Terms in this set (42)
a word used to identify people, places, or things, or to name a particular one of these
A word used to name a particular people, place or thing
A word to name a category of people, place or thing
An area of the sea, a lake, or a river where the water is not very deep
Relating to the running of a home or to family relations
Behaviour involving physical force intended to hurt, damage, or kill someone or something
A word naming a characteristic of a noun
Give a detailed account in words
An edible mollusc of warm seas, with a shallow ear-shaped shell lined with mother-of-pearl and pierced with a line of respiratory holes.
A point made within an argument
An important topic or problem for debate or discussion
A reason or set of reasons given in support of an idea, action or theory
A word that describes an action
The activities in which a particular person engages
The fact or process of doing something, typically to achieve an aim
Feeling or showing a hopeless sense that a situation is so bad as to be impossible to deal with
A roofed platform along the outside of a house, level with the ground floor.
A reinforced plastic material composed of glass fibres embedded in a resin matrix
A word or phrase that modifies the meaning of a verb expressing manner, place, time, or degree.
The way in which something is done or happens
A factory where canned foods are produced
A paint, fabric, or colour with the shine like metal
The visible or invisible radiation produced from certain substances.
Very large, heavy or clumsy
A punctuation mark (:) used to precede a list of items, a quotation, or an expansion or explanation
A number of connected items or names written or printed in order
A punctuation mark (,) indicating a pause between parts of a sentence or separating items in a list.
To occur in turn repeatedly
Apply a liquid to a surface to protect it or change its colour.
A structure built to surround a fireplace
A punctuation mark (;) indicating a pause, typically between two main clauses, that is more pronounced than that indicated by a comma.
A small group of words standing together as a unit, typically forming part of a clause.
Having being struck repeatedly with fists
Directed someone using hands or other body language
Having a hole or empty space within it
A small axe with a short handle for use in one hand.
The quantity of motion of a moving body, measured as a product of its mass and velocity
Small, thin pieces of wood (usually offcuts) that are used to light fires.
The general feeling of sickness in the stomach
Something that allows partial light through it
Pour down rapidly in large amounts
The kitchen in a ship or aircraft