50 terms

Lvl 3 Ch 6 Reading for Speed and Fluency

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prepare
(v.) to get ready for something
unhealthy
(adj.) not good for your health
avoid
(v.) to keep away from a person, place or thing
grilled
(adj.) food that has been cooked over an open fire
request
(v.) to ask for
mayonnaise
(n.) a thick dressing of egg yolks used for salads, sandwiches, etc.
significantly
(adv.) with a large difference or impact; greatly
calcium
(n.) an element found in bones, teeth, and milk products
affect
(v.) to cause a change in something
"If you miss too many classes, it will ___ your final grade."
portion
(n.) an amount of food served for one person
membership
(n.) the state of being in a club
strengthen
(v.) to make stronger
decrease
(v.) to go down in size or amount
pump
(v.) to force liquid from the ground
effort
(n.) an attempt; try
reduce
(v.) to decrease
guard
(v.) to take precautions; to protect
sore
(adj.) an aching pain in the body
energy
(n.) the amount of activity in something
comfortably
(adv.) with ease, no pain or difficulty
cough
(v.) to force air out of your lungs through your throat with a short loud sound
terrible
(adj.) horrible, dreadful, very bad
symptom
(n.) a sign of an illness or problem
leading
(adj.) most important; chief; principal
diet
(n.) food and drink considered in terms of its qualities and its effects on health
occur
(v.) to take place; happen
hand-to-hand
from one hand to another
sneeze
(v.) to send air out of the nose and mouth in an explosive way that you cannot control
virus
(n.) a very small, infection that causes sickness in humans and animals
get rid of
(v.) to remove; to eliminate
"Let's ___ that old, broken television."
calorie
(n.) a unit of energy often used to discuss food
substance
(n.) the material a thing is made of
normally
(adv.) usually
restriction
(n.) a rule that limits or prevents an activity
accept
(v.) to believe to be true
test
(v.) to examine; to evaluate
result
(n.) conclusion
numerous
(adj.) many
society
(n.) a group of people who share the same culture and similar thinking
currently
(adv.) at this time
technique
(n.) a way of doing something
martial
(adj.) having to do with war or fighting
physical
(adj.) related to the body
patient
(n.) a person who receives medical care
method
(n.) a way of doing something
recommend
(v.) to advise or suggest something
flexibility
(n.) cabable of being bent or modified"That ballet dancer has amazing ___."
posture
(n.) the position and movement of the body
utilize
(v.) to use
contrology
(n.) the complete coordination of body, mind, and spirit
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