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hometownn: the town or city where one was born or grew up
disappearv: to cease to exist or be visible
vacationn: a period in which someone does not have to attend work or school and is free to do whatever they choose, such as travel or leisure
classicadj: judged or deserving to be regarded as one of the best or most important of its kind over a period of time; of a well-known type
trapn: a piece of equipment or hole for catching animals or people; (verb) to catch animals or people and prevent them from escaping
frugaladj: characterized by being sparing or economical about money or resources; avoiding waste or luxury
videotapen: a type of magnetic tape used for recording and storing video images and sound; a recording made on such tape
ventn: a small opening to escape or release gas, air, liquid, etc.; activity or process that frees or expresses strong creative energy or emotion
attemptn: an act or effort of trying to do something, especially something difficult
capturev: to catch a person or an animal and confine them in an area which they cannot escape
mystiquen: an air of secrecy, intrigue, or mystery surrounding something or someone; a sense of fascination or aura of inexplicable attraction
imaginaryadj: existing only in someone’s mind
touchstonen: a standard or criterion by which something is judged or evaluated; a fine-grained dark stone, such as jasper or basalt, used to test the purity of gold or silver in alloys by observing how much the color changes when rubbed against it
pioneern: inventor; explorer; someone who is among the first to achieve something
ragen: a strong feeling of anger or violence
earthquaken: a sudden and violent shaking of the ground caused by the movement of rock beneath the earth’s surface
strikev: to wallop somebody or something with the hand, fist, or weapon; to have an emotional or cognitive impact upon
leveen: an artificial embankment or wall built to prevent a river or low-lying land from flooding
insidiousadj: tending to entrap or beguile unawares; working or spreading in a hidden and usually harmful way
slow-motionn: an effect in film-making whereby time appears to be slowed down
disastern: an unexpected event or series of events that cause widespread damage, destruction, or loss of life
textilen: any type of cloth made by weaving or felting or knitting
steeln: a strong metal alloy made up of iron with typically a few tenths of a percent of carbon used for making things that need a strong structure
suburbn: an outlying district or residential area of a city or town, typically comprising middle-class and affluent neighborhoods
sprawlv: to sit, lie, or fall with one’s arms and legs spread out
downtownadv: in or towards the central area of a town or city
constantadj: happening repeatedly or all the time
declinev: to become gradually smaller, fewer, worse, etc.; to refuse to accept
lockdownn: an emergency policy for people, communities, or a country to stay where they are, usually due to specific risks, such as COVID-19
temporaryadj: not lasting or be used for a very long
communaladj: belonging to or used by a group rather than individuals; for common use
emergev: to move out of or away from something and become visible
devastationn: the act of causing great destruction or damage, often on a large scale
destroyv: to ruin or damage severely or completely; to eradicate or eliminate completely
complexityn: the state or quality of being complicated or intricate and difficult to understand
predictv: to state beforehand that something will happen in the future, mainly based on knowledge or experience
navigatev: to plan and direct the way that a ship, plane, etc. will travel, often by using a map
resilientadj: able to withstand or recover quickly from difficult conditions
civicadj: of or relating to a town, city, or the people who live in it
priden: a feeling of deep pleasure or satisfaction derived from one’s achievements
identityn: the fact of being who or what somebody or something is; the features, emotions, or ideas that distinguish persons from one another
determinationn: the quality of being persistent and purposeful; the act of finding out the exact nature or essence of something
survivev: to live or exist despite a dangerous event or period
rebuildv: to build again or anew
ruinv: to damage, spoil, or demolish something; (noun) an unrecoverable state of devastation and destruction,
barbern: a person who cuts men’s hair and shaves beards as a profession; a shop or establishment where such services are offered
featn: a notable or impressive achievement, especially one that requires great skill or bravery
documentaryn: a film or a radio or television program that gives facts and information about a subject; of or derived from official documents
angeln: a spiritual being believed to be a messenger of God often depicted as having wings and a halo
narratorn: a person who tells a story, especially in a book or film
bypassn: an alternative road, channel, pipe, or connection that allows flow while the main one is closed or obstructed; (verb) to go past or round
interstateadj: between or involving different states (= the territory occupied by one of the constituent administrative districts of a nation)
freewayn: a major highway designed for high-speed traffic, with no stoplights or grade crossings and having interchanges or access roads to other highways
lanen: a narrow road in the countryside; a well-defined track or path for someone such as a swimmer or driver
forbiddenadj: not permitted or allowed by rules or laws
faucetn: a device for controlling the flow of liquid from a pipe
obsoleteadj: no longer in use or helpful because something newer or better has been invented and introduced
hunchv: to lean forward or arch one’s back in a way that suggests a feeling of suspicion or uncertainty; to have a feeling or presentiment that something is true or likely to happen, without evidence or explicit proof
embracev: to accept something willingly and enthusiastically; (noun) the act of clasping another person in the arms as in greeting or affection
