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