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inherited
innate
decisive
vital
clear
explicit
research
inquiry
confirm
bear out
determined
conditioned
reflect
manifest
supposedly
allegedly
selecting
favouring
partners
mates
shades
hues
children
progeny
shows
displays
tend
incline
charming
captivating
forebears
previous generation
plumage
the feathers that cover a bird's body
indebted
grateful
tangible
real or not imaginary
eminent
famous, respected or important
obscure
famous, respected or important
chore
task, duty, job
endeavor
try to do something
prop up
support by putting sth solid under it
pertain
to be connected with
affirm
to state that something is true
foresee
to know about something before it happens
aspire
to have a strong desire or hope to do something
startling
urprising and sometimes worrying
engrossing
very interesting and needing all your attention
fall for sb
to suddenly have strong romantic feelings about someone
suitor
a man who wants to marry a particular woman
honk
If a goose or a car horn honks, it makes a short, loud sound
chubby
fat but in pleasant way
choosy
difficult to please because you are very exact about what you like (picky)
gaily
happily or brightly
luster
the brightness that a shiny surface has
parasite
an animal or plant that lives on or in another animal or plant of a different type and feeds from it
bear
carry
offspring
the young of the animal
adept at
skilled at
prey
an animal that is hunted and killed for food by another animal
visceral
based on deep feeling and emotional reactions rather than on reason or thought
attuned to
able to understand, or being very familiar with (adjusted)
rolls of fat
If a person or animal has rolls of fat on their body, they are very fat
rest on
based on
bedrock
the main principles on which something is based
crib sheet
a piece of paper that contains notes or information, used for cheating during an exam
scarcely
almost none
tot
a young child
vogue
a fashion or general liking, especially one which is temporary
size one another up
to examine someone carefully and decide what you think about them
bilateral
involving two groups
gauge
measure
disrupt
to prevent something from continuing as usual
resilient
able to quickly return to a previous good condition (flexible)
lopsided
with one side bigger, higher, etc. than the other (crooked)
add (sth) up
to calculate the total of two or more numbers
disparity
a lack of equality and similarity
breadth
the distance from one side to another
fill out
write
confidential
secret
brethren
brothers
calipers
a device for measuring widths or distances
singles bar
a bar where single people go to meet other single people
chin
the part of a person's face below their mouth
brow
literary the forehead
imposing
having an appearance which looks important or causes admiration
obliquely
nie wprost, ukośnie (not directly)
fertility
productivity or pregnancy (płodność)
surge
a sudden and great increase (in)
abundace
lots of something, affluence, wealth
evolve
develop gradually
raw
in a natural state (it wasn't cooked or fried)
torso
the human body considered without head, arms or legs
spindly
long or tall and thin, and looking weak
girth
he distance around the outside of a thick or fat object, like a tree or a body
excite
to make someone have strong feelings of happiness and enthusiasm
lean
thin and healthy
plump
pulchny
artificial insemination
sztuczne zapłodnienie
odds of
chance, likelihood
conceive
get pregnant
regardless
despite
survey
an examination of opinions, behaviour, etc., made by asking people questions
runaway
olbrzymi (great)
revelatory
innovative
no end of sth
a lot of
versatile
with many uses (universal)
panacea
something that will cure all illnesses
speech impediment
a difficulty in speaking clearly
mundane
very ordinary and therefore not interesting
rave
party
infiltrate
to move slowly into a substance, place, system
clubland
the places where people go to drink and dance at night
mainstream
glowny nurt
sample
to taste a small amount
casually
mimowolnie (involuntary); temporarily
dot com
a company that does most of its business on the Internet
drug-running ring
An exclusive group of people acting privately or illegally to advance their own interests (in this case selling drugs)
take over
get control
heat up
warm
intercept
to stop and catch something or someone before they are able to reach a particular place
cache
a hidden store of things
pick up
collect
seize
take possession of sth with legal authority
at the height of
at the peak of
craze
an activity, object or idea that is extremely popular, usually for a short time (latest trend)
sexiness
physical attraction; the arousal of feelings of sexual desire
wear off
gradually disappear
pervasive
present or noticeable
habitual
usual, repeated, ordinary
soar
rise quickly
appeal
attract
threadlike
nitkowaty, resembling a thread (filiform)
empathy
