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Animal words

Extended meanings - animal words

1. guinea pigs; 2. parroting; 3. ratted; 4. crocodile; 5. aping; 6. donkey; 7. dogging; 8. wolf; 9. cowed; 10. monkeying; 11. lion's; 12. horsing 

Body words

Body words describing people

1. eyes; 2. fingers; 3. heart; 4. head; 5. bones; 6. belly; 7. brain; 8. eye; 9. mouth; 10. head

Clothes

Clothes

1. wears the trousers; 2. shirty; 3. in your shoes; 4. pull your socks up; 5. booted out of; 6. roll up one's sleeves; 7. belt up; 8. tighten our belts; 9. with kid gloves; 10. take your hat off to

Colours

Colours 1

1. green; 2. red; 3. white; 4. white; 5. white (red); 6. blue; 7. purple; 8. blue; 9. red; 10. green

Gestures

Gestures 1

1. wagged; 2. frowned; 3. shrugged; 4. grimacing; 5. beckoned; 6. bow; 7. winced; 8. nod; 9. waved; 10. winked; 11. shook; 12. pointed

Negative verbs

Negative verbs 1

1. prevent; 2. vetoed; 3. contradicted; 4. worsened; 5. wasted; 6. erred; 7. abhors; 8. prohibited; 9. mind; 10. regret

Noises

Noises 1

1. sniffing; 2. ring; 3. sighed; 4. moaning; 5. snapped; 6. slammed; 7. click; 8. whistled; 9. snorted; 10. crashed; 11. grunted; 12. banging



Verb groups

Verbs meaning see

1. noticed; 2. glimpsed; 3. regard; 4. make out (discern); 5. view; 6. discern (make out); 7. witnessed; 8. observe; 9. understand; 10. realised (understood)

Bring, get, take 1

1. take; 2. bring; 3. take; 4. get; 5. took; 6. brought; 7. get; 8. bring; 9. get; 10. bring; 11. taken; 12. getting

Verbs meaning walk 1

1. ramble; 2. strode; 3. limping; 4. amble; 5. trod; 6. plodded; 7. shuffled; 8. crept; 9. step; 10. roaming; 11. tramping; 12. dawdle

Verbs meaning look/watch 1

1. peered; 2. inspected; 3. eying; 4. glanced; 5. examined; 6. view; 7. observe; 8. stared

Verbs meaning hit 1

1. clouted; 2. rap; chopping; 4. spank; 5. striking; 6. punched; 7. bump; 8. beat

Verbs meaning change

1. reform; 2. varies; 3. mutates; 4. adjusted; 5. alter; 6. modify; 7. revise; 8. adapt; 9. transformed; 10. rehashed; 11. convert; 12. fluctuate

Verbs referring to the future

1. project; 2. speculate; 3. intend (plan); 4. forecast; 5. expect; 6. aims; 7. anticipate; 8. prophesy; 9. predict; 10. guess; 11. planning; 12. scheming

Verbs meaning talk/speak

1. negotiate; 2. chatted; 3. mumbling; 4. debated; 5. lecturing; 6. rambled; 7. discuss; 8. murmuring; 9. argue; 10. preach

Verbs meaning say/tell 1

1. mumble; 2. declare; 3. state; 4. comment; 5. utter; 6. address; 7. quote; 8. inform; 9. exclaimed; 10. stammering; 11. recounted; 12. narrate

Verbs meaning cook

1. toast; 2. boil; 3. bake; 4. fry, grill; 5. roast; 6. steam; 7. simmer; 8. barbecuing

Verbs meaning know/believe/understand 1

1. conceive; 2. guess; 3. assumed; 4. was aware; 5. grasp (comprehend); 6. comprehend; 7. acknowledged; 8. identify

Verbs meaning start/continue/finish 1

1. persisted; 2. called off; 3. initiated; 4. completed; 5. abolish; 6. stayed; 7. carry on; 8. stop; 9. ended; 10.conclude (end)

Verbs meaning allow/forbid

1. licensed/permitted; 2. grants; 3. barred; 4. sanction/permit; 5. prohibited; 6. vetoed; 7. censor; 8. permit; 9. authorised; 10. banned; 11. entitled; 12. approved

Verbs meaning agree/disagree 1

1. fell out; 2. uphold; 3. bicker (quarrel); 4. consent; 5. opposed; 6. concurred; 7. denied; 8. row (quarrel); 9. assent (consent); 10. object; 11. quarrelling; 12. disapproved

Verbs meaning ask/answer 1

1. interviewed; 2. pleaded; 3. query; 4. requested; 5. cross-examines; 6. retorted; 7. begged; 8. reply; 9. demanded; 10. interrogated



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