外表Appearance
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If Satan ever loses his hair, there'll be hell toupee1.
-- Anonymous2  
UGLINESS, n. A gift of the gods to certain women, entailing3 virtue4 without humility5.
-- Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary, 1911  
You never see a man walking down the street with a woman who has a little pot belly6 and a bald spot.
-- Elayne Boosler  
If people turn to look at you on the street, you are not well dressed.
-- Beau Brummel  
People only see what they are prepared to see.
-- Ralph Waldo Emerson  
Airplane travel is nature's way of making you look like your passport photo.
-- Al Gore8, U.S. Vice9 President  
To the ass7, or the sow, their own offspring appears the fairest in creation.
-- Latin Proverb  
If I were two-faced, would I be wearing this one?
-- Abraham Lincoln  
A weed is no more than a flower in disguise.
-- James Lowell  
There is no one so bound to his own face that he does not cherish the hope of presenting another to the world.
-- Antonio Machado  
There is nothing like returning to a place that remains10 unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.
-- Nelson Mandela, A Long Walk to Freedom  
In every man's heart there is a secret nerve that answers to the vibrations11 of beauty.
-- Christopher Morley  
The weirder12 you're going to behave, the more normal you should look. It works in reverse, too. When I see a kid with three or four rings in his nose, I know there is absolutely nothing extraordinary about that person.
-- P. J. O'Rourke  
You'd be surprised how much it costs to look this cheap.
-- Dolly Parton  
I base my fashion sense on what doesn't itch13.
-- Gilda Radner  
Less and grayer hair.
-- Cal Ripkin Jr., baseball player, describing how he has changed over the course of his consecutive14 games record  
Of the seven dwarves15, only Dopey had a shaven face. This should tell us something about the custom of shaving.
-- Tom Robbins, Skinny Legs and All  
Beauty as we feel it is something indescribable; what it is or what it means can never be said.
-- George Santayana  
Why doesn't she like me? Is it my hair, my overbite, the fact that I've worn the same shirt and shorts for the last four years?
-- Bart Simpson, young character from The Simpsons, U.S. animated16 television show  
A beauty is a woman you notice; A charmer is one who notices you.
-- Adlai Stevenson  
Like a prune17, you are not getting any better looking, but you are getting sweeter.
-- N. D. Stice  
All that is gold does not glitter. Not all those who wander are lost;
-- J.R.R. Tolkein  
Not much meat on her, but what's there is choice.
-- Spencer Tracy, about Katharine Hepburn  
I often think that the night is more alive and more richly colored than the day.
-- Vincent Van Gogh  
One may have a blazing hearth18 in one's soul and yet no one ever comes to sit by it. Passersby19 see only a wisp of smoke rising from the chimney and continue on their way.
-- Vincent Van Gogh  
A narcissist20 is someone better-looking than you are.
-- Gore Vidal  
Even overweight cats instinctively21 know the cardinal22 rule: when fat, arrange yourself in slim poses.
-- John Weitz, American Designer  
It is better to be looked over than overlooked.
-- Mae West  
Fashion is a form of ugliness so intolerable that we have to alter it every six months.
-- Oscar Wilde  
Guys are lucky because they get to grow mustaches. I wish I could. It's like having a little pet for your face.
-- Anita Wise  


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1 toupee BqcyT     
n.假发
参考例句:
  1. When he grew bald he bought a toupee.头发掉了后,他买了一顶假发。
  2. While I was writing that last paragraph,the nurse straightened my toupee.我写最后一段的时候,护士正了正我的假发。
2 anonymous lM2yp     
adj.无名的;匿名的;无特色的
参考例句:
  1. Sending anonymous letters is a cowardly act.寄匿名信是懦夫的行为。
  2. The author wishes to remain anonymous.作者希望姓名不公开。
