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Words in the news: let off steam

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Serbia Rage Room Helps To Let Off Steam

NOVI SAD, Serbia — Savo Duvnjak looks around the room, lifts a metal baseball bat and wrecks everything in sight – bed, table, shelves, chair – until there’s nothing left to wreck.

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Words in the news: in a row

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College Student Who’s Never Played Basketball Sinks 4 Great Shots In A Row, Wins $10,000

He shoots, he scores — and scores, and scores and scores!

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Words in the news: Truncate

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Type A individuals can be described as people who are impatient, lack tolerance of others and have high levels of personal anxiety. Type A individuals also have a strong urge for competition, have high desire to achieve goals, always rush to complete activities, will happily multi-task when placed under heavy time constraints.

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Words in the news: Spawn

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More than 10,000 megalitres of water flowed down the river in just eight hours, the biggest single pulse in a two-week flush designed to mimic the spring snow melt.

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Words in the news: Secular

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Its hold on the Jewish imagination is immense and undiminished, even in a deeply secular age. Synagogues tend to be fuller on this day than any other. The atmosphere is vivid, the music solemn and majestic, the imagery gripping and powerful.

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English media

The media, or “Press”, in England is world famous for some good and some bad reasons.

The good reasons include that it’s not censored – anyone can write anything they like as long as it does not incite violence or hatred. This freedom of the press is an important English tradition, but it wasn’t always this way.

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