Adjectives and types of people

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Odpowiedź język polski

adamant about doing sth
My parents were adamant about not letting me go to to the pop concert.
nieugięty, niewzruszony; obstinate; stubborn / ˈædəmənt /

to be adamant that
upierać się, że / ˈædəmənt / adj. [ + (that)] / adamantly (adverb) niewzruszenie

avid
an avid football fan /an avid reader
zagorzały = keen on sth, enthusiastic about sth, passionate; very interested and enthusiastic / ˈævɪd / #indifferent

circumstantial
circumstantial evidence
poszlaki = not proved, incidental (uboczny, drugorzędny) # concrete / "circumstantial evidence" - information about a crime that makes you believe that something is true, but does not prove it / ˌsɜːkəmˈstænʃ ə l /

commensurate
She was looking for a job commensurate with her abilities.
equal, proportionate, corresponding # disproportionate

congested
The roads are very congested.
zatłoczony zapchany =overfilled, jammed, blocked; crowded full or blocked, especially with traffic / kənˈdʒestɪd /# empty

cursory
a cursory glance
[always before noun] pobieżny = quick, rapid, hasty, superficial (powierzchowny); done quickly and without much care / ˈkɜːs ə ri /# ant. thorough / ˈθʌrə /(gruntowny skrupulatny)

dishevelled
dishevelled hair
rozczochrany, w nieładzie =unkempt, very untidy / dɪˈʃev ə ld /

eligible
Only people over 18 are eligible to vote. You might be eligible for a grant for your studies. An eligible young bachelor (unmarried)
mający prawo, uprawniony; do wzięcia = entitled (to do sth), authorized; unmarried / ˈelɪdʒəbl / # ineligible

exorbitant
An exorbitant rate of interest.
wygórowany, zawyżony = inflated (zawyżony), steep, overpriced (too expensive); exorbitant prices or costs are much too high / ɪgˈzɔːbɪt ə nt /

feasible
It may be feasible to clone human beings, but is it ethical?/ A feasible plan
możliwy, wykonalny = possible to do

heinous
heinous crimes
potworny, szokujący = monstrous, atrocious, odious, terrible, shocking; very bad and shocking / ˈheɪnəs /

implicated
Two senior officers are implicated in the latest drugs scandal
zamieszany, wmieszany = involved, caught up; involved in something bad, especially a crime [ often passive ] / ˈɪmplɪkeɪtId /

implicit
We interpreted his silence as implicit (tacit) agreement./ An implicit threat/criticism./ An implicit faith/trust
1. ukryty, nie wprost; bezgraniczny = implied, tacit, hidden, indirect;suggested but not stated directly #explicit / 2. absolut, complete /ɪmˈplɪsɪt/

incessant
incessant rain/noise
nieustanny = continuous, never-ending, especially in a way that is annoying or unpleasant /ɪnˈses ə nt / incessantly (adverb)- nieustannie The phone rang incessantly.

indicative
These statistics are indicative of a widespread problem.
revealing, symptomatic, telling, suggestive, 1 be indicative of sth - to be a sign that something exists, is true, or is likely to happen - wskazywać na coś, być przejawem czegoś 2 An indicative form of a verb is used to express a fact or action. oznajmujący /ɪnˈdɪkətɪv/

indigenous
Indigenous peoples./ The kangaroo is indigenous to Australia.
rdzenny, zamieszkujący = native (rodowity, pierwotny), homegrown #foreign; having always lived or existed in a place / ɪnˈdɪdʒɪnəs /

Inopportune
An inopportune moment/time./ His letter arrived at an inopportune moment.
nie dobry lub niedogodny moment/okres = inconvenient, ill-timed, inappropriate, not good time for something to happen #opportune /Inˈɒpətjuːn /

irrevocable
Irrevocable decisions
impossible to change or stop nieodwołalny = binding (wiążący), final, unchangeable, conclusive (jednoznaczny) #flexible / ɪˈrevəkəbl /

petty
Petty details/ Petty crime/ Petty cash/ You can be so petty sometimes!
mało znaczący, drobny, podręczny (cash) = not serious, UNIMPORTANT [ always before noun ]; małostkowy = COMPLAINING too much about unimportant things / ˈpeti /

