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DAYS-MONTHS-SEASONS
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday weekend weekday
January February March April May June July August September October November December
winter spring summer fall autumn season


TIME
time moment millisecond second minute hour day week month quarter year decade century millenium eternity
a.m. p.m. day night evening morning yesterday morning noon afternoon evening midnight night tomorrow
after afterwards already before during not yet now still then until while


DIRECTIONS-PLACES
left right far near north south east west down up next to straight ahead between behind around across
avenue bank bathroom coffee shop church hospital highway hotel movie museum neighborhood park parking pharmacy police postoffice restaurant school street corner pool theater village city place
river lake sea ocean hill mountain map address kilometer mile meter


COLORS
black blue brown clear cream dark gold golden gray green light lilac multicolored navy orange pink purple red silver tan transparent turquoise violet white yellow


WEATHER
clear cloudy cold cool dry foggy freezing frozen hail hailing heat hot humidity hurricane ice iced lighting mist rain slip slippery smoggy snow snowing storm sun sunny thunder tornado wet wind


EATING-OUT
weatheralcohol appetizer bar bill bottle bread breakfast cafe condiments course cup customer dessert drink fish fork fruit glass knife lunch main meal meat menu plate portion reservation restaurant salad seafood snack soup spoon starter supper table tip toilets toothpick vegetables waiter waitress


MEAT-FISH
beef butter cheese chicken cod crab eggs fish grilled ham hot lamb lobster mutton oil omelette pepper pork prawns rice salami salmon salt sandwich sardine sausage seafood spicy squid steak sugar trout tuna veal vinegar


FRUITS-VEGETABLES
apple apricot artichoke asparagus avocado banana beans broccoli cabbage carrot cauliflower celery cherry coconut cucumber fruit garlic grapefruit grapes lemon lettuce mango melon onion orange papaya peach pear peas pepper pineapple potato pumpkin radish raspberry spinach strawberry tomato vegetables watermelon


FAMILY-PEOPLE
ancestor relatives family grandfather grandmother grandparents parents mom mother dad father husband wife aunt uncle brother sister child children cousin daughter son granddaughter grandson nephew niece stepchild stepfather stepmother
people adult teenager baby boy girl female male man woman married single divorced widow widower orphan
boss colleague employee friend partner person boyfriend girlfriend


JOBS
actor actress architect artist baker banker chemist cook correspondent dancer dentist doctor driver economist editor electrician employee engineer expert farmer firefighter fisherman florist gardener teacher hairdresser interpreter journalist judge lawyer librarian linguist mechanic musician notary nurse optician painter pensioner pharmacist photographer pilot plumber poet postman priest psychologist sailor scientist sculptor secretary shoemaker singer soldier tailor teacher translator unemployed veterinarian waiter worker writer


BODY-PARTS
body skeleton spine bone organ brain heart lung kidney liver bladder intestines back backbone stomach waist muscle nerve chest skin head face beard moustache mouth eyebrow skull neck tooth forehead throat lips tongue cheek nose eye ear hair eyelash arm shoulder elbow hand armpit wrist palm thumb finger forefinger hips leg knee ankle thigh heel foot toe
earache headache stomachache backache sore throat


FURNITURE-HOME
dining room yard garage laundry room bedroom pool apartment house living room kitchen bathroom front door elevator balcony gate roof sidewalk air conditioning porch
bed night table dresser bookcase chair coffee table curtains lamp plant painting sofa television refrigerator stove sink


SCHOOL
answer ask listen point read say spell type watch write
class student teacher backpack book chair clock eraser notebook paper pen pencil table
teacher principal librarian janitor school library classroom cafeteria office hallway bathroom


CLOTHES
belt blouse boots cap coat dress gloves hat jacket jeans pajamas pants raincoat scarf shirt shoes skirt slacks slippers socks stockings suit sweater sweatshirt tie trousers t-shirt underclothes underpants undershirt


ANIMALS
alligator bear bird camel cat chicken chimpanzee cow crocodile deer dog dolphin duck eagle elephant fish fox frog giraffe goat hamster hippopotamus horse kangaroo kitten lion lobster monkey owl panda pig puppy rabbit rat seal shark sheep snail snake spider squirrel tiger turtle wolf zebra


MATH-WORDS
add addition sum plus total equals subtract subtraction minus less difference deduct multiply times multiplication product divide division fraction quotient dividend divisor remainder square root mathematics


LENGTH-WEIGHT-CAPACITY
metric micron millimeter centimeter decimeter meter kilometer
inch foot yard rod mile
tonne kilotonne centner kilogram carat gram centigram milligram microgram
ton pound ounce dram grain
hectoliter decaliter liter deciliter centiliter milliliter microliter
barrel gallon quart pint ounce
terabyte gigabyte megabyte kilobyte byte bit
Celsius Fahrenheit Kelvin temperature scale degrees

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