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terminal(adj) (of a disease or illness) leading gradually to death :She has terminal cancer.
A terminal patient is one who is seriously ill and will die soon. (informal) Terminal is also used to mean extreme when it refers to something unpleasant or negative. He has nothing to do all day and is suffering from terminal boredom.
She claims that the shipbuilding industry is in terminal decline.

dirt(noun) any substance that makes things dirty, such as mud or dust
You should have seen the dirt on that car!/dog dirt(=waste from a dog's Bowels)

contraption()noun) a strange looking pices or machinery, especially one that you think is unlikely to work well
a funny old contraption for pumoing up water

remark(verb) to say something, especially about something you have just noticed
"That's a lovely shirt you're wearing" she remarked.
remark that Her faterh remarked it was time to leave.

wretch(noun) @someone that you feel sorry for The poor wretch had really suffered.
Asomeone you are annoyed withYou wretch! You've soaked my dress!
Ban evileperson


@to move slowly on water or in the air
Ato move or go somewhere without any plan or purpose
Bdrift into sth to go from one situation or condition to another without realizing it


not intersting or cheerfull
the sameold dreary routine/a drery winter's day


ascribe sth to sb/sth phr
@to believe that something happens or exists because of someone or something else:The melody is ascribrd to Bach./They ascribed the country's difficulties to the last government's policies.
Ato believe something or someone has a particular quality: The Malays ascribe healing properties ti this fruit


@the feeling of not being part of the group :the sense of alienaion felt b black people in our cultureAseparation from a person who you used to be friendly with


(callisthenics) a set of physical exercises that are intended to make you thin and healthy


@to organaize an activity so that the people involved in it work well together and achieve a good result Ato make the movements of the parts of your body work well together when performing a particular action


a long loose piece of clothing like a coat, usually made of silk or cotton and worn in the Middle East


to pretend to be ill in order to avoid having to work?
People recovering from injuries are often unfairly thought to be malingering by employers and doctors.

a length of wool or thread loosely wound into the shape of a ring?


to mix (with); combine?
Any excitement you have at starting a new job is always mingled with a certain amount of fear. [T]
This soup recipe mingles the flavours of orange and ginger very successfully. [T]
The two flavours mingle well. [I]


lacking human warmth and interest?
Hospitals always seem such impersonal places - rows of identical beds in dull grey rooms.
She has a very cold and impersonal manner.


a formal agreement between two people or groups of people?
The United States and Canada have signed a free-trade pact.
The Liberal Democrats may form a pact with Labour to try to beat the Conservatives in the next election. [+ to infinitive]


An action or speech which is rhetorical is intended to seem important or persuasive.?
She threw her arms open in a grand rhetorical gesture.


Example:The prosecution has a clear-cut case (=There are no doubts about it).


Example:She's always talking in (empty) abstractions (=in a general way, without real examples).


an organ in male mammals situated near to the penis which produces a liquid that mixes with and carries sperm


Brian is going on an exploratory expedition to Antarctica (=is travelling there in order to discover more about it) next month.
We're having an exploratory meeting next week to talk about (=a meeting in order to examine) the possibility of merging the two companies.
I'm having some exploratory tests done to find out what's causing my illness.
An exploratory well has been dug to look for oil.


a formal written legal agreement, in Britain esp. one promising to pay regularly a fixed amount of money to esp. a charity?
(specialized) A covenant is also a part of a written legal agreement that gives a particular instruction, usually to prevent something from being done.


a group of people representing an organization or country, or a part of a military force?


depending on something else (in the future) in order to happen?
Outdoor arrangements are, as ever, contingent on/upon the weather and we have other plans in the event of rain


1. A natural outer covering or coat, such as the skin of an animal or the membrane enclosing an organ. 2. Botany The envelope of an ovule


1. The act of taking to or upon oneself: assumption of an obligation. 2. The act of taking possession or asserting a claim: assumption of command. 3. The act of taking for granted: assumption of a false theory. 4. Something taken for granted or accepted as true without proof; a supposition: a valid assumption. 5. Presumption; arrogance. 6. Logic A minor premise. 7. Assumption a. Christianity The taking up of the Virgin Mary into heaven in body and soul after her death. b. A feast celebrating this event. c. August 15, the day on which this feast is observed.


to collect (large amounts of something) and keep in a safe, often secret, place?


a line of bushes or small trees planted very close together, esp. along the edge of a garden, field or road?
a means of protection, control or limitation


to push (a finger or other pointed object) quickly into (someone or something

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