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  1. to have someone's attention completely so that they cannot think of anything else
    - mesmerize
  2. the authority of a court or official organization to make decisions and judgments
    - jurisdiction
  3. relating directly to the subject being considered
    - pertinent
  4. a separate large amount
    - lump
  5. a person who buys goods or services for their own use
    - consumer
  6. extremely large in size or amount
    - huge
  7. a situation in which something is not easy to find or get
    - scarcity
  8. the unpleasant results or effects of an action or event
    - fallout
  9. extremely large in size or degree
    - immense
  10. to stop employing someone, usually because there is no work for them to do
    - lay sb off
  11. the food that you buy in a grocer's shop or supermarket
    - grocery
  12. the act of making something known that was secret, or a fact that is made known
    - revelation
  13. saying what you think without trying to be polite or considering other people's feelings
    - blunt
  14. to cut food, especially meat, into very small pieces, often using a special machine
    - mince
  15. a group of people representing an organization or country, or a part of a military force
    - contingent
  16. using words in a clever and funny way
    - witty
  17. to say that someone has done something illegal or wrong without giving proof
    - allege
  18. to walk with small, delicate steps, in a way that does not look natural
    - mince
  19. showing that you love someone very much
    - doting
  20. two people, especially two singers, musicians, or other performers
    - duo
  21. to relax and allow your mind to be free from worry after a period of work or some other activity that has made you worried
    - unwind
  22. to take a possession away from someone when you have the right to do so, usually as a punishment and often for a limited period, after which it is returned to the owner
    - confiscate
  23. the highest point or most successful part of something
    - apex
  24. people who are injured
    - wounded
  25. to not take action on something until a later time
    - shelve
  26. to make something dirty, especially with solid waste
    - soil
  27. the act of giving a person or animal drugs in order to make them perform better or worse in a competition
    - doping
  28. a slight argument
    - tiff
  29. someone who is going past a particular place
    - passerby
  30. to speak to someone angrily because you disapprove of their behaviour
    - scold
  31. (in business) a situation in which a person or group buys all the shares belonging to a company and so gets control of it
    - buyout
  32. to take legal action against a person or organization, especially by making a legal claim for money because of some harm that they have caused you
    - sue
  33. to put a dead body into the ground
    - bury
  34. the art of forming solid objects that represent a thing, person, idea, etc. out of a material such as wood, clay, metal, or stone, or an object made in this way
    - sculpture
  35. the act of harming someone's reputation by saying or writing bad things about them
    - defamation
  36. extremely fat in a way that is dangerous for health
    - obese
  37. a person or thing that exists
    - being
  38. to kill in a violent way
    - slay
  39. a short piece of text under a picture in a book, magazine, or newspaper that describes the picture or explains what the people in it are doing or saying
    - caption
  40. to remove a covering like a curtain from a new structure at a formal ceremony in order to show the opening or finishing of a new building or work of art
    - unveil
  41. a style, especially in the arts, that involves a particular set of characteristics
    - genre
  42. to remove a covering like a curtain from a new structure at a formal ceremony in order to show the opening or finishing of a new building or work of art
    - unveil
  43. to make known or show something that is surprising or that was previously secret
    - reveal
  44. to quickly look at the pages of a book, magazine, etc.
    - flick
  45. to make known or show something that is surprising or that was previously secret
    - reveal
  46. a boy or young man
    - lad
  47. a good understanding of someone and an ability to communicate well with them
    - rapport
  48. to quickly look at the pages of a book, magazine, etc.
