bootless effort

bootless effort бесполезное усилие

Англо-русский словарь. — М.: Советская энциклопедия. . 1969.

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  • futile — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. ineffectual, vain, idle, useless. See uselessness, hopelessness. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [To no purpose] Syn. vain, unavailing, useless, in vain, fruitless, hopeless, impractical, worthless,… …   English dictionary for students

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  • Oxfordian theory of Shakespeare authorship — Edward de Vere, the 17th Earl of Oxford, is the most popular alternative candidate for the author behind the alleged pseudonym, Shakespeare. Unknown artist after lost original, 1575; National Portrait Gallery, London. The Oxfordian theory of… …   Wikipedia

  • uselessness — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Lack of utility Nouns 1. uselessness, inutility; inefficacy, futility; impracticableness, im practicality; inefficiency, impotence; worthlessness, vanity, inanity, unimportance. See unskillfulness,… …   English dictionary for students

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