3 entailing e4413005561de08f3f4b5844e4950e3f     
使…成为必要( entail的现在分词 ); 需要; 限定继承; 使必需
参考例句:
  1. Israel will face harsh new trials entailing territorial and functional concessions. 以色列将面临严峻的考验,在领土和能源方面做出让步。
  2. Taking on China over North Korea option entailing the most strategic risk. 让中国处理朝鲜问题冒有最大的战略风险。
4 virtue BpqyH     
n.德行,美德;贞操;优点;功效,效力
参考例句:
  1. He was considered to be a paragon of virtue.他被认为是品德尽善尽美的典范。
  2. You need to decorate your mind with virtue.你应该用德行美化心灵。
5 humility 8d6zX     
n.谦逊,谦恭
参考例句:
  1. Humility often gains more than pride.谦逊往往比骄傲收益更多。
  2. His voice was still soft and filled with specious humility.他的声音还是那么温和,甚至有点谦卑。
6 belly QyKzLi     
n.肚子,腹部;(像肚子一样)鼓起的部分,膛
参考例句:
  1. The boss has a large belly.老板大腹便便。
  2. His eyes are bigger than his belly.他眼馋肚饱。
7 ass qvyzK     
n.驴;傻瓜,蠢笨的人
参考例句:
  1. He is not an ass as they make him.他不象大家猜想的那样笨。
  2. An ass endures his burden but not more than his burden.驴能负重但不能超过它能力所负担的。
8 gore gevzd     
n.凝血,血污;v.(动物)用角撞伤,用牙刺破;缝以补裆;顶
参考例句:
  1. The fox lay dying in a pool of gore.狐狸倒在血泊中奄奄一息。
  2. Carruthers had been gored by a rhinoceros.卡拉瑟斯被犀牛顶伤了。
9 vice NU0zQ     
n.坏事;恶习;[pl.]台钳,老虎钳;adj.副的
参考例句:
  1. He guarded himself against vice.他避免染上坏习惯。
  2. They are sunk in the depth of vice.他们堕入了罪恶的深渊。
10 remains 1kMzTy     
n.剩余物,残留物;遗体,遗迹
参考例句:
  1. He ate the remains of food hungrily.他狼吞虎咽地吃剩余的食物。
  2. The remains of the meal were fed to the dog.残羹剩饭喂狗了。
11 vibrations d94a4ca3e6fa6302ae79121ffdf03b40     
n.摆动( vibration的名词复数 );震动;感受;(偏离平衡位置的)一次性往复振动
参考例句:
  1. We could feel the vibrations from the trucks passing outside. 我们可以感到外面卡车经过时的颤动。
  2. I am drawn to that girl; I get good vibrations from her. 我被那女孩吸引住了,她使我产生良好的感觉。 来自《简明英汉词典》
12 weirder cd9463d25463f72eab49f2343155512f     
怪诞的( weird的比较级 ); 神秘而可怕的; 超然的; 古怪的
参考例句:
  1. Actually, things got a little weirder when the tow truck driver showed up. 事实上,在拖吊车司机出现后,事情的发展更加怪异。
13 itch 9aczc     
n.痒,渴望,疥癣;vi.发痒,渴望
参考例句:
  1. Shylock has an itch for money.夏洛克渴望发财。
  2. He had an itch on his back.他背部发痒。
14 consecutive DpPz0     
adj.连续的,联贯的,始终一贯的
参考例句:
  1. It has rained for four consecutive days.已连续下了四天雨。
  2. The policy of our Party is consecutive.我党的政策始终如一。
15 dwarves 0923a3c700bba6757e5aacaea0e2097f     
n.矮子( dwarf的名词复数 );有魔法的小矮人
参考例句:
  1. Everyone will try to claim it: Men, Dwarves, wizards. 每个种族都会争取它的拥有权:人类,矮人,巫师。 来自电影对白
  2. Have you learned nothing of the stubbornness of Dwarves? 难道你还不了解那个矮人的倔强吗? 来自电影对白
16 animated Cz7zMa     
adj.生气勃勃的,活跃的,愉快的
参考例句:
  1. His observations gave rise to an animated and lively discussion.他的言论引起了一场气氛热烈而活跃的讨论。
  2. We had an animated discussion over current events last evening.昨天晚上我们热烈地讨论时事。
17 prune k0Kzf     
n.酶干;vt.修剪,砍掉,削减;vi.删除
参考例句:
  1. Will you prune away the unnecessary adjectives in the passage?把这段文字中不必要的形容词删去好吗?
  2. It is our job to prune the side branches of these trees.我们的工作就是修剪这些树的侧枝。
18 hearth n5by9     
n.壁炉炉床,壁炉地面
参考例句:
  1. She came and sat in a chair before the hearth.她走过来,在炉子前面的椅子上坐下。
  2. She comes to the hearth,and switches on the electric light there.她走到壁炉那里,打开电灯。
19 passersby HmKzQJ     
n. 过路人(行人,经过者)
参考例句:
  1. He had terrorized Oxford Street,where passersby had seen only his footprints. 他曾使牛津街笼罩了一片恐怖气氛,因为那儿的行人只能看到他的脚印,看不到他的人。 来自英汉 - 翻译样例 - 文学
  2. A person is marceling on a street, watching passersby passing. 街边烫发者打量着匆匆行人。
20 narcissist 0c4685508ce880c22cfdc9473294fec9     
n.自我陶醉者
参考例句:
  1. Don't get caught in the trap of always trying to please a narcissist. 不要让自己一直陷入讨好自恋者的困境中。 来自互联网
21 instinctively 2qezD2     
adv.本能地
参考例句:
  1. As he leaned towards her she instinctively recoiled. 他向她靠近,她本能地往后缩。 来自《简明英汉词典》
  2. He knew instinctively where he would find her. 他本能地知道在哪儿能找到她。 来自《简明英汉词典》
22 cardinal Xcgy5     
n.(天主教的)红衣主教;adj.首要的,基本的
参考例句:
  1. This is a matter of cardinal significance.这是非常重要的事。
  2. The Cardinal coloured with vexation. 红衣主教感到恼火,脸涨得通红。
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