plausible
A plausible excuse/explanation
prawdopodobny = believable, credible, probable, likely; If something that someone says or writes is plausible, it could be true. / ˈplɔːzɪbl /

prevailing
A prevailing attitude/mood
dominant, prevalent (rozpowszechniony); popular, widespread, existing a lot in a particular group, area, or at a particular time przeważający, powszechny / prɪˈveɪlɪŋ /

prolific
a prolific writer /composer
płodny = productive (worker), creative, fertile (imagination) producing a lot of something #unproductive /scarce (niewystarczający )/ prəʊˈlɪfɪk /

redundant
When the factory closed down, more than 2000 workers were made redundant.
zwolniony = laid off (zwolniony), out of work, jobless (not working because your employer has told you there is not enough work); zbędny zbyteczny = superfluous/ suːˈpɜːfluəs /, not needed, or more than is needed / rɪˈdʌndənt /

requisite
I felt that he lacked the requisite skills for the job.
wymagany, odpowiedni = necessary, obligatory, mandatory, indispensable; needed for a particular purpose /ˈrekwɪzɪt /

sedentary
a sedentary job/lifestyle
siedzący = sitting; spending a lot of time sitting down or not being active / ˈsed ə nt ə ri /

slushy
Now that it started to to thaw, the roads were very slushy.
błotnisty, grząski; wet, sloppy (wodnisty); fig. ckliwy = sentimental['slʎʃɪ]

spontaneous
A spontaneous reaction./ The crowd broke into spontaneous applause.
spontaniczny = impulsive, instinctive, unplanned; happening naturally and suddenly and without being planned / spɒnˈteɪniəs /

squeamish about sth
I could never watch an operation. I am far too squeamish. I even faint when someone has a nosebleed.
wrażliwy = nauseous; If you are squeamish about something such as blood, you find it very unpleasant and it makes you feel ill.; delicate, easily upset; fastidious (drobiazgowy)/ˈskwiːmɪʃ /

unanimous in
The jury was unanimous in finding him guilty.
agreed by everyone jednomyślny / juːˈnænɪməs /

vivid
He gave a very vivid description of life in Caracas.
realistyczny wyrazisty = graphic (clear, detailed); vivid descriptions or memories produce strong, clear images in your mind. Żywy (kolor) = very bright. / ˈvɪvɪd /

accomplice
someone who helps a criminal to commit a crime
someone who helps a criminal to commit a crime; wspólni-k/czka / əˈkʌmplɪs /

agnostic
someone who believes that it is not possible to know if God exists or not
someone who believes that it is not possible to know if God exists or not; agnosty-k/czka / ægˈnɒstɪk /

alien
A creature from another planet. FOREIGNER; someone who does not legally belong to the country where they live or work
1 CREATURE a creature from another planet; istota pozaziemska; kosmit-a/ka 2 FOREIGNER; someone who does not legally belong to the country where they live or work; obcokrajowiec / ˈeɪliən /

arbitrator
sb who officially helps to solve an argument between two people or groups
sb who officially helps to solve an argument between two people or groups; pośrednik, arbiter

artisan
a skilled manual worker or craftsman;
a skilled manual worker or craftsman;rzemieślnik / ˌɑːtɪˈzæn / / ˈɑːrtəz ə n /

assessor
an official who evaluates property for the purpose of taxing it
an official who evaluates property for the purpose of taxing it; biegły, rzeczoznawca /əˈsesə(r)/

beneficiary
They were the beneficiaries of free education
someone who receives money, help, property from a will or insurance policy; beneficjent/ka,spadkobierca/czyni / ˌbenɪˈfɪʃ ə ri /

bursar
the treasurer at a college or university
the treasurer at a college or university; kwestor, skarbnik, stypendysta [`bə:sə(r)]

castaway
someone who is left on an island, or in a place where there are few or no other people, after their ship has sunk
someone who is left on an island, or in a place where there are few or no other people, after their ship has sunk; rozbitek / ˈkɑːstəweɪ /

compatriot
someone who comes from the same country
someone who comes from the same country; rodak / kəmˈpætriət /

conscript
someone who has been made to join the army
someone who has been made to join the army; poborowy / ˈkɒnskrɪpt /

copywriter
a person employed to write the words for advertisements.
a person employed to write the words for advertisements.

