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The place to be these days is in one of the accession countries, as the focus on EU enlargement begins to intensify.
INTENSIFY
Перевод: усиливать, усиливаться
Определение: become or make more intense; increase the opacity of (a negative) using a chemical.
As of August, polio has claimed eight lives in the country, mostly babies and toddlers.
TODDLER
Перевод: ползунок, ребенок, начинающий ходить
Определение: a young child who is just beginning to walk.
It is also the ghost at the feast of much polite society in Northern Ireland.
FEAST
Перевод: праздник, пир, банкет, пировать, попировать, праздновать
Определение: a large meal, typically one in celebration of something; eat and drink sumptuously.
I resisted the strong temptation to tell him to go jump off a cliff, and kept quiet.
TEMPTATION
Перевод: искушение, соблазн
Определение: a desire to do something, especially something wrong or unwise.
After the war, Greece took part in the Allied occupation of Turkey, where many Greeks still lived.
ALLIED
Перевод: союзнический, родственный, близкий
Определение: joined by or relating to members of an alliance.
She pulled back on the spear and launched it forward, but I blocked the thrust with my sword.
THRUST
Перевод: толчок, упор, удар, засовывать, толкать
Определение: a sudden or violent lunge with a pointed weapon or a bodily part; the propulsive force of a jet or rocket engine; push (something or someone) suddenly or violently in the specified direction.
We have made copies of the footage available to media outlets.
FOOTAGE
Перевод: метраж, длина в футах, расстояние в футах
Определение: a length of film made for movies or television; size or length measured in feet.
This victory is a huge milestone for the club, as it is their first ever title in any grade, and overdue reward for the years of effort and endeavour by a dedicated group of officials and players.
ENDEAVOR
Перевод: стремление, попытка, старание, стараться, прилагать усилия, пытаться
Определение: an attempt to achieve a goal; try hard to do or achieve something.
No playlists programmed by head office: the volunteer DJs arrive at the studios on the U of A campus with lineups they've assembled with love and knowledge.
LINEUP
Перевод: расстановка
Определение: a group of people or things brought together in a particular context, especially the members of a sports team or a group of musicians or other entertainers.
Indeed, they had the misfortune of having three efforts rebound off the woodwork in this match.
REBOUND
Перевод: отскок, рикошет, отдача, отскакивать, накатываться, рикошетить
Определение: a ball or shot that bounces back after striking a hard surface; bounce back through the air after hitting a hard surface or object.
He said: 'This is integral to us bringing the jobs we have promised so of course we want to see it go ahead.'
INTEGRAL
Перевод: интеграл, целое число, интегральный, встроенный, цельный
Определение: necessary to make a whole complete; essential or fundamental; of or denoted by an integer; a function of which a given function is the derivative, i.e., which yields that function when differentiated, and which may express the area under the curve of a graph of the function.
A range of supermarkets and late night opening convenience shops are also only a short stroll away.
STROLL
Перевод: прогулка, гулять, прогуливаться, погулять
Определение: a short leisurely walk; a victory or objective that is easily achieved; walk in a leisurely way.
Theirs is not a fashion-show erotic strut down the runway.
RUNWAY
Перевод: взлётная полоса, дорожка, подкрановой путь
Определение: a leveled strip of smooth ground along which aircraft take off and land; a raised aisle extending into the audience from a stage, especially as used for fashion shows; an animal run, especially one made by small mammals in grass, under snow, etc; an incline or chute down which something slides or runs.
However, the news agency can send different messages by varying the order.
VARYING
Перевод: изменяться, меняться, менять
Определение: differ in size, amount, degree, or nature from something else of the same general class
She moved among the ashes sniffing the air hoping to pick up on his scent.
SNIFF
Перевод: нюхать, вдыхать, чуять, сопение, вдох, фырканье
Определение: an act or sound of drawing air through the nose; draw in air audibly through the nose to detect a smell, to stop it from running, or to express contempt.
This eternal space, the chora, is a particularly complex form of spatiality.
SPATIAL
Перевод: пространственный
Определение: of or relating to space.
It also gives the players an opportunity to experience other forms of physical activity and recreation.
RECREATION
Перевод: отдых, развлечение, восстановление сил
Определение: activity done for enjoyment when one is not working; the action or process of creating something again.
This mounts the output jack on the lower left bout of the violin (next to the chin rest) with chin rest clamp hardware.
BOUT
Перевод: приступ, встреча, схватка
Определение: a short period of intense activity of a specified kind; a curve in the side of a violin, guitar, or other musical instrument.
The earnings outlook coupled with stock price drops are causing Wall Street firms to determine which companies are still good bets.
OUTLOOK
Перевод: перспектива, кругозор, вид
Определение: a person's point of view or general attitude to life; a view.
It's not that veeries are especially handsome thrushes, but I thrill to their song that rolls down the scale in an emphatic and ringing manner.
THRILL
Перевод: трепет, дрожь, возбуждение, трепетать, вызывать трепет, дрожать
Определение: a sudden feeling of excitement and pleasure; cause (someone) to have a sudden feeling of excitement and pleasure; (of an emotion or sensation) pass with a nervous tremor.
With a wan smile, Delaney removed her license from her wallet and showed it to him.
WAN
Перевод: бледный, болезненный, тусклый, бледность, изнурять, становиться серым, становиться тусклым
Определение: (of a person's complexion or appearance) pale and giving the impression of illness or exhaustion.
His time in the war rose between us like a vaporous cloud that silenced his pain and obscured my ability to understand it.
OBSCURE
Перевод: смутный, неясный, темный, затемнять, загораживать, затушёвывать
Определение: not discovered or known about; uncertain; keep from being seen; conceal.
The jury particularly commended the commitment and thoroughness of the restoration team.
THOROUGH
Перевод: тщательный, полный, подробный
Определение: complete with regard to every detail; not superficial or partial.
Fill out a specimen ballot paper in your constituency.
SPECIMEN
Перевод: образец, экземпляр, проба
Определение: an individual animal, plant, piece of a mineral, etc., used as an example of its species or type for scientific study or display.
It has become a corrupt text, with countless additions, cuts and changes ossifying into tradition over the years.
CORRUPT
Перевод: развращать, искажать, разлагать, продажный, испорченный, развращённый
Определение: having or showing a willingness to act dishonestly in return for money or personal gain; (of a text or a computer database or program) made unreliable by errors or alterations; cause to act dishonestly in return for money or personal gain; change or debase by making errors or unintentional alterations.
We estimated relative risks with rate ratios comparing the incidence of stroke in a particular fifth of dietary intake with that of the lowest fifth.
INCIDENCE
Перевод: падение, сфера действия, охват
Определение: the occurrence, rate, or frequency of a disease, crime, or something else undesirable; the intersection of a line, or something moving in a straight line, such as a beam of light, with a surface.
The double doors to the entrance were propped open, and a few people milled around on the first floor.
PROP
Перевод: подпирать, поддерживать, помогать, опора, пропеллер, гребной винт
Определение: a pole or beam used as a support or to keep something in position, typically one that is not an integral part of the thing supported; a portable object other than furniture or costumes used on the set of a play or movie; position something underneath (someone or something) for support.
Then, I pull back again, formulating what I'm going to say.
FORMULATE
Перевод: сформулировать, формулировать, выражать формулой
Определение: create or devise methodically (a strategy or a proposal).
What this underscores is that the strategic significance of a region depends ultimately on the extent to which it gets caught up in the interactions of great powers.
UNDERSCORE
Перевод: подчёркивать
Определение: underline (something); a line drawn under a word or phrase for emphasis.
Mr Simpson was taken to Huddersfield Royal Infirmary where he was said last night to be in a serious condition, with multiple stab wounds.
STAB
Перевод: попытка, удар ножом, колотая рана, закалывать, наносить удар ножом, нападать
Определение: a thrust with a knife or other pointed weapon; an attempt to do (something); (of a person) thrust a knife or other pointed weapon into (someone) so as to wound or kill.
The words he spoke grated against the dry throat, and he coughed, the harsh bark filling the grand room as the man's own blood flecked his lips.
BARK
Перевод: кора, лай, барк, лаять, гавкать, сдирать кору
Определение: the sharp explosive cry of certain animals, especially a dog, fox, or seal; the tough, protective outer sheath of the trunk, branches, and twigs of a tree or woody shrub; (of a dog or other animal) emit a bark.
She can compete with men in the work environment, raise her children if she so chooses, and maintain her feminine qualities as she accomplishes all of this.
FEMININE
Перевод: женский, женственный, женоподобный, женский род, женщина
Определение: having qualities or appearance traditionally associated with women, especially delicacy and prettiness; of or denoting a gender of nouns and adjectives, conventionally regarded as female; the female sex or gender.
The lack of aid, bureaucratic indifference and outright corruption has fuelled widespread resentment and anger.
RESENTMENT
Перевод: негодование, возмущение, чувство обиды
Определение: bitter indignation at having been treated unfairly.
There is little coincidence of interest between the consumer and a state-owned utility.
COINCIDENCE
Перевод: совпадение, случайное стечение обстоятельств
Определение: a remarkable concurrence of events or circumstances without apparent causal connection; correspondence in nature or in time of occurrence; the presence of ionizing particles or other objects in two or more detectors simultaneously, or of two or more signals simultaneously in a circuit.
I got home yesterday evening to find the kitchen absolutely swarming with ants.
ANT
Перевод: муравей
Определение: a small insect, often with a sting, that usually lives in a complex social colony with one or more breeding queens. It is wingless except for fertile adults, which often form large mating swarms, and is proverbial for industriousness.
Therefore she absolutely worshipped her son although she had been greatly disappointed in his weak character.
WORSHIP
Перевод: поклоняться, боготворить, почитать, поклонение, богослужение, культ
Определение: the feeling or expression of reverence and adoration for a deity; show reverence and adoration for (a deity); honor with religious rites.
The third hole is a par 3, and, like clockwork, there's always a backup on that tee.
PAR
Перевод: паритет, номинал, равенство
Определение: the number of strokes a first-class player should normally require for a particular hole or course; the face value of a stock or other security, as distinct from its market value; play (a hole) in par.
This conflict raises a question mark over the judge's reasoning.
REASONING
Перевод: рассуждение, аргументация, размышление, мыслящий, способный рассуждать
Определение: the action of thinking about something in a logical, sensible way.
Mohammed went to the mosque with an older cousin, probably out of curiosity.
MOSQUE
Перевод: мечеть
Определение: a Muslim place of worship.
Acting Inspector Steve Scott said: 'My understanding is that the motorcycle came over the brow of the hill on its side,' he said.
BROW
Перевод: лоб, бровь, чело
Определение: a person's forehead; the summit of a hill or pass; a gangway from a ship to the shore.
And there's no doubt that the good Reverend certainly lead by example.
REVEREND
Перевод: преподобный, почтённый, священник, преподобие, его преподобие
Определение: used as a title or form of address to members of the clergy; a member of the clergy.
Breeds on wetlands, moorland, water-side meadows, both coastal and inland.
WETLAND
Перевод: болотистая местность
Определение: land consisting of marshes or swamps; saturated land.
The biggest qualm I have with fair trade is its basic ignorance of comparative advantage.
IGNORANCE
Перевод: невежество, незнание, неграмотность
Определение: lack of knowledge or information.
Neatly folded shirts.
NEATLY
Перевод: аккуратно, чётко, опрятно
Определение: in a neat way.
However, it would be a foolish man who tried to dictate to three such lively and intelligent minds.
LIVELY
Перевод: живой, оживлённый, яркий, оживлённо, весело
Определение: full of life and energy; active and outgoing.
At the least, it will be provisional, open-ended, and organized around process rather than closure.
CLOSURE
Перевод: закрытие, завершение, смыкание, закрывать прения
Определение: the act or process of closing something, especially an institution, thoroughfare, or frontier, or of being closed; a sense of resolution or conclusion at the end of an artistic work.
In general it was a day for the hardiest of souls as combination of biting cold and persistent flurries of rain made conditions thoroughly miserable for spectators and players alive.
MISERABLE
Перевод: несчастный, жалкий, убогий
Определение: (of a person) wretchedly unhappy or uncomfortable; pitiably small or inadequate.
Genetic reasons and diseases can cause hearing impairment , according to the doctor.
IMPAIRMENT
Перевод: ухудшение, повреждение
Определение: the state or fact of being impaired, especially in a specified faculty.
All your parents need to do is sign a deed conveying ownership of the home to you.
DEED
Перевод: дело, поступок, акт, передавать по акту
Определение: an action that is performed intentionally or consciously; a legal document that is signed and delivered, especially one regarding the ownership of property or legal rights; convey or transfer (property or rights) by legal deed.
Government efforts at facilitating reconciliation have been half-hearted at best.
RECONCILIATION
Перевод: примирение, согласование, улаживание
Определение: the restoration of friendly relations; the action of making one view or belief compatible with another; the action of making financial accounts consistent; harmonization.
Do you expect mass resignations from the board?
RESIGNATION
Перевод: отставка, заявление об отставке, смирение
Определение: an act of retiring or giving up a position; the acceptance of something undesirable but inevitable.
He looked as if he was about to explode, which he did but Sarah pounced on him and covered his entire head with the bag, muffling out his string of colorful words of curses and such.
CURSE
Перевод: проклятие, ругательство, бич, проклинать, ругаться, клясть
Определение: a solemn utterance intended to invoke a supernatural power to inflict harm or punishment on someone or something; an offensive word or phrase used to express anger or annoyance; invoke or use a curse against; utter offensive words in anger or annoyance.
Traffic will be allowed to move along Simmonds Street, but the following intersections on that road will be closed.
INTERSECTION
Перевод: пересечение, перекрёсток, точка пересечения
Определение: a point or line common to lines or surfaces that intersect.
It is difficult to judge the legitimacy of the rumour.
LEGITIMACY
Перевод: законность, закономерность
Определение: the quality or state of being in accordance with the law.
I could pick any game, he's just been a fabulous influence and a wonderful player for his country.
FABULOUS
Перевод: невероятный, потрясающий, легендарный
Определение: extraordinary, especially extraordinarily large.
His style was a mixture of wit , sharpness and schoolboy sarcasm, with large shots of Wodehouse and Beachcomber.
WIT
Перевод: остроумие, ум, остряк, знать, ведать
Определение: mental sharpness and inventiveness; keen intelligence; a natural aptitude for using words and ideas in a quick and inventive way to create humor; have knowledge; that is to say (used to make clearer or more specific something already said or referred to).
Experiment to determine your tolerance for dairy foods.
DAIRY
Перевод: молочная, маслодельня, молочная ферма, молочный
Определение: a building, room, or establishment for the storage, processing, and distribution of milk and milk products; containing or made from milk.
In all these examples, the intonation rises on the wh- constituent preceding the complementizer and then descends.
CONSTITUENT
Перевод: составной, избирающий, избирательный, составляющая, составная часть, избиратель
Определение: being a part of a whole; being a voting member of a community or organization and having the power to appoint or elect; a member of a constituency; a component part of something.
Of course slavery and its proponents represent utter evil in the novel.
PROPONENT
Перевод: сторонник, защитник, предлагающий что-либо на обсуждение
Определение: a person who advocates a theory, proposal, or project.
A group of tweenie girls set about rescuing a beleaguered tree living next to a landfill in this spirited play about the dangers of corporate excess and waste.
EXCESS
Перевод: избыток, превышение, излишек, лишний, избыточный, дополнительный, увольнять по сокращению штатов
Определение: exceeding a prescribed or desirable amount; an amount of something that is more than necessary, permitted, or desirable; lack of moderation in an activity, especially eating or drinking.
What the dimness suggests here is the fading of one age and the approach of a new one, a cultural agon crystallized in these two men.
DIM
Перевод: тусклый, неясный, слабый, затемнять, потускнеть, туманить
Определение: (of a light, color, or illuminated object) not shining brightly or clearly; not clearly recalled or formulated in the mind; make or become less bright or distinct.
Of course I still would find time to visit my fellow preachers and evangelists around the state of Texas.
PREACHER
Перевод: проповедник
Определение: a person who preaches, especially a minister of religion.
It's best if you can stay and linger in this World Heritage Area.
LINGER
Перевод: задерживаться, медлить, засиживаться
Определение: stay in a place longer than necessary, typically because of a reluctance to leave.
Powerful wings spread a span of twenty feet and Jack had to step back to avoid being hit.
SPAN
Перевод: охватывать, перекрывать, диапазон, интервал, пролёт
Определение: the full extent of something from end to end; the amount of space that something covers; a rope with its ends fastened at different points to a spar or other object in order to provide a purchase; (of a bridge, arch, etc.) extend from side to side of.
A few soldiers in the black uniforms of the Pakistani Frontier Corps sit on rickety chairs, sipping green tea.
SIP
Перевод: глоток, маленький глоток, потягивать, прихлёбывать, пить маленькими глотками
Определение: a small mouthful of liquid; drink (something) by taking small mouthfuls.
The vendor has publicly affirmed that it will continue to support and promote the product.
AFFIRM
Перевод: утверждать, подтверждать, торжественно заявлять
Определение: state as a fact; assert strongly and publicly; offer (someone) emotional support or encouragement.
Given that this includes accountability to the public, his comments seem more than a little confused.
ACCOUNTABLE
Перевод: подотчётный, ответственный, объяснимый
Определение: (of a person, organization, or institution) required or expected to justify actions or decisions; responsible; explicable; understandable.
Sarah's brother wept and hugged his mother after showing police where the eight-year-old disappeared, the court heard.
WEEP
Перевод: плакать, оплакивать, рыдать
Определение: shed tears; exude liquid; a fit or spell of shedding tears.
One of the mobbers stumbled in front of the Ford.
MOB
Перевод: толпа, чернь, мафия, нападать толпой, толпиться, окружать
Определение: a large crowd of people, especially one that is disorderly and intent on causing trouble or violence; crowd around (someone) in an unruly and excitable way in order to admire or attack them.
The lying French press is critical in the iron sports, including the jerk in weightlifting and the bench press in power-lifting.
JERK
Перевод: рывок, толчок, идиот, рвануть, дёргать, дрыгать
Определение: a quick, sharp, sudden movement; a contemptibly obnoxious person; move or cause to move with a jerk.
Even after assurances that the crash was an accident, many still believe the worst.
ASSURANCE
Перевод: уверенность, гарантия, страхование
Определение: a positive declaration intended to give confidence; a promise; confidence or certainty in one's own abilities; insurance, specifically life insurance.
She loves earrings and has a varied collection of long danglers made of stones and wires.
DANGLE
Перевод: мотаться, болтаться, свисать
Определение: hang or swing loosely.
But he also summoned Congress for a special session to discuss repealing parts of the Act, and on 4 November a new one was passed.
SUMMON
Перевод: вызывать, призывать, созывать
Определение: authoritatively or urgently call on (someone) to be present, especially as a defendant or witness in a law court.
The daily soup was a healthy vegetable broth containing rice, onion, celery, carrot and turnip.
BROTH
Перевод: бульон, суп, похлёбка
Определение: soup consisting of meat or vegetable chunks, and often rice, cooked in stock; liquid medium containing proteins and other nutrients for the culture of bacteria.
It was this letter which enabled the founding of Carmelite communities for nuns , and gave official recognition to lay people as members of the order.
NUN
Перевод: монахиня, болотная галка, лазорёвка
Определение: a member of a religious community of women, especially a cloistered one, living under vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience.
There's very little else I can say at the moment, but this activity is directly connected to the outrages on Thursday.
OUTRAGE
Перевод: произвол, безобразие, надругательство, надругаться, оскорбить, насиловать
Определение: an extremely strong reaction of anger, shock, or indignation; arouse fierce anger, shock, or indignation in (someone).
At their best, these tales entertain and divert.
DIVERT
Перевод: отвлекать, отвеодить, отклонять
Определение: cause (someone or something) to change course; distract (someone or their attention) from something.
He was meant for royalty and people always obeyed him.
OBEY
Перевод: повиноваться, подчиняться, слушаться
Определение: comply with the command, direction, or request of (a person or a law); submit to the authority of.
My entire life over the last ten years had been not being close to people, avoiding intimacy and close friendship because I knew that it wouldn't last.
INTIMACY
Перевод: близость, интимность, тесная связь
Определение: close familiarity or friendship; closeness.
A representative of each family is invited to place a candle on the altar during the service.
ALTAR
Перевод: алтарь, жертвенник, престол
Определение: the table in a Christian church at which the bread and wine are consecrated in communion services.
Then I whipped out my completed hat and there were gasps of astonishment.
GASP
Перевод: удушье, затруднённое дыхание, задыхаться, ловить воздух, дышать с трудом
Определение: a convulsive catching of breath; inhale suddenly with the mouth open, out of pain or astonishment.
She does everything but cut the crusts off his toast soldiers to go with his boiled egg.
CRUST
Перевод: кора, осадок, дерзость
Определение: the tough outer part of a loaf of bread; form into a hard outer layer.
There are reports of two controlled explosions in the aftermath of the bombing.
AFTERMATH
Перевод: последствия, отова, второй покос
Определение: the consequences or aftereffects of a significant unpleasant event; new grass growing after mowing or harvest.
Just as it looked as if they were going to score their best ever result their protective floor mat came loose and they were forced to retire.
MAT
Перевод: мат, коврик, циновка, матовый, неполированный, тусклый, делать тусклым, устилать циновками, сбиваться
Определение: a piece of protective material placed on a floor, in particular; a small piece of cork, card, or similar material placed on a table or other surface to protect it from the heat or moisture of an object placed on it; a thick, untidy layer of something hairy or woolly; tangle (something, especially hair) in a thick mass.
But her son is a doctor, something the entire clan is very proud of.
CLAN
Перевод: клан, род, клика
Определение: a group of close-knit and interrelated families (especially associated with families in the Scottish Highlands).
The snares of death encompassed me; I suffered distress and anguish.
ENCOMPASS
Перевод: заключать в себе, окружать, обносить стеной
Определение: surround and have or hold within; cause (something) to take place.
There are two bedrooms on the ground floor and two upstairs but there is also an unusual room which could be changed into a nursery if an extra room was needed.
NURSERY
Перевод: питомник, детская, ясли
Определение: a room in a house for the special use of young children.
He also received second place for his heifer in calf and second for his calf bull.
CALF
Перевод: телёнок, голень, детёныш
Определение: a young bovine animal, especially a domestic cow or bull in its first year; a floating piece of ice detached from an iceberg; the fleshy part at the back of a person's leg below the knee.
That policy changed following the government's indictment , he That policy changed following the government's indictment , he said.
INDICTMENT
Перевод: обвинительный акт, обвинение, акт
Определение: a formal charge or accusation of a serious crime; a thing that serves to illustrate that a system or situation is bad and deserves to be condemned.
They claimed to have found the answer to eternal youth.
ETERNAL
Перевод: вечный, бесконечный, постоянный
Определение: lasting or existing forever; without end or beginning.
The beds are surrounded with pea gravel for a clean look and low maintenance.
GRAVEL
Перевод: гравий, крупный песок, мочевой песок, посыпать гравием, приводить в замешательство, ставить в тупик
Определение: a loose aggregation of small water-worn or pounded stones; cover (an area of ground) with gravel; make (someone) angry or annoyed.
He was placed under the supervision of a probation officer.
SUPERVISION
Перевод: надзор, наблюдение, надсмотр
Определение: the action of supervising someone or something.
Many members of the aspirational class are migrants or the children of migrants, who may not be overly enamored with the working class culture or values of their host country.
ASPIRATION
Перевод: стремление, аспирация, желание
Определение: a hope or ambition of achieving something; the action or process of drawing breath; the action of pronouncing a sound with an exhalation of breath.
He said even the special purpose vehicle which is responsible for the project implementation had already been put in place to oversee and supervise the actual project.
SUPERVISE
Перевод: наблюдать, надзирать, заведовать
Определение: observe and direct the execution of (a task, project, or activity).
Health and average life expectancy have declined in an evenly dramatic manner.
EVENLY
Перевод: равномерно, ровно, поровну
Определение: equally
Cameras are smuggled by the suitcaseful from all over the former Soviet Union, to deal with an ever growing demand.
SUITCASE
Перевод: чемодан, портфель
Определение: a case with a handle and a hinged lid, used for carrying clothes and other personal possessions.
Is he referring to the big part where they're growing opium and selling it for weapons, or the tiny scrap our guy holds with a lot of help from our guns?
SCRAP
Перевод: лом, клочок, кусок, отдавать на лом, превщать в лом, ломать на мелкие куски
Определение: a small piece or amount of something, especially one that is left over after the greater part has been used; discarded metal for reprocessing; discard or remove from service (a retired, old, or inoperative vehicle, vessel, or machine), especially so as to convert it to scrap metal.
It's just so infectiously fun, and we defy anyone who hears this amazing album not to play air guitar the instant they hear these tracks.
DEFY
Перевод: бровать вызов, игнорировать, пренебрегать
Определение: openly resist or refuse to obey.
Special offers are now so attractive they will certainly tempt tourists to our city.
TEMPT
Перевод: искушать, соблазнять, испытывать
Определение: entice or attempt to entice (someone) to do or acquire something that they find attractive but know to be wrong or not beneficial.
'It turns out that, in the end, the British state still made a profit out of me,' the poor lamb concluded.
LAMB
Перевод: ягнёнок, овечка, мясо молодого барашка, ягниться
Определение: a young sheep; (of a ewe) give birth to lambs.
It seemed like not so long ago, that Cara and her were riding their horses through the meadows near their cottage in their old town, Tana.
MEADOW
Перевод: луг, поляна, луговина
Определение: a piece of grassland, especially one used for hay.
Snails and tadpoles are nature's garbage disposals , feeding on decaying plant material and fish waste.
DISPOSAL
Перевод: удаление, распоряжение, размещение
Определение: the action or process of throwing away or getting rid of something; the sale of shares, property, or other assets; the arrangement or positioning of something.
Of course they omit to mention that their slice of the pot, i.e. trading commissions, will be higher as a result.
OMIT
Перевод: пропускать, не включать, упускать
Определение: leave out or exclude (someone or something), either intentionally or forgetfully.
In 1924 she published a short memoir of her husband.
MEMOIR
Перевод: научная статья, краткая автобиография
Определение: an essay on a learned subject; a historical account or biography written from personal knowledge or special sources.
I was blown away - masses of dogwoods with striking blood red stems jostled with white-barked birch trees, snakeskin maples and much more.
MAPLE
Перевод: клён, кленовый
Определение: a tree or shrub with lobed leaves, winged fruits, and colorful autumn foliage, grown as an ornamental or for its timber or syrupy sap.
He was the supreme ruler , the king, the emperor and his authority was absolute.
RULER
Перевод: правитель, линейка, руководитель, ежовый
Определение: a straight strip or cylinder of plastic, wood, metal, or other rigid material, typically marked at regular intervals, to draw straight lines or measure distances.
He looked utterly ridiculous.
UTTERLY
Перевод: крайне, абсолютно, чрезвычайно
Определение: completely and without qualification; absolutely.
Methane is a nonpoisonous, tasteless, odorless and colorless gas. It is also known as marsh gas (CH4) and, when mixed with air, it forms fire-damp.
DAMP
Перевод: влажный, сырой, отсыревший, сырость, влажность, рудничный газ, смачивать, демпфировать, заглушать
Определение: slightly wet; moisture diffused through the air or a solid substance or condensed on a surface, typically with detrimental or unpleasant effects; make (something) slightly wet.
One night, while trying to get his friend Malik some free studio time, he stumbles upon the lifeless corpses of two dead bodyguards.
CORPSE
Перевод: труп, мертвец, мертвое тело
Определение: a dead body, especially of a human being rather than an animal.
The courageous protagonist ventured slightly from the kingdom, reaching for his noble steed.
NOBLE
Перевод: благородный, знатный, величественный, дворянин, нобль, титулованное лицо
Определение: belonging to a hereditary class with high social or political status; aristocratic; having or showing fine personal qualities or high moral principles and ideals; a former English gold coin.
As these relationships progress, we learn of Jones' rocky history with his alcoholic mother and his desire to find the father he barely knew yet obsesses about daily.
ROCKY
Перевод: скалистый, каменистый, неустойчивый
Определение: consisting or full of rock or rocks; tending to rock or shake; unsteady; difficult and full of obstacles or problems.
I needed to pace for a few minutes in order to get rid of some of the furious energy.
FURIOUS
Перевод: яростный, бешенный, разъярённый
Определение: extremely angry.
The three carried their supper into the living room and after a few mouthfuls of tea, picked up their instruments.
SUPPER
Перевод: ужин, время ужина, ужинать, кормить ужином
Определение: an evening meal, typically a light or informal one.
These will be in keeping with the dark, vivid colours within the store which includes deep reds and olive greens.
VIVID
Перевод: яркий, живой, ясный
Определение: producing powerful feelings or strong, clear images in the mind; (of a person or animal) lively and vigorous.
The mythologies he is promoting about child abuse - that women are natural nurturers and that the main danger to children is strangers - are the exact opposite of the truth research supports.
NURTURE
Перевод: воспитание, обучение, питание, воспитывать, питать, обучать
Определение: the process of caring for and encouraging the growth or development of someone or something; care for and encourage the growth or development of.
Christ died for sin, but His death brings no salvation from sin apart from faith.
SALVATION
Перевод: спасение
Определение: deliverance from sin and its consequences, believed by Christians to be brought about by faith in Christ.
First is a two-bedroomed, first floor flat with a period fireplace and real gas fire.
FIREPLACE
Перевод: камин, очаг, кузнечный горн
Определение: a place for a domestic fire, especially a grate or hearth at the base of a chimney.
The 1977 paper made clear that they should not goose growth with low interest rates if doing so would call into question their commitment to sound money.
GOOSE
Перевод: гусь, гусятина, дурак, освистывать, подгонять, гладить портновским утюгом
Определение: a large waterbird with a long neck, short legs, webbed feet, and a short broad bill. Generally geese are larger than ducks and have longer necks and shorter bills; a foolish person; poke (someone) between the buttocks.
Look for engines with clean-burning, overhead valves, rather than side-valve engines.
OVERHEAD
Перевод: накладные расходы, над головой, наверху, на небе, верхний, подвесной, потолочный
Определение: situated above the level of the head; above the level of the head; in the sky; overhead cost or expense.
It is proposed that the bridge will follow the line of an existing structure, namely the weir.
NAMELY
Перевод: именно, то есть, а именно
Определение: that is to say; to be specific (used to introduce detailed information or a specific example).
Some people were asked strange questions in a telephone survey: peculiar interpretations will probably result.
PECULIAR
Перевод: своеобразный, специфический, особенный
Определение: strange or odd; unusual; belonging exclusively to; a parish or church exempt from the jurisdiction of the diocese in which it lies, through being subject to the jurisdiction of the monarch or an archbishop.
At one time four-wheel drive vehicles were just muddy workhorses, box-like things used by folk who just liked to bump along tracks or plough across muddy fields.
BUMP
Перевод: удар, шишка, выпуклость, ударяться, ударять, толкать
Определение: a light blow or a jolting collision; a protuberance on a level surface; knock or run into someone or something, typically with a jolt.
Don't let the small size of these blades fool you, they are serious cutting tools.
CUTTING
Перевод: режущий, для резки, резание, черенок, рубка, наперерез
Определение: capable of cutting something; the action of someone or something that cuts; a piece cut off from something, especially what remains when something is being trimmed or prepared.
If the job of the information architect is seen as corresponding with that of a structural architect, then the designer must be seen as an amalgam of superintendent, and foreman.
SUPERINTENDENT
Перевод: начальник, руководитель, управляющий
Определение: a person who manages or superintends an organization or activity.
Documented proof is available which will have to be produced to prove the contrary.
CONTRARY
Перевод: вопреки, вразрез, против, противоположность, нечто противоположное, нечто обратное, противоположный, противный, упрямый
Определение: opposite in nature, direction, or meaning; perversely inclined to disagree or to do the opposite of what is expected or desired; the opposite; a contrary proposition.
Then the Third Earl of Carlisle decided it was the perfect spot for his magnificent new castle.
MAGNIFICENT
Перевод: великолепный, прекрасный, величественный
Определение: impressively beautiful, elaborate, or extravagant; striking; very good; excellent.
The crash had a period of exuberance followed by an alarmingly rapid tumble.
TUMBLE
Перевод: падение, беспорядок, вваливаться, падать, кувыркаться
Определение: a sudden or headlong fall; a friendly sign of recognition, acknowledgment, or interest; (typically of a person) fall suddenly, clumsily, or headlong.
This precipitous narrow track must have been a sobering welcome for the new settlers.
SETTLER
Перевод: поселенец, отстойник, осадитель
Определение: a person who settles in an area, typically one with no or few previous inhabitants.
I look up, and stuck on any available space on the lighting grid are giant nets filled with balloons.
GRID
Перевод: сетка, решётка, энергосистема
Определение: a framework of spaced bars that are parallel to or cross each other; a grating; a network of lines that cross each other to form a series of squares or rectangles; put into or set out as a grid.
A willingness to listen to and at least partially incorporate the other point of view has replaced the rigid and uncompromising attitude of the past.
RIGID
Перевод: жёсткий, твёрдый, неподвижный
Определение: unable to bend or be forced out of shape; not flexible; not able to be changed or adapted.
A delicate touch with such precision in these conditions was merely another insight into the fine player Riordan promises to be.
PRECISION
Перевод: точность, чёткость, аккуратность, точный, меткий
Определение: the quality, condition, or fact of being exact and accurate.
Nuns celebrated their solemn vows with a marriage ceremony and a ring signifying their wedding to Christ.
VOW
Перевод: поражать, ошеломлять, огромный успех, нечто из ряда вон выходящее
Определение: a solemn promise; solemnly promise to do a specified thing; dedicate to someone or something, especially a deity.
A tin can slammed against a wall suddenly then rattled in the wind.
RATTLE
Перевод: погремушка, стук, грохот, греметь, дребезжать, болтать,
Определение: a rapid succession of short, sharp, hard sounds; a thing used to make a rapid succession of short, sharp sounds, in particular; make or cause to make a rapid succession of short, sharp knocking sounds, typically as a result of shaking and striking repeatedly against a hard surface or object; cause (someone) to feel nervous, worried, or irritated.
Today, the enterprise of spreading the gospel of free markets is predicated on the iron fist of overwhelming American military power.
GOSPEL
Перевод: евангелие, проповедь, убеждения
Определение: the teaching or revelation of Christ; the record of Jesus' life and teaching in the first four books of the New Testament; a fervent style of black American evangelical religious singing, developed from spirituals sung in Southern Baptist and Pentecostal churches.
He said that the restaurant has about five waiters on duty during busy periods.
WAITER
Перевод: официант, подавальщик, поднос
Определение: a man whose job is to serve customers at their tables in a restaurant; a person who waits for a time, event, or opportunity; a small tray; a salver.
After a quick tour of the mine facilities, the party re-boarded the little train, sans locomotive, for the descent was to be made by gravity.
DESCENT
Перевод: спуск, происхождение, сход
Определение: an action of moving downward, dropping, or falling; the origin or background of a person in terms of family or nationality; a sudden, violent attack.
Aristotle said Irony better befits a gentleman than buffoonery; the ironical man jokes to amuse himself, the buffoon to amuse other people...
IRONIC
Перевод: иронический
Определение: using or characterized by irony.
It is likely that settlement is due to the variation in moisture content in the soil.
MOISTURE
Перевод: влага, влажность, сырость
Определение: water or other liquid diffused in a small quantity as vapor, within a solid, or condensed on a surface.
Josh would be teasing him for the rest of the week if he did.
TEASE
Перевод: дразнить, раздразнить, поддразнивать, поддразнивание, задира, любитель подразнить
Определение: make fun of or attempt to provoke (a person or animal) in a playful way; gently pull or comb (something tangled, especially wool or hair) into separate strands; a person who makes fun of someone playfully or unkindly.
Darin has been staring into space, so Jason's sudden yelling startles him.
STARTLE
Перевод: испуг, напугать, испугать, вздрагивать
Определение: cause (a person or animal) to feel sudden shock or alarm.
The children memorize verses and are asked questions about doctrine.
VERSE
Перевод: стих, строфа, поэзия, выражать в стихах, писать стихи
Определение: writing arranged with a metrical rhythm, typically having a rhyme; speak in or compose verse; versify.
She insisted on paying so I bought a great tub of popcorn between us.
TUB
Перевод: ванна, кадка, бак, упражняться в гребле, мыться в ванне, сажать растение в кадку
Определение: a wide, open, deep, typically round container with a flat bottom used for holding liquids, growing plants, etc.; an old, awkward, or run-down vessel; plant in a tub; wash or bathe (someone or something) in or as in a tub or bath.
Many trees, such as lime, sycamore, horse chestnut and willow provide excellent bee forage.
LIME
Перевод: известь, лайм, липа, известковый, липовый, известковать, удобрять известью, поймать
Определение: a white caustic alkaline substance consisting of calcium oxide, obtained by heating limestone; a rounded citrus fruit similar to a lemon but greener, smaller, and with a distinctive acid flavor; treat (soil or water) with lime to reduce acidity and improve fertility or oxygen levels.
In the rush to war, the Western Coalition was not prepared for the guerilla warfare they're now faced with.
GUERRILLA
Перевод: партизан, партизанская война, партизанский
Определение: a member of a small independent group taking part in irregular fighting, typically against larger regular forces.
Democratic, interest-group politics offered the right combination of freedom and restraint for beings so demonstrably divided against themselves.
RESTRAINT
Перевод: сдержанность, ограничение, обуздание
Определение: a measure or condition that keeps someone or something under control or within limits; unemotional, dispassionate, or moderate behavior; self-control.
As students watch relative abundances of plant types become more 'even' (bar heights become uniform), diversity index values rise, and as types drop out, the value falls.
ABUNDANCE
Перевод: изобилие, множество, избыток
Определение: a very large quantity of something.
Mailers rarely pay for special handling , so these live animals are shipped among tons of other packages.
HANDLING
Перевод: обслуживание, обработка, обращение
Определение: the act of taking or holding something in the hands.
Mince Pies can be stored in an airtight tin for up to a week or put them in the freezer for 5-6 weeks.
TIN
Перевод: олово, банка, жестянка, жестяной, оловянный, поддельный, лудить, консервировать, подделывать
Определение: cover with a thin layer of tin.
But why has no one tackled the works of his equally interesting successors?
SUCCESSOR
Перевод: приеемник, наследник
Определение: a person or thing that succeeds another.
The assassination of President Kennedy.
ASSASSINATION
Перевод: убийство, политическое убийство, предательское убийство
Определение: the action of assassinating someone.
The garage rock revival has gotten so much press the last year that critics have had to invent the term New Garage to keep track of bands like The Strokes and Yeah Yeah Yeahs.
REVIVAL
Перевод: возрождение, оживление, восстановление
Определение: an improvement in the condition or strength of something.
The next time you go out shopping, you can discard the plastic carry bag and arm yourself with a jute bag instead.
DISCARD
Перевод: отбрасывать, выбрасывать, отказываться, сброс, брак, сбрасывание карт
Определение: a person or thing rejected as no longer useful or desirable; get rid of (someone or something) as no longer useful or desirable.
He ran his eyes over her body but couldn't find any sign of injury, so he rose and hurried to grab a canteen of water to try and revive her.
REVIVE
Перевод: возрождать, оживлять, восстанавливать
Определение: restore to life or consciousness.
However, it corresponds to terms agreed upon in the last round of talks in February between the two sides also in Geneva.
CORRESPOND
Перевод: соответствовать, переписываться, соласовываться
Определение: have a close similarity; match or agree almost exactly; communicate by exchanging letters.
If it's extremely complex, then I'll have to book more rehearsal time to work around it.
REHEARSAL
Перевод: репетиция, повторение, перечисление, пересказ
Определение: a practice or trial performance of a play or other work for later public performance.
But it is now an endangered species and could well become extinct through cross-breeding.
ENDANGERED
Перевод: находящиеся под угрозой уничтожения
Определение: (of a species) seriously at risk of extinction.
Angry moral posturers shrieked when several players lit cigarettes in the dugout, and when many more took the field with noticeable hangovers.
POSTURE
Перевод: поза, положение, ставить в позу, позировать
Определение: a position of a person's body when standing or sitting; a particular way of dealing with or considering something; an approach or attitude; behave in a way that is intended to impress or mislead others; place (someone) in a particular attitude or pose.
High cirrus clouds form white streaks across its surface and a number of dark storms act as flaws and focus for the eye.
FLAW
Перевод: недостаток, изъян, ошибка
Определение: a mark, fault, or other imperfection that mars a substance or object; a squall of wind; a short storm; (of an imperfection) mar, weaken, or invalidate (something).
The fee struck a sour note with some supporters, particularly given the strong tradition of free festival entertainment.
SOUR
Перевод: кислый, прокисший, угрюмый, кислятина, кислый раствор, закисать, прокисать, скисать
Определение: having an acid taste like lemon or vinegar; make or become sour; a drink made by mixing an alcoholic beverage with lemon juice or lime juice.
Beneath the jargon, cautious phrases and academic courtesies , one thing was clear: the consensus about social constructs was unraveling.
COURTESY
Перевод: вежливость, учтивость, обходительность
Определение: the showing of politeness in one's attitude and behavior toward others.
Shareholder advocates who felt like lone voices a decade ago are actually beginning to hope.
LONE
Перевод: одинокий, уединённый, незамужняя
Определение: having no companions; solitary or single.
It is thus a non-reductive definition, because both its subject matter and its theoretical object reside at the semantic level.
RESIDE
Перевод: проживать, находиться, жить
Определение: have one's permanent home in a particular place.
Her working life is a relentless grind , just as it is for many working people.
GRIND
Перевод: молоть, растереть, шлифовать, размалывание, зубрёжка, однообразная работа
Определение: a crushing or grating sound or motion; a dancer's rotary movement of the hips.
So the building is metaphorically pinned to its place with a shaft of light from the sky that illuminates the whole labyrinth of knowledge.
SHAFT
Перевод: вал, ось, стержень
Определение: a long, narrow part or section forming the handle of a tool or club, the body of a spear or arrow, or a similar implement; a long, narrow, typically vertical hole that gives access to a mine, accommodates an elevator in a building, or provides ventilation; (of light) shine in beams; (of a man) have sexual intercourse with (a woman).
During the second half of 2004, adjustable-rate and interest-only loans accounted for 63% of mortgage originations , according to the Mortgage Bankers Association.
ORIGINATE
Перевод: происходить, возникать, создавать
Определение: have a specified beginning.
Even the proceedings of the programme were different in tune with its central theme.
PROCEEDINGS
Перевод: труды, работа, заседание
Определение: an event or a series of activities involving a formal or set procedure.
A high degree of soil exposure also results in high surface evaporation resulting in years of low rainfall becoming severe droughts.
DROUGHT
Перевод: засуха, сухость, жажда
Определение: a prolonged period of abnormally low rainfall; a shortage of water resulting from this.
Whether the invention is a catfish lure or a piece of software at the heart of the web, the inventor has to pay the same fee.
LURE
Перевод: приманка, прикорм, соблазн, завлекать, соблазнять, приманивать
Определение: something that tempts or is used to tempt a person or animal to do something; tempt (a person or an animal) to do something or to go somewhere, especially by offering some form of reward.
There are shops and stalls where you can buy rosaries, beads , postcards, books and fluffy toys.
BEAD
Перевод: шарик, валик, бусинка
Определение: a small piece of glass, stone, or similar material, typically rounded and perforated for threading with others as a necklace or rosary or for sewing onto fabric; something resembling a bead or a string of beads, in particular; decorate or cover with beads; cover (a surface) with drops of moisture.
But she could see everyone else paying close attention, their expressions slowly becoming more serious and grim.
GRIM
Перевод: мрачный, зловещий, жестокий
Определение: forbidding or uninviting.
But whilst other compilers sought out new words and meanings, his job was to make room for them by eliminating all the words and meanings that had fallen into disuse.
COMPILE
Перевод: скомпилировать, компилировать, составлять
Определение: produce (something, especially a list, report, or book) by assembling information collected from other sources; (of a computer) convert (a program) into a machine-code or lower-level form in which the program can be executed.
The falsity of this assertion would have been found if it had been checked.
ASSERTION
Перевод: утверждение, заявление, суждение
Определение: a confident and forceful statement of fact or belief.
Religion is a personal belief and a private matter and should be kept within the confines of our home.
CONFINE
Перевод: ограничивать, придерживаться, заточать
Определение: keep or restrict someone or something within certain limits of (space, scope, quantity, or time); the borders or boundaries of a place, especially with regard to their restricting freedom of movement.
Korneff has a constant skin infection - there are boils constantly erupting on the back of his neck.
ERUPT
Перевод: извергаться, извергать, прорываться
Определение: (of a volcano) become active and eject lava, ash, and gases.
However, it was not difficult to meet people simply by wandering through the bush and chancing upon scattered huts and houses.
HUT
Перевод: хата, хижина, барак, барачный, размещать по баракам, жить в бараках
Определение: a small single-story building of simple or crude construction, serving as a poor, rough, or temporary house or shelter; provide with huts.
Last night more than 2,000 police officers faced angry groups of people frustrated with high unemployment and alleged discrimination.
ALLEGE
Перевод: утверждать, ссылаться, приписывать
Определение: claim or assert that someone has done something illegal or wrong, typically without proof that this is the case.
Included in yesterday's sugar package was a $50,000 re-establishment fee for cane harvesters.
CANE
Перевод: трость, тростик, прут, плетёный, вдалбывать урок, бить палкой, оплетать тростником
Определение: the hollow, jointed stem of a tall grass, especially bamboo or sugar cane, or the stem of a slender palm such as rattan; a length of cane or a slender stick, especially one used as a support for plants, as a walking stick, or as an instrument of punishment; beat with a cane as a punishment; beat with a cane as a punishment.
The boy directed Bill to his father who was slaving away at the smithy's forge.
FORGE
Перевод: кузнечный, кузница, кузнечный горн, выковать, подделывать, ковать
Определение: a blacksmith's workshop; a smithy; make or shape (a metal object) by heating it in a fire or furnace and beating or hammering it; produce a copy or imitation of (a document, signature, banknote, or work or art) for the purpose of deception; move forward gradually or steadily.
In the distance, straight ahead off the bow, I could see the loom of the green five-second light of the Block Island lighthouse.
LOOM
Перевод: ткацкий станок, тень, очертания, маячить, неясно вырисовываться, принимать угрожающие размеры
Определение: an apparatus for making fabric by weaving yarn or thread; an apparatus for making fabric by weaving yarn or thread; appear as a shadowy form, especially one that is large or threatening.
Request additional insured endorsements and certificates of insurance from all independent contractors who conduct programs in your name, or come on your premises.
ENDORSEMENT
Перевод: индоссамент, поддержка, подтверждение
Определение: an act of giving one's public approval or support to someone or something; a clause in an insurance policy detailing an exemption from or change in coverage; the action of endorsing a check or bill of exchange.
The critic reported that this disclaimer brought a roar of laughter from the audience with which she watched the film.
ROAR
Перевод: рёв, рык, шум, реветь, рычать, орать
Определение: a full, deep, prolonged cry uttered by a lion or other large wild animal; (of a lion or other large wild animal) utter a full, deep, prolonged cry; (especially of a vehicle) move at high speed making a loud prolonged sound.
He fled the civil war there with his family in 1988 and after six years in exile in Egypt they were granted political asylum in the UK.
EXILE
Перевод: изгнание, ссылка, изгнанник, ссыльный, ссылать, сослать, изгонять
Определение: the state of being barred from one's native country, typically for political or punitive reasons; expel and bar (someone) from their native country, typically for political or punitive reasons.
Now he is a participant in one of the most exciting contemporary world-music ensembles.
ENSEMBLE
Перевод: ансамбль, группа, костюм
Определение: a group of musicians, actors, or dancers who perform together; a group of items viewed as a whole rather than individually.
