n. two people or things considered as a unit; two items of the same kind; couple
E.g. He returned with a pair of white gloves in one hand and a large fan in the other.
n. inner surface of the hand between bases of fingers and wrist; tropical evergreen trees of the family Palmae
E.g. The coconut palm is a plant of many uses, as seen in this photograph from West Central Mexico.
n. a group of people gathered for a special purpose; small board or pad
E.g. The Constitutional Court, a senior panel of judges often accused of siding with Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra, has voted to annul his third election victory, according to one of the judges.
n. sudden mass fear and anxiety
E.g. Marty shouted in panic, patting his coat, digging crazily into his pockets.
n. trousers; underwear; garment extending from waist to knee or ankle
E.g. When we got up-stairs to his room he got me a coarse shirt and pants of his, and I put them on.
n. march in a procession; ceremonial procession; visible display
E.g. Last year's fashion parade led to protests from medical associations and women's rights groups, who complained that the participants were unhealthily skinny.
n. garden of Eden; any place of complete delight and peace
E.g. They know marriage in paradise is better than on earth.
n. person who is a member of a partnership; associate who works with others toward a common goal
E.g. She has a live-in partner, is 39 years old, and has three children.
n. strong feeling or emotion ; fervor
E.g. In a very short time the Queen was in a furious passion, and shouting 'Off with his head!' or 'Off with her head!' about once in a minute.
n. legal document identifying the bearer as citizen of a country and allowing to travel abroad
E.g. The first thing I put in my bag beside my passport is my iPod because I need sound and music in trip.
n. a piece of cloth; small area of ground covered by specific vegetation
E.g. I put on my clean flight suit, with rank on my shoulders and name patch on my chest.
n. relation of a father to his child
E.g. Families can become guardians to a child, as long as the child's true paternity is maintained.
a. causing sadness, compassion, or pity
E.g. The old, rather shabby room struck her as extraordinarily pathetic.
n. activity of going on an area at regular intervals for security purposes
E.g. In military tactics, a patrol is a small tactical grouping sent out by land, sea or air to perform a specific task.
v. come off in flakes or thin small pieces; strip the skin off; get undressed
E.g. Would you peel me an orange?
n. punishment established by law or authority for a crime or offense; fine
E.g. For a second offence, the penalty is a guaranteed 30 days in jail, up from 14 days.
n. out of each hundred; per hundred; one part in a hundred
E.g. She has invested a large percent of her salary.
n. act of performing; dramatic or musical entertainment; process or manner
E.g. However, the G14 group also announced a commitment to link pay more closely to performance on the field.
n. pleasing, agreeable scent or odor
E.g. As British companies withdraw Jade's top-selling perfume from the shelves, it's losing work for people in Mumbai where its bottles are manufactured.
n. outer boundary length; closed curve bounding a plane area
E.g. Find the largest possible width if the the perimeter is at most 64 cm.
n. duration, continuance, term; end of something
E.g. Death put a period to his endeavors.
n. an amount of time
E.g. The Clinton campaign has raised more money in the first three months of this year than all nine Democratic candidates combined in the equivalent period for the 2004 election.
a. remaining without essential change
E.g. The five permanent members of the Security Council will now share the task of making an early assessment of the declaration.
v. consent to; give permission
E.g. Now he made an effort to rest his head on my shoulder, but I would not permit it.
a. particular to a given individual; concerning or affecting a particular person
E.g. I have something personal to tell you, do you have a break?
n. complex of all the attributes of a person; totality of qualities and traits of a person
E.g. The judge said Moura showed a violent personality, unsuited to living in society and that the killing was carried out in a violent and cowardly manner.
n. group of people willing to obey orders
E.g. The physical security of United Nations personnel may be uppermost in the minds of UN Secretary General Koffi Annan.
n. appearance of things; view, outlook, or vista
E.g. An essential fact that should put the debate in perspective is that Mary was released after less than four months.
a. trivial; of small importance; very small
E.g. She had no major complaints to his work, only a few petty issues that were almost too minor to state.
n. any distinct time period in a sequence of events; stage
E.g. But there's far less consensus on how much the EU might be willing to pay towards reconstruction in a post-war phase, now that it's clear that a conflict will not have United Nations approval.
n. body of highest truth; investigation of nature, causes, or principles of reality, knowledge, or values, based on logical reasoning
E.g. He holds a master's degree in philosophy from the University of Virginia and served as press secretary for Kucinich for President in 2004.
a. relating to the body as distinguished from the mind or spirit
E.g. Because you know, every intelligent person knows, that the physical is the basis for the mental and the moral.
n. person skilled in physic, or the art of healing; one duty authorized to treat diseases; doctor of medicine
E.g. The physician asked his clinic to buy a new X-ray machine.
v. remove something with the fingers, or with the teeth; separate as choice or desirable
E.g. Sure, I will go to airport to pick up your friends.
v. eat in the open air; have informal meal eaten outside or on an excursion
E.g. We will picnic near the lake on this gorgeous Sunday.
n. landing place; platform built out from shore into water and supported by piles; provides access to ships
E.g. The land in front of the pier is almost dry and you could easily drive a couple of trucks there.
v. penetrate; make a hole into
E.g. Did the needle pierce her flesh?
n. a cushion to support the head of a sleeping person
E.g. For herself, she did nothing but caper about in the front chambers, jump on and off the bedsteads, and lie on the mattresses and piled-up bolsters and pillow before the enormous fires roaring in the chimneys.
n. one who guides a course of action for others; one who operates or is licensed to operate an aircraft in flight
E.g. I'm the captain, the pilot, and watchman; and sometimes I'm the freight and passengers.
n. a piece of wood, metal, generally cylindrical, used for fastening separate articles together
E.g. Then they all stuck a pin in their fingers to get blood to sign with, and I made my mark on the paper.