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Flashcards in Words Dec 2015 Onwards Deck (28):
1

Retail

Detaljhandel

2

Siloed

Inåtvänd (e.g. The discussion has been siloed)
Isolate from others

3

Waterlogged

Vattendränkt

4

Tillage

Jordbearbetning, odling
The preparation of land for growing crops

5

Pasture

Bete, betesmark

6

Till

Bruka och förbereda jorden för sådd

7

Concession

Eftergift, tillmötesgående, medgivande, beviljande

8

Denigrate

Svärta ner

9

Cockcrow

Gryning,
Eng. Synonym: Dawn
The hour of cockcrow was still far off

10

Impeccably

Oklanderligt
E.g. The English are impeccably dressed

11

Conflagration

Storbrand
An extensive fire that destroys a great deal of land or property
Bring the conflagration under control

12

Purgatory

Skärselden

13

Unpalatable

Oaptitlig

14

Palatable

Välsmakande

15

Pentecost

Pingst
Pentecostal Church

16

Calamity

Olycka, katastrof, elände, stor olycka

17

Purveyor

Förmedlare, hovleverantör, furnissör

18

Wedding officiant

Vigselförrättare

19

Cede

Avstå
to yield or formally surrender to another: to cede territory.

20

Concede

MEDGIVA, MEDGE, BEVILJA, GE UPP

21

Agency staff/
Agency workers

Inhyrd personal/
Bemanningsföretagspersonal

22

Blast furnance

Masugn, smältugn
a smelting furnace in the form of a tower into which a blast of hot compressed air can be introduced from below. Such furnaces are used chiefly to make iron from a mixture of iron ore, coke, and limestone.
The traditional method for extracting pure iron from its ore is to heat the ore in a blast furnace with limestone and coke.

23

Derisory

adj. ■ adjective
ridiculously small or inadequate.
another term for derisive.
obetydliga
adjective: HÅNFULL, GÄCKANDE, LÖJLIG, FUTTIG
derisory: obetydliga, futtiga, skrattretande, försumbart, löjeväckande

24

be on the books

› to be ​employed by a ​company, or (​pay to) ​belong to a ​organization, ​society, ​sports ​team, etc.:
There are 256 ​people on the ​books at the ​cement ​works.
The ​nursery has 30 ​babies on the ​books and 13 on the ​waiting ​list.

25

Kerfuffle

Ståhej, bråk

26

Obehag...e.g.I am sorry if this causes you 'obehag'

Discomfort

27

Repeal vs repel

Upphäva, avskaffa

28

Sorely
E.g. I am sorely tempted

I högsta grad, svårt, mycket, ytterst