200 Difficult Words - Group 2

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obdurate:
(упрямый) hardened in wrongdoing or wickedness; not giving in to persuasion
obfuscate:
(скрыть) confuse; muddle; cause confusion; make needlessly complex
oblique:
(косой) having slanting or sloping direction, course, or position; inclined
obsequious:
(подобострастно) slavishly attentive; attempting to win favor from influential people by flattery
obstreperous:
(буйный) noisily aggressive; making great noise or outcry
obtuse:
(тупого) lacking in insight or discernment; stupid
odious:
(одиозных) hateful; arousing strong dislike, aversion, or intense displeasure
officious:
(назойливый) marked by excessive eagerness in offering unwanted services or advice to others
ostensible:
(якобы) put forth or held out as real, actual, or intended; proper or intended to be shown
palliate:
(смягчить) lessen violence of disease; moderate intensity; gloss over with excuses
pallid:
(бледное) abnormally pale; lacking intensity of color or luminousness
panacea:
(панацеей) remedy for all diseases, evils, or difficulties; a cure-all
paragon:
(Paragon) model of excellence or perfection; peerless example
pariah:
(парии) social outcast; person who is rejected from society or home
parsimony:
(скупости) extreme care in spending money; reluctance to spend money unnecessarily
pathos:
(пафос) tender sorrow; pity; quality in art or literature that produces these feelings
paucity:
(нехватка) scarcity; smallness of number; fewness
pejorative:
(уничижительное) tending to make or become worse; disparaging or belittling
pellucid:
(прозрачная) transparent; limpid; easy to understand
perfidious:
(вероломное) tending to betray; disloyal; faithless
perfunctory:
(поверхностный) done routinely and with little interest or care; acting with indifference; showing little interest or care
pernicious:
(пагубной) very destructive; tending to cause death or serious injury; deadly
pertinacious:
(пектиновых) stubbornly or perversely persistent; unyielding; obstinate
pithy:
(содержательный) precisely meaningful; forceful and brief
platitude:
(пошлости) dullness; insipidity of thought; commonplace statement; lack of originality
plethora:
(множество) excess; over-fullness in any respect; superabundance
portent:
(предзнаменованием) omen; forewarning; something that portends an event about to occur, especially unfortunate or evil event
precocious:
(ранней) advanced in development; appearing or developing early
primeval:
(первобытных) ancient; primitive; belonging to the first or earliest age; original or ancient
proclivity:
(склонность) inclination; natural tendency; readiness; facility of learning
promulgate:
(обнародовать) proclaim doctrine or law; make known by official publication
propensity:
(склонность) natural inclination; tendency or preference; predilection
propitious:
(благоприятной) presenting favorable circumstances; fortunate; advantageous
prosaic:
(прозаические) dull and unimaginative; matter-of-fact; factual
proscribe:
(запрещения) command against; banish; outlaw
protean:
(многогранной) versatile; able to take on many shapes; readily taking on varied shapes
prurient:
(похотливый) having or causing lustful thoughts and desires; having eager desire for something
puerile:
(ребяческой) childish; belonging to childhood; immature
pulchritude:
(красота) great physical beauty and appeal; attractive moral excellence; moral beauty
punctilious:
(педантичный) marked by precise accordance with details
quagmire:
(болото) soft wet boggy land; complex or dangerous situation from which it is difficult to free oneself
querulous:
(ворчливый) habitually complaining; expressing complaint or grievance
quixotic:
(донкихотских) idealistic without regard to practicality
rancor:
(злоба) bitter, long-lasting resentment; deep-seated ill will; hatred
rebuke:
(упрек) scold harshly; criticize severely
recalcitrant:
(непокорных) obstinately stubborn; determined to resist authority
rectitude:
(честность) uprightness; moral virtue; correctness of judgment
replete:
(изобилует) filled to brim or to point of being stuffed; abundantly supplied
reprobate:
(отверженным) person hardened in sin; person without moral scruples
reprove:
(обличит) voice or convey disapproval of; rebuke; find fault with
repudiate:
(отказаться) disown; refuse to acknowledge; reject validity or authority of
rescind:
(отменить) cancel; make void; repeal or annul
restive:
(беспокойной) impatient under restraint or opposition; resisting control; difficult to control
ribald:
(сквернослов) coarse or indecent; humorously vulgar or offensive
rife:
(изобилуют) excessively abundant or numerous; in widespread existence, practice, or use
ruse:
