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    male

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    March

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    May

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    medieval

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    medium: used on clothes labels

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    middle

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    Monday

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    motorway: used in the names of large highways in the U.K.

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    mountain

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breakfast rave

a rave … that takes place early in the morning and where there is no alcohol or drugs …

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