Word List


Above Preposition The painting was hung above the shelf
in extended space over and not touching
Air Noun The air was foggy
the invisible gaseous substance surrounding the earth, a mixture mainly of oxygen and nitrogen
Brief Adjective There was a brief encounter between Jane and Brian
of short duration; not lasting for long
Demonstration Noun A demonstration was given showing how to bake a cake
an act of showing that something exists or is true by giving proof or evidence
Dizzy Adjective She stood up to quickly and felt dizzy
having or involving a sensation of spinning around and losing one's balance
Exhaustion Noun Exhaustion can be a cause of fainting
a state of extreme physical or mental tiredness
Fact Noun It is a fact that humans need water
a thing that is known or proved to be true
Faint Verb Jane is likely to faint
lose consciousness for a short time because of a temporarily insufficient supply of oxygen to the brain
Height Noun Height scares some people
elevation above ground or a recognized level
Hunger Noun Not eating causes feelings of hunger
a severe lack of food
Pulse Noun Doctors often check your pulse
a rhythmical throbbing of the arteries as blood is propelled through them, typically as felt in the wrists or neck
Rate Noun His pulse was at a high rate
the speed with which something moves or happens
Reason Noun She gave a good reasong for what she wanted to do
a cause, explanation, or justification for an action or event
Sign Noun there is a sign outside the waiting room
an object, quality, or event whose presence or occurrence indicates the probable presence or occurrence of something else
Situation Noun Jane was comfortable in the situation
a set of circumstances in which one finds
Stand Verb I couldn't stand up
have or maintain an upright position, supported by one's feet
Stress Noun Jane did a lot of stress related work
a state of mental or emotional strain or tension resulting from adverse or demanding circumstances
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