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Pour (with rain)

Rain heavily. It's pouring outside!

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Soaking wet

Syn= soaked Extremely wet. It was pouring with rain and I got soaking wet.

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Drizzle( v) (n)

Rain lightly, with very small drops. It was drizzling when I left the office.

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Rainbow

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Bitterly cold

Extremely cold.

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Chilly

A little too cold to be comfortable. I gets chilly in the evening

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Mild

Warmer than usual for the time of year. It's been a very mild winter.

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Heatwave

A period of unusually hot weather. I hate this heatwave.

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Muggy

Syn= humid Warm and damp in an unpleasant way. It's really muggy today.

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Mist (n) Misty(adj)

The cloud near the ground which is difficult to see through ( not as thick as fog).

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Frost (n) Frosty (adj)

The weather condition when the temperature is below zero centigrade and ice forms on windows, the ground, etc.

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Breeze (n) Breezy (adj)

A light wind.

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Gale

A strong wind.

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Climate

The normal weather conditions of a particular region.

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(The) environment

The natural world; the air, land, and water in which people, plants and animals live.

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Environmentalist

Is sb who studies the environment.

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Gradual

Happening slowly over a long period of time. Gradually (adj)

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The atmosphere

The gases around the earth, plants, etc.

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Harmful

Causing damage, injury, or illness. Harm sth/sb. (V)

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Gas

A substance like air, e.g. Oxygen and hydrogen

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Pollution

Dangerous gases that harm the environment. Pollute (v)

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Human

Connected with people.

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Melt

Chang from solid to a liquid.

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Rise

Increase, go higher. Rise (n) Opp= fall

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Extreme

Much hotter, colder or more violent than usual.

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Unpredictable

If sth is unpredictable, you can't say how it will change in the future. Opp=predictable Predict (v)

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Disappear

Stop existing. Syn= vanish

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Famine

When there is not enough food in a country.

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Disease

Illness

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Spread

Affect more and more people or things.

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Vanish

Disappear