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  • acanthosis   noun an abnormal but benign thickening of the prickle cell layer of the skin (as in psoriasis)
  • accept   verb tolerate or accommodate oneself to  consider or hold as true  be sexually responsive to, used of a female domesticated mammal  react favorably to; consider right and proper  give an affirmative reply to; respond favorably to  receive (a report) officially, as from a committee  receive willingly something given or offered  admit into a group or community  be designed to hold or take  make use of or accept for some purpose  take on as one’s own the expenses or debts of another person
  • acne   noun an inflammatory disease involving the sebaceous glands of the skin; characterized by papules or pustules or comedones
  • advanced   adj. (of societies) highly developed especially in technology or industry  far along in time  comparatively late in a course of development  ahead in development; complex or intricate  at a higher level in training or knowledge or skill  farther along in physical or mental development  ahead of the times  situated ahead or going before
  • 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
  • aesthetic   adj. concerning or characterized by an appreciation of beauty or good taste  aesthetically pleasing  relating to or dealing with the subject of aesthetics  noun (philosophy) a philosophical theory as to what is beautiful
  • aesthetics   noun (art) the branch of philosophy dealing with beauty and taste (emphasizing the evaluative criteria that are applied to art)
  • affordable   adj. that you have the financial means for
  • after   adj. located farther aft  adv. behind or in the rear  happening at a time subsequent to a reference time
  • age   noun how long something has existed  a time in life (usually defined in years) at which some particular qualification or power arises  a late time of life  a prolonged period of time  an era of history having some distinctive feature  verb begin to seem older; get older  make older  grow old or older
  • alcoholic   adj. addicted to alcohol  characteristic of or containing alcohol  noun a person who drinks alcohol to excess habitually
  • all   adj. completely given to or absorbed by  quantifier; used with either mass or count nouns to indicate the whole number or amount of or every one of a class  adv. to a complete degree or to the full or entire extent (`whole’ is often used informally for `wholly’)
  • am   noun modulation of the amplitude of the (radio) carrier wave  a master’s degree in arts and sciences  a radioactive transuranic metallic element; discovered by bombarding uranium with helium atoms
  • america   noun North America and South America and Central America  North American republic containing 50 states 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776
  • 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
  • anthem   noun a song of devotion or loyalty (as to a nation or school)  a song of praise (to God or to a saint or to a nation)
  • apnea   noun transient cessation of respiration
  • appetite   noun a feeling of craving something
  • 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
  • away   adj. (of a baseball pitch) on the far side of home plate from the batter  used of an opponent’s ground  not present; having left  adv. from a particular thing or place or position (`forth’ is obsolete)  from one’s possession  out of existence  indicating continuing action; continuously or steadily  in a different direction  in or into a proper place (especially for storage or safekeeping)  so as to be removed or gotten rid of  freely or at will  in reserve; not for immediate use  out of the way (especially away from one’s thoughts)  at a distance in space or time
  • b   noun the blood group whose red cells carry the B antigen  the 2nd letter of the Roman alphabet  aerobic rod shaped spore producing bacterium; often occurring in chainlike formations; found primarily in soil  (physics) a unit of nuclear cross section; the effective circular area that one particle presents to another as a target for an encounter  a logarithmic unit of sound intensity equal to 10 decibels  a trivalent metalloid element; occurs both in a hard black crystal and in the form of a yellow or brown powder  originally thought to be a single vitamin but now separated into several B vitamins
  • back   adj. located at or near the back of an animal  related to or located at the back  of an earlier date  adv. in or to or toward a past time  at or to or toward the back or rear  in repayment or retaliation  in or to or toward a former location  in or to or toward an original condition  in answer  noun the position of a player on a football team who is stationed behind the line of scrimmage  a support that you can lean against while sitting  the part of a garment that covers the back of your body  the posterior part of a human (or animal) body from the neck to the end of the spine  the part of something that is furthest from the normal viewer  (football) a person who plays in the backfield  the protective covering on the front, back, and spine of a book  the side that goes last or is not normally seen  the series of vertebrae forming the axis of the skeleton and protecting the spinal cord  verb strengthen by providing with a back or backing  establish as valid or genuine  shift to a counterclockwise direction  travel backward  cause to travel backward  support financial backing for  be behind; approve of  be in back of  place a bet on  give support or one’s approval to
  • bar   noun a rigid piece of metal or wood; usually used as a fastening or obstruction or weapon  an obstruction (usually metal) placed at the top of a goal  a counter where you can obtain food or drink  (law) a railing that encloses the part of the courtroom where the judges and lawyers sit and the case is tried  a heating element in an electric fire  a horizontal rod that serves as a support for gymnasts as they perform exercises  a submerged (or partly submerged) ridge in a river or along a shore  (meteorology) a unit of pressure equal to a million dynes per square centimeter  the act of preventing  a room or establishment where alcoholic drinks are served over a counter  a portable .30 caliber automatic rifle operated by gas pressure and fed by cartridges from a magazine; used by United States troops in World War I and in World War II and in the Korean War  a block of solid substance (such as soap or wax)  musical notation for a repeating pattern of musical beats  the body of individuals qualified to practice law in a particular jurisdiction  verb prevent from entering; keep out  secure with, or as if with, bars  render unsuitable for passage  expel, as if by official decree
  • bars   noun gymnastic apparatus consisting of two parallel wooden rods supported on uprights
  • be   noun a light strong brittle grey toxic bivalent metallic element  verb spend or use time  work in a specific place, with a specific subject, or in a specific function  have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun)  have life, be alive  be identical to; be someone or something  occupy a certain position or area; be somewhere  to remain unmolested, undisturbed, or uninterrupted used only in infinitive form  happen, occur, take place  have an existence, be extant  form or compose  be identical or equivalent to  represent, as of a character on stage  be priced at
  • before   adv. earlier in time; previously  at or in the front
  • belly   noun the underpart of the body of certain vertebrates such as snakes or fish  a protruding abdomen  the hollow inside of something  a part that bulges deeply  the region of the body of a vertebrate between the thorax and the pelvis  verb swell out or bulge out
  • best   adj. (superlative of `good’) having the most positive qualities  (comparative and superlative of `well’) wiser or more advantageous and hence advisable  adv. it would be sensible  in a most excellent way or manner  from a position of superiority or authority  noun the supreme effort one can make  the person who is most outstanding or excellent; someone who tops all others  Canadian physiologist (born in the United States) who assisted F. G. Banting in research leading to the discovery of insulin (1899 1978)  verb get the better of