culprit
If caught, the culprit could face up to five years in jail. In many of these illnesses, stress is the main culprit
1 PERSON someone who has done something wrong; spraw-ca/czyni, winowaj-ca/czyni 2 THING something that is responsible for a bad situation; sprawca, winowaj-ca/czyni / ˈkʌlprɪt /

despot
a very powerful person, especially someone who treats people cruelly; despot-a/ka

gossip
an interesting piece of gossip
1 CONVERSATION [ U ] conversation or reports about other people's private lives that might or might not be true; plotki 2 PERSON [ C ] someone who likes to talk about other people's private lives; plotka-rz/rka / ˈgɒsɪp /

hermit
someone who chooses to live alone and away from other people
someone who chooses to live alone and away from other people; pustelni-k/ca, odludek / ˈhɜːmɪt /

hooligan
someone who behaves badly or violently and causes damage in a public place
someone who behaves badly or violently and causes damage in a public place chuligan / ˈhuːlɪg ə n /

midwife
a nurse who has had special training to help women give birth
a nurse who has had special training to help women give birth położna / ˈmɪdwaɪf / plural midwives / ˈmɪdwaɪvz /

peer
Most teenagers want to be accepted by their peers.
1. EQUAL someone who is the same age, or who has the same social position or abilities as other members of a group; rówieśni-k/czka, równy 2 PERSON WITH TITLE in the UK, a person who has a title and a high social position; par / pɪə r /

picket
a group of people who stand outside a building in order to show their anger about something and to try to stop people going inside / ˈpɪkɪt /

predecessor
He seems a lot better than his predecessor.The predecessors to these computers were much larger and heavier.
the former occupant of an office, position, etc.; poprzedni-k/czka / ˈpriːdɪˌsesə r / / ˈpredəsesər 2 THING something that existed before another, similar thing; poprzedni-k/czka

registrar
someone whose job is to keep OFFICIAL RECORDS, especially of births, deaths, and marriages, or of students at a university; rejestrator/ka, urzędni-k/czka stanu cywilnego, sekreta-rz/rka, archiwist-a/ka /ˌredʒɪˈstrɑː r /

shop steward
a worker chosen by workers in a factory or business to represent them in discussions with the management, usually a member of a trade union, przestawiciel pracowników

sibling
a sister or brother; brat, siostra, rodzeństwo / ˈsɪblɪŋ /

swindler
who gets money from someone by cheating or deceiving them
who gets money from someone by cheating or deceiving them; oszust/ka / ˈswɪndl /

toddler
a child who has just learned to walk
a child who has just learned to walk; małe dziecko, maluch /ˈtɒdlə r /

tycoon
A media tycoon/ a property,shipping tycoon.
someone who is very successful and powerful in business and has a lot of money; magnat, potentat taɪˈkuːn /

underwriter
an agent who sells insurance
an agent who sells insurance, a banker who deals chiefly in (handluje) underwriting new securities

ward
a young person who is in the care of a guardian or a law-court
is a young person who is in the care of a guardian or a law-court; osoba pod kuartelą sadową

withdrawn
sb who is quiet and not talking to other people
/ wɪðˈdrɔːn / [ never before noun ] quiet and not talking to other people; zamknięty w sobie

fellow
fellow countrymen/students. She's earned enormous respect from her fellow artists.
used to describe people who share your interests or situation; rodacy/koledzy itp. / ˈfeləʊ /

warder
a prison guard
a prison guard; strażni-k/czka więzienn-y/a / ˈwɔːdə r /

envoy
someone who is sent to represent their government in another country;
someone who is sent to represent their government in another country; wysłanni-k/czka /ˈenvɔɪ /

through
I got the job through my mum's friend. He became ill through eating undercooked meat.
(preposition) BECAUSE OF someone or something, or with someone's help; przez, dzięki, od, z powodu

by no means; not by any means
I'm not an expert by any means. This is by no means the end of the matter.
not at all; absolutnie nie bynajmniej nie

thus
The guard fell asleep, thus allowing Bates to escape.
(adverb) SHOWING RESULT used after saying a fact to introduce what then happened as a result = in this way; tym samym, w ten sposób