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wreck

Definition 1. to severely damage or destroy a vehicle or building a. to damage something such as a...

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soundtrack

Definition the music that is played during a film or television programme, or a CD of this music...


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sitar

Definition an Indian musical instrument like a guitar with a long neck and a round body Origin and...

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kiss

Definition 1. to touch someone with your lips because you love them or have sexual feelings for...

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whiplash

Definition 1. a serious injury affecting your neck, caused when the vehicle that you are in is hit...

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mushroom

Definition a fungus that usually has a short stem and a round top. Some mushrooms can be eaten, but...

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ice-skater

Definition someone who ice-skates, especially someone who does it as a sport Origin and usage The...

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chess

Definition a game for two people, played on a board with black and white squares, using different...

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chameleon

Definition 1. a type of small lizard with skin that changes colour to match the colours around it 2...