a.m. /ˌeɪ ˈem/ abbreviation Example: The first election results are expected around 1 a.m.
address /əˈdres/ (n) details of where somebody lives or works and where letters, etc. can be sent Example: Please note my change of address.
alive /əˈlaɪv/ (adj) living; not dead Example: Doctors kept the baby alive for six weeks.
camera /ˈkæmrə/ (n) a piece of equipment for taking photographs, moving pictures or television pictures. It can be a separate item or part of another device. Example: Just point the camera and press the button.
carpet /ˈkɑːpɪt/ (n) a piece of thick woven material made of wool, etc., used to cover the floor of a room or stairs; the material used for carpets Example: a roll of carpet
cooking /ˈkʊkɪŋ/ (n) the process of preparing food by heating it Example: a book on Indian cooking
cotton /ˈkɒtn/ (n) a plant grown in warm countries for the soft white hairs around its seeds that are used to make cloth and thread Example: cotton fields/plants
decorate /ˈdekəreɪt/ (v) to make something look more attractive by putting things on it Example: They decorated the room with flowers and balloons.
defeat /dɪˈfiːt/ (n) to win against somebody in a war, competition, sports game, etc. Example: They finally had to admit defeat(= stop trying to be successful).
different /ˈdɪfrənt/ (adj) not the same as somebody/something; not like somebody/something else Example: It's different now than it was a year ago.
except /ɪkˈsept/ (adj) used before you mention the only thing or person about which a statement is not true Example: I didn't tell him anything except that I needed the money.
game /ɡeɪm/ (n) an activity that you do to have fun, often one that has rules and that you can win or lose; the equipment for a game Example: board games
garden /ˈɡɑːdn/ (n) a piece of land next to or around your house where you can grow flowers, fruit, vegetables, etc., usually with a lawn (= an area of grass) Example: out in the garden
gradually /ˈɡrædʒuəli/ (adj) slowly, over a long period of time Example: Gradually, the children began to understand.
health /helθ/ (n) the condition of a person’s body or mind Example: Exhaust fumes are bad for your health.