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The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

the secret life of walter mittyWalter Mitty, the character created by James Thurber, could be said to be the world’s best known er. He is the subject of two movies, several radio plays and a successful musical. 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 does ic things.

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(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.

(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'.