There is growing pressure to halt the bloodshed.
HALT
Перевод: остановка, привал, полустанок, хромать, останавливаться, останавливать
Определение: a suspension of movement or activity, typically a temporary one; bring or come to an abrupt stop; lame.
Her hair was pinned in yesterday's curlers and her bathrobe hung limply around her, like a dirty gown.
GOWN
Перевод: платье, мантия, свободная домашняя одежда, облачать, одевать
Определение: a long dress, typically having a close-fitting bodice and a flared or flowing skirt, worn on formal occasions; be dressed in a gown.
The mountains of litter choking the city confirm that not all is well with the local authority in as far as improving the status is concerned.
CHOKE
Перевод: дроссель, дроссельная катушка, воздушная заслонка, душить, задыхаться, заглушать
Определение: a valve in the carburetor of a gasoline engine that is used to reduce the amount of air in the fuel mixture when the engine is started; an action or sound of a person or animal having or seeming to have difficulty in breathing; (of a person or animal) have severe difficulty in breathing because of a constricted or obstructed throat or a lack of air.
The opening sequence paints a portrait of the quietus and quaintness of suburbia and the stifling boredom it can induce.
INDUCE
Перевод: побуждать, вызывать, стимулировать
Определение: succeed in persuading or influencing (someone) to do something; succeed in persuading or influencing (someone) to do something; bring on (the birth of a baby) artificially, typically by the use of drugs; derive by inductive reasoning.
The second is that it is important that juveniles be held on remand in places where they mix with others of their own age.
JUVENILE
Перевод: юношеский, юный, малолетний, подросток, юноша, книги для юношества
Определение: of, for, or relating to young people; a young person.
So, disclosure by the prosecutors may flush out some pleas of guilty and shorten one side of the case.
DISCLOSURE
Перевод: раскрытие, разоблачение, обнаружение, открытие
Определение: the action of making new or secret information known.
By the time he left each one of the towns the area was in the grip of racial hatred that spilled over into rioting.
HATRED
Перевод: ненависть, отвращение
Определение: intense dislike or ill will.
Turn one of your beds into a hoop tunnel and sow peas, salad greens and spinach for next spring.
PEA
Перевод: горох, горошина, бушлат
Определение: a spherical green seed that is widely eaten as a vegetable; the hardy Eurasian climbing plant that yields pods containing these seeds.
The modular nature of the course will provide a common pathway to careers across the whole spectrum of the health profession from medicine and nursing to management and health promotion.
NURSING
Перевод: уход, кормящая грудью
Определение: the profession or practice of providing care for the sick and infirm.
Mr Snoswell said the bulky-goods sector dominated the retail supply pipeline but the regional and neighbourhood markets were not far behind.
PIPELINE
Перевод:
Определение: a long pipe, typically underground, for conveying oil, gas, etc., over long distances; a linear sequence of specialized modules used for pipelining; (in surfing) the hollow formed by the breaking of a large wave; convey (a substance) by a pipeline.
As such, she may be given the second chance denied to her predecessors.
PREDECESSOR
Перевод: предшественник, предок
Определение: a person who held a job or office before the current holder.
You never know, the council may even be a little more cautious before it offers up another bit of open space to developers.
CAUTIOUS
Перевод: осторожный, осмотрительный, предусмотрительный
Определение: (of a person) careful to avoid potential problems or dangers.
The figure wore a black cloak with the hood pulled over his or her face, making it impossible for the young man to see any distinct features.
HOOD
Перевод: капот, капюшон, кожух, закрывать, покрывать капюшоном, покрывать колпаком
Определение: a covering for the head and neck with an opening for the face, typically forming part of a coat or sweatshirt; a thing resembling a hood in shape or use, in particular; a gangster or similar violent criminal; a neighborhood, especially one's own neighborhood; put a hood on or over.
It could be denial but I feel more likely it's an acute awareness of the stakes involved.
ACUTE
Перевод: острый, проницательный, резкий
Определение: (of a bad, difficult, or unwelcome situation or phenomenon) present or experienced to a severe or intense degree; having or showing a perceptive understanding or insight: shrewd; (of an angle) less than 90°.
Farmers are subject to major disruption and families can suffer serious distress and financial loss.
DISTRESS
Перевод: бедствие, горе, страдание, огорчать
Определение: extreme anxiety, sorrow, or pain; ecause (someone) anxiety, sorrow, or pain.; give (furniture, leather, or clothing) simulated marks of age and wear.
When the e-mails start to interfere with his work, Jason begins to become worried and enlists the help of his best friend, Tariq, to try to solve the mystery.
ENLIST
Перевод: завербоваться, вербовать, заручиться поддержкой
Определение: enroll or be enrolled in the armed services.
He can be sitting there quite happily, and then abruptly leap up and hit his dad for no reason.
ABRUPTLY
Перевод: резко, внезапно, круто, отрывисто
Определение: quickly and unexpectedly.
Her hand trembled slightly, and then it began to positively shake.
TREMBLE
Перевод: дрожать, трепетать, трястись, дрожь, дрожание
Определение: a trembling feeling, movement, or sound; shake involuntarily, typically as a result of anxiety, excitement, or frailty.
To manipulate the imagery he uses rotoscope mattes to protect part of an image in order to replace it with another.
IMAGERY
Перевод: образы, образность, скульптура
Определение: visually descriptive or figurative language, especially in a literary work.
The company wishes to avoid litigation.
LITIGATION
Перевод: судебный процесс, тяжба
Определение: the process of taking legal action.
In contrast, an average of $250 per person was pledged to the citizens of Bosnia, East Timor, Kosovo and Rwanda.
PLEDGE
Перевод: залог, обещание, обет, закладывать, отдавать в долг, обещать
Определение: a solemn promise or undertaking; a thing that is given as security for the fulfillment of a contract or the payment of a debt and is liable to forfeiture in the event of failure; commit (a person or organization) by a solemn promise.
A wreath will be laid at the Cenotaph in memory of those who died in the hostilities, as young and old come together to honour the fallen.
HOSTILITY
Перевод: враждебность, неприятие, военные действия
Определение: hostile behavior; unfriendliness or opposition.
An indorsement in blank is one in which the indorser does not designate a specific person as the one to whom the bill is to be payable.
DESIGNATE
Перевод: обозначать, определять, указывать
Определение: appoint (someone) to a specified position; appointed to an office or position but not yet installed.
A robed figure seated in a cart drawn by a tiger and a leopard follows two foot soldiers.
ROBE
Перевод: халат, одеяние, мантия, облачаться, надевать, облачать
Определение: a long, loose outer garment; a long, loose outer garment; clothe in a long, loose outer garment.
As part of its social service, the college has decided to induct 15 students from economically backward families and impart free education to them from this year.
BACKWARD
Перевод: назад, обратно, в обратном направлении, обратный, отсталый, прошлый, прошлое
Определение: directed behind or to the rear; having made less than normal progress; (of a movement) away from one's front; in the direction of one's back; toward or into the past.
Well, your Honour, it would offend in two ways.
OFFEND
Перевод:
Определение: cause to feel upset, annoyed, or resentful; commit an illegal act.
The huge scam has led to a task team being set up to fully examine government purchasing and to probe the extent of the financial loss.
PROBE
Перевод: зонд, щуп, проба, исследовать, зондировать, расследовать
Определение: a blunt-ended surgical instrument used for exploring a wound or part of the body; physically explore or examine (something) with the hands or an instrument.
If ever you get a sum bigger than 10, then write down the units digit of the sum and remember to carry anything over into your next pair to add.
CARRY
1) noun: перенос, перевозка, дальность полета
desc: an act of lifting and transporting something from one place to another; (in golf) the distance a ball travels before reaching the ground.
2) verb: нести, возить, поддерживать
desc: support and move (someone or something) from one place to another; to contain or be capable of containing; transfer (a figure) to an adjacent column during an arithmetical operation (e.g., when a column of digits adds up to more than ten).
syn: 1) range, transposition
2) 213 hold; 215 bring, 2329 transfer
It's also not a show that's performed very often - and having seen the content matter, I can see why.
MATTER
1) noun: вопрос, предмет, содержание
desc: physical substance in general, as distinct from mind and spirit; an affair or situation under consideration.
2) verb: иметь значение, гноиться
desc: have significance; (of a wound) secrete or discharge pus.
syn: 1) 248 issue; 670 subject; 2291 substance
2) 6786 signify
To prolong bloom time on pansies, stock , sweet alyssum, snapdragons and other cool-weather plants, clip off flowers as they fade.
STOCK
1) noun: акции, фонд
desc: the goods or merchandise kept on the premises of a business or warehouse and available for sale or distribution; the goods or merchandise kept on the premises of a business or warehouse and available for sale or distribution.
2) adj: фондовый, имеющийся в наличии
desc: (of a phrase or expression) so regularly used as to be automatic or hackneyed.
3) verb: заготовить, иметь в наличии
desc: have or keep a supply of (a particular product or type or product) available for sale.
syn: 1) 1046 collection; 1499 supply
2) available
3) 262 provide; 443 sell; 487 carry
Demand usually determines supply.
DETERMINE
verb: определять, устанавливать, измерять
desc: cause (something) to occur in a particular way; ascertain or establish exactly, typically as a result of research or calculation; bring or come to an end.
syn: 1212 define; 1320 settle; 2256 resolve
Indeed, it could be the ​worst ​environmental ​disaster in ​Europe this ​century.
INDEED
adv: действительно, в самом деле, впрямь
desc: used to emphasize a statement or response confirming something already suggested; used to ​express that something is ​correct.
syn: 664 certainly; 1727 truly; 2001 definitely; really
She could no ​longer contain her ​anger and ​started ​yelling at him.
CONTAIN
verb: содержать, вмещать, сдерживаться
desc: have or hold (someone or something) within; to ​keep something ​harmful within ​limits and not ​allow it to ​spread; to ​control or ​hide a ​strong ​emotion, such as ​excitement or ​anger.
syn: 932 contain; 936 control; 213 hold
The little hummingbirds beat their wings faster and their flight is even more graceful than normal.
BEAT
1) noun: удар, такт, бой, что-либо небывалое
desc: a main accent or rhythmic unit in music or poetry; a ​regular ​movement or ​sound, ​especially that made by ​your ​heart; an ​area for which someone, such as a ​police ​officer, has ​responsibility as ​part of ​their ​job.
2) adj: усталый, измотавшийся, ошарашенный
desc: completely exhausted; ​extremely ​tired.
3) verb: бить, побеждать, бороться, обыскать
desc: strike (a person or an animal) repeatedly and violently so as to hurt or injure them, usually with an implement such as a club or whip; to (​cause to) make a ​regular ​movement or ​sound.
syn: 1) 3301 rhythm; 4369 pulse; 15049 drumming
2) bushed
3) 2723 overcome; 1146 strike; 5167 smash
After several ​attempts to ​untie the ​knot, I admitted ​defeat and ​cut through it with a ​knife.
ADMIT
verb: признавать, допускать, позволять, вмещать
desc: confess to be true or to be the case, typically with reluctance; allow (someone) to enter a place; allow the possibility of.
syn: 1745 declare; 3981 confess; 4225 concede; 1550 welcome
Chuck ​sat ​quietly for ​hours staring into the ​distance, ​thinking of what might have been.
STARE
1) noun: пристальный взгляд, изумленный взгляд
desc: a staring gaze; a long fixed or vacant look.
2) verb: пялиться, пристально смотреть, таращить глаза
desc: to ​look for a ​long ​time with the ​eyes ​wide ​open, ​especially when ​surprised, ​frightened, or ​thinking; to be boldly or obtrusively conspicuous.
syn: 1) 7407 glare; 28648 glower; 39018 gape
2) 4470 gaze; 17850 gawk; 21771 ogle
From the 16th century the troop, a captain's command, was the basic subunit in the cavalry.
TROOP
1) noun: отряд, труппа, группа людей
desc: a group of soldiers, especially a cavalry unit commanded by a captain, or an airborne unit; A group or company of people, animals, or things.
2) verb: двигаться толпой, собираться толпой
desc: (of a group of people) come or go together or in large numbers; to ​walk ​somewhere in a ​large ​group, usually with one ​person behind another.
syn: 1) 189 company; 1138 troop; 1274 crowd
2) 3506 march; 6771 stream; 12914 congregate
We can't seem to strike any balance anywhere and it's getting us further and further into trouble.
STRIKE
1) noun: удар, забастовка, стачка
desc: a refusal to work organized by a body of employees as a form of protest, typically in an attempt to gain a concession or concessions from their employer; a discovery of gold, minerals, or oil by drilling or mining.
2) verb: бить, бастовать, поражать
desc: hit forcibly and deliberately with one's hand or a weapon or other implement; move or proceed vigorously or purposefully.
syn: 1) 10501 slowdown; 22950 walkout; 5149 raid
Taylor was to address a joint session of Congress yesterday to officially declare his intention to resign and announce a successor.
ANNOUNCE
verb: объявлять, анонсировать, публиковать, доносить
desc: make a public and typically formal declaration about a fact, occurrence, or intention; to show that something is going to ​happen.
syn: 844 state; 1117 publish; 1164 announce; 4494 proclaim; 12925 herald
What are you doing out of ​bed - you're supposed to be ​asleep.
SUPPOSED
adj: предполагаемый, мнимый
desc: generally assumed or believed to be the case, but not necessarily so; to be ​intended to; to have to; to have a ​duty or a ​responsibility to.
syn: 3811 theoretical; 6430 fictional; 8195 hypothetical; 20662 made-up; 16682 assumed
The alternate week refuse collection, which sees household rubbish picked up once a fortnight, was designed with recycling aims in mind.
REFUSE
1) noun: мусор, отходы, брак, угар
desc: matter thrown away or rejected as worthless; ​unwanted ​waste ​material, ​especially ​material that is ​regularly ​thrown away from a ​house, ​factory, etc.
2) verb: отказываться, отвергать
desc: to say that you will not do or ​accept something; to indicate unwillingness to do, accept, give, or allow.
syn: 1) 3965 garbage; 4448 trash; 15524 rubbish
2) 1410 deny; 2010 decline; 2040 reject
Slight was made the subject of a 12-month community rehabilitation order after the court heard her father had loaned her the cash to settle the debt.
SETTLE
1) noun: скамья, скамья-ларь
desc: a wooden bench with a high back and arms, typically incorporating a box under the seat.
2) verb: поселиться, обосновываться, решать, улаживать, завещать, успокаиваться
desc: resolve or reach an agreement about (an argument or problem); sit or come to rest in a comfortable position; to pay, as a bill.
syn: 1) settee
2) 1904 clear; 2256 resolve; 11122 mend, 690 drop; 751 lie
Please go first - I insist!
INSIST
verb: настаивать, утверждать
desc: to say ​firmly or ​demand forcefully, ​especially when ​others ​disagree with or ​oppose what you say; to lay emphasis in assertion.
syn: 875 claim; 923 maintain; 3166 assert; 3352 swear; 1458 demand; 3571 enforce
There is now a clearer definition and a back-to-front perspective to the sound.
PERSPECTIVE
1) noun: перспектива, вид, виды на будущее
desc: the art of drawing solid objects on a two-dimensional surface so as to give the right impression of their height, width, depth, and position in relation to each other when viewed from a particular point; a particular attitude toward or way of regarding something; a point of view.
2) adj: перспективный
desc: of or relating to the art of perspective, or represented according to its laws.
syn: 1) 2337 prospect; 5938 outlook; 973 range; 1239 distance
We have a business casual dress code at my office, which means collared shirts without a tie.
TIE
1) noun: галстук, связь, ничья, соединение, лента
desc: a piece of string, cord, or the like used for fastening or tying something; a thing that unites or links people; a result in a game or other competitive situation in which two or more competitors or teams have the same score or ranking.
2) verb: связать, привязывать, прикручивать, сыграть вничью, скреплять
desc: attach or fasten (someone or something) with string or similar cord; achieve the same score or ranking as another competitor or team.
syn: 1) 1425 connection; 1890 bond; 2196 link; 7121 draw
2) 1860 fix; 2334 attach; 2505 secure; 2512 bind
The bank engraves banknote images into metal plates by hand and uses special inks and watermarks to prevent forgery.
PLATE
1) noun: тарелка, плита, пластинка, печатная форма, гальваноклише, номер автомобиля
desc: a flat dish, typically circular and made of china, from which food is eaten or served; a thin, flat sheet or strip of metal or other material, typically one used to join or strengthen things or forming part of a machine.
2) verb: изготовлять гальваноклише, обшивать металлическим листом, лудить
desc: cover (a metal object) with a thin coating or film of a different metal; serve or arrange (food) on a plate or plates before a meal; inoculate (cells or infective material) onto a culture plate, especially with the object of isolating a particular strain of microorganisms or estimating viable cell numbers.
syn: 1) 1839 bowl; 1945 dish; 47299 salver
2) 749 protect; 917 finish; 15300 overlay
He really did believe that poetry could handle everything the novel could handle.
NOVEL
1) noun: роман, повесть, зерно, новый хлеб
desc: a fictitious prose narrative of book length, typically representing character and action with some degree of realism.
2) adj: новый, оригинальный, неизведанный
desc: new or unusual in an interesting way.
syn: 1) 241 book; 2253 tale; 3116 narrative
2) 237 different; 1108 fresh; 1136 original; 1735 unique
Mix all the ingredients to form a thick batter of pouring consistency.
THICK
1) noun: пекло, разгар, гуща
desc: the busiest or most crowded part of something; the middle of something..
2) adj: толстый, густой, плотный, дремучий
desc: with opposite sides or surfaces that are a great or relatively great distance apart; made up of a large number of things or people close together; of low intelligence.
3) adv: густо, плотно, хрипло
desc: in or with deep, dense, or heavy mass.
syn: 1) midst; center; hub; middle
2) 976 deep; 2350 fat; 9706 bulky; 14162 impenetrable
3) thickly
From that day forth we have had a lowering of public confidence in the police.
FORTH
1) adv: вперед, дальше, наружу, впредь
desc: out from a starting point and forward or into view.
2) pre: из
syn: 1) 1026 ahead; 1844 forth; 12451 onward
2) of; from; out; out of; in
To ask these questions is to begin to question how the whole of society operates and how its division into classes narrows and stultifies the lives of nearly everyone, both men and women.
DIVISION
noun: разделение, дивизион, отдел, классификация, граница , барьер, деление шкалы
desc: the action of separating something into parts, or the process of being separated; disagreement between two or more groups, typically producing tension or hostility; each of the parts into which something is divided.
syn: 2793 boundary; 9936 partition; 1465 category; 819 section; 1200 department
Men and women in these areas had little cause to delay marriage, and prudence had little appeal when there was no chance of ultimate independence.
APPEAL
1) noun: обращение, призыв, апелляция, просьба, мольба
desc: a serious or urgent request, typically one made to the public; an application to a higher court for a decision to be reversed.; the quality of being attractive or interesting.
2) verb: обращаться, апеллировать, взывать
desc: make a serious or urgent request, typically to the public; apply to a higher court for a reversal of the decision of a lower court; be attractive or interesting.
syn: 1) 1396 influence; 3830 attraction; 4813 charm; 2128 request
2) 592 draw; 1482 grab; 5909 fascinate; 131 ask
Frequently this soliloquy was peppered with incidental asides about the neighbour's dog, the mean man at the bus station and various other thinly veiled references to how hard her life was.
ASIDE
1) noun: отступление, отклонение от темы, слова, произносимые актёром в сторону
desc: a remark or passage by a character in a play that is intended to be heard by the audience but unheard by the other characters in the play; a remark that is not directly related to the main topic of discussion.
2) adv: в сторону, в стороне, прочь, отдельно, в резерве
desc: to one side; out of the way.
syn: 1) 22798 digression; 26397 tangent; 19518 undertone
2) 5526 separately; 1397 anyway; 10646 notwithstanding
Because water molecules can bond only at certain angles, these lattices are full of empty space, and the solid takes up more room than the liquid.
BOND
1) noun: связь, облигация, узы, обязательство
desc: physical restraints used to hold someone or something prisoner, especially ropes or chains; an agreement with legal force, in particular.
2) verb: связывать, скреплять
desc: join or be joined securely to something else, typically by means of an adhesive substance, heat, or pressure.
syn: 1) 5917 pledge; 6439 oath; 1425 connection; 3055 friendship
2) 1739 link; 2334 attach; 14359 affix; 1641 connect
After the butter had melted Aunty Jenni gave the mixture a really good stir and some strange dark brown shapes rose to the surface from the depths.
STIR
1) noun: переполох, движение, ажиотаж, суета
desc: a slight physical movement; an act of mixing food or drink with a spoon or other implement.
2) verb: размешивать, шевелить, мешать, болтать
desc: move a spoon or other implement around in (a liquid or other substance) in order to mix it thoroughly; move or cause to move slightly.
syn: 1) 9525 fuss; 11970 commotion; 18501 to-do
2) 5336 revive; 4608 disturb; 1769 mix; 3944 blend
The car park below is full of imported cars sheltering in the shade of vast satellite dishes.
VAST
1) noun: простор, масса, большое количество
desc: an immense or boundless expanse or space.
2) adj: огромный, обширный, безбрежный, многочисленный
desc: of very great extent or quantity; immens; of very great size or proportions.
syn: 1) scope, elbow room, amplitude
2) 2006 massive; 6057 cosmic; 13981 limitless; 24428 immeasurable
Thus, no matter what may have been previously decided in hearings or by the couple themselves, the divorce court can impart its own resolution on the matter.
RESOLUTION
noun: резолюция, разрешение, твердость, разборка, прекращение воспалительных явлений, анализ
desc: a firm decision to do or not to do something; the action of solving a problem, dispute, or contentious matter; the smallest interval measurable by a scientific (especially optical) instrument; the resolving power.
syn: 4058 ruling; 8567 decree; 3876 determination; 15175 tenacity
What sets Film and Feelings apart is the special quality of its responsiveness.
APART
adv: отдельно, обособленно, порознь, особо, разобщенно
desc: (of two or more people or things) separated by a distance; at a specified distance from each other in time or space; to or on one side; at a distance from the main body; so as to be shattered; into pieces.
syn: 5526 separately; asunder; aside
The findings emphasize the deleterious effects of cocaine on the brain and the potential for improvement with medications.
EMPHASIZE
verb: подчеркивать, акцентировать, выделять, придавать особое значение, напирать, делать ударение, делать особое ударение, ставить ударение
desc: give special importance or prominence to (something) in speaking or writing.
syn: 2948 stress; 3392 highlight; 5916 underscore; 9909 underline; 11152 accentuate
He said he pointed it at her and pulled the trigger merely in order to scare her, but a bullet was fired.
MERELY
adv: просто, только, единственно
desc: only as specified and nothing more
syn: 1) 101 only; 583 simply; 5174 purely
The law is not concerned with the brain but with the mind, in the sense that mind is ordinarily used, the mental faculties of reason, memory and understanding.
FACULTY
noun: факультет, способность, право, власть, область науки/искусства
desc: an inherent mental or physical power; the teaching staff of a university or college, or of one of its departments or divisions, viewed as a body; a license or authorization, especially from a church authority.
syn: 1301 facility; 1386 gift; 1787 capacity; 2041 talent; 2977 capability; 4097 genius
Some of these women come to the mission claiming that they had been accused of witchcraft.
ACCUSE
verb: обвинять, винить, предъявлять обвинение
desc: charge (someone) with an offense or crime.
syn: 1807 blame; 5379 allege; 6575 indict; 12798 fault; 19418 censure; 23830 reproach
Brooches were made either by hammering a piece of metal into the right shape or by casting molten metal in a mould.
CAST
1) noun: литье, бросок, оттенок
desc: an object made by shaping molten metal or similar material in a mold; an act of throwing something forcefully; the form or appearance of something, especially someone's features or complexion; a slight squint; a convoluted mass of earth or sand ejected onto the surface by a burrowing worm; a search made by a hound or pack of hounds over a wide area to find a trail.
2) verb: бросать, отливать, менять
desc: throw (something) forcefully in a specified direction; shape (metal or other material) by pouring it into a mold while molten; (in country dancing) change one's position by moving a certain number of places in a certain direction along the outside of the line in which one is dancing.
syn: 1) 11851 troupe
2) 2443 shape; 4516 model; 7148 mold; 542 produce;
1700 generate; 5769 breed
One woman needed assistance to set up a workshop: he ordered her to be given some money.
ASSISTANCE
noun: помощь, содействие
desc: the provision of money, resources, or information to help someone.
syn: 879 help; 1645 aid; 8448 backing; 29296 succor
Court prosecutors will be able to investigate an alleged war crime via one of three mechanisms.
PROSECUTOR
noun: прокурор, обвинитель
desc: a person, especially a public official, who institutes legal proceedings against someone.
syn: public prosecutor; prosecuting attorney
Nests are lined with bark chips or wood shavings or are a shallow cup made of roots, leaves and other plant fibers.
CHIP
1) noun: обломок, микросхема, фишка, стружка
desc: a small piece of something removed in the course of chopping, cutting, or breaking something, especially a hard material such as wood or stone; a thin slice of food made crisp by being fried, baked, or dried and typically eaten as a snack; a counter used in certain gambling games to represent money; (in golf, soccer, and other sports) a short lofted kick or shot with the ball.
2) verb: биться, откалываться, стругать
desc: cut or break (a small piece) from the edge or surface of a hard material; (in golf, soccer, and other sports) kick or strike (a ball or shot) to produce a short lobbed shot or pass.
syn: 1) 2137 mark; 5459 flaw; 13355 imperfection; 18417 blemish; 4543 chunk
2) 13654 pare; 15645 whittle; 17253 fragment; 17746 flake; 17790 chisel
Otherwise, they won't make so much money out of me in spite of early settlement penalties.
SETTLEMENT
noun: урегулирование, поселение, дарственная запись, устройство
desc: an official agreement intended to resolve a dispute or conflict; a place, typically one that has hitherto been uninhabited, where people establish a community; the action or process of settling an account; subsidence of the ground or a structure built on it.
syn: 1135 neighborhood; 1249 village; 3701 colony; 10508 township; 11660 hamle
So we finished our trip having traversed the distance along the mountain side, by rail or road, the river echoing the bends and curves with a constant murmur that kept us company.
BEND
1) noun: изгиб, колено, отвод, излучина
desc: a curve, especially a sharp one, in a road, river, racecourse, or path; a kind of knot used to join two ropes, or to tie a rope to another object, e.g. a carrick bend; decompression sickness, especially in divers; an ordinary in the form of a broad diagonal stripe from top left (dexter chief) to bottom right (sinister base) of a shield or part of one.
2) verb: гнуть, изгибаться, наклоняться, искривлять
desc: shape or force (something straight) into a curve or angle; (of a person) incline the body downward from the vertical; direct or devote (one's attention or energies) to a task.
syn: 1) 1174 turn; 4130 bow; 8819 crook; 19766 curvature
2) 10633 stoop; 1624 bear; 3788 twist
Their hunting grounds and game preserves are being disturbed and their food supply both diminished and rendered uncertain.
PRESERVE
1) noun: заповедник, варенье, консервы
desc: food made with fruit preserved in sugar, such as jam or marmalade; a sphere of activity regarded as being reserved for a particular person or group; a place where game is protected and kept for private hunting or shooting.
2) verb: сохранять, оберегать, защищать, консервировать, заготовлять впрок
desc: maintain (something) in its original or existing state.
syn: 1) 6064 sanctuary; 3654 domain; 36406 ambit
2) 735 save; 923 maintain; 5414 uphold; 8082 conserve
As I outlined, United Future supports the second reading of the bill and its passage to the Committee stage.
PASSAGE
noun: прохождение, отрывок, место, путь
desc: the act or process of moving through, under, over, or past something on the way from one place to another; the process of transition from one state to another; a short extract from a book or other printed material.
syn: 2907 establishment; 565 piece; 819 section; 5973 paragraph; 7342 extract; 1832 motion
Following this method does not overtax the body's natural cycles of metabolic dips, blood-pressure peaks and valleys.
CYCLE
1) noun: цикл, круг, велосипед, такт процессора
desc: a series of events that are regularly repeated in the same order; a complete set or series; a bicycle or tricycle.
2) verb: ездить на велосипеде, делать обороты, совершать цикл развития
desc: ride a bicycle; move in or follow a regularly repeated sequence of events.
syn: 1) 865 set; 2258 phase; 6478 succession; 7704 progression
2) 1082 travel; 1287 ride; 4667 steer
Players pay the final difference between their total and the winner's total to the pot before the winner collects the final pot.
POT
1) noun: горшок, банка, кастрюля, чайник, кружка, марихуана, ночной горшок, цветочный горшок
desc: a container, typically rounded or cylindrical and of ceramic ware or metal, used for storage or cooking; any of various containers made for a particular purpose; the total sum of the bets made on a round in poker and other card games.
2) verb: класть в горшок или котелок, варить в котелке, сажать в горшок (цветы), загонять в лузу (шар в бильярде), стрелять, застрелить (на близком расстоянии)
desc: plant in a flowerpot; preserve (food, especially meat or fish) in a sealed pot or jar; hit or kill (someone or something) by shooting.
syn: 1) 2495 pan; 2957 vessel; 3383 container; 4299 jar; 478 tub
2) 4053 seal; 20283 pickle; 535 hit; 732 shoot; 13370 bag
The authors of classics like Haunted Heartland have returned with a brand new collection of ghost stories and haunted tales from all across the country.
TALE
noun: рассказ, повесть, сплетня, счет, число, количество
desc: a fictitious or true narrative or story, especially one that is imaginatively recounted; a number or total.
syn: 2861 lie; 6962 gossip; 1072 account; 2779 fiction; 3116 narrative
These plants ripen fruits which again are a bright red, and have thick coats on their seeds to protect them should they be swallowed.
COAT
1) noun: пальто, слой, шерсть, оболочка, мундир, грунт
desc: an outer garment worn outdoors, having sleeves and typically extending below the hips; an animal's covering of fur or hair; a structure, especially a membrane, enclosing or lining an organ; a covering of paint or similar material laid on a surface at one time.
2) verb: покрывать
desc: provide with a layer or covering of something; apply a coat to.
syn: 1) 5729 crust; 9370 glaze; 15763 varnish; 1020 skin; 4744 fur
2) 1259 hide; 1375 spread; 4573 dip; 9020 smear; 11199 smother
The quote from his impromptu speech regarding space travel and its relation to human bone deterioration was hilarious.
QUOTE
1) noun: цитата, кавычки, назначенная цена
desc: a quotation from a text or speech; a quotation giving the estimated cost for a particular job or service.
2) verb: цитировать, ссылаться, брать в кавычки, назначать цену
desc: repeat or copy out (a group of words from a text or speech), typically with an indication that one is not the original author or speaker; give someone (the estimated price of a job or service).
syn: 1) 552 figure; 1557 assessment; 2507 estimate; 1914 reference; 8525 citation
2) 1607 repeat; 1942 cite; 49723 parrot; 5297 price
The Government must have wanted to drown the sober questions of people who try to decide on matters on the basis of substance instead of slogans.
SUBSTANCE
noun: вещество, содержание, субстанция, суть, состояние, плотность, твердость
desc: a particular kind of matter with uniform properties; the real physical matter of which a person or thing consists and which has a tangible, solid presence; the quality of being important, valid, or significant.
syn: 994 property; 575 wealth; 9767 riches; 3491 essence; 528 matter; 641 material
Firms in ​member ​states where enforcement of ​regulations is ​weaker could have an ​unfair ​competitive ​advantage.
ENFORCEMENT
noun: принуждение, давление
desc: the act of compelling observance of or compliance with a law, rule, or obligation.
syn: 1524 application; 3556 implementation; 3631 prosecution; 4269 execution
It was quite exceptional because it was the first time a technology company was able to go public so early with only the prospect of future profits.
PROSPECT
1) noun: перспектива, разведка, предполагаемый клиент, вид, геологоразведка
desc: the possibility or likelihood of some future event occurring; a person regarded as likely to succeed or as a potential customer, client, etc.; an extensive view of landscape.
2) verb: разведывать, исследовать, делать изыскания, быть перспективным
desc: search for mineral deposits in a place, especially by means of experimental drilling and excavation.
syn: 1) 1218 vision; 2079 potential; 4640 likelihood; 1218 vision
2) 1729 search; 2476 dig; 3443 hunt
He had pleaded guilty to throwing missiles at police during a disturbance following a football match last June.
MISSILE
1) noun: ракета, реактивный снаряд, метательный снаряд
desc: an object that is forcibly propelled at a target, either by hand or from a mechanical weapon.
2) adj: ракетный, реактивный, метательный
desc: capable of being thrown, hurled, or shot, as from the hand or a gun.
syn: 1) 4878 arrow; 5426 shaft; 4126 rocket; 10059 warhead
Bulgaria won the quarter-final over Israel in Soccer at the 1968 Mexico Olympics in which the deciding factor was the toss of the coin.
TOSS
1) noun: жеребьевка, бросание, толчок, подбрасывание монеты, метание
desc: an action or instance of tossing something.
2) verb: бросать, вскидывать, подниматься и опускаться, швырять, поднимать на рога
desc: throw (something) somewhere lightly, easily, or casually; search (a place).
syn: 1) 6379 throw; 17344 heave; 17042 fling; 27621 lob
2) 1909 stir; 3944 blend; 3952 flip; 7452 hurl
Within my global responsibilities, the legal department was a close ally and business partner.
ALLY
1) noun: союзник ally, помощник, пособник, слуга
desc: a state formally cooperating with another for a military or other purpose, typically by treaty.
2) verb: объединяться, вступать в союз, соединять
desc: combine or unite a resource or commodity with (another) for mutual benefit.
syn: 1) 1049 partner; 2453 supporter; 2722 assistant; 21730 confederate
2) 1358 associate; 1641 connect; 1739 link; 6017 align; 10028 affiliate
Know that there are literally millions around the world who are with you in this moment.
LITERALLY
adv: буквально
desc: in a literal manner or sense; exactly; without exaggeration or inaccuracy.
syn: 4946 accurately; 9799 plainly; 23734 factually
The other clear implication is that the military news coming out of the region is full of falsehoods.
IMPLICATION
noun: причастность, смысл, подразумеваемое, соучастие, замешанность
desc: the conclusion that can be drawn from something, although it is not explicitly stated; the action or state of being involved in something.
syn: 1631 consequence; 2097 association; 3540 allegation; 9768 inference; 11078 repercussion
This is not a precondition but rather a logical position, in keeping with the rules and conventions of international diplomacy.
CONVENTION
noun: конвенция, соглашение, собрание, условность, обычай, договор
desc: a way in which something is usually done, especially within a particular area or activity; an agreement between countries covering particular matters, especially one less formal than a treaty; a large meeting or conference, especially of members of a political party or a particular profession.
syn: 1273 contract; 1978 resolution; 2180 settlement; 6778 pact; 966 conference; 6146 reunion
During his career, Hughes would embrace every genre and his work would define as well as interpret the black experience.
EMBRACE
1) noun: объятия
desc: an act of holding someone closely in one's arms; an act of accepting or supporting something willingly or enthusiastically.
2) verb: обнимать, охватывать, принимать, воспользоваться, включать в себя, содержать
desc: hold (someone) closely in one's arms, especially as a sign of affection; include or contain (something) as a constituent part.
syn: 1) 6201 hug; 10928 squeeze; 21323 clasp; 31678 cuddle
2) 766 accept; 637 adopt; 656 involve; 932 contain
Politicians will no doubt find themselves in a bind.
BIND
1) noun: связь, узы, безвыходное положение, тупик
desc: the state or instance of being bound; a ​difficult or ​annoying ​situation in which you are ​prevented from ​acting as you might like.
2) verb: связывать, переплетать, обшивать, затвердевать
desc: tie or fasten (something) tightly; impose a legal or contractual obligation on; (of a quantifier) be applied to (a given variable) so that the variable falls within its scope.
syn: 1) 11230 hassle; 4151 dilemma; 16219 quandary
2) 1452 combine; 2334 attach; 850 force; 6781 oblige
The extensive index lists contributors and their recipes for quick reference.
RECIPE
noun: рецепт, способ, средство, предписание
desc: a set of instructions for preparing a particular dish, including a list of the ingredients required.
syn: 391 process; 999 method; 1339 technique; 1373 procedure; 3362 formula
On Thursday evening last, while a widower attended his wife's funeral, his home in Foxpoint in Barnatra was burgled and a substantial amount of cash taken.
SUBSTANTIAL
adj: существенный, значительный, важный, реальный, прочный, крепкий, питательный
desc: of considerable importance, size, or worth; concerning the essentials of something; real and tangible rather than imaginary.
syn: 220 large; 266 important; 2862 extensive; 6306 abundant; 9801 plentiful
It is usually placed on a level above and behind the condyloid origin of flexor carpi ulnaris.
ORIGIN
noun: происхождение, начало, источник, первопричина, корень дерева
desc: the point or place where something begins, arises, or is derived; the place or point where a muscle, nerve, or other body part arises, in particular; a fixed point from which coordinates are measured, as where axes intersect.
syn: 1008 cause; 1202 beginning; 1311 basis; 2270 foundation; 21650 derivation
Warm the oil in a shallow pan then cook the onions, chillies and garlic till soft but not coloured.
ONION
noun: лук, луковица, репчатый лук, onion
голова
desc: an edible bulb with a pungent taste and smell, composed of several concentric layers, used in cooking; the plant that produces the onion, with long rolled or straplike leaves and spherical heads of greenish-white flowers.
He also wants to bag the post of deputy chief minister for the party.
DEPUTY
noun: заместитель, депутат, представитель, помощник шерифа, делегат
desc: a person whose immediate superior is a senior figure within an organization and who is empowered to act as a substitute for this superior.
syn: 1986 representative; 2722 assistant; 5285 delegate; 29349 second-in-command
It was defined as the most distal part of the muscle in which tendon fibers could be visualized.
FIBER
noun: волокно, нить, древесное волокно, склад характера, ворсинка, боковой корень
desc: a thread or filament from which a vegetable tissue, mineral substance, or textile is formed; dietary material containing substances such as cellulose, lignin, and pectin, which are resistant to the action of digestive enzymes.
syn: 1279 strength; 9195 grit; 9953 backbone; 951 structure; 3243 grain
With so many people crowding onto the platform, its supports snapped.
SNAP
1) noun: щелчок, хватка, защелка, моментальный снимок, резкий звук, сухое печенье, легкая прибыльная работа
desc: a sudden, sharp cracking sound or movement; a small fastener on clothing, engaged by pressing its two halves together; a quick backward movement of the ball from the ground that begins a play.
2) verb: щелкать, огрызаться, укусить, делать моментальный снимок, ухватиться
desc: break or cause to break suddenly and completely, typically with a sharp cracking sound; put (the ball) into play by a quick backward movement from the ground; fasten with snaps.
3) adj: поспешный, простой, неожиданный, легкий
desc: done or taken on the spur of the moment, unexpectedly, or without notice.
syn: 1) click, period, spell, picture
2) 3172 bite; 14403 nip; 5906 bark
3) 2885 sudden; 4493 instant; 13793 impulsive
The classic tactic of corporations facing class action lawsuits of this nature is to stall for as long as possible.
LAWSUIT
noun: иск, судебный процесс, тяжба, судебное дело
desc: a claim or dispute brought to a court of law for adjudication.
syn: 5271 litigation; 5424 proceedings
He was converted mainly through the testimony of a fellow carpenter, who witnessed to him at work and cried to God over his soul in prayer at home.
TESTIMONY
noun: свидетельство, доказательство, утверждение, показание свидетеля, скрижали
desc: a formal written or spoken statement, especially one given in a court of law.
syn: 922 statement; 5660 declaration; 10742 affidavit; 1980 witness; 2882 proof
It also made clear that the burden of proof would be put on the concerned governments.
BURDEN
1) noun: бремя, нагрузка, тяжесть, накладные расходы, суть, тема
desc: a load, especially a heavy one; the main theme or gist of a speech, book, or argument.
2) verb: обременять, отягощать, нагружать
desc: load heavily; to load oppressively.
syn: 1) 4953 cargo; 509 tax; 955 weight; 1068 responsibility; 11025 inconvenience
2) 4750 trouble; 12134 saddle; 16709 lumber
One of the faring pins is a different color so it is always easy to locate the empty chamber.
CHAMBER
1) noun: камера, палата, комната, патронник, ночной горшок, контора адвоката
desc: a large room used for formal or public events; a private room, typically a bedroom; an enclosed space or cavity.
2) verb: заключать в камеру, высверливать, рассверливать, расширять дно скважины
desc: place (a bullet) into the chamber of a gun.
syn: 1) 4889 slot; 6656 compartment; 7688 cavity; 8401 hollow; 14775 boardroom
He even had the cheek to object when I insisted that it had to be coloured in.
CHEEK
noun: щека, наглость, дерзость, косяк, боковая стойка, самоуверенность
desc: either side of the face below the eye; impertinent talk or behavior.
syn: 3102 nerve; 5016 brass; 17452 audacity; 18320 boldness; 21542 rudeness; 41053 effrontery
But when a patient has a cancer removed, and the tissue is sent to me for diagnosis and testing, what exactly does it mean to say I must have the patient's consent?
TISSUE
1) noun: ткань, сплетение, паутина, слой, бумажная салфетка, сеть, тонкая оберточная бумага
desc: any of the distinct types of material of which animals or plants are made, consisting of specialized cells and their products; an intricate structure or network made from a number of connected items.
2) verb: ткать дорогую шелковую ткань
desc: to weave, especially with threads of gold and silver.
syn: 1) 8644 handkerchief; 641 material; 1020 skin; 1721 muscle; 883 network; 1815 chain
2) weave
Ryan's mind raised several questions, but just as he was about to voice the first, a heavily panting Melanie darted into the room.
PANT
1) noun: тяжелое дыхание, пыхтение, одышка, затрудненное дыхание, биение сердца
desc: the act of panting; a short, quick, labored effort at breathing; a puff, as of an engine.
2) verb: задыхаться, пыхтеть, страстно желать, часто и тяжело дышать, выпаливать, тосковать, сильно биться
desc: breathe with short, quick breaths, typically from exertion or excitement; to gasp, as for air; to emit steam or the like in loud puffs.
syn: 1) 8436 puff; 10329 gasp
2) 14959 wheeze; 15303 huff
These ideas have gained a lot of currency in the study of literary genres.
LITERARY
adj: литературный, книжный, литературно образованный
desc: concerning the writing, study, or content of literature, especially of the kind valued for quality of form; (of language) associated with literary works or other formal writing; having a marked style intended to create a particular emotional effect.
syn: 6395 scholarly; 12405 literate; 23971 erudite; 25302 bookish; 6430 fictional
They should be tied firmly but not be so tight as to cut off circulation.
TIGHT
1) adj: плотный, тугой, трудный, непроницаемый, сжатый, навеселе
desc: fixed, fastened, or closed firmly; hard to move, undo, or open; (of a rope, fabric, or surface) stretched so as to leave no slack; not loose; (of an area or space) having or allowing little room for maneuver.
2) adv: туго, плотно, крепко, тесно
desc: very firmly, closely, or tensely.
syn: 1) 12303 snug; 26930 constricted; 1013 tough; 5043 awkward; 18016 unyielding; 30127 miserly
2) fast; closely
Hogback ridges impart vertical relief to a rocky bench and commonly form tide pools.
BENCH
1) noun: верстак, скамейка, суд, карниз, банка, выступ, батарея
desc: a long seat for several people, typically made of wood or stone; a long, sturdy work table used by a carpenter, mechanic, scientist, or other worker; the office of judge or magistrate.
2) verb: демонстрировать на выставке
desc: exhibit (a dog) at a show; withdraw (a sports player) from play.
syn: 1) 895 seat; 6770 stall; 10755 pew; 20123 workbench
2) sideline, cut
The appearance of a series of tall metal poles at the roadside this week had piqued the curiosity of motorists.
POLE
1) noun: полюс, шест, столб, дышло, багор, мера длины
desc: a long, slender, rounded piece of wood or metal, typically used with one end placed in the ground as a support for something; either of the two locations (North Pole or South Pole) on the surface of the earth (or of a celestial object) that are the northern and southern ends of the axis of rotation.
2) verb: отталкивать шестом, отталкивать веслами, подпирать шестами
desc: propel (a boat) by pushing a pole against the bottom of a river, canal, or lake.
syn: 1) 1679 limit; 6398 opposite; 7591 extreme; 2161 post; 4619 rod
2) 695 push; 4423 shove; 5980 thrust; 6713 propel; 24059 punt; 41439 raft
The case is expected to go on for six to seven weeks and it is thought there will be more than 70 witnesses called upon to testify.
TESTIFY
verb: свидетельствовать, давать показания, быть свидетельством, торжественно заявлять, клятвенно утверждать
desc: give evidence as a witness in a law court; to make solemn declaration.
syn: 844 state; 3352 swear; 5785 affirm; 8795 attest; 785 indicate; 1861 confirm
He offered critiques that required you to read and understand old theories, not new theories that allowed you to dismiss everything prior as irrelevant.
DISMISS
verb: увольнять, распускать, освобождать, отклонять, прекращать, отставлять
desc: to direct (an assembly of persons) to disperse or go; to discharge or remove, as from office or service; to put off or away, especially from consideration.
syn: 1473 fire; 6718 discharge; 7304 terminate; 12629 sack; 16437 shelve
But there is no doubt in my mind that people were happier thirty or forty years ago.
THIRTY
noun: тридцать
desc: the number equivalent to the product of three and ten; ten less than forty.
It's been a long and tiring weekend - did music for about 16 hours so far since Friday - but here are a few great links to keep you occupied.
TIRE
1) noun: шина, покрышка, бандаж, обод колеса, одежда, головной убор
desc: a rubber covering, typically inflated or surrounding an inflated inner tube, placed around a wheel to form a flexible contact with the road.
2) verb: утомлять, уставать, надевать шину, одевать, наскучивать, украшать
desc: feel or cause to feel in need of rest or sleep.
syn: 2) 3627 drain; 4778 exhaust; 19711 fatigue; 29650 weary; 37724 enervate
When your schedule cuts stretching or sauna time out of your workout, reach for a rub.
RUB
1) noun: трение, растирание, камень преткновения, затруднение, натертое место
desc: an act of rubbing; a difficulty, especially one of central importance in a situation.
2) verb: тереть, втирать, накидываться, соприкасаться, задевать
desc: move one's hand or a cloth repeatedly back and forth on the surface of (something) with firm pressure.
syn: 1) 9695 polish; 10193 scrub; 41764 clean; 58134 scour; 11858 pat; 17023 caress
2) 2908 squeeze; 5557 scrape; 8623 irritate; 16568 chafe; 22354 gall; 4580 pat; 5079 stroke.
Within each of these two systems of thought and action there is controversy and argument.
CONTROVERSY
noun: спор, полемика, дискуссия, ссора
desc: disagreement, typically when prolonged, public, and heated.
syn: 1186 argument; 1662 storm; 2721 dispute; 5171 disagreement; 18442 polemic; 33133 hullabaloo.
Its most prominent feature is a projecting central pavilion with a pediment and four Doric columns.
PROMINENT
adj: известный, видный, выдающийся, торчащий, выпуклый
desc: important; famous; projecting from something; protuberant.
syn: 444 major; 959 top; 1491 famous; 2202 leading; 4031 outstanding; 4439 well-known; 6381 foremost; 12996 glaring; 47222 protuberant.
Behind the row of houses there is an elderly accommodation, a car park and an unused piece of land.
ELDERLY
adj: пожилой, немолодой, почтенный
desc: (of a person) old or aging.
syn: 1091 senior; 5187 mature; 5366 aging; 8636 aged.
Can someone tell me how many concentration camps and ovens would that take?
