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behavior n
the way a person or animal acts or behaves
I'm surprised by her bad behavior toward her friends
characteristic adj
typical of a person, thing, or group
the herb's characteristic flavor
clever adj
intelligent and able to learn things quickly
Some cats are clever enough to figure out how to operate doorknobs.
grass n
plants that have narrow green leaves,
a field of grass
lie v
meal v
the foods eaten or prepared for eating at one time
He eats/has three full meals a day.
punish v
to make (someone) suffer for a crime or for bad behavior
I think that murderers should be punished by/with life imprisonment.
share v
to have or use (something) with others
We share a house/car (together).
the same adj
trick n
an action that is meant to deceive someone
It was a trick to persuade her to give him money.