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Theme 1 Topic 3 The Family


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bridesmaid
a girl or woman who during the marriage ceremony helps the woman who is getting married
best man
a male friend or relation of the bridegroom who stands with him and helps him during a marriage ceremony
bridegroom
a man who is about to get married or has just got married
bride
a woman who is about to get married or has just got married
pageboy
a young boy who is one of the people to go with the bride (= the woman who is getting married) into the church:
flower girl
a young girl who carries flowers or scatters in front of bride at a wedding
propose
suggest/offer
nerve-wracking
describes something that is difficult to do and causes a lot of worry for the person involved in it
gravity
n. seriousness
fluff
mess up
unruffled
calm; not nervous or worried, usually despite a difficult situation
imbibe
to drink in;absorb
acrimony
bitter argument, controversy
rancorous
adj. deeply hateful or spiteful
uptight
worried or nervous and not able to relax
affair
1.a secret sexual relationship between two people, when at least one of them is married to someone else 2. a situation or subject that is being dealt with or considered
breadwinner
the member of a family who earns the money that the family needs
shallow
1. superficial, not deep 2. not showing serious or careful thought
child-rearing
the work of taking care of children until they are old enough to look after themselves
sleepover
a type of party when a young person or a group of young people stay for the night at the house of a friend
unleash
to suddenly release a violent force that cannot be controlled
fabulous
adj. very good; excellent