Vocabulary Word Test
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The detailed organisation and implementation of a complex operation
A fine, filmy, cobweb spun by small spiders
A soft white mineral commonly used t make plaster of Paris, fertiliser and wall plaster in the building trade.
1. To give someone a job or responsibility 2. Designate or set (something) aside for a specific purpose
(of land) used or suitable for growing crops
The killing of one person by another
The glow of reflected light off a surface; sheen
Combine or unite to form one organisation or structure
1.Very hot and dry 2.Intensely passionate
A phrase that means something different that the literal meaning of the words. (i.e. if you're feeling 'over the moon' you're not literally over the moon itself.)
Much more of something than is necessary
A published false statement that is damaging to a persons reputation
Showing or feeling embarrassment, especially after doing something wrong or foolish
Withdraw formally from an organisation, alliance or federation.
Seriously bad; causing great fear and worry.
Completely fascinated or absorbed by what one is seeing or hearing
Expressing or supporting a particular opinion that many disagree with.
Functioning or producing a desired effect.
Very loud, confused and unruly