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Dictionary of obesity and nutrition terms

  • diet   noun the act of restricting your food intake (or your intake of particular foods)

the usual food and drink consumed by an organism (person or animal)  a prescribed selection of foods  a legislative assembly in certain countries (e.g., Japan)  verb eat sparingly, for health reasons or to lose weight  follow a regimen or a diet, as for health reasons

  • dose   noun a measured portion of medicine taken at any one time

the quantity of an active agent (substance or radiation) taken in or absorbed at any one time  street name for lysergic acid diethylamide  a communicable infection transmitted by sexual intercourse or genital contact  verb treat with an agent; add (an agent) to  administer a drug to

noun a rotund individual

  • fecal   adj. foul with waste matter; of or relating to feces
  • fetus   noun an unborn or unhatched vertebrate in the later stages of development showing the main recognizable features of the mature animal
  • fresh   adj. improperly forward or bold

not yet used or soiled  recently made, produced, or harvested  not rotten  not canned or otherwise preserved  not containing or composed of salt water  (of a cycle) beginning or occurring again  original and of a kind not seen before  not soured or preserved  with restored energy  having recently calved and therefore able to give milk  imparting vitality and energy  free from impurities  adv. very recently

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  • gland   noun any of various organs that synthesize substances needed by the body and release it through ducts or directly into the bloodstream
  • group   noun any number of entities (members) considered as a unit

a set that is closed, associative, has an identity element and every element has an inverse  (chemistry) two or more atoms bound together as a single unit and forming part of a molecule  verb arrange into a group or groups  form a group or group together

  • heart   noun a playing card in the major suit that has one or more red hearts on it

an inclination or tendency of a certain kind  the courage to carry on  the hollow muscular organ located behind the sternum and between the lungs; its rhythmic contractions move the blood through the body  the locus of feelings and intuitions  a firm rather dry variety meat (usually beef or veal)  a plane figure with rounded sides curving inward at the top and intersecting at the bottom; conventionally used on playing cards and valentines  the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience  a positive feeling of liking  an area that is approximately central within some larger region

  • heavy   adj. darkened by clouds

(of sleep) deep and complete  lacking lightness or liveliness  requiring or showing effort  full of; bearing great weight  sharply inclined  dense or inadequately leavened and hence likely to cause distress in the alimentary canal  of comparatively great physical weight or density  large and powerful; especially designed for heavy loads or rough work  marked by great psychological weight; weighted down especially with sadness or troubles or weariness  unusually great in degree or quantity or number  (physics, chemistry) being or containing an isotope with greater than average atomic mass or weight  of great intensity or power or force  slow and laborious because of weight  of the military or industry; using (or being) the heaviest and most powerful armaments or weapons or equipment  full and loud and deep  made of fabric having considerable thickness  of relatively large extent and density  (of an actor or role) being or playing the villain  in an advanced stage of pregnancy  (used of soil) compact and fine grained  characterized by toilsome effort to the point of exhaustion; especially physical effort  usually describes a large person who is fat but has a large frame to carry it  of great gravity or crucial import; requiring serious thought  given to excessive indulgence of bodily appetites especially for intoxicating liquors  prodigious  permitting little if any light to pass through because of denseness of matter  adv. slowly as if burdened by much weight  noun a serious (or tragic) role in a play  an actor who plays villainous roles

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  • human   adj. having human form or attributes as opposed to those of animals or divine beings

characteristic of humanity  relating to a person  noun any living or extinct member of the family Hominidae characterized by superior intelligence, articulate speech, and erect carriage

  • ideal   adj. constituting or existing only in the form of an idea or mental image or conception

conforming to an ultimate standard of perfection or excellence; embodying an ideal  of or relating to the philosophical doctrine of the reality of ideas  noun the idea of something that is perfect; something that one hopes to attain  model of excellence or perfection of a kind; one having no equal

  • inner   adj. inside or closer to the inside of the body

located or occurring within or closer to a center  located inward  innermost or essential  exclusive to a center; especially a center of influence  confined to an exclusive group

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  • joint   adj. involving both houses of a legislature

united or combined  affecting or involving two or more  noun marijuana leaves rolled into a cigarette for smoking  junction by which parts or objects are joined together  a disreputable place of entertainment  (anatomy) the point of connection between two bones or elements of a skeleton (especially if it allows motion)  a piece of meat roasted or for roasting and of a size for slicing into more than one portion  the shape or manner in which things come together and a connection is made  verb separate (meat) at the joint  fasten with a joint  provide with a joint  fit as if by joints

  • large   adj. having broad power and range and scope

above average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent  fairly large or important in effect; influential  in an advanced stage of pregnancy  conspicuous in position or importance  generous and understanding and tolerant  ostentatiously lofty in style  adv. with the wind abaft the beam  at a distance, wide of something (as of a mark)  in a boastful manner  noun a garment size for a large person

  • later   adj. coming at a subsequent time or stage

at or toward an end or late period or stage of development  adv. comparative of the adverb `late’  happening at a time subsequent to a reference time  at some eventual time in the future

  • layer   noun thin structure composed of a single thickness of cells

a hen that lays eggs  single thickness of usually some homogeneous substance  a relatively thin sheetlike expanse or region lying over or under another  an abstract place usually conceived as having depth  verb make or form a layer

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  • least   adj. the superlative of `little’ that can be used with mass nouns and is usually preceded by `the’; a quantifier meaning smallest in amount or extent or degree

adv. used to form the superlative  noun something that is of no importance

  • leave   noun permission to do something

the period of time during which you are absent from work or duty  the act of departing politely  verb leave unchanged or undisturbed or refrain from taking  be survived by after one’s death  go and leave behind, either intentionally or by neglect or forgetfulness  go away from a place  remove oneself from an association with or participation in  have as a result or residue  make a possibility or provide opportunity for; permit to be attainable or cause to remain  act or be so as to become in a specified state  have left or have as a remainder  leave behind unintentionally  move out of or depart from  leave or give by will after one’s death  tell or deposit (information) knowledge  put into the care or protection of someone

  • level   adj. oriented at right angles to the plumb

being on a precise horizontal plane  not showing abrupt variations  of the score in a contest  having a surface without slope, tilt in which no part is higher or lower than another  noun indicator that establishes the horizontal when a bubble is centered in a tube of liquid  height above ground  an abstract place usually conceived as having depth  a structure consisting of a room or set of rooms at a single position along a vertical scale  a flat surface at right angles to a plumb line  a position on a scale of intensity or amount or quality  a specific identifiable position in a continuum or series or especially in a process  a relative position or degree of value in a graded group  verb become level or even  talk frankly with; lay it on the line  aim at  tear down so as to make flat with the ground  direct into a position for use  make level or straight

  • libra   noun the seventh sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about September 23 to October 22

a small faint zodiacal constellation in the southern hemisphere; between Virgo and Scorpius  (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Libra

  • light   adj. characterized by or emitting light

(used of color) having a relatively small amount of coloring agent  (of sleep) easily disturbed  demanding little effort; not burdensome  having relatively few calories  easily assimilated in the alimentary canal; not rich or heavily seasoned  of comparatively little physical weight or density  designed for ease of movement or to carry little weight  psychologically light; especially free from sadness or troubles  not great in degree or quantity or number  (physics, chemistry) not having atomic weight greater than average  of little intensity or power or force  moving easily and quickly; nimble  of the military or industry; using (or being) relatively small or light arms or equipment  intended primarily as entertainment; not serious or profound  having little importance  less than the correct or legal or full amount often deliberately so  casual and unrestrained in sexual behavior  (used of soil) loose and large grained in consistency  (of sound or color) free from anything that dulls or dims  silly or trivial  used of vowels or syllables; pronounced with little or no stress  marked by temperance in indulgence  very thin and insubstantial  weak and likely to lose consciousness  adv. with few burdens  noun any device serving as a source of illumination  the visual effect of illumination on objects or scenes as created in pictures  public awareness  mental understanding as an enlightening experience  a particular perspective or aspect of a situation  a visual warning signal  an illuminated area  a person regarded very fondly  (physics) electromagnetic radiation that can produce a visual sensation  having abundant light or illumination  a condition of spiritual awareness; divine illumination  a device for lighting or igniting fuel or charges or fires  merriment expressed by a brightness or gleam or animation of countenance  the quality of being luminous; emitting or reflecting light  a divine presence believed by Quakers to enlighten and guide the soul  verb make lighter or brighter  begin to smoke  get off (a horse)  to come to rest, settle  fall to somebody by assignment or lot  cause to start burning; subject to fire or great heat

  • lipid   noun an oily organic compound insoluble in water but soluble in organic solvents; essential structural component of living cells (along with proteins and carbohydrates)
  • liter   noun a metric unit of capacity equal to the volume of 1 kilogram of pure water at 4 degrees centigrade and 760 mm of mercury (or approximately 1.76 pints)
  • liver   adj. having a reddish brown color

noun large and complicated reddish brown glandular organ located in the upper right portion of the abdominal cavity; secretes bile and functions in metabolism of protein and carbohydrate and fat; synthesizes substances involved in the clotting of the blood; synthesizes vitamin A; detoxifies poisonous substances and breaks down worn out erythrocytes  liver of an animal used as meat  someone who lives in a place  a person who has a special life style

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  • major   adj. greater in number or size or amount

greater in scope or effect  of full legal age  of a scale or mode  of the field of academic study in which one concentrates or specializes  of greater importance or stature or rank  of greater seriousness or danger  noun the principal field of study of a student at a university  a commissioned military officer in the United States Army or Air Force or Marines; below lieutenant colonel and above captain  a university student who is studying a particular field as the principal subject  British statesman who was prime minister from 1990 until 1997 (born in 1943)  verb have as one’s principal field of study

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  • means   noun how a result is obtained or an end is achieved

an instrumentality for accomplishing some end  considerable capital (wealth or income)

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  • metal   adj. containing or made of or resembling or characteristic of a metal

noun a mixture containing two or more metallic elements or metallic and nonmetallic elements usually fused together or dissolving into each other when molten  any of several chemical elements that are usually shiny solids that conduct heat or electricity and can be formed into sheets etc.  verb cover with metal

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  • minus   adj. involving disadvantage or harm

on the negative side or lower end of a scale  noun an arithmetic operation in which the difference between two numbers is calculated

  • motor   adj. causing or able to cause motion

conveying information to the muscles from the CNS  noun machine that converts other forms of energy into mechanical energy and so imparts motion  a nonspecific agent that imparts motion  verb travel or be transported in a vehicle

  • mouth   noun the opening of a jar or bottle

the externally visible part of the oral cavity on the face and the system of organs surrounding the opening  the opening through which food is taken in and vocalizations emerge  the point where a stream issues into a larger body of water  an opening that resembles a mouth (as of a cave or a gorge)  a person conceived as a consumer of food  an impudent or insolent rejoinder  a spokesperson (as a lawyer)  verb articulate silently; form words with the lips only  touch with the mouth  express in speech

  • named   adj. bearing the author’s name

given or having a specified name

  • nerve   noun any bundle of nerve fibers running to various organs and tissues of the body

impudent aggressiveness  the courage to carry on  verb get ready for something difficult or unpleasant

  • never   adv. not ever; at no time in the past or future

not at all; certainly not; not in any circumstances

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  • newly   adv. very recently
  • niddm   noun mild form of diabetes mellitus that develops gradually in adults; can be precipitated by obesity or severe stress or menopause or other factors; can usually be controlled by diet and hypoglycemic agents without injections of insulin
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  • obese   adj. excessively fat
  • occur   verb come to one’s mind; suggest itself

to be found to exist  come to pass

  • often   adv. many times at short intervals

frequently or in great quantities

  • older   adj. old in experience

advanced in years; (`aged’ is pronounced as two syllables)  used of the older of two persons of the same name especially used to distinguish a father from his son

  • olive   adj. of a yellow green color similar to that of an unripe olive

noun a yellow green color of low brightness and saturation  one seeded fruit of the European olive tree usually pickled and used as a relish  hard yellow often variegated wood of an olive tree; used in cabinetwork  evergreen tree cultivated in the Mediterranean region since antiquity and now elsewhere; has edible shiny black fruits  small ovoid fruit of the European olive tree; important food and source of oil

(military) an offensive against an enemy (using weapons)

  • order   noun the act of putting things in a sequential arrangement

(architecture) one of original three styles of Greek architecture distinguished by the type of column and entablature used or a style developed from the original three by the Romans  a degree in a continuum of size or quantity  a commercial document used to request someone to supply something in return for payment and providing specifications and quantities  a body of rules followed by an assembly  (often plural) a command given by a superior (e.g., a military or law enforcement officer) that must be obeyed  a request for food or refreshment (as served in a restaurant or bar etc.)  (biology) taxonomic group containing one or more families  a group of person living under a religious rule  established customary state (especially of society)  a legally binding command or decision entered on the court record (as if issued by a court or judge)  a formal association of people with similar interests  logical or comprehensible arrangement of separate elements  (usually plural) the status or rank or office of a Christian clergyman in an ecclesiastical hierarchy  a condition of regular or proper arrangement  verb place in a certain order  bring order to or into  make a request for something  give instructions to or direct somebody to do something with authority  issue commands or orders for  assign a rank or rating to  arrange thoughts, ideas, temporal events  appoint to a clerical posts  bring into conformity with rules or principles or usage; impose regulations

  • organ   noun wind instrument whose sound is produced by means of pipes arranged in sets supplied with air from a bellows and controlled from a large complex musical keyboard

a fully differentiated structural and functional unit in an animal that is specialized for some particular function  a periodical that is published by a special interest group  a government agency or instrument devoted to the performance of some specific function  (music) an electronic simulation of a pipe organ  a free reed instrument in which air is forced through the reeds by bellows

  • other   adj. very unusual; different in character or quality from the normal or expected

recently past  not the same one or ones already mentioned or implied  belonging to the distant past

  • ounce   noun a unit of weight equal to one sixteenth of a pound or 16 drams or 28.349 grams

a unit of apothecary weight equal to 480 grains or one twelfth of a pound  large feline of upland central Asia having long thick whitish fur

  • outer   adj. being on or toward the outside of the body

being on the outside or further from a center  located outside

  • paper   noun medium for written communication

a scholarly article describing the results of observations or stating hypotheses  a material made of cellulose pulp derived mainly from wood or rags or certain grasses  the physical object that is the product of a newspaper publisher  a daily or weekly publication on folded sheets; contains news and articles and advertisements  an essay (especially one written as an assignment)  a business firm that publishes newspapers  verb cover with paper  cover with wallpaper

  • parts   noun the local environment
  • pasta   noun shaped and dried dough made from flour and water and sometimes egg

a dish that contains pasta as its main ingredient

  • piece   noun a separate part of a whole

an item that is an instance of some type  a distance  an artistic or literary composition  an instance of some kind  a serving that has been cut from a larger portion  a portable gun  game equipment consisting of an object used in playing certain board games  a work of art of some artistic value  a musical work that has been created  a portion of a natural object  a share of something  a period of indeterminate length (usually short) marked by some action or condition  verb repair by adding pieces  join during spinning  eat intermittently; take small bites of  to join or unite the pieces of  create by putting components or members together

  • place   noun an abstract mental location

the passage that is being read  an item on a list or in a sequence  any area set aside for a particular purpose  a general vicinity  a particular situation  proper or designated social situation  proper or appropriate position or location  a job in an organization  the post or function properly or customarily occupied or served by another  a blank area  where you live at a particular time  a public square with room for pedestrians  the particular portion of space occupied by something  a space reserved for sitting (as in a theater or on a train or airplane)  a point located with respect to surface features of some region  verb take a place in a competition; often followed by an ordinal  estimate  to arrange for  sing a note with the correct pitch  finish second or better in a horse or dog race  place somebody in a particular situation or location  assign to (a job or a home)  identify the location or place of  recognize as being; establish the identity of someone or something  assign a rank or rating to  assign to a station  intend (something) to move towards a certain goal  put into a certain place or abstract location  locate  make an investment  assign a location to

  • plate   noun dish on which food is served or from which food is eaten

a metal sheathing of uniform thickness (such as the shield attached to an artillery piece to protect the gunners)  a sheet of metal or wood or glass or plastic  a shallow receptacle for collection in church  structural member consisting of a horizontal beam that provides bearing and anchorage  a full page illustration (usually on slick paper)  a flat sheet of metal or glass on which a photographic image can be recorded  the positively charged electrode in a vacuum tube  any flat platelike body structure or part  a main course served on a plate  the thin under portion of the forequarter  a rigid layer of the Earth’s crust that is believed to drift slowly  the quantity contained in a plate  a dental appliance that artificially replaces missing teeth  (baseball) base consisting of a rubber slab where the batter stands; it must be touched by a base runner in order to score  verb coat with a layer of metal

  • plato   noun ancient Athenian philosopher; pupil of Socrates; teacher of Aristotle (428 347 BC)
  • point   noun sharp end

a wall socket  the gun muzzle’s direction  an outstanding characteristic  a distinguishing or individuating characteristic  the property of a shape that tapers to a sharp tip  a geometric element that has position but no extension  the object of an activity  a brief version of the essential meaning of something  a V shaped mark at one end of an arrow pointer  the precise location of something; a spatially limited location  a promontory extending out into a large body of water  the unit of counting in scoring a game or contest  a linear unit used to measure the size of type; approximately 1/72 inch  a style in speech or writing that arrests attention and has a penetrating or convincing quality or effect  a V shape  a very small circular shape  an instant of time  a contact in the distributor; as the rotor turns its projecting arm contacts them and current flows to the spark plugs  an isolated fact that is considered separately from the whole  a distinct part that can be specified separately in a group of things that could be enumerated on a list  a punctuation mark (.) placed at the end of a declarative sentence to indicate a full stop or after abbreviations  any of 32 horizontal directions indicated on the card of a compass  a specific identifiable position in a continuum or series or especially in a process  verb repair the joints of bricks  be positionable in a specified manner  mark (a psalm text) to indicate the points at which the music changes  mark with diacritics  mark (Hebrew words) with diacritics  give a point to  be a signal for or a symptom of  indicate a place, direction, person, or thing; either spatially or figuratively  intend (something) to move towards a certain goal  direct into a position for use  sail close to the wind  direct the course; determine the direction of travelling  be oriented

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  • pouch   noun a small or medium size container for holding or carrying things

(anatomy) saclike structure in any of various animals (as a marsupial or gopher or pelican)  an enclosed space  verb send by special mail that goes through diplomatic channels  put into a small bag  swell or protrude outwards

  • pound   noun a public enclosure for stray or unlicensed dogs

United States writer who lived in Europe; strongly influenced the development of modern literature (1885 1972)  a nontechnical unit of force equal to the mass of 1 pound with an acceleration of free fall equal to 32 feet/sec/sec  16 ounces  the act of pounding (delivering repeated heavy blows)  the basic unit of money in Great Britain; equal to 100 pence  the basic unit of money in Cyprus; equal to 100 cents  the basic unit of money in Egypt; equal to 100 piasters  formerly the basic unit of money in Ireland; equal to 100 pence  the basic unit of money in Lebanon; equal to 100 piasters  the basic unit of money in the Sudan; equal to 100 piasters  the basic unit of money in Syria; equal to 100 piasters  verb break down and crush by beating, as with a pestle  shut up or confine in any enclosure or within any bounds or limits  partition off into compartments  place or shut up in a pound  hit hard with the hand, fist, or some heavy instrument  strike or drive against with a heavy impact  move rhythmically  move heavily or clumsily

  • power   noun possession of controlling influence

one possessing or exercising power or influence or authority  (physics) the rate of doing work; measured in watts (= joules/second)  physical strength  possession of the qualities (especially mental qualities) required to do something or get something done  a mathematical notation indicating the number of times a quantity is multiplied by itself  a state powerful enough to influence events throughout the world  a very wealthy or powerful businessman  (of a government or government official) holding an office means being in power  verb supply the force or power for the functioning of

noun the head of a religious order; in an abbey the prior is next below the abbot

the amount a salary is increased  the act of raising something  an upward slope or grade (as in a road)  verb raise the level or amount of something  invigorate or heighten  bring (a surface or a design) into relief and cause to project  multiply (a number) by itself a specified number of times: 8 is 2 raised to the power 3  establish radio communications with  activate or stir up  cause to be heard or known; express or utter  pronounce (vowels) by bringing the tongue closer to the roof of the mouth  put forward for consideration or discussion  bet more than the previous player  bid (one’s partner’s suit) at a higher level  summon into action or bring into existence, often as if by magic  construct, build, or erect  create a disturbance, especially by making a great noise  raise from a lower to a higher position  cause to puff up with a leaven  collect funds for a specific purpose  cause to become alive again  increase  put an end to  raise in rank or condition  cause to assemble or enlist in the military  cultivate by growing, often involving improvements by means of agricultural techniques  call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses)  move upwards  give a promotion to or assign to a higher position  bring up

  • range   noun a place for shooting (firing or driving) projectiles of various kinds

a variety of different things or activities  the limits within which something can be effective  a large tract of grassy open land on which livestock can graze  a series of hills or mountains  the limits of the values a function can take  a kitchen appliance used for cooking food  an area in which something acts or operates or has power or control: “the range of a supersonic jet”  the limit of capability  verb let eat  lay out orderly or logically in a line or as if in a line  range or extend over; occupy a certain area  change or be different within limits  have a range; be capable of projecting over a certain distance, as of a gun  assign a rank or rating to  feed as in a meadow or pasture  move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment

  • reach   noun the act of physically reaching or thrusting out

an area in which something acts or operates or has power or control: “the range of a supersonic jet”  the limit of capability  the limits within which something can be effective  verb be in or establish communication with  move forward or upward in order to touch; also in a metaphorical sense  reach a point in time, or a certain state or level  reach a destination, either real or abstract  reach a goal, e.g., “make the first team”  to extend as far as  to exert much effort or energy  place into the hands or custody of  to gain with effort

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  • refer   verb think of, regard, or classify under a subsuming principle or with a general group or in relation to another

send or direct for treatment, information, or a decision  have to do with or be relevant to  seek information from  have as a meaning  make reference to

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  • right   adj. correct in opinion or judgment

(of the side of cloth or clothing) facing or intended to face outward  having the axis perpendicular to the base  intended for the right hand  of or belonging to the political or intellectual right  being or located on or directed toward the side of the body to the east when facing north  in conformance with justice or law or morality  in or into a satisfactory condition  appropriate for a condition or purpose or occasion or a person’s character, needs  free from error; especially conforming to fact or truth  most suitable or right for a particular purpose  socially right or correct  in accord with accepted standards of usage or procedure  adv. exactly  immediately  an interjection expressing agreement  precisely, exactly  completely  toward or on the right; also used figuratively  (Southern regional intensive) very  in the right manner  in a correct manner  in accordance with moral or social standards  noun a turn toward the side of the body that is on the south when the person is facing east  anything in accord with principles of justice  an abstract idea of that which is due to a person or governmental body by law or tradition or nature  the hand that is on the right side of the body  those who support political or social or economic conservatism; those who believe that things are better left unchanged  location near or direction toward the right side; i.e. the side to the south when a person or object faces east  (frequently plural) the interest possessed by law or custom in some intangible thing  the piece of ground in the outfield on the catcher’s right  verb regain an upright or proper position  put in or restore to an upright position  make reparations or amends for  make right or correct

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  • scope   noun an area in which something acts or operates or has power or control: “the range of a supersonic jet”

electronic equipment that provides visual images of varying electrical quantities  a magnifier of images of distant objects  the state of the environment in which a situation exists

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  • sense   noun the faculty through which the external world is apprehended

a general conscious awareness  a natural appreciation or ability  the meaning of a word or expression; the way in which a word or expression or situation can be interpreted  sound practical judgment  verb comprehend  become aware of not through the senses but instinctively  detect some circumstance or entity automatically  perceive by a physical sensation, e.g., coming from the skin or muscles

  • serve   noun (sports) a stroke that puts the ball in play

verb put the ball into play  do duty or hold offices; serve in a specific function  provide (usually but not necessarily food)  help to some food; help with food or drink  mate with  deliver a warrant or summons to someone  do military service  work for or be a servant to  devote (part of) one’s life or efforts to, as of countries, institutions, or ideas  contribute or conduce to  promote, benefit, or be useful or beneficial to  serve a purpose, role, or function  spend time in prison or in a labor camp  be used by; as of a utility  be sufficient; be adequate, either in quality or quantity

  • share   noun assets belonging to or due to or contributed by an individual person or group

any of the equal portions into which the capital stock of a corporation is divided and ownership of which is evidenced by a stock certificate  any one of a number of individual efforts in a common endeavor  the allotment of some amount by dividing something  a sharp steel wedge that cuts loose the top layer of soil  verb communicate  give out as one’s portion or share  use jointly or in common  have in common  have, give, or receive a share of

  • shock   noun the violent interaction of individuals or groups entering into combat

an unpleasant or disappointing surprise  an instance of agitation of the earth’s crust  a bushy thick mass (especially hair)  a pile of sheaves of grain set on end in a field to dry; stalks of Indian corn set up in a field  (pathology) bodily collapse or near collapse caused by inadequate oxygen delivery to the cells; characterized by reduced cardiac output and rapid heartbeat and circulatory insufficiency and pallor  a reflex response to the passage of electric current through the body  a mechanical damper; absorbs energy of sudden impulses  the feeling of distress and disbelief that you have when something bad happens accidentally  verb subject to electrical shocks  collect or gather into shocks  collide violently  strike with horror or terror  surprise greatly; knock someone’s socks off  strike with disgust or revulsion  inflict a trauma upon

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  • signs
  • since
  • slang   noun a characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves)

informal language consisting of words and expressions that are not considered appropriate for formal occasions; often vituperative or vulgar  verb abuse with coarse language  use slang or vulgar language  fool or hoax

  • sleep   noun a natural and periodic state of rest during which consciousness of the world is suspended

a torpid state resembling deep sleep  a period of time spent sleeping  euphemisms for death (based on an analogy between lying in a bed and in a tomb)  verb be asleep  be able to accommodate for sleeping

  • small   adj. limited or below average in number or quantity or magnitude or extent

slight or limited; especially in degree or intensity or scope  have fine or very small constituent particles  made to seem smaller or less (especially in worth)  limited in size or scope  (of a voice) faint  lowercase  not large but sufficient in size or amount  (of children and animals) young, immature  low or inferior in station or quality  adv. on a small scale  noun a garment size for a small person  the slender part of the back

  • solid   adj. uninterrupted in space; having no gaps or breaks

incapable of being seen through  having three dimensions  acting together as a single undiversified whole  characterized by good substantial quality  of one substance or character throughout  of the same color throughout  of a substantial character and not frivolous or superficial  of definite shape and volume; firm; neither liquid nor gaseous  entirely of one substance with no holes inside  financially sound  of good quality and condition; solidly built  morally admirable  not soft or yielding to pressure  providing abundant nourishment  noun a three dimensional shape  the state in which a substance has no tendency to flow under moderate stress; resists forces (such as compression) that tend to deform it; and retains a definite size and shape  a substance that is solid at room temperature and pressure

  • spine   noun a sharp rigid animal process or appendage; as a porcupine quill or a ridge on a bone or a ray of a fish fin

the part of a book’s cover that encloses the inner side of the book’s pages and that faces outward when the book is shelved  a small sharp pointed tip resembling a spike on a stem or leaf  the series of vertebrae forming the axis of the skeleton and protecting the spinal cord  any sharply pointed projection

  • state   noun the way something is with respect to its main attributes

a politically organized body of people under a single government  the group of people comprising the government of a sovereign state  the territory occupied by one of the constituent administrative districts of a nation  a state of depression or agitation  the federal department in the United States that sets and maintains foreign policies  the territory occupied by a nation  (chemistry) the three traditional states of matter are solids (fixed shape and volume) and liquids (fixed volume and shaped by the container) and gases (filling the container)  verb express in words  put before  indicate through a symbol, formula, etc.

  • steal   noun a stolen base; an instance in which a base runner advances safely during the delivery of a pitch (without the help of a hit or walk or passed ball or wild pitch)

an advantageous purchase  verb steal a base  move stealthily  take without the owner’s consent

  • still   adj. free from noticeable current

used of pictures; of a single or static photograph not presented so as to create the illusion of motion; or representing objects not capable of motion  not sparkling  (of a body of water) free from disturbance by heavy waves  not in physical motion  marked by absence of sound  adv. with reference to action or condition; without change, interruption, or cessation  without moving or making a sound  to a greater degree or extent; used with comparisons  despite anything to the contrary (usually following a concession)  noun an apparatus used for the distillation of liquids; consists of a vessel in which a substance is vaporized by heat and a condenser where the vapor is condensed  a static photograph (especially one taken from a movie and used for advertising purposes)  a plant and works where alcoholic drinks are made by distillation  (poetic) tranquil silence  verb make motionless  lessen the intensity of or calm  cause to be quiet or not talk  make calm or still

  • stool   noun a simple seat without a back or arms

(forestry) the stump of a tree that has been felled or headed for the production of saplings  a plumbing fixture for defecation and urination  solid excretory product evacuated from the bowels  verb have a bowel movement  grow shoots in the form of stools or tillers  react to a decoy, of wildfowl  lure with a stool, as of wild fowl

  • stops   noun a gambling card game in which chips are placed on the ace and king and queen and jack of separate suits (taken from a separate deck); a player plays the lowest card of a suit in his hand and successively higher cards are played until the sequence stops; the player who plays a card matching one in the layout wins all the chips on that card
  • study   noun a room used for reading and writing and studying

a state of deep mental absorption  applying the mind to learning and understanding a subject (especially by reading)  a composition intended to develop one aspect of the performer’s technique  someone who memorizes quickly and easily (as the lines for a part in a play)  a detailed critical inspection  preliminary drawing for later elaboration  attentive consideration and meditation  a branch of knowledge  a written document describing the findings of some individual or group  verb learn by reading books  be a student; follow a course of study; be enrolled at an institute of learning  think intently and at length, as for spiritual purposes  give careful consideration to  be a student of a certain subject  consider in detail and subject to an analysis in order to discover essential features or meaning

  • sugar   noun a white crystalline carbohydrate used as a sweetener and preservative

informal terms for money  an essential structural component of living cells and source of energy for animals; includes simple sugars with small molecules as well as macromolecular substances; are classified according to the number of monosaccharide groups they contain  verb sweeten with sugar

  • table   noun a piece of furniture having a smooth flat top that is usually supported by one or more vertical legs

a piece of furniture with tableware for a meal laid out on it  a set of data arranged in rows and columns  a company of people assembled at a table for a meal or game  food or meals in general  flat tableland with steep edges  verb hold back to a later time

  • taste   noun a kind of sensing; distinguishing substances by means of the taste buds

the faculty of distinguishing sweet, sour, bitter, and salty properties in the mouth  the sensation that results when taste buds in the tongue and throat convey information about the chemical composition of a soluble stimulus  delicate discrimination (especially of aesthetic values)  a brief experience of something  a small amount eaten or drunk  a strong liking  verb experience briefly  perceive by the sense of taste  distinguish flavors  have flavor; taste of something  take a sample of  have a distinctive or characteristic taste

  • terms   noun the amount of money needed to purchase something

status with respect to the relations between people or groups

to or toward that place; away from the speaker  in that matter  noun a location other than here; that place

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  • thick   adj. abounding; having a lot of

(of darkness) very intense  not thin; of a specific thickness or of relatively great extent from one surface to the opposite usually in the smallest of the three solid dimensions  relatively dense in consistency  used informally  (used informally) associated on close terms  having component parts closely crowded together  heavy and compact in form or stature  spoken as if with a thick tongue  hard to pass through because of dense growth  adv. in quick succession  with a thick consistency  noun the location of something surrounded by other things

noun the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one

  • times   noun a more or less definite period of time in history

an arithmetic operation that is the inverse of division; the product of two numbers is computed

  • today   adv. on this day as distinct from yesterday or tomorrow

in these times  noun the day that includes the present moment (as opposed to yesterday or tomorrow)  the present time or age

  • tooth   noun a means of enforcement

toothlike structure in invertebrates found in the mouth or alimentary canal or on a shell  something resembling the tooth of an animal  one of a number of uniform projections on a gear  hard bonelike structures in the jaws of vertebrates; used for biting and chewing or for attack and defense

  • total   adj. constituting the full quantity or extent; complete

complete in extent or degree and in every particular  without conditions or limitations  including everything  noun the whole amount  a quantity obtained by the addition of a group of numbers  verb damage beyond the point of repair  determine the sum of  add up in number or quantity

  • tract   noun a system of body parts that together serve some particular purpose

a brief treatise on a subject of interest; published in the form of a booklet  an extended area of land  a bundle of myelinated nerve fibers following a path through the brain

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  • treat   noun an occurrence that causes special pleasure or delight

something considered choice to eat  verb provide treatment for  regard or consider in a specific way  engage in negotiations in order to reach an agreement  provide with a gift or entertainment  interact in a certain way  subject to a process or treatment, with the aim of readying for some purpose, improving, or remedying a condition  deal with verbally or in some form of artistic expression  provide with choice or abundant food or drink

  • trial   noun (law) legal proceedings consisting of the judicial examination of issues by a competent tribunal

(law) the determination of a person’s innocence or guilt by due process of law  trying something to find out about it  an annoying or frustrating or catastrophic event  (sports) a preliminary competition to determine qualifications  the act of testing something  the act of undergoing testing

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  • tummy   noun an enlarged and muscular saclike organ of the alimentary canal; the principal organ of digestion

slang for a paunch

  • tumor   noun an abnormal new mass of tissue that serves no purpose
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  • under   adj. lower in rank, power, or authority

located below or beneath something else  adv. further down  down below  below the horizon  below some quantity or limit  in or into a state of subordination or subjugation  down to defeat, death, or ruin  into unconsciousness  through a range downward

superior in rank or accomplishment  the topmost one of two  noun piece of leather or synthetic material that forms the part of a shoe or boot above the sole that encases the foot  a central nervous system stimulant that increases energy and decreases appetite; used to treat narcolepsy and some forms of depression  the higher of two berths

  • urine   noun liquid excretory product
  • usage   noun accepted or habitual practice

the act of using

  • using   noun an act that exploits or victimizes someone (treats them unfairly)
  • value   noun relative darkness or lightness of a color

the quality (positive or negative) that renders something desirable or valuable  a numerical quantity measured or assigned or computed  an ideal accepted by some individual or group  the amount (of money or goods or services) that is considered to be a fair equivalent for something else  (music) the relative duration of a musical note  verb fix or determine the value of; assign a value to  estimate the value of  place a value on; judge the worth of something  regard highly; think much of  hold dear

  • valve   noun control consisting of a mechanical device for controlling the flow of a fluid

device in a brass wind instrument for varying the length of the air column to alter the pitch of a tone  a structure in a hollow organ (like the heart) with a flap to insure one way flow of fluid through it

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  • virus   noun (virology) ultramicroscopic infectious agent that replicates itself only within cells of living hosts; many are pathogenic; a piece of nucleic acid (DNA or RNA) wrapped in a thin coat of protein

a software program capable of reproducing itself and usually capable of causing great harm to files or other programs on the same computer  a harmful or corrupting agency

  • waist   noun the narrowing of the body between the ribs and hips

the narrow part of the shoe connecting the heel and the wide part of the sole

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  • waste   adj. located in a dismal or remote area; desolate

noun useless or profitless activity; using or expending or consuming thoughtlessly or carelessly  (law) reduction in the value of an estate caused by act or neglect  any materials unused and rejected as worthless or unwanted  the trait of wasting resources  an uninhabited wilderness that is worthless for cultivation  verb waste away  cause to grow thin or weak  use inefficiently or inappropriately  run off as waste  get rid of  spend thoughtlessly; throw away  devastate or ravage  lose vigor, health, or flesh, as through grief  spend extravagantly  get rid of (someone who may be a threat) by killing

  • water   noun a fluid necessary for the life of most animals and plants

binary compound that occurs at room temperature as a clear colorless odorless tasteless liquid; freezes into ice below 0 degrees centigrade and boils above 100 degrees centigrade; widely used as a solvent  once thought to be one of four elements composing the universe (Empedocles)  a facility that provides a source of water  the part of the earth’s surface covered with water (such as a river or lake or ocean)  liquid excretory product  verb secrete or form water, as tears or saliva  supply with water, as with channels or ditches or streams  fill with tears  provide with water

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  • weigh   verb to be oppressive or burdensome

determine the weight of  have a certain weight  show consideration for; take into account  have weight; have import, carry weight

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  • which
  • while   noun a period of indeterminate length (usually short) marked by some action or condition
  • white   adj. of or belonging to a racial group having light skin coloration

of summer nights in northern latitudes where the sun barely sets  being of the achromatic color of maximum lightness; having little or no hue owing to reflection of almost all incident light  (of hair) having lost its color  (of coffee) having cream or milk added  benevolent; without malicious intent  glowing white with heat  restricted to whites only  marked by the presence of snow  free from moral blemish or impurity; unsullied  anemic looking from illness or emotion  (of a surface) not written or printed on  noun (board games) the lighter pieces  the quality or state of the achromatic color of greatest lightness (bearing the least resemblance to black)  a tributary of the Mississippi River that flows southeastward through northern Arkansas and southern Missouri  a member of the Caucasoid race  United States educator who in 1865 (with Ezra Cornell) founded Cornell University and served as its first president (1832 1918)  United States writer noted for his humorous essays (1899 1985)  United States architect (1853 1906)  United States political journalist (1915 1986)  Australian writer (1912 1990)  United States jurist appointed chief justice of the United States Supreme Court in 1910 by President Taft; noted for his work on antitrust legislation (1845 1921)  (usually in the plural) trousers made of flannel or gabardine or tweed or white cloth  the white part of an egg; the nutritive and protective gelatinous substance surrounding the yolk consisting mainly of albumin dissolved in water  verb turn white

  • whole   adj. including all components without exception; being one unit or constituting the full amount or extent or duration; complete

(of siblings) having the same parents  acting together as a single undiversified whole  exhibiting or restored to vigorous good health  not impaired or diminished in any way  wholly unharmed  including everything  adv. to a complete degree or to the full or entire extent (`whole’ is often used informally for `wholly’)  noun an assemblage of parts that is regarded as a single entity  all of something including all its component elements or parts

  • woman   noun an adult female person (as opposed to a man)

a female person who plays a significant role (wife or mistress or girlfriend) in the life of a particular man  women as a class  a human female who does housework

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  • works   noun performance of moral or religious acts

the internal mechanism of a device  buildings for carrying on industrial labor  everything available; usually preceded by `the’

  • world   adj. involving the entire earth; not limited or provincial in scope

noun all of the living human inhabitants of the earth  all of your experiences that determine how things appear to you  people in general; especially a distinctive group of people with some shared interest  a part of the earth that can be considered separately  the concerns of this life as distinguished from heaven and the afterlife  people in general considered as a whole  the 3rd planet from the sun; the planet we live on  everything that exists anywhere

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  • wrist   noun a joint between the distal end of the radius and the proximal row of carpal bones
  • x ray   noun a radiogram made by exposing photographic film to X rays; used in medical diagnosis

electromagnetic radiation of short wavelength produced when high speed electrons strike a solid target  verb take an x ray of something or somebody  examine by taking x rays

  • years   noun the time during which someone’s life continues

a late time of life  a prolonged period of time

  • yo yo   noun a toy consisting of a spool that is reeled up and down on a string by motions of the hand
  • about   adj. on the move

adv. in the area or vicinity  all around or on all sides  in or to a reversed position or direction  to or among many different places or in no particular direction  (of actions or states) slightly short of or not quite accomplished  in rotation or succession  (of quantities) imprecise but fairly close to correct

  • above   adj. appearing earlier in the same text

adv. at an earlier place  in or to a place that is higher  noun an earlier section of a written text

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  • acute   adj. having or experiencing a rapid onset and short but severe course

of critical importance and consequence  extremely sharp or intense  having or demonstrating ability to recognize or draw fine distinctions  of an angle; less than 90 degrees  ending in a sharp point  noun a mark (‘) placed above a vowel to indicate pronunciation

adv. behind or in the rear  happening at a time subsequent to a reference time

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  • allow   verb allow or plan for a certain possibility; concede the truth or validity of something

give or assign a resource to a particular person or cause  allow the presence of or allow (an activity) without opposing or prohibiting  let have  grant as a discount or in exchange  consent to, give permission  make it possible through a specific action or lack of action for something to happen  allow the other (baseball) team to score  make a possibility or provide opportunity for; permit to be attainable or cause to remain  afford possibility

  • alone   adj. radically distinctive and without equal

exclusive of anyone or anything else  isolated from others  lacking companions or companionship  adv. without anybody else  without any others being included or involved

  • along   adv. with a forward motion

in accompaniment or as a companion  in addition (usually followed by `with’)  to a more advanced state  in line with a length or direction (often followed by `by’ or `beside’)

  • alter   verb remove the ovaries of

make an alteration to  make or become different in some particular way, without permanently losing one’s or its former characteristics or essence  cause to change; make different; cause a transformation  insert words into texts, often falsifying it thereby

  • amino   adj. pertaining to or containing any of a group of organic compounds of nitrogen derived from ammonia

noun the radical NH2

  • among
  • apert
  • apnea   noun transient cessation of respiration
  • apple   noun fruit with red or yellow or green skin and sweet to tart crisp whitish flesh

native Eurasian tree widely cultivated in many varieties for its firm rounded edible fruits

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  • armed   adj. (used of persons or the military) characterized by having or bearing arms

(used of plants and animals) furnished with bristles and thorns  having arms or arms as specified; used especially in combination

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  • avoid   verb stay clear from; keep away from; keep out of the way of someone or something

refrain from doing something  refrain from certain foods or beverages  prevent the occurrence of; prevent from happening  declare invalid

  • basal   adj. of primary importance

serving as or forming a base  especially of leaves; located at the base of a plant or stem; especially arising directly from the root or rootstock or a root like stem

  • based   adj. having a base of operations (often used as a combining form)

having a base  having a basis; often used as combining terms  being derived from (often followed by `on’ or `upon’)

  • basic   adj. of or denoting or of the nature of or containing a base

serving as a base or starting point  pertaining to or constituting a base or basis  reduced to the simplest and most significant form possible without loss of generality  noun (usually plural) a necessary commodity for which demand is constant  a popular programming language that is relatively easy to learn; an acronym for beginner’s all purpose symbolic instruction code; no longer in general use

  • basis   noun the fundamental assumptions from which something is begun or developed or calculated or explained

the most important or necessary part of something  a relation that provides the foundation for something

  • begun
  • being   noun the state or fact of existing

a living thing that has (or can develop) the ability to act or function independently

  • birth   noun the event of being born

the time when something begins (especially life)  the process of giving birth  the kinship relation of an offspring to the parents  verb cause_to_be_born

  • blood   noun temperament or disposition

the fluid (red in vertebrates) that is pumped by the heart  people viewed as members of a group  the descendants of one individual  a dissolute man in fashionable society  verb smear with blood, as in a hunting initiation rite, where the face of a person is smeared with the blood of the kill

  • bowel   noun the part of the alimentary canal between the stomach and the anus
  • brain   noun that part of the central nervous system that includes all the higher nervous centers; enclosed within the skull; continuous with the spinal cord

mental ability  the brain of certain animals used as meat  that which is responsible for one’s thoughts and feelings; the seat of the faculty of reason  someone who has exceptional intellectual ability and originality  verb kill by smashing someone’s skull  hit on the head

  • broad   adj. showing or characterized by broad mindedness

lacking subtlety; obvious  not detailed or specific  being at a peak or culminating point  (of speech) heavily and noticeably regional  very large in expanse or scope  broad in scope or content  having great (or a certain) extent from one side to the other  noun slang term for a woman

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  • carry   noun the act of carrying something

verb continue or extend  include, as on a list  sing or play against other voices or parts  serve as a means for expressing something  pass on a communication  be successful in  win in an election  secure the passage or adoption (of bills and motions)  cover a certain distance or advance beyond  have a certain range  be able to feed  drink alcohol without showing ill effects  bear or be able to bear the weight, pressure,or responsibility of  propel or give impetus to  bear (a crop)  include as the content; broadcast or publicize  pursue a line of scent or be a bearer  transfer (a number, cipher, or remainder) to the next column or unit’s place before or after, in addition or multiplication  capture after a fight  have on the surface or on the skin  take further or advance  compensate for a weaker partner or member by one’s own performance  extend to a certain degree  win approval or support for  be equipped with (a mast or sail)  be necessarily associated with or result in or involve  have or possess something abstract  keep up with financial support  have with oneself; have on one’s person  be conveyed over a certain distance  have as an inherent or characteristic feature or have as a consequence  be pregnant with  propel, “Carry the ball”  move while supporting, either in a vehicle or in one’s hands or on one’s body  support or hold in a certain manner  transmit or serve as the medium for transmission  transfer (entries) from one account book to another  have on hand  behave in a certain manner  contain or hold; have within

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  • cause   noun a justification for something existing or happening

events that provide the generative force that is the origin of something  any entity that produces an effect or is responsible for events or results  a series of actions advancing a principle or tending toward a particular end  a comprehensive term for any proceeding in a court of law whereby an individual seeks a legal remedy  verb give rise to; cause to happen or occur, not always intentionally  cause to do; cause to act in a specified manner

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  • class   noun elegance in dress or behavior

people having the same social or economic status  a collection of things sharing a common attribute  (biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more orders  a body of students who are taught together  a body of students who graduate together  a league ranked by quality  education imparted in a series of lessons or meetings  verb arrange or order by classes or categories

  • clear   adj. of complexion; without such blemishes as e.g. acne

clear to the mind  free from cloudiness; allowing light to pass through  free from confusion or doubt  free from clouds or mist or haze  characterized by ease and quickness in perceiving  clear and distinct to the senses; easily perceptible  (especially of a title) free from any encumbrance or limitation that presents a question of fact or law  free from contact or proximity or connection  easily deciphered  clear of charges or deductions  affording free passage or view  free from flaw or blemish or impurity  characterized by freedom from troubling thoughts (especially guilt)  accurately stated or described  freed from any question of guilt  (of sound or color) free from anything that dulls or dims  free of restrictions or qualifications  adv. completely  in an easily perceptible manner  noun the state of being free of suspicion  a clear or unobstructed space or expanse of land or water  verb free (the throat) by making a rasping sound  remove  make a way or path by removing objects  remove the occupants of  remove (people) from a building  rid of instructions or data  make clear, bright, light, or translucent  make free from confusion or ambiguity; make clear  settle, as of a debt  pass an inspection or receive authorization  pass by, over, or under without making contact  go away or disappear  sell  be debited and credited to the proper bank accounts  clear from impurities, blemishes, pollution, etc.  free from payment of customs duties, as of a shipment  rid of obstructions  grant authorization or clearance for  pronounce not guilty of criminal charges  earn on some commercial or business transaction; earn as salary or wages  make as a net profit  yield as a net profit  go unchallenged; be approved  become clear

a nobleman (in various countries) having rank equal to a British earl  the total number counted  verb include as if by counting  have faith or confidence in  name or recite the numbers  determine the number or amount of  have weight; have import, carry weight  put into a group  take account of  show consideration for; take into account

  • crohn   noun United States physician who specialized in diseases of the intestines; he was the first to describe regional ileitis which is now known as Crohn’s disease (1884 1983)
  • daily   adj. occurring or done each day

measured by the day or happening every day  adv. without missing a day  gradually and progressively  noun a newspaper that is published every day

  • dairy   noun a farm where dairy products are produced
  • death   noun the act of killing

the event of dying or departure from life  the personification of death  the permanent end of all life functions in an organism or part of an organism  the absence of life or state of being dead  the time at which life ends; continuing until dead  the time when something ends  a final state

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  • doing
  • drawn   adj. having the curtains or draperies closed or pulled shut

used of vehicles pulled forward (often used in combination)  showing the wearing effects of overwork or care or suffering

  • drink   noun the act of drinking alcoholic beverages to excess

a single serving of a beverage  any large deep body of water  the act of swallowing  any liquid suitable for drinking  verb take in liquids  consume alcohol  drink excessive amounts of alcohol; be an alcoholic  be fascinated or spell bound by; pay close attention to  propose a toast to

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  • early   adj. at or near the beginning of a period of time or course of events or before the usual or expected time

being or occurring at an early stage of development  of an early stage in the development of a language or literature  very young  belonging to the distant past  expected in the near future  adv. before the usual time or the time expected  in good time  during an early stage

  • eaten
  • edema   noun swelling from excessive accumulation of serous fluid in tissue
  • empty   adj. holding or containing nothing

emptied of emotion  needing nourishment  devoid of significance or point  having nothing inside  noun a container that has been emptied  verb become empty or void of its content  make void or empty of contents  remove  excrete or discharge from the body  leave behind empty; move out of

  • equal   adj. well matched; having the same quantity, value, or measure as another

equal in amount or value  noun a person who is of equal standing with another in a group  verb make equal, uniform, corresponding, or matching  be identical or equivalent to  be equal to in quality or ability

  • event   noun something that happens at a given place and time

a phenomenon located at a single point in space time; the fundamental observational entity in relativity theory  a special set of circumstances  a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon

  • every   adj. (used of count nouns) each and all of the members of a group considered singly and without exception

each and all of a series of entities or intervals as specified

  • extra   adj. further or added

added to a regular schedule  more than is needed, desired, or required  adv. unusually or exceptionally  noun something additional of the same kind  an additional edition of a newspaper (usually to report a crisis)  a minor actor in crowd scenes

  • fatty   adj. containing or composed of fat

noun a rotund individual

  • fecal   adj. foul with waste matter; of or relating to feces
  • fetal   adj. of or relating to a fetus
  • fewer   adj. (comparative of `few’ used with count nouns) quantifier meaning a smaller number of
  • fiber   noun a leatherlike material made by compressing layers of paper or cloth

a slender and greatly elongated solid substance  the inherent complex of attributes that determine a persons moral and ethical actions and reactions

  • first   adj. being the gear producing the lowest drive speed

ranking above all others  preceding all others in time or space or degree  highest in pitch or chief among parts or voices or instruments or orchestra sections  indicating the beginning unit in a series  serving to begin  serving to set in motion  adv. before anything else  the initial time  before another in time, space, or importance  prominently forward  noun an honours degree of the highest class  the first element in a countable series  the first or highest in an ordering or series  the fielding position of the player on a baseball team who is stationed at first of the bases in the infield (counting counterclockwise from home plate)  the lowest forward gear ratio in the gear box of a motor vehicle; used to start a car moving  the time at which something is supposed to begin

  • focus   noun maximum clarity or distinctness of an image rendered by an optical system

maximum clarity or distinctness of an idea  the concentration of attention or energy on something  a fixed reference point on the concave side of a conic section  a point of convergence of light (or other radiation) or a point from which it diverges  a central point or locus of an infection in an organism  special emphasis attached to something  verb put (an image) into focus  become focussed or come into focus  cause to converge on or toward a central point  direct one’s attention on something  bring into focus or alignment; to converge or cause to converge; of ideas or emotions

noun food and lodging provided in addition to money  verb use as a basis for; found on  set up or lay the groundwork for  set up or found

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  • girth   noun the distance around a person’s body

stable gear consisting of a band around a horse’s belly that holds the saddle in place  verb encircle or bind  tie a cinch around

  • given   adj. acknowledged as a supposition

having possession delivered or transferred without compensation  (usually followed by `to’) naturally disposed toward  noun an assumption that is taken for granted

lacking fine distinctions or detail  before any deductions  conspicuously and outrageously bad or reprehensible  conspicuously and tastelessly indecent  visible to the naked eye (especially of rocks and anatomical features)  without qualification; used informally as (often pejorative) intensifiers  noun the entire amount of income before any deductions are made  twelve dozen  verb earn before taxes, expenses, etc.

