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To look like or be like someone or something.
To force a lot of things into a small space.
To fail to include or do something.
used for referring to the second of two people, things, or groups that have just been mentioned
Something such as a very short poem or a special word used to help a person remember something.
A job or piece of work that is often boring or unpleasant but needs to be done regularly.
Acting as a subsidiary; supplementary
Describes an event, usually something unpleasant or unwanted, that is going to happen soon.
One of the parts or layers into which something is separated.
If something is spare, it is available to use because it is extra.
To extend across in space or time.
To repeat something you have heard, or to broadcast a signal, message, or programme on television or radio.
Extremely upsetting because connected with suffering.
Existing very commonly or happening often.
A strong feeling of disapproval that most people in a society have about something, especially when this is unfair.
Permission or agreement.
Threats used to force a person to do something.
To know a lot about a particular subject or be experienced in a particular skill.
(of something such as bad behaviour) not necessary, or with no cause.
Behaviour that is intended to prevent the truth about something unpleasant or not wanted from becoming known.
Painful and uncomfortable because of injury, infection, or too much use.
A frame or fence for jumping over in a race.
A small group of trained people who form the basic unit of a military, political, or business organization.
A word or action in a play or film that is used as a signal by a performer to begin saying or doing something.
A small protuberance on a stem or branch, sometimes enclosed in protective scales and containing an undeveloped shoot, leaf, or flower.
To become dry, smaller, and covered with lines as if by crushing or folding, or to make something do this.
To force something or someone out of its usual or original position.
Easily influenced or harmed by something.
To (cause to) change from a solid, frozen state to a liquid or soft one, because of an increase in temperature.
To make something very wet, or (of liquid) to be absorbed in large amounts.
To show something to be true, or to support a claim with facts.
Causing you to have fear or respect for something or someone because they are large, powerful, or difficult.
To persuade someone gently to do something or go somewhere, by being kind and patient, or by appearing to be.
A place where things, especially roads or railways, come together.
a small part or amount of something
to monitor someone or something; to follow the activities of someone or something.
To pay attention to something, especially advice or a warning.
The process of getting information about enemy forces or positions by sending out small groups of soldiers or by using aircraft, etc..
The activity of secretly planning with other people to do something bad or illegal.
Feeling great or too much respect for famous or important people, especially famous actors or performers.
to say that someone or something is similar to someone or something else
to reach a particular number or amount
Height above sea level.
To give something or someone a particular name, especially describing what you think of them.
Done or shown publicly or in an obvious way and not secret.
in the same or a similar manner, way, or degree
Making you believe something that is not true.
To cause someone or a group of people to stop supporting and agreeing with you.
To stop someone from feeling angry.
to discover something or someone that was not known before or that people had kept secret, especially by searching very thoroughly
A large pile of wood on which a dead body is burned in some parts of the world.
An act of breaking a law, promise, agreement, or relationship.
Extremely honest .
To cause a liquid to change to a gas, especially by heating.
For or during the night.
To take away an amount or part from a total.
Help and comfort when you are feeling sad or worried.
To step awkwardly while walking or running and fall or begin to fall.
The organ through which fish and other water creatures breathe.
(a piece of) material like a net with spaces in it, made from wire, plastic, or thread.
A tool consisting of a wood, plastic, or metal frame with a wire or plastic net fixed to it. You use it either to separate solids from a liquid, or you rub larger solids through it to make them smaller.
To come together in a large group of people or animals.
Something that is very helpful and improves the quality of life.
(the period of) the development of a child or young animal while it is still inside its mother's body.
A tube that you hold in your mouth to help you breathe if you are swimming with your face underwater.
A way of walking with one person behind another.
Small in numbers or amount, often spread over a large area.
Covered with spines (= long, sharp points like needles.
A bluish-green semi-precious stone that is often used in jewellery.
To throw something so that it goes high in the air in a curve.
Information that is given to someone just before they do something, or a meeting where this happens.
Quiet and easy to influence, persuade, or control.
A flat raised area.
To produce a lot of small bright flashes of reflected light.
In the middle of a country, away from the sea.
All the plants of a particular place or from a particular time in history.
to put on a piece of clothing
A very large rock.
To go down a very steep slope by holding on to a rope that is fastened to the top of the slope.
To look at something or someone for a long time, especially in surprise or admiration, or because you are thinking about something else.
To make a choice, especially of one thing or possibility instead of others.
Living for a long time.
A building from which scientists can watch the planets, the stars, the weather, etc.
___ signs of something are obvious signs that it exists or it has happened
a reduction in something harmful or unpleasant
A collection of artistic works that have a similar form or subject, often those considered to be the best.
One of the separate areas inside a vehicle, especially a train.
Never stopping, especially in an annoying or unpleasant way.
To make a sound quieter and less clear.
A narrow piece fixed to the end of a tube so that the liquid or air that comes out can be directed in a particular way.
To support something physically, often by leaning it against something else or putting something under it.
An uncomfortable feeling when you doubt if you are doing the right thing.
Leather that is slightly rough to touch and is not shiny.
A condition of the ear in which the person suffering from it hears noises such as ringing.
(especially of machines) to make a low, soft, continuous sound.
To move or do something very fast.
(in business) a situation in which a person or group buys all the shares belonging to a company and so gets control of it.