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A typhoon

A very bad storm

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To collapse

To fall down

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To devastate

To completely destroy.
The temple was devastated by a huge earthquake.

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To level

To flatten

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Slender

Thin

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Reinforced /ri: in 'forced/

Made stronger

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Hesitation

Not to do Sth immediately

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To dispense with Sth

To get rid of sth

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Massive

Very big

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To grasp

To understand, especially Sth difficult.
Eg. I think I managed to grasp the main points of the lecture.

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Vertical

Upright - a vertical line

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To permit

To allow

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Abrupt

Short and sudden
Describes sth that is sudden and unexpected, and often unpleasant.
An abrupt change/movement
I was surprised by the abrupt change of subject.

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To sway

To move from side to side

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To anticipate

To predict what will happen
To expect

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To maintain

To keep