TIME 20030804

1 20030804 TIME TRAVELER Full Denim Jacket rifle An excited Japanese Military Buff is [rifling] through a neat row of U.S. Army field shirts.
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くまなく捜して奪い取る
2 20030804 TIME TRAVELER Full Denim Jacket enthuse "From the Vietnam War," he [enthuses], wide-eyed over the [frayed] and [faded] [garments].
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enthuse = 熱狂する
fray    = 衣服などが擦り切れた、けんか、口論
fade    = 色、光、音などが薄れる、あせる、弱まる
garment = 衣類
3 20030804 TIME TRAVELER Full Denim Jacket fray "From the Vietnam War," he [enthuses], wide-eyed over the [frayed] and [faded] [garments].
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enthuse = 熱狂する
fray    = 衣服などが擦り切れた、けんか、口論
fade    = 色、光、音などが薄れる、あせる、弱まる
garment = 衣類
4 20030804 TIME TRAVELER Full Denim Jacket fade "From the Vietnam War," he [enthuses], wide-eyed over the [frayed] and [faded] [garments].
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enthuse = 熱狂する
fray    = 衣服などが擦り切れた、けんか、口論
fade    = 色、光、音などが薄れる、あせる、弱まる
garment = 衣類
5 20030804 TIME TRAVELER Full Denim Jacket garment "From the Vietnam War," he [enthuses], wide-eyed over the [frayed] and [faded] [garments].
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enthuse = 熱狂する
fray    = 衣服などが擦り切れた、けんか、口論
fade    = 色、光、音などが薄れる、あせる、弱まる
garment = 衣類
6 20030804 TIME TRAVELER Full Denim Jacket stall The market-[stall's] proprietor, however, is more guarded than giddy.
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馬屋、家畜小屋、個室、小区画、売店
7 20030804 TIME TRAVELER Full Denim Jacket fluster [Dabbing] his face with a handkerchief, a [flustered] Mr. Udom isn't keen on strangers asking about his traffic in military surplus.
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dab = 〜を手、やわらかいもので軽く叩く
fluster = 混乱させる、いらいらさせる、まごつかせる
8 20030804 TIME TRAVELER Full Denim Jacket dab [Dabbing] his face with a handkerchief, a [flustered] Mr. Udom isn't keen on strangers asking about his traffic in military surplus.
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dab = 〜を手、やわらかいもので軽く叩く
fluster = 混乱させる、いらいらさせる、まごつかせる
9 20030804 TIME TRAVELER Full Denim Jacket sartorial The [sartorial] [detritus] of [yesteryear], shipped to Thailand by U.S. and Japanese wholesalers, can be found in the 400 or so ramshackle stalls crammed into Sector 6.
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sartorial = 仕立て屋の、衣服の
detritus  = 岩屑、破片の山
yesteryear= 昨年、過ぎし日に
10 20030804 TIME TRAVELER Full Denim Jacket detritus The [sartorial] [detritus] of [yesteryear], shipped to Thailand by U.S. and Japanese wholesalers, can be found in the 400 or so ramshackle stalls crammed into Sector 6.
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sartorial = 仕立て屋の、衣服の
detritus  = 岩屑、破片の山
yesteryear= 昨年、過ぎし日に
11 20030804 TIME TRAVELER Full Denim Jacket yesteryear The [sartorial] [detritus] of [yesteryear], shipped to Thailand by U.S. and Japanese wholesalers, can be found in the 400 or so ramshackle stalls crammed into Sector 6.
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sartorial = 仕立て屋の、衣服の
detritus  = 岩屑、破片の山
yesteryear= 昨年、過ぎし日に
12 20030804 TIME TRAVELER Full Denim Jacket gabardine Stocking seriously battered cowboy boots and [garish], [gabardine] shirts with pearled snap buttons, this is the spot if you fancy [kitting] yourself out like singing cowboy Gene Autry.
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garish = 服装などが深いなほどにケバケバしい
gabardine = ギャバジン、あや織り地の一種
kit = 道具、教材などの1セット、身に付けさせる
13 20030804 TIME TRAVELER Full Denim Jacket kit Stocking seriously battered cowboy boots and [garish], [gabardine] shirts with pearled snap buttons, this is the spot if you fancy [kitting] yourself out like singing cowboy Gene Autry.
