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absorbed(adj)

disapproving : only caring about and interested in yourself

sentence: The walls are made of a material that absorbs sound.

2

ache(v)

to produce a dull continuous pain : to hurt in a way that is constant but not severe

sentence: my muscles were aching from shoveling snow.

3

amusement(n)

the feeling of being amused or entertained

sentence: I'm reading this book for amusement.

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confront(v)

to oppose or challenge (someone) especially in a direct and forceful way

sentence: i confront my brother about his smoking.

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distracted(adj)

no concentrate

sentence:She was distracted from her studies

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drift(n)

a slow and gradual movement or change from one place, condition, etc., to another

sentence:The boat drifted in the sea slowly.

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explode(v)

to suddenly break apart in a violent way with parts flying outward

sentence: Horishima explode in world war two.

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feedback(n)

helpful information or criticism that is given to someone to say what can be done to improve a performance, product, etc..
sentence: She asked for some feedback from her teacher.

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fictional(n)

written stories about people and events that are not real : literature that tells stories which are imagined by the writer
sentence: This movie was fictional.

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fiercely(adj)

very violent
sentence: He uses his anger fiercely.

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fulfillment(n)

the feeling of being happy and satisfied because you are doing something that fully uses your abilities and talents
sentence: he saw the entire project from initial idea to final fulfillment

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gripped(v)

to grab something or hold
sentence: My father gripped my sister's hand when he was yelling at her.

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intellectual(adj)

ability to think in a logical way

sentence : My sister made intellectual activities.

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interval(n)

a period of time between events : pause
sentence: There is three-months interval this summer.

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lung(n)

either one of the two organs that people and animals use to breathe air

sentence: Smoking cause many diseases to our lungs.

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medal(n)

a piece of metal often in the form of a coin with designs and words in honor of a special event, a person, or an achievement

sentence: My friend won the match and got the gold medal.

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motivation(n)

the act or process of giving someone a reason for doing something : the act or process of motivating someone

sentence: I motivate by desire to help poor people

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overcome(v)

 to defeat (someone or something)  

sentence: She overcomes from cancer.

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peer(n)

a person who belongs to the same age group or social group as someone else

sentence: teenagers spending time with their peer groups.

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strive(v)

to try very hard to do or achieve something.

sentence: I strive to be successful in my school.

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tension(n)

a feeling of nervousness that makes you unable to relax

sentence: she is filled with tension about her job.

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thus(adv)

in this way or manner : like this

sentence : Environment is important in our life. thus, we have to protect it.

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trivial(n)

not important

sentence:Compared to her problems, our problems seem trivial.

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worthwhile(adj)

worth doing or getting : good enough, important enough, etc., to be worth spending time, effort, or money on

sentence:The money is for a worthwhile cause