Browse Category: Продвинутый уровень

refute

|rɪˈfjuːt|

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Слово Дня - refute - опровергать, доказывать несостоятельность

Description

to prove that (something) is not true; to say that (something) is not true

Examples

  • to deny / refute / repudiate a charge — отрицать обвинение
  • to deny / refute an accusation — опровергать обвинение, отвергать обвинение
  • to refute an allegation — опровергать заявление
  • to refute completely — полностью опровергать
  • to confute / rebut / refute an argument — опровергать аргумент
  • to contradict / refute testimony — опровергать показания
  • to disprove / explode / refute a theory — опровергать, подрывать, разбивать теорию
  • to refute a thesis — опровергать тезис
  • to deny / refute an assertion — опровергнуть утверждение
  • refute arguments — опровергать доводы
  • an attempt to refute Darwin’s theories — попытка опровержения теорий Дарвина
  • She refuted the allegations against her. — Она опровергла выдвинутые в ее адрес обвинения.
  • Nothing could refute her testimony that the driver was drunk. — Ничто не могло опровергнуть её показание о том, что шофёр был пьян.

Translation

  • опровергать, доказывать несостоятельность

billow

|ˈbɪləʊ|

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Слово Дня - billow - вал, лавина, большая волна, море, вздыматься, волноваться

Description

a moving cloud or mass of smoke, steam, etc.; a large wave; to move as a large cloud or mass

Examples

  • to billow out — вздыматься от ветра
  • billow cloud — волнистое облако
  • billow clouds — волнистые облака
  • billow forming — формование из листов на пуансоне
  • billow turbulence — крупноволновая турбулентность
  • lava billow — лавовый вал
  • till billow — морённый вал
  • Her long skirt billowed in the breeze. — Её длинная юбка развевалась на ветру.
  • The sails billowed out in the strong wind. — Сильный ветер надувал паруса.
  • The hosts of our pursuers paused, billow-like, reared, and scattered. — Толпы наших преследователей остановились, вздыбились, подобно водяному валу, и хлынули в разные стороны.
  • the rolling billows of the sea
  • There was smoke billowing out of the windows.
  • smoke billowed up into the sky
  • The soldiers billowed across the muddy riverbed
  • Billows of smoke poured out of the burning building.

 

Translation

  • вал, лавина, большая волна, море, вздыматься, волноваться

salubrious

|səˈluːbrɪəs|

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Слово Дня - salubrious - целебный, целительный, здоровый, полезный для здоровья

Description

making good health possible or likely

Examples

  • salubrious climate — здоровый климат
  • salubrious air of this place — целебный воздух этой местности
  • salubrious food — полезная еда
  • salubrious exercise — полезное упражнение
  • salubrious air — целебный воздух
  • salubrious factors — лечебные факторы
  • the salubrious mountain air and water — целебный горный воздух и вода
  • one of the less salubrious suburbs
  • …fresh air and exercise are always salubrious…
  • ‘Salubrious’! That’s just the word I was looking for.

 

Translation

  • целебный, целительный, здоровый, полезный для здоровья

profuse

|prəˈfjuːs|

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Слово Дня - profuse - богатый, щедрый, расточительный, изобильный, чрезмерный

Description

given, produced, or existing in large amounts

Examples

  • profuse perspiration — обильный пот
  • profuse harvest — щедрый, обильный урожай
  • profuse in smth. — богатый /изобилующий/ чем-л.

- щедрый; расточительный

  • profuse hand — щедрая рука
  • profuse promises — щедрые обещания
  • to be profuse in apologies — рассыпаться в извинениях; без конца извиняться
  • to be profuse of praise — быть щедрым /не скупиться/ на похвалы
  • he is profuse in his hospitality — его гостеприимство не знает границ

- чрезмерный

  • profuse in expenditure — расточительный

 

Translation

  • изобильный, чрезмерный, богатый, щедрый, расточительный

amalgamate

|əˈmalɡəmeɪt|

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Слово Дня - amalgamate - объединять, объединяться, сливать, сливаться, соединять, соединяться

Description

to unite (two or more things, such as two businesses) into one thing

Examples

  • to amalgamate companies [businesses]
  • to amalgamate interests
  • to amalgamate races
  • they’ve just been amalgamated with a Birmingham company
  • Our firm will be amalgamated with a Japanese company.
  • They amalgamated the hospital and the university.
  • Stir until the ingredients are amalgamated.
  • The agency is expected to amalgamate with the National Rivers Authority.
  • the amalgamated colleges constituted a university
  • The editors will amalgamate all the information into one article.