  • group   noun any number of entities (members) considered as a unit

a set that is closed, associative, has an identity element and every element has an inverse  (chemistry) two or more atoms bound together as a single unit and forming part of a molecule  verb arrange into a group or groups  form a group or group together

  • heart   noun a playing card in the major suit that has one or more red hearts on it

an inclination or tendency of a certain kind  the courage to carry on  the hollow muscular organ located behind the sternum and between the lungs; its rhythmic contractions move the blood through the body  the locus of feelings and intuitions  a firm rather dry variety meat (usually beef or veal)  a plane figure with rounded sides curving inward at the top and intersecting at the bottom; conventionally used on playing cards and valentines  the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience  a positive feeling of liking  an area that is approximately central within some larger region

from this place  (used to introduce a logical conclusion) from that fact or reason or as a result

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  • hours   noun an indefinite period of time

a period of time assigned for work

  • human   adj. having human form or attributes as opposed to those of animals or divine beings

characteristic of humanity  relating to a person  noun any living or extinct member of the family Hominidae characterized by superior intelligence, articulate speech, and erect carriage

  • ideal   adj. constituting or existing only in the form of an idea or mental image or conception

conforming to an ultimate standard of perfection or excellence; embodying an ideal  of or relating to the philosophical doctrine of the reality of ideas  noun the idea of something that is perfect; something that one hopes to attain  model of excellence or perfection of a kind; one having no equal

  • ileum   noun the part of the small intestine between the jejunum and the cecum
  • image   noun the general impression that something (a person or organization or product) presents to the public

an iconic mental representation  a representation of a person (especially in the form of sculpture)  a visual representation (of an object or scene or person or abstraction) produced on a surface  (Jungian psychology) a personal facade that one presents to the world  a standard or typical example  language used in a figurative or nonliteral sense  someone who closely resembles a famous person (especially an actor)  verb imagine; conceive of; see in one’s mind

  • index   noun the finger next to the thumb

an alphabetical listing of names and topics along with page numbers where they are discussed  a number or ratio (a value on a scale of measurement) derived from a series of observed facts; can reveal relative changes as a function of time  a numerical scale used to compare variables with one another or with some reference number  a mathematical notation indicating the number of times a quantity is multiplied by itself  verb adjust through indexation  provide with an index  list in an index

  • joint   adj. involving both houses of a legislature

united or combined  affecting or involving two or more  noun marijuana leaves rolled into a cigarette for smoking  junction by which parts or objects are joined together  a disreputable place of entertainment  (anatomy) the point of connection between two bones or elements of a skeleton (especially if it allows motion)  a piece of meat roasted or for roasting and of a size for slicing into more than one portion  the shape or manner in which things come together and a connection is made  verb separate (meat) at the joint  fasten with a joint  provide with a joint  fit as if by joints

  • known   adj. apprehended with certainty
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  • large   adj. having broad power and range and scope

above average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent  fairly large or important in effect; influential  in an advanced stage of pregnancy  conspicuous in position or importance  generous and understanding and tolerant  ostentatiously lofty in style  adv. with the wind abaft the beam  at a distance, wide of something (as of a mark)  in a boastful manner  noun a garment size for a large person

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  • least   adj. the superlative of `little’ that can be used with mass nouns and is usually preceded by `the’; a quantifier meaning smallest in amount or extent or degree

adv. used to form the superlative  noun something that is of no importance

  • leave   noun permission to do something

the period of time during which you are absent from work or duty  the act of departing politely  verb leave unchanged or undisturbed or refrain from taking  be survived by after one’s death  go and leave behind, either intentionally or by neglect or forgetfulness  go away from a place  remove oneself from an association with or participation in  have as a result or residue  make a possibility or provide opportunity for; permit to be attainable or cause to remain  act or be so as to become in a specified state  have left or have as a remainder  leave behind unintentionally  move out of or depart from  leave or give by will after one’s death  tell or deposit (information) knowledge  put into the care or protection of someone

  • level   adj. oriented at right angles to the plumb

being on a precise horizontal plane  not showing abrupt variations  of the score in a contest  having a surface without slope, tilt in which no part is higher or lower than another  noun indicator that establishes the horizontal when a bubble is centered in a tube of liquid  height above ground  an abstract place usually conceived as having depth  a structure consisting of a room or set of rooms at a single position along a vertical scale  a flat surface at right angles to a plumb line  a position on a scale of intensity or amount or quality  a specific identifiable position in a continuum or series or especially in a process  a relative position or degree of value in a graded group  verb become level or even  talk frankly with; lay it on the line  aim at  tear down so as to make flat with the ground  direct into a position for use  make level or straight

  • limit   noun the greatest possible degree of something

the boundary of a specific area  as far as something can go  the greatest amount of something that is possible or allowed  the mathematical value toward which a function goes as the independent variable approaches infinity  final or latest limiting point  verb restrict or confine, “I limit you to two visits to the pub a day”  place limits on (extent or access)  decide upon or fix definitely

  • liner   noun (baseball) a hit that flies straight out from the batter

a large commercial ship (especially one that carries passengers on a regular schedule)  a piece of cloth that is used as the inside surface of a garment

  • lipid   noun an oily organic compound insoluble in water but soluble in organic solvents; essential structural component of living cells (along with proteins and carbohydrates)
  • liver   adj. having a reddish brown color

noun large and complicated reddish brown glandular organ located in the upper right portion of the abdominal cavity; secretes bile and functions in metabolism of protein and carbohydrate and fat; synthesizes substances involved in the clotting of the blood; synthesizes vitamin A; detoxifies poisonous substances and breaks down worn out erythrocytes  liver of an animal used as meat  someone who lives in a place  a person who has a special life style

  • local   adj. relating to or applicable to or concerned with the administration of a city or town or district rather than a larger area

affecting only a restricted part or area of the body  of or belonging to or characteristic of a particular locality or neighborhood  noun public transport consisting of a bus or train that stops at all stations or stops  anesthetic that numbs a particular area of the body

  • locus   noun the set of all points or lines that satisfy or are determined by specific conditions

the specific site of a particular gene on its chromosome  the scene of any event or action (especially the place of a meeting)

a contestant who loses the contest  a person with a record of failing; someone who loses consistently

  • lower   noun the lower of two berths

verb set lower  cause to drop or sink  move something or somebody to a lower position  look angry or sullen, wrinkle one’s forehead, as if to signal disapproval  make lower or quieter

  • major   adj. greater in number or size or amount

greater in scope or effect  of full legal age  of a scale or mode  of the field of academic study in which one concentrates or specializes  of greater importance or stature or rank  of greater seriousness or danger  noun the principal field of study of a student at a university  a commissioned military officer in the United States Army or Air Force or Marines; below lieutenant colonel and above captain  a university student who is studying a particular field as the principal subject  British statesman who was prime minister from 1990 until 1997 (born in 1943)  verb have as one’s principal field of study

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  • mirth   noun great merriment
  • model   adj. worthy of imitation

noun the act of representing something (usually on a smaller scale)  representation of something (sometimes on a smaller scale)  a type of product  a hypothetical description of a complex entity or process  a representative form or pattern  a person who poses for a photographer or painter or sculptor  someone worthy of imitation  something to be imitated  a woman who wears clothes to display fashions  verb form in clay, wax, etc  construct a model of  create a representation or model of  plan or create according to a model or models  display (clothes) as a mannequin  assume a posture as for artistic purposes

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  • mouth   noun the opening of a jar or bottle

the externally visible part of the oral cavity on the face and the system of organs surrounding the opening  the opening through which food is taken in and vocalizations emerge  the point where a stream issues into a larger body of water  an opening that resembles a mouth (as of a cave or a gorge)  a person conceived as a consumer of food  an impudent or insolent rejoinder  a spokesperson (as a lawyer)  verb articulate silently; form words with the lips only  touch with the mouth  express in speech

  • needs   adv. in such a manner as could not be otherwise
  • nerve   noun any bundle of nerve fibers running to various organs and tissues of the body

impudent aggressiveness  the courage to carry on  verb get ready for something difficult or unpleasant

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  • obese   adj. excessively fat
  • occur   verb come to one’s mind; suggest itself

to be found to exist  come to pass

  • often   adv. many times at short intervals

frequently or in great quantities

  • older   adj. old in experience

advanced in years; (`aged’ is pronounced as two syllables)  used of the older of two persons of the same name especially used to distinguish a father from his son

  • olive   adj. of a yellow green color similar to that of an unripe olive

noun a yellow green color of low brightness and saturation  one seeded fruit of the European olive tree usually pickled and used as a relish  hard yellow often variegated wood of an olive tree; used in cabinetwork  evergreen tree cultivated in the Mediterranean region since antiquity and now elsewhere; has edible shiny black fruits  small ovoid fruit of the European olive tree; important food and source of oil

  • onset   noun the beginning or early stages

(military) an offensive against an enemy (using weapons)

  • order   noun the act of putting things in a sequential arrangement

(architecture) one of original three styles of Greek architecture distinguished by the type of column and entablature used or a style developed from the original three by the Romans  a degree in a continuum of size or quantity  a commercial document used to request someone to supply something in return for payment and providing specifications and quantities  a body of rules followed by an assembly  (often plural) a command given by a superior (e.g., a military or law enforcement officer) that must be obeyed  a request for food or refreshment (as served in a restaurant or bar etc.)  (biology) taxonomic group containing one or more families  a group of person living under a religious rule  established customary state (especially of society)  a legally binding command or decision entered on the court record (as if issued by a court or judge)  a formal association of people with similar interests  logical or comprehensible arrangement of separate elements  (usually plural) the status or rank or office of a Christian clergyman in an ecclesiastical hierarchy  a condition of regular or proper arrangement  verb place in a certain order  bring order to or into  make a request for something  give instructions to or direct somebody to do something with authority  issue commands or orders for  assign a rank or rating to  arrange thoughts, ideas, temporal events  appoint to a clerical posts  bring into conformity with rules or principles or usage; impose regulations

  • other   adj. very unusual; different in character or quality from the normal or expected

recently past  not the same one or ones already mentioned or implied  belonging to the distant past

  • ounce   noun a unit of weight equal to one sixteenth of a pound or 16 drams or 28.349 grams

a unit of apothecary weight equal to 480 grains or one twelfth of a pound  large feline of upland central Asia having long thick whitish fur

  • overt   adj. open and observable; not secret or hidden
  • panel   noun sheet that forms a distinct (usually flat) section or component of something

a pad placed under a saddle  a group of people gathered for a special purpose as to plan or discuss an issue or judge a contest etc  (law) a group of people summoned for jury service (from whom a jury will be chosen)  electrical device consisting of a flat insulated surface that contains switches and dials and meters for controlling other electrical devices  (computer science) a small temporary window in a graphical user interface that appears in order to request information from the user; after the information has been provided the user dismisses the box with `okay’ or `cancel’  a committee appointed to judge a competition  verb decorate with panels  select from a list

  • parts   noun the local environment
  • place   noun an abstract mental location

the passage that is being read  an item on a list or in a sequence  any area set aside for a particular purpose  a general vicinity  a particular situation  proper or designated social situation  proper or appropriate position or location  a job in an organization  the post or function properly or customarily occupied or served by another  a blank area  where you live at a particular time  a public square with room for pedestrians  the particular portion of space occupied by something  a space reserved for sitting (as in a theater or on a train or airplane)  a point located with respect to surface features of some region  verb take a place in a competition; often followed by an ordinal  estimate  to arrange for  sing a note with the correct pitch  finish second or better in a horse or dog race  place somebody in a particular situation or location  assign to (a job or a home)  identify the location or place of  recognize as being; establish the identity of someone or something  assign a rank or rating to  assign to a station  intend (something) to move towards a certain goal  put into a certain place or abstract location  locate  make an investment  assign a location to

  • plane   adj. having a surface without slope, tilt in which no part is higher or lower than another

noun a carpenter’s hand tool with an adjustable blade for smoothing or shaping wood  a power tool for smoothing or shaping wood  (mathematics) an unbounded two dimensional shape  a level of existence or development  an aircraft that has a fixed wing and is powered by propellers or jets  verb cut or remove with or as if with a plane  make even or smooth, with or as with a carpenter’s plane  travel on the surface of water

  • plant   noun a living organism lacking the power of locomotion

buildings for carrying on industrial labor  something planted secretly for discovery by another  an actor situated in the audience whose acting is rehearsed but seems spontaneous to the audience  verb put firmly in the mind  place something or someone in a certain position in order to secretly observe or deceive  put or set (seeds, seedlings, or plants) into the ground  place into a river  fix or set securely or deeply  set up or lay the groundwork for

  • point   noun sharp end

a wall socket  the gun muzzle’s direction  an outstanding characteristic  a distinguishing or individuating characteristic  the property of a shape that tapers to a sharp tip  a geometric element that has position but no extension  the object of an activity  a brief version of the essential meaning of something  a V shaped mark at one end of an arrow pointer  the precise location of something; a spatially limited location  a promontory extending out into a large body of water  the unit of counting in scoring a game or contest  a linear unit used to measure the size of type; approximately 1/72 inch  a style in speech or writing that arrests attention and has a penetrating or convincing quality or effect  a V shape  a very small circular shape  an instant of time  a contact in the distributor; as the rotor turns its projecting arm contacts them and current flows to the spark plugs  an isolated fact that is considered separately from the whole  a distinct part that can be specified separately in a group of things that could be enumerated on a list  a punctuation mark (.) placed at the end of a declarative sentence to indicate a full stop or after abbreviations  any of 32 horizontal directions indicated on the card of a compass  a specific identifiable position in a continuum or series or especially in a process  verb repair the joints of bricks  be positionable in a specified manner  mark (a psalm text) to indicate the points at which the music changes  mark with diacritics  mark (Hebrew words) with diacritics  give a point to  be a signal for or a symptom of  indicate a place, direction, person, or thing; either spatially or figuratively  intend (something) to move towards a certain goal  direct into a position for use  sail close to the wind  direct the course; determine the direction of travelling  be oriented

  • pouch   noun a small or medium size container for holding or carrying things

(anatomy) saclike structure in any of various animals (as a marsupial or gopher or pelican)  an enclosed space  verb send by special mail that goes through diplomatic channels  put into a small bag  swell or protrude outwards

  • power   noun possession of controlling influence

one possessing or exercising power or influence or authority  (physics) the rate of doing work; measured in watts (= joules/second)  physical strength  possession of the qualities (especially mental qualities) required to do something or get something done  a mathematical notation indicating the number of times a quantity is multiplied by itself  a state powerful enough to influence events throughout the world  a very wealthy or powerful businessman  (of a government or government official) holding an office means being in power  verb supply the force or power for the functioning of

  • prior   adj. earlier in time

noun the head of a religious order; in an abbey the prior is next below the abbot

  • radio   adj. indicating radiation or radioactivity

noun a communication system based on broadcasting electromagnetic waves  medium for communication  an electronic receiver that detects and demodulates and amplifies transmitted signals  verb transmit messages via radio waves

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  • range   noun a place for shooting (firing or driving) projectiles of various kinds

a variety of different things or activities  the limits within which something can be effective  a large tract of grassy open land on which livestock can graze  a series of hills or mountains  the limits of the values a function can take  a kitchen appliance used for cooking food  an area in which something acts or operates or has power or control: “the range of a supersonic jet”  the limit of capability  verb let eat  lay out orderly or logically in a line or as if in a line  range or extend over; occupy a certain area  change or be different within limits  have a range; be capable of projecting over a certain distance, as of a gun  assign a rank or rating to  feed as in a meadow or pasture  move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment

  • rapid   adj. done or occurring in a brief period of time

characterized by speed; moving with or capable of moving with high speed  noun a part of a river where the current is very fast

  • rates   noun a local tax on property (usually used in the plural)
  • ratio   noun the relative magnitudes of two quantities (usually expressed as a quotient)
  • reach   noun the act of physically reaching or thrusting out

an area in which something acts or operates or has power or control: “the range of a supersonic jet”  the limit of capability  the limits within which something can be effective  verb be in or establish communication with  move forward or upward in order to touch; also in a metaphorical sense  reach a point in time, or a certain state or level  reach a destination, either real or abstract  reach a goal, e.g., “make the first team”  to extend as far as  to exert much effort or energy  place into the hands or custody of  to gain with effort

  • renal   adj. of or relating to the kidneys
  • resin   noun any of a class of solid or semisolid viscous substances obtained either as exudations from certain plants or prepared by polymerization of simple molecules
  • right   adj. correct in opinion or judgment

(of the side of cloth or clothing) facing or intended to face outward  having the axis perpendicular to the base  intended for the right hand  of or belonging to the political or intellectual right  being or located on or directed toward the side of the body to the east when facing north  in conformance with justice or law or morality  in or into a satisfactory condition  appropriate for a condition or purpose or occasion or a person’s character, needs  free from error; especially conforming to fact or truth  most suitable or right for a particular purpose  socially right or correct  in accord with accepted standards of usage or procedure  adv. exactly  immediately  an interjection expressing agreement  precisely, exactly  completely  toward or on the right; also used figuratively  (Southern regional intensive) very  in the right manner  in a correct manner  in accordance with moral or social standards  noun a turn toward the side of the body that is on the south when the person is facing east  anything in accord with principles of justice  an abstract idea of that which is due to a person or governmental body by law or tradition or nature  the hand that is on the right side of the body  those who support political or social or economic conservatism; those who believe that things are better left unchanged  location near or direction toward the right side; i.e. the side to the south when a person or object faces east  (frequently plural) the interest possessed by law or custom in some intangible thing  the piece of ground in the outfield on the catcher’s right  verb regain an upright or proper position  put in or restore to an upright position  make reparations or amends for  make right or correct

a general conscious awareness  a natural appreciation or ability  the meaning of a word or expression; the way in which a word or expression or situation can be interpreted  sound practical judgment  verb comprehend  become aware of not through the senses but instinctively  detect some circumstance or entity automatically  perceive by a physical sensation, e.g., coming from the skin or muscles

  • serum   noun watery fluid of the blood that resembles plasma but contains fibrinogen
  • shape   noun the spatial arrangement of something as distinct from its substance

any spatial attributes (especially as defined by outline)  a concrete representation of an otherwise nebulous concept  the visual appearance of something or someone  alternative names for the body of a human being  a perceptual structure  the supreme headquarters that advises NATO on military matters and oversees all aspects of the Allied Command Europe  the state of (good) health (especially in the phrases `in condition’ or `in shape’ or `out of condition’ or `out of shape’)  verb give shape or form to  make something, usually for a specific function  shape or influence; give direction to

  • sharp   adj. having or made by a thin edge or sharp point; suitable for cutting or piercing

keenly and painfully felt; as if caused by a sharp edge or point  quick and forceful  very sudden and in great amount or degree  raised in pitch by one chromatic semitone  harsh  marked by practical hardheaded intelligence  (of something seen or heard) clearly defined  extremely steep  having or emitting a high pitched and sharp tone or tones  having or demonstrating ability to recognize or draw fine distinctions  ending in a sharp point  adv. changing suddenly in direction and degree  noun a long thin sewing needle with a sharp point  a musical notation indicating one half step higher than the note named

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  • sight   noun a optical instrument for aiding the eye in aiming, as on a firearm or surveying instrument

the range of vision  the ability to see; the visual faculty  an instance of visual perception  a range of mental vision  anything that is seen  the act of looking or seeing or observing  (often followed by `of’) a large number or amount or extent  verb catch sight of; to perceive with the eyes

  • sixth   adj. coming next after the fifth and just before the seventh in position

noun the musical interval between one note and another six notes away from it  position six in a countable series of things  one part in six equal parts

  • skull   noun the bony skeleton of the head of vertebrates
  • sleep   noun a natural and periodic state of rest during which consciousness of the world is suspended

a torpid state resembling deep sleep  a period of time spent sleeping  euphemisms for death (based on an analogy between lying in a bed and in a tomb)  verb be asleep  be able to accommodate for sleeping

  • small   adj. limited or below average in number or quantity or magnitude or extent

slight or limited; especially in degree or intensity or scope  have fine or very small constituent particles  made to seem smaller or less (especially in worth)  limited in size or scope  (of a voice) faint  lowercase  not large but sufficient in size or amount  (of children and animals) young, immature  low or inferior in station or quality  adv. on a small scale  noun a garment size for a small person  the slender part of the back

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  • spine   noun a sharp rigid animal process or appendage; as a porcupine quill or a ridge on a bone or a ray of a fish fin

the part of a book’s cover that encloses the inner side of the book’s pages and that faces outward when the book is shelved  a small sharp pointed tip resembling a spike on a stem or leaf  the series of vertebrae forming the axis of the skeleton and protecting the spinal cord  any sharply pointed projection

  • start   noun a turn to be a starter (in a game at the beginning)

advantage gained by an beginning early (as in a race)  the beginning of anything  a line indicating the location of the start of a race or a game  the act of starting something  a sudden involuntary movement  a signal to begin (as in a race)  the time at which something is supposed to begin  verb play in the starting lineup  get off the ground  get going or set in motion  begin or set in motion  bulge outward  begin work or acting in a certain capacity, office or job  take the first step or steps in carrying out an action  set in motion, cause to start  bring into being  move or jump suddenly, as if in surprise or alarm  leave  begin an event that is implied and limited by the nature or inherent function of the direct object  have a beginning, in a temporal, spatial, or evaluative sense  have a beginning characterized in some specified way

  • state   noun the way something is with respect to its main attributes

a politically organized body of people under a single government  the group of people comprising the government of a sovereign state  the territory occupied by one of the constituent administrative districts of a nation  a state of depression or agitation  the federal department in the United States that sets and maintains foreign policies  the territory occupied by a nation  (chemistry) the three traditional states of matter are solids (fixed shape and volume) and liquids (fixed volume and shaped by the container) and gases (filling the container)  verb express in words  put before  indicate through a symbol, formula, etc.

  • still   adj. free from noticeable current

used of pictures; of a single or static photograph not presented so as to create the illusion of motion; or representing objects not capable of motion  not sparkling  (of a body of water) free from disturbance by heavy waves  not in physical motion  marked by absence of sound  adv. with reference to action or condition; without change, interruption, or cessation  without moving or making a sound  to a greater degree or extent; used with comparisons  despite anything to the contrary (usually following a concession)  noun an apparatus used for the distillation of liquids; consists of a vessel in which a substance is vaporized by heat and a condenser where the vapor is condensed  a static photograph (especially one taken from a movie and used for advertising purposes)  a plant and works where alcoholic drinks are made by distillation  (poetic) tranquil silence  verb make motionless  lessen the intensity of or calm  cause to be quiet or not talk  make calm or still

  • stoma   noun a mouth or mouthlike opening (especially one created by surgery on the surface of the body to create an opening to an internal organ)

a minute epidermal pore in a leaf or stem through which gases and water vapor can pass

  • store   noun a supply of something available for future use

an electronic memory device  a mercantile establishment for the retail sale of goods or services  a depository for goods  verb keep or lay aside for future use  find a place for and put away for storage

  • study   noun a room used for reading and writing and studying

a state of deep mental absorption  applying the mind to learning and understanding a subject (especially by reading)  a composition intended to develop one aspect of the performer’s technique  someone who memorizes quickly and easily (as the lines for a part in a play)  a detailed critical inspection  preliminary drawing for later elaboration  attentive consideration and meditation  a branch of knowledge  a written document describing the findings of some individual or group  verb learn by reading books  be a student; follow a course of study; be enrolled at an institute of learning  think intently and at length, as for spiritual purposes  give careful consideration to  be a student of a certain subject  consider in detail and subject to an analysis in order to discover essential features or meaning

  • sugar   noun a white crystalline carbohydrate used as a sweetener and preservative

informal terms for money  an essential structural component of living cells and source of energy for animals; includes simple sugars with small molecules as well as macromolecular substances; are classified according to the number of monosaccharide groups they contain  verb sweeten with sugar

  • table   noun a piece of furniture having a smooth flat top that is usually supported by one or more vertical legs

a piece of furniture with tableware for a meal laid out on it  a set of data arranged in rows and columns  a company of people assembled at a table for a meal or game  food or meals in general  flat tableland with steep edges  verb hold back to a later time

  • taken   adj. be affected with an indisposition

having possession gained especially by force or effort  understood in a certain way; made sense of

  • terms   noun the amount of money needed to purchase something

status with respect to the relations between people or groups

to or toward that place; away from the speaker  in that matter  noun a location other than here; that place

noun the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one

  • times   noun a more or less definite period of time in history

an arithmetic operation that is the inverse of division; the product of two numbers is computed

  • tired   adj. depleted of strength or energy

repeated too often; overfamiliar through overuse

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  • total   adj. constituting the full quantity or extent; complete

complete in extent or degree and in every particular  without conditions or limitations  including everything  noun the whole amount  a quantity obtained by the addition of a group of numbers  verb damage beyond the point of repair  determine the sum of  add up in number or quantity

  • trait   noun a distinguishing feature of your personal nature
  • treat   noun an occurrence that causes special pleasure or delight

something considered choice to eat  verb provide treatment for  regard or consider in a specific way  engage in negotiations in order to reach an agreement  provide with a gift or entertainment  interact in a certain way  subject to a process or treatment, with the aim of readying for some purpose, improving, or remedying a condition  deal with verbally or in some form of artistic expression  provide with choice or abundant food or drink

  • trend   noun the popular taste at a given time

a general tendency to change (as of opinion)  general line of orientation  a general direction in which something tends to move  verb turn sharply; change direction abruptly

  • trial   noun (law) legal proceedings consisting of the judicial examination of issues by a competent tribunal

(law) the determination of a person’s innocence or guilt by due process of law  trying something to find out about it  an annoying or frustrating or catastrophic event  (sports) a preliminary competition to determine qualifications  the act of testing something  the act of undergoing testing

  • trunk   noun luggage consisting of a large strong case used when traveling or for storage

the main stem of a tree; usually covered with bark; the bole is usually the part that is commercially useful for lumber  a long flexible snout as of an elephant  compartment in an automobile that carries luggage or shopping or tools  the body excluding the head and neck and limbs

  • under   adj. lower in rank, power, or authority

located below or beneath something else  adv. further down  down below  below the horizon  below some quantity or limit  in or into a state of subordination or subjugation  down to defeat, death, or ruin  into unconsciousness  through a range downward

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  • upper   adj. higher in place or position

superior in rank or accomplishment  the topmost one of two  noun piece of leather or synthetic material that forms the part of a shoe or boot above the sole that encases the foot  a central nervous system stimulant that increases energy and decreases appetite; used to treat narcolepsy and some forms of depression  the higher of two berths

  • urine   noun liquid excretory product
  • using   noun an act that exploits or victimizes someone (treats them unfairly)
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  • waist   noun the narrowing of the body between the ribs and hips

the narrow part of the shoe connecting the heel and the wide part of the sole

  • water   noun a fluid necessary for the life of most animals and plants

binary compound that occurs at room temperature as a clear colorless odorless tasteless liquid; freezes into ice below 0 degrees centigrade and boils above 100 degrees centigrade; widely used as a solvent  once thought to be one of four elements composing the universe (Empedocles)  a facility that provides a source of water  the part of the earth’s surface covered with water (such as a river or lake or ocean)  liquid excretory product  verb secrete or form water, as tears or saliva  supply with water, as with channels or ditches or streams  fill with tears  provide with water

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  • while   noun a period of indeterminate length (usually short) marked by some action or condition
  • whole   adj. including all components without exception; being one unit or constituting the full amount or extent or duration; complete

(of siblings) having the same parents  acting together as a single undiversified whole  exhibiting or restored to vigorous good health  not impaired or diminished in any way  wholly unharmed  including everything  adv. to a complete degree or to the full or entire extent (`whole’ is often used informally for `wholly’)  noun an assemblage of parts that is regarded as a single entity  all of something including all its component elements or parts

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  • woman   noun an adult female person (as opposed to a man)

a female person who plays a significant role (wife or mistress or girlfriend) in the life of a particular man  women as a class  a human female who does housework

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  • works   noun performance of moral or religious acts

the internal mechanism of a device  buildings for carrying on industrial labor  everything available; usually preceded by `the’

  • world   adj. involving the entire earth; not limited or provincial in scope

noun all of the living human inhabitants of the earth  all of your experiences that determine how things appear to you  people in general; especially a distinctive group of people with some shared interest  a part of the earth that can be considered separately  the concerns of this life as distinguished from heaven and the afterlife  people in general considered as a whole  the 3rd planet from the sun; the planet we live on  everything that exists anywhere

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  • x ray   noun a radiogram made by exposing photographic film to X rays; used in medical diagnosis

electromagnetic radiation of short wavelength produced when high speed electrons strike a solid target  verb take an x ray of something or somebody  examine by taking x rays

  • years   noun the time during which someone’s life continues

a late time of life  a prolonged period of time

  • yo yo   noun a toy consisting of a spool that is reeled up and down on a string by motions of the hand
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  • across   adv. transversely

to the opposite side

  • acting   adj. serving temporarily especially as a substitute

noun the performance of a part or role in a drama

  • action   noun something done (usually as opposed to something said)

the most important or interesting work or activity in a specific area or field  an act by a government body or supranational organization  the operating part that transmits power to a mechanism  the trait of being active and energetic and forceful  the series of events that form a plot  the state of being active  a military engagement  a judicial proceeding brought by one party against another; one party prosecutes another for a wrong done or for protection of a right or for prevention of a wrong  a process existing in or produced by nature (rather than by the intent of human beings)  verb institute legal proceedings against; file a suit against  put in effect

  • active   adj. characterized by energetic activity

engaged in full time work  full of activity or engaged in continuous activity  tending to become more severe or wider in scope  disposed to take action or effectuate change  (of e.g. volcanos) erupting or liable to erupt  (of e.g. volcanos) capable of erupting  expressing action rather than a state of being; used of verbs (e.g. `to run’) and participial adjectives (e.g. `running’ in `running water’)  expressing that the subject of the sentence has the semantic function of actor: “Hemingway favors active constructions”  exerting influence or producing a change or effect  of the sun; characterized by a high level activity in sunspots and flares and radio emissions  in operation  taking part in an activity  engaged in or ready for military or naval operations  noun a person devoted to the active life  the voice used to indicate that the grammatical subject of the verb is performing the action or causing the happening denoted by the verb  chemical agent capable of activity

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  • affect   noun the conscious subjective aspect of feeling or emotion

verb act physically on; have an effect upon  have an effect upon  have an emotional or cognitive impact upon  make believe with the intent to deceive  connect closely and often incriminatingly

  • agency   noun a business that serves other businesses

an administrative unit of government  the state of being in action or exerting power  how a result is obtained or an end is achieved  the state of serving as an official and authorized delegate or agent

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  • almost   adv. (of actions or states) slightly short of or not quite accomplished
  • always   adv. at all times; all the time and on every occasion

forever; throughout all time  at any time or in any event  seemingly without interruption; often and repeatedly

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  • amount   noun how much of something is available

how much there is of something that you can quantify  a quantity obtained by the addition of a group of numbers  a quantity of money  verb be tantamount or equivalent to  develop into  add up in number or quantity

  • anemia   noun genus of terrestrial or lithophytic ferns having pinnatifid fronds; chiefly of tropical America

a deficiency of red blood cells  a lack of vitality

  • animal   adj. of the nature of or characteristic of or derived from an animal or animals

marked by the appetites and passions of the body  noun a living organism characterized by voluntary movement

  • aortic   adj. of or relating to the aorta
  • around   adv. in circumference

by a circular or circuitous route  in a circle or circular motion  to a particular destination either specified or understood  (of quantities) imprecise but fairly close to correct  in the area or vicinity  from beginning to end; throughout  all around or on all sides  in or to a reversed position or direction  to or among many different places or in no particular direction

  • artery   noun a major thoroughfare that bears important traffic

a blood vessel that carries blood from the heart to the body

  • assign   verb select something or someone for a specific purpose

decide as to where something belongs in a scheme  transfer one’s right to  give out or allot  attribute or credit to  attribute or give  make undue claims to having  give an assignment to (a person) to a post, or assign a task to (a person)

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  • banded   adj. identified with a band especially around a leg

characterized by a band of especially white around the body  marked with bands or strips of contrasting color or texture

  • become   verb enter or assume a certain state or condition

come into existence  undergo a change or development  enhance the appearance of

  • before   adv. earlier in time; previously

at or in the front

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  • behind   adj. having the lower score or lagging position in a contest

adv. in or to or toward the rear  remaining in a place or condition that has been left or departed from  in debt  in or into an inferior position  of timepieces  noun the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on

  • beyond   adv. in addition

farther along in space or time or degree  on the farther side from the observer

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  • branch   noun an administrative division of some larger or more complex organization

a stream or river connected to a larger one  a division of a stem, or secondary stem arising from the main stem of a plant  a part of a forked or branching shape  any projection that is thought to resemble a human arm  a natural consequence of development  verb divide into two or more branches so as to form a fork  grow and send out branches or branch like structures

  • breath   noun the process of taking in and expelling air during breathing

a slight movement of the air  the air that is inhaled and exhaled in respiration  a short respite  an indirect suggestion

  • bright   adj. full or promise

having lots of light either natural or artificial  emitting or reflecting light readily or in large amounts  having striking color  abounding with sunlight  splendid  characterized by happiness or gladness  characterized by quickness and ease in learning  made smooth and bright by or as if by rubbing; reflecting a sheen or glow  clear and sharp and ringing  not made dim or less bright  adv. with brightness

  • bundle   noun a package of several things tied together for carrying or storing

a collection of things wrapped or boxed together  a large sum of money (especially as pay or profit)  verb sleep fully clothed in the same bed with one’s betrothed  make into a bundle  compress into a wad  gather or cause to gather into a cluster

  • butter   noun an edible emulsion of fat globules made by churning milk or cream; for cooking and table use

a fighter who strikes the opponent with his head  verb spread butter on

  • bypass   noun a road that takes traffic around the edge of a town

a surgically created shunt (usually around a damaged part)  a conductor having low resistance in parallel with another device to divert a fraction of the current  verb avoid something unpleasant or laborious

  • called   adj. known or spoken of as

given or having a specified name

  • cancer   noun type genus of the family Cancridae

the fourth sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about June 21 to July 22  a small zodiacal constellation in the northern hemisphere; between Leo and Gemini  (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Cancer  any malignant growth or tumor caused by abnormal and uncontrolled cell division; it may spread to other parts of the body through the lymphatic system or the blood stream

an abundant nonmetallic tetravalent element occurring in three allotropic forms: amorphous carbon and graphite and diamond; occurs in all organic compounds  a thin paper coated on one side with a dark waxy substance (often containing carbon); used to transfer characters from the original to an under sheet of paper

  • carpal   adj. of or relating to the wrist

noun any of the eight small bones of the wrist of primates

soft decayed area in a tooth; progressive decay can lead to the death of a tooth  space that is surrounded by something  a sizeable hole (usually in the ground)

  • cervix   noun necklike opening to the uterus

the part of an organism that connects the head to the rest of the body

  • chains   noun metal shackles; for hands or legs
  • chance   adj. occurring or appearing or singled out by chance

noun a risk involving danger  a measure of how likely it is that some event will occur; a number expressing the ratio of favorable cases to the whole number of cases possible  an unknown and unpredictable phenomenon that causes an event to result one way rather than another  the possibility of future success  a possibility due to a favorable combination of circumstances  verb be the case by chance  come upon, as if by accident; meet with  take a risk in the hope of a favorable outcome

  • change   noun the action of changing something

a different or fresh set of clothes  a thing that is different  an event that occurs when something passes from one state or phase to another  the result of alteration or modification  money received in return for its equivalent in a larger denomination or a different currency  the balance of money received when the amount you tender is greater than the amount due  coins of small denomination regarded collectively  a relational difference between states; especially between states before and after some event  a difference that is usually pleasant  verb undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one’s or its original nature  make or become different in some particular way, without permanently losing one’s or its former characteristics or essence  cause to change; make different; cause a transformation  exchange or replace with another, usually of the same kind or category  remove or replace the coverings of  change clothes; put on different clothes  lay aside, abandon, or leave for another  become deeper in tone  change from one vehicle or transportation line to another  give to, and receive from, one another

  • cheese   noun a solid food prepared from the pressed curd of milk

erect or decumbent Old World perennial with axillary clusters of rosy purple flowers; introduced in United States  verb wind onto a cheese  used in the imperative (get away, or stop it)

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  • closed   adj. not open or affording passage or access

used especially of mouth or eyes  blocked against entry  (set theory) of an interval that contains both its endpoints  not having an open mind  not open to the general public  with shutters closed  requiring union membership  not open

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  • common   adj. having no special distinction or quality; widely known or commonly encountered; average or ordinary or usual

belonging to or participated in by a community as a whole; public  commonly encountered  being or characteristic of or appropriate to everyday language  of or associated with the great masses of people  to be expected; standard  common to or shared by two or more parties  lacking refinement or cultivation or taste  of low or inferior quality or value  noun a piece of open land for recreational use in an urban area

  • corpus   noun the main part of an organ or other bodily structure

a collection of writings  capital as contrasted with the income derived from it

  • create   verb create by artistic means

pursue a creative activity; be engaged in a creative activity  bring into existence  invest with a new title, office, or rank  make or cause to be or to become  create or manufacture a man made product

  • damage   noun the act of damaging something or someone

loss of military equipment  the occurrence of a change for the worse  any harm or injury resulting from a violation of a legal right  the amount of money needed to purchase something  verb inflict damage upon

  • define   verb give a definition for the meaning of a word

determine the nature of  show the form or outline of  determine the essential quality of

  • degree   noun a position on a scale of intensity or amount or quality

the seriousness of something (e.g., a burn or crime)  the highest power of a term or variable  a measure for arcs and angles  a unit of temperature on a specified scale  a specific identifiable position in a continuum or series or especially in a process  an award conferred by a college or university signifying that the recipient has satisfactorily completed a course of study

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  • dermis   noun the deep vascular inner layer of the skin
  • design   noun the act of working out the form of something (as by making a sketch or outline or plan)

a decorative or artistic work  a preliminary sketch indicating the plan for something  an arrangement scheme  the creation of something in the mind  something intended as a guide for making something else  an anticipated outcome that is intended or that guides your planned actions  verb intend or have as a purpose  design something for a specific role or purpose or effect  conceive or fashion in the mind; invent  make a design of; plan out in systematic, often graphic form  create the design for; create or execute in an artistic or highly skilled manner  create designs  make or work out a plan for; devise

  • detect   verb discover or determine the existence, presence, or fact of
  • digest   noun a periodical that summarizes the news

something that is compiled (as into a single book or file)  verb soften or disintegrate by means of chemical action, heat, or moisture  make more concise  soften or disintegrate, as by undergoing exposure to heat or moisture  systematize, as by classifying and summarizing  become assimilated into the body  arrange and integrate in the mind  put up with something or somebody unpleasant  convert food into absorbable substances

  • dosage   noun the quantity of an active agent (substance or radiation) taken in or absorbed at any one time
  • double   adj. having two meanings with intent to deceive

large enough for two  twice as great or many  consisting of or involving two parts or components usually in pairs  having more than one decidedly dissimilar aspects or qualities  used of flowers having more than the usual number of petals in crowded or overlapping arrangements  used of homologous chromosomes associated in pairs in synapsis  adv. two together  downward and forward  to double the degree  noun a base hit on which the batter stops safely at second base  a quantity that is twice as great as another  someone who closely resembles a famous person (especially an actor)  a stand in for movie stars to perform dangerous stunts  raising the stakes in a card game by a factor of 2  verb increase twofold  hit a two base hit  do double duty; serve two purposes or have two functions  bridge: make a demand for (a card or suit)  make or do or perform again  bend over or curl up, usually with laughter or pain

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  • eating   noun the act of consuming food
  • editor   noun a person responsible for the editorial aspects of publication; the person who determines the final content of a text (especially of a newspaper or magazine)

(computer science) a program designed to perform such editorial functions as rearrangement or modification or deletion of data

  • effect   noun (of a law) having legal validity

an impression (especially one that is artificial or contrived)  the central meaning or theme of a speech or literary work  a symptom caused by an illness or a drug  an outward appearance  a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon  verb produce  act so as to bring into existence

  • effort   noun use of physical or mental energy; hard work

a notable achievement  earnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish something  a series of actions advancing a principle or tending toward a particular end

  • either   adv. after a negative statement used as an intensive meaning something like `likewise’ or `also’
  • energy   noun an imaginative lively style (especially style of writing)

enterprising or ambitious drive  forceful exertion  (physics) the capacity of a physical system to do work; the units of energy are joules or ergs  a healthy capacity for vigorous activity  the federal department responsible for maintaining a national energy policy of the United States; created in 1977

  • enough   adj. enough to meet a purpose

adv. as much as necessary  noun an adequate quantity; a quantity that is large enough to achieve a purpose

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  • entire   adj. constituting the full quantity or extent; complete

(used of domestic animals) sexually competent  (of leaves or petals) having a smooth edge; not broken up into teeth or lobes  constituting the undiminished entirety; lacking nothing essential especially not damaged  noun uncastrated adult male horse

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  • excess   adj. more than is needed, desired, or required

noun immoderation as a consequence of going beyond sufficient or permitted limits  a quantity much larger than is needed  excessive indulgence  the state of being more than full

  • expert   adj. having or showing knowledge and skill and aptitude

noun a person with special knowledge or ability who performs skillfully

  • extent   noun the distance or area or volume over which something extends

the point or degree to which something extends

  • fairly   adv. without favoring one party, in a fair evenhanded manner

in conformity with the rules or laws and without fraud or cheating  to a moderately sufficient extent or degree

  • female   adj. being the sex (of plant or animal) that produces fertilizable gametes (ova) from which offspring develop

for or pertaining to or composed of women or girls  characteristic of or peculiar to a woman  noun an animal that produces gametes (ova) that can be fertilized by male gametes (spermatozoa)  a person who belongs to the sex that can have babies

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  • filter   noun device that removes something from whatever passes through it

an electrical device that alters the frequency spectrum of signals passing through it  verb remove by passing through a filter  pass through  run or flow slowly, as in drops or in an unsteady stream

  • flabby   adj. out of condition; not strong or robust; incapable of exertion or endurance
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  • follow   verb behave in accordance or in agreement with

grasp the meaning  travel along a certain course  to travel behind, go after, come after  adhere to or practice  accept and follow the leadership or command or guidance of  come as a logical consequence; follow logically  come after in time, as a result  be next  to bring something about at a later time than  keep informed  keep to  follow, discover, or ascertain the course of development of something  perform an accompaniment to  imitate in behavior; take as a model  follow in or as if in pursuit  keep under surveillance  choose and follow; as of theories, ideas, policies, strategies or plans  be the successor (of)  work in a specific place, with a specific subject, or in a specific function  follow with the eyes or the mind  act in accordance with someone’s rules, commands, or wishes  to be the product or result  be later in time

  • formed   adj. fully developed as by discipline or training

having taken on a definite arrangement  having or given a form or shape  clearly defined  formed in the mind

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  • fungus   noun a parasitic plant lacking chlorophyll and leaves and true stems and roots and reproducing by spores
  • genome   noun the ordering of genes in a haploid set of chromosomes of a particular organism; the full DNA sequence of an organism
  • german   adj. of or pertaining to or characteristic of Germany or its people or language

of a more or less German nature; somewhat German  noun the standard German language; developed historically from West Germanic  a person of German nationality

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  • greasy   adj. smeared or soiled with grease or oil

containing an unusual amount of grease or oil

something grown or growing  (biology) the process of an individual organism growing organically; a purely biological unfolding of events involved in an organism changing gradually from a simple to a more complex level  a progression from simpler to more complex forms  (pathology) an abnormal proliferation of tissue (as in a tumor)  the gradual beginning or coming forth  a process of becoming larger or longer or more numerous or more important

a healthy state of wellbeing free from disease

  • height   noun the vertical dimension of extension; distance from the base of something to the top

(of a standing person) the distance from head to foot  elevation especially above sea level or above the earth’s surface  the highest level or degree attainable; the highest stage of development

  • herbal   adj. of or relating to herbs

noun tea like drink made of leaves of various herbs

  • hernia   noun rupture in smooth muscle tissue through which a bodily structure protrudes
  • heroin   noun a narcotic that is considered a hard drug; a highly addictive morphine derivative; intravenous injection provides the fastest and most intense rush
  • higher   adj. of education beyond the secondary level

advanced in complexity or elaboration

  • highly   adv. in a high position or level or rank

to a high degree or extent; favorably or with much respect  at a high rate or wage

  • hollow   adj. as if echoing in a hollow space

not solid; having a space or gap or cavity  devoid of significance or point  deliberately deceptive  noun a small valley between mountains  a cavity or space in something  a depression hollowed out of solid matter  verb remove the interior of  remove the inner part or the core of

