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Flustered
To become nervous or upset/agitated confusion. (Oppskjørtet, oppskaket)

Example: His constant criticism flustered me.
Timid
Latin "Timidus" - Fearful. Easily frightened or upset, especially by human contact; shy. (Fryktsom, forsagt, sky, redd av seg)
Technical
Using terminology or treating subject matter in a manner peculiar to a particular field. Belonging or pertaining to an art/science. (Adj. teknisk, fagmessig)
"A leg up" (Slang)
A position of advantage/an edge (fordel, nytte)
"Tongue lashing"
A scolding (skjelle, skjenne)
"Mantle of adulthood"
If you take on the mantle of something such as a profession or an important job, you take on the responsibilities and duties which must be fulfilled by anyone who has this profession or job; a literary use. (Adulthood: Moden alder, Mantle: kappe, kåpe)
Predicament
A situation from which it is difficult to free oneself. (Knipe)
Reap
When people reap a crop such as corn, they cut and gather it. (Høste [inn], slå, skjære)
Advent
The advent of something is the fact of it starting or coming into existence; a formal word. (Komme, ankomst)
Duplicitous
Dishonest behavior that is intended to make somebody believe something which is not true. (Dobbelthet, tvetydighet, falskhet, dobbeltspill, bedragersk)
Gritty
Showing the courage and determination to continue doing something difficult or unpleasant. (Bestemt, modig)
Subterfuge
A secret, often dishonest way of behaving. It is a trick or dishonest way of getting what you want. A subterfuge is a trick or a dishonest way of getting what you want.
Resolve
If you resolve to do something, you make a firm decision to do it; a formal word. F.ex: They resolved to take action.

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Resolve is determination to do something. To make a firm decision, strong decision to achieve something. (Beslutning, bestemmelse, vedta, avgjøre)
Infallible
Someone or something that is infallible is never wrong. (Ufeilbarlig, sikker, usvikelig)
Abate
When an unpleasant situation or feeling abates, it becomes much less strong or widespread. (Minske, forminske, dempe)
Heroism
Heroism is great courage and bravery. (Heltemot)
Spindle-shaped
Thickest in the middle and tapering to both ends. Term comes from the shape of thread-holding "spindles" used in weaving. (Spindel-formet, håndtein-aktig)
Oblong
An oblong is a shape with two long sides and two short sides at right angles to each other. Can also be used as adj. eg an oblong table. (Avlang, rektangulær)
Spoke
The spokes of a wheel are the bars that connect the outer ring to the centre. (Hjulspik, eike)
Meticulous
A meticulous person does things very carefully and with great attention to detail. (Omhyggelig, grundig, nøye.)
Employ
If you employ someone, you pay them to work for you.

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To employ somethingmeans to use it (you will need to employ a great deal of tact). (Ansette, bruke, benytte, anvende)
Requisite
Requisite means necessary for a particular purpose. (Påkrevet, nødvendig)
Courtesy
Courtesy is polite, respectful and considerate behaviour. (Høflighet)
Postulate
A postulate is an idea that is suggested as or assumed to be the basis for a theory, argument or calculation. (Påstå, postulere)
Reconstitution
To reconstitute an organization means to form it again in a different way.

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If you reconstitute a food that is dried, you change it back to its original form. (Rekonstruere, reorganisere)
Moiety
Half (Halvdel, halvpart, en av to deler eller divisjoner)
Anathema
If something is anathema to you, you disapprove of it very strongly. (avskyelig vesen, stygging)
Anastomosis
From greek, communicating opening, is the reconnection of two streams that previously branched out, such as blood vessels or leaf veins. (Anastomos er en naurlig forekommende eller kunstig etablert forbindelse mellom f.eks. to blodkar eller to tarmavsnitt)
Tubular
Something that is tubular is long, round, and hollow in shape, like a tube. (Rørformet)
Vesicle
Small hollow structure (Blære, vesikkel, hulrom, liten blære)
Notorious
Someone or something that is notorious is well-known for something bad. (beryktet, notorisk)
Untenable
An untenable argument, theory, or position cannot be defended successfully against criticism or attack; a formal word. (Uholdbar, uutholdelig)
Callous
A callous person or action is cruel and shows no concern for other people (ufølsom, grusom).
Encompass
If something encompasses certain things, it includes all of them; a formal word. (verb. omgi, omslutte, omringe, inneslutte)
Pre-empt
If you pre-empt an action, you prevent it from happening by doing something which makes it pointless or impossible; a formal word.

