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1. loud, confused noise; tumult; din.
The people next door were making such a racket that she could not get to sleep.
2. (sometimes pl.) illegal activities, such as extortion and fraud, carried out by an organized group of people, or an organization directing such activities.
The clinic turned out to be a racket that defrauded Medicaid.
to make a lot of noise.
ihk spres li
1. in an explicit manner.
I expressly asked you to come straight home after school.
“He had often,” he said, “heard of people knocking out their brains against a wall, but never before knew of any one building a wall expressly for the purpose.” (Thomas Moore, Memoirs of the Life of the Rt. Hon. Richard Brinsley Sheridan)
1. having a noticeable or striking effect.
Losing their star pitcher was a telling blow to the team.
The film footage provides us with a telling glimpse of his true character.
In de lə bəl
1. incapable of being removed or obliterated; permanent.
He was still tortured by indelible memories of the war.
2.making or leaving a permanent mark.
In tər ste lər
existing or occurring between or among the stars.
The word interstellar contains the following parts:
inter- Latin prefix that means between, among
stell Latin root that means star
synonyms of stell: astr, aster, astro