2015年11月7日 星期六

endurance, rootless, hobo, adored or execrated, high-intensity interval


Are you ready to fly London to Australia non-stop? Buckle up for a 19-hour flight

'The limit is no longer the endurance of the engines, it is the endurance of the passengers'
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Japan’s Rootless and Restless Workers

Rootless for the Holidays 
By JOHN DUVALL
We have both the means and the precedent to rethink the Rockefeller Center Christmas celebration so that it includes a live tree that could live on for years after the celebration ends.


Video: The 20-Minute Workout

Gretchen Reynolds, the Phys Ed columnist, on the science of high-intensity interval training, or H.I.T., which scientists are finding can be as effective as longer endurance training.
MORMON CHURCH EXECRATED.; Rev. C.L. Thompson of This City Speaking ...

Charles L. Thompson of New York delivered a long and forceful argument for the work of home missions, in which he took occasion to execrate the Mormon ...




rootless (adjective) Wandering aimlessly without ties to a place or community.
Synonyms:vagabond
Usage:Away the rootless hobos shuffled, bindles over their shoulders, their only destination the shifting horizon.


hobo



音節
ho • bo
発音
hóubou
hoboの変化形
hoboed (過去形) • hoboed (過去分詞) • hoboing (現在分詞)
[名](複 〜s, 〜es)((米))
1 放浪者, ルンペン.
2 渡り労働者.
━━[動](自)放浪の旅をする;渡り労働者として生活する.
execrate (EK-si-krayt)

verb tr.: To detest, denounce, or curse.

Etymology
From Latin execrari (to curse), from ex- + sacrare (to consecrate). Ultimately from the Indo-European root sak- (to sanctify), which is also the source of other words such as saint, consecrate, sacred, execrable, and sacrilegious. Earliest documented use: 1561.

Usage
"[Edward Said was] adored or execrated with equal intensity by many millions of readers." — The Rootless Cosmopolitan; The Nation (New York); Jul 19, 2004.

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