  • hunger   noun strong desire for something (not food or drink)

a physiological need for food; the consequence of food deprivation  verb feel the need to eat  be hungry; go without food  have a craving, appetite, or great desire for

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  • immune   adj. (usually followed by `to’) not affected by a given influence

relating to or conferring immunity (to disease or infection)  secure against  relating to the condition of immunity  noun a person who is immune to a particular infection

to introduce (a new aspect or element)  feed intravenously  take by injection  force or drive (a fluid or gas) into by piercing  to insert between other elements

  • injury   noun an act that injures someone

an accident that results in physical damage or hurt  any physical damage to the body caused by violence or accident or fracture etc.  a casualty to military personnel resulting from combat

  • inside   adj. away from the outer edge

being or applying to the inside of a building  relating to or being on the side closer to the center or within a defined space  confined to an exclusive group  adv. within a building  on the inside  in reality  with respect to private feelings  noun the inner or enclosed surface of something  the region that is inside of something

  • intake   noun an opening through which fluid is admitted to a tube or container

the process of taking food into the body through the mouth (as by eating)

  • kidney   noun either of two bean shaped excretory organs that filter wastes (especially urea) from the blood and excrete them and water in urine
  • larger   adj. large or big relative to something else
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  • likely   adj. within the realm of credibility

has a good chance of being the case or of coming about  likely but not certain to be or become true or real  expected to become or be; in prospect  adv. with considerable certainty; without much doubt

  • linked   adj. connected by a link, as railway cars or trailer trucks
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  • liquid   adj. clear and bright

smooth and flowing in quality; entirely free of harshness  existing as or having characteristics of a liquid; especially tending to flow  filled or brimming with tears  in cash or easily convertible to cash  smooth and unconstrained in movement  changed from a solid to a liquid state  noun a frictionless continuant that is not a nasal consonant (especially `l’ and `r’)  the state in which a substance exhibits a characteristic readiness to flow with little or no tendency to disperse and relatively high incompressibility  a substance in the fluid state of matter having no fixed shape but a fixed volume  a substance that is liquid at room temperature and pressure

  • lister   noun moldboard plow with a double moldboard designed to move dirt to either side of a central furrow

assessor who makes out the tax lists  English surgeon who was the first to use antiseptics (1827 1912)

  • living   adj. (informal) absolute

(used of minerals or stone) in its natural state and place; not mined or quarried  still in active use  true to life; lifelike  pertaining to living persons  dwelling or inhabiting; often used in combination  still in existence  noun people who are still living  the experience of being alive; the course of human events and activities  the financial means whereby one lives  the condition of living or the state of being alive

  • london   noun the capital and largest city of England; located on the Thames in southeastern England; financial and industrial and cultural center

United States writer of novels based on experiences in the Klondike gold rush (1876 1916)

  • longer   adv. for more time

noun a person with a strong desire for something

adv. in the lowest position; nearest the ground

  • mainly   adv. for the most part
  • making   noun (usually plural) the components needed for making or doing something

the act that results in something coming to be  an attribute that must be met or complied with and that fits a person for something

  • market   noun the world of commercial activity where goods and services are bought and sold

the securities markets in the aggregate  the customers for a particular product or service  a marketplace where groceries are sold  verb engage in the commercial promotion, sale, or distribution of  deal in a market  buy household supplies  make commercial

  • marrow   noun the fatty network of connective tissue that fills the cavities of bones

large elongated squash with creamy to deep green skins  very tender and very nutritious tissue from marrowbones  any of various squash plants grown for their elongated fruit with smooth dark green skin and whitish flesh  the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience

  • mental   adj. affected by a disorder of the mind

involving the mind or an intellectual process  of or relating to the chin or liplike structure in insects and certain mollusks  of or relating to the mind  of or relating to the chin or median part of the lower jaw

  • merely   adv. and nothing more
  • method   noun a way of doing something, especially a systematic way; implies an orderly logical arrangement (usually in steps)

an acting technique introduced by Stanislavsky in which the actor recalls emotions or reactions from his or her own life and uses them to identify with the character being portrayed

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  • morbid   adj. suggesting an unhealthy mental state

caused by or altered by or manifesting disease or pathology  suggesting the horror of death and decay

  • moving   adj. arousing or capable of arousing deep emotion

in motion  used of a series of photographs presented so as to create the illusion of motion

  • muscle   noun authority or power or force (especially when used in a coercive way)

animal tissue consisting predominantly of contractile cells  one of the contractile organs of the body  possessing muscular strength  a bully employed as a thug or bodyguard  verb make one’s way by force

  • myriad   adj. too numerous to be counted

noun a large indefinite number

  • narrow   adj. limited in size or scope

not wide  very limited in degree  lacking tolerance or flexibility or breadth of view  characterized by painstaking care and detailed examination  noun a narrow strait connecting two bodies of water  verb make or become more narrow or restricted  become tight or as if tight  become more special  define clearly

  • nausea   noun disgust so strong it makes you feel sick

the state that precedes vomiting

  • needed   adj. necessary for relief or supply
  • nerves   noun control of your emotions

an uneasy psychological state

  • nonfat   adj. without fat or fat solids
  • normal   adj. conforming with or constituting a norm or standard or level or type or social norm; not abnormal

being approximately average or within certain limits in e.g. intelligence and development  in accordance with scientific laws  forming a right angle  noun something regarded as a normative example

  • number   noun an item of merchandise offered for sale

a clothing measurement  the property possessed by a sum or total or indefinite quantity of units or individuals  the grammatical category for the forms of nouns and pronouns and verbs that are used depending on the number of entities involved (singular or dual or plural)  a numeral or string of numerals that is used for identification  a select company of people  a concept of quantity derived from zero and units  the number is used in calling a particular telephone  one of a series published periodically  a symbol used to represent a number  a short theatrical performance that is part of a longer program  verb place a limit on the number of  enumerate  give numbers to  determine the number or amount of  add up in number or quantity  put into a group

  • object   noun a tangible and visible entity; an entity that can cast a shadow

the focus of cognitions or feelings  (grammar) a constituent that is acted upon  the goal intended to be attained (and which is believed to be attainable)  verb express or raise an objection or protest or criticism or express dissent  be averse to or express disapproval of

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  • office   noun a religious rite or service prescribed by ecclesiastical authorities

place of business where professional or clerical duties are performed  professional or clerical workers in an office  (of a government or government official) holding an office means being in power  a job in an organization  the actions and activities assigned to or required or expected of a person or group  an administrative unit of government

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  • option   noun one of a number of things from which only one can be chosen

the right to buy or sell property at an agreed price; the right is purchased and if it is not exercised by a stated date the money is forfeited  the act of choosing or selecting

  • organs   noun edible viscera of a butchered animal
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  • outlet   noun activity that frees or expresses creative energy or emotion

an opening that permits escape or release  a place of business for retailing goods  receptacle providing a place in a wiring system where current can be taken to run electrical devices

  • oxygen   noun a nonmetallic bivalent element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless nonflammable diatomic gas; constitutes 21 percent of the atmosphere by volume; the most abundant element in the earth’s crust
  • palate   noun the upper surface of the mouth that separates the oral and nasal cavities
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  • pelvis   noun a structure shaped like a funnel in the outlet of the kidney into which urine is discharged before passing into the ureter

the structure of the vertebrate skeleton supporting the lower limbs in humans and the hind limbs or corresponding parts in other vertebrates

  • people   noun (plural) any group of human beings (men or women or children) collectively

members of a family line  the body of citizens of a state or country  the common people generally  verb fill with people or supply with inhabitants  furnish with people

  • period   noun a punctuation mark (.) placed at the end of a declarative sentence to indicate a full stop or after abbreviations

the end or completion of something  a unit of geological time during which a system of rocks formed  one of three periods of play in hockey games  the interval taken to complete one cycle of a regularly repeating phenomenon  a stage in the history of a culture having a definable place in space and time  the monthly discharge of blood from the uterus of nonpregnant women from puberty to menopause  an amount of time

a human body (usually including the clothing)  a grammatical category of pronouns and verb forms

  • pineal   adj. having the form of a pine cone

relating to the pineal body

  • placed   adj. put in position in relation to other things

situated in a particular spot or position

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  • plural   adj. grammatical number category referring to two or more items or units

composed of more than one member, set, or kind  noun the form of a word that is used to denote more than one

  • poorly   adj. somewhat ill or prone to illness

adv. (`ill’ is often used as a combining form) in a poor or improper or unsatisfactory manner; not well

promote over another  give preference to one creditor over another  select as an alternative; choose instead; prefer as an alternative

  • public   adj. affecting the people or community as a whole

not private; open to or concerning the people as a whole  noun a body of people sharing some common interest  people in general considered as a whole

  • raised   adj. increased especially to abnormal levels

above the surround or above the normal position  embellished with a raised pattern created by pressure or embroidery

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  • rectum   noun the terminal section of the alimentary canal; from the sigmoid flexure to the anus
  • rectus   noun any of various straight muscles
  • reduce   verb take off weight

narrow or limit  cook until very little liquid is left  be the essential element  make smaller  make less complex  cut down on; make a reduction in  reposition (a broken bone after surgery) back to its normal site  undergo meiosis  lower in grade or rank or force somebody into an undignified situation  simplify the form of a mathematical equation of expression by substituting one term for another  lessen and make more modest  bring to humbler or weaker state or condition  lessen the strength or flavor of a solution or mixture  be cooked until very little liquid is left  to remove oxygen from a compound, or cause to react with hydrogen or form a hydride, or to undergo an increase in the number of electrons  reduce in size; reduce physically  reduce in scope while retaining essential elements  put down by force or intimidation

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  • region   noun the extended spatial location of something

a large indefinite location on the surface of the Earth  the approximate amount of something (usually used prepositionally as in `in the region of’)  a part of an animal that has a special function or is supplied by a given artery or nerve  a knowledge domain that you are interested in or are communicating about

  • remove   noun degree of figurative distance or separation

verb remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract  get rid of something abstract  shift the position or location of, as for business, legal, educational, or military purposes  remove from a position or an office  go away or leave  dispose of  cause to leave  kill intentionally and with premeditation

  • result   noun something that results

the semantic role of the noun phrase whose referent exists only by virtue of the activity denoted by the verb in the clause  a statement that solves a problem or explains how to solve the problem  a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon  verb issue or terminate (in a specified way, state, etc.); end  have as a result or residue

  • return   noun a coming to or returning home

the act of going back to a prior location  (American football) the act of running back the ball after a kickoff or punt or interception or fumble  a tennis stroke that sends the ball back to the other player  a reciprocal group action  the occurrence of a change in direction back in the opposite direction  the income or profit arising from such transactions as the sale of land or other property  the act of someone appearing again  getting something back again  the key on electric typewriters or computer keyboards that causes a carriage return and a line feed  document giving the tax collector information about the taxpayer’s tax liability  a quick reply to a question or remark (especially a witty or critical one)  happening again (especially at regular intervals)  verb submit (a report, etc.) to someone in authority  make a return  come back to place where one has been before, or return to a previous activity  return to a previous position; in mathematics  bring back to the point of departure  return in kind  go back to a previous state  be restored  answer back  go back to something earlier  pass down  give or supply  be inherited by  pay back  give back  elect again

  • robert   noun United States parliamentary authority and author (in 1876) of Robert’s Rules of Order (1837 1923)
  • safety   noun a score in American football; a player is tackled behind his own goal line

a safe place  the state of being certain that adverse effects will not be caused by some agent under defined conditions  (baseball) the successful act of striking a baseball in such a way that the batter reaches base safely  contraceptive device consisting of a sheath of thin rubber or latex that is worn over the penis during intercourse  a device designed to prevent injury

  • salmon   adj. of orange tinged with pink

noun any of various large food and game fishes of northern waters; usually migrate from salt to fresh water to spawn  flesh of any of various marine or freshwater fish of the family Salmonidae  a tributary of the Snake River in Idaho

  • saying   noun a word or phrase that particular people use in particular situations
  • screen   noun protective covering consisting of a metallic netting mounted in a frame and covering windows or doors (especially for protection against insects)

a covering that serves to conceal or shelter something  partition consisting of a decorative frame or panel that serves to divide a space  display on the surface of the large end of a cathode ray tube on which is electronically created  a white or silvered surface where pictures can be projected for viewing  something that keeps things out or hinders sight  a door that consists of a frame holding metallic or plastic netting; used to allow ventilation and to keep insects from entering a building through the open door  a strainer for separating lumps from powdered material or grading particles  verb examine methodically  prevent from entering  project onto a screen for viewing  examine in order to test suitability  test or examine for the presence of disease or infection  protect, hide, or conceal from danger or harm  separate with a riddle, as grain from chaff

  • second   adj. having the second highest gear ratio

coming next after first  a part or voice or instrument or orchestra section lower in pitch than or subordinate to the first  coming next after the first in position in space or time or degree or magnitude  adv. in the second place  noun a speech seconding a motion  the official attendant of a contestant in a duel or boxing match  a 60th part of a minute of arc  following the first in an ordering or series  1/60 of a minute; the basic unit of time adopted under the Systeme International d’Unites  the fielding position of the player on a baseball team who is stationed near the second of the bases in the infield  merchandise that has imperfections; usually sold at a reduced price without the brand name  the gear that has the second lowest forward gear ratio in the gear box of a motor vehicle  a particular point in time  an indefinitely short time  verb transfer an employee to a different, temporary assignment  give support or one’s approval to

unsparing and uncompromising in discipline or judgment  intensely or extremely bad or unpleasant in degree or quality  causing fear or anxiety by threatening great harm  severely simple  very strong or vigorous

noun any communication that encodes a message  any incitement to action  an electric quantity (voltage or current or field strength) whose modulation represents coded information about the source from which it comes  verb be a signal for or a symptom of  communicate silently and non verbally by signals or signs

  • silent   adj. having a frequency below or above the range of human audibility

not made to sound  marked by absence of sound  unable to speak because of hereditary deafness  failing to speak or communicate etc when expected to  indicated by necessary connotation though not expressed directly

  • simple   adj. unornamented

(botany) of leaf shapes; of leaves having no divisions or subdivisions  having few parts; not complex or complicated or involved  easy and not involved or complicated  apart from anything else; without additions or modifications  lacking mental capacity and devoid of subtlety  exhibiting childlike simplicity and credulity  noun any herbaceous plant having medicinal properties  a person lacking intelligence or common sense

  • smooth   adj. lacking obstructions or difficulties

having a surface free from roughness or bumps or ridges or irregularities  of motion that runs or flows or proceeds without jolts or turbulence  of the margin of a leaf shape; not broken up into teeth  (of a body of water) free from disturbance by heavy waves  smoothly agreeable and courteous with a degree of sophistication  smooth and unconstrained in movement  (music) without breaks between notes; smooth and connected  noun the act of smoothing  verb make smooth or smoother, as if by rubbing  free from obstructions  make (a surface) shine

  • social   adj. marked by friendly companionship with others

living together or enjoying life in communities or organized groups  tending to move or live together in groups or colonies of the same kind  composed of sociable people or formed for the purpose of sociability  relating to human society and its members  relating to or belonging to or characteristic of high society  noun a party of people assembled to promote sociability and communal activity

  • sodium   noun a silvery soft waxy metallic element of the alkali metal group; occurs abundantly in natural compounds (especially in salt water); burns with a yellow flame and reacts violently in water; occurs in sea water and in the mineral halite (rock salt)
  • source   noun a facility where something is available

anything that provides inspiration for later work  a document (or organization) from which information is obtained  (technology) a process by which energy or a substance enters a system  a publication (or a passage from a publication) that is referred to  the place where something begins, where it springs into being  anything (a person or animal or plant or substance) in which an infectious agent normally lives and multiplies  someone who originates or causes or initiates something  a person who supplies information  verb specify the origin of  get (a product) from another country or business

  • spongy   adj. like a sponge in being able to absorb liquids and yield it back when compressed

easily squashed; resembling a sponge in having soft porous texture and compressibility

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  • spread   adj. prepared or arranged for a meal; especially having food set out

distributed or spread over a considerable extent  fully extended in width  noun act of extending over a wider scope or expanse of space or time  the expansion of a person’s girth (especially at middle age)  two facing pages of a book or other publication  process or result of distributing or extending over a wide expanse of space  a tasty mixture to be spread on bread or crackers  decorative cover for a bed  farm consisting of a large tract of land along with facilities needed to raise livestock (especially cattle)  a conspicuous disparity or difference as between two figures  a haphazard distribution in all directions  a meal that is well prepared and greatly enjoyed  verb distribute or disperse widely  become distributed or widespread  distribute over a surface in a layer  cover by spreading something over  strew or distribute over an area  spread across or over  cause to become widely known  become widely known and passed on  spread out or open from a closed or folded state  move outward

(physics) deformation of a physical body under the action of applied forces  injury to a muscle (often caused by overuse); results in swelling and pain  (psychology) nervousness resulting from mental stress  the act of singing  an effortful attempt to attain a goal  a lineage or race of people  the general meaning or substance of an utterance  a succession of notes forming a distinctive sequence  a special variety of domesticated animals within a species  (biology) a group of organisms within a species that differ in trivial ways from similar groups  difficulty that causes worry or emotional tension  verb use to the utmost; exert vigorously or to full capacity  become stretched or tense or taught  cause to be tense and uneasy or nervous or anxious  alter the shape of (something) by stress  to exert much effort or energy  rub through a strainer or process in an electric blender  remove by passing through a filter  separate by passing through a sieve or other straining device to separate out coarser elements  test the limits of

  • sudden   adj. happening without warning or in a short space of time
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  • sweaty   adj. being wet with perspiration
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  • system   noun instrumentality that combines interrelated interacting artifacts designed to work as a coherent entity

the living body considered as made up of interdependent components forming a unified whole  a group of physiologically or anatomically related organs or parts  a complex of methods or rules governing behavior  a procedure or process for obtaining an objective  a group of independent but interrelated elements comprising a unified whole  (physical chemistry) a sample of matter in which substances in different phases are in equilibrium  an ordered manner; orderliness by virtue of being methodical and well organized  an organized structure for arranging or classifying

  • taking   adj. very attractive; capturing interest

noun the act of someone who picks up or takes something

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  • tendon   noun a cord or band of inelastic tissue connecting a muscle with its bony attachment
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  • tested   adj. tested and proved to be reliable

tested and proved useful or correct

  • theory   noun a belief that can guide behavior

a well substantiated explanation of some aspect of the natural world; an organized system of accepted knowledge that applies in a variety of circumstances to explain a specific set of phenomena  a tentative theory about the natural world; a concept that is not yet verified but that if true would explain certain facts or phenomena

  • though   adv. (postpositive) however
  • throat   noun a passage resembling a throat in shape or function

an opening in the vamp of a shoe at the instep  the passage to the stomach and lungs; in the front part of the neck below the chin and above the collarbone

  • tissue   noun part of an organism consisting of an aggregate of cells having a similar structure and function

a soft thin (usually translucent) paper  verb create a piece of cloth by interlacing strands of fabric, such as wool or cotton

  • tongue   noun the flap of material under the laces of a shoe or boot

a mobile mass of muscular tissue covered with mucous membrane and located in the oral cavity  a manner of speaking  the tongue of certain animals used as meat  any long thin projection that is transient  metal striker that hangs inside a bell and makes a sound by hitting the side  a human written or spoken language used by a community; opposed to e.g. a computer language  a narrow strip of land that juts out into the sea  verb lick or explore with the tongue  articulate by tonguing, as when playing wind instruments

  • trauma   noun an emotional wound or shock often having long lasting effects

any physical damage to the body caused by violence or accident or fracture etc.

  • travel   noun the act of going from one place to another

self propelled movement  a movement through space that changes the location of something  verb change location; move, travel, or proceed  undergo transportation as in a vehicle  make a trip for pleasure  undertake a journey or trip  travel upon or across  travel from place to place, as for the purpose of finding work, preaching, or acting as a judge

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  • turkey   noun large gallinaceous bird with fan shaped tail; widely domesticated for food

an event that fails badly or is totally ineffectual  flesh of large domesticated fowl usually roasted  a Eurasian republic in Asia Minor and the Balkans; achieved independence from the Ottoman Empire in 1923  a person who does something thoughtless or annoying

  • turned   adj. moved around an axis or center

in an unpalatable state

  • twelve   adj. denoting a quantity consisting of 12 items or units

noun the cardinal number that is the sum of eleven and one

  • uterus   noun a hollow muscular organ in the pelvic cavity of females; contains the developing fetus
  • values   noun beliefs of a person or social group in which they have an emotional investment (either for or against something)
  • venous   adj. of or contained in or performing the function of the veins
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  • vessel   noun a craft designed for water transportation

an object used as a container (especially for liquids)  a tube in which a body fluid circulates

  • volume   noun the magnitude of sound (usually in a specified direction)

a publication that is one of a set of several similar publications  the amount of 3 dimensional space occupied by an object  a relative amount  physical objects consisting of a number of pages bound together  the property of something that is great in magnitude

  • watery   adj. overly diluted; thin and insipid

relating to or resembling or consisting of water  filled with water  wet with secreted or exuded moisture such as sweat or tears

sports equipment used in calisthenic exercises and weightlifting; it is not attached to anything and is raised and lowered by use of the hands and arms  the vertical force exerted by a mass as a result of gravity  the relative importance granted to something  an oppressive feeling of heavy force  (statistics) a coefficient assigned to elements of a frequency distribution in order to represent their relative importance  a unit used to measure weight  a system of units used to express the weight of something  verb present with a bias  weight down with a load

  • widely   adv. to a great degree

so as to leave much space or distance between  to or over a great extent or range; far

engage or engross wholly  take up mentally  assimilate or take in  take in, also metaphorically  become imbued  take up, as of debts or payments  suck or take up or in  engross (oneself) fully

  • access   noun the act of approaching or entering

a way of entering or leaving  (computer science) the operation of reading or writing stored information  the right to obtain or make use of or take advantage of something (as services or membership)  a code (a series of characters or digits) that must be entered in some way (typed or dialed or spoken) to get the use of something (a telephone line or a computer or a local area network etc.)  the right to enter  verb reach or gain access to  obtain or retrieve from a storage device; as of information on a computer

  • action   noun something done (usually as opposed to something said)

the most important or interesting work or activity in a specific area or field  an act by a government body or supranational organization  the operating part that transmits power to a mechanism  the trait of being active and energetic and forceful  the series of events that form a plot  the state of being active  a military engagement  a judicial proceeding brought by one party against another; one party prosecutes another for a wrong done or for protection of a right or for prevention of a wrong  a process existing in or produced by nature (rather than by the intent of human beings)  verb institute legal proceedings against; file a suit against  put in effect

  • active   adj. characterized by energetic activity

engaged in full time work  full of activity or engaged in continuous activity  tending to become more severe or wider in scope  disposed to take action or effectuate change  (of e.g. volcanos) erupting or liable to erupt  (of e.g. volcanos) capable of erupting  expressing action rather than a state of being; used of verbs (e.g. `to run’) and participial adjectives (e.g. `running’ in `running water’)  expressing that the subject of the sentence has the semantic function of actor: “Hemingway favors active constructions”  exerting influence or producing a change or effect  of the sun; characterized by a high level activity in sunspots and flares and radio emissions  in operation  taking part in an activity  engaged in or ready for military or naval operations  noun a person devoted to the active life  the voice used to indicate that the grammatical subject of the verb is performing the action or causing the happening denoted by the verb  chemical agent capable of activity

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  • advice   noun a proposal for an appropriate course of action
  • affect   noun the conscious subjective aspect of feeling or emotion

verb act physically on; have an effect upon  have an effect upon  have an emotional or cognitive impact upon  make believe with the intent to deceive  connect closely and often incriminatingly

  • airway   noun a commercial enterprise that provides scheduled flights for passengers

a duct that provides ventilation (as in mines)  the passages through which air enters and leaves the body  a designated route followed by airplanes in flying from one airport to another

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  • almost   adv. (of actions or states) slightly short of or not quite accomplished
  • always   adv. at all times; all the time and on every occasion

forever; throughout all time  at any time or in any event  seemingly without interruption; often and repeatedly

  • amount   noun how much of something is available

how much there is of something that you can quantify  a quantity obtained by the addition of a group of numbers  a quantity of money  verb be tantamount or equivalent to  develop into  add up in number or quantity

  • angina   noun any disease of the throat or fauces marked by spasmodic attacks of intense suffocative pain

a heart condition marked by paroxysms of chest pain due to reduced oxygen to the heart

  • animal   adj. of the nature of or characteristic of or derived from an animal or animals

marked by the appetites and passions of the body  noun a living organism characterized by voluntary movement

  • appear   verb come into sight or view

come into being or existence, or appear on the scene  be issued or published  appear as a character on stage or appear in a play, etc.  seem to be true, probable, or apparent  present oneself formally, as before a (judicial) authority  give a certain impression or have a certain outward aspect

  • armpit   noun the hollow under the arm where it is joined to the shoulder
  • around   adv. in circumference

by a circular or circuitous route  in a circle or circular motion  to a particular destination either specified or understood  (of quantities) imprecise but fairly close to correct  in the area or vicinity  from beginning to end; throughout  all around or on all sides  in or to a reversed position or direction  to or among many different places or in no particular direction

  • artery   noun a major thoroughfare that bears important traffic

a blood vessel that carries blood from the heart to the body

  • assess   verb estimate the value of (property) for taxation

charge (a person or a property) with a payment, such as a tax or a fine  place a value on; judge the worth of something  set or determine the amount of (a payment such as a fine)

characterized by a band of especially white around the body  marked with bands or strips of contrasting color or texture

  • become   verb enter or assume a certain state or condition

come into existence  undergo a change or development  enhance the appearance of

  • before   adv. earlier in time; previously

at or in the front

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  • benign   adj. pleasant and beneficial in nature or influence

kindness of disposition or manner  not dangerous to health; not recurrent or progressive (especially of a tumor)

  • better   adj. (comparative and superlative of `well’) wiser or more advantageous and hence advisable

(comparative of `good’) superior to another (of the same class or set or kind) in excellence or quality or desirability or suitability; more highly skilled than another  (comparative of `good’) changed for the better in health or fitness  more than half  adv. comparative of `well’; in a better or more excellent manner or more advantageously or attractively or to a greater degree etc.  from a position of superiority or authority  noun the superior one of two alternatives  a superior person having claim to precedence  someone who bets  verb get better  to make better  surpass in excellence

  • beyond   adv. in addition

farther along in space or time or degree  on the farther side from the observer

a decorative recessed or relieved surface on an edge  a line that indicates a boundary  the boundary of a surface  the boundary line or the area immediately inside the boundary  verb lie adjacent to another or share a boundary  provide with a border or edge  extend on all sides of simultaneously; encircle  enclose in or as if in a frame  form the boundary of; be contiguous to

  • bubble   noun a dome shaped covering made of transparent glass or plastic

an impracticable and illusory idea  a hollow globule of gas (e.g., air or carbon dioxide)  a speculative scheme that depends on unstable factors that the planner cannot control  verb form, produce, or emit bubbles  expel gas from the stomach  flow in an irregular current with a bubbling noise

  • buffet   noun a piece of furniture that stands at the side of a dining room; has shelves and drawers

a meal set out on a buffet at which guests help themselves  usually inexpensive bar  verb strike, beat repeatedly  strike against forcefully

  • bypass   noun a road that takes traffic around the edge of a town

a surgically created shunt (usually around a damaged part)  a conductor having low resistance in parallel with another device to divert a fraction of the current  verb avoid something unpleasant or laborious

  • called   adj. known or spoken of as

given or having a specified name

an abundant nonmetallic tetravalent element occurring in three allotropic forms: amorphous carbon and graphite and diamond; occurs in all organic compounds  a thin paper coated on one side with a dark waxy substance (often containing carbon); used to transfer characters from the original to an under sheet of paper

of or belonging to neither the right nor the left politically or intellectually  noun a position on a basketball team of the player who participates in the jump that starts the game  the position of the player on the line of scrimmage who puts the ball in play  the position on a hockey team of the player who participates in the face off at the beginning of the game  a building dedicated to a particular activity  a cluster of nerve cells governing a specific bodily process  the object upon which interest and attention focuses  the sweet central portion of a piece of candy that is enclosed in chocolate or some other covering  politically moderate persons; centrists  the middle of a military or naval formation  a place where some particular activity is concentrated  a point equidistant from the ends of a line or the extremities of a figure  an area that is approximately central within some larger region  (football) the person who plays center on the line of scrimmage and snaps the ball to the quarterback  (basketball) the person who plays center on a basketball team  (ice hockey) the person who plays center on a hockey team  the piece of ground in the outfield directly ahead of the catcher  mercantile establishment consisting of a carefully landscaped complex of shops representing leading merchandisers; usually includes restaurants and a convenient parking area; a modern version of the traditional marketplace  the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience  verb move into the center  direct one’s attention on something  center upon

  • chance   adj. occurring or appearing or singled out by chance

noun a risk involving danger  a measure of how likely it is that some event will occur; a number expressing the ratio of favorable cases to the whole number of cases possible  an unknown and unpredictable phenomenon that causes an event to result one way rather than another  the possibility of future success  a possibility due to a favorable combination of circumstances  verb be the case by chance  come upon, as if by accident; meet with  take a risk in the hope of a favorable outcome

  • cheese   noun a solid food prepared from the pressed curd of milk

erect or decumbent Old World perennial with axillary clusters of rosy purple flowers; introduced in United States  verb wind onto a cheese  used in the imperative (get away, or stop it)

  • cohort   noun a band of warriors (originally a unit of a Roman Legion)

a company of companions or supporters  a group people having approximately the same age

  • coming   adj. yet to come

of the relatively near future  noun arrival that has been awaited (especially of something momentous)  the moment of most intense pleasure in sexual intercourse  the act of drawing spatially closer to something  the temporal property of becoming nearer in time

  • common   adj. having no special distinction or quality; widely known or commonly encountered; average or ordinary or usual

belonging to or participated in by a community as a whole; public  commonly encountered  being or characteristic of or appropriate to everyday language  of or associated with the great masses of people  to be expected; standard  common to or shared by two or more parties  lacking refinement or cultivation or taste  of low or inferior quality or value  noun a piece of open land for recreational use in an urban area

  • course   adv. as might be expected

noun a mode of action  education imparted in a series of lessons or meetings  facility consisting of a circumscribed area of land or water laid out for a sport  (construction) a layer of masonry  part of a meal served at one time  a connected series of events or actions or developments  general line of orientation  a line or route along which something travels or moves  verb hunt with hounds  move swiftly through or over  move along, of liquids

the condition of being susceptible to harm or injury  a cause of pain or injury or loss  a venture undertaken without regard to possible loss or injury

  • define   verb give a definition for the meaning of a word

determine the nature of  show the form or outline of  determine the essential quality of

  • degree   noun a position on a scale of intensity or amount or quality

the seriousness of something (e.g., a burn or crime)  the highest power of a term or variable  a measure for arcs and angles  a unit of temperature on a specified scale  a specific identifiable position in a continuum or series or especially in a process  an award conferred by a college or university signifying that the recipient has satisfactorily completed a course of study

be of different opinions

  • direct   adj. lacking compromising or mitigating elements; exact

direct in spatial dimensions; proceeding without deviation or interruption; straight and short  (of a current) flowing in one direction only  extended senses; direct in means or manner or behavior or language or action  similar in nature or effect or relation to another quantity  moving from west to east on the celestial sphere; or for planets around the sun in the same direction as the Earth  having no intervening persons, agents, conditions  in precisely the same words used by a writer or speaker  being an immediate result or consequence  in a straight unbroken line of descent from parent to child  adv. without deviation  verb command with authority  give directions to; point somebody into a certain direction  guide the actors in (plays and films)  be in charge of  plan and direct (a complex undertaking)  specifically design a product, event, or activity for a certain public  put an address on (an envelope)  intend (something) to move towards a certain goal  aim or direct at; as of blows, weapons, or objects such as photographic equipment  lead, as in the performance of a composition  direct the course; determine the direction of travelling  cause to go somewhere  take somebody somewhere

  • distal   adj. situated farthest from point of attachment or origin, as of a limb or bone

directed away from the midline or mesial plane of the body

an impression (especially one that is artificial or contrived)  the central meaning or theme of a speech or literary work  a symptom caused by an illness or a drug  an outward appearance  a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon  verb produce  act so as to bring into existence

  • effort   noun use of physical or mental energy; hard work

a notable achievement  earnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish something  a series of actions advancing a principle or tending toward a particular end

  • either   adv. after a negative statement used as an intensive meaning something like `likewise’ or `also’
  • energy   noun an imaginative lively style (especially style of writing)

enterprising or ambitious drive  forceful exertion  (physics) the capacity of a physical system to do work; the units of energy are joules or ergs  a healthy capacity for vigorous activity  the federal department responsible for maintaining a national energy policy of the United States; created in 1977

  • enough   adj. enough to meet a purpose

adv. as much as necessary  noun an adequate quantity; a quantity that is large enough to achieve a purpose

  • ensure   verb be careful or certain to do something; make certain of something

make certain of

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  • entire   adj. constituting the full quantity or extent; complete

(used of domestic animals) sexually competent  (of leaves or petals) having a smooth edge; not broken up into teeth or lobes  constituting the undiminished entirety; lacking nothing essential especially not damaged  noun uncastrated adult male horse

  • enzyme   noun any of several complex proteins that are produced by cells and act as catalysts in specific biochemical reactions
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  • ethnic   adj. not acknowledging the God of Christianity and Judaism and Islam

denoting or deriving from or distinctive of the ways of living built up by a group of people  noun a person who is a member of an ethnic group

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  • excess   adj. more than is needed, desired, or required

noun immoderation as a consequence of going beyond sufficient or permitted limits  a quantity much larger than is needed  excessive indulgence  the state of being more than full

  • expert   adj. having or showing knowledge and skill and aptitude

noun a person with special knowledge or ability who performs skillfully

  • extent   noun the distance or area or volume over which something extends

the point or degree to which something extends

  • facial   adj. of or pertaining to the outside surface of an object

of or concerning the face  noun care for the face that usually involves cleansing and massage and the application of cosmetic creams  cranial nerve that supplies facial muscles

  • factor   noun an independent variable in statistics

anything that contributes causally to a result  any of the numbers (or symbols) that form a product when multiplied together  (genetics) a segment of DNA that is involved in producing a polypeptide chain; it can include regions preceding and following the coding DNA as well as introns between the exons; it is considered a unit of heredity  an abstract part of something  a businessman who buys or sells for another in exchange for a commission  one of two or more integers that can be exactly divided into another integer  verb resolve into factors

  • female   adj. being the sex (of plant or animal) that produces fertilizable gametes (ova) from which offspring develop

for or pertaining to or composed of women or girls  characteristic of or peculiar to a woman  noun an animal that produces gametes (ova) that can be fertilized by male gametes (spermatozoa)  a person who belongs to the sex that can have babies

  • fibrin   noun a white insoluble fibrous protein formed by the action of thrombin on fibrinogen when blood clots; it forms a network that traps red cells and platelets
  • follow   verb behave in accordance or in agreement with

grasp the meaning  travel along a certain course  to travel behind, go after, come after  adhere to or practice  accept and follow the leadership or command or guidance of  come as a logical consequence; follow logically  come after in time, as a result  be next  to bring something about at a later time than  keep informed  keep to  follow, discover, or ascertain the course of development of something  perform an accompaniment to  imitate in behavior; take as a model  follow in or as if in pursuit  keep under surveillance  choose and follow; as of theories, ideas, policies, strategies or plans  be the successor (of)  work in a specific place, with a specific subject, or in a specific function  follow with the eyes or the mind  act in accordance with someone’s rules, commands, or wishes  to be the product or result  be later in time

  • format   noun the general appearance of a publication

the organization of information according to preset specifications (usually for computer processing)  verb divide (a disk) into marked sectors so that it may store data  determine the arrangement of (data) for storage and display (in computer science)  set (printed matter) into a specific format

  • formed   adj. fully developed as by discipline or training

having taken on a definite arrangement  having or given a form or shape  clearly defined  formed in the mind

  • friend   noun a member of the Religious Society of Friends founded by George Fox (the Friends have never called themselves Quakers)

a person you know well and regard with affection and trust  a person with whom you are acquainted  an associate who provides assistance  a person who backs a politician or a team etc.

  • future   adj. coming at a subsequent time or stage

(of elected officers) elected but not yet serving  yet to be or coming  effective in or looking toward the future  a verb tense or other formation referring to events or states that have not yet happened  noun bulk commodities bought or sold at an agreed price for delivery at a specified future date  a verb tense that expresses actions or states in the future  the time yet to come

  • gender   noun a grammatical category in inflected languages governing the agreement between nouns and pronouns and adjectives; in some languages it is quite arbitrary but in Indo European languages it is usually based on sex or animateness

the properties that distinguish organisms on the basis of their reproductive roles

a healthy state of wellbeing free from disease

  • height   noun the vertical dimension of extension; distance from the base of something to the top

(of a standing person) the distance from head to foot  elevation especially above sea level or above the earth’s surface  the highest level or degree attainable; the highest stage of development

  • higher   adj. of education beyond the secondary level

advanced in complexity or elaboration

  • highly   adv. in a high position or level or rank

to a high degree or extent; favorably or with much respect  at a high rate or wage

  • humans   noun all of the living human inhabitants of the earth
  • hunger   noun strong desire for something (not food or drink)

a physiological need for food; the consequence of food deprivation  verb feel the need to eat  be hungry; go without food  have a craving, appetite, or great desire for

  • indeed   adv. (used as an interjection) an expression of surprise or skepticism or irony etc.

in truth (often tends to intensify)

  • intake   noun an opening through which fluid is admitted to a tube or container

the process of taking food into the body through the mouth (as by eating)

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  • kernel   noun the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience

a single whole grain of a cereal  the inner and usually edible part of a seed or grain or nut or fruit stone

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  • larger   adj. large or big relative to something else
  • latter   adj. referring to the second of two things or persons mentioned (or the last one or ones of several)

noun the second of two or the second mentioned of two

providing something with a surface of a different material  a protective covering that protects an inside surface  a piece of cloth that is used as the inside surface of a garment

  • linked   adj. connected by a link, as railway cars or trailer trucks
  • lipase   noun an enzyme secreted in the digestive tract that catalyzes the breakdown of fats into individual fatty acids that can be absorbed into the bloodstream
  • listen   verb hear with intention

listen and pay attention  pay close attention to; give heed to

  • locate   verb discover the location of; determine the place of; find by searching or examining

assign a location to  take up residence and become established  determine or indicate the place, site, or limits of, as if by an instrument or by a survey

  • lowest   adj. lowest in rank or importance

adv. in the lowest position; nearest the ground

  • makeup   noun cosmetics applied to the face to improve or change your appearance

an event that is substituted for a previously cancelled event  the way in which someone or something is composed

  • making   noun (usually plural) the components needed for making or doing something

the act that results in something coming to be  an attribute that must be met or complied with and that fits a person for something

  • manage   verb be in charge of, act on, or dispose of

watch and direct  be successful; achieve a goal  carry on or manage  achieve something by means of trickery or devious methods  come to terms or deal successfully with

  • marked   adj. singled out for notice or especially for a dire fate

strongly marked; easily noticeable  having or as if having an identifying mark or a mark as specified; often used in combination

  • marker   noun some conspicuous object used to distinguish or mark something

a writing implement for making a mark  a distinguishing symbol

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  • method   noun a way of doing something, especially a systematic way; implies an orderly logical arrangement (usually in steps)

an acting technique introduced by Stanislavsky in which the actor recalls emotions or reactions from his or her own life and uses them to identify with the character being portrayed

  • middle   adj. between an earlier and a later period of time

of a stage in the development of a language or literature between earlier and later stages  equally distant from the extremes  being neither at the beginning nor at the end in a series  noun the middle area of the human torso (usually in front)  an intermediate part or section  time between the beginning and the end of a temporal period  an area that is approximately central within some larger region  verb put in the middle

  • midway   adj. equally distant from the extremes

adv. at half the distance; at the middle  noun naval battle of World War II (June 1942); American planes based on land and on carriers decisively defeated a Japanese fleet on its way to invade the Midway Islands  the place at a fair or carnival where sideshows and similar amusements are located

  • modest   adj. free from ostentation or pretension

not large but sufficient in size or amount  not offensive to sexual mores in conduct or appearance  marked by simplicity; having a humble opinion of yourself  free from pomp or affectation  limited in size or scope  humble in spirit or manner; suggesting retiring mildness or even cowed submissiveness  low or inferior in station or quality

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  • mucosa   noun mucus secreting membrane lining all body cavities or passages that communicate with the exterior
  • muffin   noun a sweet quick bread baked in a cup shaped pan
  • muscle   noun authority or power or force (especially when used in a coercive way)

animal tissue consisting predominantly of contractile cells  one of the contractile organs of the body  possessing muscular strength  a bully employed as a thug or bodyguard  verb make one’s way by force

  • namely   adv. as follows
  • narrow   adj. limited in size or scope

not wide  very limited in degree  lacking tolerance or flexibility or breadth of view  characterized by painstaking care and detailed examination  noun a narrow strait connecting two bodies of water  verb make or become more narrow or restricted  become tight or as if tight  become more special  define clearly

  • nature   noun the complex of emotional and intellectual attributes that determine a person’s characteristic actions and reactions

the essential qualities or characteristics by which something is recognized  a particular type of thing  the natural physical world including plants and animals and landscapes etc.  a causal agent creating and controlling things in the universe

  • needed   adj. necessary for relief or supply
  • neural   adj. of or relating to neurons

of or relating to the nervous system

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  • normal   adj. conforming with or constituting a norm or standard or level or type or social norm; not abnormal

being approximately average or within certain limits in e.g. intelligence and development  in accordance with scientific laws  forming a right angle  noun something regarded as a normative example

  • number   noun an item of merchandise offered for sale

a clothing measurement  the property possessed by a sum or total or indefinite quantity of units or individuals  the grammatical category for the forms of nouns and pronouns and verbs that are used depending on the number of entities involved (singular or dual or plural)  a numeral or string of numerals that is used for identification  a select company of people  a concept of quantity derived from zero and units  the number is used in calling a particular telephone  one of a series published periodically  a symbol used to represent a number  a short theatrical performance that is part of a longer program  verb place a limit on the number of  enumerate  give numbers to  determine the number or amount of  add up in number or quantity  put into a group

(of drugs) through the mouth rather than through injection

  • origin   noun properties attributable to your ancestry

the point of intersection of coordinate axes; where the values of the coordinates are all zero  an event that is a beginning; a first part or stage of subsequent events  the descendants of one individual  the place where something begins, where it springs into being

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  • outlet   noun activity that frees or expresses creative energy or emotion

an opening that permits escape or release  a place of business for retailing goods  receptacle providing a place in a wiring system where current can be taken to run electrical devices

  • oxygen   noun a nonmetallic bivalent element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless nonflammable diatomic gas; constitutes 21 percent of the atmosphere by volume; the most abundant element in the earth’s crust
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  • pelvis   noun a structure shaped like a funnel in the outlet of the kidney into which urine is discharged before passing into the ureter

the structure of the vertebrate skeleton supporting the lower limbs in humans and the hind limbs or corresponding parts in other vertebrates

  • people   noun (plural) any group of human beings (men or women or children) collectively

members of a family line  the body of citizens of a state or country  the common people generally  verb fill with people or supply with inhabitants  furnish with people

  • period   noun a punctuation mark (.) placed at the end of a declarative sentence to indicate a full stop or after abbreviations

the end or completion of something  a unit of geological time during which a system of rocks formed  one of three periods of play in hockey games  the interval taken to complete one cycle of a regularly repeating phenomenon  a stage in the history of a culture having a definable place in space and time  the monthly discharge of blood from the uterus of nonpregnant women from puberty to menopause  an amount of time

  • person   noun a human being

a human body (usually including the clothing)  a grammatical category of pronouns and verb forms

relating to the pineal body

  • placed   adj. put in position in relation to other things

situated in a particular spot or position

  • plants
  • plaque   noun (pathology) a small abnormal patch on or inside the body

a memorial made of brass

  • plasma   noun colorless watery fluid of blood and lymph containing no cells and in which erythrocytes and leukocytes and platelets are suspended

(physical chemistry) a fourth state of matter distinct from solid or liquid or gas and present in stars and fusion reactors; a gas becomes a plasma when it is heated until the atoms lose all their electrons, leaving a highly electrified collection of nuclei and free electrons  a green slightly translucent variety of chalcedony used as a gemstone

  • portal   noun a grand and imposing entrance (often extended metaphorically)

a short vein that carries blood into the liver  a site that the owner positions as an entrance to other sites on the internet

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  • random   adj. lacking any definite plan or order or purpose; governed by or depending on chance

taken haphazardly

  • rather   adv. to some (great or small) extent

on the contrary  to a degree (not used with a negative)  more readily or willingly

  • record   noun the sum of recognized accomplishments

an extreme attainment; the best (or worst) performance ever attested (as in a sport)  a compilation of the known facts regarding something or someone  anything (such as a document or a phonograph record or a photograph) providing permanent evidence of or information about past events  a document that can serve as legal evidence of a transaction  the number of wins versus losses and ties a team has had  sound recording consisting of a disk with a continuous groove; used to reproduce music by rotating while a phonograph needle tracks in the groove  a list of crimes for which an accused person has been previously convicted  verb register electronically  make a record of; set down in permanent form  be aware of  be or provide a memorial to a person or an event  indicate a certain reading; of gauges and instruments

  • reduce   verb take off weight

narrow or limit  cook until very little liquid is left  be the essential element  make smaller  make less complex  cut down on; make a reduction in  reposition (a broken bone after surgery) back to its normal site  undergo meiosis  lower in grade or rank or force somebody into an undignified situation  simplify the form of a mathematical equation of expression by substituting one term for another  lessen and make more modest  bring to humbler or weaker state or condition  lessen the strength or flavor of a solution or mixture  be cooked until very little liquid is left  to remove oxygen from a compound, or cause to react with hydrogen or form a hydride, or to undergo an increase in the number of electrons  reduce in size; reduce physically  reduce in scope while retaining essential elements  put down by force or intimidation

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  • region   noun the extended spatial location of something

a large indefinite location on the surface of the Earth  the approximate amount of something (usually used prepositionally as in `in the region of’)  a part of an animal that has a special function or is supplied by a given artery or nerve  a knowledge domain that you are interested in or are communicating about

  • remove   noun degree of figurative distance or separation

verb remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract  get rid of something abstract  shift the position or location of, as for business, legal, educational, or military purposes  remove from a position or an office  go away or leave  dispose of  cause to leave  kill intentionally and with premeditation

  • report   noun a short account of the news

the act of informing by verbal report  a written document describing the findings of some individual or group  a sharp explosive sound (especially the sound of a gun firing)  the general estimation that the public has for a person  an essay (especially one written as an assignment)  a written evaluation of a student’s scholarship and deportment  verb to give an account or representation of in words  make known to the authorities  complain about; make a charge against  announce one’s presence  announce as the result of an investigation, or announce something to the proper authorities  be responsible for reporting the details of, as in journalism

  • result   noun something that results

the semantic role of the noun phrase whose referent exists only by virtue of the activity denoted by the verb in the clause  a statement that solves a problem or explains how to solve the problem  a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon  verb issue or terminate (in a specified way, state, etc.); end  have as a result or residue

  • return   noun a coming to or returning home

the act of going back to a prior location  (American football) the act of running back the ball after a kickoff or punt or interception or fumble  a tennis stroke that sends the ball back to the other player  a reciprocal group action  the occurrence of a change in direction back in the opposite direction  the income or profit arising from such transactions as the sale of land or other property  the act of someone appearing again  getting something back again  the key on electric typewriters or computer keyboards that causes a carriage return and a line feed  document giving the tax collector information about the taxpayer’s tax liability  a quick reply to a question or remark (especially a witty or critical one)  happening again (especially at regular intervals)  verb submit (a report, etc.) to someone in authority  make a return  come back to place where one has been before, or return to a previous activity  return to a previous position; in mathematics  bring back to the point of departure  return in kind  go back to a previous state  be restored  answer back  go back to something earlier  pass down  give or supply  be inherited by  pay back  give back  elect again