verb. komme i forkjøpet, ta på forskudd, foregripe
Prospect
Someone's prospects are their chances of being successful. If there is a prospect of something happening, there is a possibility that it will happen. (Mulighet, utsikt)
Malodorous
Something that is malodorous, has an unpleasant smell. (illeluktende)
Encompass
If something encompasses certain things, it includes all of them; a formal word. (Omgi, omslutte, inneslutte)
Fool
If you fool someone, you deceive or trick them (Narre, bedra)
Relieve
If something relieves an unpleasant feeling, it makes it less unpleasant. (lette, lindre, avlaste)
Truncate
If something is truncated, it is made shorter; an informal word. (avkorte, hugge av, avkutte)
Bout
If you have a bout of something such as an illness, you have it for a short period (omgang, tur)
Indurate
"To make hard" (herde, forherde)
Inoculate
Inoculation is the placement of something that will grow or reproduce. (vaksinere, inokulere)
Peri-
"Around or about", eg periocular --> around the eye. (i, omkring)
Malaise
A feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness of being "out of sorts". Malaise is a state in which you feel dissatisfied or unhappy but do not know exactly what is wrong; a formal word. (illebefinnende, utilpasshet)
Cyanosis
Blue discoloration of skin. (cyanos, blåsott)
Rural
Means relating to country areas as opposed to large towns. (lands-, bygde-)
Lethargic
If you are lethargic, you have no energy or enthusiasm. (døsig, tung, sovesyk)
Hemi-
A prefix meaning half. (Halv)
Myoclonus
Is a brief, involuntary twitching of a muscle or a group of muscles. It describes a medical sign and, generally, is not a diagnosis of a disease. (Muskeltrekning)
-emia
"Of the blood" (-emisk, -emi)
Labium
Latin-derived term meaning "lip". (leppe)
Auricle
Latin auricula, from auris "ear". (ytre øre, forkammer, atrium)
What is a focal neurologic sign?
Impairment of something that affects a specific region of the body, e.g. weakness in the left arm. (Fokalt nevrologisk tegn)
Dementia
Demens
Predilection
If you have a predilection for something, you have a strong liking for it. (Disposisjon)
Avulsion
Avulsion in general refears to tearing away. (slite av)
Acetabulum
A "cup-shaped socket" (acetabulum, hofteskål)
Distraught
Distracted; deeply agitated; mentally deranged; crazed (forstyrret, forvirret, splittet).
Reprimand
A severe reproof or rebuke (irettesettelse, refs)
Incentive
Something that incites or tends to incite to action (drivkraft, motiv)
Sentiment
A sentiment is an attitude, feeling, or opinion. Sentiment is an emotion such as tenderness, romance, or sadness, which influences a person's behaviour. (sinnelag, stemning, mening, oppfatning)
Self-refuting
Self-refuting ideas are ideas whose falsehood (the fact that it is intrue) is a logical consequence of the act or situation of holding them to be true. (selvmotsigende)

F.ex: Truth does not exist (Is that a true statement?)
Nothing is absolute (Is that absolutely true?)
I do not exist (You must exist to deny that you exist)
Decree
If someone in authority decrees that something must happen, they order this officially (påbud, bestemmelse, befale)
Corollary
A corollary of something is an idea that results directly from it. (logisk eller naturlig konsekvens, selvfølgelig resultat)

F.ex: ...an imminent slowdown in the economy with its natural corollary of reduced demand
Preclude
If something precludes an event/action, it prevents it from happening. (Utelukke, forebygge, avskjære)
Denote
If one thing denotes another, it is a sign or indication of it. (Bety, betegne, vise, angi)
Surmounting
If you surmount a difficulty, you deal successfully with it.
(Overgå, overvinne)
Convergence
The process by which something stop being different/separate and become alike (Sammenfall)
Devastating
If something devastates a place, it damages it very badly or destroys it totally. (Ødelegge, herje, plyndre, legge øde)
Ameliorate
To ameliorate a situation means to make it better or easier in some way. (Forbedre, bli bedre)
Prolapse
"To fall out of place" (prolaps)
Diverticulum
An outpouching of a hollow/fluid filled structure (divertikkel, pouch: lomme)
Stricture
Abnormal narrowing (striktur)
Fistula
Abnormal connection/passageway between two epithelium-covered organs/vessels. (fistel)
Scoliosis
From Greek "obliquity, bending" (Ryggskjevhet)
Warrant
If something warrants a particular action, it makes the action seem necessary. (Garanti, fullmakt, berettige, forsikre)

