2016年7月18日 星期一

sideshow, paroxyxm, embolism, antagonism. enmity

Turkey needs friendship with America more than ever. Instead, in a paroxysm of post-coup paranoia, Mr Erdogan is putting the entire alliance at risk




Working From Home, Without the Sideshows
With a little organization, it can be as productive as working at the office.

China-Japan dispute lifts lid on enmity

Morgan Stanley Conflict is No Sideshow The extreme enmity between Morgan Stanley co-heads Colm Kelleher and Paul Taubman detailed in a recent Bloomberg article is not a unique occurrence among the senior executives of investment banks, The Epicurean Dealmaker writes. 





In America, a sideshow is an extra, secondary production associated with a circus, carnival, fair or other such attraction.

an·tag·o·nism (ăn-tăg'ə-nĭz'əm) pronunciationn.
  1. Hostility that results in active resistance, opposition, or contentiousness. See synonyms at enmity.
  2. The condition of being an opposing principle, force, or factor: the inherent antagonism of capitalism and socialism.
  3. Biochemistry. Interference in the physiological action of a chemical substance by another having a similar structure.

enmity[en・mi・ty]

  • 発音記号[énməti]
[名][C][U]((形式))(…に対する)憎悪, 憎しみ, 恨み, 悪意;対立((with, toward, against, for ...))
be at enmity with ...
…と反目している, に敵意をいだいている
cherish enmity against ...
…に恨みをいだく.
[中フランス語←俗ラテン語inimīcitāt (in-ない+amīcus友だちの+-ITY=友だちでない状態). △ENEMY


An embolism is an obstruction in a blood vessel due to a blood clot or other foreign matter that gets stuck while traveling through the bloodstream. The plural of embolism is emboli.

par·ox·ysm (păr'ək-sĭz'əm) pronunciation
n.
  1. A sudden outburst of emotion or action: a paroxysm of laughter.
    1. A sudden attack, recurrence, or intensification of a disease.
    2. A spasm or fit; a convulsion.
[Middle English paroxism, periodic attack of a disease, from Medieval Latin paroxysmus, from Greek paroxusmos, from paroxūnein, to stimulate, irritate : para-, intensive pref.; see para-1 + oxūnein, to goad, sharpen (from oxus, sharp).]

NOUN

1A sudden attack or outburst of a particular emotion or activity:a paroxysm of weeping
1.1Medicine A sudden recurrence or attack of a disease:paroxysms of ataxia and shaking

paroxysmal par'ox·ys'mal (-ək-sĭz'məl) adj.
paroxysmally par'ox·ys'mal·ly adv.

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