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amuse
amuse /əˈmjuːz/
(v) to make somebody laugh or smile
Example: My funny drawings amused the kids.


analyse
analyse /ˈænəlaɪz/
(v) to examine the nature or structure of something, especially by separating it into its parts, in order to understand or explain it
Example: He tried to analyse his feelings.


annoy
annoy /əˈnɔɪ/
(v) to make somebody slightly angry
Example: It annoys me to see him getting ahead of me.


attract
attract /əˈtrækt/
(v) if you are attracted by something, it interests you and makes you want it; if you are attracted by somebody, you like or admire them
Example: What first attracted me to her was her sense of humour.


author
author /ˈɔːθə(r)/
(n) a person who writes books or the person who wrote a particular book
Example: best-selling author Paul Theroux


avoid
avoid /əˈvɔɪd/
(v) to prevent something bad from happening
Example: They narrowly avoided defeat.


blade
blade /bleɪd/
(n) the flat part of a knife, tool or machine, which has a sharp edge or edges for cutting
Example: a packet of razor blades


boyfriend
boyfriend /ˈbɔɪfrend/
(n) a man or boy that somebody has a romantic or sexual relationship with
Example: He's not my boyfriend - we're just good friends!


congratulation
congratulation /kənˌɡrætʃəˈleɪʃn/
(n) a message congratulating somebody (= saying that you are happy about their good luck or success)
Example: to offer/send your congratulations to somebody


divorced
divorced /dɪˈvɔːst/
(adj) no longer married because your marriage has been legally ended
Example: Are they going to get divorced?


educated
educated /ˈedʒukeɪtɪd/
(adj) having had the kind of education mentioned; having been to the school, college or university mentioned
Example: He's a Princeton-educated Texan.


eighteen
eighteen /ˌeɪˈtiːn/
(adj) 18
Example: You are allowed to vote at eighteen (= when you are 18 years old)


enquiry
enquiry /ɪnˈkwaɪəri/
(n) an official process to find out the cause of something or to find out information about something
Example: to hold/order an enquiry into the affair


entry
entry /ˈentri/
(n) an act of going into or getting into a place
Example: She made her entry to the sound of thunderous applause.


flight
flight /flaɪt/
(n) a journey made by air, especially in a plane
Example: a hot-air balloon flight