  • reward   noun an act performed to strengthen approved behavior

the offer of money for helping to find a criminal or for returning lost property  payment made in return for a service rendered  benefit resulting from some event or action  a recompense for worthy acts or retribution for wrongdoing  verb act or give recompense in recognition of someone’s behavior or actions  strengthen and support with rewards  bestow honor or rewards upon

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  • safety   noun a score in American football; a player is tackled behind his own goal line

a safe place  the state of being certain that adverse effects will not be caused by some agent under defined conditions  (baseball) the successful act of striking a baseball in such a way that the batter reaches base safely  contraceptive device consisting of a sheath of thin rubber or latex that is worn over the penis during intercourse  a device designed to prevent injury

  • sample   noun a small part of something intended as representative of the whole

all or part of a natural object that is collected and preserved as an example of its class  items selected at random from a population and used to test hypotheses about the population  verb take a sample of

  • screen   noun protective covering consisting of a metallic netting mounted in a frame and covering windows or doors (especially for protection against insects)

a covering that serves to conceal or shelter something  partition consisting of a decorative frame or panel that serves to divide a space  display on the surface of the large end of a cathode ray tube on which is electronically created  a white or silvered surface where pictures can be projected for viewing  something that keeps things out or hinders sight  a door that consists of a frame holding metallic or plastic netting; used to allow ventilation and to keep insects from entering a building through the open door  a strainer for separating lumps from powdered material or grading particles  verb examine methodically  prevent from entering  project onto a screen for viewing  examine in order to test suitability  test or examine for the presence of disease or infection  protect, hide, or conceal from danger or harm  separate with a riddle, as grain from chaff

  • season   noun one of the natural periods into which the year is divided by the equinoxes and solstices or atmospheric conditions

a recurrent time marked by major holidays  a period of the year marked by special events or activities in some field  verb make fit  lend flavor to  make more temperate, acceptable, or suitable by adding something else; moderate

unsparing and uncompromising in discipline or judgment  intensely or extremely bad or unpleasant in degree or quality  causing fear or anxiety by threatening great harm  severely simple  very strong or vigorous

  • sexual   adj. having or involving sex

of or relating to or characterized by sexuality  involved in a sexual relationship

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  • shaped   adj. shaped to fit by or as if by altering the contours of a pliable mass (as by work or effort)

having the shape of

(botany) of leaf shapes; of leaves having no divisions or subdivisions  having few parts; not complex or complicated or involved  easy and not involved or complicated  apart from anything else; without additions or modifications  lacking mental capacity and devoid of subtlety  exhibiting childlike simplicity and credulity  noun any herbaceous plant having medicinal properties  a person lacking intelligence or common sense

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  • sleeve   noun the part of a garment that is attached at the armhole and that provides a cloth covering for the arm

small case into which an object fits

  • slight   adj. almost no or (with `a’) at least some; very little

being of delicate or slender build  having little substance or significance  noun a deliberate discourteous act (usually as an expression of anger or disapproval)  verb pay no attention to, disrespect

  • smooth   adj. lacking obstructions or difficulties

having a surface free from roughness or bumps or ridges or irregularities  of motion that runs or flows or proceeds without jolts or turbulence  of the margin of a leaf shape; not broken up into teeth  (of a body of water) free from disturbance by heavy waves  smoothly agreeable and courteous with a degree of sophistication  smooth and unconstrained in movement  (music) without breaks between notes; smooth and connected  noun the act of smoothing  verb make smooth or smoother, as if by rubbing  free from obstructions  make (a surface) shine

  • social   adj. marked by friendly companionship with others

living together or enjoying life in communities or organized groups  tending to move or live together in groups or colonies of the same kind  composed of sociable people or formed for the purpose of sociability  relating to human society and its members  relating to or belonging to or characteristic of high society  noun a party of people assembled to promote sociability and communal activity

  • speech   noun (language) communication by word of mouth

the exchange of spoken words  something spoken  the mental faculty or power of vocal communication  a lengthy rebuke  words making up the dialogue of a play  your characteristic style or manner of expressing yourself orally  the act of delivering a formal spoken communication to an audience

  • spinal   adj. of or relating to the spine or spinal cord

noun anesthesia of the lower half of the body; caused by injury to the spinal cord or by injecting an anesthetic beneath the arachnoid membrane that surrounds the spinal cord

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  • starch   noun a complex carbohydrate found chiefly in seeds, fruits, tubers, roots and stem pith of plants, notably in corn, potatoes, wheat, and rice; an important foodstuff and used otherwise especially in adhesives and as fillers and stiffeners for paper and textiles

verb stiffen with starch

  • starve   verb die of food deprivation

deprive of food  deprive of a necessity and cause suffering  be hungry; go without food  have a craving, appetite, or great desire for

  • stigma   noun a skin lesion that is a diagnostic sign of some disease

an external tracheal aperture in a terrestrial arthropod  the apical end of the style where deposited pollen enters the pistil  a symbol of disgrace or infamy

  • stored   adj. accumulated until needed
  • stress   noun the relative prominence of a syllable or musical note (especially with regard to stress or pitch)

(physics) force that produces strain on a physical body  difficulty that causes worry or emotional tension  special emphasis attached to something  (psychology) a state of mental or emotional strain or suspense  verb put stress on; utter with an accent  to stress, single out as important  test the limits of

  • stroke   noun a light touch with the hands

a single complete movement  (sports) the act of swinging or striking at a ball with a club or racket or bat or cue or hand  any one of the repeated movements of the limbs and body used for locomotion in swimming or rowing  a mark made by a writing implement (as in cursive writing)  a light touch  the oarsman nearest the stern of the shell who sets the pace for the rest of the crew  a sudden loss of consciousness resulting when the rupture or occlusion of a blood vessel leads to oxygen lack in the brain  a punctuation mark (/) used to separate related items of information  the maximum movement available to a pivoted or reciprocating piece by a cam  verb treat gingerly or carefully  strike a ball with a smooth blow  row at a particular rate  touch lightly and with affection, with brushing motions

  • sudden   adj. happening without warning or in a short space of time
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  • sugary   adj. containing sugar
  • supply   noun offering goods and services for sale

an amount of something available for use  the activity of supplying or providing something  verb provide or furnish with  state or say further  provide what is desired or needed, especially support, food or sustenance  circulate or distribute or equip with

  • survey   noun a detailed critical inspection

the act of looking or seeing or observing  short descriptive summary (of events)  verb consider in a comprehensive way  plot a map of (land)  make a survey of; for statistical purposes  look over in a comprehensively, inspect  hold a review (of troops)  keep under surveillance

  • switch   noun the act of changing one thing or position for another

a basketball maneuver; two defensive players shift assignments so that each guards the player usually guarded by the other  a flexible implement used as an instrument of punishment  control consisting of a mechanical or electrical or electronic device for making or breaking or changing the connections in a circuit  railroad track having two movable rails and necessary connections; used to turn a train from one track to another or to store rolling stock  hairpiece consisting of a tress of false hair; used by women to give shape to a coiffure  an event in which one thing is substituted for another  verb make a shift in or exchange of  lay aside, abandon, or leave for another  flog with or as if with a flexible rod  reverse (a direction, attitude, or course of action)  change over, change around, as to a new order or sequence  cause to go on or to be engaged or set in operation  exchange or give (something) in exchange for

  • system   noun instrumentality that combines interrelated interacting artifacts designed to work as a coherent entity

the living body considered as made up of interdependent components forming a unified whole  a group of physiologically or anatomically related organs or parts  a complex of methods or rules governing behavior  a procedure or process for obtaining an objective  a group of independent but interrelated elements comprising a unified whole  (physical chemistry) a sample of matter in which substances in different phases are in equilibrium  an ordered manner; orderliness by virtue of being methodical and well organized  an organized structure for arranging or classifying

  • taking   adj. very attractive; capturing interest

noun the act of someone who picks up or takes something

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  • thorax   noun part of an insect’s body that bears the wings and legs

the part of the human torso between the neck and the diaphragm or the corresponding part in other vertebrates  the middle region of the body of an arthropod between the head and the abdomen

  • tissue   noun part of an organism consisting of an aggregate of cells having a similar structure and function

a soft thin (usually translucent) paper  verb create a piece of cloth by interlacing strands of fabric, such as wool or cotton

the process of taking food into the body through the mouth (as by eating)

  • vessel   noun a craft designed for water transportation

an object used as a container (especially for liquids)  a tube in which a body fluid circulates

  • volume   noun the magnitude of sound (usually in a specified direction)

a publication that is one of a set of several similar publications  the amount of 3 dimensional space occupied by an object  a relative amount  physical objects consisting of a number of pages bound together  the property of something that is great in magnitude

  • weight   noun an artifact that is heavy

sports equipment used in calisthenic exercises and weightlifting; it is not attached to anything and is raised and lowered by use of the hands and arms  the vertical force exerted by a mass as a result of gravity  the relative importance granted to something  an oppressive feeling of heavy force  (statistics) a coefficient assigned to elements of a frequency distribution in order to represent their relative importance  a unit used to measure weight  a system of units used to express the weight of something  verb present with a bias  weight down with a load

  • within   adv. on the inside
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  • abdomen   noun the region of the body of a vertebrate between the thorax and the pelvis

the cavity containing the major viscera; in mammals it is separated from the thorax by the diaphragm

  • ability   noun the quality of being able to perform; a quality that permits or facilitates achievement or accomplishment

possession of the qualities (especially mental qualities) required to do something or get something done

  • absence   noun failure to be present

the state of being absent  the time interval during which something or somebody is away  epilepsy characterized by paroxysmal attacks of brief clouding of consciousness (a possible other abnormalities)

  • account   noun the quality of taking advantage

importance or value  a statement of recent transactions and the resulting balance  a formal contractual relationship established to provide for regular banking or brokerage or business services  a record or narrative description of past events  an itemized statement of money owed for goods shipped or services rendered  a short account of the news  a statement that makes something comprehensible by describing the relevant structure or operation or circumstances etc.  the act of informing by verbal report  grounds  verb furnish a justifying analysis or explanation  keep an account of  be the sole or primary factor in the existence, acquisition, supply, or disposal of something  to give an account or representation of in words

any of a series of volatile hydroxyl compounds that are made from hydrocarbons by distillation

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  • analogy   noun drawing a comparison in order to show a similarity in some respect

an inference that if things agree in some respects they probably agree in others  the religious belief that between creature and creator no similarity can be found so great but that the dissimilarity is always greater; language can point in the right direction but any analogy between God and humans will always be inadequate

  • anatomy   noun a detailed analysis

the branch of morphology that deals with the structure of animals  alternative names for the body of a human being

  • another   adj. any of various alternatives; some other
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  • applied   adj. concerned with concrete problems or data rather than with fundamental principles; opposed to theoretical

put into practice or put to use  that are used

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  • average   adj. lacking special distinction, rank, or status; commonly encountered

around the middle of a scale of evaluation of physical measures  approximating the statistical norm or average or expected value  lacking exceptional quality or ability  relating to or constituting the middle value of an ordered set of values (or the average of the middle two in a set with an even number of values)  relating to or constituting the most frequent value in a distribution  noun a statistic describing the location of a distribution  verb compute the average of  achieve or reach on average  amount to or come to an average, without loss or gain

  • balance   noun a scale for weighing; depends on pull of gravity

equality between the totals of the credit and debit sides of an account  the difference between the totals of the credit and debit sides of an account  equality of distribution  a state of equilibrium  a wheel that regulates the rate of movement in a machine; especially a wheel oscillating against the hairspring of a timepiece to regulate its beat  a weight that balances another weight  (mathematics) an attribute of a shape or relation; exact reflection of form on opposite sides of a dividing line or plane  harmonious arrangement or relation of parts or elements within a whole (as in a design)  the seventh sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about September 23 to October 22  (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Libra  something left after other parts have been taken away  verb compute credits and debits of an account  bring into balance or equilibrium  be in equilibrium  hold or carry in equilibrium

  • banding   noun an adornment consisting of a strip of a contrasting color or material

a stripe or stripes of contrasting color

in the interval

  • bladder   noun a bag that fills with air

a distensible membranous sac (usually containing liquid or gas)

  • blubber   noun an insulating layer of fat under the skin of whales and other large marine mammals; used as a source of oil

excess bodily weight  verb utter while crying  cry or whine with snuffling

highly favorable publicity and praise  the result of the process of accumulation

  • burning   adj. consuming fuel; used in combination

intensely hot  of immediate import  producing or having a painfully hot sensation  lighted up by or as by fire or flame  characterized by intense emotion  noun the act of burning something  a form of torture in which cigarettes or cigars or other hot implements are used to burn the victim’s skin  execution by fire  execution by electricity  a process in which a substance reacts with oxygen to give heat and light  pain that feels hot as if it were on fire

  • calcium   noun a white metallic element that burns with a brilliant light; the fifth most abundant element in the earth’s crust; an important component of most plants and animals
  • calorie   noun unit of heat defined as the quantity of heat required to raise the temperature of 1 gram of water by 1 degree centigrade at atmospheric pressure

a unit of heat equal to the amount of heat required to raise the temperature of one kilogram of water by one degree at one atmosphere pressure; used by nutritionists to characterize the energy producing potential in food

  • capable   adj. (usually followed by `of’) having capacity or ability

(followed by `of’) having the temperament or inclination for  possibly accepting or permitting  having the requisite qualities for  have the skills and qualifications to do things well

  • capsule   noun a pill in the form of a small rounded gelatinous container with medicine inside

a small container  a structure that encloses a body part  a dry dehiscent seed vessel or the spore containing structure of e.g. mosses  a pilot’s seat in an airplane that can be forcibly ejected in the case of an emergency; then the pilot descends by parachute  a spacecraft designed to transport people and support human life in outer space  a shortened version of a written work  verb enclose in a capsule  put in a short or concise form; reduce in volume

centrally located and easy to reach  used in the description of a place that in the middle of another place  serving as an essential component  noun a workplace that serves as a telecommunications facility where lines from telephones can be connected together to permit communication

  • century   noun a period of 100 years
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  • certain   adj. exercising or taking care great enough to bring assurance

established beyond doubt or question; definitely known  having or feeling no doubt or uncertainty; confident and assured  certain to occur; destined or inevitable  definite but not specified or identified  reliable in operation or effect  established irrevocably

  • chamber   noun a natural or artificial enclosed space

a room where a judge transacts business  an enclosed volume in the body  a deliberative or legislative or administrative or judicial assembly  a room used primarily for sleeping  verb place in a chamber

noun a domestic fowl bred for flesh or eggs; believed to have been developed from the red jungle fowl  a foolhardy competition; a dangerous activity that is continued until one competitor becomes afraid and stops  the flesh of a chicken used for food  a person who lacks confidence, is irresolute and wishy washy

  • chronic   adj. being long lasting and recurrent or characterized by long suffering
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  • clearly   adv. without doubt or question

in an easily perceptible manner  clear to the mind; with distinct mental discernment  in an intelligible manner

  • cocaine   noun a narcotic (alkaloid) extracted from coca leaves; used as a surface anesthetic or taken for pleasure; can become powerfully addictive
  • coconut   noun large hard shelled oval nut with a fibrous husk containing thick white meat surrounding a central cavity filled (when fresh) with fluid or milk

the edible white meat a coconut; often shredded for use in e.g. cakes and curries  tall palm tree bearing coconuts as fruits; widely planted throughout the tropics

  • college   noun a complex of buildings in which an institution of higher education is housed

British slang for prison  the body of faculty and students of a college  an institution of higher education created to educate and grant degrees; often a part of a university

  • company   noun an institution created to conduct business

a unit of firefighters including their equipment  a social gathering of guests or companions  organization of performers and associated personnel (especially theatrical)  small military unit; usually two or three platoons  the state of being with someone  crew of a ship including the officers; the whole force or personnel of a ship  a band of people associated temporarily in some activity  a social or business visitor  verb be a companion to somebody

  • compare   noun qualities that are comparable

verb examine and note the similarities or differences of  consider or describe as similar, equal, or analogous  to form the comparative or superlative form on an adjective or adverb  be comparable

  • compass   noun navigational instrument for finding directions

drafting instrument used for drawing circles  the limit of capability  an area in which something acts or operates or has power or control: “the range of a supersonic jet”  verb bring about; accomplish  get the meaning of something  travel around, either by plane or ship

  • confuse   verb mistake one thing for another

make unclear, indistinct, or blurred  make unclear or incomprehensible  be confusing or perplexing to; cause to be unable to think clearly  cause to feel embarrassment  assemble without order or sense

  • content   adj. satisfied or showing satisfaction with things as they are

noun the sum or range of what has been perceived, discovered, or learned  everything that is included in a collection  the proportion of a substance that is contained in a mixture or alloy etc.  something (a person or object or scene) selected by an artist or photographer for graphic representation  what a communication that is about something is about  the amount that can be contained  the state of being contented with your situation in life  verb satisfy in a limited way  make content

  • control   noun the activity of managing or exerting control over something

(physiology) regulation or maintenance of a function or action or reflex etc  a mechanism that controls the operation of a machine  power to direct or determine  the economic policy of controlling or limiting or curbing prices or wages etc.  a spiritual agency that is assumed to assist the medium during a seance  a relation of constraint of one entity (thing or person or group) by another  discipline in personal and social activities  great skillfulness and knowledge of some subject or activity  a standard against which other conditions can be compared in a scientific experiment  the state that exists when one person or group has power over another  verb verify by using a duplicate register for comparison  exercise authoritative control or power over  lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits  verify or regulate by conducting a parallel experiment or comparing with another standard, of scientific experiments  have a firm understanding or knowledge of; be on top of  be careful or certain to do something; make certain of something  handle and cause to function  control (others or oneself) or influence skillfully, usually to one’s advantage

noun a steady flow (usually from natural causes)  a flow of electricity through a conductor  dominant course (suggestive of running water) of successive events or ideas

  • default   noun loss due to not showing up

act of failing to meet a financial obligation  an option that is selected automatically unless an alternative is specified  loss resulting from failure of a debt to be paid  verb fail to pay up

  • defined   adj. clearly characterized or delimited

clearly defined  showing clearly the outline or profile or boundary

  • density   noun the amount per unit size

the spatial property of being crowded together

  • desired   adj. greatly desired

wanted intensely

  • develop   verb expand in the form of a series

grow, progress, unfold, or evolve through a process of evolution, natural growth, differentiation, or a conducive environment  cause to grow and differentiate in ways conforming to its natural development  be gradually disclosed or unfolded; become manifest  elaborate by the unfolding of a musical idea and by the working out of the rhythmic and harmonic changes in the theme  grow emotionally or mature  gain through experience  move into a strategically more advantageous position  move one’s pieces into strategically more advantageous positions  superimpose a three dimensional surface on a plane without stretching, in geometry  generate gradually  make something new, such as a product or a mental or artistic creation  make visible by means of chemical solutions  come to have or undergo a change of (physical features and attributes)  change the use of and make available or usable  happen  become technologically advanced  create by training and teaching  elaborate, as of theories and hypotheses  work out  come into existence; take on form or shape

  • devices   noun an inclination or desire; used in the plural in the phrase `left to your own devices’
  • dieting   noun the act of restricting your food intake (or your intake of particular foods)
  • diffuse   adj. spread out; not concentrated in one place

lacking conciseness  (of light) transmitted from a broad light source or reflected  verb move outward  cause to become widely known  spread or diffuse through

  • diluted   adj. reduced in strength or concentration or quality or purity

made less strong or severe

  • dioxide   noun an oxide containing two atoms of oxygen in the molecule
  • disease   noun an impairment of health or a condition of abnormal functioning
  • dumping   noun selling goods abroad at a price below that charged in the domestic market
  • effects   noun property of a personal character that is portable but not used in business
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  • endowed   adj. provided or supplied or equipped with (especially as by inheritance or nature)
  • england   noun a division of the United Kingdom
  • enjoyed
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  • example   noun an item of information that is representative of a type

punishment intended as a warning to others  a task performed or problem solved in order to develop skill or understanding  something to be imitated  a representative form or pattern  an occurrence of something

of the greatest possible degree or extent or intensity  far beyond a norm in quantity or amount or degree; to an utmost degree  beyond a norm in views or actions  noun the furthest or highest degree of something  the point located farthest from the middle of something

an act that fails  an event that does not accomplish its intended purpose  a person with a record of failing; someone who loses consistently  loss of ability to function normally  lack of success  inability to discharge all your debts as they come due

  • fatigue   noun (always used with a modifier) boredom resulting from overexposure to something

temporary loss of strength and energy resulting from hard physical or mental work  used of materials (especially metals) in a weakened state caused by long stress  labor of a nonmilitary kind done by soldiers (cleaning or digging or draining or so on)  verb exhaust or get tired through overuse or great strain or stress  get tired of something or somebody

  • feature   noun an article of merchandise that is displayed or advertised more than other articles

the characteristic parts of a person’s face: eyes and nose and mouth and chin  a prominent aspect of something  a special or prominent article in a newspaper or magazine  the principal (full length) film in a program at a movie theater  verb have as a feature  wear or display in an ostentatious or proud manner

  • feeling   noun the experiencing of affective and emotional states

an intuitive understanding of something  a physical sensation that you experience  the sensation produced by pressure receptors in the skin  a vague idea in which some confidence is placed  the general atmosphere of a place or situation and the effect that it has on people

  • finally   adv. after a long period of time or an especially long delay

as the end result of a succession or process  the item at the end

  • fitness   noun the condition of being suitable

the quality of being qualified  good physical condition; being in shape or in condition  fitness to traverse the seas

  • flowing   adj. moving smoothly and continuously

(of water) rising to the surface under internal hydrostatic pressure  designed or arranged to offer the least resistant to fluid flow  noun the motion characteristic of fluids (liquids or gases)

  • foreign   adj. relating to or originating in or characteristic of another place or part of the world

of concern to or concerning the affairs of other nations (other than your own)  not contained in or deriving from the essential nature of something  not belonging to that in which it is contained; introduced from an outside source

  • formula   noun a group of symbols that make a mathematical statement

a conventionalized statement expressing some fundamental principle  a representation of a substance using symbols for its constituent elements  a liquid food for infants  something regarded as a normative example  (mathematics) a standard procedure for solving a class of mathematical problems  directions for making something

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  • gastric   adj. relating to or involving the stomach
  • gelatin   noun a thin translucent membrane used over stage lights for color effects

an edible jelly (sweet or pungent) made with gelatin and used as a dessert or salad base or a coating for foods  a colorless water soluble glutinous protein obtained from animal tissues such as bone and skin

  • general   adj. prevailing among and common to the general public

not specialized or limited to one class of things  applying to all or most members of a category or group  of national scope  affecting the entire body  somewhat indefinite  of worldwide scope or applicability  noun a fact about the whole (as opposed to particular)  a general officer of the highest rank  the head of a religious order or congregation  verb command as a general

  • genetic   adj. of or relating to the science of genetics

pertaining to or referring to origin  tending to occur among members of a family usually by heredity  of or relating to or produced by or being a gene

  • getting   noun the act of acquiring something
  • glucose   noun a monosaccharide sugar that has several forms; an important source of physiological energy
  • greater   adj. greater in size or importance or degree
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  • healthy   adj. having or indicating good health in body or mind; free from infirmity or disease

exercising or showing good judgment  financially secure and functioning well  promoting health; healthful  physically and mentally sound or healthy

  • heralds
  • highest
  • hormone   noun the secretion of an endocrine gland that is transmitted by the blood to the tissue on which it has a specific effect
  • however   adv. despite anything to the contrary (usually following a concession)

in whatever way or manner  to whatever degree or extent  by contrast; on the other hand

  • hunched   adj. having the back and shoulders rounded; not erect
  • illness   noun impairment of normal physiological function affecting part or all of an organism
  • impulse   noun the act of applying force suddenly

an impelling force or strength  the electrical discharge that travels along a nerve fiber  (electronics) a sharp transient wave in the normal electrical state (or a series of such transients)  a sudden desire  an instinctive motive

  • include   verb add as part of something else; put in as part of a set, group, or category

consider as part of something  have as a part, be made up out of  allow participation in or the right to be part of; permit to exercise the rights, functions, and responsibilities of

noun the first letter of a word (especially a person’s name)  verb mark with one’s initials

  • instead   adv. in place of, or as an alternative to

on the contrary

  • insulin   noun hormone secreted by the isles of Langerhans in the pancreas; regulates storage of glycogen in the liver and accelerates oxidation of sugar in cells
  • jejunum   noun the part of the small intestine between the duodenum and the ileum
  • kidneys
  • largest
  • lasting   adj. lasting a long time without change

existing for a long time  continuing or enduring without marked change in status or condition or place  retained; not shed

  • located   adj. situated in a particular spot or position
  • maximum   adj. the greatest or most complete or best possible

noun the point on a curve where the tangent changes from positive on the left to negative on the right  the largest possible quantity  the greatest possible degree

  • meaning   adj. rich in significance or implication

noun the idea that is intended  the message that is intended or expressed or signified

  • measles   noun an acute and highly contagious viral disease marked by distinct red spots followed by a rash; occurs primarily in children
  • measure   noun how much there is of something that you can quantify

any maneuver made as part of progress toward a goal  musical notation for a repeating pattern of musical beats  the act or process of assigning numbers to phenomena according to a rule  measuring instrument having a sequence of marks at regular intervals; used as a reference in making measurements  a statute in draft before it becomes law  (prosody) the accent in a metrical foot of verse  a basis for comparison; a reference point against which other things can be evaluated  verb determine the measurements of something or somebody, take measurements of  place a value on; judge the worth of something  have certain dimensions  express as a number or measure or quantity

  • medical   adj. requiring or amenable to treatment by medicine especially as opposed to surgery

relating to the study or practice of medicine  of or belonging to Aesculapius or the healing art  noun a thorough physical examination; includes a variety of tests depending on the age and sex and health of the person

  • microbe   noun a minute life form (especially a disease causing bacterium); the term is not in technical use
  • midline   noun the median plane of the body (or some part of the body)
  • mineral   adj. of or containing or derived from minerals

composed of matter other than plant or animal  relating to minerals  noun solid homogeneous inorganic substances occurring in nature having a definite chemical composition

  • minutes   noun a written account of what transpired at a meeting
  • muffins
  • muscles
  • natural   adj. being talented through inherited qualities

related by blood; not adopted  in accordance with nature; relating to or concerning nature  existing in or produced by nature; not artificial or imitation  existing in or in conformity with nature or the observable world; neither supernatural nor magical  (of a key) containing no sharps or flats; (of a note) being neither raised nor lowered by one chromatic semitone  functioning or occurring in a normal way; lacking abnormalities or deficiencies  (used especially of commodities) being unprocessed or manufactured using only simple or minimal processes  unthinking; prompted by (or as if by) instinct  free from artificiality  noun (craps) a first roll of 7 or 11 that immediately wins the stake  a notation cancelling a previous sharp or flat  someone regarded as certain to succeed

  • neutral   adj. of something that is lacking hue

lacking distinguishing quality or characteristics  not supporting or favoring either side in a war, dispute, or contest  neither moral nor immoral; neither good nor evil, right nor wrong  possessing no distinctive quality or characteristics  having no net electric charge; not electrified  having no personal preference  having only a limited ability to react chemically; chemically inactive  noun one who does not side with any party in a war or dispute

  • numbers   noun the fourth book of the Old Testament; contains a record of the number of Israelites who followed Moses out of Egypt

an illegal daily lottery

noun the act of opening something  becoming open or being made open  a recognized sequence of moves at the beginning of a game of chess  a vacant or unobstructed space that is man made  the initial part of the introduction  the first performance (as of a theatrical production)  a ceremony accompanying the start of some enterprise  an open or empty space in or between things  opportunity especially for employment or promotion  the first of a series of actions  an entrance equipped with a hatch; especially a passageway between decks of a ship  an aperture or hole that opens into a bodily cavity  a possible alternative

  • opposed   adj. being in opposition or having an opponent

in opposition to (a policy or attitude etc.)

  • organic   adj. involving or affecting physiology or bodily organs

simple and healthful and close to nature  relating or belonging to the class of chemical compounds having a carbon basis  being or relating to or derived from or having properties characteristic of living organisms  of or relating to foodstuff grown or raised without synthetic fertilizers or pesticides or hormones  of or relating to or derived from living organisms  constitutional in the structure of something (especially your physical makeup)  noun a fertilizer that is derived from animal or vegetable matter

  • outside   adj. originating or belonging beyond some bounds:”the outside world”

on or toward an outer edge  leading to or from the outside  functioning outside the boundaries or precincts of an organized unit  very unlikely  relating to or being on or near the outer side or limit  (of a baseball pitch) on the far side of home plate from the batter  from or between other countries  coming from the outside  located, suited for, or taking place in the open air  adv. outside a building  on the outside  noun the outer side or surface of something  the region that is outside of something

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  • overeat   verb overeat or eat immodestly; make a pig of oneself
  • overuse   noun exploitation to the point of diminishing returns

verb make use of too often or too extensively

  • passage   noun the act of passing from one state or place to the next

a journey usually by ship  the act of passing something to another person  a bodily reaction of changing from one place or stage to another  a way through or along which someone or something may pass  a path or channel or duct through or along which something may pass  a section of text; particularly a section of medium length  a short section of a musical composition  the passing of a law by a legislative body  the motion of one object relative to another

a bundle of myelinated nerve fibers following a path through the brain

  • patient   adj. enduring without protest or complaint

enduring trying circumstances with even temper or characterized by such endurance  noun a person who requires medical care  the semantic role of an entity that is not the agent but is directly involved in or affected by the happening denoted by the verb in the clause

  • percent   noun a proportion multiplied by 100
  • perform   verb carry out or perform an action

give a performance (of something)  perform a function  get (something) done

be persistent, refuse to stop  continue to exist

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  • pharynx   noun the passage to the stomach and lungs; in the front part of the neck below the chin and above the collarbone
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  • placebo   noun (Roman Catholic Church) vespers of the office for the dead

an innocuous or inert medication; given as a pacifier or to the control group in experiments on the efficacy of a drug

  • planned   adj. designed or carried out according to a plan

planned in advance

  • plastic   adj. capable of being influenced or formed

forming or capable of forming or molding or fashioning  capable of being molded or modeled (especially of earth or clay or other soft material)  noun generic name for certain synthetic or semisynthetic materials that can be molded or extruded into objects or films or filaments or used for making e.g. coatings and adhesives

something less than the whole of a human artifact  an individual quantity of food or drink taken as part of a meal  money or property brought by a woman to her husband at marriage  assets belonging to or due to or contributed by an individual person or group  something determined in relation to something that includes it  your overall circumstances or condition in life (including everything that happens to you)  verb give out or allot

  • possess   verb have as an attribute, knowledge, or skill

enter into and control, as of emotions or ideas  have ownership or possession of

  • posture   noun characteristic way of bearing one’s body

the arrangement of the body and its limbs  capability in terms of personnel and materiel that affect the capacity to fight a war  a rationalized mental attitude  verb assume a posture as for artistic purposes  behave affectedly or unnaturally in order to impress others

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  • poultry   noun flesh of chickens or turkeys or ducks or geese raised for food

a domesticated gallinaceous bird thought to be descended from the red jungle fowl

  • precise   adj. sharply exact or accurate or delimited

(of ideas, images, representations, expressions) characterized by perfect conformity to fact or truth ; strictly correct

  • process   noun a sustained phenomenon or one marked by gradual changes through a series of states

a natural prolongation or projection from a part of an organism either animal or plant  (psychology) the performance of some composite cognitive activity; an operation that affects mental contents  a mental process that you are not directly aware of  a particular course of action intended to achieve a result  a writ issued by authority of law; usually compels the defendant’s attendance in a civil suit; failure to appear results in a default judgment against the defendant  verb subject to a process or treatment, with the aim of readying for some purpose, improving, or remedying a condition  perform mathematical and logical operations on (data) according to programmed instructions in order to obtain the required information  deal with in a routine way  deliver a warrant or summons to someone  shape, form, or improve a material  march in a procession  institute legal proceedings against; file a suit against

  • produce   noun fresh fruits and vegetable grown for the market

verb create or manufacture a man made product  bring forth or yield  cause to happen, occur or exist  bring out for display  bring onto the market or release  come to have or undergo a change of (physical features and attributes)  cultivate by growing, often involving improvements by means of agricultural techniques

  • program   noun a performance (or series of performances) at a public presentation

a system of projects or services intended to meet a public need  (computer science) a sequence of instructions that a computer can interpret and execute  an announcement of the events that will occur as part of a theatrical or sporting event  a series of steps to be carried out or goals to be accomplished  a document stating the aims and principles of a political party  a radio or television show  an integrated course of academic studies  verb arrange a program of or for  write a computer program

  • protect   verb shield from danger, injury, destruction, or damage

use tariffs to favor domestic industry

  • protein   noun any of a large group of nitrogenous organic compounds that are essential constituents of living cells; consist of polymers of amino acids; essential in the diet of animals for growth and for repair of tissues; can be obtained from meat and eggs and milk and legumes
  • provide   verb take measures in preparation for

determine (what is to happen in certain contingencies), especially by including a proviso condition or stipulation  provide what is desired or needed, especially support, food or sustenance  supply means of subsistence; earn a living  provide or furnish with  mount or put up  make a possibility or provide opportunity for; permit to be attainable or cause to remain

  • putting   noun hitting a golf ball that is on the green using a putter
  • quality   adj. of high social status

of superior grade  noun an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone  a degree or grade of excellence or worth  a characteristic property that defines the apparent individual nature of something  high social status  (music) the distinctive property of a complex sound (a voice or noise or musical sound)

  • quickly   adv. with rapid movements

with little or no delay  without taking pains

receive a specified treatment (abstract)  regard favorably or with disapproval  accept as true or valid  partake of the Holy Eucharist sacrament  express willingness to have in one’s home or environs  get something; come into possession of  have or give a reception  bid welcome to; greet upon arrival  register (perceptual input)  go through (mental or physical states or experiences)  receive as a retribution or punishment  experience as a reaction

  • reduced   adj. well below normal (especially in price)

made less in size or amount or degree

  • reflect   verb give evidence of the quality of

give evidence of a certain behavior  to throw or bend back or reflect (from a surface)  manifest or bring back  be bright by reflecting or casting light  reflect deeply on a subject

  • regular   adj. in accord with regular practice or procedure

relating to a person who does something regularly  officially full time  not deviating from what is normal  in accordance with fixed order or procedure or principle  (of solids) having clear dimensions that can be measured; volume can be determined with a suitable geometric formula  (used of the military) belonging to or engaged in by legitimate army forces  conforming to a standard or pattern  regularly scheduled for fixed times  often used as intensifiers  not constipated  occurring at fixed intervals  symmetrically arranged  noun a garment size for persons of average height and weight  a regular patron  a dependable follower (especially in party politics)  a soldier in the regular army

  • relapse   noun a failure to maintain a higher state

verb go back to bad behavior  deteriorate in health

  • release   noun (music) the act or manner of terminating a musical phrase or tone

a formal written statement of relinquishment  activity that frees or expresses creative energy or emotion  merchandise issued for sale or public showing (especially a record or film)  a device that when pressed will release part of a mechanism  a process that liberates or discharges something  the act of liberating someone or something  the termination of someone’s employment (leaving them free to depart)  the act of allowing a fluid to escape  a legal document evidencing the discharge of a debt or obligation  an announcement distributed to members of the press in order to supplement or replace an oral presentation  euphemistic expressions for death  verb part with a possession or right  generate and separate from cells or bodily fluids  eliminate (substances) from the body  make (assets) available  prepare and issue for public distribution or sale  let (something) fall or spill a container  release, as from one’s grip  grant freedom to; free from confinement  make (information) available publication

  • remains   noun any object that is left unused or still extant

the dead body of a human being

  • removal   noun dismissal from office

the act of removing

  • removed   adj. separated in relationship by a given degree of descent

separate or apart in time  taken out of or separated from

consider obligatory; request and expect  have need of  require as useful, just, or proper

  • respond   verb respond favorably or as hoped

show a response or a reaction to something  reply or respond to

  • results
  • returns
  • rubella   noun a contagious viral disease that is a milder form of measles lasting three or four days; can be damaging to a fetus during the first trimester
  • running   adj. continually repeated over a period of time

(of e.g. a machine) performing or capable of performing  executed or initiated by running  (of fluids) moving or issuing in a stream  of advancing the ball by running  moving quickly on foot  measured lengthwise  noun the act of administering or being in charge of something  the state of being in operation  the act of running; traveling on foot at a fast pace  the act of participating in an athletic competition involving running on a track  (American football) a play in which a player attempts to carry the ball through or past the opposing team

  • scalpel   noun a thin straight surgical knife used in dissection and surgery
  • science   noun a particular branch of scientific knowledge

ability to produce solutions in some problem domain

  • section   noun one of several parts or pieces that fit with others to constitute a whole object

a self contained part of a larger composition (written or musical)  a segment of a citrus fruit  a small team of policemen working as part of a police platoon  a small army unit usually having a special function  a division of an orchestra containing all instruments of the same class  (geometry) the area created by a plane cutting through a solid  a distinct region or subdivision of a territorial or political area or community or group of people  a very thin slice (of tissue or mineral or other substance) for examination under a microscope  a land unit of 1 square mile measuring 1 mile on a side  the cutting of or into body tissues or organs (especially by a surgeon as part of an operation)  one of the portions into which something is regarded as divided and which together constitute a whole  a specialized division of a large organization  verb divide into segments

  • segment   noun one of the parts into which something naturally divides

one of several parts or pieces that fit with others to constitute a whole object  verb divide or split up  divide into segments

  • sensing   noun becoming aware of something via the senses

the perception that something has occurred or some state exists

  • sensory   adj. involving or derived from the senses

of a nerve fiber or impulse originating outside and passing toward the central nervous system  relating to or concerned in sensation

  • service   noun the performance of duties by a waiter or servant

the act of delivering a writ or summons upon someone  work done by one person or group that benefits another  (law) the acts performed by an English feudal tenant for the benefit of his lord which formed the consideration for the property granted to him  employment in or work for another  the act of public worship following prescribed rules  an act of help or assistance  tableware consisting of a complete set of articles (silver or dishware) for use at table  a company or agency that performs a public service; subject to government regulation  Canadian writer (born in England) who wrote about life in the Yukon Territory (1874 1958)  periodic maintenance on a car or machine  (sports) a stroke that puts the ball in play  the act of mating by male animals  a means of serving  a force that is a branch of the armed forces  verb make fit for use  be used by; as of a utility  mate with

  • setting   noun the context and environment in which something is set

the physical position of something  the state of the environment in which a situation exists  arrangement of scenery and properties to represent the place where a play or movie is enacted  a mounting consisting of a piece of metal (as in a ring or other jewelry) that holds a gem in place  a table service for one person

  • several   adj. distinct and individual

(used with count nouns) of an indefinite number more than 2 or 3 but not many  considered individually

(of words) expressing closely related meanings  resembling or similar; having the same or some of the same characteristics; often used in combination  having the same or similar characteristics  capable of replacing or changing places with something else; permitting mutual substitution without loss of function or suitability

  • soluble   adj. (of a substance) capable of being dissolved in some solvent (usually water)

susceptible of solution or of being solved or explained

  • someone   noun a human being
  • sources
  • soybean   noun most highly proteinaceous vegetable crop known

erect bushy hairy annual herb having trifoliate leaves and purple to pink flowers; extensively cultivated for food and forage and soil improvement but especially for its nutritious oil rich seeds; native to Asia  a source of oil; used for forage and soil improvement and as food

  • special   adj. for a special service or occasion

adapted to or reserved for a particular purpose  surpassing what is common or usual or expected  having a specific function or scope  unique or specific to a person or thing or category  first and most important  added to a regular schedule  noun a television production that features a particular person or work or topic  a special offering (usually temporary and at a reduced price) that is featured in advertising  a dish or meal given prominence in e.g. a restaurant

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  • sternum   noun the flat bone that articulates with the clavicles and the first seven pairs of ribs
  • steroid   noun any of several fat soluble organic compounds having as a basis 17 carbon atoms in four rings; many have important physiological effects

any hormone affecting the development and growth of sex organs

  • stomach   noun an enlarged and muscular saclike organ of the alimentary canal; the principal organ of digestion

an appetite for food  an inclination or liking for things involving conflict or difficulty or unpleasantness  the region of the body of a vertebrate between the thorax and the pelvis  verb bear to eat  put up with something or somebody unpleasant

  • storage   noun the act of storing something

the commercial enterprise of storing goods and materials  (computer science) the process of storing information in a computer memory or on a magnetic tape or disk  depositing in a warehouse  an electronic memory device  a depository for goods

  • studied   adj. produced or marked by conscious design or premeditation

carefully practiced or designed or premeditated

  • sucrose   noun a complex carbohydrate found in many plants and used as a sweetening agent
  • surface   adj. on the surface

involving a surface only  noun the outer boundary of an artifact or a material layer constituting or resembling such a boundary  a superficial aspect as opposed to the real nature of something  the extended two dimensional outer boundary of a three dimensional object  the outermost level of the land or sea  a device that provides reactive force when in motion relative to the surrounding air; can lift or control a plane in flight  information that has become public  verb come to the surface  appear or become visible; make a showing  put a coat on; cover the surface of; furnish with a surface

  • surgeon   noun a physician who specializes in surgery
  • surgery   noun a room where a doctor or dentist can be consulted

the branch of medical science that treats disease or injury by operative procedures  a medical procedure involving an incision with instruments; performed to repair damage or arrest disease in a living body  a room in a hospital equipped for the performance of surgical operations

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  • symptom   noun anything that accompanies X and is regarded as an indication of X’s existence

(medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease

  • synonym   noun two words that can be interchanged in a context are said to be synonymous relative to that context
  • tasting   noun taking a small amount into the mouth to test its quality

a small amount (especially of food or wine)  a kind of sensing; distinguishing substances by means of the taste buds

  • thought   noun the organized beliefs of a period or group or individual

the process of using your mind to consider something carefully  the content of cognition; the main thing you are thinking about  a personal belief or judgment that is not founded on proof or certainty

  • through   adj. (of a route or journey etc.) continuing without requiring stops or changes

having finished or arrived at completion  adv. throughout the entire extent  over the whole distance  in diameter  from beginning to end  to completion

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  • trachea   noun membranous tube with cartilaginous rings that conveys inhaled air from the larynx to the bronchi

one of the tubules forming the respiratory system of most insects and many arachnids

  • treated   adj. (of a specimen for study under a microscope) treated with a reagent or dye that colors only certain structures

subjected to a physical (or chemical) treatment or action or agent  given medical care or treatment  made hard or flexible or resilient especially by heat treatment

  • tubular   adj. constituting a tube; having hollow tubes (as for the passage of fluids)
  • typical   adj. conforming to a type

exhibiting the qualities or characteristics that identify a group or kind or category  of a feature that helps to distinguish a person or thing

not known to exist  being or having an unknown or unnamed source  not known before  not famous or acclaimed  noun a variable whose values are solutions of an equation  an unknown and unexplored region  anyone who does not belong in the environment in which they are found

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  • urinary   adj. of or relating to the function or production or secretion of urine

of or relating to the urinary system of the body

  • usually   adv. under normal conditions
  • utilize   verb convert (from an investment trust to a unit trust)

put into service; make work or employ (something) for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose

  • varying   adj. marked by diversity or difference
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  • visible   adj. present and easily available

obvious to the eye  capable of being seen; or open to easy view

  • vitamin   noun any of a group of organic substances essential in small quantities to normal metabolism
  • walking   adj. close enough to be walked to

noun the act of traveling by foot

possession of the qualities (especially mental qualities) required to do something or get something done

  • absence   noun failure to be present

the state of being absent  the time interval during which something or somebody is away  epilepsy characterized by paroxysmal attacks of brief clouding of consciousness (a possible other abnormalities)

importance or value  a statement of recent transactions and the resulting balance  a formal contractual relationship established to provide for regular banking or brokerage or business services  a record or narrative description of past events  an itemized statement of money owed for goods shipped or services rendered  a short account of the news  a statement that makes something comprehensible by describing the relevant structure or operation or circumstances etc.  the act of informing by verbal report  grounds  verb furnish a justifying analysis or explanation  keep an account of  be the sole or primary factor in the existence, acquisition, supply, or disposal of something  to give an account or representation of in words

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  • adipose   adj. composed of animal fat
  • adrenal   adj. of or pertaining to the adrenal glands or their secretions

near the kidneys  noun either of a pair of complex endocrine glands situated near the kidney

  • advance   adj. situated ahead or going before

being ahead of time or need  noun increase in price or value  an amount paid before it is earned  the act of moving forward toward a goal  a tentative suggestion designed to elicit the reactions of others  a change for the better; progress in development  a movement forward  verb rise in rate or price  develop further  bring forward for consideration or acceptance  move forward, also in the metaphorical sense  cause to move forward  move forward  pay in advance  develop in a positive way  increase or raise  obtain advantages, such as points, etc.  give a promotion to or assign to a higher position  contribute to the progress or growth of

  • aerobic   adj. depending on free oxygen or air

based on or using the principles of aerobics; enhancing respiratory and circulatory efficiency

  • agonist   noun (biochemistry) a drug that can combine with a receptor on a cell to produce a physiological reaction

a muscle that contracts while another relaxes  someone involved in a contest or battle (as in an agon)  the principal character in a work of fiction

make a mathematical, chemical, or grammatical analysis of; break down into components or essential features  consider in detail and subject to an analysis in order to discover essential features or meaning  break down into components or essential features

a decrease in size of an organ caused by disease or disuse  verb undergo atrophy

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  • average   adj. lacking special distinction, rank, or status; commonly encountered

around the middle of a scale of evaluation of physical measures  approximating the statistical norm or average or expected value  lacking exceptional quality or ability  relating to or constituting the middle value of an ordered set of values (or the average of the middle two in a set with an even number of values)  relating to or constituting the most frequent value in a distribution  noun a statistic describing the location of a distribution  verb compute the average of  achieve or reach on average  amount to or come to an average, without loss or gain

  • balance   noun a scale for weighing; depends on pull of gravity

equality between the totals of the credit and debit sides of an account  the difference between the totals of the credit and debit sides of an account  equality of distribution  a state of equilibrium  a wheel that regulates the rate of movement in a machine; especially a wheel oscillating against the hairspring of a timepiece to regulate its beat  a weight that balances another weight  (mathematics) an attribute of a shape or relation; exact reflection of form on opposite sides of a dividing line or plane  harmonious arrangement or relation of parts or elements within a whole (as in a design)  the seventh sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about September 23 to October 22  (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Libra  something left after other parts have been taken away  verb compute credits and debits of an account  bring into balance or equilibrium  be in equilibrium  hold or carry in equilibrium

  • balloon   noun large tough nonrigid bag filled with gas or heated air

small thin inflatable rubber bag with narrow neck  verb become inflated  ride in a hot air balloon

  • banding   noun an adornment consisting of a strip of a contrasting color or material

a stripe or stripes of contrasting color

credit with veracity  follow a credo; have a faith; be a believer  be confident about something  judge or regard; look upon; judge

  • besides   adv. making an additional point; anyway

in addition

in the interval

a distensible membranous sac (usually containing liquid or gas)

  • blocked   adj. completely obstructed or closed off

closed to traffic

  • blocker   noun a class of drugs that inhibit (block) some biological process

a football player whose responsibility is to block players attempting to stop an offensive play

  • bulimia   noun pathologically insatiable hunger (especially when caused by brain lesions)

a disorder of eating seen among young women who go on eating binges and then feel guilt and depression and self condemnation

  • calcium   noun a white metallic element that burns with a brilliant light; the fifth most abundant element in the earth’s crust; an important component of most plants and animals
  • caloric   adj. of or relating to calories in food

relating to or associated with heat

  • calorie   noun unit of heat defined as the quantity of heat required to raise the temperature of 1 gram of water by 1 degree centigrade at atmospheric pressure

a unit of heat equal to the amount of heat required to raise the temperature of one kilogram of water by one degree at one atmosphere pressure; used by nutritionists to characterize the energy producing potential in food

  • cardiac   adj. of or relating to the heart
  • carotid   adj. of or relating to either of the two major arteries supplying blood to the head and neck
  • carried
  • carries
  • causing   noun the act of causing something to happen
  • central   adj. in or near a center or constituting a center; the inner area

centrally located and easy to reach  used in the description of a place that in the middle of another place  serving as an essential component  noun a workplace that serves as a telecommunications facility where lines from telephones can be connected together to permit communication

