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Early Birds and Night Owls


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early bird
a person who gets up or arrives early
owl
a bird that has large eyes and hunts small animals at night
night owl
someone who prefers to be awake and active at night
race off
Hurry away, leave somewhere quickly
workout
a period of physical exercise
head
to go in a particular direction
colleague
one of a group of people who work together; co-worker
riser
a person who typically gets out of bed at a certain time
grouch
a person who complains a lot even when there is little reason to complain
approachable
easy to talk to; friendly
nap
a short period of sleep, especially one during the day
napper
a person who takes a nap
sneak
to go or do something secretly, or take someone or something somewhere secretly
spurt
an amount of something that flows out suddenly and with force
frustrated
annoyed, disappointed, or discouraged
burn out
to cause someone to lose energy and enthusiasm, either from stress or because the person is working too hard
calm down
to stop feeling upset, angry, or excited, or to stop someone feeling this way
chill out
to relax instead of worrying or feeling anxious
drop off
to begin to sleep
perk up
to make something more interesting or exciting, or to become this way ( become more energetic and happier)
sleep over
to sleep in someone else's home for a night
turn in
to go to bed
fatigue
the condition of being extremely tired
vigorous
showing or needing a lot of physical energy
vent
to express a negative emotion forcefully
worn out
extremely tired
put off
not do something at the proper time, delay
drag
to move something heavy by pulling it along the ground
toss and turn
to move around restlessly while sleeping or trying to sleep
even if
used to say that if something is the case or not, the result is the same
get by
to manage or continue to exist in a state or situation where something is lacking
unless
used to say what will or will not happen if something else does not happen or is not true; except if
as long as
if
just in case
to protect against something bad that could happen
sensation
great excitement or interest, or someone or something that causes excitement
approach
to come nearer to someone you want meet or communicate with directly
superior
higher in rank or position than others
disappointed
unhappy or discouraged because your hopes or expectations about something or someone were not satisfied
insecure
(of people) lacking confidence and doubting their own abilities
symbolize
to represent something
convenience store
a small store, often open for long hours, that sells popular foods and other products
drop
to move or change to a lower level, or to make something lower or less
night shift
a period in the night during which a particular group of people work
formula
a standard or accepted way of doing something
find out
to obtain knowledge of something
meanwhile
in the time between two things happening, or while something else is happening
pharmaceutical
connected with the science, preparation, and production of medicines
experimental
relating to tests, especially scientific ones (using or based on new ideas)
breakthrough
an important discovery or development that helps to solve a problem
straight
without anything added or changed; basic or true
gene
a part of a cell that is passed on from a parent to a child and that controls particular characteristics
switch
a device that controls an electric current and turns it on or off
implication
a result or effect that seems likely in the future