OVEN
noun: духовка, печь, духовой шкаф
desc: an enclosed compartment, as in a kitchen range, for cooking and heating food; a cremation chamber in a Nazi concentration camp.
syn: 1091 senior; 5187 mature; 5366 aging; 8636 aged.
It was actually quite funny to him how the bullet weapons had seemed so advanced to him a mere seven moths ago.
MERE
1) noun: озеро, пруд, водное пространство
desc: a lake, pond, or arm of the sea.
2) adj: простой, сущий, не более чем, чистый, явный
desc: that is solely or no more or better than what is specified.
syn: 1) 2198 lake; 3653 pond; 37658 loch;
2) 2282 ordinary; 3575 plain; 4231 sheer; 9821 meager.
Most of the people who are fleeing persecution never even get to the next country.
FLEE
verb: бежать, спасаться бегством, избегать, исчезать, пролететь
desc: run away from a place or situation of danger.
syn: 2045 escape; 8357 bolt; 30462 abscond.
Wood or plastic shelves then rest on the brackets.
SHELF
noun: полка, шельф, отмель, выступ, риф, срок
desc: a flat length of wood or rigid material, attached to a wall or forming part of a piece of furniture, that provides a surface for the storage or display of objects.
syn: 2181 layer; 4900 ridge; 4800 projection; 8469 ledge; 11458 bookshelf; 12464 sill; 25559 mantelpiece.
Steps and cobbled walkways lead down through the gardens from the farmhouses to the lawned pool terrace.
LAWN
noun: газон, лужайка, батист
desc: an area of short, mown grass in a yard, garden, or park; a fine linen or cotton fabric used for making clothes.
syn: 5646 meadow; 6415 pasture; 6946 prairie; 12189 grassland; 41405 sward; 5646 meadow; 6415 pasture; 6705 turf.
In answering a question about his collages he talks about why he could never plot a novel.
PLOT
1) noun: сюжет, заговор, график, участок земли, диаграмма, интрига, чертеж
desc: a plan made in secret by a group of people to do something illegal or harmful; the main events of a play, novel, movie, or similar work, devised and presented by the writer as an interrelated sequence; a small piece of ground marked out for a purpose such as building or gardening; a graph showing the relation between two variables.
2) verb: вычерчивать, плести интриги, наносить, чертить, составлять план, чертить диаграмму
desc: secretly make plans to carry out (an illegal or harmful action); devise the sequence of events in (a play, novel, movie, or similar work); mark (a route or position) on a chart.
syn: 1) 230 area; 565 piece; 819 section; 7866 parcel; 845 strategy; 835 design; 3026 scheme; 2773 scenario; 3116 narrative; 5227 outline.
2) 1689 mark; 3058 calculate; 4469 outline; 6431 map; 8969 chart; 8038 intrigue; 9921 conspire; 15927 contrive; 18570 scheme.
The student, of course, has an obligation to do everything possible to grasp, absorb, and integrate that information and then implement it.
OBLIGATION
noun: обязательство, обязанность, долг, чувство признательности
desc: an act or course of action to which a person is morally or legally bound; a duty or commitment.
syn: 1302 understanding; 1273 contract; 1621 commitment; 1881 debt; 2012 promise; 12417 compulsion; 4360 appreciation; 7166 gratitude; 13826 acknowledgement.
The box chirped as it opened to reveal a small program disc which Xavier calmly palmed into his pocket.
PALM
1) noun: ладонь, пальма, победа, триумф, лапа якоря, лопасть
desc: an unbranched evergreen tree with a crown of long feathered or fan-shaped leaves, and typically having old leaf scars forming a regular pattern on the trunk; the inner surface of the hand between the wrist and fingers.
2) verb: гладить, прятать в руке, трогать ладонью, подкупать
desc: conceal (a card or other small object) in the hand, especially as part of a trick or theft; hit (something) with the palm of the hand.
syn: 1) 4885 ribbon; 2589 award; 3714 prize
2) 1242 handle
This will help you decide what piece to trace first.
TRACE
1) noun: след, отпечаток, черта, незначительное количество, тропинка, равнение в затылок
desc: a mark, object, or other indication of the existence or passing of something; a very small quantity, especially one too small to be accurately measured; a line or pattern displayed by an instrument using a moving pen or a luminous spot on a screen to show the existence or nature of something that is being investigated; the sum of the elements in the principle diagonal of a square matrix; each of the two side straps, chains, or ropes by which a horse is attached to a vehicle that it is pulling.
2) verb: прослеживать, следить, чертить, записывать, намечать, снимать копию, фиксировать
desc: find or discover by investigation; copy (a drawing, map, or design) by drawing over its lines on a superimposed piece of transparent paper.
syn: 1) 759 sign; 2137 mark; 3394 indication; 6483 remnant; 7709 residue; 13546 vestige; 2290 touch; 2523 suggestion; 2572 drop; 3939 hint; 6421 dash; 18099 smattering; 18352 tinge; 29459 smidgen;
2) 4469 outline; 4948 copy; 7607 sketch; 325 follow; 957 discover; 1688 locate; 2714 track; 3976 trail.
Acute abdominal pain is a common surgical emergency requiring admission to hospital.
ADMISSION
noun: вход, признание, принятие, допущение, доступ, входная плата
desc: a statement acknowledging the truth of something; the process or fact of entering or being allowed to enter a place, organization, or institution.
syn: 2352 entry; 2894 entrance; 3254 permission; 24079 admittance; 2903 profession; 4864 confession; 5318 disclosure; 5660 declaration; 10139 acknowledgment; 924 charge; 1836 fee.
An aide later found it crumpled in the general's shirt pocket.
AIDE
noun: помощник, адъютант
desc: someone who acts as assistant; an officer who acts as military assistant to a more senior officer.
syn: 2453 supporter; 2737 adviser; 2722 assistant; 9117 helper
Children consistently rated girls better caregivers for infants , young kids and the elderly.
INFANT
noun: младенец, ребенок, дитя, несовершеннолетний
desc: a very young child or baby.
syn: 312 kid; 588 baby; 5993 toddler; 11369 preschooler; 15898 newborn; 19515 tot; 34457 suckling.
For example, a normal experience of illness is something that one suffers and seeks to be rid of as soon as possible.
RID
verb: освобождать, избавлять
desc: make someone or something free of (a troublesome or unwanted person or thing).
syn: 2869 free; 3793 relieve; 7617 liberate; 11819 purge; 15530 exonerate; 19510 divest.
After a few moments of silence, he turns back to the path and continues up the lane to the front porch.
PORCH
noun: крыльцо, веранда, подъезд, терраса, балкон
desc: a covered shelter projecting in front of the entrance of a building.
syn: 2894 entrance; 3896 doorway; 22497 portico; 3376 gallery; 5872 balcony; 6520 terrace; 13930 veranda; 38891 loggia.
Of course if the weather is very cold when your plants arrive, this is the only option for them, since if it's too cold for planting then it's also too cold to heel plants in.
HEEL
1) noun: каблук, пятка, крен, задник, ребро, мерзавец, грань, вершина
desc: the back part of the foot below the ankle; a thing resembling a heel in form or position, in particular; a command to a dog to walk close behind its owner; an instance of a ship heeling.
2) verb: крениться, прибивать каблуки, следовать по пятам, снабжать
desc: fit or renew a heel on (a shoe or boot); (of a dog) follow closely behind its owner; touch the ground with the heel when dancing; strike (the ball) with the heel of the club; (of a boat or ship) be tilted temporarily by the pressure of wind or by an uneven distribution of weight on board; set a plant in the ground and cover its roots.
syn: 1) 6341 wedge; 19410 scoundrel.
2) 3351 reinforce; 4016 repair; 11122 mend.
None of the allegations made by the former pupils were contested.
CONTEST
1) noun: конкурс, соревнование, соперничество, спор
desc: an event in which people compete for supremacy in a sport, activity, or particular quality.
2) verb: оспаривать, конкурировать, участвовать, бороться, опровергать, отстаивать
desc: engage in competition to attain (a position of power); oppose (an action, decision, or theory) as mistaken or wrong.
syn: 1) 716 race; 1349 competition; 1569 fight; 2778 tournament; 2697 match; 9359 gala.
2) 1777 challenge; 1955 oppose; 1960 question; 7993 dispute; 15864 query.
The new Remington 710 is a moderately priced, entry-level, bolt-action hunting rifle.
RIFLE
1) noun: винтовка, ружье, нарезное оружие,
стрелковая часть, стрелок
desc: a gun, especially one fired from shoulder level, having a long spirally grooved barrel intended to make a bullet spin and thereby have greater accuracy over a long distance.
2) verb: стрелять из винтовки, обшаривать с целью грабежа, грабить, нарезать
desc: make spiral grooves in (a gun or its barrel or bore) to make a bullet spin and thereby have greater accuracy over a long distance; hit, throw, or kick (a ball or puck) hard and straight; search through something in a hurried way in order to find or steal something.
syn: 1) firearm; gun; shotgun
2) 9712 scour; 11623 rummage; 18884 ransack
So, the film is all about the triumph of spectacle over narrative, but sometimes you need just a little bit of narrative to make things worth while.
NARRATIVE
1) noun: повествование, рассказ, повесть, изложение фактов, сюжетно-тематическая картина
desc: a spoken or written account of connected events; a story.
2) adj: повествовательный
desc: in the form of or concerned with narration.
syn: 1) 2986 plot; 350 history; 1072 account; 2184 description; 2253 tale; 14404 chronicle
The police clearly took the reports of a similar find in Australia seriously, and last Friday Sydney police launched a dawn raid on a modest two-storey house in the suburbs.
MODEST
adj: скромный, умеренный, сдержанный, застенчивый, нетребовательный, неприхотливый, благопристойный
desc: unassuming or moderate in the estimation of one's abilities or achievements; (of an amount, rate, or level of something) relatively moderate, limited, or small; (of a woman) dressing or behaving so as to avoid impropriety or indecency, especially to avoid attracting sexual attention.
syn: 360 low; 1489 fair; 2526 reasonable; 14109 token; 16507 unassuming; 4447 shy
The stride is divided into three phases: the slap, the stroke, and the recovery.
STROKE
1) noun: удар, ход поршня, штрих, черта, взмах, приступ, толчок
desc: an act of hitting or striking someone or something; an act of moving one's hand or an object across a surface, applying gentle pressure; a movement, especially one of a series, in which something moves out of its position and back into it; a sudden disabling attack or loss of consciousness caused by an interruption in the flow of blood to the brain, especially through thrombosis.
2) verb: погладить, ласкать, задавать такт,
штриховать, перечеркивать, гладить рукой
desc: move one's hand with gentle pressure over (a surface, especially hair, fur, or skin), typically repeatedly; act as the stroke of (a boat or crew); hit or kick (a ball) smoothly and deliberately.
syn: 1) 3814 blow; 5362 rap; 6611 knock; 12054 lash; 13820 thump; 15725 whack
2) 4580 pat; 12002 caress; 17191 fondle
Among these networks were more than a handful of sports speciality channels.
HANDFUL
noun: горсть, пригоршня, горсточка, наказание, маленькая кучка, беда
desc: a quantity that fills the hand; a person who is very difficult to deal with or control.
syn: 11725 trickle; 575 test; 899 trial; 8908 nuisance
Scott's own contribution to the evening seems to have been limited to a whispered prompt.
PROMPT
1) adj: незамедлительный, быстрый, проворный, расторопный, доставленный немедленно, подлежащий немедленной оплате
desc: done without delay; immediate.
2) noun: подсказка, напоминание
desc: an act of assisting or encouraging a hesitating speaker; the time limit for the payment of an account, as stated on a prompt note.
3) verb: подсказывать, вызывать, побуждать, толкать, внушать, суфлировать
desc: (of an event or fact) cause or bring about (an action or feeling); assist or encourage (a hesitating speaker) to say something.
syn: 1) 27518 punctual; 758 ready; 1307 quick; 3048 rapid; 6722 swift; 7107 apt; 13047 hasty
2) 4429 reminder; 23164 prod; 29375 heads-up; 44647 goad
3) 3286 persuade; 3693 trigger; 5315 induce; 19577 occasion; 2313 inspire; 3560 motivate
With the capital cut off, there may even be a pause in operations to allow the regime to sue for peace.
SUE
verb: предъявлять иск, возбуждать дело,
преследовать судом, просить
desc: institute legal proceedings against (a person or institution), typically for redress; appeal formally to a person for something.
syn: 5141 prosecute; 6575 indict; 19059 litigate
Trafalgar Square is at present something of a building site as it undergoes partial pedestrianisation.
UNDERGO
verb: подвергаться, испытывать, переносить, вытерпеть
desc: experience or be subjected to (something, typically something unpleasant, painful, or arduous).
syn: 1100 suffer; 1182 experience; 3677 endure; 4067 undertake
It is a little bit frightening how broadly he asserts his authority as commander in chief.
ASSERT
verb: утверждать, отстаивать, заявлять, защищать, доказывать, предъявлять обвинение
desc: state a fact or belief confidently and forcefully.
syn: 875 claim; 1745 declare; 1985 emphasize; 2948 stress; 3578 contend; 5379 allege; 24473 aver; 923 maintain
The floor was wet, stained, and pine needles were littered around the spot he had stood on.
PINE
1) noun: сосна, ананас, ручная граната, лимонка
desc: an evergreen coniferous tree that has clusters of long needle-shaped leaves. Many kinds are grown for their soft timber, which is widely used for furniture and pulp, or for tar and turpentine.
2) verb: тосковать, томиться, чахнуть, изнывать, жаждать
desc: suffer a mental and physical decline, especially because of a broken heart.
syn: 1) pine tree
2) 5562 long; 7853 ache; 7694 crave; 8145 yearn; 24752 hunger; 9981 grieve
Finally, the same irony that wandered the killing fields of the Sudan, like the ghost of murdered rationality, has returned to haunt the ruins of Iraq.
WANDER
1) noun: странствие
desc: an act or instance of wandering.
2) verb: блуждать, бродить, скитаться, отклоняться, покружить, стать рассеянным
desc: walk or move in a leisurely, casual, or aimless way.
syn: 1) 11422 stroll; 29723 ramble; 44834 mooch
2) 3625 drift; 9456 stray; 14272 deviate; 26034 digress; 5956 stroll; 6257 roam; 13207 meander; 14477 amble;31463 mosey.
Outline the division of your estate giving details of cash legacies to friends or charities, bequests of specific property.
LEGACY
noun: наследие, наследство
desc: an amount of money or property left to someone in a will.
syn: 1386 gift; 3195 heritage; 13574 heirloom; 18787 bequest; 19537 birthright; 6904 remainder; 7709 residue; 8549 relic; 13442 hangover; 13546 vestige.
She gave Pete a pointed looked before shaking her head and shrugging her shoulders.
SHRUG
1) noun: пожимание плечами
desc: an act or instance of shrugging one's shoulders; a woman's close-fitting cardigan or jacket, cut short at the front and back so that only the arms and shoulders are covered.
2) verb: пожимать плечами, дергать, тащить, тянуть
desc: raise (one's shoulders) slightly and momentarily to express doubt, ignorance, or indifference.
Although Voltaire was not the father, he helped Du Châtelet deceive her husband into thinking that the baby was legitimate.
LEGITIMATE
1) adj: законный, легальный, законнорожденный, разумный, правильный
desc: conforming to the law or to rules.
2) verb: узаконить, признать законным, усыновлять внебрачного ребенка
desc: make legitimate; justify or make lawful.
syn: 1) 1498 appropriate; 2526 reasonable; 4747 valid; 5051 authentic; 6977 sincere; 13478 rightful; 3438 acceptable; 4612 logical; 6208 sensible; 13343 recognized; 16055 justifiable.
2) 33954 decriminalize; 11029 legalize.
Today such sentiments tend to be treated with scepticism, if not depicted as elitist.
DEPICT
noun: изображать, описывать, рисовать, обрисовывать
desc: show or represent by a drawing, painting, or other art form.
syn: 568 describe; 687 represent; 1560 paint; 2363 illustrate; 3284 portray.
Generally cod, haddock, skate, or any of the lean, thick white fleshed fish are best for the deep fried preparation.
FLESH
1) noun: плоть, мясо, тело, полнота, мякоть плода
desc: the soft substance consisting of muscle and fat that is found between the skin and bones of an animal or a human.
2) verb: полнеть, разжигать кровожадность, ожесточать, откармливать
desc: put weight on; give (a hound or hawk) a piece of the flesh of game that has been killed in order to incite it.
syn: 1) 528 matter; 11240 corpus; 21734 physicality; 4304 pork; 5655 lamb; 1343 folk; 7460 kin; 9235 lineage; 1016 surface; 10628 complexion; 26690 epidermis; 1033 reality; 1798 meat; 2291 substance; 56472 solidness; 2704 tissue.
2) 20747 steel; 20951 plump
It's hard enough bird watching, does she have to disrupt the animals in their natural habitat?
HABITAT
noun: среда обитания, место распространения, естественная среда, родина
desc: the natural home or environment of an animal, plant, or other organism.
syn: 856 environment; 2192 territory; 6332 surroundings; 10021 locale; 17105 haunt
The Industrial Tribunal is seized of all matters in issue between the parties and is the proper forum.
SEIZE
verb: воспользоваться, схватить, конфисковать, захватывать, понять, вселяться, обдавать, цапать, обуревать
desc: take hold of suddenly and forcibly; (of a machine with moving parts or a moving part in a machine) become stuck or jammed; be in legal possession of; fasten or attach (someone or something) to something by binding with turns of rope.
syn: 7135 appropriate; 10810 confiscate; 18716 sequester; 2153 arrest; 6150 snatch; 1482 grab; 1723 capture; 6834 conquer; 11543 overrun; 15220 annex; 5199 clutch.
They are an expression of ideas, a discussion, a debate, a discourse.
DISCOURSE
1) noun: речь, рассуждение, лекция, проповедь, трактат, высказывание
desc: written or spoken communication or debate.
2) verb: рассуждать, ораторствовать, излагать в форме речи/лекции
desc: speak or write authoritatively about a topic.
syn: 1) 1042 discussion; 1101 speech; 1165 conversation; 1254 communication; 2811 dialogue; 7113 chat; 1816 address; 6694 sermon; 9503 dissertation; 11816 treatise; 18571 homily.
2) 55759 expatiate; 3617 consult.
Using the traditional means of extending religious influence leaves us at a distinct disadvantage.
DISTINCT
adj: особый, отдельный, отчетливый, определенный, внятный, ясный, индивидуальный
desc: recognizably different in nature from something else of a similar type; readily distinguishable by the senses.
syn: 2518 apparent; 3489 evident; 3575 plain; 6573 marked; 6879 definite; 8645 noticeable; 9587 conspicuous; 11781 manifest; 979 individual.
At the time of the Roman invasion, the region formed part of the territory of the Coritani.
INVASION
noun: вторжение, нашествие, инвазия, посягательство, набег
desk: an instance of invading a country or region with an armed force.
syn: 2877 assault; 4562 aggression; 5149 raid; 7786 conquest; 10467 foray; 11138 penetration; 11711 offensive; 14480 incursion; 15797 annexation; 16123 infiltration; 21678 subjugation.
Common chases - spaces for piping, ductwork and wiring - also must be designed to distribute the utility supply to tenant areas.
CHASE
1) noun: погоня, преследование, охота, рама, паз, слежка, травля, оправа, фальц, канавка
desk: an act of pursuing someone or something; (in letterpress printing) a metal frame for holding the composed type and blocks being printed at one time; the part of a gun enclosing the bore; a groove or furrow cut in the face of a wall or other surface to receive a pipe.
2) verb: преследовать, гнаться, выгонять, охотиться, прогонять, рассеивать, прорезать пазы
desk: pursue in order to catch or catch up with; try to make contact with (someone) in order to get something owed or required; engrave (metal, or a design on metal).
syn: 1) 3903 pursuit; 5019 hunt.
2) 2714 track; 3976 trail; 17401 hound; 2403 race; 3635 hurry; 7390 dash; 37362 career.
He ran the words through his mind, almost like a crossword clue.
CLUE
1) noun: ключ, улика, нить, ход мыслей, информация
desk: a piece of evidence or information used in the detection of a crime or solving of a mystery; a verbal formula giving an indication as to what is to be inserted in a particular space in a crossword or other puzzle.
2) verb: раскрывать, сообщать, раскрывать тайну
desk: inform someone about a particular matter.
syn: 1) 759 sign; 3394 indication; 3791 suspicion; 3939 hint; 4226 trace; 4922 cue; 10915 pointer; 16173 inkling; 22462 intimation.
2) 4460 disclose; 450 report.
During their occupation of the building, police had pledged not to enter the prayer area in order to quell opposition.
OCCUPATION
noun: оккупация, занятие, профессия, занятость, завладение
desk: a job or profession; the action, state, or period of occupying or being occupied by military force; the action or fact of living in or using a building or other place.
syn: 1048 task; 2515 enterprise; 3903 pursuit; 243 job; 246 business; 512 position; 741 career; 1333 living; 10141 vocation.
Extreme cases come from martyrs who choose death rather than violate principles which are sacred to them.
SACRED
adj: священный, святой, духовный, посвященный, неприкосновенный
desk: connected with God (or the gods) or dedicated to a religious purpose and so deserving veneration.
syn: 8196 blessed; 17101 hallowed; 17391 revered; 23465 sacrosanct; 26809 consecrated; 33634 sanctified.
Christy smirks, daring me to challenge her position.
DARE
1) noun: вызов, подзадоривание
desk: a challenge, especially to prove courage.
2) verb: дерзать, посметь, рисковать, отважиться, подзадоривать, пренебрегать опасностью
desk: have the courage to do something; defy or challenge (someone) to do something.
syn: 1) 4566 stimulus; 10473 spur; 12994 provocation; 14499 ultimatum; 19064 taunt; 44647 goad.
2) 2275 urge; 4867 provoke; 5648 defy; 17494 goad; 5296 venture; 5811 presume; 9342 gamble.
She sighs with relief when she hears sirens wailing in the distance.
SIGH
1) noun: вздох
desk: a long, deep, audible exhalation expressing sadness, relief, tiredness, or a similar feeling.
2) verb: вздыхать, охать, тосковать
desk: emit a long, deep, audible breath expressing sadness, relief, tiredness, or a similar feeling.
syn: 1) 11912 groan; 12320 moan; 14745 lament; 24052 exhalation.
2) 12125 exhale; 3812 desire; 5562 long; 8145 yearn; 17055 pine; 34062 hanker.
Suddenly those virtues of steadfastness, commitment and long service as embodied by the Queen appear to be fashionable again.
VIRTUE
noun: добродетель, достоинство, сила, целомудрие, хорошее качество, действие, свойство
desk: behavior showing high moral standards; (in traditional Christian angelology) the seventh highest order of the ninefold celestial hierarchy.
syn: 813 benefit; 1192 feature; 1305 advantage; 2106 asset; 4092 pro; 7402 plus; 3487 integrity; 5169 morality; 5209 goodness; 6274 honesty; 15902 righteousness.
Today was the three month anniversary of the first day he laid eyes on her.
ANNIVERSARY
noun: годовщина, юбилей
desk: the date on which an event took place in a previous year
syn: 25534 centenary.
In the case of gramicidin, this chain is composed entirely of water molecules and called a water wire.
COMPOSE
verb: сочинять, составить, создавать, писать, набирать, улаживать
desk: write or create (a work of art, especially music or poetry); (of elements) constitute or make up (a whole); calm or settle (oneself or one's features or thoughts); prepare (a text) for printing by manually, mechanically, or electronically setting up the letters and other characters in the order to be printed.
syn: 1648 organize; 2230 arrange; 7004 dispose; 12473 marshal; 228 write; 332 create; 3421 invent; 5347 compile; 2904 constitute; 4179 unite; 4431 comprise.
We have developed our own minds but deep down we stick to the collective mess that we have called society or culture.
MESS
1) noun: беспорядок, бардак, столовая, грязь, неприятность, блюдо, общее питание, старшинская кают-компания
desc: a dirty or untidy state of things or of a place; a situation or state of affairs that is confused or full of difficulties; a building or room in which members of the armed forces take their meals; mess hall.
2) verb: пачкать, грязнить, производить беспорядок, обедать за общим столом, испражняться
desc: make untidy or dirty; take one's meals in a particular place or with a particular person, especially in an armed forces' mess.
syn: 1) 16218 canteen; 1215 hole; 2335 disaster; 7230 stew; 7532 plight; 9677 predicament; 10281 pickle; 11358 scrape; 2383 disorder; 3755 chaos
She draws a metaphor for how this is contrary to her work with children and adolescents.
ADOLESCENT
1) noun: подросток, юноша, девушка
desc: (of a young person) in the process of developing from a child into an adult.
2) adj: подростковый, юный, юношеский
desc: an adolescent boy or girl.
syn: 1) 2456 teenager; 4842 youngster; 8663 minor; 13286 juvenile
2) 3898 teenage; 7556 youthful; 32118 pubescent
In another condition, women received both standard counseling and cognitive behavioral therapy.
COUNSELING
noun: консультирование
desc: he provision of assistance and guidance in resolving personal, social, or psychological problems and difficulties, especially by a professional.
syn: 745 treatment; 2155 therapy; 14695 psychoanalysis; 12834 psychotherapy
The new company about to be born will have a compound name.
COMPOUND
1) noun: соединение, состав, смесь, сложное слово, огороженное место
desc: made up or consisting of several parts or elements, in particular.
2) adj: составной, сложный, сложносочиненный
desc: a thing that is composed of two or more separate elements; a mixture; an open area enclosed by a fence, for example around a factory or large house or within a prison.
3) verb: составлять, соединять, смешивать, примирять, осложнять, приходить к компромиссу, улаживать, частично погашать долг, увеличивать
desc: make up (a composite whole); constitute; make (something bad) worse; intensify the negative aspects of; forbear from prosecuting (a felony) in exchange for money or other consideration.
syn: 1) 2875 mix; 3183 complex; 11546 composite; 17894 amalgam
2) amalgam, enclosure, coop, estate, cloister
3) combine, blend, fuse, aggravate, exacerbate, increase, magnify, complicate
The green fields were blackened and the trees had been stripped bare by locusts.
BARE
1) adj: голый, неизолированный, пустой, обнаженный, простой, лишенный, едва достаточный, поношенный
desc: (of a person or part of the body) not clothed or covered; without addition; basic and simple.
2) verb: обнажать, раскрывать
desc: uncover (a part of the body or other thing) and expose it to view.
syn: 1) 1519 clean; 1650 empty; 20178 unoccupied; 9336 scant; 7227 exposed; 7708 nude; 1145 basic
2) 928 reveal; 2104 display; 4460 disclose
If we graphed use of price discrimination against profits would we find a positive slope across the economy as a whole?
SLOPE
1) noun: наклон, крутизна, откос, скат, косогор, наклонная выработка, бремсберг
desc: a surface of which one end or side is at a higher level than another; a rising or falling surface; a person from Asia, especially Vietnam or elsewhere in Southeast Asia.
2) verb: клониться, отлого опускаться, скашивать, ставить в наклонное положение
desc: (of a surface or line) be inclined from a horizontal or vertical line; slant up or down.
syn: 1) 2022 hill; 1970 rise; 2572 drop; 6179 ramp; 13094 incline; 14853 gradient
2) 1525 lean; 5122 tilt; 11229 angle; 13816 slant
The function of formal rules and accountability mechanisms in the regulation of police work is more indirect and subtle.
SUBTLE
adj: тонкий, утонченный, нежный, неуловимый,
хитрый, искусный, проницательный, острый
desc: (especially of a change or distinction) so delicate or precise as to be difficult to analyze or describe.
syn: 6480 tricky; 9917 sly; 13214 cunning; 19141 devious; 19583 crafty; 3737 intelligent; 15894 perceptive; 1626 thin
Certainly the pope and the church's cardinals and bishops must correct the mistakes of the past.
BISHOP
noun: епископ, слон, бишоп
desc: a senior member of the Christian clergy, typically in charge of a diocese and empowered to confer holy orders; an African weaverbird, the male of which has red, orange, yellow, or black plumage; a chess piece, typically with its top shaped like a miter, that can move in any direction along a diagonal on which it stands. Each player starts the game with two bishops, one moving on white squares and the other on black; mulled and spiced wine.
syn: 11012 patriarch; 13955 archbishop; 27439 prelate; 8777 cleric; 12213 cardinal; 22874 abbot
Lucian slammed on the brake pedal, crashing Rye into the glove compartment.
SLAM
1) noun: шлем, хлопанье, шум захлопывающейся двери, сильный удар, резкая критика, разнос
desc: a loud bang caused by the forceful shutting of something such as a door; prison; a poetry contest in which competitors recite their entries and are judged by members of the audience, the winner being elected after several elimination rounds; (especially in tennis) any of the individual championships that together comprise a Grand Slam.
2) verb: хлопать, ударить, бросать со стуком, швырять, раскритиковать, разносить.
syn: 1) gibe; dig; shaft; shot; barb; sweep
2) bang; hit; strike; ram; impact; mosh; thrash
Defects disrupting the structural integrity of a particular state will affect adjacent states.
INTEGRITY
noun: целостность, неприкосновенность, честность, чистота, полнота, прямота
desc: the quality of being honest and having strong moral principles; moral uprightness; the state of being whole and undivided.
syn: 2068 honor; 4235 reliability; 6274 honesty; 18835 veracity; 21342 truthfulness
In particular, would she be entitled to claim any compensation if I asked her to move out either now or in the future?
ENTITLE
verb: давать право, называть, озаглавливать, давать название, жаловать титул
desc: give (someone) a legal right or a just claim to receive or do something; give (something, especially a text or work of art) a particular title.
syn: 2121 permit; 2206 enable; 4812 authorize; 6078 warrant; 8410 sanction; 5298 designate
The photographer is there to capture the true essence of the wedding day.
ESSENCE
noun: сущность, эссенция, экстракт, аромат, бензин, духи
desc: the intrinsic nature or indispensable quality of something, especially something abstract, that determines its character.
syn: 7342 extract; 22939 distillation; 23081 concentrate; 26572 tincture; 1181 spirit; 1609 soul; 1964 core; 15846 crux
His resignation was greeted with joy in some quarters at the university.
GREET
verb: приветствовать, встречать, здороваться, кланяться, плакать, доноситься, открываться взгляду
desc: give a polite word or sign of welcome or recognition to (someone) on meeting; weep.
syn: 1660 acknowledge; 6187 hail; 9159 salute; 20095 accost; 497 receive; 2233 reply; 1550 welcome
At the same time strong rumors have been circulating among the workforce that the company has already been sold.
RUMOR
1) noun: слух, молва, толки
desc: a currently circulating story or report of uncertain or doubtful truth.
2) verb: распространять слухи, рассказывать новости
desc: be circulated as an unverified account.
syn: 1) 918 talk; 1125 opinion; 4471 speculation; 6962 gossip; 24425 chitchat; 35449 buzz; 1125 opinion; 1354 claim
2) 212 believe; 4855 speculate; 5379 allege; 17610 opine
The woman and her boyfriend refused to comment about the allegations in The Mail on Sunday.
ALLEGATION
noun: заявление, голословное утверждение
desc: a claim or assertion that someone has done something illegal or wrong, typically one made without proof.
syn: 1354 claim; 4917 accusation; 5399 assertion; 6641 contention
So the only places I've really been to in Sydney are the city and the suburb I live in.
SUBURB
noun: предместья, пригород, окрестности
desc: an outlying district of a city, especially a residential one.
syn: 448 development; 1270 district; 8612 outskirts; 17251 environs; 23904 greenbelt
I had no other choice though; no change of clothes in the trunk , and even if there were, I doubt it'd be acceptable.
TRUNK
noun: ствол, багажник, туловище, чемодан, хобот, магистраль, корпус, дорожный сундук, нос
desc: the main woody stem of a tree as distinct from its branches and roots; a person's or animal's body apart from the limbs and head; the elongated, prehensile nose of an elephant; a large box with a hinged lid for storing or transporting clothes and other articles.
syn: 8843 stalk; 37003 bole
Keyan was in the middle of a swallow of vodka on the rocks, which he drank like water, when his glass stopped abruptly in mid-swallow.
SWALLOW
1) noun: ласточка, глоток, глотка, прожорливость
desc: an act of swallowing something, especially food or drink; a migratory swift-flying songbird with a forked tail and long pointed wings, feeding on insects in flight.
2) verb: глотать, проглатывать, поглощать, стерпеть, принимать на веру
desc: cause or allow (something, especially food or drink) to pass down the throat.
syn: 1) 6488 sip; 13609 mouthful; 14740 gulp; 18683 swig; 22871 nip
2) 339 allow; 766 accept; 4110 credit; 5013 suppress; 6746 withhold; 13445 repress; 3025 consume; 25865 imbibe
The letter then went on to give instances in which the government authorities enforced the rule of law.
ENFORCE
verb: навязывать, принуждать, проводить в жизнь,
усиливать, заставлять, настаивать, подкреплять
desc: compel observance of or compliance with (a law, rule, or obligation).
syn: 2299 implement; 2348 impose; 3688 administer; 4489 compel; 11663 coerce
He contends that the judge was wrong to have dismissed his claims in negligence, agency and trust.
CONTEND
verb: бороться, соперничать, утверждать, спорить,
состязаться, оспаривать, заявлять
desc: struggle to surmount (a difficulty or danger); assert something as a position in an argument.
syn: 844 state; 923 maintain; 1363 insist; 1745 declare; 3166 assert; 8554 vie; 1955 oppose; 2486 resist; 3219 cope
I can tell you quite frankly that the stuff from our childhoods is not to be blamed on us.
FRANKLY
adv: откровенно, прямо
desc: in an open, honest, and direct manner.
syn: 4532 openly; 4837 freely; 4929 honestly; 12484 bluntly; 14929 truthfully; 17676 candidly; 28332 forthrightly; 49820 outspokenly
Moreover, online pharmacies can bolster patient compliance rates by facilitating the refill process.
FACILITATE
verb: способствовать, содействовать, облегчать, продвигать
desc: make (an action or process) easy or easier.
syn: 844 state; 923 maintain; 1363 insist; 1745 declare; 3166 assert; 8554 vie; 1955 oppose; 2486 resist; 3219 cope
Mix in a third person and there are going to be hurt feelings and bitter resentment over not getting the pork fried rice.
BITTER
1) noun: горечь, горькое пиво
desc: beer that is strongly flavored with hops and has a bitter taste; liquor that is flavored with the sharp pungent taste of plant extracts and is used as an additive in cocktails or as a medicinal substance to promote appetite or digestion.
2) adj: горький, ожесточенный, сильный, резкий, едкий, мучительный
desc: having a sharp, pungent taste or smell; not sweet; (of people or their feelings or behavior) angry, hurt, or resentful because of one's bad experiences or a sense of unjust treatment; (often used for emphasis) painful or unpleasant to accept or contemplate; (of wind, cold, or weather) intensely cold.
syn: 2) 2800 raw; 6456 freezing; 12425 stinging; 14546 glacial; 16692 cutting; 4517 nasty; 29318 rancorous
Right now there may only be 3-4 feet of standing water but, if you think about it, most files are kept in the basements or lower floors of courthouses.
BASEMENT
noun: подвал, цокольный этаж, фундамент, основание
desc: the floor of a building partly or entirely below ground level.
syn: 7805 cellar; 8592 vault; 19230 crypt
Is it the appalling language, the irregular sleeping patterns, or the continual drain on your bank balance?
DRAIN
1) noun: дренаж, отток, водоотвод, вытекание, дренажная труба
desc: a channel or pipe carrying off surplus liquid, especially rainwater or liquid waste; a thing that uses up a particular resource.
2) verb: дренировать, осушать, просачиваться, фильтровать
desc: cause the water or other liquid in (something) to run out, leaving it empty, dry, or drier; deprive of strength or vitality; (of a player) hole (a putt).
syn: 1) 6550 trench; 6992 ditch; 11158 gutter; 7577 sewer; 23710 culvert; 28980 sump
2) 4778 exhaust; 5273 bleed; 10433 deplete; 16099 sap
Much of the ground might therefore be covered by the law of attempts and by prosecutions for complicity in attempts.
PROSECUTION
noun: обвинение, судебное преследование, выполнение, отстаивание, работа, ведение
desc: the institution and conducting of legal proceedings against someone in respect of a criminal charge; the continuation of a course of action with a view to its completion.
syn: 899 trial; 1415 suit; 1719 hearing; 3088 examination; 7273 tribunal
A second limitation to our study is that the questionnaires were not counterbalanced.
QUESTIONNAIRE
noun: вопросник, анкета
desc: a set of printed or written questions with a choice of answers, devised for the purposes of a survey or statistical study.
syn: 1245 survey; 575 test; 3088 examination; 8958 quiz
I took a giant leap and managed to jump a little before Gary since he took two steps before leaving ground.
LEAP
1) noun: скачок, прыжок, препятствие, резкое изменение, дислокация
desc: a forceful jump or quick movement.
2) verb: скакать, прыгать, ухватиться, сильно забиться, резко подскочить, с радостью согласиться
desc: jump or spring a long way, to a great height, or with great force.
syn: 1) 4312 jump; 7983 dive; 8552 hop; 5080 surge; 7504 spike; 7998 climb
2) 3006 mount; 9729 ascend; 3822 bounce; 4079 spring; 5175 dive; 14829 vault; 31043 hurdle
Despite his national success on this side of the pond , Tim won't be expecting an invitation to the White House.
POND
1) noun: пруд, водоем, бассейн, запруда, садок, океан, море
desc: a small body of still water formed naturally or by hollowing or embanking.
2) verb: запруживать, образовывать пруд
desc: hold back or dam up (flowing water or another liquid) to form a small lake.
syn: 1) 37021 tarn; 42551 fishpond
Milk yield of milch cattle has been severely affected because of scarcity of fodder.
CATTLE
noun: крупный рогатый скот, рогатый скот, скоты
desc: arge ruminant animals with horns and cloven hoofs, domesticated for meat or milk, or as beasts of burden; cows; similar animals of a group related to domestic cattle, including yak, bison, and buffalo.
syn: 6255 livestock; 33789 steers
The problem is that there are two major levers on the economy: monetary policy, to do with the money supply, and fiscal policy, to do with how much the government spends.
FISCAL
1) noun: финансовый год, судебный исполнитель
desk: a legal or treasury official in some countries.
2) adj: финансовый, фискальный
desc: of or relating to government revenue, especially taxes.
syn: 1) 21035 bailiff; 11206 marshal.
2) 828 financial; 35498 pecuniary.
Let me tell you, there's a reason that the mutant monsters in horror films generally come from one of two places, a nuclear waste dump or a sewer.
DUMP
1) noun: свалка, отвал, дыра, деньги, груда хлама, глушь, свинцовый кружок, мелкая монета
desk: a site for depositing garbage; a copying of stored data to a different location, performed typically as a protection against loss.
2) verb: сбрасывать, сваливать, оставлять, опрокидывать, ронять с шумом, разгружать
desc: deposit or dispose of (garbage, waste, or unwanted material), typically in a careless or hurried way.
syn: 1) 6967 landfill; 19525 junkyard; 53510 scrapyard; 1938 tip; 3404 mess; 25609 hovel; 41871 pigpen.
2) 2195 abandon; 5476 discard; 6413 desert; 8960 chuck; 12437 ditch; 151 put; 677 throw; 6785 deposit; 7274 unload.
Mr Sanderson worked for 37 years at York Carriageworks and died of an illness related to asbestos, after enduring a long and painful collapse.
ENDURE
verb: терпеть, вынести, вытерпеть, длиться, продолжаться, выдерживать испытание временем
desc: suffer (something painful or difficult) patiently; remain in existence; last.
syn: 1182 experience; 1624 bear; 3005 sustain; 3160 undergo; 4357 tolerate; 7078 withstand; 14024 brave; 293 continue; 426 remain; 1346 survive; 1683 last; 4390 persist.
By filibustering, senators attempt to prevent a vote on a measure or amendment.
AMENDMENT
noun: поправка, изменение, исправление, редакция, улучшение, поправка к закону
desc: a minor change in a document.
syn: 194 improvement; 3140 adjustment; 5586 modification; 6073 revision; 6045 correction; 9194 alteration.
He picks it up and passes it to her being careful not to spill a drop.
SPILL
1) noun: пролитие, поток, падение, брызги, деревянная коробка, ливень
desk: a quantity of liquid that has spilled or been spilled; a fall from a horse or bicycle.
2) verb: пролить, разливать, проливаться, рассыпать, сбрасывать, пробалтываться, обезветривать
desc: cause or allow (liquid) to flow over the edge of its container, especially unintentionally.
syn: 1) 5999 leak; 6297 discharge; 10720 slick; 15733 overflow; 1011 fall; 2541 roll; 16548 tumble.
2) 690 drop; 9043 trickle; 12040 dribble; 19673 spatter; 25589 slop.
Languishing in jail for the last year and a half, she is said to be sharing space in the jail with drug convicts and other criminals.
CONVICT
1) noun: осужденный, каторжник, заключенный
desk: a person found guilty of a criminal offense and serving a sentence of imprisonment.
2) verb: осуждать, признавать виновным, привести к осознанию
desc: declare (someone) to be guilty of a criminal offense by the verdict of a jury or the decision of a judge in a court of law.
syn: 1) 3361 criminal; 4766 offender; 8093 villain; 11609 felon; 28681 lawbreaker.
2) 4171 condemn; 5445 sentence; 8622 imprison.
How has it got a name in the indigenous language if it is not an indigenous species?
INDIGENOUS
adj: местный, туземный, природный, врожденный, здешний
desc: originating or occurring naturally in a particular place; native.
syn: 1136 original; 1407 native; 1738 ethnic; 10275 aboriginal.
As I see her growing old everyday, a fear grips me, stings my heart and threatens to tear me apart.
GRIP
1) noun: рукоятка, захват, власть, контроль, сжатие, хватка, тиски
desk: a firm hold; a tight grasp or clasp; a part or attachment by which something is held in the hand; a traveling bag; an assistant in a theater; a stagehand.
2) verb: захватывать, зажимать, охватывать, овладевать, понимать, обуревать, затирать
desc: take and keep a firm hold of; grasp tightly; (of a feeling or emotion) deeply affect (someone).
syn: 1) 432 control; 633 rule; 833 authority; 924 charge; 2393 command; 11990 sway; 7964 comprehension.
2) 5909 fascinate; 12087 mesmerize; 14308 transfix; 14922 rivet; 16686 enthrall; 586 catch; 3251 seize; 4214 grasp; 4649 cling; 6609 adhere.
We are balloting members, and those votes will be counted tomorrow.
BALLOT
1) noun: голосование, избирательный бюллетень, баллотировка, жеребьевка
desk: a process of voting, in writing and typically in secret.
2) verb: голосовать, баллотировать, тянуть жребий
desk: (of an organization) elicit a secret vote from (members) on a particular issue.
syn: 1) 1079 vote; 1245 survey.
2) 10532 poll; 36298 canvass.
The daguerreotypist was expected to accommodate the wishes of his clients.
ACCOMMODATE
verb: вмещать, приспосабливать, согласовывать, снабжать, улаживать, оказывать услугу, помогать
desk: (of physical space, especially a building) provide lodging or sufficient space for; fit in with the wishes or needs of.
syn: 2491 assist; 6781 oblige; 2950 adapt; 18625 familiarize; 40498 acclimatize; 932 contain; 4318 seat; 6943 lodge.
Ahead is a barren land of lochans and beautifully-ridged mountains rising steeply from an uninhabited wilderness.
WILDERNESS
noun: пустыня, дикая местность, запущенная часть сада, масса, множество
desc: an uncultivated, uninhabited, and inhospitable region.
syn: 15270 wasteland; 33979 boondocks; 38986 boonies
However, he did praise the efforts of the forwards who never stopped working.
PRAISE
1) noun: хвала, похвала, восхваление
desc: the expression of approval or admiration for someone or something.
2) verb: хвалить, восхвалять, превозносить
desc: express warm approval or admiration of.
syn: 1) 2782 recommendation; 5001 tribute; 5665 applause; 7070 admiration; 7701 compliment, 12793 acclaim; 4145 glory
2) 3298 admire; 5793 applaud; 6187 hail; 28495 eulogize; 7324 worship; 15163 extol; 18054 exalt
He lacks the freedom that a directly elected mayor gains from their direct relationship with the electorate and their clear mandate.
MANDATE
1) noun: мандат, наказ
desc: an official order or commission to do something; the authority to carry out a policy or course of action, regarded as given by the electorate to a candidate or party that is victorious in an election.
2) verb: предоставлять мандат, разрешить, санкционировать, передавать страну под мандат другого государства
desc: give (someone) authority to act in a certain way; assign (territory) under a mandate of the League of Nations.
syn: 1) 1568 instruction; 3007 obligation; 8567 decree; 3254 permission; 4419 stay; 7760 reign
2) 1565 direct; 2627 assign; 4028 command; 13281 delegate
Thus, differences in size have potentially profound implications for the ecology and fitness of large and small animals.
PROFOUND
1) noun: глубина, бездна, море, океан, пучина
desc: the vast depth of the ocean or of the mind; the deep sea; ocean.
2) adj: глубокий, основательный, проникновенный,
полный, мудрый, абсолютный, низкий
desc: (of a state, quality, or emotion) very great or intense; (of a person or statement) having or showing great knowledge or insight.
syn: 2) 4705 philosophical; 5745 thoughtful; 6963 reflective; 13062 insightful; 2309 intense; 5313 acute; 6977 sincere; 18408 overpowering
In addition to detecting enemy aircraft, the radar beam also echoed from precipitation, which proved a valuable tool in war planning.
BEAM
1) noun: луч, балка, брус, ширина, коромысло, пучок лучей, балансир, траверз, радиус действия, радиосигнал, сияющий вид
desc: a ray or shaft of light; a radiant or good-natured look or smile.
2) verb: излучать, сиять, светить, лучезарно улыбаться, вести направленную передачу
desc: transmit (a radio signal or broadcast) in a specified direction; (of a light or light source) shine brightly; smile radiantly; construct a ceiling with exposed beams.
syn: 1) 4944 timber; 5426 shaft; 8199 plank; 10831 rafter; 20218 joist; 22126 girder; 4658 grin
2) 3524 flash; 5353 glow; 6357 emit; 8653 radiate; 10450 gleam
A brother and sister have delayed scattering their mum's ashes in the garden of their family home while they deal with the threat of eviction.
SCATTER
1) noun: разброс, рассеивание
desc: a small, dispersed amount of something.
2) verb: рассеивать, разбрасывать, посыпать, закидать, разбегаться
desc: throw in various random directions; to separate and drive off in various directions.
syn: 1) spread
2) 2959 flee; 7543 disperse; 2412 toss; 2962 distribute; 8427 dot; 10160 disseminate; 10229 strew
Tractors cannot be used on land to convey fodder to feeding sites and farmers have to carry in hay or silage on their backs.
CONVEY
verb: передавать, транспортировать, сообщать, выражать, перевозить, переправлять, завозить
desc: transport or carry to a place; to lead or conduct, as a channel or medium.
syn: 430 suggest; 1276 express; 2688 communicate; 404 send; 1292 deliver; 2329 transfer; 4684 transport
The sidewalks are for pedestrians and the streets are for vehicles, not for vendors.
SIDEWALK
noun: тротуар, пешеходная дорожка
desc: a paved path for pedestrians at the side of a road.
syn: 6634 pavement; 9995 walkway; 21687 footpath
We must settle for nothing less than leaders who care and exude character and maturity as they rebel against the beliefs and models that no longer work.
REBEL
1) noun: мятежник, бунтарь, повстанец, бунтовщик
desc: a person who rises in opposition or armed resistance against an established government or ruler.
