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unscrupulous

we didn't want to believe that someone in our group could be that unscrupulous
недобросовестный; бессовестный, беспринципный
controversy
ссора, спор
правовой спор; (гражданский) процесс
retract

she retracted her allegation
брать назад (слова и т. п.); отрекаться, отказываться (от обещания и т. п.); отменять
allegation
a claim or assertion that someone has done something illegal or wrong, typically one made without proof
somnolent

he felt somnolent after lunch
sleepy; drowsy
dissipated

it was in college that he became a dissipated young man
wild, intemperate
importune

if he were alive now, I should importune him with my questions
назойливо домогаться; докучать, надоедать просьбами
beseech

they beseeched him to stay
умолять, молить, просить, упрашивать
entreat

his friends entreated him not to go.
умолять
implore

he implored her to change her mind
умолять, просить, молить
pester

she constantly pestered him with telephone calls
докучать, надоедать
badger

Tom had finally badgered her into going
выклянчивать
nag

she constantly nags her daughter about getting married
придираться (к кому-л.); ворчать (на кого-л.); пилить (кого-л.; тж. nag at)
harry

he bought the house for Jenny, whom he harries into marriage
беспокоить, надоедать, изводить; раздражать; мучить
hiatus

there was a brief hiatus in the war with France.
пробел, пропуск
glacial

the glacial mountains of New Zealand
ледовый, ледяной