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feline

US /ˈfiˌlaɪn/

UK /ˈfi:laɪn/

adjecitve

  • Belonging to the cat family

noun

  • A formal word for 'cat'

frantically

US /ˈfræntɪklɪ/

UK /'fræntɪklɪ/

adverb

  • In a frenzied, wildly excited or worried way

barely

US /ˈbɛrli/

UK /ˈbɛəli/

adverb

  • Only just; just possible
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stack

US /stæk/

UK /stæk/

noun

  • A large number or amount of something
  • Large tube through which smoke exits a building

verb

  • To arrange cards in a certain order, to cheat
  • To put one thing on top of another, e.g. boxes
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constantly

US /ˈkɑnstəntlɪ/

UK /ˈkɒnstəntli/

adverb

  • Frequently, or without pause

advanced

US /ædˈvænst/

UK /ədˈvɑ:nst/

verb

  • (Of an army) to move forward
  • To change or improve

adjecitve

  • With a high level of skill or development
  • very old
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canine

US /ˈkenaɪn/

UK /ˈkeɪnaɪn/

noun

  • Long, pointed tooth
  • a dog

adjecitve

  • of or relating to dogs

ambassador

US /æmˈbæsədɚ, -ˌdɔr/

UK /æm'bæsədə(r)/

noun

  • Official representing a country in another country
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cheesy

US /ˈtʃizi/

UK /'tʃi:zɪ/

adjecitve

  • Being of poor quality or in bad taste; not sincere
  • Tasting like cheese

fellowship

US /ˈfeloʊʃɪp/

UK /ˈfeləʊʃɪp/

noun

  • Friendly feeling or relationship
  • Group sharing similar religious beliefs or hopes
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