alarm /əˈlɑːm/ (v) a loud noise or a signal that warns people of danger or of a problem Example: The captain knew there was an engine fault but didn't want to alarm the passengers.
all /ɔːl/ (adj) the whole number of Example: He lives all alone.
automatic /ˌɔːtəˈmætɪk/ (adj) having controls that work without needing a person to operate them Example: automatic transmission (= in a car, etc.)
bone /bəʊn/ (n) any of the hard parts that form the skeleton of the body of a human or an animal Example: The dog was gnawing at a bone.
chain /tʃeɪn/ (n) a series of connected metal rings, used for pulling or fastening things; a length of chain used for a particular purpose Example: a short length of chain
climbing /ˈklaɪmɪŋ/ (n) the sport or activity of climbing rocks or mountains Example: a climbing accident
conclusion /kənˈkluːʒn/ (n) something that you decide when you have thought about all the information connected with the situation Example: I've come to the conclusion that he's not the right person for the job.
context /ˈkɒntekst/ (n) the situation in which something happens and that helps you to understand it Example: His decision can only be understood in context.
daily /ˈdeɪli/ (adj) happening, done or produced every day Example: events affecting the daily lives of millions of people
disappear /ˌdɪsəˈpɪə(r)/ (v) to become impossible to see Example: Lisa watched until the train disappeared from view.
end /end/ (v) the final part of a period of time, an event, an activity or a story Example: How does the story end?
farther /ˈfɑːðə(r)/ (adj) at or to a greater distance in space or time Example: the farther shore of the lake
governor /ˈɡʌvənə(r)/ (n) a person who is the official head of a country or region that is governed by another country Example: a provincial governor
growth /ɡrəʊθ/ (n) the process in people, animals or plants of growing physically, mentally or emotionally Example: a concern with personal (= mental and emotional) growth and development
hear /hɪə(r)/ (v) to be aware of sounds with your ears Example: Didn't you hear what I said?