Word List


Access Noun The guests had access to the hotel's pool
(often access to) the means or opportunity to approach or enter a place
Adjustment Noun He made an adjustment in the recipe
a small alteration or movement made to achieve a desired fit, appearance, or result
Baste Verb Many people baste chickens before cooking them
pour fat or juices over (meat) during cooking in order to keep it moist
Braise Verb She decided to braise the onions
fry (food) lightly and then stew it slowly in a closed container
Confusion Noun There was some confusion over the plan
uncertainty about what is happening, intended, or required
Disabled Adjective The centre had disabled access
(of a person) having a physical or mental condition that limits their movements, senses, or activities
Fat Noun Some foods are fat free
a natural oily substance occurring in animal bodies, especially when deposited as a layer under the skin or around certain organs
fat-free Adjective The yoghurt was fat-free
(of a food) not containing animal or vegetable fats
Flour Noun Jane had enough flour to make a cake
a powder obtained by grinding grain, typically wheat, and used to make bread, cakes, and pastry
Fry Verb Brian likes to fry his bacon
cook (food) in hot fat or oil, typically in a shallow pan
Grill Verb Holly decided to grill the mushrooms
cook (food) using a grill (grill: a device on a cooker that radiates heat downwards for cooking food)
Inn Noun They ate at a local inn
a pub, typically one in the country, in some cases providing accommodation
Juice Noun There was a carton of juice left
the liquid obtained from or present in fruit or vegetables
Meal Noun You shouldn't exercise straight after a meal
any of the regular occasions in a day when a reasonably large amount of food is eaten
Menu Noun Each person was given a menu
a list of dishes available in a restaurant
Produce Noun There was fresh produce at the shop
agricultural and other natural products collectively
Ramp Noun There was ramp access at the entrance
a sloping surface joining two different levels, as at the entrance or between floors of a building
Reservation Noun the reservation was made for 8:00 pm
the action of reserving something
Reserve Verb You have to reserve a place at the theatre
arrange for (a room, seat, ticket, etc.) to be kept for the use of a particular person
Seasonal Adjective Pumpkin is a seasonal vegetable
relating to or characteristic of a particular season of the year
Source Noun The source of the article was unkown
a place, person, or thing from which something originates or can be obtained
Traditional Adjective He drew a traditional design
produced, done, or used in accordance with tradition
Wheelchair Noun The woman had to use a wheelchair
a chair fitted with wheels for use as a means of transport by a person who is unable to walk as a result of illness, injury, or disability
Wine Noun Brian drank a glass of wine with his dinner
an alcoholic drink made from fermented grape juice
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