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flood
a large amount of water covering an area that is usually dry
It makes my blood boil
It makes me very angry
treadmill
a device having an endless belt on which an individual walks or runs in place for exercise or physiological testing
sled
a vehicle for travelling over snow and ice
plunge
to (cause someone or something to) move or fall suddenly and often a long way forward, down, or into something
whir
(especially of machines) to make a low, soft, continuous sound
turn a blind eye
to ignore something that you know is wrong
have had it
(of a machine, etc.) to be in such a bad condition that it is not useful or (of a person, team, etc.) to be doing so badly that they are certain to fail; to be about to die
pull sb's leg
to try to persuade someone to believe something that is not true as a joke
sinister
making you feel that something bad or evil might happen
pristine
original and pure; not spoiled or worn from use
preposterous
very silly or stupid
crude
simple and not skillfully done or made
mob
a large, angry crowd, especially one that could easily become violent
gust
a sudden strong wind
serene
peaceful and calm; worried by nothing
profoundly
deeply or extremely
twist sb's arm
to persuade someone to do something
blur
something that you cannot see or remember clearly
sluggish
moving or working more slowly than usual
burst
to break open or apart suddenly
bank
the side of a river or a canal
stab someone in the back
to betray someone
ditch
a long, narrow open hole that is dug into the ground, usually at the side of a road or field, used especially for supplying or removing water or for dividing land
be in two minds
to be unable to decide about something
trudge
to walk slowly with a lot of effort, especially over a difficult surface or while carrying something heavy
to the core
in every way; to an extreme degree
companionable
friendly and pleasant to be with
uneasy
slightly worried or uncomfortable about a particular situation
menace
something that is likely to cause harm
preposterous
very silly or stupid
smudge
a mark with no particular shape that is caused, usually by accident, by rubbing something such as ink or a dirty finger across a surface
shelter
(a building designed to give) protection from bad weather, danger, or attack
uncharted
completely new and therefore has never been described before
correlation
a connection or relationship between two or more facts, numbers, etc.
spooky
strange and frightening
doom
death, destruction, or any very bad situation that cannot be avoided