the ability to share someone else's feelings or experiences by imagining what it would be like to be in their situation /empathic
bliss
perfect happiness
perceived insight
to notice the deepness of something
stretch
lengthen
vesicle
bubble
cluster
a group of similar things that are close together, sometimes surrounding something
deposit
leave
adjacent
very near, next to
propagate
spread, popularize
overwhelming
very great or very large
rush
hurry
die off
die over a period of time
keep from
prevent
dense
thick, close together
glow
to produce a continuous light
fave
favourite ;)
soak
make wet
unevil
harmless
core
small group
video(-game) arcade
a place equipped with machines which play video games when you put money into them
do e
take extasy
law enforcement
the activity of making certain that the laws of an area are obeyed
underway
happening now
breathlessness
shortness of breath
praise
show approval
bloated
przesadny (exaggerated)
gush
to express a positive feeling, especially praise, in such a strong way that it does not sound sincere
testimonial
a statement about the qualities of something
benign
kind, nice, pleasant
overstate
to describe or explain something in a way that makes it seem more important or serious than it really is (exaggerate)
understate
to state or describe something in a way that makes it seem less important, serious, bad, etc. than it really is (diminish)
threshold
level
crack down
to start dealing with bad or illegal behaviour in a more severe way
loosen [-ing]
make less tight
offense
crime
pot
drug, cannabis
stupefy
tire, make dull
downside
the disadvantage of a situation
logorrheic
Using excessive number of words
burden
something difficult or unpleasant that you have to deal with or worry about
marvel
wonderful thing
distort
to change something from its usual, original, natural or intended meaning, condition or shape
ineluctable [-ly]
nieunikniony, nieuchronny (unavoidable, inevitable)
snake oil
panaceum (panacea)
illicit
illegal or disapproved of by society
compound
mixture, combination
issue
produce
lore
raditional knowledge and stories about a subject
synthesize
chemical production
intermediary
someone who carries messages between people who are unwilling or unable to meet; /pośredniczący/mediator
all but
almost
scores of
mnóstwo (plenty of)
review
when you consider something again in order to make changes to it, give an opinion of it or study it (under review)
psychedelic
(of a drug) causing effects on the mind, such as feelings of deep understanding or seeing strong images
mescaline
a drug obtained from peyote (= a type of desert plant) that makes you hallucinate
ingest
to eat or drink sth
anecdotal
describes information that is not based on facts or careful study
adulterate
to make food or drink weaker or to lower its quality, by adding something else
long-standing
having existed for a long time
peril
great danger
spring from
originate
bloodsteram
the flow of blood around the body
serotonin
a chemical that is the body's primary regulator of mood
disgorge
to release large amounts of liquid, gas or other contents
forcibly
with the use of physical power
shove
push
secrete
produce
exquisitely
perfectly
flush
a sudden rapid flow
short-circuit
damage
coagulate
to change from liquid to a more solid state
significantly
considerably
fare
manage
snapshot
a photograph
exposure
contact
irreversible
not possible to change
conclusive
proving that something is true
indication
sign
amiss
wrong
appearance
pozór (semblance/pretence)
sanguine
positive and hopeful
proponent
a person who speaks publicly in support of a particular idea or plan of action
unconscious
unaware
gooey
1.sticky
2.sentimental
blindfold
to cover someone's eyes with a blindfold
trauma
severe emotional shock and pain caused by an extremely upsetting experience
therapist
terapeuta
entrepreneur
someone who starts their own business
confine
limit
promptly
immediately
marketable
atrakcyjny, poszukiwany (in demand)
patron
supporter
flaunt
popisywać się czymś; to show or make obvious something you are proud of in order to get admiration
outlaw
to make something illegal
mutual friend
a person who is the friend of two people
advocate
support
pain reliever
painkiller
conclude
finish, end, deduce
trigger (by)
start, to cause something bad to start
emergency room
a hospital or primary care department that provides initial treatment to patients with a broad spectrum of illnesses and injuries, some of which may be life-threatening and requiring immediate attention.
come down
to fall and land on the ground
admission
confession
hotspot
popular place
aggregate
total
quantify
measure
break down
cry
abuse
misuse
severely
very serious
spike with
to make a drink stronger by adding alcohol, or to add flavour or interest to something
aftermath
the period which follows an unpleasant event
hangover
Unpleasant physical effects following the heavy use of alcohol.
