Englisch: Vokabular [eigenes] 2

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retaliation

Gegenschlag, Vergeltung

to underpin

untermauern, etw. stützen (fig.)

succinct

prägnant, kurz, bündig, lapidar

efficacy

Wirksamkeit, Leistungsfähigkeit, Wirkungskraft

indefinitely

unendlich, auf unbestimmte Zeit

to be valid indefinitely

unbefristet gelten

irrespective of

ohne Rücksicht auf, ungeachtet, gleich, unabhängig von etw.

pithy

prägnant, kernig, plakativ, gehaltvoll, kurz und bündig

autocratic

(Alleinherrschaft) selbstherrlich

anticipatory

vorausschauend, erwartend, vorweggreifend

gimmick

Gag, Trick, Kunstgriff, originelle Idee, technischer Scnickschnack

indictment

Anklage

ramification

Auswirkung, Verzweigung, Effekt

paragon

(of beauty, virtue, perfection)
Inbegriff, Paradebeispiel

abject

elend, bitter (Armut), unterwürfig, erniedrigt, jämmerlich

mirage

Illusion, Trugbild

to deride (sth./sb.)

belächeln, verhöhnen, verlachen

mendacious

verlogen, unwahr

mendacious propaganda

Lügenpropaganda

to counterfeit, counterfeiting

fälschen, Fälschen

to solicit

= to ask for, to what those people on the street are doing when they ask, "Do you have a moment to talk about the destruction of the planet?"
They are [...] donations for their cause.

ineffable

unaussprechlich, unsäglich, unbeschreibbar

(feeling of) indignation

anger at an unjust situation;
Reaktion auf Ungerechtigkeit

to instigate

anstiften
(nicht to incite)

to incite

anstiften
(nicht to instigate)

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