2016年11月21日 星期一

voluble, volubility, charisma


Only a few years ago populist nationalists exercised voluble sway over the region’s politics. Now Venezuela’s Hugo Chávez is dead, Cristina Fernández is out of power in Argentina and Rafael Correa has opted not to run again in Ecuador



This could be because the view from outside was and is entirely different from the view from within. When Time magazine puts Wowereit on its cover, it shows that the man's charisma is capable of successfully selling the Berlin brand on a global scale.




(By Mary Jordan, The Washington Post)
“Sarah,” Mr. Small said, slightly abashed. After she left he said proudly: “She has charisma. Thirty years ago, when my voice wasn’t that strong, I really did choose my friends in part for their volubility. All I wanted to do was sit in the corner and draw.”

voluble
adj.

  1. Marked by a ready flow of speech; fluent.
    1. Turning easily on an axis; rotating.
    2. Botany. Twining or twisting: a voluble vine.
[Middle English, moving easily, from Old French, from Latin volūbilis, revolving, fluent, from volvere, to roll.]
volubility vol'u·bil'i·ty or vol'u·ble·ness n.
volubly vol'u·bly adv.

非凡魅力


charism :神恩;奇恩;特恩;恩賜:指天主聖神賜與人特別的恩寵之禮物,如治病、顯奇跡、說異語等(格前十二;羅十二 6-8 )。可稱 charismatic gifts ,又稱 charismata charisma L./ Gr. )。
charismatic (1) 蒙受神恩的;得到特恩的。 (2) 聖神同禱會的;神恩復興運動的。

charisma
(▼発音注意)[名](複〜・ta 〔-t〕, 〜s)1 《神学》カリスマ:聖霊によって与えられた預言・病気治癒などの能力.2 [U]人を引きつける強い個性[魅力];非凡[特殊]な統率力, 教祖...

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