2017年3月14日 星期二

bite, contemn, reproach, backbiting, catalyst

In self-imposed exile from the backbiting Parisian art world, Pablo Picasso changed his art dramatically.
A short trip to an ancient village was the catalyst for a profound shift in Picasso’s work – but it is often overlooked. Alastair Sooke finds out more.
BBC.COM


As Apple Feels Bite, Hon Hai Looks to Diversify

 

 


他喪禮採用聖詠 (Psalms作傳的人說是選得很恰當的
第十五篇得常生之路
1達味詩歌。上主,誰能在你的帳幕裏居住﹖上主,誰能在你的聖山上安處﹖
2只有那行為正直,作事公平,從自己心裏說誠實話的人,
3他不信口非議,危害兄弟,更不會對鄰里,恃勢詆欺,
4對作惡犯罪的人睥睨,對敬畏天主的人重視;宣誓雖損己,亦不作廢,
5從不放債,貪取重利,從不受賄,傷害無罪;這樣行事,永定不移。

Land and Labour in China by R. H. Tawney《中國的土地與勞力》

 

 

King James Version: Psalms Chapter 15

1 Lord, who shall abide in thy tabernacle? who shall dwell in thy holy hill?

2 He that walketh uprightly, and worketh righteousness, and speaketh the truth in his heart.

3 He that backbiteth not with his tongue, nor doeth evil to his neighbour, nor taketh up a reproach against his neighbour.

4 In whose eyes a vile person is contemned; but he honoureth them that fear the LORD. He that sweareth to his own




contemn[con・temn]

  • 発音記号[kəntém]
[動](他)((文))…を軽蔑する(despise).
con・temn・er
[名]hurt, and changeth not.

5 He that putteth not out his money to usury, nor taketh reward against the innocent. He that doeth these things shall never be moved.



reproach[re・proach]

  • 発音記号[ripróutʃ]
[動](他)
1 〈人の〉あらを探す;〈人を〉(…のことで)責める, 非難する, とがめる, しかる, 叱責(しっせき)する((for, with ...))
reproach a person for not answering
返事をしないと人を非難する
have nothing to reproach oneself withover] ...
…で非難されるようなこと[やましいこと]は何もない
I have many things to reproach him for.
彼には言いたいことがたくさんある
He reproached me forwith] carelessness.
不注意だと私をしかった.

Definition of bite
verb (past bit /bɪt/; past participle bitten /ˈbɪt(ə)n/)

[with object]
  • use the teeth to cut into (something):the woman’s arm was bitten off by an alligator [no object]:Rosa bit into a cream cake
  • use the teeth in order to inflict injury on:she had bitten, scratched, and kicked her assailant
  • (of a snake, insect, or spider) wound with fangs, pincers, or a sting:while on holiday she was bitten by an adder
  • [no object] (of an acid) corrode a surface:chemicals have bitten deep into the stone
  • [no object] (of a fish) take the bait or lure on the end of a fishing line into the mouth: I marvel at how easily and eagerly a chub will bite
  • [no object] informal be persuaded to accept a deal or offer:a hundred or so retailers should bite
  • informal annoy or worry:what’s biting you today?
  • 2 [no object] (of a tool, tyre, boot, etc.) grip or take hold on a surface:once on the slab, my boots failed to bite
  • (of an object) press into a part of the body, causing pain:the handcuffs bit into his wrists
  • cause emotional pain:Cheryl’s betrayal had bitten deep
  • (of a policy or situation) take effect, with unpleasant consequences:the cuts in art education were starting to bite
  • North American informal be very bad, unpleasant, or unfortunate: it bites that your mom won’t let you go

noun

  • 1an act of biting something in order to eat it:Stephen ate a hot dog in three big bites
  • a wound inflicted by an animal’s or a person’s teeth:Percy’s dog had given her a nasty bite
  • a wound inflicted by a snake, insect, or spider:my legs were covered in mosquito bites
  • an instance of bait being taken by a fish:by four o’clock he still hadn’t had a single bite
  • Dentistry the bringing together of the teeth so that the jaws are closed.
  • Dentistry an imprint of the position of the teeth when the jaws are closed, made in a plastic material.
  • 2a piece cut off by biting:Robyn took a large bite out of her sandwich
  • informal a quick snack:I plan to stop off in the village and have a bite to eat
  • a small morsel of prepared food, intended to constitute one mouthful:bacon bites with cheese
  • a short piece of information.
  • 3a sharp or pungent flavour:a fresh, lemony bite
  • [mass noun] incisiveness or cogency of style:the tale has added bite if its characters appear to be real
  • a feeling of cold in the air or wind:by early October there’s a bite in the air

báckbìte[báck・bìte][動](-bit, -bit・ten)(他)(自)(人の)陰口をきく;(人を)中傷する.

báck・bìting
[名]
báck・bìter
[名]


Definition of backbiting


noun

[mass noun]
  • malicious talk about someone who is not present: members have grown tired of the backbiting in the group [as modifier]:there were backbiting accusations among some sections of the press

Derivatives




backbite

verb



backbiter

noun


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