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garish = 服装などが深いなほどにケバケバしい
gabardine = ギャバジン、あや織り地の一種
kit = 道具、教材などの1セット、身に付けさせる
14 20030804 TIME TRAVELER Full Denim Jacket garish Stocking seriously battered cowboy boots and [garish], [gabardine] shirts with pearled snap buttons, this is the spot if you fancy [kitting] yourself out like singing cowboy Gene Autry.
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garish = 服装などが深いなほどにケバケバしい
gabardine = ギャバジン、あや織り地の一種
kit = 道具、教材などの1セット、身に付けさせる
15 20030804 TIME TRAVELER Full Denim Jacket hole-in-the-wall Just a few more meters into the melee nestles [hole-in-the-wall] outlet Golden Man.
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狭くて薄汚い店、吹けば飛ぶような
16 20030804 TIME TRAVELER Full Denim Jacket bloodcurdling As I reach the southern end of Sector 6, a [bloodcurdling] [screech] rends the [steamy], tropical air.
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bloodcurdling = 血の凍るような
screech = 金切り声を立てる
steamy = 蒸気のような
17 20030804 TIME TRAVELER Full Denim Jacket screech As I reach the southern end of Sector 6, a [bloodcurdling] [screech] rends the [steamy], tropical air.
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bloodcurdling = 血の凍るような
screech = 金切り声を立てる
steamy = 蒸気のような
18 20030804 TIME TRAVELER Full Denim Jacket steamy As I reach the southern end of Sector 6, a [bloodcurdling] [screech] rends the [steamy], tropical air.
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bloodcurdling = 血の凍るような
screech = 金切り声を立てる
steamy = 蒸気のような
19 20030804 TIME TRAVELER Full Denim Jacket wail Chatuchak is notorious for the exotic wildlife on sale, but the [wailing] is coming from the Ya Shop.
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泣き叫び
20 20030804 TIME TRAVELER Full Denim Jacket quirky Before venturing into the labyrinth, make an investment in the [quirky], illustrated map of Bangkok by Nancy Chandeler.
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クセのある、ごまかしの多い、奇抜な、まがりくねった
21 20030804 TIME TRAVELER Full Denim Jacket feculent As much of the market is given over to selling pets and wild animals, you could end up wading shin-deep through [feculent], [brackish] [ooze].
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feculent = 汚物でいっぱいの
brackish = 塩辛い
ooze     = しみ出たもの
22 20030804 TIME TRAVELER Full Denim Jacket tetanus Not a good call if you've been scratching your [infernal] mosquito bite raw - unless, of course, you intend to go shopping for [tetanus], [septicemia] or worse.
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infernal = いやな、地獄のような
tetanus = 破傷風
septicemia = 敗血症
23 20030804 TIME TRAVELER Full Denim Jacket septicemia Not a good call if you've been scratching your [infernal] mosquito bite raw - unless, of course, you intend to go shopping for [tetanus], [septicemia] or worse.
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infernal = いやな、地獄のような
tetanus = 破傷風
septicemia = 敗血症
24 20030804 TIME TRAVELER Full Denim Jacket infernal Not a good call if you've been scratching your [infernal] mosquito bite raw - unless, of course, you intend to go shopping for [tetanus], [septicemia] or worse.
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infernal = いやな、地獄のような
tetanus = 破傷風
septicemia = 敗血症
25 20030804 TIME TRAVELER Full Denim Jacket canopy The mercury under Chatuchak's corrugated-tin [canopy] can easily to 40℃.
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canopy; 天蓋、ひよけのひさし、かさ
ギリシャ語 kanops は羽虫の意味。原義は「蚊を追い払う網のついたベッド」
[*蚊の「ピー」]
26 20030804 TIME TRAVELER Full Denim Jacket snarl As Mo Chit is the northern terminus of the Sukhumvit line, you've got a good chance of a seat - plus you'll also avoid the City of Angel's hellish traffic [snarls].
