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Unformatted text preview: quotation? southern accent-- Uneducated-sounding his statement about himself conveys false modesty about being with the people indicates regional narrow-mindedness and bigotry. • attorney general: chief law officer and legal expert of the government of a state or the U. S. • Besides the shrewd 68-year-old arrow…steeped in the law: • 1) besides: in addition to • 2) shrewd: astute, sharp, clever, not to be outwitted; used admiringly here; sometimes implying negative qualities-cunning, tricky, dishonest • 3) magnetic: strongly attractive; said of a person, personality etc. • 4) steep: immerse, saturate, absorb or imbue • 5) steeped in the law: thoroughly familiar with the law • 2) agnostic: a person who questions, doubts the existence of God and claims that His existence can’ t be proved; many agnostics simply leave it at that and do not bother with the question of religion any further • 3) The whole sentence points out the religious and non-religious diversity of the defense counsel in contrast to the prosecution, hinting that the defense counsels would be more broadminded and objective. Para. 12-13 • 1. The judge called for… “That’ s one hell of a jury!”: • 1) call for: send for • 2) minister: a person authorized to conduct worship, administer sacraments etc. in a Christian church, esp. any protestant clergyman • 3) open the session: begin the trial; session is used to indicate that the trial will take more than one meeting • 4) under way: in motion, in progress • 5) get under way: get started, begin • session: a formal meeting of an organization, esp. a law-making body or court. • Be seated! This court is in session. • the 2nd Session of the 10th National People’s Congress • 矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛 NPC) • the 2nd Session of the 10th Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) • 矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛 • 6) growl: complain in an angry or su...
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This note was uploaded on 12/28/2012 for the course ENGLISH 201 taught by Professor Long during the Spring '12 term at Shanghai University.

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