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- искористити
use, utilize, exploit, avail, make the most of, draw on
- експлоатисати

- подвиг
feat, stunt, exploit, accomplishment

- a bold or daring feat.
the most heroic and secretive exploits of the war
синоними: feat, deed, act, adventure, stunt, escapade, achievement, accomplishment, attainment, lark, caper
- a software tool designed to take advantage of a flaw in a computer system, typically for malicious purposes such as installing malware.
if someone you don't know tweets you a link, it's either spam, an exploit, or probably both

- make full use of and derive benefit from (a resource).
500 companies sprang up to exploit this new technology
синоними: utilize, harness, use, make use of, turn/put to good us


wisdom (ˈwizdəm)

- мудрост
wisdom, skill, astuteness

- the quality of having experience, knowledge, and good judgment; - the quality of being wise.
And a stoic is a person who combines the qualities of wisdom , upright dealing, and courage.


pond (pänd)

- језерце
pond, lakelet, stank
- рибњак
fishpond, nurse pond, linn, fishery, piscina, pond

- запљуснути
splash, pond
- скупити се у језерце

- a small body of still water formed naturally or by hollowing or embanking.
Projecting eaves and bamboo verandahs shaped views of gardens with ponds , streams and artificial hills.
синоними: pool, waterhole, lake, tarn, reservoir, slough, beaver pond, lagoon

- hold back or dam up (flowing water or another liquid) to form a small lake.
Completely collapsed ponds were areas where the remnants of a dam were still present and water was partially ponded behind the dam, but at least part of the dam was fully breached and water was freely flowing through the breached area.


species (SHēz, ˈspēsēz)

- врста
type, kind, sort, species, class, category

- a group of living organisms consisting of similar individuals capable of exchanging genes or interbreeding. The species is the principal natural taxonomic unit, ranking below a genus and denoted by a Latin binomial, e.g., Homo sapiens.
As in Darwin's theory of natural selection, a species must adjust to survive.
- the visible form of each of the elements of consecrated bread and wine in the Eucharist.


whip ((h)wip)

- бич
whip, scourge, lash, whipcord
- улупани крем
- ударац бичем
lash, whip, whang

- улупати
whip, whisk, beat up
- бичевати
cow-hide, scourge, whip
- ошинути
whip, strike

- a strip of leather or length of cord fastened to a handle, used for flogging or beating a person or for urging on an animal.
I wouldn't be surprised if they walked around their office wearing tight leather and vinyl with whips and riding crops at their sides.
синоними: lash, scourge, strap, belt, rod, bullwhip, cat-o'-nine-tails
- a thing or person resembling a whip in form or function.
a licorice whip

- beat (a person or animal) with a whip or similar instrument, especially as a punishment or to urge them on.
There they kicked us, beat us, whipped us with electric cables and shocked us with electricity!
синоними: flog, scourge, flagellate, lash, strap, belt, thrash, beat,


rubber (ˈrəbər)

- гума
tire, rubber, gum, India rubber
- кондом
condom, rubber, preservative
- масер
masseur, massagist, rubber
- гумица за брисање
eraser, rubber

- a tough elastic polymeric substance made from the latex of a tropical plant or synthetically.
One advantage of this material is that it is more resistant to alcohols than natural rubber latex and vinyl.
- a contest consisting of a series of successive matches (typically three or five) between the same sides or people in tennis, cricket, and other games.
They couldn't beat Jill Schofield and Viv Williamson but won five of the rubbers , top scorers for Poppleton being Kath Halliday and Hilary Spencer winning 22 games.


slight (slīt)

- танак
thin, slender, fine, light, wispy, slight
- вижљаст

- омаловажавати
vilify, disrespect, slight, underestimate, disdain
- дати некоме корпу

- ниподаштавање
scorn, slur, slight

- small in degree; inconsiderable.
a slight increase
синоними: small, modest, tiny, minute, inappreciable, negligible, insignificant, minimal, remote, slim, faint, razor-thin, minuscule, de minimis, exiguous

- an insult caused by a failure to show someone proper respect or attention.
an unintended slight can create grudges
синоними: insult, affront, snub, rebuff, put-down, brush-off, dig

- insult (someone) by treating or speaking of them without proper respect or attention.
he was careful not to slight a guest
синоними: insult, snub, rebuff, repulse, spurn, treat dis


flaw (flô)

- мана
flaw, drawback, defect, fault, manna, shortcoming
- пукотина
fissure, crack, crevice, gap, cleft, flaw
- дефект
breakdown, flaw
- јак налет ветра
blast, flaw

- a mark, fault, or other imperfection that mars a substance or object.
plates with flaws in them were sold at the outlet store
синоними: defect, blemish, fault, imperfection, deficiency, weakness, weak spot/point/link, inadequacy, shortcoming, limitation, failing, foible, hamartia, bug, glitch
- a squall of wind; a short storm.
High cirrus clouds form white streaks across its surface and a number of dark storms act as flaws and focus for the eye.