  • blue   adj. causing dejection  of the color intermediate between green and violet; having a color similar to that of a clear unclouded sky  low in spirits  morally rigorous and strict  used to signify the Union forces in the American Civil War (who wore blue uniforms)  suggestive of sexual impropriety  characterized by profanity or cursing  belonging to or characteristic of the nobility or aristocracy  noun any of numerous small butterflies of the family Lycaenidae  blue clothing  blue color or pigment; resembling the color of the clear sky in the daytime  any organization or party whose uniforms or badges are blue  the sodium salt of amobarbital that is used as a barbiturate; used as a sedative and a hypnotic  the sky as viewed during daylight  used to whiten laundry or hair or give it a bluish tinge  verb turn blue
  • body   noun the external structure of a vehicle  the entire structure of an organism (especially an animal or human being)  a natural object consisting of a dead animal or person  the central message of a communication  a group of persons associated by some common tie or occupation and regarded as an entity  a collection of particulars considered as a system  an individual 3 dimensional object that has mass and that is distinguishable from other objects  the property of holding together and retaining its shape  the body excluding the head and neck and limbs  verb invest with or as with a body; give body to
  • book   noun physical objects consisting of a number of pages bound together  a number of sheets (ticket or stamps etc.) bound together on one edge  a major division of a long written composition  a written work or composition that has been published (printed on pages bound together)  a collection of rules or prescribed standards on the basis of which decisions are made  a collection of playing cards satisfying the rules of a card game  the sacred writings of the Christian religions  the sacred writings of Islam revealed by God to the prophet Muhammad during his life at Mecca and Medina  a compilation of the known facts regarding something or someone  a written version of a play or other dramatic composition; used in preparing for a performance  a record in which commercial accounts are recorded  verb engage for a performance  record a charge in a police register  register in a hotel booker  arrange for and reserve (something for someone else) in advance
  • botox   noun a neurotoxin (trade name Botox) that is used clinically in small quantities to treat strabismus and facial spasms and other neurological disorders characterized by abnormal muscle contractions; is also used by cosmetic surgeons to smooth frown lines temporarily
  • bronx   noun a borough of New York City
  • brooklyn   noun a borough of New York City
  • burner   noun an apparatus for burning fuel (or refuse)  the heating elements of a stove or range on which pots and pans are placed for cooking
  • 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
  • buy   noun an advantageous purchase  verb accept as true  obtain by purchase; acquire by means of a financial transaction  acquire by trade or sacrifice or exchange  be worth or be capable of buying  make illegal payments to in exchange for favors or influence
  • 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
  • calculator   noun a small machine that is used for mathematical calculations  an expert at calculation (or at operating calculating machines)
  • can   noun airtight sealed metal container for food or drink or paint etc.  a buoy with a round bottom and conical top  the quantity contained in a can  a room or building equipped with one or more toilets  a plumbing fixture for defecation and urination  the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on  verb preserve in a can or tin  terminate the employment of
  • caramel   adj. having the color of caramel; of a moderate yellow brown  noun burnt sugar; used to color and flavor food  firm chewy candy made from caramelized sugar and butter and milk  a medium to dark tan color
  • 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
  • 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
  • cheap   adj. relatively low in price or charging low prices  embarrassingly stingy  of very poor quality; flimsy  tastelessly showy
  • cherry   adj. of a color at the end of the color spectrum (next to orange); resembling the color of blood or cherries or tomatoes or rubies  noun a red fruit with a single hard stone  any of numerous trees and shrubs producing a small fleshy round fruit with a single hard stone; many also produce a valuable hardwood  wood of any of various cherry trees especially the black cherry  a red the color of ripe cherries
  • chin   noun the protruding part of the lower jaw  Kamarupan languages spoken in western Burma and Bangladesh and easternmost India  verb raise oneself while hanging from one’s hands until one’s chin is level with the support bar
  • city   noun people living in a large densely populated municipality  a large and densely populated urban area; may include several independent administrative districts  an incorporated administrative district established by state charter
  • clinic   noun a healthcare facility for outpatient care  meeting for diagnosis of problems and instruction or remedial work in a particular activity  a medical establishment run by a group of medical specialists
  • cocoa   noun powder of ground roasted cacao beans with most of the fat removed  a beverage made from cocoa powder and milk and sugar; usually drunk hot
  • comparison   noun examining resemblances or differences  qualities that are comparable  relation based on similarities and differences
  • 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
  • consultation   noun a conference between two or more people to consider a particular question  a conference (usually with someone important)  the act of referring or consulting
  • 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
  • cost   noun the total spent for goods or services including money and time and labor  the property of having material worth (often indicated by the amount of money something would bring if sold)  value measured by what must be given or done or undergone to obtain something  verb require to lose, suffer, or sacrifice  be priced at
  • county   noun a region created by territorial division for the purpose of local government  the largest administrative district within a state
  • cover   noun fire that makes it difficult for the enemy to fire on your own individuals or formations  the act of concealing the existence of something by obstructing the view of it  a false identity and background (especially one created for an undercover agent)  a recording of a song that was first recorded or made popular by somebody else  the protective covering on the front, back, and spine of a book  bedding that keeps a person warm in bed  a covering that serves to conceal or shelter something  covering for a hole (especially a hole in the top of a container)  a natural object that covers or envelops  a fixed charge by a restaurant or night club over and above the charge for food and drink  verb clothe, as if for protection from the elements  protect by insurance  maintain a check on; especially by patrolling  deal with verbally or in some form of artistic expression  hold within range of an aimed firearm  protect or defend (a position in a game)  be responsible for guarding an opponent in a game  play a higher card than the one previously played  form a cover over  provide with a covering or cause to be covered  spread over a surface to conceal or protect  hide from view or knowledge  be sufficient to meet, defray, or offset the charge or cost of  to take an action to protect against future problems  help out by taking someone’s place and temporarily assuming his responsibilities  invest with a large or excessive amount of something  make up for shortcomings or a feeling of inferiority by exaggerating good qualities  provide for  span an interval of distance, space or time  sit on (eggs)  be responsible for reporting the details of, as in journalism  put something on top of something else  copulate with a female, used especially of horses  cover as if with a shroud  travel across or pass over  include in scope; include as part of something broader; have as one’s sphere or territory
  • coverage   noun the extent to which something is covered  the news as presented by reporters for newspapers or radio or television  the total amount and type of insurance carried
  • covered   adj. overlaid or spread or topped with or enclosed within something; sometimes used as a combining form
