CZYTANIE TEST

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likely to break or fall apart / shaky
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rickety

a person employed to take care of horses or a stable
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groom

to hit violently
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lash out

the ability to recover quickly from illness / change or misfortune
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resilience

done in a way that shows indifference or disregard
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dismissively

to attack ferociously
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savage

to seize wrongfully or by force / steal
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plunder

to affect sharply with great feeling
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smite

to decrease in relative importance
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pale

to pull sharply and strongly
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tug

about to occur / impending
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imminent

to follow a winding and turning course
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meander

to be nervously irresolute in acting or doing
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dither

of a strikingly attractive appearance
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stunning

to have or present the often false appearance of being or intending
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purport

an inhabitant / a resident
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denizen

to permeate or saturate
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imbue

to reduce / decrease
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lessen

to submit to an overpowering force
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succumb

a physical or mental disorder / especially a mild illness
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ailment

strictly and severely in discipline / ascetically
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austerely

being about to occur
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impending

an evil omen
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foreboding

a sudden appropriation of leadership / takeover
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coup

to expose oneself to pleasant warmth
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bask

play truant from work or school
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bunk off

lacking moisture / especially having insufficient rainfall to support trees or woody plants
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arid

very hot / boiling
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scalding

impaired in vigor or spirit / as from inactivity or boredom
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stale

to be full of things / abound
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teem [with]

a total failure or disappointment
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washout

nervous / jittery
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twitchy

the comfortable feeling following a pleasant experience
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afterglow

without pity or compassion / merciless / relentless
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remorseless

the rearing and training received during childhood
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upbringing

to make fun of
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ridicule

acknowledged / praised enthusiastically and often publically
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acclaimed

to appear to favor both sides of
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straddle

to cause aversion or distaste in
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repel

to put together in a single group without discrimination
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lump together

a set of clothing often with accessories
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outfit

to occur or appear / especially unexpectedly
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crop up

to combine in a group (against)
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gang up

manifesting the feeling or attitude of regarding someone or something as inferior / base or worthless
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contemptously

of unmixed ancestry / purebred
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full-blooded

a person with superior / often specialized knowledge or highly refined taste
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cognoscenti

a feeling of profound respect and often love
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reverence

a mixed feeling of admiration / respect / dread and wonder inspired by authority / genius / great beauty or might
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awe

deserted / run-down / dilapidated
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derelict

(of large objects) to dominate / overhang
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loom over

the forward part of a ship’s body
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prow

to return to a previous point / as in a narrative
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hark back to

devastation / ruin
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desolation

of considerable weight / of considerable amount or size
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hefty

to schedule or designate
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to slate

close attention / notice
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to pay heed to sth

acting in a way they shows that you want to gain too much - adj
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overreaching

an agreement in which people or groups say they will do or give something in exchange for something else - noun
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bargain

ignored in a deliberate and insulting way - verb (past participle)
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snubbed

having or showing good education / taste / and manners - adj
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cultivated

the quality or state of being utterly calm - noun
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serenity

the behavior or attitude of people who allow themselves to do what they want or who allow other people to do what they want - noun
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indulgence

a piece of wood / metal / or stone that forms the bottom of a door and that you walk over as you enter a room or building - noun
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threshold

to leave a place especially to start a journey - verb
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depart

a boat especially of small size - noun
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craft

any of a group occupying a single place of residence - noun
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inmate

having / exercising / or characterized by sound judgment - adj
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judicious

the quality or habit of being performed readily or immediately - noun
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promptitude

something heard from another person / something that you have been told - noun
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hearsay

an unsteady sound in someone's voice that is caused by fear or other strong emotions - noun
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quaver

the quality of being harsh or sharp in criticism / in a clever way - noun
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acerbity

the quality or state of being desirous to the point of greed - noun
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avidity

very small in size or amount - adj
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scanty

Say (something) while catching one’s breath
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gasp

Used to convey that what is asserted is very likely though not known for certain
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presumably

Discontinue (an activity)
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leave off

Cause (someone) to undergo rebirth in another body
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reincarnate

Having or showing a strong or unreasoning desire for revenge
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vindictive

Justify or necessitate (a course of action)
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warrant

Regard with great respect
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honour

Suffer (something painful or difficult) patiently
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endure

Used to indicate that one believes something is probable
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daresay

