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The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

the secret life of walter mittyWalter Mitty, the character created by ist and writer James Thurber, could be said to be the world’s best known er. He is already the subject of a movie, several radio plays and a successful musical. With another movie coming out later this year, Mitty will soon be introduced to a new . The story’s main character is a , , man who leads a boring an life. The poor guy also has to put up with a , ging wife. His way of dealing with this life without going is to escape whenever he can into imaginary worlds where he performs ic s.

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(n: cartoon pl cartoons) 1. A drawing in a newspaper or magazine making fun of someone or something. (ภาพการ์ตูน) 2. A film consisting of a series of drawings in which the people and animals give the impression of movement; an animated film.
(n: cartoonist pl cartoonists) A person whose job it is to draw cartoons. 4000

(n: daydream pl daydreams) Pleasant thoughts about your life or future that you have while you are awake. 10000
(n: daydreamer pl daydreamers) Someone who daydreams a lot.

generation(n: generation pl generations) 1. All the people of approximately the same age or living at the same time. We need to take better care of the environment for future generations. (คนรุ่นราวคราวเดียวกัน) 2. All of the people that are at the same stage of descent from a common ancestor. Mother and daughters represent two generations. (ชั่วอายุคน) 3. The average length of time between the birth of parents and the birth of their children, generally accepted as around 25-30 years. (ยุค ชั่วอายุ) 2000

(adj: meek, meeker, meekest) Having or showing a quiet and gentle nature; not wanting to fight or argue with other people. (ใจอ่อน) 10000

(adj: middle-aged) Of or relating to middle age; the period in a person's life from about age 45 to about age 65. (ซึ่งมีวัยกลางคน)

suburb(n: suburb pl suburbs) An area of houses located outside a central city area from which many people travel each day to work in the city. (ชานเมือง)
(adj: suburban) Of or from the suburbs. (นอกเมือง) 5000

(adj: dominating) Someone or something that has or likes to have control or exercise power over others. 3000

nag(n: nag pl nags) A horse that is old and usually in bad condition. (ม้าแก่)
(v: nag, nags, nagged, nagging) To annoy someone by often complaining about his or her behavior, appearance, etc. (ดุด่า) 6000

crazy(adj: crazy, crazier, craziest) 1. Mentally ill; affected with madness or insanity. 2. Very foolish or unreasonable. 3000

hero(n: hero pl heroes) A person admired for great or brave acts or fine qualities. (วีรชน)
(adj: heroic) Used to describe someone who acts like a hero or the kind of brave things that heroes do. (กล้าหาญ) 3000
'Hero' can refer to either a man or a woman, but it is often used to refer specifically to a man. The word for a woman who is brave and admired is 'heroine'.

(n: deed pl deeds) Something that is done; an act or action. 3000