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  1. whence
    • interrogative adverb from what place or source: whence does Parliament derive this power? relative adverb from which; from where: the Ural mountains, whence the ore is procured to the place from which: he will be sent back whence he came as a consequence of which: whence it followed that the strategies were obsolete
    • woher
  2. deliberation
    • noun [mass noun] 1long and careful consideration or discussion: after much deliberation we arrived at a compromise [count noun]: the commission’s deliberations 2slow and careful movement or thought: he replaced the glass on the table with deliberation
    • die Beratung, Überlegung
  3. enquiry
    • noun (plural enquiries) an act of asking for information: the police were making enquiries in all the neighbouring pubs [mass noun]: her mind was buzzing with possible lines of enquiry an official investigation.
    • Erkundigung
  4. to outweigh sth
    • verb [with object] be heavier, greater, or more significant than: the advantages greatly outweigh the disadvantages
    • etw. aufheben, ausgleichen
  5. to dissuade
    • verb [with object] persuade (someone) not to take a particular course of action: his friends tried to dissuade him from flying
    • abbringen
  6. acquiescence
    • noun [mass noun] the reluctant acceptance of something without protest: in silent acquiescence, she rose to her feet
    • das Einverständnis, die Einwilligung
  7. pushy
    • adjective (pushier, pushiest) excessively or unpleasantly self-assertive or ambitious: a pushy salesperson I didn’t want too appear too pushy
    • aufdringlich, penetrant
  8. distinct
    ausgeprägt
  9. remote
    abseits, entfernt
  10. recurrent
    wiederkehrend
  11. resounding
    gewaltig, überwältigend
  12. trivial
    alltäglich, geringfügig
  13. daunting
    abschreckend, einschüchternd
  14. exciting
    aufregend, spannend
  15. challenge
    Herausforderung
  16. roaring success
    stürmischer Erfolg
  17. dismal
    trüb, düster, bedrückend
  18. inevitable
    notwendig, unumgänglich
  19. urgent
    dringend, zwingend
  20. failure
    Misserfolg
  21. propose / proposal
    beabsichtigen / die Absicht, Angebot
  22. emphasis / emphasize
    • Betonung, Nachdruck
    • etwas betonen
  23. requirements
    require
    • Anforderungen, Ansprüche
    • anfordern
  24. notoriety
    notorious
    • der Bekanntheitsgrad
    • berüchtigt
  25. to perceive sth
    • etwas bemerken
    • etwas erkennen
  26. endeavour
    • die Anstrengung
    • Bemühung
    • Unternehmen
  27. contempt
    • die Missachtung
    • die Verachtung
  28. insinuation
    • noun an unpleasant hint or suggestion of something bad: I’ve done nothing to deserve all your vicious insinuations [mass noun]: a piece of filthy insinuation
    • die Andeutung
  29. a dwelling
    • noun formal a house, flat, or other place of residence: the proposed dwelling is out of keeping with those nearby
    • eine Unterkunft, eine Behausung
  30. merely
    • adverb just; only: Gary, a silent boy, merely nodded
    • bloss, lediglich, nur
  31. rifle
    • noun a
    • gun, especially one fired from shoulder level, having a long spirally
    • grooved barrel intended to make a bullet spin and thereby have greater
    • accuracy over a long distance: a hunting rifle
    • Gewehr
  32. vulnerable
    • adjective exposed to the possibility of being attacked or harmed, either physically or emotionally: we were in a vulnerable position small fish are vulnerable to predators
    • schuldig
  33. culprit
    Täter, Schuldiger
  34. imbibe
    • verb [with object] formal, often humorous drink (alcohol): they were imbibing far too many pitchers of beer
    • auf - einsaugen
  35. to avoid
    meiden, aus dem Weg gehen
  36. solely
    • adverb not involving anyone or anything else; only: he is solely responsible for any debts the company may incur people are appointed solely on the basis of merit
    • allein, nur, bloss, einzig und allein
  37. to astound
    • adjective surprisingly impressive or notable: the summit offers astounding views
    • erstaunen
  38. realtor
    • noun North American trademark an estate agent.
    • GrundstückmaklerIn
  39. to peck
    picken, hacken
  40. gal
    • noun informal, chiefly North American a girl or young woman.
    • Göre, Mädel
  41. evened
    eben, gleichmässig, flach
  42. gambler
    • noun a person who gambles: a compulsive gambler
    • Spieler, Spekulant
  43. scope
    Ausmass, Umfang, Reichweite
  44. petulant
    • adjective (of a person or their manner) childishly sulky or bad-tempered: he was moody and petulant a petulant shake of the head
    • empfindlich, launisch, verdriesslich

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