In an unemotional
and impartial manner
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rational
dispassionately

extenuating

Having or showing an irritable disposition
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peevish

A display of unnecessary or excessive excitement / activity / interest
or interest
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fuss
fuss

A family of birds or other young animals produced at one hatching or birth
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brood

Covered or marked with a large number of small spots or patches of colour
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speckled

Very loving or loyal
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devoted

Domestic fowl / such as chickens / turkeys / ducks / and geese
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poultry

A female bird / especially of a domestic fowl
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hen

Of little importance / trivial
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petty

Showing no regret for one’s wrongdoings
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unrepentant

Laugh quietly or inwardly
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chuckle

A young plant / especially one raised from seed and not from a cutting
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seedling

A simple roofed structure used for garden storage / to shelter animals / or as a workshopshed
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shed

Strongly felt and unlikely to change
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firm

Begin speaking again after a pause or interruption
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resume

A person who embodies in the flesh a deity / spirit / or quality
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incarnation

A fish-eating mammal of the weasel family
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otter

Go for and then bring back (someone or something) for someone
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fetch

A freshwater fish of the salmon family
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trout

Do something in such a way as to emphasize that one clearly regards it as below one’s dignity or level of importance
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condescend

Hanging or swinging loosely
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dangling

(Of a person) slender and elegant
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svelte

A dog of a breed used for hunting / especially one able to track by scent
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hound

Say (words) as an interruption
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interpose

Feeling strained as a result of having demands persistently made on one / harassed
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harried

A unit of linear measure equal to one twelfth of a foot
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inch

To a certain extent / quite / fairly
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moderately

Emit a long / deep audible breath expressing sadness / relief / tiredness / or similar
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sigh

dreadfully

Thoughtlessly causing hurt or inconvenience to others
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inconsiderate

(Of a person or their behaviour) unpredictable and strange
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unaccountable

Without hesitation or reluctance / willingly
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readily

An attitude to a particular issue
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standpoint

The action or condition of grieving
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bereavement

A person’s death
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demise

Not enough / inadequate
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insufficient

Any other domesticated bird kept for its eggs or flesh
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fowl

single out

A savagely violent man or animal
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brute

Highly destructive or damaging
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devastating

polecat

(Of the feet of a swimming bird or other aquatic animal) having the toes connected by a membrane
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webbed

In a way that attempts to avoid notice or attention / secretively
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furtively

Feeling or appearing troubled or nervous
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agitated

Be responsible for the management or arrangement of (an activity or organization) / oversee
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superintend

showing shock or being horrified by a real or imagined violation of propriety or morality
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scandalised

The customary code of polite behaviour in society or among members of a particular profession or group
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etiquette

Relating to humans as subject to death
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mortal remains

Relating to burial or tombs
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mortuary

A large meeting or conference
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convention

slaughtered
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massacred

A person who marauds / a raider
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marauder

An act of moving back or withdrawing
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retreat

Include or contain (something) as a constituent part
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embrace

An area of ground / typically in a garden / where flowers and plants are grown
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bed

savagely

Protect from a danger / risk /or unpleasant experience
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shield

Connected with or interested in sport
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sporting

A place or situation providing safety or shelter
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refuge

Used to express polite surprise
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good gracious

Make or become weaker in power / resolve / or physical strength
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weaken

A room or large cupboard for storing food
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larder

dry and flaking
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scaly

(Of a chance or possibility) unlikely to occur
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remote

preceding

solitary

In a way that judges others leniently or favourably / especially when undeserved
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charitably

Hear (someone or something) without meaning to or without the knowledge of the speaker
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overhear

A yard surrounded by farm buildings
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farmyard

A thing intended to simulate or copy something else
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imitations

Extreme physical weakness or emotional exhaustion
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prostration


Recover from illness or exertion
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recuperate

Mental or emotional stability
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balance

An act or incident involving excitement / daring / or adventure
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escapade

A change or slight difference in condition / amount / or level / typically within certain limits
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variation

Not easily upset or excited
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placid

An offensive word or phrase used to express anger or annoyance
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curse

Acting or done at leisure / unhurried or relaxed
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leisurely

Prevent or inhibit (a process or reaction)
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suppress

Arouse fierce anger / shock /or indignation in (someone)
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outrage

Say something rapidly / indistinctly / and with a spitting sound / as a result of anger / embarrassment / or another strong emotion
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splutter


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