Lernkarten

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Erstellt / Aktualisiert 08.09.2014 / 08.09.2014
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innocuous

not harmful or offensive

it was an innocuous question

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impetuous

acting without thinking—done impulsively; sudden decision

 

While I may have been impetuous as a teenager, I have become a patient adult.

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bigot

narrow-minded, prejudiced person

a person who is obstinately or intolerantly devoted to his or her own opinions and prejudices

 

Elaine is a racist bigot who refuses to speak to anyone of a different race.

 

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obstinate

stubbornly refusing to change one's opinion or action; very difficult to change or persuade; refusing to obey

 

Although the little boy knew he was wrong, he was too obstinate to apologize to his parents.

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placid

not easily upset or excited; calm; peaceful

 

The placid husband was the total opposite of his easily upset wife.

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remuneration

money paid for work or a service.

 

The salary earned by teachers is not enough remuneration for all the work they do on a daily basis.

 

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bilk

1.to defraud; cheat:

He bilked the government of almost a million dollars.

2. to evade payment of (a debt).

3.to frustrate:

a career bilked by poor health.

4.to escape from; elude:

to bilk one's pursuers.

noun

5. a cheat; swindler.

6. a trick; fraud; deceit.

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engender

1.to produce, cause, or give rise to:

Hatred engenders violence.

2.to beget; procreate.

verb (used without object)

3.to be produced or caused; come into existence:

Conditions for a war were engendering in Europe.