bleak
empty and not welcoming or attractive; cold, raw, discouraging
inhibition
a feeling of embarrassment or worry that prevents you from saying or doing what you want
ferociously
gwałtownie (suddenly)
randy
full of sexual desire (horny)
fade
disappear
end up (in)
to finally be in a particular place or situation
masquerade
pretend
stake out
to watch a place continuously
shave off
to cut a very thin piece from an object or surface
sliver
a very small thin piece of sth
solution
a liquid into which a solid has been mixed and has dissolved
adulterate //adulterant//
sfałszować; to make food or drink weaker or to lower its quality, by adding sth else
over-the-counter
Drugs that are bought over the counter are bought in a shop without first visiting a doctor (without prescription)
insidious
gradually and secretly causing harm
suppressant
inhibitor
suppress
prevent
inhibit
to prevent someone from doing something
heatstroke
a condition which can lead to death, caused by being too long in a very hot place
vastly
ogromnie (tremendously)
potent
very powerful, forceful or effective
incentive
sth which encourages a person to do sth
a one-time teacher/doctor etc.
someone who was a teacher/doctor etc. in the past
police force
the police in a country or area
kit
a set of things, such as tools, used for a particular purpose
perception
belief; sight
typify
be characteristic of sth
thrall
subjection, slave
transcendence
a state of existence above and beyond the limits of material experience
aloof
uninvolved, distant emotionally; remote
put
express
snobby
snobbish; private
at ease
relaxed
venue
the place where a public event or meeting happens
besiege
surround
the limelight
public attention and interest
happen
meet
bustle
be busy; to do things in a hurried and busy way
pit
hole
sterile
unable to produce, clean
untangle
undo, free
assorted
consisting of various types mixed together
retail
the activity of selling goods to the public, usually in small quantities
foundation
fundament; base
dig
kopać; move earth
slaughter
the killing of many people cruelly
midst
the middle
unseemly
not suitable, inappropriate
dispatch
pośpiech; speed (with dispatch)
swagger
gait, walk /pewność siebie, dumny krok
across from
opposite
abode
the place where someone lives
(happen) all over
everywhere
hip
fashionable
glimpse
insight, see briefly
rehash (the pain)
go over once again
avert
to turn away your eyes or thoughts
tattered
badly torn
flutter
move (rapidly), trzepotać
drape (down)
to put sth such as cloth loosely over sth
turmoil
a state of confusion
wrought by
cause by
squabble
an argument over an unimportant matter
inquiry
investigation
assault
to attack someone violently
merely
used to emphasize that you mean exactly what you are saying and nothing more
dispatcher
dyspozytor (setter)
soothe
calm
hold on
wait
grasp
understand
acknowledge
admit
frontline
exposed position
grief
very great sadness
be in flux
change continuously
assert
state
self-obsessed
only interested in yourself and your own activities
lobby
persuade
amend
change, correct
amends
reperation
blueprint
plan, project
money-envy
desire for money; a kind of jealousy
take up with
become friendly, start relationship
closure
end
black-draped
covered in black
distressingly
painfully, unpleasantly
respirator
A device that supplies oxygen for breathing, used especially in artificial respiration.
hurl (into)
to throw something with a lot of force
atrocity
when someone does sth extremely violent and shocking
transferred to
moved to
account for
account, settle up, judge
congregation
a group of people gathered together in a religious building for worship and prayer
cope with
manage emotionally
instantly
immediately
plough onto
hit
continuum
sth that changes in character gradually or in very slight stages without any clear dividing points
grieving
feeling very sad because someone has died
worship
to go to a religious ceremony
voice one's rage
express one's anger
numbness
lack of physical or emotional feeling
spur
encourage
fitting vindication
suitable excuse, justification // Jur (of person) oczyszczenie z zarzutów
bring about
cause
in the face of
w obliczu; in confrontation with
aware of
conscious
mosque
a building for Islamic religious activities
confirmation
religion
portrayal
representation
move on
develop
soften
ease
texture
feel [-ing]
weave
to twist objects together;
spleść
get over
recover from
unscathed
not damaged
comprise of
consist of
sth goes beyond a joke
coś wcale nie jest śmieszne
staunch
sth difficult to change
to force one's way
przedzierać się; push
prides himself on
to be proud of something and show off with it.
