A long dress that a woman wears on formal occasions wedding/evening/ball gown A white silk wedding gown
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?
especially American English very, but not extremely . The food in the cafeteria is usually quite good.
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.
not considering yourself or your ideas to be as important as other people's . a modest and humble man. Adverb HUMBLY
a belief that disagrees with the official principles of a particular religion. (noun) He was executed for heresy.
preposition used to say that someone opposes or disagrees with something. Every council member voted against the proposal.
(adjective) ceasing to live; approaching death; expiring: a dying man.
a covering, usually of fabric, supported on poles or suspended above a bed, throne, exalted personage, or sacred object.
"SECRET. working or done out of public sight; secret: an ______investigation.
a sum of money that a person or organization owes. [noun countable]. He had enough money to pay off his outstanding debts.
"(noun) metal or leather clothing that protects your body, worn by soldiers in battles in past times
to chase animals and birds in order to kill or catch them.
not connected with or controlled by a church or other religious authority:
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.
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.
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.
making you feel embarrassed so that you are not sure what to do or say.
The time or state of being a child.
An outstanding work of art or craft.
only with great difficulty or effort [= only just]
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.
before a certain period of time has passed or during a certain period of time.
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:
to delay doing something that you ought to do, usually because you do not want to do it
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
done in a hurry, especially with bad results [= hurried]. be hastyto do something too soon, without careful enough thought:
someone you have a very close relationship with because you share or understand the same emotions and interests
used when adding another reason, in addition to someone or something else that you are mentioning:
someone who sees a crime or an accident and can describe what happened
incriminate , implicate
the quality of being faithful
having the ability to do something
separate from others
a statement that seems to contradict itself but contains some truth
put up with something or somebody unpleasant
deeply agitated especially from emotion
drawing a comparison in order to show a similarity in some respect
people who can not write or read
a security pledged for the repayment of a loan
the act of subjecting someone to an influencing experience
do something the cheapest or easiest way
shelf that projects from wall above fireplace
having or exercising influence or power
in accord with the latest fad
not appropriate for a purpose or occasion
the quantity that can be held in the hand
changing to a lower state (a less respected state)
the act of tormenting by continued persistent attacks and criticism
a large burial chamber, usually above ground
an artist skilled at drawing
a celebrity who is an inspiration to others
existing together in harmony
taken into the stomach through the mouth
a fixed look with eyes open wide
a long difficult walk
make known to the public information that was previously known only to a few people or that was meant to be kept a secret