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Mole
A small animal with dark grey fur, that is almost blind and digs tunnels under the ground to live in ๐Ÿ€
Tramp
To walk with heavy or noisy steps, especially for a long time
Chimney
A structure through which smoke or steam is carried up away from a fire ๐Ÿ”ฅ and through the roof of a building ๐Ÿข
Protrude
To stick out from a place or a surface
Chink
A narrow opening๐Ÿ”“ in something, especially one that let's light ๐Ÿ’ก through
Thistle
A wild plant ๐ŸŒฟ
Brass
A bright ๐Ÿ”† yellow metal made by mixing copper and zinc
Knocker
A mental object attacked to the outside of the door ๐Ÿšช of a house ๐Ÿก which you hit against the door to attract attention
Undetected
Not noticed by anyone
A clutch of
A group of people, animals or things
Burrow
To make a hole or a tunnel in the ground by digging
Tranquil
Quiet and peaceful
Fall foul of
To get into trouble with a person or an organization because of doing something wrong or illegal
Dismantle
To take apart a machine or structure so that it is in separate pieces
Subterranean
Under the ground
Suburbia
The suburbs and the way of life, attitude...of the people who live there
Chic
Very fashionable and elegant, stylish
Cosset
To treat somebody with a lot of care and give them a lot of attention, sometimes too much
Embankment
A wall of stone or earth ๐ŸŒ made to keep water ๐Ÿ’ฆ back or to carry a road or railway ๐Ÿš‚ railroad over low ground
Submerge
To go under the surface of water or liquid
Mound
A large pile of earth ๐ŸŒ or stone, a small hill
Complex
A group of building ๐Ÿข of a similar type together in one place
Clinic
A building ๐Ÿข or part of a hospital ๐Ÿฅ where people can go for special medical ๐Ÿ˜ท treatment or advice
Squeeze
To force somebody, something, yourself into or through a small space
Disfigure
To spoil the appearance of a person, thing or place
Halve
To reduce by a half ๐ŸŒ“
Insulation
The act of protecting something with a material that prevent heat, sound ๐Ÿ”Š, electricity from passing through, the materials used for this
Obstacle
A situation, an event that make it difficult for you to do or achieve something
Conservative
Opposed to great or sudden social change, showing that you prefer traditional styles and values
Conventional
Tending to follow what is done or considered acceptable by society in general, normal and ordinary, and perhaps not very interesting
Undisguised
That you do not try to hide from other people
Chronic
Lasting for a long time, difficult to cure or get rid of
Detach
To remove something from something larger, to become separated from something
Take shape
To develop and become more complete or organized
Terrace
A continuous row of similar houses that are joined together in one block
Commission
To officially ask somebody to write ๐Ÿ“, make or create something or to do a task for you
Comprise
Consist of
Maisonette
A flat, apartment with rooms on two floors within a building ๐Ÿข, usually with a separate entrance
Breeze
A light wind ๐Ÿƒ
Periscope
A device like a long tube, containing mirrors which enable the user ๐Ÿ‘ค to see over the top ๐Ÿ” of something, used especially in a submarine to see above the surface of the sea ๐ŸŒŠ
Heatwave
A period of unusually hot โ™จ weather
Boast
To talk with too much pride about something that you have or can do