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90% of the time, speakers of English use just 7,500 words in speech and writing. These words appear in red, and are graded with stars. One-star words are frequent, two-star words are more frequent, and three-star words are the most frequent.
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She had great difficulty in guessing where I was from.
They could be in great danger.
He was in a great hurry.
It gives me great pleasure to welcome our next guest.
This is a great opportunity to raise a lot of money.
a great military power
I'm your greatest admirer.
a great football fan
She's a great reader of biographies.
I've never been a great one for spiders and snakes.
This cake tastes great.
We had a great day.
You looked great in that outfit.
This is a great place for families.
This is the British English definition of great. View American English definition of great.