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paucity

lack

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surfeit

an excessive amount

2

copious

abundant

3

barren

sterile

4

capacious

having lots of room

5

scanty

barely enough

6

replete

completely filled

7

sparse

scattered (rozrzucony)

8

voluminous

having great size

9

desolate

deserted

10

diminutive

tiny

11

meager

inadequate

12

rarefy

to make less

13

rife

plentiful

14

tribulation

a cause of great trauble

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despondent

lacking hope

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doleful

depressed

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anemic

anemiczny

18

malady

a disease

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anguish

extreme suffering

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dirge

a funeral song

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blight

a diseased condition

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affliction

a disorder causing suffering

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elegy

a poem realting to death

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epitaph

napis nagrobny

25

doldrums

persistent unhappiness

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adversity

misfortune

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etymology

to study the origin of words

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semantics

the study of the meanings of words and symbols

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entomology

the study of insects

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fecund

fruitful

31

fallow

unused

32

desiccated

completely dried out

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quagmire

difficult situation / bagno

34

bucolic

characteristic of the countryside

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cultivate

to grow crops

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barren

niezyzny

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arid

extremely dry

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astral

relating to the stars

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nautical

pertaining to sailing

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lunar

relating to the moon

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cosmic

relating to the universe

42

celestial

relating to the sky

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arable

zyzny

44

archeology

archeologia

45

anthropology

the study of human cultures

46

ethics

the study of philosophy of moral choice

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theology

teologia

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pathology

the study of diseases

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sociology

the study of human social behaviour

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genealogy

geneologia

51

demographics

the study of statistics relating to human populations

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oncology

onkologia

53

paleontology

the study of fossils and ancient life

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neurology

neurologia

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hermit

one who prefers to live alone

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ostracize

to exclude from a group

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exile

a banishment

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expel

wyrzucic

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recluse

one who likes to live alone

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isolate

to place sth apart from everything else

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solitude

isolation

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banish

to force to leave an area

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outcast

wyrzutek

64

seclusion

privacy

65

pariah

outcast

66

relegate

to banish

67

quarantine

kwarantanna

68

disseminate

to spread information

69

diverge

to go apart

70

proliferate

to grow rapidly

71

amass

to gather together

72

distend

to increase in size

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propagate

to cause to multiply

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inundate

to flood

75

diffuse

to spread out (as a gas)

76

germinate

to grow

77

disperse

to spread apart

78

rampant

growing out of control

79

dissipate

rozrzucac

80

saturate

to fill completely

81

annex

to acquire land to expand an existing country

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addendum

sth added

83

postscript

a message added after completion of a letter

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epilogue

an extra chapter added onto the end of a novel

85

append

to add on

86

adjunct

added in a subordinate capacity

87

augment

to make greater

88

cession

capitulation

89

affix

to attach

90

appropriate

to allocate

91

encore

bis

92

appendix

supplementary material at the end of a text

93

supplement

to add

94

circumscribed

having distinct boundaries or limits