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keep one's balance to stay steady and upright.
keep one's chin up to stay hopeful; not lose hope.
keep one's distance to stay far away or avoid getting involved.
keep one's fingers crossed to hope for a good ending or result.
keep one's shirt on (informal) to stop oneself from becoming angry or losing patience; hold one's temper.
keep tabs on (informal) to keep under close watch; observe carefully.
keep track of to record the movements or progress of.
keep under wraps to keep secret or hidden.
keep up with to go at the same speed or pace as.
keg a small barrel holding less than ten gallons.
kelp a coarse brown seaweed. [2 definitions]
Kelvin a temperature scale having intervals that correspond to those of the Celsius scale. On the Kelvin scale, zero degrees (zero Kelvins)is equal to -273.15 degrees Celsius. [3 definitions]
kennel (often plural) a place where dogs are raised and trained, or cared for while their owners are away.
Kentucky a state in the east central United States. Its capital is Frankfort. (abbreviated: KY)
Kenya a country in eastern Africa on the Indian Ocean. Nairobi is the capital of Kenya.
kept past tense and past participle of keep.
kerchief a square cloth that is tied over the head or around the neck.
kernel the seed inside a nut or a fruit pit. [3 definitions]
kerosene a thin liquid fuel. Kerosene is usually made from petroleum, but can also be made from oil, coal shale, or tar.
ketchup a thick red sauce for meat or potatoes made with tomatoes and spices.
kettle a wide, deep pot used for boiling liquids, such as water or soup. [2 definitions]