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attempt
Detail    speak
action of trying at something
E.g. I also want to claim that this attempt is a romantic one.
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audience
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a group of people within hearing; crowd seeing a stage performance
E.g. You should have a clear idea about who your audience is and how you can exploit your product to them through the correct platform.
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avoid
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shield away from; prevent
E.g. If you are the press secretary to the President of the United States, the main thing to avoid is becoming the story yourself.
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bachelor
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unmarried men; the first or lowest academic degree conferred by universities and colleges
E.g. A soon-to-be-married man's friends throw him the ultimate bachelor party.
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bark
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sound made by a dog; harsh sound uttered by a dog
E.g. She set off at once, and ran till she was quite tired and out of breath, and till the puppy's bark sounded quite faint in the distance.
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barrel
Detail    speak
vessel; large cylindrical container
E.g. With the oil price soaring above thirty dollars a barrel and the pumps going nearly at full capacity, Gulf Arab coffers are overflowing with unforeseen wealth.
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bear
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support; sustain; carry; have; yield; give birth; hold up or support
E.g. They studied the ways in which the relativity theory can bear on the history of science.
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beat
Detail    speak
whip; strike; defeat; hit repeatedly
E.g. Speak roughly to your little boy; And beat him when he sneezes; He only does it to annoy; Because he knows it teases.
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behalf
Detail    speak
represent; advantage, benefit, interest of someone
E.g. And I'm going to work to assure that that voice that is heard on their behalf is a roar and not a whisper.
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blossom
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reproductive organ of plants, especially one having showy or colorful parts
E.g. The locust-trees were in bloom and the fragrance of the blossom filled the air.
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bound
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tied; held; committed; limit; constraint; leap; jump
E.g. Supreme Court ended a term bound to affect our lives in significant ways in the months ahead.
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bud
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one that is not yet fully developed; sprout
E.g. The first thing to be thought of is to pluck the disease in its bud, which is best done by injections.
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bulb
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rounded part of a cylindrical structure; electric lamp consisting of a glass ball
E.g. The light bulb hasn't changed a whole lot in its 120 years -- the original design was just that good.
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cabin
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small room on a ship or boat where people sleep
E.g. British Airways says passengers reported a slight smell of petrol in the cabin of BA flight 003 bound for New York.
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cancel
Detail    speak
revoke; call off; omit or delete
E.g. The meeting in Addis Ababa has heard Chinese promises to cancel debts and increase Chinese investments in Africa.
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cater
Detail    speak
supply what is needed or desired; provide food professionally for special occasion
E.g. The chef was happy to cater to the tastes of his highly sophisticated clientele.
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cease
Detail    speak
stop; terminate; put an end to; discontinue
E.g. We must not only cease from the acts of sin, but we must get the vicious habits and inclinations weakened and destroyed.
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chat
Detail    speak
talk without exchanging too much information; informal conversation
E.g. Inviting others into the chat is as simple as sending them a human-readable URL, and nobody has to sign up or answer an invitation email.
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check
Detail    speak
stop motion; curb or restrain
E.g. "Young man," she said, "you'd better check your temper.".
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