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alive
more/most***; filled with activity; life, energy; (with); streets are *** with shoppers; face was *** with joy
bright
filled with light; producing a lot of light (room, light, day); happy and lively (smile)
colourful
1) more/most***; having a bright color or lot of different colors:full of color (bird's feathers); 2) interesting or exciting (personality; account of his travels); *** language = rude words
creepy
more/most***, strange or scary: causing people to feel nervoous and afraid. (informal); ***house, guy
enchanted
to attract and hold the attention of (someone) by being interesting, pretty, etc. [+ obj]; captivated, charmed; (place, forest; ***by the beauty of the place)
incredible
extremely good, great, or large (a landscape of *** beauty; ***opportunity, amount of work); difficult or possible to believe
magnificent
extremely attractive and impressive; deserving praise. syn - splendid;(look ***; ***job, view, etc)
rural
more/most***; of or relating to the country and the people who live there instead of the city (area, community, setting)
urban
more/most***; of or relating to cities and the people who live in them (life, culture, housing, neighbourhood)
hilly
having many hills (terrain (land of a particular kind), roads)
mountainous
1) more/most ***; having many mountains (terrain, country, land, area, region); extremely large = huge
fertile
more/most*** producing many plants or crops : able to support the growth of many plants (farmland, soil) = rich
mysterious
more/most***; strange, unknown, or difficult to understand (the *** ways of nature; noise). syn - nconceivable, incomprehensible
terrific
informal : extremely good : excellent ; 2) causing a feeling of surprise or wonder (speed, showstorm)
unusual
different or strange in a way that attracts attention; not commonly seen, heard, etc (design, floser, name)
remarkable
more/most***; unusual or surprising : likely to be noticed (achievement, talent)
harmonious
having parts that are related or combined in a pleasing way (in *** colours; a *** combination of flavours)
sensational
very excellent or great (idea, performace, talent); 2) more/most*** causing very great excitement or interest with shocking details (headlines, trial, crime)
magical
more/most***; very pleasant or exciting (time)
fairytale-like
like in fairy-tale; magic
mystical
more/most***; having a spiritual meaning that is difficult to see or understand (power, quality, knowledge)
tranquil
more/most***; quite, calm, peaceful (life, sea, village)
peaceful
tranquil
barren
unable to produce plants or fruit
sun-drenched
used to describe a place that receives a lot of sun (залитый солнцем)
meandering
of a river or road, following a route which is not straight or direct
breathtaking
extremely exciting, beautiful or surprising
jagged
rough and uneven, with sharp points (зубчатый, рваный)
dusky
dark in colour
lush
covered with healthy green plants or grass (пышный, покрытый бурной растит.)
parched
dried out because of too much heat and not enough rain
showcapped
used to describe mountains or hills with snow on them
rugged
uneven and wild; not easy to travel over (труднопроходимый, пересечённый)
plunging
extremely steep (going up or down very quickly;almost straight up and down : rising or falling very sharply )
farflung
very distant; remote (широко раскинувшийся)
dense
thick, close together; difficult to go or see through (fog, forest, crowd)
abundant
more than enough (more/most*** existing or occurring in large amounts) (обильный)
picturesque
attractive in appearance, especially in an old-fashioned way
cobbled
made of rounded stones used on the surface of an old-fashioned road (мощеная (мостовая)
Undulating
describing or having small hills and slopes that look like waves (холмистый)
crumbling
old and falling into small pieces (растрескавшийся, осыпавшийся)
towering
very tall and impressive (взадымающийся, возвышающийся)
derelict
abandonded; no longer in use
wooded
covered with trees
wind-swept
open to and not protected from strong winds, or (of people) having hair that is untidy because it has been blown in different directions by the wind
bustling
full of busy activity (суетливый, шумный)
dreary
boring and making you feel unhappy (hometown)
desolate
describes a place that is unattractive and empty, with no people or nothing pleasant in it
blazing
burning brightly and strongly (heat, sun)
outlying areas
countryside; provinces; country; farmland
rustic
(n.) An unsophisticated country person; of, relating to, or suitable for the country or people who live in the country (atmosphere, village) (деревенский; грубый, неотесанный)
pastoral
of or relating to the countryside or to the lives of people who live in the country (landscape, scenes) (пастушеский)
enlightened
having or showing a good understanding of how people should be treated : not ignorant or narrow in thinking (people, attitude, society) (освещенный, свободный от предрассудков)
amazing
more/most***, causing great surprise or wonder : causing amazement; wonderful
enchanted
to attract and hold the attention of (someone) by being interesting, pretty, etc. [+ obj] (**by the beauty); captivated, charmed, enchanting (завороженный ч-л; очаровательный)
shiny
more/most **; having a smooth, shining, bright appearance; sunny, bright
deserted
if a place is ***, there are no people in it; ant - crowded
touristy
describes a place which is not attractive because a lot of tourists visit it and it is full of things for them to buy and do.
