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The history of the Christmas pudding

The history of the Christmas pudding.

jeudi 22 déc. Il y a 1 mois
The history of the Christmas pudding
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VOCABULARY
• Feasting
Eating an elaborate meal (often accompanied by entertainment)

• Stew
Food prepared by cooking meat or fish with vegetables

• Suet
Hard fat around the kidneys in beef and mutton

• Tumbled
Past tense and past participle of the verb to tumble meaning to fall suddenly, clumsily

• Ubiquitous
Being present everywhere at once

• Squishier
Comparative form of the adjective squishy meaning soft and moist

• Revelry
Lively and noisy festivities, especially those that involve drinking a large amount of alcohol

• Hefty
Of considerable weight and size

• Roots
The point at which something begins its course or existence

• Offing
Likely to happen soon

• Slunk
Past simple and past participle of the verb to slink, meaning to move smoothly and quietly

• Garnered
Past simple and past participle of the verb to garner meaning to gather or collect

• Yuletide
Yuletide is sometimes used as another word for the Christmas period

Source: BBC Ideas

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