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reap (rēp)

verb
- жети
reap, harvest
- убрати
pick, collect, reap
- покосити
scythe, mow down, reap, cut down
- пожњети
harvest, reap

verb
- cut or gather (a crop or harvest).
large numbers of men were employed to reap the harvest

2

alleviate (əˈlēvēˌāt)

verb
- ублажити
alleviate, mitigate, soften, ease, lessen, soothe
- олакшати
facilitate, relieve, alleviate, extenuate

verb
- make (suffering, deficiency, or a problem) less severe.
he couldn't prevent her pain, only alleviate it

3

paramount (ˈparəˌmount)

adjective
- врховни
supreme, paramount, sovereign
- главни
main, capital, major, chief, principal, paramount
- највиши
highest, topmost, upmost, paramount, top, utmost

adjective
- more important than anything else; supreme.
the interests of the child are of paramount importance
synonyms: most important, of greatest/prime importance, uppermost, supreme, chief, overriding, predominant, foremost, prime, primary, principal, highest, main, key, central, leading, major, top, number-one

noun
- a city in southwestern California, southeast of Los Angeles; population 55,236 (est. 2008).

4

emerge (iˈmərj)

verb
- искрснути
crop up, turn up, come up, emerge, appear, start up

verb
- move out of or away from something and come into view.
black ravens emerged from the fog
synonyms: come out, appear, come into view, become visible, surface, materialize

5

humongous ((h)yo͞oˈmäNGgəs,-ˈməNG-)

- ogromna

adjective
- huge; enormous.
a humongous steak

6

marble (ˈmärbəl)

noun
- мермер
marble
- кликер
marble, taw
- мрамор
marble

adjective
- мермерни
marble

noun
- 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.
She walked through her kitchen and down the hall to the foyer, which was complete with white marble flooring and a crystal chandelier.
- a small ball of colored glass or similar material used as a toy.
For Irving, I bought a one dollar sack of glass marbles .

verb
- stain or streak (something) so that it looks like variegated marble.
the low stone walls were marbled with moss and lichen

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tint (tint)

noun
- фарба за косу
tint
- сенка
shadow, shade, umbra, silhouette, tint, umbrage
- боја
color, colour, paint, dye, suit, tint
- нијанса
nuance, hue, shade, tint, tone, contrast

verb
- засенчити
tint
- нијансирати
shade, tint, tinge

noun
- a shade or variety of color.
the sky was taking on an apricot tint
synonyms: shade, color, tone, hue, pigmentation, tinge, cast, tincture, flush, blush, wash
- an artificial dye for coloring the hair.
The orange tint coloured her hair and made her skin look ill, but I recognised her.
synonyms: dye, coloring, rinse, highlights, lowlights

verb
- color (something) slightly; tinge.
her skin was tinted with delicate color

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ripple (ˈripəl)

noun
- жубор
purl, gurgle, ripple, burble
- гребен
comb, ridge, reef, crest, crag, ripple
- пераја
ripple
- таласање
rolling, ripple, backwash, undulation, welter

verb
- намрешкати
ripple
- гребенати
card, ripple
- жаморити
hum, ripple, babble
- таласати
ruffle, ripple

noun
- a small wave or series of waves on the surface of water, especially as caused by an object dropping into it or a slight breeze.
Feeling the need to vent his anger, Shane threw a stone into the little pond at Central Park, causing a series of violent ripples in the water that was before so calm.
synonyms: wavelet, wave, undulation, ripplet, ridge, ruffle
- a type of ice cream with wavy lines of colored flavored syrup running through it.
raspberry ripple

verb
- (of water) form or flow with small waves on the surface.
the Mediterranean rippled and sparkled
synonyms: form ripples on, ruffle, wrinkle

9

anticipate (anˈtisəˌpāt)

verb
- очекивати
expect, anticipate, await, look for, watch
- наслутити
sense, anticipate
- предухитрити
forestall, anticipate, obviate, advance

verb
- regard as probable; expect or predict.
she anticipated scorn on her return to the theater
synonyms: expect, foresee, predict, be prepared for, bargain on, reckon on, figure on
- act as a forerunner or precursor of.
he anticipated Bates's theories on mimicry and protective coloration

10

unwieldy (ˌənˈwēldē)

adjective
- незграпан
cumbersome, unwieldy, awkward, clumsy, ungainly, lumbering
- гломазан
bulky, cumbersome, lumbering, unwieldy, logy, clumsy

adjective
- difficult to carry or move because of its size, shape, or weight.
the first mechanical clocks were large and unwieldy
synonyms: cumbersome, unmanageable, unmaneuverable, awkward, clumsy, massive

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retail (ˈrēˌtāl)

verb
- продавати на мало
retail

adverb
- малопродајом
retail

adjective
- малопродајни
retail

noun
- малопродаја
retail

noun
- the sale of goods to the public in relatively small quantities for use or consumption rather than for resale.
the product's retail price

verb
- sell (goods) to the public by retail.
the difficulties in retailing the new products

adverb
- being sold by retail.
it is not yet available retail

12

elevation (ˌeləˈvāSHən)

noun
- висина
height, altitude, level, elevation, tallness, highness
- дизање
lifting, rising, uprising, elevation, heaving, setting-up
- елевација
elevation
- пројекат
project, layout, elevation, plan

noun
- the action or fact of elevating or being elevated.
her sudden elevation to the cabinet
synonyms: promotion, upgrading, advancement, advance, preferment, aggrandizement, ennoblement, step up the ladder
- height above a given level, especially sea level.
a network of microclimates created by sharp differences in elevation
synonyms: altitude, height
- a particular side of a building.
a burglar alarm was prominently displayed on the front elevation

13

acquire (əˈkwī(ə)r)

verb
- стећи
acquire, gain, get, receive, win
- добити
get, receive, obtain, win, acquire, get in
- набавити
purchase, buy, acquire, procure, pick up
- скрпити
make, acquire, obtain

verb
- buy or obtain (an object or asset) for oneself.
Instead, tax will become payable automatically 30 days after the date that the purchaser acquires the property or land.
synonyms: obtain, come by, get, receive, gain, earn, win, come into, be given, buy

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brittle (ˈbritl)

adjective
- крт
brittle, fragile
- ломљив
fragile, shivery, brittle

noun
- ломљивост
brittleness, brittle

adjective
- hard but liable to break or shatter easily.
her bones became fragile and brittle
synonyms: breakable, fragile, delicate, splintery, frangible

noun
- a candy made from nuts and set melted sugar.
peanut brittle

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besides

preposition
- поред
next to, by, beside, near, besides, past
- изван
beyond, out of, outside of, besides

adverb
- уосталом
after all, besides, by the way
- сем тога
besides
- уз то
besides, thereunto, hereto, over and above
- поврх тога
moreover, besides, therewithal

adverb
- in addition; as well.
I'm capable of doing the work, and a lot more besides
synonyms: in addition, as well, too, also, in/into the bargain, on top of that, to boot, therewithal; furthermore, moreover, further, anyway, anyhow, in any case, be that as it may, what's more, anyways

preposition
- in addition to; apart from.
I have no other family besides my parents
synonyms: in addition to, as well as, over and above, above and beyond, on top of