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A cupboard or small room used, especially in the past, for storing food in someone's home.
The job of being a midwife ( =someone who is trained to help women when they are giving birth).
Covered with mould (Any of various fungi that often cause disintegration of organic matter.)
Very unpleasant and offensive.
Extremely unpleasant and causing or deserving hate.
outstay/overstay your welcome
to stay in a place longer than someone wants you to stay
Being too proud or confident in yourself.
Especially in the past, a person who travelled to different places to sell small goods, usually by going from house to house.
Unable to be trusted, or showing no loyalty.
to treat someone extremely badly, or to refuse them equal rights, especially because of their race, religion, or political beliefs
a small building on a farm where pigs are kept
To press something, especially someone's skin, strongly between two hard things such as a finger and a thumb, usually causing pain.
Causing you to feel sadness and sympathy.
Having a pleasantly soft, rounded body or shape.
Very silly or stupid.
Careful and avoiding risks.
To breathe fast and with difficulty, usually because you have been doing exercise.
A decorative cover for a bed.
Characterized by or resulting from ill-considered haste or boldness. See Synonyms at reckless.
To speak angrily to someone because you disapprove of what they have said or done.
If someone's behaviour is ___, it is extremely bad or unacceptable.
To make a law, agreement, order, or decision no longer have any (legal) power.
Words that rhyme have the same last sound.
full of a lot of small holes, usually made by bullets
People with a bad reputation or of a low social class.
To make an event or place holy.
To laugh and speak about a person or idea in a way that shows that you think they are stupid or silly.
Something that is not what it seems to be and is intended to deceive people, or someone who pretends to be something they are not.
Sea creatures that live in shells and are eaten as food, or one of these creatures.
to become slower or less active, or to make something become slower or less active
(especially of dogs) to make a deep, rough sound while showing the teeth, usually in anger or (of people) to speak or say something angrily and forcefully.
to make a sudden loud noise through your nose, for example because you are angry or laughing
Either of the two occasions in the year when the sun is directly above either the furthest point north or the furthest point south of the equator that it ever reaches. These are the times in the year, in the middle of the summer or winter, when there are the longest hours of day or night.
in a way that is strong and reliable
A small, grey-brown bird that is especially common in towns.
To partly close your eyes in order to see more clearly.
To defeat people or a country and rule them in a way that allows them no freedom.
someone who agrees to pay money if you do not go to court when you should, or if you do not pay money that you owe
Relating to a third level or stage.
a small metal or plastic cup that you wear on your finger to protect it when you are sewing
travesty of justice
a miscarriage of justice; an act of the legal system that is an insult to the system of justice
A situation in which a lot of people complain about something angrily or make a lot of noise.
(of something bad, such as damage, cruelty, waste) extreme and showing no care at all.
To make a particular activity necessary.
(especially of an animal) to make a series of small, weak sounds, expressing pain or unhappiness.
Typical of winter.
Relating to or consisting of physical things and ordinary life rather than spiritual things.
When people or animals ___, they shake slightly because they feel cold, ill, or frightened.
An officer who is in charge of a military organization or building, such as a prison for soldiers used during a war.
If someone's manner or speech is curt, it is rude as a result of being very quick.
A department or organization that is responsible for one particular thing.
Full of unpleasant things such as problems or dangers.
In name or thought but not in fact or not as things really are.
Equality, especially of pay or position.
A sudden and great increase.
(of or relating to) a type of popular newspaper with small pages that has many pictures and short, simple reports.
(Military) military information about enemies, spies, etc
Clothing worn by military personnel for labor or for field duty.
To record (sounds or pictures) on magnetic tape.
To disappear; vanish:
judging by sth
to make a decision or judgment based on something
a. The rate of speed at which a person, animal, or group walks or runs.; The rate of speed at which an activity or movement proceeds.
Impetus of a physical object in motion. b. Impetus of a nonphysical process, such as an idea or a course of events
bear with me
used as a polite way of asking someone to be patient while you do or finish something;
allow sth for sth
to allocate a share or a suitable amount of something, such as time, money, space, etc., for some activity or goal.; to give consideration to circumstances or contingencies.
To reach through effort or a process
A substance that is added to food in order to improve its taste or appearance or to keep it fresh and stop it from decaying.
A name or title.
A drug or cream that causes the skin or other tissue to tighten.
a large wild animal like a cow with long hair and a big head. One type lives in North America and the other in Europe.
a long thin flat piece of wood, used especially for making floors and other parts of buildings
a tall tree with red wood and thin sharp leaves that do not fall off in the winter
A small wooden house found in mountain areas, especially in Switzerland, or a house built in a similar style, especially one used by people on holiday.
To make a loud deep ringing sound like that of metal being hit, or to cause something to make this sound.
large, solid, and heavy in a way that is not attractive
modern, or relating to the present time
A person in charge of a museum, library, etc.
The occasion when someone performs or presents something to the public for the first time.
To give out things, especially products, services, or amounts of money.
A male duck (= water bird.
No longer having a position, especially in a college or university, but keeping the title of the position.
Very interesting and needing all your attention.
The feeling that something exciting or pleasant is going to happen.
To make continuous, small movements that annoy other people.
The part of a room that surrounds a fireplace.
With a pleasant smell.
to play in a happy way with a lot of energy and movement
a plant with small dark blue flowers that grows in the mountains of western Europe
Easily annoyed and complaining.
A small case usually made of leather and fixed on a belt or a strap, used for carrying a gun.
A large thick piece, especially of food.
Showing behaviour in which you do things suddenly without any planning and without considering the effects they may have.
Allowing someone to have or do what they want, especially when this is not good for them.
People with a good education who know a lot about literature.
a __-__ place looks comfortable and not new or completely tidy
To carry or pull something with effort or difficulty because it is heavy.