  • certain   adj. exercising or taking care great enough to bring assurance

established beyond doubt or question; definitely known  having or feeling no doubt or uncertainty; confident and assured  certain to occur; destined or inevitable  definite but not specified or identified  reliable in operation or effect  established irrevocably

in an easily perceptible manner  clear to the mind; with distinct mental discernment  in an intelligible manner

  • clogged   adj. loaded with something that hinders motion

thickened or coalesced in soft thick lumps (such as clogs or clots)  stopped up; clogged up

  • closing   adj. final or ending

noun approaching a particular destination; a coming closer; a narrowing of a gap  a concluding action  termination of operations  the act of closing something  the last section of a communication

  • coconut   noun large hard shelled oval nut with a fibrous husk containing thick white meat surrounding a central cavity filled (when fresh) with fluid or milk

the edible white meat a coconut; often shredded for use in e.g. cakes and curries  tall palm tree bearing coconuts as fruits; widely planted throughout the tropics

  • combine   noun harvester that heads and threshes and cleans grain while moving across the field

an occurrence that results in things being united  a consortium of independent organizations formed to limit competition by controlling the production and distribution of a product or service  verb add together from different sources  join for a common purpose or in a common action  put or add together  mix together different elements  gather in a mass, sum, or whole  combine so as to form a whole; mix  have or possess in combination

  • comfort   noun a feeling of freedom from worry or disappointment

a state of being relaxed and feeling no pain  the act of consoling; giving relief in affliction  a freedom from financial difficulty that promotes a comfortable state  verb lessen pain or discomfort; alleviate  give moral or emotional strength to

  • compare   noun qualities that are comparable

verb examine and note the similarities or differences of  consider or describe as similar, equal, or analogous  to form the comparative or superlative form on an adjective or adverb  be comparable

  • complex   adj. complicated in structure; consisting of interconnected parts

noun a conceptual whole made up of complicated and related parts  (psychoanalysis) a combination of emotions and impulses that have been rejected from awareness but still influence a person’s behavior  a compound described in terms of the central atom to which other atoms are bound or coordinated  a whole structure (as a building) made up of interconnected or related structures

  • contact   noun close interaction

the act of touching physically  (electronics) a junction where things (as two electrical conductors) touch or are in physical contact  a thin curved glass or plastic lens designed to fit over the cornea in order to correct vision or to deliver medication  a communicative interaction  the physical coming together of two or more things  a person who is in a position to give you special assistance  the state or condition of touching or of being in immediate proximity  a channel for communication between groups  verb be in or establish communication with  be in direct physical contact with; make contact

  • contain   verb be capable of holding or containing

be divisible by  hold back, as of a danger or an enemy; check the expansion or influence of  lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits  include or contain; have as a component  contain or hold; have within

  • content   adj. satisfied or showing satisfaction with things as they are

noun the sum or range of what has been perceived, discovered, or learned  everything that is included in a collection  the proportion of a substance that is contained in a mixture or alloy etc.  something (a person or object or scene) selected by an artist or photographer for graphic representation  what a communication that is about something is about  the amount that can be contained  the state of being contented with your situation in life  verb satisfy in a limited way  make content

  • control   noun the activity of managing or exerting control over something

(physiology) regulation or maintenance of a function or action or reflex etc  a mechanism that controls the operation of a machine  power to direct or determine  the economic policy of controlling or limiting or curbing prices or wages etc.  a spiritual agency that is assumed to assist the medium during a seance  a relation of constraint of one entity (thing or person or group) by another  discipline in personal and social activities  great skillfulness and knowledge of some subject or activity  a standard against which other conditions can be compared in a scientific experiment  the state that exists when one person or group has power over another  verb verify by using a duplicate register for comparison  exercise authoritative control or power over  lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits  verify or regulate by conducting a parallel experiment or comparing with another standard, of scientific experiments  have a firm understanding or knowledge of; be on top of  be careful or certain to do something; make certain of something  handle and cause to function  control (others or oneself) or influence skillfully, usually to one’s advantage

  • country   noun the territory occupied by a nation

an area outside of cities and towns  the people who live in a nation or country  a politically organized body of people under a single government  a particular geographical region of indefinite boundary (usually serving some special purpose or distinguished by its people or culture or geography)

(of a check) marked for deposit only as indicated by having two lines drawn across it  produced by crossbreeding

  • cutting   adj. suitable for cutting or severing

as physically painful as if caused by a sharp instrument  (of speech) harsh or hurtful in tone or character  unpleasantly cold and damp  noun the act of diluting something  a piece cut off from the main part of something  a part (sometimes a root or leaf or bud) removed from a plant to propagate a new plant through rooting or grafting  the act of shortening something by choping off the ends  the act of cutting something into parts  the act of penetrating or opening open with a sharp edge  the division of a deck of cards before dealing  removing parts to create a desired shape  the activity of selecting the scenes to be shown and putting them together to create a film  an excerpt cut from a newspaper or magazine

  • damaged   adj. harmed or injured or spoiled

especially of reputation  being unjustly brought into disrepute

  • dancing   noun taking a series of rhythmical steps (and movements) in time to music
  • defects
  • deficit   noun the property of being an amount by which something is less than expected or required

an excess of liabilities over assets (usually over a certain period)  (sports) the score by which a team or individual is losing  a deficiency or failure in neurological or mental functioning

  • defined   adj. clearly characterized or delimited

clearly defined  showing clearly the outline or profile or boundary

grow, progress, unfold, or evolve through a process of evolution, natural growth, differentiation, or a conducive environment  cause to grow and differentiate in ways conforming to its natural development  be gradually disclosed or unfolded; become manifest  elaborate by the unfolding of a musical idea and by the working out of the rhythmic and harmonic changes in the theme  grow emotionally or mature  gain through experience  move into a strategically more advantageous position  move one’s pieces into strategically more advantageous positions  superimpose a three dimensional surface on a plane without stretching, in geometry  generate gradually  make something new, such as a product or a mental or artistic creation  make visible by means of chemical solutions  come to have or undergo a change of (physical features and attributes)  change the use of and make available or usable  happen  become technologically advanced  create by training and teaching  elaborate, as of theories and hypotheses  work out  come into existence; take on form or shape

  • dietary   adj. of or relating to the diet

noun a regulated daily food allowance

  • dieting   noun the act of restricting your food intake (or your intake of particular foods)
  • disease   noun an impairment of health or a condition of abnormal functioning
  • divided   adj. distributed in portions (often equal) on the basis of a plan or purpose

having a median strip or island between lanes of traffic moving in opposite directions  separated into parts or pieces

  • effects   noun property of a personal character that is portable but not used in business
  • empties
  • enhance   verb increase

make better or more attractive

  • example   noun an item of information that is representative of a type

punishment intended as a warning to others  a task performed or problem solved in order to develop skill or understanding  something to be imitated  a representative form or pattern  an occurrence of something

  • exceeds
  • exhibit   noun an object or statement produced before a court of law and referred to while giving evidence

something shown to the public  verb show an attribute, property, knowledge, or skill  walk ostentatiously  to show, make visible or apparent  show or demonstrate something to an interested audience

amounts paid for goods and services that may be currently tax deductible (as opposed to capital expenditures)  money spent to perform work and usually reimbursed by an employer

  • explain   verb make plain and comprehensible

define  serve as a reason or cause or justification of

  • exposed   adj. not covered with clothing

with no protection or shield

  • extreme   adj. most distant in any direction

of the greatest possible degree or extent or intensity  far beyond a norm in quantity or amount or degree; to an utmost degree  beyond a norm in views or actions  noun the furthest or highest degree of something  the point located farthest from the middle of something

  • factors
  • fasting   noun abstaining from food
  • feature   noun an article of merchandise that is displayed or advertised more than other articles

the characteristic parts of a person’s face: eyes and nose and mouth and chin  a prominent aspect of something  a special or prominent article in a newspaper or magazine  the principal (full length) film in a program at a movie theater  verb have as a feature  wear or display in an ostentatious or proud manner

  • feeding   noun the act of supplying food and nourishment

the act of consuming food

  • feeling   noun the experiencing of affective and emotional states

an intuitive understanding of something  a physical sensation that you experience  the sensation produced by pressure receptors in the skin  a vague idea in which some confidence is placed  the general atmosphere of a place or situation and the effect that it has on people

  • finally   adv. after a long period of time or an especially long delay

as the end result of a succession or process  the item at the end

  • fitness   noun the condition of being suitable

the quality of being qualified  good physical condition; being in shape or in condition  fitness to traverse the seas

  • ganglia
  • gastric   adj. relating to or involving the stomach
  • general   adj. prevailing among and common to the general public

not specialized or limited to one class of things  applying to all or most members of a category or group  of national scope  affecting the entire body  somewhat indefinite  of worldwide scope or applicability  noun a fact about the whole (as opposed to particular)  a general officer of the highest rank  the head of a religious order or congregation  verb command as a general

  • genetic   adj. of or relating to the science of genetics

pertaining to or referring to origin  tending to occur among members of a family usually by heredity  of or relating to or produced by or being a gene

  • ghrelin   noun a hormone produced by stomach cells
  • glucose   noun a monosaccharide sugar that has several forms; an important source of physiological energy
  • gradual   adj. proceeding in small stages

(of a topographical gradient) not steep or abrupt  noun (Roman Catholic Church) an antiphon (usually from the Book of Psalms) immediately after the epistle at Mass

  • greater   adj. greater in size or importance or degree
  • healthy   adj. having or indicating good health in body or mind; free from infirmity or disease

exercising or showing good judgment  financially secure and functioning well  promoting health; healthful  physically and mentally sound or healthy

  • hepatic   adj. pertaining to or affecting the liver

noun any of numerous small green nonvascular plants of the class Hepaticopsida growing in wet places and resembling green seaweeds or leafy mosses

  • history   noun the discipline that records and interprets past events involving human beings

all that is remembered of the past as preserved in writing; a body of knowledge  a record or narrative description of past events  the aggregate of past events  the continuum of events occurring in succession leading from the past to the present and even into the future

  • hogging
  • however   adv. despite anything to the contrary (usually following a concession)

in whatever way or manner  to whatever degree or extent  by contrast; on the other hand

  • ideally   adv. in an ideal manner
  • imagine   verb form a mental image of something that is not present or that is not the case

expect, believe, or suppose

  • imaging   noun (medicine) obtaining pictures of the interior of the body

the ability to form mental images of things or events

to make better

  • include   verb add as part of something else; put in as part of a set, group, or category

consider as part of something  have as a part, be made up out of  allow participation in or the right to be part of; permit to exercise the rights, functions, and responsibilities of

  • indians
  • induces
  • insulin   noun hormone secreted by the isles of Langerhans in the pancreas; regulates storage of glycogen in the liver and accelerates oxidation of sugar in cells
  • involve   verb make complex or intricate or complicated

occupy or engage the interest of  wrap  contain as a part  connect closely and often incriminatingly  engage as a participant  require as useful, just, or proper  have as a necessary feature or consequence; entail

  • jejunum   noun the part of the small intestine between the duodenum and the ileum
  • jogging   noun running at a jog trot as a form of cardiopulmonary exercise
  • ke diet
  • kidneys
  • lateral   adj. lying away from the median and sagittal plane of a body

situated at or extending to the side  noun a pass to a receiver upfield from the passer

  • leakage   noun the unwanted discharge of a fluid from some container
  • leblouh
  • limited   adj. including only a part

not unlimited  having a specific function or scope  small in range or scope  not excessive  mediocre  subject to limits or subjected to limits  noun public transport consisting of a fast train or bus that makes only a few scheduled stops

  • located   adj. situated in a particular spot or position
  • margins
  • maximal   adj. the greatest or most complete or best possible
  • maximum   adj. the greatest or most complete or best possible

noun the point on a curve where the tangent changes from positive on the left to negative on the right  the largest possible quantity  the greatest possible degree

  • measure   noun how much there is of something that you can quantify

any maneuver made as part of progress toward a goal  musical notation for a repeating pattern of musical beats  the act or process of assigning numbers to phenomena according to a rule  measuring instrument having a sequence of marks at regular intervals; used as a reference in making measurements  a statute in draft before it becomes law  (prosody) the accent in a metrical foot of verse  a basis for comparison; a reference point against which other things can be evaluated  verb determine the measurements of something or somebody, take measurements of  place a value on; judge the worth of something  have certain dimensions  express as a number or measure or quantity

noun the point on a curve where the tangent changes from negative on the left to positive on the right  the smallest possible quantity

of or relating to the nervous system  unpredictably excitable (especially of horses)  excited in anticipation  causing or fraught with or showing anxiety

  • neurons
  • numbers   noun the fourth book of the Old Testament; contains a record of the number of Israelites who followed Moses out of Egypt

an illegal daily lottery

  • obesity   noun more than average fatness
  • obscure   adj. not clearly understood or expressed

not drawing attention  not famous or acclaimed  marked by difficulty of style or expression  remote and separate physically or socially  difficult to find  verb make obscure or unclear  make difficult to perceive by sight  make undecipherable or imperceptible by obscuring or concealing  make less visible or unclear  make unclear, indistinct, or blurred

  • observe   verb observe correctly or closely

watch attentively  celebrate, as of holidays or rites  conform one’s action or practice to  make mention of  observe with care or pay close attention to  discover or determine the existence, presence, or fact of  follow with the eyes or the mind  show respect towards

noun the act of opening something  becoming open or being made open  a recognized sequence of moves at the beginning of a game of chess  a vacant or unobstructed space that is man made  the initial part of the introduction  the first performance (as of a theatrical production)  a ceremony accompanying the start of some enterprise  an open or empty space in or between things  opportunity especially for employment or promotion  the first of a series of actions  an entrance equipped with a hatch; especially a passageway between decks of a ship  an aperture or hole that opens into a bodily cavity  a possible alternative

handle and cause to function  direct or control; projects, businesses, etc.  perform surgery on  perform a movement in military or naval tactics in order to secure an advantage in attack or defense  keep engaged  perform as expected when applied

  • optimal   adj. most desirable possible under a restriction expressed or implied
  • organic   adj. involving or affecting physiology or bodily organs

simple and healthful and close to nature  relating or belonging to the class of chemical compounds having a carbon basis  being or relating to or derived from or having properties characteristic of living organisms  of or relating to foodstuff grown or raised without synthetic fertilizers or pesticides or hormones  of or relating to or derived from living organisms  constitutional in the structure of something (especially your physical makeup)  noun a fertilizer that is derived from animal or vegetable matter

  • outcome   noun something that results

a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon

  • overall   adj. involving only main features

including everything  noun (usually plural) work clothing consisting of denim trousers (usually with a bib and shoulder straps)  a loose protective coverall or smock worn over ordinary clothing for dirty work

  • paradox   noun (logic) a statement that contradicts itself
  • passage   noun the act of passing from one state or place to the next

a journey usually by ship  the act of passing something to another person  a bodily reaction of changing from one place or stage to another  a way through or along which someone or something may pass  a path or channel or duct through or along which something may pass  a section of text; particularly a section of medium length  a short section of a musical composition  the passing of a law by a legislative body  the motion of one object relative to another

  • peptide   noun amide combining the amino group of one amino acid with the carboxyl group of another; usually obtained by partial hydrolysis of protein
  • percent   noun a proportion multiplied by 100
  • persons
  • pooling
  • portion   noun the allotment of some amount by dividing something

something less than the whole of a human artifact  an individual quantity of food or drink taken as part of a meal  money or property brought by a woman to her husband at marriage  assets belonging to or due to or contributed by an individual person or group  something determined in relation to something that includes it  your overall circumstances or condition in life (including everything that happens to you)  verb give out or allot

  • possess   verb have as an attribute, knowledge, or skill

enter into and control, as of emotions or ideas  have ownership or possession of

  • pouches
  • poultry   noun flesh of chickens or turkeys or ducks or geese raised for food

a domesticated gallinaceous bird thought to be descended from the red jungle fowl

(of ideas, images, representations, expressions) characterized by perfect conformity to fact or truth ; strictly correct

  • premise   noun a statement that is assumed to be true and from which a conclusion can be drawn

verb take something as preexisting and given  set forth beforehand, often as an explanation  furnish with a preface or introduction

  • present   adj. temporal sense; intermediate between past and future; now existing or happening or in consideration

spatial sense; being or existing in a specified place  noun a verb tense that expresses actions or states at the time of speaking  something presented as a gift  the period of time that is happening now; any continuous stretch of time including the moment of speech  verb bring forward and present to the mind  formally present a debutante, a representative of a country, etc.  hand over formally  introduce  recognize with a gesture prescribed by a military regulation; assume a prescribed position  cause to come to know personally  deliver (a speech, oration, or idea)  present somebody with something, usually to accuse or criticize  represent in a painting, drawing, sculpture, or verbally  perform (a play), especially on a stage  show or demonstrate something to an interested audience  give as a present; make a gift of  give, especially as an honor or reward

  • primary   adj. not derived from or reducible to something else; basic

of first rank or importance or value; direct and immediate rather than secondhand  of primary importance  most important element  of or being the essential or basic part  noun a preliminary election where delegates or nominees are chosen  one of the main flight feathers projecting along the outer edge of a bird’s wing  coil forming the part of an electrical circuit such that changing current in it induces a current in a neighboring circuit

  • process   noun a sustained phenomenon or one marked by gradual changes through a series of states

a natural prolongation or projection from a part of an organism either animal or plant  (psychology) the performance of some composite cognitive activity; an operation that affects mental contents  a mental process that you are not directly aware of  a particular course of action intended to achieve a result  a writ issued by authority of law; usually compels the defendant’s attendance in a civil suit; failure to appear results in a default judgment against the defendant  verb subject to a process or treatment, with the aim of readying for some purpose, improving, or remedying a condition  perform mathematical and logical operations on (data) according to programmed instructions in order to obtain the required information  deal with in a routine way  deliver a warrant or summons to someone  shape, form, or improve a material  march in a procession  institute legal proceedings against; file a suit against

  • produce   noun fresh fruits and vegetable grown for the market

verb create or manufacture a man made product  bring forth or yield  cause to happen, occur or exist  bring out for display  bring onto the market or release  come to have or undergo a change of (physical features and attributes)  cultivate by growing, often involving improvements by means of agricultural techniques

  • product   noun an artifact that has been created by someone or some process

a quantity obtained by multiplication  a consequence of someone’s efforts or of a particular set of circumstances  a chemical substance formed as a result of a chemical reaction  commodities offered for sale  the set of elements common to two or more sets

  • program   noun a performance (or series of performances) at a public presentation

a system of projects or services intended to meet a public need  (computer science) a sequence of instructions that a computer can interpret and execute  an announcement of the events that will occur as part of a theatrical or sporting event  a series of steps to be carried out or goals to be accomplished  a document stating the aims and principles of a political party  a radio or television show  an integrated course of academic studies  verb arrange a program of or for  write a computer program

  • promote   verb change a pawn for a king by advancing it to the eighth row, or change a checker piece for a more valuable piece by moving it the row closest to your opponent

be changed for a superior chess or checker piece  give a promotion to or assign to a higher position  contribute to the progress or growth of  make publicity for; try to sell (a product)

  • protein   noun any of a large group of nitrogenous organic compounds that are essential constituents of living cells; consist of polymers of amino acids; essential in the diet of animals for growth and for repair of tissues; can be obtained from meat and eggs and milk and legumes
  • provide   verb take measures in preparation for

determine (what is to happen in certain contingencies), especially by including a proviso condition or stipulation  provide what is desired or needed, especially support, food or sustenance  supply means of subsistence; earn a living  provide or furnish with  mount or put up  make a possibility or provide opportunity for; permit to be attainable or cause to remain

  • receive   verb convert into sounds or pictures

receive a specified treatment (abstract)  regard favorably or with disapproval  accept as true or valid  partake of the Holy Eucharist sacrament  express willingness to have in one’s home or environs  get something; come into possession of  have or give a reception  bid welcome to; greet upon arrival  register (perceptual input)  go through (mental or physical states or experiences)  receive as a retribution or punishment  experience as a reaction

  • reduced   adj. well below normal (especially in price)

made less in size or amount or degree

  • regimen   noun (medicine) a systematic plan for therapy (often including diet)
  • regions
  • related   adj. connected by kinship, common origin, or marriage

being connected either logically or causally or by shared characteristics  having close kinship and appropriateness  similar or related in quality or character

  • remains   noun any object that is left unused or still extant

the dead body of a human being

  • removal   noun dismissal from office

the act of removing

  • replace   verb substitute a person or thing for (another that is broken or inefficient or lost or no longer working or yielding what is expected)

put something back where it belongs  put in the place of another; switch seemingly equivalent items  take the place or move into the position of

  • require   verb make someone do something

consider obligatory; request and expect  have need of  require as useful, just, or proper

  • reserve   noun the trait of being uncommunicative; not volunteering anything more than necessary

something kept back or saved for future use or a special purpose  (medicine) potential capacity to respond in order to maintain vital functions  formality and propriety of manner  armed forces that are not on active duty but can be called in an emergency  a district that is reserved for particular purpose  an athlete who plays only when a starter on the team is replaced  verb obtain or arrange (for oneself) in advance  hold back or set aside, especially for future use or contingency  arrange for and reserve (something for someone else) in advance  give or assign a resource to a particular person or cause

(of e.g. a machine) performing or capable of performing  executed or initiated by running  (of fluids) moving or issuing in a stream  of advancing the ball by running  moving quickly on foot  measured lengthwise  noun the act of administering or being in charge of something  the state of being in operation  the act of running; traveling on foot at a fast pace  the act of participating in an athletic competition involving running on a track  (American football) a play in which a player attempts to carry the ball through or past the opposing team

  • rupture   noun the act of making a sudden noisy break

a personal or social separation (as between opposing factions)  state of being torn or burst open  verb separate or cause to separate abruptly

  • satiety   noun the state of being satisfactorily full and unable to take on more
  • section   noun one of several parts or pieces that fit with others to constitute a whole object

a self contained part of a larger composition (written or musical)  a segment of a citrus fruit  a small team of policemen working as part of a police platoon  a small army unit usually having a special function  a division of an orchestra containing all instruments of the same class  (geometry) the area created by a plane cutting through a solid  a distinct region or subdivision of a territorial or political area or community or group of people  a very thin slice (of tissue or mineral or other substance) for examination under a microscope  a land unit of 1 square mile measuring 1 mile on a side  the cutting of or into body tissues or organs (especially by a surgeon as part of an operation)  one of the portions into which something is regarded as divided and which together constitute a whole  a specialized division of a large organization  verb divide into segments

  • secular   adj. concerning those not members of the clergy

noun someone who is not a clergyman or a professional person

  • serious   adj. requiring effort or concentration; complex and not easy to answer or solve

of great consequence  concerned with work or important matters rather than play or trivialities  causing fear or anxiety by threatening great harm  appealing to the mind  completely lacking in playfulness

  • service   noun the performance of duties by a waiter or servant

the act of delivering a writ or summons upon someone  work done by one person or group that benefits another  (law) the acts performed by an English feudal tenant for the benefit of his lord which formed the consideration for the property granted to him  employment in or work for another  the act of public worship following prescribed rules  an act of help or assistance  tableware consisting of a complete set of articles (silver or dishware) for use at table  a company or agency that performs a public service; subject to government regulation  Canadian writer (born in England) who wrote about life in the Yukon Territory (1874 1958)  periodic maintenance on a car or machine  (sports) a stroke that puts the ball in play  the act of mating by male animals  a means of serving  a force that is a branch of the armed forces  verb make fit for use  be used by; as of a utility  mate with

  • several   adj. distinct and individual

(used with count nouns) of an indefinite number more than 2 or 3 but not many  considered individually

  • similar   adj. marked by correspondence or resemblance

(of words) expressing closely related meanings  resembling or similar; having the same or some of the same characteristics; often used in combination  having the same or similar characteristics  capable of replacing or changing places with something else; permitting mutual substitution without loss of function or suitability

  • smoking   adj. emitting smoke in great volume

noun the act of smoking tobacco or other substances  a hot vapor containing fine particles of carbon being produced by combustion

  • society   noun an extended social group having a distinctive cultural and economic organization

the fashionable elite  a formal association of people with similar interests  the state of being with someone

  • sources
  • soybean   noun most highly proteinaceous vegetable crop known

erect bushy hairy annual herb having trifoliate leaves and purple to pink flowers; extensively cultivated for food and forage and soil improvement but especially for its nutritious oil rich seeds; native to Asia  a source of oil; used for forage and soil improvement and as food

  • special   adj. for a special service or occasion

adapted to or reserved for a particular purpose  surpassing what is common or usual or expected  having a specific function or scope  unique or specific to a person or thing or category  first and most important  added to a regular schedule  noun a television production that features a particular person or work or topic  a special offering (usually temporary and at a reduced price) that is featured in advertising  a dish or meal given prominence in e.g. a restaurant

  • squared   adj. having been made square
  • stanley   noun Welsh journalist and explorer who led an expedition to Africa in search of David Livingstone and found him in Tanzania in 1871; he and Livingstone together tried to find the source of the Nile River (1841 1904)

United States inventor who built a steam powered automobile (1849 1918)

  • steroid   noun any of several fat soluble organic compounds having as a basis 17 carbon atoms in four rings; many have important physiological effects

any hormone affecting the development and growth of sex organs

  • stomach   noun an enlarged and muscular saclike organ of the alimentary canal; the principal organ of digestion

an appetite for food  an inclination or liking for things involving conflict or difficulty or unpleasantness  the region of the body of a vertebrate between the thorax and the pelvis  verb bear to eat  put up with something or somebody unpleasant

  • storage   noun the act of storing something

the commercial enterprise of storing goods and materials  (computer science) the process of storing information in a computer memory or on a magnetic tape or disk  depositing in a warehouse  an electronic memory device  a depository for goods

  • strokes
  • studied   adj. produced or marked by conscious design or premeditation

carefully practiced or designed or premeditated

  • studies
  • subject   adj. likely to be affected by something (especially something unpleasant)

being under the power or sovereignty of another or others  not exempt from tax  possibly accepting or permitting  noun something (a person or object or scene) selected by an artist or photographer for graphic representation  (grammar) one of the two main constituents of a sentence; the grammatical constituent about which something is predicated  (logic) the first term of a proposition  the subject matter of a conversation or discussion  a person who is subjected to experimental or other observational procedures; someone who is an object of investigation  some situation or event that is thought about  a branch of knowledge  a person who owes allegiance to that nation  verb make accountable for  cause to experience or suffer or make liable or vulnerable to  refer for judgment or consideration  make subservient; force to submit or subdue

performed speedily and without formality  noun a brief statement that presents the main points in a concise form

  • support   noun a military operation (often involving new supplies of men and materiel) to strengthen a military force or aid in the performance of its mission

the act of bearing the weight of or strengthening  aiding the cause or policy or interests of  the activity of providing for or maintaining by supplying with money or necessities  any device that bears the weight of another thing  supporting structure that holds up or provides a foundation  something providing immaterial assistance to a person or cause or interest  the financial means whereby one lives  financial resources provided to make some project possible  documentary validation  a subordinate musical part; provides background for more important parts  verb play a subordinate role to (another performer)  support materially or financially  give moral or psychological support, aid, or courage to  establish or strengthen as with new evidence or facts  put up with something or somebody unpleasant  adopt as a belief  argue or speak in defense of  be a regular customer or client of  be the physical support of; carry the weight of  be behind; approve of  support with evidence or authority or make more certain or confirm

involving a surface only  noun the outer boundary of an artifact or a material layer constituting or resembling such a boundary  a superficial aspect as opposed to the real nature of something  the extended two dimensional outer boundary of a three dimensional object  the outermost level of the land or sea  a device that provides reactive force when in motion relative to the surrounding air; can lift or control a plane in flight  information that has become public  verb come to the surface  appear or become visible; make a showing  put a coat on; cover the surface of; furnish with a surface

  • surgery   noun a room where a doctor or dentist can be consulted

the branch of medical science that treats disease or injury by operative procedures  a medical procedure involving an incision with instruments; performed to repair damage or arrest disease in a living body  a room in a hospital equipped for the performance of surgical operations

(physics) a stress that produces an elongation of an elastic physical body  a balance between and interplay of opposing elements or tendencies (especially in art or literature)  (psychology) a state of mental or emotional strain or suspense  the physical condition of being stretched or strained  feelings of hostility that are not manifest

  • testing   noun the act of subjecting to experimental test in order to determine how well something works

an examination of the characteristics of something  the act of giving students or candidates a test (as by questions) to determine what they know or have learned

  • therapy   noun (medicine) the act of caring for someone (as by medication or remedial training etc.)
  • thought   noun the organized beliefs of a period or group or individual

the process of using your mind to consider something carefully  the content of cognition; the main thing you are thinking about  a personal belief or judgment that is not founded on proof or certainty

  • thrifty   adj. careful and diligent in the use of resources

mindful of the future in spending money

  • through   adj. (of a route or journey etc.) continuing without requiring stops or changes

having finished or arrived at completion  adv. throughout the entire extent  over the whole distance  in diameter  from beginning to end  to completion

(biology) a taxonomic category consisting of members of a species that differ from others of the same species in minor but heritable characteristics  noticeable heterogeneity  a category of things distinguished by some common characteristic or quality  a show consisting of a series of short unrelated performances  a collection containing a variety of sorts of things

  • various   adj. considered individually

of many different kinds purposefully arranged but lacking any uniformity  distinctly dissimilar or unlike  having great diversity or variety

  • varying   adj. marked by diversity or difference
  • vessels
  • vitamin   noun any of a group of organic substances essential in small quantities to normal metabolism
  • walking   adj. close enough to be walked to

noun the act of traveling by foot

  • without
  • younger   adj. used of the younger of two persons of the same name especially used to distinguish a son from his father
  • abnormal   adj. much greater than the normal

not normal; not typical or usual or regular or conforming to a norm  departing from the normal in e.g. intelligence and development

  • absorbed   adj. taken in through the pores of a surface

retained without reflection  giving or marked by complete attention to

  • activity   noun any specific behavior

(chemistry) the capacity of a substance to take part in a chemical reaction  the trait of being active; moving or acting rapidly and energetically  an organic process that takes place in the body  a process existing in or produced by nature (rather than by the intent of human beings)  the state of being active

  • actually   adv. used to imply that one would expect the fact to be the opposite of that stated; surprisingly

in actual fact  as a sentence modifier to add slight emphasis  at the present moment

  • addition   noun the act of adding one thing to another

a component that is added to something to improve it  a suburban area laid out in streets and lots for a future residential area  a quantity that is added  the arithmetic operation of summing; calculating the sum of two or more numbers  something added to what you already have

  • adequate   adj. (sometimes followed by `to’) meeting the requirements especially of a task

about average; acceptable  enough to meet a purpose

  • afferent   adj. of nerves and nerve impulses; conveying sensory information from the sense organs to the CNS

noun a nerve that passes impulses from receptors toward or to the central nervous system

liable to answer to a higher authority  open to being acted upon in a certain way  readily reacting to suggestions and influences

  • american   adj. of or relating to or characteristic of the continents and islands of the Americas

of or relating to the United States of America or its people or language or culture  noun a native or inhabitant of a North American or Central American or South American country  a native or inhabitant of the United States  the English language as used in the United States

  • analysis   noun an investigation of the component parts of a whole and their relations in making up the whole

the abstract separation of a whole into its constituent parts in order to study the parts and their relations  a branch of mathematics involving calculus and the theory of limits; sequences and series and integration and differentiation  a form of literary criticism in which the structure of a piece of writing is analyzed  the use of closed class words instead of inflections: e.g., `the father of the bride’ instead of `the bride’s father’  a set of techniques for exploring underlying motives and a method of treating various mental disorders; based on the theories of Sigmund Freud

  • ancestor   noun someone from whom you are descended (but usually more remote than a grandparent)
  • appetite   noun a feeling of craving something
  • approved   adj. generally or especially officially judged acceptable or satisfactory

established by authority; given authoritative approval

relating to or befitting athletics or athletes  vigorously active

  • atlantic   adj. relating to or bordering the Atlantic Ocean

noun the 2nd largest ocean; separates North and South America on the west from Europe and Africa on the east

  • attached   adj. associated in an exclusive sexual relationship

used of buildings joined by common sidewalls  fastened together  permanently attached to a substrate; not free to move about  being joined in close association

  • avocados
  • bacteria   noun (microbiology) single celled or noncellular spherical or spiral or rod shaped organisms lacking chlorophyll that reproduce by fission; important as pathogens and for biochemical properties; taxonomy is difficult; often considered plants
  • baseline   noun the lines a baseball player must follow while running the bases

an imaginary line or standard by which things are measured or compared  the back line bounding each end of a tennis or handball court; when serving the server must not step over this line

  • becoming   adj. displaying or setting off to best advantage

according with custom or propriety

  • believed
  • bleeding   noun flow of blood from a ruptured blood vessels
  • building   noun a structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place

the occupants of a building  the act of constructing something  the commercial activity involved in repairing old structures or constructing new ones

the maximum production possible  tolerance for alcohol  ability to perform or produce  the power to learn or retain knowledge; in law, the ability to understand the facts and significance of your behavior  (computer science) the amount of information (in bytes) that can be stored on a disk drive  the amount that can be contained  an electrical phenomenon whereby an electric charge is stored  the susceptibility of something to a particular treatment

of or made from or using substances produced by or used in reactions involving atomic or molecular changes  noun produced by or used in a reaction involving changes in atoms or molecules

any compound containing a chlorine atom

relating to a clinic or conducted in or as if in a clinic and depending on direct observation of patients

  • combined   adj. made or joined or united into one

involving the joint activity of two or more

  • commonly   adv. under normal conditions
  • compared
  • complete   adj. having every necessary or normal part or component or step

having come or been brought to a conclusion  perfect and complete in every respect; having all necessary qualities  without qualification; used informally as (often pejorative) intensifiers  highly skilled  verb bring to a whole, with all the necessary parts or elements  come or bring to a finish or an end  write all the required information onto a form  complete a pass  complete or carry out

  • composed   adj. serenely self possessed and free from agitation especially in times of stress

made up of individual elements

  • compound   adj. of leaf shapes; of leaves composed of several similar parts or lobes

consisting of two or more substances or ingredients or elements or parts  composed of many distinct individuals united to form a whole or colony  noun an enclosure of residences and other building (especially in the Orient)  a whole formed by a union of two or more elements or parts  (chemistry) a substance formed by chemical union of two or more elements or ingredients in definite proportion by weight  verb put or add together  combine so as to form a whole; mix  create by mixing or combining  calculate principal and interest  make more intense, stronger, or more marked

noun obstruction of blood flow in a coronary artery by a blood clot (thrombus)

  • covering   noun the act of protecting something by covering it

an artifact that covers something else (usually to protect or shelter or conceal it)  a natural object that covers or envelops  the work of applying something  the act of concealing the existence of something by obstructing the view of it

  • crackers   adj. informal or slang terms for mentally irregular
  • creating
  • criteria
  • critical   adj. marked by a tendency to find and call attention to errors and flaws

characterized by careful evaluation and judgment  being in or verging on a state of crisis or emergency  at or of a point at which a property or phenomenon suffers an abrupt change especially having enough mass to sustain a chain reaction  forming or having the nature of a turning point or crisis  urgently needed; absolutely necessary  of or involving or characteristic of critics or criticism

  • decrease   noun the act of decreasing or reducing something

the amount by which something decreases  a change downward  a process of becoming smaller or shorter  verb decrease in size, extent, or range  make smaller

  • depleted   adj. having resources completely depleted

no longer sufficient

  • develops
  • dextrose   noun an isomer of glucose that is found in honey and sweet fruits
  • diabetes   noun any of several metabolic disorders marked by excessive urination and persistent thirst
  • diagnose   verb determine or distinguish the nature of a problem or an illness through a diagnostic analysis

subject to a medical analysis

  • diameter   noun the length of a straight line passing through the center of a circle and connecting two points on the circumference

a straight line connecting the center of a circle with two points on its perimeter (or the center of a sphere with two points on its surface)

  • diarrhea   noun frequent and watery bowel movements; can be a symptom of infection or food poisoning or colitis or a gastrointestinal tumor
  • dietetic   adj. of or relating to the diet
  • digested   adj. capable of undergoing digestion
  • directly   adv. without deviation

in a forthright manner; candidly or frankly  without anyone or anything intervening  without delay or hesitation; with no time intervening

  • discrete   adj. constituting a separate entity or part
  • diseases
  • disorder   noun a disturbance of the peace or of public order

condition in which there is a disturbance of normal functioning  a condition in which things are not in their expected places  verb bring disorder to  disturb in mind or make uneasy or cause to be worried or alarmed

  • distinct   adj. recognizable; marked

easy to perceive; especially clearly outlined  (often followed by `from’) not alike; different in nature or quality  clearly or sharply defined to the mind  constituting a separate entity or part

  • distress   noun the seizure and holding of property as security for payment of a debt or satisfaction of a claim

psychological suffering  extreme physical pain  a state of adversity (danger or affliction or need)  verb cause mental pain to

  • duodenum   noun the part of the small intestine between the stomach and the jejunum
  • efficacy   noun capacity or power to produce a desired effect
  • elements   noun violent or severe weather (viewed as caused by the action of the four elements)
  • elevated   adj. raised above the ground

raised above ground level; on elevated rails  noun a railway that is powered by electricity and that runs on a track that is raised above the street level

  • emptying   noun the act of removing the contents of something
  • enclosed   adj. closed in or surrounded or included within
  • entities
  • envelops
  • epidemic   adj. (especially of medicine) of disease or anything resembling a disease; attacking or affecting many individuals in a community or a population simultaneously

noun a widespread outbreak of an infectious disease; many people are infected at the same time

  • epidemos
  • estimate   noun a judgment of the qualities of something or somebody

an approximate calculation of quantity or degree or worth  the respect with which a person is held  a statement indicating the likely cost of some job  a document appraising the value of something (as for insurance or taxation)  verb judge tentatively or form an estimate of (quantities or time)  judge to be probable

  • estrogen   noun a general term for female steroid sex hormones that are secreted by the ovary and responsible for typical female sexual characteristics
  • evaluate   verb form a critical opinion of

place a value on; judge the worth of something

  • examples
  • exercise   noun the activity of exerting your muscles in various ways to keep fit

a task performed or problem solved in order to develop skill or understanding  systematic training by multiple repetitions  (usually plural) a ceremony that involves processions and speeches  the act of using  verb do physical exercise  give a workout to  learn by repetition  put to use  carry out or practice; as of jobs and professions

  • expected   adj. considered likely or probable to happen or arrive

expected to become or be; in prospect  looked forward to as probable

  • external   adj. happening or arising or located outside or beyond some limits or especially surface

purely outward or superficial  from or between other countries  coming from the outside  noun outward features

  • familiar   adj. having mutual interests or affections; of established friendship

well known or easily recognized  within normal everyday experience; common and ordinary; not strange  (usually followed by `with’) well informed about or knowing thoroughly  noun a spirit (usually in animal form) that acts as an assistant to a witch or wizard  a person attached to the household of a high official (as a pope or bishop) who renders service in return for support  a person who is frequently in the company of another

  • farthest   adj. (comparatives of `far’) most remote in space or time or order

adv. to the greatest distance in space or time (`farthest’ is used more often than `furthest’ in this physical sense)  to the greatest degree or extent or most advanced stage (`furthest’ is used more often than `farthest’ in this abstract sense)

the process in which part of the output of a system is returned to its input in order to regulate its further output

  • findings   noun a collection of tools and other articles used by an artisan to make jewelry or clothing or shoes
  • formally   adv. in a formal manner

with official authorization

  • formerly   adv. at a previous time
  • frequent   adj. frequently encountered

coming at short intervals or habitually  verb be a regular or frequent visitor to a certain place  do one’s shopping at; do business with; be a customer or client of

  • fullness   noun the property of a sensation that is rich and pleasing

greatness of volume  the condition of being filled to capacity  completeness over a broad scope

  • function   noun the actions and activities assigned to or required or expected of a person or group

what something is used for  a formal or official social gathering or ceremony  a relation such that one thing is dependent on another  a mathematical relation such that each element of one set is associated with at least one element of another set  a set sequence of steps, part of larger computer program  a vaguely specified social event  verb perform as expected when applied  perform duties attached to a particular office or place or function  serve a purpose, role, or function

  • gathered   adj. having accumulated or become more intense

brought together in one place

  • glossary   noun an alphabetical list of technical terms in some specialized field of knowledge; usually published as an appendix to a text on that field
  • greatest   adj. highest in quality
  • hallowed   adj. worthy of religious veneration
  • harmless   adj. not threatening to life or health; not malignant

not causing or capable of causing harm  unlikely to harm or disturb anyone  not producing any toxic effects  not injurious to physical or mental health

  • heredity   noun the total of inherited attributes

the biological process whereby genetic factors are transmitted from one generation to the next

  • high fat
  • hormones
  • hydrogen   noun a nonmetallic univalent element that is normally a colorless and odorless highly flammable diatomic gas; the simplest and lightest and most abundant element in the universe
  • impaired   adj. diminished in strength, quality, or utility

mentally or physically unfit

  • impulses
  • incision   noun the cutting of or into body tissues or organs (especially by a surgeon as part of an operation)

a depression scratched or carved into a surface

  • incoming   adj. arriving at a place or position

noun the act of entering

  • inferior   adj. of or characteristic of low rank or importance

of low or inferior quality  having an orbit between the sun and the Earth’s orbit  lower than a given reference point  inferior in rank or status  falling short of some prescribed norm  written or printed below and to one side of another character  noun one of lesser rank or station or quality  a character or symbol set or printed or written beneath or slightly below and to the side of another character

noun inborn pattern of behavior often responsive to specific stimuli

  • interest   noun the power of attracting or holding one’s attention (because it is unusual or exciting etc.)

a sense of concern with and curiosity about someone or something  (usually plural) a social group whose members control some field of activity and who have common aims  (law) a right or legal share of something; a financial involvement with something  a fixed charge for borrowing money; usually a percentage of the amount borrowed  a diversion that occupies one’s time and thoughts (usually pleasantly)  a reason for wanting something done  verb excite the curiosity of; engage the interest of  be on the mind of  be of importance or consequence

  • isolated   adj. not close together in time

under forced isolation especially for health reasons  cut off or left behind  remote and separate physically or socially  being or feeling set or kept apart from others  marked by separation of or from usually contiguous elements

  • juvenile   adj. of or relating to or characteristic of or appropriate for children or young people

displaying or suggesting a lack of maturity  noun a youthful person

  • learning   noun the cognitive process of acquiring skill or knowledge

profound scholarly knowledge

  • lessened   adj. decreased in severity; made less harsh

impaired by diminution

  • lymphoid   adj. resembling lymph or lymphatic tissues
  • maintain   verb state or assert

observe correctly or closely  support against an opponent  state categorically  maintain by writing regular records  supply with necessities and support  maintain for use and service  have and exercise  keep in safety and protect from harm, decay, loss, or destruction  keep in a certain state, position, or activity; e.g., “keep clean”

  • man made   adj. not of natural origin; prepared or made artificially
  • material   adj. derived from or composed of matter

directly relevant to a matter especially a law case  concerned with or affecting physical as distinct from intellectual or psychological well being  concerned with worldly rather than spiritual interests  having substance or capable of being treated as fact; not imaginary  having material or physical form or substance  noun things needed for doing or making something  information (data or ideas or observations) that can be used or reworked into a finished form  a person judged suitable for admission or employment  the tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a physical object  artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers

the rhythmic arrangement of syllables  with care and dignity  carefully thought out in advance

  • measures
  • mediated   adj. acting or brought about through an intervening agency
  • medicine   noun the learned profession that is mastered by graduate training in a medical school and that is devoted to preventing or alleviating or curing diseases and injuries

(medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease  the branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques  punishment for one’s actions  verb treat medicinally, treat with medicine

being within reasonable or average limits; not excessive or extreme  marked by avoidance of extravagance or extremes  noun a person who takes a position in the political center  verb make less fast or intense  preside over  restrain or temper  make less strong or intense; soften  make less severe or harsh  lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits

  • modified   adj. changed in form or character

mediocre

  • molecule   noun (physics and chemistry) the simplest structural unit of an element or compound

(nontechnical usage) a tiny piece of anything

  • movement   noun the act of changing the location of something

the driving and regulating parts of a mechanism (as of a watch or clock)  a major self contained part of a symphony or sonata  a natural event that involves a change in the position or location of something  a group of people with a common ideology who try together to achieve certain general goals  the act of changing location from one place to another  a change of position that does not entail a change of location  a series of actions advancing a principle or tending toward a particular end  a general tendency to change (as of opinion)  an optical illusion of motion produced by viewing a rapid succession of still pictures of a moving object  a euphemism for defecation

  • multiple   adj. having or involving or consisting of more than one part or entity or individual

noun the product of a quantity by an integer

  • muscular   adj. having or suggesting great physical power or force

of or relating to or consisting of muscle  having a robust muscular body build characterized by predominance of structures (bone and muscle and connective tissue) developed from the embryonic mesodermal layer  (of a person) possessing physical strength and weight; rugged and powerful

  • narrowly   adv. in a narrow manner; not allowing for exceptions
  • neuritis   noun inflammation of a nerve accompanied by pain and sometimes loss of function
  • nicotine   noun an alkaloid poison that occurs in tobacco; used in medicine and as an insecticide
  • normally   adv. under normal conditions
  • notation   noun the activity of representing something by a special system of marks or characters

a technical system of symbols used to represent special things  a comment or instruction (usually added)

  • nutrient   adj. of or providing nourishment

noun any substance that can be metabolized by an organism to give energy and build tissue

  • obtained
  • opposite   adj. of leaves etc; growing in pairs on either side of a stem

altogether different in nature or quality or significance  the other one of a complementary pair  being directly across from each other; facing  moving or facing away from each other  characterized by opposite extremes; completely opposed  adv. directly facing each other  noun a word that expresses a meaning opposed to the meaning of another word, in which case the two words are antonyms of each other  a contestant that you are matched against  a relation of direct opposition  something inverted in sequence or character or effect

  • organism   noun a living thing that has (or can develop) the ability to act or function independently

a system considered analogous in structure or function to a living body

  • outbreak   noun a sudden violent spontaneous occurrence (usually of some undesirable condition)
  • outcomes
  • pancreas   noun a large elongated exocrine gland located behind the stomach; secretes pancreatic juice and insulin
  • patients
  • persists
  • person’s
  • pharmacy   noun the art and science of preparing and dispensing drugs and medicines,

a retail shop where medicine and other articles are sold

  • physical   adj. having substance or material existence; perceptible to the senses

concerned with material things  characterized by energetic bodily activity  according with material things or natural laws (other than those peculiar to living matter)  involving the body as distinguished from the mind or spirit  relating to the sciences dealing with matter and energy; especially physics  impelled by physical force especially against resistance

  • pleasant   adj. pleasant in manner or behavior

affording pleasure; being in harmony with your taste or likings

characterized by or displaying affirmation or acceptance or certainty etc.  greater than zero  reckoned, situated or tending in the direction which naturally or arbitrarily is taken to indicate increase or progress or onward motion  indicating existence or presence of a suspected condition or pathogen  having a positive electric charge  involving advantage or good  persuaded of; very sure  marked by excessive confidence  impossible to deny or disprove  of or relating to positivism  noun a film showing a photographic image whose tones correspond to those of the original subject

  • possible   adj. capable of happening or existing

existing in possibility  capable of being imagined  noun something that can be done  an applicant who might be suitable

  • powerful   adj. having great power or force or potency or effect

displaying superhuman strength or power  having great influence  (of a person) possessing physical strength and weight; rugged and powerful  strong enough to knock down or overwhelm  adv. (Southern regional intensive) very

  • practice   noun a customary way of operation or behavior

translating an idea into action  the exercise of a profession  knowledge of how something is usually done  systematic training by multiple repetitions  verb avail oneself to  carry out or practice; as of jobs and professions  learn by repetition  engage in a rehearsal (of)

