200 Difficult Words - Group 2

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/'peɪθɒs/ n. Syn. pity
(пафос) tender sorrow; pity; quality in art or literature that produces these feelings


Spelling Word: pathos
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/'pɔ:sɪtɪ/ n. Syn. scarcity
(нехватка) scarcity; smallness of number; fewness


Spelling Word: paucity
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/pɜrtɪ'neɪʃəs/;/-tn'eɪʃəs/ a. Syn. stubborn; persistent
(пектиновых) stubbornly or perversely persistent; unyielding; obstinate


Spelling Word: pertinacious
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/praɪ'mi:v(ə)l/ a. Syn. ancient; primitive
(первобытных) ancient; primitive; belonging to the first or earliest age; original or ancient


Spelling Word: primeval
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/'proʊtɪɛn, 'proʊti:n/ a. Syn. versatile
(многогранной) versatile; able to take on many shapes; readily taking on varied shapes


Spelling Word: protean
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/'kwɒgmaɪə(r)/ n.
(болото) soft wet boggy land; complex or dangerous situation from which it is difficult to free oneself


Spelling Word: quagmire
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/rɪ'bju:k/ v. Syn. admonish; scold
(упрек) scold harshly; criticize severely


Spelling Word: rebuke
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/rɪ'pju:dɪeɪt/ v. Syn. disown
(отказаться) disown; refuse to acknowledge; reject validity or authority of


Spelling Word: repudiate
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/steɪd/ a. Syn. serious; sedate
(степенный) sober; serious, organized, and professional; characterized by dignity and propriety


Spelling Word: staid
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/sʌrəp'tɪʃəs/ a. Syn. secret; furtive; sneaky; hidden
(тайный) secret; done or made by stealth, or without proper authority; made or introduced fraudulently


Spelling Word: surreptitious