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15. acrid → active

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acrid (a smell or taste that is strong and unpleasant): The room was filled with the acrid smell of tobacco.

acrimonious (angry or harsh): Their marriage ended in an acrimonious divorce.

across (from one side to the other): It was so narrow that I could swim across.

across (on the opposite side): A big supermarket is just across the road.

activate (make something start working): Cooking fumes will activate the alarm.

active (involved in a particular activity): They are active in the antiwar movement.

active (always busy doing things) He is over 80, but is still very active.

active (operative, working): This water mill was active until late1970s.

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