Word List


Action Noun A command requires an action to be taken
the fact or process of doing something, typically to achieve an aim
Abdomen Noun There was a pain in the man's abdomen
the part of the body of a vertebrate containing the digestive and reproductive organs; the belly
Abdominal Adjective Jane did abdominal crunches
relating to the abdomen
Breast Noun Holly went in for a breast examination
a person's chest, especially when regarded as the seat of the emotions
Choke Verb It's easy to choke on some foods
(of a person or animal) have severe difficulty in breathing because of a constricted or obstructed throat or a lack of air
Cough Verb They head a cough from the next room
expel air from the lungs with a sudden sharp sound
Deal Verb Brian had to deal with the new employees
(deal with) take measures concerning (someone or something), especially with the intention of putting something right
Fist Noun His hand squeezed into a fist
a person's hand when the fingers are bent in towards the palm and held there tightly, typically in order to strike a blow or grasp something
Hazard Noun The water on the floor was a hazard
a potential source of danger
Lean Verb She had to lean on the wall after a long walk
be in or move into a sloping position
Panic Noun The girl was in a panic at the disco
sudden uncontrollable fear or anxiety, often causing wildly unthinking behaviour
Quickly Adverb He quickly walked to the shop
at a fast speed; rapidly
Remove Verb Jane had to remove the scissors from the small child
take (something) away or off from the position occupied
Sharp Adjective It was a sharp hit to the head
(of an action or change) sudden and marked
Shoulder blade Noun Peter ot hit in the shoulder blade
either of the large, flat triangular bones which lie against the ribs in the upper back and provide attachments for the bone and muscles of the upper arm
Slap Verb Holly had to sla away the ball
hit or strike with the palm of the hand or a flat object
Squeeze Verb Mark had to squeeze the water out of the towel
firmly press (something soft or yielding), typically with one's fingers
Stick Verb The child had to stick the sheet in the book
be fixed in a particular position or unable to move or be moved
Stone Noun There was a stone in the plum
a hard seed in a cherry, plum, peach, and some other fruits.
Survive Verb It's hard for some people to survive in different climates
continue to live or exist, especially in spite of danger or hardship
Swallow Verb To drink you have to swallow
cause or allow (something, especially food or drink) to pass down the throat
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