2016年8月20日 星期六

inspiration, drollery, loudmouth, menace, carousal;

A cartoon by Edward Koren. Find more drawings and drollery on our new cartoon Instagram: http://nyer.cm/O1fCNYZ
Joe Dator draws the brief domestic life of a praying-mantis couple. Find more drawings and drollery on our new cartoon Instagram:http://nyer.cm/tjkvjDt



'Hollywood and Hitler, 1933-1939'
By THOMAS DOHERTY
Reviewed by DAVE KEHR
The movie industry ignored the growing German menace.

Twitter Dynamos, Offering Word of God’s Love
Twitter is courting Christian evangelical leaders, who have found the network to be surprisingly effective for building influence and spreading inspiration far and wide.

Jeff Minton for TIME
Jenny McCarthy's son Evan plays at Teach2Talk, the school the activist actress co-founded.




1. The Autism Debate: Who's Afraid of Jenny McCarthy?
By Karl Taro Greenfeld
Parents of autistic children call her an inspiration, but doctors say she's a menace to public health. How a former Playmate and television loudmouth became one of the most feared mothers in America



Definition of menace
noun


  • a person or thing that is likely to cause harm; a threat or danger:a new initiative aimed at beating the menace of drugs the snakes are a menace to farm animals
  • [mass noun] a threatening quality or atmosphere:he spoke the words with a hint of menace
  • (menaces) British threatening words or actions:a demand of money with menaces
  • informal a person or thing that causes trouble or annoyance.

verb

[with object]
  • be a threat or possible danger to:Africa’s elephants are still menaced by poaching (as adjective menacing)a menacing tone of voice
Derivatives
menacer
noun

Origin:

Middle English: via Old French from late Latin minacia, from Latin minax, minac- 'threatening', from minae 'threats'
[名]
1 [U][C]危険(なもの, 人物);(…に対する)脅威, 脅迫((to ...));脅すような調子[態度]. ▼この意味ではふつうthreatに置き換えられ, menaceのほうが文語的
a menace to peace
平和に対する脅威.
2 やっかい者, 困り者, 危険人物. ▼主に子供について使う.
━━[動](他)
1 ((形式))〈人を〉(…で)おどす, (…と言って)脅迫する((with ...))
menace a person with immediate dismissal
人を即刻くびにするぞとおどかす.
2 …に(破滅などの)脅威を与える, 〈人・事・国などを〉(…で)危うくする((with ...));((受身))(…の)危険にさらされている((by, with ...))
farmland menaced bywithdrought
かんばつにおびやかされている農地.
━━(自)おどす, 威嚇[脅迫]する.
[中フランス語←ラテン語minācia (minēre突き出す+-IA=突き出すこと)]
-ac・ing・ly
[副]おびやかすように, 威嚇的に;差し迫って.
tear
n.
  1. The act of tearing.
  2. The result of tearing; a rip or rent.
  3. A great rush; a hurry.
  4. Slang. A carousal; a spree.

carouse

Syllabification: (ca·rouse)
Pronunciation: /kəˈrouz/

verb

[no object]
  • drink plentiful amounts of alcohol and enjoy oneself with others in a noisy, lively way:they danced and caroused until the drink ran out (as noun carousing)a night of carousing

noun

  • a noisy, lively drinking party:corporate carouses
Derivatives
carousal

Pronunciation: /-zəl/
noun
carouser
noun

Origin:

mid 16th century: originally as an adverb meaning 'all out, completely' in the phrase drink carouse, from German gar aus trinken; hence 'drink heavily, have a drinking bout'


loudmouth

n. Informal
One given to loud, irritating, or indiscreet talk.

loudmouthed loud'mouthed' (-mouTHd', -moutht') adj.


droll·er·y (drō'lə-rē) pronunciation

n., pl., -ies.
  1. A comical or whimsical quality.
  2. A comical or whimsical way of acting, talking, or behaving.
    1. The act of joking; clowning.
    2. Something, such as a story, that is comical or whimsical.

おかしいこと[話],冗談.
2おかしさ,こっけいさ.
3ひょうきんな[おどけた]所作;道化(jesting).
4漫画(comic picture).
5((古)) 人形芝居;笑劇,寸劇.
untucked
ʌnˈtʌkt/
adjective
  1. with the edges or ends hanging loose; not tucked in.
    "an untucked shirt"

inspiration[in・spi・ra・tion]

  • 発音記号[ìnspəréiʃən]
[名]
1 [U]創造的刺激, 霊感, インスピレーション;[C]霊感による思いつき[発想], 天来の着想;時宜(じぎ)にかなった考え
have an inspiration
名案が浮かぶ
getdraw, derive, have] inspiration from ...
…からインスピレーションを受ける.
2 鼓舞, 感化, 刺激
under the inspiration of
…に鼓舞されて
be an inspiration to a person
人の励み[刺激]になる.
3 [U][C]鼓舞[感化, 刺激]する人[物];霊感を与える人[物].
4 [C]《神学》霊感, 神霊感応.
5 息を吸い込むこと, 吸気(inhalation).
6 (有力筋の)内示, 示唆.
Old possum's book of practical cats
Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1982 - Pets - 56 pages
Eliots famous collection of nonsense verse about cats-the inspiration for the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical Cats. This edition features pen-and-ink drolleries by Edward Gorey throughout.

inspiration[in・spi・ra・tion]
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  • 発音記号[ìnspəréiʃən]
[名]
1 [U]創造的刺激, 霊感, インスピレーション;[C]霊感による思いつき[発想], 天来の着想;時宜(じぎ)にかなった考え
have an inspiration
名案が浮かぶ
getdraw, derive, have] inspiration from ...
…からインスピレーションを受ける.
2 鼓舞, 感化, 刺激
under the inspiration of
…に鼓舞されて
be an inspiration to a person
人の励み[刺激]になる.
3 [U][C]鼓舞[感化, 刺激]する人[物];霊感を与える人[物].
4 [C]《神学》霊感, 神霊感応.
5 息を吸い込むこと, 吸気(inhalation).
6 (有力筋の)内示, 示唆.

inspiration[in・spi・ra・tion]
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  • レベル:大学入試程度
  • 発音記号[ìnspəréiʃən]
[名]
1 [U]創造的刺激, 霊感, インスピレーション;[C]霊感による思いつき[発想], 天来の着想;時宜(じぎ)にかなった考え
have an inspiration
名案が浮かぶ
getdraw, derive, have] inspiration from ...
…からインスピレーションを受ける.
2 鼓舞, 感化, 刺激
under the inspiration of
…に鼓舞されて
be an inspiration to a person
人の励み[刺激]になる.
3 [U][C]鼓舞[感化, 刺激]する人[物];霊感を与える人[物].
4 [C]《神学》霊感, 神霊感応.
5 息を吸い込むこと, 吸気(inhalation).
6 (有力筋の)内示, 示唆.











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