    - flick
  49. to make someone familiar with new conditions
    - accustom
  50. a large amount of money that is demanded in exchange for someone who has been taken prisoner, or sometimes for an animal
    - ransom
  51. to express admiration or approval of the achievements or characteristics of a person or thing
    - praise
  52. to (cause to) move against a hard surface with force and usually a loud noise
    - slam
  53. exciting and slightly shocking, especially because of relating to or suggesting sex
    - racy
  54. extremely fat in a way that is dangerous for health
    - obese
  55. to experience something that is unpleasant or something that involves a change
    - undergo
  56. to represent or show something in a picture or story
    - depict
  57. the systems for taking dirty water and other waste products away from buildings in order to protect people's health
    - sanitation
  58. to be expected to happen in the future or to be expected to be or do something in the future
    - slate
  59. to appear in an advertisement, saying that you use and like a particular product
    - endorse
  60. extremely tiring and difficult, and demanding great effort and determination
    - grueling
  61. If you do something afresh, you deal with it again in a new way
    - afresh
  62. a time when all the people involved in a play, dance, etc. practise in order to prepare for a performance
    - rehearsal
  63. to see something or someone for a very short time or only partly
    - glimpse
  64. used to say you have read or been told something although you are not certain it is true
    - apparently
  65. a short piece of writing on a particular subject, especially one done by students as part of the work for a course
    - essay
  66. If you are on the verge of something or come to the verge of something, you are very close to experiencing it
    - on the verge (of)
  67. an unofficial interesting story or piece of news that might be true or invented, and quickly spreads from person to person
    - rumour
  68. having suddenly started to like or love something or someone very much
    - smitten
  69. to collect something, usually after much work or with difficulty
    - garner
  70. to say or prove that a person, statement, opinion, etc. is wrong or false
    - refute
  71. an unofficial interesting story or piece of news that might be true or invented, and quickly spreads from person to person
    - rumour
  72. necessary for the success or continued existence of something; extremely important
    - vital
  73. to make someone do or believe something by giving them a good reason to do it or by talking to that person and making them believe it
    - persuade
  74. a crime in which valuable things are taken illegally and often violently from a place or person
    - heist
  75. impossible to persuade, or unwilling to change an opinion or decision
    - adamant
  76. to cry tears
    - weep
  77. to strongly advise or try to persuade someone to do a particular thing
    - urge
  78. from or at a great distance
    - afar
  79. quiet, private, and not near people, roads, or buildings
    - secluded
  80. to encourage someone to do something, esp. something unwise or bad
    - egg on someone
  81. to make a determined decision or promise to do something
    - vow
  82. the wish to do or have something that you know you should not do or have
    - temptation
  83. to watch someone or something secretly, often in order to discover information about him, her, or it
    - spy on sb/sth
  84. alcohol
    - booze
  85. to give someone a quick kiss, especially on the side of the face
    - peck
  86. the part of a person that makes it possible for him or her to think, feel emotions, and understand things
    - mind
  87. Your folks are your parents
    - folks
  88. to persuade someone gently to do something or go somewhere, by being kind and patient, or by appearing to be
    - coax
  89. to vomit
    - puke
  90. weak and unable to think clearly or walk correctly, usually because of tiredness or illness
    - groggy
  91. the parties, meals, and other social activities with which people celebrate a special occasion.
    - festivities
  92. to make a substance flow from a container, especially into another container, by raising just one side of the container that the substance is in
    - pour
  93. a coward (= person who is not brave)
    - wuss
  94. a very small number of people or things arriving or leaving somewhere
    - trickle
  95. to bite something with your teeth, usually in order to taste its flavour
    - chew
  96. to pull something heavy slowly and with difficulty
    - haul
  97. to persuade someone gently to do something or go somewhere, by being kind and patient, or by appearing to be
    - coax
  98. sleep
    - slumber
  99. annoyed at someone's behaviour towards you
    - miffed
  100. abbreviation for romantic comedy: a film or television programme about love that is intended to make you laugh
    - rom com
  101. a good understanding of someone and an ability to communicate well with them
    - rapport
  102. very angry or out of control
    - berserk
  103. to show emotion in a way that makes it very clear what you are feeling
    - emote
  104. to make a serious or formal promise to give or do something
    - pledge
  105. trying to appear or sound more important or clever than you are, especially in matters of art and literature
    - pretentious
  106. strange; not seeming real; like a dream
    - surreal
  107. someone who is sent as a representative from one government or organization to another
    - envoy
  108. to secretly look at something for a short time, usually through a hole
    - peep
  109. the edge or border of something
    - verge
