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Vocabulary S - U

Words Beginning With 'S'

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  1. An instrument for sucking up and squirting out liquids, sometimes with a needle for injections is called a 

     

  2. Another word for a pig is .

     

  3. To overthrow or ruin completely is to

     

  4. A piece of wood used to keep a broken arm or leg in a fixed position while it heals is called a  .

     

    5.  One of the ribs or bars from the centre to the rim of the wheel of a bicycle, cart etc. is called a .

     

    6. The word for waiting about or keeping oneself hidden is .

     

    7. If you were excessively obedient or respectful you might be described as  .

     

    8. The adjective to describe something which affects the senses pleasantly is .

     

    9. A synonym for dirty or untidy is .

     

    10.   The ornamental rod carried by a monarch on ceremonial occasions as a sign of power is a .

 

Words Beginning With 'T'

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  1. A female tiger is called a 

     

  2. If someone is slightly drunk (on alcohol!) they are .

     

  3. A is a kind of tortoise, which lives in water.

     

  4. A cruel and unjust ruler is a  .

     

    5.  A sudden sharp pain is called a .

     

    6. An underground passage, cut through a hill or under a river is a .

     

    7. A synonym for very hot or passionate is  .

     

    8. A small portable light powered by an electric batery is a .

     

    9. A slight quarrel with someone is a .

     

    10.   The word for a young frog or toad in its first stage of development is .

 

Words Beginning With 'U'

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  1. An imaginary country that has a perfect social and political system is 

     

  2. If something needs immediate attention it is .

     

  3. A person who has risen quickly to wealth or power but seems to lack dignity or ability is an 

     

  4. A great change or disturbance is an  .

     

    5.  The person who supervises a game of tennis or cricket is called an .

     

    6. Something which is rare or unusual might be described as .

     

    7. A style of clothes that can be worn by both men and women is  .

     

    8. Something which is shameful or disgraceful is .

     

    9. Something which is always accurate is .

     

    10.   A strong impuse or desire is an .