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Flashcards in Group 16 - Day 19 Deck (26):
1

pit

large hole in the ground

2

to clutch

to grasp/hold

3

wince

facial expression which is involuntary reaction to pain

4

wrath

extreme anger

5

to loom

to stand above someone in a threatening way

6

to menace

to threaten

7

scroll

roll of paper for writing on

8

womb

the uterus

9

bias

prejudice

10

veneer

surface appearance

11

prowess

skill or expertise in a particular activity

12

disguised

made to look like something/someone else

13

to nurture

to care for and encourage the development of

14

to raise

to bring up a child or animal

15

education

what you learn in school or university

16

upbringing

the treatment and instruction you receive from your parents during your childhood

17

to bring up

to look after a child until they become an adult

18

hardwired

genetically (as opposed to socially) determined

19

to fulfil

to bring to completion

20

kitten

a young cat

21

straightforward

uncomplicated and direct

22

jewellery/jewelry

objects such as bracelets, necklaces and earrings

23

tolerance

the ability/willingness to tolerate something you do not necessarily agree with

24

marked

evident

25

slingshot

a small Y-shaped stick with an elastic strap, used for shooting objects like small stones

26

go-kart

small four-wheeled vehicle with or without a motor