armed /ɑːmd/ (adj) involving the use of weapons Example: an armed robbery
aunt /ɑːnt/ (n) the sister of your father or mother; the wife of your uncle Example: My aunt lives in Canada.
better /ˈbetə(r)/ (n) of a higher standard or less poor quality; not as bad as something else Example: I expected better of him (= I thought he would have behaved better).
curtain /ˈkɜːtn/ (n) a piece of cloth that is hung to cover a window Example: to draw/draw back/pull back the curtains(= to open them, so that the window is no longer covered)
deliver /dɪˈlɪvə(r)/ (v) to take goods, letters, etc. to the person or people they have been sent to Example: Do you have your milk delivered?
difficult /ˈdɪfɪkəlt/ (adj) not easy; needing effort or skill to do or to understand Example: a difficult problem/task/exam
distribute /dɪˈstrɪbjuːt/ (v) to give things to a large number of people; to share something between a number of people Example: The money was distributed among schools in the area.
essentially /ɪˈsenʃəli/ (adj) when you think about the true, important or basic nature of somebody/something Example: The article was essentially concerned with her relationship with her parents (= it dealt with other things, but this was the most important).
event /ɪˈvent/ (n) a thing that happens, especially something important Example: The election was the main event of 2008.
feature /ˈfiːtʃə(r)/ (n) something important, interesting or typical of a place or thing Example: The software has no particular distinguishing features.
finish /ˈfɪnɪʃ/ (v) to stop doing something or making something because it is complete Example: He put the finishing touches to his painting (= did the things that made it complete).
forest /ˈfɒrɪst/ (n) a large area of land that is thickly covered with trees Example: a forest fire
ground /ɡraʊnd/ (n) the solid surface of the earth Example: He lost his balance and fell to the ground.
imply /ɪmˈplaɪ/ (v) to suggest that something is true or that you feel or think something, without saying so directly Example: It was implied that we were at fault.
indirect /ˌɪndəˈrekt/ (adj) happening not as the main aim, cause or result of a particular action, but in addition to it Example: The building collapsed as an indirect result of the heavy rain.