- (of an imperfection) mar, weaken, or invalidate (something).
the computer game was flawed by poor programming


inanimate (inˈanəmit)

- нежив
- без живота
lifeless, inanimate, spiritless, insensate, dead-alive


concern (kənˈsərn)

- брига
care, concern, worry, bother, trouble, botheration
- интерес
interest, concern, behoof
- предузеће
enterprise, firm, concern

- забринути
concern, worry, trouble, distress, disturb
- бавити се
engage in, deal in, go in for, have, concern
- тицати се
regard, concern, pertain


reach (rēCH)

- дохват
reach, grasp
- видокруг
sight, view, horizon, perspective, ken, reach
- домашај
range, reach, throw
- досезање

- достићи
reach, achieve, catch up, make, come to
- стићи
arrive, reach, get, catch up, come, get in
- дохватити
reach, grab
- допрети
- посегнути
reach, impinge, infringe
- испружити
stretch out, reach, spread out, extend, reach out, put out
- навршити
turn, reach, pass
- догурати
- предати
deliver, surrender, hand over, hand, give in, reach
- додати
add, add to, pass, append, hand, reach
- прикупити
collect, summon, reach, rally, whip up, marshal

- an act of reaching out with one's arm.
she made a reach for him
a continuous extent of land or water, especially a stretch of river between two bends, or the part of a canal between locks.
the upper reaches of the Nile

- stretch out an arm in a specified direction in order to touch or grasp something.
he reached over and turned off his bedside light
синоними: stretch out, hold out, extend, outstretch, thrust out, stick out


assumption (əˈsəm(p)SHən)

- претпоставка
assumption, presumption, hypothesis, supposition, conjecture, surmise
- преузимање

- a thing that is accepted as true or as certain to happen, without proof.
they made certain assumptions about the market
синоними: supposition, presumption, belief, expectation, conjecture, speculation, surmise, guess, premise, hypothesis, conclusion, deduction, inference, illation, notion, impression
- the action of taking or beginning to take power or responsibility.
the assumption of an active role in regional settlements
синоними: seizure, arrogation, appropriation, expropriation, commandeering, confiscation, hijacking, wresting; acceptance, shouldering, tackling, undertaking
- the reception of the Virgin Mary bodily into heaven. This was formally declared a doctrine of the Roman Catholic Church in 1950.
His Requiem Mass was celebrated in the Church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary.
- arrogance or presumption.


facility (fəˈsilətē)

- способност
ability, capability, capacity, competence, faculty, facility
- лакоћа
lightness, easiness, facility, levity, levitation, legerity
- вештина
skill, art, ability, craft, crafts, facility
- инсталације
- постројење
plant, facility

- space or equipment necessary for doing something.
cooking facilities
синоними: provision, space, means, potential, equipment; amenity, resource, service, advantage, convenience, benefit; establishment, center, place, station, location, premises, site, post, base, joint, outfit, setup
- an ability to do or learn something well and easily; a natural aptitude.
he had a facility for languages
синоними: aptitude, talent, gift, flair, bent, skill, knack, genius, ability, proficiency, compete



- прикладан
suitable, appropriate, convenient, apposite, correlative, neat
- згодан
convenient, handsome, suitable, attractive, appropriate, opportune
- сврсисходан
useful, appropriate
- сходан
appropriate, fitting

- одредити
determine, set, define, designate, appoint, appropriate
- определити
decide, determine, destine, appropriate
- присвојити
usurp, arrogate, appropriate, preempt, assume, convert

-suitable or proper in the circumstances.
a measure appropriate to a wartime economy
синоними: suitable, proper, fitting, apt, right, relevant, pertinent, apposite, convenient, opportune, seemly, befitting, ad rem, meet

- take (something) for one's own use, typically without the owner's permission.
his images have been appropriated by advertisers
синоними: seize, commandeer, expropriate, annex, arrogate, sequestrate, sequester, take over, hijack; steal, take, swipe, nab, bag, pinch; plagiarize, copy, poach, steal, borrow, rip off
- devote (money or assets) to a special purpose.
there can be problems in appropriating funds for legal expenses
синоними: allocate, assign, allot, earmark, set aside, devote, apportion


provide (prəˈvīd)

- обезбедити
provide, ensure, secure, supply, assure, insure
- снабдети
supply, provide, furnish, cater, equip, stock
- обдарити
endow, provide, invest

- make available for use; supply.
these clubs provide a much appreciated service for this area
синоними: supply, give, issue, furnish, come up with, dispense, bestow, impart, produce, yield, bring forth, bear, deliver, donate, contribute, pledge, advance, spare, part with, allocate, distribute, allot, put up, fork out, lay out, ante up, pony up
- make adequate preparation for (a possible event).
new qualifications must provide for changes in technology
синоними: prepare, allow, make provision, be prepared, arrange, get ready, plan, cater
- stipulate in a will or other legal document.
the order should be varied to provide that there would be no contact with the father
синоними: stipulate, lay down, make it a condition, require, order, ordain, demand, prescribe, state, specify
- appoint an incumbent to (a benefice).
Sometime after April 18, 1378, he was provided to the bishopric by Urban, and consecrated before March 26, 1379.