after Deng Xiaoping declared [martial law] several weeks later, Yang voluntarily returned to China to support the demonstrators.
163 20030811 VIEWPOINT You Can't Go Home Again opprobrium But unless Washington and other democratic governments are willing to back up verbal [opprobrium] with serious diplomatic consequences, China's leaders may never honestly face the difficult truth that Yang came home because he is a patriot.
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opprobrium;
Disgrace arising from exceedingly shameful conduct; ignominy.
不名誉、非難する、されること、虐待を受けること
[Latin opprobare, ob + probum = against + reproach]
164 20030811 MOVIES Looking for the Facts Behind the Table seep Even the attempts to show Guerin's flaws have come under fire. In the film, GUerin's obsession with her work [seeps] into her family life until she starts neglecting her husband and 6-year-old son, Cathal.
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壁、穴、地面からしみ出る、漏れる
165 20030811 MOVIES Turning Up the Heat jugular Like his previous action flicks, "Heroic Duo" goes for the mainstream [jugular], but this time Benny Chan devotes enough screen time to character development so that you care about these characters before they're blown to [smithereens].
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jugular;
Of, relating to, or located in the region of the neck or throat. [Latin "jugulum", collarborne]
smithereens;
Fragments or splintered pieces; bits.
166 20030811 BOOKS Those Chinatown Blues flurry At times, her legitimate attempts to tackle negative racial stereotypes get lost in a [flurry] of equally cliched - and occasionally [jingoistic] - tributes to Chineseness.
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flurry; 一陣の風
jingoistic; 好戦的愛国主義、対外強行主義
167 20030811 BOOKS Those Chinatown Blues jingoistic At times, her legitimate attempts to tackle negative racial stereotypes get lost in a [flurry] of equally cliched - and occasionally [jingoistic] - tributes to Chineseness.
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flurry; 一陣の風
jingoistic; 好戦的愛国主義、対外強行主義
[jingo : From the phrase by jingo, used in the refrain of a bellicose 19th-century English music-hall song, from alteration of Jesus.]
168 20030811 YOUR TIME   crib Changing the [crib's] location helps too, so that the baby isn't always [peering] out the same side.
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crib; 柵つき幼児寝台
peer; じっと見る
[Middle English, means "manager"]
169 20030811 YOUR TIME   peer Changing the [crib's] location helps too, so that the baby isn't always [peering] out the same side.
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crib; 柵つき幼児寝台
peer; じっと見る
170 20030811 YOUR TIME   repellent There is no effective treatment, but the prevention strategies used to avoid regular mosquito bites work pretty well: wearing insect [repellent] with 35% DEET, especially at dawn and dusk, ...
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嫌う
171 20030811 YOUR TIME   auteur For aspiring [auteur], there's no shortage of moviemaking software. But try to cut your film to match a song in your MP3 library, and it gets more difficult.
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A filmmaker, usually a director, who exercises creative control over his or her works and has a strong personal style.
[Old French "autor", means "author"]
172 20030811 YOUR TIME   epitome It was a [epitome] of [sci-fi] gadgetry. But that far-out vision of computing may be coming to a PC near you sooner than you think.
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epitome; 典型
1. A representative or an example of a class or type.
2. A brief summary, as of a book or an article; an abstract.
sci-fi; 空想科学小説 science-fiction.
[Latin "epitome", a summary epi + temnein, to short]
173 20030811 YOUR TIME   sci-fi It was a [epitome] of [sci-fi] gadgetry. But that far-out vision of computing may be coming to a PC near you sooner than you think.
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epitome; 典型
1. A representative or an example of a class or type.
2. A brief summary, as of a book or an article; an abstract.
sci-fi; 空想科学小説 science-fiction.
174 20030811 YOUR TIME   revved-up Targeted at youngsters ages 6 to 11 and capable of going as fast as 16 km/h these [revved-up] rollers will leave foot-powered versions in the dust.
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rev; エンジンの回転速度を上げる
175 20030811 PEOPLE   prankster Case in point: [prankster] Johnny Knoxville, of Jackass infamy, has no fewer than five movies in the works, and he just scored the lead in the upcoming Farrelly brothers' flick "The Ringer", ...
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いたずら者、悪ふざけ屋
176 20030811 ESSAY   smart aleck He was wiseguy, a [smart aleck], a comic minimalist in pursuit of the perfect gag, which, through a process of trial and error and full of genially sneering asides at the eggs he laid along the way, he often found.
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うぬぼれや、ナマイキな男、利口ぶった人
177 20030811 ESSAY   leer He was a wolf, constantly [leering] at pretty women, constantly rejected by them until the last reel.
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意地悪な目つきで見る、横目、流し目で見る
178 20030811 ESSAY   braggadocio He was a coward, hiding his ignobility under instantly collapsible [braggadocio].
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から自慢、大言壮語
179 20030811 ESSAY   misanthropy Hope lacked Groucho's surrealism. W.C. Fields' [misanthropy], Chaplin's soul, not to mention that element of the grotesque they all shared.
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人間嫌い
180 20030811 ESSAY   boff Typical American that he was, he always wanted the instant gratification of the big [boff].
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大笑い
[Probably from box office]
181 20030811 ESSAY   ineptitude He means Hope's comic character, his sexual [ineptitude] and the endless spray of [one-liners].
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ineptitude; 不条理
one-liner ; 気の利いたジョーク
182 20030811 ESSAY   one-liner He means Hope's comic character, his sexual [ineptitude] and the endless spray of [one-liners].
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ineptitude; 不条理
one-liner ; 気の利いたジョーク
183 20030811 ESSAY   brio There was no depth to Hope. But he made up for that with his tireless [brio], his total lack of sentimentality - and his ability to stay on top of the news.
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活気、元気、陽気 [イタリア語]
184 20030811 ESSAY   vaudeville He famously mastered every comic venue his 20th century offered - [vaudeville], Broadway, radio, movies, television - and even in his early days he did topical jokes, designed to be tossed aside and replaced by others on tomorrow's hot topic.
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Stage entertainment offering a variety of some short acts like slapstick turns, song-and-dance routines, ...
ボードビル
185 20030811 ESSAY   profligate We were properly awed by his motormouth [profligacy].
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profligate;
1. Given over to dissipation; dissolute.
2. Recklessly wasteful; wildly extravagant.
不品行な、放蕩な、不道徳な
[Latin profligatus, to ruin, cast down]
186 20030811 ESSAY   gaffe He was an equal-opportunity insulter, especially of himself, about whose passions and politics he revealed nothing until his one [gaffe] - hi took sides in the Vietnam conflict.
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付き合い上のへま失敗
187 20030811 ESSAY   sass Those lonely young men, facing death, didn't want soul; they wanted cheek and [sass], a moment's escape, girl gags, second lieutenant gags, K-ration gats ...
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sass; 生意気な口答え
K-ration って何?

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