actor /ˈæktə(r)/ (n) a person who performs on the stage, on television or in films, especially as a profession Example: \"Who's your favourite actor?\" \"Robert de Niro.\"
amazed /əˈmeɪzd/ (adj) very surprised Example: We were amazed to find that no one was hurt.
anger /ˈæŋɡə(r)/ (n) the strong feeling that you have when something has happened that you think is bad and unfair Example: Jan slammed her fist on the desk in anger.
artist /ˈɑːtɪst/ (n) a person who creates works of art, especially paintings or drawings Example: In Paris she met a group of young artists: poets, film-makers and painters.
artistic /ɑːˈtɪstɪk/ (adj) connected with art or artists Example: the artistic director of the theatre
back /bæk/ (v) the part of the human body that is on the opposite side to the chest, between the neck and the tops of the legs; the part of an animal’s body that corresponds to this Example: He backed against the wall, terrified.
basically /ˈbeɪsɪkli/ (adj) in the most important ways, without considering things that are less important Example: The two approaches are basically very similar.
cancel /ˈkænsl/ (v) to decide that something that has been arranged will not now take place Example: The wedding was cancelled at the last minute.
cold /kəʊld/ (n) having a lower than usual temperature; having a temperature lower than the human body Example: You'll catch your death of cold(= used to warn somebody they could become ill if they do not keep warm in cold weather).
construct /kənˈstrʌkt/ (v) to build or make something such as a road, building or machine Example: When was the bridge constructed?
drug /drʌɡ/ (n) an illegal substance that some people smoke, inject , etc. for the physical and mental effects it has Example: He was charged with pushing drugs(= selling them).
elect /ɪˈlekt/ (v) to choose somebody to do a particular job by voting for them Example: the newly elected government
enter /ˈentə(r)/ (v) to come or go into something Example: A note of defiance entered her voice.
estimate /ˈestɪmeɪt/ (v) to form an idea of the cost, size, value etc. of something, but without calculating it exactly Example: It is estimated (that) the project will last four years.
flesh /fleʃ/ (n) the soft substance between the skin and bones of animal or human bodies Example: The trap had cut deeply into the rabbit's flesh.