2) verb: бунтовать, протестовать, возмущаться, оказывать сопротивление, противодействовать
desc: rise in opposition or armed resistance to an established government or ruler.
syn: 1) 6279 protester; 7414 insurgent; 6721 radical; 13602 renegade; 14427 maverick; 15541 revolutionary; 16102 dissenter; 22953 agitator
2) 3592 protest; 5007 campaign; 5648 defy; 12759 dissent; 2486 resist; 41229 mutiny
Adding additional calcium to dairy formulations is an option and one currently adopted by processors of all sorts from cheese to ice cream to fluid milk.
FLUID
1) noun: жидкость, жидкая среда, газообразная среда
desc: a substance that has no fixed shape and yields easily to external pressure; a gas or (especially) a liquid.
2) adj: жидкий, текучий, подвижный, изменчивый, постоянно меняющийся
desc: (of a substance) able to flow easily.
syn: 1) 1223 solution; 4399 liquid
2) 6749 unpredictable; 7499 shifting; 10280 adjustable; 14469 indefinite; 23120 changeable; 7354 graceful; 20815 sinuous; 10856 watery
A large gash ran from the corner of his eye and up through his left eyebrow to the middle of his forehead.
FOREHEAD
noun: лоб, передняя часть, дерзость
desc: the part of the face above the eyebrows; the fore or front part of anything.
syn: brow; temple
I can even handle it if you stop coming here altogether - and believe me, I couldn't always have said that.
ALTOGETHER
adv: совсем, в целом, совершенно, всего, вполне
desc: completely; with all or everything included; with everything considered; on the whole.
syn: 1204 generally; 1328 mostly; 1685 largely; 3919 overall; 1500 fully; 1868 entirely
Bernard stood in the corner of the room watching Ronald carve the turkey he was supposed to have caught, killed, skinned, and cut himself.
CARVE
verb: вырезать, разделывать, делить, высекать, гравировать
desc: cut (a hard material) in order to produce an aesthetically pleasing object or design; cut (cooked meat) into slices for eating; make (a turn) by tilting one's skis on to their edges and using one's weight to bend them so that they slide into an arc.
syn: 9009 etch; 9398 inscribe; 12639 engrave; 17366 notch; 2443 shape; 3947 slice; 6350 fashion; 12375 sculpt; 13654 parel; 15645 whittle
I put the needle on the record and we started to dance.
NEEDLE
1) noun: игла, спица, стрелка прибора, крючок, шпиль, обелиск, дурное настроение, шпиц
desc: a very fine slender piece of metal with a point at one end and a hole or eye for thread at the other, used in sewing; something resembling a sewing needle in use, shape, or appearance, especially.
2) verb: язвить, протискиваться, шить, прокалывать иглой, проникать, раздражать, подстрекать
desc: prick or pierce (something) with or as if with a needle; provoke or annoy (someone), especially by continual criticism or questioning.
syn: 1) 10915 pointer; 4952 spine; 6806 sticker; 7504 spike; 17186 barb; 29927 prickle
2) 5520 tease; 8623 irritate; 10068 annoy; 10041 aggravate; 12984 gnaw; 13373 enrage; 17810 rile
Taking these drugs is quite a complicated procedure, which often involves taking a combination of 10 or more drugs at the correct time of day, and not on a belly starved of food or water.
BELLY
1) noun: живот, чрево, желудок, утолщение пласта, пузо паруса, заплечники
desc: the front part of the human trunk below the ribs, containing the stomach and bowels.
2) verb: надувать, наполняться ветром
desc: swell or cause to swell; move or sit close to (a bar or table).
syn: 1) 2519 stomach; 4335 gut; 9930 abdomen; 14443 tummy
2) billow, bulge, balloon, distend
Mid calf or longer skirts even to ankle was the norm.
ANKLE
noun: щиколотка
desc: the joint connecting the foot with the leg; the corresponding joint in a quadruped or bird.
syn: mortise joint
It has been a tough couple of years amid the high exchange rate and tightened student visa checks.
AMID
prep: среди, между, посреди
desc: surrounded by; in the middle of.
syn: among
He was also a chaplain for the university students until 1951, when he again took up his studies on philosophy and theology.
THEOLOGY
noun: богословие, теология
desc: the study of the nature of God and religious belief.
syn: 3775 doctrine; 6553 spirituality; 10240 divinity; 17448 mysticism; 56028 dogmatic
When you're alone, Christmas is the pits.
PIT
1) noun: яма, карьер, шахта, углубление, партер,
впадина, шурф, преисподняя, западня, арена для петушиных боев
desc: a large hole in the ground; an area reserved or enclosed for a specific activity, in particular; a hollow or indentation in a surface; the stone of a fruit.
2) verb: рыть ямы, стравливать, покрывать ямками,
складывать в яму, противостоять, вынимать косточки
desc: set someone or something in conflict or competition with; make a hollow or indentation in the surface of; drive a race car into the pits for fuel or maintenance; remove the pit from (fruit).
syn: 1) 10015 quarry; 55532 colliery; 6988 crater; 7688 cavity; 8401 hollow; 18234 indentation; 44466 pock; 2107 depression; 12177 abyss
2) 1955 oppose
The vehicle sped off in pursuit of the prisoner and quickly caught up with him.
PURSUIT
noun: преследование, стремление, погоня, гонка преследования, поиски, занятие
desc: the action of following or pursuing someone or something; an activity of a specified kind, especially a recreational or athletic one.
syn: 4099 quest; 5019 hunt; 6299 detection; 8084 chase; 537 activity; 5942 recreation; 6648 hobby
And in any case, celebs invariably endorse several products at the same time and hence are not strongly associated with any one brand.
ENDORSE
verb: поддерживать, одобрять, подтверждать, индоссировать, делать передаточную надпись
desc: declare one's public approval or support of; sign (a check or bill of exchange) on the back to make it payable to someone other than the stated payee or to accept responsibility for paying it.
syn: 2064 approve; 4812 authorize; 7150 certify; 8410 sanction; 9256 ratify; 1873 back; 2516 favor
It's packed full with useful, real-life advice, hints and tips, clearly laid out and carefully explained.
HINT
1) noun: намек, оттенок, налет
desc: a slight or indirect indication or suggestion.
2) verb: намекать
desc: suggest or indicate something indirectly or covertly.
syn: 1) 1646 advice; 1938 tip; 2523 suggestion; 3353 clue; 3394 indication; 4802 mention; 24081 insinuation; 1633 breath; 2042 taste; 4226 trace
2) 785 indicate; 972 mention; 2813 imply; 11315 intimate
One might then be closer to the realm of saying that one is interfering with the procedures that apply.
REALM
noun: область, сфера, королевство, государство
desc: a kingdom; a royal domain; the region, sphere, or domain within which anything occurs, prevails, or dominates.
syn: 439 field; 973 range; 3126 scope; 3249 province; 3654 domain; 4574 sphere; 36406 ambit; 166 country; 2192 territory
Marmalades are soft fruit jellies with small pieces of fruit or citrus peel evenly suspended in a transparent jelly.
PEEL
1) noun: кожура, корка, шелуха, пекарская лопата, лопасть, лопатка, совок
desc: the outer covering or rind of a fruit or vegetable; a flat, shovellike implement, especially one used by baker for carrying loaves, pies, etc., into or out of an oven; a small square defensive tower of a kind built in the 16th century in the border counties of England and Scotland.
2) verb: чистить, очищать, шелушиться, облезать, сходить, раздеваться
desc: remove the outer covering or skin from (a fruit, vegetable, or shrimp); (of a surface or object) lose parts of its outer layer or covering in small strips or pieces; send (another player's ball) through a wicket.
syn: 1) 2576 shell; 5729 crust; 6832 bark; 12548 rind; 13601 covering; 14473 wrapping; 14963 husk
2) 3943 strip; 4395 shed; 9879 skin; 13654 pare; 18201 unwrap; 22622 flay; 37449 hull
Tabitha turned with a flip of her hair and strode away.
FLIP
1) noun: флип, сальто, щелчок, полубочка, легкий удар, кувырканье, переворот через крыло, полет в самолете
desc: a sudden sharp movement; a quick tour or pleasure trip; a somersault, especially one performed in the air.
2) verb: щелкать, слегка ударять, подбросить, смахнуть, стряхнуть, внезапно воодушевиться
desc: turn over or cause to turn over with a sudden sharp movemen; move, push, or throw (something) with a sudden sharp movement; suddenly lose control or become very angry; buy and sell (something, especially real estate or shares) quickly to make a profit.
syn: 1) 25037 somersault; 27262 cartwheel; 30773 handspring
2) 2660 spin; 3521reverse; 6283 overturn; 6950 flick
By the time it vanished from daytime activities, the tailcoat had assumed the form we recognize today.
VANISH
verb: исчезать, пропадать, стремиться к нулю, сбегать
desc: disappear suddenly and completely; become zero.
syn: 1583 disappear; 8028 evaporate
A market town's civic leaders have decided it is time one of its hidden garden treasures became less of a secret for tourists.
CIVIC
adj: гражданский
desc: of or relating to a city or town, especially its administration; municipal.
syn: 423 local; 1051 civil; 4710 municipal
Cover the mixture, steep for two hours, then strain it through muslin cloth into a suitable watering can or pump-spray bottle.
STEEP
1) noun: пропитка, крутизна, обрыв, круча, погружение в жидкость, ванна для пропитки
desc: a steep mountain slope; declivity, as of a hill.
2) verb: пропитывать, погружать в жидкость, бучить, выщелачивать
desc: soak (food or tea) in water or other liquid so as to extract its flavor or to soften it; surround or fill with a quality or influence.
3) adj: крутой, отвесный, невероятный, чрезмерный, преувеличенный, непомерно высокий, неправдоподобный
desc: (of a slope, flight of stairs, angle, ascent, etc.) rising or falling sharply; nearly perpendicular; (of a price or demand) not reasonable; excessive.
syn: 2) 9837 permeate; 13206 imbue; 4881 soak; 8244 immerse; 11445 saturate; 11428 submerge
3) 2885 sudden; 4004 steep; 4231 sheer; 4488 vertical; 8872 abrupt; 17693 precipitous; 2535 extreme
As you read this, over 30 wars and conflicts rage around the world, mostly created, maintained, and aggravated by men.
RAGE
1) noun: ярость, гнев, бешенство, неистовство, мода, повальное увлечение, страсть, приступ сильного гнева, вспышка
desc: violent, uncontrollable anger.
2) verb: бушевать, свирепствовать, беситься, психовать, злиться, неистовствовать, бесноваться, веселиться, кутить
desc: feel or express violent uncontrollable anger.
syn: 1) 6525 temper; 6669 fury; 7398 frenzy; 10120 wrath; 12641 indignation; 16401 ire
2) 5349 erupt; 7937 storm; 12896 thunder; 14441 fume; 15066 seethe; 38138 fulminate
In this manner, not a precious square inch of area would be lost.
PRECIOUS
1) adj: драгоценный, дорогой, любимый, изысканный, заповедный, манерно-изысканный
desc: (of an object, substance, or resource) of great value; not to be wasted or treated carelessly; affectedly concerned with elegant or refined behavior, language, or manners.
2) adv: очень, здорово
desc: extremely; very.
syn: 1) 9205 affected; 15968 fussy; 16714 pretentious; 17532 dainty; 21448 fastidious; 2621 valuable; 3359 dear; 8243 exquisite
The chapel was over a hundred years old and the day dawned sunny and mild for them.
DAWN
1) noun: рассвет, начало, утренняя заря, зачатки, истоки
desc: the first appearance of light in the sky before sunrise.
2) verb: светать, пробуждаться, брезжить, появляться, начинаться
desc: (of a day) begin; become evident to the mind; be perceived or understood.
syn: 1) 1504 birth; 1536 start; 2563 origin; 5790 emergence; 8279 advent; 10574 inception; 14032 commencement; 16384 genesis
2) 395 appear; 5345 originate; 9661 commence; 1146 strike
A quarter of a mile further on, at the eastern limb of the bay, the path descended steeply, zig-zagging across the cliff face to a stretch of beach to the east of Holland Point.
DESCEND
verb: спускаться, сходить, нисходить, снижаться, нагрянуть, налететь, переходить, пасть, обрушиваться, унижаться, передаваться по наследству
desc: move or fall downward; make a sudden attack on; be a direct blood relative of (a specified, typically illustrious ancestor).
syn: 811 arrive; 4086 stem; 4079 spring; 5345 originate; 535 hit; 964 affect; 4786 prevail; 12381 pervade; 2826 sink
Basically, it's just a dam built across a bay, which opens as the tide is coming in, and then closes and traps the accumulated water as the tide moves out.
TIDE
noun: волна, поток, течение, время, море, направление, морской прилив и отлив, период, пора
desc: the alternate rising and falling of the sea, usually twice in each lunar day at a particular place, due to the attraction of the moon and sun.
syn: 1994 flow; 2245 stream; 5080 surge; 5697 current; 6710 drift
The king took the seal from his finger and applied it to the document.
SEAL
1) noun: печать, тюлень, пломба, нерпа, знак, изоляция, затвор, перемычка, клеймо, изолирующий слой, гарантия
desc: a device or substance that is used to join two things together so as to prevent them from coming apart or to prevent anything from passing between them; a piece of wax, lead, or other material with an individual design stamped into it, attached to a document to show that it has come from the person who claims to have issued it; a thing regarded as a confirmation or guarantee of something.
2) verb: запечатывать
desc: fasten or close securely; apply a nonporous coating to (a surface) to make it impervious; fry (food) briefly in hot fat to prevent it from losing too much of its moisture during subsequent cooking; conclude, establish, or secure (something) definitively, excluding the possibility of reversal or loss.
syn: 1) 2320 cap; 4702 lid; 5845 closure; 18586 stopper; 5193 stamp; 8445 hallmark; 34227 signet; 50895 sigil
2) 649 close; 1211 stick; 1546 shut; 8073 fasten; 1861 confirm; 2791 guarantee; 12673 clinch; 12841 finalize
The proximity of the two tanks also demanded a quick release and clearance before the rear motor compartment of the lead tank sustained damage.
REAR
1) noun: тыл, спина, задняя сторона, дыбы, ягодицы,
отхожее место, уборная
desc: the back part of something, especially a building or vehicle.
2) adj: задний, тыловой, расположенный сзади
desc: at the back.
3) verb: воспитывать, выращивать, поднимать, разводить, становиться на дыбы, культивировать, возвышать
desc: bring up and care for (a child) until they are fully grown, especially in a particular manner or place; (of a horse or other animal) raise itself upright on its hind legs.
syn: 1) 322 back; 3004 tail; 12427 stern; 25110 posterior
2) 48121 last; 50408 hindmost; 54924 rearmost
3) 1040 tend; 1521 train; 3052 educate; 5639 cultivate; 5596 nurture
It is particularly important, when undertaking this challenging project, that you read all sections before picking up your tools and getting to work.
UNDERTAKE
verb: предпринимать, браться, гарантировать, ручаться, быть владельцем похоронного бюро
desc: commit oneself to and begin (an enterprise or responsibility); take on.
syn: 766 accept; 1092 assume; 9661 commence
Farmers fatten livestock for the market so why don't fishermen ranch fish?
RANCH
1) noun: ранчо, ферма, крупное фермерское хозяйство, одноэтажный дом
desc: a large farm, especially in the western US and Canada, where cattle or other animals are bred and raised.
2) verb: заниматься скотоводством, жить на ферме
desc: run a ranch.
syn: 1) 1788 estate; 4052 spread; 9592 stud; 20102 hacienda; 29536 farmstead; 34621 rancho
This national event is about tribal and folk life in all its resplendent beauty and colour in the country.
TRIBAL
adj: племенной, родовой
desc: of or characteristic of a tribe or tribes.
syn: 9151 ancestral; 11082 familial
They try to step into their old shoes and into their old clothes, and they look faintly ridiculous.
RIDICULOUS
adj: смешной, нелепый, смехотворный
desc: deserving or inviting derision or mockery.
syn: 4040 silly; 5005 bizarre; 5977 absurd; 6156 outrageous; 9436 unreasonable; 11290 ludicrous; 13913 preposterous; 15717 outlandish
Ignore this and the legacy will survive, at least temporarily, with some credibility intact.
CREDIBILITY
noun: правдоподобие, вероятность
desc: the quality of being trusted and believed in.
syn: 3099 standing; 3487 integrity; 4235 reliability; 11205 sincerity; 22435 trustworthiness; 36755 believability
There are also many references to contemporary natural sciences and a healthy smattering of Anglican divines, including Hooker, Andrewes, and Herbert.
DIVINE
1) noun: богослов, духовное лицо
desc: a cleric or theologian; providence or God.
2) adj: божественный, божий, превосходный, пророческий
desc: of, from, or like God or a god; delightful.
3) verb: угадывать, предсказывать
desc: discover (something) by guesswork or intuition.
syn: 1) theologian; maker
2) 1455 cool; 3305 lovely; 8243 exquisite; 9550 heavenly; 8987 celestial; 24753 godly
3) 957 discover; 2178 perceive; 5811 presume;
7847 discern; 13732 deduce
But he has been responsible for overseeing the work on the new design, as well as improving the operation of the team.
OVERSEE
verb: наблюдать, надзирать, подсматривать, случайно увидеть
desc: supervise (a person or work), especially in an official capacity.
syn: 946 manage; 1565 direct; 3688 administer; 5670 supervise; 20744 mastermind; 46150 superintend
He repeatedly raised and lowered the bat in to his open palm, and the slap of polished wood against flesh was far too loud to be real.
SLAP
1) noun: пощечина, шлепок
desc: a blow with the palm of the hand or a flat object.
2) adv: прямо, вдруг, внезапно
desc: suddenly and directly, especially with great force.
3) verb: шлепать, заляпать, бахать, швырнуть с силой
desc: hit (someone or something) with the palm of one's hand or a flat object.
syn: 1) 7066 cuff; 8730 clout; 12520 smack; 15725 whack
2) 1455 cool; 3305 lovely; 8243 exquisite; 9550 heavenly; 8987 celestial; 24753 godly
3) 13992 swipe; 14864 spank; 30056 clout
A French judge has been inquiring into the alleged bribes for the past two years.
ALLEGED
adj: мнимый, утверждаемый
desc: (of an incident or a person) said, without proof, to have taken place or to have a specified illegal or undesirable quality.
syn: 2401 so-called; 2518 apparent; 6948 suspected; 16682 assumed; 16673 purported; 24463 unproven
They express grief at the death of Jesus and perhaps also at the death of the hopes that they had had in him.
GRIEF
noun: горе, печаль, огорчение, беда, кручина
desc: deep sorrow, especially that caused by someone's death.
syn: 6169 misery; 6389 sorrow; 8271 woe; 8566 anguish; 13392 unhappiness; 13672 angst; 16969 heartache
As I walk toward the car, she is handed a steel box of fishing tackle , small but heavy, requiring two hands to manage.
TACKLE
1) noun: снасти, принадлежности, инструмент, такелаж, сложный блок, игрок, отбирающий мяч
desc: the equipment required for a task or sport; a mechanism consisting of ropes, pulley blocks, hooks, or other things for lifting heavy objects; an act of seizing and stopping a player in possession of the ball by knocking them to the ground; a player who lines up inside the end along the line of scrimmage.
2) verb: схватить, биться, энергично браться, отбирать, пытаться убедить, закреплять снастями
desc: make determined efforts to deal with (a problem or difficult task).
syn: 1) 985 challenge; 1318 block; 2890 hold; 4499 confrontation; 6379 throw; 9626 grab
2) 1542 attack; 3251 seize; 4214 grasp; 5325 halt; 6496 wrestle; 40764 collar; 1640 attempt
In real prison situations, inmates are ready to sell body and soul for a stale crust of bread - anything!
INMATE
noun: заключенный, обитатель, больной, жилец
desc: a person confined to an institution such as a prison or hospital.
syn: 2435 prisoner; 12076 convict; 37682 internee; 42042 jailbird
Other positions, however, were related more to the quality and dignity of human life.
DIGNITY
noun: достоинство, сан, благородство, титул, звание, лица высокого звания, знать
desc: the state or quality of being worthy of honor or respect.
syn: 8521 seriousness; 4132 dignity12074 grandeur; 12336 formality; 14729 majesty; 17859 decorum; 22004 solemnity; 5209 goodness
At that time it was a conventional row-crop farm with an unused barn and silos.
BARN
noun: сарай, амбар, коровник, гумно, конюшня, трамвайный парк, сенной сарай, некрасивое здание
desc: a large farm building used for storing grain, hay, or straw or for housing livestock; a unit of area, 10 -28 square meters, used especially in particle physics.
syn: 4140 barn; 6344 shed; 18023 outhouse; 20433 storehouse; 21780 outbuilding; 53933 cowshed
The seascape, essentially of hard corals, is sporadically carpeted with colourful soft corals, sea whips, sea fans and leathery soft corals.
CARPET
1) noun: ковер, покрытие, покрывало, защитный слой, одежда, крыша
desc: a floor or stair covering made from thick woven fabric, typically shaped to fit a particular room.
2) verb: устилать, покрывать коврами, вызывать для замечания, вызывать для выговора
desc: cover (a floor or stairs) with a carpet; reprimand severely.
syn: 1) 1999 mass; 2181 layer; 3327 blanket; 4052 spread; 4144 carpet; 13601 covering; 5148 rug
2) cover; coat; overlay; overspread
USA Today reports that more and more men are trying to turn back the clock with cosmetic nips and tucks.
TUCK
1) noun: складка, еда
desc: a flattened, stitched fold in a garment or material, typically one of several parallel folds put in a garment for shortening, tightening, or decoration; food, typically cakes and candy, eaten by children at school as a snack; (in diving, gymnastics, downhill skiing, etc.) a position with the knees bent and held close to the chest, often with the hands clasped around the shins.
2) verb: засовывать, подгибать, подворачивать, подтыкать, укрыть одеялом, делать складки, прятать
desc: push, fold, or turn (the edges or ends of something, especially a garment or bedclothes) so as to hide them or hold them in place; make a flattened, stitched fold in (a garment or material), typically so as to shorten or tighten it, or for decoration.
syn: 1) 17312 grub; 22985 tuck; 51722 nosh; 10736 dart; 22795 pleat; 35947 pucker; 41951 gather
2) 631 place; 695 push; 1211 stick; 1796 slip; 2561 pop; 4147 tuck; 4339 insert; 3517 fold
It must be even lonelier when you realise you've been left off a dive list because people see you as a nuisance or a liability.
LIABILITY
noun: ответственность, обязательство, склонность, подверженность, помеха, долг
desc: the state of being responsible for something, especially by law; a person or thing whose presence or behavior is likely to cause embarrassment or put one at a disadvantage.
syn: 2681 burden; 4154 liability; 6376 disadvantage; 32684 millstone; 33173 jinx; 1068 responsibility; 3007 obligation
All the participants thoroughly enjoyed the walk on the famed Pilgrim Path.
THOROUGHLY
adv: тщательно, основательно, совершенно, вполне, до конца, вконец
desc: in a thorough manner; very much; greatly.
syn: 1170 completely; 1921 totally; 4168 thoroughly; 5635 utterly; 7667 systematically; 14069 methodically; 14361 painstakingly
In their opinion, the justices noted that state legislatures are free to pass laws that bar officials from condemning property for private development.
CONDEMN
verb: осуждать, обречь, порицать, приговаривать, уличать, браковать, конфисковать, наглухо забивать, выносить приговор
desc: express complete disapproval of, typically in public; sentence (someone) to a particular punishment, especially death.
syn: 2566 criticize; 3481 slam; 4171 condemn; 6066 denounce; 9544 pan; 18113 disparage; 19418 censure; 20446 revile
The balls are gathered in the triangle rack with the black eight-ball in the middle.
RACK
1) noun: стойка, подставка, стеллаж, рама, вешалка, зубчатая рейка, штатив, решетка, разорение, кормушка, мучение, несущиеся облака
desc:a framework, typically with rails, bars, hooks, or pegs, for holding or storing things; a cogged or toothed bar or rail engaging with a wheel or pinion, or using pegs to adjust the position of something; a triangular structure for positioning the balls in pool; a mass of high, thick, fast-moving clouds.
2) verb: засовывать, подгибать, подворачивать, подтыкать, укрыть одеялом, делать складки, прятать
desc: cause extreme physical or mental pain to; subject to extreme stress; place in or on a rack; raise (rent) above a fair or normal amount; draw off (wine, beer, etc.) from the sediment in the barrel.
syn: 1843 frame; 1896 stand; 2965 shelf; 4184 rack; 5500 holder
2) 4608 disturb; 5883 torture; 6733 plague; 9445 rack; 9849 afflict; 12357 torment; 13801 beset; 16013 agonize; 3018 damage
Rosie was waiting for me at the station and after some hugs and grins it was off to Rosie's new house.
GRIN
1) noun: оскал, усмешка
desc: a broad smile.
2) verb: ухмыляться; усмехаться; grin, sneer
скалить зубы; осклабиться
desc: smile broadly, especially in an unrestrained manner and with the mouth open.
syn: 1) 3618 laugh; 3769 beam; 4658 grin; 41019 chortle
2) 1069 smile; 4187 grin; 6419 chuckle; 14019 smirk
Later, this curse was reaffirmed when Isaac blessed Jacob, and once more when Balaam pronounced a prophetic blessing on Israel as a nation.
BLESS
verb: благословить, освящать, осчастливливать, славословить, проклинать
desc: (of a priest) pronounce words in a religious rite, to confer or invoke divine favor upon; ask God to look favorably on.
syn: 1873 back; 2064 approve; 3914 endorse; 4194 bless; 8410 sanction; 10807 commend; 14181 laud; 15163 extol; 21966 consecrate
The knee is the most common joint involved in both benign and malignant tumors.
TUMOR
noun: опухоль
desc: a swelling of a part of the body, generally without inflammation, caused by an abnormal growth of tissue, whether benign or malignant.
syn: 1030 cancer; 4195 tumor; 6221 lump; 19343 polyp
A hostile takeover occurs when a company buys a controlling share of a target company.
HOSTILE
1) noun: враг, противник
desc: a person or thing that is antagonistic or unfriendly.
2) adj: враждебный, неприязненный
desc: of, relating to, or characteristic of an enemy; opposed in feeling, action, or character; characterized by antagonism.
syn: 1) enemy, foe, adversary, opponent
2) 3494 harsh; 4196 hostile; 6392 adverse; 6564 unpleasant; 12557 unfavorable; 25297 inimical; 15565 unfriendly; 16935 antagonistic
At its best, his show celebrates the capacity of our imagination to conceive of, then rationalise, the ridiculous.
CONCEIVE
verb: зачать, забеременеть, понимать, задумывать, представлять себе, постигать, возыметь, почувствовать
desc: become pregnant with (a child); form or devise (a plan or idea) in the mind.
syn: 2178 perceive; 2095 regard; 4202 conceive; 7003 comprehend; 887 form; 3421 invent; 5008 devise; 5918 formulate
Referees spited him for his nonstop lip-flapping and lack of decorum.
SPITE
1) noun: злость, злоба, неприязнь, недоброжелательство, враждебность, недовольство, зависть
desc: a desire to hurt, annoy, or offend someone.
2) verb: делать назло, насаливать, досаждать
desc: deliberately hurt, annoy, or offend (someone).
syn: 1) 17872 spite; 20434 meanness; 24898 nastiness; 30057 viciousness; 30804 malevolence; 51142 unkindness
2) upset; hurt; grieve; distress; wound; pain; torment; injure
I ran harder, but Jessica's war cry rung in my ears and she collided into me, taking a firm grasp of my arm and pulled me in a rather strong headlock.
GRASP
1) noun: понимание, схватывание, хватка, власть, контроль, сжатие, рукоятка, шейка приклада
desc: a firm hold or grip; one's power of seizing and holding; mental hold or capacity; power to understand.
2) verb: понять, осознать, схватывать, усвоить, постигать, сообразить, зажимать
desc: seize and hold firmly; to get hold of mentally; comprehend; to make an attempt to seize, or a motion of seizing, something (usually followed by at or for).
syn: 1) 3722 grip; 7466 grasp; 8937 clutch; 21323 clasp; 45347 clench; 973 range; 1768 extent; 1787 capacity
2) 3251 seize; 4214 grasp; 6150 snatch; 8509 grapple; 320 understand; 325 follow
Cuban cooperation with Haiti goes beyond direct medical assistance.
CUBAN
1) noun: кубинец, кубинка
desc: a republic in the Caribbean, S of Florida: largest island in the West Indies. 44,218 sq. mi (114,525 sq. km).
2) adj: кубинский
desc: of or relating to Cuba or its inhabitants.
Often the transport cost of English timber equaled the value of the wood itself, and twenty miles was considered the maximum profitable overland haul.
HAUL
1) noun: улов, трофей, выборка, добыча, перевозка, груз, рейс, волочение, пройденное расстояние
desc: a quantity of something that was stolen or is possessed illegally; a distance to be traversed.
2) verb: буксировать, тащить, перевозить, менять направление, волочить, держать круто к ветру, откатывать, дотягивать
desc: (of a person) pull or drag with effort or force; (of a vehicle) pull (an attached trailer or load) behind it; (especially of a sailing ship) make an abrupt change of course.
syn: 1) booty; loot; plunder; spoils; swag
2) 2140 drag; 4224 haul; 6293 tug; 9364 heave; 9993 tow; 12096 lug
In practical terms this means that we stop conceding territory to the enemy.
CONCEDE
verb: уступать, признавать, допускать, проигрывать
desc: admit that something is true or valid after first denying or resisting it; surrender or yield (something that one possesses).
syn: 766 accept; 1090 admit; 1122 own; 1660 acknowledge; 1917 grant; 4225 concede; 4696 compromise; 13021 forfeit
The sheer of the B40 is slightly flatter, the transom more vertical and broader, and the bow slightly less spoon-shaped.
SHEER
1) noun: отклонение от курса, кривизна борта, продольная погибь
desc: a very fine or diaphanous fabric or article; a sudden deviation from a course, especially by a boat; the upward slope of a ship's lines toward the bow and stern.
2) adj: явный, чистый, отвесный, полнейший, абсолютный, сущий, прозрачный, настоящий, истинный, легкий, перпендикулярный
desc: nothing other than; unmitigated (used for emphasis); (especially of a cliff or wall) perpendicular or nearly so; (of a fabric) very thin; diaphanous.
3) verb: отклоняться от курса
desc: (typically of a boat or ship) swerve or change course quickly.
4) adv: отвесно, абсолютно, полностью, перпендикулярно, без примеси
desc: perpendicularly; completely; right.
syn: 2) 1626 thin; 4231 sheer; 10320 translucent; 27489 diaphanous; 28140 filmy
3) swerve; veer; slew; skew; swing; avoid
4) 16461 steeply; 19191 precipitously; 33227 plumb; 41195 sheer
The filters are popular for their reliability, almost no maintenance and low purchase costs.
RELIABILITY
noun: надежность, достоверность, прочность
desc: the ability to be relied on or depended on, as for accuracy, honesty, or achievement.
syn: 5024 consistency; 22435 trustworthiness; 26293 dependability; 30507 steadfastness
She put on her mascara, some lip gloss and clipped a butterfly clip in her hair.
CLIP
1) noun: клип, зажим, скрепка, скоба, хомутик, стрижка, патронная обойма, ножницы, сильный удар, быстрая походка,
дерзкая девчонка
desc: a device, typically flexible or worked by a spring, for holding an object or objects together or in place; an act of clipping or trimming something; a quick or glancing blow; a specified speed or rate of movement, especially when rapid.
2) verb: обрезать, глотать, скреплять, бежать, делать вырезки, крепко обхватывать, обрубать, сокращать, компостировать, ударить кулаком, обманывать
desc: fasten or be fastened with a clip or clips; cut short or trim (hair, wool, nails, or vegetation) with shears or scissors; strike briskly or with a glancing blow; swindle or rob (someone); move quickly in a specified direction.
syn: 1) 2224 passage; 4241 clip; 4446 quote; 6137 excerpt; 7342 extract; 9038 quotation; 4386 pin; 7116 staple; 21323 clasp
2) 4968 trim; 5851 shave; 6383 clip; 9808 shear; 11164 crop; 13654 pare; 14752 prune; 2334 attach; 2505 secure
Electrodes are placed on the stomach, bottom and thighs and two electrical currents are switched on.
THIGH
noun: бедро
desc: the part of the human leg between the hip and the knee.
syn: upper leg; thigh bone; femur; proximal segment
This culinary hotel combines international style and luxury with welcoming hospitality and personal attention in a warm, intimate atmosphere.
INTIMATE
1) adj: интимный, близкий, тесный, личный, сокровенный, внутренний, глубокий, кровный, основательный, однородный
desc: closely acquainted; familiar; private and personal; (of knowledge) detailed; thorough.
2) verb: извещать, ставить в известность, намекать, мельком упоминать, подразумевать, объявлять
desc: imply or hint.
syn: 1) 1360 warm; 1497 familiar; 2777 friendly; 3359 dear; 4167 near; 4250 intimate;
13244 cherished; 1439 quiet; 7282 cozy
2) 785 indicate; 2813 imply; 6493 hint; 8762 allude; 9416 infer; 11315 intimate; 13055 rumor; 16287 insinuate
Meanwhile, the attitudes of the younger generation are largely secular and wised up.
SECULAR
adj: светский, мирской, вековой, вечный, живущий в миру, происходящий раз в сто лет
desc: denoting attitudes, activities, or other things that have no religious or spiritual basis; (of clergy) not subject to or bound by religious rule; not belonging to or living in a monastic or other order; of or denoting slow changes in the motion of the sun or planets; (of a fluctuation or trend) occurring or persisting over an indefinitely long period; occurring once every century or similarly long period (used especially in reference to celebratory games in ancient Rome).
syn: 7893 lay; 10417 earthly; 10981 worldly; 14155 material; 18502 profane; 37968 irreligious
Examples are: health problems, unemployment, damage to the home due to a casualty or disaster, and other reasons.
CASUALTY
noun: несчастный случай, жертва, авария, раненый, убитый, подбитая машина
desc: a person killed or injured in a war or accident.
syn: 4265 casualty; 9992 fatality; 1064 victim; 1154 object; 1285 target; 8532 martyr; 11848 sufferer
Sea lions, harbor seals, sea otters, porpoise and whales are common around the islands.
WHALE
noun: кит, масса
desc: a very large marine mammal with a streamlined hairless body, a horizontal tail fin, and a blowhole on top of the head for breathing.
syn: 8109 whale; 1999 mass
Both chickens and humans are vertebrates, a group of animals that have skulls and backbones.
SKULL
noun: череп, башка
desc: a framework of bone or cartilage enclosing the brain of a vertebrate; the skeleton of a person's or animal's head.
syn: 469 mind 1191 brain; 4280 skull; 19721 pate; 31928 noggin
It is almost certain that a government with a decent Parliamentary majority will win this as the bill represents what that government wants and the party whips will ensure that a smooth vote takes place.
WHIP
1) noun: кнут, хлыст, нагайка, обметка, взбитые сливки, конный спорт
desc: a strip of leather or length of cord fastened to a handle, used for flogging or beating a person or for urging on an animal; a thing or person resembling a whip in form or function; an official of a political party appointed to maintain discipline among its members in Congress or Parliament, especially so as to ensure attendance and voting in debates; a dessert consisting of cream or eggs beaten into a light fluffy mass with fruit, chocolate, or other ingredients; a violent striking or beating movement.
2) verb: взбить, хлестать, спереть, влетать, побеждать, ругать, пропустить стаканчик, сшивать через край
desc: beat (a person or animal) with a whip or similar instrument, especially as a punishment or to urge them on; move fast or suddenly in a specified direction; bind (something) with spirally wound twine.
syn: 1) 2477 crop; 4012 switch; 4619 rod; 7707 whip; 12054 lash
2) 1909 stir; 4290 whip; 6399 whisk; 8611 lash; 11751 thrash; 15814 belt; 22493 flog; 24503 cream; 29384 aerate; 56113 flagellate
Do not lean back and do not attempt to ride and run at the same time, this will only jar your body.
JAR
1) noun: банка, кувшин, сосуд, сотрясение, дребезжание, шок, потрясение, неприятный эффект
desc: a wide-mouthed, cylindrical container made of glass or pottery, especially one used for storing food; a physical shock or jolt.
2) verb: сотрясать, вызывать дрожание, встряхивать, дрожать, коробить, дисгармонировать, сталкиваться, вибрировать
desc: send a painful or damaging shock through (something, especially a part of the body); have an unpleasant, annoying, or disturbing effect.
syn: 1) 2957 vessel; 3383 container; 4299 jar; 13641 urn; 19297 crock
2) 8623 irritate; 10068 annoy; 14171 jar; 18530 vex; 18631 irk; 943 shake; 5774 jerk; 5685 bump; 8042 shudder; 9883 vibrate; 9845 bash; 12398 jolt
But divorce is still not easy when one spouse objects to dissolving the marriage.
DISSOLVE
1) noun: наплыв
desc: (in a movie) an act or instance of moving gradually from one picture to another.
2) verb: растворить, распускать, расторгать, аннулировать, таять, разжижать, испаряться
desc: (with reference to a solid) become or cause to become incorporated into a liquid so as to form a solution; close down or dismiss (an assembly or official body).
syn: 1) 8743 influx; 1994 flow
2) 3980 vanish; 4333 dissolve; 7543 disperse; 8028 evaporate; 9996 dissipate; 10908 dispel; 649 close; 3805 suspend; 7543 disperse; 14351 disband; 17153 adjourn; 3483 melt; 4916 soften; 10638 thaw; 25944 liquefy.
The exhibition booths show off everything from jewellery to furniture, from paintings to gourmet delicacies, from beauty and aromatherapy products to sculpture.
BOOTH
noun: кабина, будка, киоск, палатка, балаган
desc: a small temporary tent or structure at a market, fair, or exhibition, used for selling goods, providing information, or staging shows; an enclosure or compartment for various purposes, such as telephoning, broadcasting, or voting; a set of a table and benches in a restaurant or bar.
syn: 3496 closet; 4338 booth; 6656 compartment; 10729 cubicle; 23639 tabernacle
Here they were faced with steep cliffs which they had to climb to get off the beach.
CLIFF
noun: утес, крутой обрыв, отвесная скала
desc: a steep rock face, especially at the edge of the sea.
syn: 4350 cliff; 7981 bluff; 16687 overhang; 19922 precipice; 23833 crag
Frotunately, the kick cracked the foot of the post and was scrambled away.
SCRAMBLE
1) noun: схватка, борьба, карабканье, свалка, драка
desc: a difficult or hurried clamber up or over something; a disordered mixture of things.
2) verb: карабкаться, бороться, цепляться, драться, пробираться, ползти, делать яичницу-болтунью
desc: make one's way quickly or awkwardly up a steep slope or over rough ground by using one's hands as well as one's feet; make (something) jumbled or muddled.
syn: 1) 36960 scramble; 2425 journey; 5258 hike; 7998 climb; 10546 ascent; 3789 rush; 6421 dash; 11970 commotion; 18137 stampede; 22345 free-for-all.
2) 1675 struggle; 3866 crawl; 4364 scramble; 6544 scale; 9170 swarm; 13012 clamber; 22975 scrabble; 3542 confuse; 19978 muddle; 21065 disorganize; 24556 jumble; 695 push; 1966 rush
A travel diary recording all activities is also required to be kept by members in these circumstances.
DIARY
noun: дневник, записная книжка
desc: a book in which one keeps a daily record of events and experiences.
syn: 2157 schedule; 4372 diary; 4733 calendar; 1072 account; 2797 journal; 3446 log; 5637 memoir; 14404 chronicle
To be plopped in the river's midst , in a canoe, on a spectacular day, is tranquilizing.
MIDST
1) noun: середина
desc: the middle point or part.
2) prep: среди, посреди, между
desc: in the middle of.
syn: 1) 530 center; 1266 middle; 1435 focus; 1964 core; 4380 midst; 6659 hub.
2) 3855 amid; 140 between
For instance, someone who is especially house proud will not want a dog with a long coat which sheds hair all over the furniture.
SHED
1) noun: сарай, навес, депо, ангар, эллинг, гараж, сеновал
desc: a simple roofed structure, typically made of wood or metal, used as a storage space, a shelter for animals, or a workshop.
2) verb: пролить, терять, сбрасывать, распространять, излучать, ронять, укрывать под навесом
desc: park (a vehicle) in a depot; (of a tree or other plant) allow (leaves or fruit) to fall to the ground.
3) adj: пролитый, сбросивший покров
desc: she had; she would.
syn: 1) 3171 cabin; 5381 hut; 6344 shed; 7410 shack; 18935 shanty; 26162 lean-to; 18023 outhouse; 30116 woodshed.
2) 3950 peel; 4395 shed; 6544 scale; 9879 skin; 17746 flake; 22979 slough; 28680 molt.
Police searched his property and found numerous bus tickets, empty purses and wallets.
PURSE
1) noun: кошелек, портмоне, сумка, денежный фонд, мешок, деньги, казна, премия, богатство
desc: a small bag used especially by a woman to carry everyday personal items.
2) verb: морщить, морщиться, класть в кошелек
desc: (with reference to the lips) pucker or contract, typically to express disapproval or irritation.
syn: 1) 3714 prize; 4397 purse; 15748 winnings.
2) 2908 squeeze; 4577 tighten; 9721 compress; 14493 purse; 19408 pucker.
She got certified to be a foster parent and has been really, really helpful.
FOSTER
1) verb: поощрять, воспитывать, пестовать, питать, выхаживать, лелеять мысль
desc: encourage or promote the development of (something, typically something regarded as good); bring up (a child that is not one's own by birth).
2) adj: краткосрочный, приемный
desc: denoting someone that has a specified family connection through fostering rather than birth.
syn: 1) 1637 adopt; 4398 foster; 5596 nurture; 1332 promote; 2699 advance; 5639 cultivate; 11529 further; 13969 forward.
2) 4385 short-term; 5112 foster; 11050 adoptive; 12672 substitute.
He could return if he takes the veterans' minimum deal, his troublesome knee heals and there is a need after the club explores other options.
HEAL
verb: исцелять, излечивать, заживать, облегчать, успокаивать, улаживать противоречия
desc: (of a person or treatment) cause (a wound, injury, or person) to become sound or healthy again.
syn: 4410 heal; 4630 cure; 6580 nurse; 11122 mend; 2559 restore; 3820 rebuild; 6654 reconcile; 14880 rectify
Tooth abscesses can also cause fever (high temperature), shivers and general aches and pains.
FEVER
1) noun: лихорадка, жар, нервное возбуждение, пирексия
desc: an abnormally high body temperature, usually accompanied by shivering, headache, and in severe instances, delirium.
2) verb: лихорадить, вызывать жар
desc: bring about a high body temperature or a state of nervous excitement in (someone).
syn: 1) 3530 excitement; 3744 enthusiasm; 4411 fever; 10426 zeal; 11309 fervor; 11642 impatience; 13316 agitation; 13262 eagerness; 20027 fanaticism; 23505 vehemence
She kept pushing at his chest, shoving him closer and closer to the road as she yelled.
SHOVE
1) noun: толчок, толкание, костра
desc: a strong push.
2) verb: пихать, сунуть, совать, толкать, пихаться, всучить, тыкать, засовывать
desc: push (someone or something) roughly.
syn: 1) 7541 pull; 7951 thrust; 11111 jolt; 17344 heave;18375 shove
2) 695 push; 4423 shove; 5980 thrust; 6713 propel
Corrie glanced over at the stove where her brother was busy preparing lunch and rolled her eyes.
STOVE
noun: плита, печь, сушилка, теплица
desc: an apparatus for cooking or heating that operates by burning fuel or using electricity.
syn: 2937 oven; 4427 stove; 14204 cooker; 30724 cooktop; 40941 hob
Anyone who entered an area like that would be considered to have consented to having to inhale other people's smoke.
CONSENT
1) noun: согласие, разрешение
desc: permission for something to happen or agreement to do something.
2) verb: соглашаться, разрешать, уступать, позволять
desc: give permission for something to happen.
syn: 1) 3339 consensus; 4430 consent; 4713 harmony; 6154 accord; 1060 agreement; 2565 approval; 3238 sanction; 3254 permission; 4589 compliance; 4717 blessing
2) 4681 comply; 8124 subscribe; 9365 concur; 11702 consent; 15773 acquiesce; 18864 accede; 28353 assent; 766 accept; 2064 approve; 2121 permit; 3914 endorse; 8410 sanction; 36108 okay
If dough sticks, add a little more flour until dough becomes a soft round shape.
DOUGH
noun: тесто, паста, деньги, густая масса
desc: a thick, malleable mixture of flour and liquid, used for baking into bread or pastry; money.
syn: 1731 cash; 2125 bread; 3766 currency; 4434 dough
The rest of the little fleet consisted of cargo ships outfitted with armor and some weaponry.
OUTFIT
1) noun: снаряжение, оборудование, одежда, группа, предприятие, набор, установка, часть, агрегат, аппаратура, экспедиция
desc: a set of clothes worn together, typically for a particular occasion or purpose.
2) verb: экипировать, снаряжать, обмундировать,
снабжать оборудованием
desc: provide (someone) with a set of clothes.
syn: 1) 189 company; 246 business; 307 team; 351 party; 967 unit; 1138 troop; 4440 outfit; 5943 setup; 1753 dress; 5279 ensemble; 10867 guise
2) 4178 equip; 4716 arm; 7455 furnish; 12458 outfit
Ben has patented his invention and a Sheffield company has already shown interest in developing the device.
PATENT
1) noun: патент, изобретение, диплом, жалованная грамота, исключительное право
desc: a government authority or licence conferring a right or title for a set period, especially the sole right to exclude others from making, using, or selling an invention.
2) verb: патентовать, брать патент
desc: obtain a patent for (an invention).
3) adj: патентный, доступный, явный, лакированный, оригинальный, открытый, остроумный, собственного изобретения
desc: easily recognizable; obvious; (of a vessel, duct, or aperture) open and unobstructed; failing to close; made and marketed under a patent; proprietary.
syn: 1) 4445 patent; 4425 charter; 6145 copyright
3) 1696 obvious; 11059 blatant; 11781 manifest; 15667 self-evident; 19637 flagrant; 25162 patent; 29345 out-and-out; 41131 bald-faced
This whole thing will be run like a classic flight test program of expanding the envelope, but we will always take off at full gross weight.
GROSS
1) noun: гросс, масса
desc: an amount equal to twelve dozen; a gross profit or income.
2) verb: получать чистый доход
desc: produce or earn (an amount of money) as gross profit or income.
3) adj: брутто, валовой, грубый, большой, крупный, плотный, толстый, грязный, вульгарный, явный, ужасный, буйный, притупленный, сгущенный, оптовый, простой
desc: unattractively large or bloated; (of income, profit, or interest) without deduction of tax or other contributions; total.
syn: 1) revenue; receipts
2) 45 make; 497 receive; 1309 earn; 1904 clear; 12475 gross
3) 5066 crude; 8045 coarse; 11611 vulgar; 18467 crass; 30799 uncouth; 4449 gross; 4517 nasty; 9122 disgusting; 11211 hideous; 13997 vile; 41421 uncultured
All but two of the candidates have reasons to be damn frustrated.
DAMN
1) noun: проклятие, ругательство
desc: the utterance of "damn" in swearing or for emphasis; something of negligible value.
2) verb: проклинать, осуждать, ругаться, критиковать, порицать, провалить
desc: (in Christian belief) be condemned by God to suffer eternal punishment in hell; condemn, especially by the public expression of disapproval.
3) adj: жуткий, чертовский
desc: used for emphasis, especially to express anger or frustration.
4) interj: чёрт, чёрт побери
desc: expressing anger, surprise, or frustration.
5) adv: чертовски, дьявольски, очень
desc: extremely; very.
syn: 1) jot; whit; iota; rap; scrap; bit; hoot
2) curse; anathematize; censure; criticize; attack; denounce; revile; deprecate; disparage
3) blasted; blame; deuced; infernal
4) dammit; drat; blast; hell
5) bloody; all-fired
NASA is constantly reaching to cross the frontiers of human knowledge and understanding.
