1. allegation n. 指責
Several of her patients have made allegations of professional misconduct about/against her.
2. commensurate adj. 相當的
a salary that is commensurate with skills and experience
3. dubious adj. 半信半疑的
These claims are dubious and not scientifically proven.
4. Smuggling n. 走私；偷運
She was caught trying to smuggle 26 kilos of heroin out of/into the country.
5. Devalued v. 使…貶值; 使…下跌
I don’t want to devalue his achievement, but he managed to get a promotion without working very hard.
6. Deportation n. 驅逐出境；放逐
7. Solitary adj. 單獨的，獨自的
On the hill, a solitary figure was busy chopping down trees.
8. Merciless adj. 無情的；殘酷的
There was no shelter from the merciless (= very strong) heat.
9. Opaque adj. 不透明的，不透光的
I find her poetry a little too opaque.
10. Physiotherapy n. 物理療法
11. Superlative adj. 最高的；最好的
The magazine article contained so many superlatives that I found it hard to believe that what it was saying was true.
12. Prejudice n. 偏見，歧視
Laws against racial prejudice must be strictly enforced.