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adjective spontaneous pronunciation in British English /spɒnˈteɪniəs/
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  1. happening in a natural way without being planned or thought about

    spontaneous applause/cheers

    He was suddenly filled with tears of spontaneous emotion.

    1. a.
      used in a positive way about someone who often behaves in a natural and friendly way, without worrying about what they say or do

      Ellie’s one of the most spontaneous, fun-loving people I know.

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noun [uncountable]


to fall over forwards so that your face hits the ground or another surface

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the activity of exploring abandoned buildings and other manmade structures

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