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Processed by: richwarm (2019-11-28 00:16:05 GMT)
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* In the figurative sense 火药味 is still a noun, but it's hard to find nouns in intelligible English to convey the same meaning.

【Wenlin】
n.
① smell of gunpowder
② powder keg (fig.)
③ views/articles with fierce militant content

【Pleco】
NOUN
1 smell of gunpowder
2 FIGURATIVE belligerent atmosphere; pugnacious; confrontational

【LAC】
火药的气味。比喻具挑战性或敌对性的气氛。
| 战场上的~犹未散尽
| 这篇文章~很浓。

【规范词典】
名 火药的气味。比喻激烈的冲突或敌对气氛
| 这是一篇火药味很浓的文章。


梅氏此文以及普京对2012年形势的看法似乎使外界嗅到了两人及其各自团队间的火药味,而俄罗斯也因此成为一个权力竞争交织、停滞不前的国度。
Mr Medvedev’s article and Mr Putin’s comments on 2012 may reflect a tension between the two men and their teams that has brought Russia into a state of inactivity caused by competing forces.

他的说教充满了火药味.
His sermons were full of fire and brimstone.

克林顿计划在他出席“周日福克斯新闻”时大谈他执政时的主动出击,但是当主持人克里斯华莱士问他为什么把本拉登和基地组织消灭掉时,他变得充满火药味。
Clinton had planned to discuss his climate change initiative during his appearance on" Fox News Sunday," but he turned combative after host Chris Wallace asked why he hadn't" put bin Laden and al-Qaeda out of business.

达尔富尔境内和境 外武装运动之间的结盟情况有所变化,仍未参加和平进程的运动发表 了 火药味更 为浓厚的言论(见下文第 18 和 19 段)。
The state of alliances between armed movements within and outside Darfur has shifted, and the movements that remain outside the peace process have adopted more combative rhetoric (see paras. 18 and 19 below).

她的回答充满了不寻常的火药味,使泰德向后一缩, 就像被打了一耳光.
The unusual confrontational tone in her reply made Ted flinch, as though he had trespassed.
Diff:
# 火藥味 火药味 [huo3 yao4 wei4] /lit. smell of gunpowder/fig. belligerent/confrontational/combative/
+ 火藥味 火药味 [huo3 yao4 wei4] /smell of gunpowder/(fig.) combative tone/belligerence/
By MDBG 2019
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