FRONTIER
noun: граница, рубеж, форт
desc: a line or border separating two countries.
syn: 1348 border; 1679 limit; 2793 boundary; 4455 frontier
The delicate nature of his work prevents him from disclosing information about future missions to his wife.
DISCLOSE
verb: раскрывать, вскрывать, разоблачать, обнаруживать
desc: make (secret or new information) known.
syn: 1081 relate; 1121 release; 4460 disclose; 6818 unveil; 14189 divulge
The three were taken into custody in connection with alleged plans to attack the US embassy in Paris.
CUSTODY
noun: хранение, опека, попечение, заключение, арест
desc: the protective care or guardianship of someone or something.
syn: 924 charge; 1319 protection; 2461 watch; 4462 custody; 5681 supervision; 20086 keeping; 6772 detention; 10088 imprisonment
Apart from oak, Chardonnay has many other influences on its complexity of flavours.
OAK
noun: дуб, древесина дуба, венок из дубовых листьев, наружная дверь, изделия из дуба
desc: a tree that bears acorns as fruit, and typically has lobed deciduous leaves. Oaks are common in many north temperate forests and are an important source of hard and durable wood used chiefly in construction, furniture, and (formerly) shipbuilding.
syn: oak tree
Holland America Cruise has a fleet of 12 luxury ships sailing to all the continents across more than 280 ports.
FLEET
1) noun: флот, парк, флотилия, эскадра
desc: the largest group of naval vessels under one commander, organized for specific tactical or other purposes; a marshland creek, channel, or ditch.
2) verb: миновать, быстро протекать, плыть по поверхности
desc: move or pass quickly.
3) adj: быстрый, мелкий, быстротечный
desc: fast and nimble in movement.
syn: 1) 6914 navy; 8602 convoy; 11925 marine; 21429 armada; 22445 flotilla.
2) 2899 fade; 7344 dart; 24644 fleet.
3) 14855 nimble; 18858 lithe; 6722 swift; 31194 fleet.
Despite efforts to develop the building, the former mill has been largely derelict since 1987 although part of it has been used for denim jean manufacture.
MILL
1) noun: мельница, завод, фабрика, фреза, дробилка, прокатный стан, пресс, бегущая дорожка, топчак, кулачный бой, тысячная часть доллара, тюрьма
desc: a building equipped with machinery for grinding grain into flour; an engine; a boxing match or a fistfight; a monetary unit used only in calculations, worth one thousandth of a dollar.
2) verb: фрезеровать, молоть, толпиться, выделывать, отправлять в тюрьму, тузить, бить, рушить зерно, кружить, пилировать, валять сукно, мять, гуртить монету, обрабатывать на станке
desc: grind or crush (something) in a mill; (of people or animals) move around in a confused mass; thicken (wool or another animal fiber) by fulling it.
syn: 1) 8456 mortar; 13473 grinder; 27904 crusher; 28312 pounder
2) grind; pulverize; powder; granulate; pound; crush; press; comminute; triturate
The boy put up his fists in a defensive fighting stance as thunder boomed in the distance.
STANCE
noun: позиция, стойка, поза, положение ног
desc: the way in which someone stands, especially when deliberately adopted (as in baseball, golf, and other sports); a person's posture; a ledge or foothold on which a belay can be secured.
syn: 512 position; 1156 attitude; 1125 opinion; 1416 perspective; 1896 stand; 4487 stance; 5938 outlook; 6148 viewpoint; 6289 standpoint; 5466 posture; 6628 carriage; 6817 bearing; 29530 deportment.
He could leave for Philadelphia with his new bride as planned, but duty compels him to stay and meet his fate.
COMPEL
verb: принуждать, заставлять, вынуждать, добиваться, подчинять
desc: force or oblige (someone) to do something.
syn: 446 require; 850 force; 4489 compel; 5315 induce; 6781 oblige; 7877 constrain; 11663 coerce.
In the instant case, the direct given by the judge has not been shown to be inappropriate in the circumstances.
INSTANT
1) noun: момент, мгновение
desc: a precise moment of time; a very short space of time; a moment; instant coffee.
2) adj: немедленный, растворимый, текущий, настоятельный, безотлагательный
desc: happening or coming immediately; urgent; pressing;
(in business letters) of the current month; of the present moment.
syn: 1) 308 minute; 369 moment; 682 second; 4720 instant.
2) 6065 prepared; 10199 powdered; 37151 precooked; 43268 microwavable; 2193 immediate; 14708 instantaneous; 15046 prompt; 2885 sudden; 3048 rapid; 6722 swift; 5390 urgent; 7270 pressing.
Even some go so far as to proclaim that communism is a state form of Christianity.
PROCLAIM
verb: провозглашать, объявлять, говорить, возглашать, обнародовать, запрещать, объявлять вне закона, опубликовывать
desc: announce officially or publicly.
syn: 1745 declare; 3166 assert; 4494 proclaim; 4841 broadcast; 5392 pronounce; 13056 decree.
Pavarotti debuted at the Met in 1968, and performed in 20 roles in a total of 373 performances.
DEBUT
1) noun: дебют, первое выступление, начало партии
desc: a person's first appearance or performance in a particular capacity or role.
2) verb: дебютировать
desc: perform in public for the first time.
syn: 1) 2915 presentation; 2894 entrance; 4495 debut; 9816 inauguration; 30619 unveiling.
It boiled down to a remarkably simple scheme: To qualify for more outlier payments, Tenet hiked its prices.
HIKE
1) noun: поход, подъем, повышение, экскурсия, марш, длительная прогулка
desc: a long walk, especially in the country or wilderness; a sharp increase, especially in price; a snap.
2) verb: путешествовать, повышать, поднимать, ходить пешком, бродить, бродяжничать, маршировать
desc: walk for a long distance, especially across country or in the woods; pull or lift up (something, especially clothing); snap (a football).
syn: 1) 5258 hike; 7998 climb; 30196 slog; 36960 scramble; 42520 trudge.
2) 4496 hike; 4364 scramble; 12622 trek; 16817 slog; 17546 ramble; 19796 tramp.
He never ceased to amaze his staff and students with new and exciting ideas.
CEASE
verb: прекращать, переставать, прекращаться, приостанавливать, останавливаться, смолкать, утихнуть
desc: bring or come to an end.
syn: 533 end; 917 finish; 1676 conclude; 4511 cease; 7304 terminate.
Several fierce battles were fought between the two camps.
FIERCE
adj: жестокий, свирепый, лютый, сильный, неистовый, горячий, неприятный, болезненный
desc: having or displaying an intense or ferocious aggressiveness.
syn: 2171 violent; 2309 intense; 2535 extreme; 4523 fierce; 10244 savage; 11454 raging; 11495 ferocious; 12228 almighty; 976 deep; 1160 powerful; 5229 passionate; 10377 stern.
I can even envision the possibility that it might be my duty to seek to change them.
ENVISION
verb: представлять себе, воображать, рисовать в своем воображении
desc: imagine as a future possibility; visualize.
syn: 1618 predict; 3932 picture; 4524 envision; 7748 foresee; 8841 visualize.
I can only fly five hours maximum in aircraft with a decent seat pitch and only in an aisle seat, so I can move about.
AISLE
noun: представлять себе, воображать, рисовать в своем воображении
desc: a passage between rows of seats in a building such as a church or theater, an airplane, or a train.
syn: 3497 corridor; 4169 lane; 4525 aisle; 9995 walkway; 12812 passageway; 27443 gangway
The lovely grassland terrain levelled out and for another mile we continued south.
TERRAIN
noun: местность, территория
desc: a stretch of land, especially with regard to its physical features.
syn: 566 land; 856 environment; 1837 landscape; 2192 territory; 4533 terrain; 13477 topography
The National Guard is deploying troops across the whole state trying to help flood victims and assess the damage from the hurricane.
DEPLOY
verb: развертывать, применять, дислоцировать, разблокировать, приводить в действие
desc: move (troops) into position for military action.
syn: 2230 arrange; 2521 install; 4218 position; 4536 deploy; 1637 adopt; 2299 implement; 4301 utilize
Do you think that's any sort of hint about the relative merits of the two positions?
MERIT
1) noun: заслуга, достоинство, качества
desc: the quality of being particularly good or worthy, especially so as to deserve praise or reward.
2) verb: заслужить, быть достойным
desc: deserve or be worthy of (something, especially reward, punishment, or attention).
syn: 1) 822 skill; 2834 worth; 2977 capability; 4346 accomplishment; 4542 merit; 5877 excellence; 1305 advantage; 2106 asset; 764 quality
2) 2238 deserve; 6078 warrant; 10014 merit
I like my cake to have some chunks of biscuit through it, so I don't crush them all completely, though if you want a smoother consistency cake, you can.
CHUNK
1) noun: кусок, ломоть, толстый кусок, коренастый и полный человек, коренастая лошадь, колода, чурбан, болван
desc: a thick, solid piece of something.
2) verb: метнуть, швырнуть, запускать
desc: divide (something) into chunks; move with or make a muffled, metallic sound.
syn: 1) 782 amount; 1999 mass; 2191 portion; 4543 chunk
2) lump; collocate
Well, the big deal is that suburbia is rapidly invading areas that were once considered more natural than man-made.
INVADE
verb: вторгаться, оккупировать, захватывать, поражать, посягать, нахлынуть
desc: (of an armed force or its commander) enter (a country or region) so as to subjugate or occupy it.
syn: 1542 attack; 2726 occupy; 4551 invade; 7224 assault; 11543 overrun; 15220 annex; 5255 infect
They claimed she was making strange demands of the budget, she claimed it was a coup d'état by radical prohibitionists who had infiltrated the organization.
COUP
noun: удачный ход, удача в делах
desc: a sudden, violent, and illegal seizure of power from a government; a notable or successful stroke or move; a contusion caused by contact of the brain with the skull at the point of trauma.
syn: 4555 coup; 6416 rebellion; 7284 takeover; 9268 upheaval; 15101 overthrow; 4346 accomplishment; 4682 triumph; 7292 feat
Now he is going to be the ambassador to a newly opened diplomatic station in the Dominican Republic.
AMBASSADOR
noun: посол, представитель, посланец, вестник
desc: an accredited diplomat sent by a country as its official representative to a foreign country.
syn: 4561 ambassador; 4966 diplomat; 10186 envoy; 17224 emissary; 32915 legate
The same man did likewise with a well-worked drop goal attempt but Watsonians had weathered the storm and were once again dominated this match.
LIKEWISE
adv: также, подобно, более того
desc: in the same way; also; in a like manner.
syn: 133 too; 2384 equally; 2809 similarly; 4571 likewise
He had incredible touch and eye, feathering the ball one moment, punching it away the next.
FEATHER
1) noun: перо, шпонка, плюмаж, пустячок, дичь, гребень, нечто легкое, волосная трещина, литейный шов, выступ
desc: any of the flat appendages growing from a bird's skin and forming its plumage, consisting of a partly hollow horny shaft fringed with vanes of barbs.
2) verb: оперять, украшать перьями, придавать форму пера, резать воздух, циклически изменять шаг, соединять на шпонку, сбивать перья с птицы выстрелом, выносить весло плашмя, дрожать, виляя хвостом
desc: rotate the blades of (a propeller) about their own axes in such a way as to lessen the air or water resistance; float, move, or wave like a feather.
syn: 1) 4952 spine; 7504 spike; 9669 plume; 17186 barb; 19828 quill
2) fledge; square
The cover of David Kuo's new book describes him as an internet goliath, and for once this is not an idle boast.
BOAST
1) noun: хвастовство, предмет гордости
desc: an act of talking with excessive pride and self-satisfaction; (in squash) a stroke in which the ball is made to hit one of the sidewalls before hitting the front wall.
2) verb: хвастаться, гордиться, нахвалиться, грубо обтесывать камень
desc: talk with excessive pride and self-satisfaction about one's achievements, possessions, or abilities; (of a person, place, or thing) possess (a feature that is a source of pride).
syn: 1) 5399 assertion; 15090 pretension; 16630 boast; 32400 brag; 38055 avowal
2) 8194 brag; 18347 crow; 26489 swank; 882 enjoy; 1736 feature; 2104 display; 2859 possess; 4575 boast
The reason this makes me want to wash my hands of humanity forever, even though I'm sure the person that says it means no harm by spouting this kind of pat answer.
PAT
1) noun: хлопок, кусок, шлепок, кружочек, кусок сбитого масла
desc: a light stroke with the hand; a compact mass of soft material.
2) verb: потрепать, похлопывать, поглаживать, шлепать
desc: touch quickly and gently with the flat of the hand.
3) adj: подходящий, уместный, своевременный, удачный
desc: simple and somewhat glib or unconvincing.
4) adv: кстати, своевременно, с готовностью, удачно, как раз, свободно, быстро
desc: at exactly the right moment or in the right way; conveniently or opportunely.
syn: 1) 3127 stroke; 6311 tap; 11858 pat
2) 2443 shape; 4580 pat; 6063 smooth; 7148 mold; 7558 flatten; 13212 knead; 12002 caress
3) glib; simplistic; facile; unconvincing
4) opportunely; conveniently; expediently; favorably; appropriately; fittingly; felicitously
The plot of the play centres around the Doyle Family and many revelations are unfolded as the play unfolds its riveting story.
UNFOLD
verb: раскрываться, развертываться, открывать, распускаться
desc: open or spread out from a folded position.
syn: 484 develop; 1577 expand; 2699 advance;
2838 evolve; 4582 unfold; 5076 progress; 568 describe; 928 reveal; 4460 disclose; 26062 unroll
However, according to the applicant, nothing he did or did not do should affect the validity of the agreement.
VALIDITY
noun: действительность, обоснованность, законность, годность, аргументированность, вескость, доказанность
desc: the quality of being logically or factually sound; soundness or cogency.
syn: 372 force; 833 authority; 955 weight; 1279 strength; 4584 validity; 5831 legitimacy; 11549 rationality; 23952 soundness; 42219 cogency
In this context, the attitude engendered by a contractual mentality is one of minimal compliance rather than maximal cooperation.
COMPLIANCE
noun: согласие, податливость, уступчивость, покладистость, угодливость
desc: the action or fact of complying with a wish or command; the property of a material of undergoing elastic deformation or (of a gas) change in volume when subjected to an applied force. It is equal to the reciprocal of stiffness.
syn: 8886 fulfillment; 11777 conformity; 13711 observance; 34551 accordance; 4589 compliance; 8262 submission; 10155 obedience; 9806 defiance
His violent streak is said to have surfaced following the death of his 20-month-old baby son in 1987.
STREAK
1) noun: полоса, жилка, струя, период, тонкий слой, проводник
desc: a long, thin line or mark of a different substance or color from its surroundings; an element of a specified kind in someone's character.
2) verb: испещрять, мелькать, прочерчивать, проноситься, проводить полосы
desc: cover (a surface) with streaks; move very fast in a specified direction; run naked in a public place so as to shock or amuse others.
syn: 1) 764 quality; 1216 element; 1361 aspect; 2043 characteristic; 3765 trait; 4226 trace; 4594 streak; 1281 band; 4138 flash; 5074 vein
2) 2498 line; 7488 stain; 10266 streak; 17862 smudge; 22102 fleck; 28978 daub; 29001 stripe; 944 fly; 1966 rush; 3589 speed; 7344 dart
This would be considered unacceptable in any other fruit, but is deemed normal in prunes.
DEEM
verb: считать, полагать, думать, размышлять
desc: regard or consider in a specified way.
syn: 212 believe; 213 hold; 394 consider; 1429 view; 1808 estimate; 1760 judge; 2095 regard; 2174 suppose; 4596 deem; 5549 reason
She peeked round the corner and caught a glimpse of a police car going slowly down the street.
GLIMPSE
1) noun: проблеск, намек, некоторое представление, мимолетное впечатление, быстрый взгляд, мелькание
desc: a momentary or partial view.
2) verb: видеть мельком, промелькнуть
desc: see or perceive briefly or partially.
syn: 1) 1634 sight; 3712 glance; 4597 glimpse; 12084 peek; 3394 indication; 3939 hint; 7658 preview; 10915 pointer; 35065 foretaste
2) 8869 glimpse; discern; spot; spy; descry
Blade entered between second intercostal space, chipping an interior rib.
RIB
1) noun: ребро, нервюра, рубчик, фланец, шпангоут, целик, жена, острый край, прутик зонта, жилка листа, столб
desc: a small open boat with a fiberglass hull and inflatable rubber sides; each of a series of slender curved bones articulated in pairs to the spine (twelve pairs in humans), protecting the thoracic cavity and its organs; a long raised piece of stronger or thicker material across a surface or through a structure, and typically serving to support or strengthen it, in particular.
2) verb: снабжать ребрами, укреплять, высмеивать, подшучивать, дразнить
desc: mark with or form into raised bands or ridges; tease good-naturedly.
syn: 1) 4611 rib; 4952 spine; 14237 spoke; 17539 strut; 28994 spa
2) 5520 tease; 7673 mock; 33955 rag; 34786 razz; 36772 josh; 39079 rib
Readings and Prayers of the Faithful were done by parishioners from all churches in the parish.
PARISH
noun: округ, прихожане, церковный приход
desc: (in the Christian Church) a small administrative district typically having its own church and a priest or pastor.
syn: 296 community; 1135 neighborhood; 1270 district; 1249 village; 4614 parish; 11353 locality
Nineteen gallons of water is required to fill the tank after traveling 40 rods.
ROD
noun: стержень, штанга, тяга, шток, жезл, прут, удочка, рычаг, брус, скипетр, сила, мера длины, власть, револьвер, тирания
desc: a thin straight bar, especially of wood or metal; a fishing rod; a linear measure, especially for land, equal to 5 1 / 2 yards (approximately 5.029 m); a pistol or revolver; a light-sensitive cell of one of the two types present in large numbers in the retina of the eye, responsible mainly for monochrome vision in poor light.
syn: 2766 stick; 2806 pole; 4619 rod; 5426 shaft; 26550 dowel
The ash is widely distributed throughout north temperate regions where it can form forests.
ASH
noun: пепел, зола, ясень, прах, останки
desc: the powdery residue left after the burning of a substance; a tree with silver-gray bark and compound leaves; an Old English runic letter (so named from the word of which it was the first letter).
syn: 189 company; 307 team; 372 force; 865 set; 1138 troop; 1714 crew; 2630 gang; 4650 squad; 10353 squadron; 17528 posse; 21317 bevy.
The company continues with its ongoing strategy of moving away from commodity products.
COMMODITY
noun: товар, продукт, предмет потребления, удобство
desc: a raw material or primary agricultural product that can be bought and sold, such as copper or coffee.
syn: 569 product; 4625 commodity
He found a counter with some spare room and set the rifle down there, giving it as close an exam as he could in the dim light.
SPARE
1) noun: запасная часть, дубликат, запасная шина, запасной игрок
desc: an item kept in case another item of the same type is lost, broken, or worn out; (in tenpin bowling) an act of knocking down all the pins with two consecutive rolls of the ball.
2) verb: жалеть, щадить, экономить, уделить, беречь, избавлять, воздерживаться, обходиться без
desc: give (something of which one has enough) to (someone); afford to give to; refrain from killing, injuring, or distressing.
3) adj: запасной, свободный, лишний, резервный, худощавый, скромный, скудный, незанятый, аварийный
desc: additional to what is required for ordinary use; with no excess fat.
syn: 1) fifth wheel; spare part
2) 1856 afford; 4629 spare; 1121 release; 2869 free; 3621 forgive; 10286 pardon
3) 1548 extra; 5779 spare; 10634 unused; 14487 auxiliary; 22641 standby; 39937 emergency; 6755 stark; 17278 frugal
To her horror, she found there was no official record of James's burial in the cemetery.
CEMETERY
noun: кладбище
desc: a burial ground; a graveyard.
syn: 10210 graveyard; 19003 mausoleum; 23693 churchyard; 41057 boneyard
In 1992, the Yukon government approved a workplace harassment policy.
HARASSMENT
noun: преследование, домогательство, беспокойство, забота, раздражение
desc: aggressive pressure or intimidation; behaviour that annoys or upsets someone.
syn: 8908 nuisance; 9030 persecution; 9349 irritation; 10785 annoyance; 12994 provocation; 13316 agitation; 21669 bother
The Maastricht package was a political bargain, which deliberately left for later negotiation many of the wider ramifications of monetary union.
DELIBERATELY
adv: умышленно, нарочно, обдуманно, медленно, осторожно, не спеша, осмотрительно
desc: consciously and intentionally; on purpose; in a careful and unhurried way.
syn: 7882 intentionally; 8255 consciously; 11396 knowingly; 12718 purposely; 1608 carefully; 4636 deliberately; 14997 warily
Critics of globalization argue that it marginalizes the majority while exacting too high a toll on the environment.
TOLL
1) noun: потери, дань, пошлина, сбор, плата, благовест, погребальный звон, удар колокола
desc: a charge payable for permission to use a particular bridge or road; the number of deaths, casualties, or injuries arising from particular circumstances, such as a natural disaster, conflict, or accident; a single ring of a bell.
2) verb: благовестить, звонить по покойнику, отбивать часы
desc: charge a toll for the use of (a bridge or road).
syn: 1) 924 charge; 1836 fee; 1761 duty; 2118 payment; 4643 toll; 17530 levy; 18355 excise; 24482 clang
2) 16648 toll; 33271 peal; 34548 ding
The large yellow house was perched atop a sharp incline of rocks leading down to the beach.
ATOP
1) adv: поверх, сверху
desc: on or at the top.
2) prep: наверху
desc: on the top of.
He wore gold-rimmed pince-nez, and had a curious impassivity of feature.
RIM
1) noun: обод, край, оправа, бандаж, скоба, водная поверхность
desc: the upper or outer edge of an object, typically something circular or approximately circular.
2) verb: мигать, мерцать, моргать, закрывать глаза, щуриться
desc: снабжать ободком, служить ободом, обрамлять
syn: 1) 1348 border; 1587 lip; 4646 rim; 6679 perimeter; 16439 circumference
Those who remain cling tenaciously to what their forebears laid down, but retreat into the shade.
CLING
verb: цепляться, льнуть, держаться, липнуть, оставаться верным, облегать, лепиться
desc: (of a person or animal) hold on tightly to.
syn: 1211 stick; 3888 hug; 4649 cling; 5374 grip; 6609 adhere; 21737 cleave; 2489 embrace; 4214 grasp; 5199 clutch
McGeechan will name his World Cup squad on Tuesday and no-one can envy his task over the next two days.
SQUAD
noun: отряд, команда, отделение, группа, бригада, орудийный расчет, спортивная команда
desc: a small group of people having a particular task.
syn: 189 company; 307 team; 372 force; 865 set; 1138 troop; 1714 crew; 2630 gang; 4650 squad; 10353 squadron; 17528 posse; 21317 bevy.
The car responds with a blink of its lights and a short shriek.
BLINK
1) noun: мерцание, миг, вспышка, отблеск льда
desc: an act of shutting and opening the eyes quickly; a momentary gleam of light.
2) verb: мигать, мерцать, моргать, закрывать глаза, щуриться
desc: shut and open the eyes quickly; (of a light or light source) shine intermittently or unsteadily.
syn: 1) 12670 blink; 12513 flicker; 369 moment.
2) 3524 flash; 3827 signal; 4651 blink; 8043 wink; 10713 glisten; 13169 twinkle; 14950 shimmer.
Frequently attending patients with five or more somatisation symptoms were eligible for the study.
ELIGIBLE
adj: подходящий, могущий быть избранным, желательный
desc: having the right to do or obtain something; satisfying the appropriate conditions.
syn: 3318 adequate; 3423 fit; 4652 eligible; 4801 suitable; 5155 worthy; 6060 qualified; 12902 authorized; 632 single.
An optional after-dinner extra is a lounge in the sauna followed by a quick plunge in the icy water of the lake.
PLUNGE
1) noun: погружение, ныряние
desc: an act of jumping or diving into water.
2) verb: погружаться, вляпаться, окунаться, бросаться, погружать, врываться, бросаться вперед, азартно играть, влезать в долги, всаживать
desc: jump or dive quickly and energetically; push or thrust quickly.
syn: 1) 2572 drop; 7983 dive; 10959 plunge.
2) 2826 sink; 4573 dip; 4654 plunge; 5535 tumble; 33588 nose-dive; 1424 charge; 1966 rush; 3648 leap; 6670 embark; 850 force; 3505 pitch; 5980 thrust; 5910 stab.
Researchers found that the forest offered a refuge for bee species, which helped pollinate coffee plants.
REFUGE
noun: убежище, пристанище, утешение, островок безопасности, утешитель
desc: a condition of being safe or sheltered from pursuit, danger, or trouble.
syn: 2891 shelter; 4660 refuge; 4832 retreat; 5770 haven; 5797 harbor; 6064 sanctuary; 7911 asylum.
The congregation claps and cheers and then goes home and bad-talks the pastor over Sunday lunch.
CHEER
1) noun: настроение, радость, веселье, одобрительные возгласы, аплодисменты, ободрение, хорошее угощение
desc: a shout of encouragement, praise, or joy; cheerfulness, optimism, or confidence.
2) verb: аплодировать, ободрять, поощрять, воодушевлять
desc: shout for joy or in praise or encouragement; give comfort or support to.
syn: 1) 6769 cheer; 24875 merriment; 28701 cheerfulness; 30803 liveliness; 54335 joyfulness
2) 3747 praise; 4665 cheer; 5793 applaud; 6187 hail
There is also a licensed café - the Pavilion - and a coffee shop as well as outlets selling fish and chips, burgers and ice cream.
OUTLET
noun: выход, выпускное отверстие, выпуск, отдушина, торговая точка, сток, рынок сбыта, штепсельная розетка, вытекание
desc: a pipe or hole through which water or gas may escape; a place from which goods are sold or distributed; a means of expressing one's talents, energy, or emotions.
syn: 700 store; 1342 shop; 4552 retailer; 4668 outlet; 11439 showroom; 1616 instrument; 2534 channel; 7741 vent; 2224 passage; 2534 channel; 2999 pipe; 3828 exit
Holes were punched in four windows at the post office but the security glass remained intact.
INTACT
adj: неповрежденный, целый, нетронутый
desc: not damaged or impaired in any way; complete.
syn: 1444 complete; 4670 intact; 5958 integral; 13977 unbroken; 19124 unharmed; 24995 undamaged.
Each elaborates its own protein repertoire, yet all came from an egg containing the only copy of the organism's genes.
ELABORATE
1) verb:разрабатывать, вырабатывать, развивать, вдаваться в подробности, дополнять, детально разрабатывать
desc: develop or present (a theory, policy, or system) in detail; (of a natural agency) produce (a substance) from its elements or simpler constituents.
2) adj: сложный, продуманный, детально разработанный, усовершенствованный, искусно сделанный, выработанный
desc: involving many carefully arranged parts or details; detailed and complicated in design and planning.
syn: 1) 6062 complicate; 6127 detail; 7124 elaborate; 1577 expand; 7659 enlarge; 40444 particularize
2) 1603 complex; 3096 sophisticated; 4674 elaborate; 7373 intricate; 19234 convoluted; 3973 elegant; 6754 decorative; 10652 extravagant; 10871 ornate; 15174 sumptuous; 21919 ostentatious
He also pleaded guilty to failing to comply with a notice requesting the removal of the waste within the specified time.
COMPLY
verb: подчиняться, соглашаться, уступать, исполнять просьбу
desc: (of a person or group) act in accordance with a wish or command.
syn: 3205 submit; 4681 comply; 5491 fulfill; 5742 obey; 7063 conform
I have come to realise that he was born entirely without a conscience or a sense of remorse.
CONSCIENCE
noun: совесть, сознание
desc: an inner feeling or voice viewed as acting as a guide to the rightness or wrongness of one's behavior.
syn: 3487 integrity; 4685 conscience; 5169 morality
He allegedly hit Lee with his sport utility vehicle, threw her inside, then raped her and beat her to death.
ALLEGEDLY
adv: якобы, будто бы, как утверждают
desc: used to convey that something is claimed to be the case or have taken place, although there is no proof.
syn: 4593 supposedly; 4700 allegedly; 9350 ostensibly; 16920 purportedly
A light sprinkle of near invisible freckles danced across the bridge of her nose.
SPRINKLE
1) noun: брызганье, мелкий дождь, небольшое количество, капля
desc: a small quantity or amount of something scattered over an object or surface; a light rain; tiny sugar shapes, typically rods and balls, used for decorating cakes, ice cream, and other desserts.
2) verb: посыпать, брызгать, кропить, разбрасывать, накрапывать
desc: scatter or pour small drops or particles of a substance over (an object or surface); rain very lightly.
syn: 1) 8791 shake; 14793 scattering; 23454 sprinkle; 24710 dusting; 29362 scatter; 29459 smidgen
2) 4707 sprinkle; 8526 litter; 10229 strew; 14785 pepper; 14819 intersperse; 8134 shower; 18704 drizzle
I seriously entertained keeping these racks here because they're neat.
NEAT
adj: аккуратный, чистый, изящный, ловкий, отличный, четкий, лаконичный, замечательный, искусный, ясный
desc: (of a place or thing) arranged in an orderly, tidy way; done with or demonstrating skill or efficiency; (of liquid, especially liquor) not diluted or mixed with anything else.
syn: 3973 elegant; 4727 neat; 6286 compact; 6468 handy; 10612 trim; 33976 natty; 15386 deft; 1134 effective; 11828 ingenious
She hoped that his heart soared into the starry sky beside hers.
SOAR
verb: парить, витать, подниматься ввысь, высоко летать, стремительно повышаться, планировать
desc: fly or rise high in the air.
syn: 944 fly; 1571 climb; 3006 mount; 4785 circle; 4751 soar; 6369 wheel; 9729 ascend; 727 rise; 2597 arise; 7674 escalate; 16118 rocket
Rather, Parliament was enacting legislation in which a number of classes of persons have significant interests.
ENACT
verb: вводить в действие, предписывать, постановлять, играть роль, ставить на сцене, происходить, разыгрываться
desc: make (a bill or other proposal) law; act out (a role or play) on stage.
syn: 3914 endorse; 4494 proclaim; 4754 enact; 4812 authorize; 8410 sanction; 9256 ratify; 12868 legislate; 13056 decree; 13537 ordain
I stand and look down at the needle as I thread it with ease and neatly begin stitching.
THREAD
1) noun: нить, резьба, нарезка, волокно, одежда, шаг, тряпки, жила провода
desc: a long, thin strand of cotton, nylon, or other fibers used in sewing or weaving; a thing resembling a thread in length or thinness, in particular; a group of linked messages posted on an Internet forum that share a common subject or theme; a helical ridge on the outside of a screw, bolt, etc., or on the inside of a cylindrical hole, to allow two parts to be screwed together.
2) verb: продевать нитку, нанизывать, пробираться, прокладывать путь, виться, переплетать, нарезать резьбу
desc: pass a thread through the eye of (a needle) or through the needle and guides of (a sewing machine); cut a screw thread in or on (a hole, screw, or other object).
syn: 1) 2610 fiber; 3155 cotton; 4352 cord; 4758 thread; 5404 strand; 11760 yarn
2) 3250 ease; 8701 thread; 7822 string; 9487 lace; 11674 loop
Acquire a ten-digit grid location of a landmark easily picked out on imagery such as a road intersection.
LANDMARK
noun: ориентир, веха, поворотный пункт, береговой знак, межевой знак
desc: an object or feature of a landscape or town that is easily seen and recognized from a distance, especially one that enables someone to establish their location; an event, discovery, or change marking an important stage or turning point in something.
syn: 806 standard; 2770 revolution; 3684 innovation; 4759 landmark; 1634 sight; 3830 attraction; 4857 marker; 10915 pointer
So that's why I am happy to look at scientology girl, but will never dare cross the threshold and enter the building.
THRESHOLD
noun: порог, предел, преддверие, начало, отправной пункт
desc: a strip of wood, metal, or stone forming the bottom of a doorway and crossed in entering a house or room; the magnitude or intensity that must be exceeded for a certain reaction, phenomenon, result, or condition to occur or be manifested.
syn: 2894 entrance; 3896 doorway; 4768 threshold; 338 level; 937 base; 1679 limit; 2657 ceiling; 4714 tolerance; 15239 outside
Stone walls with fragile mortars can be damaged by high pressure sprays and the chemicals used.
FRAGILE
adj: хрупкий, ломкий, слабый, недолговечный, преходящий
desc: (of an object) easily broken or damaged.
syn: 4777 fragile; 10462 brittle; 13385 flimsy; 22636 crumbly; 22680 insubstantial; 9114 frail; 12422 feeble; 23796 infirm; 3817 delicate
I thrash around until I'm physically exhausted and finally fall asleep at about three in the morning.
EXHAUST
1) noun: выхлоп, выпуск, выхлопная труба
desc: waste gases or air expelled from an engine, turbine, or other machine in the course of its operation.
2) verb: извести, истощать, выпускать, исчерпывать, вытягивать, изнурять, высасывать, томить, разрежать
desc: drain (someone) of their physical or mental resources; tire out; use up (resources or reserves) completely.
syn: 1) exhaust system; fumes
2) 3627 drain; 4527 weaken; 4778 exhaust; 19711 fatigue; 917 finish; 3025 consume; 3627 drain; 9996 dissipate; 10433 deplete
Right now the gutter looks good, warm somehow, perhaps half a degree safer than the blast of icy wind at head height.
BLAST
1) noun: взрыв, звук, поток воздуха, вредитель, разнос, форсированная тяга, болезнь, строгий выговор
desc: a destructive wave of highly compressed air spreading outward from an explosion; a strong gust of wind or air; a single loud note of a horn, whistle, or other noisemaking device; a severe reprimand.
2) verb: взрывать, дуть, разрушать, вредить, повреждать, проклинать, отчитывать, разносить
desc: blow up or break apart (something solid) with explosives; make or cause to make a loud continuous musical or other noise; kick, strike, or throw (a ball) hard; (of a wind or other natural force) wither, shrivel, or blight (a plant).
syn: 1) 3191 boom; 4138 flash; 4784 blast; 6297 discharge; 10374 gust; 19450 detonation
2) 3125 explode; 5316 blast; 9948 demolish; 2566 criticize; 17983 vilify; 21263 castigate; 9347 scar; 14578 scorch; 15092 sear
But they warned that if no rain falls within the next two months, a crisis might prevail in the area.
PREVAIL
verb: преобладать, господствовать, одержать победу, существовать, упросить, бытовать, достигать цели, быть распространенным
desc: prove more powerful than opposing forces; be victorious.
syn: 1017 exist; 4786 prevail; 7810 abound; 9958 reign; 14423 predominate; 2723 overcome; 6834 conquer; 11800 triumph
The actual distinction isn't so much between informed versus uninformed as between in denial and not in denial.
DENIAL
noun: отказ, отрицание, опровержение, запирательство, отклонение
desc: the action of declaring something to be untrue.
syn: 5054 rejection; 6011 refusal; 9390 deprivation; 21917 withholding; 8312 dissent; 15590 rebuttal; 30300 disavowal; 4788 denial
This will be used to drill holes in the side of the trawler, which has been securely fastened by ropes, and pump out the oil to be taken away by tankers.
DRILL
1) noun: сверло, дрель, упражнение, бур, тренировка, муштра, строевая подготовка, тик, обучение, коловорот, мандрил
desc: a hand tool, power tool, or machine with a rotating cutting tip or reciprocating hammer or chisel, used for making holes; instruction or training in military exercises; a predatory mollusk that bores into the shells of other mollusks in order to feed on the soft tissue; a machine that makes small furrows, sows seed in them, and then covers the sown seed; a coarse twilled cotton or linen fabric.
2) verb: сверлить, бурить, тренировать, обучать строю, проходить строевое обучение, сажать рядами
desc: produce (a hole) in something by or as if by boring with a drill; subject (someone) to military training exercises; (of a person or machine) sow (seed) with a drill.
syn: 1) 796 training; 1492 exercise; 1568 instruction; 2292 discipline; 2529 preparation; 5017 drill
2) 4994 bore; 5452 penetrate; 6939 pierce; 15306 puncture; 2341 coach; 4278 instruct; 4805 drill
It wasn't a mansion just a small house, Granny even said something about a pool.
MANSION
noun: дворец, хоромы, большой особняк, многоквартирный дом
desc: a large, impressive house.
syn: 2428 tower; 4806 mansion; 5919 castle; 7182 lodge; 16659 manor; 4052 spread; 10309 villa; 3022 pile; 4722 palace; 20599 chateau
Material culture included leather moccasins, pottery vessels with incised decoration, and clay figurines.
CLAY
noun: глина, ил, прах, тина, тело, плоть
desc: a stiff, sticky fine-grained earth, typically yellow, red, or bluish-gray in color and often forming an impermeable layer in the soil. It can be molded when wet, and is dried and baked to make bricks, pottery, and ceramics.
syn: 1801 soil; 2754 dirt; 3636 mud; 4816 clay
Under the organisation of Kiwi managers, he forfeited traditional French fare to prepare imaginative salads for a backyard barbecue.
FARE
1) noun: плата за проезд, пища, пассажир, провизия
desc: the money a passenger on public transportation has to pay; a range of food, especially of a particular type.
2) verb: поживать, быть, происходить, случаться, оказаться, путешествовать
desc: perform in a specified way in a particular situation or over a particular period of time; travel.
syn: 1) 550 cost; 924 charge; 1581 ticket; 1836 fee; 4643 toll; 4821 fare; 6728 tab; 7475 tariff; 1718 meal; 3105 menu; 54676 comestibles
2) 954 perform; 946 manage; 2699 advance; 2713 proceed; 3219 cope; 5076 progress; 7010 fare
Hamlet names him new ruler of Denmark before he dies, and Fortinbras regains all of his father's lost land, and becomes King of Denmark.
REGAIN
verb: вернуть себе, восстанавливать, отыгрывать, возвращаться, вновь приобрести, достигать
desc: obtain possession or use of (something) again after losing it.
syn: 4828 regain; 7576 reclaim; 9092 salvage; 9448 redeem; 11055 recapture; 14222 recoup
Grace is still sitting on the floor of the balloon, frowning in puzzlement.
FROWN
1) noun: хмурый взгляд, сдвинутые брови, выражение неодобрения
desc: a facial expression or look characterized by a furrowing of one's brows.
2) verb: хмуриться, смотреть неодобрительно, насупить брови
desc: furrow one's brow in an expression of disapproval, displeasure, or concentration.
syn: 1) 10933 frown; 16474 grimace; 28648 glower
2) 4829 frown; 6458 glare; 11383 scowl
In other ways, though, he's just an overgrown boy, and he does need looking after - he hasn't any sense about wearing rubbers when it rains.
RUBBER
1) noun: каучук, резиновые изделия, ластик, презерватив, массажист, автопокрышка, напильник
desc: a tough elastic polymeric substance made from the latex of a tropical plant or synthetically; an eraser of this material, for erasing pencil marks, ink marks, etc.; a ​series of three or five ​games between two ​teams, ​especially in ​card ​games or ​cricket.
2) adj: резиновый, прорезиненный
desc: made of, containing, or coated with rubber; pertaining to or producing rubber.
syn: 1) 8674 rubber; 14244 latex; 15197 sap; 20457 elastic; 27401 neoprene
2) no-good
For distraction I forced myself to contemplate my next entrepreneurial venture.
CONTEMPLATE
verb: созерцать, размышлять, рассматривать, предполагать, ожидать, намереваться, иметь в виду
desc: look thoughtfully for a long time at.
syn: 405 expect; 691 plan; 1541 intend; 3208 anticipate; 4524 envision; 4847 contemplate; 1132 stare; 3730 survey; 1005 reflect; 9054 muse
The pipes are broken and, caused by metal rubbing hard against metal, sparks ignite the gas.
SPARK
1) noun: искра, вспышка, проблеск, щеголь, франт, радист
desc: a small fiery particle thrown off from a fire, alight in ashes, or produced by striking together two hard surfaces such as stone or metal; a trace of a specified quality or intense feeling.
2) verb: искриться, побуждать, давать искры, вспыхивать, зажигать искрой, воодушевлять, ухаживать
desc: emit sparks of fire or electricity; engage in courtship.
syn: 1) 4138 flash; 5775 spark; 6000 arc; 12513 flicker; 13625 glint; 4090 inspiration; 10473 spur
2) 4851 spark; 5353 glow; 7515 ignite; 19873 glimmer; 542 produce; 1700 generate; 11652 incite
You should only speculate with risk capital (money you can afford to lose).
SPECULATE
verb: спекулировать, размышлять, делать предположения, раздумывать, играть на бирже
desc: form a theory or conjecture about a subject without firm evidence; invest in stocks, property, or other ventures in the hope of gain but with the risk of loss.
syn: 4847 contemplate; 4855 speculate; 6061 ponder; 12358 deliberate; 51427 cogitate; 5296 venture; 9342 gamble; 25456 hazard
Most religious nutballs that appear to be hate-mongers claim they are preaching a message of love.
PREACH
verb: проповедовать, поучать, читать наставления, выступать в защиту
desc: deliver a sermon or religious address to an assembled group of people, typically in church.
syn: 2568 advise; 3286 persuade; 3940 advocate; 4860 preach; 8011 lecture; 29545 moralize; 45128 sermonize; 17146 expound; 36637 discourse
One contains 2 black marbles, another one contains 2 white marbles , and the third contains one black marble and one white one.
MARBLE
1) noun: мрамор, коллекция скульптур из мрамора
desc: a hard crystalline metamorphic form of limestone, typically white with mottlings or streaks of color, that is capable of taking a polish and is used in sculpture and architecture; a small ball of colored glass or similar material used as a toy.
2) adj: мраморный, холодный, твердый, крепкий,
бесчувственный
desc: consisting or made of marble; like marble, as in hardness, coldness, smoothness, etc.; lacking in warmth, compassion, or sympathy; of variegated or mottled color.
3) verb: расписывать под мрамор
desc: stain or streak (something) so that it looks like variegated marble.
syn: 1) 4865 marble; 36138 agate
The arrests marked the end of weeks of surveillance after a spate of arrests in Europe.
SURVEILLANCE
noun: наблюдение, надзор
desc: close observation, especially of a suspected spy or criminal.
syn: 2117 observation; 4871 surveillance; 5012 scrutiny; 10828 following; 12243 reconnaissance; 28281 tailing; 28829 stakeout
If using dried beans, soak them overnight, then cover with fresh water and cook for between 60 and 90 minutes, until tender.
SOAK
1) noun: замачивание, впитывание, пьяница, заклад, запой, просачивание воды через почву
desc: an act of immersing someone or something in liquid for a period of time; a heavy drinker.
2) verb: впитывать, замачивать, просачиваться, всасывать, отмокать, выкачивать деньги, вздуть, погружать в жидкость, пьянствовать, отдавать в заклад, отколотить, выдерживать сталь
desc: make or allow (something) to become thoroughly wet by immersing it in liquid; impose heavy charges or taxation on; drink heavily.
syn: 1) soakage
2) 4881 soak; 9633 assimilate; 25865 imbibe; 4975 drown; 7517 wet; 11445 saturate; 14288 douse; 28912 sop; 5452 penetrate; 7682 bathe; 9040 infuse
Democrats mutter about the president's secret plan to transform homeland security into a flag-draped campaign issue.
MUTTER
1) noun: бормотание, ворчание, отдаленные раскаты
desc: a barely audible utterance, especially a dissatisfied or irritated one.
2) verb: бормотать, бурчать, говорить тихо, говорить невнятно, говорить по секрету, глухо грохотать
desc: say something in a low or barely audible voice, especially in dissatisfaction or irritation.
syn: 1) mussitation; murmuration; murmur
2) 4884 mutter; 8717 grumble; 16191 drone; 19294 slur; 27750 burble; 43024 gabble
Of course, the screw slot is pretty fine, so without a properly fitting screwdriver, there is a real risk of marring things.
SLOT
1) noun: шлиц, щель, паз, прорезь, отверстие, канавка, выемка, желобок, люк, отверстие для опускания монет, след
desc: a long, narrow aperture or slit in a machine for something to be inserted; an allotted place in an arrangement or plan such as a broadcasting schedule; the track of a deer, visible as slotted footprints in soft ground.
2) verb: желобить, прорезать канавки, долбить
desc: place (something) into a long, narrow aperture.
syn: 1) 521 space; 607 window; 617 period; 2133 gap; 4889 slot; 1215 hole; 12948 aperture
2) 1688 locate; 1796 slip; 2063 lower; 2187 slide; 4218 position; 4339 insert; 11744 slot
The apical ectodermal ridge consists of closely packed columnar epithelial cells, which are linked by extensive gap junctions.
RIDGE
noun: хребет, конек, ребро, край, гребень горы, грядка, рубчик, водораздел, подводная скала
desc: a long narrow hilltop, mountain range, or watershed.
syn: 973 range; 978 edge; 4646 rim; 4900 ridge; 6790 elevation; 7597 crest
The American agent looked at Logan as if he were a math teacher trying to explain a simple problem to a dense student.
DENSE
adj: плотный, густой, дремучий, тупой, компактный, частый, глупый, непрозрачный, недогадливый
desc: closely compacted in substance; (of a person) stupid; (of a text) hard to understand because of complexity of ideas.
syn: 976 deep; 1175 involved; 1603 complex; 2767 complicated; 4911 dense; 7106 obscure; 9510 opaque; 14162 impenetrable; 1730 thick
Against that, there is a big swell of support for Forsyth among the rank-and-file professionals on the Tour.
SWELL
1) noun: зыбь, выпуклость, волнение, разбухание, вал, припухлость, нарастание, важная персона, шишка, возвышение, опухоль, щеголь
desc: a full or gently rounded shape or form; a slow, regular movement of the sea in rolling waves that do not break; a mechanism for producing a crescendo or diminuendo in an organ or harmonium; a person of wealth or high social position, typically one perceived as fashionable or stylish.
2) verb: набухать, раздуваться, пухнуть, нарастать, отекать, надуваться, важничать, увеличивать, разрастаться, вздуться, подниматься, усиливаться
desc: (especially of a part of the body) become larger or rounder in size, typically as a result of an accumulation of fluid.
3) adj: шикарный, замечательный, отличный, щегольской, превосходный
desc: excellent; very good.
syn: 1) 5080 surge; 6243 roller; 10710 swell; 12107 breaker; 31084 undulation; 38941 billow.
2) 660 increase; 996 improve; 1577 expand; 2345 enhance; 4914 swell; 5998 intensify; 6702 supplement; 7659 enlarge; 8136 heighten
3) 160 great; 1409 wonderful; 2667 super; 2785 tremendous; 3179 brilliant; 4272 terrific; 4792 fantastic; 5829 fabulous; 7040 marvelous; 21032 swell.
The Mayor, not heeding his cue, began his speech early and failed to mention the conference and exhibition sponsors.
CUE
1) noun: кий, сигнал, реплика, намек
desc: a thing said or done that serves as a signal to an actor or other performer to enter or to begin their speech or performance; a long, straight, tapering wooden rod for striking the ball in pool, billiards, snooker, etc..
2) verb: подавать реплики
desc: give a cue to or for; use a cue to strike a ball in pool, billiards, snooker, etc..
syn: 1) 1468 key; 2089 signal; 3353 clue; 3394 indication; 3939 hint; 4429 reminder; 4922 cue; 5304 nod; 14873 prompt.
2) 785 indicate; 1562 nod; 1462 remind; 3133 prompt; 3827 signal; 19696 cue
The arguments are constructive with compelling evidence to support the claims.
COMPELLING
adj: неотразимый, непреодолимый
desc: evoking interest, attention, or admiration in a powerfully irresistible way.
syn: 4237 fascinating; 4927 compelling; 6217 convincing; 8840 persuasive; 15636 gripping; 18391 absorbing; 18977 captivating; 5390 urgent
Mah-jongg, a Chinese game played with tiles, is very popular, especially with women.
