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amusing
amusing /əˈmjuːzɪŋ/
(adj) funny and giving pleasure
Example: She writes very amusing letters.


assure
assure /əˈʃʊə(r)/
(v) to tell somebody that something is definitely true or is definitely going to happen, especially when they have doubts about it
Example: She's perfectly safe, I can assure you.


awkward
awkward /ˈɔːkwəd/
(adj) making you feel embarrassed
Example: I felt awkward because they obviously wanted to be alone.


bay
bay /beɪ/
(n) a part of the sea, or of a large lake, partly surrounded by a wide curve of the land
Example: Hudson Bay


bubble
bubble /ˈbʌbl/
(n) a ball of air or gas in a liquid, or a ball of air inside a solid substance such as glass
Example: champagne bubbles


continue
continue /kənˈtɪnjuː/
(v) to keep existing or happening without stopping
Example: The exhibition continues until 25 July.


course
course /kɔːs/
(n) a series of lessons or lectures on a particular subject
Example: to go on a management training course


demand
demand /dɪˈmɑːnd/
(n) a very strong request for something; something that somebody needs
Example: demands that the law on gun ownership should be changed


diary
diary /ˈdaɪəri/
(n) a book in which you can write down the experiences you have each day, your private thoughts, etc.
Example: a desk diary


die
die /daɪ/
(v) to stop living
Example: She died young.


enemy
enemy /ˈenəmi/
(n) a person who hates somebody or who acts or speaks against somebody/something
Example: Birds are the natural enemies of many insect pests (= they kill them).


equivalent
equivalent /ɪˈkwɪvələnt/
(adj) a thing, amount, word, etc. that is equal in value, meaning or purpose to something else
Example: Eight kilometres is roughly equivalent to five miles.


exhibit
exhibit /ɪɡˈzɪbɪt/
(n) to show something in a public place for people to enjoy or to give them information
Example: The museum contains some interesting exhibits on Spanish rural life.


flavour
flavour /ˈfleɪvə(r)/
(n) how food or drink tastes
Example: It is stronger in flavour than other Dutch cheeses.


hat
hat /hæt/
(n) a piece of clothing made to fit the head, often with a brim (= a flat edge that sticks out) , usually worn out of doors
Example: to put on/take off a hat