Level 28 Level 30
100 words 0 ignored
Ready to learn Ready to review
Check the boxes below to ignore/unignore words, then click save at the bottom. Ignored words will never appear in any learning session.
to kill someone by hanging them by the neck, even though they have not been proved guilty of any crime
To change the style, loudness, etc. of something such as your voice in order to achieve an effect or express an emotion.
A liking for, an enjoyment of, or a habit of doing something, especially something that other people might not like.
Relating directly to the subject being considered.
To accept that something is true before it has been proved.
demonstrating or implying an undiscriminating or unselective approach; indiscriminate or casual.
Generally thought to be or to exist, even if this may not really be true.
Spreading out from a central point.
the set of reasons that something such as a plan or belief is based on
To form an idea or principle in your mind.
To join two pieces of rope, film, etc. together at their ends in order to form one long piece.
To replace something, especially something older or more old-fashioned.
the extra energy or effectiveness that people or businesses create when they combine their efforts
A copy of a drawing or pattern made by drawing over it through a piece of thin, transparent paper.
To move or travel through an area.
To make a book, play, or piece of writing shorter by removing details and information that is not important.
To ask or order someone to do something.
To turn pale, for example because you are shocked.
A small group of people with shared interests, often one that does not want other people to join them.
Ingenious and complex in design or function; intricate.
The belief in a single god who does not act to influence events, and whose existence has no connection with religions, religious buildings, or religious books, etc.
Dishonest talk or behaviour, especially by saying different things to two people.
To remove or destroy something completely.
An idea that a lot of people think is true but is in fact false.
Great skill or style.
A young bird that has grown feathers and is learning to fly.
Not important, or not relating to the subject you are thinking about.
Special words and phrases that are used by particular groups of people, especially in their work.
a tune that is repeated several times in a piece of music and represents a particular character or situation; something that is seen or heard very many times and so becomes a typical feature of a place, time, or person
Having no energy and enthusiasm and unwilling to do anything needing effort.
behaving in a way that most people think is correct or suitable
so surprised and confused that you do not know what to do or say
A group of large mammals that includes elephants, rhinoceroses, and hippopotamuses.
A sudden and powerful expression of strong feeling, especially one that you cannot control.
To try to persuade someone to change their religious or political beliefs or way of living to your own.
Describes a very strong smell or taste, sometimes one that is unpleasantly strong.
To decay, producing a strong, unpleasant smell.
Describes a place that is pleasant, clean, and healthy to live in.
A subordinate bureaucrat or official
Pressed closely together, usually in lines.
Bending or able to be bent easily; not stiff.
To bring or come to an end; stop.; Cessation.
a statement that consists of three facts, the third of which is proved by the first two
To make a person or animal unable to move or stop looking at something because they are so interested, surprised, or frightened.
Lasting for only a short time.
Swollen; distended. Used of a body part or organ.; Overblown; bombastic
A person who has very strong opinions about something, and tries to make other people have them too.
If someone discusses something __ __, they talk about it so much that it becomes very boring.
To declare to be true; affirm
Unhappy and angry because of unfair treatment.
before the great flood, ancient
a false story or piece of information, especially one that is intended as a joke or to make someone stop respecting someone
A slowly moving line of people or cars at a funeral.
to catch sight of; To discover by careful observation or scrutiny; detect:
(usually of the stomach or other part of the body) to swell and become large (as if) by pressure from inside.
feeling that you want to sleep
To deceive someone, usually by making that person do something that they did not intend to do.
To force someone to leave a particular place.
Belonging to both sexes, or characteristic of the opposite sex.
To make something obvious or show something clearly.
Spending too much money, or using too much of something.
All the animals that live wild in a particular area.
Weak in character and lacking determination.
if a flame or light flickers, it does not burn evenly, or it goes on and off
A thick, rough cotton cloth that lasts for a long time.; pompous or pretentious speech or writing
To refuse to accept something as the truth.
To cause someone to suddenly take action, especially by shocking or exciting them in some way.
a whole thing that is different from all its parts, and has qualities that are not present in any of its parts by themselves
happy and excited, often because of someone else's bad luck
Having fixed opinions and ways of doing things and not willing to change or be influenced, especially by new or modern ideas.
An unwanted, difficult, and confusing situation, full of trouble and problems.
Expressing an idea or opinion in a clear and direct way that shows good understanding of what is important.
Causing so much emotion, especially pleasure, that it cannot be described.
The quality of being famous for something considered bad.
giving useful information about something
Extremely brave and showing no fear of dangerous situations.
To give someone so much work or so many things that they cannot deal with it all.
Not showing the expected respect for official, important, or holy things.; Critical of what is generally accepted or respected; satirical
(especially of men) showing a strong sexual interest in someone.
(of a person or animal) to run taking long, relaxed steps.
Having a pleasant sweet taste or containing a lot of juice.; Having strong sensual or sexual appeal; seductive.; Richly appealing to the senses or the mind
An unpleasant fog that smells bad.
The people, physical, and social conditions and events that provide the environment in which someone acts or lives.
The activity, especially by newspapers and reporters, of trying to find out unpleasant information about people or organizations in order to make it public.
To think about something carefully and for a long time.
A mixture, or a group of different things or people.
Too eager to tell people what to do and having too high an opinion of your own importance.
if the __ is on someone to do something, it is their responsibility or duty to do it
correctly or tidily arranged or organized
A fallacious or illogical argument or conclusion.
The power of a situation, piece of writing, work of art or person to cause feelings of sadness, especially because of sympathy.
A feeling of anger, especially caused by damage to your feeling of being proud of yourself.
often changing and becoming very different
To argue about, or say you disapprove of, something that is not important.
A person who helps an enemy that has taken control of his or her country.
Not following usual social standards of behaviour or appearance, especially in a careless and attractive way.
To refuse to accept a helpful suggestion or offer from someone, often by answering in an unfriendly way.
Showing little respect in a humorous but unkind way, often because you think that you are too important to consider or discuss a matter.
Growing old; aging.
(of a person) lacking independence or originality of thought.; slavish