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saucer
a small, curved plate that you put a cup on
ash
dry dirt in the form of powder that covers surfaces inside a building, or very small dry pieces of soil, sand, or other substances
mob
a large, angry crowd, especially one that could easily become violent
rug
a piece of thick heavy cloth smaller than a carpet, used for covering the floor or for decoration
rumor
(a shaped piece of) thick material used for covering floors
tapestry
a piece of cloth with a pattern or picture that is created by sewing or weaving different colored threads onto a special type of strong cloth
echo
If a sound echoes or a place echoes with a sound, you hear the sound again because you are in a large, empty space.
echoic memory
a momentary sensory memory of auditory stimuli; if attention is elsewhere, sounds and words can still be recalled within 3 or 4 seconds
reiterate
to repeat, to say again
peeler
Tool to remove the outer layer of fruits and veg
gram
a unit of mass equal to 0.001 kilograms
milligram
a unit of mass that is equal to 0.001 grams
indirect
happening in addition to an intended result, often in a way that is complicated or not obvious
direct
going in a straight line towards somewhere or someone without stopping or changing direction
Direct Democracy
A form of government in which citizens rule directly and not through representatives
representative
A system of government in which citizens elect representatives, or leaders, to make decisions about the laws for all the people.
citizen
A person with certain rights and responsibilities in his or her country or community
Community
All the different populations that live together in an area
complicated grief
a type of grief that impedes a person's future life, usually because the person clings to sorrow or is buffeted by contradictory emotions
cling to
to refuse to stop believing or hoping for something
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