2017年7月22日 星期六

honorable, nay, paunch, disembowel, rack up, yoke, subjugation, corporation

Carried out by Italian forces during the occupation of 1936-41, the Ethiopian government estimates that some 30,000 Ethiopians died. Witnesses reported crushed babies, disembowelled pregnant women and the burning of entire families

For Italians, it was a garden-variety colonial atrocity. For Ethiopians it was a…
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Chinese Ways of Empire, Then and Now

Hong Kong, beware: Ancient history provides ominous examples of China subjugating rebellious peoples on its periphery.



The contact of sea waves against the skin, or the grateful warmth of fire against human naked- ness can, and should, have an influence on every sentence. The smell of snow, the smell of a hay cock in the sun, nay, the smell that rises from the intestines of a rabbit when a man is paunching It with his pocket knife, should prove its periods.


The smell of snow, the smell of a hay cock in the sun, nay, the smell that rises from the intestines of a rabbit when a man is paunching It with his pocket knife, should prove its periods.



William F. Lee To Serve as Harvard Corporation Senior Fellow

Intellectual property lawyer William F. Lee ’72 will become the senior fellow of the Harvard Corporation—Harvard’s highest governing body—in the summer of 2014, the University announced in a press release Tuesday afternoon. His promotion comes as current Senior Fellow Robert D. Reischauer ’63 and Corporation member Robert E. Rubin ’60 prepare to leave their posts next summer.

戦争ポンチ わしたいぢ / Sensō ponchi: Washi taiji / War Comics: The Subjugation of Eagle




A UBS Trader, From Typical to Rogue Kweku Adoboli, identified as the rogue UBS trader who racked up $2 billion in losses, followed a traditional path in finance, but was taken into custody by police on Thursday.



Obama Yokes Benefit Cuts to New Taxes
The president threatened to veto any bill that cuts Medicare benefits without increasing taxes on corporations or the wealthy, setting his sharpest boundaries yet in negotiations over reducing the federal deficit.


In part, public health experts blame Japan’s romanticized image of suicide as an honorable escape, going back to ritual self-disembowelment 切腹 by medieval samurai, for the high suicide rate. But the main cause, they say, is the nation’s long economic decline. Suicides first surged to their recent high levels in 1998, when traditional lifetime employment guarantees began to vanish, and they have remained high as salaries and job security continued to erode.


honorable[hon・or・a・ble]

  • 発音記号[ɑ'nərəbl | ɔ'n-]
[形]
1 〈人・行為などが〉正しい, 高潔な, りっぱな
honorable conduct
りっぱな行為
honorable mention
佳作
assured her that my intentions were honorable.
彼女に下心などないと言った.
2 〈人が〉りっぱな, 高貴な, すぐれた
He is truly an honorable figure.
彼は本当に立派な人だ.
3 〈人・物・事が〉名誉[尊敬]に値する;〈事・物が〉名誉[栄光]ある
an honorable death
名誉の死
an honorable burial
(故人の)栄光にふさわしい葬儀
honorable discharge
名誉除隊
All work is honorable.
仕事に貴賎(きせん)はない.
4 〈取り決め・合意などが〉(全関係者に)公平な.
5 ((H-))閣下.
(1) ((英))侯爵以下の子弟と女官, 高等法院判事, 自治領・植民地の行政管などに対する敬称
the Honorable gentleman [=my Honorable friend
下院議員が互いに呼び合うときの呼称.
(2) ((米))国会議員や州議員などに対する敬称.
hon・or・a・bly
[副]りっぱに, 正しく.
hon・or・a・ble・ness
[名]
 honorable,
(adjective) Deserving of esteem and respect.
Synonyms:estimable, respectable, good
Usage:You are offended at being put on duty a bit, but why not apologize to an old and honorable officer?
yoke

v., yoked, yok·ing, yokes. v.tr.
  1. To fit or join with a yoke.
    1. To harness a draft animal to.
    2. To harness (a draft animal) to a vehicle or an implement.
  2. To join securely as if with a yoke; bind: partners who were yoked together for life.
  3. To force into heavy labor, bondage, or subjugation.
v.intr.
To become joined securely.

rack up
Accumulate or score, as in Last night's episode of that new sitcom racked up at least fifteen points in the ratings. [Colloquial; mid-1900s]



subjugate[sub・ju・gate]

  • 発音記号[sʌ'bdʒugèit]
[動](他)…を支配下に置く, 征服する;…を服従[隷属]させる;…を意のままにあやつる.
[後ラテン語subjugātus (sub-下に+jugōくびき+-ATE1=支配下に置かれた). △CONJUGATE
súb・ju・gà・tor
[名]征服者.
sùb・ju・gá・tion
[名][U]鎮圧, 服従, 従属.


corporation

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noun

  • 1a large company or group of companies authorized to act as a single entity and recognized as such in law: the Cardiff Bay Development Corporation multinational corporations
  • 2British a group of people elected to govern a city, town, or borough: the City of London Corporation
  • 3 dated, humorous a paunch.

Origin:

late Middle English: from late Latin corporatio(n-), from Latin corporare 'combine in one body' (see corporate)




paunch

Line breaks: paunch
Pronunciation: /pɔːn(t)ʃ/

NOUN

  • 2Nautical, • archaic A thick strong mat used to give protection from chafing on a mast or spar.

VERB

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Derivatives

paunchiness
NOUN


paunchy

ADJECTIVE (paunchierpaunchiest)

Origin

late Middle English: from Anglo-Norman Frenchpa(u)nche, based on Latin pantexpantic-, usually in the plural in the sense 'intestines'.


disembowel

Line breaks: dis|em¦bowel
Pronunciation: /ˌdɪsɪmˈbaʊəl , ˌdɪsɛm-/



VERB (disembowelsdisembowelling,disembowelledUS disembowelsdisemboweling,disemboweled)

[WITH OBJECT]

Derivatives



disembowelment

NOUN


nay

Line breaks: nay



ADVERB

  • 1Or rather (used to emphasize a more appropriate word than one just used):permission to build the superstore will take months, nay years

NOUN

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Origin

Middle English (in sense 2 of the adverb): from Old Norsenei, from ne 'not' + ei 'ever' (compare with aye2).

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