20 terms

Speaking Activities - Vocabulary - part 1

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lounge
1. a room for waiting in at an airport, etc;
2. a public room in a hotel, club, etc. for waiting or relaxing in
creep
(of people or animals) to move slowly, quietly and carefully, because you do not want to be seen or heard
awkward
moving in a way that is not attractive
fumble
to do something awkwardly, especially when using your hands
clumsy
they're awkward, ungraceful, and walk like they have two left feet
diaper (Am.E.)
(Br.E.) nappy - a piece of soft cloth or other thick material that is folded around a baby's bottom and between its legs to absorb and hold its body waste
knob
a round handle
chubby
slightly fat in a way that people usually find attractive
ginger
a light brownish-orange colour
freckles
a small, pale brown spot on a person's skin, especially on their face, caused by the sun
brace
a device that holds things firmly together or holds and supports them in position
straighten
to make something straight
gorgeous
( informal)very beautiful and attractive, syn. lovely
show sth off
show sth you are proud of
paunch
a fat stomach on a man
stick out
be noticeable
be getting on for sth
be nearly a particular age, time or number
frail
(especially of an old person) physically weak and thin
doddery
weak, slow and not able to walk in a steady way, especially because you are old
wrinkle
a line or small fold in your skin, especially on your face, that forms as you get older
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