33 terms

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moan (+in,+about, /noun/+of)
to groan (+); to complain, lament (about sth)
mourn (+object, +for)
to feel or express grief/sorrow; to be sad/dissapointed because sth no longer exists or ot is not good as it was in the past
damage
loss or harm resulting from injury to person, property, or reputation
injury
damage to someone's body in an accident or attack
appreciable
enough to be noticed or considered impportant (Her help has made an appreciable difference)
appreciative
showing that you are grateful or that you enjoyed sth (The applause was warm and appreciative.)
conscientious
precise, thorough, painstaking; putting a lot of effort into your work; (Ex. conscientious worker, student)
conscious (+about,+of)
aware, awake (He wasn't conscious of the danger.); deliberate and intentional ( a conscious effort, decision, insult)
affect
to influence
effect
a result or consequence
inevitable
unavoidable, certain
accept
to take or receive
except
to exclude; not including
assumption
something you consider likely to be true even though no one has told you directly or even you have no proof (Your argument is based on the false assumption)
presumption
a belief that sth is true beacuse it seems reasonable or likely (We make the presumption the oficials are honest.)
procession
a group that moves together
process
a particular course of action intended to achieve a result
overcome
defeat, to get the better of (overcome difficulties/They overcame the enemy)
overtake
to go past sth by being a greater amount or degree; outgo
inconsiderable
unimportant; small, trivial (nieznaczny; the cost was not inconsiderable)
inconsiderate
lacking regard for the rights or feelings of others
respectfully
with regard and esteem; politely
respectably
in a manner worthy of respect
currant
a small, black dried grape without seeds
current
of the present time:
as far as
to the extent or degree that (aż do, o ile; is safe, as far as we know
as long as
provided that , on condition that(I can help you as long as you promise to pay me, jeśli tylko, tak długo jak)
intolerant
not able or willing to accept
intolerable
unable to be endured;
unbearable
consequence
the result of an action
sequence
the following of one thing after another
principal
most important
principle
a rule, or a law