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Flashcards in Group 608 Vocabulary - Day 16 Deck (23):
1

a spike

a sharp increase

2

audition

interview for a job as a performer

3

strum

to play the guitar by sweeping your fingers over the strings

4

crisscross

to travel back and forth repeatedly

5

cobblestones

small round stones used as a road surface

6

clamour

a loud and confused noise

7

busker

a person who plays music for money in the street

8

crooner

a male singer who sings sentimental songs

9

jury

the body of people who judge a competition

10

strain

to make strenuous or great effort

11

roar

a loud, deep, prolonged sound (of traffic, for example)

12

clogged

to become blocked or obstructed

13

alley

a narrow passageway between buildings

14

pass muster

be accepted as adequate or satisfactory

15

endurance

the capacity to last for a long time

16

prior to

before

17

preceding

coming before something else

18

advocate

to support or recommend

19

merchant

a person involved in the trade of goods

20

unsubstantiated

not supported or proven by evidence

21

unverified

something that has not been verified

22

staggering

astonishing or shocking

23

overwhelming

being very strong, almost too much