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When the curtain came down, the critic's face registered the disdain she felt for the lackluster play.
1. register (v.) [ formal ] to show your feelings about something in your face or voice
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There are any number of people who try to find more respectable or glamorous titles for the mundane jobs they hold.
1. mundane [ˋmʌnden] (adj.) ordinary and not interesting or exciting, especially because of happening too regular
- Oct 16 Sun 2011 14:39
Although the district attorney bristled with anger, the defendant kept insisting that his rights had been violated because he had not been told that he could see a lawyer before confessing.
1. bristle (v.) to be angry or offended about something
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Unfortunately for the schemers, a vigilant hospital guard spotted Art climbing into the rear of the ambulance and quickly foiled the escape attempt.
1. rear (n.) the part of a place or thing that is at the back
- Oct 09 Sun 2011 12:05
It certainly does enhance your appreciation of football when you are aware of every nuance of the sport.
1. nuance [`njuɑns] (n.) a slight difference that may be difficult to notice but is fairly important
- Oct 08 Sat 2011 11:27
It was not until the phony “doctor” began to gesticulate wildly with his scalpel, that a vigilant nurse was able to detect the fraud.
1. vigilant [`vɪdʒələnt] (adj.) [ formal ] watching a person or situation very carefully so that you will notice any problems or signs of danger immediately
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One Sunday, after Mr. Coolidge had listened to an interminable sermon, a throng of newsmen gathered around him.
1. sermon (n.) a speech made by a priest or religious leader, especially as part of a religious ceremony
- Oct 01 Sat 2011 15:24
In the annals of crime, there are few scoundrels who could match the exploits of Reggie Hayes, who also used the names of Reginald Haven, Ricardo Hermosa, Father Harris, and dozens of other allases.
1. exploit (n.) [ usually plural ] something unusual that someone does that you think is brave, exciting, or entertaining