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Book Club Unit 15 Vocab Quiz

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adhere
to act in the way that a rule or agreement says is right
administer
to take responsibility for organizing something
compassionate
to feel pity and sympathy for others
contaminate
to put dirty or harmful chemicals into something
deficiency
a lack of something, especially something that is needed
epidemic
an outbreak of a disease that spreads quickly
hazard
something that could be dangerous to a person's health or safety
imperative
extremely important and must be done
intestines
tubes through which food passes after it leaves the stomach
manifest
to make something visible or obvious
metabolic
relating to a person's or animal's metabolism
overcrowded
having too many people or things in it
paramount
more important than anything else
practitioner
doctor
provision
the act of giving something to people in need or want
replenish
to make full or complete again
sterile
completely clean and free from germs
upgrade
to improve something or make it more efficient
viable
capable of doing what it is intended to do
voluntary
done by choice what is not required