1 : debonair
*2 : marked by or given to offhand and often disdainful dismissal of important matters
- debonair 無憂無慮的
- offhand 即席的，不假思索的
- 即席演說 impromptu speech
- distainful 污辱的，貶低價值的
- distain v. 汙辱
- dismissal n.
- dismiss v.
"I'm tired of the cavalier way you brush off my concerns," Mom said, "so I'm taking away the car keys until you start listening to me."
- brush off 置之不理
nidus \NYE-dus\ noun
1 : a nest or breeding place; especially : a place or substance in an animal or plant where bacteria or other organisms lodge and multiply
*2 : a place where something originates, develops, or is located
- lodge 寄宿
The college, with its focus on human ecology, is widely known as a nidus of environmental activism.
- nidification n. 營巢(the process of building a nest)
- nidicolous a. 【鳥】孵化後留在巢中一個時期的(reared in a nest)