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犬などが歯を剥き出しにして唸る
[低地ドイツ語。原義は「犬のように歯をむきだす」]
27 20030804 TIME TRAVELER Full Denim Jacket busker Look out, too, for bands and [buskers] as the sun begins to set.
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大道芸人、香具師
28 20030804 TIME TRAVELER Full Denim Jacket alfresco The menu is limited to time-honored staples such as fried chicken, noodle dishes and sandwiches, but the eatery is [alfresco] and surrounded by a cloth of the market's more intriguing art- and handicraft-stores.
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戸外に、戸外の
29 20030804 TIME TRAVELER Full Denim Jacket postprandial If you have the energy for [postprandial] browsing, check out Ego Clay for contemporary dinner services and ceramics.
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[おどけて]食後の、晩餐後の
30 20030804 TIME TRAVELER Full Denim Jacket menagerie Situated southwest and through Chatuchak's [menagerie] of [squawking], barking, chattering [fauna-for-sale] is J Plaza, where more permanent, [ferroconcrete] stores are located.
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menagerie = サーカス
squawk    = アヒルなどがガーガー鳴く、大声で不平を言う
fauna     = 動物相、植物相
ferroconcrete = reinforced concrete
31 20030804 TIME TRAVELER Full Denim Jacket squawk Situated southwest and through Chatuchak's [menagerie] of [squawking], barking, chattering [fauna-for-sale] is J Plaza, where more permanent, [ferroconcrete] stores are located.
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menagerie = サーカス
squawk    = アヒルなどがガーガー鳴く、大声で不平を言う
fauna     = 動物相、植物相
ferroconcrete = reinforced concrete
32 20030804 TIME TRAVELER Full Denim Jacket fauna Situated southwest and through Chatuchak's [menagerie] of [squawking], barking, chattering [fauna-for-sale] is J Plaza, where more permanent, [ferroconcrete] stores are located.
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menagerie = サーカス
squawk    = アヒルなどがガーガー鳴く、大声で不平を言う
fauna     = 動物相、植物相
ferroconcrete = reinforced concrete
33 20030804 TIME TRAVELER Full Denim Jacket ferroconcrete Situated southwest and through Chatuchak's [menagerie] of [squawking], barking, chattering [fauna-for-sale] is J Plaza, where more permanent, [ferroconcrete] stores are located.
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menagerie = サーカス
squawk    = アヒルなどがガーガー鳴く、大声で不平を言う
fauna     = 動物相、植物相
ferroconcrete = reinforced concrete
34 20030804 TIME TRAVELER Full Denim Jacket salubrious Cafe de Thongdee is one of the more [salubrious] restaurants in Chatuchak, serving [fiery] Thai cuisine and fantastic, thirst-quenching blue margaritas for a very reasonable $1.75 a glass.
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salubrious; 健康に良い
fiery; 火のついた、火を伴う、火のような
35 20030804 TIME TRAVELER Full Denim Jacket fiery Cafe de Thongdee is one of the more [salubrious] restaurants in Chatuchak, serving [fiery] Thai cuisine and fantastic, thirst-quenching blue margaritas for a very reasonable $1.75 a glass.
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salubrious; 健康に良い
fiery; 火のついた、火を伴う、火のような
36 20030804 TIME GLOBAL BUSINESS Motor Trends bastion But the transplants are attacking that [bastion].
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1. A projecting part of a fortification.
2. A well-fortified position.
3. One that is considered similar to a defensive stronghold.
[French "bastille"]
37 20030804 TIME GLOBAL BUSINESS Motor Trends catalyst Winning the flex race, Bruynesteyn writes, "has been the key [catalyst] for the dramatic acceleration in market-share transfer from the domestics to the transplants and imports since 1998."
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触媒
[Greek kata ゆるめる + sis = とけること]
38 20030804 TIME GLOBAL BUSINESS Motor Trends susceptible They're less [susceptible] to boredom and repetitive-stress injuries.
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〜の影響を受けやすい
39 20030804 TIME GLOBAL BUSINESS Motor Trends quid pro quo Big Thee Plants, assigning a new task to a worker requires consulting the local union leader, who might approve the extra job but insist on a [quid pro quo] - say, extra break time.
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An equal exchange or substitution.
