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lightningn: a flash, or several flashes, of light that accompanies an electric discharge in the atmosphere, or something resembling such a flash
insectn: any small creature that has six legs and a body divided into three sections
costumen: a set of clothes worn by an actor in a play or film or by a person representing a particular character or occupation
severeadj: extremely serious or bad in feeling, manner, or strict and harsh; extremely strong or vigorous
phobian: an extreme or irrational fear of a particular object, person, situation, or activity; a type of anxiety disorder
injectionn: the act of introducing a liquid, especially a drug, into the body using a needle and a syringe
strugglev: to make a great effort to do something when it is difficult, or there are a lot of problems; to use force or violence to break away from restraint or constriction
physicallyadv: in a way related to a person’s body or appearance rather than their mind
slapv: to strike something or someone with an open palm or flat object, producing a sharp sound or sensation; to place something firmly, suddenly, or unexpectedly
stunv: to make a person or an animal unconscious or dizzy, especially by hitting them on the head; to make someone surprised or shocked greatly
fleev: to leave by running away, especially out of fear or danger
vaccinen: a substance that is put into the body and protects them from disease by causing them to produce antibodies (= proteins that attack harmful bacteria, viruses, etc.)
parochialadj: related to or characteristic of a small or narrow-minded community, often referring to a geographic location or mindset; having limited or narrow knowledge or experience of the world outside one’s immediate surroundings
rollv: to move in a particular direction by turning over and over or from side to side
accentn: a distinctive way of pronouncing the words of a language that shows which area, country, or social group a person comes from; particular importance or significance
preciousadj: uncommon and extremely valuable
laughtern: the act or sound of laughing
humiliatev: to cause someone to feel ashamed, embarrassed, or degraded, especially in public or through revealing personal information
sobv: to cry or weep with short, sudden sounds
distraughtadj: deeply upset, agitated, or emotionally troubled
begv: to ask for something urgently or earnestly; to appeal to someone to do something
nunneryn: a convent or house of nuns; a community of women who have dedicated themselves to religious life and live together under vows
investigatev: to conduct a systematic or formal inquiry to identify and evaluate the facts of a crime, problem, statement, etc. to establish the truth
Monsignorn: a Roman Catholic priest who holds a specific honorary title conferred by the Pope, indicating a certain level of honor or distinction within the church
attendancen: the act of being present at an event or gathering; the number of people present at an event or gathering
transferv: to move, pass, or change from one person, place, or situation to another
graden: a particular level of quality, size, importance, etc.
supposedlyadv: according to what is generally assumed or believed without actually knowing for sure
cardinaln: a high-ranking official in the Roman Catholic Church, appointed by the Pope; a deep or bright red color; a bird of the finch family with a distinctive crest on its head; (adjective) of or relating to the highest or most important things
bishopn: a high-ranking member of the Christian clergy who holds spiritual and administrative authority over a geographic region or diocese; a chess piece that moves diagonally and is marked with a symbol resembling a bishop’s hat
spotn: a particular location or place; a small round or roundish area, differing in color or feels from the surface around it
naiveadj: showing unaffected simplicity and lack of experience, wisdom, or judgment
introductoryadj: intended as an introduction or preliminary; serving as a base or starting point
papaladj: relating to the pope (= the head of the Roman Catholic Church) or the Roman Catholic Church
hookn: a curved device used for suspending, holding, or pulling something, especially one attached to a surface for hanging things on; a sharp curve or crook
calmadj: not excited, angry, or nervous; free from wind, large waves
settlev: to reach an agreement of disagreement
anxietyn: a feeling of worry, nervousness, or unease about something that is happening or might happen in the future
stemn: the central part of something from which other parts can develop or grow; the part of a word common to all its inflected variants; (verb) to grow out of, have roots in, or originate in
psychiatricadj: of or relating to the treatment or study of mental illness or disorders
disordern: an untidy state or a lack of organization; a physical condition or illness that causes problems with how a section of the body or brain functions
adolescentn: a young person who is in the process of developing from a child into an adult
severelyadv: very badly or seriously
impairv: to damage something or make it weaker or worse