industrial
in or related to industry, or having a lot of industry and factories, etc
cosmpolitan
containing or having experience of people and things from many different parts of the world (e.g NY is a highly *** city)
historic
important or likely to be important in history
sandy
covered with or containing sand (***beach, soil)
stunning
1) extremely attractive or impressive (syn - beautiful; e.g. ***view of the lake); 2) extremely surprising or shoking (***defeat in the election)
modern
of the present time or recent times, syn - contemporary
palatial
(of a room or building) very large and impressive; like a palace; syn- splendid
astronomical
extremely large
boundless
having no limit; ant - bounded
colossal
extremely large (syn - astronomical; gigantic)
elephantine
very large (from animal name)
extensive
covering a large area; having a great range (***grounds)
ginormous
informal, extremely large; humongous
vast
extremely large in area, size, amount, etc; syn huge; (***area of forest)
immeasurable
formal, very great in size or amount : impossible to measure
immense
extremely large or great (syn - enormous)
undersized
adj. less than the usual size
massive
very large, heavy and solid (***walls of the castle); 2 - extremely large or serious (***hole)
marvellous
extremely good, wonderful; syn fantastic, splendid ( ***opportunity for her)
exuberant
1) full of energy, exitment and happiness (***performace)l; 2 (of plants) strong and healthy; growing quickly and well
immaculate
1) extremely clean and tidy (syn - spotless); 2) containing no mistakes (perfect)
superb
adj. extremely good
prosperous
(area) more/most***; having success usually by making a lot of money
monumental
very great or extreme (монументальный)
fascinating
more/most***, very interesting or appealing
indescribable
adj. too extreme or indefinite to be described; beyound description
impressive
deserving attention, admiration, or respect : making a good impression; imposing (building)
frenetic
adj. full of crazy energy; illed with excitement, activity, or confusion : wild or frantic
undeveloped
of land : not used for building, farming, industry, etc. ▪ undeveloped areas
serene
adj. calm and peaceful (безмятежный, безоблачный) (weather, sky)
spacious
more/most***, having a large amount of space (room, office, house)
luxurios
very comfortable and expensive : richly appealing (appartment, restaurant)
unwelcoming
not making you feel comfortable and welcome
melancholy
sad; gloomy; depressed; feeling or showing sadness : very unhappy
eerie
(adj.) So strange as to inspire a feeling of fear
nostalgic
descibing pleasure and sadness that is caused by remembering something from the past and wishing that you could experience it again, more/most***
dramatic
(scenery);greatly affecting people's emotions; attracting attention
majestic
(view, mountains, trees); more/most***, arge and impressively beautiful
Alienated
describing smth to cause (someone) to stop being friendly, helpful, etc., towards you; unfriendly, no longer belonging to a group, part of society)
chaotic
describing a crowded area; booming, bustling
unspoilt
still wild and not changed by people : not spoiled (beaches,countryside)
low-lying
1 : not far above the level of the sea (land, hills); close to the ground (clouds)
agricultural
1 : of, relating to, or used in farming or agriculture
temperate
(adj.) mild, moderate
bleak
adj. gloomy, somber, depressing, raw, exposed to the elements, unsheltered and barren
contaminated
polluted
lively
full of movement or activity (streets)
monotonous
used to describe something that is boring because it is always the same
rough
having a surface that is not even (tree bark); not calm: having large waves, strong winds, storms, etc (sea, watters off the coast, weather = stormy)
detached
1) not joined or connected : separate from another part or thing (house); 2) more/most***, not emotional (observer, view of the issue)
depressing
causing someone to feel sad or without hope : causing depression, more/most*** (weather)
dull
not sunny : having a lot of clouds (winter sky); slightly grayish or dark : not bright (***blue)
pleasant
adj. nice
run-down
more/most***, in very bad condition because of age or lack of care (farmhouse)
shabby
in poor condition especially because of age or use (furniture was old and***)
imposing
more/most ***, very large or impressive (man, building)