40 20030804 TIME GLOBAL BUSINESS Motor Trends cronyism Nissan nearly went bankrupt in the late 1990s because of [cronyism] and other inefficiencies in its "keiretsu".
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仲間びいき = nepotism
41 20030804 TIME GLOBAL BUSINESS Motor Trends adulation Carlos Ghosn gets the sort of [adulation] in Japan that is normally reserved for top athletes and rock stars.
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賞賛、へつらい、お世辞
[Latin "adulari" to flatter]
42 20030804 TIME GLOBAL BUSINESS Motor Trends underpin The next generation of the Renault Clio, a small car sold in Europe, is slated to share the [underpinning] of Nissan's March, and the next-generation Nissan Sentra will use Renault's Megane platform.
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柱などで下から支える
43 20030804 TIME GLOBAL BUSINESS Motor Trends backhanded Already, French journalists have given Ghosn a [backhanded] compliment, dubbing him "Le Cost Killer."
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バックハンドの、まわりくどい
44 20030804 NOTEBOOK Burma Feels the Heat junta But when the criticism comes from near neighbors, even [juntas] may have to take notice.
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クーデター後の軍事政府
45 20030804 NOTEBOOK Burma Feels the Heat hard-headed These stories, supposedly written by a disillusioned NLD insider, blame Suu Kyi for the May clash, call her "willful and [hard-headed]" and praise the junta profusely.
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簡単に動じない、がんこな、実際的な
46 20030804 NOTEBOOK Burma Feels the Heat paramilitary According to CUT, the country's umbrella union, 42 members of labor movements have been killed so far this year, most by suspected [paramilitaries].
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予備軍兵士
Of, relating to, or being a group of civilians organized in a military fashion, especially to operate in place of or assist regular army troops.
47 20030804 NOTEBOOK Burma Feels the Heat pilgrim Last week, Islamic guerrillas in Kashmir killed six Hindu [pilgrims] and eight Indian army officers, injured 60 more people and came within a grenade's throw of wiping out India's entire northern military command.
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聖地巡礼者
48 20030804 NOTEBOOK Burma Feels the Heat normalcy "These attacks are specifically aimed at ending  the [normalcy] we have achieved in the Valley."
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正常なこと、常態
49 20030804 NOTEBOOK Burma Feels the Heat in kind The army responded [in kind], and the death toll rocketed to nearly 8,000 within months of the truce's end in late 2001.
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同種のやり方で
50 20030804 NOTEBOOK Burma Feels the Heat disciple Last week was rough for [disciples] of Saddam Hussein.
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弟子、信奉者
51 20030804 NOTEBOOK Burma Feels the Heat thug "This man is a [thug]," says al-Khudairi. "He did not win his position because of his qualifications as a diplomat but because of his loyalty to Saddam."
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1. A cutthroat or ruffian; a hoodlum.
2. One of a band of professional assassins formerly active in northern India.
悪漢、残忍
[サンスクリット語語源か?]
52 20030804 NOTEBOOK Burma Feels the Heat intrepid The first time I met Norman Lewis, the great [intrepid] traveler of our times was rubbing his hands together.
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intrepid = 恐れを知らぬ
[trepidus = alarmed]
53 20030804 NOTEBOOK Burma Feels the Heat droll "I can't wait to go and hear more about that great evangelical feast," he said, mixing, as he often did, [drollness] with real spirit.
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[古風] ひょうきんな、おどけた
54 20030804 NOTEBOOK Burma Feels the Heat unflappable But when he moved on, a certain way of seeing the world, and a certain way of describing it with [unflappable] [wryness] moved on too.
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unflappable; 動じない
wryness    ; しかめっつら
55 20030804 NOTEBOOK Burma Feels the Heat elegist The fearless [elegist] of Southeast Asia had given us [indelible] portraits of a world that is already as far away as the last emperor in Hue.
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elegist = 哀歌作者、晩歌詩人
[Latin elegos, song, mournful song]

indelible; 消すことのできない
56 20030804 UNITED STATES Could It Happen Again? bungle Then there was the [bungle] meeting between the CIA and the FBI in June 2001.