functionn: the purpose or use of an object, system, or process; a particular activity or operation that is designed to serve a specific purpose; a mathematical concept that describes a relationship between two sets of values, called the input and output sets; (verb) to operate or work in a specific way, or to perform a particular task or purpose
peern: a person who has the same age, status, or ability
frighteningadj: causing fear or alarm, or very surprising and alarming
uncomfortableadj: providing or feeling physical discomfort or slight pain
relaxv: to become or cause someone to become less active or tense and calmer
miseryn: a state of ill-being due to affliction or misfortune
witn: the ability to say or write things or ideas in a clever and humorous way
distressn: a feeling of great worry, sadness, pain, or discomfort
talen: a story made up in someone’s imagination, especially one full of action and adventure
embarrassv: to cause someone to feel awkward, worried, or ashamed
upsetadj: causing or marked by anxiety, uneasiness, trouble, or grief; (verb) to make someone anxious, unhappy, or angry
vaccinatev: to treat with a vaccine, usually by injection, to produce immunity against a disease
inoculatev: to introduce a vaccine into the body to produce immunity to a specific disease
measlesn: a highly infectious viral disease that causes fever, red spots on the skin, and other flu-like symptoms, typically affects children
lifetimen: the duration of someone’s life or something’s existence;
excessiveadj: greater than what seems necessary, normal, or desirable
superbugn: a strain of bacteria that is resistant to multiple types of antibiotics, making it difficult or impossible to treat with traditional medications
infectiousadj: able to be passed quickly from one person, animal, or plant to another, especially through air or water
multiplyv: to add a number to itself a specified number of times; to increase or cause to increase very much in number or quantity
specificadj: clearly defined or particular to a certain thing or situation; distinct, explicit, and precise
separatev: to force, take, or pull apart; mark as different
untreatedadj: not given medical care or treatment; not subjected to chemical or physical treatment
depressionn: a mental condition in which a person feels very unhappy and without hope for the future; a severe recession in an economy or market
contributev: to give something, especially money or goods, to provide or achieve something together with other people
substancen: the real physical material of which a thing or person consist; the most important or main part of some idea or experience; an illegal drug
abusen: the use of something in an incorrect or harmful manner
suiciden: the act of killing yourself intentionally
therapyn: the act of caring for someone through medication, remedial training, etc.
psychologyn: the scientific study of mind and behavior
toleratev: to allow something to exist or happen, even if it is disliked or opposed
occasionaladj: happening or appearing at irregular intervals; not constant or regular
essencen: the basic or most important part or quality of something that makes it what it is
homegrownadj: grown or produced locally rather than imported from another area
exposuren: the state of being in a particular situation or place where there is no protection from or guarantee to something harmful; the disclosure of something secret
componentn: one of several parts that combines with others to form something bigger
cognitiveadj: of or relating to mental processes of understanding
colleaguen: one of a group of a coworker, especially in a profession or a business
conductv: to organize and carry out a particular activity
randomadj: made, done, or happening without method, conscious decision, or any regular pattern
medicationn: a drug or other form of medicine that treats, prevents, or alleviates the symptoms of the disease
serotoninn: a neurotransmitter (= a chemical that carries nerve impulses) involved in, e.g., sleep, emotion, and memory
uptaken: the rate or amount of something that is taken in or used by a particular system or organism; the process of taking food into the body through the mouth by eating
inhibitorn: a substance or agent that slows down or prevents a chemical reaction or biological process from occurring at normal rates, often used in medicine or industrial applications to control or regulate various functions or reactions
combinationn: a collection of things that have been combined; an assemblage of separate parts or qualities
upwardadv: toward the top or highest point, or a higher position or level; (adjective) extending or moving toward a higher place
participatev: to take part in something
relapsen: the fact of becoming ill or starting to misbehave again after making an improvement
hypothesizev: to form or present a theory or explanation without sufficient evidence; to speculate
interventionn: the action or process of being done to improve or help a circumstance, often they have not been asked to do so
involvev: to include or affect someone or something as a necessary part of something else
labn: a workplace for the conduct of scientific research; a laboratory
consistentadj: always behaving or happening in the same way, or having the same thoughts, standards, etc.
