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ALCOVE

nook; recess

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Essential English Words with Meaning and Sentences #3

The meaning of the word alcove is nook; recess.

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complicityparticipation; involvement (in a questionable act or a crime)
retrospectivelooking back on the past; N. retrospection; V. retrospect
oatmealcrushed oats used for making porridge
superficialof the surface; not deep; shallow; not thorough; trivial; Ex. superficial analysis/knowledge
sturdystrong and firm (in the body)
reclusehermit; loner; ADJ. reclusive
resuscitaterevive; bring back to life or consciousness; Ex. resuscitate the drowned child
mockridicule; deride; imitate often in derision
abstainrefrain; withhold from participation; intentionally not use one's vote
equivocal(of words or statements) ambiguous; intentionally misleading; (of behavior) questionable; OP. unequivocal