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Compound Words

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empty-handed
bringing back or taking away nothing
well-dressed
wearing fashionable/expensive clothes
broken-hearted
completely miserable
open-minded
willing to consider new ideas
home-made
made at home
broad-minded
a person with wide knowledge
long-winded
talking or writing at a length that makes you fed up
right-handed
person using the right hand more than the left one
cold-hearted
without sympathy or kindness (...boss)
absent-minded
forgetful, not concentrating
single-handed
done by one person without help from others (... around the world race)
faint-hearted
not brave, timid (...knight)
man-made
artificial, not naturally made (...object)
heavy-handed
not sensitive to the feeling of others (... manner; ...joke)
well-fed
having good meals regularly (...cat)
warm-hearted
kind, friendly and sympathetic (... mother)
like-minded
having similar tastes or opinions (... friends)
long-lost
not seen or heard of for a long time (... relatives)
self-made
having become successful, rich etc. by one's own efforts (...man)
long-running
e.g. TV series, play that has been broadcast over a long period
bloody-minded
refusing to be helpful in a deliberately unreasonable way; (... colleague)
well-informed
having or showing information or knowledge about many subjects or one particular one (... opinions, ... sources)
long-suffering
bearing a problem, trouble especially caused by another person (... wife)
ready-made
made in standard sizes (... suits); prepared in advance (... meals)
well-behaved
good mannered person; behaving in a way that other people approve (... child, ... dog)
bold-faced
an intelligent and bright appearance of a person
smartly-dressed
elegantly and stylish dressed
stress-induced
a state invoked by being under pressure at work or personal life
softly-spoken
talking in a smooth and quiet way, almost whispering
time-consuming
an activity that demands long time to complete
fair-skinned
with smooth skin and beautiful clear complexion (... woman)
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