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Wordlist

Unit
No.

Word

58

amazed

58

amazing

10

ancient

10

army

37

assertive

13

assistant

54

atmosphere

55

attraction

26

axe

bee

65

bacteria

49

bakery

20

bat

10

battle

32

bite

35

blood pressure

26

bone

10

Briton

47

butterfly

31

cabbage

30

calm

47

captain

castle

12

cave

R12

chain

36

charge up

65

chlorine

13

chopsticks

40

cocoa bean

10

colony

comic

24

compass

38

complain

18

contract

54

convenient

45

country

criminal

58

depressed

58

depressing

39

desert

22

determined

35

diet

37

diplomat

15

dyslexic

elevator

33

empire

enemy

24

expedition

62

explode

fail

34

faithful

31

fan

53

fascinating

28

feather

44

fishing boat

62

flight

35

float

46

forever

fox

fur

26

gravity

70

guard

23

guidebook

25

habitat

11

helmet

hero

28

honey

39

horizon

55

hydrogen

33

image

in danger

38

intend

invent

34

jealous

32

jogging

39

jungle

72

keyboard

23

kiss

55

lake

leaf (leaves)

37

lend

57

lightning

lonely

mechanic

16

medicine

72

monitor

10

monster

25

mosquito

13

mustard

29

nest

R14

oven

panic

11

pet

35

pineapple

63

pirate

72

programming

protest

65

qualification

13

raw

65

react

64

recycle

14

rent

14

resident

22

rhyme

39

rhythm

rugby

11

scream

11

shake

24

shy

70

slave

54

slim

48

soap opera

sofa

72

software

25

species

spider

53

sprinter

stripy

suitcase

28

sulphur

20

survivor

16

temple

22

tent

58

terrified

58

terrifying

57

thunder

62

tragedy

46

treasure

30

tunnel

22

uniform

14

vegetarian

vet

40

volcanic

29

wasp

71

waterfall

36

wave

22

weep

55

whale

39

wind

22

wipe your feet

16

witch

53

wonderful

25

worm

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Wordlist
Definition

very surprised
very surprising
from a long time ago
a large group of soldiers that fight wars
behaving or speaking in a strong, confident way
someone whose job is to help a person who has a more important job
the feeling which exists in a place or situation
somewhere you can visit that is interesting or enjoyable
a tool with a sharp piece of metal at one end, used for cutting trees or wood
a yellow and black insect that makes honey
very small living things that can cause disease
a shop where you can buy bread, cakes, etc.
a small animal like a mouse with wings that flies at night
a fight between two armies in a war
to cut something using teeth

the force with which blood flows around your body


one of the hard, white pieces inside the body of a person or animal
someone who comes from Great Britain
an insect with large, coloured wings
a large, round vegetable with a lot of green or white leaves
If the weather or the sea is calm, it is quiet and peaceful.
the person in control of a ship or aeroplane
a large, strong building that was built in the past to protect the people inside from
being attacked
a large hole in the ground or in the side of a mountain
a line of metal rings connected together
put electricity into
a gas with a strong smell, used to make water safe to drink and swim in (symbol Cl)
thin sticks used for eating food in East Asia
the seed of the cacao tree. Chocolate is made from this.
a country or area controlled by a more powerful country
a magazine with stories told in pictures
a piece of equipment which shows you which direction you are going in
to say that something is wrong or that you are angry about something
a legal agreement between two people or organisations

near or easy to get to


the areas that are away from towns and cities
someone who has done a crime
very sad, often for a long time
making you feel sad and without any hope for the future
a large, hot, dry area of land with very few plants
wanting so much to do something that you keep trying very hard
the type of food that someone usually eats
someone who is good at dealing with people in a sensitive way
Someone who is dyslexic has difficulty with reading and writing.
(AmE) a machine that carries people up and down in tall buildings (BrE lift)
a group of countries that is ruled by one person or government
a person or country that you are arguing or fighting with
an organised journey, especially a long one for a particular purpose
If a bomb explodes, it bursts (= breaks suddenly from inside) with noise and force.
to not be successful
always liking and supporting someone or something
someone who likes a person or thing very much
very interesting

