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(v) to reject, renounce
zrezygnowac z czegos, zrzec sie, odstapic od czegos)
To prove his honesty, The president
the evil policies of his wicked predecessor.
wypierac sie czegos, odwolywac slowo
(n) a natural feeling of closeness
Jerry didn't know why, but he felt an incredible
for Kramer the first time they met.
(N) indirect and wordy language
The professor's habit of speaking in
made it difficult to follow his lectures.
(adj) friendly, amiable
People like to be around George because he is so
uprzejmy, grzeczny, slodki
(ADJ) hard to comprehend
Everyone else in the class understood geometry easily, but John found the subject.
to divide into parts (
rozlupac, przeciac, pekac)
Following the scandalous disgrace of their leader, the entire political party
into warring factions.
(v) to stick together firmly
After resolving their marital problems, Junior and Rosa
to one another all the more tightly.
(adj) extremely skilled -
at jumping from tree to tree like a monkey.
zasmucony, skrzywdzony, dotkniety bolesnie
(adj) distressed, wronged, injured
The foreman mercilessly overworked his
zrzec sie np. stanowiska
(v) to give up a position, usually one of leadership
When he realized that the revolutionaries would surely win, the king
(adj.) believing that the existence of God cannot be proven or disproven
Joey's parents are very religious, but he is
niepomyslny, niekorzystny, wrogi
(adj) antagonistic, unfavorable, dangerous
conditions, the hikers decided to give up trying to climb the mountain.
antagonistyczny, przeciwstawny, wrogi
(adj) characteristic of informal conversation
Adam's essay on sexual response in primates was marked down because it cantained too many
wytrzymac np. probe, znosic, dotrzymywac np. obietnicy
1. (v) to put up with
Though he did not agree with the decision, Chuck decided to
2. (v) to remain -
Despite the beating they've taken from the weather throughout the millennia, the mountains
adj. aware, mindful -
Jake avoided speaking to women in bars because he was
of the fact that drinking impairs judgment.
wyrazinc zgode, przylaczyc sie, przystapic np. do partii, obejmowac np. urzad
(v) to agree
When the class asked the teacher whether they could play baseball instead of learn grammar, they expected him to refuse, but instead, he
to their request.
calosc, ogol, suma, zespol
1. (N) a whole or total, sum
The three branches of the U.S Government form an
much more powerful than its individual.
2. (v) to gather into a mass, assemble, collect, accumulate
The dictator tried to
as many people into hes army as he possibly could
zbierac sie, gromadzic sie, gromadzic np. sily
odroaniac , doszukac sie, rezeznac, rozpoznac,
to perceive, detect
Though he hid his emotions, she
from his body language that he was angry.
realize, become aware of through senses.
zamozny, zasobny, majetny
(adj) rich, wealthy
Mrs. Grebelski was
owning a huge house,three cars, and an island near Maine.
Irene's arguments in favor of abstinence were so
that I could not resist them.
cogency (n) -
sila przekonywania, zdolnosc przekonywania
1. (v) to cut down, shorten
The publisher thought the dictionary was too long and
2. (adj) shortened
Moby-Dick is such a long book that even the
version is longer than most normal books.