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alarmed
alarmed /əˈlɑːmd/
(adj) anxious or afraid that something dangerous or unpleasant might happen
Example: She was alarmed at the prospect of travelling alone.


anyone
anyone /ˈeniwʌn/
(adv) used instead of someone in negative sentences and in questions after if /whether , and after verbs such as prevent , forbid , avoid , etc.
Example: Hardly anyone came.


arm
arm /ɑːm/
(n) either of the two long parts that stick out from the top of the body and connect the shoulders to the hands
Example: He held the dirty rag at arm's length(= as far away from his body as possible).


at
at /ət/
(pre) used to say where something/somebody is or where something happens
Example: They arrived late at the airport.


bring
bring /brɪŋ/
(v) to come to a place with somebody/something
Example: Bring a present for Helen.


candy
candy /ˈkændi/
(n) sweet food made of sugar and/or chocolate, eaten between meals; a piece of this
Example: a candy bar


capable
capable /ˈkeɪpəbl/
(adj) having the ability or qualities necessary for doing something
Example: I'm perfectly capable of doing it myself, thank you.


characteristic
characteristic /ˌkærəktəˈrɪstɪk/
(n) a typical feature or quality that something/somebody has
Example: The need to communicate is a key characteristic of human society.


charge
charge /tʃɑːdʒ/
(v) the amount of money that somebody asks for goods and services
Example: Do you think museums should charge for admission?


colleague
colleague /ˈkɒliːɡ/
(n) a person that you work with, especially in a profession or a business
Example: the Prime Minister and his Cabinet colleagues


entertain
entertain /ˌentəˈteɪn/
(v) to interest somebody or make somebody laugh in order to please them
Example: Barbecues are a favourite way of entertaining friends.


factor
factor /ˈfæktə(r)/
(n) one of several things that cause or influence something
Example: economic factors


fun
fun /fʌn/
(n) the feeling of enjoying yourself; activities that you enjoy
Example: ‘What fun!’ she said with a laugh.


gradual
gradual /ˈɡrædʒuəl/
(adj) happening slowly over a long period; not sudden
Example: Recovery from the disease is very gradual.


grey
grey /ɡreɪ/
(n) having the colour of smoke or ashes
Example: dressed in grey