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ambiguous

unclear in meaning

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obscure

not easily understood

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equivocal

indirect

3

convoluted

hard to follow

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cryptic

mysterious

5

unfathomable

niezglebiony

6

nebulous

zamglony

7

enigma

zagadka

8

esoteric

difficult to understand

9

ramble

wedrowac; piac sie bez celu

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desultory

pobiezny, zdawkowy

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digress

to go off topic

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profound

deep

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candor

honesty

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affect

to behave unnaturally

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veracity

truthfulness

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debunk

wyjawic

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apocryphal

falszywy

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forthright

honest

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disingenuous

nieszczery

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candid

honest

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dubious

doubtful

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prevaricate

to lie

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verisimilitude

pozory rzeczywistosci, prawdopodobienstwo

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outspoken

szczery do bolu

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fraudulent

zwodzic

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facade

a false front

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mirth

laughter

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aesthetic

relating to beauty

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satire

satyra

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curator

the individual in charge of museum

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witticism

a clever or funny remark

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jocular

humorous

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malapropism

the outrageous misuse of a word

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levity

a lack of seriousness

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bard

a skilled poet

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parody

parodia

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epic

a lengthy poem that celebrates the life of a hero

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aesthete

a person interested in the pursuit of beauty

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dilettante

amator

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lampoon

to make fun of

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chastise

to punish or criticize

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reprove

to criticize or correct in a gentle way

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reprehensible

naganny

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culpable

guilty

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indict

potepic, oskarzyc

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reproach

to blame

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rebuke

zganic

48

castigate

to punish severely

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impeach

kwestionowac

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irreproachable

innocent

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berate

to punish severely

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culprit

criminal

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acquit

uniewinniony

54

reprimand

zganic (reprove)

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diligence

hard work

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scrupulous

careful

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meticulous

drobiazgowy

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indefatigable

tireless

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spartan

highly self-disciplined

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painstaking

drobiazgowy

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assiduous

hard working

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prolific

extremely productive

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integrity

uczciwosc

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enterprising

full of initiative and imagination

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entreprenuer

przedsiebiorca

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resolute

rezolutny

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industrious

hard-working

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conform

to do what one is expected to do

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orthodoxy

ortodoksyzm

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iconoclast

heretic

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heresy

herezja (przeciwstawianie sie tradycjom)

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insurgent

rebellious

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convention

practice

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insubordination

refusal to submit to authority

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renegade

odstepca (outlaw)

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insurrection

an uprising

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dissident

sprzeciwia sie ustalonym regulom w panstwie

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mutiny

a rebellion

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servile

sluzalczy

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heretic

heretyk

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apostasy

abandonment of a belief

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insolent

bezczelny

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affront

offence

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haughty

overly praud

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crass

unrefined

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impudent

bezczelny

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boorish

chamski

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irreverence

disrespect

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flippant

lekcewazacy

90

brazen

bezczelny

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truculent

cruel and aggressive

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effrontery

bezczelnosc

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impertinent

zuchwaly

94

glacial

having a cold personality

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rebuff

odrzucenie