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Flashcards in eng 3 swapped Deck (51)
1

stop, recoil

to balk at sth

2

plenipotentiary

proxy

3

intrusion, violation

encroachment on sth

4

problem, risk, trap

pitfall of sth

5

prestige

kudos

6

mob, pack

gaggle

7

riddle, difficult task

conundrum

8

supervisor, custodian

superintendent

9

to take the favorite's side

to jump on the bandwagon

10

lack of sth

a dearth of sth

11

ex. troops;

deploy

12

pohukiwać; zatrąbić, wygwizdać, wyśmiać [h. sb down]

hoot

13

skłonność do robienia czegoś

propensity for doing sth

14

zbierać się

congregate

15

przewijać do tyłu

rewind

16

liczyć na coś

to bank on sth

17

być zależnym od czegoś z czym się wychowało

to be weaned on sth

18

:)

computer-centered schools

19

proponents

backers

20

sb who preaches and moralizes

sage on the stage

21

to sing monotonously

chant

22

[person, situation, period] tense, tight

fraught

23

to claim

to purport

24

reconcile, appeace, assuage

placate

25

izolate

insulate

26

to be nervous

to have jitters

27

persistent, diligent

assiduous

28

idleness

inertia

29

convey, communicate

impart

30

rozbudzić w kimś entuzjazm

impart enthusiasm to sb

31

predominance, prevalence

preponderance

32

deprived of sth

bereft of sth

33

mix up, misinterpret

garble [facts, story]

34

skillful, cleaver, crackerjack

adroit

35

refute, disprove

gainsay

36

pleased with onself

smug

37

lenno

fief

38

rebuke, scorn

chide

39

sprzęgło; hold tightly

clutch

40

total defeat; force out [of bed for instance]

rout

41

bump up [prices]

ratchet up [prices]

42

wash off, flush

rinse

43

rytownik

engraver

44

trepidation

tribulation

45

miedzioryt (Hogarth)

copperplate

46

floozy, prostitute

Harlot

47

dissolute man, utracjusz

rake

48

proved, witnessed

attested

49

stop, hinder

thwart

50

reserved, aloof

reticent

51

wrestle, struggle

grapple