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Subjects : ielts, english, vocabulary
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1. Show scorn or contempt

2. A ship - especially a military one - that can stay under water

3. A harmless substance given to a sick person instead of medicine - without telling them it is not real.

4. To buy something or spend money or time on something - because it will be useful for you

5. Damaged - not as good as before

6. Eat hungrily - absorb completely

7. Not very hot or very cold

8. An action - esp an official one

9. To break apart into lots of little pieces - or make something do this

10. A gas or other substance that is sent into the air

11. Change -bring up to date

12. Someone usually a child who studies very hard

13. To provide a particular group of people with the things they need or want

14. Stop

15. Coming before -earlier

16. To explain something that is difficult to understand

17. Not planned or expected

18. Produce exact copy

19. Thankful

20. A very large farm

21. Process in which you make a judgment

22. Maintain - to make sth continue to exist for a long time

23. Set a penalty for

24. Prohibit - forbid

25. Not as important as other things or people in a particular activity - idea - or situation

26. To explain the meaning of something

27. Combine or work together

28. Search into - investigate - examine

29. Ability to say the right thing

30. Hug

31. Stricness -harshness -violence

32. Move forward

33. A woman who tried to gain the right to vote for women especially as a member of a group in Britain or the US in the early 20th century

34. To make something continue to exist or happen - maintain

35. Fit

36. Small animals that are troublesome or destructive

37. Not total

38. An offender - criminal

39. Never having happened before - or never having happened so much

40. To accept that you are responsible for a piece of work - and start to do it

41. If become drier and smaller and start to die

42. One who is expected to lose

43. Strong

44. Confused completly - puzzled

45. Walker

46. A thick yellow or brown sauce that tastes spicy

47. Contempt

48. Go or come down from a higher place to a lower level

49. Fault -that which is wrong

50. Extreme and sudden