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2013-11-03 17:09:33

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  1. scorching
    very hot
  2. thaw
    become liquid or soft as a result of warming.
  3. soaking
    • extremely wet;
    • an act of wetting something thoroughly.
  4. squall
    a sudden violent gust of wind or a localized storm, esp. one bringing rain, snow, or sleet.
  5. drizzle
    rain lightly.
  6. sweltering
    uncomfortably hot."the sweltering afternoon heat"
  7. bitter
    intensively cold
  8. pour
    flow rapidly in a steady stream.
  9. drought
    a prolonged period of abnormally low rainfall; a shortage of water resulting from this.
  10. spring to mind
    (of a thought or idea) occur to someone.
  11. tide
    the alternate rising and falling of the sea, usually twice in each lunar day at a particular place, due to the attraction of the moon and sun.
  12. unanimously
    without opposition; with the agreement of all people involved.
  13. deterrent
    a thing that discourages or is intended to discourage someone from doing something.
  14. arson
    the criminal act of deliberately setting fire to property.
  15. deliberately
    consciously and intentionally; on purpose.
  16. sandpit
    a quarry from which sand is excavated.
  17. ceiling
    the upper interior surface of a room or other similar compartment.
  18. whereas
    in contrast or comparison with the fact that.
  19. take after
    • resemble (a parent or ancestor).
    • have qualities or features, esp. those of appearance, in common with (someone or something); look or seem like.
  20. take something up
    • become interested or engaged in a pursuit.
    • occupy time, space, or attention.
  21. trot
    (with reference to a horse or other quadruped) proceed or cause to proceed at a pace faster than a walk, lifting each diagonal pair of legs alternately.
  22. squint
    look at someone or something with one or both eyes partly closed in an attempt to see more clearly or as a reaction to strong light.
  23. nod
    lower and raise one's head slightly and briefly, esp. in greeting, assent, or understanding, or to give someone a signal.
  24. spouse
    a husband or wife, considered in relation to their partner.
  25. envision
    imagine as a future possibility; visualize.
  26. beverage
    a drink, esp. one other than water.
  27. cushion
    a pillow or pad stuffed with a mass of soft material, used as a comfortable support for sitting or leaning on.
  28. tethered
    tie (an animal) with a rope or chain so as to restrict its movement.
  29. lean
    (of a person or animal) thin, esp. healthily so; having no superfluous fat.
  30. tough
    a tough person, esp. a gangster or criminal.
  31. to marvel
    be filled with wonder or astonishment.
  32. dam
    язовирна стена
  33. surge
    (of a crowd or a natural force) move suddenly and powerfully forward or upward.
  34. uncouth
    (of a person or their appearance or behavior) lacking good manners, refinement, or grace.
  35. unseemly
    (of behavior or actions) not proper or appropriate.
  36. prerequisite
    a thing that is required as a prior condition for something else to happen or exist.
  37. acclaim
    enthusiastic and public praise.
  38. cramped
    • feeling or causing someone to feel uncomfortably confined or hemmed in by lack of space.
    • "the staff had to work in cramped conditions"
  39. wade
    walk through water or another liquid or soft substance.
  40. swollen (swell)
    (esp. of a part of the body) become larger or rounder in size, typically as a result of an accumulation of fluid.
  41. set off
    begin a journey.
  42. impassable
    impossible to travel along or over.
  43. embezzlement
    theft or misappropriation of funds placed in one's trust or belonging to one's employer."charges of fraud and embezzlement"
  44. acquitted
    free (someone) from a criminal charge by a verdict of not guilty.
  45. verdict
    • a decision on a disputed issue in a civil or criminal case or an inquest.
    • "the jury returned a verdict of ‘not guilty.
  46. broom
    • a long-handled brush of bristles or twigs used for sweeping.
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