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Unformatted text preview: uperﬁcial, ﬂuent, and smooth; showing little preparation or sincere concern gluttonous given to overindulgence, especially in food gourmet a person who is very serious about the quality of food; sometimes called a foodie grasp to grip something physically; to understand something grueling extremely difﬁcult or exhausting hierarchy the arrangement of anything, usually people, in order of rank or importance holding back failing a student for a whole grade year homonym a word that is pronounced the same as another word but is different in spelling and meaning homophone one of two or more words pronounced alike but different in meaning or spelling hopeful adjective that describes someone full of hope hopefully horriﬁed someone adverb that means doing something with hope stricken with horror; intensely fearful or revolted by something or hostel an inexpensive lodging place for overnight stays humiliated others strongly embarrassed by a loss of respect or admiration from hypochondria excessive concern or talk about one’s health, often with concentration on a particular form of illness icon a picture or image that stands for something else; in computer terms, a picture or symbol that represents a command or an available program or function ideology a set of ideas or beliefs that form the basis of a political, economic, or philosophical system implement a tool; or to bring something about, to make something happen. As a noun, this word describes an instrument or tool...
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