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at the end of one's tether

u kresu wytrzymałości

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a misfit

outsider

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scape

outlook, prospect

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anoint

appoint to a high office; bless

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dubb

[slang] sth lame

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pundit

specialist

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incurr

cause

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An unaffectedly sincere laughter

naturalny, niewymuszony śmiech

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whistleblower

sb who spills the beans

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senile

falling in physical and mental capabilities due to old age

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inamorata

the loved one [hum, lit]

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set about

start doing sth

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incredulously

unbelivably

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impartial

unbiased

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,tan'gential

mało znaczący, drugoplanowy

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upsurge [of anger, violence]

przypływ złości, eskalacja przemocy

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to come to the fore

wysunąć się na pierwszy plan

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totter

stagger, reel drunkenly

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chide

scold, rebuke, berate, scorn

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wry comment

ironic, sarcastic comment

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quack doctor

znachor

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cron

old hag

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dicey

risky

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pER'functory

superficial, powierzchowny

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armistice

zawieszenie broni

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manor

mansion

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valiantly

bravely, boldly

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to commence with

to begin with

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1) gauntlet

glove

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exacerbating /ig'zaeserbeit/

deteriorate

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writ

nakaz sądowy

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to be tantamount to sth

być z czymś równoznacznym

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totter

to walk drunkengly

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oblique

[line] ukośna; [allusion, reference] blurred, unclear

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demure

[behavior, girl, dress] reserved, reticent

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haze

mist; to dope (otumanienie)

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2) to run the gauntlet of criticism

znosić ciągłą krytykę

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Voluptuous

[woman] ponętna; [pleasure, taste, music] zmysłowa

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to stoop

to bend over

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dispersal

scattering, spreading

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blatant

bezczelny, outright, unabashed

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feebly

słabo, nieprzekonująco

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Palpable

Obvious, intense

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Exuberant

energetic, enthusiastic, lively, effusive, prolific

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as a matter of expediency

ze względów praktycznych

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twine

szpagat; coil - owinąć; interweaved

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We are as thick as thieves

close friends sharing secrets

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to throw sth together

upichcić coś razem

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reprieve

amnesty, clemency

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to stoop to sth

zniżyć się do czegoś

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The line of argumentation could be...

The line of argumentation could be...

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Excel

Be very good at. Specialize

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Ligaments

Wiezadla