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ぶざまな
57 20030804 UNITED STATES Could It Happen Again? in the offing When an FBI agent in Phoenix noticed tow months before that something ghastly might be [in the offing], agents in Washington took no action.
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やがて起こりそうな
58 20030804 UNITED STATES Could It Happen Again? scrivener Like [scriveners] from another century, agents wrote their reports out in [long-hand] and often in triplicate.
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scrivener = 公証人
longhand = タイプや速記ではなく、手書きの
59 20030804 UNITED STATES Could It Happen Again? vigilance In that battle, the country faces complacency, bureaucracy and its own reluctance to change. Like the war on terrorism itself, this battle requires constant [vigilance].
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警戒、用心
[Latin vigilare = to be watchful]
60 20030804 GLOBAL AGENDA Looking for Help in the Wrong Place misty-eyed It is rooted in high ideals, and some of its many fans continue to go all [misty-eyed] over them.
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涙でいっぱいの目の
61 20030804 GLOBAL AGENDA Looking for Help in the Wrong Place theocracy If Iraq becomes a [theocracy] or dissolves into ethnic violence, the blame, no less deservedly, will be laid at Washington's door.
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神政政治
62 20030804 GLOBAL AGENDA Looking for Help in the Wrong Place queasy If the Bush Administration is [queasy] at the prospect of such risks and rewards, it should never have embarked on this adventure in the first place.
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1. Experiencing nausea; nauseated.
2. Easily nauseated.
3. Causing nausea; slikening
63 20030804 MIDDLE EAST And Then There Was One reprobate Qusay loathed Uday's drunken rampages and [reprobate] lifestyle.
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1. A morally unprincipled person.
2. One who is predestined to damnation.
[Latin re + probare = against + approve]
64 20030804 MIDDLE EAST And Then There Was One thoroughfare Thus it was somewhat of a surprise that the anticipate brothers were ultimately found together, holed up in a mansion on a busy [thoroughfare] in a suburb of the northern city of Mosul.
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両端が他のとおりに面した道路、街路
65 20030804 MIDDLE EAST And Then There Was One phalanx Shortly before 10 the next morning, a [phalanx] of Army humvees arrived at the house, blaring instructions in Arabic for those inside to come out.
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密集、固まった一団の人、方陣、密集軍
66 20030804 MIDDLE EAST And Then There Was One uptick Last week eight more U.S. soldiers died from hostile fire. U.S. officials hope the [uptick], perhaps driven by revenge for the deaths of Uday and Qusay, will be temporary.
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1. An increase, especially a small or incremental one.
2. A transaction in a stock market security above the price of the previous transaction.
[From security term]
67 20030804 MIDDLE EAST And Then There Was One siege The morning after the Mosul [siege], when a [makeshift] explosive device detonated under a military convoy as it passed through the town of Ramadi, killing a U.S. soldier, the cell sent word to TIME: "We did it."
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siege; 包囲攻撃
makeshift ; 一時凌ぎのもの、方法
68 20030804 MIDDLE EAST And Then There Was One makeshift The morning after the Mosul [siege], when a [makeshift] explosive device detonated under a military convoy as it passed through the town of Ramadi, killing a U.S. soldier, the cell sent word to TIME: "We did it."
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siege; 包囲攻撃
makeshift ; 一時凌ぎのもの、方法
69 20030804 ASIA A Time for Prayer putsch Aquino survived seven such [putsch].
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A sudden attempt by a group to overthrow a government.
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[German dialectal origin, thrust]
70 20030804 ASIA A Time for Prayer mutineer She announced that the [mutineers], when captured, would be [court-martialed]. "They have broken the law."
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mutineer = mutiny の名詞形, 反乱
court-martial = 軍法会議
71 20030804 ASIA A Time for Prayer court-martial She announced that the [mutineers], when captured, would be [court-martialed]. "They have broken the law."
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mutineer = mutiny の名詞形, 反乱
court-martial = 軍法会議
72 20030804 ASIA A Time for Prayer bumble But after replacing the [bumbling] but democratically elected Joseph Estrada in January 2001, Arroyo found her presidency dogged by legitimacy issues.
