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unfettered

uneingeschränkt

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abrogate

kündigen

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rampant

ungezügelt

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perish

umkommen

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tenacity

beharrlichkeit

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a-poc-ry-phal

probably untrue/made-up, but widely believed

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Carnal knowledge

biblical euphemism for sex

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versatile

vielseitig

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docility

Fügsamkeit

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abate

become less intense or widespread/ subside

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putative

generally considered or reputed to be (the putative father of the children)

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otiose

serving no practical purpose or result

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omen

an event regarded as a sign of good or evil

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fidelity

faithfulness u.a.

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circumvent

vermeiden

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combustion

Verbrennung

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intricate

complex, complicated

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terrestrial

earthly, worldy

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upshot

Ergebnis, Resultat

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expeditious

done quickly and efficiently

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inconspicuous

unauffällig

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malign

evil

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xenophobia

dislike of people from another country

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venerable

ehrwürdig, verehrenswert

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conjecture

guess, speculation

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anachronism

something or someone that is not in its correct historical or chronological time, especially a thing or person that belongs to an earlier time:
The sword is an anachronism in modern warfare.

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canvass

prüfen, abklappern

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predicament

Zwickmühle, Zwangslage

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apex

Spitze, Scheitelpunkt

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scintilla

Fünkchen

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canonical

anerkannt, vorschriftsmäßig

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rumination

Grübeln, Nachsinnen

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resurgence

Wiederaufersteheung/leben

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pent-up

unterdrückt

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residual

Überbleibsel

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respectability

Ehrbarkeit, Seriösität

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digression

Exkurs, Abschweifung

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dictum, dicta

Machtspruch

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hapless

glücklos

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epitome of sth; to epitomize

Verkörperung

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apogee

Höhepunkt

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cumbersome

unhandlich

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promulgation

Bekanntgabe o. Veröffentlichung eines Gesetzes