10 terms

Reading Explorer 5 - Unit 3A

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stress
continuous feelings of worry about your work or personal life, that prevent you from relaxing
proportions
the size or importance of something
submit
to subject to a condition, treatment, or operation (Merriam-Webster definition)
mutation
a change in the genetic structure of an animal or plant that makes it different from others of the same kind
compound
to make a difficult situation worse by adding more problems
susceptibility
how easily someone or something is affected by something
principal
most important
exacerbate
to make a bad situation worse
impede
to make it difficult for someone or something to move forward or make progress
volume
the total amount of something, especially when it is large or increasing