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CPE On Screen Unit 3


amiable /ˈeɪmɪəb(ə)l/ amicable /ˈamɪkəb(ə)l/
forthright outspoken
fleeting brief
daring bold
dull as ditchwater boring
flinch (at sth) recoil or move suddenly out of fear or pain
gregarious sociable
grimace twist one's face in pain
hanker for / after sth crave
bold as brass very confident
conceit arrogance
morose /məˈrəʊs/ sullen and ill-tempered.
retort answer back in a sharp rude manner
shrewd /ʃruːd/ with sharp judgement
smugness self-satisfaction
spill the beans give out sb's secret
steer clear of sb / sth avoid
vent let off steam
yearn (for sth) want very much sth you are unlikely to get
paramount most important
Created by: Maru Rodriguez
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