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amoral vs immoral

Learn English vocabulary with example sentences: amoral and immoral

… drawing pictures while thinking about something else or when you are bored.  Example: She‘d doodled all over her textbooks.
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doodling

… drawing pictures while thinking about something else or when you are bored. Example: She‘d doodled all over her textbooks.

… something complicated, special or unusual.  Example: Oh, well that looks awful fancy, what is that?  Example: I wanted a simple black dress, nothing fancy.
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fancy

… something complicated, special or unusual. Example: Oh, well that looks awful fancy, what is that? Example: I wanted a simple black dress, nothing fancy.

… a type of cookie made with butter, sugar, and flour.  … another word for honey.  Example: “Hi, honey, I’m home.”

snickerdoodle

… a type of cookie made with butter, sugar, and flour. … another word for honey. Example: “Hi, honey, I’m home.”

… a bed on wheels that is used in hospitals for moving sick or injured people.  Example: He almost had to be forced on to the gurney taking him to the field hospital.
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gurney [US]

… a bed on wheels that is used in hospitals for moving sick or injured people. Example: He almost had to be forced on to the gurney taking him to the field hospital.

… If you stall someone, you prevent them from doing something until a later time.  Example: The shop manager stalled the man until the police arrived.
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to stall

… If you stall someone, you prevent them from doing something until a later time. Example: The shop manager stalled the man until the police arrived.

… abbreviation for emergency room  … the part of a hospital where people go when they are ill or injured and need treatment quickly.  Example: She had to be rushed to the ER.
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ER

… abbreviation for emergency room … the part of a hospital where people go when they are ill or injured and need treatment quickly. Example: She had to be rushed to the ER.

… to make something look larger than it is.  Example: A lens would magnify the picture so it would be like looking at a large TV screen.
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to magnify

… to make something look larger than it is. Example: A lens would magnify the picture so it would be like looking at a large TV screen.

… loose trousers that you wear especially when you are doing exercise.  Instead of track pants you could also say sweat pants.
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track pants

… loose trousers that you wear especially when you are doing exercise. Instead of track pants you could also say sweat pants.

Something that is spiky has one or more sharp points.  Example: He has short spiky hair.
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spiky

Something that is spiky has one or more sharp points. Example: He has short spiky hair.

… not immediately obvious or noticeable.  Example: There is a subtle difference between these two plans.
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subtle

… not immediately obvious or noticeable. Example: There is a subtle difference between these two plans.

… the quality or fact of being untrue or of being a lie.  Example: She doesn’t seem to understand the difference between truth and falsehood.
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falsehood

… the quality or fact of being untrue or of being a lie. Example: She doesn’t seem to understand the difference between truth and falsehood.

… a feeling of respect or admiration for someone or something.  Example: She feels great reverence for her professors.
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reverence

… a feeling of respect or admiration for someone or something. Example: She feels great reverence for her professors.

The difference between among and amongst:  They can be used interchangeably, but among is more common.
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among vs amongst

The difference between among and amongst: They can be used interchangeably, but among is more common.

… a person regarded as appealing or attractive.  Example: She’s a real cutie pie.
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cutie pie

… a person regarded as appealing or attractive. Example: She’s a real cutie pie.

… a walking stick, usually with a curved handle.  Example: He wore a grey suit and leaned heavily on his cane.
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cane

… a walking stick, usually with a curved handle. Example: He wore a grey suit and leaned heavily on his cane.