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AMBLE



AMBLE:
  verb walk or move at a leisurely pace. 
 noun a leisurely walk.
  ambler noun

-       Eg. An old man came out and ambled over for a chat.








CELESTIAL


CELESTIAL:
adjective  positioned in or relating to the sky or outer space.  belonging or relating to heaven.  celestially adverb
-        
      Eg. Perhaps there was a way to read longitude in the relative positions of the celestial bodies.

CHAPERONE



 CHAPERONE:(also chaperon 'ʃapərɒn
 noun dated an older woman responsible for the decorous behaviour of a young unmarried girl at social occasions. 
 verb accompany and look after.  chaperonage 'ʃap(ə)r(ə)ˌnɪdʒ noun
-          Eg. Three parents went on the school ski trip as chaperones.

LASS

 LASS: (also lassie
 noun chiefly Scottish & N. English a girl or young woman. 

Eg. Things were different when she was a lass. 




LAD


LAD:
 noun
 informal a boy or young man. 
(ladsBrit. a group of men sharing recreational or working interests. 
Brit. a boisterously macho or high-spirited man.
 Brit. a stable worker (regardless of age or sex).
  laddish adjective laddishness noun
      Eg. That Chris is a bit of a lad, isn't he?

ABYSMAL

.ABYSMAL:

■ adjective
  extremely bad.
  literary very deep.

 abysmally adverb 

Eg. Living conditions were abysmal.

MAIM


MAIM:
verb wound or injure (someone) so that part of the body is permanently damaged. 

Eg. A five-year-old girl was maimed in the bombing.

Q-TIP

 Q-TIP:

 noun trademark, chiefly N. Amer. a cotton swab on a small stick, used for cleaning the ears, applying make-up, etc.

Eg. In the last few days, you may have seen a horrifying video of police armed with Q-tips instead of batons.

CARESS


CARESS:  
verb touch or stroke gently or lovingly.
  noun a gentle or loving touch.

 
caressing adjective
caressingly adverb

Eg. Barbara held the tiny baby close and caressed his cheek

MAESTRO


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 MAESTRO:
 noun(plural maestri -stri or maestros a distinguished conductor or performer of classical music.
  a distinguished figure in any sphere. 

Eg. Ilayaraja is the one and only maestro.

ACOLYTE




ACOLYTE:

noun
  1. a person assisting the celebrant in a religious service or procession.
    • an assistant or follower.

    • Synonyms: assistant, helper, attendant, aide, minion, 
    • underling, lackey, henchman


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AISLE





AISLE:
a passage between rows of seats in a building such as a church or theater, an airplane, or a train.




  • a passage between shelves of goods in a supermarket or other building.

Eg. "the musical had the audience dancing in the aisles"

Synonyms: Passageway, Walkway, corridor


ANVIL





ANVIL :

An anvil is a block of iron or steel with a hard surface on which another object is struck. The block is as massive as it is practical, because the higher the inertia of the anvil, the more efficiently it causes the energy of the striking tool to be transferred to the work piece

ADAGE


ADAGE:

A condensed but memorable saying embodying some important fact of experience that is taken as true by many people


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CHALICE



CHALICE:

A bowl-shaped drinking vessel; especially the Eucharistic cup

Synonyms: Calix, goblet

Eg.The chalice occupies the first place among sacred vessels

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