  • cross   adj. extending or lying across; in a crosswise direction; at right angles to the long axis  perversely irritable  noun a representation of the structure on which Jesus was crucified; used as an emblem of Christianity or in heraldry  a wooden structure consisting of an upright post with a transverse piece  any affliction that causes great suffering  (genetics) the act of mixing different species or varieties of animals or plants and thus to produce hybrids  an organism that is the offspring of genetically dissimilar parents or stock; especially offspring produced by breeding plants or animals of different varieties or breeds or species  a marking that consists of lines that cross each other  verb trace a line through or across  meet and pass  fold so as to resemble a cross  to cover or extend over an area or time period  breed animals or plants using parents of different races and varieties  travel across or pass over  meet at a point  hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of
  • crunch   noun the sound of something crunching  a critical situation that arises because of a shortage (as a shortage of time or money or resources)  the act of crushing  verb make crunching noises  chew noisily  press or grind with a crunching noise  reduce to small pieces or particles by pounding or abrading
  • dallas   noun a large commercial and industrial city in northeastern Texas located in the heart of the northern Texas oil fields
  • 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
  • delayed   adj. caused to be slower or later  not as far along as normal in development
  • diagram   noun a drawing intended to explain how something works; a drawing showing the relation between the parts  verb make a schematic or technical drawing of that shows how things work or how they are constructed
  • 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
  • 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
  • dissolve   noun (film) a gradual transition from one scene to the next; the next scene is gradually superimposed as the former scene fades out  verb declare void  come to an end  bring the association of to an end or cause to break up  become or cause to become soft or liquid  pass into a solution  cause to go into a solution  become weaker  cause to fade away  lose control emotionally  cause to lose control emotionally  stop functioning or cohering as a unit
  • dissolving   adj. causing to dissolve  noun the process of going into solution
  • do   noun the syllable naming the first (tonic) note of any major scale in solmization  doctor’s degree in osteopathy  an uproarious party  verb create or design, often in a certain way  travel or traverse (a distance)  carry on or manage  get (something) done  proceed or get along  behave in a certain manner; show a certain behavior; conduct or comport oneself  arrange attractively  give rise to; cause to happen or occur, not always intentionally  carry out or perform an action  engage in  carry out or practice; as of jobs and professions  be sufficient; be adequate, either in quality or quantity  spend time in prison or in a labor camp
  • doctor   noun children take the roles of physician or patient or nurse and pretend they are at the physician’s office  a licensed medical practitioner  a person who holds Ph.D. degree (or the equivalent) from an academic institution  (Roman Catholic Church) a title conferred on 33 saints who distinguished themselves through the orthodoxy of their theological teaching  verb give medical treatment to  restore by replacing a part or putting together what is torn or broken  alter and make impure, as with the intention to deceive
  • 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
  • downtown   adj. of or located in the lower part of a town, or in the business center  adv. toward or in the lower or central part of town  noun the commercial center of a town or city
  • edition   noun the form in which a text (especially a printed book) is published  an issue of a newspaper  all of the identical copies of something offered to the public at the same time  something a little different from others of the same type
  • effects   noun property of a personal character that is portable but not used in business
  • emblem   noun special design or visual object representing a quality, type, group, etc.  a visible symbol representing an abstract idea
  • 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
  • failed   adj. unable to meet financial obligations
  • fake   adj. not genuine or real; being an imitation of the genuine article  fraudulent; having a misleading appearance  noun something that is a counterfeit; not what it seems to be  (football) a deceptive move made by a football player  a person who makes deceitful pretenses  verb talk through one’s hat  make a copy of with the intent to deceive  fake or falsify
  • familial   adj. tending to occur among members of a family usually by heredity  relating to or having the characteristics of a family
  • family   noun primary social group; parents and children  people descended from a common ancestor  a social unit living together  (biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more genera  an association of people who share common beliefs or activities  a collection of things sharing a common attribute  a loose affiliation of gangsters in charge of organized criminal activities  a person having kinship with another or others
  • fast   adj. acting or moving or capable of acting or moving quickly  at a rapid tempo  (used of timepieces) indicating a time ahead of or later than the correct time  securely fixed in place  resistant to destruction or fading  (of surfaces) conducive to rapid speeds  unwavering in devotion to friend or vow or cause  hurried and brief  unrestrained by convention or morality  firmly fastened or secured against opening  adv. quickly or rapidly (often used as a combining form)  firmly or tightly  noun abstaining from food  verb abstain from eating  abstain from certain foods, as for religious or medical reasons
  • fat   adj. a chubby body  having much flesh (especially fat)  marked by great fruitfulness  lucrative  having a relatively large diameter  containing or composed of fat  noun a soft greasy substance occurring in organic tissue and consisting of a mixture of lipids (mostly triglycerides)  excess bodily weight  a kind of body tissue containing stored fat that serves as a source of energy; it also cushions and insulates vital organs  verb make fat or plump
  • fatal   adj. controlled or decreed by fate; predetermined  bringing death  having momentous consequences; of decisive importance  (of events) having extremely unfortunate or dire consequences; bringing ruin
  • fatty   adj. containing or composed of fat  noun a rotund individual
  • fellowship   noun money granted (by a university or foundation or other agency) for advanced study or research  an association of people who share common beliefs or activities  the state of being with someone
  • 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
  • fisher   noun large dark brown North American arboreal carnivorous mammal  someone whose occupation is catching fish
  • fort   noun a fortified defensive structure  a fortified military post where troops are stationed  verb station (troops) in a fort  gather in, or as if in, a fort, as for protection or defense  enclose by or as if by a fortification
  • free   adj. not literal  unconstrained or not chemically bound in a molecule or not fixed and capable of relatively unrestricted motion  able to act at will; not hampered; not under compulsion or restraint  not held in servitude  not occupied or in use  not fixed in position  not taken up by scheduled activities  costing nothing  adv. without restraint  noun people who are free  verb free or remove obstruction from  grant freedom to; free from confinement  free from obligations or duties  make (information) available publication  make (assets) available  let off the hook  remove or force out from a position  part with a possession or right  relieve from  grant relief or an exemption from a rule or requirement to
  • g   noun the 7th letter of the Roman alphabet  a unit of force equal to the force exerted by gravity; used to indicate the force to which a body is subjected when it is accelerated  (physics) the universal constant relating force to mass and distance in Newton’s law of gravitation  a unit of information equal to one billion (1,073,741,824) bytes or 1024 megabytes  a metric unit of weight equal to one thousandth of a kilogram  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose)  a purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with cytosine
  • 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
  • gastric   adj. relating to or involving the stomach
