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feline

US /ˈfiˌlaɪn/

UK /ˈfi:laɪn/

  • noun
  • Belonging to the cat family
  • 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
  • To increase in price or value
  • To move forward in a certain direction
  • To try to seduce someone
  • adjecitve
  • With a high level of skill or development
  • Very old
canine

US /ˈkenaɪn/

UK /ˈkeɪnaɪn/

  • noun
  • Long, pointed tooth
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 very poor quality; flimsy
fellowship

US /ˈfeloʊʃɪp/

UK /ˈfeləʊʃɪp/

  • noun
  • Friendly feeling or relationship
  • Group sharing similar religious beliefs or hopes
  • A financial grant of money given to a student

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