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the ? son of a wealthy landowner (lazy)

indolent

2

eagerness and energy (with great ?)

gusto

3

سرود ملی
سرود تو کلیسا
سرود کریسمس
آهنگ خواب بچه

national anthem
hymn (spell: him)
carol
lullaby

4

unpleasant wet and cold weather

inclement weather

5

talkative (a ? old man)

garrulous

6

1- lemon/orange ? پوست لیمو و پرتقال
2) اشتیاق و شوق gusto, eagerness

zest

7

conversations about the most ? subjects
(ordinary and not interesting, trivial)

banal bəˈnɑːl

8

حرفهای بی مزه تکراری
one ? after another about ...
his comments are ?

platitude
platitudinous

9

if an excuse, an argument, someone's behaviour etc is ? , it has been used so often that it no longer has any effect and is annoying

wearing thin. That joke is wearing a bit/little thin now, Stuart

10

praiseworthy; a ? attempt; the ? performances

laudable ˈlɒːdəb ə l

11

The star player was fined $ 100 when he ? from the training camp?
(went away without permission)

took French leave
Hey John, don't do a French Leave after work, we're all going to happy hour.

12

The ? girl on the phone answered most of my questions
(liking to talk a lot in a friendly way)

chatty

13

These were ? people, well able to deal with the press and media
(able to talk easily and effectively about things, especially difficult subjects)

articulate

14

Cathy’s a real ?.
(informal someone, especially a child, who talks a lot)

chatterbox

15

if your teeth are ?, you are so cold or frightened that your teeth are knocking together

chattering

16

I had ? politics/ religion.
(deliberately avoid doing or using something)

eschewed اجتناب کردن

17

a ? note at the end of the letter
(having a meaning that is mysterious or not easily understood; ? remark/comment/statement etc)

cryptic

18

an ? collector of old jazz records
an ? reader
(doing something as much as possible SYN keen)

avid

19

He’s really ? about his new job. | An ? crowd cheered the team onto the pitch
(showing a lot of interest or excitement about something)

enthusiastic

20

He stormed out in a fit of ?
Nothing can put an avid viewer into a ? more quickly than missing an important contest
(a feeling of being annoyed or upset, especially because someone has ignored you or insulted you)

pique piːk

21

It is the ? who eschews the amateur variety and watches only the professional games
John, a ? who played seven muscial instruments, couldn't get a spot in the school band because he didn't play any single instrument well.
(someone who is not serious about what they are doing or does not study a subject thoroughly) ناشی

dilettante ˌdɪlɪˈtɑːnti

22

The ? fan will watch only his home team play
not usual

atypical eɪˈtɪpɪk ə l

23

a rather ? suburban house
enthusiasts will continue to view the most ? contests
(looks very ordinary and is not at all interesting or unusual)

nondescript ˌnɑːndəˈskrɪpt

24

Pigs are ? feeders. Kids can have ? appetites; a ? reader; Anne has always read ?ly
(eating or wanting large quantities of food)

voracious vɔːˈreɪʃəs

25

an ? action is done without thinking about what harm it might cause
? attacks/killing/violence/bombing
terrorists responsible for ? killing
the ? use of chemical fertilizers

indiscriminate ˌɪndɪˈskrɪmɪnət
بی برنامه

26

a ? place, team etc is used by or includes people of both sexes

coed

27

be ? in history/tradition/politics etc to have a lot of a particular quality :
a town ? in history

steeped

28

Leave the tea bag to ?
(to put food in a liquid and leave it there, so that it becomes soft or has the same taste as the liquid, or so that it gives the liquid its taste)

steep

29

She ignored his ? and walked away
The programme caused a storm of ?
The announcement was met with howls of ?
اعتراض

protests

30

someone who likes reading very much

bookworm