F.ex: The case warrants further investigation
Jagged
Something that is jagged has a rough, uneven shape with lots of sharp points. (Ujevn, tagget, skarp)
Sonorous
A sound that is sonorous is deep and rich. Words that are sonorous sound important and impressive. (Klangfull, sonor)

F. ex: ... the sonorous names of Betelgeuse and Aldebaran
Transduce
To convert energy from one form to another (Transducer: signalomformer
Concomitant
Something that is concomitant with another thing happens at the same time and is connected with it; a formal word (ledsagende, medvirkende)

F.ex: ...the growth of bureaucracy, with its concomitant dangers of corruption
Spur
If something spurs you to do something, it encourages you to do it. (fremskynde)
Strident
A strident sound is loud and unpleasant. If someone is strident, they state their feelings or opinions very strongly; used showing disapproval. (skjærende, grell)
Attrition
Attrition is a process in which you steadily reduce the strength of an enemy by continually attacking them. (nedslitning, slit)
Contracture
Permanent shortening of a muscle or a joint. (Kontraktur)
Plethora
A plethora of something is an amount of it that is much greater than you want or need. (overflod)
Postprandial
After mealtime (etter middagen)
Diathesis
A hereditary predisposition of the body to a disease, a group of diseases, an allergy, or another disorder. (medfødt sykdomsanlegg, diatese)

Eg "Bleeding diathesis"
Hackneyed
A hackneyed expression is meaningless because it has been used too often. (forslitt, banalt)

F.ex: Of course I love you. With all my heart.' The hackneyed phrase came unintended to his lips
Manufacture
To manufacture things mean to make them in a factory. If you manufacture information, you invent it. (fabrikasjon, fremstilling, produsere, lage)
Conglomeration
A conglomeration is a group of many, often different things. (Sammenhopning)
Nascent
Nascent things or processes are just beginning, and are expected to become stronger or to grow bigger. (Begynnende, oppstående, voksende)

F.ex: ...nascent industries and old traditional ones
Vicinity
If something is in the vicinity of a place, it is in the nearby area. (Nærhet)
Elucidate
If you elucidate something, you make it clear and understandable. (Opplyse, forklare, tydeliggjøre, klarlegge)

F.ex.: A lesson elucidating the points that have been made in the previous lecture.
Quiescent
Something that is quiescent is quiet and inactive. (Hvilende, i ro, passiv, uvirksom)
Amassed
If you amass something such as money, or if it amasses you, you gradually get a lot of it. (Sammendynge, samle, opphopning)
Ovoid
Egg-shaped, oval (Eggformet)
Noxious
A noxious gas or substance is harmful or poisonous. (skadelig, usunn)
Girth
The girth of something is the measurement around it. (Omfang, vidde)
Bundle
A bundle is a number of things tied together or wrapped in a cloth so that they can be carried or stored. (Bunt, bylt)
Tensile
The tensile strength of something such as wire, rope or concrete, is its ability to not break when a force is applied to it. (Strekkelig, strekkbar)
Oblique
An oblique line is a sloping line. (Skrå, skjev)
Flocculent
Having a fluffy or woolly appearance. (Dunaktig, fnugget, ullent, i dotter)
Slender
A slender person is thin and graceful in an attractive way. (Slank, tynn, skral)
Interface
The interface between two subjects or systems is the area in which they affect each other or have links with each other. (Grenseflate, kontaktflate)
Contiguous
Things that are contiguous are next to each other or touch each other. (Tilgrensende, tilstøtende, som berører hverandre, nærliggende, sammenfallende, påfølgende)
Abrasion
An abrasion is an area of scraped or damaged skin. (Slit, avslipning, slitasje, skrubbsår)
Lesion
A lesion is an injury or wound to someone's body. (Skade, lesjon)
Granular
Something that is granular is composed of a lot of granules, or has the texture or appearance of being composed of a lot of granules. A granule is a small round piece of something. (lite korn, partikkel)
Emanate
If a quality, idea, or feeling emanates from you, it comes from you. (Utstråle, utgå fra)
Obliteration
To obliterate something means to destroy it completely. (Utsletting, tilintetgjøring)
Disintregrate
If an object disintegrates, it breaks into many small pieces. (Forvitre, løses opp, nedbrytes)
Intercalated
To insert, interpose, or interpolate. (Innskyte)
Aciniform
Formed like a cluster of grapes. (drueklase-aktig)
Gait
Someones gait is their way of walking. (Gange, måte å bevege seg på, ganglag)
Disparity
A disparity between things is a difference between them. (Ulikhet, forskjell)
Caput
Latin, meaning literally "Head".
Ridge
A ridge is a raised line of a flat surface. (kamme opp, opprygge)
Perilous
Something that is perilous is very dangerous. (Farlig, vågelig, vågal)
Peril
Peril is great danger; a formal word (fare, sette på spill)