assert
zapewniać; assure, ensure
it's (certainly) food for thought
rzecz warta rozważenia
inundated
flooded, full of sth
ponder over
zastanawiać się nad czymś; consider
have a bearing on sth
have an influence on
tumble
to move in an uncontrolled way, as if falling or likely to fall
alternate between
happen alternately
ranging
various
pursue
follow
reinforce
make stronger
impact
effect
competetive
involving competition
interjection
wtrącenie, interruption
reassure
zapewnić, ensure
tentative
hesitant, not certain
hedge
protection (fence also?)
whereas
compared with the fact that; but
derive
czerpać, obtain, get
conditioned (from a young age)
influenced
preliminary
coming before a more important action or event, especially introducing or preparing for it
mutter
to speak quietly and in a low voice that is not easy to hear
grudge
a strong feeling of anger and dislike for a person who you feel has treated you badly, which often lasts for a long time
endearment
czułości, czułe słowa, showing affection
exact
subtle, drobny
appeal
to interest or attract someone
couch
express
prolonged
continuing for a long time
telly
television
in front of
before
divine
foretell, godlike, heavenly
burden
something difficult or unpleasant that you have to deal with or worry about
infuriating
making someone extremely angry
blankly
without expression
enrich
add sth else
impassive
describes a person's face when it expresses no emotion
concur [-ring]
to agree with someone
outline
a description of the main facts about something
put forward
propose
dismiss [-al]
forget
sympathetic
understanding
every last
every, each
particularly
especially
spot
see
to have sth on one’s mind
mieć umysł zaprzątnięty czymś;
bug
to annoy or worry someone
wild horses wouldn’t (won't) drag it out of me (him)
za nic w świecie nikomu nie powiem
touched by
moved, affected
irritable
becoming annoyed very easily
halve
reduce something by half
to cut no ice with sb
nie trafiać komuś do przekonania; fail in convincing someone
muscle in on sth
wpakować się (na chama;), to force your way into a situation and make certain you are included, although you are not wanted
to be one up on sb
mieć nad kimś przewagę; to gain advantage over
sort sth out
deal with
condition [-ing]
influence
upbringing
the way in which someone is treated and educated when they are young, especially by their parents
concerned with
involved with
clever at
intelligent
accusatory
suggesting that you think someone has done sth bad
generous
willing to help
progress
to continue gradually
hype
when sth is continually advertised on television in order to attract everyone's interest
dreadful
very bad and sad
imminent
likely to happen very soon
to teeter on the edge (or brink) of sth
stać na krawędzi czegoś
teeter
be aobout to; If something is teetering on the brink/edge of a bad situation, it is likely that the situation will happen soon
catch up in
tangle
frenzied
szalony, desperacki, crazy, frantic
engulf
to surround and cover sth or someone completely
in the depth of winter
w pełni zimy, the height of – pełnia
momentum
rozmach, become faster
overpowering
too strong
baleful
full of evil intentions
goodwill
friendly and helpful feelings
impose
force
without a hint of irony
lacking irony
row
argument
mock
laugh at
bonhomie
kindliness, friendliness
maudlin
rzewny, ckliwy, wistful, mawkish
office party
party for office workers
lechery
lust
lecherous
showing a strong sexual interest in people
tin
a closed metal container, especially a cylindrical one, in which some types of drink and food are sold
tinsel
decoration
tunelessly
unpleasantly, having no tune
render
give performance of a song to people
muzak
recorded music that is played quietly and continuously in public places
yuletide
the period around Christmas
pervade
spread through sth and be present in every part of it
proclaim
announce
rejoice
show great hapiness about sth
celestial
of or from the sky or outside this world
brim with sth
full of sth
overflow
nadmiar, excess
grandeur
the quality of being very large
scrap
small piece
embedded
fixed; If an emotion, attitude, etc. is embedded in someone or something, it is a very strong or important part of them
consciousness
awareness
outward
away from the centre
biting cold
veeeery cold
inwardly
inside your mind and not expressed to other people
egotism
the tendency to think only about yourself
joyless
unhappy
pile up (pilling up)
increase
miserable
unhappy, low value
thaw out
become not frozen (melt?)