  110. worry about the future, or a fear that something unpleasant is going to happen
    - apprehension
  111. sudden and unexpected, and often unpleasant
    - abrupt
  112. to make someone who is sad or disappointed feel better by giving them comfort or sympathy
    - console
  113. to keep someone completely interested
    - enthrall
  114. to be expected to happen in the future or to be expected to be or do something in the future
    - slate
  115. a show of the work an artist has done in their life so far
    - retrospective
  116. (a situation causing) difficulty or trouble
    - hassle
  117. to become larger and rounder than usual; to (cause to) increase in size or amount
    - swell
  118. used to show that something is possible or that something might be true
    - maybe
  119. the stomach or the front part of the body between your chest and your legs
    - belly
  120. on the thing that has been mentioned
    - thereon
  121. something that is very unusual, or the quality of being very unusual
    - rarity
  122. to say something or to make a sound with your voice
    - utter
  123. If an event or series of events culminates in something, it ends with it, having developed until it reaches this point
    - culminate
  124. (of something unwanted or unpleasant) about to happen soon and causing worry
    - looming
  125. mesmerize
    - to have someone's attention completely so that they cannot think of anything else
  126. jurisdiction
    - the authority of a court or official organization to make decisions and judgments
  127. pertinent
    - relating directly to the subject being considered
  128. lump
    - a separate large amount
  129. consumer
    - a person who buys goods or services for their own use
  130. huge
    - extremely large in size or amount
  131. scarcity
    - a situation in which something is not easy to find or get
  132. fallout
    - the unpleasant results or effects of an action or event
  133. immense
    - extremely large in size or degree
  134. lay sb off
    - to stop employing someone, usually because there is no work for them to do
  135. grocery
    - the food that you buy in a grocer's shop or supermarket
  136. revelation
    - the act of making something known that was secret, or a fact that is made known
  137. blunt
    - saying what you think without trying to be polite or considering other people's feelings
  138. mince
    - to cut food, especially meat, into very small pieces, often using a special machine
  139. contingent
    - a group of people representing an organization or country, or a part of a military force
  140. witty
    - using words in a clever and funny way
  141. allege
    - to say that someone has done something illegal or wrong without giving proof
  142. mince
    - to walk with small, delicate steps, in a way that does not look natural
  143. doting
    - showing that you love someone very much
  144. duo
    - two people, especially two singers, musicians, or other performers
  145. unwind
    - to relax and allow your mind to be free from worry after a period of work or some other activity that has made you worried
  146. confiscate
    - to take a possession away from someone when you have the right to do so, usually as a punishment and often for a limited period, after which it is returned to the owner
  147. apex
    - the highest point or most successful part of something
  148. wounded
    - people who are injured
  149. shelve
    - to not take action on something until a later time
  150. soil
    - to make something dirty, especially with solid waste
  151. doping
    - the act of giving a person or animal drugs in order to make them perform better or worse in a competition
  152. tiff
    - a slight argument
  153. passerby
    - someone who is going past a particular place
  154. scold
    - to speak to someone angrily because you disapprove of their behaviour
  155. buyout
    - (in business) a situation in which a person or group buys all the shares belonging to a company and so gets control of it
  156. sue
    - to take legal action against a person or organization, especially by making a legal claim for money because of some harm that they have caused you
  157. bury
    - to put a dead body into the ground
  158. sculpture
    - the art of forming solid objects that represent a thing, person, idea, etc. out of a material such as wood, clay, metal, or stone, or an object made in this way
  159. defamation
    - the act of harming someone's reputation by saying or writing bad things about them
  160. obese
    - extremely fat in a way that is dangerous for health
  161. being
    - a person or thing that exists
  162. slay
    - to kill in a violent way
  163. caption
    - a short piece of text under a picture in a book, magazine, or newspaper that describes the picture or explains what the people in it are doing or saying
  164. unveil
    - to remove a covering like a curtain from a new structure at a formal ceremony in order to show the opening or finishing of a new building or work of art
  165. genre
    - a style, especially in the arts, that involves a particular set of characteristics
  166. unveil
    - to remove a covering like a curtain from a new structure at a formal ceremony in order to show the opening or finishing of a new building or work of art
  167. reveal
    - to make known or show something that is surprising or that was previously secret
  168. flick
    - to quickly look at the pages of a book, magazine, etc.
  169. reveal
    - to make known or show something that is surprising or that was previously secret
  170. lad
    - a boy or young man
  171. rapport
    - a good understanding of someone and an ability to communicate well with them
  172. flick
    - to quickly look at the pages of a book, magazine, etc.
