Team Europe has won the stunning victory of the 39th Ryder Cup 2012.
【Background Knowledge ～なぜ今それなわけ？～】
・ゴルフ界では極めて prestigious な大会であり、メンバーに選抜されることは大変な名誉
・個人で最多出場回数を記録しているのは、Nick Faldo の11回
1 ADJ disapproval
If you describe someone's behaviour as sordid, you mean that it is immoral or dishonest.
2 ADJ disapproval
If you describe a place as sordid, you mean that it is dirty, unpleasant, or depressing (=seedy).
You describe someone as a charlatan when they pretend to have skills
or knowledge that they do not really possess. (FORMAL)
If you deprecate something, you criticize it. (FORMAL)
To corroborate something that has been said or reported means to provide evidence or information that supports it (=confirm). (FORMAL)
1 V n disapproval
If someone touts something, they try to sell it or convince people that it is good.
2 V for n
If someone touts for business or custom, they try to obtain it. (mainly BRIT)
3 V n
If someone touts tickets, they sell them outside a sports ground or theatre, usually for more than their original value. (BRIT; in AM, use scalp)
A tout is someone who sells things such as tickets unofficially, usually at prices which are higher than the official ones. (BRIT; in AM, use "scalper")
Something that is innocuous is not at all harmful or offensive (= harmless). (FORMAL)
Someone who is petulant is unreasonably angry and upset in a childish
If you say that someone or something is staid, you mean that they are serious, dull, and rather old-fashioned.
V on n, also V
If someone reneges on a promise or an agreement, they do not do what they have promised or agreed to do.
1 usu ADJ n
A wanton action deliberately causes harm, damage, or waste without having any reason to.
2 ADJ disapproval
If someone describes a woman as wanton, they disapprove of her because she clearly enjoys sex or has sex with a lot of men.
（語義～Collins COBUILD Dictionary)
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