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delicatessen

Definition a shop that sells food such as cooked meat, cheese, and food from other countries Origin...

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gratitude

Definition a feeling of being grateful to someone because they have given you something or have...


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email

Definition a system for sending messages from one computer to another the messages that you receive...

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minimalism

Definition a style of art that developed in the 1960s and uses a small number of simple shapes and...

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citadel

Definition 1. a castle intended originally for the defence of a city, usually built on a high place...

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flabbergasted

Definition very surprised or shocked Origin and usage The adjective flabbergasted was first used in...

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momentary

Definition lasting for only a very short time Origin and usage The adjective momentary comes from...

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gloom

Definition 1. the feeling of having no hope 2. darkness in which it is difficult to see clearly...

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charity

Definition an organization to which you give money so that it can give money and help to people who...

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statue

Definition a human or animal image that is made of stone, wood, metal, etc. and is usually large...