Nouns

Aboriginal
The aboriginal peoples of Australia are very loyal.
Abuse
He was arrested on charges of corruption and abuse by the secret police.
Nail
She hammered the nail in.
Nerve
Every nerve in her body was tense.
Note
She made a mental note.
Ballot
The union cannot call a strike unless it holds a ballot of members.
The chairperson is chosen by secret ballot.
Pair
pair of shoes.
Pair of earrings.
The frock is one of a matching pair.
Pit
The body had been dumped in a pit.
Quest
He set off in quest of adventure.
. Clam
She spoke with icy calm.
Camouflage
A camouflage jacket.
Troops dressed in camouflage.
Counterpoint
The two melodies are played in counterpoint.
This work is an austere counterpoint to that of Gaudi.
Dairy
I went to buy a paper at the corner dairy.
The doctor told me to eat less red meat and dairy.
Infant
She was seriously ill as an infant.
Gentleman
Thank you! You’re a real gentleman.
Substitute
The course teaches you the theory but there’s no substitute for practical experience.
Manager
A meeting of area managers is held on next Sunday.
Stamp
He has been collecting stamps since he was eight.
Jury
The jury is considering its verdict.
The jury is considering their new jerseys.
Eyeball
The protesters and police stood eyeball to eyeball.
Fault
I think the owners are at fault.
Many people live in poverty through no fault of their own.
Gem
She is a real gem.
Ghost
The ghost of father that had come back to haunt her.
He looked as if he had seen a ghost.
Heap
I’ve got a heap of things to do.
Heat
The fire gave out a fierce heat.
Judge
The case comes before judge cooper next week.
The judge sentenced him to five years in prison.
Sight
She has very good sight.
The disease has affected her sight.
She has very little sight in her right eye.