SYNONYMS
                                          dismiss (Verb) : to decide that       9. (3) puzzle (Noun) : a game; some-
                                          somebody/something is not im-            thing that is difficult to under-
                                          portant and not worth thinking           stand or explain
1. (2) disgusting (Adjective) : ek-       or talking about                         paradox (Noun) : a person, thing
   tremely unpleasant
                                       5. (4) fearless (Adjective) : not           or situation that has two oppo-
   obnoxious (Adjective) : ex-            afraid                                   si te features and therefore
   tremely unpleasant; offensive                                                   seems strange; a statement con-
                                          intrepid (Adjective) : very
   depressing (Adjective) : making                                                 taining two opposite ideas that
                                          brave; not afraid of danger or dif-
   one feel sad and without enthu-                                                 make it seem impossible
                                          ficulties.
   siasm                                                                           paradise (Noun) : a perfect place
                                          ambitious (Adjective) : some-
   arrogant (Adjective) : behaving                                                 where people are said to go
                                          thing that one wants to do or
   in a proud, unpleasant way,                                                     when they die
                                          achieve very much; determined to
   filth y (Adjective, Adverb):           be successful, rich, powerful, etc.      question (Noun) : a sentence,
   showing little thought for other                                                phrase or word that asks for in-
                                          determined (Adjective) : if one
   people; very dirty and unpleasant                                               formation
                                          is determined to do something,
2. (3) contract (Noun, Verb) : an         one has to make a firm decision          challenge (Noun) : a new or dif-
   official written agreement             to do it and no one can stop/            ficult task that tests somebody’s
   covenant (Noun) : a promise to         prevent you                              ability and skill
   somebody; a legal agreement                                                 10. (4) reproduce (Verb) : to produce
                                          talkative (Adjective) : liking to
   case (Noun, Verb) : a particular       talk a lot                               something again ; to make some-
   situation                                                                       thing happen again in the same
                                       6. (1) magnificence (noun) : the
   coupon (Noun) : a small piece                                                   way
                                          quality of being extremely attrac-
   of printed paper that can be ex-       tive and impressive                      proliferate (Verb) : to increase
   changed for something or that                                                   rapidly in number or amount;
                                          grandeur (Noun) : the quality of
   gives one the right to buy at a                                                 multiply
                                          being great and impressive in ap-
   cheaper price than normal                                                       progression (Noun) : the pro-
                                          pearance; splendour
   settlement (Noun) : an official                                                 cess of developing gradually from
                                          admiration (Noun) : a feeling of
   agreement that ends an argument                                                 one stage to another
                                          respect for somebody/something
   between two people or groups                                                    prohibit (Verb) : to stop some-
                                          happiness (Noun) : the good feel-        thing from being done or used,
3. (3) respect (Noun) : a feeling
                                          ing that one has when one is             especially by law
   of admiration for somebody/
                                          happy or one has achieved some-
   something because of his/its                                                    stipulate (Verb) : to state clearly
                                          thing
   good qualities/achievements                                                     and firmly that something must
                                          awe (Noun) : feeling of respect          be done or how it must be done
   deference (Noun) : behaviour
                                          and slight fear                      11. (1) criticize (Verb) : to say that
   that shows that you respect
   somebody/something                  7. (2) beginning (Noun) : the time          you disapprove of somebody/
                                          when something starts                    something
   indifference (Noun) : a lack of
   interest, feeling or reaction to-      inception (Noun) : the start of          censure (Verb) : to criticize
   wards somebody/something               an institution or organisation           somebody severely often publicly ;
   sympathy (Noun) : the feeling          initiative (Noun) : a new plan           rebuke
   of being sorry for somebody;           for dealing with a particular prob-      appreciate (Verb) : to recognize
   showing that you understand            lem or for achieving a particular        the good qualities of somebody/
   and care about somebody’s prob-        purpose ; the ability to decide          something
   lems                                   and act on your own without              blame (Verb) : to say that some-
                                          waiting for somebody to tell you         body/something is responsible
   flattery (Noun) : praise that is
                                          what to do                               for something bad
   not sincere
                                          initial (Adjective) : happening          abuse (Verb) : to use something
4. (1) repeal (verb) : if a government
                                          at the beginning                         in a way that is wrong or harmful
   or other group or person with
   authority repeals a law, that law      origin (Noun) : the point from       12. (1) industrious (Adjective) :
   is no longer valid                     which something starts                   working hard
                                       8. (4) enormous (adjective) :               diligent (Adjective) : showing
   abrogate (Verb) : to officially end
                                          extremely large in size or amount        care and effort in your work or
   a law, an agreement etc.
                                          colossal (Adjective) : extremely         duties
   destroy (Verb) : to damage
                                          large                                    indifferent (Adjective) : having
   something so badly that it no
                                          famous (Adjective) : known               or showing no interest
   longer exists, works etc.
                                          about by many people                     intelligent (Adjective) : good at
   delay (Noun, Verb) : a period of                                                learning, understanding and
   time when somebody/something           vigorous (Adjective) : very active ;
                                          determined ; full of energy              thinking in a logical way about
   has to wait because of a problem                                                things
   that makes something slow or           energetic (Adjective) : having a
                                          lot of energy and enthusiasm             energetic (Adjective) : having a
   late
                                                                                   lot of energy
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