マンディーズ

Words and Phrases

2017.08.20Q79:zap(v)

強打する、打ち負かす
Eg.The flares can zap spacecraft orbiting Earth and could pose a serious risk to astronauts journeying to Mars.
Ref:"The Great Solar Eclipse of 2017" August 2017 issue of Scientific American

2017.08.16Q78:eerily

不気味に
Eg.The sea is eerily still.

2017.08.10Q78:fidelity

迫真性(真に迫っている)、Truth.
Eg.The early improvements in fidelity that records offered made a big difference in person's enjoyment of music, and sales took off. Ref.M.Schilling. What's your best innovation bet? Havard Business Review July-August 2017

2017.08.09Q77:rekindle

もう一度呼び覚ます.
Eg.Reseachers have discovered tell-tale signs of Alzherimer's disease in 20 elderly chimpanzee brains, rekindling a decades-old debate over whether humans are the only species to develop the debilitating condition. Ref.p440, 4 Aug. 2017 issue of Science.

2017.08.02Q76:equivocal

はっきりしない、両意に取れる. Eg.The authors' failure to cite the amounts of variance explained by each of their variables makes their conclusion equivocal.

2017.07.30Q75:discretion

思慮深さ、慎重さ. Eg."The better part of valor(勇気) is discretion, in the which better part I have sav'd my life."
from Shakespeare's Henry IV, Part I

2017.07.24Q74:statute

法、法律. Eg.The lower house of the New York State legislature voted to repeal the statute; in May the Senate agreed.

2017.07.17Q73:serendipity

思わぬものを偶然に発見する才能. Eg.Serendipity played a key role in the discovery of the Creb gene, which is responsible for strengthening long-term memories.

2017.07.09Q72:go astray

行方不明になる、正道を踏み外す. Eg.The affairs of politicians go astray.

2017.07.08Q71:curtail

抑える. Eg.Some say raising alcohol taxes is an effective way to curtail assults and suicides.

2017.07.03Q70:salubrious

健康に良い、健康的な. Eg.Physical exercise has been associated with a number of salubrious effects on central nervous system in animal studies, including increasing adult neurogenesis. 

2017.06.25Q69:holdout

協力しない人. Eg.Two holdout jurors refused to convict Cosby.
Don't hold out on me! = 隠し事をしないで! 

2017.06.19Q68:fiduciary

受託者,被信託者 Eg.Directors are fiduciaries rather than agents of shareholders.

2017.06.11Q67:vest

〈権利・財産などを〉〔人に〕与える Eg.The right to manage the business and affairs of the company is vested in a board of directors.

2017.06.05Q66:treacherous

危険な。Eg.Arctic route remains treacherous for ships to cross.

2017.05.28Q65:modus vivendi

暫定協定。Eg.That will provide some clues to the new modus vivendi that Turkish-EU ties will operate under in the coming period.
Modus operadi = (仕事などの)仕方

               
2017.05.20Q64:elucidate

を明瞭にする。Eg.Researchers have elucidated another way aspirin works-one that interferes with the ability of cancer cells to spread through the body.

2017.05.14Q63:wrangle

論争する。Eg.Despite years of wrangling, the North Korea leadership does not agree to stop making weapons-grade plutonium.

2017.05.07Q63:mantra

持論。Eg.One of Bob Langer's mantras when choosing projects is: Consider the pontential impact on society, not the money.

2017.04.27Q62:it stands to reason

~なのは当然である、理にかなっている。Eg.It stands to reason that the average global temperature is rising.

2017.04.23Q61:delegate to others

他の人達にゆだねる。Eg.My boss doesn't do any job, delegating tasks to others.

2017.04.22Q60:blather on

ぺちゃくちゃしゃべり続けるEg.Sanma likes to blather on endlessly on TV.

2017.04.16Q59:in a rut

マンネリ化したEg.After 5 years, the relationship is stuck in a rut.

2017.04.9Q58:opt out

身を引く、脱退するEg.Cellphone companies should give users a chance to opt out of the service without penalty charges.

2017.04.2Q57:bode

~の前触れとなるEg.The new technology bodes well for the future of global environment.

2017.03.31Q56:stumble

つまずく Eg.Joseph Campbell once wrote, "Where you stumble, there lies your treasure. The very cave you are afraid to enter turns out to be the source of what you are lookig for. "

2017.03.30Q55:improbable

ありそうもない Eg.The president chases improbable victory on healthcare bill.

2017.03.26Q54:opt for

を選ぶ Eg.Some seniors still opt for retirement communities that give them a a certian degree of indepenence.

2017.03.25Q53:proprietary

所有の,独占の Eg.The company has proprietary rights to a breast and prostate patent vaccine.

2017.03.22Q52:brisk

活発な、底堅い Eg.Business is brisk at his ramen shop.

2017.03.21Q51:disconcert

当惑させる、イライラさせる Eg.Airport security can be disconcerting for some people.

2017.03.20Q50:realm

分野 Eg.Children now needed to be fluent in digital realms.

2017.03.19Q49:foray into

へ進出する Eg.Many foreign companies have difficulty foraying into Indian market.

2017.03.13Q48:felicity

至福 Eg.Felicity Jones had felicities in every respect.

2017.03.12Q47:outright

完全に、徹底的に Eg.Union Grove wins SLC title outright.

2017.03.11Q46:inexplicable

説明のつかない Eg.An astronaut acknowledges that wanting to go to a star is inexplicable.

