Privileged and smart，he had been accepted by the prestigious All-India School of Medical Sciences at 17.
The government also unveiled an emergency plan to lower the yen by, among other things spending more on public works which would presumably stimulate the economy and thus perk up demand for imports.
注：to perk up使……振作
The tactic is only moderately effective and has side effects that can be as bad as the disease itself，leaving patients drained of energy and prone to sores and other infections.
449.quaint (a.) 因样式古老 罕见而吸引人的
When a trend went out of style，we used to be forgiving of it and think it was quaint…
They said that tax evasion is rampant that the yakuza，Japan’s mafia，has its hooks in the sport；and most stingingly，that many of the matches are fixed.
注：stingingly (adv.)(言词)刺伤人的，尖刻的;fix(v.)以不正当手段操纵(比赛 选举等)
451.rash (a.) 鲁莽的
Many of the rash killings are truly senseless. Last week a 14-year-old Brooklyn girl was charged with stabbing her 13-year-old boyfriend to death simply because he wanted to break up with her.
TIME has picked 50 with the requisite ambition, vision and community spirit to help guide us in the new millennium.
The President’s Russia policy, he charged, was based not on recognition of Moscow’s threatening, resurgent nationalism but on misguided romanticism.
Last week an Atlanta fertility clinic announced that the woman had given birth to two robustly healthy boys.
Americans have sometimes sought a kind of moral cleansing in children's adventures. It is part of an American theology of redemption by kids--a sentimental reassertion of the nation’s conception of its own innocence.
注：theology(n.)(某一种)神学理论；reassertion (n.) (宗教)救赎；.reassertion(意见 观念)再次被提出，重申 redemption (n.)赎回, 偿还, 拯救, 履行