Browse Category: Продвинутый уровень

veracity

|vəˈrasɪti|

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Слово Дня - veracity - достоверность, правдивость, точность, правда, правдивое высказывание

Description

truth or accuracy; the quality of being truthful or honest

Examples

  • Authors of the greatest authority and veracity.
  • I doubt the veracity of his words.
  • The jury did not doubt the veracity of the witness.
  • We questioned the veracity of his statements.
  • Has anyone checked the veracity of these allegations?

 

Translation

достоверность, правдивость, точность, правда, правдивое высказывание

virulent

|ˈvɪrʊl(ə)nt|

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Слово Дня - virulent - вирулентный, опасный, ядовитый, злобный, страшный, заразный, жестокий, враждебный

Description

full of hate or anger; extremely or excessively harsh or strong; extremely dangerous and deadly and usually spreading very quickly

Examples

  • a particularly virulent form of influenza
  • The country seemed to be returning to the virulent nationalism of its past.
  • …the virulent look on her face warned me that she was about to say something unkind…

 

Translation

  • вирулентный, опасный, ядовитый, злобный, страшный, заразный, жестокий, враждебный

malleable

|ˈmalɪəb(ə)l|

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Слово Дня - malleable - ковкий, податливый, тягучий, уступчивый

Description

capable of being stretched or bent into different shapes; capable of being easily changed or influenced

Examples

  • I envied how the material was so malleable compared to wood and that one could get so close to it.
  • Palladium is a relatively soft, silver-white metal that is both malleable and ductile.
  • Nickell seems inspired by the malleable qualities of materials.
  • This allows the clay to form a malleable material.

 

Translation

ковкий, податливый, тягучий, уступчивый

resignation

|rɛzɪɡˈneɪʃ(ə)n|

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Слово Дня - resignation - отставка, заявление об отставке, смирение, покорность, отказ от должности

Description

an act of giving up a job or position in a formal or official way; a letter which states that a person has given up a job or position; the feeling that something unpleasant is going to happen and cannot be changed

Examples

  • She showed an attitude of quiet resignation to her fate.
  • His pale face was lined with melancholy resignation.
  • His loss of credibility led to his resignation.
  • I heard about his resignation on the grapevine.
  • News of his resignation broke yesterday.
  • Religion consists in submission and resignation to the divine will.
  • The ostensible reason for his resignation was ill health.

 

Translation

отставка, заявление об отставке, смирение, покорность, отказ от должности

implacable

|ɪmˈplakəb(ə)l|

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Слово Дня - implacable - непримиримый, неумолимый, заклятый

Description

opposed to someone or something in a very angry or determined way that cannot be changed

Examples

  • The faun has been made the figuration of the most implacable of fiends.
  • He remained implacably opposed to Stalin’s regime.
  • The government faces implacable opposition on the issue of nuclear waste.
  • The implacable attackers placed the castle under a prolonged siege.
  • He has an implacable hatred for his political opponents.

 

Translation

непримиримый, неумолимый, заклятый

magnanimity

|maɡnəˈnɪmɪti|

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Слово Дня - magnanimity - великодушие, щедрость

Description

having or showing a generous and kind nature

Examples

  • both sides will have to show magnanimity
  • While compassion makes us feel the richer for our magnanimity, justice stirs up far more complex emotions of self-justification and equivocation.
  • The sisters are taking the game forward depending on their father’s magnanimity and munificence in paying for air passages, schooling and cricket gear.
  • This is not to say that making promises is unimportant, but rather that we accept promise-breaking in everyday life with more magnanimity than we sometimes pretend.
  • Hopefully, those who are responsible will have the courage and the magnanimity to respond suitably, for the sake of the future of this country and its future generations.
  • Positive values include an instruction to be just and fair, to value generosity or magnanimity, to demonstrate honesty and cooperation.

 

Translation

великодушие, щедрость

dogmatic

|dɒɡˈmatɪk|

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Слово Дня - dogmatic - догматический, безапелляционный, самоуверенный, диктаторский

Description

expressing personal opinions or beliefs as if they are certainly correct and cannot be doubted

Examples

  • She’s become so dogmatic lately that arguing with her is pointless.
  • …a critic’s dogmatic insistence that abstract expressionism is the only school of 20th century art worthy of serious study…
  • he gives his opinion without trying to be dogmatic
  • Cell Theory then rapidly turned into a more dogmatic cell doctrine, and in this form survives up to the present day.
  • After all, it is, I suppose, a bit dogmatic to absolutely insist the whole thing is state controlled.
  • By contrast the authority’s expert witness was emphatic, even dogmatic, in his evidence.
  • There could be few things more dogmatic than the many dictates of Leftist political correctness!

 

Translation

догматический, безапелляционный, самоуверенный, диктаторский

entourage

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|ˈɑːnturɑːʒ|

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Слово Дня - entourage - окружение, антураж, свита, сопровождающие лица

Examples

  • a house with a charming entourage of trees and flowers — дом в милом окружении деревьев и цветов
  • entourage of diagonal — окружение диагонали
  • president’s entourage — окружение президента

 

Translation

— окружение, антураж, свита, сопровождающие лица

exonerate

|ɪɡˈzɒnəreɪt|

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Слово Дня - exonerate - оправданный, реабилитированный, реабилитировать, оправдывать

Description

to prove that someone is not guilty of a crime or responsible for a problem, bad situation, etc.

Examples

  • The fireman was exonerated from blame.
  • He was totally exonerated of any blame.
  • to exonerate from blame
  • to exonerate smb. charged with theft
  • to exonerate oneself
  • he exonerated himself from the charge of neglect

 

Translation

  • оправданный, реабилитированный, реабилитировать, оправдывать

fallacy

|ˈfaləsi|

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Слово Дня - fallacy - заблуждение, ошибка, ошибочность, софизм, обманчивость, ложный вывод

Description

a wrong belief; a false or mistaken idea; the quality of being false or wrong

Examples

  • It’s a fallacy to assume that he will help. — Не стоит надеяться на то, что он поможет.
  • The fallacy of their ideas about medicine soon became apparent. — Ошибочность их представлений о медицине вскоре стала очевидной.
  • The fallacy in this latter argument is that — Ошибочность последнего аргумента заключается в том, что…
  • It’s a common fallacy that a neutered dog will become fat and lazy. — Это общее заблуждение, что кастрированный пёс станет жирным и ленивым.
  • …the once-common fallacy that girls just weren’t any good at math…
  • …“pathetic fallacy” is the literary term for the ascription of human feelings or motives to inanimate natural elements…

 

Translation

заблуждение, ошибка, ошибочность, софизм, обманчивость, ложный вывод