50 terms

Lvl 1 Ch 6 Reading for Speed and Fluency

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medicine
(n.) something you take to treat a disease
all the time
continuous; does not stop
"I love chocolate. In fact, I eat it ___."
in order to
what must be done for something else to happen
"___ pass the test, I studied all night."
nearby
(adv.) close; not far away
natural
(adj.) not made by people
take away
(v.) to remove something or someone
"___ the knife from that young boy! It's dangerous!"
pour
(v.) to make a liquid move from a high place to a lower place
"The waiter ___s the wine into the glass."
safely
(adv.) not dangerously; with no risk
sometimes
(adv.) now and then, but not often
cause
(v.) to make something happen
"Earthquakes often ___ tsunami."
catch cold
(v.) to become sick with a common virus
variety
(n.) a group of several different things
cough
(n.) air that is forced out through your mouth in a short burst
runny nose
(n.) when liquid comes out from your nose
headache
(n.) a pain in the head
syrup
(n.) a thick liquid; often for medicine or to add flavor
especially
(adv.) most importantly
contain
(v.) to include within; to hold
"Their suitcases ________ clothes and snacks."
extra
(adj.) more than what is necessary
get rid of
(v.) to remove; to throw away
"Let's ________ that old, broken TV."
pharmacist
(n.) a person who prepares and hands out medicines
doctor's note
(n.) instructions from a doctor to a pharmacist
pill
(n.) medicine in a small, hard shape that is easy to swallow
liquid
(adj.) not a gas or a solid; e.g. water, oil, blood
explain
(v.) to make something easy to understand
"Could you _______ what you mean?"
take
(v.) to receive into the body or system; e.g. by swallowing or breathing it in
serious
(adj.) not funny; important; urgent
side effect
(n.) a bad effect from a drug
"This medicine is good for your cold, but one ___ is that it makes you sleepy."
stomach
(n.) the place in your body where food goes after entering your mouth
"I ate too much, now my ____ hurts."
expect
(v.) to think that something is likely to happen
"It's very cloudy. I ____ it will rain."
emergency room
(n.) the part of a hospital where you go if you are suddenly very ill or injured
drop off
(v.) to deliver or put in a certain place
"Please ________ your homework at our class mailbox."
rush
(v.) to do something very quickly
"I am late for my train, so I need to ____."
take care of
(v.) to look after someone or something
"My grandmother is sick, so I will ____ her."
happen
(v.) to take place; to occur
all day
from sunrise to sunset
all night
from sunset to sunrise
stay up
(v.) to keep awake; to not sleep
scary
(adj.) frightening
"I don't like horror movies. They are too ____."
accident
(n.) something that happens without planning or unexpectedly
bird flu
(n.) a serious disease that affects birds, but can be transferred to people
mainly
(adv.) usually, for the most part
affect
(v.) to cause a change in or have an effect on something
"That song is beautiful. It will ______ many people."
illness
(n.) being sick
normal
(adj.) common; expected
afraid
(adj.) frightened; scared
spread
(v.) to affect a larger and larger area or number of people
prevent
(v.) to stop something from happening
within
inside
shot
(n.) an injection of something, usually medicine
"I get a flu ____ every year to stop me from catching flu."
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