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antibiotic
concerning medicine that is used to fight certain diseases
portray
to represent something or someone in a particular way, often for artistic purposes
chemistry
the study of the structure of substances
sexuality
characterized and distinguished by sex
axiom
a statement that is accepted as true
pest
an unwanted insect or small animal that eats plants or food supplies
fracture
the result of breaking a hard material; a crack
transplant
a medical operation in which a new organ is placed inside a patient's body
goods
general term for things that are bought or sold
shortly
quickly; soon
epidemic
a disease affecting many people
inversion
a change in position of things so they become the opposite
irrelevant
not important, not related to the topic
mechanic
a person who looks after machinery
epidemiology
the science of how diseases spread
dissolve
to melt into a liquid so that a substance mixes with the liquid itself
fatigue
being very tired
nonetheless
in spite of that, nevertheless
bargain
something bought for a lower price than expected
infectious
capable of causing infection, by the spreading of a bacteria or virus to others
individually
in a way involving only that person
psychologist
an expert who studies the mind and behavior
trans
a prefix meaning 'across', 'through' or 'changing thoroughly'
irrigation
supplying land with water using pipes
diary
blank book in which you write what you did each day
treaty
an agreement between nations
rehabilitation
a scheme to help someone who has been ill or in prison to return to a healthy, independent, and useful life
illusion
an image that seems real, but is not real
bat
object used for hitting a ball in various games
optimum
the best or most desirable
fever
a high body temperature
paradox
a saying that seems contrary to popular belief, but which may be true
kidney
an organ in the body that cleans the blood
predator
an animal that feeds itself by killing and eating other animals
migrate
to move from place to another to live or work
infinity
with out end; limitless
shallow
not deep; a small distance between the lowest and highest point
fundamentally
in a basic and important way
synthetic
not natural; made from artificial materials
solar
concerning the sun, or its heat
hepatitis
a disease of the liver that causes inflammation, yellow skin and a fever
ton
a unit of weight equal to 907 kilograms
bubble
a small ball of air inside of a liquid
bracket
a 90 degree piece of metal used to support a wall shelf
elasticity
the ability to stretch easily and then quickly return to the original shape
cure
a medicine or treatment that makes an ill person become healthy
contradictory
containing information, statements, or beliefs that do not agree with one another
sensation
a feeling that is experienced by the body, usually through the sense of touch
sustainable
capable of continuing for a long time at the same level; does not damage the environment
elastic
able to return to original shape or size after stretching
machinery
machines in general
dictate
to speak while another person (or computer) writes the words down
vitamin
a substance that is healthy for your body and can be found in foods or taken as a medicine
incline
a slope or surface that rises uphill
leisure
time when you have no work to do and can relax
enforcement
the act or process of making sure that rules are followed
cyclic
a series of regular and repeated actions
prey
an animal that is killed and eaten by another animal
clue
a piece of information that helps explain a situation or provide a solution to a problem
friction
the act of sliding two objects against each other
parenthesis
one of two symbols ( and ), used in writing
noble
having personal qualities that people admire
potassium
a common, soft, silvery white metal that is usually used for farming or industrial purposes
reactive
easily reacting to; responsive
genetically
caused or controlled, or by genes
bacteria
the very small creatures that sometimes cause disease in humans and animals
wisdom
knowledge gained from experience in life
crude
basic or made without skill, such as a crude drawing
realism
accepting things as they are, not as you want
deliberately
in a careful, considered manner
chemotherapy
the treatment of diseases, such as cancer, using chemicals
surplus
extra; more than is needed
capillary
very small blood vessels
directive
formal an order from an authority
globalization
international spread of something, for example, company
alien
person or creature from a planet other than Earth
portfolio
a list of the financial assets held by an individual or other financial institution
monopoly
complete control of the market for a service or product
lifestyle
the type of life that you have
invert
to turn something upside down
thread
a long, very thin, soft material used to join or make cloth
clay
heavy, sticky earth used to make pottery
dye
a liquid that colors hair or cloth
transcribe
to write something spoken
dilute
to mix; to reduce in strength, concentration, quality or purity
tribe
a racial group united by language, religion and customs
damp
a little wet
economically
in an efficient manner; without using too much effort
critically
in a way that is serious or dangerous; vitally
secrete
to produce a liquid
hip
the upper part of the leg
plantation
a large area of plants, usually in a hot climate
prejudice
an unreasonable hatred for a group of people, usually a race or a religion
onwards
forward
anti
a prefix meaning 'against' or 'opposed'
helix
a 3D spiral shape
interrupt
to cause something to stop happening for a time
domination
authority; rule; control
undergraduate
a college student who is working toward his or her first degree
soluble
can be mixed with a liquid, for example, salt is soluble in water
innate
present in a person or animal from the time of birth
dioxide
an oxide containing two oxides per molecule
goat
small animal with beard and horns
emit
formal to release or send out (a gas, etc)
confound
to confuse and greatly surprise someone, so that they are unable to explain a situation
competent
fully qualified or capable of doing
degrade
to treat someone without respect; to reduce in amount or strength
layout
plan or design of something, for example, of book page
fabric
cloth
container
an object that can be used to hold things
fungus
a group of plants that grow on dead materials and have no flowers, for example, mushrooms
reservoir
a lake, usually artificial, where water is collected and stored for the use of a community or industry
footnote
extra information at the bottom of a page
bodily
physically, as when lifting someone
niche
a small area; a specialised business, job or activity
vague
not clearly stated
affirm
to state, strengthen or support a belief you have
urine
yellow liquid waste from the body
afterward
happening after something else happened
jazz
a type of American music known for its energetic beat and parts that musicians make up as they go along
antiquity
an ancient period; something made a long time ago
unemployed
being without a job; jobless
toxic
poisonous; harmful
yeast
a single-celled fungi used to make bread and beer
punish
to make someone suffer for bad behavior
forum
meeting where people can openly discuss a subject
bleed
to lose blood because of an injury
overhead
located above your head or in the sky
republic
a country governed by elected representatives
processor
a machine or company that prepares something and makes it ready for use
goodness
nourishment; good food value
audit
to examine carefully for accuracy
comply
to act in agreement with another's wishes; to obey a rule
legend
old story generally believed, although not proven
slot
a long narrow opening, into which you put or fit something
drain
a pipe that removes water, or other liquids
abdominal
Concerned with the abdomen or stomach
media
means of communication (tv, newspapers, internet)
tempt
to make someone want something, even if it's bad
outlet
a way for something to be released; a pipe, hole or wire through which gas, liquid or electricity flows
precipitation
rain, snow or hail
invade
to enter a place with an aim of taking control of it
interviewer
a person who asks questions to obtain information
apple
hard round red or green fruit with a white center
planner
notebook for recording appointments or things to do
supposedly
as some people believe (shows you doubt it)
gut
the parts inside: a human body, animal body or a machine
swell
to become larger than normal, often because of injury
emperor
man who rules an empire
altitude
the height of something above sea level
gauge
a tool used to measure things
transparency
the amount you can see through something
sub
a prefix meaning 'under' or 'instead of'
blank
being empty; not filled out; with no writing on it
chloride
a chemical compound that is a mixture of chlorine and something else
sensible
having the ability to judge something reasonably
weave
to make something by crossing threads over and under each other
destination
the place one is traveling to
precipitate
to cause to happen
painful
causing or feeling physical pain or hurt
industrialization
process of creating and developing many businesses