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concise

brief and to the point

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laconic

lakoniczny

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succinct

concise

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brusque

rudely abrupt (curt)

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abridge

to shorten a written text

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brevity

laconism

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conspire

konspiracja

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concur

to agree

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concord

to agree (konkordat)

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congential

wrodzony

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schism

rozlam

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incisive

ostrosc wgladu

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scrut

to examine

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judicious

rozsadny

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adjudicate

th hear and judge

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astute

shrewd

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scrutinize

skrupulatnie

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pragmatic

concerned with practical outcomes

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perjure

krzywoprzysiestwo

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prudent

przykladanie sie

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jurisprudence

krzywoprzysiestwo (pod przysiega)

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jurisdiction

the sphere of authority

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adjure

to command solemnly, as under outh

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adjudge

osadzic

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acunten

shrewd judgment

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inscrutable

beyond examination

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allegation

zarzut

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eloquent

well spoken

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loquacious

very talkative

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circumlocution

talking around the subject

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colloquial

kolokwialny

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grandiloquent

speaking in a pompous manner

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elocution

przemowa

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garrulous

talkative

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pontificate

to speak pompously

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verbose

doslowny

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ineffable

nie do wypowiedzenia w slowach

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tangential

off-topic

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tout

to praise energetically

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anecdote

anegdota

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discursive

straying from topic

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benefactor

czyniacy dobro

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benign

harmless

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benevolent

dobra wola

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benediction

an expression of good wishes

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euphemism

eufemizm

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eulogy

a praising tribute

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ingratiate

wywyzszac sie

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beneficiary

one who receives benefits

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gratuity

a small payment in gratitude

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gratis

free

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gratify

to please

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euphoria

euforia

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euphonious

optymistycznie brzmiacy

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immutable

unchangable

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metamorphosis

transformation

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rupture

pekniecie

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transmute

transform

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amorphous

lacking shape

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mercurial

zmienny

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protean

zmiennoksztaltny

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mutate

to change form

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fickle

zmienny

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fluctuate

to vary irregulary

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vacillate

niezdecydowany

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revamp

odnawiac

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amend

improve

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hackneyed

overused

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mundame

ordinary, typical

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vacuous

lacking substance

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prosaic

unimaginative

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insipid

niewyrazny, mdly

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banal

trivial

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pedestrian

common place

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dormant

sleeping

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unanimous

in full agreement

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uniform

always the same

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equanimity

spokoj ducha, zrownowazenie

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magnanimous

generous, forgiving

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sanguine

cheerfully optimistic

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phlegmatic

lethargic, dully apathetic

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melancholy

sad, depressed

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choleric

easily angered

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recalcitrant

odrzucajacy autorytet, krnabrny

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splenetic

choleric

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querulous

klotliwy

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dolorous

doleful

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animosity

ill-will

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pussillonimous

tchorzliwy

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lassitude

slabosc