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Turbulent

turbulent /ˈtɚbyələnt/  adjective 1 : moving in an irregular or violent way Turbulent waters caused the boat to capsize. 2 : full of confusion, violence, or disorder : not stable or steady The sixties were …

Abaisser

Abaisser  Faire descendre à un niveau plus bas : Angèle abaisse la vitre de la voiture – Le terrain s’abaisse vers la rivière, il descend à un niveau plus bas Faire …

Under way

under way  /ˌʌndɚˌweɪ/  adverb 1 : in or into motion The train has had to stop briefly, but it should be under way again soon. The ship finally got under way. 2 : happening now …

Crease

crease /ˈkris/  noun 1 a [count] : a line or mark made by folding, pressing, or crushing something (such as cloth or a piece of paper) He ironed his pants to make the creases a crease …

Bells and Whistles

bells and whistles  /ˈbɛlz ən ˈwɪsəlz/  noun [plural] informal : parts and features that are useful or appealing but not essential or necessary : FRILLS The car was equipped with all the bells and whistles you could …

Stupefy

stupefy /ˈstupəˌfaɪ/  verb [+ object] : to shock or surprise (someone) very much : to cause (someone) to become confused or unable to think clearly — usually used as (be) stupefied I was stupefied by their decision.

Obscure

obscure  /əbˈskyʊr/  verb [+ object] 1 : to make (something) difficult to understand or know : to make (something) obscure The true history has been obscured by legends about what happened. They accused the company …

Weigh down

weigh down  /ˈweɪˈdaʊn/  phrasal verb 1 1 weigh (someone or something) down or weigh down (someone or something) : to press down on (someone or something) : to make (someone or something) heavier and less able to move easily …

Stealthy

stealthy /ˈstɛlθi/  adjective : quiet and secret in order to avoid being noticed the stealthy movements of the crocodile a stealthy burglar — stealthily /ˈstɛlθəli/ adverb

Blazing

blazing /ˈbleɪzɪŋ/  adjective : very hot, fast, or powerful the blazing heat/sun She runs with blazing — blazingly adverb blazingly hot/fast