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Adjourn

To have a pause or rest during a formal meeting or trial

2

Conquer

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.

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Deity

A god or goddess

4

Ares

The ancient Greek deity of war

5

Aphrodite

The ancient Greek deity of love

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Mars
/ma:z/

1) the god of war in Roman mythology

2) the planet fourth in order of distance from the sun, after Earth and before Jupiter

7

Mythology

1) myths in general


2) a popular belief that is probably not true

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Atheists

a the ist s

e comes before i in spelling

9

ascend

Go up

To move up or climb something


- formal verb
- ascended (the past tense)
- SC in spelling

10

Plural of Volcano

Volcanoes

- L is silent in volcano

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womb
/wu:m/

= Uterus

The organ in the body of a woman or other female mammal in which a baby develops before birth

12

Plural of uterus

Uteri

- Latin word

13

Magenta

A reddish-purple colour, one of the main colours that are used in colour printing and photography

14

Cyan

A deep greenish blue colour

15

Fuchsia

A colour between pink and purple

16

Panther

A black leopard

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Leopard

/‘lep.ed/

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In jeopardy
/‘dz ep.e.di/

In danger of being damaged or destroyed

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Tomb
/tu:m/

A large stone structure or underground room where someone, especially an important person, is buried.

20

Belch

Burp/ wind

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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.

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Camouflage

Concealment, protective colouring

23

Relic

An object, tradition or system from the past that continues to exist.
Artefact, Antique

24

Reciprocals

2 &1/2

25

brassy

(disapproving)
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.

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anaemic

lacking in colour, spirit, or vitality.

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notorious

famous for something bad

28

Heimlich manoeuvre

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

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Coax
/kəʊks/

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

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Stoic

ˈstəʊɪk/
noun

A person who can endure pain or hardship without showing their feelings or complaining.