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ambivert

Definition someone who has a balance of the characteristics of an introvert and an extrovert Origin...

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chimney

Definition 1. a tube or passage that takes smoke from a fire up through a building and out through...


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slap

Definition 1. to hit someone or something quickly with the palm of the hand or a flat object...

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odyssey

Definition 1. a long journey during which many things happen 2. a person’s progress from...

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meridian

Definition 1. one of the imaginary lines that goes around the Earth from the North Pole to the...

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imbricate

Definition 1. overlapping in sequence, with overlapping edges, for example like shingles on...

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gnome

Definition 1. an imaginary little man in children’s stories who wears a pointed hat and can...

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wizard

Definition 1. a man in stories who has magic powers 2. someone who is very good at something Origin...

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marathon

Definition 1. a race in which people run on roads over a distance of 42 kilometres or about 26...

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ignite

Definition 1. to make something start to burn a. to start to burn 2. to start a fight or argument 3...