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Flashcards in Group 732 Vocabulary - Day 04 Deck (72):
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cattle

cows and bulls

2

profile

information giving a description of a person or thing

3

unite

to bring together

4

blur

to make less distinct

5

blurred

not clear or distinct

6

latch onto

to take up an idea; to attach yourself to another person socially

7

wander

to walk without a specific destination

8

forfeit

to lose or give up the right to something

9

curtail

to impose a restriction on

10

launch

to set a boat, rocket or projectile into motion

11

chill

to make something cold

12

trim

to reduce the size of something by cutting away parts

13

shelter

a place giving protection from weather or danger

14

pottery

pots or dishes made of clay

15

yield

to produce or provide

16

to bone

to remove the bones from a carcass

17

carcass

the dead body of an animal

18

corpse

the dead body of a human

19

lock

a mechanism that keeps a door closed and requires a key to open

20

to halt

to stop

21

duty

responsibility

22

bond

a connection

23

unhealthy

bad for your health

24

hatchet

a small axe

25

disembody

to separate something from its concrete form

26

to flock

to congregate

27

rigor mortis

the stiffening of the body after death

28

prerigor

before rigor mortis sets in

29

excise

to cut something out surgically

30

drawback

a disadvantage

31

stiffen

to become rigid

32

clay

a type of earth used to make pottery and bricks

33

brick

a rectangular block used in building

34

disease

infectious or non-infectious problem that affects the health of a plant, animal or human

35

scissors

instrument with two blades used for cutting paper or cloth

36

sturdy

strong and resistant

37

spite

to deliberately hurt or offend someone

38

contractor

a person or company that fulfils a contract by providing materials or services

39

dud

an object that does not function and is worthless

40

wreath

an arrangement of flowers

41

bone

the hard white tissue that skeletons are composed of

42

tough

able to withstand rough or careless treatment

43

toughen

to make tough

44

toughness

the quality of being tough

45

purchase

to buy

46

pursue

to actively continue an activity; to follow a person to catch or attack them

47

spear

a weapon composed of a long rod and a pointed tip

48

javelin

a light spear used in sports or for fighting

49

edible

something that can be eaten

50

imply

to strongly suggest something without stating it directly

51

dismiss

to reject (an idea or opinion because you do not take it seriously)

52

lonely

sad because you have no friends or company

53

seek

to look for; to try to find

54

moisture

the water diffused in an object or condensed on its surface

55

handle

to manage or deal with

56

crude

in its natural or raw state; unrefined (e.g. crude oil)

57

fond of

having affection for

58

endurance

the capacity for something to last a long time

59

deaf

unable to hear

60

duty

a moral or legal obligation

61

halt

to stop (something)

62

deed

a legal document giving someone the right to property

63

flee

to run away from something; to escape

64

acre

a (US and UK) unit of land equal to 0.405 hectares

65

scratch

to rub your skin with a sharp object because it is irritated

66

bush

a moderately sized plant

67

suntan

browning of the skin caused by exposure to the sun

68

outcome

a consequence

69

absence

lack of something; state of being away from a person or thing

70

income

the money you receive on a regular basis from work or investments

71

tissue

any of the different types of material that animals or plants are made of (e.g. bone tissue, muscle tissue)

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elude

to fail to be attained (e.g. success eluded him); to avoid capture (e.g. he eluded the authorities)