a /ə/ indefinite article used before countable or singular nouns referring to people or things that have not already been mentioned Example: She's a friend of my father's (= one of my father's friends).
amaze /əˈmeɪz/ (v) to surprise somebody very much Example: It amazed her that he could be so calm at such a time.
average /ˈævərɪdʒ/ (n) calculated by adding several amounts together, finding a total, and dividing the total by the number of amounts Example: The average of 4, 5 and 9 is 6.
burn /bɜːn/ (v) to produce flames and heat Example: Fires were burning all over the city.
cheat /tʃiːt/ (v) to trick somebody or make them believe something that is not true Example: He cheated his way into the job.
climb /klaɪm/ (v) to go up something towards the top Example: She climbed up the stairs.
depress /dɪˈpres/ (v) to make somebody sad and without enthusiasm or hope Example: Wet weather always depresses me.
head /hed/ (n) the part of the body on top of the neck containing the eyes, nose, mouth and brain Example: He still has a good head of hair(= a lot of hair).
horror /ˈhɒrə(r)/ (n) a feeling of great shock or fear Example: The thought of being left alone filled her with horror.
hotel /həʊˈtel/ (n) a building where people stay, usually for a short time, paying for their rooms and meals Example: I'll book a hotel for two nights.
idea /aɪˈdɪə/ (n) a plan, thought or suggestion, especially about what to do in a particular situation Example: He already had an idea for his next novel.
identity /aɪˈdentəti/ (n) who or what somebody/something is Example: The thief used a false identity.
instead /ɪnˈsted/ (adj) in the place of somebody/something Example: Lee was ill so I went instead.
intend /ɪnˈtend/ (v) to have a plan, result or purpose in your mind when you do something Example: We finished later than we had intended.
label /ˈleɪbl/ (v) a piece of paper, etc. that is attached to something and that gives information about it Example: We carefully labelled each item with the contents and the date.