 

Translation

  • объединять, объединяться, сливать, сливаться, соединять, соединяться

chortle

|ˈtʃɔːt(ə)l|

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Слово Дня - chortle - сдавленный смех, хихиканье, ликование, хихикать, громко ликовать

Description

to laugh because you are amused or pleased by something

Examples

  • to chortle with delight — фыркать от удовольствия
  • with a chortle — со смешком
  • Harry chortled with delight.
  • He chortled, “You’re going to love this.”
  • …audiences might chortle gently during the movie’s amusing bits, but there are few knee-slappers…
  • he chortled at his own pun
  • His rapt audience, 16 Indian cricket players in blue blazers, chortled in approval, and later took turns to pump the general’s hand.
  • When my flatmates, years ago, chortled through Arachnophobia, I was rigid with terror and couldn’t sleep all night.
  • The band stood there chortling: ‘Your pants, Adrian.’
  • ‘Guess you can’t become an American citizen,’ he chortled.

 

Translation

  • сдавленный смех, хихиканье, ликование, хихикать, громко ликовать

abasement

|əˈbeɪsm(ə)nt|

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Слово Дня - abasement - унижение, уничижение, понижение

Description

The action or fact of abasing or being abased; humiliation or degradation.

Examples

  • Throughout history a doffed hat has symbolized defeat, humility and abasement before one’s betters.
  • I beg that someone will recognise my abasement and meet my very human but mutually exclusive needs.
  • She allows us to examine our own appetites for public abasement without feeling guilty.
  • It is not so much an abasement of self as an acknowledgment that one’s own way may not be the only or even the best way.
  • Welcome to the complete and total abasement of our Party.
  • Perhaps what takes Hamlet so much time in the play is that a ritual of abasement needs to performed.

 

Translation

  • унижение, уничижение, понижение

miserliness

|ˈmʌɪzəlɪnɪs|

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Слово Дня - miserliness - скупость, скаредность, прижимистость

Description

hating to spend money; very small or too small in amount

Examples

  • the party earned a damaging reputation for miserliness by cutting pensions
  • The party also earned a damaging reputation for miserliness by cutting pensions and salaries and fostering economic alarmism.
  • the relative miserliness of the prizes involved
  • He was given a miserly raise.
  • …my brother, who is notoriously miserly, surprised us when he offered to pick up the tab…

 

Translation

  • скупость, скаредность, прижимистость

opprobrium

|əˈprəʊbrɪəm|

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Слово Дня - opprobrium - позор, посрамление, оскорбление

Description

very strong disapproval or criticism of a person or thing especially by a large number of people

Examples

  • the name was a by-word of scorn and opprobrium throughout the city
  • They’re going ahead with the plan despite public opprobrium.
  • …saw no reason why “secretary” should suddenly become a term of opprobrium among the politically correct…
  • his films and the critical opprobrium they have generated
  • If all of us punish the new usage with ridicule and opprobrium, maybe we can reverse this loss to language.
  • You get nothing back but opprobrium, abuse, and ostracism.

 

Translation

  • позор, посрамление, оскорбление

ensue

|ɪnˈsjuː|

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Слово Дня - ensue - вытекать, следовать, происходить, получаться в результате

Description

to come at a later time; to happen as a result

Examples

  • the difficulties that ensued from their commitment to Cuba
  • there were repeated clashes in the ensuing days
  • The champagne would flow and the seductive conversation would ensue.
  • It is not the same as advanced development, although such development often ensues.
  • The clash ensues, with casualties on both sides, as people fall having been speared and hit by poison arrows.
  • Another tragedy ensues, after which he gives himself up to imprisonment for some years.
  • Please visit the original post in order to read the many reactions that ensued.
  • It must ensue as a result of one’s dedication to a cause greater than oneself.

 

Translation

  • вытекать, следовать, происходить, получаться в результате