2017.03.05Q45:perils of impulse buying

衝動買いの危険 Eg.Parents should be taught the perils of impulse buying.

2017.03.01Q44:perpetrate

犯す、しでかす Eg.It is unlikely that election fraud will go undetected, perpetrated by another country.

2017.02.26Q43:staple

主要構成物、必需品 Eg.Dressing casual attire has become a staple of corporate America.

2017.02.25Q42:burgeon

急発展する、急増する Eg.Drug-resistant tuberculosis is burgeoning among people with HIV, killing 70% of patients.

2017.02.19Q41:cringe

うんざりする Eg.Some people would cringe when they see people wearing hoodies to work.

2017.02.18Q40:deter

阻止する Eg.Rain fails to deter crowds on day of National Festival.

2017.02.12Q39:level playing field

同じ土俵 Eg.Internet sales tax would create a level playing field.

2017.02.11Q38:exuberance

元気あふれる状態 Eg. Exuberance of Trump rally(トランプによる市場の回復) has tempered.

2017.02.10Q37:retrench

縮小する Eg.Disappointment over its growth in Africa was the largest factor in Nestle's decision to retrench.

2017.02.05Q36:teem with

で満ち溢れている Eg. The air around us is teeming with microscopic life, such as bacteria, viruses, and fungi.

2017.02.04Q35:exacerbate

を悪化させる Eg.If the U.S. embassy is moved from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, it would only exacerbate the conflicts.

2017.02.02Q34:poaching

密漁 Eg.Disney agrees to $100million settlement in anti-poaching(引き抜き禁止) lawsuit brought by animators.

2017.01.30Q33:cogent

説得力のある Eg.When you make a cogent speech, it means your speech is clear and persuasive.

2017.01.24Q32:immense

非常に大きな Eg.Immense crowds in Washington listened to the president's speech.

2017.01.23Q31:tumultuous

騒がしい Eg.President Trump's tumultuous first weekend.

2017.01.22Q30:counterintuitive

直観に反した Eg.Tabaco companies in overseas are taking a counterintuitive approach in marketing their products..

2017.01.21Q29:legislation

法律, 法令 Eg.Revamped legislation requires food companies to be upfront about what goes into their products.

2017.01.20Q28:proposition

主張,提案 Eg.Kahneman said that "People can maintain an unshakable faith in any proposition, however absurd, when they are sustained by a community of like-minded believers."

2017.01.19Q27:encroach

侵略する、侵害する Eg.Creationists dispute the evidence for evolution because of concern about secular forces encroaching on religious faith.

2017.01.18Q26:aggravate

さらに悪化させる、重くする Eg.The finding, combined with testimoney, led to a guilty verdict for aggravated cruelty and criminal mischief.

2017.01.16Q25:wreak havoc

大惨事をもたらす Eg. Ice storms wreak havoc across Great Plains.

2017.01.15Q24:spike

急上昇する Eg. You will see productivity spike once yoga classes start.

2017.01.14Q23:eminent

地位の高い、著名な Eg. Eminent British singer, David Bowie has died, but his songs will never die.

2017.01.13Q22:pent-up

抑圧された、累積した Eg. Pent-up anger may have led to violence.

2017.01.12Q21:intriguing

興味をそそる Eg. Intriguing new theories on the origin of time are revealed.

2017.01.11Q20:dogged

根気強い、悩まされる Eg. Investors are dogged by concerns over cash flow.

2017.01.10Q19:consolation

慰め、安らぎ Eg.A new team wins in consolation game(敗者復活戦).

2017.01.09Q18:winnow

もみ殻などを分ける、を選び出す Eg.Industrywide trend is winnowing down customer lists to the ones that produce significant profits.

2017.01.08Q17:be instrumental in

に貢献する、関与する Eg.Detector dogs are instrumental in catching drug smugglers.

2017.01.07Q16:revamp

改訂する Eg.The revamped health program is announced officially.

2017.01.06Q15:disgruntled

不機嫌な、不満な Eg.Disgruntled soldiers demand pay as 'mutiny' continues in Ivory Coast.

2017.01.05Q14:mutiny

反乱,暴動 Eg.Several people injured in Congo jail mutiny.

2017.01.04Q13:endorse

支持する Eg.The bill is endorsed by the state legislature.

2016.12.28Q12:legislature

議会 Eg.The bill was passed unanimously in the state legislature.

2016.12.27Q11:turmoil

混乱、不安。 Eg.US election result led to turmoil in the stock market.

2016.12.26Q10:stymie

邪魔する、妨害する。 Eg.Big corporations stymie competition.

2016.12.25Q9:impropriety

不正 Eg.Financial impropriety is still rampant in the country.

2016.12.25Q8:mull over

あれこれ考える Eg.Mulling over the future of your own life is time consuming.

2016.12.23Q7:moment of truth

正念場、決定的瞬間 Eg.The moment of truth is imminent.

2016.12.22Q6:make a conscious effort to

~しようと意識的に努力する

2016.12.21Q5:grow by leaps and bounds

飛躍的に成長する

2016.12.20Q4:wade through

(本)を苦労して読み通す

2016.12.19Q3:prose

(名)散文, ordinary written language

2016.12.18Q2:guilty as charged

訴えのとおり有罪で、そのとおりで

2016.12.18Q1:come at a price

高くつく、代償を伴う

inserted by FC2 system