All his life he had failed - but all his life had seen himself close enough to the trappings of success to go on kidding himself. MOONDROP TO MURDER (2003)They not only feel better about themselves, but actually manifest all the material trappings of success in their lives. SUMMER OF SECRETS (2003)The trappings of the academic world were the same everywhere. AN OLDER WOMAN (2003)
They merely act on impulse, seeking what they think they want, glory, power, wealth, the trappings of might. SHARDS OF A BROKEN CROWN (2003)
较常使用。在柯林斯辞典中， trappings 是1万个最常用词之一。
英式英语: trappings NOUN
The trappings of power, wealth, or a particular job are the extra things, such as decorations and luxury items, that go with it.
The family ruled for several generations and evidently loved the trappings of power.
trappings 的定义—— 柯林斯 英语词典
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