CIA director David Petraeus has resigned from his post, admitting he had an extramarital affair.
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If you describe someone's arguments or suggestions as facile, you are criticizing them because their ideas are too simple and indicate a lack of careful, intelligent thinking (= simplistic).
be V-ed for -ing/n, be V-ed, also V n, V n as n
If you are vilified by someone, they say or write very unpleasant things about you, so that people will have a low opinion of you. (FORMAL)
N-COUNT oft N n
A tyro is a person who is just beginning to learn something or who has very little experience of something. (JOURNALISM)
1 ADJ usu ADJ n
Fictitious is used to describe something that is false or does not exist, although some people claim that it is true or exists.
A fictitious character, thing, or event occurs in a story, play, or film but never really existed or happened (= fictional, imaginary).
V n, also V n to-inf, V n for n disapproval
If someone importunes another person, they ask them for something or ask them to do something, in an annoying way (= pester). (FORMAL)
If you describe an event or a period of time as eventful, you mean that a lot of interesting, exciting, or important things have happened during it.
N-COUNT usu poss N, N of n
A famous or important person's entourage is the group of assistants, servants, or other people who travel with them.
If you describe someone as a bigot, you mean that they are bigoted.
An impresario is a person who arranges for plays, concerts, and other entertainments to be performed.
A person or animal that is emaciated is extremely thin and weak because of illness or lack of food.
(語義～ Collins COBUILD Dictionary)
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