  • get   noun a return on a shot that seemed impossible to reach and would normally have resulted in a point for the opponent  verb cause to move; cause to be in a certain position or condition  reach by calculation  communicate with a place or person; establish communication with, as if by telephone  succeed in catching or seizing, especially after a chase  reach with a blow or hit in a particular spot  overcome or destroy  evoke an emotional response  irritate  reach and board  receive as a retribution or punishment  purchase  come into the possession of something concrete or abstract  acquire as a result of some effort or action  make children  undergo (as of injuries and illnesses)  be stricken by an illness, fall victim to an illness  come to have or undergo a change of (physical features and attributes)  give certain properties to something  enter or assume a certain state or condition  take the first step or steps in carrying out an action  receive a specified treatment (abstract)  grasp with the mind or develop an understanding of  be a mystery or bewildering to  cause to do; cause to act in a specified manner  move into a desired direction of discourse  take vengeance on or get even  go or come after and bring or take back  attract and fix  earn or achieve a base by being walked by the pitcher  apprehend and reproduce accurately  reach a destination; arrive by movement or progress  leave immediately; used usually in the imperative form  go through (mental or physical states or experiences)  suffer from the receipt of  perceive by hearing  achieve a point or goal
  • go   adj. functioning correctly and ready for action  noun a board game for two players who place counters on a grid; the object is to surround and so capture the opponent’s counters  a time for working (after which you will be relieved by someone else)  a usually brief attempt  street names for methylenedioxymethamphetamine  verb be abolished or discarded  be spent  move away from a place into another direction  follow a procedure or take a course  pass, fare, or elapse; of a certain state of affairs or action  be or continue to be in a certain condition  be awarded; be allotted  lead, extend, or afford access  be sounded, played, or expressed  be contained in  be ranked or compare  enter or assume a certain state or condition  follow a certain course  pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life  stop operating or functioning  progress by being changed  give support (to) or make a choice (of) one out of a group or number  have a turn; make one’s move in a game  to be spent or finished  go through in search of something; search through someone’s belongings in an unauthorized way  perform as expected when applied  change location; move, travel, or proceed  begin or set in motion  make a certain noise or sound  continue to live; endure or last  be the right size or shape; fit correctly or as desired  stretch out over a distance, space, time, or scope; run or extend between two points or beyond a certain point  blend or harmonize  have a particular form  be in the right place or situation
  • greater   adj. greater in size or importance or degree
  • growth   noun vegetation that has grown  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
  • hair   noun a filamentous projection or process on an organism  any of the cylindrical filaments characteristically growing from the epidermis of a mammal  a covering for the body (or parts of it) consisting of a dense growth of threadlike structures (as on the human head); helps to prevent heat loss  filamentous hairlike growth on a plant  cloth woven from horsehair or camelhair; used for upholstery or stiffening in garments  a very small distance or space
  • have   noun a person who possesses great material wealth  verb suffer from; be ill with  undergo  have or possess, either in a concrete or an abstract sense  have left  achieve a point or goal  have a personal or business relationship with someone  have as a feature  be confronted with  cause+to+be+born  undergo (as of injuries and illnesses)  cause to move; cause to be in a certain position or condition  cause to do; cause to act in a specified manner  serve oneself to, or consume regularly  have sex with; archaic use  organize or be responsible for  go through (mental or physical states or experiences)  have ownership or possession of  get something; come into possession of  receive willingly something given or offered
  • 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
  • health   noun the general condition of body and mind  a healthy state of wellbeing free from disease
  • healthcare   noun the preservation of mental and physical health by preventing or treating illness through services offered by the health profession
  • hill   noun a local and well defined elevation of the land  risque English comedian (1925 1992)  United States railroad tycoon (1838 1916)  structure consisting of an artificial heap or bank usually of earth or stones  (baseball) the slight elevation on which the pitcher stands  verb form into a hill
  • holistic   adj. emphasizing the organic or functional relation between parts and the whole
  • hospital   noun a health facility where patients receive treatment  a medical institution where sick or injured people are given medical or surgical care
  • hypnosis   noun a state that resembles sleep but that is induced by suggestion
  • i   noun the 9th letter of the Roman alphabet  a nonmetallic element belonging to the halogens; used especially in medicine and photography and in dyes; occurs naturally only in combination in small quantities (as in sea water or rocks)
  • in   adj. currently fashionable  directed or bound inward  holding office  adv. to or toward the inside of  noun a state in midwestern United States  a unit of length equal to one twelfth of a foot  a rare soft silvery metallic element; occurs in small quantities in sphalerite
  • injection   noun the forceful insertion of a substance under pressure  the act of putting a liquid into the body by means of a syringe  any solution that is injected (as into the skin)
  • insomnia   noun an inability to sleep; chronic sleeplessness
  • 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
  • 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
  • integrative   adj. combining and coordinating diverse elements into a whole  tending to consolidate
  • intense   adj. (of color) having the highest saturation  in an extreme degree  extremely sharp or intense
  • 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
  • island   noun a zone or area resembling an island  a land mass (smaller than a continent) that is surrounded by water
  • iv   noun administration of nutrients through a vein
  • keystone   noun the central building block at the top of an arch or vault  a central cohesive source of support and stability
  • king   noun (chess) the weakest but the most important piece  one of the four playing cards in a deck bearing the picture of a king  a checker that has been moved to the opponent’s first row where it is promoted to a piece that is free to move either forward or backward  a male sovereign; ruler of a kingdom  a competitor who holds a preeminent position  United States charismatic civil rights leader and Baptist minister who campaigned against the segregation of Blacks (1929 1968)  United States guitar player and singer of the blues (born in 1925)  United States woman tennis player (born in 1943)  preeminence in a particular category or group or field  a very wealthy or powerful businessman
  • lab   noun a workplace for the conduct of scientific research
  • laser   noun an acronym for light amplification by stimulated emission of radiation; an optical device that produces an intense monochromatic beam of coherent light
  • legend   noun a story about mythical or supernatural beings or events  brief description accompanying an illustration
  • legs   noun staying power
  • lemon   noun an artifact (especially an automobile) that is defective or unsatisfactory  a distinctive tart flavor characteristic of lemons  yellow oval fruit with juicy acidic flesh  a small evergreen tree that originated in Asia but is widely cultivated for its fruit  a strong yellow color
  • 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
  • lightening   noun descent of the uterus into the pelvic cavity that occurs late in pregnancy; the fetus is said to have dropped  changing to a lighter color