heritagen: the culture and traditions that are passed down from previous generations
sweepv: to clean something, especially a floor or an area, by using a broom; move swiftly and smoothly
historicadj: famous or significant in history, or potentially so
highwayn: a main road, especially one connecting major towns or cities
eventuallyadv: finally, particularly after a long time or a lot of struggle, complications, and so on
stretchv: to make or be capable of making anything longer or broader without hurting or breaking
iconn: a picture or statue of a holy person considered to be a sacred thing; a little icon on the screen of a computer or smartphone that denotes an application or a file
shieldn: a protective covering or structure, especially in the past, that soldiers held in front of their bodies to protect themselves
morphv: to change or cause to change something or someone smoothly and gradually from one thing to another
souvenirn: an object, often a small item, that is kept as a reminder or memento of a person, place, or event; a keepsake
fridgen: a piece of electrical equipment in which food can be stored at low temperatures so that it stays fresh
magnetn: an object or substance that can attract certain materials, such as iron or steel
occasionallyadv: now and then; sometimes but not often
shavev: to remove body hair with a razor; to cut the price of something
posev: to present a risk, problem, or other issues that must be addressed
revn: a measure of the rate at which an engine or motor rotates, often expressed in revolutions per minute (RPM); (verb) to increase the number of rotations per minute
inspirev: to make somebody fill with the desire, confidence, or enthusiasm, especially to do something creative
life-sizedadj: being of the same size as the person or thing represented
cutoutn: a shape or outline that has been cut or carved out of a material, such as cardboard or wood; a person or thing that has been removed or eliminated from a group or situation; a hole or gap in a fenced or barricaded area for access or viewing
filmmakern: a person who makes films, typically as a profession
firsthandadv: from the source; directly; (adjective) received directly from a source
comebackn: a return to popularity, success, or performance after a decline or period of inactivity; a quick, witty response to a criticism or insult
revitalizationn: the process of giving new life or energy to something
demisen: death or the end of something
cluen: an object, a piece of evidence, or some information that helps someone to find the answer to a problem, question, or mystery
groundbreakingadj: producing fresh findings; using novel techniques
psychologyn: the scientific study of mind and behavior
mythn: an ancient story or set of stories accepted as history, especially explaining the worldview of a people
ritualn: any customary observance or practice; any prescribed procedure for conducting religious ceremonies
emotionaladj: relating to people’s feelings
strengthn: the quality or state of being physically, or sometimes mentally, strong
ancestorn: a person from whom one is descended; a forefather
relativeadj: considered and evaluated through comparison with something else
overcomev: to succeed in controlling or dealing with something, such as a problem or difficulty; to defeat or overwhelm someone
obstaclen: a thing that blocks one’s way or prevents or hinders progress
infusev: to fill something with a particular quality, feeling, or influence; to imbue
confidencen: the feeling or attitude that one can trust or rely on the abilities or good qualities of someone or something
gritn: very small pieces of stone or sand; mental toughness and determination or perseverance in the face of challenges or obstacles
sandstonen: a type of rock composed mainly of sand-sized grains of mineral or rock fragments
quarryn: a place where a stone or other materials are extracted from the ground; an animal or a person that is the target of hunting
grandadj: important and large in size, scope, or extent
railroadn: metal tracks laid with rails on which trains run; a system of tracks with the trains operated by an organization
counciln: a group of people who have been elected or appointed to make decisions or give advice on a particular subject or in a particular place
districtn: a part of a country or town, especially one with particular features
percentagen: the number, amount, or rate of something, which is usually the amount per hundred
constructv: to build or create something; to assemble or combine different parts to form something whole
uniqueadj: being the only one of its kind; unlike anything else
visualadj: relating to seeing or sight
depressionn: a mental condition in which a person feels very unhappy and without hope for the future; a severe recession in an economy or market
currencyn: a system of money in general use in a particular country
decidev: to make up someone’s mind about something; to come to a conclusion or judgment after considering options
devisev: to come up with an idea, plan, theory, etc., using your intelligence or imagination
distributev: to give something to a large number of individuals, or to spread or furnish something
commercen: the activity of buying and selling things, especially on a large scale
pandemicn: an outbreak of a disease that affects many people over a very wide area
crisisn: a time of great disagreement, confusion, or danger when problems must be resolved or critical decisions must be taken
reliefn: a feeling of happiness and relaxation that comes when something burdensome is removed or reduced
residentn: a person who lives in a particular place or has their home in a place
additionn: the act or process of adding something to something else; the process of adding numbers
stimulusn: something that causes growth or arouses action
encouragingadj: giving hope, confidence, or support; inspiring
phrasen: a group of words that mean something specific when used together
looseadj: not securely fixed or fastened in place or able to be detached or separated from something