one of the soft, light things that cover a birds skin


a boat used to catch fish
a journey in an aircraft
to stay on the surface of a liquid and not go under
for all time in the future
a wild animal like a dog with brown fur and a long thick tail
the thick hair that covers bodies of some animals like cats and rabbits
the force that makes objects fall to the ground
to protect someone or something so that no one attacks or steals them.
a book that gives visitors information about a particular place
the natural environment of an animal or plant
a hard hat that protects your head
a very brave man that a lot of people admire
a sweet, sticky food that is made by bees
the line in the distance where the sky and the land or sea seem to meet
a gas that combines with oxygen to form water
the way that other people think someone or something is
when it is possible that something bad will happen
to want and plan to do something

to design or make something new


upset and angry because someone you like likes another person
the activity of running at a slow regular speed, especially as a form of exercise
an area of land in a hot country where trees and plants grow close together
a set of keys on a computer, which you press to make it work
to put your lips against another persons lips or skin because you love or like them
a large area of water which has land all around it
a flat, green part of a plant that grows from a stem or branch
to give something to someone for a period of time
sudden bright light in the sky during a storm
sad because you are not with other people
someone who repairs vehicles and machines
something that you drink or eat when you are ill, to stop you being ill
a screen that shows information or pictures, usually connected to a computer
an imaginary creature that is large, ugly, and frightening
a small flying insect that drinks your blood, sometimes causing a disease
a spicy yellow or brown sauce often eaten in small amounts with meat
a home built by birds or insects for their eggs
a piece of kitchen equipment which is used for cooking food

to suddenly feel very afraid so that you stop thinking clearly and do silly things
an animal that someone keeps in their home
a large fruit with leaves sticking out of the top which is sweet and yellow inside
someone who attacks ships and steals from them
when someone writes computer programs
when people show that they disagree with something by standing somewhere,
shouting, carrying signs, etc
what you get when you pass an exam or a course
not cooked
If a chemical substance reacts with another substance, it changes.
to use paper, glass, plastic, etc. again and not throw it away
to pay money to live in a building that someone else owns
someone who lives in a particular place
If a word rhymes with another word, the end part of the words sound the same.
a regular, repeating pattern of sound
a sport played by two teams with an oval ball and H-shaped goals
when someone makes a high, loud cry because they are afraid or upset
to make quick, short movements from side to side or up and down
not confident, especially about meeting new people
someone who is owned by someone else and has to work for them

Someone who is slim is thin in an attractive way.


a series of television or radio programmes that continues over a long period and is
about the lives of a group of characters
a large, comfortable seat for more than one person
programs that you use to make a computer do different things
a group of plants or animals which are the same in some way
a creature with eight long legs which catches insects in a web
someone who runs short distances in competitions
with a pattern of stripes
a rectangular case with a handle that you use for carrying clothes when you are
travelling
a yellow chemical element that has an unpleasant smell (symbol S)
someone who continues to live after almost dying because of an accident, illness,
etc.
a building where people in some religions go to pray
a structure for sleeping in, made of cloth fixed to metal poles
very frightened
very frightening
the loud noise in the sky that you hear during a storm
something very sad which happens, usually involving death
something valuable; gold, silver and jewellery
a long passage under the ground or through a mountain

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a special set of clothes that are worn by people who do a particular job or by
children at school
someone who does not eat meat or fish
a doctor for animals
volcanic rocks come from a volcano (a mountain that sends gas and hot rocks out
of a hole in the top)
a flying insect with a thin, black and yellow body
a stream of water that falls from a high place, often to a pool below
to put your hand up and move it from side to side in order to attract someones
attention or to say goodbye
to cry, usually because you are sad
a very large animal that looks like a large fish and lives in the sea
a natural, fast movement of air
clean dirt from your shoes on a mat before entering a room or house
a woman who has magical powers
very good
a small creature with a long, thin, soft body and no legs

Wordlist
Unit
No.

