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abscond
to depart clandestinely; to steal off and hide
укривам се
aberrant
deviating from the norm
ненормален
alacrity
eager and enthusiastic willingness
хъс
anomaly
deviation from the normal order, form or rule; abnormality
ненормален, аномалия
approbation
an expression of approval and praise
хвала
arduous
strenuous, taxing, requiring significant effort
работоемък, изискващ много работа
assauge
to ease or lessen; to appease or pacify
успокоявам
audacious
daring and fearless; recklessly bold
дързък, безстрашен, безумно смел
austere
without adornment; bare; severely simple; ascetic
семпъл, без орнаменти
axiomatic
taken as given; possessing self-evident truth
приет за даденост
canonical
following or in agreement with accepted, traditional standards
каноничен, консервативен, традиционен
capricious
inclined to change one's mind impulsively; erratic, unpredictable
непостоянен, импулсивен
censure
to criticize severely; to officially rebuke
цензурирам, критикувам, мъмря
chicanery
trickery or subterfuge
тарикатлък, трик
connoisseur
an informed and stute judge in matters of taste; expert
разбирач, вещ, знаещ, експерт
convoluted
complex or complicated
объркан, сложен, неразбираем
disabuse
to undeceive; to set right
реванширам се, изправям (за неправда)
discordant
conflicting; dissonant or harsh in sound
какафоничен
disparate
fundamentally distinct or dissimilar
различен
effrontery
extreme boldness; presumptuousness
прекомерна дързост
eloquent
well-spoken; expressive; articulate
красноречив, добре изказан
enervate
to weaken; to reduce in vitality
отслабвам, обездвижвам
ennui
dissatisfaction and restlessness resulting from boredom or apathy
незадоволен, непредизвикателен
equivocate
to use ambiguous language with a deceptive intent
говоря с недомлъвки
erudite
very learned; scholarly
ерудиран, образован, опитен
exculpate
exonerate; to clear from blame
реванширам, оправдавам
exigent
urgent; pressing; requiring immediate action or attention
неотложен, спешен
extemporaneous
improvised; done without preparation
импровизиран, скалъпен
filibuster
intentional obstruction, esp using a prologned speechmaking to delay legislative action
тегля локуми
fulminate
to loudly attack or denonunce
атакувам, отричам, нападам
ingenuous
artless; frank and candid; lacing in sophistication
прям, без заобиколки
inured
accustomed to accepting something undesirable
приспособен, свикнал (на нещо лощо)
irascible
easily angered; prone to temperamental outbursts
темпераментен, избухлив
laud
to praise highly
хваля много силно
lucid
clear; easily understood
ясен, лесен за разбиране
magnanimity
the quality of being generously noble in mind and heart, esp in forgiving
благороден
martial
associated with war and the armed forces
военен, боен
mundane
of the world; typical of or concerned with the ordinary
всекидневен, битов, ежедневен
nascent
coming into being; in early developmental stages
в процес на развитие
nebulous
vague; cloudy; lacking clearly defined form
мъгляв, неясен
neologism
a new word, expression, or usage; the creation or use of new words or senses
ново изразно средство
noxious
harmful; injurious
вреден, отровен
obtuse
lacking sharpness of intellect; not clear or precise in thought or expression
тъп, прост, неинтелигентен
obviate
to anticipate and make unneccessary
обезсмислям
onerous
troubling, burdensome
тревожен
paean
a song or hymn of praise and thanksgiving
хвалебствен химн
parody
a humorous imitation intended for ridicule or comic effect esp in literature and art
пародия
perennial
recurrent throught the year or many years; happening repeatedly
периодичен
perfidy
intentional breach of faith; treachery
предателство
perfunctory
cursory; done without care or interest
недоизпипан, претупан
perspicacious
acutely perceptive; having keen discernment
проницателен, с остър ум
prattle
to babble meaninglessly; to talk in empty and idle manner
бърборя
precipitate
acting with excessive haste or impulse
действам бързо и импулсивно
predilection
a disposition in favor of something; preference
предпочитание
prescience
foreknowledge of events; knowing of events prior to their occuring
предсказвам
prevaricate
to delibarately avoid the truth; to mislead
подвеждам
qualms
misgivings; reservations; causes for hesitancy
перипетии
recant
to retract, esp a previously held belif
вземам назад (за думи)
refute
to disprove to successfully argue against
отхвърлям, опровергавам
relegate
to forcibly assign esp to a lower place or position
понижавам (за длъжност)
reticent
quiet; reserved; reluctant to express thoughts and feelings
затворен, некомуникативен
solicitous
concerned and attentive; eager
загрижен
sordid
characterized by filth, grime, or squalor; foul
грозен, нечист
sporadic
occuring only occasionaly, or in scattered instances
от време на време, непостоянен, спонтанен
squander
to waste by spending or using irresponsibly
прахосвам
static
not moving, acting, or in motion, at rest
статичен, в покой
stupefy
to stun, baffle, or amaze
смайвам
stymie
to block; thwart
подтискам, преча
synthesis
the combination of parts to make a whole
синтезирам
torque
a force that causes rotation
завъртащ момент
tortuous
winding; twisting; excessively complicated
прекомерно объркан
truculent
fierce and cruel; eager to fight
ожесточен
veracity
truthfulness; honesty
истинност
virulent
extremely harmful or poisonous; bitterly hostile or antagonistic
изключително вреден и неприятелски настроен
voracious
having an insatiable appetite for an activity or pursuit; ravenous
ненаситен
waver
to move to and fro; to sway; to be unsettled in opinion
снова