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Made of a particular metal

brazen

adjective

made of brass

bronze

adjective

made of bronze

cast-iron

adjective

made of cast iron

ferrous

adjective

relating to or containing iron

gold

adjective

made of gold

golden

adjective

made of gold

iron

adjective

made of iron

leaded

adjective

containing lead

leaden

adjective

made from or containing lead

platinum

adjective

made from platinum

silver

adjective

made of silver

stainless

adjective

made of stainless steel

steel

noun

made of steel, or relating to steel

tin

adjective

made of tin

wire

noun

made from wire

stainless-steel

adjective

SOLE

… a teaching method in which groups of children learn independently using a computer linked to the internet

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a fight

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bankster

a derogatory word used for referring to people in the banking and investment industry who are thought of as taking serious risks in order to increase their own earnings …

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