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Making you feel uncomfortable

uncomfortable

adjective

used about things that make people feel embarrassed or nervous

tight

adjective

used about clothes that are uncomfortable because they are so close against your body

unsettling

adjective

something that is unsettling makes you feel nervous, confused, or upset

troubling

adjective

making you feel worried or uncomfortable

strange

adjective

making you feel uncomfortable, embarrassed, or ill

unnatural

adjective

different from what you normally expect or experience, often in a way that makes you feel uncomfortable

claustrophobic

adjective

a claustrophobic place makes you feel afraid and uncomfortable because it is small, crowded, or difficult to get out of quickly

cramped

adjective

feeling uncomfortable in a space that is too small

heavy

adjective

a heavy silence is not comfortable because there is a feeling of anger between people

uncomfortable

adjective

used about something that makes you feel uncomfortable

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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