translatev: to convert or change words into another language
summonv: to order someone to come to or be present at a specific place such as a court, or to arrange a meeting formally
empowerv: to give someone the power or authority to do something
stickv: to put something, usually a sharp object, into something; to restrict yourself to doing or using one certain thing and not change; (noun) a thin piece of wood or other material
cynicaladj: believing that people are motivated by self-interest; distrustful of human sincerity or integrity
defeatv: to win against somebody in a fight, war, or attempt
narrativen: a story or a description of a series of events or process of telling a story
buffalon: a large wild ox with shaggy hair found in Asia and North America
streakn: a long, narrow mark or band, typically one of a different color or texture from the surrounding surface; a brief period or run of success, luck, or behavior; a consistent pattern of behavior or a distinguishing characteristic of an individual
canaln: a long and narrow strip of water made artificially either for boats and ships to travel along or for irrigation
replacev: to take the place of something
indispensableadj: so good or important that you could not be omitted or remitted; absolutely necessary
massn: a large amount of a substance with no definite shape or form; a large number of people or things grouped or crowded together
exodusn: a situation in which a large number of people leave or escape from a place at the same time
roughlyadv: approximately but not precisely; with a violent manner
blizzardn: a severe snowstorm that is accompanied by strong winds and low temperatures, often leading to very limited visibility and dangerous travel conditions
punchlinen: the final sentence or phrase in a joke, which is intended to be funny or surprising and to bring the joke to a climax
punchv: to strike someone or something with one’s fist; to make a hole in something
straightadj: extending or moving in one direction without bending or curving; having no deviations
blamev: to think or say that someone or something did something wrong or is responsible for something bad
belovedadj: loved very much
folkn: people in general, especially those of a particular group or type
betv: to risk money on the result of an event or a competition, such as a race or game, to get more money; to have faith or confidence in something
conversationn: an informal talk between two or more people to exchange their views, ideas, information, etc.
reframev: to reinterpret, rephrase, or redefine an issue, situation, or question in a different way
recountv: to describe what happened or to narrate a story
squanderv: to spend or use something wastefully; to waste by spending or using too freely
severeadj: extremely serious or bad in feeling, manner, or strict and harsh; extremely strong or vigorous
damn: a wall constructed over a river to block the flow of water, mainly used to generate energy
generationn: all the people born and living at about the same time, regarded collectively; the production of heat or electricity
rediscoverv: to discover or find again something that was previously known but lost
exquisiteadj: extremely beautiful and delicate
urbanadj: relating to or located in a town or city
commitv: to do something illegal or wrong
doomn: death, destruction, or some other terrible situation that cannot be avoided
destinev: to determine or set the course of something in advance, often in a way that seems predetermined or inevitable; to specify or choose someone or something for a particular fate or outcome
arcn: the shape of a portion of a circle or other curved line
setbackn: an unfortunate happening that hinders or impedes; a reversal or check in progress
appealn: a serious, earnest, or urgent request for money, information, or help; a quality that makes somebody or something attractive or interest
embarkv: to go on board a ship or plane; to set out on an enterprise or subject of study; to start something
apathyn: lack of emotion, concern, or enthusiasm
sparkv: to start something or make it grow, especially suddenly; to emit a tiny piece of fire or electricity
rekindlev: to revive or renew something that was previously lost or forgotten, often a relationship or feeling
participatev: to take part in something
mediumadj: of a size, amount, or level that is average or intermediate; (noun) a means or instrumentality for storing or communicating information
modernadj: of or belonging to the present time or recent times
campfiren: an outdoor fire used for cooking, warmth, or light, often made by camping or in rural areas; a gathering or social event around such a fire
flickeringadj: shining or flashing in an unsteady or irregular way; fluctuating or wavering, often with regards to light or flame
hushv: to make or become silent, especially by urging or persuading others to be quiet or by speaking softly or gently; to keep something secret or confidential
podcastn: a radio program made available in digital format that you can download from the Internet and play on a computer or music player
chroniclen: a historical account of events arranged in order of time, typically without analysis or interpretation
preservev: to keep or maintain a particular quality, feature, etc., especially to prevent it from decaying, being damaged, or being destroyed
muraladj: a large painting or other artwork that is applied directly to a wall or other surface
memorabilian: objects or items that are kept or collected because they are associated with a particular person, event, or period in history; items of sentimental value
decoratev: to add beauty or distinction to something by the addition of ornament, art, etc
bumpern: a device, typically made of rubber or metal, that projects from the front or rear of a vehicle and absorbs impact in the event of a collision; a metal bar on a vehicle used to push objects out of the way
doen: a mature female of mammals of which the male is called a buck, such as a deer or a rabbit

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