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Lvl2 Ch4 R16-20 Reading for Speed and Fluency

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exercise
(n.) training your body through action or effort
use up
(v.) to finish something, so there's no more If you ___ your money now, you won't have any later.
muscle
(n.) the meat connected to your bones, that controls your movement
heart
(n.) the organ that pumps blood through your body
blood
(n.) the red liquid pumped through the body by the heart
healthy
(adj.) not sick
chance
(n.) a probability that something may happen
overweight
(adj.) fat; heavier than normal
cause
(v.) to make something happen Junk food and drinks ___ diabetes.
improve
(v.) to make better
depend on
(v.) to need someone or something Babies ___ their parents for food.
control
(v.) to have power over something or someone The drivers ___ their cars.
past
(adj.) happened before now
relative
(n.) a member of the family
vitamin
(n.) substances that the body needs to stay healthy Oranges have a lot of ___ C.
junk food
(n.) ready-made food that is not very healthy; e.g. potato chips, instant ramen, cookies, etc.
breath
(n.) the air that goes in and out of your lungs
lift weights
(v.) to exercise your muscles by raising and lowering heavy things
follow
(v.) to obey rules, laws, directions, etc.
rule
(n.) a regulation that must be followed The first ___ in soccer is 'don't use your hands'.
rusty
(adj.) covered in rust
life
(n.) the opposite of "death"
farmer
(n.) a person who grows fruits, vegetables, and/or raises food animals as a job
factory
(n.) a place where goods are made, usually by machines
worker
(n.) a person who performs a job
instead
(adv.) in place of something else I'll have bread ___ of rice today.
beat
(v.) to make a regular, rhythmic sound, esp. on a drum
per
for every; by The speed limit is 40 km ___ hour.
amazing
(adj.) surprising; wonderful; very very good
depend
(v.) to need or rely on
stand up
(v.) to move up from a sitting position The teams ___ when the national song is played
sit down
(v.) to move down from a standing position We must ___ to watch a movie in the cinema.
in front of
(adv.) ahead of
against
into contact or collision with
second
(n.) a unit of time equal to one sixtieth of a minute divided into.
in addition
(adv.) including something else
tip
(n.) inside information or insight into something; advice
break
(n.) a time of rest from work or another activity
actually
(adv.) in truth really
clearly
(adv.) with exactness; easily understood
gym
(n.) a large building with exercise and sports equipment; indoor place for sports and physical activity
mistake
(n.) an incorrect act
swing
(v.) to move side to side
fall out of
(v.) to drop
land
(v.) to arrive on the ground
worse
(adv.) more detrimental than something else
recover
(v.) to return to a normal state
blood pressure
(n.) a measure of the pressure at which the blood flows through the body
pass out
(v.) to lose consciousness; to faint
rest
(v.) to stop work in order to relax, refresh oneself, or recover strength
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