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seminal
плодотворный
influential
влиятельный
come upon us
натолкнуться, нападать неожиданно
assail
нападать
prophecies
пророчества
inclination
propensity - наклон, склонность
foretelling
predict, предсказание
unease
a feeling of worry because you think something bad might happen тревога, беспокойство
unsettle people
расстроить людей
ruse
a way of deceiving someone so that they do something that you want them to do уловка, хитрость
guise
outward appearance; costume; what something seems to be, although it is not вид, личина, облик
blatant
very obvious, with no attempt to be honest or behave well вопиющий
seemingly
appearing to be something without really being that thing по-видимому, как будто
anxiety
the feeling of being very worried беспокойство
crave for
Жаждать чего-то
demise
the end of something, usually because it has stopped being popular or successful кончина, крах
sanguine
positive and full of hope жизнерадостный, оптимистический
struggle
to fight someone when they are holding you сопротивляться, отбиваться, борьба
roller coaster
американские горы
appraisal
оценка выполнения работы сотрудником
affordable
cheap enough for most people доступный
apprenticeship
учение; обучение (ремеслу)
endangering life
ставит под угрозу жизнь
purely
чисто
under-represented
If a type of person or thing is under-represented in a group or organization, there are not enough of them in it: недопредставленными
ensure
to make certain that something is done or happens обеспечивать, убеждаться
syllabus
a list of the subjects that are included in a course of study программа (обучения)
drastic
Drastic action or change is sudden and extreme. радикальный, решительный
spotlight
If someone is in the spotlight, they get public attention by being on television, in the newspapers, etc. всеобщее внимание, центр внимания
coincide
to happen at the same time as something else совпадать
bidding war
аукционная война
in outline
to describe only the most important ideas or facts about something излагать вкратце, намечать в общих чертах
origin
the cause of something, or where something begins or comes from происхождение, источник
in general terms
в общих чертах
coming apart at the seams
трещит по швам
made a mess
(or make) to damage or spoil something испортить что-либо
modest
not large in size or amount, or not expensive небольшой, скромный
come across with
натыкаться на кого-либо/что-либо, сталкиваются с
deserve
If you deserve something good or bad, it should happen to you because of the way you have behaved. заслуживать
dormant
not active or developing now, but possibly active in the future недействующий
tip-off
предупреждение, предупреждать кого-либо
bite the bullet
to make yourself do something or accept something difficult or unpleasant сцепить зубы, делать что-либо через силу
modest
not large in size or amount, or not expensive небольшой, скромный
albeit
(formal)although, хотя
Culling
getting rid of. избавиться от
holding out
to continue to defend yourself against an attack держаться, не сдаваться
holding up
to prevent something from falling down поддерживать, подпирать
inevitable
something that cannot be prevented нечто неизбежное
hit-and-miss
not planned, but happening by chance непредсказуемый
dour
unfriendly and serious угрюмый