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星新一ショートショート『The Age of Advertising』英単語

 

 1. Scientists were now able to control the human reflex system to react to just about any stimulus.

2. By applying the Pavlovian model of a trained dog conditioned to salivate and expect food every time a buzzer sounds, ...

3. Humans seemed to possess immeasurable potential for progress as well as the talent to cleverly take advantage of each discovery.

4. Aren't Florina cosmetics exquisite?

5. Maybe she's saving up for her wedding, he surmised.

6. Extra Strength Domin is the most effective pick-me-up.

7. Mr.N huffed indignantly.

------日本語------

1. stimulus / N   the stuff that causes growth or something that cheers you up

(刺激、激励、鼓舞)

2. pavlovian / ADJ   something that is related to Ivan Pavlov who is a physiologist of Soviet Union, his works or theories

(パブロフの、パブロフ的な)

salivate / V   to produce saliva

(唾液を出す)

3. immeasurable / ADJ   so large that you can't measure

(計り知れない、広大な)

4. exquisite / ADJ   extremely beautiful and delicate

(精巧で美しい)

5. surmise / V   to guess something based on an imagination

(想像に基づいて推測する)

6. pick-me-up / N   something that gives you power. Especially drinks.

(気つけ薬、主に飲料)

7. huff / V   to say something angrily or in an annoying way

(怒って話す)

indignantly / ADV   similar to angrily

(憤慨して)

 angrilyとindignantlyの違いはこちら