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Alf Vocabulary s3 e25


Alf s3 e25 called Shake, Rattle and Roll. Alf discovers that we live on a planet with a red-hot core inside. A good vocabulary for spoken about dangerous of life in English.


  1. White-hot tentacles of doom spit fire.
    • tentacles – a slender, flexible limb or appendage in an animal, especially around the mouth of an invertebrate, used for grasping or moving about, or bearing sense organs
  2. This may stagger your imagination a whit
    • stagger – waver in purpose; hesitate
    • whit – a very small part or amount
  3. Kate, the short strokes, please?
    • the short strokes – adjective. down to the short strokes. (idiomatic) In the final steps or decisive phase of an undertaking, especially one which has been lengthy or laborious
  4. Willie, get the ledger.
    • ledger – a book or other collection of financial accounts
  5. Does she need comforting?
    • comforting – giving consolation for grief or anxiety; soothing
  6. Is this structural?
    • structural – bearing wall in that context
  7. I’m just traumatized.
    • traumatize – subject to lasting shock as a result of a disturbing experience or physical injury
  8. …and swallowed you screaming into the fiery bowels of the earth?
    • the bowel of – the deepest inner parts or areas of (something)
  9. Padlock foodstuffs.
    • padlock – a detachable lock hanging by a pivoted hook on the object fastened
  10. Restock foodstuff.
    • restock – replenish (a store) with fresh stock or supplies
    • foodstuff – a substance suitable for consumption as food
  11. Witty, urbane Lynn.
    • urbane – (of a person, especially a man) courteous and refined in manner
  12. Or an avalanche, or a firestorm.
    • avalanche – a mass of snow, ice, and rocks falling rapidly down a mountainside
  13. Eat, drink and be merry, for tomorrow we croak.
    • croak – (informal) die; (main) a sound resembling a croak
  14. It’s just an expression, Brian, albeit a mangled one.
    • mangle – destroy or severely damage by tearing or crushing
  15. Not unlike a goiter.
    • goiter – a swelling of the neck resulting from enlargement of the thyroid gland
  16. All right, a bunion.
    • bunion – a painful swelling on the first joint of the big toe
  17. How many temblors will it take for you to see the light?
    • temblor – an earthquake
  18. I’m more introspective than you.
    • introspective – people who spend a lot of time examining their own thoughts, ideas, and feelings
  19. Because life is like death row
    • death row – a prison block or section for those sentenced to death
  20. …and every day you live is a stay of execution.
    • stay of execution – a delay in carrying out a court order
  21. choke on your dinner, fall down the stairs…
    • choke – (of a person or animal) have severe difficulty in breathing because of a constricted or obstructed throat or a lack of air
  22. trip over the dog, accidentally flush yourself down…
    • trip over – to stumble
    • flush – cleanse (something, especially a toilet) by causing large quantities of water to pass through it
  23. Can you throw a little something in for my chiropractor?
    • chiropractor – a person who treats injuries by chiropractic; manual therapist

Sources of information was used for preparing this article:

  1. Puzzle-Movies: Alf s3 e25 (Shake, Rattle and Roll)

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