trendn: a general direction in which something is changing or developing
inadvertentlyadv: unintentionally; accidentally; without purpose or deliberate intent
cyclen: an interval during which a recurring sequence of events occurs; a bicycle or motorcycle
accommodationn: a place to live, work, or stay, particularly for a temporary or short-term period; adjustment or adaptation to meet various needs or circumstances
instinctn: an inborn behavioral pattern that is often responsive to specific stimuli; an innate feeling that causes you to act or believe that something is true
comfortn: a state of physical ease and freedom from pain or constraint
soothev: to calm or comfort someone or something; to make something less painful or uncomfortable
intervenev: to intentionally get involved in a situation to improve it or prevent it from getting worse
arrangev: to plan, prepare for, and carry out something
playdaten: a scheduled meeting between two or more children to play together, typically arranged by the parents or caregivers of the children
developv: to grow or expand; to improve or refine through a process of progress and refinement, often to achieve greater sophistication or complexity; to elaborate or add detail to something that is in the process of being created
invariablyadv: in every case or on every occasion; without exception
encounterv: to face something, particularly something unpleasant or difficult, while attempting to do something else; to meet, especially unexpectedly
sleepovern: a social gathering in which one or more people stay overnight at another person’s home, often as a means of casually spending time together, particularly among children or teenagers
conflictn: a strong disagreement, argument, or a violent clash between two opposing groups or individuals
engagev: to attract and keep someone’s attention and interest; to participate in or obtain services of something
resolvev: to find a suitable answer to the problems or difficulty
delayv: to cause something to happen at a later time than originally intended or expected
gratificationn: the feeling of being pleased or satisfied as a result of achieving something or having something you want
efficacyn: the ability or power to produce a desired effect or result; effectiveness
overcomev: to succeed in controlling or dealing with something, such as a problem or difficulty; to defeat or overwhelm someone
anxiousadj: worried and nervous
confidentadj: feeling sure about your abilities or qualities or having trust in people, plans, or the future
contraryn: acting in opposition to what is expected or desired
sufferv: to experience pain, distress, or hardship; to undergo or endure something painful or unpleasant
incapableadj: unable to do, control, or achieve something
reassurev: to cause someone to feel sure; to give or restore confidence
psychiatryn: the branch of medicine concerned with the study, treatment, and prevention of mental illness
cautionn: great care and attention that you take to avoid danger or mistakes; a warning against certain acts
impressiveadj: arousing admiration due to size, quality, or skill
beckn: a gesture or signal made with the hand or head, especially one indicating someone to approach or follow; a small stream or brook, especially in Northern England or Scotland
mechanismn: a part of a machine, or a set of parts that performs a task; a natural or established process that occurs during a specific situation or reaction
attendv: to be present at an event, to go to a place
graduatedadj: having received a degree from a school, college, or university; marked with or divided into levels or degrees
relationn: the way two persons or groups of people feel and act toward one another
appointmentn: a formal arrangement to meet someone at a particular time and place, especially for a reason connected with their work; the act of putting a person into a job or position of responsibility
laundryn: the act of washing clothes and linens; a room or area where clothes are washed and ironed
flourishv: to grow or develop vigorously or successfully
enormousadj: extremely large or great
guiltn: the fact of having committed something illegal; the negative feelings caused by believing or knowing that you have done something wrong
resentmentn: bitterness or indignation at being treated unfairly
assistv: to help someone in doing anything
confrontv: to face, meet or deal with a problem or difficult situation or person
internaladj: of or relating to the inside of something
reactionn: a response that reveals a person’s feelings or attitude; (in chemistry) a process in which one or more substances are changed into others
threatenv: to utter intentions of injury or punishment against someone
ultimateadj: furthest or highest in degree or order
bullyn: a person who uses strength or power to harm or intimidate those who are weaker; (verb) to intimidate, harass, or mistreat someone weaker or less powerful
absolutelyadv: without restriction or limitation; completely or utterly
typicaladj: having the usual characteristics or traits of a specific group of things
matter-of-factadj: straightforward; without emotion or exaggeration; dealing only with facts and avoiding speculation or opinion
validatev: to check or prove that something is true; to make something officially or legally acceptable or approved
heartbreakn: a feeling of great sadness or disappointment
swoopv: to rapidly or forcefully descend upon something or someone from a great height or distance; to rush or pounce upon
overestimatev: to estimate something to be greater in amount or importance than it really is
underestimatev: to think or suppose that a quantity, price, or size is smaller than it is
resilientadj: able to withstand or recover quickly from difficult conditions
overlyadv: to a greater degree than is appropriate or desirable
confidencen: the feeling or attitude that one can trust or rely on the abilities or good qualities of someone or something
emotionn: a strong feeling such as love, anger, etc. deriving from one’s situation, mood, or relationships with others

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