  • like   adj. resembling or similar; having the same or some of the same characteristics; often used in combination  equal in amount or value  having the same or similar characteristics  conforming in every respect  noun a kind of person  a similar kind  verb feel about or towards; consider, evaluate, or regard  be fond of  find enjoyable or agreeable  want to have  prefer or wish to do something
  • lipotropic   adj. having an affinity for lipids
  • 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
  • long   adj. having or being more than normal or necessary:”long on brains”  primarily spatial sense; of relatively great or greater than average spatial extension or extension as specified  primarily temporal sense; being or indicating a relatively great or greater than average duration or passage of time or a duration as specified  (of speech sounds or syllables) of relatively long duration  holding securities or commodities in expectation of a rise in prices  involving substantial risk  of relatively great height  planning prudently for the future  good at remembering  adv. for an extended time or at a distant time  for an extended distance  verb desire strongly or persistently
  • look   noun the act of directing the eyes toward something and perceiving it visually  physical appearance  the feelings expressed on a person’s face  the general atmosphere of a place or situation and the effect that it has on people  verb have a certain outward or facial expression  convey by one’s expression  perceive with attention; direct one’s gaze towards  give a certain impression or have a certain outward aspect  accord in appearance with  have faith or confidence in  look forward to the probable occurrence of  search or seek  take charge of or deal with  be oriented in a certain direction, often with respect to another reference point; be opposite to
  • lose   verb fail to win  suffer the loss of a person through death or removal  allow to go out of sight  miss from one’s possessions; lose sight of  fail to keep or to maintain; cease to have, either physically or in an abstract sense  fail to get or obtain  fail to make money in a business; make a loss or fail to profit  be set at a disadvantage  retreat  place (something) where one cannot find it again  fail to perceive or to catch with the senses or the mind
  • 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
  • machine   noun any mechanical or electrical device that transmits or modifies energy to perform or assist in the performance of human tasks  a device for overcoming resistance at one point by applying force at some other point  a group that controls the activities of a political party  an intricate organization that accomplishes its goals efficiently  an efficient person  a motor vehicle with four wheels; usually propelled by an internal combustion engine  verb make by machinery  turn, shape, mold, or otherwise finish by machinery
  • 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
  • malnutrition   noun a state of poor nutrition; can result from insufficient or excessive or unbalanced diet or from inability to absorb foods
  • management   noun the act of managing something  those in charge of running a business
  • manhattan   noun a cocktail made with whiskey and sweet vermouth with a dash of bitters  one of the five boroughs of New York City
  • marks   noun English businessman who created a retail chain (1888 1964)
  • maryland   noun a Mid Atlantic state; one of the original 13 colonies  one of the British colonies that formed the United States
  • md   noun a doctor’s degree in medicine  a Mid Atlantic state; one of the original 13 colonies  a licensed medical practitioner  a radioactive transuranic element synthesized by bombarding einsteinium with alpha particles (Md is the current symbol for mendelevium but Mv was formerly the symbol)
  • me   noun a state in New England
  • meal   noun coarsely ground foodstuff; especially seeds of various cereal grasses or pulse  the food served and eaten at one time  any of the occasions for eating food that occur by custom or habit at more or less fixed times
  • med   noun a master’s degree in education
  • medic   noun any of several Old World herbs of the genus Medicago having small flowers and trifoliate compound leaves  a medical practitioner in the armed forces
  • medicaid   noun health care for the needy; a federally and state funded program
  • 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
  • medically   adv. involving medical practice
  • medicare   noun health care for the aged; a federally administered system of health insurance available to persons aged 65 and over
  • medication   noun the act of treating with medicines or remedies  (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease
  • 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
  • men   noun the force of workers available
  • menopausal   adj. of or relating to the menopause
  • meringue   noun sweet topping especially for pies made of beaten egg whites and sugar
  • metabolic   adj. undergoing metamorphosis  of or relating to metabolism
  • 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
  • modern   adj. characteristic of present day art and music and literature and architecture  used of a living language; being the current stage in its development  belonging to the modern era; since the Middle Ages  relating to a recently developed fashion or style  ahead of the times  noun a typeface (based on an 18th century design by Gianbattista Bodoni) distinguished by regular shape and hairline serifs and heavy downstrokes  a contemporary person
  • monitoring   noun the act of observing something (and sometimes keeping a record of it)
  • montgomery   noun the state capital of Alabama on the Mobile River  English general during World War II; won victories over Rommel in North Africa and led British ground forces in the invasion of Normandy (1887 1976)  Canadian novelist (1874 1942)
  • much   adj. (quantifier used with mass nouns) great in quantity or degree or extent  adv. (degree adverb used before a noun phrase) for all practical purposes but not completely  very  to a great degree or extent  frequently or in great quantities  to a very great degree or extent  noun a great amount or extent
  • nassau   noun the capital of the Bahamas
  • near   adj. not far distant in time or space or degree or circumstances  closely resembling the genuine article  being on the left side  very close in resemblance  with or in a close or intimate relationship  giving or spending with reluctance  adv. near in time or place or relationship  (of actions or states) slightly short of or not quite accomplished  verb move towards
  • new   adj. unfamiliar  having no previous example or precedent or parallel  (of crops) harvested at an early stage of development; before complete maturity  in use after medieval times  not of long duration; having just (or relatively recently) come into being or been made or acquired or discovered  other than the former one(s); different  unaffected by use or exposure  used of a living language; being the current stage in its development  lacking training or experience  original and of a kind not seen before  (of a new kind or fashion) gratuitously new  adv. very recently
  • nj   noun a Mid Atlantic state on the Atlantic; one of the original 13 colonies
  • non   adv. negation of a word or group of words
  • not   adv. negation of a word or group of words
  • 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
  • nutritionist   noun a specialist in the study of nutrition
  • ny   noun a Mid Atlantic state; one of the original 13 colonies
  • obesity   noun more than average fatness
  • on   adj. in operation or operational  (of events) planned or scheduled  adv. indicates continuity or persistence or concentration  in a state required for something to function or be effective  with a forward motion
  • 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
  • p   noun the 16th letter of the Roman alphabet  a multivalent nonmetallic element of the nitrogen family that occurs commonly in inorganic phosphate rocks and as organic phosphates in all living cells; is highly reactive and occurs in several allotropic forms
  • pa   noun an electronic amplification system used as a communication system in public areas  a Mid Atlantic state; one of the original 13 colonies  an informal term for a father; probably derived from baby talk  a unit of pressure equal to one newton per square meter  a short lived radioactive metallic element formed from uranium and disintegrating into actinium and then into lead