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bumble = へまをやる
73 20030804 ASIA A Time for Prayer lax A big reason is an anticorruption drive at the notoriously [lax] Bureau of Internal Revenue.
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てぬるい、だらしのない
74 20030804 ASIA A Time for Prayer forswear Arroyo has only 10 more months in office after vowing last December to [foreswear] a campaign to regain office.
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1. To renounce or repudiate under oath.
2. To disavow under oath; deny.
3. To make [oneself] guiltily of perjury.
誓って止める、偽称する
75 20030804 ASIA Her Other Problem resumption The confession could prove to be a stumbling block to the [resumption] of peace talks between Manila and the MILF, currently scheduled to restart by Aug. 8 in Kuala Lumpur.
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The act or an instance of resuming; a beginning again.
76 20030804 ASIA Her Other Problem ragtag This is not a matter of a [ragtag] band playing war games in the jungle.
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きたない、みすぼらしい
77 20030804 ASIA Her Other Problem agnostic Philippine President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo remains stubbornly [agnostic] on the topic of JI camps.
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不可知論の
a + Gnostic = against + 知識に関する
Gnostic = グノーシス派の、グノーシス派の人の
78 20030804 ASIA Her Other Problem hobble The country's economic development will remain [hobbled] until foreign investors judge the security situation to be stable.
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ぎこちない、たどたどしい
79 20030804 AFRICA Who Will Stop the Killing? dither Unfortunately, the insanity of the situation on the ground is matched by the diplomatic [dithering] over how to bring the war to an end.
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A state of indecisive agitation.
To be nervously irresolute in acting or doing.
80 20030804 AFRICA Who Will Stop the Killing? semblance But Taylor insists he will not leave until peacekeepers arrive, and many Africans believe that only the U.S. can restore some [semblance] of order.
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うわべ、外見
81 20030804 AFRICA Who Will Stop the Killing? twang Liberia's flag is single-starred version of the Stars and Stripes, and many residents speak English, often with a trace of a Southern [twang].
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弦楽器をはじくときの「ビーン」という音
甲高い鼻声、鼻にかかった話し方
82 20030804 AFRICA Who Will Stop the Killing? gilded The Shambhala Mountain Center in the Colorado Rockies, a sprawling, [gilded] campus that looks like casino [magnate] Steve Wynn's take on Tibet, has bone from 1,342 visitors in 1998 to a projected 15,000 this year.
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gilded = 金箔で塗られた
magnate = 企業、業界の有力者、大事業家
83 20030804 AFRICA Who Will Stop the Killing? magnate The Shambhala Mountain Center in the Colorado Rockies, a sprawling, [gilded] campus that looks like casino [magnate] Steve Wynn's take on Tibet, has bone from 1,342 visitors in 1998 to a projected 15,000 this year.
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gilded = 金箔で塗られた
magnate = 企業、業界の有力者、大事業家
84 20030804 HEALTH JUST SAY 0M marksman Another study showed that master mediators, unlike [marksmen], don't [flinch] at the sound of a gunshot.
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marksman = 射撃の名手
flinch   = たじろぐ
85 20030804 HEALTH JUST SAY 0M flinch Another study showed that master mediators, unlike [marksmen], don't [flinch] at the sound of a gunshot.
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marksman = 射撃の名手
flinch   = たじろぐ
86 20030804 HEALTH JUST SAY 0M rectal temperature 直腸の温度
87 20030804 HEALTH JUST SAY 0M electrode Not only did these studies allow for a more detailed understanding of how the brain works during meditation, but they also provided a lot of cool shots of monks wearing [electrodes].
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電極
88 20030804 HEALTH JUST SAY 0M recidivism Approximately 56% of the newly enlightened prisoners returned to jail within two years, compared with a 75% [recidivism] rate among nonmeditators.
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常習悪
[Latin recidivus, recadere = again + fall]
89 20030804 HEALTH JUST SAY 0M coronary arteries 冠状動脈
90 20030804 HEALTH JUST SAY 0M studious Actress Heather Graham started meditating at the suggestion of director David Lynch, another Maharishi student, 12 years ago on the set of his [studiously] bizarre "Twin Peaks" TV series.