TILE
1) noun: плитка, черепица, кафель, изразец, дренажная труба, гончарная труба, цилиндр
desc: a thin rectangular slab of baked clay, concrete, or other material, used in overlapping rows for covering roofs.
2) verb: крыть черепицей или кафелем
desc: cover (something) with tiles.
syn: 1) 821 glass; 1222 stone; 1240 wood; 4928 tile; 6750 ivory; 7874 ornament; 12582 enamel; 16587 inset; 26810 inlay.
2) 25698 tile
So I said yes, I would go to his evening class on Wednesday, about which he was so vague and mysterious.
VAGUE
adj: неопределенный, расплывчатый, неясный, смутный, рассеянный, неуловимый, отсутствующий
desc: of uncertain, indefinite, or unclear character or meaning.
syn: 4933 vague; 12847 dreamy; 19686 pensive; 27947 distracted; 28455 absent-minded; 28660 abstracted; 43684 scatterbrained; 5340 unclear
Critical scholars and activists have long argued that nationality, ethnicity and religious identification are merely historical conveniences, accidents of birth.
CONVENIENCE
noun: удобство, комфорт, выгода, преимущество, уборная, материальная выгода
desc: the state of being able to proceed with something with little effort or difficulty; a public toilet.
syn: 494 convenience; 10955 closeness; 10660 accessibility; 19414 suitability; 20826 expediency; 27703 nearness.
Call me lazy, but I don't really want to grow my own cotton, spin my own thread, weave my own cloth, and sew a shirt out of it.
WEAVE
1) noun: узор, переплетение нитей в ткани, выработка
desc: a particular style or manner in which something is woven; a hairstyle created by weaving pieces of real or artificial hair into a person's existing hair, typically in order to increase its length or thickness.
2) verb: ткать, плести, вплетать, соединять, выткать, сливать, сочинять, соединяться, сливаться, качаться, покачиваться
desc: form (fabric or a fabric item) by interlacing long threads passing in one direction with others at a right angle to them; twist and turn from side to side while moving somewhere in order to avoid obstructions.
syn: 1) 4453 texture; 7560 nap; 13320 weave.
2) 4941 weave; 5425 merge; 8591 knit;9487 lace; 11830 intertwine; 32683 plait; 332 create; 2493 construct; 7860 stagger; 9339 lurch
A villager has voiced an emotional plea to stop a proposed road scheme, which he says will devastate his wife's business.
PLEA
noun: заявление, просьба, призыв, мольба, довод, ссылка, оправдание, жалоба, предлог, заявление подсудимого, иск по суду
desc: a request made in an urgent and emotional manner; a formal statement by or on behalf of a defendant or prisoner, stating guilt or innocence in response to a charge, offering an allegation of fact, or claiming that a point of law should apply.
syn: 2110 prayer; 2128 request; 4942 plea; 6038 petition; 23476 entreaty; 26084 supplication; 3753 excuse; 13697 alibi; 13895 pretext; 922 statement
Coffee can be grown along with high-value timber, for example, or with tropical fruits that could be sold as concentrates or jams.
TIMBER
noun: лесоматериалы, брус, бревно, тимберс, балка, крепежный лес, шпангоут, достоинство, личное качество, изгородь
desc: wood prepared for use in building and carpentry.
syn: 4944 timber; 7090 lumber; 24364 kindling
That is a sight I will remember till I die, long after the sight of the Hollywood sign has faded far from view.
TILL
1) noun: касса, тилль, денежный ящик, валунная глина
desc: a cash register or drawer for money in a store, bank, or restaurant; a sediment consisting of particles of various sizes and deposited by melting glaciers or ice sheets.
2) verb: пахать, возделывать землю
desc: prepare and cultivate (land) for crops.
3) prep: до, пока, не раньше
desc: up to the time of; before (used in negative constructions); near or at a specified time.
4) conj: пока, до тех пор пока
desc: to the time that or when; until.
syn: 1) 4245 drawer; 4510 tray; 14543 checkout; 23790 till
2) 2476 dig; 5639 cultivate; 8185 plow; 9041 rake; 20645 till; 22926 hoe
3) before; prior to; previous to; up to; up until; earlier than; as late as
This applies to an abnormality of an intervertebral disc in the spine.
SPINE
noun: позвоночник, хребет, шип, игла, колючка,
сущность, корешок книги, гребень горы
desc: a series of vertebrae extending from the skull to the small of the back, enclosing the spinal cord and providing support for the thorax and abdomen; any hard pointed defensive projection or structure, such as a prickle of a hedgehog, a spikelike projection on a sea urchin, a sharp ray in a fish's fin, or a spike on the stem of a plant.
syn: 4952 spine; 9953 backbone
What must it have been like in the heady days of Paul's missionary work there?
MISSIONARY
1) noun: миссионер, проповедник, посланник
desc: a person sent on a religious mission, especially one sent to promote Christianity in a foreign country.
2) adj: миссионерский
desc: of, relating to, or characteristic of a missionary or a religious mission.
syn: 1) 4959 missionary; 14888 crusader; 24872 propagandist; 39660 proselytizer; 2307 priest; 5803 preacher; 12519 evangelist; 14660 apostle
2) missional
If you're someone who understands healthy eating, you'll realize that this is not the way to reach your goal of a toned, trim body.
TRIM
1) noun: отделка, дифферент, порядок, готовность, подравнивание, подрезка, продольный наклон, стрижка, украшение, состояние готовности, наряд
desc: additional decoration, typically along the edges of something and in contrasting color or material; an act of cutting off part of something in order to neaten it; the state of being in good order or condition; the degree to which an aircraft can be maintained at a constant altitude without any control forces being present; the difference between a vessel's forward and after drafts, especially as it affects its navigability.
2) verb: подрезать, отделывать, подбривать, торцевать, обтесывать, уравновешивать, приводить в порядок, обманывать, вымогать деньги, отчитать, побить, приспосабливаться, снимать заусенцы, обрезать кромки
desc: make (something) neat or of the required size or form by cutting away irregular or unwanted parts; decorate (something), typically with contrasting items or pieces of material; adjust (sails) to take best advantage of the wind; get the better of (someone), typically by cheating them out of money.
3) adj: аккуратный, элегантный, опрятный, приведенный в порядок, в состоянии готовности
desc: neat and smart in appearance; in good order.
syn: 1) 1348 border; 6218 decoration; 8618 trim; 19163 frill; 20071 adornment
2) 4968 trim; 5851 shave; 6383 clip; 9808 shear; 13654 pare; 14752 prune; 2063 lower; 3393 decrease; 4289 edit; 27158 truncate; 7727 edge
3) 4727 neat; 5372 slim; 5554 lean; 6673 slender; 7122 sleek; 10612 trim; 20092 shapely; 10093 tidy
Parents should not feel that their child is safe in water or safe from drowning after participation in such programs.
DROWN
verb: тонуть, заглушать, заливать, затоплять
desc: die through submersion in and inhalation of water.
syn: 1259 hide; 4975 drown; 4850 overwhelm; 5928 obscure; 8433 mask; 4881 soak; 9777 engulf; 11876 swamp; 13323 drench; 13439 inundate
He immediately kneeled down in front of the water and splashed his face repeatedly.
KNEEL
verb: становиться на колени, преклонять
desc: be in or assume a position in which the body is supported by a knee or the knees, as when praying or showing submission.
syn: 30833 kowtow; 31615 genuflect
Several years later the plaintiff gave the defendant notice to quit under the lease agreement.
PLAINTIFF
noun: истец
desc: a person who brings a case against another in a court of law.
syn: 5575 applicant; 12967 accuser; 18069 petitioner; 17988 claimant; 20443 litigant; 27365 complainant; 43188 appellant
The ships are tied up in Portsmouth naval base, with the numbers on board reduced to single figures.
NAVAL
adj: морской, флотский, военно-морской
desc: of, in, or relating to a navy or navies.
syn: 4989 naval; 9841 maritime; 16701 nautical; 19038 navigational; 27309 seafaring
With all of the reality shows that make TV watching a complete bore, I was glad to finally see something new, fresh, absorbing and entertaining.
BORE
1) noun: скука, скважина, внутренний диаметр, канал ствола, калибр, высверленное отверстие, скучный человек, дыра, сильное приливное течение
desc: the hollow part inside a gun barrel or other tube; a person whose talk or behavior is dull and uninteresting; a steep-fronted wave caused by the meeting of two tides or by the constriction of a tide rushing up a narrow estuary.
2) verb: надоедать, бурить, сверлить, растачивать, пробивать себе путь, провертывать, протискиваться, вытягивать голову, наскучивать
desc: (of a person) carry; endure (an ordeal or difficulty); turn and proceed in a specified direction.
syn: 1) 13452 bore; 39884 chatterbox; 45473 windbag; 47769 wiseacre; 19164 yawn; 31994 drag
2) 4994 bore; 18631 irk; 29650 weary
Eleven days later we received concrete hints about the whereabouts of our beloved dog.
BELOVED
1) noun: любимая, возлюбленная
desc: a much loved person.
2) adj: любимый, ненаглядный
desc: dearly loved.
syn: 1) sweetheart; love; dearest; steady; honey
2) 3359 dear; 4995 beloved; 13244 cherished; 16373 darling; 17505 treasured; 34359 much-loved
That we ever reach Spain is a tribute to European road signs, not to our senses of direction.
TRIBUTE
noun: дань, должное, награда, подношение, коллективный дар
desc: an act, statement, or gift that is intended to show gratitude, respect, or admiration; payment made periodically by one state or ruler to another, especially as a sign of dependence; a proportion of ore or its equivalent, paid to a miner for his work, or to the owner or lessor of a mine.
syn: 5001 tribute; 4976 praise; 7701 compliment; 10139 acknowledgment; 10256 homage; 11563 esteem; 15819 accolade; 1836 fee; 1761 duty
No doubt we will hear more about this story in the days to come because it is so very bizarre.
BIZARRE
adj: странный, причудливый, эксцентричный
desc: very strange or unusual, especially so as to cause interest or amusement.
syn: 2048 unusual; 2755 odd; 3131 curious; 3659 weird; 4792 fantastic; 5005 bizarre; 5568 peculiar
To make things interesting, Damo suggested I devise a scoring system that awards points for certain achievements.
DEVISE
1) noun: завещание, завещанное имущество
desc: a clause in a will leaving real estate to someone.
2) verb: разрабатывать, изобретать, придумывать, завещать, задумывать
desc: plan or invent (a complex procedure, system, or mechanism) by careful thought; leave (real estate) to someone by the terms of a will.
syn: 2) 691 plan; 3421 invent; 4202 conceive; 5008 devise; 5918 formulate; 12772 concoct; 15927 contrive
Louisa returned to the Easy Gold late in the evening, having bargained out a deal with Captain Hill.
BARGAIN
1) noun: сделка, торг, выгодная покупка, дешево купленная вещь
desc: an agreement between two or more parties as to what each party will do for the other; a thing bought or offered for sale more cheaply than is usual or expected.
2) verb: торговаться, заключать сделку
desc: negotiate the terms and conditions of a transaction.
syn: 1) 1060 agreement; 5010 bargain; 6154 accord; 6778 pact; 11559 covenant; 19914 steal
2) 2557 negotiate; 8694 bargain; 16105 barter; 16376 broker; 17537 haggle
The small percipient eyes are screwed up, and wrinkled from his repeated minute scrutinies.
SCRUTINY
noun: изучение, исследование, разбор, испытующий взгляд, внимательный осмотр
desc: critical observation or examination; surveillance; close and continuous watching or guarding.
syn: 812 analysis; 1505 search; 3088 examination; 3389 inquiry; 3614 inspection; 5012 scrutiny
After an outcry from the military brass and heavy attacks in the media, he reversed himself two days later.
BRASS
1) noun: латунь, медь, начальство, вкладыш, деньги, старший офицер, духовые медные инструменты, бесстыдство, высший военный чин
desc: a yellow alloy of copper and zinc; a utensil, ornament, or other article made of such an alloy; high-ranking military officers; any very important officials.
2) adj: медный, латунный
desc: of, made of, or pertaining to brass; composed for or using musical instruments made of brass.
syn: 1) 5016 brass; 9835 self-confidence; 15200 gall; 3102 nerve; 18307 assertiveness; 25717 chutzpah; 37488 impudence
Then, there is always the unfortunate chance of infection among other variables.
UNFORTUNATE
1) noun: неудачник, горемыка, проститутка
desc: a person who suffers bad fortune.
2) adj: несчастный, неудачный, неблагополучный
desc: having or marked by bad fortune; unlucky.
syn: 1) unfortunate person
2) 7359 disastrous; 8069 hopeless; 12774 fateful; 16914 doomed; 22490 ruinous; 27319 calamitous; 5099 inappropriate; 5018 unfortunate; 14138 unlucky; 16012 ill-fated
He stood shocked, unable to think of words, only feeling betrayed.
BETRAY
verb: предавать, изменять, выдавать, подводить, не оправдывать, обманывать, соблазнять
desc: expose (one's country, a group, or a person) to danger by treacherously giving information to an enemy; unintentionally reveal; be evidence of.
syn: 54278 grass; 928 reveal; 4460 disclose; 5023 betray; 5219 leak
Light, crisp and fluffy, they were of perfect consistency - and the combination of pudding and salty gravy just couldn't be beaten.
CONSISTENCY
noun: последовательность, согласованность, консистенция, постоянство, логичность, плотность, состав, степень густоты
desc: conformity in the application of something, typically that which is necessary for the sake of logic, accuracy, or fairness; the way in which a substance, typically a liquid, holds together; thickness or viscosity.
syn: 4235 reliability; 5024 consistency; 12556 regularity; 14419 uniformity; 26293 dependability; 26940 steadiness; 36474 evenness; 3968 feel
If the beginnings of sport on skis are to be found among the upper crust, skiing is today largely a bourgeois sport.
SKIING
noun: катание на лыжах, лыжный спорт, ходьба на лыжах
desc: the action of traveling over snow on skis, especially as a sport or recreation. Competitive skiing falls into two categories: Nordic (cross-country racing, jumping, and biathlon) and Alpine (downhill or straight racing, and slalom racing around a series of markers).
It could have been a testament to the horror of war and the need for love and compassion.
COMPASSION
noun: сострадание, сочувствие, жалость
desc: sympathetic pity and concern for the sufferings or misfortunes of others.
syn: 717 concern; 2503 consideration; 4307 sympathy; 5037 compassion; 7718 empathy; 7816 kindness; 19662 benevolence
The congregation of roosters gathered for the urgent aviary consultations nod in agreement.
CONGREGATION
noun: собрание, конгрегация, прихожане, паства, молящиеся, скопление, университетский совет
desc: a group of people assembled for religious worship; a gathering or collection of people, animals, or things; a group of people obeying a common religious rule but under less solemn vows than members of the older religious orders.
syn: 1274 crowd; 1850 host; 1999 mass; 3996 assembly; 4030 gathering; 5040 congregation; 11296 throng; 6691 flock
During this period, all states and territories required men who wanted to avoid military service in the militias to pay fees or to hire substitutes.
MILITIA
noun: милиция, народное ополчение
desc: a military force that is raised from the civil population to supplement a regular army in an emergency.
syn: 5049 militia; reserves
A score like this from a composer as vital to contemporary music as Ligeti has to be recorded.
COMPOSER
noun: композитор, автор
desc: a person who writes music, especially as a professional occupation.
syn: 981 writer; 2953 musician; 5050 composer; 5138 creator; 21854 originator
Another factor, though, is the fact that the Musee is a privately held concession, not a non-profit.
CONCESSION
noun: уступка, концессия
desc: a thing that is granted, especially in response to demands; a thing conceded; a preferential allowance or rate given by an organization; the right to use land or other property for a specified purpose, granted by a government, company, or other controlling body.
syn: 2503 consideration; 3638 privilege; 5052 concession; 7811 allowance; 12864 indulgence; 21182 dispensation; 4545 discount; 6391 decrease
In marked contrast, the current restoration of Ballyfin is an exemplary model of close attention to the demesne landscape as well as the house itself.
RESTORATION
noun: восстановление, реставрация, реконструкция, реставрированный объект
desc: the action of returning something to a former owner, place, or condition; the return of a hereditary monarch to a throne, a head of state to government, or a regime to power.
syn: 5053 restoration; 6594 renewal; 7383 renovation; 34891 refurbishment; 15634 restitution
During his five-year tenure, the office developed initiatives totaling more than $90 million.
TENURE
noun: срок пребывания, владение, недвижимость
desc: the conditions under which land or buildings are held or occupied; the conditions under which land or buildings are held or occupied.
syn: 3356 occupation; 5055 tenure; 6114 lease; 11957 occupancy; 33616 tenancy; 33471 freehold; 617 period; 626 term
But tempting though it may have been, he refrained from scaling its great white dome.
DOME
1) noun: купол, свод, колпак, величественное здание, купол обсерватории, голова
desc: a rounded vault forming the roof of a building or structure, typically with a circular base; a thing shaped like a dome, in particular.
2) verb: венчать куполом, возвышаться в виде купола
desc: a thing shaped like a dome, in particular.
syn: 1) 2657 ceiling; 5056 dome; 8592 vault; 24301 cupola
Perhaps the thief hid the box until it was safe for him to take it to another area.
THIEF
noun: вор, воровка, нагар
desc: a person who steals another person's property, especially by stealth and without using force or violence.
syn: 8819 crook; 9771 robber; 11334 burglar; 12102 bandit; 25163 pickpocket; 29489 shoplifter
The man was subsequently lynched and thereafter Hammett believed he was living in a corrupt society.
SUBSEQUENTLY
adv: впоследствии, в дальнейшем, потом, позже
desc: after a particular thing has happened; afterward.
syn: 295 later; 4228 afterward; 5062 subsequently; 9369 after; 23694 successively
When the offending spouse initiated the divorce, however, the faithful spouse was more likely to experience depression.
FAITHFUL
adj: верный, точный, преданный, верующий, правоверный, правдивый, заслуживающий доверия
desc: loyal, constant, and steadfast; having a strong belief in a particular religion, especially Islam; true to the facts or the original.
syn: 880 close; 1804 correct; 2745 accurate; 3363 exact; 4024 realistic; 5051 authentic; 5064 faithful; 13897 believable; 2402 constant; 3528 reliable
The map indicates the places most densely haunted by thieves in Shanghai in an effort to help people prevent thefts.
HAUNT
1) noun: притон, любимое место, часто посещаемое место, убежище, логовище
desc: a place frequented by a specified person or group of people.
2) verb: преследовать, являться, обитать, часто посещать какое-л. место
desc: (of a ghost) manifest itself at (a place) regularly.
syn: 1) 16615 hangout; 17105 haunt
2) 2203 bother; 4608 disturb; 4750 trouble; 5065 haunt; 6733 plague; 22945 preoccupy; 34061 discomfit; 906 visit; 6131 inhabit; 6257 roam
Using multivariate logistic regression we adjusted the crude odds ratios for these variables, also controlling for any identified confounders and stratifying by effect modifiers.
CRUDE
1) noun: сырье
desc: natural petroleum.
2) adj: сырой, неочищенный, грубый, голый, необработанный, незрелый, непродуманный, кричащий
desc: in a natural or raw state; not yet processed or refined; constructed in a rudimentary or makeshift way; (of language, behavior, or a person) offensively coarse or rude, especially in relation to sexual matters.
syn: 1) fossil oil; rock oil; petroleum
2) 2868 loose; 5066 crude; 8857 inaccurate; 16647 sketchy; 29063 inexact; 8045 coarse; 10019 obscene; 11611 vulgar; 13183 earthy; 48258 smutty
Zealous populist patriots might pal around on principle, but banding together effectively is another matter.
PAL
1) noun: приятель, дружок, товарищ, собутыльник, пердун, соучастник
desc: the television broadcasting system used in most of Europe; a friend.
2) verb: дружить, подружиться
desc: spend time with a friend.
syn: 1) 4093 mate; 4141 buddy; 5071 pal; 7547 comrade; 14046 crony; 17067 chum
2) chum up; pal up
The University not only has the right, but has the affirmative duty to ensure the academic integrity of the degrees it grants, and requiring that qualified people are on doctoral defense committees is part of that duty.
AFFIRMATIVE
1) noun: утверждение, заявление, аффирматива
desc: a statement of agreement with an assertion or request.
2) adj: утвердительный, положительный
desc: agreeing with a statement or to a request.
syn: 1) agreement; acceptance; assent; acquiescence; concurrence; OK; yes; thumbs-up
2) 5073 affirmative; 4835 favorable; 21699 confirmatory
The renal vein, renal pelvis, and ureter were free of tumor.
VEIN
noun: вена, жила, прожилка, кровеносный сосуд, склонность, настроение
desc: any of the tubes forming part of the blood circulation system of the body, carrying in most cases oxygen-depleted blood toward the heart; a fracture in rock containing a deposit of minerals or ore and typically having an extensive course underground; a distinctive quality, style, or tendency.
syn: 4736 deposit; 5074 vein; 8285 seam; 12236 stratum; 25667 lode; 1828 manner; 2005 tone; 2359 mood; 3686 strain; 4226 trace; 2771 strip
However, in a surprise move, the bank said on Friday that it would also compensate anyone who had surrendered a policy by paying them a lump sum.
SURRENDER
1) noun: сдача, капитуляция, отказ
desc: the action of surrendering.
2) verb: сдаваться, капитулировать, уступать, отказываться, подчиняться, предаваться, поддаваться
desc: cease resistance to an enemy or opponent and submit to their authority.
syn: 1) 8514 surrender; 22067 renunciation; 22887 capitulation
2) 3205 submit; 5075 surrender; 19094 capitulate; 4225 concede; 9660 relinquish; 10636 waive; 10923 renounce; 12577 cede; 13021 forfeit
Additionally, the interviewers examined any scars of lesions.
SCAR
1) noun: шрам, рубец, след, отпечаток, утес, скала
desc: a mark left on the skin or within body tissue where a wound, burn, or sore has not healed completely and fibrous connective tissue has developed; a steep high cliff or rock outcrop, especially of limestone.
2) verb: рубцеваться, оставлять шрам, оставлять глубокий след
desc: mark with a scar or scars.
syn: 1) 1527 damage; 3210 legacy; 3223 wound; 4226 trace; 4870 trauma; 5077 scar; 13442 hangover; 22164 hurt; 33009 aftereffect; 19789 welt
2) 1689 mark; 1854 score; 4557 wound; 4688 scratch; 5557 scrape; 9347 scar; 15580 traumatize; 19536 disfigure; 22361 mutilate; 33914 blemish
In New York's Chrysler Building, a code variance was required from the fire department to locate the control panel in a room off the lobby rather than beside the elevators.
VARIANCE
noun: расхождение, несоответствие, разногласие, отклонение от вида, размолвка
desc: the fact or quality of being different, divergent, or inconsistent.
syn: 3140 adjustment; 5078 variance; 5586 modification; 9194 alteration; 2721 dispute; 5171 disagreement; 6225 clash; 8312 dissent; 7176 disparity; 15217 divergence
Despite a recent surge in popularity, the auction rooms have not been profitable for the past 10 years.
SURGE
1) noun: волны, повышение, быстрый рост, большая волна
desc: a sudden powerful forward or upward movement, especially by a crowd or by a natural force such as the waves or tide.
2) verb: вздыматься, волноваться, подниматься, хлынуть, травить
desc: (of a crowd or a natural force) move suddenly and powerfully forward or upward.
syn: 1) 1994 flow; 2245 stream; 3177 pitch; 3608 flood; 3789 rush; 5080 surge; 9757 spill; 10710 swell; 14774 outpouring; 17344 heave; 26196 gush
2) 1908 pour; 2787 flow; 3505 pitch; 4568 flood; 6626 surge; 6771 stream; 9364 heave; 11542 gush
The abbreviated text could be in Latin or Anglo-Norman French and was usually accompanied by a commentary.
COMMENTARY
noun: комментарий, дикторский текст
desc: an expression of opinions or offering of explanations explanations about an event or situation.
syn: 1367 comment; 2065 explanation; 2117 observation; 2395 interpretation; 5083 commentary; 11610 clarification; 24626 annotation; 812 analysis
The cost savings paid for the SUV's independent rear suspension, which can be shared with the pickup should the market demand it.
SUSPENSION
noun: подвеска, суспензия, приостановка, прекращение, зависание, отстранение от должности, взвешенное состояние, временная отставка, приостановление платежей, банкротство
desc: the action of suspending someone or something or the condition of being suspended, in particular; the system of springs and shock absorbers by which a vehicle is cushioned from road conditions; a mixture in which particles are dispersed throughout the bulk of a fluid.
syn: 3124 delay; 3751 pause; 5085 suspension; 9181 interruption; 21918 postponement; 23907 holdup; 26476 deferment; 28260 deferral
Vintage jewelry can be used as beautiful drapery tie-backs and they make stunning additions to wrapped presents.
STUNNING
adj: оглушающий, ошеломляющий, великолепный, сногсшибательный
desc: extremely impressive or attractive.
syn: 4229 spectacular; 4638 striking; 5097 stunning; 5519 gorgeous; 5556 magnificent; 5829 fabulous; 7016 superb; 7844 splendid; 8243 exquisite
The browns and the tiger trout were magnificently marked and all fish were fin perfect.
TROUT
noun: форель
desc: a chiefly freshwater fish of the salmon family, found in both Eurasia and North America and highly valued as food and game.
This view is not derived from a sense of optimism, but from a realisation that viable alternatives need to be developed to reduce car usage and pollution.
VIABLE
adj: жизнеспособный, жизнедеятельный, всхожий
desc: capable of working successfully; feasible.
syn: 2295 practical; 4943 sustainable; 5101 viable; 7064 worthwhile; 7724 feasible; 12870 workable; 19427 doable
This left a very tense closely fought final set with both teams striving to win out.
STRIVE
verb: бороться, стараться, прилагать усилия, состязаться
desc: make great efforts to achieve or obtain something.
syn: 1640 attempt; 1675 struggle; 5114 strive; 13972 endeavor
'I want to work with community groups in the ward, the city and the region,' he says.
WARD
1) noun: палата, опека, камера, административный район, заключение, выступ, выемка, смотритель
desc: a separate room in a hospital, typically one allocated to a particular type of patient; an administrative division of a city or borough that typically elects and is represented by a councilor or councilors; a person, usually a minor, under the care and control of a guardian appointed by their parents or a court; any of the internal ridges or bars in a lock that prevent the turning of any key that does not have grooves of corresponding form or size; the action of keeping a lookout for danger; an area of ground enclosed by the encircling walls of a fortress or castle.
2) verb: охранять
desc: guard; protect.
syn: 1) room; department; unit; area; constituency; division; quarter; zone; parish; dependent; charge; cellblock.
2) guard.
It certainly cannot flee and its capacity to fight is limited essentially to chemical warfare.
WARFARE
noun: война, борьба, приемы ведения войны, столкновение
desc: engagement in or the activities involved in war or conflict.
syn: 1180 conflict; 3278 fighting; 3435 combat; 5118 warfare; 1905 struggle; 3081 contest; 6692 rivalry; 10596 feud
Despite their pleas to both the council's environmental and waste management departments to remove the unsightly mounds the group has been told nothing can be done because the litter is on private land.
MOUND
1) noun: курган, насыпь, могильный холм, большое количество, держава
desc: a rounded mass projecting above a surface; a ball representing the earth, used as part of royal regalia, e.g., on top of a crown, typically of gold and surmounted by a cross.
2) verb: делать насыпь, насыпать холм
desc: heap up into a rounded pile.
syn: 1) 2022 hill; 1970 rise; 5119 mound; 7130 dune; 15242 embankment; 19693 knoll; 26565 hillock; 1999 mass; 2955 load; 3022 pile
2) pile (up); heap (up)
The house did not suffer any structural damage but when the lightning hit the house there was an enormous bang, the fuses blew and the power went.
BANG
1) noun: взрыв, удар, челка, стук, внезапный шум, напор, удовольствие, звук выстрела, наслаждение, стремительность, гашиш
desc: a sudden loud noise; a fringe of hair cut straight across the forehead; an act of sexual intercourse.
2) verb: грохнуть, бить, ударять, стукнуть, бахнуть, тузить, захлопнуться с шумом, превосходить, перегонять, подстригать волосы челкой
desc: strike or put down (something) forcefully and noisily, typically in anger or in order to attract attention; cut (hair) in a fringe.
3) adv: прямо, вдруг, как раз
desc: exactly.
syn: 1) 3814 blow; 5567 bump; 6611 knock; 8408 bang; 13820 thump; 15725 whack; 2854 crash
2) 5121 bang; 7721 collide; 12398 jolt; 3481 slam; 4817 pound; 6474 hammer; 7343 batter; 9845 bash
3) precisely; right; directly; immediately; squarely; dead; promptly; dead on; sharp; plumb
In a scene recalling the earthquake's devastation, riverfront houses loomed over the river at a dangerous tilt after a landslide swept away most of their foundations.
TILT
1) noun: наклон, тент, крен, наклонное положение, скос, спор, ссора, стычка, парусиновый навес
desc: a sloping position or movement; a combat for exercise or sport between two men on horseback with lances; a joust.
2) verb: наклонять, опрокидывать, бороться, поворачивать, критиковать, откидывать, биться, сталкиваться, сражаться на турнире, ковать, покрывать парусиновым навесом
desc: move or cause to move into a sloping position; (in jousting) thrust at with a lance or other weapon.
syn: 1) 3008 angle; 3457 slope; 11261 tilt; 13094 incline; 14853 gradient
2) 1525 lean; 2090 list; 2208 bend; 3541 tip; 5122 tilt; 13816 slant
You would not need much experience of advocacy to be able to prepare this case for a special leave application.
ADVOCACY
noun: пропаганда, защита, адвокатура, деятельность адвоката
desc: public support for or recommendation of a particular cause or policy.
syn: 3816 promotion; 5126 advocacy; 6275 encouragement; 7208 activism; 8448 backing; 9470 sponsorship
The country's continued prosperity is dependent on the opportunities and achievements of all its residents.
PROSPERITY
noun: процветание, благосостояние, достаток, преуспевание, зажиточность, успех, благоприятные обстоятельства
desc: the state of being prosperous.
syn: 2575 wealth; 2719 fortune; 5134 prosperity; 9451 richness; 15288 affluence; 23335 opulence
Yeah, it has more electoral votes than every state except New York and California.
ELECTORAL
adj: избирательный, выборный, перевыборный
desc: of or relating to elections or electors.
syn: 5140 electoral.
They were travelling along the path through the forest, with some soldiers carrying a litter with a strange object on it, that glowed dimly red in the darkness.
GLOW
1) noun: свечение, жар, румянец, накал, зарево, свет, отблеск, пыл, оживленность, взволнованность
desc: a steady radiance of light or heat.
2) verb: светиться, пылать, гореть, сиять, сверкать, тлеть, накаляться добела/докрасна
desc: give out steady light without flame.
syn: 1) 5145 glow; 17868 radiance; 18311 luminosity; 23688 afterglow; 42287 glimmering.
2) 3408 shine; 5353 glow; 6013 flush; 8202 blaze; 9190 blush; 15349 smolder; 21387 flame.
Would you say this case was prosecuted vigorously, and if so, why?
PROSECUTE
verb: преследовать в судебном порядке, вести, обвинять, проводить, продолжать, выполнять, вести занятия, выступать в качестве обвинителя
desc: institute legal proceedings against (a person or organization); continue with (a course of action) with a view to its completion.
syn: 3156 sue; 5141 prosecute; 6575 indict; 14375 impeach; 24858 arraign.
This ambition was embodied in a number of institutions that were set up, or profoundly reformed, at the Liberation.
EMBODY
verb: воплощать, включать, олицетворять, реализовать, содержать, осуществлять, заключать в себе, объединять, изображать
desc: be an expression of or give a tangible or visible form to (an idea, quality, or feeling); include or contain (something) as a constituent part; form (people) into a body, especially for military purposes.
syn: 1276 express; 5146 embody; 6689 symbolize; 7913 exemplify; 14637 personify.
He had nightmares every time he helped raid a village.
RAID
1) noun: рейд, набег, налет, облава, внезапное нападение
desc: a sudden attack on an enemy by troops, aircraft, or other armed forces in warfare.
2) verb: совершать налет/набег/облаву, грабить, опустошать, погромить
desc: conduct a raid on.
syn: 1) 1505 search; 3316 invasion; 5149 raid; 7931 bust; 10467 foray; 14480 incursion; 17402 break-in; 22039 swoop.
2) 1729 search; 4551 invade; 7224 assault; 7937 storm; 8918 raid; 9884 swoop; 18884 ransack; 11024 loot; 16632 plunder; 27075 burglarize; 45640 burgle.
On this issue, I hope that they stir things up so that the creep gets what he deserves, and that organ donation also gets a run out of this terrible tragedy.
CREEP
1) noun: ползучесть, крип, содрогание, мурашки, донный трал, лазейка для скота, драга, обвал, движущийся оползень
desc: a detestable person; slow movement, especially at a steady but almost imperceptible pace.
2) verb: ползать, подкрадываться, еле передвигать ноги, красться, виться, содрогаться, проползать, подлезать
desc: move slowly and carefully, especially in order to avoid being heard or noticed; (of an unwanted and negative characteristic or fact) occur or develop gradually and almost imperceptibly.
syn: 2) 5152 creep; 7727 edge; 8329 inch; 13376 snake; 14635 slither; 23123 worm; 4599 sneak; 14003 tiptoe; 17443 slink; 18342 sidle; 24928 skulk.
Use fresh basil leaves for maximum flavor in tomato sauces, salads, vinegars , and eggs, and on lamb, fish, and poultry.
VINEGAR
noun: уксус, нелюбезный ответ, неприятный характер
desc: a sour-tasting liquid containing acetic acid, obtained by fermenting dilute alcoholic liquids, typically wine, cider, or beer, and used as a condiment or for pickling.
syn: 5160 vinegar
Which US adventurer smashed the round-the-world sailing record by six days?
SMASH
1) noun: банкротство, катастрофа, огромный успех, разгром, столкновение, внезапное падение, грохот, уничтожение, гибель, битье, сокрушительный удар
desc: an act or sound of something smashing; a very successful song, film, show, or performer; a mixture of liquors (typically brandy) with flavored water and ice.
2) verb: разгромить, сокрушить, разбивать, раздавить, врезаться, биться, ударяться изо всех сил, уничтожать
desc: violently break (something) into pieces; move so as to hit or collide with something with great force and impact.
syn: 1) 5143 punch; 5276 kick; 5776 chop; 12370 slam; 15358 smash; 15999 volley; 40099 slam-dunk; 2854 crash; 5700 collision; 7317 wreck; 7672 crunch; 8408 bang; 27022 pileup; 31350 tinkle; 45929 fender-bender.
2) 1422 destroy; 4349 crush; 5167 smash; 5515 shatter; 9948 demolish.
My hair was all shiny and smooth from the stuff the hairdresser put in my hair yesterday.
SHINY
adj: блестящий, солнечный, яркий, лоснящийся
desc: (of a smooth surface) reflecting light, typically because very clean or polished.
syn: 6963 reflective; 7684 polished; 8326 gleaming; 8732 glossy;10131 shimmering; 14705 glistening; 23471 glittery; 24850 sparkly; 25570 burnished.
Even heroin can be used recreationally; believe it or not, creating a junk habit takes time, money and a whole lot of junk.
JUNK
1) noun: барахло, хлам, джонка, рухлядь, отбросы, солонина, наркотик, старое железо, чурбан, колода, ворса
desc: old or discarded articles that are considered useless or of little value; heroin; the lump of oily fibrous tissue in a sperm whale's head, containing spermaceti; a man's genitals; a flat-bottomed sailing vessel typical in China and the East Indies, with a prominent stem, a high stern, and lugsails.
2) verb: делить на куски, выбрасывать как ненужное, разрезать на куски
desc: discard or abandon unceremoniously.
syn: 1) 14399 jumble; 3965 garbage; 4448 trash; 4615 debris; 5184 junk; 5659 scrap; 8240 litter; 15524 rubbish; 16578 refuse.
2) 5476 discard; 8960 chuck; 10504 scrap; 12437 ditch; 16791 jettison; 27985 junk.
The court heard that he had used a police-approved technique to stun a struggling suspect with a hard blow to a cluster of nerves in the neck and face.
STUN
verb: оглушать, ошеломлять, потрясти, сваливать ударом
desc: knock unconscious or into a dazed or semiconscious state.
syn: 7260 paralyze; 15003 numb; 17651 daze; 28443 stupefy; 4111 shock; 5189 stun; 8769 amaze; 10794 confound; 12920 astonish;17651 daze; 33742 bewilder; 49125 flabbergast.
Elder flowers are a popular herbal treatment for all bronchial and pulmonary affections.
AFFECTION
noun: привязанность, любовь, склонность, воздействие, влияние, влечение, болезнь, страдание, наклонность, расположение
desc: a gentle feeling of fondness or liking; the act or process of affecting or being affected.
syn: 4794 warmth; 4811 regard; 5191 affection; 13517 fondness; 14851 liking; 18556 friendliness.
He savagely gunned the engine and popped the clutch.
CLUTCH
1) noun: сцепление, муфта, выводок, захват, тиски, когти, хватка, сжатие, власть
desc: a tight grasp or an act of grasping something; a slim, flat handbag without handles or a strap; a mechanism for connecting and disconnecting a vehicle engine from its transmission system; a group of eggs fertilized at the same time, typically laid in a single session and (in birds) incubated together.
2) verb: ухватиться, хвататься, схватить, зажать, ухватить, соединять, высиживать
desc: grasp or seize (something) tightly or eagerly.
3) adj: надежный
desc: (in sport) denoting or occurring in a critical situation in which the outcome of a game or competition is at stake.
syn: 1) 21111 adhesion; 11937 coupling; 7686 capture.
2) 586 catch; 1482 grab; 3251 seize; 4214 grasp; 5199 clutch; 5374 grip; 8991 clench; 8509 grapple; 9185 clasp.
3) 3528 reliable; 4239 secure.
The figures published by the Office for National Statistics give details of the total populations with age and gender breakdowns for all local authorities.
BREAKDOWN
noun: пробой, распад, разрушение, поломка, распределение, авария, развал, анализ, упадок, классификация, разруха, разборка, брейк, полный упадок сил
desc: a mechanical failure; a failure of a relationship or system; the chemical or physical decomposition of something; a lively, energetic American country dance.
syn: 4965 summary; 5201 breakdown; 5967 classification; 16363 dissection; 17051 rundown; 1364 failure; 3464 collapse; 7109 halt; 9181 interruption; 14772 cessation.
Items such as guns, explosives or other harmful materials could be concealed in these.
CONCEAL
verb: скрывать, таить, утаить, прятать, утаивать, маскировать, умалчивать, скрадывать, запрятывать, хорониться
desc: keep from sight; hide.
syn: 1259 hide; 4887 screen; 5202 conceal; 5928 obscure; 7485 disguise; 8433 mask; 14388 camouflage; 15603 secrete; 7485 disguise; 11279 censor.
He wrapped his fingers in her long curling hair and rested his forehead against hers.
CURL
1) noun: локон, завиток, вьющиеся волосы, спираль, вихрь, кольцо дыма
desc: something having a spiral or inwardly curved form, especially a lock of hair.
2) verb: виться, завить, крутить, кудрявиться, клубиться, играть в керлинг, рябить
desc: form or cause to form into a curved or spiral shape; play at the game of curling.
syn: 1) 3792 lock; 4868 twist; 6405 curl; 9414 coil; 24610 whorl; 25727 ringlet
2) 5205 curl; 6248 swirl; 9653 curve; 9973 spiral; 11053 twirl; 2634 wave; 2679 wind
Tender meat, plenty of kidney, light pastry and tasty gravy would probably have been enough without the helping of chips.
KIDNEY
noun: почка, тип, темперамент, характер, род
desc: each of a pair of organs in the abdominal cavity of mammals, birds, and reptiles, excreting urine.
syn: 1798 meat; 5206 kidney; 36934 offal
Their own need for healing is part of what allows them to become agents of grace to others.
HEALING
1) noun: исцеление, заживление, лечение
desc: the process of making or becoming sound or healthy again.
2) adj: лечебный, целительный
desc: tending to heal; therapeutic.
syn: 1) 2155 therapy; 2459 recovery; 5053 restoration; 5211 healing; 25407 recuperation
2) 6842 healing; 8846 soothing; 10674 remedial; 19326 restorative; 57503 health-giving
Basic computer literacy and an interest in making things are the only requirements.
LITERACY
noun: грамотность
desc: the ability to read and write.
syn: 1459 learning; 5213 literacy; 7726 mastery; 13679 savvy; 26927 nous
The students first asked for monetary compensation of the month's rent after a leak from the washing machine buckled the floorboards, making them feel unsafe about living in the flat.
LEAK
1) noun: течь, утечка информации, неплотное место
desc: a hole in a container or covering through which contents, especially liquid or gas, may accidentally pass; an intentional disclosure of secret information.
2) verb: просачиваться, подтекать, пропускать воду, неофициально давать сведения
desc: (of a container or covering) accidentally lose or admit contents, especially liquid or gas, through a hole or crack; (of secret information) become known.
syn: 1) 4217 revelation; 5318 disclosure; 5999 leak; 7404 betrayal; 14507 giveaway; 11280 drip; 11725 trickle; 14914 leakage; 17197 outflow
2) 4460 disclose; 4472 uncover; 5023 betray; 5219 leak; 6098 drip; 8824 seep; 9043 trickle; 11340 ooze
It didn't take long for the police to arrest her on the charges of double homicide.
HOMICIDE
noun: убийство, убийца
desc: the deliberate and unlawful killing of one person by another; murder.
syn: 2839 shooting; 3304 killing; 5225 homicide; 5494 assassination; 8494 slaughter; 13587 manslaughter; 20690 stabbing
If the disease were to spread into the pig herds of East Yorkshire, Humberside, East Anglia and Scotland - areas that are so far disease-free - it could cause real problems.
HERD
1) noun: стадо, табун, толпа, гурт, пастух
desc: a large group of animals, especially hoofed mammals, that live, feed, or migrate together or are kept together as livestock.
2) verb: пасти, подружиться, примкнуть, толпиться, ходить стадом, собирать вместе
desc: (with reference to a group of people or animals) move in a particular direction; keep or look after (livestock).
syn: 1) 1274 crowd; 4243 sheep; 5228 herd; 5778 mob
2) 1322 collect; 4667 steer; 10940 herd; 2985 guide; 4667 steer; 6665 usher; 8008 channel; 14835 funnel; 17559 shepherd
But her young life was cut short after she became caught in a spiral of drug addiction.
ADDICTION
noun: наркомания, склонность, пагубная привычка
desc: the fact or condition of being addicted to a particular substance, thing, or activity.
syn: 2322 habit; 5231 addiction; 5888 dependence; 5622 obsession; 12417 compulsion; 12711 craving; 18323 infatuation
Apparently the object began to sway backwards and forwards as if it were searching for something.
SWAY
1) noun: влияние, власть, взмах, раскачивание, правление, колебание, тенденция
desc: a rhythmical movement from side to side; rule; control.
2) verb: колебаться, качаться, иметь влияние, склонять, управлять, шатать, перетягивать, направлять
desc: move or cause to move slowly or rhythmically backward and forward or from side to side.
syn: 1) 432 control; 633 rule; 833 authority; 1396 influence; 2393 command; 3722 grip; 11990 sway
2) 2208 bend; 4197 rock; 5122 tilt; 6001 sway; 7656 reel; 7860 stagger; 8884 veer; 13007 wobble; 13816 slant; 2050 convince; 3133 prompt
Yes, this was an actual note that I had gotten when I was in my sophomore year at high school.
SOPHOMORE
noun: второкурсник, самоуверенный невежда
desc: a second-year college or high school student.
syn: 6010 sophomore; soph
They also expressed dismay at the Israeli government's continued refusal to restart the peace process.
REFUSAL
noun: отказ, право первого выбора
desc: an act or instance of refusing; priority in refusing or taking something; option.
syn: 5054 rejection; 6011 refusal; 15590 rebuttal; 19355 negation; 19835 repudiation; 26210 snub
In September leaf flush began and two months later the individuals showed mature leaves throughout the tree crown.
FLUSH
1) noun: румянец, краска, прилив крови, карты одной масти, расцвет, приступ, внезапный прилив воды, быстрый приток, буйный рост, струя воды, внезапное изобилие, приступ лихорадки, упоение успехом, вспугнутая стая птиц
desc:a reddening of the face or skin that is typically caused by illness or strong emotion; a sudden rush of intense emotion; an act of cleansing something, especially a toilet, with a sudden flow of water; the action of driving a game bird from its cover; (in poker) a hand of cards all of the same suit; a piece of wet ground over which water flows without being confined to a definite channel.
2) verb: промывать, краснеть, вспыхнуть, возбуждать, обильно течь, приливать к лицу, давать новые побеги, наполнять, вспархивать, взлетать, спугивать, переполнять, воодушевлять, затоплять, бить струей, хлынуть
desc: (of a person's skin or face) become red and hot, typically as the result of illness or strong emotion; cleanse (something, especially a toilet) by causing large quantities of water to pass through it; drive (a bird, especially a game bird, or an animal) from its cover; (of a plant) send out fresh shoots; fill in (a joint) level with a surface.
3) adj: полный, потайной, изобилующий, находящийся на одном уровне, щедрый, расточительный, находящийся заподлицо
desc: completely level or even with another surface; having plenty of something, especially money.
4) adv: заподлицо
desc: so as to be level or even.
syn: 1) 11907 blush; 12853 flush; 15583 tint; 18393 redness
2) 4568 flood; 6013 flush; 7132 rinse; 10799 cleanse; 31831 swill; 5353 glow; 7632 bloom; 16967 redden
3) 2585 flat; 4793 level; 11815 even; 21592 flush
With a mighty heave, he threw the man from behind the rocks and onto the ground in front of him.
MIGHTY
1) adj: могущественный, мощный, громадный
desc: possessing great and impressive power or strength, especially on account of size.
2) adv: очень, чрезвычайно
desc: extremely.
syn: 1) 912 huge; 1975 vast; 2006 massive; 2004 enormous; 5713 immense; 6021 mighty; 7920 gigantic; 8428 monumental; 9394 expansive
2) extremely; exceedingly; enormously; immensely; tremendously; hugely; awfully; majorly; mega
Drama is a genre which is heavily oriented to the first person present, a narrative form associated with subjective experience and inner feelings.
SUBJECTIVE
adj: субъективный, свойственный подлежащему
desc: based on or influenced by personal feelings, tastes, or opinions; of, relating to, or denoting a case of nouns and pronouns used for the subject of a sentence.
syn: 979 individual; 949 particular; 10996 biased; 1269 independent; 6025 subjective; 13317 idiosyncratic; 13140 one-sided; 19542 skewed
The required ingredients are then pumped from their storage areas through a series of valves and pipes that eventually lead to the blend tanks.
VALVE
noun: клапан, вентиль, заслонка, золотник, створка, электронная лампа, вальва
desc: any device for halting or controlling the flow of a liquid, gas, or other material through a passage, pipe, inlet, outlet, etc; a hinged lid or other movable part that closes or modifies the passage in such a device; (anatomy) a membranous fold or other structure that controls the flow of a fluid, as one that permits blood to flow in one direction only.
syn: 6030 valve; 6181 controller; 6311 tap; 10980 faucet; 21215 spigot
This time he overreached on the right hand side, and a sweeping slash gave him a red welt across his torso and sent his sword flying.
