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13 terms

ELA 9 vocab terms-chapter 2

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discern
verb: detected by looking carefully
frivolous
adjective: silly and not as serious as the occassion requests
bald-headed
adverb: without being careful or taking precautions
chloroform
noun: a chemical used in medicine as a solvent and used in the past as an anesthetic
pocketbook
noun: a flat, typically leather, folding case for money or personal papers that an be held in a pocket
half-nelson
noun: a wrestling hold in which one arm is thrust under the corresponding arm of an opponent and the hand placed on the back of the opponent's neck
suede
noun: leather with a napped surface
ice box
noun: old fashioned refrigerator
malaria
noun: infectious disease transmitted to humans by the bite of an infected misquito, causes frequent sweats and high fevers
krait
noun: poisiounous asian snake, usually black or dark brown with white or yellow bands
intravenously
adverb: directly into a vein (IV)
ether
noun: anestethics, substances that cause loss of feeling or consciousness
calibrations
noun: markings on a measuring instrument