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A set of beliefs and ideas from which opinions and decisions are formed.
A narrow piece of leather or other strong material used for fastening something or giving support.
absolutely correct; very accurate: your prediction was spot-on.
To add something decorative to a person or thing.
To publicly support or suggest an idea, development, or way of doing something.
With a lot of light and space.
The quality of being attractive, interesting, or exciting.
Clever and skilful, especially in getting what you want.
a style of swimming on your back
To lie or sit enjoying the warmth especially of the sun.
To move your hand or head in a way that tells someone to come nearer.
To shout in a loud voice, or (of a cow or large animal) to make a loud, deep sound.
To spread over a large area, or (especially of things made of cloth) to become filled with air and appear to be larger.
To move up and down quickly and gently, especially on the surface of water.
Describes water that contains a lot of salt.
An injury or mark where the skin has not been broken but is darker in colour, often as a result of being hit by something.
one of the two round parts of your body that you sit on
A long bar that is fixed at only one end to a vertical support and is used to hold a structure such as an arch, bridge, or shelf in position.
a large light that hangs from a ceiling and has branches for holding electric lights or candles
Having or relating to a lot of mucus (= thick liquid) in the lungs
(of sea, lakes, or rivers) with a lot of small, rough waves caused by the wind.
(of people) dressed, or (of things) covered.
Having a special and detailed knowledge of something.
To have as parts or members, or to be those parts or members.
A curved part of a coast that partly surrounds an area of water.
A line on cloth or paper where it has been folded or crushed.
a demure woman is quiet and shy and always behaves well
Dark and often also dirty.
Methods, beliefs, ideas, etc. that are eclectic combine whatever seem the best or most useful things from many different areas or systems, rather than following a single system.
To give someone strong feelings of happiness and excitement.
Very beautiful and delicate.
to be at the side of something or someone
To show or make obvious something you are proud of in order to get admiration.
To go from place to place searching, especially for food.
To calculate an amount, especially by using a measuring device.
To produce small bright flashes of light reflected from a surface.
A frame of metal bars used to cover something such as a window or a machine.
Having a powerful effect, making you feel slightly drunk or excited.
(of a voice or a person) having a rough voice, often because of a sore throat or a cold.
to clean a carpet or floor with a vacuum cleaner
Perfect, with no problems or bad parts.
Done or said without earlier planning or preparation.
A boat or something similar that must be filled with air in order to float on the water.
A narrow strip of water that goes from a sea or lake into the land or between islands.
To make someone feel fresher, healthier, and more energetic.
To (cause something or someone to) move suddenly and violently.
(of a person) friendly and in a good mood, or (of a situation) enjoyable because of being friendly and pleasant.
A piece of a solid substance, usually with no particular shape.
To cut plants, such as grass or wheat, which have long, thin stems and grow close together.
a small corner or sheltered space
Unusual and strange and therefore surprising or noticeable.
large numbers of people or things that come at the same time and are difficult to deal with
Expensive and luxurious.
to look after someone very well, especially by making them feel very comfortable or by giving them nice things
An expensive apartment or set of rooms at the top of a hotel or tall building.
Describes a man, especially a rich man, who lives in an immoral way, especially having sex with a lot of women.
Loud and unpleasant.
To enjoy food or an experience slowly, in order to enjoy it as much as possible.
A sea creature that lives inside two joined flat, round shells and can be eaten.
To create solid objects that represent a thing, person, idea, etc. out of a material such as wood, clay, metal, or stone.
A large number of fish swimming as a group.
Moving or operating more slowly than usual and with less energy or power.
To leave a mark on something that is difficult to remove.
Formal, slow, and having a style and appearance that causes admiration.
To walk or act in a way that shows that you are very confident and think that you are important.
To match or agree with something else.
short grass and the earth that is under it
A small opening that allows air, smoke, or gas to enter or leave a closed space.
To (cause to) move gently through the air.
(an action or event that causes) a public feeling of shock and strong moral disapproval.
An incidental result or side effect.
Behaving in a way, or describing behaviour, that is slightly bad but is not intended to cause serious harm or damage.
The act of being friendly and welcoming to guests and visitors.
A feeling of friendliness towards people that you work or share an experience with.
psychedelic drugs are drugs that make you see things that are not really there
A bright yellow metal made from copper and zinc.
To not do something, especially something enjoyable that you think might be bad.
Describes farming land that is used for, or is suitable for, growing crops.
A disease that damages and kills plants.
Honest and telling the truth, especially about something difficult or painful.
To bring together different pieces of written information so that the similarities and differences can be seen.
To formally choose someone to do a special piece of work, or to formally ask for a special piece of work from someone.
a decision by a court of law that someone is guilty of a crime
Intentionally keeping something secret.
A small, narrow opening in something solid.
to reduce or limit something, especially something good
to make something such as a feeling or hope less strong
A small hollow mark in the surface of something, caused by pressure or by being hit.
Intended (for a particular purpose).
To become worse.
Showing that you do not think something is worth considering.
To make something seem less important or less bad than it really is.
To throw something or someone suddenly and with a lot of force.
A deep, long sound showing great pain or unhappiness.
The ability to understand an event or situation only after it has happened.
not affected by something or not seeming to notice it; Not allowing liquid to go through.
To press or crush something until it becomes powder or a soft mass.
to make an agreement official by signing it or formally accepting it