SLASH
1) noun: сокращение, снижение, разрез, вырубка, резкий удар, удар сплеча, глубокая рана, болотистое место
desc: a cut made with a wide, sweeping stroke; an oblique stroke (/) in print or writing, used between alternatives (e.g., and/or ), in fractions (e.g., 3/4 ), in ratios (e.g., miles/day ), or between separate elements of a text; debris resulting from the felling or destruction of trees; a tract of swampy ground, especially in a coastal region.
2) verb: хлестать, сокращать, снижать, рубить, полоснуть, искромсать, порезать, косить, резко критиковать
desc: cut (something) with a violent sweeping movement, typically using a knife or sword.
syn: 1) 1915 tear; 11622 slit; 15510 rip; 15504 slash; 16388 gash; 23591 laceration
2) 3947 slice; 6033 slash; 35643 lacerate; 701 reduce; 690 drop; 2063 lower; 3393 decrease
I never saw hills so properly and so finely clothed.
FINELY
noun: мелко, тонко, точно
desc: into small pieces; very exactly
syn: 8867 exceptionally; 9072 wonderfully; 19213 superbly; 21304 magnificently; 21984 marvelously; 6036 finely; 9780 subtly; 13157 keenly
Almost disappeared in the mists of time is the era when we complained in a civilised manner.
MIST
1) noun: туман, дымка, мгла, туман перед глазами, пасмурность
desc: a cloud of tiny water droplets suspended in the atmosphere at or near the earth's surface limiting visibility, but to a lesser extent than fog; strictly, with visibility remaining above 1.5 miles (1 km).
2) verb: застилать туманом, затуманивать
desc: cover or become covered with mist.
syn: 1) 4172 steam; 4457 spray; 4961 fog; 6046 mist; 8307 haze; 8364 vapor; 13362 smog
2) befog; becloud; haze over; obnubilate; obscure; mist over
Some nurseries grow the former in place of the latter because it is much more vigorous in growth than Meehanii, which is a very weak grower in its early stages.
GROWER
noun: садовод, растение, растениевод, плодовод, тот, кто производит
desc: a person who grows a particular type of crop; a plant that grows in a specified way.
syn: 5823 gardener; 6047 grower; 11959 planter; 21608 tiller; 28300 cultivator; 27850 agronomist
Then as you grow older and you place what you've done musically against all the body of work that's ever been made, it humbles you hugely.
HUMBLE
1) adj: скромный, смиренный, покорный, простой, униженный, бедный, застенчивый, робкий, бессловесный, безрогий
desc: having or showing a modest or low estimate of one's own importance; of low social, administrative, or political rank.
2) verb: смиряться, унижать
desc: lower (someone) in dignity or importance.
syn: 1) 763 simple; 1906 mean; 6049 humble; 14080 lowly; 21658 underprivileged; 4447 shy; 21332 deferential; 23140 subservient; 28522 servile
2) 2063 lower; 8595 degrade; 15223 humble; 18477 demean; 23947 debase; 11494 shame; 33196 chasten
Adrian pondered for a moment, deciding what the strange word she said meant.
PONDER
verb: размышлять, обдумывать, взвешивать
desc: think about (something) carefully, especially before making a decision or reaching a conclusion.
syn: 4847 contemplate; 6061 ponder; 9054 muse; 12358 deliberate.
Hundreds of protesters who took sanctuary in the mosque during the fighting left peacefully following lengthy negotiations with police.
SANCTUARY
noun: святилище, убежище, заповедник, храм, алтарь
desc: a place of refuge or safety; a nature reserve; a holy place; a temple or church.
syn: 3768 reserve; 6064 sanctuary; 10745 preserve; 4660 refuge; 5770 haven; 7911 asylum; 1319 protection; 2891 shelter; 4660 refuge; 7046 immunity; 7911 asylum.
The culture of the establishment is denounced as oppressive.
DENOUNCE
verb: денонсировать, осуждать, разоблачать, доносить, обвинять, расторгать, предрекать, предсказывать, предупреждать, угрожать
desc: publicly declare to be wrong or evil.
syn: 1807 blame; 2035 accuse; 2190 inform; 5023 betray; 6066 denounce; 4171 condemn; 11932 decry; 14483 deplore; 19418 censure; 37690 deprecate.
I plopped down in a stool and rested my forehead on the slightly sticky bar.
STOOL
noun: стул, табурет, скамеечка, стульчик, судно
desc: a piece of feces; a root or stump of a tree or plant from which shoots spring.
syn: 947 chair; 2799 bench; 3398 couch; 6068 stool; 10755 pew; 32947 footrest.
You can grill these burgers to desired doneness, but if you like your ahi burgers rare, make sure that the tuna you've purchased is sushi grade.
TUNA
noun: тунец
desc: a large and active predatory schooling fish of the mackerel family. Found in warm seas, it is extensively fished commercially and is popular as a game fish.
syn: 6072 tuna.
Eventually (after 14 cigarettes and two of those carbonated malt beverages) the hatred simmers down and turns into pity.
SIMMER
1) noun: закипание, медленное кипячение
desc: a state or temperature just below the boiling point.
2) verb: кипятить на медленном огне, закипать, булькать, еле сдерживать гнев/смех
desc: (of water or food) stay just below the boiling point while being heated.
syn: 2) 4295 boil; 6077 simmer; 8913 rumble; 10290 bubble; 15066 seethe; 23638 fester; 49995 smoulder.
He also taught me that you should be most wary when politicians are trying to get something.
WARY
adj: осторожный, настороженный, подозрительный
desc: feeling or showing caution about possible dangers or problems.
syn: 4647 suspicious; 5289 cautious; 6083 wary; 12736 watchful; 13812 guarded; 21912 circumspect; 24477 distrustful; 40030 mistrustful; 48264 chary.
Clean, blip and fleck free pictures, well saturated colors, and a dash of light grain with a splash of digital edge enhancement make for a satisfactory overall presentation.
SATURATED
adj: насыщенный, пропитанный, интенсивный, глубокий, сатурированный
desc: holding as much water or moisture as can be absorbed; thoroughly soaked; (of an organic molecule) containing the greatest possible number of hydrogen atoms, and so having no carbon-carbon double or triple bonds.
syn: 6085 saturated; 8478 packed; 13619 replete; 14735 overwhelmed; 17516 flooded; 24576 overloaded; 44237 brimming; 51480 inundated; 57865 brimful; 12643 soaked
On a stroll through the grounds, Jacob the gardener introduces us to nutmeg, cinnamon, ginger, tamarind and cloves as well as cocoa, banana, pineapple, mango, papaya and jackfruit.
CLOVE
noun: гвоздика, долька чеснока, луковичка, гвоздичное дерево
desc: the dried flower bud of a tropical tree, used as a pungent aromatic spice; the Indonesian tree from which cloves are obtained; a clove-scented pink that is the original type from which the carnation and other double pinks have been bred; any of the small bulbs making up a compound bulb of garlic, shallot, etc..
syn: 819 section; 2191 portion; 2939 segment; 4789 fragment; 6099 clove; 6341 wedge.
When the last prisoner stood outside the ring of light, the floor inside the ring began to rise, elevating itself to a height of twenty meters.
ELEVATE
verb: возвысить, поднимать, повышать, облагораживать, улучшать, придавать угол возвышения
desc: raise or lift (something) up to a higher position.
syn: 996 improve; 1332 promote; 2699 advance; 6101 elevate; 11529 further; 18054 exalt; 1347 lift; 9644 hoist; 25832 uplift.
She touched him gently there, delighting when his entire body trembled, followed by his sharp intake of breath.
INTAKE
noun: потребление, впуск, поглощение, всасывание, втягивание, набор учащихся, литник, приемное устройство, рекрут, всасывающее устройство, вентиляционная выработка, разработанный участок земли
desc: an amount of food, air, or another substance taken into the body; a location or structure through which something is taken in, e.g., water into a channel or pipe from a river, fuel or air into an engine or machine, commodities into a place, etc..
syn: 3463 drinking; 3935 eating; 21526 ingestion; 6104 intake; 2352 entry; 2536 tube; 2999 pipe; 8802 duct; 12948 aperture; 14146 inlet.
As a woman I find its application the most tedious chore and will go to any lengths to avoid the process.
CHORE
noun: случайная работа, поденная работа, домашняя работа
desc: a routine task, especially a household one.
syn: 6107 chore; 11443 imposition; 11025 inconvenience; 13452 bore; 1048 task; 1068 responsibility 1761 duty; 3147 assignment; 10167 errand.
Much of the vigor of the textile traditions of Mahdia comes through the embellishment of woven cloth with embroidery and the addition of fringes, tassels, and pompoms.
FRINGE
1) noun: бахрома, край, челка, кайма, окраина, опушка леса
desc: an ornamental border of threads left loose or formed into tassels or twists, used to edge clothing or material; the outer, marginal, or extreme part of an area, group, or sphere of activity; a band of contrasting brightness or darkness produced by diffraction or interference of light.
2) verb: отделывать бахромой, окаймлять
desc: decorate (clothing or material) with a fringe.
3) adj: дополнительный, добавочный
desc: not part of the mainstream; unconventional, peripheral, or extreme.
syn: 1) 1348 border; 1679 limit; 3329 margin; 6679 perimeter; 7591 extreme; 10298 periphery; 12323 trimming; 20811 tassel; 24987 edging.
2) 29110 fringe; 4968 trim; 8129 border.
Also, putting these extras where they show to best advantage provided a good hedge against the financial risk of building a home from scratch.
HEDGE
1) noun: изгородь, преграда, живая изгородь, ограда, препятствие
desc: a fence or boundary formed by closely growing bushes or shrubs.
2) verb: ограничивать, окружать, ограждать себя, обносить изгородью, мешать, препятствовать, связывать, уклоняться от ответа
desc: surround or bound with a hedge; limit or qualify (something) by conditions or exceptions; protect oneself against loss on (a bet or investment) by making balancing or compensating transactions.
syn: 1) 6111 hedge; 6732 verge; 20965 shrubbery; 24491 hedgerow; 29492 windbreak; 35323 privet.
2) 12913 hedge; 24113 fudge; 47530 prevaricate; 1604 surround; 2392 ring; 8615 enclose; 10809 encircle; 16319 fence.
Students began murmuring again, debating the relationship between the two.
MURMUR
1) noun: ропот, журчание, шепот, шорох, ворчание, жужжание, приглушенный шум голосов, шум в сердце
desc: a soft, indistinct sound made by a person or group of people speaking quietly or at a distance.
2) verb: роптать, бормотать, шептать, журчать, шелестеть, жужжать, ворчать
desc: say something in a low, soft, or indistinct voice.
syn: 1) 11150 murmur; 27643 grumble; 5839 whisper.
2) 6118 murmur; 4884 mutter; 7604 mumble; 16172 purr; 16095 babble; 16257 croon.
Ladies and gentlemen, I'm going to show you the greatest kitchen appliance ever made.
APPLIANCE
noun: прибор, устройство, приспособление, применение, электрический бытовой прибор
desc: a device or piece of equipment designed to perform a specific task, typically a domestic one; the action or process of bringing something into operation.
syn: 1015 purpose; 1524 application; 2550 employment; 6122 appliance; 6433 usage; 10106 utilization.
I had now learned to gauge her emotional moods like a seismologist reads a Richter scale.
GAUGE
1) noun: калибр, мера, шаблон, колея, измерительный прибор, толщина, размер, эталон, критерий, масштаб, способ оценки, лекало, ширина пути
desc: an instrument or device for measuring the magnitude, amount, or contents of something, typically with a visual display of such information; the thickness, size, or capacity of something, especially as a standard measure, in particular; the position of a sailing vessel to windward (weather gage) or leeward ( lee gage ) of another.
2) verb: калибровать, оценивать, измерять, выверять, проверять, градуировать, клеймить
desc: estimate or determine the magnitude, amount, or volume of; measure the dimensions of (an object) with a gauge.
syn: 1) 1225 scale; 1512 device; 1616 instrument; 3043 meter; 7145 tester; 806 standard; 942 measure; 1557 assessment; 6125 gauge; 8217 benchmark; 17728 yardstick.
2) 863 guess; 1031 test; 1808 estimate; 1760 judge; 2053 assess; 2354 evaluate; 2520 weigh; 3058 calculate; 12286 gauge; 13551 appraise.
A local census of population, resource audit and needs analysis will also be compiled.
CENSUS
noun: перепись
desc: an official count or survey of a population, typically recording various details of individuals.
syn: 1628 poll; 5438 registration; 6126 census; 2573 count; 5402 register; 11905 tally.
By decree from on high, corps and division commanders could not employ more than two platoons in offensive action.
CORPS
noun: корпус, служба, род войск
desc: a main subdivision of an armed force in the field, consisting of two or more divisions.
syn: 189 company; 372 force; 1138 troop; 1281 band; 4440 outfit; 6129 corps; 189 company; 263 service; 313 body; 595 organization; 1961 league.
Open letters appeared at key moments in the history of injustice in this country.
INJUSTICE
noun: несправедливость
desc: lack of fairness or justice.
syn: 3955 bias; 5293 prejudice; 6132 injustice; 7098 inequality; 11151 wrong; 18524 unfairness.
It reflects the great strides the school has made under the new head teacher.
STRIDE
1) noun: шаг, большой шаг, брюки
desc: a long, decisive step; a step or stage in progress toward an aim; denoting or relating to a rhythmic style of jazz piano playing in which the left hand alternately plays single bass notes on the downbeat and chords an octave higher on the upbeat.
2) verb: шагать, перешагнуть, шагать большими шагами, сидеть верхом
desc: walk with long, decisive steps in a specified direction; cross (an obstacle) with one long step.
syn: 1) 1513 progress; 1946 improvement; 2310 advance; 6135 stride; 1615 headway; 2217 walk; 2549 pace; 6135 stride; 10448 gait
2) 1035 step; 3506 march; 6537 stride; 8415 tread; 8812 stomp; 19796 tramp
First, my favourite academic Mark Kaplan has added another blog to his roster, this one a Critical Dictionary excerpting informative texts to explain apparently difficult concepts in continental philosophy.
EXCERPT
1) noun: отрывок, выдержка, выписка, выборка, отдельный оттиск
desc: a short extract from a film, broadcast, or piece of music or writing.
2) verb: делать выдержки, подбирать цитаты, выбирать
desc: take (a short extract) from a text.
syn: 1) 2146 selection; 2224 passage; 4446 quote; 6137 excerpt; 7342 extract; 8525 citation; 9038 quotation
2) quote; cite; take out
Patients referred to hospital specialists not contracted to their insurer will have to pay extra.
INSURER
noun: страховщик, страхователь, страховое общество
desc: a person or company that underwrites an insurance risk; the party in an insurance contract undertaking to pay compensation.
syn: 6141 insurer; 18138 underwriter; 22208 guarantor
However, it is recommended to use the longer form in order to avoid any oversights or confusion arising.
OVERSIGHT
noun: недосмотр, надзор, оплошность, присмотр
desc: an unintentional failure to notice or do something; the action of overseeing something.
syn: 2212 error; 6004 slip; 6142 oversight; 8252 misunderstanding; 10169 lapse; 10784 omission; 17920 inaccuracy; 45301 flub; 50398 bungle; 907 management
Last summer, the broadcaster tested video-on-demand with a new service dubbed Interactive Media Player.
DUB
1) noun: неумелый человек, увалень
desc: an instance of dubbing sound effects or music; a style of popular music originating from the remixing of recorded music (especially reggae), typically with the removal of some vocals and instruments and the exaggeration of bass guitar.
2) verb: дублировать, ровнять, пригонять, ударять, обрубать, обтесывать, строгать, отделывать, тыкать, посвящать в рыцари, даровать титул, окрестить, смазывать жиром
desc: give an unofficial name or nickname to (someone or something); dress (an artificial fishing fly) with strands of fur or wool or with other material; smear (leather) with grease; trim or make smooth (wood) with an adze; provide (a film) with a soundtrack in a different language from the original; make a copy of (a sound or video recording); misplay (a shot).
syn: 2) 3610 label; 6143 dub; 11827 nickname; 13479 style; 18106 christen
Eric could just barely hear snatches of her little song as she hummed, and he wondered what song it was.
SNATCH
1) noun: рывок, обрывок, хватание, хватка, момент, мгновение, короткий промежуток времени, похищение людей
desc: an act of snatching or quickly seizing something; the rapid raising of a weight from the floor to above the head in one movement.
2) verb: урвать, схватить, вырывать, стащить, похищать, цапать
desc: quickly seize (something) in a rude or eager way.
syn: 1) period; fragment; bit; kidnapping; catch
2) 1482 grab; 3251 seize; 4214 grasp; 6150 snatch; 7878 pinch; 18576 nick; 32799 filch
The committee worked in accord on the bill and saw it as a very high priority.
ACCORD
1) noun: соглашение, договоренность, соответствие, аккорд, созвучие, гармония, единство
desc: an official agreement or treaty.
2) verb: предоставлять, согласовывать, соответствовать, жаловать, оказывать, улаживать, гармонировать
desc: give or grant someone (power, status, or recognition); (of a concept or fact) be harmonious or consistent with.
syn: 1) 1060 agreement; 2180 settlement; 2853 treaty; 6154 accord; 6778 pact; 3339 consensus; 3778 unity; 4713 harmony; 6296 solidarity; 23491 concurrence
2) 1353 fit; 1982 match; 5475 correspond; 7880 accord; 9365 concur; 339 allow; 1856 afford; 2121 permit; 3563 render; 7258 confer
The first aspect is laughable, the second scandalous and the third outrageous.
OUTRAGEOUS
adj: возмутительный, неистовый, вопиющий, скандальный, жестокий, оскорбительный
desc: shockingly bad or excessive; very bold, unusual, and startling.
syn: 3188 offensive; 6100 shocking; 6156 outrageous; 12079 shameful; 17070 despicable; 19846 disgraceful; 27061 contemptible
He swept his long hair back from his face with his hand, perching his foot on the raised edge of the flat roof and resting his elbow casually on his knee as the noon sun beat down upon them both.
PERCH
1) noun: окунь, насест, шест, жердь, высокое положение, прочное положение, веха, карниз, выступ, мера длины
desc: a thing on which a bird alights or roosts, typically a branch or a horizontal rod or bar in a birdcage; an edible freshwater fish with a high spiny dorsal fin, dark vertical bars on the body, and orange lower fins.
2) verb: взгромоздиться, садиться на насест, усесться, вскарабкаться, забраться, помещать высоко, опираться
desc: (of a bird) alight or rest on something.
syn: 1) pole; rod; branch; roost; rest; resting place
2) 1320 settle; 1931 rest; 2038 land; 2411 light; 2781 balance; 6161 perch; 18002 alight
There is a reason I have a shrine to her in my bedroom.
SHRINE
noun: храм, святыня, гробница, усыпальница, место поклонения
desc: a place regarded as holy because of its associations with a divinity or a sacred person or relic, typically marked by a building or other construction.
syn: 4098 monument; 5252 memorial; 6162 shrine; 6265 tomb; 6064 sanctuary; 24362 reliquary; 23639 tabernacle; 45040 stupa
We hear a song from our past and are transported back to a memory from long ago, albeit a good or a bad one.
ALBEIT
conj: хотя, тем не менее, даже хотя
desc: although.
syn: 6167 albeit
Moist cooling ducts promote mold and other water-borne bacteria.
MOLD
1) noun: плесень, форма, шаблон, матрица, изложница, облом, перегной, характер, лекало, мульда, жидкая глина, взрыхленная земля, формочка для пудинга, гумус, калевка, опалубка для бетона, поясок, валик
desc: a hollow container used to give shape to molten or hot liquid material (such as wax or metal) when it cools and hardens; a distinctive and typical style, form, or character; a frame or template for producing moldings; a furry growth of minute fungal hyphae occurring typically in moist warm conditions, especially on food or other organic matter.
2) verb: формировать, лепить, отливать в форму, плесневеть, покрываться плесенью, создавать, делать по шаблону, оставаться без употребления
desc: form (an object with a particular shape) out of easily manipulated material.
syn: 1) 2488 convention; 3410 norm; 6168 mold; 40081 rulebook; 276 line; 590 type; 786 character; 1172 variety; 1839 bowl; 1843 frame; 2576 shell; 5227 outline; 4347 cast
2) 332 create; 887 form; 964 affect; 1802 influence; 2985 guide; 5364 forge; 7148 mold; 2493 construct; 2443 shape; 4516 model; 1353 fit; 1534 press; 4649 cling; 13642 encase
The tiny borer spends its entire larval life inside the coffee berry , which encases the seed, commonly known as the coffee bean.
BERRY
1) noun: ягода, икринка, мясистый плод, зернышко икры, зерно
desc: a small roundish juicy fruit without a stone; a dry seed or kernel, as of wheat; one of the eggs of a lobster, crayfish, etc.
2) verb: приносить ягоды, собирать ягоды
desc: to gather or pick berries; to bear or produce berries.
syn: 1) 6178 berry
The gels were run for 20 hours using switch times of 5 to 45 seconds ramped in a linear fashion.
RAMP
1) noun: скат, трап, аппарель, ярость, наклонная плоскость, борт, реактивная пусковая установка, сходня, мошенничество, вымогательство, грабеж, остряк
desc: a slope or inclined plane for joining two different levels, as at the entrance or between floors of a building; an upward bend in a stair rail; an electrical waveform in which the voltage increases or decreases linearly with time.
2) verb: бросаться, угрожать, неистовствовать, бушевать, стоять на задних лапах, идти под уклон, сооружать рампу, ползти, виться, вымогать, грабить
desc: provide or build (something) with a ramp; (of an animal) rear up on its hind legs in a threatening posture; (of an electrical waveform) increase or decrease voltage linearly with time.
syn: 1) 5567 bump; 6179 ramp; 14366 hump; 1970 rise; 3457 slope; 8899 upgrade; 13094 incline; 14853 gradient
2) rage; storm
A few young people, dressed up as if to go out, were milling around the small town square, presumably with the intention of having a mug of cocoa and a hobnob before going to bed.
MUG
1) noun: кружка, морда, балбес, кубок, гримаса, новичок, простофиля, прохладительный напиток, зубрила, экзамен, рот
desc: a large cup, typically cylindrical and with a handle and used without a saucer; a person's face; a hoodlum or thug; a stupid or gullible person.
2) verb: гримасничать, переигрывать, фотографировать, зубрить
desc: attack and rob (someone) in a public place; make faces, especially silly or exaggerated ones, before an audience or a camera; learn or review a subject as much as possible in a short time; cram.
syn: 1) 6180 mug; 18360 teacup; 24109 beaker; 39851 demitasse; 9832 jug; 24398 stein; 31471 tankard
2) 1542 attack; 5123 rob; 7224 assault; 13230 ambush; 15994 mug
I can walk, I can run, I can hop onto a bus, I can try the Tube, I could hail a taxi, I can see if there's a train.
HAIL
1) noun: град, оклик, приветствие
desc: pellets of frozen rain that fall in showers from cumulonimbus clouds; a shout or call used to attract attention.
2) verb: приветствовать, окликать, осыпать градом, звать, кликать, поздравлять, переговариваться
desc: hail falls; (of a large number of objects) fall or be hurled forcefully; call out to (someone) to attract attention; acclaim enthusiastically as being a specified thing; have one's home or origins in (a place).
syn: 1) 1662 storm; 3225 shower; 3608 flood; 5395 burst; 10499 barrage; 14540 hail; 15999 volley
2) 1861 confirm; 5414 uphold; 5785 affirm; 6187 hail; 9159 salute; 19386 acclaim; 1550 welcome; 3498 greet; 2634 wave; 3827 signal; 5762 summon
He's entitled to his opinions but he has no proof whatsoever other than it's in an area where there are salmon farms.
WHATSOEVER
1) adj: любой, какой бы ни
desc: used as an intensifier with indefinite pronouns and determiners such as none, any, no one, anybody, etc
2) pron: что бы ни
desc: an archaic word for whatever
syn: 1) at all; of any kind; in the least; 'in any way, shape or form'
All the dresses and garments were well made, but I just can't see the theme of this collection.
GARMENT
1) noun: одеяние, предмет одежды, покров
desc: an item of clothing; an outer covering or outward appearance
2) verb: одевать
desc: to clothe, dress, or cover.
syn: 1) 2261 coat; 2666 clothing; 3664 skirt; 4185 costume; 6194 garment; 9130 apparel; 11035 attire; 19650 frock; 26555 vestment; 45642 raiment
2) enclothe; habilitate
In addition, the amount of money available exerts a considerable influence on the number of securities in a portfolio.
EXERT
verb: влиять, прилагать усилия, оказывать давление, напрягать силы, вызывать напряжение
desc: apply or bring to bear (a force, influence, or quality); make a physical or mental effort.
syn: 939 apply; 1972 employ; 2343 exercise; 4301 utilize; 6197 exert; 7584 wield
Lawyers and trustees have statutory and other legal obligations but are still fiduciaries.
TRUSTEE
noun: попечитель, опекун, доверительный собственник, член правления, совета и т.п.
desc: an individual person or member of a board given control or powers of administration of property in trust with a legal obligation to administer it solely for the purposes specified.
syn: 1986 representative; 2584 deputy; 5741 guardian; 6200 trustee; 21244 executor
Though it played on my mind for some time, I decided that I was not going to purchase my usual choice of Hubbards breakfast cereal.
CEREAL
1) noun: хлебный злак, каша
desc: a grain used for food, such as wheat, oats, or corn.
2) adj: зерновой, злаковый, хлебный
desc: of or relating to grain or the plants producing it.
syn: 1) 6204 cereal; grain
Quakes radiate along fault lines, which often are existing fractures in the rock but can also be created by a new line of breakage.
FRACTURE
1) noun: перелом, разрыв, трещина, излом, фрактура, надлом
desc: the cracking or breaking of a hard object or material; the replacement of a simple vowel by a diphthong owing to the influence of a following sound, typically a consonant.
2) verb: ломать, надломить, вызывать перелом, раздроблять
desc: break or cause to break.
syn: 1) 3027 crack; 6205 fracture; 14881 rupture; 15945 fissure; 25001 breakage; 39830 splintering
2) 2927 split; 5515 shatter; 14446 rupture; 15080 fracture
The quilt with the numerous calico prints provides more surface design than the quilts made from plaincolored fabrics.
QUILT
1) noun: стеганое одеяло
desc: a warm bed covering made of padding enclosed between layers of fabric and kept in place by lines of stitching, typically applied in a decorative design.
2) verb: стегать, подбивать ватой, компилировать, сильно ударять, давать затрещину
desc: join together (layers of fabric or padding) with lines of stitching to form a bed covering or a warm garment, or for decorative effect.
syn: 1) 17117 comforter; 17650 bedspread; 24791 coverlet; 29404 duvet; 44666 counterpane; 47633 eiderdown
2) 25722 quilt
I wonder how he can reconcile this with his own proposals to zone large tracts of land at the same meeting for residential development, based on no professional opinion.
TRACT
noun: тракт, канал, путь, брошюра, пучок, полоса пространства, непрерывный период времени
desc: an area of indefinite extent, typically a large one; a major passage in the body, large bundle of nerve fibers, or other continuous elongated anatomical structure or region; a short treatise in pamphlet form, typically on a religious subject.
syn: 793 region; 1281 band; 1773 zone; 2192 territory; 2771 strip; 6215 tract; 8338 expanse; 10930 swath; 144 pamphlet; 11816 treatise
And I just didn't like them lumping us all together, because we are all different.
LUMP
1) noun: кусок, ком, опухоль, глыба, шишка, куча, болван, выступ, большое количество, рабочие на аккордной оплате
desc: a compact mass of a substance, especially one without a definite or regular shape.
2) verb: сваливать, смешивать в кучу, брать без разбора, тяжело ступать, образовывать комки, грузно садиться, быть недовольным
desc: put in an indiscriminate mass or group; treat as alike without regard for particulars; proceed heavily or awkwardly; accept or tolerate a disagreeable situation whether one likes it or not; walk with difficulty, typically because of a damaged or stiff leg or foot.
syn: 1) 5567 bump; 6221 lump; 8002 knob; 9392 inflammation; 11838 bulge; 36903 protuberance; 39070 swelling; 819 section; 1318 block; 1999 mass
2) 1322 collect; 1452 combine; 7271 consolidate; 8659 group; 23695 conjoin; 33459 amalgamate; 1100 suffer; 1624 bear; 3677 endure; 14055 lump
Tossing the salami onto the ground, the man held back a satisfied snicker as the animal darted towards the meat, scarfing it up quickly.
SCARF
1) noun: шарф, кашне, галстук, скос, косой срез или кромка, соединение замком
desc: a length or square of fabric worn around the neck or head; a joint connecting two pieces of timber or metal in which the ends are beveled or notched so that they fit over or into each other.
2) verb: сращивать, резать вкось, скашивать, отесывать края, делать пазы, делать продольный,
соединять замком
desc: join the ends of (two pieces of timber or metal) by beveling or notching them so that they fit over or into each other; make an incision in the blubber of (a whale); eat or drink (something) hungrily or enthusiastically.
syn: 1) 6531 wrap; 11938 shawl; 19663 muffler; 25329 headscarf; 32363 cravat; 33919 stole; 44367 pashmina; 45988 mantilla
2) 31586 scarf
The clash of events is causing concern in G.A.A. circles as the concert may reduce the attendance at the game in Castlebar.
CLASH
1) noun: столкновение, конфликт, лязг, гул, шум
desc: a violent confrontation; a mismatch of colors; a loud jarring sound made by or resembling that made by metal objects being struck together.
2) verb: конфликтовать, сталкиваться, расходиться, ударяться друг о друга, совпадать во времени, дисгармонировать, ударять с грохотом, производить гул, звонить во все колокола
desc: meet and come into violent conflict; (of colors) appear discordant or ugly when placed close to each other; strike (cymbals) together, producing a loud discordant sound.
syn: 1) 1186 argument; 1201 battle; 1569 fight; 1853 row; 3442 brush; 5171 disagreement; 5700 collision; 6225 clash; 11467 quarrel; 4299 jar
2) 5121 bang; 9788 clash; 2695 disagree; 7721 collide; 9899 conflict; 10064 row; 14945 quarrel; 19202 spar; 26650 contravene; 29005 mismatch
She hissed as turned back to Ashley, pulling so hard on her hair that it yanked a cry from her throat.
YANK
1) noun: янки, рывок, дерганье
desc: a sudden hard pull.
2) verb: дергать, налегать с размаху на рычаг
desc: pull with a jerk.
syn: 1) 8587 jerk; 9492 tug; 17344 heave; 27058 yank
2) 4224 haul; 6150 snatch; 6229 yank; 6293 tug; 10629 wrench
To imitate the musical speech of children, Mahler uses a pentatonic interspersed melodic.
IMITATE
verb: подражать, имитировать, копировать, передразнивать, подделывать, стараться быть похожим
desc: take or follow as a model.
syn: 4948 copy; 6232 imitate; 6716 replicate; 9213 emulate; 9434 duplicate; 6933 mimic; 19449 impersonate; 33297 ape
It's possible that we would collect somewhere less than 200,000 and still have a very scientifically statistically valid sampling .
SAMPLING
noun: отбор образцов, дискретизация, опробование, взятие пробы, выборочное исследование
desc: the taking of a sample or samples; the technique of digitally encoding music or sound and reusing it as part of a composition or recording.
syn: 2146 selection; 5926 specimen; 6233 sampling; 16371 sampler
Once considered painfully shy, he is now notorious for being surly and unwilling to suffer fools.
NOTORIOUS
adj: пресловутый, заведомый, отъявленный, пользующийся дурной славой, общеизвестный
desc: famous or well known, typically for some bad quality or deed.
syn: 7795 infamous; 21290 tarnished; 25339 disreputable; 26815 dishonorable
This involved separating their waste into bins for glass, tins and paper, then composting suitable material.
COMPOST
1) noun: компост, составное удобрение
desc: decayed organic material used as a plant fertilizer.
2) verb: удобрять компостом, готовить компост
desc: make (vegetable matter or manure) into compost.
syn: 1) fertilizer; mulch; manure; bone meal; humus; peat; plant food; top dressing
2) 13553 compost
The first, a yeast, can be especially lethal to individuals with weakened immune systems.
LETHAL
adj: смертельный, смертоносный, фатальный
desc: sufficient to cause death.
syn: 3537 deadly; 4122 toxic; 4969 fatal; 5882 harmful; 5892 destructive; 6241 lethal; 7359 disastrous; 9728 mortal; 10307 poisonous
It necessarily entails a certain degree of compromise on the part of the insurgents.
ENTAIL
1) noun: майорат, майоратное наследование
desc: a settlement of the inheritance of property over a number of generations so that it remains within a family or other group.
2) verb: влечь за собой, вызывать, навлекать
desc: involve (something) as a necessary or inevitable part or consequence; settle the inheritance of (property) over a number of generations so that ownership remains within a particular group, usually one family.
syn: 2) 446 require; 656 involve; 1458 demand; 6244 entail; 10476 necessitate
Instead, she picked up a strawberry, swirled it in the cream and brought it to her mouth.
SWIRL
1) noun: водоворот, вихрь, завиток, кружение, локон
desc: a quantity of something moving in a swirl.
2) verb: кружить в водовороте, образовывать водоворот, испытывать головокружение, обвивать
desc: move in a twisting or spiraling pattern.
syn: 1) 11519 swirl; 17751 eddy; 30204 twirl
2) 6248 swirl; 8181 whirl; 8562 churn
Landing by Sabetha they grabbed her shoulders and flipped her over flinging her against a tree.
FLING
1) noun: бросок, швыряние, бурная жизнь, торопливое движение, резкое замечание, разгул, пляска
desc: a short period of enjoyment or wild behavior.
2) verb: бросать, швырять, кидаться, брыкаться, запускать, распространять, решительно приниматься, делать стремительное движение
desc: throw or hurl forcefully.
syn: 1) 17042 fling
2) 2046 cast; 2412 toss; 3505 pitch; 6254 fling; 7452 hurl; 8960 chuck; 10056 sling; 18405 lob
Foxes cause great damage to livestock and farms in general, and as such they are considered to be a pest.
LIVESTOCK
noun: домашний скот, поголовье скота, живой инвентарь
desc: farm animals regarded as an asset.
syn: 3656 cattle; 6255 livestock; 33789 steers; 4243 sheep
The Montrose basin, with its wide expanse of sandflats, offers a perfect environment for the sea trout and, as luck would have it, is too shallow for fish farming.
BASIN
noun: бассейн, таз, котловина, резервуар, водоем, миска, чашка, мелкая бухта
desc: a bowl for washing, typically attached to a wall and having faucets connected to a water supply; a washbasin; a wide, round open container, especially one used for holding liquid; a natural depression on the earth's surface, typically containing water.
syn: 1945 dish; 6256 basin; 35436 washbasin
Gehry designed a visually active rather than passive interior: the lines of the balconies loop the hall so that the eye roams the space in continuous movement.
ROAM
1) noun: странствование, скитание
desc: an aimless walk.
2) verb: бродить, странствовать, скитаться
desc: move about or travel aimlessly or unsystematically, especially over a wide area.
syn: 1) 35222 roam
2) 3204 wander; 6257 roam; 8651 rove; 9456 stray; 13207 meander; 13359 journey; 17546 ramble
Factions formed around the heir to the throne and other members of the royal family as well as in the entourage of ministers.
HEIR
noun: наследник, преемник
desc: a person legally entitled to the property or rank of another on that person's death.
syn: 5493 successor; 6259 heir; 6643 beneficiary; 26778 inheritor; 58417 legatee
However, as the water hit them, they emitted a terrible high-pitched screech and began to bubble, foam, and disintegrate on the spot.
FOAM
1) noun: пена, мыло, море
desc: a mass of small bubbles formed on or in liquid, typically by agitation or fermentation.
2) verb: пениться, взмылиться, покрываться пеной, быть в бешенстве
desc: form or produce a mass of small bubbles; froth.
syn: 1) 22643 lather; 28261 fizz
2) 10290 bubble; 26711 foam; 29038 froth
From this adjustment we can determine the offset and rotations to align the vehicle platform and digital video camera reference frames.
OFFSET
1) noun: смещение, офсет, компенсация, противовес, возмещение, отвод, ответвление, выступ, изгиб, контраст, колено, потомок, вознаграждение, побег
desc: a consideration or amount that diminishes or balances the effect of a contrary one; the amount or distance by which something is out of line; a side shoot from a plant serving for propagation; a sloping ledge in a wall or other feature where the thickness of the part above is diminished; a method of printing in which ink is transferred from a plate or stone to a uniform rubber surface and from that to the paper.
2) verb: компенсировать, возмещать, сводить баланс, вознаграждать, печатать офсетным способом
desc: counteract (something) by having an opposing force or effect; place out of line; (of ink or a freshly printed page) transfer an impression to the next leaf or sheet.
3) adj: офсетный, смещенный, диаксиальный, необоснованный
desc: of, noting, or pertaining to an offset; placed away from a center line; off-center; placed at an angle to something, as to the axis of a form, shape, or object; not parallel.
syn: 1) 3826 compensation; 24382 equalizer; 27352 offset; 53609 counterpoise; 57451 equipoise
2) 5088 compensate; 6261 offset; 12456 counteract; 18615 equalize
Among the favourite snacks listed were chocolate, crisps , pastries and cakes, pies and sausage rolls.
CRISP
1) noun: хрустящий картофель, хрустящая корочка
desc: a dessert of fruit baked with a crunchy topping of brown sugar, butter, and flour.
2) verb: хрустеть, делать хрустящим, делать рассыпчатым, завивать, покрываться рябью, ворсить
desc: give (something, especially food) a crisp surface by placing it in an oven or grill.
3) adj: четкий, свежий, хрустящий, бодрящий, живой, жесткий, живительный, рассыпчатый, твердый, ломкий, кудрявый, решительный; ясно очерченный, покрытый рябью
desc: (of a substance) firm, dry, and brittle, especially in a way considered pleasing or attractive; (of a way of speaking or writing) briskly decisive and matter-of-fact, without hesitation or unnecessary detail.
syn: 1) 9490 crisp; chip
2) 26182 crisp; frizz; curl; head; ripple; dimple; nap, teasel
3) 1108 fresh; 1455 cool; 6276 crisp; 8593 chilly; 9343 brisk; 14271 crunchy; 3017 efficient; 5870 competent; 6401 decisive
In spite of his fear he decides to accompany his master on this fearful adventure.
FEARFUL
adj: страшный, ужасный, напуганный, робкий, полный страха, огромный, исполненный благоговения
desc: feeling afraid; showing fear or anxiety; very great.
syn: 4010 scary; 5603 frightening; 6280 fearful; 8745 terrifying; 9330 horrific; 15322 fearsome; 7187 dire; 11117 appalling; 2984 scared; 3857 anxious; 11594 timid
My mother was deprived of an education while my uncles were sent to school.
DEPRIVE
verb: лишать, отнимать, обделять, отрешать от должности, отбирать бенефиций
desc: deny (a person or place) the possession or use of something.
syn: 1410 deny; 2803 withdraw; 5123 rob; 6285 deprive; 19510 divest; 27829 dispossess
But the situation changes when the issue is examined from the standpoint of the economy as a whole.
STANDPOINT
noun: точка зрения
desc: an attitude to or outlook on issues, typically arising from one's circumstances or beliefs.
syn: 512 position; 1125 opinion; 1416 perspective; 3008 angle; 4487 stance; 5938 outlook; 6148 viewpoint; 6289 standpoint
Television has certainly begun to show women as far more empowered citizens than they were in the 1950s.
EMPOWER
verb: уполномочивать, давать возможность, разрешать
desc: give (someone) the authority or power to do something.
syn: 2011 invest; 2121 permit; 2206 enable; 4812 authorize; 6290 empower; 8410 sanction; 10135 endow; 18357 vest; 2313 inspire; 11197 rouse; 14548 galvanize
Here, in the middle of the Périgord in France, tropical plants were flourishing in the shelter of a limestone crag.
FLOURISH
1) noun: туш, загогулина, росчерк, процветание, цветение, размахивание, пышность, цветистое выражение, фанфары
desc: a bold or extravagant gesture or action, made especially to attract the attention of others; a fanfare played by brass instruments.
2) verb: процветать, расцветать, преуспевать, жить, разрастаться, пышно расти, действовать, выставлять напоказ, делать росчерк пером
desc: (of a person, animal, or other living organism) grow or develop in a healthy or vigorous way, especially as the result of a particularly favorable environment; (of a person) wave (something) around to attract the attention of others.
syn: 1) 6405 curl; 7874 ornament; 10833 flourish; 19239 embellishment; 31072 curlicue; 2201 display; 13699 fanfare
2) 660 increase; 2029 succeed; 4672 thrive; 6292 flourish; 8403 prosper; 9119 boom; 2469 swing; 2634 wave; 7584 wield; 13789 flaunt
I was going to throw away the thick wad of paper he gave me when Terry suddenly tugged at my arm.
TUG
1) noun: буксир, рывок, гуж, состязание, тянущее усилие, напряжение сил, лямка, дужка, упорная борьба
desc: a hard or sudden pull; a loop from a horse's saddle that supports a shaft or trace.
2) verb: тянуть, буксировать, тащить с усилием, дергать изо всех сил
desc: pull (something) hard or suddenly.
syn: 1) 9492 tug; 12423 wrench; 17344 heave; 27058 yank
2) 4224 haul; 5774 jerk; 9993 tow; 6293 tug
My attention next goes to my back as I shiver in the cold air.
SHIVER
1) noun: дрожь, трепет, содрогание, осколок, обломок, сланец, шифер
desc: a momentary trembling movement; each of the small fragments into which something such as glass is shattered when broken; a splinter.
2) verb: дрожать, трястись, трепетать, знобить, ежиться, разбивать вдребезги
desc: (of a person or animal) shake slightly and uncontrollably as a result of being cold, frightened, or excited; break into splinters or fragments.
syn: 1) 11947 tremor; 13182 shiver; 13723 shudder; 29062 frisson
2) 5291 tremble; 6294 shiver; 11822 quiver; 25420 quake
It is a ritual with which your correspondent hastened to express solidarity.
SOLIDARITY
noun: солидарность, сплоченность, единство, общность, единение
desc: unity or agreement of feeling or action, especially among individuals with a common interest; mutual support within a group; an independent trade union movement in Poland that developed into a mass campaign for political change and inspired popular opposition to communist regimes across eastern Europe during the 1980s.
syn: 4713 harmony; 6296 solidarity; 11063 cohesion; 12613 camaraderie; 14954 commonality; 20187 unanimity
There is no fixed rule of principle or of law to the effect that once a jury have been discharged from returning a verdict there cannot arise some circumstance which permits a judge to set aside the order of discharge.
DISCHARGE
1) noun: разряд, освобождение, сток, выделение, исполнение, выписка, увольнение, дебит, выстрел, спуск, залп, оправдание, обесцвечивание тканей, реабилитация, рекомендация
desc: the action of discharging someone from a hospital or from a job; the action of discharging a liquid, gas, or other substance; the action of doing all that is required to fulfill a responsibility or perform a duty; the action of canceling an order of a court.
2) verb: выполнять, разряжать, увольнять, реабилитировать, выливать, впадать, выплачивать, давать расчет, обесцвечивать, демобилизовать, восстанавливать в правах, выстрелить
desc: tell (someone) officially that they can or must leave, in particular; allow (a liquid, gas, or other substance) to flow out from where it has been confined; do all that is required to fulfill (a responsibility) or perform (a duty); (of a judge or court) cancel (an order of a court).
syn: 1) 2932 emission; 6297 discharge; 17588 secretion; 23722 pus; 25942 seepage; 27228 excretion; 6313 liberation; 20798 ejection
2) 1473 fire; 2819 dismiss; 3822 bounce; 6718 discharge; 7304 terminate; 12629 sack; 6357 emit; 6718 discharge; 7081 expel; 11340 ooze
Cochrane returned to the saddle to exercise a horse for trainer James Fanshawe last week.
SADDLE
1) noun: седло, суппорт, подпятник, салазки, гнездо, башмак, антиклинальная складка, подушка, подкладка
desc: a seat fastened on the back of a horse or other animal for riding, typically made of leather and raised at the front and rear; something resembling a saddle in appearance, function, or position, in particular.
2) verb: оседлать, взваливать, обременять
desc: put a saddle on (a horse).
syn: 1) 6300 saddle; saddleback
2) 12134 saddle; encumber
The shallow walls, deep reefs and colourful coral gardens that lie beyond its never-ending coastline leave a lasting impression on the most experienced of divers.
LASTING
1) noun: длительность, продолжительность
desc: enduring or able to endure over a long period of time.
2) verb: прочный, длительный, стойкий, постоянный
desc: continuing or enduring a long time; permanent; durable
syn: 2) 2480 permanent; 2989 ongoing; 3674 continuing; 4370 fixed; 5693 eternal; 5791 lifelong; 6303 lasting; 6828 enduring
However, in Finland reindeer are very common and Finnish Lapland is abundant in food for reindeer.
ABUNDANT
adj: богатый, обильный, изобилующий
desc: existing or available in large quantities; plentiful.
syn: 6306 abundant; 6374 ample; 9219 lavish; 9801 plentiful; 18195 copious; 29740 profuse
He is, however, also particularly prone to exaggeration, which may make others think of him as ridiculous.
PRONE
adj: склонный, распростертый, лежащий ничком, покатый
desc: likely to or liable to suffer from, do, or experience something, typically something regrettable or unwelcome; lying flat, especially face downward; with a downward slope or direction.
syn: 6079 horizontal; 6307 prone; 9708 motionless
We removed the doors and the hotplates and everything that would detach, soaked them in acids and then hosed them down.
HOSE
1) noun: шланг, рукав, чулки, брандспойт
desc: a flexible tube conveying water, used especially for watering plants and in firefighting; stockings, socks, and tights (especially in commercial use).
2) verb: поливать из шланга
desc: water, spray, or drench with a hose.
syn: 1) 2536 tube; 2999 pipe; 6309 hose
2) 4881 soak; 5133 spray; 6541 water; 7132 rinse; 25259 hose; 35130 sluice
A formidable array of armour and troops roared through in a never ending stream.
FORMIDABLE
adj: грозный, внушительный, страшный, трудный, громадный
desc: inspiring fear or respect through being impressively large, powerful, intense, or capable.
syn: 6312 formidable; 7855 alarming; 8745 terrifying; 9479 dreadful; 9636 intimidating; 15322 fearsome; 34953 redoubtable
The author's presentation of freedom of choice informed by critical thinking furnishes a sense of liberation.
LIBERATION
noun: освобождение, выделение
desc: the act of setting someone free from imprisonment, slavery, or oppression; release.
syn: 2214 release; 3865 liberty; 6297 discharge; 6313 liberation; 16152 emancipation; 18952 deliverance
There's sometimes a fine line between vigorous , healthy debate and angry, unproductive arguments.
VIGOROUS
adj: энергичный, сильный, ядреный
desc: strong, healthy, and full of energy.
syn: 1448 active; 2933 vital; 4009 dynamic; 6319 vigorous; 6508 robust; 7243 energetic; 10245 forceful; 10406 hearty; 12413 spirited
This was all of course when I was the better part of twelve, and it is something I can look back on now with fond amusement.
FOND
adj: любящий, нежный, излишне доверчивый, излишне оптимистичный
desc: having an affection or liking for.
syn: 4258 tender; 5222 loving; 6324 fond; 9576 caring; 12454 affectionate; 23211 doting; 36142 warm-hearted
Whenever I do have a little surplus cash - not very often may I add - my inclination would be to invest in art.
SURPLUS
1) noun: избыток, излишек, остаток
desc: an amount of something left over when requirements have been met; an excess of production or supply over demand.
