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Flashcards in Group 732 Vocabulary - Day 08 Deck (45):
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accuracy

how correct or precise something is

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elderly

old people

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pesticides

chemicals that kill insects

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herbicides

chemicals that kill undesireable plants

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to claim

to state that something is true (often without providing evidence)

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asssemble

to put together

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vowels

the letters a, e, i, o, u

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umpire

the official who enforces the rule in a sports match

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scissors

an instrument with two metal blades, used for cutting things like paper and cloth

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stray animal

a domestic animal with no home

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liver

the organ that processes the products of digestion

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kidneys

a pair of organs that purify blood in the body

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spy

a person who secretly collects information for an organization or government

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shuttle

a spacecraft with wings that is able to land like a normal airplane

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inmate

a person confined to a prison or hospital

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remains

a person or animal's body after death

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deceased

a person who has died

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track

to follow the course or trail of someone or something

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spill

to make or let liquid flow over the edge of a container

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onslaught

a fierce or destructive attack

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shatter

to break into pieces; to seriously upset somone

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sweep the country

to extend all over the country

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unprecedented

never done or known before

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unravel

to undo something that is knotted or woven together; to begin to fail or collapse

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reporter

a journalist

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demeanor

outward behavior

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interviewer

person who conducts an interview

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interviewee

person who is interviewed

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façade

face of a building; a person's false outward appearance

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sheep

an animal that is bred for its wool and meat

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wool

the hair of an animal that is used for making clothing

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nervous

anxious (NOT aggressive)

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discussion

conversation (NOT argument)

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argument

a verbal fight

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tether

a rope or chain that is used to restrain an animal

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be at the end of your tether

having no patience or energy left to deal with something

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forgiveness

action of forgiving

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crop

any plant that is cultivated for food on in industrial scale

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audacious

bold and courageous when faced with opposition

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confidential

private or secret

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frivolous

silly and wasteful; carelessly sel-indulgent

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hazardous

dangerous

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problematic

full of difficulties that are hard to solve

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prudent

avoiding unnecessary risks

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unethical

against accepted beliefs about good behavior