  173. accustom
    - to make someone familiar with new conditions
  174. ransom
    - a large amount of money that is demanded in exchange for someone who has been taken prisoner, or sometimes for an animal
  175. praise
    - to express admiration or approval of the achievements or characteristics of a person or thing
  176. slam
    - to (cause to) move against a hard surface with force and usually a loud noise
  177. racy
    - exciting and slightly shocking, especially because of relating to or suggesting sex
  178. obese
    - extremely fat in a way that is dangerous for health
  179. undergo
    - to experience something that is unpleasant or something that involves a change
  180. depict
    - to represent or show something in a picture or story
  181. sanitation
    - the systems for taking dirty water and other waste products away from buildings in order to protect people's health
  182. slate
    - to be expected to happen in the future or to be expected to be or do something in the future
  183. endorse
    - to appear in an advertisement, saying that you use and like a particular product
  184. grueling
    - extremely tiring and difficult, and demanding great effort and determination
  185. afresh
    - If you do something afresh, you deal with it again in a new way
  186. rehearsal
    - a time when all the people involved in a play, dance, etc. practise in order to prepare for a performance
  187. glimpse
    - to see something or someone for a very short time or only partly
  188. apparently
    - used to say you have read or been told something although you are not certain it is true
  189. essay
    - a short piece of writing on a particular subject, especially one done by students as part of the work for a course
  190. on the verge (of)
    - If you are on the verge of something or come to the verge of something, you are very close to experiencing it
  191. rumour
    - an unofficial interesting story or piece of news that might be true or invented, and quickly spreads from person to person
  192. smitten
    - having suddenly started to like or love something or someone very much
  193. garner
    - to collect something, usually after much work or with difficulty
  194. refute
    - to say or prove that a person, statement, opinion, etc. is wrong or false
  195. rumour
    - an unofficial interesting story or piece of news that might be true or invented, and quickly spreads from person to person
  196. vital
    - necessary for the success or continued existence of something; extremely important
  197. persuade
    - to make someone do or believe something by giving them a good reason to do it or by talking to that person and making them believe it
  198. heist
    - a crime in which valuable things are taken illegally and often violently from a place or person
  199. adamant
    - impossible to persuade, or unwilling to change an opinion or decision
  200. weep
    - to cry tears
  201. urge
    - to strongly advise or try to persuade someone to do a particular thing
  202. afar
    - from or at a great distance
  203. secluded
    - quiet, private, and not near people, roads, or buildings
  204. egg on someone
    - to encourage someone to do something, esp. something unwise or bad
  205. vow
    - to make a determined decision or promise to do something
  206. temptation
    - the wish to do or have something that you know you should not do or have
  207. spy on sb/sth
    - to watch someone or something secretly, often in order to discover information about him, her, or it
  208. booze
    - alcohol
  209. peck
    - to give someone a quick kiss, especially on the side of the face
  210. mind
    - the part of a person that makes it possible for him or her to think, feel emotions, and understand things
  211. folks
    - Your folks are your parents
  212. coax
    - to persuade someone gently to do something or go somewhere, by being kind and patient, or by appearing to be
  213. puke
    - to vomit
  214. groggy
    - weak and unable to think clearly or walk correctly, usually because of tiredness or illness
  215. festivities
    - the parties, meals, and other social activities with which people celebrate a special occasion.
  216. pour
    - to make a substance flow from a container, especially into another container, by raising just one side of the container that the substance is in
  217. wuss
    - a coward (= person who is not brave)
  218. trickle
    - a very small number of people or things arriving or leaving somewhere
  219. chew
    - to bite something with your teeth, usually in order to taste its flavour
  220. haul
    - to pull something heavy slowly and with difficulty
  221. coax
    - to persuade someone gently to do something or go somewhere, by being kind and patient, or by appearing to be
  222. slumber
    - sleep
  223. miffed
    - annoyed at someone's behaviour towards you
  224. rom com
    - abbreviation for romantic comedy: a film or television programme about love that is intended to make you laugh
  225. rapport
    - a good understanding of someone and an ability to communicate well with them
  226. berserk
    - very angry or out of control
  227. emote
    - to show emotion in a way that makes it very clear what you are feeling
  228. pledge
    - to make a serious or formal promise to give or do something
  229. pretentious
    - trying to appear or sound more important or clever than you are, especially in matters of art and literature
  230. surreal
    - strange; not seeming real; like a dream
  231. envoy
    - someone who is sent as a representative from one government or organization to another
  232. peep
    - to secretly look at something for a short time, usually through a hole
  233. verge
    - the edge or border of something
  234. apprehension
    - worry about the future, or a fear that something unpleasant is going to happen
  235. abrupt
    - sudden and unexpected, and often unpleasant
  236. console
    - to make someone who is sad or disappointed feel better by giving them comfort or sympathy
  237. enthrall
    - to keep someone completely interested
  238. slate
    - to be expected to happen in the future or to be expected to be or do something in the future
  239. retrospective
    - a show of the work an artist has done in their life so far
  240. hassle
    - (a situation causing) difficulty or trouble
  241. swell
    - to become larger and rounder than usual; to (cause to) increase in size or amount
  242. maybe
    - used to show that something is possible or that something might be true
  243. belly
    - the stomach or the front part of the body between your chest and your legs
  244. thereon
    - on the thing that has been mentioned
  245. rarity
    - something that is very unusual, or the quality of being very unusual
  246. utter
    - to say something or to make a sound with your voice
  247. culminate
    - If an event or series of events culminates in something, it ends with it, having developed until it reaches this point
  248. looming
    - (of something unwanted or unpleasant) about to happen soon and causing worry

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