: safecracker; also : robber
- safecracker n. 保險箱竊賊
"[Her] attorney does admit that his client had developed 'platonic' relationships with two cons, a couple of yeggs named Ollie and Marvin, but only to gather information." (Fort Collins Coloradoan, December 6, 2002)
- platonic a. 理想的、不切實際的
- con n. 騙子、詐欺者
undertaker \UN-der-tay-ker\ noun
承辦喪葬者=funeral director(<-比較常用) 1 : one that undertakes : one that takes the risk and management of business : entrepreneur *2 : one whose business is to prepare the dead for burial and to arrange and manage funerals 3 : an Englishman taking over forfeited lands in Ireland in the 16th and 17th centuries
- forfeited adj. 被沒收的
- forfeit v. (因失職、違約、犯罪等而)喪失(權利、名譽、生命等)
- forfeit n. 喪失的東西、沒收物、罰金
The undertaker offered the family several choices of coffin for the burial service.
teleological \tel-ee-uh-LAH-jih-kul\ adjective
: exhibiting or relating to design or purpose especially in nature
"What is the true purpose of life's voyage?" wrote John R. Illingworth in 1907, posing what he termed "the great teleological question."
- teleology n. 目的論= the study of ends and purposes
- teleologist n. 目的論者
kinetic \kuh-NET-ik\ adjective
1 : of or relating to the motion of material bodies and the forces and energy associated therewith
*2 a : active, lively b : dynamic, energizing
3 : of or relating to art (as sculpture or assemblage) having mechanical parts which can be set in motion : of or relating to kinetic art
- therewith ad. 與此(有關的)
- assemblage n.
- 集合在一起的人或物 He is one of the assemblage.
- 裝配、裝置 the assemblage of parts of a machine
The dancers infected the audience with their fierce kinetic energy.