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Słownik (3) „Lost in a good book” J.Fforde

“Zagubić się” w książce łatwo, ale zwycięskim jest ten kto przy okazji jeszcze coś w niej dodatkowego znajdzie 😉 Ja odnalazłam kilka nieznanych mi wcześniej słów 😉

Korzystałam głównie z internetowego słownika –>
bla i translatica.

 

unhindered – nieskrępowany, nieograniczony “Ladies and gentlemen, in a frank and open interview tonight, Thursday Next talks unhindered about her work at SpecOps.”

extortionate – niebotyczny, wygórowany “I aim to make the extortionate price of cheese the subject of an ‘Adrian Lush Special Report’.”

to trounce – sprawiać baty (trounce – zbesztać, besztać, skrzyczeć)

verruca – brodawka

malarkey – bzdury, androny “That ‘Jane Eyre’ malarkey was a remarkable achievement.”

scrapheap – złomowisko “I could have been on the scrapheap if it wasn’t for you.”

scrutiny – badanie, analiza, nadzór, kontrola “If the new legislation on SpecOps accountability comes into force we will be under severe scrutiny every time we take a step, so get used to it.”

to surcease – zaprzestać, ustać

raucous – halaśliwy, jazgotliwy “‘Absolutely impossible!’ he scoffed, throwing the doors open to reveal a mass of spinning red lights and the raucous sound of klaxon.”

to enfeeble – osabiać, wycienczyć, nadwątlić “Me, I’m just glad that it all ends before I become so enfeebled as to be useless.”

snivelling – pochlipujący, mazgajstwo “I didn’t want his last memory of me to be of snivelling wretch.”

audacios – śmiały, zuchwały “Aornis’s boldly audacious plan for revenge had backfired badly.”

surreptitious – dyskretny, ukradkowy “I halted my surreptitious creep towards the carving knives.”

boil – wrzod, czyrak; to lance – przeciąć, nacinać ropień “Do you have time to take DH-82 to the vet’s this morning? His boil needs lancing.”

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