genuinely
really
plight
an unpleasant condition
beaming
smiling
selflessly
disinterestedly
pour out (gifts)
give
the groaning board
stół uginający się od jadła
life and soul of the party
someone who is energetic and amusing and at the centre of activity during social occasions
duality
the state of combining two different things
tunnel vision
klapki na oczach
feel for
współczuć, sympathize
joyfully
happy
myriad
a very large number of something, almost infinite.
thread
1. a long thin line of something such as light or smoke 2. a very thin fibre
festivity
when people are happy and celebrating
fir tree
jodła, a tall evergreen tree that grows in cold countries and has needle-like leaves
flock
a group of sheep
blaze
to be brightly lit or full of colour
self
personality
emanate from
to come out of
meek
quiet, gentle and not willing to argue or state your opinions in a forceful way
plea
request
cast out
drive out/away
relentless
continuing in a severe or extreme way
phoniness
1. lack of sincerity,
2. a show or expression of feelings or beliefs one does not actually hold or possess: hypocrisy
corporate
FORMAL of or shared by a whole group and not just of a single member
hijack
take over, capture
splendour
great beauty which attracts admiration and attention
sentimentality
the tendency to be sentimental
supreme
highest, greatest
course
direction
ego
your idea or opinion of yourself, or a great feeling of your own importance and ability
precondition
sth which must happen or be true before it is possible for sth else to happen
letdown
a disappointment
approach
deal with, come near
remarkable
unusual (or special and therefore surprising and worth mentioning)
absurdity
sth that is ridiculous or unreasonable
bring together
cause to meet
lighten
make brighter
charity
Provision of help or relief to the poor
badge
plakietka (small piece of metal with words or a picture which you can pin to your clothes)
harassment
behaviour that
annoys or upsets someone
bundle
tied objects; a number
of things that have been fastened or are held together
self-sealing
self-glueing
sortie
a brief journey to
somewhere you have not been
before, often with a particular
purpose
decent interval
proper (not too
long or short) break, pause
look out over sth
overlook
bounded by
surrounded
on the verge
on the edge
draw up
stop
combative
eager to fight or
argue
deficiency
lack of what is needed
studiously
[avoid, ignore]
umyślnie; to be studiously
indifferent udawać obojętność
nondenominational
not connected with a particular
religious denomination
pickings
money which can be
earned easily or dishonestly
convene
meet
at the outset
at the beginning
pocketful
as many or as much
of something as a pocket will
hold
sideboard
kredens; a piece of furniture with a flat top and
cupboards at the bottom, usually
used for holding glasses, plates
bother
make an effort
vague
imprecise, not clearly expressed; vague-minded
shuffle
move around, walk
unmissable
cannot be missed
mat
floor
cajole into
to persuade someone to do sth they might not
want to do, by pleasant talk
insistent
firmly saying that
something must be true or done
solicit
request, ask for
assemble
bring parts together in
a single group
garment
a piece of clothing
put out
offended
wistfulness
sadness
dispose of
get rid of
suave
describes a man who is
very polite, charming and
usually attractive, often in a way
that is slightly false
sharply
suddenly
saturnine
serious and unfriendly
scrupulous
honest
covenant
a formal agreement to
pay a fixed sum of money
regularly, especially to a charity
give up
sacrifice
animated
full of interest and energy
abashed
embarrassed
dispirited
not feeling hopeful
about a particular situation or
problem
tight-fisted
mean
baffle by
amazed
substantial
large
chief
most important
unrepentant
not feeling sorry for something that you've done
retrieve
to find and bring back something
apparently
seemingly
intrude
disturb /upon sth/
on sb's doorstep
very close to where someone is
or lives
bourgeois
belonging to or
typical of the middle class
hallway
entrance
peevishly
with annoyance
affront
a remark or action
intended to insult or offend
someone
docile
quiet and easy to
influence, persuade or control
well-heeled
rich
opulence
wealth and luxury
interior
inside part of something
shriek
a short, loud, high cry,
especially one produced
suddenly as an expression of a
powerful emotion
...opulence shrieks from each
briefly glimpsed interior.
redness
when your eyes are red
dilating
when your eye pupil is getting wider
cornea
rogówka