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minor

minor

/ˈmaɪnɝ/
adjective
of little importance, effect, or seriousness, particularly when compared to other similar things

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uncomfortable

uncomfortable

/ənˈkəmfɝtəbəɫ/
adjective
describing something that makes one feel embarrassed or anxious
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" There was an uncomfortable silence in the room, and soon people began to leave.

The hands of the clock moved heavily, and Mr Gradgrind began to feel uncomfortable. '

It's uncomfortable.

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evil

evil

/ˈivəɫ/
adjective
wicked and morally wrong

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consistent

consistent

/kənˈsɪstənt/
adjective
following the same course of action or behavior over time

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stable

stable

/ˈsteɪbəɫ/
adjective
firm and able to stay in the same position or state

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African

African

/ˈæfɹəkən/, /ˈæfɹɪkən/
adjective
related to Africa, its people, or culture

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asleep

asleep

/əˈsɫip/
adjective
not awake and in a state of sleep

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surprising

surprising

/səˈpɹaɪzɪŋ/, /sɝˈpɹaɪzɪŋ/
adjective
unexpected; causing surprise or wonder
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Excavations of garbage heaps yield an equally surprising picture of Easter's original animal world.

But nobody was more surprising than Dr Thorneycroft Huxtable.

I was only a child, it's not surprising I was a nuisance.' '

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technical

technical

/ˈtɛknɪkəɫ/
adjective
relating to the practical application of a subject that is categorized by scientific principles

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usual

usual

/ˈjuʒəwəɫ/, /ˈjuʒuəɫ/
adjective
happening or done most of the time

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pregnant

pregnant

/ˈpɹɛɡnənt/
adjective
describing a woman or a female animal that carries a baby inside her or its body

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welcome

welcome

/ˈwɛɫkəm/
adjective
received with pleasure into one's presence; that one is delighted to have, receive, etc.

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middle

middle

/ˈmɪdəɫ/
adjective
in the center of something; having an equal number of members or objects on each side

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ultimate

ultimate

/ˈəɫtəmət/
adjective
being the last or occurring at the end of a process
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The aspiration to build human-level androids can be regarded as the ultimate challenge in artificial intelligence.

"What's your ultimate career goal/dream job?"

I hated the ending, and the ultimate choice.

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decent

decent

/ˈdisənt/
adjective
treating others with respect and being honest with them

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golden

golden

/ˈɡoʊɫdən/
adjective
having a bright yellow color or colored like the metal gold

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practical

practical

/ˈpɹæktəkəɫ/, /ˈpɹæktɪkəɫ/
adjective
of, based on, or relating to practice or action rather than theory or hypothesis

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sensitive

sensitive

/ˈsɛnsətɪv/, /ˈsɛnsɪtɪv/
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capable of understanding other people's emotions and caring for them

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Greek

Greek

/ɡɹˈiːk/
adjective
belonging or relating to Greece, its people, or its language
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Narcissus was the name of a character in an ancient Greek story.

But when the Trojans sleep, the Greek ships come back.

They lived very quietly, in a little white house on a Greek island.

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commercial

commercial

/kəˈmɝʃəɫ/
adjective
related to the purchasing and selling of different goods and services

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violent

violent

/ˈvaɪəɫənt/, /ˈvaɪɫənt/
adjective
using or involving physical force that is intended to damage, harm, or kill
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The tear was created by a violent upsurge of molten rock.

she shouted angrily, and gave the sofa a violent push.

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odd

odd

/ˈɑd/
adjective
considered unusual, particularly in a way that makes one confused
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The odd hand-flapping behavior is common in kids with autism.

One of the oddest gimmicks was the effort to add odors to the movie-going experience.

This isn't a good promotion for our odd couple channel.

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spiritual

spiritual

/ˈspɪɹɪˌtʃuəɫ/
adjective
relating to or connected with the human spirit, rather than the body or mind

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ridiculous

ridiculous

/ɹɪˈdɪkjəɫəs/
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extremely absurd, silly, or unreasonable and deserving to be laughed at

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reasonable

reasonable

/ˈɹizənəbəɫ/, /ˈɹiznəbəɫ/
adjective
(of a person) showing good judgment and acting by reason

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