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Vocabulary #1

English Vocabulary

TermDefinition
to extrapolate etw ableiten
to vie wetteifern, konkurrieren
exhortative ermahnend
addenda Ergänzungen, Anhänge
incongruous unpassend, unvereinbar
alienability Übertragbarkeit
assertion Behauptung
to cower kauern
to acquiesce dulden, hinnehmen
to underscore unterstreichen
polity Staatsorganisation
dialectic Dialektik, Redekunst
unsettled unruhig, unbeständig
sweltering heat Gluthitze
avid begeistert, eifrig, passioniert
to elicit entlocken, auslösen
culmination Höhepunkt
pivotal zentral, ausschlaggebend
to override außer Kraft setzen
to resort sich begeben, Zuflucht nehmen
myriads Vielzahl, Unzahl
unattainable unerreichbar
to berate beschimpfen
to adhere festhalten, beharren
daunting beängstigend
to venture riskieren, wagen
futile nutzlos, vergeblich
begrudgingly widerwillig, beneidend
to stem eindämmen, sich ableiten (von)
to dispel etw vertreiben, zerstreuen
premise Voraussetzung
rapport Übereinstimmung
grudge Groll, Missgunst, Neid
to retreat nachgeben, zurückweichen
Created by: benitaberthmann