  • page   noun one side of one leaf (of a book or magazine or newspaper or letter etc.) or the written or pictorial matter it contains  in medieval times a youth acting as a knight’s attendant as the first stage in training for knighthood  a youthful attendant at official functions or ceremonies such as legislative functions and weddings  a boy who is employed to run errands  United States diplomat and writer about the Old South (1853 1922)  English industrialist who pioneered in the design and manufacture of aircraft (1885 1962)  verb call out somebody’s name over a P.A. system  work as a page  number the pages of a book or manuscript
  • part   adv. in part; in some degree; not wholly  noun something less than the whole of a human artifact  a line of scalp that can be seen when sections of hair are combed in opposite directions  in so far as the actor specified is concerned  one of the portions into which something is regarded as divided and which together constitute a whole  the melody carried by a particular voice or instrument in polyphonic music  a portion of a natural object  something determined in relation to something that includes it  the actions and activities assigned to or required or expected of a person or group  any one of a number of individual efforts in a common endeavor  an actor’s portrayal of someone in a play  the extended spatial location of something  assets belonging to or due to or contributed by an individual person or group  verb force, take, or pull apart  come apart  leave  go one’s own way; move apart  discontinue an association or relation; go different ways
  • penn   noun Englishman and Quaker who founded the colony of Pennsylvania (1644 1718)  a university in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • pennsylvania   noun a Mid Atlantic state; one of the original 13 colonies  one of the British colonies that formed the United States  a university in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • peppermint   noun a candy flavored with peppermint oil  herb with downy leaves and small purple or white flowers that yields a pungent oil used as a flavoring  red gum tree of Tasmania
  • phase   noun (astronomy) the particular appearance of a body’s state of illumination (especially one of the recurring shapes of the part of Earth’s moon that is illuminated by the sun)  (physical chemistry) a distinct state of matter in a system; matter that is identical in chemical composition and physical state and separated from other material by the phase boundary  a particular point in the time of a cycle; measured from some arbitrary zero and expressed as an angle  any distinct time period in a sequence of events  verb adjust so as to be in a synchronized condition  arrange in phases or stages
  • philadelphia   noun the largest city in Pennsylvania; located in the southeastern part of the state on the Delaware river; site of Independence Hall where the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution were signed; site of the University of Pennsylvania
  • photo   noun a picture of a person or scene in the form of a print or transparent slide; recorded by a camera on light sensitive material
  • 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
  • physician   noun a licensed medical practitioner
  • pill   noun a dose of medicine in the form of a small pellet  something that resembles a tablet of medicine in shape or size  a contraceptive in the form of a pill containing estrogen and progestin to inhibit ovulation and so prevent conception  something unpleasant or offensive that must be tolerated or endured  a unpleasant or tiresome person
  • plan   noun scale drawing of a structure  a series of steps to be carried out or goals to be accomplished  an arrangement scheme  verb make plans for something  have the will and intention to carry out some action  make or work out a plan for; devise  make a design of; plan out in systematic, often graphic form
  • prescribe   verb issue commands or orders for
  • prescription   adj. available only with a doctor’s written prescription  noun written instructions from a physician or dentist to a druggist concerning the form and dosage of a drug to be issued to a given patient  written instructions for an optician on the lenses for a given person  directions prescribed beforehand; the action of prescribing authoritative rules or directions  a drug that is available only with written instructions from a doctor or dentist to a pharmacist
  • 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
  • price   noun the high value or worth of something  value measured by what must be given or done or undergone to obtain something  a monetary reward for helping to catch a criminal  United States operatic soprano (born 1927)  the amount of money needed to purchase something  cost of bribing someone  the property of having material worth (often indicated by the amount of money something would bring if sold)  verb ascertain or learn the price of  determine the price of
  • primitive   adj. used of preliterate or tribal or nonindustrial societies  of or created by one without formal training; simple or naive in style  little evolved from or characteristic of an earlier ancestral type  belonging to an early stage of technical development; characterized by simplicity and (often) crudeness  noun a word serving as the basis for inflected or derived forms  a mathematical expression from which another expression is derived  a person who belongs to an early stage of civilization
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • proven   adj. established beyond doubt
  • prussia   noun a former kingdom in north central Europe including present day northern Germany and northern Poland
  • pulsed   adj. produced or transmitted or modulated in short bursts or pulses
  • queens   noun a borough of New York City
  • quick   adj. easily aroused or excited  accomplished rapidly and without delay  apprehending and responding with speed and sensitivity  moving quickly and lightly  performed with little or no delay  hurried and brief  adv. with little or no delay  noun any area of the body that is highly sensitive to pain (as the flesh underneath the skin or a fingernail or toenail)
  • quiz   noun an examination consisting of a few short questions  verb examine someone’s knowledge of something
  • r   noun the 18th letter of the Roman alphabet  the length of a line segment between the center and circumference of a circle or sphere  (physics) the universal constant in the gas equation: pressure times volume = R times temperature; equal to 8.3143 joules per kelvin per mole  a unit of radiation exposure; the dose of ionizing radiation that will produce 1 electrostatic unit of electricity in 1 cc of dry air
  • 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
  • removal   noun dismissal from office  the act of removing
  • replacement   noun the act of furnishing an equivalent person or thing in the place of another  a person or thing that takes or can take the place of another  an event in which one thing is substituted for another  a person who follows next in order  someone who takes the place of another person  filling again by supplying what has been used up
  • resistance   noun the action of opposing something that you disapprove or disagree with  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
  • restless   adj. worried and uneasy  ceaselessly in motion  unable to relax or be still  not affording rest
  • restoration   noun the act of restoring something or someone to a satisfactory state  the re establishment of the British monarchy in 1660  a model that represents the landscape of a former geological age or that represents and extinct animal etc.  some artifact that has been restored or reconstructed  the reign of Charles II in England; 1660 1685  getting something back again  the state of being restored to its former good condition
  • reversed   adj. turned inside out and resewn  turned about in order or relation
  • reversible   adj. capable of assuming or producing either of two states  capable of reversing or being reversed  capable of being reversed or used with either side out  capable of being reversed  noun a garment (especially a coat) that can be worn inside out (with either side of the cloth showing)