Word

bee

fox

leaf (leaves)

spider

stripy

lonely

fur

in danger

mechanic

vet

sofa

suitcase

comic

rugby

elevator

panic

castle

enemy

hero

criminal

fail

invent

protest

10

ancient

10

army

10

battle

10

Briton

10

colony

10

monster

11

helmet

11

pet

11

scream

11

shake

12

cave

13

assistant

13

chopsticks

13

mustard

13

raw

14

rent

14

resident

14

vegetarian

15

dyslexic

16

medicine

16

temple

16

witch

18

contract

20

bat

20

survivor

22

determined

22

rhyme

22

tent

22

uniform

22

weep

22

wipe your feet

23

guidebook

23

kiss

24

compass

24

expedition

24

shy

25

habitat

25

mosquito

25

species

25

worm

26

axe

26

bone

26

gravity

28

feather

28

honey

28

sulphur

29

nest

29

wasp

30

calm

30

tunnel

31

cabbage

31

fan

32

bite

32

jogging

33

empire

33

image

34

faithful

34

jealous

35

blood pressure

35

diet

35

float

35

pineapple

36

charge up

36

wave

37

assertive

37

diplomat

37

lend

38

complain

38

intend

39

desert

39

horizon

39

jungle

39

rhythm

39

wind

40

cocoa bean

40

volcanic

44

fishing boat

45

country

46

forever

46

treasure

47

butterfly

47

captain

48

soap opera

49

bakery

53

fascinating

53

sprinter

53

wonderful

54

atmosphere

54

convenient

54

slim

55

attraction

55

hydrogen

55

lake

55

whale

57

lightning

57

thunder

58

amazed

58

amazing

58

depressed

58

depressing

58

terrified

58

terrifying

62

explode

62

flight

62

tragedy

63

pirate

64

recycle

65

bacteria

65

chlorine

65

qualification

65

react

70

guard

70

slave

71

waterfall

72

keyboard

72

monitor

72

programming

72

software

R12

chain

R14

oven

Cambridge University Press 2011

Wordlist
Definition

a yellow and black insect that makes honey


a wild animal like a dog with brown fur and a long thick tail
a flat, green part of a plant that grows from a stem or branch
a creature with eight long legs which catches insects in a web
with a pattern of stripes
sad because you are not with other people
the thick hair that covers bodies of some animals like cats and rabbits
when it is possible that something bad will happen
someone who repairs vehicles and machines
a doctor for animals
a large, comfortable seat for more than one person
a rectangular case with a handle that you use for carrying clothes when you are
travelling
a magazine with stories told in pictures
a sport played by two teams with an oval ball and H-shaped goals

(AmE) a machine that carries people up and down in tall buildings (BrE lift)
to suddenly feel very afraid so that you stop thinking clearly and do silly things
a large, strong building that was built in the past to protect the people inside from
being attacked
a person or country that you are arguing or fighting with
a very brave man that a lot of people admire
someone who has done a crime
to not be successful
to design or make something new
when people show that they disagree with something by standing somewhere,
shouting, carrying signs, etc
from a long time ago
a large group of soldiers that fight wars
a fight between two armies in a war
someone who comes from Great Britain
a country or area controlled by a more powerful country
an imaginary creature that is large, ugly, and frightening
a hard hat that protects your head
an animal that someone keeps in their home
when someone makes a high, loud cry because they are afraid or upset

to make quick, short movements from side to side or up and down


a large hole in the ground or in the side of a mountain
someone whose job is to help a person who has a more important job
thin sticks used for eating food in East Asia
a spicy yellow or brown sauce often eaten in small amounts with meat
not cooked
to pay money to live in a building that someone else owns
someone who lives in a particular place
someone who does not eat meat or fish
Someone who is dyslexic has difficulty with reading and writing.
something that you drink or eat when you are ill, to stop you being ill
a building where people in some religions go to pray
a woman who has magical powers
a legal agreement between two people or organisations
a small animal like a mouse with wings that flies at night
someone who continues to live after almost dying because of an accident, illness,
etc.
wanting so much to do something that you keep trying very hard
If a word rhymes with another word, the end part of the words sound the same.

