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Accomplish
vt
to gain with effort
to complete something successfully
synonyms
achieve, attain, carry out, pull off, realize,
CORE MEANING: to bring something to a successful conclusion

A fortified place
n
fortress
Globe
A model of the world in a ball shape
Nudge
vt
to push against gently
usyally with a motion of the elbow
Turned to stone
petrified
A living thing which can move
creature
move downward, but not necessarily all the way
descend
to move about briskly or go hurriedly
scurry
very old
adj

ancient
not allowed to do, use or mention
forbidden
used of hair, thick and poorly groomed
adj
shaggy
long and tangled: growing long and unevenly

talk in tearful manner
whine
verb
1. vi complain peevishly: to complain in an unreasonable, repeated, or irritating way
2. vi make high sorrowful sound: to cry, moan, or plead with a long, plaintive, high-pitched sound
3. vt utter something in whining voice: to say something in a plaintive high-pitched voice
4. vi make high-pitched sound: to make a continuous high-pitched sound
The wind whined and moaned through the trees.


move quickly in stright line
streak
1. vt mark something with streaks: to mark or cover something with streaks
2. vt lighten hair: to lighten strands or sections of hair with a bleach or dye
3. vi become streaked: to become streaked or form streaks
4. vi dash or rush: to move at great speed
5. vi run naked in public: to run quickly through a public place with no clothes on, usually as a joke or publicity stunt (informal)

Thw place ruled by a king or a queen
n.
Realm
the defence of the realm
The matter was hotly debated in all the towns of the realm.
filled with fog or mist
adj.
hazy
haze Hide phonetics
noun [C or U]
when the air is not very clear because of something such as heat or smoke, making it difficult to see well:
The road through the desert shimmered in the haze.
I saw her through a haze of cigarette smoke.

hazy Hide phonetics
adjective
1 hazy sunshine
the hazy days of summer

2 not remembering things clearly:
hazy memories of childhood

The place where something happens
n.
scene
The police arrived to find a scene of horrifying destruction.
Evidence was found at the scene of the crime
crumpled or creased
n;vi
wrinkle
wrinkle Hide phonetics
noun [C]
1 a small line in the skin caused by old age:
fine wrinkles around the eyes
anti-wrinkle creams

2 a small line or fold in cloth

3 INFORMAL a problem, usually a minor one:
There are still a few wrinkles to iron out (= solve) before the agreement can be signed.

wrinkle Hide phonetics
verb [I or T]
If skin or material wrinkles, or if something wrinkles it, it gets small lines or folds in it:
Sunbathing can prematurely age and wrinkle the skin.
write carelessly
vi
scribble
verb [I]
to write or draw something quickly or carelessly:
The baby's just scribbled all over my new dictionary!
[+ two objects] I'll just scribble Dad a note/scribble a note to Dad to say we're going out.

scribble Hide phonetics
noun [C or U]
What are all these scribbles doing on the wallpaper?
I hope you can read my scribble!