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done or said in a natural and often sudden way and without a lot of thought or planning
▪ spontaneous laughter
▪ a spontaneous kiss/decision
▪ The comment was completely spontaneous.
a sweet liquid made from sugar and water
She poured syrup all over her pancakes.
a French white wine with a lot of bubbles, drunk on special occasions
the fact of not being where you are usually expected to be
Lisa will be acting as manager in Phil's absence.
a party where one or more people (usually girls) stay overnight at one person's house
My 12-year-old daughter is having a slumber party tonight.
to do something to show that you remember and respect someone important or an important event in the past
Gathered all together in this church, we commemorate those who lost their lives in the war.
a barrier (as of wood or wire) to prevent escape or entry or to mark a boundary
We put up a fence around our yard.
a large farm building for storing crops, or for keeping animals in
a hay barn
a special meal with large amounts of food and drink
Every guest brought a different dish to the party, and we had quite a feast.
an organized gathering of people who have not been together for a long time
We're having a family reunion next week.
an agreement to marry someone
an engagement ring
She surprised everyone by breaking off her yearlong engagement.
made or done with great care or with much detail : having many parts that are carefully arranged or planned
I see now that her behavior was all part of an elaborate plan/plot/scheme.
to lessen the harmful effects of (something)
The wall buffers the noise of the traffic.
a powerful or major influence or effect
book had a huge impact when it first came out.
a clear liquid that can make you drunk, also used as a solvent (= a substance that dissolves another) and infuel and medicines:
cough medicine that contains alcohol
drinks that are high in alcohol
a solid substance that consists of extremely small pieces, is soft and easy to divide, and often has the same shape as the container that it is in
The powder is made from the roots of the plant.
a flat heavy cooking pan with a long handle[= frying pan]
a type of shellfish that has a rough shell with two parts and that is eaten both cooked and raw
the world is your oyster
used to tell someone that they can achieve whatever they want
the strongly flavored root of a tropical plant that is used in cooking
The recipe calls for a teaspoon of ginger.