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background The orchestra played softly in the background.
birthday Choose a suitable card for Meg's birthday.
campfire We sat around the campfire.
cardboard We built a fort from cardboard boxes.
doorway We always hang a sprig of mistletoe above our doorway. *
earache Sarah had a bad cold and severe earache. *
earrings She knew the PE teacher would disapprove of earrings. *
forecast The forecast is for cloudy weather. *
highway She drove on the highway in her new car. *
masterpiece His aim was to compose a masterpiece.
newspaper That newspaper article is libellous.
overdose It is very dangerous to overdose.
partnership Entering into a legal partnership with a person you love. *
penknife She carved the wood with a penknife.
seashore The ships sail by the seashore. *
staircase She climbed the staircase to her bedroom. *
tightrope He walked the tightrope with ease.
waterproof Impervious means waterproof. *
weekend I need a reply by the weekend.

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