Flashcards in Level 1 Deck (30):
To have a pause or rest during a formal meeting or trial
1) to take control or possession of foreign land, or a group of people, by force.
2) to deal with or successfully fight against a problem or an unreasonable fear.
A god or goddess
The ancient Greek deity of war
The ancient Greek deity of love
1) the god of war in Roman mythology
2) the planet fourth in order of distance from the sun, after Earth and before Jupiter
1) myths in general
2) a popular belief that is probably not true
a the ist s
e comes before i in spelling
To move up or climb something
- formal verb
- ascended (the past tense)
- SC in spelling
Plural of Volcano
- L is silent in volcano
The organ in the body of a woman or other female mammal in which a baby develops before birth
Plural of uterus
- Latin word
A reddish-purple colour, one of the main colours that are used in colour printing and photography
A deep greenish blue colour
A colour between pink and purple
A black leopard
In danger of being damaged or destroyed
A large stone structure or underground room where someone, especially an important person, is buried.
Snuck up on someone
- to approach someone quietly and surprise that person.
- if an event or day sneaks up on you, it arrives before you are ready for it.
Concealment, protective colouring
An object, tradition or system from the past that continues to exist.
used to describe a woman who speaks and laughs too loudly and who dresses in bright, cheap clothes, often wearing too much make-up:
E.g. She was your typical brassy blonde.
lacking in colour, spirit, or vitality.
famous for something bad
an emergency method of removing something that is stuck in a person’s throat and is preventing that person from breathing, performed by putting sudden pressure on the person’s stomach
to persuade someone gently to do something or go somewhere, by being kind and patient, or by appearing to be:
Perhaps you could coax your father into taking you to the station.
He has some information I want, so I'm going to try to coax it out of him over a drink.
A mother was coaxing her reluctant child into the water.
a coaxing voice