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Flashcards in Group 608 Vocabulary - Day 11 Deck (43):
1

baffle

to perplex or confound

2

kiwi

bird native to New Zealand; a New Zealander

3

plush

luxurious

4

wheel

the part of a car, motorcycle or bicycle that is round and rotates

5

ripen

to become ripe or mature (for food)

6

ripe

mature and ready to eat (for food)

7

booze

alcoholic drinks

8

shiny

reflecting light (for fabrics or materials)

9

vain

having an excessively high opinion of your appearance or abilities

10

bash

a party or social event

11

foe

enemy

12

ladder

structure consisting of a series of parallel bars that can be climbed up or down

13

prime number

a number that cannot be divided by other numbers (e.g. 3, 5, 7, 11, 13)

14

dream catcher

object you hang above your bed to avoid nightmares

15

tabloid

small-format newspaper (e.g. Tribuna)

16

broadsheet

large-format newspaper (e.g. Gazeta do Povo)

17

strike

to hit

18

sew

to pass a thread through a piece of fabric with a needle

19

stitch

a loop of thread through a piece of fabric, made to join the fabric to another piece or to repair it

20

wristband

strip of material worn around the wrist

21

turn in

to submit (work to a teacher)

22

hand in

to submit (work to a teacher)

23

assignment

a piece of work given to someone for a job or for study

24

come by

to acquire something

25

broadcast

to transmit

26

hoax

a humorous or malicious public deception

27

coconut

the large nut of the palm tree that has white flesh and contains water

28

wrapping

paper used to cover an object

29

folktale

a story originating in popular culture, typically transmitted orally

30

leash

a cord used to restrain a dog or other animal

31

loiter

to stand around without any apparent purpose

32

credible

able to be believed; convincing

33

far-fetched

unlikely; implausible

34

fishy

suspicious; doubtful

35

iffy

doubtful; or questionable

36

misleading

giving the wrong idea or impression

37

phoney

fake; not genuine

38

well-founded

based on good evidence or reasons

39

dub

to give someone/something an unofficial name

40

pluck

to quickly remove something from its place

41

trader

someone who buys and sells things

42

behead

to cut off someone's head

43

cursed

affected by some evil supernatural power