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Dam
A barrier that runs across a river or stream to control the flow of water
Floods
water overflows its natural or artificial banks into normally dry land.
deposit silt
Reservoir
a large natural or artificial lake used as a source of water supply.
Rapids
part of a stream where the water flows very swiftly over rocks
part of a stream where the water flows very swiftly over rocks
River
A natural stream of water of fairly large size flowing in a definite course.
Long
Having considerable linear extent in space.
Weak
Not strong; liable to yield, break.
Deep
Extending far down from the top or surface.
Wide
Archaic. a wide space or expanse.
Seat
The part of a chair, on which one sits.
Luggage
Suitcases.
slice
Piece cut for something.
Crowd
Any large number of persons.
String
Something resembling a cord or thread.
Thunder
Any loud, resounding noise.
Knowledge
The fact of knowing.
Rotten
Decomposing or putrid.
Bitter
a sour reaction
Canned
Preserver in a can.
Noodles
Type of pasta.
Look up to
Admire someone.
Look forward to
To expect (something) with pleasure.
Example: "William is really ____ going on holiday"
Go by
The passing of time.
Go ahead
v. to proceed with, n. permission to do something
Go through
Experience, penetrate
Come across
To encounter by chance.
Come out
Become available
Come up with
Create (an idea)
Vary
To change.
Succeed
flourish, thrive
Either
one or the other of two.
Whereas
While.
Burglar
Thief.
Hang
Suspend so as to allow free movement.
Court
A place where justice is administered.
Maintenance
Care or upkeep.
Jam
Sweet item that is made with fruit
Method
A way of doing something
Relies
Put trust in.
Tell off
to speak angrily to someone.
Let off
Excuse from punishment
Show off
Behave to attract attention
Send off
Make a player leave a game
Break off
End a relationship/agreement
Call off
Cancel something
Wear off
Become less strong or disappear
Log off
To disconnect from a computer, network or online service.
Untie
undo or unfasten (something that is tied or tied up).
Undo
A command that allows users to cancel or undo their last command or action.
Unwrap
to open a present, candy
Uncover
To remove the cover or covering from.
Unearth
To dig or get out of the earth.
Unfasten
To release it from fastenings, to detach, undo, or open.
Unlock
undo the lock of (something) by using a key.
Unwind
To reduce the tension of.
Hopes
A particular instance of this feeling.
Mall
A place to buy something.
Punishment
Severe handling or treatment.
Theft
Taking another person's possessions
Suspicious
Inclined to suspect.
Medicine
Substances used in treating disease or illness.
Mild
Gentle or calm; not harsh or sharp
Tough
Strong
Elegant
Tastefully fine or luxurious in dress, style, design, etc.
Substancial
large, important; major, significant; prosperous; not imaginary, material
Remarkable
Notably or conspicuously unusual; extraordinary.
Symptom
A sign or indication of something.
Operate
To perform some process of work or treatment.
Tailor
is a person who makes, mends or alters clothing.
Staff
A group of assistants to a manager.
Flows
To move along in a stream.
Troop
An assemblage of persons or things; company; band.
Crew
A group of persons involved in a particular kind of work or working together.
Clap
To strike the palms against something quickly.
Advice
An opinion or recommendation.
Note
A short, informal letter.
Impatient
not patient.
Chest
Anatomy. the trunk of the body from the neck to the abdomen.
Elbow
the bend or joint of the human arm between upper arm and forearm.
Knee
The joint of the leg that allows for movement between the femur and tibia.
Wrist
the joint connecting the hand with the forearm.
Ankle
The joint between the foot and the leg.
Thigh
The part of the lower limb in humans between the hip and the knee.
Jaw
The mandible or maxilla.
Waist
Between the ribs and the hips.
Eyebrow
The arch or ridge forming the upper part of the orbit of the eye.
illegal
Forbidden by law or statute.
Fine
Money charged as a penalty for breaking certain laws.
Cell
A small room, as in a convent or prison.
Charge
To accuse formally or explicitly.
Terrorism
A terroristic method of governing or of resisting a government.
Believes
To have confidence in the truth, the existence.
Alter
To make different in some particular.
Fetch
To go and bring back.
Storeys
In British is the plural of story.
Resting
That rests; not active.
Routine
A customary or regular course of procedure.
Build
To construct (especially something complex).
Consider
To think carefully about, especially in order to make a decision.
Generate
To bring into existence; cause to be; produce.
Pay
give (someone) money that is due for work done, goods received, or a debt incurred.

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