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Vocabulary

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GOWN
A long dress that a woman wears on formal occasions wedding/evening/ball gown A white silk wedding gown
WONDER
to think about something that you are not sure about and try to guess what is true, what will happen etc. What are they going to do now, I wonder?
QUITE
especially American English very, but not extremely . The food in the cafeteria is usually quite good.
GRATEFUL
feeling that you want to thank someone because of something kind that they have done, or showing this feeling [≠ ungrateful] grateful for : I'm so grateful for all your help.
humble
not considering yourself or your ideas to be as important as other people's . a modest and humble man. Adverb HUMBLY
heresy
a belief that disagrees with the official principles of a particular religion. (noun) He was executed for heresy.
against
preposition used to say that someone opposes or disagrees with something. Every council member voted against the proposal.
dying
(adjective) ceasing to live; approaching death; expiring: a dying man.
canopy
a covering, usually of fabric, supported on poles or suspended above a bed, throne, exalted personage, or sacred object.
undercover
"SECRET. working or done out of public sight; secret: an ______investigation.
debt
a sum of money that a person or organization owes. [noun countable]. He had enough money to pay off his outstanding debts.
armor
"(noun) metal or leather clothing that protects your body, worn by soldiers in battles in past times
hunt
to chase animals and birds in order to kill or catch them.
secular
not connected with or controlled by a church or other religious authority:
owe
money: to need to pay someone for something that they have done for you or sold to you, or to need to give someone back money that they have lent you... I owe my brother $50.
settle
to end an argument or solve a disagreement... We hope the factions will be able to settle their differences (=agree to stop arguing) by peaceful means.
strike
written: to hit or fall against the surface of something: A snowball struck him on the back of the head.... She fell heavily, striking her head against the side of the boat.
awkward
making you feel embarrassed so that you are not sure what to do or say.
Childhood
The time or state of being a child.
Masterpiece
An outstanding work of art or craft.
barely
only with great difficulty or effort [= only just]
Easter
a Christian holy day in March or April when Christians remember the death of Christ and his return to life. Good Friday the Friday before the Christian holiday of Easter, that Christians remember as the day Jesus Christ was crucified.
within
before a certain period of time has passed or during a certain period of time.
wise
desicion: wise decisions and actions are sensible and based on good judgment [= sensible] . person someone who is wise makes good decisions, gives good advice etc, especially because they have a lot of experience of life:
procrastinate
to delay doing something that you ought to do, usually because you do not want to do it
nor
neither ... nor ...used when mentioning two things that are not true or do not happen. formal used after a negative statement in order to introduce another negative statement containing a similar kind of information
hasty
done in a hurry, especially with bad results [= hurried]. be hastyto do something too soon, without careful enough thought:
soul-mate
someone you have a very close relationship with because you share or understand the same emotions and interests
besides
used when adding another reason, in addition to someone or something else that you are mentioning:
witness
someone who sees a crime or an accident and can describe what happened
Deserving
worthy
uninteerrupted
cpntinous
pleasure
enjoyment
disgrace
sham
madness
insanity
swif
fast
sassy
imprudent
slack
loose
marvelous
wonderful
chuckle
laugh softly
squishy
sponge like
involve
incriminate , implicate
accurcy
the quality of being faithful
convene
assemble
inquire
ask about
inconsiderate
thoughless
discortesy
rudeness
regretably
unfortunately
courier
messenger
amicable
friendly
eternal
ceaseless
capable
having the ability to do something
isolate
separate from others
misunderstand
misconstrue
despise
hate
missive
letter
ply
layer
paradox
a statement that seems to contradict itself but contains some truth
thankless
unapreciate
shallow
not deep
odds
probability
phony
fake
invaluable
priceless
conceal
to hide
reveal
to show
endure
put up with something or somebody unpleasant
distraught
deeply agitated especially from emotion
analogy
drawing a comparison in order to show a similarity in some respect
iliterates
people who can not write or read
collateral
a security pledged for the repayment of a loan
exposure
the act of subjecting someone to an influencing experience
cut corners
do something the cheapest or easiest way
mantel
shelf that projects from wall above fireplace
influential
having or exercising influence or power
trendy
in accord with the latest fad
unsuitable
not appropriate for a purpose or occasion
handful
the quantity that can be held in the hand
respond
answer
degradation
changing to a lower state (a less respected state)
advocacy
active support
harassment
the act of tormenting by continued persistent attacks and criticism
mausoleum
a large burial chamber, usually above ground
draftsman
an artist skilled at drawing
notable
a celebrity who is an inspiration to others
harmonious
existing together in harmony
slipped
fall
stamble
quick descending
swallowed
taken into the stomach through the mouth
stare
a fixed look with eyes open wide
trudge
a long difficult walk
disclose
make known to the public information that was previously known only to a few people or that was meant to be kept a secret