2016年5月12日 星期四

democratic, headstrong, rumbustious, unruly caucus, outrageously

Passengers in economy class are 3.8 times more likely to become unruly if the plane also contains a first-class section



Historically, Francophilia has been associated with supporters of the philosophy of Enlightenment during and after the French Revolution, where democratic uprisings challenged the autocratic regimes of Europe.



 She was also often outrageously lucky: lucky that the striking miners were led by Arthur Scargill, a hardline Marxist; lucky that the British left fractured and insisted on choosing unelectable leaders; lucky that General Galtieri decided to invade the Falkland Islands when he did; lucky that she was a tough woman in a system dominated by patrician men (the wets never knew how to cope with her); lucky in the flow of North Sea oil; and above all lucky in her timing. The post-war consensus was ripe for destruction, and a host of new forces, from personal computers to private equity, aided her more rumbustious form of capitalism.


Pelosi Vows Passage of Health-Care Overhaul
Defying skeptics in her party, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi vowed Sunday to overcome lingering obstacles and pass health-care reform in the House, restoring momentum to President Obama's top domestic priority and order to her own unruly Democratic caucus.
(By Shailagh Murray and Paul Kane, The Washington Post)
Obama-Clinton Meeting Fest
Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton introduced Senator Barack Obama to her leading contributors in Washington

a precocious but headstrong youth

headstrong

1 : not easily restrained : impatient of control, advice, or suggestions headstrong businessman
2 : directed by ungovernable will headstrong actions>
synonyms see unruly


democratic

Line breaks: demo|crat¦ic
Pronunciation: /dɛməˈkratɪk/




ADJECTIVE

1Relating to or supporting democracy or its principles:democratic countriesdemocratic government
1.1Favouring or characterized by social equality; egalitarian:cycling is a very democratic activity which can be enjoyed by anyone
2(Democratic) (In the US) relating to the Democratic Party:a Democratic fundraisera Democratic governor

Origin

early 17th century: from French démocratique, via medieval Latin from Greek dēmokratikos, fromdēmokratia (see democracy).
Derivatives

democratically

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音節dem • o • crat • ic発音dèməkrǽtikレベル最重要
[形]
1 民主主義の[的な];民主政体[政治]の;民主国の;民主主義を擁護する;平等主義の.
2 ((D-))((米))民主党の;(もとの)民主共和党の.
3 一般大衆の,大衆[庶民,平民]的な
a democratic art
民衆芸術.
dem・o・crat・i・cal・ly
[副]民主的に.

 rumbustious
adjective
informal, chiefly British
  • boisterous or unruly: rumbustious football fans
Derivatives

rumbustiously

adverb

rumbustiousness

noun

Origin:

late 18th century: probably an alteration of archaic robustious 'boisterous, robust'

cau・cus



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