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◎◎◎ absurd ⪢⪢
→ preposterous, ridiculous
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○○○ absurd ⪢⪢
→ refund
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○○○ acceptable ⪢⪢
→ fitting, suitable, satisfactory, adequate, appropriate
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○○○ ACINONYX JUBATUS ⪢⪢
Their claws are actually more similar to a dog's than to those of other cats helping cheetahs maintain traction and gain speed while running.
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○○○ action ⪢⪢
Actions speak louder than words. #quote #pronunciation
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○○○ adaptable ⪢⪢
It is not the strongest of the species that survives, not the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is the most adaptable to change. #quote #Charles_Darwin
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○○○ administrator ⪢⪢
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○○○ advantage ⪢⪢
Who can blame a country for being able to take advantage of another country for the benefit of its citizens? I give China great credit.
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○○○ advisory ⪢⪢
In Japan, the president of Tokyo 2020 says she does not expect a U.S. coronavirus advisory against travel to Japan to affect the Summer Olympic Games. 2021-05-25
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○○○ aftermath ⪢⪢
→ disastrous
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○○○ agenda ⪢⪢
Tax reform is the cornerstone of the Republicans' agenda. The word agenda, in this case, means a plan of things to be done.
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○○○ agility ⪢⪢
All cats share the clouded leopard's razor sharp canines, heightened senses and their extreme agility. → agile
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○○○ AgriCarbon ⪢⪢
And in South Africa, the government launches AgriCarbon, an internationally-supported program to help reduce carbon from farms. 2022-04-06
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○○○ aid ⪢⪢
U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris tells leaders of the Pacific Islands Forum that America will seek to increase aid for Pacific island countries. 2022-07-13 #new
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○○○ anniversary ⪢⪢
And the American space agency NASA marks the 30th anniversary of the Hubble Space Telescope. 2020-12-14
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○○○ annular ⪢⪢
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◎◎◎ anorexia ⪢⪢
When this is taken to an extreme, a woman might eat far too little food to remain healthy. → bulimia
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○○○ apartheid ⪢⪢
Rights group Amnesty International says Isreal operates a system of racial separation meeting the international definition of apartheid. Isreal rejects this. 2022-02-01
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◎◎◎ apogee ⪢⪢
Apogee is when the moon is at its farthest point from the earth. -- perigee, aphelion
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○○○ appeal ⪢⪢
India's Supreme Court rejects the final appeal of a death sentence for the 2012 sexual attack and killing of a woman in New Delhi.
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○○○ apple ⪢⪢
The apple doesn't fall far from the tree. #quote
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○○○ arithmetic ⪢⪢
An arithmetic sequence is made by adding the same value each time.
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◎◎◎ Armageddon ⪢⪢
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○○○ Armageddon ⪢⪢
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○○○ ARPANET ⪢⪢
Funded by the US department of defence and developed by universities, this host-to-host network connection called ARPANET, a direct ancestor of the Internet, was the first of its kind.
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○○○ articulate ⪢⪢
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○○○ assessment ⪢⪢
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◎◎◎ astrobiology ⪢⪢
as it's easy to imagine
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◎◎◎ aubergine ⪢⪢
Aubergine is more common in the UK. In America we usually say eggplants, EGGPLANT. Now the color of the eggplant is like purple so the word aubergine is used to describe a color as well as a vegetable. Have you ever eaten aubergine? Is it good?
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○○○ aubergine ⪢⪢
They tried to feed me lamb-stuffed aubergine but I said no.
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○○○ awful ⪢⪢
→ horrible, abominable, repulsive, despicable, atrocious
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◌◌◌ awful
→ horrible
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○○○ Azure Fighter ⪢⪢
And in Taiwan, an environmental group introduces a new vehicle designed to clean plastic waste from the ocean called the "Azure Fighter".
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