  • pregnant   adj. carrying developing offspring within the body or being about to produce new life

filled with or attended with  rich in significance or implication

  • prepared   adj. equipped or prepared with necessary intellectual resources

made ready or fit or suitable beforehand  having made preparations

  • presence   noun the act of being present

the impression that something is present  the immediate proximity of someone or something  an invisible spiritual being felt to be nearby  the state of being present; current existence  dignified manner or conduct

  • pressure   noun a force that compels

the somatic sensation that results from applying force to an area of skin  the force applied to a unit area of surface; measured in pascals (SI unit) or in dynes (cgs unit)  an oppressive condition of physical or mental or social or economic distress  the act of pressing; the exertion of pressure  the state of demanding notice or attention  verb to cause to do through pressure or necessity, by physical, moral or intellectual means :”She forced him to take a job in the city”  exert pressure on someone through threats

someone whose business is to supply a particular service or commodity

  • proximal   adj. situated nearest to point of attachment or origin
  • purposes
  • quantity   noun an adequate or large amount

something that has a magnitude and can be represented in mathematical expressions by a constant or a variable  how much there is of something that you can quantify

  • received   adj. widely accepted as true or worthy

conforming to the established language usage of educated native speakers

  • recorded   adj. recorded or listed in a directory

set down or registered in a permanent form especially on film or tape for reproduction  (of securities) having the owner’s name entered in a register

  • regional   adj. related or limited to a particular region

characteristic of a region

  • regulate   verb fix or adjust the time, amount, degree, or rate of

bring into conformity with rules or principles or usage; impose regulations  check the emission of (sound)  shape or influence; give direction to

necessary for relief or supply

a search for knowledge  verb inquire into  attempt to find out in a systematically and scientific manner

  • response   noun a phrase recited or sung by the congregation following a versicle by the priest or minister

a result  a bodily process occurring due to the effect of some foregoing stimulus or agent  the manner in which something is greeted  a statement (either spoken or written) that is made in reply to a question or request or criticism or accusation  the speech act of continuing a conversational exchange

  • restrict   verb place limits on (extent or access)

place restrictions on  place under restrictions; limit access to  make more specific

  • roentgen   noun German physicist who discovered x rays and developed roentgenography (1845 1923)

a unit of radiation exposure; the dose of ionizing radiation that will produce 1 electrostatic unit of electricity in 1 cc of dry air

  • secreted
  • segments
  • sequence   noun film consisting of a succession of related shots that develop a given subject in a movie

a following of one thing after another in time  several repetitions of a melodic phrase in different keys  serial arrangement in which things follow in logical order or a recurrent pattern  the action of following in order  verb arrange in a sequence  determine the order of constituents in

  • services   noun performance of duties or provision of space and equipment helpful to others
  • severely   adv. to a severe or serious degree

causing great damage or hardship  with sternness; in a severe manner

  • sickness   noun defectiveness or unsoundness

impairment of normal physiological function affecting part or all of an organism  the state that precedes vomiting

  • skeletal   adj. of or relating to or forming or attached to a skeleton

very thin especially from disease or hunger or cold

(sometimes followed by `to’) applying to or characterized by or distinguishing something particular or special or unique  being or affecting a disease produced by a particular microorganism or condition; used also of stains or dyes used in making microscope slides  relating to or distinguishing or constituting a taxonomic species  noun a medicine that has a mitigating effect on a specific disease  a fact about some part (as opposed to general)

  • spelling   noun forming words with letters according to the principles underlying accepted usage
  • stapling
  • starches
  • steroids
  • stimulus   noun any stimulating information or event; acts to arouse action
  • straight   adj. right; in keeping with the facts

successive (without a break)  following a correct or logical method  (of hair) having no waves or curls  not homosexual  erect in posture  having no deviations  free from curves or angles  characterized by honesty and fairness  neatly arranged; not disorderly  rigidly conventional or old fashioned  without water  without evasion or compromise  accurately fitted; level  no longer coiled  adv. in a straight line; in a direct course  without deviation  in a forthright manner; candidly or frankly  noun a poker hand with 5 consecutive cards (regardless of suit)  a straight segment of a roadway or racecourse  a heterosexual person; someone having a sexual orientation to persons of the opposite sex

  • suddenly   adv. happening unexpectedly

quickly and without warning  on impulse; without premeditation

  • suffered
  • superior   adj. (often followed by `to’) above being affected or influenced by

(sometimes followed by `to’) not subject to or influenced by  of or characteristic of high rank or importance  of high or superior quality or performance  having an orbit farther from the sun than the Earth’s orbit  having a higher rank  written or printed above and to one side of another character  noun a town in northwest Wisconsin on Lake Superior across from Duluth  the head of a religious community  one of greater rank or station or quality  a character or symbol set or printed or written above and immediately to one side of another character  the largest freshwater lake in the world; the deepest of the Great Lakes  a combatant who is able to defeat rivals

relating to or requiring or amenable to treatment by surgery especially as opposed to medicine  of or relating to or involving or used in surgery

  • sweating   adj. being wet with perspiration

noun the process of the sweat glands of the skin secreting a salty fluid

a pattern of symptoms indicative of some disease

  • systemic   adj. affecting an entire system
  • systolic   adj. of or relating to a systole or happing during a systole
  • tendency   noun a characteristic likelihood of or natural disposition toward a certain condition or character or effect

a general direction in which something tends to move  an attitude of mind especially one that favors one alternative over others  an inclination to do something

  • thinning   noun the act of diluting something
  • together   adj. mentally and emotionally stable

adv. at the same time  with cooperation and interchange  in contact with each other  assembled in one place  in each other’s company  with a common plan  in conjunction with; combined

  • training   noun activity leading to skilled behavior

the result of good upbringing (especially knowledge of correct social behavior)

  • transmit   verb send from one person or place to another

broadcast over the airwaves, as in radio or television  transmit or serve as the medium for transmission  transfer to another

  • vertical   adj. of or relating to different levels in a hierarchy (as levels of social class or income group)

at right angles to the plane of the horizon or a base line  relating to or involving all stages of a business from production to distribution  upright in position or posture  noun something that is oriented vertically  a vertical structural member as a post or stake

damaged inanimate objects or their value  mixed with water  reduced in strength  impaired by diminution

  • weakness   noun the property of lacking physical or mental strength; liability to failure under pressure or stress or strain

a penchant for something even though it might not be good for you  the condition of being financially weak  powerlessness revealed by an inability to act  a flaw or weak point

  • weighing   noun careful consideration
  • wielding
  • windpipe   noun membranous tube with cartilaginous rings that conveys inhaled air from the larynx to the bronchi
  • worn out   adj. drained of energy or effectiveness; extremely tired; completely exhausted

used until no longer useful

  • y shaped   adj. shaped in the form of the letter Y
  • abnormal   adj. much greater than the normal

not normal; not typical or usual or regular or conforming to a norm  departing from the normal in e.g. intelligence and development

  • absolute   adj. perfect or complete or pure

not capable of being violated or infringed  complete and without restriction or qualification; sometimes used informally as intensifiers  without conditions or limitations  not limited by law  expressing finality with no implication of possible change  noun something that is conceived to be absolute; something that does not depends on anything else and is beyond human control

(chemistry) the capacity of a substance to take part in a chemical reaction  the trait of being active; moving or acting rapidly and energetically  an organic process that takes place in the body  a process existing in or produced by nature (rather than by the intent of human beings)  the state of being active

  • adaptive   adj. having a capacity for adaptation
  • ailments
  • alkaloid   noun natural bases containing nitrogen found in plants
  • although
  • american   adj. of or relating to or characteristic of the continents and islands of the Americas

of or relating to the United States of America or its people or language or culture  noun a native or inhabitant of a North American or Central American or South American country  a native or inhabitant of the United States  the English language as used in the United States

  • analysis   noun an investigation of the component parts of a whole and their relations in making up the whole

the abstract separation of a whole into its constituent parts in order to study the parts and their relations  a branch of mathematics involving calculus and the theory of limits; sequences and series and integration and differentiation  a form of literary criticism in which the structure of a piece of writing is analyzed  the use of closed class words instead of inflections: e.g., `the father of the bride’ instead of `the bride’s father’  a set of techniques for exploring underlying motives and a method of treating various mental disorders; based on the theories of Sigmund Freud

  • analytic   adj. of a proposition that is necessarily true independent of fact or experience

expressing a grammatical category by using two or more words rather than inflection  using or skilled in using analysis (i.e., separating a whole intellectual or substantial into its elemental parts or basic principles)  using or subjected to a methodology using algebra and calculus

  • anorexia   noun a prolonged disorder of eating due to loss of appetite
  • anorexic   adj. suffering from anorexia nervosa; pathologically thin

noun a person suffering from anorexia nervosa

of or near the head end or toward the front plane of the body  noun a tooth situated at the front of the mouth

  • anything   noun a thing of any kind
  • appetite   noun a feeling of craving something
  • approach   noun the act of drawing spatially closer to something

a relatively short golf shot intended to put the ball onto the putting green  ideas or actions intended to deal with a problem or situation  a close approximation  the temporal property of becoming nearer in time  the event of one object coming closer to another  a way of entering or leaving  a tentative suggestion designed to elicit the reactions of others  the final path followed by an aircraft as it is landing  verb make advances to someone, usually with a proposal or suggestion  come near in time  move towards  begin to deal with  come near or verge on, resemble, come nearer in quality, or character

  • approval   noun a message expressing a favorable opinion

a feeling of liking something or someone good  acceptance as satisfactory  the formal act of approving

  • approved   adj. generally or especially officially judged acceptable or satisfactory

established by authority; given authoritative approval

used of buildings joined by common sidewalls  fastened together  permanently attached to a substrate; not free to move about  being joined in close association

  • atypical   adj. deviating from normal expectations; somewhat odd, strange, or abnormal

not representative of a group, class, or type

  • axillary   adj. of or relating to the armpit

of or relating to the axil

  • bacteria   noun (microbiology) single celled or noncellular spherical or spiral or rod shaped organisms lacking chlorophyll that reproduce by fission; important as pathogens and for biochemical properties; taxonomy is difficult; often considered plants
  • barriers
  • behavior   noun manner of acting or controlling yourself

(psychology) the aggregate of the responses or reactions or movements made by an organism in any situation  the action or reaction of something (as a machine or substance) under specified circumstances  (behavioral attributes) the way a person behaves toward other people

  • bleeding   noun flow of blood from a ruptured blood vessels
  • blocking   noun the act of obstructing or deflecting someone’s movements
  • bringing   noun the act of delivering or distributing something (as goods or mail)
  • bustline
  • buttocks   noun the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on
  • bypasses
  • calories
  • capacity   noun a specified function

the maximum production possible  tolerance for alcohol  ability to perform or produce  the power to learn or retain knowledge; in law, the ability to understand the facts and significance of your behavior  (computer science) the amount of information (in bytes) that can be stored on a disk drive  the amount that can be contained  an electrical phenomenon whereby an electric charge is stored  the susceptibility of something to a particular treatment

  • carrying
  • cerebral   adj. involving intelligence rather than emotions or instinct

of or relating to the cerebrum or brain

declare unavailable, as for security reasons  assign to a class or kind

  • clinical   adj. scientifically detached; unemotional

relating to a clinic or conducted in or as if in a clinic and depending on direct observation of patients

  • collapse   noun a mishap caused by something suddenly falling down or caving in

an abrupt failure of function or health  the act of throwing yourself down  a sudden large decline of business or the prices of stocks (especially one that causes additional failures)  verb lose significance, effectiveness, or value  break down, literally or metaphorically  cause to burst  fold or close up  collapse due to fatigue, an illness, or a sudden attack  suffer a nervous breakdown  fall apart

involving the joint activity of two or more

having come or been brought to a conclusion  perfect and complete in every respect; having all necessary qualities  without qualification; used informally as (often pejorative) intensifiers  highly skilled  verb bring to a whole, with all the necessary parts or elements  come or bring to a finish or an end  write all the required information onto a form  complete a pass  complete or carry out

  • composed   adj. serenely self possessed and free from agitation especially in times of stress

made up of individual elements

  • compound   adj. of leaf shapes; of leaves composed of several similar parts or lobes

consisting of two or more substances or ingredients or elements or parts  composed of many distinct individuals united to form a whole or colony  noun an enclosure of residences and other building (especially in the Orient)  a whole formed by a union of two or more elements or parts  (chemistry) a substance formed by chemical union of two or more elements or ingredients in definite proportion by weight  verb put or add together  combine so as to form a whole; mix  create by mixing or combining  calculate principal and interest  make more intense, stronger, or more marked

  • compress   noun a cloth pad or dressing (with or without medication) applied firmly to some part of the body (to relieve discomfort or reduce fever)

verb squeeze or press together  make more compact by or as if by pressing

continually recurring or continuing without interruption  uninterrupted in time and indefinitely long continuing  persistent in occurrence and unvarying in nature  noun a quantity that does not vary  a number representing a quantity assumed to have a fixed value in a specified mathematical context

  • contains
  • contrast   noun the act of distinguishing by comparing differences

the range of optical density and tone on a photographic negative or print (or the extent to which adjacent areas on a television screen differ in brightness)  the perceptual effect of the juxtaposition of very different colors  the opposition or dissimilarity of things that are compared  a conceptual separation or distinction  verb put in opposition to show or emphasize differences  to show differences when compared; be different

  • coronary   adj. surrounding like a crown (especially of the blood vessels surrounding the heart)

noun obstruction of blood flow in a coronary artery by a blood clot (thrombus)

  • coughing   noun the act of exhaling air suddenly with a noise

sudden expulsion of air from the lungs that clears the air passages; a common symptom of upper respiratory infection or bronchitis or pneumonia or tuberculosis

  • creating
  • creation   noun (theology) God’s act of bringing the universe into existence

the human act of creating  an artifact that has been brought into existence by someone  the event that occurred at the beginning of something  the act of starting something for the first time; introducing something new  everything that exists anywhere

the amount by which something decreases  a change downward  a process of becoming smaller or shorter  verb decrease in size, extent, or range  make smaller

identify as in botany or biology, for example  to give an account or representation of in words  make a mark or lines on a surface

  • detected   adj. perceived with the mind

perceived or discerned

  • diabetes   noun any of several metabolic disorders marked by excessive urination and persistent thirst
  • diameter   noun the length of a straight line passing through the center of a circle and connecting two points on the circumference

a straight line connecting the center of a circle with two points on its perimeter (or the center of a sphere with two points on its surface)

in a forthright manner; candidly or frankly  without anyone or anything intervening  without delay or hesitation; with no time intervening

condition in which there is a disturbance of normal functioning  a condition in which things are not in their expected places  verb bring disorder to  disturb in mind or make uneasy or cause to be worried or alarmed

take the place of  move (people) forcibly from their homeland into a new and foreign environment  put out of its usual place, position, or relationship  remove or force from a position of dwelling previously occupied  cause to move, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense  take the place of or have precedence over

  • distinct   adj. recognizable; marked

easy to perceive; especially clearly outlined  (often followed by `from’) not alike; different in nature or quality  clearly or sharply defined to the mind  constituting a separate entity or part

  • document   noun anything serving as a representation of a person’s thinking by means of symbolic marks

writing that provides information (especially information of an official nature)  a written account of ownership or obligation  (computer science) a computer file that contains text (and possibly formatting instructions) using seven bit ASCII characters  verb support or supply with references  record in detail

  • dominant   adj. exercising influence or control

(of genes) producing the same phenotype whether its allele is identical or dissimilar  noun (music) the fifth note of the diatonic scale  an allele that produces the same phenotype whether its paired allele is identical or different

  • dopamine   noun a monoamine neurotransmitter found in the brain and essential for the normal functioning of the central nervous system; as a drug (trade names Dopastat and Intropin) it is used to treat shock and hypotension
  • duodenal   adj. in or relating to the duodenum
  • duodenum   noun the part of the small intestine between the stomach and the jejunum
  • efficacy   noun capacity or power to produce a desired effect
  • elements   noun violent or severe weather (viewed as caused by the action of the four elements)
  • elevated   adj. raised above the ground

raised above ground level; on elevated rails  noun a railway that is powered by electricity and that runs on a track that is raised above the street level

  • emptying   noun the act of removing the contents of something
  • equation   noun the act of regarding as equal

a mathematical statement that two expressions are equal  a state of being essentially equal or equivalent; equally balanced

  • estimate   noun a judgment of the qualities of something or somebody

an approximate calculation of quantity or degree or worth  the respect with which a person is held  a statement indicating the likely cost of some job  a document appraising the value of something (as for insurance or taxation)  verb judge tentatively or form an estimate of (quantities or time)  judge to be probable

  • excreted
  • exercise   noun the activity of exerting your muscles in various ways to keep fit

a task performed or problem solved in order to develop skill or understanding  systematic training by multiple repetitions  (usually plural) a ceremony that involves processions and speeches  the act of using  verb do physical exercise  give a workout to  learn by repetition  put to use  carry out or practice; as of jobs and professions

  • exertion   noun use of physical or mental energy; hard work
  • existing   adj. presently existing

existing in something specified  having existence or being or actuality

  • exposure   noun the act of subjecting someone to an influencing experience

abandoning without shelter or protection (as by leaving as infant out in the open)  presentation to view in an open or public manner  the act of exposing film to light  vulnerability to the elements; to the action of heat or cold or wind or rain  aspect re light or wind  the disclosure of something secret  the intensity of light falling on a photographic film or plate  a picture of a person or scene in the form of a print or transparent slide; recorded by a camera on light sensitive material  the state of being vulnerable or exposed

  • extended   adj. beyond the literal or primary sense

fully extended or stretched forth  large in spatial extent or range or scope or quantity  drawn out or made longer spatially  relatively long in duration; tediously protracted

  • feelings   noun emotional or moral sensitivity (especially in relation to personal principles or dignity)
  • followed
  • formerly   adv. at a previous time
  • frequent   adj. frequently encountered

coming at short intervals or habitually  verb be a regular or frequent visitor to a certain place  do one’s shopping at; do business with; be a customer or client of

  • freshman   adj. used of a person in the first year of an experience (especially in United States high school or college)

noun a first year undergraduate  any new participant in some activity

  • fullness   noun the property of a sensation that is rich and pleasing

greatness of volume  the condition of being filled to capacity  completeness over a broad scope

  • function   noun the actions and activities assigned to or required or expected of a person or group

what something is used for  a formal or official social gathering or ceremony  a relation such that one thing is dependent on another  a mathematical relation such that each element of one set is associated with at least one element of another set  a set sequence of steps, part of larger computer program  a vaguely specified social event  verb perform as expected when applied  perform duties attached to a particular office or place or function  serve a purpose, role, or function

  • genetics   noun the branch of biology that studies heredity and variation in organisms
  • genotype   noun the particular alleles at specified loci present in an organism

a group of organisms sharing a specific genetic constitution

  • gluttony   noun eating to excess (personified as one of the deadly sins)

habitual eating to excess

  • greatest   adj. highest in quality
  • headache   noun pain in the head caused by dilation of cerebral arteries or muscle contractions or a reaction to drugs

something or someone that causes anxiety; a source of unhappiness

  • heaviest
  • hematoma   noun a localized swelling filled with blood
  • hormones
  • hydrogen   noun a nonmetallic univalent element that is normally a colorless and odorless highly flammable diatomic gas; the simplest and lightest and most abundant element in the universe
  • identify   verb consider to be equal or the same

recognize as being; establish the identity of someone or something  identify as in botany or biology, for example  consider (oneself) as similar to somebody else  conceive of as united or associated  give the name or identifying characteristics of; refer to by name or some other identifying characteristic property

the amount by which something increases  a change resulting in an increase  a process of becoming larger or longer or more numerous or more important  a quantity that is added  verb make bigger or more  become bigger or greater in amount

  • inhibits
  • insomnia   noun an inability to sleep; chronic sleeplessness
  • internal   adj. happening or arising or located within some limits or especially surface

occurring within an institution or community  located inward  inside the country  innermost or essential

  • involved   adj. emotionally involved

entangled or hindered as if e.g. in mire  connected by participation or association or use  enveloped  highly complex or intricate

  • involves
  • ionizing   adj. converting totally or partly into ions
  • ischemia   noun local anemia in a given body part sometimes resulting from vasoconstriction or thrombosis or embolism
  • ischemic   adj. relating to or affected by ischemia
  • isomeric   adj. of or relating to or exhibiting isomerism
  • j shaped
  • judgment   noun the act of judging or assessing a person or situation or event

(law) the determination by a court of competent jurisdiction on matters submitted to it  the capacity to assess situations or circumstances shrewdly and to draw sound conclusions  the cognitive process of reaching a decision or drawing conclusions  an opinion formed by judging something  the mental ability to understand and discriminate between relations  the legal document stating the reasons for a judicial decision

  • kilogram   noun one thousand grams; the basic unit of mass adopted under the Systeme International d’Unites
  • landmark   noun an anatomical structure used as a point of origin in locating other anatomical structures (as in surgery) or as point from which measurements can be taken

a mark showing the boundary of a piece of land  an event marking a unique or important historical change of course or one on which important developments depend  the position of a prominent or well known object in a particular landscape

  • laughing   adj. showing or feeling mirth or pleasure or happiness
  • learning   noun the cognitive process of acquiring skill or knowledge

profound scholarly knowledge

  • leverage   noun investing with borrowed money as a way to amplify potential gains (at the risk of greater losses)

strategic advantage; power to act effectively  the mechanical advantage gained by being in a position to use a lever  verb provide with leverage  supplement with leverage

  • linkages
  • magnetic   adj. having the properties of a magnet; i.e. of attracting iron or steel

determined by earth’s magnetic fields  capable of being magnetized  of or relating to or caused by magnetism  possessing an extraordinary ability to attract  having the properties of a magnet; the ability to draw or pull

observe correctly or closely  support against an opponent  state categorically  maintain by writing regular records  supply with necessities and support  maintain for use and service  have and exercise  keep in safety and protect from harm, decay, loss, or destruction  keep in a certain state, position, or activity; e.g., “keep clean”

  • maneuver   noun an action aimed at evading an opponent

a move made to gain a tactical end  a deliberate coordinated movement requiring dexterity and skill  a military training exercise  a plan for attaining a particular goal  verb act in order to achieve a certain goal  perform a movement in military or naval tactics in order to secure an advantage in attack or defense  direct the course; determine the direction of travelling

  • material   adj. derived from or composed of matter

directly relevant to a matter especially a law case  concerned with or affecting physical as distinct from intellectual or psychological well being  concerned with worldly rather than spiritual interests  having substance or capable of being treated as fact; not imaginary  having material or physical form or substance  noun things needed for doing or making something  information (data or ideas or observations) that can be used or reworked into a finished form  a person judged suitable for admission or employment  the tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a physical object  artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers

  • measured   adj. determined by measurement

the rhythmic arrangement of syllables  with care and dignity  carefully thought out in advance

  • measures
  • mediated   adj. acting or brought about through an intervening agency
  • medicine   noun the learned profession that is mastered by graduate training in a medical school and that is devoted to preventing or alleviating or curing diseases and injuries

(medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease  the branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques  punishment for one’s actions  verb treat medicinally, treat with medicine

a pliable sheet of tissue that covers or lines or connects organs or cells of animals

  • movement   noun the act of changing the location of something

the driving and regulating parts of a mechanism (as of a watch or clock)  a major self contained part of a symphony or sonata  a natural event that involves a change in the position or location of something  a group of people with a common ideology who try together to achieve certain general goals  the act of changing location from one place to another  a change of position that does not entail a change of location  a series of actions advancing a principle or tending toward a particular end  a general tendency to change (as of opinion)  an optical illusion of motion produced by viewing a rapid succession of still pictures of a moving object  a euphemism for defecation

  • narrowed   adj. having the opening reduced squeezed

made narrow; limited in breadth  reduced in size as by squeezing together

  • national   adj. concerned with or applicable to or belonging to an entire nation or country

limited to or in the interests of a particular nation  owned or maintained for the public by the national government  of or relating to or belonging to a nation or country  of or relating to nationality  characteristic of or peculiar to the people of a nation  inside the country  noun a person who owes allegiance to that nation

  • necrosis   noun the localized death of living cells (as from infection or the interruption of blood supply)
  • negative   adj. expressing or consisting of a negation or refusal or denial

having the quality of something harmful or unpleasant  characterized by or displaying negation or denial or opposition or resistance; having no positive features  less than zero  reckoned in a direction opposite to that regarded as positive  not indicating the presence of microorganisms or disease or a specific condition  having a negative electric charge  involving disadvantage or harm  designed or tending to discredit, especially without positive or helpful suggestions  noun a piece of photographic film showing an image with black and white tones reversed  a reply of denial  verb vote against; refuse to endorse; refuse to assent

  • neuronal   adj. of or relating to neurons
  • nitrogen   noun a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • nonlipid
  • normally   adv. under normal conditions
  • nutrient   adj. of or providing nourishment

noun any substance that can be metabolized by an organism to give energy and build tissue

  • obesogen
  • observed   adj. discovered or determined by scientific observation
  • obtained
  • organism   noun a living thing that has (or can develop) the ability to act or function independently

a system considered analogous in structure or function to a living body

  • orlistat
  • packages
  • palpates
  • pancreas   noun a large elongated exocrine gland located behind the stomach; secretes pancreatic juice and insulin
  • parental   adj. relating to or characteristic of or befitting a parent

designating the generation of organisms from which hybrid offspring are produced

happening or recurring at regular intervals  recurring at regular intervals

concerning or affecting a particular person or his or her private life and personality  intimately concerning a person’s body or physical being  indicating grammatical person  of or arising from personality  noun a short newspaper article about a particular person or group

  • physical   adj. having substance or material existence; perceptible to the senses

concerned with material things  characterized by energetic bodily activity  according with material things or natural laws (other than those peculiar to living matter)  involving the body as distinguished from the mind or spirit  relating to the sciences dealing with matter and energy; especially physics  impelled by physical force especially against resistance

  • position   noun the act of positing; an assumption taken as a postulate or axiom

a job in an organization  (in team sports) the role assigned to an individual player  the spatial property of a place where or way in which something is situated  the arrangement of the body and its limbs  a rationalized mental attitude  a way of regarding situations or topics etc.  the particular portion of space occupied by something  the appropriate or customary location  the post or function properly or customarily occupied or served by another  the act of putting something in a certain place  an item on a list or in a sequence  an opinion that is held in opposition to another in an argument or dispute  a point occupied by troops for tactical reasons  a condition or position in which you find yourself  the relative position or standing of things or especially persons in a society  verb cause to be in an appropriate place, state, or relation  put into a certain place or abstract location

  • positive   adj. formally laid down or imposed

characterized by or displaying affirmation or acceptance or certainty etc.  greater than zero  reckoned, situated or tending in the direction which naturally or arbitrarily is taken to indicate increase or progress or onward motion  indicating existence or presence of a suspected condition or pathogen  having a positive electric charge  involving advantage or good  persuaded of; very sure  marked by excessive confidence  impossible to deny or disprove  of or relating to positivism  noun a film showing a photographic image whose tones correspond to those of the original subject

  • possible   adj. capable of happening or existing

existing in possibility  capable of being imagined  noun something that can be done  an applicant who might be suitable

to a degree possible of achievement or by possible means  in a manner or to a degree possible of conceiving  with a possibility of becoming actual

  • powerful   adj. having great power or force or potency or effect

displaying superhuman strength or power  having great influence  (of a person) possessing physical strength and weight; rugged and powerful  strong enough to knock down or overwhelm  adv. (Southern regional intensive) very

  • practice   noun a customary way of operation or behavior

translating an idea into action  the exercise of a profession  knowledge of how something is usually done  systematic training by multiple repetitions  verb avail oneself to  carry out or practice; as of jobs and professions  learn by repetition  engage in a rehearsal (of)

  • pregnant   adj. carrying developing offspring within the body or being about to produce new life

filled with or attended with  rich in significance or implication

  • presence   noun the act of being present

the impression that something is present  the immediate proximity of someone or something  an invisible spiritual being felt to be nearby  the state of being present; current existence  dignified manner or conduct

  • pressure   noun a force that compels

the somatic sensation that results from applying force to an area of skin  the force applied to a unit area of surface; measured in pascals (SI unit) or in dynes (cgs unit)  an oppressive condition of physical or mental or social or economic distress  the act of pressing; the exertion of pressure  the state of demanding notice or attention  verb to cause to do through pressure or necessity, by physical, moral or intellectual means :”She forced him to take a job in the city”  exert pressure on someone through threats

too soon or too hasty  (used especially of persons) of the immediate past

  • probably   adv. with considerable certainty; without much doubt

easy to believe on the basis of available evidence

with reason or justice

consistent with or based on or using reason  capable of being expressed as a quotient of integers  of or associated with or requiring the use of the mind  noun an integer or a fraction

  • recorded   adj. recorded or listed in a directory

set down or registered in a permanent form especially on film or tape for reproduction  (of securities) having the owner’s name entered in a register

  • recovery   noun the act of regaining or saving something lost (or in danger of becoming lost)

return to an original state  gradual healing (through rest) after sickness or injury

  • reducing   noun loss of excess weight (as by dieting); becoming slimmer

any process in which electrons are added to an atom or ion (as by removing oxygen or adding hydrogen); always occurs accompanied by oxidation of the reducing agent

characteristic of a region

  • rehearse   verb engage in a rehearsal (of)
  • relation   noun an abstraction belonging to or characteristic of two entities or parts together

(usually plural) mutual dealings or connections among persons or groups  an act of narration  the act of sexual procreation between a man and a woman; the man’s penis is inserted into the woman’s vagina and excited until orgasm and ejaculation occur  (law) the principle that an act done at a later time is deemed by law to have occurred at an earlier time  a person related by blood or marriage

  • relative   adj. not absolute or complete

properly related in size or degree or other measurable characteristics; usually followed by `to’  noun an animal or plant that bears a relationship to another (as related by common descent or by membership in the same genus)  a person related by blood or marriage

  • reliable   adj. worthy of reliance or trust

conforming to fact and therefore worthy of belief  worthy of being depended on

necessary for relief or supply

  • reserves   noun civilians trained as soldiers but not part of the regular army
  • resistin
  • restrict   verb place limits on (extent or access)

place restrictions on  place under restrictions; limit access to  make more specific

  • reuptake   noun a process of using up or consuming again
  • revision   noun the act of revising or altering (involving reconsideration and modification)

the act of rewriting something  something that has been written again

  • rigorous   adj. demanding strict attention to rules and procedures

rigidly accurate; allowing no deviation from a standard

  • robotics   noun the area of AI concerned with the practical use of robots
  • sagittal   adj. located in a plane that is parallel to the central plane of the sagittal suture
  • scanning   noun the act of systematically moving a finely focused beam of light or electrons over a surface in order to produce an image of it for analysis or transmission

the process of translating photographs into a digital form that can be recognized by a computer

causing great damage or hardship  with sternness; in a severe manner

in a slim or slender manner

  • slimming
  • sneezing   noun a symptom consisting of the involuntary expulsion of air from the nose
  • specific   adj. stated explicitly or in detail

(sometimes followed by `to’) applying to or characterized by or distinguishing something particular or special or unique  being or affecting a disease produced by a particular microorganism or condition; used also of stains or dyes used in making microscope slides  relating to or distinguishing or constituting a taxonomic species  noun a medicine that has a mitigating effect on a specific disease  a fact about some part (as opposed to general)

  • stapling
  • stemming
  • stimulus   noun any stimulating information or event; acts to arouse action
  • strategy   noun the branch of military science dealing with military command and the planning and conduct of a war

an elaborate and systematic plan of action

  • subjects
  • suitable   adj. appropriate for a condition or purpose or occasion or a person’s character, needs

worthy of being chosen especially as a spouse  meant or adapted for an occasion or use

put out of one’s consciousness  keep under control; keep in check  control and refrain from showing; of emotions  come down on or keep down by unjust use of one’s authority

  • surgical   adj. performed with great precision

relating to or requiring or amenable to treatment by surgery especially as opposed to medicine  of or relating to or involving or used in surgery

  • swelling   noun abnormal protuberance or localized enlargement

the swelling of certain substances when they are heated (often accompanied by release of water)

a pattern of symptoms indicative of some disease

  • synovial   adj. relating to or secreting synovia
  • systolic   adj. of or relating to a systole or happing during a systole
  • thinking   adj. endowed with the capacity to reason

noun the process of using your mind to consider something carefully

  • thoughts
  • thrombin   noun an enzyme that acts on fibrinogen in blood causing it to clot
  • thrombus   noun a blood clot formed within a blood vessel and remaining attached to its place of origin
  • together   adj. mentally and emotionally stable

adv. at the same time  with cooperation and interchange  in contact with each other  assembled in one place  in each other’s company  with a common plan  in conjunction with; combined

  • training   noun activity leading to skilled behavior

the result of good upbringing (especially knowledge of correct social behavior)

  • validity   noun the quality of having legal force or effectiveness

the quality of being logically valid

  • variable   adj. (used of a device) designed so that a property (as e.g. light) can be varied

liable to or capable of change  marked by diversity or difference  noun a quantity that can assume any of a set of values  a symbol (like x or y) that is used in mathematical or logical expressions to represent a variable quantity  something that is likely to vary; something that is subject to variation  a star that varies noticeably in brightness

  • vertical   adj. of or relating to different levels in a hierarchy (as levels of social class or income group)

at right angles to the plane of the horizon or a base line  relating to or involving all stages of a business from production to distribution  upright in position or posture  noun something that is oriented vertically  a vertical structural member as a post or stake

  • visceral   adj. relating to or affecting the viscera

obtained through intuition rather than from reasoning or observation

  • watchers
  • weighing   noun careful consideration
  • werewolf   noun a monster able to change appearance from human to wolf
  • workload   noun work that a person is expected to do in a specified time
  • y shaped   adj. shaped in the form of the letter Y
  • abdominal   adj. of or relating to or near the abdomen

noun the muscles of the abdomen

  • achieving
  • addiction   noun (Roman law) a formal award by a magistrate of a thing or person to another person (as the award of a debtor to his creditor); a surrender to a master

an abnormally strong craving  being abnormally tolerant to and dependent on something that is psychologically or physically habit forming (especially alcohol or narcotic drugs)

  • addictive   adj. causing or characterized by addiction
  • adjective   adj. relating to court practice and procedure as opposed to the principles of law

of or relating to or functioning as an adjective  noun the word class that qualifies nouns  a word that expresses an attribute of something

  • affecting   adj. arousing affect
  • anabolism   noun the synthesis in living organisms of more complex substances (e.g., living tissue) from simpler ones together with the storage of energy
  • aristotle   noun one of the greatest of the ancient Athenian philosophers; pupil of Plato; teacher of Alexander the Great (384 322 BC)
  • arthritis   noun inflammation of a joint or joints
  • aspartame   noun an artificial sweetener made from aspartic acid; used as a calorie free sweetener
  • available   adj. obtainable or accessible and ready for use or service

convenient for use or disposal  not busy; not otherwise committed

state of elementary or undifferentiated consciousness

  • bacterium   noun (microbiology) single celled or noncellular spherical or spiral or rod shaped organisms lacking chlorophyll that reproduce by fission; important as pathogens and for biochemical properties; taxonomy is difficult; often considered plants
  • bariatric
  • barometer   noun an instrument that measures atmospheric pressure
  • beginning   adj. serving to begin

noun the act of starting something  the first part or section of something  the event consisting of the start of something  the place where something begins, where it springs into being  the time at which something is supposed to begin

  • botanical   adj. of or relating to plants or botany

noun a drug made from part of a plant (as the bark or root or leaves)

  • breakdown   noun an analysis into mutually exclusive categories

a cessation of normal operation  a mental or physical breakdown  the act of disrupting an established order so it fails to continue

  • bypassing
  • c section   noun the delivery of a fetus by surgical incision through the abdominal wall and uterus (from the belief that Julius Caesar was born that way)
  • chemicals
  • chemistry   noun the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions

the way two individuals relate to each other

  • circulate   verb cause to become widely known

move around freely  move through a space, circuit or system, returning to the starting point  cause to move in a circuit or system  cause to be distributed  cause to move around  become widely known and passed on  move in circles

  • community   noun (ecology) a group of interdependent organisms inhabiting the same region and interacting with each other

a group of people living in a particular local area  a group of people having ethnic or cultural or religious characteristics in common  a group of nations having common interests  common ownership  agreement as to goals  the body of people in a learned occupation  a district where people live; occupied primarily by private residences

  • comparing   noun examining resemblances or differences
  • component   noun an artifact that is one of the individual parts of which a composite entity is made up; especially a part that can be separated from or attached to a system

an abstract part of something  something determined in relation to something that includes it

involved in or affected by or having a claim to or share in  in relation (or in regard) to; especially as in the phrases  culpably involved

  • condition   noun the procedure that is varied in order to estimate a variable’s effect by comparison with a control condition

an assumption on which rests the validity or effect of something else  (usually plural) a statement of what is required as part of an agreement  a mode of being or form of existence of a person or thing  a state at a particular time  the state of (good) health (especially in the phrases `in condition’ or `in shape’ or `out of condition’ or `out of shape’)  information that should be kept in mind when making a decision  verb apply conditioner to in order to make smooth and shiny  put into a better state  establish a conditioned response  specify as a condition or requirement in a contract or agreement; make an express demand or provision in an agreement  train by instruction and practice; especially to teach self control

  • connected   adj. joined or linked together

plugged in  wired together to an alarm system  stored in, controlled by, or in direct communication with a central computer  being joined in close association  related to or accompanying

  • conscious   adj. (followed by `of’) showing realization or recognition of something

knowing and perceiving; having awareness of surroundings and sensations and thoughts  intentionally conceived

controlled

  • container   noun any object that can be used to hold things (especially a large metal boxlike object of standardized dimensions that can be loaded from one form of transport to another)
  • contracts
  • correctly   adv. in a correct manner
  • countries
  • dangerous   adj. causing fear or anxiety by threatening great harm

involving or causing danger or risk; liable to hurt or harm

  • decreased   adj. made less in size or amount or degree
  • deficient   adj. inadequate in amount or degree

falling short of some prescribed norm  of a quantity not able to fulfill a need or requirement

the state of being depleted

  • determine   verb fix conclusively or authoritatively

fix in scope; fix the boundaries of; the tree determines the border of the property  shape or influence; give direction to  establish after a calculation, investigation, experiment, survey, or study  find out, learn, or determine with certainty, usually by making an inquiry or other effort  reach, make, or come to a decision about something  settle conclusively; come to terms  decide upon or fix definitely

  • diagnosed
  • diaphragm   noun a mechanical device in a camera that controls size of aperture of the lens

electro acoustic transducer that vibrates to receive or produce sound waves  a contraceptive device consisting of a flexible dome shaped cup made of rubber or plastic; it is filled with spermicide and fitted over the uterine cervix  (anatomy) a muscular partition separating the abdominal and thoracic cavities; functions in respiration

  • diarrheal   adj. of or relating to diarrhea
  • diastolic   adj. of or relating to a diastole or happening during a diastole
  • dietitian   noun a specialist in the study of nutrition
  • different   adj. differing from all others; not ordinary

unlike in nature or quality or form or degree  distinctly separate from the first  distinct or separate  marked by dissimilarity

  • difficult   adj. not easy; requiring great physical or mental effort to accomplish or comprehend or endure

requiring much effort and trouble  difficult to manage or control

  • digestion   noun learning and coming to understand ideas and information

the organic process by which food is converted into substances that can be absorbed into the body  the process of decomposing organic matter (as in sewage) by bacteria or by chemical action or heat

  • digestive   adj. relating to or having the power to cause or promote digestion

noun any substance that promotes digestion

an activity that diverts or amuses or stimulates  an attack calculated to draw enemy defense away from the point of the principal attack

(ballet) the height of a dancer’s leap or jump  distance of something above a reference point (such as sea level)  the event of something being raised upward  angular distance above the horizon (especially of a celestial object)  the act of increasing the wealth or prestige or power or scope of something  a raised or elevated geological formation  the highest level or degree attainable; the highest stage of development

  • emotional   adj. of more than usual emotion

determined or actuated by emotion rather than reason  of or pertaining to emotion  (of persons) excessively affected by emotion  extravagantly demonstrative

  • epidemics
  • epidermis   noun the outer layer of the skin covering the exterior body surface of vertebrates
  • esophagus   noun the passage between the pharynx and the stomach
  • essential   adj. basic and fundamental

absolutely required and not to be used up or sacrificed  absolutely necessary; vitally necessary  being or relating to or containing the essence of a plant etc  defining rights and duties as opposed to giving the rules by which rights and duties are established  of the greatest importance  noun anything indispensable

  • exceeding   adj. far beyond what is usual in magnitude or degree
  • excessive   adj. beyond normal limits

unrestrained, especially with regard to feelings

  • excreting   noun the bodily process of discharging waste matter
  • extensive   adj. large in spatial extent or range or scope or quantity

of agriculture; increasing productivity by using large areas with minimal outlay and labor  broad in scope or content

the property of being without strength  a feeling of faintness and of being ready to swoon  the quality of being dim or lacking contrast  the trait of lacking boldness and courage

  • following   adj. about to be mentioned or specified

immediately following in time or order  going or proceeding or coming after in the same direction  in the desired direction  noun a group of followers or enthusiasts  the act of pursuing in an effort to overtake or capture

  • formation   noun the fabrication of something in a particular shape

creation by mental activity  a particular spatial arrangement  an arrangement of people or things acting as a unit  natural process that causes something to form  the act of forming something  (geology) the geological features of the earth

  • fortified   adj. having something added to increase the strength

secured with bastions or fortifications

the underlying structure  a hypothetical description of a complex entity or process

  • frequency   noun the number of observations in a given statistical category

the ratio of the number of observations in a statistical category to the total number of observations  the number of occurrences within a given time period

usually; as a rule  without regard to specific details or exceptions

  • healthier   adj. improved in health or physical condition
  • household   noun a social unit living together
  • illnesses
  • impedance   noun a material’s opposition to the flow of electric current; measured in ohms
  • important   adj. of great significance or value

having or suggesting a consciousness of high position  of extreme importance; vital to the resolution of a crisis  having authority or ascendancy or influence  important in effect or meaning

  • inability   noun lacking the power to perform

lack of ability (especially mental ability) to do something

  • incidence   noun the striking of a light beam on a surface

the relative frequency of occurrence of something

  • including
  • increased   adj. made greater in size or amount or degree
  • increases
  • infection   noun (international law) illegality that taints or contaminates a ship or cargo rendering it liable to seizure

moral corruption or contamination  an incident in which an infectious disease is transmitted  (medicine) the invasion of the body by pathogenic microorganisms and their multiplication which can lead to tissue damage and disease  (phonetics) the alteration of a speech sound under the influence of a neighboring sound  the pathological state resulting from the invasion of the body by pathogenic microorganisms  the communication of an attitude or emotional state among a number of people

  • infirmity   noun the state of being weak in health or body (especially from old age)
  • initially   adv. at the beginning
  • insipidus
  • instances
  • institute   noun an association organized to promote art or science or education

verb advance or set forth in court  set up or lay the groundwork for

  • insurance   noun promise of reimbursement in the case of loss; paid to people or companies so concerned about hazards that they have made prepayments to an insurance company

written contract or certificate of insurance  protection against future loss

  • interfere   verb come between so as to be hindrance or obstacle

get involved, so as to alter or hinder an action, or through force or threat of force

confined or restricted to a particular location

  • margarine   noun a spread made chiefly from vegetable oils and used as a substitute for butter
  • marijuana   noun a strong smelling plant from whose dried leaves a number of euphoriant and hallucinogenic drugs are prepared

the most commonly used illicit drug; considered a soft drug, it consists of the dried leaves of the hemp plant; smoked or chewed for euphoric effect

  • materials
  • measuring   noun the act or process of assigning numbers to phenomena according to a rule
  • mechanism   noun the technical aspects of doing something

device consisting of a piece of machinery; has moving parts that perform some function  (philosophy) the philosophical theory that all phenomena can be explained in terms of physical or biological causes  a natural object resembling a machine in structure or function  the atomic process that occurs during a chemical reaction

  • medicinal   adj. having the properties of medicine
  • membranes
  • menopause   noun the time in a woman’s life in which the menstrual cycle ends
  • messenger   noun a person who carries a message
  • metabolic   adj. undergoing metamorphosis

of or relating to metabolism

absolutely essential  noun anything indispensable

relating to or having ability to think in or work with numbers  measured or expressed in numbers  of or relating to or denoting numbers

  • nutrients
  • nutrition   noun the scientific study of food and drink (especially in humans)

(physiology) the organic process of nourishing or being nourished; the processes by which an organism assimilates food and uses it for growth and maintenance  a source of materials to nourish the body

  • operation   noun the activity of operating something (a machine or business etc.)

a planned activity involving many people performing various actions  a process or series of acts especially of a practical or mechanical nature involved in a particular form of work  a medical procedure involving an incision with instruments; performed to repair damage or arrest disease in a living body  activity by a military or naval force (as a maneuver or campaign)  a business especially one run on a large scale  (computer science) data processing in which the result is completely specified by a rule (especially the processing that results from a single instruction)  process or manner of functioning or operating  the state of being in effect or being operative  (mathematics) calculation by mathematical methods  (psychology) the performance of some composite cognitive activity; an operation that affects mental contents

  • operative   adj. being in force or having or exerting force

effective; producing a desired effect  of or relating to a surgical operation  (of e.g. a machine) performing or capable of performing  relating to or requiring or amenable to treatment by surgery especially as opposed to medicine  noun someone who can be employed as a detective to collect information  a person secretly employed in espionage for a government

  • oxidation   noun the process of oxidizing; the addition of oxygen to a compound with a loss of electrons; always occurs accompanied by reduction
  • particles
  • pee dance
  • people is
  • performed
  • periscope   noun an optical instrument that provides a view of an otherwise obstructed field
  • platelets
  • potassium   noun a light soft silver white metallic element of the alkali metal group; oxidizes rapidly in air and reacts violently with water; is abundant in nature in combined forms occurring in sea water and in carnallite and kainite and sylvite
  • pregnancy   noun the state of being pregnant; the period from conception to birth when a woman carries a developing fetus in her uterus
  • premature   adj. uncommonly early or before the expected time

born after a gestation period of less than the normal time  too soon or too hasty

for the most part

noun the major party to a financial transaction at a stock exchange; buys and sells for his own account  the educator who has executive authority for a school  capital as contrasted with the income derived from it  the original amount of a debt on which interest is calculated  an actor who plays a principal role

  • principle   noun a basic truth or law or assumption

a rule or law concerning a natural phenomenon or the function of a complex system  a basic generalization that is accepted as true and that can be used as a basis for reasoning or conduct  a rule or standard especially of good behavior  rule of personal conduct  (law) an explanation of the fundamental reasons (especially an explanation of the working of some device in terms of laws of nature)

  • procedure   noun a mode of conducting legal and parliamentary proceedings

a particular course of action intended to achieve a result  a process or series of acts especially of a practical or mechanical nature involved in a particular form of work  a set sequence of steps, part of larger computer program

  • processed   adj. subjected to a special process or treatment

prepared or converted from a natural state by subjecting to a special process  freed from impurities by processing

a radial arrangement of nerve fibers connecting different parts of the brain  the spread of a group of organisms into new habitats  energy that is radiated or transmitted in the form of rays or waves or particles  the spontaneous emission of a stream of particles or electromagnetic rays in nuclear decay  (medicine) the treatment of disease (especially cancer) by exposure to a radioactive substance  syndrome resulting from exposure to ionizing radiation (e.g., exposure to radioactive chemicals or to nuclear explosions); low doses cause diarrhea and nausea and vomiting and sometimes loss of hair; greater exposure can cause sterility and cataracts and some forms of cancer and other diseases; severe exposure can cause death within hours

any process in which electrons are added to an atom or ion (as by removing oxygen or adding hydrogen); always occurs accompanied by oxidation of the reducing agent  the act of decreasing or reducing something

  • reference   noun the act of referring or consulting

the most direct or specific meaning of a word or expression; the class of objects that an expression refers to  the relation between a word or phrase and the object or idea it refers to  a publication (or a passage from a publication) that is referred to  a book to which you can refer for authoritative facts  a formal recommendation by a former employer to a potential future employer describing the person’s qualifications and dependability  a short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage  a remark that calls attention to something or someone  an indicator that orients you generally  verb refer to