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よく勉強する
91 20030804 MOVIES Summer Raises Its IQ potty But with most big films serving as a form of pop-cultural [potty] training, there's a grand void to be filled for viewers who have not sent their brains to summer camp - who want the occasional film to speak to their inner grownup.
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ばかな、いかれた
92 20030804 MOVIES Summer Raises Its IQ bimbo Counter-programming with a vengeance, the distributor offers a trio of summer movies with [nary] a beach, a [bimbo] or a superhero in sight.
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nary = not any, no, never a
bimbo = 頭の空っぽな美人 [イタリア語]
93 20030804 MOVIES Summer Raises Its IQ nary Counter-programming with a vengeance, the distributor offers a trio of summer movies with [nary] a beach, a [bimbo] or a superhero in sight.
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nary = not any, no, never a
bimbo = 頭の空っぽな美人 [イタリア語]
94 20030804 MOVIES Summer Raises Its IQ tony Assemble a [tony] cast of actors just below star level.
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上品な、いきな、流行の
95 20030804 MOVIES Summer Raises Its IQ joyride While his stoned fellow soldiers take a lethal [joyride] in a tank, Elwood makes a pretty profit running guns, drugs an 1,000 cans of Mop & Glo to the locals.
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盗んだ車での乱暴なドライブ、無謀な遊び、無謀な行為
96 20030804 MOVIES Summer Raises Its IQ saucy Peter Mullan's "The Magdalene Sisters" is set in Dublin in the '60s, when girls who had committed no crime more serious than naive [sauciness] were sent to convent Borstals run by some very nasty nuns.
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saucy = 生意気な、活発な
97 20030804 MOVIES Summer Raises Its IQ Eire In fact, the place is a hell on [Eire].
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アイレ、エール:アイルランド共和国
98 20030804 MOVIES Summer Raises Its IQ ribald The nuns make [ribald] fun of their naked bodies, allow a visiting priest to force them into sex, and drive them to despair or madness or [flailing] rebellion.
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ribald = 野卑な、みだらな、つつしみのない
flail  = 穀物を打つさおで連打する
99 20030804 MOVIES Summer Raises Its IQ depredation Such places existed, such [depredations] occurred, and, yes, they were terrible. But this is basically a women-in-prison movie with a liberal tinge.
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略奪
100 20030804 MOVIES Summer Raises Its IQ cloister Magdalene would have been a better film - at least - if it had shown the nuns, themselves the victims of a cruel, [cloistered] mind-set, as something more than horror-film sisters of Satan. <One literally carries a [pitchfork]>
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cloister = 修道院・大学・寺院などの回廊、宗教的隠遁の場所
pitchfork = 三叉
101 20030804 MOVIES Summer Raises Its IQ pitchfork Magdalene would have been a better film - at least - if it had shown the nuns, themselves the victims of a cruel, [cloistered] mind-set, as something more than horror-film sisters of Satan. <One literally carries a [pitchfork]>
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cloister = 修道院・大学・寺院などの回廊、宗教的隠遁の場所
pitchfork = 三叉
102 20030804 MOVIES Summer Raises Its IQ italicize The movie clicks, however, because it doesn't [italicize] the atrocities; it knows not only that [wickedness] abounds but also that smart people can use it as well as be abused by it.
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italicize = イタリックにする
wickedness  = 悪い、邪悪
103 20030804 MOVIES Summer Raises Its IQ pitchfork Magdalene would have been a better film - at least - if it had shown the nuns, themselves the victims of a cruel, [cloistered] mind-set, as something more than horror-film sisters of Satan. <One literally carries a [pitchfork]>
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cloister = 修道院・大学・寺院などの回廊、宗教的隠遁の場所
pitchfork = 三叉
104 20030804 MOVIES Summer Raises Its IQ miscreant And as the hotel's night manager Sergi Lopez is the most [genial] of [miscreants].
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genial = 気立てのやさしい
miscreant = 邪悪な、堕落した
105 20030804 MOVIES Summer Raises Its IQ genial And as the hotel's night manager Sergi Lopez is the most [genial] of [miscreants].
