2016年4月21日 星期四

bandit, casino chips, redeemable, irredeemable, brigand, speedboat

The Formerly Irredeemable ’80s Return


A touchstone for fashion, music and popular culture, the decade that is remembered fondly but with a shudder is creeping back to the fore.


Motorcycle Bandit Loots $1.5 Million from Vegas Casino
His stolen casino chips are only redeemable at the scene of the crime, however.

America's Most Wanted Teen-Aged Bandit

By Tim McGirk / Camano Island
A teenage bandit accused of stealing planes and speedboats has become a legend in the Pacific Northwest. The chase is on for the artful dodger



irredeemable 

Pronunciation: /ɪrɪˈdiːməb(ə)l/ 

ADJECTIVE

1Not able to be saved, improved, or corrected:so many irredeemable mistakes have been made
2(Of paper currency) for which the issuing authority does not undertake to pay coin.
2.1(Of securities) on which no date is given for repayment of the capital sum.

Derivatives

irredeemability

Pronunciation: /ɪrɪdiːməˈbɪlɪti/ 
NOUN

irredeemably

Pronunciation: /ˌɪrɪˈdiːməbli/  
ADVERB


speedboat
n.
A fast motorboat.

brigand (noun) An armed thief who is (usually) a member of a band.
Synonyms:bandit
Usage:You looked more like a brigand than an honest man, with your beard six inches, and your hair a foot long.

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