우리말 뜻: 단축하다, 삭감하다
영어 뜻 혹은 유의어: shorten, reduce
예문: During the coal shortage, we must curtail our use of this vital commodity.
우리말 뜻: 냉소적인, 남을 믿지 않는
영어 뜻 혹은 유의어: skeptical, distrustful of human motives
예문: Cynical at all times, he was suspicious of all altruistic actions of others.
우리말 뜻: 논리적 토론술; 변증법
영어 뜻 혹은 유의어: art of debate
예문: I am not skilled in dialectic and, therefore, cannot answer your arguments as
forcefully as I wish.
우리말 뜻: 투명한, 비치는
영어 뜻 혹은 유의어: sheer; transparent
예문: They saw the burglar clearly through the daiphanous curtain.