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annoyed
annoyed /əˈnɔɪd/
(adj) slightly angry
Example: I was annoyed with myself for giving in so easily.


brown
brown /braʊn/
(n) having the colour of earth or coffee
Example: Brown doesn't (= brown clothes do not) suit you.


concerning
concerning /kənˈsɜːnɪŋ/
(pre) about something; involving somebody/something
Example: All cases concerning children are dealt with in a special children's court.


confined
confined /kənˈfaɪnd/
(adj) small and surrounded by walls or sides
Example: It is cruel to keep animals in confined spaces.


creature
creature /ˈkriːtʃə(r)/
(n) a living thing, real or imaginary, that can move around, such as an animal
Example: strange creatures from outer space


daughter
daughter /ˈdɔːtə(r)/
(n) a person’s female child
Example: She's the daughter of an Oxford professor.


former
former /ˈfɔːmə(r)/
(adj) that existed in earlier times
Example: the countries of the former Soviet Union


gas
gas /ɡæs/
(n) any substance like air that is neither a solid nor a liquid, for example hydrogen or oxygen
Example: CFC gases


heal
heal /hiːl/
(v) to become healthy again; to make something healthy again
Example: It took a long time for the wounds to heal.


highly
highly /ˈhaɪli/
(adj) very
Example: It is highly unlikely that she'll be late.


hip
hip /hɪp/
(n) the area at either side of the body between the top of the leg and the middle part of the body; the joint at the top of the leg that connects it with the top part of the body
Example: a hip replacement operation


indicate
indicate /ˈɪndɪkeɪt/
(v) to show that something is true or exists
Example: Our results indicate how misleading it could be to rely on this method.


long
long /lɒŋ/
(adj) measuring or covering a great length or distance, or a greater length or distance than usual
Example: I won't be long(= I'll return, be ready, etc. soon).


millionth
millionth /ˈmɪljənθ/
ordinal number 1 000 000th
Example: Coventry City football club counted their millionth supporter through the gates last Saturday.


mirror
mirror /ˈmɪrə(r)/
(n) a piece of special flat glass that reflects images, so that you can see yourself when you look in it
Example: He looked at himself in the mirror.