  • referring
  • regulates
  • relapsing   noun a failure to maintain a higher state
  • remainder   noun the number that remains after subtraction; the number that when added to the subtrahend gives the minuend

the part of the dividend that is left over when the dividend is not evenly divisible by the divisor  something left after other parts have been taken away  a piece of cloth that is left over after the rest has been used or sold  verb sell cheaply as remainders

  • remaining   adj. not used up
  • remission   noun (law) the act of remitting (especially the referral of a law case to another court)

an abatement in intensity or degree (as in the manifestations of a disease)  the act of absolving or remitting; formal redemption as pronounced by a priest in the sacrament of penance  a payment of money sent to a person in another place

  • resistant   adj. impervious to being affected

incapable of absorbing or mixing with  disposed to or engaged in defiance of established authority  relating to or conferring immunity (to disease or infection)  able to tolerate environmental conditions or physiological stress

  • resultant   adj. following as an effect or result

noun the final point in a process  a vector that is the sum of two or more other vectors  something that results

  • resulting   adj. following as an effect or result
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  • saccharin   noun a crystalline substance 500 times sweeter than sugar; used as a calorie free sweetener
  • safflower   noun thistlelike Eurasian plant widely grown for its red or orange flower heads and seeds that yield a valuable oil
  • saturated   adj. (of color) being chromatically pure; not diluted with white or grey or black

used especially of organic compounds; having all available valence bonds filled  being the most concentrated solution possible at a given temperature; unable to dissolve still more of a substance  wet through and through; thoroughly wet

  • screening   noun testing objects or persons in order to identify those with particular characteristics

fabric of metal or plastic mesh  the display of a motion picture  the act of concealing the existence of something by obstructing the view of it

  • seasoning   noun the act of adding a seasoning to food

something added to food primarily for the savor it imparts

  • sensation   noun an unelaborated elementary awareness of stimulation

a general feeling of excitement and heightened interest  a state of widespread public excitement and interest  the faculty through which the external world is apprehended  someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field

  • sensitive   adj. of or pertaining to classified information or matters affecting national security

hurting  responsive to physical stimuli  being susceptible to the attitudes, feelings, or circumstances of others  able to feel or perceive  noun someone who serves as an intermediary between the living and the dead

  • sensorial   adj. involving or derived from the senses
  • separated   adj. spaced apart

no longer connected or joined  separated at the joint  being or feeling set or kept apart from others  not living together as man and wife

  • separates
  • serotonin   noun a neurotransmitter involved in e.g. sleep and depression and memory
  • solutions
  • something   noun a thing of some kind
  • sometimes   adv. on certain occasions or in certain cases but not always
  • steroidal   adj. of or relating to steroid hormones or their effects
  • stimulate   verb cause to be alert and energetic

act as a stimulant  stir the feelings, emotions, or peace of  stir feelings in  cause to do; cause to act in a specified manner  provide the needed stimulus for  cause to occur rapidly

  • stretches
  • structure   noun a thing constructed; a complex entity constructed of many parts

the manner of construction of something and the arrangement of its parts  a particular complex anatomical part  the complex composition of knowledge as elements and their combinations  the people in a society considered as a system organized by a characteristic pattern of relationships  verb give a structure to

the stuff of which an object consists  the idea that is intended  the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience  what a communication that is about something is about  considerable capital (wealth or income)

something added to foods to make them taste sweeter

  • synthesis   noun the combination of ideas into a complex whole

the process of producing a chemical compound (usually by the union of simpler chemical compounds)  reasoning from the general to the particular (or from cause to effect)

  • therefore   adv. (used to introduce a logical conclusion) from that fact or reason or as a result

as a consequence

the dimension through an object as opposed to its length or width  used of a line or mark  indistinct articulation

  • tiredness   noun temporary loss of strength and energy resulting from hard physical or mental work
  • transmits
  • transport   noun an exchange of molecules (and their kinetic energy and momentum) across the boundary between adjacent layers of a fluid or across cell membranes

the commercial enterprise of moving goods and materials  something that serves as a means of transportation  a mechanism that transports magnetic tape across the read/write heads of a tape playback/recorder  a state of being carried away by overwhelming emotion  verb move while supporting, either in a vehicle or in one’s hands or on one’s body  transport commercially  move something or somebody around; usually over long distances  send from one person or place to another  hold spellbound

  • treatment   noun care by procedures or applications that are intended to relieve illness or injury

the management of someone or something  a manner of dealing with something artistically  an extended communication (often interactive) dealing with some particular topic

  • typically   adv. in a typical manner
  • unchecked   adj. not restrained or controlled
  • unhealthy   adj. not conducive to good health

not in or exhibiting good health in body or mind  detrimental to health

  • unusually   adv. to a remarkable degree or extent
  • urination   noun the discharge of urine
  • utilizing
  • vegetable   adj. of the nature of or characteristic of or derived from plants

noun edible seeds or roots or stems or leaves or bulbs or tubers or nonsweet fruits of any of numerous herbaceous plant  any of various herbaceous plants cultivated for an edible part such as the fruit or the root of the beet or the leaf of spinach or the seeds of bean plants or the flower buds of broccoli or cauliflower

  • ventricle   noun a chamber of the heart that receives blood from an atrium and pumps it to the arteries

one of four connected cavities in the brain; is continuous with the central canal of the spinal cord and contains cerebrospinal fluid

  • voluntary   adj. of your own free will or design; not forced or compelled

controlled by individual volition  noun composition (often improvised) for a solo instrument (especially solo organ) and not a regular part of a religious service or musical performance  (military) a person who freely enlists for service

  • weariness   noun temporary loss of strength and energy resulting from hard physical or mental work
  • weighinga
  • withdrawn   adj. tending to reserve or introspection

withdrawn from society; seeking solitude

  • withstand   verb stand up or offer resistance to somebody or something

resist or confront with resistance

  • worldwide   adj. spanning or extending throughout the entire world

of worldwide scope or applicability  involving the entire earth; not limited or provincial in scope

  • abdominal   adj. of or relating to or near the abdomen

noun the muscles of the abdomen

perform an accompaniment to  be associated with  be a companion to somebody

  • addiction   noun (Roman law) a formal award by a magistrate of a thing or person to another person (as the award of a debtor to his creditor); a surrender to a master

an abnormally strong craving  being abnormally tolerant to and dependent on something that is psychologically or physically habit forming (especially alcohol or narcotic drugs)

  • adiposity   noun having the property of containing fat
  • advantage   noun benefit resulting from some event or action

the quality of having a superior or more favorable position  (tennis) first point scored after deuce  verb give an advantage to

  • allocated
  • ambulance   noun a vehicle that takes people to and from hospitals
  • androgens
  • articular   adj. relating to or affecting the joints of the body
  • australia   noun a nation occupying the whole of the Australian continent; aboriginal tribes are thought to have migrated from southeastern Asia 20,000 years ago; first Europeans were British convicts sent there as a penal colony

the smallest continent; between the South Pacific and the Indian Ocean

  • autosomal   adj. of or relating to an autosome
  • available   adj. obtainable or accessible and ready for use or service

convenient for use or disposal  not busy; not otherwise committed

  • avoidance   noun deliberately avoiding; keeping away from or preventing from happening
  • bariatric
  • beginning   adj. serving to begin

noun the act of starting something  the first part or section of something  the event consisting of the start of something  the place where something begins, where it springs into being  the time at which something is supposed to begin

  • behaviors
  • bernstein   noun United States conductor and composer (1918 1990)
  • breathing   adj. passing or able to pass air in and out of the lungs normally; sometimes used in combination

noun the bodily process of inhalation and exhalation; the process of taking in oxygen from inhaled air and releasing carbon dioxide by exhalation

  • cartilage   noun tough elastic tissue; mostly converted to bone in adults
  • cellulose   noun a polysaccharide that is the chief constituent of all plant tissues and fibers
  • centrally   adv. in or near or toward a center or according to a central role or function
  • cessation   noun a stopping
  • character   noun (genetics) an attribute (structural or functional) that is determined by a gene or group of genes

the inherent complex of attributes that determine a persons moral and ethical actions and reactions  an actor’s portrayal of someone in a play  a formal recommendation by a former employer to a potential future employer describing the person’s qualifications and dependability  a written symbol that is used to represent speech  a person of a specified kind (usually with many eccentricities)  good repute  a characteristic property that defines the apparent individual nature of something  an imaginary person represented in a work of fiction (play or film or story)  verb engrave or inscribe characters on

the time of person’s life when they are a child

  • cigarette   noun finely ground tobacco wrapped in paper; for smoking
  • cognitive   adj. of or being or relating to or involving cognition
  • committee   noun a special group delegated to consider some matter

a self constituted organization to promote something

  • community   noun (ecology) a group of interdependent organisms inhabiting the same region and interacting with each other

a group of people living in a particular local area  a group of people having ethnic or cultural or religious characteristics in common  a group of nations having common interests  common ownership  agreement as to goals  the body of people in a learned occupation  a district where people live; occupied primarily by private residences

  • component   noun an artifact that is one of the individual parts of which a composite entity is made up; especially a part that can be separated from or attached to a system

an abstract part of something  something determined in relation to something that includes it

  • compounds
  • condition   noun the procedure that is varied in order to estimate a variable’s effect by comparison with a control condition

an assumption on which rests the validity or effect of something else  (usually plural) a statement of what is required as part of an agreement  a mode of being or form of existence of a person or thing  a state at a particular time  the state of (good) health (especially in the phrases `in condition’ or `in shape’ or `out of condition’ or `out of shape’)  information that should be kept in mind when making a decision  verb apply conditioner to in order to make smooth and shiny  put into a better state  establish a conditioned response  specify as a condition or requirement in a contract or agreement; make an express demand or provision in an agreement  train by instruction and practice; especially to teach self control

plugged in  wired together to an alarm system  stored in, controlled by, or in direct communication with a central computer  being joined in close association  related to or accompanying

punished for misbehavior

a written evaluation of a work of literature  disapproval expressed by pointing out faults or shortcomings

a police investigation to determine the perpetrator  the perception that something has occurred or some state exists  the detection that a signal is being received

  • determine   verb fix conclusively or authoritatively

fix in scope; fix the boundaries of; the tree determines the border of the property  shape or influence; give direction to  establish after a calculation, investigation, experiment, survey, or study  find out, learn, or determine with certainty, usually by making an inquiry or other effort  reach, make, or come to a decision about something  settle conclusively; come to terms  decide upon or fix definitely

  • diastolic   adj. of or relating to a diastole or happening during a diastole
  • different   adj. differing from all others; not ordinary

unlike in nature or quality or form or degree  distinctly separate from the first  distinct or separate  marked by dissimilarity

  • difficult   adj. not easy; requiring great physical or mental effort to accomplish or comprehend or endure

requiring much effort and trouble  difficult to manage or control

so badly formed or out of shape as to be ugly  strained or wrenched out of normal shape

  • diversion   noun a turning aside (of your course or attention or concern)

an activity that diverts or amuses or stimulates  an attack calculated to draw enemy defense away from the point of the principal attack

  • education   noun the profession of teaching (especially at a school or college or university)

the activities of educating or instructing; activities that impart knowledge or skill  the result of good upbringing (especially knowledge of correct social behavior)  the gradual process of acquiring knowledge  knowledge acquired by learning and instruction  the United States federal department that administers all federal programs dealing with education (including federal aid to educational institutions and students); created 1979

  • endocrine   adj. of or belonging to endocrine glands or their secretions

noun any of the glands of the endocrine system that secrete hormones directly into the bloodstream  the secretion of an endocrine gland that is transmitted by the blood to the tissue on which it has a specific effect

  • endurance   noun the power to withstand hardship or stress

a state of surviving; remaining alive

  • ephedrine   noun white odorless powdered or crystalline alkaloid from plants of the genus Ephedra (especially Ephedra sinica) or made synthetically; used as a bronchodilator to treat bronchitis and asthma
  • esophagus   noun the passage between the pharynx and the stomach
  • essential   adj. basic and fundamental

absolutely required and not to be used up or sacrificed  absolutely necessary; vitally necessary  being or relating to or containing the essence of a plant etc  defining rights and duties as opposed to giving the rules by which rights and duties are established  of the greatest importance  noun anything indispensable

unrestrained, especially with regard to feelings

  • exclusion   noun the state of being excluded

the act of forcing out someone or something  a deliberate act of omission  the state of being excommunicated

  • excretion   noun the bodily process of discharging waste matter

waste matter (as urine or sweat but especially feces) discharged from the body

precisely and clearly expressed or readily observable; leaving nothing to implication

  • extending
  • fertility   noun the state of being fertile; capable of producing offspring

the property of producing abundantly and sustaining vigorous and luxuriant growth  the ratio of live births in an area to the population of that area; expressed per 1000 population per year

  • fetishism   noun sexual arousal or gratification resulting from handling a fetish (or a specific part of the body other than the sexual organs)

a belief in the magical power of fetishes (or the worship of a fetish)

  • formation   noun the fabrication of something in a particular shape

creation by mental activity  a particular spatial arrangement  an arrangement of people or things acting as a unit  natural process that causes something to form  the act of forming something  (geology) the geological features of the earth

  • fractions
  • frequency   noun the number of observations in a given statistical category

the ratio of the number of observations in a statistical category to the total number of observations  the number of occurrences within a given time period

  • functions
  • gallstone   noun a calculus formed in the gall bladder or its ducts
  • generally   adv. without distinction of one from others

usually; as a rule  without regard to specific details or exceptions

  • goldblatt
  • hip ratio
  • hirsutism   noun excessive hairiness
  • histamine   noun amine formed from histidine that stimulates gastric secretions and dilates blood vessels; released by the human immune system during allergic reactions
  • hydrolase
  • imaginary   adj. not based on fact; dubious

noun (mathematics) a number of the form a bi where a and b are real numbers and i is the square root of 1

  • impedance   noun a material’s opposition to the flow of electric current; measured in ohms
  • important   adj. of great significance or value

having or suggesting a consciousness of high position  of extreme importance; vital to the resolution of a crisis  having authority or ascendancy or influence  important in effect or meaning

  • incidence   noun the striking of a light beam on a surface

the relative frequency of occurrence of something

a signal for attracting attention  (chemistry) a substance that changes color to indicate the presence of some ion or substance; can be used to indicate the completion of a chemical reaction or (in medicine) to test for a particular reaction  a number or ratio (a value on a scale of measurement) derived from a series of observed facts; can reveal relative changes as a function of time

a power to affect persons or events especially power based on prestige etc  a cognitive factor that tends to have an effect on what you do  one having power to influence another  the effect of one thing (or person) on another  verb have and exert influence or effect  shape or influence; give direction to  induce into action by using one’s charm

  • ingesting
  • ingestion   noun the process of taking food into the body through the mouth (as by eating)
  • inherited   adj. tending to occur among members of a family usually by heredity
  • inhibitor   noun a substance that retards or stops an activity
  • initially   adv. at the beginning
  • instances
  • institute   noun an association organized to promote art or science or education

verb advance or set forth in court  set up or lay the groundwork for

  • intestine   noun the part of the alimentary canal between the stomach and the anus
  • inversely   adv. in an inverse or contrary manner
  • involving
  • irritable   adj. abnormally sensitive to a stimulus

easily irritated or annoyed  capable of responding to stimuli

the period following birth during which milk is secreted  feeding an infant by giving suck at the breast

  • lifestyle   noun a manner of living that reflects the person’s values and attitudes
  • locations
  • long term   adj. relating to or extending over a relatively long time
  • low level   adj. occurring at a relatively low altitude

not intense  at a low level in rank or importance  lower in rank or importance

  • lower fat
  • malignant   adj. dangerous to health; characterized by progressive and uncontrolled growth (especially of a tumor)
  • measuring   noun the act or process of assigning numbers to phenomena according to a rule
  • mechanism   noun the technical aspects of doing something

device consisting of a piece of machinery; has moving parts that perform some function  (philosophy) the philosophical theory that all phenomena can be explained in terms of physical or biological causes  a natural object resembling a machine in structure or function  the atomic process that occurs during a chemical reaction

  • melatonin   noun hormone secreted by the pineal gland
  • menopause   noun the time in a woman’s life in which the menstrual cycle ends
  • menstrual   adj. of or relating to menstruation or the menses
  • metabolic   adj. undergoing metamorphosis

of or relating to metabolism

  • monoamine   noun a molecule containing one amine group (especially one that is a neurotransmitter)
  • morbidity   noun an abnormally gloomy or unhealthy state of mind

the relative incidence of a particular disease  the quality of being unhealthful and generally bad for you

  • mortality   noun the quality or state of being mortal

the ratio of deaths in an area to the population of that area; expressed per 1000 per year

  • mydriatic   noun a drug that causes the pupil of the eye to dilate; used to aid eye examinations
  • narrowing   adj. (of circumstances) tending to constrict freedom

becoming gradually narrower  noun the act of making something narrower  an instance of becoming narrow  a decrease in width

  • necessary   adj. unavoidably determined by prior circumstances

absolutely essential  noun anything indispensable

  • nutrients
  • nutrition   noun the scientific study of food and drink (especially in humans)

(physiology) the organic process of nourishing or being nourished; the processes by which an organism assimilates food and uses it for growth and maintenance  a source of materials to nourish the body

a planned activity involving many people performing various actions  a process or series of acts especially of a practical or mechanical nature involved in a particular form of work  a medical procedure involving an incision with instruments; performed to repair damage or arrest disease in a living body  activity by a military or naval force (as a maneuver or campaign)  a business especially one run on a large scale  (computer science) data processing in which the result is completely specified by a rule (especially the processing that results from a single instruction)  process or manner of functioning or operating  the state of being in effect or being operative  (mathematics) calculation by mathematical methods  (psychology) the performance of some composite cognitive activity; an operation that affects mental contents

adv. in other respects or ways  in another and different manner

noun a tooth situated at the back of the mouth  the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on

  • potential   adj. existing in possibility

expected to become or be; in prospect  noun the inherent capacity for coming into being  the difference in electrical charge between two points in a circuit expressed in volts

  • practical   adj. having or put to a practical purpose or use

concerned with actual use or practice  guided by practical experience and observation rather than theory  being actually such in almost every respect

  • precursor   noun a person who goes before or announces the coming of another

a substance from which another substance is formed (especially by a metabolic reaction)  an indication of the approach of something or someone

  • pregnancy   noun the state of being pregnant; the period from conception to birth when a woman carries a developing fetus in her uterus
  • premature   adj. uncommonly early or before the expected time

born after a gestation period of less than the normal time  too soon or too hasty

for the most part

noun the major party to a financial transaction at a stock exchange; buys and sells for his own account  the educator who has executive authority for a school  capital as contrasted with the income derived from it  the original amount of a debt on which interest is calculated  an actor who plays a principal role

  • procedure   noun a mode of conducting legal and parliamentary proceedings

a particular course of action intended to achieve a result  a process or series of acts especially of a practical or mechanical nature involved in a particular form of work  a set sequence of steps, part of larger computer program

  • producing
  • pulmonary   adj. relating to or affecting the lungs
  • purported   adj. commonly put forth or accepted as true on inconclusive grounds
  • radiation   noun the act of spreading outward from a central source

a radial arrangement of nerve fibers connecting different parts of the brain  the spread of a group of organisms into new habitats  energy that is radiated or transmitted in the form of rays or waves or particles  the spontaneous emission of a stream of particles or electromagnetic rays in nuclear decay  (medicine) the treatment of disease (especially cancer) by exposure to a radioactive substance  syndrome resulting from exposure to ionizing radiation (e.g., exposure to radioactive chemicals or to nuclear explosions); low doses cause diarrhea and nausea and vomiting and sometimes loss of hair; greater exposure can cause sterility and cataracts and some forms of cancer and other diseases; severe exposure can cause death within hours

  • rationale   noun (law) an explanation of the fundamental reasons (especially an explanation of the working of some device in terms of laws of nature)
  • realistic   adj. aware or expressing awareness of things as they really are

of or relating to the philosophical doctrine of realism  representing what is real; not abstract or ideal

  • receptors
  • recessive   adj. (of genes) producing its characteristic phenotype only when its allele is identical

of or pertaining to a recession  noun an allele that produces its characteristic phenotype only when its paired allele is identical

  • reduction   noun the act of reducing complexity

any process in which electrons are added to an atom or ion (as by removing oxygen or adding hydrogen); always occurs accompanied by oxidation of the reducing agent  the act of decreasing or reducing something

  • rehearsal   noun (psychology) a form of practice; repetition of information (silently or aloud) in order to keep it in short term memory

a practice session in preparation for a public performance (as of a play or speech or concert)

  • remainder   noun the number that remains after subtraction; the number that when added to the subtrahend gives the minuend

the part of the dividend that is left over when the dividend is not evenly divisible by the divisor  something left after other parts have been taken away  a piece of cloth that is left over after the rest has been used or sold  verb sell cheaply as remainders

  • replacing   noun the act of furnishing an equivalent person or thing in the place of another
  • residents
  • resistant   adj. impervious to being affected

incapable of absorbing or mixing with  disposed to or engaged in defiance of established authority  relating to or conferring immunity (to disease or infection)  able to tolerate environmental conditions or physiological stress

  • resonance   noun the quality imparted to voiced speech sounds by the action of the resonating chambers of the throat and mouth and nasal cavities

a vibration of large amplitude produced by a relatively small vibration near the same frequency of vibration as the natural frequency of the resonating system  an excited state of a stable particle causing a sharp maximum in the probability of absorption of electromagnetic radiation  having the character of a loud deep sound; the quality of being resonant  a relationship of mutual understanding or trust and agreement between people

  • responses
  • resulting   adj. following as an effect or result
  • safflower   noun thistlelike Eurasian plant widely grown for its red or orange flower heads and seeds that yield a valuable oil
  • saturated   adj. (of color) being chromatically pure; not diluted with white or grey or black

used especially of organic compounds; having all available valence bonds filled  being the most concentrated solution possible at a given temperature; unable to dissolve still more of a substance  wet through and through; thoroughly wet

not of major importance  being of second rank or importance or value; not direct or immediate  depending on or incidental to what is original or primary  inferior in rank or status  noun the defensive football players who line up behind the linemen  coil such that current is induced in it by passing a current through the primary coil

  • secretion   noun a functionally specialized substance (especially one that is not a waste) released from a gland or cell

the organic process of synthesizing and releasing some substance

  • sedentary   adj. requiring sitting or little activity
  • selective   adj. tending to select; characterized by careful choice

characterized by very careful or fastidious selection

  • self help   noun the act of helping or improving yourself without relying on anyone else
  • semisolid   adj. partly solid; having a rigidity and viscosity intermediate between a solid and a liquid
  • sensation   noun an unelaborated elementary awareness of stimulation

a general feeling of excitement and heightened interest  a state of widespread public excitement and interest  the faculty through which the external world is apprehended  someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field

  • serotonin   noun a neurotransmitter involved in e.g. sleep and depression and memory
  • situation   noun a condition or position in which you find yourself

the general state of things; the combination of circumstances at a given time  a complex or critical or unusual difficulty  a job in an organization  physical position in relation to the surroundings

  • sometimes   adv. on certain occasions or in certain cases but not always
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  • sterility   noun the state of being unable to produce offspring; in a woman it is an inability to conceive; in a man it is an inability to impregnate

(of non living objects) the state of being free of pathogenic organisms

  • stiffness   noun firm resoluteness in purpose or opinion or action

the property of moving with pain or difficulty  the physical property of being inflexible and hard to bend  excessive sternness  the inelegance of someone stiff and unrelaxed (as by embarrassment)

the stuff of which an object consists  the idea that is intended  the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience  what a communication that is about something is about  considerable capital (wealth or income)

  • sunflower   noun any plant of the genus Helianthus having large flower heads with dark disk florets and showy yellow rays
  • sustained   adj. maintained at length without interruption or weakening

(of an electric arc) continuous

  • technique   noun a practical method or art applied to some particular task

skillfulness in the command of fundamentals deriving from practice and familiarity

  • therefore   adv. (used to introduce a logical conclusion) from that fact or reason or as a result

as a consequence

  • tightened   adj. made tighter or more stringent
  • tolerance   noun the act of tolerating something

the power or capacity of an organism to tolerate unfavorable environmental conditions  willingness to recognize and respect the beliefs or practices of others  a disposition to allow freedom of choice and behavior  a permissible difference; allowing some freedom to move within limits

increase or decrease (an alternating current or voltage)  change (a bacterial cell) into a genetically distinct cell by the introduction of DNA from another cell of the same or closely related species  convert (one form of energy) to another  change or alter in form, appearance, or nature  subject to a mathematical transformation  change from one form or medium into another

  • treatment   noun care by procedures or applications that are intended to relieve illness or injury

the management of someone or something  a manner of dealing with something artistically  an extended communication (often interactive) dealing with some particular topic

not established beyond doubt; still undecided or unknown  lacking or indicating lack of confidence or assurance  not certain to occur; not inevitable  not consistent or dependable  not established or confirmed  subject to change

adv. in or into the highest position  in or into the most prominent position, as in the mind

the act of changing or altering something slightly but noticeably from the norm or standard  an artifact that deviates from a norm or standard  a repetition of a musical theme in which it is modified or embellished  an instance of change; the rate or magnitude of change  (astronomy) any perturbation of the mean motion or orbit of a planet or satellite (especially a perturbation of the earth’s moon)  the process of varying or being varied  (ballet) a solo dance or dance figure  something a little different from others of the same type  (biology) an organism that has characteristics resulting from chromosomal alteration  the angle (at a particular location) between magnetic north and true north

  • vegetable   adj. of the nature of or characteristic of or derived from plants

noun edible seeds or roots or stems or leaves or bulbs or tubers or nonsweet fruits of any of numerous herbaceous plant  any of various herbaceous plants cultivated for an edible part such as the fruit or the root of the beet or the leaf of spinach or the seeds of bean plants or the flower buds of broccoli or cauliflower

withdrawn from society; seeking solitude

  • world fit
  • yohimbine
  • absorption   noun (chemistry) a process in which one substance permeates another; a fluid permeates or is dissolved by a liquid or solid

(physics) the process in which incident radiated energy is retained without reflection or transmission on passing through a medium  the mental state of being preoccupied by something  complete attention; intense mental effort  the process of absorbing nutrients into the body after digestion  the social process of absorbing one cultural group into harmony with another

  • activities
  • alimentary   adj. of or providing nourishment
  • amenorrhea   noun absence or suppression of normal menstrual flow
  • anesthesia   noun loss of bodily sensation with or without loss of consciousness
  • anesthetic   adj. characterized by insensibility

noun a drug that causes temporary loss of bodily sensations

pretending that something is the case in order to make a good impression  formal attendance (in court or at a hearing) of a party in an action  outward or visible aspect of a person or thing  a mental representation  the event of coming into sight

contrived by art rather than nature  not arising from natural growth or characterized by vital processes

joined in some kind of relationship (as a colleague or ally or companion etc.)

  • basketball   noun a game played on a court by two opposing teams of 5 players; points are scored by throwing the ball through an elevated horizontal hoop

an inflated ball used in playing basketball

  • behavioral   adj. of or relating to behavior
  • biochemist   noun someone with special training in biochemistry
  • biological   adj. of parents and children; related by blood

pertaining to biology or to life and living things

  • biomedical   adj. relating to the activities and applications of science to clinical medicine
  • breastbone   noun the flat bone that articulates with the clavicles and the first seven pairs of ribs
  • calculated   adj. carefully thought out in advance
  • carboxylic   adj. relating to or containing the carboxyl group or carboxyl radical
  • catabolism   noun breakdown in living organisms of more complex substances into simpler ones together with release of energy
  • centigrade
  • chemically   adv. with respect to chemistry

by the use of chemicals

  • circulates
  • clinically   adv. in a clinical manner
  • commercial   adj. connected with or engaged in or sponsored by or used in commerce or commercial enterprises

of the kind or quality used in commerce; average or inferior  of or relating to commercialism  noun a commercially sponsored ad on radio or television

  • completely   adv. so as to be complete; with everything necessary

to a complete degree or to the full or entire extent (`whole’ is often used informally for `wholly’)

caused by or suggestive of psychological compulsion  noun a person with a compulsive disposition; someone who feels compelled to do certain things

  • conditions
  • conduction   noun the transmission of heat or electricity or sound
  • connecting   adj. syntactically connecting sentences or elements of a sentence
  • connective   adj. connecting or tending to connect

noun an instrumentality that connects  an uninflected function word that serves to conjoin words or phrases or clauses or sentences

resulting from careful thought

be conducive to  provide  bestow a quality on

  • critically   adv. in a critical manner
  • cytochrome   noun (biochemistry) a class of hemoprotein whose principle biological function is electron transfer (especially in cellular respiration)
  • deficiency   noun lack of an adequate quantity or number

the state of needing something that is absent or unavailable

a concise explanation of the meaning of a word or phrase or symbol

a specialized division of a large organization  the territorial and administrative division of some countries (such as France)

  • designates
  • determined   adj. having been learned or found or determined especially by investigation

characterized by great determination  determined or decided upon as by an authority  devoting full strength and concentrated attention to  strongly motivated to succeed

  • developing   adj. relating to societies in which capital needed to industrialize is in short supply

gradually unfolding or growing (especially as of something latent)  making or becoming visible through or as if through the action of a chemical agent  noun processing a photosensitive material in order to make an image visible

  • difference   noun the quality of being unlike or dissimilar

a significant change  a disagreement or argument about something important  a variation that deviates from the standard or norm  the number that remains after subtraction; the number that when added to the subtrahend gives the minuend

  • diminished   adj. (of musical intervals) reduction by a semitone of any perfect or minor musical interval

impaired by diminution  (of an organ or body part) diminished in size or strength as a result of disease or injury or lack of use  made to seem smaller or less (especially in worth)

the state of being tense and feeling pain

  • disruption   noun the act of causing disorder

an act of delaying or interrupting the continuity  an event that results in a displacement or discontinuity  a disorderly outburst or tumult

  • efficiency   noun skillfulness in avoiding wasted time and effort

the ratio of the output to the input of any system

  • egg shaped   adj. rounded like an egg
  • electrical   adj. relating to or concerned with electricity

using or providing or producing or transmitting or operated by electricity

  • elementary   adj. easy and not involved or complicated

of or being the essential or basic part

  • equivalent   adj. being essentially equal to something

equal in amount or value  noun the atomic weight of an element that has the same combining capacity as a given weight of another element; the standard is 8 for oxygen  a person or thing equal to another in value or measure or force or effect or significance etc

  • especially   adv. to a distinctly greater extent or degree than is common

in a special manner

  • estimating
  • experience   noun the accumulation of knowledge or skill that results from direct participation in events or activities

the content of direct observation or participation in an event  an event as apprehended  verb go through (mental or physical states or experiences)  go or live through  undergo  have firsthand knowledge of states, situations, emotions, or sensations  undergo an emotional sensation

  • experiment   noun the act of conducting a controlled test or investigation

a venture at something new or different  the testing of an idea  verb to conduct a test or investigation  try something new, as in order to gain experience

involving or affecting function rather than physiology  designed for or adapted to a function or use  fit or ready for use or service  relating to or based on function especially as opposed to structure  (of e.g. a machine) performing or capable of performing

  • gallstones
  • hemoglobin   noun a hemoprotein composed of globin and heme that gives red blood cells their characteristic color; function primarily to transport oxygen from the lungs to the body tissues
  • hereditary   adj. inherited or inheritable by established rules (usually legal rules) of descent

tending to occur among members of a family usually by heredity

  • identified   adj. having the identity known or established
  • idiopathic   adj. (of diseases) arising from an unknown cause
  • increasing   adj. becoming greater or larger

music

caused by infection or capable of causing infection  of or relating to infection

those in charge of running a business

  • measurable   adj. of distinguished importance

capable of being measured

  • medication   noun the act of treating with medicines or remedies

(medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease

  • membranous   adj. characterized by formation of a membrane (or something resembling a membrane)

relating to or made of or similar to a membrane

  • metabolism   noun the organic processes (in a cell or organism) that are necessary for life

the marked and rapid transformation of a larva into an adult that occurs in some animals

  • metrically   adv. with regard to meter
  • monitoring   noun the act of observing something (and sometimes keeping a record of it)
  • nourishing   adj. of or providing nourishment
  • occurrence   noun an instance of something occurring

an event that happens

with official authorization

  • operations   noun financial transactions at a brokerage; having to do with the execution of trades and keeping customer records
  • opposition   noun a body of people united in opposing something

the major political party opposed to the party in office and prepared to replace it if elected  a contestant that you are matched against  a direction opposite to another  the relation between opposed entities  the action of opposing something that you disapprove or disagree with  the act of hostile groups opposing each other  an armed adversary (especially a member of an opposing military force)

before now  with reference to the origin or beginning

  • originated
  • overweight   adj. usually describes a large person who is fat but has a large frame to carry it

noun the property of excessive fatness

unique or specific to a person or thing or category  separate and distinct from others of the same group or category  first and most important  surpassing what is common or usual or expected  exacting especially about details  noun a fact about some part (as opposed to general)  (logic) a proposition that asserts something about some (but not all) members of a class  a small part that can be considered separately from the whole

knowledge gained by perceiving  a way of conceiving something  becoming aware of something via the senses  the representation of what is perceived; basic component in the formation of a concept

a remarkable development

the branch of the biological sciences dealing with the functioning of organisms

  • population   noun the act of populating (causing to live in a place)

(statistics) the entire aggregation of items from which samples can be drawn  a group of organisms of the same species populating a given area  the people who inhabit a territory or state  the number of inhabitants (either the total number or the number of a particular race or class) in a given place (country or city etc.)

(epidemiology) the ratio (for a given time period) of the number of occurrences of a disease or event to the number of units at risk in the population  a superiority in numbers or amount

the act or process of producing something  the creation of value or wealth by producing goods and services  (economics) manufacturing or mining or growing something (usually in large quantities) for sale  a presentation for the stage or screen or radio or television  a display that is exaggerated or unduly complicated  an artifact that has been created by someone or some process  the quantity of something (as a commodity) that is created (usually within a given period of time)

  • pronounced   adj. produced by the organs of speech

strongly marked; easily noticeable

  • properties
  • proportion   noun harmonious arrangement or relation of parts or elements within a whole (as in a design)

magnitude or extent  the quotient obtained when the magnitude of a part is divided by the magnitude of the whole  balance among the parts of something  verb adjust in size relative to other things  give pleasant proportions to

  • protective   adj. (usually followed by `of’) solicitously caring or mindful

intended or adapted to afford protection of some kind  showing a care

  • protrusion   noun the act of projecting out from something

something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings

  • psychology   noun the science of mental life
  • randomized   adj. set up or distributed in a deliberately random way
  • recognized   adj. provided with a secure reputation

generally approved or compelling recognition

  • reflecting   adj. causing reflection or having a device that reflects
  • registered   adj. (of a boat or vessel) furnished with necessary official documents specifying ownership etc

listed or recorded officially  (of animals) officially recorded with or certified by a recognized breed association; especially in a stud book

the military action of resisting the enemy’s advance  group action in opposition to those in power  (psychiatry) an unwillingness to bring repressed feelings into conscious awareness  the degree of unresponsiveness of a disease causing microorganism to antibiotics or other drugs (as in penicillin resistant bacteria)  any mechanical force that tends to retard or oppose motion  an electrical device that resists the flow of electrical current  a secret group organized to overthrow a government or occupation force  a material’s opposition to the flow of electric current; measured in ohms  (medicine) the condition in which an organism can resist disease

  • restricted   adj. the lowest level of official classification for documents

restricted in meaning; (as e.g. `man’ in `a tall man’)  subject to restriction or subjected to restriction  curbed or regulated

of or relating to the practice of science

  • shortening   noun act of decreasing in length

fat such as butter or lard used in baked goods

suit to a special purpose  devote oneself to a special area of work  evolve so as to lead to a new species or develop in a way most suited to the environment  be specific about

  • statistics   noun a branch of applied mathematics concerned with the collection and interpretation of quantitative data and the use of probability theory to estimate population parameters
  • stimulates
  • structures
  • substances
  • supporting   adj. capable of bearing a structural load

furnishing support and encouragement  noun the act of bearing the weight of or strengthening

used to refer to cited works

  • treatments
  • two thirds   noun two of three equal parts of a divisible whole
  • understood   adj. fully apprehended as to purport or meaning or explanation

indicated by necessary connotation though not expressed directly

  • underwater   adj. growing or remaining under water

beneath the surface of the water

  • unpleasant   adj. disagreeable to the senses, to the mind, or feelings
  • variations
  • vegetables
  • vertically   adv. in a vertical direction
  • well being   noun a contented state of being happy and healthy and prosperous
  • whole body
  • abnormally   adv. in an abnormal manner
  • absorption   noun (chemistry) a process in which one substance permeates another; a fluid permeates or is dissolved by a liquid or solid

(physics) the process in which incident radiated energy is retained without reflection or transmission on passing through a medium  the mental state of being preoccupied by something  complete attention; intense mental effort  the process of absorbing nutrients into the body after digestion  the social process of absorbing one cultural group into harmony with another

  • acceptance   noun the act of taking something that is offered

(contract law) words signifying consent to the terms of an offer (thereby creating a contract)  banking: a time draft drawn on and accepted by a bank  the state of being acceptable and accepted  the act of accepting with approval; favorable reception  a disposition to tolerate or accept people or situations  the mental attitude that something is believable and should be accepted as true

  • accounting   noun a system that provides quantitative information about finances

a convincing explanation that reveals basic causes  a bookkeeper’s chronological list of related debits and credits of a business; forms part of a ledger of accounts  the occupation of maintaining and auditing records and preparing financial reports for a business  a statement of recent transactions and the resulting balance

capable of being changed so as to match or fit

  • adrenergic   adj. relating to epinephrine (its release or action)

noun drug that has the effects of epinephrine

  • allocation   noun (computer science) the assignment of particular areas of a magnetic disk to particular data or instructions

the act of distributing by allotting or apportioning; distribution according to a plan  a share set aside for a specific purpose

  • analytical   adj. of a proposition that is necessarily true independent of fact or experience

using or skilled in using analysis (i.e., separating a whole intellectual or substantial into its elemental parts or basic principles)

  • anatomical   adj. of or relating to the structure of the body

of or relating to the branch of morphology that studies the structure of organisms  noun an expression that relates to anatomy

  • anesthetic   adj. characterized by insensibility

noun a drug that causes temporary loss of bodily sensations

a manner of articulation involving an audible release of breath  the act of inhaling; the drawing in of air (or other gases) as in breathing  a cherished desire

joined in some kind of relationship (as a colleague or ally or companion etc.)

  • attributed
  • australian   adj. of or relating to or characteristic of Australia or its inhabitants

noun the Austronesian languages spoken by Australian aborigines  a native or inhabitant of Australia

  • autoimmune   adj. of or relating to the immune response of the body against substance normally present in the body
  • bariatrics
  • behavioral   adj. of or relating to behavior
  • beneficial   adj. promoting or enhancing well being

tending to promote physical well being; beneficial to health

official classification of information or documents; withheld from general circulation  noun a short ad in a newspaper or magazine (usually in small print) and appearing along with other ads of the same type

  • clofibrate   noun a drug (trade name Atromid S) that reduces lipids in the blood serum; used to treat some cardiovascular diseases
  • comparison   noun examining resemblances or differences

qualities that are comparable  relation based on similarities and differences

  • completely   adv. so as to be complete; with everything necessary

to a complete degree or to the full or entire extent (`whole’ is often used informally for `wholly’)

the act of submitting; usually surrendering power to another  acting according to certain accepted standards  a disposition or tendency to yield to the will of others

resulting from careful thought

the act of competing as for profit or a prize  a contentious speech act; a dispute where there is strong disagreement

curbed or regulated

  • corpulence   noun the property of excessive fatness
  • correlated   adj. mutually related
  • cumulative   adj. increasing by successive addition
  • curriculum   noun an integrated course of academic studies
  • decreasing   adj. becoming less or smaller

music

a concise explanation of the meaning of a word or phrase or symbol

  • depictions
  • designated   adj. selected or named for a duty
  • determined   adj. having been learned or found or determined especially by investigation

characterized by great determination  determined or decided upon as by an authority  devoting full strength and concentrated attention to  strongly motivated to succeed

  • difficulty   noun the quality of being difficult

a factor causing trouble in achieving a positive result or tending to produce a negative result  a condition or state of affairs almost beyond one’s ability to deal with and requiring great effort to bear or overcome  an effort that is inconvenient

the ratio of the output to the input of any system

  • encouraged   adj. inspired with confidence
  • endoscopic   adj. of or relating to endoscopy
  • equivalent   adj. being essentially equal to something

equal in amount or value  noun the atomic weight of an element that has the same combining capacity as a given weight of another element; the standard is 8 for oxygen  a person or thing equal to another in value or measure or force or effect or significance etc

  • especially   adv. to a distinctly greater extent or degree than is common

in a special manner

  • evaluation   noun act of ascertaining or fixing the value or worth of

an appraisal of the value of something

  • exaggerate   verb to enlarge beyond bounds or the truth

do something to an excessive degree

  • excitation   noun something that agitates and arouses

the neural or electrical arousal of an organ or muscle or gland  the state of being emotionally aroused and worked up

a venture at something new or different  the testing of an idea  verb to conduct a test or investigation  try something new, as in order to gain experience

  • expression   noun the act of forcing something out by squeezing or pressing

the feelings expressed on a person’s face  expression without words  the communication (in speech or writing) of your beliefs or opinions  (genetics) the process of expressing a gene  a group of words that form a constituent of a sentence and are considered as a single unit  a group of symbols that make a mathematical statement  the style of expressing yourself  a word or phrase that particular people use in particular situations

not pertinent to the matter under consideration  not belonging to that in which it is contained; introduced from an outside source  coming from the outside

  • femoxetine
  • fibrinogen   noun a protein present in blood plasma; converts to fibrin when blood clots
  • fluoxetine   noun a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor commonly prescribed as an antidepressant (trade name Prozac)
  • framingham
  • functional   adj. designed for or capable of a particular function or use

involving or affecting function rather than physiology  designed for or adapted to a function or use  fit or ready for use or service  relating to or based on function especially as opposed to structure  (of e.g. a machine) performing or capable of performing

  • gallstones
  • guidelines
  • hemoglobin   noun a hemoprotein composed of globin and heme that gives red blood cells their characteristic color; function primarily to transport oxygen from the lungs to the body tissues
  • hemorrhage   noun flow of blood from a ruptured blood vessels

verb lose blood from one’s body

  • hereditary   adj. inherited or inheritable by established rules (usually legal rules) of descent

tending to occur among members of a family usually by heredity

  • homozygous   adj. having identical alleles at corresponding chromosomal loci
  • horizontal   adj. parallel to or in the plane of the horizon or a base line

noun something that is oriented horizontally

  • hypothesis   noun a tentative theory about the natural world; a concept that is not yet verified but that if true would explain certain facts or phenomena

a proposal intended to explain certain facts or observations  a message expressing an opinion based on incomplete evidence

  • identified   adj. having the identity known or established
  • idiopathic   adj. (of diseases) arising from an unknown cause
  • impairment   noun damage that results in a reduction of strength or quality

the act of making something futile and useless (as by routine)  the occurrence of a change for the worse  the condition of being unable to perform as a consequence of physical or mental unfitness  a symptom of reduced quality or strength

  • inadequate   adj. (sometimes followed by `to’) not meeting the requirements especially of a task

not sufficient to meet a need

music

separate and distinct from others of the same kind  concerning one person exclusively  characteristic of or meant for a single person or thing  noun a single organism  a human being

the quality of being inhibited  (physiology) the process whereby nerves can retard or prevent the functioning of an organ or part  the action of prohibiting or inhibiting or forbidding (or an instance thereof)

real but not expressible as the quotient of two integers  noun a real number that cannot be expressed as a rational number

  • laboratory   noun a workplace for the conduct of scientific research

a region resembling a laboratory inasmuch as it offers opportunities for observation and practice and experimentation

those in charge of running a business

(medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease

  • metabolism   noun the organic processes (in a cell or organism) that are necessary for life

the marked and rapid transformation of a larva into an adult that occurs in some animals

an event that happens

  • one to one   adj. used of relations such that each member of one set is associated with one member of a second set
  • overcoming
  • overweight   adj. usually describes a large person who is fat but has a large frame to carry it

noun the property of excessive fatness

  • particular   adj. providing specific details or circumstances

unique or specific to a person or thing or category  separate and distinct from others of the same group or category  first and most important  surpassing what is common or usual or expected  exacting especially about details  noun a fact about some part (as opposed to general)  (logic) a proposition that asserts something about some (but not all) members of a class  a small part that can be considered separately from the whole

  • peptide yy
  • peripheral   adj. on or near an edge or constituting an outer boundary; the outer area

related to the key issue but not of central importance  noun (computer science) electronic equipment connected by cable to the CPU of a computer

  • population   noun the act of populating (causing to live in a place)

(statistics) the entire aggregation of items from which samples can be drawn  a group of organisms of the same species populating a given area  the people who inhabit a territory or state  the number of inhabitants (either the total number or the number of a particular race or class) in a given place (country or city etc.)

formally laid down or imposed  conforming to set usage, procedure, or discipline  fixed or established especially by order or command

  • presumably   adv. by reasonable assumption
  • prevalence   noun the quality of prevailing generally; being widespread

(epidemiology) the ratio (for a given time period) of the number of occurrences of a disease or event to the number of units at risk in the population  a superiority in numbers or amount

the act or process of producing something  the creation of value or wealth by producing goods and services  (economics) manufacturing or mining or growing something (usually in large quantities) for sale  a presentation for the stage or screen or radio or television  a display that is exaggerated or unduly complicated  an artifact that has been created by someone or some process  the quantity of something (as a commodity) that is created (usually within a given period of time)

  • properties
  • proportion   noun harmonious arrangement or relation of parts or elements within a whole (as in a design)

magnitude or extent  the quotient obtained when the magnitude of a part is divided by the magnitude of the whole  balance among the parts of something  verb adjust in size relative to other things  give pleasant proportions to

not responding to treatment  stubbornly resistant to authority or control  noun lining consisting of material with a high melting point; used to line the inside walls of a furnace

  • relatively   adv. in a relative manner; by comparison to something else
  • relaxation   noun a method of solving simultaneous equations by guessing a solution and then reducing the errors that result by successive approximations until all the errors are less than some specified amount

an occurrence of control or strength weakening  (physics) the exponential return of a system to equilibrium after a disturbance  (physiology) the gradual lengthening of inactive muscle or muscle fibers  the act of making less strict  freedom from activity (work or strain or responsibility)  a feeling of refreshing tranquility and an absence of tension or worry

restricted in meaning; (as e.g. `man’ in `a tall man’)  subject to restriction or subjected to restriction  curbed or regulated

the social act of separating or parting company  sorting one thing from others  the termination of employment (by resignation or dismissal)  coming apart  the space where a division or parting occurs  the state of lacking unity  (law) the cessation of cohabitation of man and wife (either by mutual agreement or under a court order)  the distance between things

make strong or stronger  give a healthy elasticity to

  • structural   adj. concerned with systematic structure in a particular field of study

affecting or involved in structure or construction  relating to or having or characterized by structure  relating to or caused by structure, especially political or economic structure  relating to or concerned with the morphology of plants and animals  pertaining to geological structure

not haphazard

  • technician   noun someone whose occupation involves training in a specific technical process

someone known for high skill in some intellectual or artistic technique

the desire to have or do something that you know you should avoid  the act of influencing by exciting hope or desire

  • themselves
  • thrombosis   noun the formation or presence of a thrombus (a clot of coagulated blood attached at the site of its formation) in a blood vessel
  • throughout   adv. from first to last

used to refer to cited works

  • tomography   noun (medicine) obtaining pictures of the interior of the body
  • tryptophan   noun an amino acid that occurs in proteins; is essential for growth and normal metabolism; a precursor of niacin
  • two thirds   noun two of three equal parts of a divisible whole
  • underlying   adj. located beneath or below

in the nature of something though not readily apparent  being or involving basic facts or principles

the source of water for a well

  • whole milk   noun milk from which no constituent (such as fat) has been removed
  • abbreviated   adj. (of clothing) very short

cut short in duration

  • abnormality   noun behavior that breaches the rule or etiquette or custom or morality

marked strangeness as a consequence of being abnormal  retardation sufficient to fall outside the normal range of intelligence  an abnormal condition

suitable and fitting  meant or adapted for an occasion or use  being of striking appropriateness and pertinence  appropriate for achieving a particular end; implies a lack of concern for fairness  verb take possession of by force, as after an invasion  give or assign a resource to a particular person or cause

