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Vocabulary WordsMeanings
bewareto be very careful about something that may be dangerous, like a fierce dog or railway lines
bewilderto puzzle someone or make him not sure what to do
bewildermentstate of being confused, perplexed, bewildered
bewitchto enchant, fascinate, entice, overpower by charms
beyondfarther on, or farther away
biba cloth tied around a baby’s neck, to stop food getting on his clothes
biblea holy book
bicyclea tow-wheeled vehicle with a saddle
bidto command or invite; to make an offer
biglarge; important
bigamythe crime of having two wives or husbands
billa written note of how much money is owing for work which has been done, or for something which has been bought. The same word also means a bird&rsuqo;s beak
billiardsa game played with hard balls and long sticks called cues, on a table covered with thick green cloth
billy-goata male goat
bina container for corn, bread, coal, or rubbish
bindto fasten or tie together
bindingcompulsion, the cover and sewing of a book
bingoa game of lucky numbers that can be played by lots of people at once, in a hall or theatre
binocularsa kind of double telescope with tubes for both eyes
bircha tree with smooth, silvery or white bark
birda winged animal covered with feathers
birdcagea small cage for a pet bird
birthcoming into life, being born
birthdaythe day of the year when you were born
bisectto divide in two equal parts
bita small piece of something
bitcha female dog
biteto take a piece out of something with your teeth
bittertasting sharp and sour; not sweet or sugary
bizarreodd, fantastic, quaint
blackthe darkest colour of all. Coal is black
blackberrya small juicy black fruit which grows wild
blackbirda black songbird with a yellow beak
blackboarda wooden board painted black. We write on it with chalk
blackcurranta small black berry
blackmarketillegal dealing in goods or currencies
blackoutinvisibility of light in wat-time, sudden cutting off of all stage-lights
blacksmitha man who makes and mends iron things, he also puts metal shoes on horses
bladeone leaf of grass or wheat. The same word also means the cutting part of a knife
blameto find fault with
blankwithout any writing or marks, empty
blanketa woollen bed-cover
blareto roar, trumpet, give forth a loud sound
blastan explosion; a strong sudden gust of air
blatantnoisy, loud, clamorous
blazea brightly burning fire
bleachto take the colour out of something
bleakcould and windy; without cheer
bleatthe crying sound made by a lamb, sheep or goat
bleedto lose blood

Learning Competency

What are idioms?
Idioms can be defined as a group of words having a meaning different from the individual meanings of each word in the group.