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daylight

Definition the light outside that you see during the day a. the period of time during the day when...


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eerie

Definition strange and mysterious, and sometimes frightening Origin and usage The Middle English...

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autumnal

Definition typical of or relating to autumn Origin and usage The origin of the word autumnal comes...

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teddy bear

Definition a soft toy bear Origin and usage The word teddy bear came into common usage around the...

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fall

Definition to move quickly downwards from a higher position, usually by accident Origin and usage...

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cinematic

Definition relating to films Origin and usage The adjective cinematic is often used to describe a...

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blanket

Definition a thick cover made of wool or another material that you use to keep warm in bed Origin...

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downpour

Definition a large amount of rain that falls quickly Origin and usage As a compound noun, downpour...

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signal

Definition a movement or sound made by someone that has a special meaning to another person a fact...