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Flashcards in Group 16 - Day 20 Deck (37):
1

to inflame

to provoke

2

midriff

front of the body between the chest and the waist

3

to win over

to gain the support or favor of someone who was previously doubtful or antagonistic

4

to deport

to expel a foreigner from a country

5

character

a person in a novel, play or movie

6

acting

person who temporarily performs someone else's duties (e.g. the acting prime minister)

7

housewife

a wife who does not work outside the home

8

housekeeper

a person employed to manage a house

9

food for thought

something to think about

10

widow

a woman whose husband has died

11

Muslim

muçulmano

12

Islam

Islã

13

at will

when you can determine the time or way you do something

14

task

a piece of work to be undertaken

15

needle

thin piece of metal with a hole at one end, used for sewing

16

spine

a hard pointed defensive structure found on some animals and sea creatures

17

warehouse

a large building for storing goods/items

18

sizable

of a large size

19

lead

chumbo

20

readiness

quality of being ready/prepared

21

stream

a small river

22

grasslands

large open area of country covered with grass

23

to leap

to jump

24

sharp

having an edge or point that can cut

25

to burrow

(for animals) to make a hole or tunnel in the ground

26

surplus

excess of an item or money

27

to settle

to establish a colony in a place

28

pollutant

a substance that contaminates the environment

29

cabbage

repolho

30

urchin

ouriço-do-mar

31

moth

nocturnal insects related to butterflies

32

hourglass

a device made of glass and containing sand, used to measure time

33

entrepreneur

person who organizes and operates a business

34

to depict

to show or represent

35

to foster

to promote the development of something/someone

36

humble

modest

37

to probe

to explore