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ad lib
onvoorbereid, geïmproviseerd, naar believen
Those ad libs annoy me very much, less is more. Please!
attend
1. bijwonen, aanwezig zijn
2. zorgen voor, letten op
3. vergezellen
That's why they are called Cabin Attendants.
beguile
1. bedriegen, verleiden
2. korten, verdrijven
3. charmeren, betoveren
He was very much beguiled by her witty charm.
brevity
kortheid, bondigheid
Keep the brevity, use only four slides to make your point.
conjure
toveren, manipuleren, oproepen
His training conjures all kind of references to the way you did things in the past.
confer
1. confereren, beraadslagen
2. verlenen, uitreiken
He was conferred a knighthood. The first knight in the family.
demean
verlagen, vernederen.
Such foul language demeans you.
disconcert
1. verontrusten, in verlegenheid brengen
2. verijdelen
I hope they are not disconcerted by what I said.
drool
kwijlen, dwepen met, zwammen, leuteren.
These girls drool over that terrible Justin Bieber.
content
1. omvang
2. inhoud
3. gehalte
4. tevreden, blij
The quality of the content left me very content.
gullible
makkelijk beet te nemen, lichtgelovig, onnozel
I like to have gullible people around me.
hem
1. boord, zoom
2. omringen, omzomen
People don't like to be hemmed.
provision
1. bepaling, voorwaarde
2. voorraad, toevoer, proviand
3. voorzorg, voorbereiding
Always do your provision thoroughly.
recur
terugkomen, zich herhalen, repeteren
I didn't like recurrent decimals.
simmer
sudderen, pruttelen, zich inhouden (woede/lach)
The broth simmered and spread a delicious smell in the kitchen.
seize
1. grijpen, pakken
2. in beslag nemen
3. bevatten, begrijpen
She never seems to seize the point, so she could never seize the occasion.
slog
1. geploeter, woeste slag
2. zwoegen, ploeteren
3. hard uithalen
Schoolkids have to slog through millions of pages with uninteresting information.
spite
wrok, boosaardigheid, ondanks,
treiteren, pesten
In spite of what one wants, shit happens.
straggle
1. afdwalen, achterblijven
2. uitgroeien
3. verspreid liggen
4. straggly; verstrooid
His hair was straggled, he really looked as a straggly philosopher.
slate
lei, lijst, voordragen, scherp bekritiseren
We start from slate, the rest is making choices.
suspend
1. ophangen
2. uitstellen
3. schorsen
The meeting was suspended a few times.
trait
trekje, karaktertrek
That was a trait of the family.
vessel
vat, buis, vaartuig
A vessel is something shaped as a tube, both small and large.
wager
weddenschap, wedden
I'll wager you 10 bucks that he'll come.
scrol, scroll
1. schuiven (scrol)
2. krul, rol, geschrift (scroll)
The scrolls from that ancient society were legible for us.
administer
1. beheren, besturen
2. toepassen, uitvoeren
The administration has an obligation to administer the will of the people by law.
breadth
1. breedte, strook
2. ruimte uitgestrektheid
The breadth of Death Valley was immense.
clinch
1. greep, clinch
2. omhelzen
3. beklinken, doorslag geven
That argument clinches the matter, I'm convinced.
deprivation
1. ontbering, verlies, gemis
2. beroving, ontneming
A lot of deprivation is going on in the Horn of Africa.
errand
boodschap, doel
I will go on errands for you!
associate
1. partner, makker
2. toegevoegd
3. verenigen
4. betrokken bij
He was closely associated with that company.
equate
vergelijken, gelijkstellen, in evenwicht brengen
Do't leave anything out of the equation.
fickle
wispelturig, grillig
I don't know how to react to fickled people.
fiend
duivel, fanaat, kwade geest
The devil plays the role of the fiend in this feature film.
fritter away
verkwisten, verspillen
They frittered away all their money with gambling.
grant
1. subsidie, toelage
2. toekennen, verlenen
3. toegeven, erkennen
I must grant you that you are a better driver than I.
scheme
1. stelsel, systeem. progr.
2. plan, complot
3. plannen maken, smeden
He was always scheming against her.
solemn
plechtig, ernstig, gewichtig
The police officer gave us a solemn warning.
subsequent
volgend op, later, aansluitend
The subsequent assignment had a lower price.
sundry
divers, allerlei, verschillend
A sundry of possibilities, that was what this period brought me.
veracity
oprechtheid, eerlijkheid, geloofwaardigheid, nauwkeurigheid
His veracity was notorious.
aggregate
totaal, alles bij elkaar
In the aggregate we have enough people to do what we have to do.
aspire
sterk verlangen, streven
He had a great aspire to/after material things, invaluable one's.
comply
zich schikken, gehoorzamen, naleven
As a company you have to comply with a lot of regulations.
denomination
1. klasse, eenheid
2. noemer
3. gezindte, kerk
Kids learn to reduce fractions to the same denominations.
exert
uitoefenen, aanwenden, inspannen
You can exert yourself and exert pressure to the outside world.
forgo
zich onthouden van, afstand doen van
They had forgone all of their funds and bonds.
outline
1. omtrek, schets, ontwerp
2. hoofdpunten, -trekken
3. schetsen, omlijnen
Please, give me the outlines of your plans.
parochial
parochiaal, dorps-, bekrompen, provinciaal
You can't say 040 is a parochial environment to live in, it's the brightest city in the world.
profound
1. wijs, wijsgerig, diepzinnig
2. diepgaand, grondig
I work to be a profound thinker.