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blonde
blonde /blɒnd/
(n) pale gold in colour
Example: Is she a natural blonde (= Is her hair naturally blonde)?


column
column /ˈkɒləm/
(n) one of the straight sections from top to bottom into which text on a page or screen is divided
Example: Nelson's Column in London


community
community /kəˈmjuːnəti/
(n) all the people who live in a particular area, country, etc. when talked about as a group
Example: good community relations with the police


consult
consult /kənˈsʌlt/
(v) to go to somebody for information or advice
Example: Consult with your physician about possible treatments.


crush
crush /krʌʃ/
(v) to press something so hard that it is damaged or injured, or loses its shape
Example: They crush the olives with a heavy wooden press.


definitely
definitely /ˈdefɪnətli/
(adj) a way of emphasizing that something is true and that there is no doubt about it
Example: I definitely remember sending the letter.


disgusted
disgusted /dɪsˈɡʌstɪd/
(adj) feeling or showing disgust
Example: I was disgusted with myself for eating so much.


distance
distance /ˈdɪstəns/
(n) the amount of space between two places or things
Example: the distance of the earth from the sun


excellent
excellent /ˈeksələnt/
(adj) extremely good
Example: She speaks excellent French.


fourteen
fourteen /ˌfɔːˈtiːn/
(adj) 14
Example: Her baby is fourteen months old.


frightened
frightened /ˈfraɪtnd/
(adj) afraid; feeling fear
Example: a frightened child


grateful
grateful /ˈɡreɪtfl/
(adj) feeling or showing thanks because somebody has done something kind for you or has done as you asked
Example: Grateful thanks are due to the following people for their help…


guide
guide /ɡaɪd/
(n) a person who shows other people the way to a place, especially somebody employed to show tourists around interesting places
Example: Let's have a look at the TV guide and see what's on.


horn
horn /hɔːn/
(n) a hard pointed part that grows, usually in pairs, on the heads of some animals, such as sheep and cows. Horns are often curved.
Example: musketeers carrying their gunpowder in powder horns


initial
initial /ɪˈnɪʃl/
(adj) happening at the beginning; first
Example: in the initial stages (= at the beginning) of the campaign