TRENCHCOAT - a long, loose coat with a belt, usually made from waterproof material (= not allowing water through) and similar in style to a military coat. "They wore long belted trenchcoats..." (p.153) POUR SMTH OUT - to give many details about your feelings in speech or writing. "...as we poured out into a damp..." (p.155) DRESSING-GOWN - a loose piece of clothing like a coat, worn informally inside the house, especially before getting dressed in the morning or after getting undressed in the evening. "I did not possess a dressing-gown." (p.157) TOWELLING - a soft, thick cloth used especially for making towels or clothing. "...you know those towelling ones?" (p.157) TO ISSUE FROM SMTH - If something issues from a place, it comes out of that place. "…seemed to issue from its every orifice, and when the door..." (p.158)
Unfortunately, I didn't buy any _____ socks for you yesterday. However, everyone needs ______. It is time to look at this _____ a new and different point of view. The husband wore a white striped ______ and was a well-built man. On the street he wears a long brown _____ and black hat.
LAXITY - If something issues from a place, it comes out of that place; the quality of not being severe or strong enough. "...my improvidence, the laxity of my morals." (p.159) TO RUMBLE ON - If something such as a disagreement rumbles on, it continues for a long time without being resolved. "...the water it rumbled on, / Still louder..." (p.161) AMBIVALENCE - the state of having two opposing feelings at the same time, or being uncertain about how you feel. "Our doubts spoke of our desires, of our ambivalence" (p.165) TO PICK THROUGH SMTH - to look at the things in a group and take only what you want. "..., picking through the English language as..." (p.167) TO RUN AMOK - to be out of control and act in a wild or dangerous manner. "I worry will you run amok" (p.172)
He has occasionally expressed _____ about her religious faith. Now, let's try not to let our emotions _____. This is due to _____ and loopholes within the country's laws. The dispute ______ for years. I had ______ the rubbish to find my electricity bill.
Unfortunately, I didn't buy any towelling socks for you yesterday. However, everyone needs to pour out. It is time to look at this issue from a new and different point of view. The husband wore a white striped dressing-gown and was a well-built man. On the street he wears a long brown trenchcoat and black hat.
He has occasionally expressed ambivalence about his religious faith. Now, let's try not to let our emotions run amok. This is due to laxity and loopholes within the country's laws. The dispute rumbled on for years. I had to pick through the rubbish to find my electricity bill.