2016年9月14日 星期三

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Taking the Kids


By NANCY M. BETTER
This colorful, laid-back country, full of ancient archaeological sites and modern military monuments, is perfect for teenagers who thrive on action and intrigue.

This seems to be the downside for wannabe dolls: Few men are actually willing to knock on their doors. Both Moris and Agehas remain minorities, too cultish for the layman to understand and too technically difficult to easily emulate. Consequently they have about them the whiff of a secret society.


laid-back
adj. Informal.
Having a relaxed or casual atmosphere or character; easygoing: “laid-back, untroubled people” (New Yorker).
laidbackness laid'-back'ness n.

whiff
noun [C usually singular]
1 a brief smell, carried on a current of air:
He leaned towards me and I caught/got a whiff of garlic.
During the first few months of pregnancy the slightest whiff of food cooking made my stomach turn.

2 a whiff of sth a slight sign of something:
They regularly hold elections without a whiff of corruption or violence.

whiffy
adjective UK INFORMAL
smelling unpleasant:
He hadn't showered for a couple of days and was starting to get whiffy.

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