  • review   noun practice intended to polish performance or refresh the memory  (law) a judicial reexamination of the proceedings of a court (especially by an appellate court)  an essay or article that gives a critical evaluation (as of a book or play)  a periodical that publishes critical essays on current affairs or literature or art  (accounting) a service (less exhaustive than an audit) that provides some assurance to interested parties as to the reliability of financial data  a subsequent examination of a patient for the purpose of monitoring earlier treatment  a formal or official examination  a new appraisal or evaluation  a summary at the end that repeats the substance of a longer discussion  a variety show with topical sketches and songs and dancing and comedians  verb look at again; examine again  look back upon (a period of time, sequence of events); remember  hold a review (of troops)  refresh one’s memory  appraise critically
  • richmond   noun capital of the state of Virginia located in the east central part of the state; was capital of the Confederacy during the American Civil War
  • sale   noun a particular instance of selling  the general activity of selling  an occasion (usually brief) for buying at specially reduced prices  an agreement (or contract) in which property is transferred from the seller (vendor) to the buyer (vendee) for a fixed price in money (paid or agreed to be paid by the buyer)  the state of being purchasable; offered or exhibited for selling
  • scar   noun a mark left (usually on the skin) by the healing of injured tissue  an indication of damage  verb mark with a scar
  • school   noun a building where young people receive education  the process of being formally educated at a school  a large group of fish  a body of creative artists or writers or thinkers linked by a similar style or by similar teachers  an educational institution  an educational institution’s faculty and students  the period of instruction in a school; the time period when schools is in session  verb swim in or form a large group of fish  educate in or as if in a school  train to be discriminative in taste or judgmen
  • scribe  noun informal terms for journalists  French playwright (1791 1861)  a sharp pointed awl for marking wood or metal to be cut  someone employed to make written copies of documents and manuscripts  verb score a line on with a pointed instrument, as in metalworking
  • sell   noun the activity of persuading someone to buy  verb persuade somebody to accept something  give up for a price or reward  exchange or deliver for money or its equivalent  be sold at a certain price or in a certain way  be responsible for the sale of  be approved of or gain acceptance  do business; offer for sale as for one’s livelihood  deliver to an enemy by treachery
  • 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
  • services   noun performance of duties or provision of space and equipment helpful to others
  • shake   noun causing to move repeatedly from side to side  a reflex motion caused by cold or fear or excitement  grasping and shaking a person’s hand (as to acknowledge an introduction or to agree on a contract)  a note that alternates rapidly with another note a semitone above it  frothy drink of milk and flavoring and sometimes fruit or ice cream  building material used as siding or roofing  verb move with or as if with a tremor  undermine or cause to waver  bring to a specified condition by or as if by shaking  shake (a body part) to communicate a greeting, feeling, or cognitive state  move or cause to move back and forth  get rid of  stir the feelings, emotions, or peace of  move back and forth or sideways  shake or vibrate rapidly and intensively
  • shield   noun armor carried on the arm to intercept blows  a protective covering or structure  hard outer covering or case of certain organisms such as arthropods and turtles  verb protect, hide, or conceal from danger or harm  hold back a thought or feeling about
  • shot   adj. varying in color when seen in different lights or from different angles  noun informal words for any attempt or effort  an attempt to score in a game  a blow hard enough to cause injury  a solid missile discharged from a firearm  an explosive charge used in blasting  sports equipment consisting of a heavy metal ball used in the shot put  an aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect  a person who shoots (usually with respect to their ability to shoot)  a chance to do something  the launching of a missile or spacecraft to a specified destination  the act of firing a projectile  (sports) the act of swinging or striking at a ball with a club or racket or bat or cue or hand  the act of putting a liquid into the body by means of a syringe  an informal photograph; usually made with a small hand held camera  an estimate based on little or no information  a consecutive series of pictures that constitutes a unit of action in a film  a small drink of liquor
  • side   adj. located on a side  noun an extended outer surface of an object  either the left or right half of a body  an aspect of something (as contrasted with some other implied aspect)  an opinion that is held in opposition to another in an argument or dispute  a lengthwise dressed half of an animal’s carcass used for food  a family line of descent  one of two or more contesting groups  a surface forming part of the outside of an object  a line segment forming part of the perimeter of a plane figure  a place within a region identified relative to a center or reference location  (sports) the spin given to a ball by striking it on one side or releasing it with a sharp twist  an elevated geological formation  verb take sides with; align oneself with; show strong sympathy for  take the side of; be on the side of
  • skin   noun an outer surface (usually thin)  a bag serving as a container for liquids; it is made from the hide of an animal  a natural protective body covering and site of the sense of touch  a person’s skin regarded as their life  the tissue forming the hard outer layer (of e.g. a fruit)  body covering of a living animal  the rind of a fruit or vegetable  verb strip the skin off  bruise, cut, or injure the skin or the surface of  remove the bark of a tree  climb awkwardly, as if by scrambling
  • 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
  • sleeping   adj. lying with head on paws as if sleeping  noun the suspension of consciousness and decrease in metabolic rate  the state of being asleep  quiet and inactive restfulness
  • 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
  • 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
  • spa   noun a place of business with equipment and facilities for exercising and improving physical fitness  a fashionable hotel usually in a resort area  a health resort near a spring or at the seaside
  • specialist   noun an expert who is devoted to one occupation or branch of learning  practices one branch of medicine
  • sporadic   adj. recurring in scattered and irregular or unpredictable instances
  • spots   noun spots before the eyes caused by opaque cell fragments in the vitreous humor and lens
  • 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
  • stream   noun dominant course (suggestive of running water) of successive events or ideas  a natural body of running water flowing on or under the earth  something that resembles a flowing stream in moving continuously  the act of flowing or streaming; continuous progression  a steady flow (usually from natural causes)  verb exude profusely  flow freely and abundantly  to extend, wave or float outward, as if in the wind  move in large numbers  rain heavily
  • stretch   adj. easily stretched  having an elongated seating area  noun extension to or beyond the ordinary limit  exercise designed to extend the limbs and muscles to their full extent  a straightaway section of a racetrack  the capacity for being stretched  a large and unbroken expanse or distance  an unbroken period of time during which you do something  the act of physically reaching or thrusting out  verb extend one’s limbs or muscles, or the entire body  extend one’s body or limbs  become longer by being stretched and pulled  extend the scope or meaning of; often unduly  pull in opposite directions  lie down comfortably  occupy a large, elongated area  increase in quantity or bulk by adding a cheaper substance  make long or longer by pulling and stretching  corrupt, debase, or make impure by adding a foreign or inferior substance; often by replacing valuable ingredients with inferior ones  extend or stretch out to a greater or the full length
  • 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
  • success   noun an attainment that is successful  an event that accomplishes its intended purpose  a state of prosperity or fame  a person with a record of successes
  • super   adj. including more than a specified category  extremely large  of the highest quality  adv. to an extreme degree  noun a caretaker for an apartment house; represents the owner as janitor and rent collector
