peter the great vocab list page 148-168
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To take away someone's enthusiasm or confidence.
excessively informal behavior.
being known well.
to make something or someone less forceful or vigorous.
to make something damp.
in a manner which shows a lack of normal good qualities.
having lost the good qualities you used to have.
written statement that money has been received.
reminding you of something.
continuing for a long time without being interesting.
to make a journey.
a time that is free from work, when you can do what you a like.
to be lent something.
in a manner which does not show approval.
have a low opinion of someone or something.
to move quickly and suddenly.
a loose garment worn over pajamas.
to mix things up in confusion.
a long speech by one person
to speak so that you are not easy to hear.
to weaken something gradually.
to make a hollow or tunnel beneath something.
speaking in a loud and dramatic manner.
to be merciful toward somebody.
not to harm a person or thing.
to treat something economically.
to take somebody away and keep him pensioner until you get what you want.
an office where public records are kept.
taking part in something that is not your concern.
face to face in a hostility.
getting in the way and preventing something being done.
someone who is killed or suffers because of his beliefs.
a special messenger.
employ to guide and help holidays makers, especially abroad.
to find out as much as you can about something especially about a crime.
to twist something and squeeze it tightly.
to get water out of something by wringing it.
to persuade somebody gently or patiently.
to do what you are told to do.
someone to whom you tell your secrets.
to say or show that you will not obey.
to prevent something being done.
a woman who used to be your wife.
to give shelter to someone or something.
to keep something in your mind.
to want something very much.
the decision made by judge or jury.
to refuse give something to somebody.
filled with pity and mercy.
to take part in demonstration.
a very strong wind.
to show that something is fair, reasonable, or acceptable.
to do with unkind gossip.
a particular trait of goodness.
goodness or excellence.
to join things together.
to grow strong so as to be successful.
to wave something around.
pretending to be more virtuous than you are.
to make a short stop for a while, especially in speech.
to make a sound by breathing out heavily when you are sad, tired, relieved, etc.;
something that is not pleasant or nice.
to claim to have a particular feeling.
to follow the marks left by a person or animal in order to find them.
to follow or observe something as it moves.
not lying or cheating.
not taking bribes.
not being dishonest.
a formal speech.
that which cannot be confirmed.
copying something on a very small scale.
to grumble or complain in a low voice.
to make a low continuous sound.
to speak softly.
a low continuous sound.
softly spoken words.
to make someone or something unable to move or carry on.
to affect somebody with paralysis.
to be usual.
to command or control.
to be victorious.
having not shaved.