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league

Definition 1. a group of teams or players who regularly compete against one another, put in order...

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refreshment

Definition 1. something to eat or drink during an event such as a meeting or party 2. the state of...


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tutor

Definition 1. a teacher in a college or university 2. someone who gives private lessons in a...

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playground

Definition an area of land where children can play, especially at a school or in a park Origin and...

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question

Definition something that someone asks you when they want information Origin and usage In the 13th...

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stationery

Definition pens, paper, envelopes, pencils, and other things used for writing Origin and usage...

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mortarboard

Definition a hat with a stiff square top, worn as a sign of academic achievement. Mortarboards were...

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coriander

Definition a plant whose leaves and seeds are used to give flavour to food. The American word is...

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muzzle

Definition the nose and mouth of an animal such as a dog or horse Origin and usage Earlier versions...

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bulletproof

Definition made from a material that stops bullets from passing through Origin and usage The word...