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Unit 3 - Review - part 2


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gravelly
If a voice, especially a man's voice, is *, it is low and rough.
shudder
to shake suddenly with very small movements because of a very unpleasant thought or feeling: 'She *ed AT THE THOUGHT OF kissing him.'
I shudder to think
* * * * used for saying that you do not want to think about something because it is very unpleasant: ' * * * * what my parents will say when they see the bill.'
plunge
to ( cause someone or something to) move or fall suddenly and often a long way forward, down, or into something: 'We ran down to the beach and *d into the sea.'
disdain
the feeling of not liking someone or something and thinking that they do not deserve your interest or respect: 'He regards the political process with *.
disdainful
not liking someone or something and thinking that they do not deserve your interest or respect: 'a * expression'
proceedings
a series of events that happen in a planned and controlled way: 'The Chairperson opened the * with a short speech.'
sow the seeds of sth
to do something that will cause something to happen in the future: 'He's *ing * * * his own downfall.'
object
a reason for doing something, or the result you wish to achieve by doing it: 'The * of their expedition was to discover the source of the River Nile.'
crestfallen
disappointed and sad because of having failed unexpectedly: 'He looked * at their decision.'
baffled
completely unable to understand or explain something: 'She was completely * BY his strange behaviour.'