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Christmas Vocab. Adv.

Advanced Christmas Vocabulary for learning / studying English
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decorate
make more attractive by adding ornament, colour, etc.
celebrate
assign great social importance to
ornament
something used to beautify
feast
a meal that is well prepared and greatly enjoyed
noel
period extending from Dec. 24 to Jan. 6
gala
a public entertainment marking a special event
manger
a container (usually in a barn or stable) from which cattle or horses feed
carol
a joyful song (usually celebrating the birth of Christ)
tinsel
a thread with glittering metal foil attached
twinkle
gleam or glow intermittently
stocking
close-fitting hosiery to cover the foot and leg
season
a recurrent time marked by major holidays
yule
winter solstice
chimney
a passage through which smoke escapes
elves
small individuals who work in Santa's workshop
reindeer
arctic deer with large antlers
tidings
news or information
tradition
a specific practice of long standing

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