  • association   noun the act of consorting with or joining with others

the process of bringing ideas or events together in memory or imagination  (ecology) a group of organisms (plants and animals) that live together in a certain geographical region and constitute a community with a few dominant species  a formal organization of people or groups of people  (chemistry) any process of combination (especially in solution) that depends on relatively weak chemical bonding  a relation resulting from interaction or dependence  the state of being connected together as in memory or imagination  a social or business relationship

  • biochemical   adj. of or relating to biochemistry; involving chemical processes in living organisms
  • bloodstream   noun the blood flowing through the circulatory system
  • by products
  • chemosenses
  • cholesterol   noun an animal sterol that is normally synthesized by the liver; the most abundant steroid in animal tissues
  • circulatory   adj. relating to circulatory system or to circulation of the blood

of or relating to circulation

  • complicated   adj. difficult to analyze or understand
  • composition   noun something that is created by arranging several things to form a unified whole

the spatial property resulting from the arrangement of parts in relation to each other and to the whole  an essay (especially one written as an assignment)  a mixture of ingredients  the act of creating written works  musical creation  the way in which someone or something is composed  art and technique of printing with movable type  a musical work that has been created

  • cone shaped   adj. relating to or resembling a cone
  • consecutive   adj. in regular succession without gaps

one after the other  successive (without a break)  adv. in a consecutive manner

  • contraction   noun the act of decreasing (something) in size or volume or quantity or scope

(physiology) a shortening or tensing of a part or organ (especially of a muscle or muscle fiber)  a word formed from two or more words by omitting or combining some sounds  the process or result of becoming smaller or pressed together

(music) the section of a composition or movement (especially in sonata form) where the major musical themes are developed and elaborated  a recent event that has some relevance for the present situation  a district that has been developed to serve some purpose  processing a photosensitive material in order to make an image visible  a process in which something passes by degrees to a different stage (especially a more advanced or mature stage)  a state in which things are improving; the result of developing (as in the early part of a game of chess)  the act of making some area of land or water more profitable or productive or useful  (biology) the process of an individual organism growing organically; a purely biological unfolding of events involved in an organism changing gradually from a simple to a more complex level

  • effectively   adv. in actuality or reality or fact

in an effective manner

a physical phenomenon associated with stationary or moving electrons and protons  energy made available by the flow of electric charge through a conductor

the process of becoming a vapor

the act of spending money for goods or services  money paid out

brilliantly colored and apparently giving off light  noun a lighting fixture that uses a fluorescent lamp

  • fluoroscopy   noun examination of body structures using a fluoroscope
  • gallbladder   noun a muscular sac attached to the liver that secretes bile and stores it until needed for digestion
  • gestational   adj. of or relating to gestation
  • glycolipids
  • hemorrhagic   adj. of or relating to a hemorrhage
  • high energy   adj. providing a relatively large amount of energy upon undergoing a chemical reaction

of or relating to elementary particles having energies of hundreds of thousands of electron volts  vigorously energetic or forceful

in an incorrect manner

  • individuals
  • information   noun (communication theory) a numerical measure of the uncertainty of an outcome

knowledge acquired through study or experience or instruction  a message received and understood  formal accusation of a crime  a collection of facts from which conclusions may be drawn

  • involuntary   adj. not subject to the control of the will

controlled by the autonomic nervous system; without conscious control

  • irrevocably   adv. in an irrevocable manner
  • kilocalorie   noun a unit of heat equal to the amount of heat required to raise the temperature of one kilogram of water by one degree at one atmosphere pressure; used by nutritionists to characterize the energy producing potential in food
  • laparoscope   noun a slender endoscope inserted through an incision in the abdominal wall in order to examine the abdominal organs or to perform minor surgery
  • lipoprotein   noun a conjugated protein having a lipid component; the principal means for transporting lipids in the blood
  • low calorie
  • low density   adj. having low concentration

having low relative density or specific gravity

a person who participates in or is skilled at some game

  • pear shaped   adj. having a round shape tapered at one end

(of sounds) full and rich

  • penetrating   adj. tending to penetrate; having the power of entering or piercing

having or demonstrating ability to recognize or draw fine distinctions

favoring or promoting reform (often by government action)  favoring or promoting progress  (of taxes) adjusted so that the rate increases as the amount of income increases  gradually advancing in extent  noun a tense of verbs used in describing action that is on going  a person who favors a political philosophy of progress and reform and the protection of civil liberties

  • proliferate   verb cause to grow or increase rapidly

grow rapidly

  • radiography   noun photography that uses other kinds of radiation than visible light

the process of making a radiograph; producing an image on a radiosensitive surface by radiation other than visible light

worthy of or requiring responsibility or trust; or held accountable  having an acceptable credit rating

  • restricting   adj. restricting the scope or freedom of action
  • restriction   noun the act of keeping something within specified bounds (by force if necessary)

a principle that limits the extent of something  an act of limiting or restricting (as by regulation)

  • restrictive   adj. (of tariff) protective of national interests by restricting imports

serving to restrict

  • sensitivity   noun the ability to respond to affective changes in your interpersonal environment

the ability to respond to physical stimuli or to register small physical amounts or differences  (physiology) responsiveness to external stimuli; the faculty of sensation  sensitivity to emotional feelings (of self and others)  susceptibility to a pathogen

important in effect or meaning  too closely correlated to be attributed to chance and therefore indicating a systematic relation  rich in significance or implication

  • stimulation   noun the act of arousing an organism to action

any stimulating information or event; acts to arouse action  (physiology) the effect of a stimulus (on nerves or organs etc.)  mutual sexual fondling prior to sexual intercourse

  • substituted
  • supervision   noun management by overseeing the performance or operation of a person or group
  • surrounding   adj. closely encircling
  • temperature   noun the degree of hotness or coldness of a body or environment (corresponding to its molecular activity)

the somatic sensation of cold or heat

  • therapeutic   adj. relating to or involved in therapy

tending to cure or restore to health  noun a medicine or therapy that cures disease or relieve pain

used of a compound (especially of carbon) containing atoms sharing more than one valence bond  not saturated; capable of dissolving more of a substance at a given temperature

noun a drug or other agent that stimulates sexual desire

the work of applying something  the act of bringing something to bear; using it for a particular purpose  a verbal or written request for assistance or employment or admission to a school  a program that gives a computer instructions that provide the user with tools to accomplish a task  liquid preparation having a soothing or antiseptic or medicinal action when applied to the skin

  • appropriate   adj. suitable for a particular person or place or condition etc

suitable and fitting  meant or adapted for an occasion or use  being of striking appropriateness and pertinence  appropriate for achieving a particular end; implies a lack of concern for fairness  verb take possession of by force, as after an invasion  give or assign a resource to a particular person or cause

  • association   noun the act of consorting with or joining with others

the process of bringing ideas or events together in memory or imagination  (ecology) a group of organisms (plants and animals) that live together in a certain geographical region and constitute a community with a few dominant species  a formal organization of people or groups of people  (chemistry) any process of combination (especially in solution) that depends on relatively weak chemical bonding  a relation resulting from interaction or dependence  the state of being connected together as in memory or imagination  a social or business relationship

the spatial property resulting from the arrangement of parts in relation to each other and to the whole  an essay (especially one written as an assignment)  a mixture of ingredients  the act of creating written works  musical creation  the way in which someone or something is composed  art and technique of printing with movable type  a musical work that has been created

  • compressing   noun applying pressure
  • confounding   adj. that confounds or contradicts or confuses
  • conjunction   noun an uninflected function word that serves to conjoin words or phrases or clauses or sentences

(astronomy) apparent meeting or passing of two or more celestial bodies in the same degree of the zodiac  the grammatical relation between linguistic units (words or phrases or clauses) that are connected by a conjunction  something that joins or connects  the temporal property of two things happening at the same time  the state of being joined together

the process of taking food into the body through the mouth (as by eating)  (economics) the utilization of economic goods to satisfy needs or in manufacturing  involving the lungs with progressive wasting of the body

  • controlling   adj. able to control or determine policy
  • demonstrate   verb march in protest; take part in a demonstration

establish the validity of something, as by an example, explanation or experiment  provide evidence for; stand as proof of; show by one’s behavior, attitude, or external attributes  show or demonstrate something to an interested audience

  • determinant   adj. having the power or quality of deciding

noun a determining or causal element or factor  a square matrix used to solve simultaneous equations  the site on the surface of an antigen molecule to which an antibody attaches itself

  • determining   adj. having the power or quality of deciding
  • development   noun act of improving by expanding or enlarging or refining

(music) the section of a composition or movement (especially in sonata form) where the major musical themes are developed and elaborated  a recent event that has some relevance for the present situation  a district that has been developed to serve some purpose  processing a photosensitive material in order to make an image visible  a process in which something passes by degrees to a different stage (especially a more advanced or mature stage)  a state in which things are improving; the result of developing (as in the early part of a game of chess)  the act of making some area of land or water more profitable or productive or useful  (biology) the process of an individual organism growing organically; a purely biological unfolding of events involved in an organism changing gradually from a simple to a more complex level

  • differences
  • distributed   adj. spread out or scattered about or divided up
  • disturbance   noun the act of disturbing something or someone; setting something in motion

a disorderly outburst or tumult  an unhappy and worried mental state  a noisy fight  activity that is an intrusion or interruption  electrical or acoustic activity that can disturb communication  (psychiatry) a psychological disorder of thought or emotion; a more neutral term than mental illness

  • dysfunction   noun (medicine) any disturbance in the function of an organ or body part
  • effectively   adv. in actuality or reality or fact

in an effective manner

in an emotional manner

  • environment   noun the area in which something exists or lives

the totality of surrounding conditions

  • essentially   adv. at bottom or by one’s (or its) very nature
  • examination   noun the act of examining something closely (as for mistakes)

the act of giving students or candidates a test (as by questions) to determine what they know or have learned  a set of questions or exercises evaluating skill or knowledge  a detailed inspection of your conscience (as done daily by Jesuits)  formal systematic questioning

the act of spending money for goods or services  money paid out

noun process or manner of functioning or operating

  • fundamental   adj. being or involving basic facts or principles

far reaching and thoroughgoing in effect especially on the nature of something  serving as an essential component  noun the lowest tone of a harmonic series

  • gallbladder   noun a muscular sac attached to the liver that secretes bile and stores it until needed for digestion
  • gastrectomy   noun surgical removal of all or part of the stomach
  • hemorrhagic   adj. of or relating to a hemorrhage
  • hydrostatic   adj. relating to fluids at rest or to the pressures they exert or transmit
  • hypertrophy   noun abnormal enlargement of a body part or organ

verb undergo hypertrophy

  • identifying   adj. serving to distinguish or identify a species or group
  • individuals
  • information   noun (communication theory) a numerical measure of the uncertainty of an outcome

knowledge acquired through study or experience or instruction  a message received and understood  formal accusation of a crime  a collection of facts from which conclusions may be drawn

controlled by the autonomic nervous system; without conscious control

having low relative density or specific gravity

  • macrophages
  • maintenance   noun the unauthorized interference in a legal action by a person having no interest in it (as by helping one party with money or otherwise to continue the action) so as to obstruct justice or promote unnecessary litigation or unsettle the peace of the community

means of maintenance of a family or group  activity involved in maintaining something in good working order  the act of sustaining life by food or providing a means of subsistence  court ordered support paid by one spouse to another after they are separated

  • manufacture   noun the organized action of making of goods and services for sale

the act of making something (a product) from raw materials  verb put together out of components or parts  make up something artificial or untrue

as a highly likely consequence  in such a manner as could not be otherwise

the act of obstructing  any structure that makes progress difficult  the state or condition of being obstructed  something immaterial that stands in the way and must be circumvented or surmounted

of or intended for or involved in military operations  pertaining to a process or series of actions for achieving a result  fit or ready for use or service

  • oxygenation   noun the process of providing or combining or treating with oxygen
  • pear shaped   adj. having a round shape tapered at one end

(of sounds) full and rich

a measure of how likely it is that some event will occur; a number expressing the ratio of favorable cases to the whole number of cases possible

concerned with or related to the future

something that is required in advance  anything indispensable

worthy of or requiring responsibility or trust; or held accountable  having an acceptable credit rating

  • restriction   noun the act of keeping something within specified bounds (by force if necessary)

a principle that limits the extent of something  an act of limiting or restricting (as by regulation)

the act of withholding or withdrawing some book or writing from publication or circulation  (botany) the failure to develop of some part or organ of a plant  (psychology) the conscious exclusion of unacceptable thoughts or desires

tending to cure or restore to health  noun a medicine or therapy that cures disease or relieve pain

  • underweight   adj. being very thin
  • unfavorable   adj. (of winds or weather) tending to hinder or oppose

not encouraging or approving or pleasing  not favorable

  • unsaturated   adj. (of color) not chromatically pure; diluted

used of a compound (especially of carbon) containing atoms sharing more than one valence bond  not saturated; capable of dissolving more of a substance at a given temperature

  • utilization   noun the state of having been made use of

the act of using

a shortened form of a word or phrase

understanding of the nature or meaning or quality or magnitude of something  an expression of gratitude  a favorable judgment  delicate discrimination (especially of aesthetic values)

  • biochemistry   noun the organic chemistry of compounds and processes occuring in organisms; the effort to understand biology within the context of chemistry
  • carbohydrate   noun an essential structural component of living cells and source of energy for animals; includes simple sugars with small molecules as well as macromolecular substances; are classified according to the number of monosaccharide groups they contain
  • chemotherapy   noun the use of chemical agents to treat or control disease (or mental illness)
  • collectively   adv. in conjunction with; combined
  • colloquially   adv. with the use of colloquial expressions
  • combinations
  • commercially   adv. in a commercial manner
  • computerized   adj. stored, processed, analyzed, or generated by computer
  • conditioning   noun a learning process in which an organism’s behavior becomes dependent on the occurrence of a stimulus in its environment
  • constipation   noun irregular and infrequent or difficult evacuation of the bowels; can be a symptom of intestinal obstruction or diverticulitis

the act of making something futile and useless (as by routine)

of the nature of or undergoing an experiment  relating to or based on experiment

a response of body tissues to injury or irritation; characterized by pain and swelling and redness and heat  the act of setting something on fire  the state of being emotionally aroused and worked up

  • irrespective   adv. in spite of everything; without regard to drawbacks
  • laparoscopic
  • lipoproteins
  • long lasting   adj. existing for a long time
  • menstruation   noun the monthly discharge of blood from the uterus of nonpregnant women from puberty to menopause
  • microbiology   noun the branch of biology that studies microorganisms and their effects on humans
  • non surgical
  • occasionally   adv. now and then or here and there
  • organization   noun the activity or result of distributing or disposing persons or things properly or methodically

the act of organizing a business or an activity related to a business  an ordered manner; orderliness by virtue of being methodical and well organized  a group of people who work together  the act of forming something  an organized structure for arranging or classifying  the persons (or committees or departments etc.) who make up a body for the purpose of administering something

  • osteoporosis   noun abnormal loss of bony tissue resulting in fragile porous bones attributable to a lack of calcium; most common in postmenopausal women
  • participants
  • particularly   adv. to a distinctly greater extent or degree than is common

specifically or especially distinguished from others  uniquely or characteristically

  • photographic   adj. representing people or nature with the exactness and fidelity of a photograph

relating to photography or obtained by using photography

an assumption that is taken for granted  an assumption on which rests the validity or effect of something else  verb put into the required condition beforehand

  • preservation   noun the activity of protecting something from loss or danger

a process that saves organic substances from decay  the condition of being (well or ill) preserved  an occurrence of improvement by virtue of preventing loss or injury or other change

  • professional   adj. engaged in a profession or engaging in as a profession or means of livelihood

characteristic of or befitting a profession or one engaged in a profession  engaged in by members of a profession  of or relating to a profession  of or relating to or suitable as a profession  noun a person engaged in one of the learned professions  an athlete who plays for pay  an authority qualified to teach apprentices

(music) the sound property resulting from a combination of organ stops used to perform a particular piece of music; the technique of selecting and adjusting organ stops  a document certifying an act of registering  the body of people (such as students) who register or enroll at the same time  the act of adjusting something to match a standard

not restricted or modified in meaning  not subject to or subjected to restriction  never having had security classification  accessible to all

of or relating to a solution whose dilution has been reduced  intensely focused  being the most concentrated solution possible at a given temperature; unable to dissolve still more of a substance  (of light) transmitted directly from a pointed light source

  • constipation   noun irregular and infrequent or difficult evacuation of the bowels; can be a symptom of intestinal obstruction or diverticulitis

the act of making something futile and useless (as by routine)

United States 44 gun frigate that was one of the first three naval ships built by the United States; it won brilliant victories over British frigates during the War of 1812 and is without doubt the most famous ship in the history of the United States Navy; it has been rebuilt and is anchored in the Charlestown Navy Yard in Boston  the way in which someone or something is composed  law determining the fundamental political principles of a government

  • constructing
  • construction   noun drawing a figure satisfying certain conditions as part of solving a problem or proving a theorem

the act of constructing something  the commercial activity involved in repairing old structures or constructing new ones  the creation of a construct; the process of combining ideas into a congruous object of thought  a group of words that form a constituent of a sentence and are considered as a single unit  an interpretation of a text or action  a thing constructed; a complex entity constructed of many parts

  • degeneration   noun passing from a more complex to a simpler biological form

the process of declining from a higher to a lower level of effective power or vitality or essential quality  the state of being degenerate in mental or moral qualities

the commercial activity of transporting and selling goods from a producer to a consumer  the spatial property of being scattered about over an area or volume  (statistics) an arrangement of values of a variable showing their observed or theoretical frequency of occurrence

broad in scope or content

  • epidemiology   noun the branch of medical science dealing with the transmission and control of disease
  • experiencing
  • experimental   adj. relying on observation or experiment

of the nature of or undergoing an experiment  relating to or based on experiment

noun a person who has abnormally high blood pressure

indiscipline with regard to sensuous pleasures

a response of body tissues to injury or irritation; characterized by pain and swelling and redness and heat  the act of setting something on fire  the state of being emotionally aroused and worked up

  • interruption   noun some abrupt occurrence that interrupts an ongoing activity

an act of delaying or interrupting the continuity  a time interval during which there is a temporary cessation of something

  • intervention   noun (law) a proceeding that permits a person to enter into a lawsuit already in progress; admission of person not an original party to the suit so that person can protect some right or interest that is allegedly affected by the proceedings

the act of intervening (as to mediate a dispute)  a policy of intervening in the affairs of other countries

a police officer who investigates crimes  a scientist who devotes himself to doing research

  • ion exchange   noun a process in which ions are exchanged between a solution and an insoluble (usually resinous) solid; widely used in industrial processing
  • lipoproteins
  • longitudinal   adj. over an extended time

running lengthwise  of or relating to lines of longitude

  • manipulation   noun exerting shrewd or devious influence especially for one’s own advantage

the action of touching with the hands (or the skillful use of the hands) or by the use of mechanical means

  • manufactured   adj. produced in a large scale industrial operation
  • measurements
  • menstruation   noun the monthly discharge of blood from the uterus of nonpregnant women from puberty to menopause
  • mobilization   noun act of assembling and putting into readiness for war or other emergency: “mobilization of the troops”

act of marshaling and organizing and making ready for use or action

specifically or especially distinguished from others  uniquely or characteristically

  • partitioning   noun the act of dividing or partitioning; separation by the creation of a boundary that divides or keeps apart

an analysis into mutually exclusive categories

(of verse) having a metric system based on relative duration of syllables  relating to the measurement of quantity

  • radiographic   adj. relating to or produced by radiography
  • relationship   noun a relation between people; (`relationship’ is often used where `relation’ would serve, as in `the relationship between inflation and unemployment’, but the preferred usage of `relationship’ is for human relations or states of relatedness)

a state of connectedness between people (especially an emotional connection)  a state involving mutual dealings between people or parties or countries  (anthropology) relatedness or connection by blood or marriage or adoption

the act of denying yourself; controlling your impulses

a meaning that is not expressly stated but can be inferred  the message that is intended or expressed or signified

placed on or over something else

the length of the closed curve of a circle  the boundary line encompassing an area or object

  • circumstances   noun a person’s financial situation (good or bad)

the state (usually personal) with regard to wealth  your overall circumstances or condition in life (including everything that happens to you)

  • communicating   noun the activity of communicating; the activity of conveying information
  • concentration   noun strengthening the amount of a substance in a unit amount of another substance (as of a solute in a mixture) by removing the other substance

bringing together military forces  (chemistry) the strength of a solution; number of molecules of a substance in a given volume (expressed as moles/cubic meter)  the spatial property of being crowded together  complete attention; intense mental effort  increase in density  great and constant diligence and attention

  • consciousness   noun an alert cognitive state in which you are aware of yourself and your situation

having knowledge of

  • effectiveness   noun power to be effective; the quality of being able to bring about an effect

capacity to produce strong physiological or chemical effects

  • hydrogenation   noun a chemical process that adds hydrogen atoms to an unsaturated oil
  • malabsorption   noun abnormal absorption of nutrients from the digestive tract
  • noninfectious   adj. not infectious
  • oxyhemoglobin   noun the bright red hemoglobin that is a combination of hemoglobin and oxygen from the lungs
  • phospholipids
  • randomization   noun a deliberately haphazard arrangement of observations so as to simulate chance
  • regurgitation   noun recall after rote memorization

backflow of blood through a defective heart valve  the reflex act of ejecting the contents of the stomach through the mouth

noun the cognitive condition of someone who understands  the capacity for rational thought or inference or discrimination  an inclination to support or be loyal to or to agree with an opinion  the statement (oral or written) of an exchange of promises

the length of the closed curve of a circle  the boundary line encompassing an area or object

bringing together military forces  (chemistry) the strength of a solution; number of molecules of a substance in a given volume (expressed as moles/cubic meter)  the spatial property of being crowded together  complete attention; intense mental effort  increase in density  great and constant diligence and attention

  • determination   noun the act of determining the properties of something

the quality of being determined to do or achieve something  the act of making up your mind about something  a position or opinion or judgment reached after consideration

impaired in function; especially of a bodily system or organ

capacity to produce strong physiological or chemical effects

  • encephalocele   noun protrusion of brain tissue through a congenital fissure in the skull
  • environmental   adj. concerned with the ecological effects of altering the environment

of or relating to the external conditions or surroundings

from or between other countries  noun any of several international socialist organizations

  • investigation   noun the work of inquiring into something thoroughly and systematically

an inquiry into unfamiliar or questionable activities

of or consistent with an organism’s normal functioning

  • psychological   adj. mental or emotional as opposed to physical in nature

of or relating to or determined by psychology

  • psychotherapy   noun the treatment of mental or emotional problems by psychological means

the branch of psychiatry concerned with psychological methods

  • qualification   noun the act of modifying or changing the strength of some idea

an attribute that must be met or complied with and that fits a person for something  a statement that limits or restricts some claim

  • randomization   noun a deliberately haphazard arrangement of observations so as to simulate chance
  • reinforcement   noun information that makes more forcible or convincing

a military operation (often involving new supplies of men and materiel) to strengthen a military force or aid in the performance of its mission  an act performed to strengthen approved behavior  a device designed to provide additional strength  (psychology) a stimulus that strengthens or weakens the behavior that produced it

a writ that authorizes the seizure of property  the action of forming a chelate or other stable compound with an ion or atom or molecule so that it is no longer available for reactions  the act of segregating or sequestering

to a great extent or degree

an ability that has been acquired by training

a method of tending to (especially business) matters  the persons (or committees or departments etc.) who make up a body for the purpose of administering something  the tenure of a president

(genetics) modification of a cell or bacterium by the uptake and incorporation of exogenous DNA  a rule describing the conversion of one syntactic structure into another related syntactic structure  a qualitative change  (mathematics) a function that changes the position or direction of the axes of a coordinate system

noun a distinguishing quality  any measurable property of a device measured under closely specified conditions  the integer part (positive or negative) of the representation of a logarithm; in the expression log 643 = 2.808 the characteristic is 2  a prominent aspect of something

  • choloylglycine
  • classification   noun restriction imposed by the government on documents or weapons that are available only to certain authorized people

the basic cognitive process of arranging into classes or categories  a group of people or things arranged by class or category  the act of distributing things into classes or categories of the same type

of benefit to or intended to benefit your physical makeup  of or relating to a constitution  constitutional in the structure of something (especially your physical makeup)  existing as an essential constituent or characteristic  noun a regular walk taken as a form of exercise

reasoning from detailed facts to general principles  an idea or conclusion having general application  the process of formulating general concepts by abstracting common properties of instances

a limitation imposed on the variables of a proposition (as by the quantifiers `some’ or `all’ or `no’)

the formation of crystals  a rock formed by the solidification of a substance; has regularly repeating internal structure; external plane faces

the instruments called for in a musical score or arrangement for a band or orchestra  the act of arranging a piece of music for an orchestra and assigning parts to the different musical instruments  an artifact (or system of artifacts) that is instrumental in accomplishing some end

Obesity articles

  • abdominal – adj. of or relating to or near the abdomen

– noun the muscles of the abdomen

  • acanthosis nigricans – noun a skin disease characterized by dark wartlike patches in the body folds; can be benign or malignant
  • acromegaly – noun enlargement of bones of hands and feet and face; often accompanied by headache and muscle pain and emotional disturbances; caused by overproduction of growth hormone by the anterior pituitary gland (due to a tumor)
  • activating – adj. causing motion or action or change

– noun the activity of causing to have energy and be active

  • acupuncture – noun treatment of pain or disease by inserting the tips of needles at specific points on the skin
  • addiction – noun (Roman law) a formal award by a magistrate of a thing or person to another person (as the award of a debtor to his creditor); a surrender to a master

– an abnormally strong craving

– being abnormally tolerant to and dependent on something that is psychologically or physically habit forming (especially alcohol or narcotic drugs)

  • adherence – noun faithful support for a religion or cause or political party

– the property of sticking together (as of glue and wood) or the joining of surfaces of different composition

  • adipose tissue – noun a kind of body tissue containing stored fat that serves as a source of energy; it also cushions and insulates vital organs
  • adolescence – noun in the state that someone is in between puberty and adulthood

– the time period between the beginning of puberty and adulthood

  • aerobic – adj. depending on free oxygen or air

– based on or using the principles of aerobics; enhancing respiratory and circulatory efficiency

  • aids – noun a serious (often fatal) disease of the immune system transmitted through blood products especially by sexual contact or contaminated needles
  • alteration – noun the act of making something different (as e.g. the size of a garment)

– the act of revising or altering (involving reconsideration and modification)

– an event that occurs when something passes from one state or phase to another

  • amenorrhea – noun absence or suppression of normal menstrual flow
  • amitriptyline – noun a tricyclic antidepressant drug (trade name Elavil) with serious side effects; interacts with many other medications
  • anorexia nervosa – noun (psychiatry) a psychological disorder characterized by somatic delusions that you are too fat despite being emaciated
  • aspirin – noun the acetylated derivative of salicylic acid; used as an analgesic anti inflammatory drug (trade names Bayer and Empirin) usually taken in tablet form; used as an antipyretic; slows clotting of the blood by poisoning platelets
  • assessment – noun the market value set on assets

– an amount determined as payable

– the act of judging or assessing a person or situation or event

– the classification of someone or something with respect to its worth

  • asthma – noun respiratory disorder characterized by wheezing; usually of allergic origin
  • atenolol – noun an oral beta blocker (trade name Tenormin) used in treating hypertension and angina; has adverse side effects (depression and exacerbation of congestive heart failure etc.)
  • audience – noun a gathering of spectators or listeners at a (usually public) performance

– the part of the general public interested in a source of information or entertainment

– a conference (usually with someone important)

– an opportunity to state your case and be heard

  • australian – adj. of or relating to or characteristic of Australia or its inhabitants

– noun the Austronesian languages spoken by Australian aborigines

– a native or inhabitant of Australia

  • banding – noun an adornment consisting of a strip of a contrasting color or material

– a stripe or stripes of contrasting color

  • bat – noun (baseball) a turn trying to get a hit

– nocturnal mouselike mammal with forelimbs modified to form membranous wings and anatomical adaptations for echolocation by which they navigate

– a club used for hitting a ball in various games

– the club used in playing cricket

– a small racket with a long handle used for playing squash

– verb wink briefly

– strike with, or as if with a baseball bat

– use a bat

– have a turn at bat

– beat thoroughly and conclusively in a competition or fight

  • behavior therapy – noun psychotherapy that seeks to extinguish or inhibit abnormal or maladaptive behavior by reinforcing desired behavior and extinguishing undesired behavior
  • bitter orange – noun highly acidic orange used especially in marmalade

– any of various common orange trees yielding sour or bitter fruit; used as grafting stock

  • blood pressure – noun the pressure of the circulating blood against the walls of the blood vessels; results from the systole of the left ventricle of the heart; sometimes measured for a quick evaluation of a person’s health
  • body weight – noun the weight of a person’s body
  • bone – adj. consisting of or made up of bone

– noun a shade of white the color of bleached bones

– rigid connective tissue that makes up the skeleton of vertebrates

– the porous calcified substance from which bones are made

– verb remove the bones from

– study intensively, as before an exam

  • bypass – noun a road that takes traffic around the edge of a town

– a surgically created shunt (usually around a damaged part)

– a conductor having low resistance in parallel with another device to divert a fraction of the current

– verb avoid something unpleasant or laborious

  • caffeine – noun a bitter alkaloid found in coffee and tea that is responsible for their stimulating effects
  • capsaicin – noun colorless pungent crystalline compound derived from capsicum; source of the hotness of hot peppers of the genus Capsicum such as chili and cayenne and jalapeno
  • captopril – noun a drug (trade name Capoten) that blocks the formation of angiotensin in the kidneys resulting in vasodilation; used in the treatment of hypertension and congestive heart failure
  • cardiovascular system – noun the organs and tissues involved in circulating blood and lymph through the body
  • carpenter – noun a woodworker who makes or repairs wooden objects

– verb work as a carpenter

  • cart – noun a heavy open wagon usually having two wheels and drawn by an animal

– wheeled vehicle that can be pushed by a person; may have one or two or four wheels

– verb transport something in a cart

– draw slowly or heavily

  • cellulite – noun lumpy deposits of body fat especially on women’s thighs etc.
  • chart – noun a map designed to assist navigation by air or sea

– a visual display of information

– verb plan in detail

– make a chart of

– represent by means of a graph

  • chili pepper – noun very hot and finely tapering pepper of special pungency

– plant bearing very hot and finely tapering long peppers; usually red

  • cholesterol – noun an animal sterol that is normally synthesized by the liver; the most abundant steroid in animal tissues
  • citrus aurantium – noun any of various common orange trees yielding sour or bitter fruit; used as grafting stock
  • classification – noun restriction imposed by the government on documents or weapons that are available only to certain authorized people

– the basic cognitive process of arranging into classes or categories

– a group of people or things arranged by class or category

– the act of distributing things into classes or categories of the same type

  • clonidine – noun an antihypertensive (trade name Catapres) that can be administered orally or via transdermal patches
  • clozapine – noun an antipsychotic drug (trade name Clozaril) used as a sedative and for treatment resistant schizophrenia; know to have few side effects
  • communication – noun something that is communicated by or to or between people or groups

– the activity of communicating; the activity of conveying information

– a connection allowing access between persons or places

– the act of submitting; usually surrendering power to another

– acting according to certain accepted standards

– a disposition or tendency to yield to the will of others

  • conceptualization – noun inventing or contriving an idea or explanation and formulating it mentally

– an elaborated concept

  • control – noun the activity of managing or exerting control over something

– (physiology) regulation or maintenance of a function or action or reflex etc

– a mechanism that controls the operation of a machine

– power to direct or determine

– the economic policy of controlling or limiting or curbing prices or wages etc.

– a spiritual agency that is assumed to assist the medium during a seance

– a relation of constraint of one entity (thing or person or group) by another

– discipline in personal and social activities

– great skillfulness and knowledge of some subject or activity

– a standard against which other conditions can be compared in a scientific experiment

– the state that exists when one person or group has power over another

– verb verify by using a duplicate register for comparison

– exercise authoritative control or power over

– lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits

– verify or regulate by conducting a parallel experiment or comparing with another standard, of scientific experiments

– have a firm understanding or knowledge of; be on top of

– be careful or certain to do something; make certain of something

– handle and cause to function

– control (others or oneself) or influence skillfully, usually to one’s advantage

  • cortisol – noun an adrenal cortex hormone (trade names Hydrocortone or Cortef) that is active in carbohydrate and protein metabolism
  • counseling – noun something that provides direction or advice as to a decision or course of action
  • culture – noun the raising of plants or animals

– (biology) the growing of microorganisms in a nutrient medium (such as gelatin or agar)

– the tastes in art and manners that are favored by a social group

– the attitudes and behavior that are characteristic of a particular social group or organization

– a particular society at a particular time and place

– all the knowledge and values shared by a society

– a highly developed state of perfection; having a flawless or impeccable quality

  • cushing – noun United States neurologist noted for his study of the brain and pituitary gland and who identified Cushing’s syndrome (1869 1939)
  • cycling – noun the sport of traveling on a bicycle or motorcycle
  • cyproheptadine – noun an antihistamine (trade name Periactin) used to treat some allergic reactions
  • dawn – noun the earliest period

– the first light of day

– an opening time period

– verb become light

– appear or develop

– become clear or enter one’s consciousness or emotions

– music

  • deficiency – noun lack of an adequate quantity or number

– the state of needing something that is absent or unavailable

  • defined – adj. clearly characterized or delimited

– clearly defined

– showing clearly the outline or profile or boundary

  • deposition – noun the act of deposing someone; removing a powerful person from a position or office

– (law) a pretrial interrogation of a witness; usually conducted in a lawyer’s office

– the natural process of laying down a deposit of something

– the act of putting something somewhere

– sad feelings of gloom and inadequacy

– angular distance below the horizon (especially of a celestial object)

– a concavity in a surface produced by pressing

– a mental state characterized by a pessimistic sense of inadequacy and a despondent lack of activity

– a long term economic state characterized by unemployment and low prices and low levels of trade and investment

– a period during the 1930s when there was a worldwide economic depression and mass unemployment

– a sunken or depressed geological formation

– a state of depression and anhedonia so severe as to require clinical intervention

– an air mass of lower pressure; often brings precipitation

  • diabetes – noun any of several metabolic disorders marked by excessive urination and persistent thirst
  • diagnosis – noun identifying the nature or cause of some phenomenon
  • diet – noun the act of restricting your food intake (or your intake of particular foods)

– the usual food and drink consumed by an organism (person or animal)

– a prescribed selection of foods

– a legislative assembly in certain countries (e.g., Japan)

– verb eat sparingly, for health reasons or to lose weight

– follow a regimen or a diet, as for health reasons

  • diphenhydramine – noun antihistamine (trade name Benadryl) used to treat allergic reactions involving the nasal passages (hay fever) and also to treat motion sickness
  • dopamine – noun a monoamine neurotransmitter found in the brain and essential for the normal functioning of the central nervous system; as a drug (trade names Dopastat and Intropin) it is used to treat shock and hypotension
  • ds – noun an honorary degree in science

– the bureau in the State Department that is responsible for the security of diplomats and embassies overseas

– a radioactive transuranic element

  • duration – noun continuance in time

– the property of enduring or continuing in time

– the period of time during which something continues

  • dysphoria – noun abnormal depression and discontent
  • efficacy – noun capacity or power to produce a desired effect
  • elavil – noun a tricyclic antidepressant drug (trade name Elavil) with serious side effects; interacts with many other medications
  • elevated – adj. raised above the ground

– raised above ground level; on elevated rails

– noun a railway that is powered by electricity and that runs on a track that is raised above the street level

  • ephedra – noun jointed and nearly leafless desert shrub having reduced scalelike leaves and reddish fleshy seeds
  • ephedrine – noun white odorless powdered or crystalline alkaloid from plants of the genus Ephedra (especially Ephedra sinica) or made synthetically; used as a bronchodilator to treat bronchitis and asthma
  • epidemiology – noun the branch of medical science dealing with the transmission and control of disease
  • epinephrine – noun a catecholamine secreted by the adrenal medulla in response to stress (trade name Adrenalin); stimulates autonomic nerve action
  • equipment – noun an instrumentality needed for an undertaking or to perform a service
  • estrogen – noun a general term for female steroid sex hormones that are secreted by the ovary and responsible for typical female sexual characteristics
  • ethnic – adj. not acknowledging the God of Christianity and Judaism and Islam

– denoting or deriving from or distinctive of the ways of living built up by a group of people

– noun a person who is a member of an ethnic group

  • ethnicity – noun an ethnic quality or affiliation resulting from racial or cultural ties
  • evaluation – noun act of ascertaining or fixing the value or worth of

– an appraisal of the value of something

  • excess – adj. more than is needed, desired, or required

– noun immoderation as a consequence of going beyond sufficient or permitted limits

– a quantity much larger than is needed

– excessive indulgence

– the state of being more than full

  • exercise – noun the activity of exerting your muscles in various ways to keep fit

– a task performed or problem solved in order to develop skill or understanding

– systematic training by multiple repetitions

– (usually plural) a ceremony that involves processions and speeches

– the act of using

– verb do physical exercise

– give a workout to

– learn by repetition

– put to use

– carry out or practice; as of jobs and professions

  • fat metabolism – noun a metabolic process that breaks down ingested fats into fatty acids and glycerol and then into simpler compounds that can be used by cells of the body
  • fiber – noun a leatherlike material made by compressing layers of paper or cloth

– a slender and greatly elongated solid substance

– the inherent complex of attributes that determine a persons moral and ethical actions and reactions

  • fluoxetine – noun a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor commonly prescribed as an antidepressant (trade name Prozac)
  • frequency – noun the number of observations in a given statistical category

– the ratio of the number of observations in a statistical category to the total number of observations

– the number of occurrences within a given time period

  • furosemide – noun commonly used diuretic (trade name Lasix) used to treat hypertension and edema
  • gaba – noun an amino acid that is found in the central nervous system; acts as an inhibitory neurotransmitter
  • gain – noun the amount by which the revenue of a business exceeds its cost of operating

– the amount of increase in signal power or voltage or current expressed as the ratio of output to input

– the advantageous quality of being beneficial

– a quantity that is added

– verb increase (one’s body weight)

– increase in

– obtain advantages, such as points, etc.

– earn on some commercial or business transaction; earn as salary or wages

– rise in rate or price

– reach a destination, either real or abstract

– win something through one’s efforts

– derive a benefit from

– obtain

  • gallbladder – noun a muscular sac attached to the liver that secretes bile and stores it until needed for digestion
  • garcinia cambogia – noun low spreading tree of Indonesia yielding an orange to brown gum resin (gamboge) used as a pigment when powdered
  • ghrelin – noun a hormone produced by stomach cells
  • glucophage – noun an antidiabetic drug (trade name Glucophage) prescribed to treat type II diabetes
  • growth hormone – noun a hormone produced by the anterior pituitary gland; promotes growth in humans
  • guar gum – noun a gum from seeds of the guar plant; used to thicken foods and as sizing for paper and cloth
  • hcg – noun hormone produced early in pregnancy by the placenta; detection in the urine and serum is the basis for one kind of pregnancy test
  • hdl – noun a lipoprotein that transports cholesterol in the blood; composed of a high proportion of protein and relatively little cholesterol; high levels are thought to be associated with decreased risk of coronary heart disease and atherosclerosis
  • hematopoiesis – noun the formation of blood cells in the living body (especially in the bone marrow)
  • herbal – adj. of or relating to herbs

– noun tea like drink made of leaves of various herbs

  • history – noun the discipline that records and interprets past events involving human beings

– all that is remembered of the past as preserved in writing; a body of knowledge

– a record or narrative description of past events

– the aggregate of past events

– the continuum of events occurring in succession leading from the past to the present and even into the future

  • hiv – noun infection by the human immunodeficiency virus

– the virus that causes acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS); it replicates in and kills the helper T cells

– the condition of being treated as a patient in a hospital

– a period of time when you are confined to a hospital

– insurance that pays all or part of a patient’s hospital expense

  • human chorionic gonadotropin – noun hormone produced early in pregnancy by the placenta; detection in the urine and serum is the basis for one kind of pregnancy test
  • hydrocephalus – noun an abnormal condition in which cerebrospinal fluid collects in the ventricles of the brain; in infants it can cause abnormally rapid growth of the head and bulging fontanelles and a small face; in adults the symptoms are primarily neurological
  • hypertension – noun a common disorder in which blood pressure remains abnormally high (a reading of 140/90 mm Hg or greater)
  • hypnosis – noun a state that resembles sleep but that is induced by suggestion
  • hypothyroidism – noun an underactive thyroid gland; a glandular disorder resulting from insufficient production of thyroid hormones
  • identification – noun the attribution to yourself (consciously or unconsciously) of the characteristics of another person (or group of persons)

– evidence of identity; something that identifies a person or thing

– the condition of having your identity established

– the act of designating or identifying something

– the process of recognizing something or someone by remembering

  • impaired – adj. diminished in strength, quality, or utility

– mentally or physically unfit

  • increased – adj. made greater in size or amount or degree

– music

  • influence – noun causing something without any direct or apparent effort

– a power to affect persons or events especially power based on prestige etc

– a cognitive factor that tends to have an effect on what you do

– one having power to influence another

– the effect of one thing (or person) on another

– verb have and exert influence or effect

– shape or influence; give direction to

– induce into action by using one’s charm

  • insulin – noun hormone secreted by the isles of Langerhans in the pancreas; regulates storage of glycogen in the liver and accelerates oxidation of sugar in cells
  • intensity – noun high level or degree; the property of being intense

– the amount of energy transmitted (as by acoustic or electromagnetic radiation)

– chromatic purity: freedom from dilution with white and hence vivid in hue

– the magnitude of sound (usually in a specified direction)

  • intervention – noun (law) a proceeding that permits a person to enter into a lawsuit already in progress; admission of person not an original party to the suit so that person can protect some right or interest that is allegedly affected by the proceedings

– the act of intervening (as to mediate a dispute)

– a policy of intervening in the affairs of other countries

  • jak – noun immense East Indian fruit resembling breadfruit; it contains an edible pulp and nutritious seeds that are commonly roasted
  • jib – noun any triangular fore and aft sail (set forward of the foremast)

– verb shift from one side of the ship to the other

– refuse to comply

  • jogging – noun running at a jog trot as a form of cardiopulmonary exercise
  • ldl – noun a lipoprotein that transports cholesterol in the blood; composed of moderate amount of protein and a large amount of cholesterol; high levels are thought to be associated with increased risk of coronary heart disease and atherosclerosis
  • ldl cholesterol – noun the cholesterol in low density lipoproteins; the `bad’ cholesterol; a high level in the blood is thought to be related to various pathogenic conditions
  • learning – noun the cognitive process of acquiring skill or knowledge

– profound scholarly knowledge

  • lengthening – noun the act of prolonging something
  • lh – noun a gonadotropic hormone that is secreted by the anterior pituitary; stimulates ovulation in female mammals and stimulates androgen release in male mammals
  • lithium – noun a soft silver white univalent element of the alkali metal group; the lightest metal known; occurs in several minerals
  • long term – adj. relating to or extending over a relatively long time
  • loss – noun the act of losing

– the disadvantage that results from losing something

– the experience of losing a loved one

– the amount by which the cost of a business exceeds its revenue

– something that is lost

– gradual decline in amount or activity

– euphemistic expressions for death

– military personnel lost by death or capture

  • luteinizing hormone – noun a gonadotropic hormone that is secreted by the anterior pituitary; stimulates ovulation in female mammals and stimulates androgen release in male mammals
  • mammography – noun a diagnostic procedure to detect breast tumors by the use of X rays
  • management – noun the act of managing something

– those in charge of running a business

  • measurement – noun the act or process of assigning numbers to phenomena according to a rule
  • measuring – noun the act or process of assigning numbers to phenomena according to a rule
  • medication – noun the act of treating with medicines or remedies

– (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease

  • megestrol acetate – noun a synthetic progestational compound used to treat endometrial carcinoma
  • men – noun the force of workers available
  • menopause – noun the time in a woman’s life in which the menstrual cycle ends
  • metabolism – noun the organic processes (in a cell or organism) that are necessary for life

– the marked and rapid transformation of a larva into an adult that occurs in some animals

  • metformin – noun an antidiabetic drug (trade name Glucophage) prescribed to treat type II diabetes
  • methamphetamine – noun an amphetamine derivative (trade name Methedrine) used in the form of a crystalline hydrochloride; used as a stimulant to the nervous system and as an appetite suppressant
  • milk – noun produced by mammary glands of female mammals for feeding their young

– a white nutritious liquid secreted by mammals and used as food by human beings

– any of several nutritive milklike liquids

– a river that rises in the Rockies in northwestern Montana and flows eastward to become a tributary of the Missouri River

– verb take milk from female mammals

– add milk to

– exploit as much as possible

  • minority – noun being or relating to the smaller in number of two parts

– a group of people who differ racially or politically from a larger group of which it is a part

– any age prior to the legal age

  • modification – noun slightly modified copy; not an exact copy

– the grammatical relation that exists when a word qualifies the meaning of the phrase

– the act of making something different (as e.g. the size of a garment)

– an event that occurs when something passes from one state or phase to another

  • morbidity – noun an abnormally gloomy or unhealthy state of mind

– the relative incidence of a particular disease

– the quality of being unhealthful and generally bad for you

  • mortality – noun the quality or state of being mortal

– the ratio of deaths in an area to the population of that area; expressed per 1000 per year

  • motivation – noun the psychological feature that arouses an organism to action toward a desired goal; the reason for the action; that which gives purpose and direction to behavior

– the act of motivating; providing incentive

– the condition of being motivated

  • msh – noun a hormone secreted by the anterior pituitary gland that controls the degree of pigmentation in melanocytes
  • naloxone – noun a potent narcotic antagonist (trade name Narcan) especially effective with morphine
  • naltrexone – noun an oral antagonist against the action of opiates
  • natural history – noun the scientific study of plants or animals (more observational than experimental) usually published in popular magazines rather than in academic journals
  • neat – adj. without water

– free from what is tawdry or unbecoming

– clean or orderly

– showing care in execution

– free from clumsiness; precisely or deftly executed

– very good

  • need – noun anything that is necessary but lacking

– a condition requiring relief

– the psychological feature that arouses an organism to action toward a desired goal; the reason for the action; that which gives purpose and direction to behavior

– a state of extreme poverty or destitution

– verb have or feel a need for

– have need of

– require as useful, just, or proper

  • neuroendocrine – adj. of or relating to the nervous and endocrine systems (especially as they function together)
  • new zealand – noun North Island and South Island and adjacent small islands in the South Pacific

– an independent country within the British Commonwealth; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1907; known for sheep and spectacular scenery

  • nicotinic acid – noun a B vitamin essential for the normal function of the nervous system and the gastrointestinal tract
  • nifedipine – noun calcium blocker (trade name Procardia); appears to increase the risk of recurrent heart attacks
  • noradrenaline – noun a catecholamine precursor of epinephrine that is secreted by the adrenal medulla and also released at synapses
  • norepinephrine – noun a catecholamine precursor of epinephrine that is secreted by the adrenal medulla and also released at synapses
  • nutrition – noun the scientific study of food and drink (especially in humans)

– (physiology) the organic process of nourishing or being nourished; the processes by which an organism assimilates food and uses it for growth and maintenance

– a source of materials to nourish the body

  • obesity – noun more than average fatness
  • osteoporosis – noun abnormal loss of bony tissue resulting in fragile porous bones attributable to a lack of calcium; most common in postmenopausal women
  • overeating – noun eating to excess (personified as one of the deadly sins)
  • overweight – adj. usually describes a large person who is fat but has a large frame to carry it

– noun the property of excessive fatness

  • parotid gland – noun a large salivary gland that produces 50% of daytime saliva; in human beings it is located in front of and below each ear