понедельник, 12 ноября 2012 г.

Words you should know to read

Grim: 
-looking or sounding very serious
-very bad, ugly, or unpleasant
(syn: cruel, dismal)
Spree:
-a short period of time when you do a lot of one activity, especially spending money or drinking alcohol
Alleged:
-to say that something is true or that someone has done something wrong, although it has not been proved
(syn: assert)
Shooting:
-a situation in which someone is injured or killed by a gun
Thigh:
-the top part of your leg, between your knee and your
(syn: hip)
Require:
-to need something
-if you are required to do or have something, a law or rule says you must do it or have it
(syn: need, demand; order, command)
Go anwry:
-if something goes awry, it does not happen in the way that was planned
- not in the correct position
Homicide:
-the crime of murder
Trigger:
-to make something happen very quickly, especially a series of events
-the part of a gun that you pull with your finger to fire it
To cheer:
-to shout as a way of showing happiness, praise, approval, or support of someone or something
(syn: applause, acclaim. plaudit)
To divulge:
-to give someone information that should be secret
Snooze:
-to sleep lightly for a short time
(syn: nap, sleep)
To yell:
-to shout or say something very loudly, especially because you are frightened, angry, or excited
To plead:
-to ask for something that you want very much, in a sincere and emotional way
(syn: begg)
Villain:
-the main bad character in a film, play, or story
(Syn: malefactor)
To blame:
-to say or think that someone or something is responsible for something bad
To mow:
-to kill large numbers of people at the same time, especially by shooting them, or driving to fast
-to cut grass using a machine
To lame:
-to make a person or animal unable to walk properly
(syn: cripple)
Dumb:
-stupid
-unable to speak, because you are angry, surprised, shocked etc
To hiss:
-to say something in a loud whisper
Tentative:
-not definite or certain, and may be changed later
-done without confidence
To reassure:
-to make someone feel calmer and less worried or frightened about a problem or situation:
Stubborn:
-determined not to change your mind, even when people think you are being unreasonable:
(syn: resolute)
Eternity:
-a period of time that seems very long because you are annoyed, anxious
-the whole of time without any end
To groan:
-to make a long deep sound because you are in pain, upset, or disappointed, or because something is very enjoyable
(syn: moan)
Precaution:
-something you do in order to prevent something dangerous or unpleasant from happening
To bustle:
-to move around quickly, looking very busy
To squint:
-to look at something with your eyes partly closed in order to see better
Laundry:
-clothes, sheets etc that need to be washed or have just been washed
To shrug:
-to raise and then lower your shoulders in order to show that you do not know something or do not care about something:
To slink:
-to move somewhere quietly and secretly, especially because you are afraid or ashamed
To torment:
-severe mental or physical suffering
(syn: vex, annoy)
Conspicuous:
-very easy to notice
To hobble:
-to walk with difficulty, especially because your legs or feet hurt
To fumble:
-to try to hold, move, or find something with your hands in an awkward way
To chuckle:
-to laugh quietly
Venomous:
-full of hatred or anger

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