Qskills Unit 2 Reading 1

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taste
(v) eat something to be able to recognize flavours
taste buds
(n) small structures on the tongue that allow you to recognize flavours of food
appetizer
(n) a small amount of food or drink that you have before a meal
snack
(n) small meal or food, usually eaten in a hurry
sour
(adj) opposite sweet
balanced
(adj) keeping things in equal amounts
identify
(v) to find or discover something
likely
(adj) probable or expected
be made up of
(phr v) to consist of, to be formed from
recognize
(v) to know what something is when you see, taste or hear them or it, because you have seen, heard them before
at risk
(phr) in danger
sensitive
(adj) reacting quickly, easily offended or upset
typically
(adv) something that usually happens
tongue
(n) the soft part in the mouth that is used for tasting, speaking, etc.
muscles
(n) a piece of body tissue that you use in order to move a part of the body
average
(n) typical, normal
complex
(adj) difficult to understand
gene
(n) a part of a cell in a living thing that decides its characteristics
bitter
(adj) not sweet
tend to
(v) to be likely to do something or to happen
disease
(n) an illness affecting humans, animals and plants
consume
(v) to use, eat or drink something