<1. >
flock  /flk/   (flocks, flocking, flocked)
 
1. N-COUNT-COLL : usu N of n
A flock of birds, sheep, or goats is a group of them.
    They kept a small flock of sheep.
    They are gregarious birds and feed in flocks.

<2. >
stellar  /stel/ 
 
1. ADJ : ADJ n
Stellar is used to describe anything connected with stars.
    A stellar wind streams outward from the star.

2. ADJ : usu ADJ n
A stellar person or thing is considered to be very good.
    The French companies are registering stellar profits.
    outstanding  


<3.>
chasm  /kzm/   (chasms)
 
1. N-COUNT
A chasm is a very deep crack in rock, earth, or ice.

2. N-COUNT : usu with supp, oft N between pl-n
If you say that there is a chasm between two things or between two groups of people, you mean that there is a very large difference between them.
    the chasm that divides the worlds of university and industry.
    the chasm between rich and poor in America.
    gulf, gap  

<4. >
mimic  /mmk/   (mimics, mimicking, mimicked)
 
1. VERB
If you mimic the actions or voice of a person or animal, you imitate them, usually in a way that is meant to be amusing or entertaining.
    He could mimic anybody.
    imitate  

2. VERB
If someone or something mimics another person or thing, they try to be like them.
    The computer doesn't mimic human thought; it reaches the same ends by different means.
    imitate  

3. N-COUNT
A mimic is a person who is able to mimic people or animals.


<5>. bail out
A bailout, in economics and finance, is an injection of liquidity given to a bankrupt or nearly bankrupt entity, such as a corporation or a bank, in order for it to meet its short-term obligations. Often bailouts are by governments, or by consortia of investors who demand control over the entity as the price for injecting funds.

 

<6>. bar mitzvah
bar mitz·vah〔〕〔Heb.〕 n. 바르 미츠바 《유대교의 13세 남자 성인식》;그 식을 하는 소년
━ vt. <소년에게> 성인식을 베풀다

<7> on the condition ...
문맥상.... anonymous 라는 의미로 사용되기도 함

<8>
flux

 
N-UNCOUNT : oft in N
If something is in a state of flux, it is constantly changing.
    Education remains in a state of flux which will take some time to settle down.
 
<9>
 
1. VERB
If you defuse a dangerous or tense situation, you calm it.
    The organization helped defuse potentially violent situations.

2. VERB
If someone defuses a bomb, they remove the fuse so that it cannot explode.
    Police have defused a bomb found in a building in London.

 

 

 

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