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altogether
altogether /ˌɔːltəˈɡeðə(r)/
(adj) (used to emphasize something) completely; in every way
Example: I am not altogether happy (= I am very unhappy) about the decision.


apart
apart /əˈpɑːt/
(adj) separated by a distance, of space or time
Example: The two houses stood 500 metres apart.


article
article /ˈɑːtɪkl/
(n) a piece of writing about a particular subject in a newspaper or magazine, on a website, etc.
Example: Have you seen that article about young fashion designers?


attempt
attempt /əˈtempt/
(v) an act of trying to do something, especially something difficult, often with no success
Example: Do not attempt to repair this yourself.


camp
camp /kæmp/
(v) a place where people live temporarily in tents or temporary buildings
Example: I camped overnight in a field.


castle
castle /ˈkɑːsl/
(n) a large strong building with thick, high walls and towers, built in the past by kings or queens, or other important people, to defend themselves against attack
Example: Windsor Castle


connection
connection /kəˈnekʃn/
(n) something that connects two facts, ideas, etc.
Example: How did you make the connection(= realize that there was a connection between two facts that did not seem to be related)?


drugstore
drugstore /ˈdrʌɡstɔː(r)/
(n) a shop that sells medicines and also other types of goods, for example cosmetics
Example: we picked up her medicine and some toothpaste at the drugstore.


dry
dry /draɪ/
(adj) not wet or sticky; without water or moisture
Example: Her mouth felt as dry as a bone(= completely dry).


electrical
electrical /ɪˈlektrɪkl/
(adj) connected with electricity; using or producing electricity
Example: an electrical fault in the engine


embarrassment
embarrassment /ɪmˈbærəsmənt/
(n) shy, uncomfortable or guilty feelings; a feeling of being embarrassed
Example: Much to her embarrassment she realized that everybody had been listening to her singing.


encourage
encourage /ɪnˈkʌrɪdʒ/
(v) to give somebody support, courage or hope
Example: We were greatly encouraged by the positive response of the public.


exercise
exercise /ˈeksəsaɪz/
(n) physical or mental activity that you do to stay healthy or become stronger
Example: to take exercise


expression
expression /ɪkˈspreʃn/
(n) a word or phrase
Example: The riots are the most serious expression of anti-government feeling yet.


family
family /ˈfæməli/
(n) a group consisting of one or two parents and their children
Example: Almost every family in the country owns a television.