2) adj: прибавочный, избыточный, излишний
desc: more than what is needed or used; excess.
syn: 1) 6136 excess; 6904 remainder; 10965 extra; 14014 plethora; 15733 overflow; 17458 glut; 26828 spare; 28834 surfeit; 43628 overage
2) 2168 remaining; 4607 excessive; 7930 residual; 9990 leftover; 10808 surplus; 13386 redundant; 16897 superfluous; 19905 over
He descended to raucous and tasteless personal attacks on the Gandhis and generally showed little dignity, poise or gravitas.
POISE
1) noun: равновесие, самообладание, уравновешенность, гиря, выдержка, посадка головы, осанка, колебание
desc: graceful and elegant bearing in a person; balance; equilibrium.
2) verb: балансировать, уравновешивать, держать равновесие, висеть в воздухе, взвешивать, парить
desc: be or cause to be balanced or suspended.
syn: 1) 5799 calm; 9835 self-confidence; 13154 composure; 13990 cool; 16471 poise; 23400 aplomb; 6628 carriage; 28003 mien
2) 2781 balance; 3159 float; 3805 suspend; 5093 hover; 6161 perch; 6327 poise
Due to social stigma attached to it even the best marital relationships can come under strain.
MARITAL
adj: брачный, принадлежащий мужу, супружеский
desc: of or relating to marriage or the relations between husband and wife.
syn: 17952 spousal; 22948 conjugal; 24335 wedded; 26655 matrimonial; 30978 nuptial; 51446 connubial
This will be an ugly, vicious war with high casualties on both sides and lots of dead civilians.
VICIOUS
adj: порочный, злой, ужасный, дефектный, норовистый, ошибочный, загрязненный
desc: deliberately cruel or violent; immoral; (of language or a line of reasoning) imperfect; defective.
syn: 2171 violent; 4523 fierce; 6330 vicious; 10244 savage; 11495 ferocious; 15858 sadistic; 16133 inhuman; 4517 nasty
Every single element of his surroundings when he had first heard the news was frozen in his memory.
SURROUNDINGS
noun: окрестности, окружение, среда
desc: the things and conditions around a person or thing.
syn: 856 environment; 1431 context; 1406 background; 1751 setting; 3242 habitat; 6332 surroundings; 6797 backdrop; 11872 milieu
They quite unselfconsciously continued to drape themselves over each other; one would rest his head on the other's shoulder, the other would wrap his arms around his friend.
DRAPE
1) noun: драпировка, портьера, обойный материал
desc: long curtains; the way in which a garment or fabric hangs.
2) verb: драпировать, украшать тканями, украшать занавесами, ниспадать красивыми складками, вешать
desc: arrange (cloth or clothing) loosely or casually on or around something.
syn: 1) 3003 shade; 3649 curtain; 9199 shutter; 9499 blind; 13090 drape
2) 1441 dress; 2102 wrap; 2230 arrange; 4365 decorate; 6336 drape; 8153 adorn; 11046 clothe; 16128 array; 22225 swathe
Burgers, with toppings like guacamole, blue cheese, and grilled onions, are served alongside thick potato wedges.
WEDGE
1) noun: клин, линейчатый клин, что-либо в форме клина
desc: a piece of wood, metal, or some other material having one thick end and tapering to a thin edge, that is driven between two objects or parts of an object to secure or separate them.
2) verb: заклинить , закреплять клином, раскалывать при помощи клина, разминать руками глину
desc: fix in position using a wedge; force into a narrow space.
syn: 1) 1318 block; 2939 segment; 3355 slice; 6341 wedge; 11444 sliver; 12838 hunk; 34590 chock
2) 850 force; 2287 pack; 2908 squeeze; 3735 stuff; 5980 thrust; 5979 jam; 7501 cram; 9437 wedge; 12402 ram; 1860 fix; 6943 lodge
There are also problems associated with securing and managing large numbers of servers.
SERVER
noun: сервер, поднос, спецпроцессор, игрок, подающий мяч
desc: a person or thing that provides a service or commodity, in particular; a computer or computer program that manages access to a centralized resource or service in a network.
syn: 5490 attendant; 6343 server; 45764 headwaiter
To exercise the muscles, tense them tightly for as long as you can, then relax them to their normal position.
TENSE
1) noun: время
desc: a set of forms taken by a verb to indicate the time (and sometimes also the continuance or completeness) of the action in relation to the time of the utterance.
2) verb: натягивать, натуживать, создавать напряжение
desc: become tense, typically through anxiety or nervousness.
3) adj: напряженный, натянутый, тугой, возбужденный
desc: (especially of a muscle or someone's body) stretched tight or rigid.
syn: 1) 22731 tense;
2) 9113 tense; tighten; flex; strain; stretch
3) 3282 worried; 3857 anxious; 6347 tense; 11600 edgy; 13873 apprehensive; 17641 jittery; 18533 uptight; 21827 jumpy; 4116 stiff
By choking out other vegetation , it makes an area unusable by plants and animals that live in or depend on the water.
VEGETATION
noun: растительность, прозябание, разрастание, растительная жизнь
desc: plants considered collectively, especially those found in a particular area or habitat; the action or process of vegetating; an abnormal growth on or in the body.
syn: 7465 foliage; 13268 flora; 20452 undergrowth; 20965 shrubbery
Now he believes that anything emitted from a black hole can be identifiable back to its source.
EMIT
verb: излучать, выделять, выбрасывать, выпускать, извергать, издавать звук
desc: produce and discharge (something, especially gas or radiation).
syn: 1121 release; 6357 emit; 6718 discharge; 8653 radiate; 8849 emanate; 15603 secrete
An average day for her exhausts the topics of friends, acquaintances, drawing and books.
ACQUAINTANCE
noun: знакомство, знакомый, ознакомление
desc: a person's knowledge or experience of something; a person one knows slightly, but who is not a close friend.
syn: 1485 contact; 1523 colleague; 4401 associate; 6358 acquaintance; 8203 familiarity; 2801 awareness; 3055 friendship
If we can also apply this kind of contempt and scorn to people who, say, kill police officers, we'll really get somewhere.
CONTEMPT
noun: презрение, неуважение
desc: the feeling that a person or a thing is beneath consideration, worthless, or deserving scorn.
syn: 6361 contempt; 9870 disdain; 10622 disapproval; 12154 dislike; 12271 scorn; 15215 disrespect; 19275 derision
This is due mainly to the curving roof, which supplies ample headroom, but even legroom is OK.
AMPLE
adj: обильный, достаточный, просторный, обширный, подробный
desc: enough or more than enough; plentiful.
syn: 2003 liberal; 3118 sufficient; 6374 ample; 3916 generous; 6306 abundant; 9801 plentiful; 18195 copious; 44652 bounteous
That power is particularly potent when you consider that most of these unions each have well over half a million members and represent a critical segment of America's voter base.
POTENT
adj: мощный, сильный, убедительный, крепкий
desc: having great power, influence, or effect; formed of crutch-shaped pieces; (especially of a cross) having a straight bar across the end of each extremity; of the fur called potent (as a tincture).
syn: 6217 convincing; 6380 potent; 8840 persuasive; 10245 forceful; 1134 effective; 1160 powerful; 6021 mighty; 56962 puissant
Thus, the Chinese individual thinks foremost of himself in relation to other people and the way in which they are connected.
FOREMOST
1) adj: передовой, выдающийся, самый главный, первейший
desc: most prominent in rank, importance, or position.
2) adv: прежде всего, в первую очередь, на первом месте
desc: before anything else in rank, importance, or position; in the first place.
syn: 1) 889 main; 959 top; 1450 chief; 1509 primary; 2202 leading; 5351 notable; 6381 foremost
2) 37326 foremost; first of all; firstly
Sam exclaimed in surprise as his friend stopped in front of us, catching his breath.
EXCLAIM
verb: воскликнуть, ахать, вскричать
desc: cry out suddenly, especially in surprise, anger, or pain.
syn: 1355 cry; 2130 scream; 2167 shout; 2644 yell; 6382 exclaim; 12640 bellow
For example; if the man you are sending flowers to is a golfer, your personal florist may want to add golf balls or tees to the arrangement.
TEE
1) noun: тройник, мишень, метка для мяча в гольфе, вещь, имеющая форму буквы Т
desc: a cleared space on a golf course, from which the ball is struck at the beginning of play for each hole; a mark aimed at in lawn bowling, quoits, curling, and other similar games.
2) verb: класть мяч для первого удара
desc: place the ball on a tee ready to make the first stroke of the round or hole.
syn: 1) 6384 tee
2) 25657 tee
The Civil War caused him great sorrow and the heavy losses on both sides filled him with sadness.
SORROW
1) noun: печаль, горе, скорбь, сожаление, грусть, прискорбие
desc: a feeling of deep distress caused by loss, disappointment, or other misfortune suffered by oneself or others.
2) verb: печалиться, горевать, скорбеть
desc: feel or display deep distress.
syn: 1) 2681 burden; 3961 worry; 4609 disappointment; 5569 sadness; 5995 regret; 6389 sorrow; 14180 torment; 4124 grief
2) grieve; be sad; be miserable; be despondent; despair; suffer; ache
Loch Fyne is Scotland's longest and deepest sea loch, and at its head, the Loch Fyne Oysters company farms oysters and mussels for consumption in its own restaurants as well as in many others in Britain.
OYSTER
noun: устрица
desc: any of a number of bivalve mollusks with rough irregular shells. Several kinds are eaten (especially raw) as a delicacy and may be farmed for food or pearls; a shade of grayish white.
syn: 6390 oyster
A hike in interest rates could have an adverse effect on house prices and in terms of consumer wealth.
ADVERSE
adj: неблагоприятный, враждебный, вредный, противоположный
desc: preventing success or development; harmful; unfavorable.
syn: 6392 adverse; 13941 confrontational; 14896 contrary; 17260 oppositional; 5882 harmful; 12557 unfavorable; 6661 opposing
On the other hand, they are too disjointed and brief to contribute much to the knowledge of more scholarly fans.
SCHOLARLY
adj: ученый, свойственный ученым
desc: involving or relating to serious academic study.
syn: 2874 intellectual; 6016 educated; 6395 scholarly; 7462 knowledgeable; 10407 cerebral; 11115 learned; 25302 bookish
Increased insurance premiums, because of the exaggerated number of personal injury claims every year.
EXAGGERATE
verb: преувеличивать, утрировать, муссировать, излишне подчеркивать
desc: represent (something) as being larger, greater, better, or worse than it really is.
syn: 9045 inflate; 9809 amplify; 10935 overstate; 12974 embellish; 14243 embroider; 37679 overstress
Fortunately, I discovered that the Commonwealth team were arriving back from Melbourne, so we whisked Jack straight over to Glasgow International.
WHISK
1) noun: метелка, веничек, сбивалка, мутовка, короткое быстрое движение
desc: a utensil for whipping eggs or cream; a bunch of grass, twigs, or bristles for removing dust or flies; a brief, rapid action or movement.
2) verb: юркнуть, смахивать, сгонять, быстро уносить, сбивать
desc: take or move (someone or something) in a particular direction suddenly and quickly; beat or stir (a substance, especially cream or eggs) with a light, rapid movement; brush with a whisk broom.
syn: 1) 3167 blade; 5760 attachment; 11008 paddle; 18817 beater; 19855 whisk
2) 1909 stir; 4290 whip; 24503 cream; 29384 aerate; 487 carry; 9077 zip; 10925 bundle
For desserts, Canopy offers caramel custard, pastries or pudding, along with tea and coffee.
PASTRY
noun: печенье, тесто, кондитерские изделия
desc: a dough of flour, shortening, and water, used as a base and covering in baked dishes such as pies.
syn: 6400 pastry; cake; pie
I agree with that analysis and I regard it as decisive of the issue which is before us in this case.
DECISIVE
adj: окончательный,имеющий решающее значение, убедительный
desc: settling an issue; producing a definite result.
syn: 719 significant; 888 final; 1094 key; 1127 critical; 2933 vital; 4327 influential; 6401 decisive; 8304 pivotal; 12877 conclusive
The duration and size of the grazing area will vary, as with dairy cows or cattle, taking into account, animal and pasture conditions.
PASTURE
1) noun: пастбище, выгон, подножный корм
desc: land covered with grass and other low plants suitable for grazing animals, especially cattle or sheep; used to refer to a person's situation in life.
2) verb: пасти, пастись
desc: put (animals) in a pasture to graze.
syn: 1) 5646 meadow; 6415 pasture; 6946 prairie; 12189 grassland
2) 41200 pasture; browse; graze
The characters that fitted it best were outsiders, in rebellion against authority or their families.
REBELLION
noun: восстание, бунт, мятеж, возмущение, сопротивление, неподчинение
desc: an act of violent or open resistance to an established government or ruler.
syn: 6416 rebellion; 7875 uprising; 9140 revolt; 9268 upheaval; 13316 agitation; 17056 mutiny; 16732 insurrection; 17313 rising
It is much easier for minor or new parties to gain votes in parliamentary systems, where voters elect individual members in constituencies.
CONSTITUENCY
noun: избирательный округ, избиратели, клиентура
desc: a body of voters in a specified area who elect a representative to a legislative body.
syn: 793 region; 5117 ward; 12203 borough; 6418 constituency; 642 population; 859 public; 8788 electorate; 12540 citizenry
An elderly man rolled up his trousers and paddled in the sea, chuckling as the water foamed and tickled at his ankles.
CHUCKLE
1) noun: хихиканье, кудахтанье, довольный смех, радость
desc: a quiet or suppressed laugh.
2) verb: хихикать, посмеиваться, радоваться, кудахтать
desc: laugh quietly or inwardly.
syn: 1) 10391 giggle; 11178 chuckle; 27884 gurgle
2) 6419 chuckle; 23228 chortle; 35105 snigger
He said there was a fair amount of water in the river in those days, and rain, and the canoe was swamped as they navigated the rapids.
SWAMP
1) noun: болото, топь
desc: an area of low-lying, uncultivated ground where water collects; a bog or marsh.
2) verb: заваливать, заливать, захлестнуть, засыпать, засасывать
desc: overwhelm or flood with water.
syn: 1) 6420 swamp; 6893 marsh; 11571 bog; 17126 quagmire; 19210 bayou; 25370 slough; 28551 fen; 28934 mire
2) 4568 flood; 4975 drown; 9777 engulf; 11876 swamp; 13323 drench; 13439 inundate; 24624 deluge; 4850 overwhelm; 11876 swamp
I was suddenly aware of the breezes rustling the grasses, tossing the branches of the trees to and fro, dashing the leaves against each other.
DASH
1) noun: тире, рывок, черта, бросок, порыв, примесь, всплеск, стремительность, удар, бросок, энергия, щит, толчок
desc: an act of running somewhere suddenly and hastily; a small quantity of a substance, especially a liquid, added to something else; a horizontal stroke in writing or printing to mark a pause or break in sense, or to represent omitted letters or words; impetuous or flamboyant vigor and confidence; panache.
2) verb: ринуться, мчаться, бросаться, подмешивать, сделать рывок, швырнуть, разбивать, плескать, смущать
desc: run or travel somewhere in a great hurry; strike or fling (something) somewhere with great force, especially so as to have a destructive effect; hurl.
syn: 1) 1255 run; 3789 rush; 5080 surge; 6421 dash; 12187 sprint; 2572 drop; 4226 trace; 29459 smidgen; 9872 vigor; 11502 flair
2) 4230 ruin; 5515 shatter; 6500 spoil; 7390 dash; 22736 blight; 15266 splinter; 10794 confound; 14978 foil; 2099 knock; 3481 slam
Most of the hostility faced by conservatives is not explicit, and often not conscious or deliberate.
DELIBERATE
1) adj: преднамеренный, осознанный, намеренный, умышленный, нарочитый, осмотрительный, осторожный
desc: done consciously and intentionally.
2) verb: совещаться, обсуждать, обдумывать
desc: engage in long and careful consideration.
syn: 1) 5696 planned; 6429 deliberate; 8916 intentional; 13165 purposeful; 1962 careful; 6083 wary; 10841 measured
2) 394 consider; 1005 reflect; 6061 ponder; 12358 deliberate
For film producers, the past is merely a starting point, the foundation on which to build a fictional story.
FICTIONAL
adj: вымышленный, выдуманный
desc: of or relating to fiction; invented for the purposes of fiction.
syn: 4792 fantastic; 6430 fictional; 6606 imaginary; 12294 untrue; 15312 fictitious; 16844 illusory
He came into office promising Black Power in the city, then made a career out of gratuitous race baiting and thumbing his nose at the white suburbs.
BAIT
1) noun: приманка, наживка, искушение
desc: food used to entice fish or other animals as prey.
2) verb: приманивать, кормить, завлекать, искушать, травить собаками, преследовать насмешками, изводить, не давать покоя
desc: deliberately annoy or taunt (someone); prepare (a hook, trap, net, or fishing area) with bait to entice fish or animals as prey.
syn: 1) 4641 carrot; 5983 temptation; 6432 bait; 7151 lure; 7121 draw; 17572 inducement
2) 1877 attract; 9931 entice; 12306 bait; 5520 tease; 7249 harass; 10911 taunt; 17494 goad
And, lo, the angel of the Lord came upon them, and the glory of the Lord shone round about them; and they were sore afraid.
SORE
1) noun: рана, болячка, язва, больное место
desc: a raw or painful place on the body.
2) adj: больной, воспаленный, мучительный, огорченный, тяжкий, обиженный, опечаленный, раздраженный, обозлившийся
desc: (of a part of one's body) painful or aching; suffering mental pain; grieved, distressed, or sorrowful; causing very great suffering, misery, hardship, etc.
3) adv: тяжко, жестоко
desc: extremely; severely.
syn: 1) 2708 infection; 3223 wound; 6579 boil; 8577 lesion; 8830 eruption; 11441 blister; 13663 sore; 20311 abscess
2) 2522 sensitive; 3109 controversial; 5043 awkward; 5733 embarrassing; 6435 sore; 8443 annoying; 9116 contentious; 2588 mad; 3606 bitter
To suggest that I did not administer an oath to these witnesses to help them lie to members of Congress is false, inexcusable.
OATH
noun: клятва, присяга, ругательства, божба, богохульство, проклятия
desc: a solemn promise, often invoking a divine witness, regarding one's future action or behavior; a profane or offensive expression used to express anger or other strong emotions.
syn: 6922 curse; 16815 expletive; 2012 promise; 38444 imprecation; 5773 assurance; 6439 oath
If you invade someone's village and start trying to erect school buildings, there are bound to be several people living there who are somewhat better qualified for the job.
ERECT
1) adj: прямой, вертикальный, торчащий, поднятый, ощетинившийся, бодрый
desc: rigidly upright or straight.
2) verb: возвести, соорудить, устанавливать, создавать, монтировать, выстраивать, поднимать, выпрямлять, собирать
desc: construct (a building, wall, or other upright structure).
syn: 1) 4116 stiff; 4488 vertical; 5532 rigid; 10423 upright; 14365 perpendicular; 14392 erect
2) 897 establish; 2680 found; 3548 initiate; 6442 erect; 8125 institute; 433 raise; 2493 construct
Such applications include bone screws and pins, hip implants, cardiopulmonary devices, and spine cages.
IMPLANT
1) noun: вживленная ткань
desc: a thing implanted in something else, especially a piece of tissue, prosthetic device, or other object implanted in the body.
2) verb: внедрять, вживлять, насаждать, внушать, вселять
desc: insert or fix (tissue or an artificial object) in a person's body, especially by surgery.
syn: 1) 6004 slip; 6445 implant; 11676 insert; 14584 graft; 20327 scion
2) 897 establish; 1860 fix; 2481 plant; 6086 embed; 6943 lodge; 10265 implant; 12350 instill
An important deficiency of the act, however, was its failure to implement a standardised, routine data set for monitoring care plans.
DEFICIENCY
noun: дефицит, недостаток, нехватка, отсутствие чего-л., неполноценность
desc: a lack or shortage.
syn: 3510 weakness; 5459 flaw; 6024 defect; 6446 deficiency; 8290 shortcoming; 12039 inadequacy; 2540 absence; 10020 scarcity; 25824 insufficiency
Besides this, chemical fertilizers and pesticides were often doing more harm than good.
FERTILIZER
noun: удобрение, оплодотворитель, опылитель, удобрительный тук
desc: a chemical or natural substance added to soil or land to increase its fertility.
syn: 6454 fertilizer; 10031 manure; 14839 peat; 15294 nourishment
The famous seven hills of Rome were healthy because mosquitoes, the vectors of malaria, only fly at low altitudes.
ALTITUDE
noun: высота над уровнем моря, возвышенность, высокое положение, высотная болезнь
desc: the height of an object or point in relation to sea level or ground level.
syn: 6457 altitude; 6790 elevation; 35698 highness; 56628 loftiness
On Friday, for example, we were treated to the full repertoire of stares, glares and sighs, all of which do nothing but make him look a right prat in front of his hosts.
GLARE
1) noun: яркий свет, ослепительный блеск, свирепый взгляд, блестящая мишура
desc: a fierce or angry stare; strong and dazzling light; dazzling or showy appearance; tawdry brilliance.
2) verb: бросаться в глаза, свирепо смотреть, ослепительно сверкать, с ненавистью смотреть
desc: stare in an angry or fierce way; (of the sun or an electric light) shine with a strong or dazzling light.
syn: 1) 7407 glare; 28648 glower; 8108 brightness; 9773 shine; 10568 brilliance; 12170 glitter; 17882 shimmer
2) 3524 flash; 6458 glare; 10450 gleam; 12789 dazzle; 19873 glimmer; 4829 frown
The others were ready to go, standing slowly and squinting against the intense light.
SQUINT
1) noun: косоглазие, взгляд искоса, взгляд украдкой
desc: a permanent deviation in the direction of the gaze of one eye; a quick or casual look; an oblique opening through a wall in a church permitting a view of the altar from an aisle or side chapel.
2) verb: щуриться, смотреть искоса, косить глазами, прищуривать, смотреть украдкой
desc: look at someone or something with one or both eyes partly closed in an attempt to see more clearly or as a reaction to strong light; have eyes that look in different directions.
3) adj: косоглазый, косой, раскосый
desc: looking obliquely; looking with a side glance; looking askance.
syn: 1) 4597 glimpse; 12084 peek; 18963 peep; 32820 squint
2) 2433 glance; 3403 peer; 6459 squint
3) squinty; squint-eyed; asquint
While hard copy is convenient and handy for swatting insects and small dogs, it really is both a business and environmental luxury.
HANDY
adj: удобный, портативный, ловкий, легко управляемый, искусный, имеющийся под рукой
desc: convenient to handle or use; useful; close at hand; skillful.
syn: 2439 nearby; 4167 near; 4416 accessible; 5428 convenient; 6468 handy; 10866 manageable; 2295 practical; 5028 clever; 8903 versatile; 33976 natty
Some of the glibbest persons in the nation are oddly tongue-tied when the Bible is brought up.
ODDLY
adv: странно, чудно
desc: in a ​strange or ​surprising way.
syn: 6359 unusually; 6882 strangely; 22715 weirdly; 7434 extraordinarily; 12201 mysteriously; 17755 peculiarly; 19940 abnormally
Since the area was once home to buffalo, elk, deer, and antelope herds, grazing is another management tool.
ELK
noun: лось, сохатый
desc: a ​large ​deer with brownish-red ​fur and ​large ​antlers (= ​horns like ​branches) that ​lives in the ​forests of ​North ​America; a member of a charitable fraternal organization, the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks.
syn: 6481 elk; moose; wapiti
Jewish people who are aware of this history know that if they lose control over Jerusalem, they will inevitably lose access to the only remnant of their Holy Temple.
REMNANT
noun: остаток, пережиток, след, отрез
desc: a small remaining quantity of something.
syn: 4226 trace; 5375 remains; 5659 scrap; 6483 remnant; 13546 vestige; 12246 leftover; 8549 relic
The mother, never idle, lays her workbox aside and throws her sewing work over the arm of her chair to listen solicitously as her daughter recites a passage from the Bible.
RECITE
verb: декламировать, рассказывать, перечислять, излагать, читать вслух, повторять по памяти
desc: repeat aloud or declaim (a poem or passage) from memory before an audience.
syn: 4226 trace; 5375 remains; 5659 scrap; 6483 remnant; 13546 vestige; 12246 leftover; 8549 relic
In the Conclusion to each chapter we have situated the material in the context of the relevant themes.
SITUATE
verb: размещать, располагать
desc: fix or build (something) in a certain place or position.
syn: 294 set; 631 place; 897 establish; 1688 locate; 4218 position; 6489 situate; 7286 station
There are also some side stations with some ethnic cuisines such as Thai, Italian and Japanese food.
CUISINE
noun: кухня, стол, кулинарное искусство
desc: a style or method of cooking, especially as characteristic of a particular country, region, or establishment.
syn: 3291 cooking; 4821 fare; 6492 cuisine; 26106 cookery; 38957 gastronomy
Moreover, while many adolescents wrestle with these feelings, the auxiliary parents' struggles would invariably involve their charge.
WRESTLE
1) noun: упорная борьба, соревнование по борьбе
desc: a wrestling bout or contest; a hard struggle.
2) verb: бороться
desc: take part in a fight, either as a sport or in earnest, that involves grappling with one's opponent and trying to throw or force them to the ground; struggle with a difficulty or problem.
syn: 1) 49905 wrestle; grappling
2) 1675 struggle; 6496 wrestle; 8509 grapple; 28035 brawl; 31447 tussle
We've always been incredibly good at this sort of imperialistic thing of bringing back the spoils of our plunders overseas and putting a unique twist on them, and a little bit of dry British humor.
SPOIL
1) noun: добыча, трофей, вынутый грунт, награбленное добро, пустая порода
desc: goods stolen or taken forcibly from a person or place; waste material brought up during the course of an excavation or a dredging or mining operation.
2) verb: портить, баловать, грабить, перепортить, отбирать
desc: diminish or destroy the value or quality of; harm the character of (a child) by being too lenient or indulgent; be extremely or aggressively eager for; rob (a person or a place) of goods or possessions by force or violence.
syn: 2) 9817 rot; 13264 decay; 16354 decompose; 46869 putrefy; 6500 spoil; 6941 indulge; 13741 pamper; 7562 impair; 22736 blight; 33914 blemish
With the party's countrywide base eroding, Gandhi campaigned tirelessly and showed political maturity.
MATURITY
noun: зрелость, завершенность, совершеннолетие, достижение полного развития, срок платежа по векселю
desc: the state, fact, or period of being mature.
syn: 7917 adulthood; 448 development; 6502 maturity; 31365 ripeness; 53507 mellowness; 1068 responsibility; 2973 wisdom; 4235 reliability
He recommends new buildings should be more robust to deal with extreme weather events, such as hurricanes.
ROBUST
adj: крепкий, здравый, сильный, твердый, ясный, не допускающий возражений, трудный, требующий усилий
desc: strong and healthy; vigorous.
syn: 1013 tough; 1472 healthy; 6319 vigorous; 6508 robust; 10245 forceful; 10641 hardy; 10406 hearty; 13769 stout
The second system used temporary leg bands attached to cows selected by the operator in the milking parlor.
PARLOR
noun: кабинет, зал, гостиная, приемная, ателье, отдельный кабинет, общая комната
desc: a sitting room in a private house; a shop or business providing specified goods or services.
syn: 1342 shop; 1520 studio; 6512 parlor; 7020 salon
Of course, according to Tolland, the only unpleasant part of riding in the Triton was the initial deployment—being slowly winched down through the trap door in the Goya's deck, hanging like a pendulum thirty feet above the sea.
DEPLOYMENT
noun: развертывание, размещение
desc: the use of something or someone in an ​effective way; the ​movement of ​soldiers or ​equipment to a ​place where they can be used when they are ​needed.
syn: 2388 distribution; 2372 arrangement; 4433 placement; 6517 deployment; 7337 disposition; 3556 implementation; 10106 utilization
He feels guilt over that, but he also resents you for bringing something like this up at such a crucial point in the journey.
RESENT
verb: возмущаться, обижаться, негодовать
desc: feel bitterness or indignation at (a circumstance, action, or person); send (a message, letter, package, etc.) again.
syn: 21600 begrudge; 6519 resent; 6912 dislike
Getting value for money in the first place, not to mention some continuity and stability, would have been more impressive still.
CONTINUITY
noun: непрерывность, преемственность, сериал, передаваемый частями, целостность, сценарий, последовательность, электропроводность
desc:the unbroken and consistent existence or operation of something over a period of time; the maintenance of continuous action and self-consistent detail in the various scenes of a movie or broadcast.
syn: 6521 continuity; 7876 endurance; 16456 permanence; 26940 steadiness
Let the good that he did live after him, and the evil be interred with the petty theses of small-minded philosophers.
PETTY
adj: мелкий, мелочный, небольшой, ограниченный, незначительный, маловажный, узкий
desc: of little importance; trivial; of secondary or lesser importance, rank, or scale; minor.
syn: 8331 trivial; 29337 narrow-minded; 34485 niggling; 6524 petty; 13539 malicious; 14783 resentful; 20119 grudging; 26223 spiteful
He developed an early interest in all things mechanical that has blossomed into a successful racing career.
BLOSSOM
1) noun: цветок, цвет, цветение, расцвет
desc: a flower or a mass of flowers on a tree or bush.
2) verb: цвести, расцвести, распускаться, преуспеть, добиваться успеха
desc: (of a tree or bush) produce flowers or masses of flowers.
syn: 1) 6527 blossom; 6677 bloom; 7067 bud.
2) 11516 blossom; 12338 flower; 484 develop; 4672 thrive; 6292 flourish; 8403 prosper
The way that speculation is discussed has generated a substantial literature in applied language study, with two important manifestations.
APPLIED
adj: прикладной, приложенный
desc: (of a subject or type of study) put to practical use as opposed to being theoretical.
syn: 2295 practical; 3312 everyday; 4024 realistic; 4268 functional; 6546 applied; 7647 pragmatic.
Usually, official walkers have to complete the walk wearing full uniform and carrying a backpack as well as walking an extra 10 km a day.
BACKPACK
1) noun: рюкзак
desc: a bag with shoulder straps that allow it to be carried on one's back.
2) verb: ходить в поход, заниматься альпинизмом, носить что-л. в рюкзаке
desc: travel or hike carrying one's belongings in a backpack.
syn: 1) 6547 backpack; 18157 knapsack; 26061 rucksack; 44809 haversack.
2) 19008 backpack; 2287 pack.
Then the army moved in, destroying the town and massacring hundreds of people, in response to the killing of 12 policemen the previous month.
MASSACRE
1) noun: резня, бойня, избиение
desc: an indiscriminate and brutal slaughter of people.
2) verb: устраивать резню
desc: deliberately and violently kill (a large number of people).
syn: 1) 6548 massacre; 7692 genocide; 11806 carnage; 16464 annihilation; 18044 holocaust; 19580 extermination; 24409 bloodbath; 32208 butchery.
2) 8866 slaughter; 14432 decimate; 15285 massacre; 16019 annihilate; 17316 butcher; 18500 exterminate.
She and her husband are keen travellers and the chance of winning a holiday in the competition is spurring her on to win.
SPUR
1) noun: шпора, стимул, уступ, отросток, отрог горы, подъездная ветка, петушиная шпора, вершина/уступ горы, ответвление жилы
desc: a device with a small spike or a spiked wheel that is worn on a rider's heel and used for urging a horse forward; a thing that prompts or encourages someone; an incentive; a thing that projects or branches off from a main body, in particular.
2) verb: побуждать, пришпоривать, подстрекать, снабжать шпорами, спешить, мчаться
desc: urge (a horse) forward by digging one's spurs into its sides.
syn: 1) 3670 limb; 8006 shoot; 10473 spur; 17384 outgrowth; 18256 offshoot; 3604 motive; 4566 stimulus; 4739 impulse
2) 3589 speed; 6549 spur; 9652 hasten; 1185 encourage; 2275 urge; 3133 prompt; 4480 stimulate; 4867 provoke; 9403 prod; 11652 incite; 17494 goad; 17759 impel
Well, the president getting involved, he has a right to, but it crosses, it trenches upon the powers of separation.
TRENCH
1) noun: траншея, ров, окоп, котлован, канава, борозда
desc: a long, narrow ditch.
2) verb: рыть траншеи/канавы/окопы/рвы, прорезать, прорубать
desc: dig a trench or trenches in (the ground); border closely on; encroach upon.
syn: 1) 5992 drain; 6550 trench; 6992 ditch; 11158 gutter; 11356 dugout; 11288 trough; 15492 furrow.
2) 47804 trench; 13557 entrench; 12437 ditch.
As noted in my new medicinal spice book, ginger, cinnamon , hot pepper and turmeric are just a few of the spices that can settle a distressed stomach.
CINNAMON
noun: корица, светло-коричневый цвет, желтовато-коричневый цвет
desc: an aromatic spice made from the peeled, dried, and rolled bark of a Southeast Asian tree; the tree which yields cinnamon.
syn: 6557 cinnamon
They have repeatedly managed to attract an impressive roster of artists and curators to its event.
ROSTER
noun: список, расписание нарядов/дежурств
desc: a list or plan showing turns of duty or leave for individuals or groups in an organization.
syn: 2157 schedule; 2541 roll; 5402 register; 6565 roster; 37041 rota.
It was one of those awkward silences that made me want to scream and break my mirror to prevent myself from going insane.
INSANE
adj: безумный, душевнобольной, ненормальный, безрассудный
desc: in a state of mind that prevents normal perception, behavior, or social interaction; seriously mentally ill.
syn: 2720 stupid; 4040 silly; 4075 ridiculous; 5856 foolish; 6563 insane; 9436 unreasonable; 12799 senseless; 13578 impractical.
This migration towards saltwater, in order to spawn, occurs in all catadromous species.
SPAWN
1) noun: икра, отродье, мицелий, порождение, грибница, потомство, рассадник
desc: the eggs of fish, frogs, etc.; the product or offspring of a person or place (used to express distaste or disgust); the mycelium of a fungus, especially a cultivated mushroom.
2) verb: порождать, метать икру, плодиться, размножаться, вызывать
desc: (of a fish, frog, mollusk, crustacean, etc.) release or deposit eggs; (of a person) produce (offspring).
syn: 1) 6604 offspring; 15055 brood; 17633 progeny; 22057 spawn; 24905 roe.
2) 542 produce; 1700 generate; 3548 initiate; 803 lay; 6568 spawn;6785 deposit; 5769 breed; 9413 hatch; 18300 germinate; 32910 procreate.
I grabbed the gaffing hook and managed to inflict a minor flesh wound in his calf before we called it quits.
INFLICT
verb: налагать, навязывать, накладывать, наносить удар, причинять страдание
desc: cause (something unpleasant or painful) to be suffered by someone or something.
syn: 2348 impose; 6571 inflict; 11686 wreak; 12247 perpetrate; 13852 exact.
Howard, it suggests that if they do believe that he is a suspect or may be guilty, they maybe do not have enough evidence to get a grand jury to indict him.
INDICT
verb: обвинять, предъявлять обвинение
desc: formally accuse of or charge with a serious crime.
syn: 2035 accuse; 5141 prosecute; 6575 indict; 14375 impeach; 24858 arraign; 24442 summons.
Learning how to manage this phenomenon is a profoundly difficult task for any state.
PROFOUNDLY
adv: глубоко
desc: to a profound extent; extremely; in a profound way; greatly.
syn: 2398 strongly; 3459 greatly; 7126 intensely; 4897 severely; 6577 profoundly; 6984 overwhelmingly
As well as occupational health checks, staff are also offered blood pressure, cholesterol and urine checks.
OCCUPATIONAL
adj: профессиональный
desc: of or relating to a job or profession.
syn: 1923 industrial; 2836 working; 6581 occupational; 19938 work-related; 23196 job-related.
We hired a local boat to ferry us across the river; the reflection of the temple shrinking away from us as we approached.
FERRY
1) noun: паром, переправа, перевоз, ладья, перегонка самолетов
desc: a boat or ship for conveying passengers and goods, especially over a relatively short distance and as a regular service.
2) verb: перевозить, перегонять, доставлять по воздуху, переезжать
desc: convey in a ferry or other ship or boat, especially across a short stretch of water.
syn: 1) 2957 vessel; 6585 ferry
2) 215 bring; 404 send; 441 pass; 487 carry; 1624 bear; 3785 convey; 3836 ship; 4684 transport; 4883 transmit; 11418 ferry; 12096 lug.
Angered at this, he walked out vowing not to have anything to do with her thereafter.
THEREAFTER
adv: после этого, впоследствии, соответственно
desc: after that time.
syn: 295 later; 4228 afterward; 5062 subsequently; 6590 thereafter.
The pope is the bishop of Rome and was once elected by the clergy and laity of the city.
CLERGY
noun: духовенство, священники, клир
desc: the body of all people ordained for religious duties, especially in the Christian Church.
syn: 6592 clergy; 13151 priesthood.
Sitting on his bed, he felt inner turmoil about it again as he did on countless occasions.
TURMOIL
noun: смятение, суматоха, беспорядок, шум
desc: a state of great disturbance, confusion, or uncertainty.
syn: 3357 confusion; 3755 chaos; 6595 turmoil; 7031 instability; 9182 unrest; 9268 upheaval; 9753 havoc; 10760 turbulence
We selected patients by examining all referral letters to the hospital's gastroenterology outpatient clinics and open access endoscopy service.
REFERRAL
noun: направления
desc: an act of referring someone or something for consultation, review, or further action.
syn: 2782 recommendation; 3040 appointment; 6599 referral.
Most well-run companies will have mainstream costs under control and will have professional buyers negotiating keen prices for all raw materials.
KEEN
1) adj: острый, проницательный, сильный, тонкий, глубокий, стремящийся, резкий, энергичный
desc: having or showing eagerness or enthusiasm; sharp or penetrating, in particular; excellent; (of prices) very low; competitive.
2) verb: голосить, причитать
desc: wail in grief for a dead person; sing a keen.
syn: 1) 2060 sharp; 3737 intelligent; 5028 clever; 5313 acute; 5712 alert; 13542 astute; 15894 perceptive; 1134 effective; 1940 cheap; 2321 competitive; 2828 attractive; 6601 keen
2) 30085 keen.
The hotly contested question about cremation rites is not surprising, given their crucial status in the local religion.
RITE
noun: обряд, ритуал, церемония
desc: a religious or other solemn ceremony or act.
syn: 1247 tradition; 1373 procedure; 2322 habit;2488 convention; 2601 routine; 3012 custom; 6603 rite; 12336 formality.
Until the bird learns the tricky task of catching its own fish, the adult birds will continue to deliver food to their offspring.
OFFSPRING
noun: потомок, отпрыск, плод, приплод, результат, исчадие, выходец, продукт
desc: a person's child or children.
syn: 6604 offspring; 8240 litter; 15055 brood; 17240 posterity; 17633 progeny.
This CD was produced by the composer, so I suppose the performances adhere closely to his wishes.
ADHERE
verb: придерживаться, прилипать, твердо придерживаться, приклеиваться, приставать, оставаться верным, прирастать
desc: stick fast to (a surface or substance).
syn: 409 stay; 426 remain; 1211 stick; 4649 cling; 6609 adhere; 1298 observe; 5742 obey
At first she thought he would be a hindrance, but it turned out that he had been a pillar of support.
PILLAR
noun: столб, столп, стойка, опора, колонна, целик, оплот, стержень колонны
desc: a tall vertical structure of stone, wood, or metal, used as a support for a building, or as an ornament or monument.
syn: 6615 pillar; 13705 mainstay; 22846 stalwart; 2085 column; 2161 post; 2607 stake; 8118 prop; 12069 mast.
This is an area where I've often noticed politicians getting a bit fidgety, uneasy even.
UNEASY
adj: беспокойный, неудобный, неловкий, тревожный, стесненный, связанный
desc: causing or feeling anxiety; troubled or uncomfortable.
syn: 3667 uncomfortable; 3857 anxious; 4930 troubled; 6347 tense;6622 uneasy; 11600 edgy; 13873 apprehensive; 36816 perturbed.
It was the fault of a vehicle falling off the bridge onto the railway, which caused a freight train to crash into a passenger carriage.
CARRIAGE
noun: перевозка, транспорт, каретка, вагон, экипаж, коляска, салазки, осанка, суппорт, лафет, рама, вагонетка, переноска, станок, выполнение
desc: a means of conveyance, in particular; the transporting of items or merchandise from one place to another; a moving part of a machine that carries other parts into the required position; a person's bearing or deportment; the harboring of a potentially disease-causing organism by a person or animal that does not contract the disease.
syn: 1268 presence; 5466 posture; 6628 carriage; 6817 bearing; 10448 gait;29530 deportment; 4085 cart; 4061 trap; 8139 gig
Williamson proved to be tall and thin, but "Pop" had a reputation as a pitcher and a hitter.
HITTER
noun: нападающий
desc: a person who hits something; (informal) a boxer who has a hard punch rather than skill or finesse.
syn: 6633 hitter; 14029 striker.
At the northern margin carbonate was produced at the outer platform in bivalve banks and at the platform edge in rhodolith pavements.
PAVEMENT
noun: тротуар, мостовая, дорожное покрытие, панель, почва, пол, выложенный мозаикой
desc: any paved area or surface.
syn: 3799 sidewalk; 6634 pavement; 6653 pathway; 7561 roadside; 9995 walkway; 21687 footpath; 8455 asphalt
It was caused by a combination of unusually warm, moist weather and a down rush of cold air.
MOIST
adj: влажный, сырой, увлажненный, дождливый
desc: slightly wet; damp or humid.
syn: 5626 damp; 6085 saturated; 6635 moist; 10966 humid; 12986 soggy; 20487 clammy; 29325 soaking.
Agricultural potential is limited by the high alkalinity of the soil and its poor water retention.
RETENTION
noun: сохранение, удерживание, задержка
desc: the continued possession, use, or control of something.
syn: 4462 custody; 5287 preservation; 5385 holding; 6636 retention; 21917 withholding; 8021 recollection; 28128 remembering
One area of contention is whether a confession made by a co-defendant may be tendered by a defendant.
CONTENTION
noun: утверждение, раздор, конкуренция, спор, соперничество, борьба, точка зрения, заявление
desc: heated disagreement; an assertion, especially one maintained in argument.
syn: 1180 conflict; 1186 argument; 2721 dispute; 2893 controversy; 6641 contention; 5171 disagreement; 11149 strife; 1354 claim
The next scheduled statewide election after March is nearly a year from now.
STATEWIDE
adj: в масштабе штата
desc: extending throughout a particular US state.
syn: 6647 statewide.
It dealt only with a specific type of motion: objects moving at a constant velocity.
VELOCITY
noun: скорость, быстрота
desc: the speed of something in a given direction.
syn: 1394 speed; 2549 pace; 6651 velocity; 13791 haste; 16350 quickness;24792 rapidity; 28030 swiftness.
The obvious question, however, is how the premiers' commitment to provincial equality can be reconciled with their recognition of Quebec's unique status.
RECONCILE
verb: согласовать, примирять, согласовывать, мирить, примиряться, улаживать
desc: restore friendly relations between.
syn: 1320 settle; 2256 resolve; 5425 merge; 6654 reconcile; 8308 square; 8897 reunite.
The next thing she knew, she was lying on the floor of the first-class compartment being worked on by two doctors.
COMPARTMENT
noun: отсек, отделение, купе, помещение
desc: a separate section or part of something, in particular; a grassy mound or other support depicted below a shield.
syn: 4338 booth; 6656 compartment; 6770 stall; 9936 partition; 10729 cubicle.
Twenty minutes after the final out, I'm standing on the field in the midst of absolute madness.
MADNESS
noun: безумие, сумасшествие, безумство, бешенство
desc: the state of being mentally ill, especially severely.
syn: 6658 madness; 12416 stupidity; 16208 foolishness; 52494 foolhardiness; 9452 folly.
For this reason, various environmental insults that damage intestinal tissues also lower the levels of lactase.
INSULT
1) noun: оскорбление, инсульт, обида, выпад
desc: a disrespectful or scornfully abusive remark or action; an event or occurrence that causes damage to a tissue or organ.
2) verb: оскорблять, обижать, оплевать, наносить оскорбление
desc: speak to or treat with disrespect or scornful abuse.
syn: 1) 6663 insult; 14720 slur; 16951 affront; 21542 rudeness.
2) 3770 abuse; 5262 offend; 7854 insult; 23366 slight.
This randomised study is often seen as having ushered in a new era in making fair comparisons of alternative treatments.
USHER
1) noun: судебный пристав, билетер, капельдинер, швейцар, церемониймейстер
desc: a person who shows people to their seats, especially in a theater or at a wedding; an assistant teacher.
2) verb: возвещать, вводить, проводить, объявлять
desc: show or guide (someone) somewhere; cause or mark the start of something new.
syn: 1) 1789 guide; 5490 attendant; 5989 conductor; 8399 escort; 9117 helper; 11206 marshal; 21475 usher.
2) 318 lead; 1163 conduct; 2454 accompany; 2985 guide; 4667 steer; 6665 usher; 6764 escort; 11102 pilot; 12473 marshal; 17559 shepherd.
I hadn't imagined I would have such an intimate contact with the raw fury of nature.
FURY
noun: ярость, гнев, неистовство, бешенство, фурия, сварливая женщина
desc: wild or violent anger; a spirit of punishment, often represented as one of three goddesses who executed the curses pronounced upon criminals, tortured the guilty with stings of conscience, and inflicted famines and pestilences. The Furies were identified at an early date with the Eumenides.
syn: 4015 rage; 6669 fury; 16676 ferocity.
On 18 January William V embarked for England as groups of patriots ousted his minions from power in town after town across the country.
EMBARK
verb: начинать, грузить, садиться на корабль, отправляться на корабле,
вступать в дело
desc: go on board a ship, aircraft, or other vehicle.
syn: 6670 embark; begin; start; commence
Every second that passed he felt a greater and more unbearable desire to possess this small, slender body.
SLENDER
adj: тонкий, стройный, худенький, небольшой, слабый, незначительный, скудный, грациозный
desc: (of a person or part of the body) gracefully thin; (of something abstract) barely sufficient in amount or basis.
syn: 5372 slim; 5554 lean; 6673 slender; 10612 trim; 26712 willowy; 256 little; 3001 slight
Treaties covering nuclear proliferation and nuclear testing helped to reinforce the feeling that the immediate danger of nuclear war was fading away.
PROLIFERATION
noun: распространение, пролиферация, быстрое увеличение, размножение путем новообразований
desc: rapid increase in numbers.
syn: 1265 increase; 1970 rise; 2126 creation; 3042 explosion; 4052 spread; 6674 proliferation; 16204 propagation
We should drag them from their homes and necklace them, Soweto-style.
NECKLACE
noun: ожерелье, колье, монисто
desc: an ornamental chain or string of beads, jewels, or links worn around the neck; (chiefly in South Africa) a tire doused or filled with gasoline, placed around a victim's neck, and set on fire.
syn: 1815 chain; 2687 string; 3330 rope; 6678 necklace; 27392 choker
A blouse made from a single rectangular piece of woolen cloth is fastened at one shoulder, but it is more common for women to wear cotton blouses.
BLOUSE
noun: блуза, кофта, гимнастерка, рабочая блуза
desc: a woman's loose upper garment resembling a shirt, typically with a collar, buttons, and sleeves.
syn: 6681 blouse
The mysterious layers of ash in deep sea cores are suggestive of deliberate firing of the vegetation on the Australian mainland up to 150,000 years ago.
FIRING
noun: стрельба, обжиг, пальба, запуск, сжигание топлива, отопление, работа
desc: the action of setting fire to something; material for a fire; fuel.
syn: 2839 shooting; 6682 firing; 8893 gunfire
With Sheen Mount Primary School in close proximity, safety is also high on the agenda.
PROXIMITY
noun: близость
desc: nearness in space, time, or relationship.
syn: 6683 proximity; 9694 vicinity; 10955 closeness; 12730 juxtaposition; 14314 immediacy; 27703 nearness; 36102 contiguity