New vocabulary 09/09/13

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Question 1

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what is the meaning of to stack?
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  • to arrange things in an ordered pile
  • by which way or method
  • a line of light that shines from a bright object
  • made or done in a careful or decorative way:

Question 2

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what is the meaning of stack?
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  • a pile of things arranged one on top of another
  • a large amount: Don't worry, we've got stacks of time.
  • a car accident, especially one that causes damage
  • All of them are correct.

Question 3

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What is the meaning of to exempt?
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  • to excuse someone or something from a duty, payment, etc.: Small businesses have been exempted from the tax increase.
  • with special permission not to do or pay something: Goods exempt from this tax include books and children's clothes. Pregnant women are exempt from dental charges under the current health system. (Definition of exempt adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press) Focus on the pronunciation of exempt Add the Cambridge Dictionaries to your browser Add the Cambridge dictionaries to your website Become a fan on Facebook Follow us on Twitter! Browse related topics You are looking at an entry to do with Freedom to act, but you might be interested in these topics from the Controlling topic area: Affecting and influencing Being based on or depending on something Controlling and being in charge Lack of freedom to act Liberating, relaxing and releasing Limiting and restricting Managing and organizing People in charge of or controlling other people Power to control Range and limits Self-control and moderation Browse executor noun exegesis noun exemplar noun exemplary adjective exemplify verb exempt adjective exempt verb exercise bike noun exercise book noun exercise noun (CEREMONY) exercise noun (HEALTHY ACTIVITY) Browse the Thesaurus Business Clothes Education Finance Light and colour Personal care “exempt” in other dictionaries in Spanish in Turkish American English Business English Learner's More results for “exempt”

Question 4

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what is the meaning of to crave?
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  • to have a strong feeling of wanting something
  • to cheat on an exam.
  • to give an employee the boot.

Question 5

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What's mange?
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  • Any of several chronic skin diseases of mammals caused by parasitic mites and characterized by skin lesions, itching, and loss of hair.
  • a desease in which your hair do not stop growing.
  • an illness that causes your genitalia to turn red.

Question 6

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What is the meaning of brothel?
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  • A house of prostitution; bordello/bordel; red-light district.
  • a type of soup to cease the pain brought about by hangover.
  • a whorehouse/ house of ill repute/ cathouse/ bagnio

Question 7

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What is the meaning of slur/ to slur?
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  • 1. an indistinct sound or utterance 2. a slighting remark; aspersion
  • 1. To pronounce indistinctly. 2. To talk about disparagingly or insultingly. 3. To pass over lightly or carelessly; treat without due consideration.
  • to kill sombody violently; to slay

Question 8

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What is the meaning of catnip?
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  • a plant, Nepeta cataria, of the mint family, having egg-shaped leaves containing aromatic oils that are a cat attractant. Also, esp. Brit., catmint.
  • the tail of a cat
  • the ability to catch mice easily.

Question 9

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What is the meaning of to tug?
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  • to put sth in a save place.
  • to pull something quickly and usually with a lot of force.

Question 10

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What is the meaning of to carve?
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  • to stash th into crates.
  • To need urgently; require
  • to chisel; to cut carefully with sharp instrument.
  • to make something by cutting into especially wood or stone, or to cut into the surface of stone, wood, etc.:

Question 11

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what does to heave mean?
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  • to go to heaven after you die.
  • if sth heaves it produces disgust/repulsion/aversion to people.
  • to move something heavy using a lot of effort.
  • If something heaves, it makes one or more large movements up and down.

Question 12

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What is sheet cake?
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  • is a type of dancing in which the dancer, usually a woman, shakes her hips in an up-and-down bouncing motion, causing the dancer's buttocks to shake, "wobble" and "jiggle".
  • A sheet cake is a cake baked in a large, flat rectangular pan such as a sheet pan or a jelly roll pan. These single-layer cakes are almost always frosted, with decorations and ornamental frosting along the borders and the flat top surface.

Question 13

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What is the meaning of mite?
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  • Any of various small or minute arachnids of the order Acarina that are often parasitic on animals and plants, infest stored food products, and in some species transmit disease.
  • To a small degree; somewhat: That remark was a mite unfair.
  • A traditional, typically ancient story dealing with supernatural beings, ancestors, or heroes that serves as a fundamental type in the worldview of a people, as by explaining aspects of the natural world or delineating the psychology, customs, or ideals of society.