1. inclined to or feeling nausea, as the stomach, a person, etc.; nauseous; nauseated.
2. tending to cause nausea; nauseating.
3. uneasy or uncomfortable, as feelings, the conscience, etc.
4. squeamish; excessively fastidious.
1. fastidious or dainty. (精緻的,優雅的)
2. easily shocked
anything slightly immodest; prudish.
3. excessively particular or scrupulous as to the moral aspect of things.
4. easily nauseated
disgusted: to get squeamish at the sight of blood.
Often the characters he plays or the stories he tells as a filmmaker feature protagonists so volatile as to make the viewer squeamish, as exemplified by Viggo Mortensen's scary but magnetic Vietnam vet in "The Indian Runner" (1991), Penn's directorial debut.
3. upset, troubled, anxious, worried.
Ratliff renders this all with a suitably queasy visual style, using a wide-angle lens to deform the apartment space and further maul Farmiga's drawn features. As she gets crazier, so does her son— resolving to give away all his toys and embalm his pet panda. What with the strange noises emanating from the empty apartment upstairs, it's hard to tell who is the most disturbed member of the family— although it's understandable that Dad freaks out at the fate of the pet dog.
Around the time Mom starts to hallucinate things coming through the ceiling, Grandma moves back in, announcing that Josh has found Jesus. "Too bad that his mother is a big fat Jew!" Mom screams, introducing a bit of religious conflict that remains tantalizingly underexplored.
以香油(或藥料等) 塗(屍) 防腐
gripe 腸絞痛, complain, grip
strident strident [insects] [hinges], a strident tone in his [writings]
screech the screech of [owls] [brakes], disagreeable, lack of dignity
He squealed [on] his mates.
The soaking wet [sneakers] squished as he walked.
the [squish] of footsteps on wet leaves.
His constant chatter grates [on] my nerves.
to grate on the [ear].
to grate a [carrot].
to grate one's [teeth]. with people grating tulip bulbs to make soup.
equivocate (ambiguous to mislead) cf. weasel fudge nudge
She regards her [subterfuge] as "a game that amuses me, even though it's dangerous,"
to parry an embarrassing [question].
as we watch the characters [thrust], [parry], and then [withdraw]