a structure for sleeping in, made of cloth fixed to metal poles


a special set of clothes that are worn by people who do a particular job or by
children at school
to cry, usually because you are sad
clean dirt from your shoes on a mat before entering a room or house
a book that gives visitors information about a particular place
to put your lips against another persons lips or skin because you love or like them
a piece of equipment which shows you which direction you are going in
an organised journey, especially a long one for a particular purpose
not confident, especially about meeting new people
the natural environment of an animal or plant
a small flying insect that drinks your blood, sometimes causing a disease
a group of plants or animals which are the same in some way
a small creature with a long, thin, soft body and no legs
a tool with a sharp piece of metal at one end, used for cutting trees or wood
one of the hard, white pieces inside the body of a person or animal
the force that makes objects fall to the ground
one of the soft, light things that cover a birds skin
a sweet, sticky food that is made by bees

a yellow chemical element that has an unpleasant smell (symbol S)


a home built by birds or insects for their eggs
a flying insect with a thin, black and yellow body
If the weather or the sea is calm, it is quiet and peaceful.
a long passage under the ground or through a mountain
a large, round vegetable with a lot of green or white leaves
someone who likes a person or thing very much
to cut something using teeth
the activity of running at a slow regular speed, especially as a form of exercise
a group of countries that is ruled by one person or government
the way that other people think someone or something is
always liking and supporting someone or something
upset and angry because someone you like likes another person
the force with which blood flows around your body
the type of food that someone usually eats
to stay on the surface of a liquid and not go under
a large fruit with leaves sticking out of the top which is sweet and yellow inside
put electricity into

to put your hand up and move it from side to side in order to attract someones
attention or to say goodbye
behaving or speaking in a strong, confident way
someone who is good at dealing with people in a sensitive way
to give something to someone for a period of time
to say that something is wrong or that you are angry about something
to want and plan to do something
a large, hot, dry area of land with very few plants
the line in the distance where the sky and the land or sea seem to meet
an area of land in a hot country where trees and plants grow close together
a regular, repeating pattern of sound
a natural, fast movement of air
the seed of the cacao tree. Chocolate is made from this.
volcanic rocks come from a volcano (a mountain that sends gas and hot rocks out
of a hole in the top)
a boat used to catch fish
the areas that are away from towns and cities
for all time in the future
something valuable; gold, silver and jewellery
an insect with large, coloured wings

the person in control of a ship or aeroplane


a series of television or radio programmes that continues over a long period and is
about the lives of a group of characters
a shop where you can buy bread, cakes, etc.
very interesting
someone who runs short distances in competitions
very good
the feeling which exists in a place or situation
near or easy to get to
Someone who is slim is thin in an attractive way.
somewhere you can visit that is interesting or enjoyable
a gas that combines with oxygen to form water
a large area of water which has land all around it
a very large animal that looks like a large fish and lives in the sea
sudden bright light in the sky during a storm
the loud noise in the sky that you hear during a storm
very surprised
very surprising
very sad, often for a long time

making you feel sad and without any hope for the future
very frightened
very frightening
If a bomb explodes, it bursts (= breaks suddenly from inside) with noise and force.
a journey in an aircraft
something very sad which happens, usually involving death
someone who attacks ships and steals from them
to use paper, glass, plastic, etc. again and not throw it away
very small living things that can cause disease
a gas with a strong smell, used to make water safe to drink and swim in (symbol Cl)
what you get when you pass an exam or a course
If a chemical substance reacts with another substance, it changes.
to protect someone or something so that no one attacks or steals them.
someone who is owned by someone else and has to work for them
a stream of water that falls from a high place, often to a pool below
a set of keys on a computer, which you press to make it work
a screen that shows information or pictures, usually connected to a computer
when someone writes computer programs

Press 2011

programs that you use to make a computer do different things


a line of metal rings connected together
a piece of kitchen equipment which is used for cooking food