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Flashcards in Lesson 12 Deck (17):
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Carve / have a carving for

Want very strongly

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Thirst / have a thirst for

Feel very strongly that you want

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Yearn to

If you yearn to do / yearn for / have yearn for something, it means that you want something that you do not have and often can never have

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Covet

To covet something means to want to process it very much

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Defuse

Make a dangerous or tense situation calmer

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Placate

Stop someone feeling angry

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Conciliate

End a disagreement between two people or groups by acting in a friendly way towards both sides

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Appeasing

End a disagreement by giving the other side an advantage that they are demanding

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Exultant

Feeling great pleasure and happiness, usually because of a success

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to rejoice

Be extremely happy

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Jubilant

Expressing great happiness, especially at a victory

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Bliss

Prefect happiness

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Full of the joys of spring

Very happy

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Thrill to bits

Very happy

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Feel on top of the world

Very happy

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Floating / walking on air

Very happy

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Over the moon

Very happy