F.ex: They placed themselves in great peril by openly opposing him
Colloquial
Colloquial words/phrases are informal and used mainly in conversation (muntlig, dagligdags)
Ambulate
Walk about (Gå omkring)
Obtundation
Obtundation refers to less than full mental capacity in a medical patient, typically as a result of a medical condition or trauma. The root word, obtund, means "dulled or less sharp". (dulme, dempe, døyve)
Cornerstone
The cornerstone of something is the basis of its existence or success. (hjørnestein)
Dishevelled
If someone is dishevelled, their appearance is very untidy. (Ustelt, sliten, uordentlig, tufset, pjusket).

Tenk: Dan
Ravine
A ravine is a very deep, narrow valley with steep sides. (Kløft, ravine)
Crass
Crass behavior is stupid and insensitive. (Tykk, grov, krass)
Conspicuous.
If something is conspicuous, people can see or notice it very easily. (Klar, tydelig, iøyefallende)
Protean.
Versatile. Readily assuming different forms or characters; extremely variable (Foranderlig, skiftende)
Brisk.
A brisk action is done quickly and in an energetic way. (Livlig, rask, sprek, frisk)
Ablation.
Removal of body tissue by surgery. (Fjerning, ablasjon)
Proclivity.
A proclivity for a particular kind of behaviour is a tendency to behave in that way; a formal word. (Tendens)
Apt
Apt means suitable (Passende, skikket, begavet)
Telltale
A telltale sign reveals information about something that people might want to be secret (Bevis, tegn)
Exhaustive
An exhaustive study or search is very thorough (Innegående, grundig)
Gusto
If you do something with gusto, you do it with energy and enthusiasm (velopplagthet)
Itinerant
Itinerant people travel around a region, living or working for short periods in different places. (Omvandrer, omreisende)
Astute
Someone who is astute is clever and skilful at understanding behavior and situations. (Kløktig, dreven)
Emancipate
To emancipate someone means to free them from unpleasant social, political or legal restrictions. (Frigjøre, gjøre uavhengig)
Relegate
If you relegate someone or something, you give them a less important position or status (fjerne, forvise, relegere, overdra, henvise)
Malady
A malady is an illness; an old-fashioned word (sykdom)
Detachment
Detachment is the feeling of not being personally involved in something (løsrivelse, atskillelse)
Pragmatic
A pragmatic way of dealing with something is based on practical considerations, rather than theoretical ones. (pragmatisk, nøktern [realistisk, sindig])
Eloquent
Eloquent people express themselves well in speech or writing. (veltalende)
Discourse
Discourse is spoken or written communication between people; a formal word (diskurs, avhandling, samtale)

F.ex: Let us switch the area of discourse to politics
Conflate
If you conflate two or more accounts, ideas, or pieces of writing, you combine them in order to produce a single one; a formal word. (sammensmelte, slå sammen)
Solidarity
If a group of people show solidarity, they show complete unity and support for each other. (solidaritet)
Antithesis
The antithesis of something is its exact opposite; a formal word. (antitese, motsetning)


F.ex: The vampire is the antithesis of everything that is ordered, normal and respectable
Equity
Equity is the quality of being fair and reasonable in a way that gives equal treatment to everyone (det som har med rettsfølelse og upartiskhet å gjøre )
Repudiate
If you repudiate something, you say that you will not accept it or have anything to do with it; a formal word (avvise, fornekte, forkaste)

F.ex: He repudiated the authority of the Church
Poignant
Something that is poignant affects you deeply and makes you feel very sad (skarp, kvass, bitter, gripende)