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Alive

alive

adjective

living and not dead

living

adjective

alive at the present time

live

adjective

living and not dead

surviving

adjective

still alive or remaining after others are dead or destroyed

immortal

adjective

living or existing for ever

animate

adjective

alive

life

noun

the state of being alive

property porn

a type of television programme, magazine article, etc which shows off desirable homes …

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chimera

a plan or course of action that is not possible to achieve

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flat design

a type of design used on the web which excludes features which give a three-dimensional effect … and uses simple styles

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