  • supervised   adj. under observation or under the direction of a superintendent or overseer
  • 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
  • syndrome   noun a complex of concurrent things  a pattern of symptoms indicative of some disease
  • synergy   noun the working together of two things (muscles or drugs for example) to produce an effect greater than the sum of their individual effects
  • tag   noun (sports) the act of touching a player in a game (which changes their status in the game)  a game in which one child chases the others; the one who is caught becomes the next chaser  a label made of cardboard or plastic or metal  a small piece of cloth or paper  verb provide with a name or nickname  attach a tag or label to  touch a player while he is holding the ball  supply (blank verse or prose) with rhymes  go after with the intent to catch
  • take   noun the act of photographing a scene or part of a scene without interruption  the income or profit arising from such transactions as the sale of land or other property  verb ascertain or determine by measuring, computing or take a reading from a dial  be seized or affected in a specified way  interpret something in a certain way; convey a particular meaning or impression  accept or undergo, often unwillingly  obtain by winning  get into one’s hands, take physically  have sex with; archaic use  travel or go by means of a certain kind of transportation, or a certain route  head into a specified direction  experience or feel or submit to  to get into a position of having, e.g., safety, comfort  take into one’s possession  take by force  buy, select  make use of or accept for some purpose  require (time or space)  develop a habit  carry out  be stricken by an illness, fall victim to an illness  remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract  take on a certain form, attribute, or aspect  be a student of a certain subject  pick out, select, or choose from a number of alternatives  take into consideration for exemplifying purposes  take as an undesirable consequence of some event or state of affairs  lay claim to; as of an idea  make a film or photograph of something  aim or direct at; as of blows, weapons, or objects such as photographic equipment  serve oneself to, or consume regularly  proceed along in a vehicle  occupy or take on  take somebody somewhere  take something or somebody with oneself somewhere  engage for service under a term of contract  receive or obtain by regular payment  receive willingly something given or offered  admit into a group or community  assume, as of positions or roles  require as useful, just, or proper  be capable of holding or containing  have with oneself; have on one’s person  be designed to hold or take
  • taken   adj. be affected with an indisposition  having possession gained especially by force or effort  understood in a certain way; made sense of
  • taking   adj. very attractive; capturing interest  noun the act of someone who picks up or takes something
  • tb   noun a unit of information equal to a trillion (1,099,511,627,776) bytes or 1024 gigabytes  infection transmitted by inhalation or ingestion of tubercle bacilli and manifested in fever and small lesions (usually in the lungs but in various other parts of the body in acute stages)  a metallic element of the rare earth group; used in lasers; occurs in apatite and monazite and xenotime and ytterbite
  • tech   noun a school teaching mechanical and industrial arts and the applied sciences
  • test   noun the act of testing something  the act of undergoing testing  any standardized procedure for measuring sensitivity or memory or intelligence or aptitude or personality etc  a hard outer covering as of some amoebas and sea urchins  trying something to find out about it  a set of questions or exercises evaluating skill or knowledge  verb undergo a test  determine the presence or properties of (a substance)  achieve a certain score or rating on a test  put to the test, as for its quality, or give experimental use to  show a certain characteristic when tested  examine someone’s knowledge of something  test or examine for the presence of disease or infection
  • 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
  • texas   noun the second largest state; located in southwestern United States on the Gulf of Mexico
  • therapy   noun (medicine) the act of caring for someone (as by medication or remedial training etc.)
  • tightening   noun the act of making something tighter
  • time   noun the continuum of experience in which events pass from the future through the present to the past  a person’s experience on a particular occasion  an instance or single occasion for some event  an indefinite period (usually marked by specific attributes or activities)  a suitable moment  a period of time considered as a resource under your control and sufficient to accomplish something  rhythm as given by division into parts of equal duration  the time as given by a clock  the fourth coordinate that is required (along with three spatial dimensions) to specify a physical event  the period of time a prisoner is imprisoned  verb adjust so that a force is applied and an action occurs at the desired time  regulate or set the time of  assign a time for an activity or event  set the speed, duration, or execution of  measure the time or duration of an event or action or the person who performs an action in a certain period of time
  • 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
  • top   adj. situated at the top or highest position  noun a garment (especially for women) that extends from the shoulders to the waist or hips  covering for a hole (especially a hole in the top of a container)  a conical child’s plaything tapering to a steel point on which it can be made to spin  platform surrounding the head of a lower mast  the greatest possible intensity  the highest or uppermost side of anything  the upper part of anything  the first half of an inning; while the visiting team is at bat  a canvas tent to house the audience at a circus performance  the top point of a mountain or hill  the highest level or degree attainable; the highest stage of development  verb finish up or conclude  cut the top off  strike (the top part of a ball in golf, baseball, or pool) giving it a forward spin  reach or ascend the top of  provide with a top  be at the top of or constitute the top or highest point  be the culminating event  pass by, over, or under without making contact  go beyond  be ahead of others; be the first
  • 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
  • ultrasonic   adj. having frequencies above those of audible sound
  • united   adj. characterized by unity; being or joined into a single entity  of or relating to two people who are married to each other  involving the joint activity of two or more
  • using   noun an act that exploits or victimizes someone (treats them unfairly)
  • valley   noun a long depression in the surface of the land that usually contains a river
  • vitamin   noun any of a group of organic substances essential in small quantities to normal metabolism
  • wayne   noun American general during the American Revolution (1745 1796)  United States film actor who played tough heroes (1907 1979)
  • 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
  • west   adj. situated in or facing or moving toward the west  adv. to, toward, or in the west  noun the countries of (originally) Europe and (now including) North America and South America  the region of the United States lying to the west of the Mississippi River  English painter (born in America) who became the second president of the Royal Academy (1738 1820)  United States film actress (1892 1980)  British writer (born in Ireland) (1892 1983)  the cardinal compass point that is a 270 degrees
  • weston   noun United States photographer(1886 1958)
  • who   noun a United Nations agency to coordinate international health activities and to help governments improve health services
  • why   noun the cause or intention underlying an action or situation, especially in the phrase `the whys and wherefores’
  • will   noun a fixed and persistent intent or purpose  a legal document declaring a person’s wishes regarding the disposal of their property when they die  the capability of conscious choice and decision and intention  verb determine by choice  have in mind  decree or ordain  leave or give by will after one’s death
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