(хитрость) trick; use of artifice or trickery; deceptive maneuver, especially to avoid capture
sacrosanct:
(священный) regarded as sacred and inviolable
sagacity:
(проницательность) quality of being sagacious; quickness or acuteness of sense perceptions; keenness of discernment; shrewdness
salient:
(основные) prominent or protruding; projecting outwardly; moving by leaps or springs
sanctimonious:
(ханжески) excessively or hypocritically pious; possessing sanctity; sacred; holy; saintly; religious
sanguine:
(сангвиники) cheerfully confident; optimistic; of healthy reddish color; ruddy
scurrilous:
(непристойный) obscene; indecent; expressing offensive reproach
serendipity:
(Serendipity) gift for finding valuable or desirable things by accident; accidental good fortune or luck
servile:
(рабской) slavish; suitable to slave or servant; relating to servitude or forced labor
solicitous:
(заботливым) worried or concerned; full of desire; expressing care or concern
somnolent:
(сонный) half asleep; inclined to drowsiness; tending to induce sleep
spurious:
(ложных) false; counterfeit; forged; illogical
staid:
(степенный) sober; serious, organized, and professional; characterized by dignity and propriety
stolid:
(флегматичный) dull; impassive; having or revealing little emotion or sensibility
stupefy:
(одурманивают) make senseless or dizzy; be mystery or bewildering to
surfeit:
(избыток) eat until excessively full; be more than full; feed someone to excess
surmise:
(догадка) guess; infer something without sufficiently conclusive evidence
surreptitious:
(тайный) secret; done or made by stealth, or without proper authority; made or introduced fraudulently
sycophant:
(подхалим) one who attempts to win favor by flattering influential people; bootlicker; yes man
tacit:
(молчаливого) indicated or understood without expressed directly; not speaking; silent
taciturn:
(молчаливый) silent or reserved in speech; saying little; not inclined to speak or converse
tantamount:
(равносильно) equivalent in effect or value
temerity:
(дерзость) boldness; rashness; foolhardy disregard of danger
tenuous:
(разреженной) long and thin; slender; having little substance
timorous:
(боязливый) fearful; demonstrating fear; weakly hesitant
torpid:
(вялый) having lost motion, or the power of exertion and feeling; numb; benumbed
tractable:
(послушный) easily managed or controlled; governable; easily handled or worked; docile
transient:
(переходных) momentary; temporary; staying for short time
transmute:
(Трансмутация) change from one form, nature, substance, or state into another; transform
trenchant:
(резкая) forceful, effective, and vigorous; sharp or keen
truculent:
(свирепый) disposed to fight; belligerent; aggressively hostile
turgid:
(напыщенный) swollen; distended; excessively ornate or complex in style or language
turpitude:
(распущенность) depravity; corrupt, depraved, or degenerate act
ubiquitous:
(вездесущие) being or existing everywhere; omnipresent
unctuous:
(елейные) oily; composed of oil or fat; characterized by affected, exaggerated, or insincere earnestness
upbraid:
(укорять) severely criticize; reprimand; reprove sharply
usurp:
(узурпировать) seize and hold power or rights of another by force or without legal authority
vacillate:
(колеблются) sway unsteadily from one side to the other; oscillate
vacuous:
(пустой) empty; showing lack of thought or intelligence; vacant
vapid:
(бессодержательный) dull and unimaginative; lacking taste or flavor
variegated:
(пестрые) streaked, spotted, or marked with a variety of color; very colorful
venerate:
(почитать) treat with great respect and deference; consider hallowed or be in awe of
veracity:
(достоверности) truthfulness; unwillingness to tell lies
verdant:
(зеленые) green; full of juice in vegetation
vex:
(досаждать) annoy; disturb, especially by minor irritations; be a mystery or bewildering to
vicarious:
(субсидиарной) acting as substitute; done by deputy; experienced at secondhand
vicissitude:
(превратности) change, especially in one's life or fortunes; regular change or succession of one thing to another; alternation
vilify:
(поносить) debase; degrade; spread negative information about
viscous:
(вязкой) sticky; gluey; having high resistance to flow
vitriolic:
(язвительное) harsh or corrosive in tone; sarcastic; bitterly scathing
wanton:
(бессмысленное) unrestrained; willfully malicious; immoral or unchaste
winsome:
(обаятельный) agreeable; gracious; charming, often in childlike or naive way
wistful:
(задумчивым) full of wishful yearning or longing; sadly thoughtful
zenith:
(зенит) point directly overhead in sky; summit
zephyr:
(зефир) gentle breeze; west wind; any of various soft light fabrics, yarns, or garments