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genial = 気立てのやさしい
miscreant = 邪悪な、堕落した
106 20030804 MOVIES A Taipei Love Triangle turgid Before the sepia tones have drenched the opening frames, we already know what we're in for: [turgid] nostalgia, with teenage protagonists not so much living as waiting around for their [by-the-numbers] life-changing experiences.
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turgid = おおげさま
by the numbers = 機械的に、型どおりに
107 20030804 MOVIES A Taipei Love Triangle by the numbers Before the sepia tones have drenched the opening frames, we already know what we're in for: [turgid] nostalgia, with teenage protagonists not so much living as waiting around for their [by-the-numbers] life-changing experiences.
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turgid = おおげさま
by the numbers = 機械的に、型どおりに
108 20030804 MOVIES A Taipei Love Triangle naiveté The story of two Taipei high-school girlfriends and the boy who comes between them, "Blue Gate Crossing" achieves innocence without [naiveté], sweetness without sacrificing realism.
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世間知らず、うぶ
109 20030804 MOVIES A Taipei Love Triangle blithe Girlish Yu8eh-chen has an obsessive crush on her [blithe] classmate Zhang Shi-hao.
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思慮のない、不注意な
110 20030804 MOVIES A Taipei Love Triangle sedate The beauty of "Blue Gate Crossing" is in its summery, [sedated] atmosphere.
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静かな、落ち着いた
111 20030804 MOVIES A Taipei Love Triangle befuddle Chen has a smile as winning as his personality and a guileless [befuddlement] that plays well off Guey's nerves.
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泥酔させること
To confuse; perplex.
To stupefy with or as if with alcoholic drink.
112 20030804 BOOKS An Arabian Nightmare obscurantist It is still governed by medieval political institutions and Wahhabism, [obscurantist] doctrines of Islam the abhor the West.
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半啓蒙主義者、ぼかしてものを言う人
113 20030804 BOOKS An Arabian Nightmare emporium Frenc food [emporium] Fauchon also relies on herbal and floral notes for its Rose Petal, Toulouse Violet, Raspberry Chili Pepper and Mandarin Orange-Ginger ice creams.
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1. A place where various goods are bought and sold; a marketplace.
2. A large retail store or place of business.
[Greek emporos = traveler, merchant, poros = journey]
114 20030804 BOOKS An Arabian Nightmare boggle As Austin Powers might say, the mechanics of it are just mind [boggling].
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ぎょっとする、驚いて飛び上がる
115 20030804 PEOPLE   hall of fame You and Elvis are the only people in both the Rock and the Country [Hall of Fame]. Do you think yourself more one than the other?
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殿堂
116 20030804 ESSAY   contour The Great Wall of China, roughly defining the northern [contours] of the Chinese empire, has stood in the same place for 2,200 years.
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輪郭、外形
117 20030804 ESSAY   slumber It has been moving - lightening its footprint, rationalizing its deployments, rearranging its forces, waking from a decade of [slumber] during which it sat on its Great Wall, oblivious to its immobility and utter obsolescence.
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まどろむ、うとうとする
118 20030804 ESSAY   nimble So it's shifting into the far more difficult and dangerous game of containing and ultimately destroying the new [enemy-nimble], mobile and nudetrrable.
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手足指などのうごきのすばやい
119 20030804 ESSAY   plod Less [plodding], less heavy, less static, less fixed. This is the new American strategy: Empire [Lite]. Its assembly, having been announced [piecemeal], ahs largely been missed.
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plod = 重い足取りでとぼとぼ歩く
lite = 低アルコール
piecemeal = 少しずつ、漸次、断片的に
120 20030804 ESSAY   lite Less [plodding], less heavy, less static, less fixed. This is the new American strategy: Empire [Lite]. Its assembly, having been announced [piecemeal], ahs largely been missed.
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plod = 重い足取りでとぼとぼ歩く
lite = 低アルコール
piecemeal = 少しずつ、漸次、断片的に
121 20030804 ESSAY   piecemeal Less [plodding], less heavy, less static, less fixed. This is the new American strategy: Empire [Lite]. Its assembly, having been announced [piecemeal], ahs largely been missed.
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plod = 重い足取りでとぼとぼ歩く
lite = 低アルコール
piecemeal = 少しずつ、漸次、断片的に

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